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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 GUEST OPINION A6 BEHIND THE WHEEL A14 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A16 HEALTHY LIVING A22 PETS OF THE WEEK A24 BUSINESS A27 OPEN HOUSE MAP B42 THEATER REVIEW C12 PUZZLES C14 CLUB NOTES C18 SOCIETY C25-27 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.comWEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 Stage It!A mad scientist and vaudeville sheep show up at Bonita festival of short plays. C1 House HuntingSix bedrooms and much more in 7,000 square feet in Quail Creek for $2,880,000. B1 Panther reportFWC returns rescued mother and kittens to the wild. A20 The doctors are inMembers of the Collier County Medical Society get together, and more Networking photos. A30-31 Vol. X, No. 26 FREE SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYFor the past 32 years, there have been no drugor alcohol-related deaths in Collier County involving high school seniors on graduation night. A large part of that statistic is thanks to Project Graduation, where new graduates enjoy a night of fun and celebration with their friends in a safe, drugand alcohol-free environment. On Friday, May 25, after they walk the stage, shake hands, toss their caps and hug their family and friends, Collier Countys newest grads will be able to party like its 2018 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. at the Greater Naples YMCA. Theyll enjoy an allyou-can-eat buffet and a Starbucks coffee house, karaoke, a mechanical bull, a photo booth, laser tag and other games plus live entertainment by the Ben Allen Band and a hypnotist. A 2005 Ford Focus will be raffled off to one lucky attendee, and each high school also contributes prizes that will be raffledProject Graduation: Where grads celebrate safelySEE GRADS, A8 In Florida, a combination of climate, In Florida, a combination of climate, history and money creates just the right history and money creates just the right place for auto enthusiasts of all kinds. place for auto enthusiasts of all kinds.SEE CRAZED, A10 BY MYLES KORNBLATTFlorida Weekly Auto Writer LORIDA IS A DRIVERS PARADISE. SURE, WE we are also at the crossroads of history, money and climate to be one of the best places for an automotive enthusiast. It starts with some great hidden gems It starts with some great hidden gems that have been repurposed for drivers. One that have been repurposed for drivers. One JOE FITZPATRICK / FLORIDA WEEKLYInset: The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport at Revs Institute. Above: February 2018 Cars on Fifth in Naples. THE REVS INSTITUTE / COURTESY PHOTO


A2 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY roger COMMENTARYRemembranceIt boils down to this: Memory consists of what you saw. Take one step off the edge of that platform and youre standing in a cemetery called history what other people saw and recorded and what others yet concluded about it. History is a grave marker, an epitaph. Memory is alive. The terrible adventure of World War I, therefore, is now for all purposes lost to memory. World War I is history. But every breath we take still trembles with the inhalations of 6 million murdered European Jews and at least 23 million other civilians killed by genocide or in military action on the planet in World War II. Total military deaths from all causes number 21 million to 25 million, according to government and historic estimates; 407,300 were Americans. The victims are not yet lost to memory, not yet consigned only to history. Most of the murdered Jews died between 1940 and 1945; roughly half were Polish. And they died in terrible pain from bullets, fire, gas, ropes, privation and disease. But even as victims they still have a life among us, because we remember them. A few of our neighbors and fellow countrymen knew them and talked to them in some cases watched them die because they were with them when they died. We can still speak to those who were there, who saw. Several will share their memories Thursday, April 19, at The Laboratory Theater on Woodford Avenue, in downtown Fort Myers ( Following an 8 p.m. performance of the Jeff Baron play, Visiting Mr. Green (an old conservative New York Jew has strong opinions about stopping Nazis), they will take questions from the crowd: a survivor himself, a retired medical doctor who was a Hitler Youth member, a rabbi and a liberator. Let me describe just one of the many camps in Europe where Jews were violently murdered by Germans: Auschwitz. The German army had seized half of Poland in a single month in 1939. The country itself is about 80 percent the size of Texas. Auschwitz is located in south central Poland only 303 miles from Berlin, 334 miles from Prague, 520 miles from Munich, 621 miles from Rome, and 750 miles from Paris (a few miles farther that the distance from Miami to Atlanta). In those German and European cities and many others, people frequently ignored or even helped deport Jews to Auschwitz and places like it during the war. As they did elsewhere, at Auschwitz the Germans began shooting civilians. But ultimately that took an emotional toll on the executioners they sought to avoid, so they began looking for other, more efficient methods of killing. In 1940, the Germans converted old barracks at Auschwitz to prisoner quarters, began shipping the prisoners in by train from Germany and across Europe, and eventually began creating additional buildings airtight designed as gas chambers. The next year, 1941, they began systematically killing Jews with a cyanide-based gas called ZyklonB. Men, women and children were marched into those chambers, frequently forced to raise their arms above their heads so they could pack more people inside, and made to stand in fear until their executioners poured pellets of ZyklonB through ports in the ceiling. When the pellets hit air, they became gas. Victims died not by going to sleep and becoming comatose, but in terrible agony over periods as long as 15 or more minutes, witnesses have said. As they suffocated, they clutched each other in desperation and panic. Their blood vessels ruptured under their skins. They bled from the ears, foamed at the mouth and died twitching or jerking in spasms that only gradually subsided. One wonders if mothers and fathers had the presence of mind and courage to kill their own children quickly, seeking to spare them agony. None can say. With the trains running efficiently and the ZyklonB system working as they designed it, the Germans killed about 6,000 people each day at Auschwitz mostly Jews, but also Roma (gypsies), homosexuals, resistors, religious opponents and prisoners of war.Auschwitz as a general term includes several nearby locations Auschwitz IIBirkenau, which served both as a slave labor camp and an extermination camp with efficiently built gas chambers and Auschwitz 3. Between May 1940 and May 1945 when the Germans surrendered to the Allies, 1.1 million people died at Auschwitz alone.Many victims whose last sight was the inside of a chamber would live among us today, if Hitler had been stopped earlier. Theyd be old now, children born in the 1920s or or early s. For all practical purposes they lived in our world, a world with electricity and indoor plumbing; with radio and telephone; with books, journals and daily newspapers. They would have understood us because theirs was the beginning of our culture, with its computers and cell phones and social media. You know those people, and so do I: vibrant children with missing teeth and big smiles; hard-working parents who loved them; kindly old folks who put those kids on their knees. They were beautiful young women and men who could have fallen in love, shared sex, work, friendship and lives, and made a million new worlds of healthy babies and hope. But they were killed in an organized, cattle-herd slaughter, a genocide, by German Nazis and fellow Europeans. We will offer this simple plea or prayer, therefore: Let us remember them while we still can. Let us celebrate their lives by knowing their tragic history. And let us share that history with our children, always.


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 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 SupervisorTara Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationGreg Tretwold Anthony Scrace Allan Clayton Maria ChavezAccount ExecutivesDave Dalfonsodave.dalfonso@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.markle@floridaweekly.comNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2017 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONPruitt awaits his fateIn spite of all the controversy about Scott Pruitts cushy D.C. condo, its entirely appropriate that he was getting a sweetheart deal on a place to sleep. After all, for his entire political career, hes been in bed with the special business interests who resist any and all government efforts to protect against their ravaging of the environment. In Oklahoma, as a state senator, then attorney general, and now the Trump administrations Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Pruitt has been a stalwart opponent of any regulation that would get in the way of the energy companies that have been his patrons. They and their extremist advocates have rewarded his efforts on their behalf handsomely. Now that he has brought their boughtand-paid-for agenda to Washington, he has turned the EPA into the Environmental Punishment Agency. He has been dismantling clean-planet rules left and right, and is dogmatically ignoring climate change science as he represents big business in pushing President Donald Trumps anti-regulation agenda. Hes also been living large, or trying to. His ridiculously cheap living arrangement at a lobbyist-owned apartment within spitting distance of the Capitol has been exposed by media reports, so he violated scoundrel rule No. 1 which, of course, is dont get caught. He was charged $50 a night, far, far below market rate in D.C., but even with all the industry largesse, hes gotten greedy. And clumsy. In fact, Pruitt is quickly becoming legendary, even by Washingtons dreary standards. His insistence on spending $40,000-plus of taxpayer money to construct a soundproof telephone room at his agency for his use was just one embarrassment. Until the drumbeat of criticism got too loud, he insisted on flying first class. EPA policy requires economy seating, with permission granted for an upgrade in exceptional circumstances. Pruitt has adopted a policy of avoiding any but the friendliest, churning out interviews with the likes of Fox News and the right-wing Washington Times. However, even the Fox News interview was awkward, with correspondent Ed Henry asking tougher questions than he expected. He fumbled them, plain and simple. Looking bad on TV is the original sin in the Gospel According to Donald Trump. So down at Casa Blanca, el presidente is trying to determine whether all the bad publicity is enough to add Scott Pruitt to the list of those he must replace. On the one hand, Pruitt has been shamelessly effective at gutting environment-saving regulations at the EPA. That pleases POTUS, who insists he has full confidence in Pruitt. But is that the Don Trump Kiss of Death? The indicators are becoming familiar. The president and maybe Chief of Staff John Kelly assure the unfortunate one that they have his back. At the same time, Sarah Huckabee Sanders or another White House-designated knife-wielder makes it clear that they possibly mean that his back is there to stab. So here was Sanders, making sure reporters knew: Were reviewing the situation. When we have had a chance to have a deeper dive on it, well let you know the outcomes of that. Scott Pruitt may be the next to take the dive ... with concrete. If hes smart, even while he struggles to stay on, hell be making sure all those wealthy special interests are there when he leaves power, so he can cash in his chits. Bob Franken is an Emmy Awardwinning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN. Mark Zuckerbergs insufferable tripeOnce again, Mark Zuckerberg is sorry. The founder of Facebook, who has apologized for privacy breaches throughout much of his companys existence, is back at it, on a much larger stage than ever before. The proximate cause is the Cambridge Analytica controversy. In violation of Facebooks rules, the Trumplinked political consultancy schemed to get access to the data of 87 million users. This has made Facebook a scapegoat for President Donald Trumps victory on par with the Russians and James Comey (at least before the FBI director got fired and became a Trump adversary). Its not Zuckerbergs fault that he has suddenly been deemed on the wrong side of history, but the Cambridge Analytica blowup is bringing a useful spotlight on the most sanctimoniously selfregarding large company in America. Facebook cant bear to admit that it has garnered the largest collection of data known to man to sell ads against and line the pockets of its founder and investors. The problem isnt that Mark Zuckerberg is a businessman, and an exceptionally gifted one, but that he pretends to have stumbled out of the lyrics of John Lennons song Imagine. To listen to him, Facebook is all about connectivity and openness he just happens to have made roughly $63 billion as the T-shirt-wearing champion of the global community, whatever that means. Its this pose that makes him and other Facebook officials sound so shifty. In a rocky interview with Savannah Guthrie of the Today show, Sheryl Sandberg was asked what product Facebook sells. Were selling the opportunity to connect with people, she said, before catching herself, but its not for sale. Something or other must be for sale, or Facebook is the first company to rocket to the top ranks of corporate America based on having no product or profit motive. Guthrie, persisting, stated that Facebook sweeps up data for the use of advertisers. Sandberg objected: We are not sweeping data. People are inputting data. Uh, yeah. Thats the genius of it. In a reported exchange with a friend while he was a student at Harvard, Zuckerberg boasted of having data on thousands of students because people just submitted it. Zuckerberg has now managed the same trick on a global scale. On the one hand, Facebook has indeed made efforts to protect the data of its users, knowing that it cant risk a fundamental breach of trust. On the other, Zuckerberg has repeatedly said hes sorry for offenses against his users privacy because his business model contradicts his selfrighteous public posture. Its possible to imagine something like Facebook run as a nonprofit service for the global commons. Thats not what Zuckerberg chose to do to. To his credit, he created a compelling nay, for some people, addicting product and made a killing for the ages. Perhaps the public pressure will force the social network to give its customers even more control over the use of their data. At a minimum, it will have achieved something if it gets Facebook to give up the saccharine one-world rhetoric about its mission and admit the bottom line is as important to it as any other profit-making company. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly bob FRANKENSpecial to Florida Weekly GAGE SKIDMORE / COURTESY PHOTO


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David Sims, Partner, Chair Florida Bar Board Certied in Marital and Family Law GUEST OPINIONRecent tax changes present new opportunities for impactful giving BY EDWARD WOLLMANWith the recent changes to the tax code, Collier County philanthropists are taking advantage of new tax-favorable charitable opportunities to create real impact right here in our community. With certain limitations being lifted, and other tax deductions expanded, donors have the ability to make keen financial decisions while simultaneously giving back to the community. I refer to this as philanthropic estate planning. By partnering with charitable foundations that have deep roots in the community, people can create taxfavorable plans while contributing to causes that align with their personal values. With the passing of the new tax law, it is critical to understand how your charitable giving is affected and how you can make sure your donations create tangible o utcomes. By thoughtfully choosing where donations go, you can ensure long lasting impact on the community. Thankfully there is good news for charitable-minded donors. The opportunities are now more prevalent for making a significant tax-favored gift to support your favorite charitable organizations. Our firm, Wollman, Gehrke & Associates, is proud to partner with the Community Foundation of Collier County, which represents exactly what we are speaking of with its mission to be a philanthropic partner and facilitator in addressing community issues. So how does the tax change affect charitable organizations like the Community Foundation of Collier County? The story is business as usual. For most individual taxpayers who make substantial gifts to charity, the tax picture will most likely be very positive. A few notable changes include: The Pease limitations, which limited the income tax benefits for donating to charity, have been eliminated. Additionally, there is an increase in the ability to donate cash (as opposed to other assets) and write off more on your income tax return in the current year. And finally, the amount that you can pass to your heirs gift and estate tax-free has doubled. This will provide a great deal more assets in the control of the charitably inclined taxpayer who wants to control the destiny of their social capital. The new tax changes also create new opportunities for charitable donors. Some of these changes allow for more creative approaches including bunching of deductions, cash gifts and tax-exempt investments and planned giving. Here is an example of how the bunching technique works: In early 2018 you make your charitable donations for 2018. In late 2018 you make your 2019 anticipated charitable contributions to your donor-advised fund at the Community Foundation. In 2019, you advise the foundation that you wish to make the distributions to your favorite charities. This would result in the bunching of deductions in 2018 and the use of the Standard Deduction in 2019. Your CPA should be engaged to run projections. If you wish to take advantage of the higher allowable adjusted gross income limitation for cash contributions to charity (now 60 percent of your AGI vs. 50 percent), you can seek to lower your AGI with your tax-exempt portfolio investments and then give away 60 percent of your AGI to reduce your tax on your taxable income from your taxable portfolio. Based on the higher gift and estate tax exemption and the repeal of the Pease limitations on the use of itemized deductions, this is a great time to set up a planned gift, including a Charitable Remainder Trust, a Charitable Lead Trust, a Charitable Gift Annuity or a Pooled Income Fund, just to name a few. The combination of the income tax savings and the gift and estate tax savings can be very powerful. The good news is that we can utilize these new opportunities to come together as a community and create a culture of long-term sustainable charitable giving. As always, before proceeding with any of these advantageous opportunities, it is necessary to run pro forma tax returns to see how the actual activity will play out in your actual situation. Please seek the advice of competent tax counsel. Edward Wollman of Wollman, Gehrke & Associates, P.A., is a member of the Community Foundation of Collier Countys Professional Advisor Committee. He wrote this column on behalf of the foundation. WOLLMAN


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off throughout the night. The Y and the Naples Auto Donation Center provide an older-model car for the raffle every year. Grads have come here every year for the last 32 years to enjoy Project Graduation, and we are thrilled to host them once again, said Carly Gibb, YMCA mission advancement director. Our priority is to keep them safe and sober while they enjoy their big night. The 2018 Project Graduation T-shirt was designed by Olivia Clubley, a student at Naples High. The shirts will serve as the new graduates ticket for admission to the party. Ms. Clubley received a $250 award from the Y for her winning artwork that was selected from more than three dozen entries by students from several high schools. Project Graduation T-shirts/tickets go on sale for $20 in the main office at every high school in Collier County starting in early May. On graduation night, all Project Graduation partiers will be picked up by school bus at Barron Collier High School and taken to the Y. Students cannot drive themselves or be dropped off at the Y. Of course, it takes lots of adult volunteers and donations from individuals and local businesses to pull off something like Project Graduation year after year. For information about volunteering your time or donating party goods or services, visit or email A8 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Dial **EYE on your Mobile Phone for an Appointment Today!Call 239.939.3456ecof.comWere In Your NeighborhoodClearly, the right choice Clearlytherightchoice Clearlytherightchoice Since 1971 David C. Brown, MD, FACSFounder & Medical DirectorLifetime Eye Care for the Entire Family 3601 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, Florida 34103 (239) 649-0201In the Parkshore CentreOpen Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Treasures Supports Avows Hospice, Palliative Care, Bereavement, and Childrens Services Upscale ThriftFast, Free Donation Pick-UpsFurniture, Home Goods and ClothingGRADSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOSChelon Perez-Benitoa, Naples High School senior class sponsor; T-shirt design winner Olivia Clubley; and Darren Burkett, principal of NHS.Make sure prom night is safe, tooAs prom season nears, the Collier County Sheriffs Office reminds teens and their parents to celebrate safely. It is important for parents, teens and party hosts to understand the laws in order to keep everyone safe. Some parents host after-prom parties where alcohol is provided, thinking that they can better protect teens by supervising their drinking and by keeping them from driving drunk. Deputies warn parents and guardians that they will be held responsible if any underage drinking occurs on their property and they could be subject to criminal and civil sanctions. Establishments that sell alcohol are reminded to ask patrons for ID. Underage sales and purchases could result in criminal prosecution. CCSO offers these tips to help parents and guardians keep teens safe during prom: Communicate with your teens regularly and openly about alcohol and drugs. Communicate with other parents about your expectations and theirs. Discuss your expectations and rules for prom and graduation outings. Know who will be driving and what your teens plans are. Make sure your teen has a cell phone. Establish times on prom night for your teen to call and check in with you. Remind your teen not to use alcohol or drugs, or ride in a vehicle with anyone under the influence. Never provide alcohol or drugs to your teen or others. Remind your teen to buckle up when riding in a vehicle. Get involved by volunteering to help at prom events. Dont rent a hotel room for teens. Stay up until your teen gets home. Regular and open communication between parents and teens can make a difference in preventing drunken driving, drug use, DUI accidents and other destructive behavior and not just at prom time. Its never too early to give your teens the information and tools they need to stay safe. And you can never do it too often. Olivier Dumel won the drawing for the car at Project Graduation 2017.


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A10 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYof the best examples is the number of remote air fields Florida had at the end of World War II. Decades of expansion have erased many of these, but ones like Buckingham Airfield east of Fort Myers have endured to become the perfect place to hold autocross events. Established in 1942, the army airfield trained 50,000 gunners to defend bombers before closing in 1945. Since then it has quietly grown into a small airplane community, a hub for controlling the mosquito population, and the home of the Gulfcoast Autocrossers. Autocross is a competition event where performance cars can legally be used to the fullest. These events traditionally need an open space of tarmac where courses can be laid out with something as simple (and forgiving) as plastic cones. Traditionally everything is welcomed from daily drivers to performance machines just legal enough to earn a license plate. They are divided into competitive categories, and everyone races the same course for the fastest time. Autocross is one of the most economic ways to do high-performance driving, according to Mike Lawson, driver, instructor and member at Gulfcoast Autocrossers. Mr. Lawson is quite competitive with a Scion FR-S. Its a rear-wheel drive coupe that can be picked up for well under $30K at a dealership today, and its already ready for competition this weekend. After initial preparation, a local racer might only need a set of tires annually and suspension component semiannually. So, the investment in maintenance can be as low as $1,000 per year. But there is another side. Im a poster child for excess, says Gulfcoast Autocrossers president Craig Ellis. He has a race-repaired 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, and that doesnt even guarantee dominance. Ive spent a quarter-million, and I can still get beat by a nearly stock Miata. Mr. Ellis is not mismanaging his funds. Its just more of a point about autocross events autocross uses tight turning courses where a car with quick acceleration can be more competitive than one built for all-out speed. So, while Mr. Ellis enhanced Corvette can assert its dominance on longer road courses, its Buckingham lap times may never compare to something more commuterfriendly. In fact, the prime racing upgrade to any car arguably cant be found on a parts shelf. The best modification in autocrossing is the driver, says Mr. Lawson. It takes an investment in time to learn from other experts and practice on a racecourse to really be competitive. Gulfcoast is one of the few autocross organizations that also runs a school for novices. People like Mr. Ellis and Mr. Lawson take drivers in their own vehicles and help them understand what a sports car really can do. Those who get bit by the racing bug during the Saturday learning sessions are the ones likely to pay $30 to hit the track on Sunday for the full event. There is plenty more racing to be enjoyed across South Florida, which has led to an active chapter of the Sports Car Club of America. This is a sanctioning body and educational hub for people who want to drive full-speed on professional racecourses and/or want to move closer to professional competition. For those who are more into grand touring than competing with their vehicles, South Florida also accommodates. The annual Florida Car Marathon takes place later this month. Its a precision rally, which rewards participants for accurately holding a sustained reasonable average speed rather than highperformance driving. Thus, it provides the excitement of competition without needing to break legal speeds. During its 500-mile run, the Florida Car Marathon will hit hotspots like the Sebring International Raceway. But no matter if its part of a driving event or just on a Sunday solo cruise, any enthusiast driving through south central Florida should make this stop. Sebring is home to a 12-hour endurance race every spring that is one of the most famous in the world. This sevendecade tradition is where professional teams and ambitious amateurs are given half a day to prove their mettle. This is the long-standing testbed for the latest in road course racing, said Jonathan Brownfield, a South Florida autocrosser, writer, Sebring attendee and all-around car-crazy enthusiast. Theres a palpable excitement as past legends are connected through continuing to push the limits of competition and endurance. Even those who cant make it to the 12 hours of Sebring can participate in some weekend SCCA and club events. And there is a ton of respect for any vehicle that spends time on this hallowed racing ground. Heck, even just an official coffee mug from the welcome center will get respectful nods from fellow enthusiasts. Sebring is South Floridas most famous raceway, but its far from the only track. There is everything from amateurs running their quarter-mile drag racers at Palm Beach International Raceway, to the NASCAR season closer at Homestead-Miami Speedway. While Gulfcoast is unique with its autocross school, many of these raceways will also have a driving school for those interested in learning how to properly get on the track. But Floridas automotive culture doesnt have to be highly organized or expensive to enjoy. Anyone who doesnt want to be a part of a planned event can find pleasure in a lazy Sunday on the Tamiami Trail or get adventitious finding new back roads across our state. Even those who dont want to go far can appreciate a local event in their affordable classic cars and/or just enjoy being a spectator. One of the easiest car shows to find today is Cars & Coffee. While this tradition started out in California, the car-crazy lifestyle of Florida means that most major cities have someone organizing one locally. What keeps the event popular is its unpretentious spirit. A brand new 755 horsepower Corvette ZR1 can be parked next to a hodgepodge Volkswagen Beetle both sharing the common thread of automotive passion. The entire soul of Cars & Coffee is about being without airs and exceptionally affordable. There are plenty of similar events around South Florida using this name, but its not born from an official franchise. Cars & Coffee is just held together by automotive camaraderie. If CRAZEDFrom page 1 ELLIS JOE FITZPATRICK / FLORIDA WEEKLYFebruary 2018 Cars on Fifth in Naples. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYMike Lawson is a driver and instructor at Gulfcoast Autocrossers.COURTESY PHOTOTHe Cavallino Classic takes place Jan. 23-27, 2019.COURTESY PHOTOBoca Raton Concours.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NEWS A11 Michael B. HillFlorida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates AttorneyCraig R. HerschFlorida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA Will Power Columnist, The Island Sun DISCOVERING Are You OPEN to your Florida Estate Planning OPPORTUNITIES? to reserve your FREE copy of The Florida Residency & Estate Planning Guide 239.603.7034 Call M i c Fl or Tr us C r a Fl or Tr us W i t o re s FRE E T h R Main Ofce Fort Myers: 9100 College Pointe Court, Fort MyersAppointments Now Available: 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road Suite 200, Naples239.603.7034 one is charging money to park in the regular parking lot, and/or scrutinizing vehicles, then they dont understand this grand tradition. But the good news is, even if the local one is getting greedy, theres likely a proper Cars & Coffee right down the road. When it comes to some of the best automotive events, snowbird season also often means car show season. So, while they might clog up the roads, some of this added traffic includes choice machines. Both the east coast and west coast of Florida have a terrific premium example of a winter event featuring one of the worlds most celebrated brands. Every January the Cavallino Classic showcases multi-million-dollar classic Ferraris on the pristine lawns of The Breakers of Palm Beach. For those who cant afford the exclusive ticket, or just want to see these supercars live up to their reputation, there is an alternative. There are track events at PBIR held the week before the show that remind us that these concours-level prancing horses still burn high-octane. While the Cavallino thrives on exclusivity, Cars on Fifth is a Naples February tradition that is one of the most accessible events around. In fact, although its held by the local chapter of the Ferrari Club of America, the charity gathering has grown rapidly to invite everything from Jaguars to American muscle cars. By April weve just concluded most of the major winter events. Its time now to plan ahead for next years shows like the Boca Raton Concours dElegance, Wheels Across the Pond (British car show in Jupiter,) Naples Motorfest, and many other worthwhile gatherings. There are even new events being organized like the first-ever Gasparilla Concours dElegance in Tampa next year. The same weather and wealth that enrich shows in the winter also attract the car auctions. The Mecum Kissimmee sale every January has grown into a two-week event. There are so many cars filling the fairgrounds (over 3,000 in 2018) that enthusiasts can treat this more like a car show than an auction. And for those interested in buying, the massive number of vehicles needed to sustain a sale of this size also means there are plenty of affordable classics. Other major South Florida auctions also follow this feeling of providing something for everyone. The BarrettJackson Palm Beach sale has become an April tradition that feels like a mini fair with food vendors, trinkets and cars under four big top tents. And while there are plenty of new and vintage exotic machines, there are also sensible cars that sell for under $5,000. Of course, there are some great museums for those who really want to see the best cars. The Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum is home to a world-class showing of Packards. Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda lives up to its name with some of the best American big power machines around. The Elliott Museum in Stuart has a unique glass showcase that can bring cars closers to visitors with just the touch of a display screen. The best of them all is The Revs Institute. The Collier family has been at the bedrock of American Racing, and Miles Colliers collection is a worldclass affair that is housed in Naples. It celebrates the art of the automobile, and theres a full wing devoted to Porsche (including a few cars that the company would love to have back in in their corporate holdings.) Plus, this is the largest collection of the racecars that Briggs Cunningham built in West Palm Beach to take on the world.The Revs Institute has spent many years as a private collection. But their mission to educate and preserve the classic car culture has led them to re-opened to the public. Viewing times are limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. In the end, South Florida is a strong and varied car culture thats concentrated onto a small peninsula. We are the home to professional racing teams, track day amateurs, retired CEOs with $1 million prototypes and teenagers with muscle car aspirations. And its our inviting car culture that gives every one of these people a place to go, a place to see and a place to be seen. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYJoan Clark instructs a novice driver at the Gulfcoast Autocrossers monthly race weekend.COURTESY PHOTOMecum KissimmeeROBBIE SPENCER / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Revs Institute in Naples.


A12 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Hit the road for RV showThe Florida RV Trade Association holds the 23rd annual gulf coast RV extravaganza Friday-Sunday, April 20-22, at the Lee County Sports Complex/Hammond Stadium in South Fort Myers. Seven dealers will display an array of new, used and leftover recreation vehicles of all styles, brands and price ranges, from luxurious diesel motorhomes to travel trailers, fifth wheels, park models, van campers and pop-up campers. Several RV suppliers will also have booths. With the economy strong and retiring baby boomers showing a keen interest in seeing the country, the RV industry is booming, says Tom Wegge, president of Region One of the state trade association. Financing for dealer inventory and qualified buyers has become easier, resulting in a market that has seen RV sales for both new and used merchandise soar, he adds. The national Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports that February 2018 RV wholesale shipments were the best ever, with a monthly total of 43,038 units shipped. This represents a 9.2 percent rise over the February 2017 total. Year-todate wholesale shipments are at 85,479, up 16 percent compared to this time last year. Statistics continue to show that vacationing in an RV is less expensive than many other travel options, even when a purchase is factored in, Mr. Wegge adds. Coupled with the overall reduction in fuel costs, an RV vacation is a bargain. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all three days. Admission is free. For more information, go to shows. US OPEN Pickleball Championships are back for third yearThe Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships Powered by Margaritaville return to East Naples Community Park for the third year April 21-28. The international tournament, the biggest in the sports history, is set to break last years records and with plenty of room to spare. In 2016, the inaugural Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships exceeded organizers expectations, with more than 800 athletes coming from 39 states and seven countries. Last years event had a sellout field of 1,200 athletes, drawing from even more countries and more states. This years tournament sold out in all registration categories in only three hours, something no other racquet or paddle sport and few other sports of any kind can claim. More than 2,000 players from 17 countries and 47 states are registered, and another 200 are on a waitlist, according to event founder Terri Graham. Ms. Graham and Chris Evon are the founders of the Naples-based Spirit Promotions, which organizes the Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships. The company consults with tennis clubs and park districts about adding pickleball courts and programming to their operations, and it also runs the US OPEN Pickleball Academy, which produces skill clinics, lesson packages and multi-day destination camps. This years competition includes singles, doubles and mixed doubles play in a variety of skill and age groups. Here are some tournament fun facts: The youngest registered player is 10, and one is 91 years of age. The player traveling the greatest distance is coming from Mumbai, India a distance of 8,750 miles. Last year was the first time Simone Jardim (who runs the local academy) and Jennifer Dawson each won three individual titles: Ms. Jardim in Womens Pro Singles, Womens Pro Doubles and Mixed Pro Doubles; and Ms. Dawson in Womens Senior Pro Singles, Womens Senior Pro Doubles and Mixed Senior Pro Doubles. Will they repeat their triple crown performances this year? The event will be covered by CBS Sports Network and live streamed on CBS Sports Live from April 25-28. And its an economic boom for Collier County, bringing in approximately 11,000 spectators and 1,300 participants and making an economic impact of $4.9 million in 2017. Played on a court with a solid paddle, pickleball uses skills from tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Although it has gained a tremendous following among all age groups, its strongest growth area is players age 50 and up, who are moving to the sport from tennis because pickleball offers the chance to use similar skills on a smaller court and with less wear and tear on joints. At East Naples Community Park, 48 pickleball courts surround the Zing Zang Championship Court, where the high-visibility matches will be played. In addition to Minto Communities and its Margaritaville brand, more than 30 sponsors are behind the third annual event. Among them are Dicks Sporting Goods,, Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix, Pickleball Central, California Sports Surfaces-DecoTurf, Headsweats, Germain Toyota of Naples and the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau. For more information, visit www. or email terri@


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A14 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BEHIND THE WHEELCarmakers, dealers will likely find a way around tariffsThe world of automobiles feels like its in trouble or at least its looking like its getting more expensive. With additional taxes looming on steel, foreign cars or even ones built elsewhere in North America, theres a sense we are on a collision course with hard times. But will it ever really reach the consumer level? Tariffs are supposed to encourage guiding products into desired channels but in the case of automobiles, the industry is so adaptive we might never fully feel the pinch of changing production costs. One of the most interesting stories of how vehicles get around a problem starts with poultry. The 1963 Chicken Tax added a hefty 25 percent tariff to small commercial vehicles and trucks imported to the U.S. This was in response to new duties imposed on U.S. chicken exports by (West) Germany. It instantly rendered the small Volkswagen pickups non-competitive on our shores. There was just no way for VW to get them into the U.S. and still be profitable. However, as the tax stayed in effect, it created a hole in the compact truck market. Companies like Toyota and Datsun specialize in these small vehicles. They succeeded where Volkswagen couldnt. In the 1970s they got around the Chicken Tax by importing the assembled truck without beds. This reduced the duty if they stamped and bolted the rear steel in the U.S. Manufacturers are still getting around the Chicken Tax in modern times. In fact, while this was initially intended to protect U.S. companies, Ford is one of the most recent to work through a loophole. For many years, its small Transit Connect cargo van would arrive from Turkey classified as a passenger vehicle because of rear windows and back seats. The extra metal, glass and fabric were promptly removed and the van was then sent to dealerships as a commercial vehicle. It was deemed cheaper for them to instantly recycle large and costly components rather than pay the high tax. This longstanding roadblock verifies a point. If it gets too expensive to manufacture cars in the U.S. with imported steel, and even if its too expensive to import fully assembled vehicles, the automobile manufacturers will find a way. They have proven they can drive a truckload of new cars through any small loophole. If tariffs are imposed and extra costs incurred, it will certainly be a problem for the automobile producers. But with the right presentation, consumers might not feel it as much. Rarely do people walk into a dealership anymore and pay for a car in-full. Financing is one of the more lucrative sides of the car business. It has been pushed by car companies, banks and dealerships for long enough that people view a car purchase in payments instead of total price. Its also one of the reasons why leasing is more popular than ever. The willingness to take on more personal debt is rarely seen as a smart move, but right now that is exactly the trend in automobile purchases. If a vehicle becomes more expensive to produce, it can be passed on to buyers with more payments instead of higher ones. Thus, while its not financially healthy, some consumers might not feel the pinch of more expensive cars. Their monthly payment hasnt changed the time is just now extended. Even selling a car has changed. The internet allows easy price shopping on a nationwide level, and this has caused dealers to dive deeper into other profit centers. While there is less money to be made in new cars today, theyve become a larger catalyst for finance and long-term service. In fact, a dealers service department has always been a profit center, but now that department often works even closer with sales. Theres potential for a large profit in a major service. However, if a customer isnt going to invest in their old car, the dealership is also ready to show how one overhaul bill covers a few months of payments on a new vehicle. So even in a world of higher tariffs, the car companies find loopholes, the consumers (on the whole) just want the right monthly payment, and the dealers are always ready to finance. Its not an ideal situation, but it also is not a recipe for a massive upheaval. This column is not taking a side on trade policy or promoting a political agenda. After all, everything from environmental concerns to ridesharing can upset the industry, too. And exploiting loopholes and more financing are not something to encourage. This is just a small sample to highlight it takes more than trends and taxes to divert automobiles out of our hands. Tougher times might be immediately ahead, but theres over a century of history that tells us that cars find a way to survive. In the 1970s, Toyota and Datsun got around a high tax imposed on Germany by importing small VW trucks without the beds, then adding them in the U.S.


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Posey was charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.Questionable judgmentOn March 20, the U.S. Marine Corps fired Navy Cpt. Loften Thornton, serving as a chaplain for the Marine Forces Reserve in New Orleans, after Thornton was captured on video having sex with a woman on the street in front of the Crown & Anchor Pub, according to USA Today. Marine Reserve spokesman Lt. Col. Ted Wong said only that Thornton had been fired for loss of trust and confidence. According to the Navys strategic plan for religious ministry, chaplains provide a source of comfort and refuge to service members, which Thornton had apparently extended to members of the general public.Dangerous foodSome people dont like ham. When Beverly Burrough Harrison, 62, received a gift of ham from her family on Feb. 12, she waited until they left, then set it on fire and threw it in a trash can at the Bomar Inn in Athens, Ala., where she was living. 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He was very apologetic.Our weird addictionOn March 6, Royal Canadian Mounted Police participating in an awareness campaign set up several large electronic signs in North Vancouver, British Columbia, that warned drivers: POLICE AHEAD STAY OFF YOUR PHONE. Despite that, within just two hours, officers ticketed 89 drivers, 74 of them for distracted driving, which results in a $368 fine, plus a $175 penalty payment on a first offense. It is evident there is still more education and enforcement needed to make our roads safer, remarked Cpl. Richard De Jong to CTV News.DisappointingOrganizers of the Big Cheese Festival in Brighton, England, on March 3 were forced to offer refunds to patrons after the event failed on several levels: 1. The festival ran out of cheese. 2. The promised craft beer was Bud Light and Stella Artois. 3. The wet weather prompted some to call the event #BigMudFestival and prevented some cheese-mongers and entertainment acts from making it to the site. Sadly, due to this, a few compromises had to be made, festival organizers said. The BBC reported the festival has offered half-price tickets to next years event for anyone who bought a ticket this year.Unclear on the concept Jonathan Rivera, 25, of Hartford, Conn., dutifully appeared in Hartford Superior Court March 7 to answer charges of stealing a car on Feb. 17. While he waited his turn, the Hartford Courant reported, parking authority agents outside the courthouse spotted a 2014 Subaru Legacy with license plates that had been reported as stolen. The car itself had also been stolen from Newington, Conn. Police waited for the driver to return and arrested Rivera as he started to drive away in the Subaru. He was charged with seconddegree larceny and taking a car without the owners permission. 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Learn more at Help Stamp Out Hunger before you leave town for the summer SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYSix days a week, 52 weeks a year, rain or shine, local letter carriers deliver everything from bills and birthday cards to catalogs and coupons. But on the second Saturday of May, postal workers in Collier Country will deliver something more as they go along their routes: hope in the form of food for those in need. Saturday, May 12, marks the National Association of Letter Carriers 26th annual Stamp Out Hunger, the nations largest single-day food drive, when postal customers are asked to leave donations of non-perishable pantry items for their carriers to pick up. In Collier County, these food donations are delivered to Collier Harvest Foundation, which has partnered with the NALC since the food drive began. The drive occurs just as Southwest Floridas seasonal residents leave; its success is critical to the efforts of feeding those less fortunate in our area throughout the summer, especially students from low-income families that rely on breakfast and lunch provided by Collier County Public Schools during the academic year. (CCPS reports serving on average 21,369 free or reduced meals a day). In addition, many families will see reduced or eliminated work hours in industries that provide seasonal services, further straining already stretched budgets. Stamp Out Hunger donations are sorted, boxed and stored at the Collier Harvest warehouse for distribution to dozens of local agencies, such as Providence House, Youth Haven, Collier Senior Resources, NAMI and other nonprofit organizations and churches. The goal is to collect enough food to see these agencies through the summer, as well as have enough food to aid in the event of a hurricane or other disaster. Letter carriers last year collected 263,000 pounds of food donated by their customers. I cant tell you how much this helps us. We feed many, many people every day, and this helps us tremendously, chef Amy Peters at the David Lawrence Center says. Stamp Out Hunger is a community-wide event in which resident can participate on many levels: Seasonal residents who are leaving before the May 12 collection day are encouraged to take their unopened, non-perishable items to the closest postal branch or give them to their mail carrier. Businesses, schools and other organizations can collect food ahead of the drive to increase the donation total. On the day of the food drive, volunteers are needed to help unload, sort and box food at the Collier Harvest warehouse. The busiest time of day is from 3-7 p.m. as the carriers finish their routes; volunteers are asked to commit to two-hour shifts. Its an amazing day filled with community spirit as individuals, youth groups, businesses and civic organizations come together to help feed those less fortunate who live right here in Collier County, says Connie Preu, Collier Harvest executive director. We typically have up to 200 volunteers, working shifts, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. We have pizza, refreshments and even live music to keep everyone motivated while they work. Its a fun and rewarding way to give back to the community. To sign up to volunteer for Stamp Out Hunger or for information about other volunteer opportunities at Collier Harvest, call 455-3663 or visit www. COURTESY PHOTOMail bins filled with food donations await transport into the warehouse for sorting.


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A22 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 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 LIVINGSpelLIFE summit will focus on the power of foodThe 2018 SpelLIFE Womens Wellness Summit: The Power of Food: What is Your Gut Instinct? is set for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the NCH Telford Center in downtown Naples. The event promotes a pro-active and preventive approach to health and wellness, with an emphasis on providing women in Southwest Florida with the education and resources they need to live physically, emotionally and financially richer lives. Keynote speaker Dr. David Perlmutter, a Naples neurologist and fourtime New York Times bestselling author (The Grain Brain, The Brain Maker), will address the connection between nutrition, lifestyle and brain health, as well as the importance of nurturing a healthy gut microbiome. SpelLIFE 2018 will also include four breakout sessions about a variety of health and wellness-related topics: Chris Edwards, the owner of TriCore Wellness, will discuss the importance of recovery methods for improving your mobility and reducing stress; Dr. Cindy Cederquist, the founder of Cederquist Medical Wellness Center, will focus on the value of taking a personalized approach to supplementation; Dr. Pamela Hughes, owner of the Hughes Center for Functional Medicine, will share her insights on the PATHS method for preventing and reversing memory loss; and Frank Corvino, president of Corvino & Corvino Consulting, will explore the merits of various alternative health therapies and remedies. This years summit is presented by A Euphoric Living Foundation Inc. and Bella magazine. Tickets for $65 are available at or by calling 598-0961. Partial proceeds will benefit the Senior Friendship Health Center to provide medical and dental services to underserved seniors in Collier County. Predicting the potential for chronic pain could help in battle against opioid abuse THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDAAs health-care providers and policymakers look for ways to address opioid misuse, knowing who might be at risk for developing chronic pain could be an important tool for prevention. A new University of Florida study has pinpointed patient characteristics associated with long-term musculoskeletal pain. Researchers say the information could help physical therapists and other clinicians identify at-risk patients and better tailor treatments to control their pain and potentially limit prescription of opioid medications for pain. The UF scientists found that patients who had greater initial pain, a higher number of other health problems, additional symptoms from other body systems and more pain-related psychological distress were more likely to continue to have pain one year after treatment. The findings appear in the newest edition of the journal Physical Therapy. Musculoskeletal pain is very common and one of the leading causes of disability, said Jason Beneciuk, Ph.D., D.P.T., M.P.H., a research assistant professor in the department of physical therapy in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, part of UF Health. Being able to predict who will develop long-standing musculoskeletal pain will allow for better use of nonpharmacological treatment options, such as physical therapy.The UF study was designed to test the capability of a variety of screening tools for predicting persistent pain. The study included more than 400 patients receiving physical therapy for low back, neck, knee or shoulder pain at nine health care centers across the country.Assessments included a measure of pain intensity, a history of previous medical diagnoses and two newly developed screening tools created by a UF pain research team. One asked patients to report symptoms they were experiencing in other systems of the body, including cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrine, nervous, pulmonary and musculoskeletal. The second tool screened for pain-related psychological issues, including depressive symptoms, fear, anxiety and pain catastrophizing, which is characterized by beliefs that pain will worsen or nothing can be done to stop it. They also screened for positive emotions, such as self-efficacy and pain acceptance. Patients completed the screening tools before treatment and four weeks, six months and one year later. The number of physical therapy treatments patients received varied, but averaged eight to 10 sessions over four to six weeks. Treatment was not standardized across patients. At the one-year mark, 36 percent of patients were still experiencing persistent musculoskeletal pain. These patients had higher levels of pain at baseline, a greater number of other health problems and more pain-related psychological distress. The long-term pain predictors were the same across patients being treated for low back, neck, knee and shoulder pain. Our next step is to determine how these screening tools can be used to help clinicians determine initial treatment pathways, said Mr. Beneciuk, who is interim director of the Brooks-PHHP Research Collaboration at Brooks Rehabilitation. Although it is too early in the research to offer treatment recommendations for high-risk patients, future recommendations could potentially include increased monitoring, structuring treatment to take into account multiple health conditions and/or teaching patients pain coping skills, Beneciuk said.In the United States, we are embarking on an era in health care where nonpharmacological alternatives are being recommended as the primary treatment options for common musculoskeletal pain conditions, he said. This is a real opportunity for physical therapy and other non-pharmacological treatments to help prevent patients from transitioning to chronic pain. In addition to Mr. Beneciuk, the study team included Trevor Lentz, a graduate of the UF rehabilitation science Ph.D. program and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Duke Clinical Research Institute; Ying He, a graduate of the UF biostatistics Ph.D. program and an assistant professor at Clarkson University; Samuel Wu, Ph.D., a professor in the UF department of biostatistics; and Steven George, Ph.D., a professor in the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the department of orthopaedic surgery at Duke University. Funding was provided by the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Foundation for Physical Therapy and the National Institutes of Health. CHRISTA ESPINO / COURTESY PHOTOResearch assistant professor Jason Beneciuk reviews the results of a patient pain screening measure with Mallorey Smith, research operations manager at the UF Brooks Rehabilitation Clinical Research Center. PERLMUTTER


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NEWS A23 DONATE TODAYSouthwest Floridas children are counting on it! (239) 214-0642 | Future is in Her HANDS. Save a Childs LIFEwith a Gift to Golisano Childrens Hospital Whose life will we save TODAY? Only time will tell us what the young patients of Golisano Childrens Hospital will do with this GIFT we call life. We are here to make sure they get their chance to make a DIFFERENCE. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE with every DONATION to Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, Golisano Nicklaus Childrens Health Center in Naples and the Pediatric Specialty Clinic in Port Charlotte. uthwest Florida, Golisano Nicklaus Childrens a lth Center in Na p les and the Pediatric e cia l ty C l inic in Port C h ar l otte. Beach yoga session benefits Survive & ThriveLaPlaya resort and Survive & Thrive, a nonprofit that offers yoga instruction and mindfulness techniques based on cancer sensitivity programming, invite the public to a sunset yoga session from 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the beach resort. Yoga teacher Wendy Campbell, a cancer survivor and founder of Survive & Thrive, will lead the class. Refreshments will be served after the session. Cost is $30 in advance, $40 at the door ($10 for children). All proceeds will benefit Survive & Thrive. Attendees can also purchase raffle tickets to win an 80-minute traditional couples massage at LaPlayas SpaTerre. For reservations or more information, visit The Y wants families at Healthy Kids DaySummers coming, and youngsters shouldnt laze it away SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYAs spring comes to an end, the Greater Naples YMCA hosts its annual Healthy Kids Day as a reminder not to let children idle away their summer days. Instead, adults need to help the youngsters in their lives awaken their imaginations so they can explore new activities and healthy habits for their minds and bodies. Healthy Kids Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, features active play, fitness classes, food demonstrations and various educational activities designed to motivate families develop healthy routines at home. Also in attendance will be representatives from the Collier County Sheriffs Office, North Collier Fire Rescue District, Collier County EMS, Humane Society Naples mobile adoption unit, food trucks and more. Admission and activities are free.Celebrated at more than 1,600 YMCAs across the country, Healthy Kids Day works to get more kids moving and learning, creating habits they continue all summer long. When kids are out of school, they often face hurdles that prevent them from reaching their full potential. Research shows that without access to out-of-school learning activities, kids fall behind academically. This summer learning loss is more pronounced among children from lowincome families. Kids also gain weight twice as fast during summer than the school year. When a child is healthy, happy, motivated and excited, something amazing inevitably results, says Ivan Torres, Youth Development Program director at the Naples Y. We believe in the potential of all children, and we strive to help kids find that potential within themselves. A childs development is never on vacation. In celebration of Healthy Kids Day, the Y offers the following tips to help families develop healthy habits: High five the fruits and veggies Make sure kids get at least five servings a day, the minimum number nutritionists recommend to maintain healthy childhood development. And to keep kids taste buds evolving, have everyone in the family try at least one bite of a new fruit or vegetable at least once a month. Foster an early and ongoing passion for books Read to and with your kids. Help children read at every age and every stage of their development. Team up for athletic events Set a family goal of great health by teaming up for community or charity events like races, walks, fun runs, bike rides, etc. Volunteer together Find a cause that matters to the kids. Open their eyes to a world beyond themselves and the rich rewards that come from making a difference. Make sleep a priority Sleep plays a critical role in maintaining our healthy immune system, metabolism, mood, memory, learning and other vital functions. Doctors recommend 10-12 hours of sleep a day for children ages 5-12 and seven to eight hours per night for adults. For more information, visit Riverchase offers free screenings for skin cancerIn recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma May, Riverchase Dermatology offers new patients at its 19 practices in Florida free skin-cancer screenings for appointments scheduled May 1-31. The nearest Riverchase offices are in Naples and Fort Myers. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime; and one person dies from melanoma the deadliest form of skin cancer every hour. Skin cancers are easily treated if diagnosed early. The free skin-cancer screenings are for new patients only. Call 800-591-3376 or visit to make an appointment.


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More than 1,100 exhibitors displayed toys, beds, food and more last month at the Global Pet Expo, and we walked every single aisle more than once to make our picks of the cool, the comfortable, the innovative: the products that dog and cat owners will want to bring home to make their pets lives more enjoyable or their own lives easier. Here are our top nine picks. 1. Be ready for anything on a walk with the Compleash, which combines a nylon leash, a built-in 10-ounce capped water flask, and two stackable bowls that can hold food, treats or personal items such as cash, credit cards or keys. The containers are part of the leash handle, and a waste bag dispenser can be attached to the leash as well. (MSRP $24.99; 2. Snake on a stick? The Elegant Snake cat toy by Be One Breed makes a crinkly sound when your cat pounces on it, and the handle allows you to wriggle it in a lifelike manner. Bonus: Its filled with catnip. (MSRP $5.99; 3. Make your dog a treat master with Planet Dogs GuRu interactive toy. Insert treats into five different openings and let your dog have at it. Hell need to chew and squeeze the toy, which releases treats when the dog applies enough pressure to pop them out. (MSRP $18.95; planetdog. com) 4. Forever furless? Thats the dream of many dog and cat owners whose clothes and furniture seem constantly covered in hair. The Lilly Brush promises to pick up pet hair with just a few swipes across clothing, upholstery, rugs and more. No peeling off tape; just rinse and reuse. (From $12.95; 5. To help your anxious dog stay occupied while youre running errands or busy around the house, sprea d peanut b utter, squeeze cheese or scoop canned food on the nubbly LickiMat from Hyper Pet, freeze it to make the treat last even longer, and set it out. Your dog can get in his licks and maintain his interest for a long time. (From $5.99; 6. Cats or dogs who scratch on furniture or at doors and windows to get out can cause a lot of damage thats expensive to repair. Clawguard door and furniture shields protect surfaces without hurting pets. Sizes are adjustable, and covers come off easily when guests visit. (From $14.99; 7. Have a bag of poop and no place to toss it, and you dont want to put it in your car until you reach a spot with a trashcan? Enter the Tailgate Dumpster by Kurgo. The silicone holder attaches to metal vehicle surfaces (dont try it on aluminum or fiberglass). Put your poop bag inside and drive away from the beach or hiking trail stink-free until you can dump your dogs waste into a proper receptacle. (MSRP $20; If your aging cat is having accidents outside the litter box, it might be too difficult for her to get in and out of. The Kitty Go Here litter box, with its low entrance, is easy for cats of all ages and abilities to navigate, especially if they have arthritic joints or other health issues that inhibit their mobility. (From $15.99; Travel in style with your 10-pound or smaller pet in the Madison carrier combined with the Pet-Trek 4-spinner-wheel folding trolley, both by A Pet With Paws. The eco-friendly carrier looks like leather but is made of recycled plastic bottles and has a breathable mesh back, side and top for easy entry and exit. The carrier can be pulled without tipping your pet backward, which is more comfortable and less frightening for him. (MSRP $169-$179, plus $49 for Pet-Trek; Pets of the Week>> Athena is a beautiful 3-year-old domestic shorthair who loves to be brushed and petted. She would prefer to be an only pet. >> Max is an affectionate 4-year-old domestic shorthair who is quite vocal. He has tested positive for feline immunode ciency virus. FIV cats most often live long, healthy and relatively normal lives with no symptoms at all. Max needs a loving person who understands his special needs. >> Rosie is a gentle 8-year-old terrier bully mix who weighs about 38 pounds. She loves to play with children and other dogs and is also good on her leash. >> Yony is a mediumenergy 10-year-old terrier bully mix who weighs about 55 pounds. He lost his only home through no fault of his own. He knows the basics, is good on his leash and will make a addition to the family.To adopt or foster a petFor the month of April, adoption fees for cats and dogs at Collier County Domestic Animal Services are half price. The fees depend on age and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and 30 days of pet health insurance. Visit the DAS shelter from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday at 7610 Davis Blvd. Call 252-7387 or visit www. for more information. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NEWS A25 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! Literally, its a perfect time to do a deep dive for some new languageLast week, I had the following exchange with an acquaintance and her boyfriend, both of whom are in their mid-20s: Me So, how was your cruise? Her OMG, it was literally AWESOME. We literally went swimming with the dolphins and I petted one, LITERALLY.The Boyfriend I know, right? And we had the all-inclusive drink package, so I literally drank 10 rum and cokes a day. And our cabin was huge, I mean literally! Also, the people who cleaned it literally made swans and rabbits and stuff out of our towels like, LITERAL towel sculptures.I literally cant even. I mean, when did we start using the word literally so liberally? According to Merriam-Webster online its OK to use literally when emphasizing the truth and accuracy of a statement or description so, the folks who are so fond of the word arent necessarily using it incorrectly theyre just using it so often that its literally losing its meaning. I realize that every generation has its vernacular and I remember overusing gag me with a spoon and totally way more than necessary in the s, so I should be fine with how my friends under the age of 30 speak to each other. In fact, I have far more patience with the abuse of literally than I do with up talk and when it comes to the latter, I regret to say that Im guilty of ending sentences with a question? Up talk has been around since the s, but I blame the Kardashians for taking it so very mainstream. Up talk (and once again, well look to Merriam-Webster) is speech which uses a rising inflection and poses statements as if they were questions. For better or worse, I tend to unconsciously mimic whomever Im speaking to, so if Im chatting with someone British, Im all, Tally ho, mate! Shall we go to the pub for some bangers and mash? and if Im chewing the fat with a southerner, its not uncommon for me to start dropping yall and bless your heart all over the place. So, when having a conversation with an up-talker, I fall right into it, So, I went shopping? And I bought a blouse? The blouse was red? I think Im going to wear it with my blue skirt? Then I went to lunch? I sound ridiculous, but I cant help it?Its not just Millennials who are driving me to drink when it comes to speaking and language. When I sit in meetings and hear business people saying, Lets take a deep dive into this topic or, At the end of the day, what matters is or, Lets circle back to that I literally need these people to think outside the box and come up with less overused phrases.Finally, weve got to stop using perfect so much. Recently, at a luncheon, someone asked me to pass the salt I did, and rather than saying thank you, the person responded, perfect! What was so perfect? The way in which I passed it? Or perhaps the salt was perfect. I dont know, but Ive found that when it comes to communication these days, no one is literally perfect. stephanieDAVIS A1 NetworkingCROWs Celebratory Evening 50 Years in the Making. A38 OPINION A4 B EHIND THE WHEEL A24 HEALTHY LIVING A2 8 PETS A30 BUSINESS A34 INVESTING A35 REAL ESTATE B1 ARTS C1 CALENDAR C6-10 FARMERS MARKETS C11 PUZZLES C14 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 JUNE 6 Just popularNo post-Irma recovery needed for Floridas tourism, officials say. A34 Arts preview guideWe give you a complete guide to arts and entertainment coming up this season. INSIDE INSIDE: Becoming HelenThe slow art of becoming Helen Keller for Florida Reps The Miracle Worker. C1 New Guinea Singing Dogs, a rare, littleknown species of dog with a high-pitched melodious howl, will officially be considered exotic wildlife instead of just dogs by Florida officials starting March 1. Though experts still debate whether Singers should officially be classified as a wild or domestic species, and the change in status for practical purposes may simply mean acquiring a license or permit for ownership, everyone agrees these animals are something special. A species native to the New Guinea Highlands on the island of New Guinea and dating to the Stone Age, they are beloved by a small number of owners across the United States who appreciate their intelligent personalities and unique vocal expression, which has been compared to a cross between wolves howling and whale song. 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A26 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 800-800-2580 Your Home is Our Home Ship your car home with us. Ship your car home with us. Get the home state advantage. Door to Door or convenient drop off at SW FLorida Airport Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at Also visit: Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. Complimentary Interior Design SUPER SALE Step Up In at AGOSTINOS ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERYLearn more about volunteering at Humane Society NaplesHundreds of dedicated individuals already help Humane Society Naples care for homeless pets by participating in dog enrichment, socializing cats and performing numerous other tasks at the societys two facilities, as well as at offsite events throughout the year. But more helping hands are always welcome, and HSN makes it easy to get involved. Two volunteer recruitment meetings take place monthly for those who want to learn more about making a difference in the lives of animals and people throughout the community. Anyone age 16 or older who wants to learn about being an HSN volunteer should attend a session from 10-11 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. The next meeting is April 21. Student/ youth volunteers who are 16 years old can volunteer independently without a parent or guardians supervision. Volunteering for HSN is a great way to log student hours for class, graduation or scholarships. There are a few restrictions on duties that can be performed before the age of 18. Kids ages 12-15 and the parent or guardian who must accompany them whenever they volunteer can sign up for the Feline Fan Club. Orientation/ recruitment meetings for the club take place from 10-11 a.m. on the second Saturday of every month. The next one is May 12. There is no upper age limit for being an HSN volunteer. Helping out is not all cuddling kittens and playing with puppies, however; some areas of the shelter can be quite physically active and busy, so are not suitable for the skills and abilities of some individuals. Find out more at one of the monthly orientation sessions. For more information about HSN in general, visit GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE Friends of Foster Children Forever holds the annual Sunshine 5K Run/Walk Saturday morning, April 21, at the Collier County Public Schools Administration Center, 5775 Osceola Trail. Sign-in starts at 6 a.m. and the race/walk sets out at 7:30 a.m. Cash prizes for top male and female will be awarded in several categories. Registration is $30 in advance, $35 on the day of the race. Registration for a noncompetitive 1-mile run/walk is $10 (free for ages 13 and younger). All proceeds will help FFCF provide a continuum of educational support for foster children, from birth to graduation. Sign up at www.friendsoffosterchildren. net. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Naples & Fort Myers holds its annual Great Strides 5K walk on Saturday, April 21, at Estero Community Park in Estero. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the walks sets out at 9 a.m. To form a team, to join a team, to sign up as an individual or to volunteer for race-day duties, visit COURTESY PHOTOSFeline Fan Club volunteer Evan Shepard and his furry friend (who ended up finding her forever home with the Shepard family). The next volunteer orientation meeting for ages 12-15 is from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, May 12. Volunteer Laura Jahnke and adoptable Trixie. The next volunteer orientation meeting for adults is from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 21.


BUSINESS MEETINGS Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, 12200 Tamiami Trail N. Cost is $20 for chamber members, $25 for others. Sign up at The Southwest Florida Harmony Chamber of Commerce, an LGBTQ and ally organization, holds its first Collier County open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Preferred Travel of Naples, 801 Laurel Oak Drive. Created a year ago this month, the chamber has more than 80 members and is growing steadily. The open house is free, but RSVPs are requested and can be made at Young Professionals of the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce invite members and others to From the Top, a CEO panel and luncheon from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Holiday Inn Airport at Gulf Coast Town Center in Fort Myers. Panelists William Barker, president/publisher of the Naples Daily News and The NewsPress; Danielle Dyer, president/owner of Right at Home; and Kevin Johnson, president/CEO of Suncoast Federal Credit Union; will discuss how they overcame obstacles, built relationships and made business decisions that propelled them ahead of their peers. $35. Sign up by April 13 by calling 992-2943 or visiting www. The Public Relations Society of AmericaGulf Coast Chapter meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Vi at Bentley Village in North Naples. Guest speaker Frank Cipolla, former longtime New York City television and radio reporter and anchor, will present You and Your Business: As Seen on TV. Mr. Cipolla will share information on how to brand yourself as an expert in your industry, how to engage local and national media and how to improve your on-camera performance. $30 for PRSA members, $38 for others ($25 for students). Reservations required by April 20 at ABWANeapolitan Chapter meets from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker and public relations professional Cyndee Woolley will discuss The Importance of Developing Leadership and Instilling a Sense of Community in Our Next Generation of Female Leaders. For reservations or more information, go to or email Linda Abedrabbo at lindaabedrabbo@ Members of the Collier Building Industry Association are invited to mix and mingle from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at PLC Closets, 1408 Railhead Blvd. No walk-ins will be accepted. Sign up for $20 at www.cbia. net or for $25 by phone or mail. Call 436-6100 or mail to CBIA, 3200 Bailey Lane, Naples, FL 34105. There are a few more spots for golfers to join the CBIA annual spring tournament Friday, May 11, at Tiburon Golf Club. Call the above number for more information.BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | A27 WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SEE BUILDING, A28 SEE MORE MEETINGS, A29 BUILDINGBETTERRELATIONSHIPSSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________Earn loyalty, referrals and repeat business by engaging with your clients in the right wayHESE DAYS TRUST IS AT AN ALL-TIME low. People are suspicious of organizations, institutions and leaders across the board. At the same time, competition is fierce. Your clients can leave you at any time (and for any reason) and replace your services with something faster, shinier, sexier. But heres the good news, says Paul Krasnow: When youre able to engage with clients the right way and build deeply connected, trust-based relationships TStrong client relationships are hard to come by and clients know it ... Thats why, when you know how to create such relationships, you win your clients loyalty, earn referrals and enjoy repeat business for life. Paul Krasnow, author of The Success Code: A Guide for Achieving Your Personal Best in Business and LifeKRASNOW


A28 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MONEY & INVESTINGAstronomical global debt means you must vet investmentsIf you are like most Americans, you have just received your tax refund and you are using some or all of that cash to pay down some form of debt. After all, it is no fun owing a mortgage, student loan, auto loan or credit card companies. But what if I told you that no matter how big a payment you were able to make, you will still have more debt than you will ever possibly be able to repay? The Institute of International Finance just released its annual calculation of the amount of global debt outstanding in the world and the number is mindboggling. So what is this number and how will that affect you and the financial markets going forward? Each year the institute, a global banking trade association, estimates the amount of debt outstanding in the world. This includes household debt, corporate debt, government debt and debt issued by banks and other financial institutions. Just last week, the group estimated that this number for 2017 was $237 trillion. The number is so large that to understand it, we must put it in perspective. There are around 5.4 billion adults in the world and if this debt was to be repaid equally among them, each would owe around $44,000. But even scarier is the fact that the majority of people around the world live in poverty with no savings and income of a few dollars a day. Clearly, these people could not be counted on to pay back this huge debt burden. So instead, if you were to ask only people in first world countries to pay back this debt, the burden would be about $290,000 per person. Where did this debt come from? Interest rates have been so low for the past several years that individuals, corporations and governments everywhere have eagerly borrowed this cheap money. And it is not just borrowers in rich countries that have embraced this trend. With investors clamoring for higher yields, even riskier borrowers have been able to access capital. In fact, the largest increase in borrowings on a percentage basis was countries like Argentina, Nigeria, Turkey and China. However, developed counties contributed to the greatest dollar increase in overall debt. Most of these countries now have a debt to overall GDP ratio of over 300 percent. That means that if every dollar of output from these countries goes to paying off debt, it would still take three years to pay back its creditors. These debt levels should be a great concern to investors. While there is significant publicity around rising government debt levels, this only makes up around one-third of all debt outstanding. Corporate and personal debt make up a majority of loans and these funds also must be paid back as they mature. And with interest rates expected to rise over the next several years, this problem will only become greater. As an investor, I would look closely at a potential investment targets balance sheet and only invest in a company that can survive in a higher rate environment. I would also look for investments that would not be hit hard in another banking crisis or environment where people are cut off from credit. Defensive stocks and consumer staples companies would be examples of this. While I dont think a debt crisis is just around the corner, I definitely think it is something that we all must keep an eye out for. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. with them, you automatically set yourself apart. Strong client relationships are hard to come by and clients know it, says Mr. Krasnow, author of The Success Code: A Guide for Achieving Your Personal Best in Business and Life. Thats why, when you know how to create such relationships, you win your clients loyalty, earn referrals and enjoy repeat business for life. But such deep connections cannot be faked, he stresses. They require your attention, your care and your authentic desire to serve your clients to the best of your ability. In both bad times and good, your commitment to them should be your top priority. Not everyone is willing to create and nurture these kinds of relationships. If you are, your business will thrive. Mr. Krasnow knows this truth because he has lived it. A financial representative at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, hes been a top producer for 40 years and has won many Top Agent titles with a performance record built upon years of engaging with clients and acting on the best practices he reveals in The Success Code. Here are some of them: First, commit to a personal code of integrity and live it each day Integrity should be a core value that steers all of your client interactions. This means committing to being honest and working hard with their best interests in mind. Develop a set of business integrity mantras you can strategically place around your office on Post-it notes or even posters, Mr. Krasnow suggests. Use them to remind yourself to always align your decisions with your code of business conduct. Give them peace of mind Your clients should always be in good hands with you. Develop a system that works for you to proactively give clients the highest level of service at all times. Whether its having a perfectly tweaked project management system or a crystal clear communication system, make sure you can always respond to your clients in a timely manner and that you provide expert answers to all of their questions. Build trust by keeping your promises If customer connections are the cornerstone of a successful business, trust is the cornerstone of a healthy client relationship, Mr. Krasnow says. Remember to keep your word and to deliver without fail. Keeping your word can be as small but equally important as never canceling an appointment or going over the allotted time for a meeting. This guideline might seem simplistic, he adds, but the approach will not only impress and delight clients, it will allow them to trust you with more business in the future. Building client trust makes you a winner every time. Be honest about what your services can deliver Dont oversell or overpromise the results you offer. Manage your clients expectations so they wont be disappointed. But whenever possible, do put them in touch with others who can help them where you cannot. Maybe they come to see you for insurance policies, but your consultant pal from college could help them streamline their business initiatives so you connect them, Mr. Krasnow says. This will only widen your networks and strengthen your client relationships. Dont sell your customers products they dont need Be upfront about products that would be a waste of their hard-earned money. Make their best interests your focus in approaching clients with your services. This tip is part of a larger philosophy of moving away from seeing a client as an immediate sale and moving toward building a long-term relationship. Deliver consistent service Mr. Krasnow knows that clients come to expect what they have experienced with your services in the past. Align yourself with a clearly defined mission, set of goals and level of commitment and ensure that clients receive the same level of care by delivering consistently high-quality service, time and time again. Find thoughtful ways to show you care Just showing up for your clients because you genuinely care about them is a sure way to solidify your connection with them. So send out birthday cards. Make a donation to a charity in your clients name, Mr. Krasnow suggests. Get to know each of your clients and show genuine interest in their lives. Remember details and ask about their families and lives. Create an emotional connection any chance you are able. Check in even when you have nothing to sell them Clients love to know you care about them beyond the sale of services. Do reach out to your clients from time to time and check in with them to see how they are doing. Dont forget about your existing clients, even when your business is booming with new ones Clients can tell when theyre on the back burner. Nobody wants to feel like a third wheel, certainly not your trusted clients, says Mr. Krasnow. Keep that connection strong and nurture it every step of the way by staying in clear communication with all of your clients. Resist going on autopilot Even if you have your sales technique down pat, find a way to actively engage with every client. Clients can sense if youre phoning it in. Try to step into the shoes of your client each time you have a meeting, Mr. Krasnow says. Remember that you are striving to improve their lives. If you make a mistake, apologize and fix the problem immediately In most cases, customers arent interested in holding grudges they want to forgive and forget. The best way to smooth things over when youve messed up is to make a heartfelt apology and then make it right. If your business is anything less than thriving, you should first and foremost examine your relationship with your clients, Mr. Krasnow concludes. The truth is, you are far more in control of your brands growth than you give yourself credit for. Thats why its so important to take true ownership of the connection you build with your clients. Youll be amazed how much your deeper commitment to them will pay off in the long run. Before joining Northwestern Mutual, Paul Krasnow suffered a financially devastating bankruptcy with a line of clothing stores he owned. Today he regularly speaks for multiple life associations in the U.S. and gives seminars for law firms and CPA firms in the Southern California area. For more information, visit www.paulgkrasnow. com. The Success Code: A Guide for Achieving Your Personal Best in Business and Life (J&K Publishing) is available from Amazon.BUILDINGFrom page 27


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 BUSINESS A29 New Location Naples Soap Company, its staff and owner Deanna Wallin recently celebrated the opening of the companys second store in Naples. At 614 Fifth Ave. S., the newest store brings the total to 11 retail locations from Naples to Destin. Pura Vida Medical Spa has moved to 350 Fifth Ave. S. The new location offers more space for services that include massage, Ultherapy, CoolSculpting, Cellfina, Hydrafacial MD, ThermiVa, Botox, dermal fillers and thread lifting. Pure Vida is owned by the husbandand-wife team of physician Eric Salata and family nurse practitioner Jill Salata. Awards & Recognition Dr. James Talano has been named Physician of the Year by the Collier County Medical Society in recognition of his exemplary contributions to the practice of medicine and outstanding service to the community. The award will be presented at CCMS 61st annual meeting and installation of officers Saturday, May 19, at Wyndemere Country Club. A retired major in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corp, Dr. Talano is the founder and clinical director of The SWICFT Institute of Southwest Florida. His writings about cardiovascular disease have appeared in numerous publications, and he has had appointments as professor, director and chief of top cardiology programs. He has held leadership positions with CCMS, the Southwest Florida Physicians Association, Collier County Emergency Medical Services Board and the NCH Healthcare System, and he has served as a volunteer at the Neighborhood Health Clinic.Theo Etzel III, CEO of Conditioned Air Company of Naples, was among a dozen executives from throughout Florida selected to serve on a panel of judges for the Templeton Southeast Regional Business Ethics Case Competition held recently at Stetson University. Teams from 16 educational institutions from throughout North America participated in the competition. Mr. Etzel, a 1980 graduate of Stetson in 1980 with a bachelors degree in economics and finance, has been CEO and an owner of Conditioned Air since 1995. The companys 340 employees serve customers in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties. Allegra Marketing Print Mail in Naples and owners Paul and Pamela Kessen have received a Sales Excellence Award from Alliance Franchise Brands network. The Kessens and their team also received the Three Star Award in recognition of record-breaking sales and customer support efforts. Allegra is a full-service marketing communications provider. The Alliance Franchise Brands network links more than 600 marketing, graphics and visual communications operations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. WGCU-FM has been named Radio Station of the Year for 2017 by the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters in recognition of excellence in overall news coverage and the newsrooms service to the community through news and volunteerism. The station staff consists of: John Davis, Morning Edition host and reporter; Julie Glenn, interim news director and Gulf Coast Live host; Rachel Iacovone, producer, daytime host and reporter; Mike Kiniry, producer and daytime host; Jessica Meszaros, All Things Considered host and reporter; Richard Chin-Quee, interim FM programming director/production manager; and Quincy Walters, Morning Edition host and reporter. Board Appointments Naples Therapeutic Riding Center announces the following new officers and board members: Anthony McClure partner with the law firm Porter Wright, president; Connie Sharp, a retired nurse, past president; Bill Villafranco, founder and CEO of Villafranco Wealth Management, vice president; Harry Witt, a retired executive and senior managing partner with Deloitte & Touche, treasurer; Jim Dati, partner with the law firm Bond, Schoeneck and King, PLLC, secretary; and board members Joseph Basile, Christy Daggett, Bonny Eads-Dery, Mary Fellenz, Annette Pakula, Hillary Raines Wilson and David Winebrenner. TheatreZone announces new members to its board of directors and Artistic Advisory Committee as well as the election of a new board secretary. The new board members are Caitlin Conroy with Conroy, Conroy & Durant, P.A.; Pat Mullin, retired managing partner with Deloitte & Touche; and Ron Salvagio retired managing partnerfinance for Accenture. Long-time board member Susan Owens with Amerivest Realty was elected secretary. Continuing board members are David Stevens, president; Ellen Elleman, treasurer; and board members Tere Batista and Becky Gust. The Artistic Advisory Committee formed this past year is comprised of Karen Kayser Benson, Ed Cheffy, James Fleck, Terre Blair Hamlisch, Donna McKechnie and Paul Phillips. Ed Boyer and R ober t Edwards Jr. have joined the board of directors of the David Lawrence Center for three-year terms. Mr. Boyer is a retired health-care executive with more than 40 years of experience working in large hospital settings. Prior to his retirement in 2009, he served as the senior vice president for Bon Secours Health System. He serves on the boards of Physicians Regional Health System and the Senior Friendship Health Center and he is past president of the board of Greater Naples Leadership. He also serves on the Governance and Audit Committee of the Community Foundation of Collier County and is a member of the Collier Citizens Council. Mr. Boyer will serve on the DLC board of directors Clinical Operations Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee. Mr. Edwards is a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors. He has more than 10 years of experience in the investment banking industry, having previously served as a trader/registered client associate with Halstatt, LLC and as a senior investment associate with Wells Fargo Advisors. He will now serve on the DLC board of directors Development Committee and also continues to serve on the board of Young Executives of the DLC. Advertising & Marketing Sara Pelletier has joined AdSource, a full-service advertising and marketing firm, as production manager and social media assistant. In addition managing the production and flow of agency projects from concept to completion and working with account management and the creative team to assure timely and accurate project completion, she will manage business pages for agency clientele across various social media platforms. A native Neapolitan, she recently earned a bachelors degree in multimedia journalism with a minor in communication studies from Florida Atlantic University.Andy Kelly has joined Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations and Brand Architecture as senior creative director. Mr. Kelly has more than 17 years of experience in digital, television and print branding and has contributed to campaigns for Wolfgang Puck, Comcast, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Krystal, Rite Aid, Penn sylv ania Lottery, MGM Grand, Del Monte Foods, Chick-fil-A, Moen, Ritas Italian Ice, Heinz and Fruit of the Loom, among many others. He holds a degree in advertising and public relations from Pennsylv ania State University. Hospitality Steven Falciani has been named general manager of the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa, an Olshan Properties resort. Mr. Falciani joins Olshan Properties most recently from the Dow Hotel Company, where he served as area director and general manager for the DoubleTree by Hilton and the Embassy Suites in Rosemont, Ill. Before that he was senior vice president of franchise operations for the Quaker Steak and Lube restaurant group in Sharon, Pen. He earned a bachelors degree in hotel and restaurant management from Widener University in Chester, Penn.David Tyler has been named director of sales & marketing for the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, overseeing the sales department and marketing programs for the AAA Four-Diamond resort. Mr. Tyler most recently was director of sales and business development at Rumbling Bald Resort at Lake Lure in Asheville, N.C. His extensive experience also includes serving as administrator for the Sonas Home Care health care company in Naples; director of sales and marketing for The Atlantic Hotel & Spa in Fort Lauderdale; and director of sales and marketing for Turnberry Associates Hotels & Resorts in Orlando. He also previously served as the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Clubs director of sales and marketing for five years and as assistant director of sales for three years. He holds a bachelors degree in business from Michigan State University and has earned accreditation as a Certified Hospitality Supervisor. WALLIN TALANO CONROY SALVAGIO BOYER MULLIN OWENS EDWARDS PELLETIER KELLY FALCIANI TYLER ON THE MOVE The East Naples Merchants Association meets for Business After Business from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at Bistro la Baguette, 3560 Tamiami Trail E. Guests are welcome. Appetizers provided, cash bar. $10 for members, $20 for others. RSVP by Sunday, May 6. www. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 70th anniversary at the 2018 annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at The RitzCarlton Golf Resort. Keynote speaker will be Mark Wilson, president and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. The Naples Daily News Outstanding Citizen Award for the year will also be presented. $175. For tickets or information about sponsorships, call Nikkie Dvorchak at 403-2909 or email nikkie@ The Collier Building Industry Association hosts its annual Real Estate Industry Panel from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at the Hilton Naples. Panelists for Building. Confidence. are: Rick Armalavage of Armalavage & Associates, Mike Assaad of Waterside Builders, Rob Carroll or Investment Properties Corp. and Brian Keller of Taylor Morrison. John Wiseman of CORE Construction will moderate the discussion. B-Squared Advertising is the events main sponsor; tabletop sponsorships are available and include two tickets to the event. Admission is $20 for CBIA Sale & Marketing Council members, $30 for CBIA and NABOR members, $50 for others. Sign up at or by emailing nancy@ Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. Email business meeting announcements to BUSINESS MEETINGS


A30 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239-334-0880 CELEBRATINGYEARS1978 2018PEST CONTROLLAWN CAREIRRIGATION Thank Y to O Cust s!PRISCILLA MCGUIRE / COURTESY PHOTOS Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Networking photo pages from business events, grand openings, professional associati on meetings, etc. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ NETWORKINGCollier County Medical Society spring meeting at Saturnia Lakes 1. Dr. Anne Marie Tremaine, Dr. Gary Swain and Karen Swain 2. Ted Walters, Joshua Bialek, Dr. Jerry Williamson and Dr. Pauline Chusid 3. Dr. David Wilkinson and Ted Walters 4. Dr. Alison Fernandes, Dr. Lesly Silva and Dr. Julia Skettini 5. Dr. Rafael Urbina and Dr. Gustavo Rivera 6. Dr. Ray Montecalvo and Dr. Marilyn Varcoe 7. Dr. Catherine Kowal and Dr. Gerald Kumin 8. Dr. Tami Kuhlman and Michael Petrick 9. Joshua Bialek and Karen Mosteller 1 2 4 6 3 9 5 8 7 6 6 Dr. Rolando Rivera and Dr. Richard Pagliara


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Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! | Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Quail West $2.500 M 13871 Williston Way Lucarno at Mediterra $1.200 M 16660 Lucarno Way WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMCOASTAL REAL ESTATE GUIDENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY House Hunting13189 Valewood DriveIn the desirable neighborhood of Quail Creek Estates, this 7,000-squarefoot home showcases the perfect balance of historic character and modern amenities. There are six bedrooms, six bathrooms and a den in three floors of living area, with full suite on the top floor. Details include a private elevator, quality woods throughout, interior brick, multiple fireplaces, elegant marble and custom tiles. The closets are swoon-worthy, and the kitchen would inspire any chef. Porches and balconies wrap around the entire residence, allowing for grand views of the golf course and lake along with breathtaking sunrises and sunsets views. A brick pathway winds through the outdoor space thats complete with gardening station, fire pit and pool area. Quail Creek Estates community amenities include two 18hole championship golf courses and the soon-to-be fully upgraded clubhouse with fitness center and spa. Quail Creek Country Club membership is not mandatory. Tiffany McQuaid and Gail DeFrancesca of McQuaid & Company Real Estate Services have the listing for $2,880,000. To arrange a private showing or for more information, call 287-6308 or 2166295.




NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 REAL ESTATE B3 Dante DiSabato Follow me on: Broker Associate 1461 Anhinga Pointe LISTED AT $3,895,000 REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE INSURANCEWilliam Raveis Real Estate 720 5th Ave., Naples, FL 34102 Cell: 239.537.5351 LISTED AT $8,000,000 333 GULF SHORE BLVD SOUTH 333 GULF SHORE BLVD SOUTH 528 Devils Lane LISTED AT $1,945,000 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $3,999,000 875 9th Street South, Units 101, 102, 201 & 202 LISTED AT $1,699,000 $2,875,000 o Br W 7 C D 5 28 D e vi l L ISTED A Realtors say NABORs latest numbers dont come as a surprise NAPLES AREA BOARD OF REALTORSSales of homes above $1 million in Naples during the first quarter of 2018 drove the market, increasing 61 percent compared to the same quarter of 2017, according to the First Quarter 2018 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors. NABOR tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). Januarys results led some to question expectations for the year when compared to last, yet in February the market gained its stride, accelerating in March with closed sales shooting ahead to end the first quarter on a very impressive note, said Budge Huskey, president of Premier Sothebys International Realty. According to NABOR monthly reports, January had 672 closed sales, February reported 672 closed sales, but March kept agents very busy with 942 closed sales, driven by a strong high end which included a number of new construction condominiums just delivered. Pending sales in the first quarter of 2018 increased 3 percent to 3,177 compared to 3,097 in the first quarter of 2017. Although pending sales for both single-family homes and condominiums over $1 million increased by double digits, it was the $2 million and above condominium market that raised eyebrows among brokers who reviewed the reports. Tourism was up in our area this season compared to last year, so its not surprising that we would end SOLD SOLD SOLDNAPLES AREA REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY 1st Quarter 2018 compared with 1st Quarter 2017OVERALL PENDING SALESOVERALL SFH CONDOOVERALL INVENTORY DAYS ON MARKET MEDIAN CLOSED PRICE CLOSED SALES 6,1122,306 1,0501,256 4% 3% 5% 1% 10% 3,117 95 0% $370,000 12% SEE NABOR, B41


B4 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYCorsica at Talis Park: A perfect combination of style, choice & locationMultiple residential styles, park-like views, and proximity to every amenity make Corsica one of Talis Parks most compelling neighborhoods. A variety of furnished single-family model homes, unfurnished residences and resort-style coach homes are currently available for immediate purchase and occupancy. FrontDoor Communities coach homes provide an exceptional level of resort-style living. Two spacious, lightfilled floor plans priced from the $700s feature open-concept living areas and abundant natural light, conveying the atmosphere of traditional single-family homes. Residences may be customized to suit individual buyer preferences including den/study and outdoor kitchens with built-in gas grills, options rarely offered in luxury coach homes. A design consultant is available in the onsite finish selection center to help purchasers further personalize their residences. Each residence includes a private arrival courtyard, private garage, private covered terrace off the owners suite, dual walk-in closets in the owners suite, covered lanai extending across the rear of the residence, and pavered motor courts and walkways. A firstfloor, furnished Messina model, with design by Allied ASID interior designers Jean Losier and Christina Rosalia of Clive Daniel Home, is available for viewing and purchase. Additionally, a previously sold, second floor Sienna model is open for viewing. Unfurnished coach homes and additional move-in ready residences are also available. Harbourside Custom Homes 2,971 square feet, unfurnished Aviano II residence is available, offered at $1.995 million. The Aviano II features three bedrooms and three-and-a-half-baths with a separate dining room, spacious great room, study, and three-car garage. The great room and dining area open to a covered lanai and screened outdoor living area with summer kitchen, pool, spa, and colonnade. Harboursides unfurnished, 3,101-square-foot Villa Adriana III residence with three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths is also under construction and offered at $1.995 million. Corsica residents enjoy immediate access to Talis Parks Sports Complex with six Har-Tru tennis courts, tennis pro shop, two-lane lap pool, and playground, and the communitys awardwinning Vyne House clubhouse. Talis Parks newest amenity is The Beach Runner, its exclusive MercedesBenz Sprinter shuttle. Each day, the Beach Runner whisks members away to the white sands of Vanderbilt Beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Trips begin around 10am, and the last return trip to Talis Park leaves the beach approximately a half-hour after sunset. Prospective homebuyers may experience Talis Park by participating in the communitys Gold Pass program. Gold Pass holders enjoy member status and amenities access for two consecutive days, including one round of golf at the member-guest rate. For program details, call 239-292-0846. Community and model home tours are available seven days a week by visiting Talis Parks Garden House Information & Sales Center, 16980 Livingston Rd. (north of Immokalee Rd.). For details, call 239-449-5900 or visit Top: Harbourside Custom Homes Villa Adriana III residence. Above: FrontDoor Communities Corsica coach home residences. Left: Talis Parks Beach Runner.ADVERTORIAL


At Moorings Park Grande Lake. This new collection of Life Plan residences by Moorings Park and London Bay Homes, combines the highest quality healthcare with Simply the Best lifestyle amenities in the area. Enjoy Private Label Living in luxurious mid-rise residences with beautiful lakefront vistas. Prices from $1.4 million with 70% refundable entrance fees. Please join us for an Informational Luncheon Friday, April 27th at 11:30 am Moorings Park Grande LakeSales Gallery 7330 Premier Drive, Naples, FL RSVP by April 25th by calling 239.919.1620 For information on this new community, call 239.919.16207330 Premier Drive, Naples, Flor ida 34105 I MooringsParkGL.orgMoorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-prot, Medicare certied community and the only A+ S&P and Fitch rated life plan community in the country. All dimensions are approximate. Actual gross square footage may vary. All images are conceptual renderings and developer reserves the right to make modications, including amenities, without prior notice. #88033 A Grande Life Awaits You


B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Kalea Bays clubhouse a hit with residents Tower 200 surpasses $100 million in sales 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 four-bedroom/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 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 fitness center, 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 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 DelnorWiggins Pass State Park, which was ranked #9. The completion of the main amenity area at Kalea Bay coincided with the completion the communitys first residential tower, which is sold out. For the past four months, the sales effort at Kalea Bay has been focused on the communitys second residential tower. To date, it has recorded over 50 sales and surpassed the $100 million mark in sales volume, said Lodge. Like Tower 100, Tower 200 has 120 residences. Its also 22 stories in height and 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. Tower 200 will also feature a rooftop pool, open-air fitness and sky lounge. 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. We had very high expectations for our sky amenities in our first tower and I must admit that those expectations have been exceeded on every level. Prices at Kalea Bay currently start at $1.4 million. For more information regarding Kalea Bay, visit the onsite sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, twotenths of a mile. Call (239) 793-0110 or visit Above: A fire pit at the clubhouse offers stunning views of the communitys first tower on the opposite side of the lake. Left: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Below Left: Residents of Kalea Bay have indoor and outdoor dining options. Below Right: Kalea Bays main amenity area includes the clubhouse which features three separate pools, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, fitness center, open-air bar and Internet caf. Bottom: The rooftop amenities at Kalea Bays second tower will include a pool, open-air fitness center and sky lounge. ADVERTORIAL

PAGE 39 239-302-6848 Sales Center: 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South Naples, FL 34102 COMING SOON right in the center of the Design District


B8 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYFalling in love with London Bay Homes Port Royal estate model at 4395 Gordon DriveThe water! The views! We havent stopped talking about London Bay Homes new custom estate model at 4395 Gordon Drive in Port Royal since we toured it the other day. Its right on Cutlass C ove, perf ect for a 29-foot boat and incredibly close to Gordon Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. The views took our breath away: The quiet little cove and the beautiful greens of mangroves on Keewaydin Island just across the water. It gets even better, promised Toby Cloutier, sales executive with London Bay, as we explored the first floor, impressed by Romanza Interior Designs selection of 36-by-36-inch honed stone flooring; sapele, anigre and wenge woods; an extra-large kitchen island with a galley sink, and a wideplank wood floor in the study. Construction is nearing completion and we love the idea of being able to move in right away. No need to pick out furniture or even artwork. Romanza has selected everything, creating a clean-lined modern aesthetic that suits our personalities. The luxury estate has three guest rooms, a wine room and a luxurious pool with a spa overlooking the cove. Theres even an Evo flat-top grill in the outdoor kitchen. Toby has been our personal concierge, helping us navigate the builders Naples Collection of custom estate homes from Port Royal to Park Shore. Weve toured furnished model homes in Old Naples, imagining living close to downtown Fifth Avenue strolling the streets and dining at Verginas while listening to live music under the starts. But after walking through the 4395 Gordon Drive home, we realized we could also fulfill our dream of having a boat in the backyard or go down the street to the beach with membership eligibility to the Cutlass Cove Club a private beach park with a tiki hut. As we explored every inch of the estates 4,648 square feet, we were amazed at the thought put into the tiniest details: Lighting that will paint rooms in different moods and highlight art; reglet channels accenting walls and framing doors; and a sense of airiness created by floating cabinetry, a woodand-tempered-glass staircase, recessed baseboards and sculptural ceilings. Theres also a built-in wardrobe, dresser and shelves with wood and lacquer finishes in the first-floor guest room. We stepped into the master suite and saw Toby grin. It was his wait for it moment. Located on the second floor, the room is designed so the bed faces a wall of glass sliding doors showcasing the cove and mangroves. It has a large private terrace with a fireplace. Motorized shades are controlled from the bed. This would be the best way to wake up, I told my husband. The suite also has an oversized closet finished with custom Poliform cabinetry and his-and-her baths. Mine is divine: A walk-in shower that leads to a tub overlooking the c ove, several v anities and a Calacutta gold-tiled partition. His bathroom has a gorgeous deepcolored granite countertop and dark chocolate wood cabinetry. A loft offers a kitchen with a Wolf microwave, espresso machine, undercounter refrigerator and even a stackable washer and dryer. Two other bedrooms are situated on the second floor, including a large VIP suite. I think Id spend the entire morning on the terrace and the afternoon by the pool when were not out on the boat, I happily pointed out to my husband. He beamed at me: Its perfect but Oh, yeah. Toby wants to take us through the other house, I remembered. London Bay is building a second luxury custom estate right next door at 4375 Gordon Drive. Could it be the one? To schedule a visit and learn more about London Bay Homes exclusive downtown opportunities, call Toby Cloutier at 239-2807367 or visit Above: London Bays new Port Royal estate showcases a contemporary look by Romanza Interior Design featuring a mix of white and high-gloss lacquer and walnut cabinetry in the kitchen. Left: Located at 4395 Gordon Drive in Port Royal, the home will feature four bedrooms, two full baths and two half baths within more than 4,600 square feet of living space. Below: The estate showcases mesmerizing displays of luxurious water views of Cutlass Cove and world-class architecture by Stofft Cooney Architects.ADVERTORIAL


*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 FURN ISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSES. 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples I 239-591-2727 I MOVE IN NOW I Offered from $1.995 million and above exclusively by PACT Realty.CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT TODAY Barbara A. Feeney, P.A. Luxury Residential Specialist 239-821-9146 Ronald Gilbert Sinks, LLC Broker Associate GRI, SRES, SFR 239-877-6878 With door-to-dock marina access, maintenance-free living, and three all-new models, AQUA II is Naples best waterfront address. Every residence is designed to live like a single-family home and features extraordinary views of the marina, natural estuary, and sunset beyond. To experience AQUA II, you must act soon, only a few opportunities remain. LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES REMAIN CAPTURE YOUR COASTLINE RETREAT


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514 3rd Street North Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 217075661 $3,995,000 Dorchester #1102 Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Web ID 218001688 $1,399,000 The Colonnade on 5th #B-304 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 218025404 $1,149,500 Stratford #102 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 218015427 $585,000 Terraces #1203 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 218028067 $847,000 Marquesa #603 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 218016814 $2,000,000 4058 Crayton Road Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 218007951 $625,000 Seville #612 Eden Gutierrez 239.213.7344 Web ID 218023864 $485,000 417 Palm Circle West Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 218027356 $4,895,000 Cap Ferrat #305 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 218027973 $1,495,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #102 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 218004509 $2,495,000 St. Marissa #1902 Amy Atherholt 239.860.2167 Web ID 217051682 $739,000 Brittany #V19 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 218018043 $1,995,000 8767 La Palma Lane Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID FRID040718IHE $2,950,000 Horizon House #401 Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 218018461 $798,000 1958 Dory Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217046152 $539,000 840 17th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216001738 $6,650,000 Marbella #1703 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066085 $2,195,000 272 1st Avenue South Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 217040115 $3,395,000 Crescent #1812 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 218016222 $829,000 Le Parc #603 Ed Cox/Je Cox 239.860.8806 Web ID 218005906 $3,850,000 Trieste #501 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 218004478 $3,600,000 Surfsedge #1404 Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 218017490 $799,000 2011 Timarron Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217045770 $549,000 9758 Niblick Lane Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 218014801 $3,795,000 8707 Purslane Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216058333 $1,775,000 8121 Via Vecchia Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216073048 $5,750,000 9976 Brassie BendMichael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344Web ID 217077946 $4,950,000 GREY OAKS | 239.262.5557 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 ESTUARY | 239.261.3148 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES | 239.403.2200 Shadowmoss #2B Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 218026062 $1,247,000 Provence PH 5S Anne Killilea/Marion Bethea 239.285.1292 Web ID 218018188 $6,995,000 Marbella #206 Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 218014765 $1,549,000 OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY ESTATES AT BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH BAY COLONY PremierSothebysRealty.comMORE THAN 22,000 ASSOCIATES | 950 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 69 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS


The Club #202 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 218007890 $1,175,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,245,000 349 Wimbledon Lane Rebecca Sinatra 239.227.8556 Web ID 217045134 $505,000 12600 Colliers Reserve Drive Will Fuller 239.207.0483 Web ID 218020528 $1,195,000 4455 Golden Gate Boulevard East Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 217054914 $374,900 The Strada #5206 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 218025767 $849,000 1829 Plumbago Lane Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216006475 $2,100,000 4023 Jasmine Lake Circle Kelly Kent 239.250.5480 Web ID 218010979 $444,900 2929 Gardens Boulevard Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 217031927 $1,274,888 3270 Sedge Place Taryn Caero 239.287.2840 Web ID 217072848 $1,545,000 130 29th Street NW Walter Patrick 239.325.9111 Web ID 217040950 $619,900 211 Cheshire Way Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217060982 $1,995,000 152 Napa Ridge Way Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 Web ID 218018715 $419,000 12459 Colliers Reserve Drive Will Fuller 239.207.0483 Web ID 218000424 $899,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005828 $2,395,000 5343 Hawkesbury Way Helen Baker 239.580.9522 Web ID 218028039 $458,500 149 Caribbean Court Whitney Casement 239.253.6125 Web ID 218011695 $2,895,000 1276 Osprey Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 216074004 $1,975,000 6473 Costa Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 218013678 $1,019,000 Aqua #702 John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 218026999 $3,700,000 Wilderness Country Club #C-212 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 218026404 $425,000 1017 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217062011 $1,050,000 1857 Plumbago Way Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 218001876 $5,995,000 1849 Pondside Lane James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 218027008 $549,000 3765 Baldwin Lane Monica Rawn 239.272.3468 Web ID 217062056 $459,900 2255 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard Joe Garabed 239.571.5700 Web ID 218001610 $589,000 1854 Harbor Lane Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web ID 218000248 $499,000 246 Audubon Boulevard Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217027158 $695,000 CALL US FOR YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE EXTRAORDINARYMYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 HARBOUR POINT | 239.213.7373 10169 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217005702 $2,300,000 2121 Canna Way Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 218027898 $5,799,950 1904 Fairfax Circle Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 218026428 $965,000 NAPLES AND SURROUNDS GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES THE EXTRAORDINARY


BONITA SPRINGSESTERORegatta #901 Dave Urness 239.273.0971 Web ID 218014786 $895,000 Laguna #204 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 218025383 $368,500 South Seas #2010 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 218025188 $549,000 9860 El Greco Circle Valerie Bee/Anthony Gatto 239.398.3055 Web ID 217068697 $525,000 706 Waterside Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 218027390 $399,000 3665 Riviera Circle Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 216045439 $135,000 8524 Mallards Point Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 218026113 $599,000 1016 NW 36th Avenue Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 Web ID 218026190 $474,900 211 Conners Avenue Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217070001 $975,000 Cherry Oaks #102 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 218027225 $369,000 Breezy Point #2-105 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 218026272 $599,000 243 6th Street West Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216080910 $999,500 South Seas #1708 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID CAST041318IHE $499,000 Stoneybrook | Pinecrest #415 Linda Haskins 239.822.3739 Web ID 217068371 $178,000 7690 Mulberry Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217055769 $739,000 Cottage Colony West #116 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217031151 $625,000 Vanderbilt Beachcomber #701 Clint Parsons 239.273.1474 Web ID 218022424 $2,695,000 Montreux #103 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 218026414 $389,900 32 Gulfport Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 218026284 $1,395,000 240 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217013630 $3,200,000 2019 San Marco Road Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 218026568 $549,000 28869 Vermillion Lane Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 218008057 $349,000 3329 Fanny Bay Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 218020306 $1,095,000 236 Hurricane Lane Wendy Humphrey 239.851.2301 Web ID 218015815 $689,000 478 Willet Avenue Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 217067193 $3,200,000 Harbor Landing #202 Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web ID 218008972 $383,500 8890 Creek Run Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217037306 $437,500 1043 Sand Castle Road Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217042453 $799,000 Moraya Bay #808 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217000892 $5,495,000 3131 Greenower Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217076033 $649,000 23484 Sanabria Loop Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 218009741 $469,000 1035 South Yachtsman Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217048306 $1,099,000 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. VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 RENTAL DIVISION | 239.262.4242 VANDERBILT BEACH Princess Del Mar #706 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 218026396 $999,000 3392 Runaway Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 218025873 $1,089,600 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK BONITA BAY FORT MYERSSANIBEL/CAPTIVA PremierSothebysRealty.comMORE THAN 22,000 ASSOCIATES | 950 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 69 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS


B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto going to contract at Omega, the final high-rise at Bonita BayAfter processing reservations worth nearly $80 million at its Omega high-rise tower within Bonita Bay, The Ronto Group announced it is now converting reservations to binding sales contracts. The 27-floor Omega tower to be built by the award-winning developer will be the final luxury high-rise at Bonita Bay. Designed by Robert M. Swedroe, the clean-lined tower will feature 67 residences, including 63 spacious tower residences and four penthouses. Swedroes design presents a fresh, out of market perspective on luxury and an approach to high-rise living that has never been available in the Southwest Florida market. With all four of the penthouses reserved, Ronto is now accepting purchase agreements for tower residences. Tower residence pre-construction pricing starts at $2.150 million. We have experienced an unbelievable demand for residences at Omega, said Ronto Group president Anthony Solomon. Our goal was to offer something that has never been offered before in Southwest Florida. We spoke with potential purchasers prior to designing the building. They indicated view corridors and open floor plans with large living areas, large owners suites and secondary bedrooms, big outdoor living areas, private garages, and easily accessible storage were critical. Functionality and comfort were more important than form. Rather than wanting to downsize by moving into a condominium, they wanted to simplify their lives by moving into a maintenancefree environment without sacrificing space or livability. We designed accordingly. Rather than designing a four unit per floor building, we created a three unit per floor approach that allowed the residences to be wider and more spacious than typical condominiums. Omega is the final high-rise at Bonita Bay, and we want it to be unique and very special. We believe it will be and our customers were directly involved in making that happen. The open living spaces and sheer size of the Omega tower residences reflect Ronto and Swedroes approach. Omegas light-filled tower residences will feature larger, wider, open living spaces with tall windows overlooking Estero Bay and the Gulf. The 63 tower residences will be on levels four through 25. Three floor plans are available. The living spaces, owners suites, and some of the guest bedrooms will open to outdoor terraces with 42-inch high glass railings. Volume ceiling heights of ten feet four-inches, except where dropped, will create a sense of space not available in Southwest Floridas existing high-rise residences. All three of the tower plans present huge open-concept living areas with a spacious great room, a double-island kitchen in the 01 and 03 residences with a large 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 also enjoy a roof-top amenity deck. 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 or 75-square foot private air-conditioned storage space on the same floor as the residence. Both plans feature a great room, dining area, family room, and a double-island kitchen that combine to create an exceptionally spacious open living area. The great room and owners bedroom open to an immense west and northwest facing terrace with conversation areas, a dining area, and an outdoor kitchen with a gas grill. A linear fireplace is included in the great room. The double-island kitchen offers an additional gathering place. The plan includes a den, four-and-a-half baths, and three guest bedrooms. The den and all three guest bedrooms open to another large terrace that offers sunrise views. The owners suite features a walk-in closet, and a bath with separate vanities and separate water closets. The 02-tower plan offers 4,210-square feet under air, 540 square feet of outdoor terrace space, and 75 square feet of private air-conditioned storage space. The plan features a massive great room, dining area, family room, and island kitchen that combine to create a huge open living area. The great room opens to a terrace with conversation and dining areas and an outdoor kitchen with a gas grill. The plan includes a den, three-and-ahalf baths, and three large bedrooms that provide views of Estero Bay and the Gulf. The owners suite features a walk-in closet, and a bath with separate vanities and separate water closets. Standard finishes in the Omega residences will reflect Rontos attention to creating a luxurious yet livable environment. Flooring in the living areas will be wood, stone, or porcelain tile. The island kitchens will be outfitted with designer selected cabinetry, a multitude of quartz or granite countertop selections, a 36-inch SubZero refrigerator and 18-inch freezer, Wolf gas ranges and ovens, a Miele dishwasher, and Dornbracht plumbing fixtures. The bathrooms will also feature designer selected cabinetry and quartz or granite countertops, Dornbracht plumbing fixtures, and Toto toilets. Omega features 18,000 square feet of interior amenities, including a billiards room, a bar and social room, a catering kitchen, fitness center, conference room, and three guest suites. Outside, a single level amenity deck surrounded by glass railings will include a resortstyle pool and spa, a pool pavilion with a bar and dining tables, a hot tub, shaded areas, a cabana party area, fire pits with built-in seating, and six cabanas that are available for purchase and include a kitchenette and bathroom. The amenity deck will 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 an appointment. Top: After processing reservations worth nearly $80 million at its Omega highrise tower within Bonita Bay in just two and a half months, The Ronto Group announced it is now converting reservations to binding sales contracts. Tall curved windows in Omegas 2,100 square-foot fitness center will offer stunning long-range views, this time to the north and west. Right: A massive pool with a beach entry, and two sun shelves that will each include six chaise lounges and built-in benches will serve as the centerpiece of the Omega high-rises outdoor amenity deck. ADVERTORIAL




B16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto converting Phase I reservations to contracts at Eleven Eleven CentralThe Ronto Group is converting reservations for Phase I residences at Eleven Eleven Central to sales contracts. The announcement was made as unprecedented reservation activity continued at the walkable/ bikeable community on Central Avenue between 10th Street and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. Thirty-three reservations worth over $25 million have been processed. Earlier this month, seven reservations were processed in eight days. Phase I includes five two-bedroom, twobedroom plus den, and three-bedroom open-concept floor plans with 1,407 to 2,297 square feet of living space, including covered outdoor balconies. Pre-construction pricing starts in the mid-$500s. Five Phase I penthouses remain available. All of Rontos Phase I Avalon and Atlantic floor plans have been reserved. Home sales in Naples typically gain strong momentum as we approach the end of season, particularly larger residences, said Wanda Cross, director of sales for The Ronto Group. The activity weve experienced reflects how buyers have scoured the downtown market and discovered Eleven Eleven Centrals location, amenities, price per square foot, and standard finishes offer tremendous value, especially given that buyers are purchasing newly constructed residences that do not require the extensive renovations. Eleven Eleven Centrals value proposition is unique. The Eleven Eleven Central Phase I floor plans are ideal for those intent on enjoying a convenient, maintenancefree, walkable/bikeable downtown lifestyle and a comprehensive array of amenities. Base-priced at $540,000, the sold out Atlantic floor plan features a total of 1,407 square feet of living space, including 1,265 square feet under air. The two-bedroom, two full-bath residence includes a spacious island kitchen, dining area, and a great room that opens to a covered balcony measuring 142 square feet. Two walk-in closets are featured in the owners suite. The plan also includes a separate laundry room. The sold out two-bedroom, two fullbath Avalon plan provides a total of 1,736 square feet of living space with 1,476 square feet under air. An L-shaped 260 square foot balcony offers conversation and dining areas. The great room and owners bedroom open to the balcony. Two walk-in closets are included in the owners suite. The plan also includes a beautifully designed kitchen, dining area, and a separate laundry room. The Avalon plan is base-priced at $615,000. With a total of 1,741 square feet of living space and 1,561 square feet under air, the Belair floor plan features a large great room that opens to a covered balcony, a comfortable dining area, and an island kitchen. Base-priced at $665,000 the plan also includes two bedrooms, two full-baths, a den, and a separate laundry room. Two walk-in closets are featured in the owners suite. The two-bedroom plus den, two-anda-half bath Collins floor plan includes a total of 1,947 total square feet of living space with 1,757 square feet under air. The spacious living area opens to a covered balcony and includes a great room, dining area, and island kitchen. The owners suite features two walk-in closets, a bath with his and hers vanities, and a bedroom with a sitting area. Base-priced at $765,000 the Collins plan also includes a separate laundry room. The Duval floor plan is the largest of the Eleven Eleven Central Phase I plans. Base-priced at $990,000, the three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath plan features a total of 2,297 square feet of living space with 2,045 square feet under air. Each of the guest bedrooms include private baths and one of the guest bedrooms opens to the covered balcony. A wide gallery hallway and two walk-in closets are included in the owners suite. The massive living area features a great room, dining area, and an island kitchen wrapped by perimeter cabinetry and counter surfaces. The great room and dining area open to the covered balcony. A large separate laundry room is also included. With Fifth Avenue South five blocks away, and the burgeoning Design District right around the corner, Eleven Eleven Central residents will enjoy downtown Naples shopping, dining, and entertainment attractions. The beach is three-quarters of a mile from the community via the sidewalks and bike lanes on Central Avenue or a short ride on the planned community beach shuttle. The communitys location provides access to Baker Park and the Gordon River Pedestrian Bridge and Boardwalk that connects Central Avenue to the Gordon River Greenway. Eleven Eleven Central will offer a nearly 3,500-square foot clubroom with a bar, billiards tables, card tables, televisions, and a catering kitchen. A fitness center also measuring nearly 3,500-square feet will include a functional movement area, exercise equipment, massage rooms, and rest rooms. Resident storage and bike storage areas will be included. Six guest suites will be provided and include a king or queensized bed, a television with cable service, an undercounter refrigerator, sink, microwave, seating area, and a full-bath. The projects 60,000 square foot courtyard amenity deck scheduled for completion in Phase I will feature a 3,200 square feet resort-style pool with a beach entry, 90-foot lap lanes, chaise lounges, poolside tables, two spas, outdoor showers, poolside cabanas, grills, a cabana bar and grilling area with televisions, fire pits, seating areas, a hammock lawn, a life-sized outdoor chess set, a yoga area, and bocce courts. The outdoor amenities will be expanded during Phase II to include a 20,400-square foot Courtyard Park. Two downtown sales centers represent Eleven Eleven Central and Rontos Naples Square community. One is at 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South. The other is in unit 101 of the Naples Square Phase I building at 1030 3rd Avenue South. Both sales centers are open daily. Visit or Above: Phase I at Eleven Eleven Central offers five two-bedroom, two-bedroom plus den, and threebedroom open-concept floor plans with 1,407 to 2,297 square feet of living space, including covered outdoor balconies. Right: Every Phase I Eleven Eleven Central floor plan includes an outdoor balcony with views of the amenity courtyard or the surrounding neighborhood. Below: Scheduled for completion in Phase I, Eleven Eleven Centrals approximately 60,000 square foot courtyard amenity deck will feature a massive 3,200 square feet resort style pool with a beach entry and two 90-foot lap lanes.ADVERTORIAL


Marketed exclusively byEach office is independently owned and operated THE LUTGERT COMPANIES RESIDENCESAT MERCATOSothebys 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 subje ct 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 a nd 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 otherw ise indicated for a specic home. Nothing on our website should be construed as legal, accounting or tax advice. With the purchase of an single family home. Expires April 30, 2018. Purchaser is entitled to a Beach and Full Golf nonrefundable membership at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club. This incentive is a limited time oer which can be terminated at any time by the developer. Membe rship will be established in the name of resident and may not be transferred. Residences at Mercato, and the Lutgert Companies holds no liability for this membership and is not responsible for any additional fees incurred while using this membership. Membership acceptance is at the discretion of LaPlayas enrollment process and rules.46 single-family homes | 239.594.9400 | ResidencesAtMercato.comMODELS OPEN DAILY FOR A LIMITED TIME WITH THE PURCHASE OF A SINGLEFAMILY HOMEBeach and Full Golf Membership at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club. EXPIRES APRIL 30, 2018or Options and upgrade incentive of $60,000. EXPIRES APRIL 30, 2018 Residences at Mercato blends the ease and luxury of carefree living with the privacy of a single-family home. OWNER BENEFITS INCLUDE: Weekly lawn maintenance and pool cleaning. Ex terior window washing, pressure washing, pest control and exterior painting upon schedule. Basic cable, internet and water included in HOA. Natural gas community.$1.425FROM MILLION RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS OVER40MILES FROM THE BEACH1.7


B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSeven spectacular London Bay models on display at Mediterras Model Showcase Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m.Seven spectacular models by London Bay Homes that feature interiors by Romanza Interior Design will be on display Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. during the Mediterra communitys highly anticipated Model Home Showcase event. Mediterra is located two-miles north of Immokalee Road on Livingston Parkway in North Naples. Homebuyers are invited to see how London Bay is transforming Mediterra with the creation of new neighborhoods and residences featuring stunning architectural and interior designs. Four of the models in the Showcase event were named recipients of awards during the 2018 Parade of Homes. Covered lanais overlooking Mediterras captivating tableau include outdoor kitchens and dining and conversation areas. Custom pools by London Bays Acquatico Pools feature pavered decks and fire and water features. Luxurious automobiles from Naples Motorsports will also be on display during Sundays Model Showcase event. More than 60 purchase opportunities remain at Mediterra, including London Bays models and home sites with water and preserve views. Purchasers of homes by London Bay may secure a full golf membership immediately rather than being placed on the membership waiting list. London Bay, an award-winning homebuilder and developer in the Southwest Florida luxury home market for more than three decades, manages all new home construction sales and marketing for Mediterra. London Bays Lucarno neighborhood presents lakeside villas from 2,900 to over 4,000 square feet priced from $1.5 million. Priced at $2,885,000 fully-furnished, the two-story Capriano models 4,402-square-foot plan features a great room with a linear fireplace, a wine bar, and a library that opens to an outdoor living and kitchen area. The home offers views of a custom pool, lake, and Mediterras Parterre Gardens. The master suite features a bathroom with glass partitions and views of a water feature from the freestanding tub. An open staircase ends at a wet bar that serves a second-floor lounge, a guest suite with a balcony, and a sun deck offering lake and garden views. A second Capriano model and The Catalina model are being presented in Cortile, an estate and single-family villa home neighborhood. Priced at $3,675, 000 fully-furnished, the four-bedroom, four bath Caprianos 4,493 squarefeet under air floor plan includes a great room, a wine bar, and a library that opens to an outdoor living and kitchen area. A custom pool includes a cascading waterfall fountain and spa. A fire pit offers a perfect gathering spot. An open staircase ends at a wet bar positioned to serve a second-floor lounge and a guest suite with a balcony, while a sun deck offers a view of the pool and a preserve. Priced at $4,250,000 furnished, the two-story, 5,288 square feet under air, Catalina model features a great room, an island kitchen, and a caf. The caf opens to an outdoor space with a kitchen, an island bar, and ample seating while overlooking a resort-style pool, spa, and fire pit. The master suite opens to a private trellis and patio, while the master bath features a garden shower. The first floor offers a formal dining room, bonus room and two guest suites. The second floor includes a loft, wet bar, a third guest suite, and a sunset overlook with a fireplace. The Sonoma model is featured in Mediterras Caminetto neighborhood, an enclave of single-family villas from the high $1-millions to the low $3-millions. Priced at $3,125,000 fully-furnished, the two-story, 4,414 square-feet Sonoma features a great room, a gourmet-inspired kitchen, a dining room that opens to a covered terrace, and an outdoor living, dining and kitchen area. A bonus room opens to the outdoor spaces. Doubledoors in the master suite lead to a patio overlooking a pool with a sun shelf and spa. A garden shower is accessible from the master bathroom and the pool patio. The second floor includes a lounge with a wet bar and a guest suite. The Bettina and Clara models in Mediterras Cabreo neighborhood are also being featured. Cabreo presents single-family villas from 2,800 to 3,200 square feet priced from $1 million. Priced at $1,960,000 furnished, the fourbedroom, four-bath Bettina villa offers 3,110 square feet. The Bettina presents an open plan with a great room, dining room, and an island kitchen with a pantry and a cafe area. The outdoor living space includes an outdoor kitchen. The Clara model features 3,369 square feet. The three-bedroom, three-andone-half bath residence is Cabreos largest floor plan. The family room, living room, and master suite open to an outdoor living area with a pool and spa. The Clara is priced at $1,995,000 furnished. The two-story, four-bedroom Isabella model offers 4,285 square feet under air in Mediterras Serata neighborhood. A second-story covered balcony overlooks an outdoor living area, pool and spa. The models great room plan also includes a formal dining room, study, large master suite, and an outdoor kitchen. The model is priced at $2,895,000 furnished. A leading homebuilder and developer in the Southwest Florida home market for nearly three decades, London Bay Homes has earned more than 300 industry awards. Its brand promise of Private Label Living ensures quality, attention to detail, and homes that are a unique expression of their residents distinctive tastes. The company builds new luxury custom and multi-family homes priced from $1 million to more than $10 million in many of the regions most exclusive neighborhoods and communities. For information about London Bay Homes, visit 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. Call (239) 298-7600. Visit Above: The Sonoma model in Caminetto at Mediterra features an organic contemporary interior design that showcases numerous natural materials. Right: Each of the models included in Mediterras Model Showcase offers a captivating indoor/outdoor living experience with covered lanais, outdoor kitchens, lush landscaping, and custom pools by London Bays Acquatico Pools. Below: The Bettina models open-concept floor plan includes 3,110 square feet under air and offers an exceptional level of livability. The Bettina is one of seven models being featured during Mediterras 2018 Model Home Showcase. ADVERTORIAL




B20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYFind your forever in Ave Maria Live the life youve been dreaming of in Ave Maria. Live in a place where neighbors are friends, moms walk baby strollers together, retirees meet at the pub for happy hour, families feel safe sending their kids off to ride bikes and play at the park, and where daily conveniences such as Publix, dentist and doctor, and gas station are available within your very own town. Learn why Ave Maria has been named Collier Countys Community of the Year 2017, 2016 and 2015. Amenities for an Active Lifestyle Ave Maria has amenities for all ages. Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, the on-site 18 hole course designed by Gordon G Lewis, offers challenging play alongside natural beauty and wildlife. Ave Marias water park, open exclusively to residents, features two waterslides, interactive water adventure playground, resort and lap pools, spa, and beach volleyball. The North Park boasts a playground, baseball, basketball, and soccer fields. The South Park is a great spot to walk your four-legged friend at dog park or play bocce. Pack a picnic and relax at the covered outdoor pavilion. Quality of Life In Ave Maria, homeowners realize the importance of quality of life. Top notch education is available to all children whether its from our highlyrated Collier County Public Schools, the private K-12 Donahue Academy or Ave Maria University. The preferred method of transportation in town? A golf cart! Nothing beats zipping to Publix or to the pub on your golf cart. Best of all, new friends are easily made in Ave Maria with so many opportunities through the calendar of events hosted by the Master Association as well as the natural gathering spots around town. CC Homes CC Homes, presents 3-6 bedroom homes in one and two-story floor plans ranging in size from 1,133 to over 5,000 square feet and priced from the high $100s. Homes are offered in three neighborhoods: Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve, and Coquina at Maple Ridge. Customize your dream home with several options including outdoor oasis with pool, kitchen, and cabana bathroom or an extra bedroom or flex room above the garage. Visit the on-site sales center and tour 14 model homes open daily. Ask about several move-in ready homes. Del Webb Naples Del Webb Naples is the smart choice for active adults desiring a well-rounded southwest Florida lifestyle. Del Webb Naples offers ten floor plans from 1,133 to over 2,500 square feet, with 2-5 bedrooms and prices from the high 100s. Choose from golf course, lake or preserve view when selecting your home site from the nations highly awarded home builder. The on-site Oasis Club at Del Webb Naples features over 12,000 square feet of resort and lap pools, tennis courts, bocce and pickleball, fitness center, library, caf, fire pit, arts & crafts studio, and library. Dine at the brand new Rusty Putter for breakfast, lunch or afternoon bites. Visit an on-site sales representative to learn more about the Del Webb lifestyle. 5 model homes open daily. Pulte Homes With 20 popular single-family home designs in Hampton Village, Emerson Park, and Avalon Park priced from the low $200s, Pulte Homes offers quality construction home buyers can trust. These neighborhoods are located near the Town Center, private schools, and outdoor recreation. A wellknown and respected name in home building, Pulte Homes features Life Tested features in their home designs built for life and how you live it. Three models open daily in Avalon Park. Farmers market Join us Saturdays in April from 8am1pm. Stroll along the Town Center circle and enjoy food, art and crafts from local vendors. Call ahead to reserve a 90-minute eco-adventure with Orange Jeep Tours and enjoy an off-road safari on private Collier family owned land. 239-434-JEEP Visit UsModels Open Daily 21 Model homes open daily. For more information visit Ave Maria at 5076 Annunciation Circle # 104, avemaria. com or by calling 23 9-352-3903 Follow us on social media to be the first to learn about specials and incentives. Take Immokalee Rd. east; turn right onto Oil Well Rd; then left into the main Ave Maria entrance. ADVERTORIALOver 40 floor plans in 7 neighborhoods from 3 of the areas top builders priced from the high $100s. Town center with free events, Publix, restaurants and shops. Tour 21 models open daily.

PAGE 53 | RoyalShellRentals.com239.213.9100 26331 WOODLYN DR., BONITA Visit for Details 7 BR Suites, Iconic Great Room & Billiards $7,500,000 MLS 218015029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY BAY WOODS 665 FOUNTAINHEAD WAY, NAPLES Tranquility, a Contemporary Zen Design Over 9,000 S.F. Indoor/Outdoor Living Space $3,495,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 NEW PRICE PARK SHORE 4931 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1001, BONITA 10th Floor, South End Sky Home, Rarely Available 4,500 S.F. of Living Space w/Private Elevator $2,560,000 MLS 218014385 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW PRICE BONITA BAY AZURE16687 PISTOIA WAY, NAPLES 3 BR, 3 Full BA, 2 Half BA + Den, 3,557 S.F. Custom Built Home w/Every Luxury Detail $1,545,000 MLS 218007754 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 TALIS PARK PISTOIA CASA26060 FAWNWOOD CT., BONITA Elegant Brick-Front Estate Home Circular Driveway, Gracious Entry $1,450,000 MLS 216069692 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BAY SPRING RIDGE26448 BRICK LN., BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms + Den, Pool/Spa $1,350,000 MLS 21801997 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE5718 CLARENDON DR., NAPLES 3 BR, Flex Room, 3 Car A/C Garage Brand New, Prime Lakefront Home $1,349,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE3390 OAK HAMMOCK CT., BONITA Gracious 4 BR, 3 BA w/Golf Course Views Circular Drive & Rear Entry 3 Car Garage $1,099,000 MLS 217076356 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BAY CREEKSIDE

PAGE 54 m 239.21 3 Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 445 DOCKSIDE DR. #204, NAPLES Gorgeous Waterfront Views Beautifully Renovated by BCB Homes $1,093,250 MLS 217074759 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 NEW PRICE PELICAN ISLE3061 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms + Den $999,000 MLS 217027476 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY LAUREL RIDGE22901 SHADY KNOLL DR., ESTERO Private Lot w/Great Lake Views 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $899,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $899,000 MLS 217050184 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 $899,000 MLS 217064749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $885,000 MLS 218026675 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 9415 GULF SHORE DR. #301, NAPLES Spectacular Gulf Views, Beachfront Condo 2 BR, 2 BA, Beautifully Furnished $869,999 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 ADMIRALITY VANDERBILT BEACH9084 WINDSWEPT DR., ESTERO Hawthorne, Bardmoor Model, 3 BR, 3 BA + Den Golf & Lake View, Large Great Room, 2-Car GA $734,000 MLS 218027638 Greg Lewis, PA 239.287.1158 NEW PRICE SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS22211 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 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $610,000 MLS 218020226 Fred Cuthbertson, The Boeglin Team 239.776.9083 $539,000 MLS 218012064 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 $539,000 MLS 217079143 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.564.5717 2843 TIBURON BLVD. E. #7-101, NAPLES Spacious 3 BR, 2 BA Condo w/2-Car Garage Over 2,100 S.F. of Living in Ritz Carlton Resort $537,000 MLS 217050017 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 TIBURON6773 DEL MAR TER., NAPLES Lake View, 4 BR, 3 BA Cul-De-Sac Location w/Open Concept $535,000 MLS 218015141 Sylvie Hall, Westerfield Group 239.300.3828 MARBELLA LAKES5575 LAGO VILLAGGIO WAY, NAPLES Lakefront 4 BR Home w/Pool & Spa Outstanding Views $535,000 MLS 218027697 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW LISTING LAGO VILLAGGIO $475,000 MLS 218024553 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 $469,000 MLS 217077373 Charles Goff 239.269.4633 $459,900 MLS 217048840 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 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 BLACK BEAR RIDGE $499,900 MLS 218023197 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 28371 NAUTICA LN., BONITA Popular 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Oakmont Floor Plan Pool, Lake View $440,000 MLS 218018885 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 VILLAGES OF BONITA27268 JOLLY ROGER LN., BONITA Canal Front, 3 BR, 3 BA, Large Pool Beautifully Remodeled Throughout $429,000 MLS 217044447 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 JOLLY ROGER1065 GULF SHORE BLVD. N. #213, NAPLES Beautiful Beachfront Condo 1 BR, 1 BA + Den, Totally Remodeled $420,000 MLS 218024577 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 COQUINA SANDS $399,000 MLS 218017776 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 $385,000 MLS 217061277 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $349,000 MLS 218018629 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 15209 BUTLER LAKE DR. #101, NAPLES Large 1st Floor End Unit 2 Car Garage $399,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 LIVINGSTON LAKES $399,899 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 9231 PALMETTO RIDGE DR. #101, ESTERO 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage w/Built-In Cabinets Nicely Furnished, Turnkey $349,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 PALMETTO RIDGE2515 TALON CT. #4-402, NAPLES Pristine! Well Located $339,000 MLS 218007287 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 COLONY AT HAWKSRIDGE3620 LANSING LP. #202, ESTERO Expansive Lanai w/Long Lake View Oak Staircase w/Wrought Iron Railing $335,000 MLS 218005211 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 MEADOWS OF ESTERO $289,900 MLS 218023642 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $289,000 MLS 218000825 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $284,995 MLS 218012097 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 14071 TIVOLI TER., BONITA Lake & Golf Course Views Great Room Design w/Wide & Open Kitchen $319,000 MLS 217020785 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 NEW PRICE OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PALMIRA GOLF & CC $317,000 MLS 217066664 Steve Suddeth 239.784.0693 820 KETCH DR. #2, NAPLES Newly Remodeled 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Tile Throughout, SS Appliances, Laundry in Unit $279,900 MLS 218018627 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 MOORINGS1059 MARBLEHEAD DR. #0-3, NAPLES Golf Membership Included Four Miles to Downtown & the Beach $275,000 MLS 218005692 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 NEW PRICE GLEN EAGLE MONTCLAIR PARK1720 TARPON BAY DR. S. #202, NAPLES 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1 Car Garage, 1,669 S.F. Granite, Crown Molding, SS, Gas Available $274,500 MLS 218024360 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM TARPON BAY NEPTUNE BAY $249,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $249,000 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $249,000 MLS 218022347 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 21179 BUTCHERS HOLLER, ESTERO Lake & Golf Course Views 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $269,000 MLS 218007593 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 4/21 1:00PM 4:00PM COUNTRY CREEK $255,000 MLS 218018789 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 20891 WILDCAT RUN DR. #2, ESTERO 1 Story Condo 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $230,000 MLS 217070062 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 WILDCAT RUN27870 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #202C, BONITA 2 BR, 2.5 BA Townhouse, Great Location 2 Pools, Tennis, Bocce, Gated Community $225,000 MLS 218014683 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 OPEN 4/21 10:00AM 2:00PM HACIENDA VILLAGE6820 STERLING GREENS PL. #2104, NAPLES 1st Floor, Furnished 2 BR, 2 BA Serene Panoramic Views $219,000 MLS 218027340 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 NEW LISTING GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC $173,500 MLS 218026124 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 $164,000 MLS 218018696 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7716 $159,900 MLS 218011058 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 25756 AMELIA WAY #203, BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor, Remodeled Condo Spacious Living Area & Open Kitchen $199,900 MLS 217072418 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM VILLAGES OF BONITA $180,000 MLS 218000619 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040


m | 3 .9100 o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway $1,093,250 MLS 217074759 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 $999,000 MLS 217027476 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 $899,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 8023 SAN SIMEON WAY, NAPLES Completely Updated Home One of the Best Family Neighborhoods $899,000 MLS 217050184 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 MONTEREY23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #406, ESTERO 3 Balconies w/Spectacular Views 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, High Rise $899,000 MLS 217064749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY3953 WOODLAKE DR., BONITA Enjoy Peaceful Sunsets from SW Facing Lanai Remodeled Kitchen, New Roof in 2011, 3,811 S.F. $885,000 MLS 218026675 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY $869,999 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $734,000 MLS 218027638 Greg Lewis, PA 239.287.1158 $660,000 MLS 217027938 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 28451 LAS PALMAS CIR., BONITA Panoramic Views of Lake & Golf Course 3 BR, 4 BA + Den, 2 Car Garage $610,000 MLS 218020226 Fred Cuthbertson, The Boeglin Team 239.776.9083 SPANISH WELLS14475 JEKYLL ISLAND CT., NAPLES 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Bonus Room Close to Schools & Amenities $539,000 MLS 218012064 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 INDIGO LAKES9225 MUSEO CIR. #201, NAPLES Pristine Lake View 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Bathrooms $539,000 MLS 217079143 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.564.5717 FIDDLER'S CREEK VARENNA $537,000 MLS 217050017 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 $535,000 MLS 218015141 Sylvie Hall, Westerfield Group 239.300.3828 $535,000 MLS 218027697 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 1091 PORT ORANGE WAY, NAPLES Designer Appointments Great Outdoor Living Area $475,000 MLS 218024553 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 NEW LISTING WATERWAYS OF NAPLES5025 BLAUVELT WAY #201, NAPLES 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths + Den, 2-Car Garage Tons of Entertaining Space, 3,022 S.F. $469,000 MLS 217077373 Charles Goff 239.269.4633 NEW PRICE BANYAN WOODS4425 DOVER CT. #603, NAPLES Sunsets & Stunning Lake Views 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom + Den Coach Home $459,900 MLS 217048840 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 KENSINGTON $529,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 517 92ND AVE. N., NAPLES Walking Distance to the Beach Short Bike Ride to Mercato Shops & Restaurants $499,900 MLS 218023197 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NEW LISTING NAPLES PARK $440,000 MLS 218018885 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 $429,000 MLS 217044447 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 $420,000 MLS 218024577 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 6120 MONTELENA CIR. #2201, NAPLES Golf Views, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den Cherry Cabinetry, Granite, 18" Tile on Diagonal $399,000 MLS 218017776 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 NEW PRICE VINEYARDS MONTELENA1188 POMPEI LN., NAPLES 2 BR, 2 BA Home w/Large Backyard Great Investment Opportunity $385,000 MLS 217061277 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 SORRENTO GARDENS1060 ALHAMBRA CIR., NAPLES Minutes to Shopping & Restaurants A Short Bike Ride to the Beach $349,000 MLS 218018629 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 TWIN LAKES $399,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 1035 SANDPIPER ST. #F202, NAPLES Resort Style Living, Minutes to 5th Ave. 2nd Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Unit $399,899 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT $349,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $339,000 MLS 218007287 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 $335,000 MLS 218005211 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 20691 WILDCAT RUN DR. #201, ESTERO Cypress Cove 2nd Floor, Former Model 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Enclosed Lanai, 2-Car Garage $289,900 MLS 218023642 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 WILDCAT RUN27012 ADRIANA CIR. #202, BONITA 2nd Floor Condo, 4 BR, 2 BA 1,841 S.F., 1 Car Attached Garage $289,000 MLS 218000825 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 SERRANO1419 MONARCH CIR. #B-5.1, NAPLES Fully Renovated Villa Rarely Available 3 BR, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage $284,995 MLS 218012097 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 BERKSHIRE VILLAGE $319,000 MLS 217020785 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 1001 10TH AVE. S., NAPLES One of the Few Live Aboard Slips in Naples! 70' x 18.5' Slip 15 Mins./2 Miles to the Gulf $317,000 MLS 217066664 Steve Suddeth 239.784.0693 OLDE NAPLES SEAPORT, SLIP #17 $279,900 MLS 218018627 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $275,000 MLS 218005692 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 $274,500 MLS 218024360 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 28442 ALTESSA WAY #202, BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1,616 S.F., Turnkey Furnished Beautiful Lake View w/Southern Exposure $249,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM VASARI MATERA20130 GOLDEN PANTHER DR. #3, ESTERO Furnished Townhouse, 3 BR, 3 BA Lake, Preserve, Golf Course View $249,000 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM WILDCAT RUN12824 MAIDEN CANE LN., BONITA 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage Golf Included! Furniture Negotiable $249,000 MLS 218022347 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 HUNTERS RIDGE $269,000 MLS 218007593 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 27911 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #217D, BONITA Rare in Hacienda, 2 Bedrooms + Den New Carpet, Tile & Paint, Offered Furnished $255,000 MLS 218018789 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 OPEN 4/21 10:00AM 2:00PM HACIENDA VILLAGE $230,000 MLS 217070062 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $225,000 MLS 218014683 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 $219,000 MLS 218027340 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 27123 MATHESON AVE. #205, BONITA 3 BR, 2 BA, Tile Floors Throughout Open Great Room Floor Plan $173,500 MLS 218026124 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW LISTING GARDENS OF BONITA1828 KINGS LAKE BLVD. #6-104, NAPLES Spacious 1st Floor Condo 2 BR, 2 BA, Recently Updated $164,000 MLS 218018696 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7716 NEW PRICE KINGS LAKE197 HARRISON RD. #1, NAPLES 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA Condo, Offered Turnkey Golf Course Views from Large Florida Rm. $159,900 MLS 218011058 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 GLADES COUNTRY CLUB $199,900 MLS 217072418 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 10010 MADDOX LN. #315, BONITA Bright & Spacious 3 BR, 2 BA Condo 3rd Floor Unit w/Water Views $180,000 MLS 218000619 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 LAKESIDE HIDEAWAY


1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,875,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 OPEN 4/19 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd Street Shopping Timeless Architecture, Wood Flooring $4,475,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE NAPLES5889 SUNNYSLOPE DR., NAPLES Exterior Reminiscent of Hamptons Homes Outstanding Views from Every Room $3,590,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM QUAIL WEST4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA26407 BRICK LN., BONITA Visit for Details Unmatched Lake & Golf Course Views $1,895,000 MLS 218025067 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 NEW LISTING OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE4916 CRAYTON RD., NAPLES Totally Remodeled 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Large Lanai w/Outdoor Kitchen $1,799,000 MLS 217064146 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PARK SHORE502 WHISPERING PINE LN., NAPLES Single Family w/Pool & Lake Views 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $1,699,000 MLS 217044781 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PARK SHORE14906 BELLEZZA LN., NAPLES Luxury Residence w/Tranquil Lake View Infinity Edge Pool & Spillover Spa $1,497,500 MLS 216069611 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA BELLEZZA786 ORCHID CT., MARCO ISLAND Long & Wide Converging Waterway Views 3 BR, 3.5 BA, Wraparound Lanai, Pool/Spa $1,450,000 MLS 218010046 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM MARCO BEACH524 PARKWOOD LN., NAPLES Pool Home, 3 BR, 3 BA, Turnkey Furnished Spacious & Updated, Close to Beach $1,250,000 MLS 217043451 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PARK SHORE380 10TH ST. S. #204, NAPLES Beautiful 2 BR, 3 BA + Den Townhouse Bright & Airy Floor Plan, 1 Car Garage $997,000 MLS 218009698 Galietti Team 239.826.5897 OPEN 4/21 & 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM OLD NAPLES MODENA28430 SOMBRERO DR., BONITA Beautiful Lake, Golf Course & Sunset Views 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Pool, Outdoor Kitchen $580,000 MLS 218023876 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS17055 PORTA VECCHIO WAY #101, NAPLES 1st Floor, 3 BR + Den, Natural Preserve View Volume Ceilings w/Grand Foyer $559,000 MLS 218023488 Navarro Group 239.689.9339 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA4081 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 Car Garage, 2nd Floor Southwest Corner, Turnkey Furnished $539,000 MLS 217069250 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAKESIDE9230 CEDAR CREEK DR., BONITA Direct Gulf Access Dock, Pool/Spa 4 BR, 3 BA, 3 Car Garage, Large Yard $539,000 MLS 218013981 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM CEDAR CREEK9844 TREASURE CAY LN., BONITA Outstanding 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Pool/Spa Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $508,000 MLS 218024461 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS2500 GULF SHORE BLVD. N. #S9, NAPLES On Moorings Bay & West of 41 Quiet Private Location, Steps to Beach $419,000 MLS 218015799 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM MOORINGS9681 RAVEN CT., ESTERO Waterfront, Islamorada Model 2 Master Suites, 3 BR, 3 BA, Pool $389,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM ROOKERY POINTE28729 MEGAN DR., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 2,248 S.F., 2 Car Garage Pool, Golf Course Views, Gated Community $374,900 MLS 217078975 Meli Chelon-Gumma 239.273.3974 NEW PRICE OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS800 S. GOLF DR. #105, NAPLES Less Than a Mile to Beach Rare 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey Condo $360,000 MLS 218016634 Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM COUNTRY CLUB CONDOS324 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 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC9340 SPANISH MOSS WAY, BONITA Beautiful Lake, Golf Course & Preserve View 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Open Floor Plan $350,000 MLS 218017880 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS MARBELLA9423 ISLA BELLA CIR., BONITA Tranquil Preserve Setting Granite Countertops & SS Appliances $329,900 MLS 218014416 Danni Jones, Martinovich Group 239.325.3507 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA ISLES23820 SAN MARINO RD. #201, ESTERO Bright 2nd Floor End Unit, 2,354 S.F. Bonus Room Over 2 Car Garage $329,000 MLS 218022912 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 4/22 1:00PM 4:00PM LIGHTHOUSE BAY


ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Celebrate life. Without ever leaving home.Whether gathering with friends or enjoying endless amenities, celebrate each and Where thoughtful designs blend seamlessly into a carefree resort lifestyle and sun drenched days give way to glorious gulf sunsets. Forever views that are forever yours. Tower 200 from $1.4 million. 1391 239-793-0110 CELEBRATE


B26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYAnnouncing limited-time offers at Residences at MercatoThe Lutg ert Companies announces that the Residences at Mercato, the exclusive enclave with easy pedestrian access to the amenities of Mercato, is offering buyers a unique opportunity. With the purchase of any single-family home at Residences at Mercato, enjoy a complimentary Beach and Full Golf Membership at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club or an options and upgrades incentive of $60,000. This offer will only be available until April 30. Just minutes from Naples awardwinning beaches and countless cultural offerings, the model homes at the Residences at Mercato are open daily. Showcasing the ease of indoor-outdoor living with the grace of a single-family home, this gated neighborhood is nestled within cosmopolitan Mercato. Visit the new Enclave, Le Rivage and Azure model homes. Discover the Enclave, a 2,924 squarefoot, three-bedroom plus den, threeand-a-half-bath residence with a coastal contemporary vibe. Its two-story great room with natural gas fireplace transitions seamlessly to an expanded outdoor living space. A covered seating area is styled with a second fireplace and retractable roll-down screens. The summer kitchen, al fresco dining space, pool with LED-lit waterfall and spa are accented by stone, silver travertine and white glass tile. With interior design by Jean Losier of Clive Daniel Home, the use of natural wood showcases effortless elegance throughout the residence. Step inside the exquisite Le Rivage model, which includes a Clive Daniel Home furnishings package at no additional cost. The five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bath residence is designed with sophisticated finishes of oak, marble and glass throughout its 3,558 square feet of living space. Transitioning from the easy flow of the homes interior, an inviting outdoor space features a pool with a cascading waterfall fountain and spa. Interior design was created by Charlie Hansen of Clive Daniel Home. Le Rivage received the Collier Building Industry Association 2017 Award for Overall Excellence in Construction and Design in the $2.251 million to $2.5 million category. Explore the Azure model, 2017 winner of CBIAs Overall Excellence in Construction and Design Award in the $1.751 million to $2 million category, featuring three bedrooms plus cabana, four-and-a half baths and 2,953 square feet of living space. This villa offers an open-concept floor plan that allows for easy flow to the exquisite outdoor living areas. Embracing the Florida lifestyle, its outdoor area has been equipped with a summer kitchen, pool and a fireplace. Also featuring interior designs by Clive Daniel Home, the model boasts both transitional and global influences, with warm tones that complement the architectures coastal design. The 3,037-square-foot, two-story detached Le Ciel residence features three-bedrooms and 4.5 baths. This model features a new coastal style with a fresh color palette of warm backgrounds. The homes open floor plan makes it ideal for entertaining. A special feature is a flexible cabana space with its own en-suite bathroom ideal for a home office or guest room. Situated on 11 acres, Residences at Mercato is a gated enclave of 46 coastal contemporary-style homes accentuated by custom outdoor living spaces designed to emphasize year-round outdoor leisure. Winding paver roads, lush landscaping and coastal inspired facades showcase urban living at its finest. Residences at Mercato is a natural gas community with maintenance-free living that includes lawn maintenance and pool cleaning, exterior window washing, pressure washing, pest control and painting. Basic cable, internet, water and sewer are also included. With the very best shopping, dining and entertainment right outside your door, Residences at Mercato is also just 1.7 miles from the beach. Exclusively marketed and sold by Premier Sothebys International Realty, Residences at Mercato is 70% built out and 65% sold out; only 12 homesites are available for your selection and personalization. Announcing a Limited Time Offer: Beach and Full Golf Membership at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club or an options and upgrade incentive of $60,000 with the purchase of any single-family home at Residences at Mercato. Only available until April 30. Premier Sothebys International Realty 239.594.9400 | ResidencesAtMercato.comADVERTORIAL


Del Webb Naples Pulte Homes Maple Ridge by CC Homes From volleyball to pickleballWhether its a rousing game of beach volleyball or a friendly match of pickleball, youll love the lifestyle in Ave Maria. Come visit us today. Discover 22 model homes and 40 oor plans to choose from. 2 to 6 bedroom homes range in price from the high $100s to the $500s. And dont forget to bring your camera. Theres so much to see and do youll want to capture every moment. Ave Maria. Picture Perfect. Naples living high $100s 500s5076 Annunciation Circle #104, Ave Maria, FL 34142 22 Models Open Daily 239-352-3903 AveMaria.comTake Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. Top 35 Master Planned Communities in U.S. Top 20 Places to Retire 2016 Community of the Year Maple Ridge by CC Homes Community of the Year 2017, 2016 & 2015 2017 Community of the Year


$3,395,000 AWE INSPIRING EMOTIONALLY CHARGED WATERFRONT ESTATE! $3,250,000 FTM HISTORIC DISTRICT RIVER FRONT ESTATENd Ss Reab Estate Bter. THE MCMURRAY & NETTE TEAM OF ROYAL SHELL REAL ESTATESERVING SANIBEL & CAPTIVA, FT. MYERS, ALVA, BONITA SPRINGS AND NAPLES.PHONE: 239.850.7888 WWW.MCMURRAYANDNETTE.COM $2,995,000 BREATHTAKING DEEP WATER BOATING VIEWS $5,795,000 SWFL RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN $2,599,000 GATED-WATERFRONT ESTATE BEAUTY! $1,795,000 ST CHARLES HARBOUR YACHT & C.C. $15,950,000 THE MOST UNIQUE AND UNPARALLELED PROPERTY IN LEE COUNTY! $2,995,000 SWFLS NEWEST DEEP WATER LUXURY DEVELOPMENT THE LISTINGS OF A LIFESTYLENaples South: 239.449.3400 | Rental Office: 239.775.9251 FLStockDevelopment 4211 Cortland Way, Naples Quail WestFormer model, beautifully furnished, 4 Beds/Of ce Den/4.5 Baths and 3 car garage. Spectacular golf course views.$1,999,995 Betty Smith, 239-821-7608 OPEN SUN 19050 Shenendoah Circle Majors at Lely ResortWestern Exposure four bedroom plus den home with lake and golf course views!$999,000 Sean Meehan, 239-404-0109 OPEN SAT & SUN 14600 Winged Foot Way #8-202Naples Lakes Country ClubBeautiful three bedroom two bath golf club condo with Southern Exposure!$289,000 Sean Meehan, 239-404-0109 6104 Dogleg Drive Prestwick Place at Lely Resort Spectacular golf course and lake view. 3 bedrooms/ 2baths with many upgrades including a private pool. $509,900 Nancy Harris-Gannon, 239-691-0939 19645 Maddelena Circle, Estero Belle LagoMove in Ready! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths in Belle Lago. Lake view, new appliances, new AC.$492,000 Catherine Ouellette, 941-916-7876 8986 Cambria Circle, #2205Ole at Lely ResortTurnkey furnished. Beautifully decorated 3 bedroom town home shows like a model. $314,900 Nancy Harris-Gannon, 239-691-0939 OPEN SUN 1 OPEN SAT 1Listings. Lifestyle. Location. OPEN SUN 1 OPEN SUN 17849 Hawthorne Drive #803 Hawthorne at Lely ResortBeautifully decorated 3 bedroom town home shows like a model, lots of upgrades including private elevator. $465,000 Nancy Harris-Gannon, 239-691-0939 OPEN SUN 17874 Players Street Classics Plantation Estates at Lely ResortSouthern exposure 3 bedroom plus den, 4 bath lake front home.$975,000 Sean Meehan, 239-404-0109 9081 Albion Lane S. #6501Ole at Lely ResortEnd Unit in the lush tropical courtyard setting of the high demand Quad II$339,900 Vito A. Galatro, 239-595-6669 OPEN SAT & SUN 1 OPEN SAT & SUN 16092 Dogleg Drive Prestwick Place at Lely ResortGreat golf view! Low maintenance single family home overlooking the 4th green in Prestwick Place. 3 bedrooms/2 baths.$429,000 Vito A. Galatro, 239-595-6669 OPEN FRI & SUN 17876 Valencia Court Ashton Place at Lely ResortWell maintained one owner courtyard oorplan, 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, private screened in heated pool, new AC unit.$429,900 Matt Meacham, 239-825-4500 OPEN SUN 1 REDUCED REDUCED


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B30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYAQUA II designer furnished model ready to move-in nowIf you are ready to make a move, but dont want the stresses of moving, enjoy the convenience of purchasing a beautifully furnished model home at AQUA II. No moving furniture. No purchasing new window coverings or artwork. Simply arrive at your new home complete with designer-selected furnishings and enjoy immediate occupancy. Award-winning interior designer Jerilyn Antonacci, president of Antonacci Design Group created the contemporary interior design of model 301, inspired by the curves of the building and the views of the water, spanning 4,171 sf under air with includes three bedrooms, a den and three-and-a-half bathrooms and priced at $2.545 million. The view is what we are always striving for, so we kept the open floor plan and created a palate of modern colors, explains Ms. Antonacci. The open floor plan appeals to people moving from a single-family home to a maintenancefree waterfront lifestyle, she adds. The model has a great room, kitchen and living room that line up against large windows overlooking the nearby marina. Design elements are very modern: a table with a center cutout, black coffee tables in three layers with smaller black tables, shimmering wallpaper and a linear fireplace. The master bedroom overlooks the water, so Antonacci boosted the view with a large oval mirror over the bed to reflect that scenery. She used lots of white and gold colors, and unique design elements. The wall behind the bed features a wallpaper starburst. Modern artwork is placed throughout. The master bathroom features a twoperson built-in tub nestled against a big picture window that overlooks the water. A silk hand-knotted throw by Ann Gish styles the bed in one of the guest rooms. The second guest room is a blush pink. The den has a long built-in desk and cubbies nestled in the wall. Exceptional conveniences offered at AQUA include communitys private yacht harbor, with direct access to the Gulf, consisting of 29 slips for separate purchase for those who wish to own their own boat right in their back yard. One slip remains available for sale to accommodate a boat up to 50 feet. Designed for homeowners who desire an extra shade or sunshine, AQUA marina cabanas offer nearby living area with comfortable seating, air conditioning, a wet bar with refrigerator and microwave, and a full bath. Two marina cabanas remain available for sale. A pavilion bar complements AQUAs resort-style pool and spa, gas grills and fire pits overlooking the yacht harbor. The fitness center features top-of-theline exercise equipment. Resident peace of mind is assured thanks to a 24-hour attended arrival lobby and a grand entry gate with around-the-clock controlled entry. An in-house management team and concierge provide the utmost in attentive service. The 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; a library, and a state-of-the-art private movie theater with reclining seats ideal for watching Super Bowl, PGA tournaments, favorite musicals and much more. Contracts for AQUA Tower II are ongoing, with Naples-based PACT Realty serving as the exclusive listing agent. Two unfurnished residences remain available for purchase. For further information about AQUA or to schedule a tour of the model, please call 239-591-2727, visit online at or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. Top: AQUA furnished model 301 design elements are very modern with a table with center cutout, black coffee table in three layers with smaller black tables, shimmering wallpaper and linear fireplace. Above: Interior designer Jerilyn Antonacci was inspired by the curves of the building and the views of the water at AQUA at Pelican Isle when she created a palate of modern colors and mixed different metals with gold and white in the furnished models kitchen. ADVERTORIALThe view is what we are always striving for, so we kept the open floor plan and created a palate of modern colors. The open floor plan appeals to people moving from a single-family home to a maintenance-free waterfront lifestyle. Jerilyn Antonacci, President of Antonacci Design Group


From poolside parties and beach picnics to kayaking and pickleball, The Isles of Collier Preserve is a place where nature, neighbors and free-spirited fun come together like nowhere else. A place where award-winning homes overlook miles of scenic waterways and preserves. Come see why, The Isles have it over any other community in Naples.NEW PHASE OF LUXURY VILLAS NOW OPEN!IN TOWN. ON THE WATER. BEYOND THE ORDINARY. Available membership at adjoining Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club with deepwater access to the Gulf of Mexico Classic Old Florida Clubhouse | Resort-Style Pool | Event Lawn | Lap Pool | Cabanas | Fitness Center Pickleball & Tennis Courts | Kayak & Paddleboard Laun ches | Construction underway on Overlook Bar & GrillMOVEIN READY HOMES AVAILABLE NOWSAVE UP TO $60,000!*LUXURY VILLAS, COACH HOMES & SINGLEFAMILY HOMES FROM THE MID $300s TO OVER $1.5 MILLION For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities, visit GET STARTED ATMintoUSA.com5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson Drive(888) 707-1251 *Limited time incentive on select homes, please see a New Home Sales Professional for details. Minto Communities, LLC 2018. Not an offer where prohibited by state statutes. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or transferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, specifications, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. Minto, the Minto logo, The Isles of Collier Preserve and The Isles of Collier Preserve logo are trademarks of Minto Communities, LLC and/or its affiliates. CGC 1519880. 4/2018 have it!LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN & THE BEACHES


B32 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBest of both worlds: Naples Reserves social lifestyle is surprisingly affordableOne of South Naples fastestselling communities, Naples Reserve channels the ambience of Floridas old beach towns with Southern Coastal architecture and the spirit of Key West in a 688-acre community woven amongst 22 freshwater lakes including the centerpiece 125-acre Eagle Lake. Naples Reserve has attracted homebuyers with its social lifestyle and resort-style community of attached villa, single-family and custom estate homes. And residents agree, its affordability only adds to the appeal. When Felipe and Cristina Duran embarked upon their new home search, they immediately recognized that Naples Reserves amenities and value set it apart from other communities. The look and feel of the community really appealed to us, said Cristina. The lot sizes and affordable and comprehensive HOA fees were added incentives. Naples Reserve residents enjoy a full social calendar planned by Lifestyle and Fitness Director Carri Adam, who themes many of the events around activities and amenities offered in the community. Many events are held at Naples Reserves $7 million Island Club social center, which features a 5,160-squarefoot clubhouse and an adjacent 3,500-square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and a movement studio for spinning, Zumba and yoga. An expansive, resort-style, zeroentry pool offers a tropical waterfall and dedicated lap lanes, and the lakefront Match Point tennis and pickleball complex offers opportunities for friendly competition among neighbors. The Durans, who purchased a lakeview home in the Savannah Lakes neighborhood, said they regularly take advantage of the Island Clubs fitness center and pool. We also enjoy Fire Pit Friday! said Cristina. Our 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, said Adam. Residents celebrated all season long in Naples Reserve style. More than 100 High Roller Naples Reserve residents enjoyed Casino Night at the Island Club, complete with blackjack, craps, roulette, poker tables and slot machines all staffed by professional dealers. Winners cashed out to receive gift cards to local restaurants and Naples Reserve favorites, including Latitudes Cafe and Chat n Chill Tiki Bar. At the end-of-season Motown Party, residents got their groove on to the soulful sounds of Naples infamous ExBachelors band while dining on soul food-style fare from Friscos Catering. Upcoming events include a Neighbors Night Out bus tour to Cape Corals Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery and Big Blue Brewery, where residents will learn how rum and beer are made from scratch, as well as a festive fiesta to celebrate Cinco de Mayo around the resort-style pool! Adam also regularly hosts educational and entertaining presentations. During these events, residents have learned paddleboard basics, practiced bocce ball and brushed up on their CPR technique. All of the experiences residents share make it a close-knit community, said Adam. Naples Reserve residents Tom and Sue Marquardt lived in Annapolis, Maryland for 36 years prior to moving to Naples Reserve. A year ago, the couple selected the Minorca, a three-bedroom, two-anda-half-bath Ashton Woods home with 2,663 square feet of living space in the Sparrow Cay neighborhood. As new residents, the Marquardts took getting social into their own hands and organized progressive dinners with their Sparrow Cay neighbors. It was something we enjoyed doing with our friends in Maryland, and its a great way to bring people together, said Tom Marquardt. Over a year later, the dinners have grown to a quarterly event for eight couples. Retired from the newspaper publishing industry, Marquardt now has more time to devote to activities like kayaking on Naples Reserves Eagle Lake, swimming laps in the pool and biking, but he enjoys more social pursuits as well. He and Sue havent missed one of Adams community events. In fact, Marquardt an oenophile who has a website and writes a weekly syndicated column, Wine Etc. helped coordinate a wine tasting event in the spring at the Outrigger Center that was attended by more than 50 Naples Reserve residents. Weve never been in a community that has been this active. There is high energy here and a thriving drive to get to know each other. Weve made so many new friends, said Marquardt. Moving to Naples Reserve was the smartest thing we did in retirement! Along with Naples Reserves social offerings, its homes are also earning rave reviews. In recognition of overall excellence in construction and design, two custom-built homes in the Parrot Cay neighborhood were recently honored with 2018 Parade of Homes Awards by the Collier Building Industry Association: the three-bedroom, two bath Newport, built by KTS Homes, and Florida Lifestyle Homes three-bedroom, threeand-a-half bath Siesta Key model. With more than 275 homes spoken for within six of its distinctive neighborhoods offering a selection of residences ranging from 1,519 to more than 3,500 square feet of living space, including move-in ready homes with limited-time builder incentives Phase I is more than 55 percent sold. Now is the time to discover your new home and casually awesome lifestyle in this best-selling South Naples community, with a select number of movein ready lakefront homes available in Naples Reserves Sparrow Cay, Savannah Lakes, Egret Landing and Mallard Point neighborhoods. Additional move-in ready attached villa homes are also available in Coral Harbor, Naples Reserves newest neighborhood. Homes are priced from the high-$200,000s to more than $1 million. Naples Reserve is located off U.S. 41, 2 miles southeast of the Collier Boulevard/CR 951 intersection and 10 minutes from I-75, Exit 101. Visit the community at 14885 Naples Reserve Circle or online at Top: Naples Reserve Island Club. Right: Naples Reserve Casino Night. Below: Naples Reserve Motown event. ADVERTORIAL




B34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY RENDERINGS OF ELEVATIONS ARE CONCEPTUAL IN NATURE. FOR ACTUAL ELEVATIONS, REFER TO THE FINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE R ESPECTIVE HOME-TYPE AND ELEVATIONTYPE. MANGROVE BAY IS OFFERED BY GULF GULF COAST INTERNATIONAL PROPERTIES, A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER. PRICES, FEATURES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. LOGO, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ALL RENDERINGS ARE PROPERTY OF MANGROVE BAY, COPYRIGHTED AS SUCH AND MAY NOT BE USED BY A NY OTHER PARTY. R R R R R R R R R R R R R R T T T T T T T T T T T T W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W UNDER CONSTRUCTION239.261.2200 | www.mangrovebaynaples.com201 Goodlette Road South | Naples, Florida 34102 Sales Center Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-4:00pm or by appointment. www.gcipnaples.comExclusively Represented by: TM EXCITEMENT IS IN THE AIR: 3 HOMES SOLD LAST WEEK!!!! LOT 6 PALM COTTAGE1390 Central Avenue2,514 sq. ft. LOT 12 COQUINA I1395 1st Avenue. South2,664 sq. ft. LOT 16 PALM COTTAGE1364 1st Avenue South2,514 sq. ft. LOT 13 COQUINA II3,232 sq. ft.LOT 25 COQUINA II3,232 sq. ft.LOT 26 AMELIA I3,098 sq. ft.LOT 31 USEPPA I3,488 sq. ft. (Modied)LOT 41 KEEWAYDIN I3,272 sq. ft. QUICK DELIVERY FURNISHED MODEL HOMES FOR SALELOT 7 COQUINA I 1315 1st Avenue South2,664 sq. ft. LOT 18 COQUINA II 1394 1st Avenue South3,232 sq. ft. Excitement is in the air at Mangrove Bay! 3 beautiful new construction homes have sold in the last week and 5 properties are currently under construction The Coquina II, at 3,232 square feet, is under construction at lot 13 and lot 25. These charming three bedroom, two-story cottage style homes are designed to maximize privacy and functionality in an exquisite floor plan. Located on lot 26, The Amelia I with 3,098 square feet will exemplify open concept living with an expansive master suite, two guest bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a den on a single story. The Keewaydin I at lot 41 will feature exquisite Old Florida architecture at 3,272 square feet. The second story features a loft living area allowing for picturesque views. The largest and most versatile floor plan, The Useppa I will be located at lot 31. At 3,488 square feet (modified), the Useppa is offered in three different elevations. All Mangrove Bay homes feature Old Florida inspired architecture exclusively designed by MHK Architecture & Planning, with private Gulf access boat slips included with purchase. With an outstanding waterfront address close to Old Naples, Mangrove Bay provides a world-class lifestyle, combining estuary views and Gulf of Mexico access with all the nearby shopping and entertainment venues of 5th Avenue South. Built on Old Naples last remaining significant waterfront property for residential development, the homes at Mangrove Bay are designed for those with exceptional taste desiring an unequaled residence and lifestyle. Mangrove Bay will soon be breaking ground on The Amenities Center which will have a private on-site concierge to cater to every residents needs, comprehensive property management services, state-ofthe-art wellness/ fitness equipment and Yoga studio, a private boat ramp, as well as ground level storage area for residents kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and jet-skis. Additional floor plans include the single story Palm Cottage offering 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms in a lovely open great room setting with beach cottage aesthetics. This 2,514 square foot floor plan encompasses a spacious master suite and a generous living area for entertaining. The single story Captiva floor plan features an attractive open concept design with soaring vaulted ceilings and expansive outdoor living space. It offers 2,586 of luxurious living space. With only 53 homes available, the opportunity to purchase a home at Mangrove Bay wont last long. Remarkably designed with spacious and open floor plans, these homes inspire coastal luxury living at its finest. ADVERTORIAL


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 REAL ESTATE B37Stocks Spring Tour of Homes event this weekend across Southwest Florida from Marco Island to SarasotaStock Development invites you to the April Stock Tour of Homes event this weekend. The Stock Tour of Homes begins, Friday, April 20th and continues Saturday and Sunday, April 21th and 22th, from noon to 5:00 p.m. For full details, visit the company website at With 30 models in 11 different communities, this represents one of the largest model showcases weve ever presented, said Brian Stock, CEO of Stock Development. And this year, for the first time on our Tour of Homes, were proud to debut our three tiers of excellence: Stock Classic Homes, Stock Signature Homes and Stock Custom Homes. Stock maintains a broad portfolio of homes available for immediate occupancy. Stock has move-in ready and soon to be completed homes available throughout Southwest Florida. FIDDLERS CREEK At Fiddlers Creek, Stock Signature Homes has opened three beautifully furnished models within the exclusive gated village of Marsh C ove, two of which have already been sold. Stocks homes in Marsh Cove include nine single-family custom estate floor plans, featuring three and four bedrooms plus a study and range from 2,600 to 3,600 square feet of air-conditioned living space. The homes feature three-car garages and multiple outdoor living areas overlooking the lakes and fairways of the Arthur Hills-designed Creek Course. The base price for Stocks homes at Marsh Cove begin at $729,990, plus lot. LELY RESORT Time is running out for homebuyers who wish to purchase a new move-in ready home at Lely Resort as sell out nears for the eight time Collier Building Industry Associations Community of the Year. Lely is home to three spectacular championship golf courses and four clubhouses. Coach homes have been selling quickly at Lely Resort, said Claudine LgerWetzel, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Stock Development. We have stunning coach home residences available in Signature Club and Tasori, priced from just the mid-$300s and furnished models are open. ESPLANADE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB OF NAPLES Stock is also celebrating the grand opening of the Regency Manor at Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, a beautiful, private community. This four-bedroom, four and one-half bath great room style home features a formal dining room, a study, an outdoor living area and a three-car garage. It offers 3,699 square feet under air and a total of 5,544 square feet. Featuring an stunning interior design by Clive Daniel Home, it is sold and being shown on leaseback. ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE Stock Signature Homes recently opened a spectacular new Marigold model in the Isles of Collier Preserve. The Marigolds superb floorplan includes 3,578 square feet under air plus a covered lanai measuring 1,000-plus square feet. It features a great room with an optional built-in entertainment center, a large gourmet island kitchen and breakfast area and a formal dining room. The home offers an exquisite interior design by Soco Interiors. TWINEAGLES At TwinEagles. Stock is selling singlefamily homes in the Hedgestone and Lake Estates neighborhood of this stunning North Naples country club community. A Golf Membership is included in the cost of every new home. Priced at $2,499,990 fully-furnished, Stocks Wyndham model offers 4,298 square feet with three bedrooms, a bonus room or fourth bedroom, fourand-a-half baths, a great room, kitchen and breakfast nook, a formal dining room, a 983 square-foot outdoor living area overlooking the lake that includes an outdoor kitchen, fireplace, bar area, dining and conversation areas, and a pool and spa, a two-car garage, and a one-car garage with dedicated golf cart storage. QUAIL WEST Quail West, one of Stock Developments premier golf and resortlifestyle communities in North Naples, is a prestigious luxury community in Southwest Florida. The community is experiencing another strong year this year due to the debut of the expanded and renovated clubhouse, the enhancements to the two championship golf courses, and the number of furnished models and inventory homes in the community. The Normandy II is a four-bedroom plus study, four-and-a-half-bath home with 4,124 square feet under air and 6.034 total square feet, including a three-car garage. The Normandy II is priced at $2,249,990, including interior design by Clive Daniel. MARCO ISLAND On spectacular Marco Island, Stock Custom Homes has completed its furnished Polynesia model and will be opening the Malibu model in May. The 3,903-square-foot, two-story Polynesia features an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore. The open concept plan includes a great room, dining area, and island kitchen, a study, four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths, an upstairs loft, a three-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa. The Polynesia model is priced at $2.795 million. Dont miss the chance to see your dream home during Stocks April Tour of Homes this weekend! To see all that Stock has to offer, please visit the Stock Development website at Email at or call (239) 592-7344. Stock Development is on Facebook at www.facebook. com/FLStockDevelopment. Top: The Regency Manor at TwinEagles. Right: The Madison II at Fiddler s Creek. Below Left: The Cristale at Quail W est. Below Right: The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort. Bottom: The Marigold at Isles of Collier Preserve. ADVERTORIAL


B38 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Isles of Collier Preserve where residents celebrate nature and active livingThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities is an award-winning masterplanned community inspired by nature, informed by historic references to the classic southern coastal architecture of Old Naples, and designed to accommodate an active lifestyle that is connected to nature. Just four miles east of downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier Preserve provides residents with a stunningly beautiful private world bordered by Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Naples Botanical Garden and Dollar Bay. More than 1,300 acres of the communitys 2,400 acres are dedicated to natural habitat and nature preserves connected by a network of recreational trails, nature observation stations, bike paths and waterways for kayaking. Residents and visitors enter The Isles of Collier Preserve through a gatehouse archway distinguished by a reflecting pool. Next stop for visitorsthe Discovery Sales Center, described as more nature center than sales center. A Neighbors Room presents displays on neighbors Rookery Bay Reserve, Naples Botanical Garden, and Conservancy of Southwest Florida, among others. A rustic boardwalk encircles a recreated cypress wetland and 14 cypress tree replica. Visitors can take a virtual tour at interactive stations, take an eco-friendly electric boat ride or explore via Minto-provided bicycles or kayaks. World-class amenities inspired by Collier history The Isles Club with its inviting coastal cottage style design inspired by the original Naples Beach Hotel built in 1888 is at the communitys center. Like the original Naples Beach Hotel, The Isles Club is distinguished by a stylized cupola and large awning-shaded front porch. Residents and friends gather at The Isles Club for dining and social functions, swimming in the resort-style pool and lap pool, tennis, pickleball and workouts in the state-of-the-art fitness center. A lushly landscaped event courtyard, yoga lawn and kayak launch provide additional opportunities for outdoor recreation. Waterfront Bar and Grill now under construction Rising along quiet waters in the community is the Overlook Bar and Grill, brimming with the authentic Old Florida charm that pervades the community. Now under construction, the venue is sure to be the new heart of social life at The Isles of Collier Preserve. Residents can gather for cocktails with friends or casual dining, while enjoying vistas of vibrant sunsets over the Cypress Waterway. Home choices to meet every lifestyle Minto offers a selection of 43 innovative, energy-efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve that complement their spectacular natural surroundings and present a contemporary interpretation of classic Florida coastal home styles. Selections include coach homes, villas and single-family homes ranging from the mid-$300s to more than $1.5 million. For a limited time only, Minto is offering up to $60,000 in purchase incentives on select move-in ready coach homes and up to $50,000 in savings on select single-family and villa homes. Visit 16 furnished models Sixteen furnished models include nine single-family homes, four onestory villas, and three award-winning coach homes. Single-family homes range from 2,016 to 4,327 square feet under air, and are priced from the high$400s to over $1.5 million. Designed for entertaining, homes feature gourmet kitchens with large seating and serving islands, open floor plans, private guest quarters, and luxurious outdoor living areas with nature and water views. Coach homes include one, two and three story floor plans ranging from 1,621 square feet under air to 2,960 square feet under air, priced from the mid-$400s to $600s. All include two-car garages. Two-and-threestory coach homes also include private elevators. Architecturally detailed ceiling treatments, bright, open floor plans, large eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms and more are among Mintos distinctive luxury touches. Villas range from 1,565 square feet under air to 1,862 square feet under air, and are priced from the mid-$300s. Villa homes include two to three bedrooms, plus den or hobby room, great room, dining room, two baths, covered lanai and two-car garage. An award-winning master planned community A recognized leader in green construction, Minto has won many national and regional awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve. These include three silver awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), including the 2016 Best in American Living Award for Best Mixed Community, the 2017 Nationals Award for Best Clubhouse, and the 2017 Best in American Living Award for Best Community Facility. The Isles of Collier Preserve also received the Grand Aurora Award for Master-Planned Community of the Year from the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), the largest building industry trade show in the southeast, and the Community of the Year award at the Collier Building Industry Association 2016 Sand Dollar Awards. Minto developed The Isles of Collier Preserve using its own funding sources, electing not to utilize Community Development District (CDD) funds, and saving homeowners at The Isles of Collier Preserve thousands of dollars in annual assessments. The Isles of Collier Preserve is located just four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. The Discovery Sales Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve call 888-707-1251 or visit Above: The Isles Club resort-style pool, lap pool, shaded cabanas and sandy beach area provide the ultimate environment for relaxation and socializing. The Isles of Collier Preserve is an award-winning master-planned community. Available coach homes offering up to $60,000 incentive. Left: Available singlefamily and villa homes offering up to $50,000 incentive.ADVERTORIAL


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 REAL ESTATE B39Public invited to informational luncheon at Moorings Park Grande Lake Moorings Park Grande Lake, the new Life Plan Community being developed by Moorings Park and London Bay Homes, is inviting the public to a special event aimed as an introduction to the new community. The informational luncheon will be held on Friday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m., at the Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery. Those wishing to attend need to RSVP by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, by calling 239919-1620. The Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery is located on Premier Drive, on the south side of Golden Gate Parkway, between AirportPulling and Livingston roads, inside the entrance to Naples Grande Golf Club. Building upon the foundation that has made Moorings Park and Moorings Park at Grey Oaks the preferred choice for Life Plan communities in Southwest Florida, this third incredible neighborhood is planned for the next generation of residents. Situated on 55 acres in the heart of Naples, Moorings Park Grande Lake will combine one-of-a-kind vistas of magnificent lakes and championship golf with luxury homes and exceptional healthcare. Moorings Park Grande Lake is being created in partnership with esteemed luxury custom homebuilder and developer, London Bay Homes, long known for its award-winning architectural design and attention to detail. Future residents will be attracted to its natural beauty, classic design and total commitment to enabling them to live longer, healthier and happier lives, stated Daniel Lavender, CEO of Moorings Park Institute, Inc. For nearly three decades, the brand promise of Private Label Living has reflected our commitment to building and developing the finest luxury homes in Southwest Florida, said Mark Wilson, President of London Bay Homes. Its an honor for us to now extend our philosophy of choice in design to the areas newest community. The community will consist of luxurious mid-rise residences, including spacious penthouses. Prices start at $1.4 million with 70 percent refundable entrance fees. Moorings Park Grande Lake is a petfriendly campus and has been designed to take advantage of the views of a 28-acre lake and the picturesque golf course beyond. The physical environment presents an innovative and resort-style blueprint that provides for seamless physical and visual experiences. It also maximizes the beauty and appeal of waterfront living combined with high-end materials and services. Consistent with other Moorings Park campuses, Moorings Park Grande Lake will include common areas that promote social interaction, which will allow and encourage residents to choose from indoor and outdoor activities year-round. A few of the planned outdoor activities or amenities include a yoga pavilion, walking paths, lakeside parklettes with boardwalks, gardens, fire pits and overlooks; and several bird-watching posts. The areas for social gatherings were designed so the family members and friends of our residents could join in the various activities, which could include events such as outdoor concerts. The clubhouse, as planned, will feature casual and fine dining venues, a private dining room, long curved bar, art studio, wellness center, state-of-theart fitness center, strength and cardio area, salon and spa, and a resort-style pool with poolside cabanas. Also located in the clubhouse will be The Center for Healthy Living. The center is home to rehabilitation services, as well as the Care 360 concierge healthcare program, which was developed in partnership with NCH Healthcare System. The Care 360 program offers a higher level of personalized primary care. Services are available to residents of Moorings Park with no additional fees, other than typical co-pays. The Care 360 concierge physicians are accessible by appointment, plus 24/7 access via phone, text or email. Should the need arise, Moorings Park Grande Lake provides its residents world-class Assisted Living and Memory Care in existing centers of excellence, at no additional cost. As you can tell, this is going to be a spectacular community, concludes Lavender. Please visit us and learn more about London Bay Homes luxurious design and Moorings Parks commitment to Simply the Best qualities, services and amenities. The Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed Saturdays and Sundays. For additional information visit Top: Moorings Park Grande Lake consists of luxurious mid-rise residences, including spacious penthouses. Above Left: Gorgeous golf course and lake views are available from nearly every residence at Moorings Park Grande Lake. ABove Right: The buildings at Moorings Park Grande Lake feature a coastal-inspired architectural design. Right: The Clubhouse includes casual and fine dining venues and a long curved bar.ADVERTORIAL


B40 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Mediterra15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.comQuail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.comTalis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comTwin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.comNaples Square1030 3rd Avenue South #101 Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.comThe Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoUSA.comLely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.comMangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.comResidences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.comSeaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.comKalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 KaleaBay.comAve Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 888.841.3477 AveMaria.comBarrington Cove DR Horton16168 Aberdeen Avenue Naples, FL 239.287.9499 Naples Reserve14885 Naples Reserve Circle Naples, FL 239.732.1414 naplesreserve.comEleven Eleven Central100 Goodlette-Frank Road South Naples, FL 239.302.6848 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 9 1 16 Fronterra by CC Homes8725 Madrid Circle Naples, FL 239.207.3721 FronterraFL.comMockingbird Crossing-DR Horton1546 Mockingbird Drive Naples, FL 239.225.2678 Lennar1347 Artesia Drive East Naples, FL 877-45-LENNAR 17 18 YOUR NEW HOME COMMUNITY FINDER Gulf of MexicoAirport Pullin g RdBayshore DrRattlesnake Hammock RdRadio RdLivingston RdThomasson DrGoodlette RdVanderbilt Beach RdImmokalee RdFrank Blvd DrLivingston Rd SCray ton Rd111th Ave NPlateau RdGoodlett e RdGulf Shore BlvdPelican Marsh BlvdCounty Barn Rd5th AvPine Ridge RdGolden Gate PkwyLogan BlvdTamiami TrlTamiami TrlTamiami TrlBonita Beach RdSanta Barbara Blvd Santa Barbara BlvdOld Hwy 41Green BlvdGolden Gate BlvdLivingston RdFiddlers Creek PkwyDavis BlvdCollier BlvdCollier BlvdNaples Municipal Airport N Naples Reg Park Beac ParkLely Pelican Bay Naples VineyardsGolden GateIsland WalkNaplesPine RidgeVerona Walk Naples Manor Lely Resort East Naples Port Royal Pass Belle Meade Shell Island Palm River 846 31 867 951 951 84 41 41 75CENTRAL NAPLES NORTH NAPLES OLD NAPLES EAST NAPLES BONITA SPRINGS ESTEROHickory BlvdlBonita Beach RdImpe ria l Pkwy Impe rial B oni ta B each Rd SEld 41 RdShangrila RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 1163 9 2 4 14 5 A Av Av M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M A 8 6 7 s s s s s s s s ell Grade RdRandall Blvd47Oil Well Rd p Keais RdEverglades BlvdEverglades BlvdMassey St m okalee RdWilson BlvdDesoto BlvdPlateau RdDesoto Blvd N d Golden Gate BlvdCollier Blvden eOrangetreeGolden Gates Estates 75EAST NAPLES 12 21 11 L 13 5 La Morada2385 Montserrat Lane Naples, FL 877-45-LENNAR Blossom Ranch2083 Vermont Lane Naples, FL 877-45-LENNAR 20 19 17 18 20 19 13 21


with strong pending sales for the quarter, said Kathy Zorn, president/owner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Pristine. But I wasnt expecting to see a 109 percent increase during the quarter in pending sales for condominiums over $2 million. Coco Amar, a managing broker at John R. Wood Properties, said the condominum market offers some very good investment opportunities, especially at both ends of the market. The top and bottom price categories are where both the inventory has grown and the prices have dropped. As reflected in the markets yearending statistics (the 12 months ending 1Q 2018 versus the 12 months ending 1Q 2017), there was a 69 percent increase in closed sales of condominiums in the $2 million and above market, and a 17 percent decrease in the median closed price to $2,450,000 from $2,962,000 in 2017. Despite rocket sales in this high-end sector during the 1Q 2018 (179 percent increase) and a drop in median closed prices for the first quarter (24 percent decrease), the inventory increased 5 percent. Similarly, median closed prices for condominiums in the $300,000 and below price category dropped 1 percent to $199,000 from $200,000 in the first quarter of 2017, but inventory increased 3 percent in 1Q 2018. The NABOR First Quarter 2018 Market Report provides comparisons of single-family home and condominium sales (via the Southwest Florida MLS), price ranges and geographic segmentation and includes an overall market summary. Broker experts analyzing the reports said most counties in Florida continue to see inventories decline, but the Naples area has experienced a steady rise over the past few months. Jeff Jones, managing broker for Engel & Vlkers in Naples and Bonita Springs, said there is currently 8.25 months of inventory available in Collier County. Months of inventory is a nationally accepted measurement of how fast all existing homes on the market would last assuming no additional listings are added and sales activity continues to remain the same as the previous 12 months of sales. There were 118 closed sales of condominiums between $1.4 million and just over $2 million in a new development in North Naples during the last two months that impacted our median closed price statistics, said Wes Kunkle, president and managing broker at Kunkle International Realty. These one-day-on-the-market closed sales are one reason why the report showed a 13 percent increase in the median closed price for condominiums in the $1 million to $2 million category and a 24 percent decrease in median closed prices for condominiums in the $2 million and above category. Mr. Kunkle, along with several brokers who reviewed the newest NABOR reports, is concerned sellers could misinterpret this statistical anomaly as a reflection of the areas comparable pricing activity. These sales were for new luxury condos that were secured over a two-year period, he said. When the project obtained its final certificate of occupancy, the closings were finalized and they all appeared as a one-day sale in the MLS. WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 B41 THE #1 COMMUNITY IN THE USA*Call the Resale Team today at (239) 425-2340 or visit 10160 Miromar Lakes Boulevard Miromar Lakes, Florida 33913 *National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD Winner for Community of the Year.ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. This is not intended to be an offering or solicitation of sale in any jurisdiction where the development is not registered in accordance with applicable law or where such offering or solicitation would otherwise be prohibited by law. Prices, plans, artists renderings, photos land uses, dimensions, specications,improvements, materials, amenities and availability are subject to change without notice. Copyright 2018, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Lakes is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation. 04181918-0944 VOLTERRA 10540 Via Milano Drive 3 BR/3 BA + DEN Waterfront Home w/ boat dock $1,400,000 MONTELAGO 18050 Montelago Court4 BR/3 BA Lake & Golf Course Views $930,000 ST. MORITZ 10057 St. Moritz Drive3 BR/2 BA + DEN Golf Course View $585,000 BELLAVISTA 10221 Bellavista Circle, #2023 BR/2 BA Coach Home w/Lake & Golf Course Views $459,900 PORTO ROMANO 10291 Porto Romano Drive3 BR/2 BA Golf Course and Water Views $625,000 RAVENNA 11021 Via Tuscany Lane, #3023 BR/3 BA + DEN Penthouse w/Expansive Lake Views $1,399,000RAVENNA 11010 Via Tuscany Lane, #2023 BR/3 BA + DEN Expansive Lake Views $1,150,000 BELLINI 10641 Via Milano Drive, #17023 BR/3 BA + DEN Wide Water Views $925,000BELLINI 10631 Via Milano Drive, #16012 BR/2 BA + DEN Wide Water Views $795,000BELLINI 10621 Via Milano Drive, #15012 BR/2 BA + DEN Wide Water Views $745,000 MIRASOL 10733 Mirasol Drive, #4093 BR/3 BA + DEN Beach and Large Water Views-$745,000MIRASOL 10731 Mirasol Drive, #2052 BR/2 BA + DEN Beachfront, Designer Furnished Residence-$585,000SPRINGMax MortgageSPECIALGuaranteedLOWMortgage Rate*LOWERMonthlyPayment+ = dont forget to enter***for a chance to: March 9 April 16 ONLYFor a limited time, you can receive DOUBLE the Max Mortgage** discount when you buy a new home! 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Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE 524 Parkwood Lane $1,250,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Liz Appling 239.272.7201 Sunday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE 68 East Avenue $1,200,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sue Black 239.250.5611 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES GRANDE EXCELSIOR 285 Grande Way #506 $1,199,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK OYSTER HARBOR 3329 Fanny Bay Lane $1,095,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.48 51 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA CABREO 16725 Cabreo Drive $1,079,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Erik David Barber 325.513.6391 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES MODENA 380 10th Street South #204 $997,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Galietti Team 239.826.5897 Sat & Sun 1-4pm PELICAN ISLE RESIDENCE III 425 Dockside Drive #303 $899,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Suzanne Ring 239.821.7 550 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS TERRA VERDE 2428 Terra Verde Lane $869,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Sunday 1-4pm VANDERBILT BEACH REGATTA 400 Flagship Drive #706 $849,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Lisa Rogstad 239.777.169 8 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY CRESCENT 8460 Abbington Circle #1812 $829,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tim Konarsky 239.778.4218 Sunday 1-4pm AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 15498 Whitney Lane $775,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Bonnie Nageon de Lestang 239.280.6997 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE VILLAS 4058 Crayton Road #F-3 $625,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Sunday 1-4pm COCONUT RIVER 2537 Clipper Way $565,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Will Fuller 239.207.0486 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA GOLF COMMUNITY 17055 Porta Vecchio Way #101 $559,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Navarro Group 239.689.9339 Sunday 1-4pm LELY 7924 Cordoba Place $547,900 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm MONTEROSSO AT MEDITERRA 15505 Monterosso Lane #102 $535,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009 7 Sunday 1-4pm PORTA VECCHIO AT MEDITERRA 17005 Porta Vecchio Way #202 $499,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.59 5.0097 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 507 Broad Avenue South $489,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm THE MOORINGS PORT AU VILLA 2100 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #102 $475,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SERENDIPITY 529 Serendipity Drive $464,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tricia Ale 239.641.1052 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE PARK WEST VILLAS 4726 West Boulevard #N-7 $459,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Kathryn Tout 239.250 .3586 Sunday 1-4pm CAMDEN LAKES 16116 Camden Lakes Circle $439,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm THE MOORINGS 2500 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #S9 $419,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 Sunday 1-4pm COUNTRY CLUB CONDOS 800 S. Golf Drive #105 $360,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 Sunday 1-4pm GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC 324 Harvard Lane $359,900 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm TARPON BAY NEPTUNE BAY 1720 Tarpon Bay Drive South #202 $274,500 Royal Shell Real Estate Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.27 3.3722 Sunday 1-4pm HUNTINGTON LAKES 6855 Huntington Lakes Circle #202 $259,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm CALUSA BAY 6923 Satinleaf Road North #104 $259,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Londa Nau 239.293.4805 Sunday 1-4pm WILSHIRE LAKES 3755 Fieldstone Boulevard #1203 $193,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Elizabeth Bate 239.395.7356 Sunday 1-4pm Marco IslandMARINERS PALM HARBOR 908 Panama Court #506 $1,499,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Sunday 1-4pm MARCO BEACH 786 Orchid Court $1,450,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Liz Appling 239.272.7201 Sunday 1-4pmBonita SpringsBONITA BAY TAVIRA 4851 Bonita Bay Boulevard #804 $2,495,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Jaardas 239.293.1507 Sunday 1-4pm BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE 26407 Brick Lane $1,895,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Jaardas 239.293.1507 Sunday 1-4pm LITTLE HICKORY SHORES 243 6th Street West $999,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jerry Feldstein 239.908.1400 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN LANDING SANCTUARY 23890 Sanctuary Lakes Court $739,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Pam Umscheid/Stepha nie Coburn 239.969.3541 Sunday 1-4pm BONITA BAY TUCKAWEYE 3131 Green ower Courtt $649,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Harriet Harner 239.273.5443 Sunday 1-4pm SPANISH WELLS 28430 Sombrero Drive $580,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 Sunday 1-4pm BONITA BAY LAKESIDE 4081 Bayhead Drive #204 $539,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 Sunday 1-4pm CEDAR CREEK 9230 Cedar Creek Drive $539,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 Sunday 1-4pmFort MyersTHE LANDINGS HARBORTOWN 5014 Harbortown Lane $1,400,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cindy Reyf 305.582.2183 Sunday 1-4pm Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | April 21 & 22


However, this was not the only new construction activity that influenced NABORs first quarter statistics. According to Mr. Jones, many sellers of speculative single-family homes that have been on the market for two-plus years in neighborhoods like Park Shore and the Moorings began to set more realistic list prices this past quarter, which resulted in more sales in the high-end, single-family home market. Overpriced homes dont sell, Mr. Jones said. In fact, I think sales during January and February could have been better had many of these sellers set their prices realistically earlier. It wasnt until March that I began to see an uptick in price decreases in the MLS for many of these speculative homes, and then those sellers saw multiple offers from buyers who had been holding out. If you are looking to sell a home in Naples, contact a real estate professional who has the experience and knowledge to provide an accurate market comparison so you can determine the right asking price. Find out more at NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 B43 Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. ORIGINAL OWNER480 Worthington Street $450,000Delightful Florida Style home in tip top condition. Open, light and bright. High ceilings, totally open oor plan. 3 BR.2.5 baths + den. Western exposure. Indoor pool. Botanical paradise. DESIRED SOUTH END1020 S. Collier Blvd., #704 $569,900Does your BUCKET LIST include living on an island w/gorgeous Gulf of Mexico views, man y amenities, ample living space and aordable. Come check out this 2 BR/2 BA unit. BUILDING DREAMS521 S. Heathwood Dr. $154,900 Take care of your future by securing real estate on Marco Island now. Only so many lots left. Ready to build inland lot near south end. Cleared and lined with trees for privacy. Close to so many amenities including park w/lake, YMCA, shopping and more. MOTIVATED SELLER1830 Menorca Ct.$775,000 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. Call for additional details. JScartz@JohnRWood.comABR, CRB, CRS, CRP, GRI, REALTOR Featured Listing Great personal service, knowledge and integrity. I would never hesitate to recommend Jim. He made both our transactions very simple. Stephen E. EatonOffered at $1,099,900 JimScartz.comBarefoot Beach Club 269 Barefoot Beach Blvd #303, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $279,900Turnkey 2BR, 2BA plus den coach home. Open oor plan with 1858 sq. ft. of living space, golf course view and golf equity. Bay Forest $419,0003BR, 2BA, 2C garage villa. Top-notch renovations, 2,192 sq. ft. of living space and superb amenities. The Dunes $999,000Immaculate turnkey furnished 3BR, 3.5BA, 1st class terrace unit. Plantation shutters, all white ki tchen, private elevator & more. FABULOUS AMENITIES INCLUDE A PRIVATE SPA! PRISTINE CONDITION!CANOE, FISH, OR KAYAK AT THE COMMUNITY LAKE! Are you experiencing any of these home issues? Call 239-232-2038 for a Free Estimate | Visit to learn more.CGC045302 encing any of u e s? Settling Foundation Musty Crawl Space Cracked Concrete 1 2 3 HI G HER G R O UND ? A Vail Resorts Managed Property SKIIN & SKIOUT PENTHOUSES & TOWNHOMESLocated at the Highest Elevation in Canyons Village at Park City Resort. RICK SHAND43530 rshand@bhhsutah.comTRACEY JARET435 tjaret@bhhsutah.comONIE BOLDUC435[ BROKER CO-OP with Berkshire Hath away HomeServices Utah Properties ] NABORFrom page 41


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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM INSIDEWEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018Cuisine NewsKaren Feldman swoons at Philly Preztel Factory, and more food and dining tid-bits. C28-31 A CHEF soireeCulinary foundation honors one of its own, and more to-dos around town. C25-27 A laughing matterComedy Nights are coming, and more news from The Naples Players. C5 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comIs there any experience filled with more expectation and nerves than a positive pregnancy test? Whether youre a woman growing new life or the man who put it there, preparing for a baby is a life experience rife with conflicting emotions. TheatreZones production of Baby promises to take audiences on along for the journey with three expectant couples who dont know what to make of their impending parenthood. I love the story, says Mark Danni, founding artistic director of the professional company. I think its the very premise that sets you up for so many situations the three couples are in various stages of their lives and the only tying factor is that theyre on this college campus and expecting. Winner of the 1994 Drama Desk Awards for Best Musical and Best Music, Baby follows college students Lizzie and Danny; 30-somethings Pam and Nick, who have been trying to become pregnant without success; and empty-nesters Arlene and Oh, baby! TheatreZone wraps up another season A lau g h i n g m Comedy Ni g hts are c news f rom The Nap l MINUTE Anything is possible at a Anything is possible at a PLAYFESTIVAL BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.comIncluding a mad scientist and dancing vaudeville sheepHAT CAN YOU SAY IN JUST 10 MINUTES? Apparently, quite a lot, according to Frank Blocker, whos in charge of theater and film programming at the Bonita Springs Center for Performing Arts. Next up for Mr. Blocker is the centers second year of Stage It!, a festival of plays that run a maximum of 10 minutes each. The works were chosen from among more than 200 plays submitted from around the U.S. as well as England, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.SEE FESTIVAL, C4 WSEE BABY, C22 Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242


C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY In honor of Melanoma May we are offering:FREE Skin Screenings*THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MAYSo get yours. Call us today.800.591.3376 (DERM) Free screenings are for new patients and by appointment only. COLLECTORS CORNER Fashion and nostalgia? Theyre in the bag scott SIMMONS Grandma was proud of her shell handbag. Shed taken a class in the early 1960s at the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers and had learned the raw beginnings of coquillage, or shell art, gluing bits of treasure heaved from the sea onto the fabric panel that formed the side of a pocketbook she carried for years. It was a white wicker purse with clear plastic that covered the shells, as I recall. It was, oh, so distinctly Florida. When that handbag finally wore out, she carefully cut away the shell panel and tacked it to a wicker bag she kept the rest of her life. It seemed every region had bespoke purses back in the day. Of course, Nantucket baskets remain popular (and valuable). But remember the other bags? In the later 1960s and 1970s, decoupage and painted purses came in to vogue. Annie Laurie (yes, that really was her name) created handpainted and decoupage wooden purses in the Palm Beaches. Her purses remain popular with collectors and Palm Beachers who love a touch of nostalgia. Others may well remember the CaroNan baskets that seemingly were everywhere from the mid-1960s through the early s. The purses, created by Carolyn McDaniel and Nancy Steele of Jackson, Miss., bore simple motifs of colorful townhouses they handpainted around the sides of baskets made in Vermont. They localized them, painting the names of the boutiques that sold the purses onto the storefronts and other buildings, and adding decoupage elements that read France, Fabulous, Palm Beach and other locales. At the height of their popularity, Caro-Nan was selling 5,000 bags a month. I remember seeing the bags at boutiques along Naples Fifth Avenue South, as well as along tony St. Armands in Sarasota. The ladies who created the bags are now in their 80s, according to an interview they did a couple of years ago with the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. In that interview, they described how the purses also could be used as seats at sporting events, and remembered how children would perch atop the purses in pews for better views at church. The purses certainly speak to their time and to mine. Bought: Smile y W ile y Breast Cancer Foundation Thrift Store, 501 Alternate A1A, Jupiter; 561-632-8631 or www. Paid: $12 The Skinny: I remember seeing these bags when I was a boy I thought it was so cool that a purse listed shops in towns I knew. Davids Fifth Avenue actually was along Worth Avenue, near Via Mizner, in Palm Beach. This purse is in good shape, considering its half-century or so of existence. Its quilted crimson calico lining offers an added touch of wit and whimsy. And, yes, thats a 1967 penny glued to its top. Im sure its just for luck. We all can use that. THE FIND:A Caro-Nan purse created for Davids Fifth Avenue, Palm BeachSCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThis Caro-Nan purse dating from the late 1960s to the early s was made for Davids Fifth Avenue of Palm Beach.


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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Visit the Rib City in your Neighborhood Today! Find a Location & View Our Menu at CATERING SERVICES CALL (239) 209-0940 AM PM AM PM Think of it as a series of amuse bouches, or a theatrical buffet. Or a collection of plays for people with very short attention spans, if you wish. Though a book of 10-minute plays was published way back in 1923, most people consider the genre to have started at the Actors Theatre of Louisvilles 1977 Humana Festival of New American Plays. According to, they began there as a quirky exercise in Polaroid playwriting. It originated with theaters trying to find out what playwrights can do, Mr. Blocker says. They felt, if someone could put 10 minutes together a beginning, middle and an end, develop their story and tie it all up in 10 minutes its the equivalent of a two-minute audition for an actor. Watching 10-minute plays became popular with audiences. Its compared to seeing a selection of short films, he adds. You can get something across pretty quick (in that short amount of time), Mr. Blocker insists, adding that there are even shorter play contests requiring works that last only three minutes, or just one. He was involved with short plays as an actor and playwright in New York City, and kept an extensive online listing of competitions and opportunities things like childrens theater, musical workshops and retreats, for example for playwrights on a website. He wound up holding short play competitions, which resulted in three books: Stage THIS! Ten-Minute Plays (edited with Jan Herndon), Stage This, TOO! More Ten-Minute Plays (edited with Sydney Stone and M.S. Changar) and Stage THIS! Volume 3 (edited with S. Stone and Dana Todd). He held competitions every two years with different theater companies in New York, he says. Then the Center for Performing Arts in Bonita Springs asked him to hold a competition last year. And so he did, calling it Stage It! 10-Minute Plays. He also released a self-published, print-on-demand book with the same name, containing the 12 plays that were staged at that first Bonita festival. He called it that, he says, To insist to the reader to not only read it, but stage it, because thats what plays are meant for, to be seen on the stage or, at the very least, to be read aloud. And its a community thing; you need more than one person to read a play aloud. This years book, Stage It! 2: Thirty 10-Minute Plays contains the 10 works that comprise this years festival, plus 20 submissions that didnt make the final cut. The quality (of the submitted plays this year) was just too good, he says, adding anyone who likes experimental theater, comedy or drama could pick up the book and easily find at least three or four plays they could start working on. The book sells for $18.95 and will be available at both performances of the festival, which doubles as a book release party.From the judges viewpointMr. Blocker had 20 judges help him read this years entries; he read all 206 of them, however. And he insisted the judges provide critiques for every submission, because playwrights crave feedback and typically do not receive it, he says. So what makes a compelling 10-minute play? You want characters that are immediately interesting or recognizable, something you can connect to, he says. I was in the middle of reading so many, and then I picked up one, and (in it) two actors dressed in sheep costumes are rehearsing a vaudeville routine, and the first sheep says to the second sheep, and a five, six, seven, eight! Wait a minute, sheep rehearsing a vaudeville act? They got you right off the bat. Youre interested. You want an attention-grabber, something to get the audience immediately into the story. Just after reading the first line, I thought, Im going to like this. Festivalgoers will be able to decide whether they also like Sheep! Another play that made the cut is Ebook Meets Treebook, in which an e-book and a print book meet on a park bench and talk. They have that yin-yang thing going on: Youre old, its OK for you to be outside. I like the feel of the wind through my pages. Theyre having that conversation. The book teaches the e-book how to use her imagination. Another work, The Most Lamentable Tragedy of the Bull of Queens, was based on an old newspaper article about a bull escaping a slaughterhouse in Queens, N.Y. The play is all in verse, a Greek tragedy, Mr. Blocker says. Its from the bulls point of view. Some submissions started out promising, only to fall apart at the end. Id think, Oh, no. They didnt know how to end it, he says.About the performancesA cast of 20 or so local actors will perform the 10 plays, he says, with some doing double or triple roles. Theyre offbook, having memorized their lines. The sets are minimal, as there isnt a lot of time to change complex sets in between the mini-plays. Mr. Blocker, who is directing two of the works, admits that watching a series of short plays in rapid succession can be a little daunting. Sometimes, he adds, I think, Id like a little more time to digest this one. But everybody works on different wavelengths, so how long would you have to take in between shows? Jim Corsica, a Naples Players actor who also acted in TheatreZones Amadeus with Mr. Blocker, will act in one play and direct another. He plays a somewhat mad scientist in A Lively Outfit. I play the manager of a Stein Mart, Mr. Corsica says. And hes doing some research in bringing clothes to life. Its a take-off on the mad scientist genre, but hes trying to bring Stein Mart clothes to life using Gatorade and 9-volt batteries. Mr. Corsica is directing Cancelled, which he says he chose because I like a challenge. Cancelled is about two gay men who, in the process of adopting a boy from Africa, discover the child has died. Its about how they deal with it, he says. I like a play in which gay folks are presented as people going through ordinary life experiences just like everybody else does. I happen to be a little biased: I have two daughters who are gay, and of course, being involved in the theater, I have a lot of gay friends. I have some who have had trouble with adoption, or other life experiences. Its a 12-page, 10-minute play that doesnt resolve all the problems of the world, but shows you how one couple deals with (this experience.)More mini-plays, more oftenThe festivals have been so popular that Susan Bridges, president of the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, wants to hold one every three months. Well do some funny shorts, do five or six short plays for a one-night event, Mr. Blocker elaborates. Were planning this for next season. Its a nice little variety of plays, Mr. Corsica says of the upcoming festival. And the price is right. Its $12. Almost a song, Mr. Blocker says, then adds, A song is probably more expensive. FESTIVALFrom page 1 Stage It!>> What: A festival of 10-minute plays >> Where: Center for Performing Arts, Moe Auditorium & Film Center, Bonita Springs >> When: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29 >> Cost: $12 general admission >> Info: 495-8989 or www.cfabs@artsbonita. org BLOCKER


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 On April 25th, treat your valued admin pro to a legendary lunch at Shulas Steak House Naples. Buy one entre and the second entre is free.*Offer valid only on April 25, 2018 from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Reservations required.*Limit one (1) complimentary entre per table. Free entre must be equal or lesser value. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts, offers, or specials.Located at The Hilton Naples Reservations 239-430-4999 | Private Dining 239-659-3176 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 www.ShulasNaples.comADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY IS COMING SOON ... WEDNESDAYAPRIL 25 April 28, 2018Museum of the Everglades 105 West Broadway, Everglades City 10:00 AM Walking Tour of Historic Sites 11:00 AM Opening Ceremonies Featuring Barron G. Colliers original speech read by Barron Collier III, followed by a parade 12:00 PM The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band 1:00 PM Marco Island Historical Re-Enactors 2:00 PM Guest Speaker Jonathan Ullman 3:00 PM Old-Timer Stories; afternoon tea at Rod & Gun Club For more info, call (239) 695-0008 or visit Sponsored by Friends of the Museum of the Everglades90th Anniversary Celebration of the Opening of the Tamiami Trail Ripcord promises to pull on your heartstrings SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe curtain comes down on another season for The Naples Players with an award-winning comedy about assisted living by David Lindsay-Abaire. Ripcord opens with a red-carpet reception on Wednesday, April 25, and runs through May 20. A seemingly harmless bet between two old women quickly escalates into a hilarious game of one-upmanship with the prize being the sunny upper-floor room of the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. Janina Birtolo plays the incessantly chipper but sly Marilyn Dunne to the foil of Bonnie Knapp in the role of the cantankerous but likeable Abby Binder. When the two are required to share a room in the retirement home, their dramatically different personalities immediately rub each other the wrong way. When Marilyn arrives as Abbys possible new roommate, Abby pleads with an orderly, If I have to have someone in here, why cant it be someone quiet? What about that woman without the voicebox? She seems nice. Knowing this odd-couple roommate situation will not work, the two make a bet. Marilyn insists that nothing makes her angry, while Abby claims she is never, ever scared. If Abby can make Marilyn lose her temper, Marilyn will move out. That is, unless Marilyn frightens Abby first. In that case, Abby gets to have Marilyns bed, which is right next to the window and has a lovely view of a park. For fans of the 1980s sitcom The Golden Girls, its easy to imagine the setup of Ripcord. Just picture Rose and Dorothy making a bet to push each other to break from their respectively brave and cheerful personalities. Throw the boundaries of 1980s television out the window and you have the funny and unexpectedly relatable and heartwarming Ripcord. Mr. Lindsay-Abaire made a name for himself with more dramatic works including Good People and his Pulitzer Prizewinning Rabbit Hole. But before those more serious plays, he was known for writing comedies, including the hit Fuddy Meers about a day in the life of an amnesiac abducted by a mysterious stranger. Hes a master of the setup and punch line, says Bryce Alexander, TNP executive artistic director. You might be able to imagine where the plot is heading, but when the worst case scenarios actually occur, you still find yourself laughing in disbelief. ETC reading paves the way for a world premiere this fallThe Naples Players ETC Readers Theatre presents a reading of June & Jasons Survival Guide to Divorce at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. The reading is the first step to producing the comedy by Laura Lorussos as a world premiere in October as part of TNPs 2018-19 65th anniversary season. Developing this show with Laura Lorusso and this amazing cast has been an opportunity of a lifetime, says Jessica Walck, TNP associate artistic director and curator of ETC Readers Theatre. I cannot wait to share this show with the world. The reading is the last one before the show goes into production. An audience talk-back will follow the performance. Reminiscent of great sit-com humor, June & Jasons Survival Guide to Divorce introduces an unforgettable collection of zany neighbors and friends who try to save June and Jason from a looming divorce. Ms. Walck directs the cast that includes JamieLynn Bucci (June), Cole Butcher (Jason), Patti Caroli (Josephine), Katie Cross (Lacy), Paul Polomsky (Doug), Christopher Rand (Sam) and Greg Sofranko (Richard). Tickets for $10 are available at the box office or online. Call 263-7990 or go to ETC is an ideal venue for new playwrights, budding directors and actors who prefer a lower-stress environment. For more information about getting involved, call Ms. Walck at 434-7340, ext. 101, or send an email to jwalck@naplesplayers. org. Get a load of Comedy Night at the SugdenThe Naples Players announce a new monthly offering of family-friendly comedy in a caf setting. Starting in May, TNP Comedy Night will include an evening of laughs, games and scenes that include suggestions provided by audience members. Every show is different and includes guest comedians and improv groups. Audience members are invited to be as involved in the show as they like.Catch the first show at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Sugden Community Theatre.Its the perfect addition to our performance offerings, TNP Executive Artistic Director Bryce Alexander says. We have an incredible following of talented actors and comedians to draw from. Were happy to offer great comedy and entertainment that the whole family can enjoy together. TNP Comedy Night will be hosted by Michael Santos, the theater companys technical director and the co-founder of Stage 2 Improv, a Naples-based improvisational group whose members include several regulars from TNP productions. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and educators. Call the box office at 263-7990 or buy tickets online at www. Tickets can also be purchased at the box office starting two hours before show time. Ripcord>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: April 25-May 20 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Cost: $40 ($10 for students and educators)>> Info: 263-7990 or


THEATERKalamazoo By The Naples Players held over through April 27 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or Bakersfield Mist By The Studio Players through Sunday, April 29 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. 398-9192, info@ of Ripcord By The Naples Players April 24-May 20 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 2637990 or One-Act Comedies By The Marco Players April 25-May 13 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or By TheatreZone April 26-May 6 at G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or Mystery of Irma Vep By Gulfshore Playhourse April28-May 20 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or 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. 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 It on Me Naples Botanical Garden hosts a workshop on making Hawaiian leis with ti leaves from 10 a.m. to noon. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-7275 or Lecture Naples Zoo hosts a talk about Trees for the Future, an organization that plants trees to counteract deforestation around the world from 6-8 p.m. Free for members, $10 for others. 262-5409 or Classical Concert The Naples Philharmonic performs Western musics most beloved overtures at 8 p.m. at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or FRIDAY4.20Farmers Market Find fresh local 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.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 to help visitors of all ages enjoy the outdoor and indoor trains. Corner of 10th St. S. and Fifth Ave. S. RV Show Hit the road to the Lee County Sports Complex/Hammond Stadium in South Fort Myers for the 23rd annual RV SuperSaver Show hosted by the Florida RV Trade Association from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday, April 20-22. Free admission. www.frvta. org/shows.Classic Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) at 2 p.m. A lawyer from the Depression-era South defends a black man from an unsubstantiated rape charge. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Free Concert The Bill Coletti Music Group performs on, as part of Miromar Outlets Friday Night Concert Series. 948-3766 or Sing Yo-Yo Ma performs with a diverse group of longtime collaborators at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or What A Mind Comedian Carlos Mencia (Mind of Mencia,) brings his C 4 Urself tour to Off The Hook Comedy Club tonight through Sunday, April 22. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or Right Keys Impressionist Jimmy Keys shows off his many faces and sounds from 9:30-11 p.m. at Barbatella. Reservations recommended. 1290 Third St. S. 2 63-1955 or SATURDAY4.21To Market, To Market Stock up on fresh produce and locally made goodies at the Third Street South farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or Days Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum celebrates Earth Day with tours of its boardwalk, an overview of hunting traditions with Seminole tribe member Daniel Tommie and an opportunity to try archery. Free with admission. 17 miles off Exit 49 on I-75. (877) 902-1113 or Winds The FGCU Wind Orchestra performs at 3 p.m. at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org. Funny Guy Comedian Tim Cavanaugh performs from 7:30-9 p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3049 or Bluegrass Concert The Barefoot Movement performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $30-$40. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Produce Take your grocery list to the Naples Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner Pine Ridge and Livingston roads.Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Europa, Europa (France, 1990) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. The true story of a Polish adolescent fleeing the Holocaust who must hide his Jewish background to survive. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Sip, Shop, Share Waterside Shops hosts live music with a mimosa and Bloody Mary bar from noon to 3 p.m. to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. 598-1605 or It, Sister Bone Hook Brewing Co. hosts its second annual cornhole tournament with live music, food trucks and a bounce house from 2-8 p.m. $40 per team. 1514 Immokalee Road. 631-8522 or Bluegrass Concert Greg Cahill and Special Consensus perform at 5 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 6340 Napa Woods Way. 2872035 or Cinema Silverspot at Mercato screens Waynes World (1991) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Two slacker friends try to promote their public television show. $9.50$16.50. 592-0300 or Free Concert Naples Concert Band and Bonita Springs Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. www. or www. Chamber Concert Musicians from the Naples Philharmonic perform works by Mendelssohn and Schumann at 3 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Sunset Yoga La Playa Beach Resort hosts an evening yoga session to support Survive & Thrive, a nonprofit that provides cancer patients with yoga techniques to improve recovery, from 6:30-8 p.m. $30 in advance, $40 the same day, $10 for kids. 449-1225 or Swiss theater troupe Mummenshanz performs its stunning large-scale mask and acrobatics show you and me at 7 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or A Good Yarn Storytellers of the Round Table present their third annual showcase storytelling event, The Elephant II, from 7-9 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. $20. 262-7990 or www. Yoga Stretch and breathe with Friends of Lovers Key and Naples Yoga Center from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Lovers Key State Park gazebo and continuing weekly through the month. $10, plus park entry fee. 592-4809 or www. Renaissance Art FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Caravaggio from 1-3 p.m. at Bentley Village. $24 for members, $29 for others. 850 Retreat Drive. 434-4737 or Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens The Fall (2006) at 7 p.m. In a hospital in Los Angeles, an injured stuntman tells another patient, a little girl, the fantastic story of five mythical creatures. $10. 10150 Fifth Ave. S. 495-8989 or www. TUESDAY4.24Take 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. Gardening Lecture Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture on annona and bael fruits from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or Hidden Hong Kong Naples Regional Library hosts a talk with parttime Hong Kong resident Paul Pacter about the citys hidden treasures and secrets from 3-4 p.m. Free. 263-7768 or Travel Preferred Travel of Naples offers a free wine tasting and presentation of travel offerings by Star Clippers Cruises at 6 p.m. at Total Wine in Estero. 8012 Mediterranean Drive. Reservations required. 303-264-4310 or 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. C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOThe Studio Players present Bakersfield Mist, a comedy about a trailer park resident (Casey Cobb, right) who suspects shes acquired a Jackson Pollock painting and the art expert (David Whaley, right) whose job it is to authenticate it, on select dates through Sunday, April 29, at the Golden Gate Community Center. Cuban tenor Anibal Cruz performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. www.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Interlude Cuban tenor Anibal Cruz performs from 5:30-7 p.m. at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25-$30. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. UPArtfully Naples Artists Paula Brody, Sandy Kozlow, Christine Otis and Susan Alexander Shipman demonstrate their unique techniques while interpreting scenes at Naples Historical Societys headquarters at Historic Palm Cottage at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26. $15, free for Naples Art Association members. 137 12th Ave. S. 390-2788 or Dummy Comedian/ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brings his Passively Aggressive act to Germain Arena at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2 6. $50.50. 9487825 or Free Concert Electric Lipstick performs on Friday, April 27, as part of Miromar Outlets Friday Night Concert Series. 948-3766 or You Up Stay in May hosts a performance of roots jazz and street blues by Bumper Jacksons at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the auditorium at Moorings Park. $35. 120 Moorings Park Drive. 390-2788 or Guy Musician Matty Jolly performs songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Michael Buble at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Venue Naples. $75, includes a glass of champagne and three-course mean prepared by Crave Culinaire. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 2921529 or Science Saturday Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts a day of family activities themed around the science of sand from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Free with admission. 530-5940 or Birthday Party Friends of the Museum of the Everglades hosts a parade, live music, family activities and more in celebration of the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Tamiami Trail at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28. FME_98@hotmail. com or Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Cendrillon at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, April 28. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. $18-$24. 596-0008 or Stay in May Select artists in Naples Art District offer classes in a variety of mediums at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28. $20$30. 265-0912 or Rising Stars Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at The David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter. org. Treasures in the Sand Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a talk about seashells, creatures and tidal movement at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 29. Free with park admission. 597-6196 or Best Shorts Stay in May hosts a short film fest kicking off at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Moorings Park and continuing Wednesday, May 2, and Sunday, May 6. $15 per event. 120 Moorings Park Drive. 390-2788 or Out Loud Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs stages 10-minute plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29. $12. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO4.20 Multiple GrammyMultiple Grammywinning cellist winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma Yo-Yo Ma explores global musical explores global musical traditions with Silk Road traditions with Silk Road Ensemble at 8 p.m. Friday Ensemble at 8 p.m. Friday at ArtisNaples. at ArtisNaples. 4.19-224.21 Deep dive into the mind of comedian Deep dive into the mind of comedian Carlos Mencia when he steps up to the mic at Off The when he steps up to the mic at Off The Hook Comedy Club Thursday through Sunday. Hook Comedy Club Thursday through Sunday. Roots jazz meets street blues when Stay Roots jazz meets street blues when Stay in May presents in May presents The Bumper Jacksons at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the auditorium at Moorings Park. at Moorings Park. Hit the road to the Lee County Sports Hit the road to the Lee County Sports Complex/Hammond Stadium in South Fort Complex/Hammond Stadium in South Fort Myers for the 23rd annual Myers for the 23rd annual RV SuperSaver Show hosted by the Florida RV Trade hosted by the Florida RV Trade Association from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday Association from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. through Sunday. Bluegrass group Bluegrass group The Barefoot Movement takes listeners back to a takes listeners back to a simpler time when they take the stage simpler time when they take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Center for at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. Performing Arts Bonita Springs. www.artcenterbonita.org4.20-224.27


C8 WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Fun for the Whole Family! LIVE ANIMAL PROGRAMS, BOAT TOURS, FACE PAINTING, FOOD, EXHIBITORS Supporting Sponsors Presenting Sponsors Every Day is Earth Day! 1495 Smith Preserve Way | Naples, FL 34102 | 239.430.2466 | APRIL 25 MAY 20HEARTFELT & HILARIOUS COMEDY Janina BIRTOLO BonnieKNAPP HEARTFELT & HILARI OUS CO MED Y HE AR AR TF TF E EL T & By David Lindsay Abaire THE NAPLES PLAYERSSUGDEN THEATRE 701 5TH AVENUE SOUTH NAPLES FLORIDATICKETS: NAPLESPLAYERS.ORG 239.263.7990 TICKETS ADULTS $40, SUBSCRIBERS $35 STUDENTS & EDUCATORS $10SPONSORED BYFREE VALET PARKING WHAT TO DOFirst Bite The First Bite Menu Release Party at Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs kicks off Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, April 29. $105 for VIP admission at 5 p.m, $65 for general admission at 6 p.m. 14610 Tamiami Trail N. Tickets at www. Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week takes place May 31-June 13.Stress Less Stay in May hosts a workshop on conquering stress with licensed mental health counselors Angela Sanders and Meredith Dee at 10 a.m. Monday, April 30, at Shangri-La Springs in Bonita Springs. $25. 27750 Old 41 Road. 390-2788 or Havana Modern Caribbean-colonial design expert Michael Connors leads a presentation on the Cuban and West Indian aesthetic and his newest book, Havana Modern at 4 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Jett Thompson HOME. $5. 393 Broad Ave. S. 390-2788 or www. Chamber Concert Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra performs with harpist Dickie Fleischer and flautist Travis Jones at 8 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Sugden Community Theater. $40. 3902788 or, Tea & Broadway Actors from TheatreZones Baby perform show tunes and Broadway standards with a continental breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 2. $35. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or Rising Stars Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at The David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www. Classical Concert The Naples Philharmonic performs Beethovens Eroica at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 3, and 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Sail Away Preferred Travel of Naples hosts a talk with AmaWaterways about their river cruise offerings in Europe, Africa and Asia at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Club Pelican Bay. Free, but reservations required by May 1. 707 Gulf Park Drive. (800) 523-3716 or William Noll Jazz Ensemble performs with special guests Glenn Basham at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Bentley Village. $25. 810 Retreat Drive. 390-2788 or Nawlins Jazz Steve Delauderanty and Dennis Miller perform New Orleans jazz at 6 p.m. Friday, May 4, at South Regional Library. $37. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 390-2788 or Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Vladigerov, Prokofiev and Beethoven with pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or in the Swamp Spiritual healer Bethanny Gonzalez hosts a meditation at Corkscrew Audubon Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5. $10 for members, $20 for others. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew. Come one, Come all Artis Naples hosts a free community day with youth performances, kids activities and access to all museums and galleries starting at noon Saturday, May 5. 5971900 or The Breaker Country music group Little Big Town with Kasey Musgraves and Midland performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Germain Arena. 9487825 or Sunday Funday Mercato hosts lawn games, Bloody Marys, mimosas and music by the Betty Fox Band from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, May 6. 254-1080 or Sweet Jazz Wycliffe Gordon and Lew Del Gatto perform at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, at North Naples United Methodist Church. $35. 6000 GoodletteFrank Road. 390-2788 or in your Soul Renowned vocal ensemble Seraphic Fire performs Shakespeare: Music and The Bard at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. $30. 1225 Piper Blvd. 390-2788 or Art and Big Band The Naples Big Band performs while artist Melinda Trick paints in Art Deco style at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. $32. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 390-2788 or Weve Got Pipes Stay in May hosts an organ crawl where guests will check out the organs at several local churches with host Michael Barone starting at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at First Presbyterian Church. $37. 250 Sixth St. S. 390-2788 or www.stayinmay. com. Tea for Two Brambles Tea Room and Storytellers of the Round Table team up for an evening of stories about moms and a full tea from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 10. $35. 340 Fifth Ave. S. 262-7894 or www.bramblestearoom. com. Opera Night Opera Naples presents The Marriage of Figaro at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at ArtisNaples. $25-$115. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org.Musical Wellness Musician Glenn Estrin and mindfulness instructor Angela Sanders lead a demonstration in using music as mind medicine at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Bentley Village. 810 Retreat Drive. 390-2788 or Lotta Shakin Stay in May hosts tribute band One Night in Memphis as they perform music by famed Sun Records artists Elvis Presley, Jonny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and more at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Naples Zoo. $37. 390-2788 or Caribbean-colonial design expert Michael Connors leads a presentation on the Cuban and West Indian aesthetic and his newest book, Havana Modern at 4 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Jett Thompson HOME. 393 Broad Ave. S. 390-2788 or


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 C9 WHERE TO GOFlamenco Flamenco Puro, featuring master dancer Clarita Filgueiras and her troupe of performers, take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $26-$36. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Breakfast with the Birds Shorebird expert Adam DiNuovo hosts a lecture with breakfast pastries and refreshments from 9:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $15. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or All That Jazz The Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra performs the music of Miles Davis at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Interlude The Alex Weitz Jazz Ensemble performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25-$30. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or, White & Awesome Naples Philharmonic and Naples Philharmonic Chorus perform patriotic works with youth singers and the Gulf Coast High School dance team at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or Author Appearance Author Bret Baier presents his book Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops. 598-5200 or Sensorily Speaking Paragon Pavilion hosts a lights-up, sound-down screening of Show Dogs for children with sensory disorders at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or Piano Concert Pianists Jodie DeSalvo and Glenn Basham will perform jazz, Broadway and classical selections with students from Seacrest Country Day School and Naples High School at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Unity of Naples Church. Free, but an offering would be appreciated. 2000 Unity Way. 293-7321 or Carpet ArtisNaples hosts an up-close concert for kids featuring woodwind instruments at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26. 597-1900 or Summer Spectacular The Naples Philharmonic and Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra perform side-by-side the works of Brahms, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky and more at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www. Om in the Swamp Spiritual healer Bethanny Gonzalez leads a meditation at Corkscrew Audubon Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 2. $10 for members, $20 for others. 348-9151 or Night Guitarist and bandleader Sean Chambers performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Cabaret singer Abby Yetter performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25-$30. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Pink Floyd tribute band Brit Floyd performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Germain Arena. $31-$50. 9 48-7825 or Breakfast with the Birds Shorebird expert Adam DiNuovo hosts a lecture with breakfast pastries and refreshments from 9:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $15. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Jazz on the Sand Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by Show Biz Kids from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 2612222 or nap Til Touchdown Brings Me Round The Rocket Man Show featuring Elton John impersonator Rus Anderson performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $30-$40. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Creative Arts Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Musuem hosts an arts and crafts exhibition of works created by students at the Seminole Tribes Pemaytv Emahakv Charter School on Thursday, June 28. Free with admission. 17 miles off Exit 49 on I-75. 877-902-1113 or on the Sand Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by Late Night Brass from 6:309:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 2612222 or nap lesbeachhotel. com. Breakfast with the Birds Shorebird expert Adam DiNuovo hosts a lecture with breakfast pastries and refreshments from 9:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $15. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Interlude The Brennan Yetter Jazz Trio performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25-$30. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Remembrance Ah-Tah-ThiKi Museum commemorates the Seminole Wars with a special display, war games and more on Saturday, July 28. Free with admission. 17 miles off Exit 49 on I-75. (877) 902-1113 or with the Birds Shorebird expert Adam DiNuovo hosts a lecture with breakfast pastries and refreshments from 9:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $15. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at 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.Matty Jolly performs songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Michael Buble at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Venue Naples. $75, includes a glass of champagne and threecourse meal prepared by Crave Culinaire. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or www.


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Rated PG-13.Ready Player One (Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn) In 2045, people use avatars to search for an Easter Egg in a virtual reality world. The visuals and action are great in director Steven Spielbergs latest, but its the retro pop culture references, along with the classic rock soundtrack, that make this an absolute blast. Rated PG-13.The Death of Stalin (Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor) Following his death in March 1953, Josef Stalins underlings scheme for control of Russia in this highly effective farce. Its silly, absurd and biting and as darkly, morbidly funny as it aspires to be. Rated R.Unsane (Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Amy Irving) A woman (Foy) moves to a new town to avoid a stalker (Leonard), but soon finds him working in the mental hospital to which shes involuntarily committed. Its the first time director Steven Soderbergh has ventured into psychological thriller territory, and the results are creepy enough to call it a success. Rated R.Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyongo) King TChalla (Boseman), aka the Black Panther, must defend his country against Erik Killmonger (Jordan), who has a mysterious tie to TChallas past. The action is creative, the story is solid and its darn fun. Why cant all Hollywood blockbusters be like this? Rated PG-13.The Party (Kristen Scott-Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Timothy Spall) A seven-person dinner party goes awry when longheld secrets are exposed. The solid cast does what it can with the material, but theres too much going on in the scant 71-minute running time for any of it to register. Rated R.The Hurricane Heist (Maggie Grace, Toby Kebbell, Ralph Ineson) A U.S. Treasury officer (Grace) must stop a $600 million heist as a Category 5 hurricane hits the fictional town of Gulfport, Ala. The action is merely adequate, and there are ample gaps of logic and reality. Its not even so bad its good, which makes it even worse. Rated PG-13.Peter Rabbit (Voices of Margot Robbie, James Corden, Daisy Ridley) Peter Rabbit (Corden) likes to steal food from poor old Mr. McGregor (Sam Neill), but the bold bunny gets more than he bargained for when McGregors nephew (Domhnall Gleeson) moves into the house. Will children enjoy it, and will parents find it tolerable? The answer for both is: More than youd expect, but not as much as youd like. Based on the stories of Beatrix Potter. Rated PG.7 Days In Entebbe (Rosamund Pike, Daniel Bruhl, Eddie Marsan) Terrorists hijack an Air France flight to Tel Aviv in the hope of embarrassing the Israeli government in negotiations. Sadly, theres little suspense and its almost always dull. Rated PG-13.Happy End (Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz) In the northern French city of Calais, the Laurent family struggles with business and one another in writer/director Michael Hanekes (Amour) latest. Its intentionally confounding at times, but its also a fascinating look at the good and bad of life and the secrets we keep hidden. Rated R.12 Strong (Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena) The first Army Special Forces unit into Afghanistan after 9/11 must team with an Afghan warlord to take a Taliban stronghold. Its an admirable story worthy of appreciation, but its repetitive and not told in a dynamic way. Still, theres enough good here to be worthy of a moderate recommendation. Rated R.


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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Exhibit extension through April 29! DONT MISS IT! NAPLESZOO.ORGCome meet these playful African Penguins before they leave town! At Naples Zoo now through April 29, 2018. PENGUINS PARADISEINPENGUINS PARADISE ARTS COMMENTARYMr. Green, in the apartment, with a visitorMr. Green doesnt get many visitors. No, scratch that. He doesnt get any visitors. He has sunk into a depression, grieving the loss of his wife of 59 years. She was younger than he; he never expected shed go first. Like many women of that generation, she did everything for him, from cooking to cleaning to propping up his ego. But now shes gone, and hes lost. Hes pretty much barricaded himself in his Upper West Side apartment in New York City. He used to go out more, but when he did recently, he stepped out into traffic without looking and almost got hit by a speeding car. He wound up falling down in front of the car. And now, in his safe apartment, that very driver of that car has shown up. But hes not there to harm him or torment him, as he fears. The young man, Ross Gardiner, is there because a judge declared he has to visit Mr. Green weekly for the next six months, as community service. Ross doesnt exactly want to be there, but determines to make the best of it. Mr. Green doesnt want him there. He doesnt want anyone there. But then, who else would come? His wife is gone. And as he describes it, he has no children, no relatives. Everyones gone, he moans. And this is the contrived premise of Visiting Mr. Green, the two-man play at The Laboratory Theater of Florida. Mr. Green is no afternoon tea party. Hes defensive and suspicious and paranoid. Tell him something and hell roar, Who says? Actor Michael Hennessey wears the role like an old robe. He resists the temptation to ham it up or make his character cute and funny. Hes prickly, difficult. Frankly, not very likeable. Brandon Somers, as Ross, the 20-something visitor, could be seriously overshadowed, a lightweight up against a heavyweight. But he holds his own. The two are a study in contrasts: Mr. Green is 86, stooped over, rotund. Ross is young, tall, all legs and arms, whippetthin. Mr. Green is set in his ways. He sits in his dimly lit, somewhat neglected apartment. He forgets to eat. Ross, of course, is his savior, bringing him food, cleaning his apartment, drawing Mr. Green back into the world of the living and making the cranky man somewhat more sociable. Like Mr. Green, the dialogue and plot can be a little heavy-handed at times. It is to the credit of the cast and director Annette Trossbach that this predictable, sometimes preachy script still has powerful and poignant moments, despite itself. Its not giving anything away to say that Mr. Green, a Lou Grant-type character, softens up, but at least he doesnt turn into a perky Mary Tyler Moore. But playwright Jeff Baron has the two discuss how gays are persecuted and stereotyped, just as the Jews are. Its almost as if the characters stop becoming people and are transformed into spokespeople for the playwrights viewpoints. (When Ross tells Mr. Green hes gay, Mr. Green tells him he cant be, because hes Jewish. And besides, he says, repeating old myths, gays act like women and they bother little boys. But Ross tells him hes stereotyping gays in the same way that some people stereotype Jews.) Ross anguish when talking about his familys rejection of himself rings true, but not the fact that he cant be out and has to live a closeted life. Its not as if hes living in a small town in the 1950s. Hes in his 20s, a generation that grew up with gay-straight alliances in high schools, It Gets Better and out gay people on TV shows and in movies. Television has everything from RuPaul to Ellen to the new version of Will and Grace. Plus, the guy lives in Manhattan, for crying out loud, a gay mecca for those living in small, conservative towns, a city filled with gay bars, gay clubs, gay square dancing, gay softball teams. The play, and Lab Theater, has their heart in the right place. And thanks to the actors skill, Visiting Mr. Green doesnt become a Hallmark Card Special and surpasses its material. The play highlights the tragedy of families who reject their own children, the necessity and joy of making your own chosen family. It possesses its comedic moments, such as a priceless scene when Mr. Hennessey demonstrates that he knows how to clean comedic gold. Visiting Mr. Green can even spur tears, if you can overlook some of its contrivances. COURTESY PHOTOMichael Hennessey and Brandon Somers star in Visiting Mr. Green. Visiting Mr. Green>> Where: The Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers >> When: through April 29 >> Cost: $25 ($12 for students) >> Information: 218-0481 or laboratorytheater


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C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CLUB NOTES The Naples Park Area Association holds beginning lessons in Mah jong for anyone age 60 and older who would like to learn the game. Regular games are played from 1-4 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday. For information, send an email to Donna Caccese at The Naples, Marco Island and Bonita Springs alumnae chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta offers a variety of monthly programs throughout the year. For more information, call Cindy Slavin at 259-8919 or visit Civitan Clubs are dedicated to serving the needs of the community with an emphasis on the disabled. The Civitan International Research Center is dedicated to finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome, among others. The Marco Island Civitan Club meets the second Tuesday of the month and has social/educational meetings the fourth week of every month. The Naples Civitan Club meets the first Wednesday of the month and has social/educational meetings the third week of the month. For more information, call 774-2623 or e-mail The Naples MacFriends User Group has hundreds of members who share a passion for all thing Apple and who love to learn from one another. Weekly meetings are open to all, free of charge, and take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. For more information, visit www. naplesmug. com. The East Naples Civic Association meets for lunch and a program on the third Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Players Club & Spa in Lely Resort. The next meeting is April 19. Cost is $22 for ENCA members, $25 for others. For more information, call 434-1967 or visit www.EastNaplesCivic. com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is April 19. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit Wine Tasters of Naples members meet from 5-7:30 p.m. every Friday at different locations around town. Members enjoy socializing and working together on philanthropic and service projects to benefit the community. Members pay a $7 door fee; guests pay $9. Light bites are served, and attendees pay for their own beverages. The April 20 meeting place is Old Old Naples All American Sports Bar followed by Derona on April 27 and Real Seafood on May 4. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit Solo Singles of Collier County creates and promotes recreation, culture, charitable and social activities for those persons single, divorced or widowed. Members gather at a different restaurant at 5 p.m. every Friday for happy hour and dinner. The April 20 place to be is Olive Garden, followed by Bills Steak and Seafood on April 27. For membership information, call Carey Hughes at 262-0278 or email careyjh@ Naples Ship Modelers meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next gatherings are April 21 and May 5. All are invited to enjoy lunch together afterward at a location TBA. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 5940868 or email Serving Naples and Collier County since 1969, the Naples Nites Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays at Perkins Restaurant at Pine Ridge Road and I-75. The next meetings are April 24 and May 8. All are welcome. For more information, call 293-6369 or 352-2827. Pi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island are invited to socialize over sunset Wednesday, April 25, at Pelican Bay Beach. Arrive by 5:30 p.m. to board the Marker 36 parking lot beach tram; BYOB and a snack/appetizer to share. Alumnae are also invited to the final gathering of the season from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Painting with a Twist, 13500 Tamiami Trail N. Attendees will create their own paintings. Cost is $40, and prepaid reservations required. For reservations or more information about either event, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters invite early birds who want to gain confidence speaking in public to its meetings from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The next meetings are May 1 and 15. First-time visitors are always welcome to observe. For more information, call 777-8851. Tech4Good SWFL, a club for staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations, meets from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way. The free club is for staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations who want to learn more about using technology to advance their mission. Admission is free to monthly meetings, and a light dinner is served. RSVPs are requested to birgit.pauli@ For more information about the organization, visit Ikebana International Naples Chapter #160 meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Windstar Room at Naples Botanical Garden. This is the final meeting of the season. The program will be about gyotaku, or fish painting. The ginza market will be open prior to the 10:30 a.m. start of the program. All are welcome. Attendance is free. For more information, visit www. or follow Ikebana Naples on Facebook. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples members meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is May 2. Members also serve a $5 buffet breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of the month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. All are welcome, with proceeds benefitting the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is May 13. The Naples chapter is one of approximately 1,700 EAA chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit Collectors and admirers of Corvettes are welcome to meet like-minded others when Corvettes of Naples meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. off of Immokalee Road in North Naples. The next meeting is May 3. For more information, visit The Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. F rida y May 4, at the Club at Longshore Lake, 11399 Phoenix Way. Cost is $28 ($14 for first-timers). For reservations or more information, call 591-3797 or email cwcnaples@ The Jane Austen Society of Southwest Florida, a branch of the Jane Austen Society of North America, meets from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at South Lee County Regional Library, 21100 Three Oaks Parkway in Estero. Professor Sara Dustin of Florida SouthWestern State College will discuss The Misfortune of Poetry: Retrenching through Literature in Persuasion and Sanditon. The presentation will be a preview of the breakout session Ms. Dustin will lead at the 2018 annual meeting of the JASNA in Kansas City in September. Attendance at the local meeting is free, and all are welcome. To sign up, email The Genealogical Society of Collier County welcomes guests to its meeting Thursday, May 8, at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. Carol RooksbyWeidlich of the Lee County Genealogical Society will discuss genealogy wikis, which are tools for finding information about subjects and records that may have been generated about ones ancestors. Attendance is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit www. Are you new to Naples and interested in making new friends? The Naples Newcomers Club could be for you. Members meet for lunch at country clubs throughout the area on the second Thursday of each month. Groups also get together to explore Naples and beyond and for conversations over coffee and to enjoy a variety of interests from books and mah-jongg to yoga and gourmet cooking. Members must have been full-time residents of Naples for less than five years. The next luncheon is May 10. For more information, visit The Naples chapter of Sons of the American Revolution meets for the final time this season at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 10, at Tiburon Golf Club. Guest speaker will be Judy GobyOxtoby, first vice regent, Big Cypress Chapter, DAR. Visitors and prospective members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Woodruff at 732-0602 or visit Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The next meeting is May 10. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at


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Good through 4/26/18.KidzAct announces a full lineup of summer classesTheater classes and productions for children ages 4 and older begin in June with KidzAct of The Naples Players. Classes begin with the basics and work toward a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of theatrical skills. Singing, dancing, diction, volume, terminology, character, costume and plot are all introduced and developed as children progress through the program. Teamwork, confidence building and fun are the goals of the program. Registration is open now for four summer sessions: June 4-15, June 18-29, July 9-20 and July 23-Aug. 3. The following programs are offered at each session: KinderAct for children in Pre-K and kindergarten; First Act for firstand secondgraders; Third Act for those in grades 3-8; and Acting for Autism Spectrum Disorder/Sensory Processing Disorder (all ages). TNP partners with The Naples Art Association so that students can enjoy theater and art on the same day. They attend a theater class in the morning and have a supervised lunch followed by a supervised walk to the NAA for an afternoon art class. Get in on the ACTTNP also offers two summer sessions of its Advanced Conservatory Theatre program for middle and high school students. Dates are June 4-29 and July 9-Aug. 3. Classes meet from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Taught by TNP staff and guest artists of TNP, ACT core classes in acting, voice and movement are emphasized along with specialized electives. Students spend the day in one core class and one elective. Along with performance classes, all students receive backstage access to learn about the technical elements of theater. Core ACT classes are: Acting is Doing Through monologues and scene work, instructor Jessica Walck guides students in how to bring truth to their acting. This class is an intensive workout for the actor to become more comfortable performing as they understand what drives their character. Voice for Musical Theatre In a master class setting with instructor Charles Fornara, students receive independent coaching and feedback in audition repertoire and work on refining the skills necessary to participating in musicals as a cast member. They explore sight-reading and harmony holding and review and polish all facets of auditioning. Dance for Musical Theatre Dawn Lebrecht Fornara introduces students to a wide variety of dance styles featured in musical theater by exploring the choreography of iconic and lesserknown numbers from Broadway shows. The class includes significant work on technique and terminology to improve dance skills, physicality and confidence. We were thrilled with the response from our spring ACT program, says Craig Price, TNP education director. Students called the classes life changing. We are thrilled to continue this level of performing arts education for them throughout the summer. To sign up or for more information about any of the above programs, call 434-7340, ext. 127, or visit KidzAct invites aspiring young thespians to audition for the troupes summer productionsTryouts for ages 9-14 will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, for the following shows: Junie B. Jones The Musical Rehearsals begin Monday, June 4; performances are Friday-Sunday, July 6-8. Disneys Aladdin, Jr. Rehearsals begin Monday, July 9; performances are Friday-Sunday, Aug. 10-12. Auditions for ages 14 and older are set for noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, for the following shows: Chicago The Musical Rehearsals begin Tuesday, June 19; performances are Friday-Sunday, Aug. 3-5. All auditions are by appointment only. Call 434-7340, ext. 127, to sign up. For more information, visit www.


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Must be 21 or older to redeem Burger + Beer Night. 2018 BurgerFi International, LLCGulfshore Playhouse says let kids act up this summerRegistration is open for summer theater programs for students ages 6-18 at Gulfshore Playhouse. The Little Mermaid Jr. June 11-29 for ages 6-14. This program allows students to dive into the magic of musical theater as they tell the tale of a young mermaid searching for the place where she belongs. The program will conclude with performances at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, and 3 and 7 p.m. Friday, June 29. Cost is $350 for ages 6-8, $500 for ages 9-14. The Teen Conservatory July 9-Aug. 3, with entrance by audition This pre-professional program offers training in musical theater and concludes with performances of the Tony Award-winning The Secret Garden directed by Gulfshore Playhouse Associate Artistic Director and Broadway star Jeffrey Binder (The Lion King, Mary Poppins). Performances will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, and 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. From June 4-July 13, Gulfshore Playhouse will offer a series of weeklong programs for ages 6-18. Each MondayFriday session concludes with a recital at 7 p.m. Friday. June 4-8: The Velveteen Rabbit for ages 6-8 Students will perform scenes from the beloved story by Margery Williams about a boy, his rabbit and the meaning of friendship. Registration is $200. July 9-13: Broadway Bootcamp Jr. for ages 6-8 Youngsters will learn to sing and dance as they rehearse and perform pieces from the musical theater canon chosen specifically for their group. Registration is $225. June 4-8: The Lorax for ages 9-12 Young performers become an ensemble as they act out scenes from Dr. Seuss classic tale about caring for the world around us. Registration is $200. July 9-13: Broadway Bootcamp for ages 9-12 Performers will learn songs and dances selected specifically for their group during this musical theater intensive. Registration is $225. 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Tickets: $25 Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 7pm Norris Community Center For tickets call the box office at 239-213-3049 Opera Naples presents a program of arias and ensembles from a variety of beloved operas including La Traviata, Carmen, and La Boheme by renowned composers such as Puccini, Mozart, and Verdi. Spoken introductions to the selections will help listeners understand the texts and contexts of the operas. The program will also include light musical theater selections as well as favorite American standards. An Evening of Opera With Opera Naples Tickets: $25 Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 7:30pm A Tim Cavanagh comedy show takes you on an interactive ride lled with laughter, fun and over $7 in prizes! He has appeared on Comedy Central, Showtime, ABC, Comcast and WGN America. Tims warm style and quick wit make every show an unforgettable experience. TIM CAVANAGH Alan, who are looking forward to a new lease on life now that theyve finished raising their children. When the women all find themselves in possession of a positive pregnancy test, all three operate under the clich that they want it all. Baby is the closing production of the TheatreZone season. Mr. Danni says he likes to end things on a high note with something that is hopeful and light. Its not a show that is widely performed, especially not in Southwest Florida, but after a successful run during TheatreZones second season in 2006, he thought it was time to bring it back into circulation. For our first few seasons we only ran four performances a week, he says. Not a lot of people saw Baby back then. And it was really cute, so we brought it back. The different circumstances among the couples create a variety of situations that pull on the heartstrings. They also lead to a lot of very funny moments. The shows most poignant story is that of the couple who have been trying to conceive for a few years and are becoming discouraged. Carolann Sanita plays the part of Pam, a college basketball coach who with her husband, Nick, has been struggling to get pregnant for about two years. The challenge for her character, Ms. Sanita says, is that she equates pregnancy with womanhood, and a failure to have a baby calls back to childhood anxieties about being a tomboy. She feels this is the last step in becoming a full woman, the actress explains. Shes a basketball coach into a sporty way of life and is very fit and agile. Because of that, not being able to get pregnant is an even deeper struggle because she thinks, I live my life a certain way and Im healthy. So why isnt this happening for me? Ms. Sanita plays opposite her real-life husband, Gerritt Vandermeer, which has been an enriching experience for their own relationship, she says. Pam and Nicks struggles will ring true for any married couple, particularly when they find that they arent in the marriage simply to have children, but to be with each other. I kind of feel like when we get to work together like this its like were dating again, Ms. Sanita says. They have a duet at the end that is so sweet. I love singing it with him. I could cry each time because the words in the song are true to me. Its more touching for me as his wife because I mean those words for this particular person. Mr. Danni and Ms. Sanita both say the orchestra and ensemble players do a lot of heavy lifting to keep the musics effervescent quality intact. Between the story and the skill required of the performers, the show promises theatergoers an evening well spent. Theres a wonderful story to be heard, Mr. Danni says. Youll laugh and it will make you think. It will touch you and youll walk out singing. Its wonderful entertainment. BABYFrom page 1 Baby>> Who: TheatreZone >> When: April 26-May 6 >> Where: G&L Theatre at the Community School of Naples >> Cost: $50-$75 >> Info: 888-996-3352 or Real-life husband and wife Gerritt Vandermeer and Carolann Sanita play a married couple struggling with infertility in TheatreZones production of Baby. They have a duet at the end that is so sweet. I love singing it with him. I could cry each time because the words in the song are true to me. Its more touching for me as his wife because I mean those words for this particular person. Carolann SanitaEnjoy a morning with Baby actorsTheatreZone presents another installment of its morning cabaret series, Coffee, Tea & Broadway, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 2, in the auditorium at Moorings Park. Five actors from Baby will sing their favorite Broadway ballads and other show tunes, including Home from Beauty and the Beast, I Cannot Hear the City from Sweet Smell of Success and a duet from a Rogers and Hammerstein classic. Mark Danni, the professional companys founding artistic director, will emcee the cabaret; Music Director Charles Fornara will be at the piano. Continental breakfast will be served from 10:30-11 a.m. and the show will be from 11 a.m. to noon. Guests are invited to a meet-and-greet with the actors from noon to 12:30 p.m. Tickets for $35 can be purchased by calling the TheatreZone box office at 424-9500 or by going online to www. Coffee, Tea & Broadway is sponsored by Moorings Park, FineMark Bank and Florida Weekly.


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Get Ready Double Whamee May 5, Kentucky Derby & Cinco de Mayo! 14700 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34110 ~ (239) 592-6050 SAM -BUCCOBISTRO Live Entertainment Every Saturday 15% OFF your entire checkHappy Hour All Night at the Bar Only!Well Spirits, House Wine & Beer $3$7 CAPA Rising Stars concerts showcase young local talentHappy Music from Talented and Trained Young Voices, the second concert of the season in the Rising Stars series presented by the Cultural and Performing Arts Center, takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at The David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. Under the direction of James Cochran, the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus will perform a wide range of music, from classics to contemporary numbers. Members of the 100-voice chorus range from elementary to high school students. Providing performance opportunities for our communitys young musicians and vocalists is an important part of the CAPA mission, says Rising Stars coordinator Steve Kutler. It is vitally important to nourish, honor and showcase the talents of these growing young stars. The third and final concert of the season takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, also at the opera center. The Fresh Sounds of Jazz will showcase members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra. Tickets to each performance are $40 for adults, $10 for students/children (21 and under with valid ID). VIP tickets for $50 include preferred seating and a post-concert reception with the artists. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 775-2800 or visit www. Young vocalist wins Voices of Naples scholarshipVoices of Naples community chorus has awarded its 2018-19 scholarship to Jessica Jarvis of Naples. The $3,000 award will help Ms. Jarvis pursue vocal music studies at Southeastern University in the fall. Ms. Jarvis is home schooled and credits both her parents for motivating her in her academic and musical studies. Her father, Heath Jarvis, is a professional musician. Jessica started singing in musicals and church choirs when she was 8 years old and began taking piano lessons at age 11. She has been in three musicals with The Naples Players and in two operas with Opera Naples. Last year, she won second place in the senior voice category of the Naples Music Club competition. For more information about VON, visit JARVIS

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C24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SAVE THE DATE Gulf Coast Charter Academy South holds its fourth annual gala and silent auction from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Foxfire Country Club. The evenings fun and games are Mardi Gras-themed. Tickets for $35 are available by calling 784-1539 or emailing Sponsorships are available, and auction donations are welcome. For more information, call or email the above. The 10th annual Barristers Bash to benefit Legal Aid Service of Collier County takes place Thursday, April 26, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are $125, and sponsorship packages begin at $500. The evening celebrates and honors those who have demonstrated leadership and outstanding pro bono service through Legal Aid by assisting the poorest and most vulnerable members of the community to gain access to justice. For reservations or more information, call 775-4555 or visit The Southwest Florida Office of the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association hosts the 14th annual SWFL Go Red For Women Luncheon Friday, April 27, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Amy Sanford, her mother Cathy Canterna and sister Lauren Canterna co-chair the afternoon that focuses on mindfulness, health and prevention of heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of all Americans. Major sponsors to date are Arthrex, Lee Health and The Canterna Family in memory of Dorothy Paffrath and Margaret Teixeira. For more information, call Monica Seif at 495-4903 or email Enjoy a sneak peek at (and taste of) what more than 25 area restaurants will serve during Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week at the Sizzle First Bite Menu Release from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs. VIP tickets for $105 include 5 p.m. entry; doors open at 6 p.m. for $65 general admission ticketholders. Tickets are available at Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week takes place May 31-June 13. For more information, visit Girls on the Run of SWFL welcomes two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Womens World Cup champion Abby Wambach as guest speaker at Carousel After Dark from 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Venue Naples. The evening will include a silent auction, hors doeuvres and a seated dinner. Ms. Wambach is dedicated to advocating for equality and inclusion. Her memoir titled Forward is a New York Times bestseller. A 10-week program for girls in grades 3-8, Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through a curriculum that integrates running. Participants attend 20 sessions with coaches who guide and mentor them in exercises that encourage teamwork, community service and self-respect. Tickets for $100 are available at www. For more information, call Christine McConnelee at 777-3720 or email The Naples Junior Womans Club holds its ninth annual Derby Dash from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Naples Botanical Garden. Guests will celebrate the greatest two minutes in sports with friends, sponsors and supporters of the NJWC Scholarship Fund housed at the Community Foundation of Collier County. Tickets start at $75 and include a mint julep upon arrival, unlimited beer and wine during the event, hors doeuvres, raffles, betting games and a silent auction. For tickets or more information, visit Talk Derby to Me, a Kentucky Derby party to benefit Avow takes place from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Shulas at the Hilton Naples. Watch the race and enjoy a welcome mint julep, heavy hors doeuvres and live entertainment after the Run for the Roses. A prize will be awarded for the Best Derby Hat. Tickets for $75 include a $25 gift card to Shulas. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite. For more information, call Jeff Jerome at 659-3176. The Greater Collier Kiwanis Club holds its annual Aqua Ball from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Hilton Naples. Guests will enjoy dancing to the sounds of Music by Mobile Sound Entertainment and will be able to bid on an array of silent auction items and also enter a raffle for an 18-bottle, fully stocked wine chiller. Door prizes throughout the evening will include a cash prize. Admission for $75 includes two drinks and heave hors doeuvres. All funds raised will go toward the clubs efforts to prevent childhood drowning. For reservations or more information, call 919-2001 or 293-0901 or visit The 29th annual Winged Foot Scholarship Foundation awards banquet takes place Thursday evening, May 24, at ArtisNaples. Guest speaker Curtis Strange was one of the leading players on the PGA Tour in the 1980s and was the winner of consecutive U.S. Open titles in 1988 and 1989. Mr. Strange spent more than 200 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking between their debut in 1986 and 1990. Now 63, he is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame and Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. The Winged Foot Scholar Athlete Award began in 1990 at the Collier Athletic Club as a vision to recognize the top senior scholar athlete from each of the high schools in Collier County. The first award was presented to Terry Dean of Barron Collier High School at a banquet featuring sportscaster Dick Vitale. The Winged Foot Scholar Athlete Award has become the most prestigious award a high school student can receive in Collier County. Each of the public and private high schools nominates its best senior scholar-athlete. Finalists receive a $5,000 scholarship. The winner, selected by a panel of Winged Foot Committee members and local citizens, earns a crystal trophy and a $10,000 scholarship. Major sponsors of the 29th annual Winged Foot Scholarship Foundation awards banquet include Barron Collier Jr. Foundation Inc., IBERIABANK, Grant Fridkin Pearson, PA, Dr. Charles Karpas, Premier Sothebys International Realty, The Lutgert C ompanies and Gallagher Lutgert Insurance. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. The event begins with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. with the dinner and awards presentation at 7 p.m. Tickets are $275 per person. For more information, call Brooke Hornbeck at 280-3270 or email Young Executives of the David Lawrence Center host the seventh annual Sunset Cruise for DLC on Thursday, June 14, aboard the Naples Princess. Boarding begins at 6 p.m. The festive cruise from 7-9 p.m. will feature music, hors doeuvres, drinks and, of course, a beautiful Naples sunset. Guests are encouraged to get into the Flag Day spirit by wearing casual red, white and nautical blue attire. A prize will be awarded to the most patriotic outfit. Tickets range from $45 to $65 through June 5 and go up $5 after that. Sponsorship opportunities are available. All proceeds benefit the mission, operations and expansion of DLCs community-based prevention and treatment programs that help the one in every four local children and adults who experience psychological and substance use challenges. For reservations or sponsorship information, call Emily Budd at 304-3505, email or visit The Collier Building Industry Association holds its 2018 Sandollar Awards gala, The Secret Garden: U nlocking N aples F inest, the evening of Saturday, Sept. 22, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Ticket sales begin June 1 at Path2Freedom holds its third annual Red Gala on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Hilton Naples. The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner by Shulas Steak House, dancing and luxury live and silent auctions. Oscar Blandi, honorary chair of the event, is a celebrity stylist whose looks are featured on red carpets and runways and in magazines and television shows. The mission of Path2Freedom is to create hope and healing for child victims of human trafficking by providing safe environments and long-term programs for recovery. Red Gala tickets for $175 ($1,500 for a table for 10) are available at Visit the website or email for more information. Avow announces the date, theme and lead sponsor for its 2019 Butterfly Ball. On Saturday, Feb. 23, guests will embark on a charity adventure to the NGALA Wildlife Preserve in Naples. Thelma Lyon has generously donated to the gala as its lead sponsor. All proceeds will benefit Avows hospice, palliative care and support programs. For information about additional sponsorship opportunities or to reserve a table, call Angela Manley at 280-2285. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25COURTESY PHOTOS IVAN SELIGMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ SOCIETYHonoring Chef Fabrizio Aielli at The Delights of Evolving Cuisine with the Culinary and Hospitality Foundation 1. Jimmy Augustine, Zoe Augustine and Justine Carron 2. Teddy Wallingford with his dog and Frank Heron and Jazmin Heron with their family. 3. Brett Kucej, Alison Kucej and Ronda Johnson 4. Joe Aline, Angela Aline, Al Salafia, Doreen Salafia and Harry Z. 5. Justin Perez, Tauni Grossklas and Beth Perez 1. Milda Vaivada, Ingrid Aielli, Ernie Muir and Fabrizio Aielli 2. Estrellita Diaz, David Robbins and Sharon Bayata 3. Roger Weatherburn-Baker, Thelma Negley, and David Wilson 4. Paula Weatherburn-Baker, Larry Ost, Louise Ost and Roger Weatherburn-Baker 5. Ingrid Aielli, Adrian Aielli, Fabrizio Aielli and Anna Kimianova 6. Lili Montes and Marie-Chrisine Saint-Pierre 7. Robin Hamilton, Lacey King, Maureen Lerner and Alan Goodridge 8. Frank Pullara and Vincenzo Betulia 9. Frank McMullen and Miles McMullen 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 7 8 9Enjoying Blues, Brews & BBQ at Ave Maria

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C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY IVAN SELIGMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ SOCIETYCarrying on the Five Painters & a Potter tradition 1. Dave Altomare and Ann Marie Altomare 2. Mary Ann Holt and Nikki Buschle 3. John Drury, Marcia Drury, Marilyn Bradlee and Bill Bradlee 4. Mike Huckabee and Dennis Logue 5. Mary Lee MacDougall, Monsignor Frank McGrath and Kerry Hutchinson 6. Omar Garcia and Marah 7. Richard Kaelin and Joyce Kaelin 1. Linda Cummings, Leigh Greco and Tara ONeill 2. Debbie Miller, Jim Rice and Gary Patterson 3. Allen Rhyne, Phil Fisher and Tina Ostrowski 4. Donna Murphy and Eileen Arsenault 5. Larry Wicker, Sharon Morrison, Pat Morrison and Joe McNichols, aka Captain Joe and the Bottom Feeders 6. Philip Real 7. Rick Wobbe, Cathy Wilson and George Morissette 8. Allison Vance, Morgan Brown and Amelia Jones 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8CPCI gala with Gov. Mike Huckabee at the Hilton Naples

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 I Do... Hilton Naples(239) 659-3108 | 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida, 34103 IS YOUR PREFERRED DATE AVAILABLE?Celebrate your special day at the Hilton Naples. Our elegant, upscale hotel o ers all-inclusive packages from 10 to 300 guests. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony on the beach with close friends and family, or a lavish reception, let our wedding professionals make your wedding dreams come true. Contact us today for venue availability. New packages including Chiavari chairs now available! CAPRICE DEL VECCHIO Special Events 659-3108COURTESY PHOTOS Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ SOCIETYAn evening to Eat, Drink & Be Broadway for TheatreZone 1. Mark Danni and Karen Danni 2. Carole Schoenfeld, Judi Baruck, Dr. Manuel Pena and Joni Brickley 3. Ron Salvagio and Patricia Salvagio 4. Dennis Nelson, Nancy Wyckoff and Beverly Ness 5. Liz Black, Rachel Voigt and Jake Voigt 6. Roger Battistella, Nancy Battistella, Tami Eilers and Jon Vollmer 7. Ellen Elleman and Mike Elleman 8. Monica Rossell, Mitch Rossell and Christy Hallissy 9. David Stevens and Tere Batista 1 2 4 6 3 9 5 8 7

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C28 WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Convenient location to where you live Robert Trent Jones, Jr course with pristine playing conditions & 8 sets of tees A country club for your lifestyle offering; outstanding golf, tennis, tness, pool, indoor & outdoor dining with an award winning chef & year round social calendar We invite your inquiry into membership Contact our Membership Director at (239) 213-1983 or membership@kensingtoncc.comPREVIEW GOLF MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE SUMMER GOLF MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE CUISINE NEWSBite Squad, a Minneapolis-based meal delivery service, has purchased Naples Express Meals in order to expand into the area. The service now offers delivery from more than 50 local restaurants. Were thrilled to be launching in Naples, just down the way from our Fort Myers delivery area, said Bite Squad cofounder and CEO Kian Salehi. The area has a happening food scene that draws residents and visitors alike to explore a variety of cuisines. From Italian to sushi to barbecue and more, were excited to offer delivery from Naples best restaurants. Enhancements to the Naples Express Meals operation include an app for order tracking, a live chat support team for help and fully uniformed service people. Naples Express Meals customers can expect the same great service, with the added benefit of our advancing technology, Mr. Salehi said. Our delivery model helps ensure that customers food arrives in the best possible condition. Bite Squad currently operates in 30-plus metropolitan areas across the country, and Naples joins more than 15 service areas in Florida. For more information about the company and its current local operation, download the app or visit Caterers and brothers Larry and Peter Falisi recently opened Two Guys Kitchen & Catering, their first 20-person restaurant, near River Reach on Airport-Pulling Road. My brother and I are excited to finally open our restaurant to the community, said Peter. We have put in a lot of hard work to get to this stage and are excited to be able to share our familys recipes. The pair launched their catering business three years ago by offering office lunches to hungry workers. It has since grown to serve large functions including weddings and private and corporate dinners. The Falisis newest endeavor offers diners fast-casual fare and to-go breakfast and lunch options. The brothers plan to offer grab-and-go selections in the near future. Two Guys Kitchen & Catering is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The space is also available to rent for private events. For more information, call 394-9072 or visit Zen Asian BBQ has introduced new Korean options including galbi jjim (Korean braised short ribs), budae jjigae (Korean Army base stew), kimchee grilled chicken and Korean tofu with spinach. 10823 Tamiami Trail N. 2607037 or The Local celebrates Earth Day by offering a free vegan gluten-free coconut brownie with any purchase of $10 or more on Sunday, April 22. 5323 AirportPulling Road. 596-3276 or Kareems Lebanese Kitchen and 21 Spices by Chef Asif will team up to provide an Indo-Lebanese buffet on Sunday, April 22, where both chefs will prepare a variety of ethnic dishes using only plant-based ingredients and no oil to promote plant-based diets. $19.99 per person, with $2 benefitting Diners can make reservations by calling 919-8830 or emailing Sea Salt offers a gourmet lunch and discussion about human trafficking with Linda Oberhaus, CEO at The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. $60. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or Purple Spoon offers a three-course dinner and discussion about medical marijuana with nurse practitioner Deborah Post at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 24. $68. 2 5151 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs. 908-3842 or Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week hosts its First Bite Menu Release, where organizers Guy Clarke and Rafael Feliciano will announce participating restaurants in the summer edition of restaurant week from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs. In addition to previewing bites from the upcoming events prix-fixe menus (which will be available May 31-June 13), guests can participate in a raffle to benefit the Sizzle SWFL FGCU Food & Beverage Scholarship fund. $65-$105 in advance, $85-$125 at the door. of Collier returns to Bayfront for its 38th year with samples from local restaurants, live entertainment and chef presentations from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6. Entry is $5; food tickets sold separately. Venue Naples debuts its new charitable initiative, Crave for a Cause, on Tuesday, May 8. The series aims to provide funds for local nonprofits by offering health-focused events. The inaugural evening will include a three-course, plant-based dinner and a discussion by cardiologist Brian Taschner about his focus on food as medicine. $150, with proceeds benefitting the American Heart Association. Note that while the menu is dairyand gluten-free, it is not vegan. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at COURTESY PHOTO Uniformed drivers making Bite Squad deliveries are showing up all around Naples.COURTESY PHOTOBrothers Larry Falisi, left, and Peter Falisi have opened Two Guys Kitchen & Catering on Airport-Pulling Road. LUNCH/MONFRI 11:30AM to to to 9PM Sunday, May 13th Its Moms Day! 239-592-0050CALL FOR RESERVATIONSBottle of WineOpen 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.$50.00 per CoupleREGULAR MENU AVAILABLESoup or Salad Lamb Shanks | Fish of the Day | Spaghetti and Meatballs Chicken & Ar tichoke Hearts | Chicken Parmesan Seafood Salad Special | Seafood Cioppino Pasta or Sushi-Sashimi Combo Tiramisu to Share Choice of:Coupons and discounts not valid on Mothers Day.Complimentary Come appreciate your MOM with us. No Cooking, No Cleaning and a Bottle of Wine!

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 C29 CALL 239-435-9353 TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION.EARLY DINING MENUAvailbale from 4pm to 6pmST GERMAINS SLOW ROASTED PRIME RIB OF BEEFSpecial seasonings, rub and natural juicesPRIME BEEF TENDERLOIN BROCHETTESGrilled to perfection, topped with Gorgonzola cheese, caramelized onions, mashed potatoes8OZ PRIME CENTER CUT IOWA BEEF NEW YORK STRIP STEAKThe best mouth-watering steak you have ever hadCOLD WATER NORTH ATLANTIC SALMONServed with fresh asparagus and Buerre BlancOVEN ROASTED AIRLINE CHICKEN BREASTCrispy and delicious, served with broccolini, garlic mashed potatoesFRESH HERB-CRUSTED BAKED COLD WATER NORTH ATLANTIC CODServed with butternut squash, garlic mashed potatoFISHERMANS STEWFresh Fish, Mussels, Shrimp, Calamari in a light fresh tomato fennel sauce over capellini pasta.BEEF STROGANOFFMedley of caramelized onions, tender mushrooms and prime beef, perfectly balanced in a creamy stroganoff sauce, tossed with egg noodles Choose either a house mixed eld green salad or classic Caesar saladTWO COURSE DINNERwith Bottle of House Wine$30 PER PERSON HOURS: MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm FridaySaturday 11:30am10:00pm 12:00pm9:00pmLunch Specials*Monday-Friday, 11:30am-3:00pm*Includes your choice of soup, salad or fries(239) 325-9653rosedalepizza.com1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples, FLAuthentic NY Style Italian Food & Wood Fired, Brick Oven Pizza NapoletanaPizza Shrimp Pad ThaiChicken AlfredoPasta Primavera Mac N MeatballChicken, Shrimp & VeggiesChicken Alfredo Spinach Salad Caesar Salad Turkey BurgerItalian Chicken WrapBLT Wrap $5 OFF $25OR MORE SPENTCan not be combined with other discounts, coupons or lunch specials. Expires 4/30/18. Culinary Art.Technicolor Views. Venetian Village 4270 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples 239-649-5552 baysideseafoodgrillandbar.comSparkling Waterfront Views and Live Entertainment! CUISINE NEWSThe Wine Store: A unique blend of curated vintages, classes and more SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThere were just two things Bruce Nichols had not experienced after almost four decades in the wine industry: being a vintner-winemaker and running his very own, brick-and-mortar wine shop. Last November, that list was shortened by half when Mr. Nichols opened The Wine Store at 1200 Central Ave. in Naples. Step inside the doors and youll find meticulously curated, limited-production, artisan-crafted wines from family-owned vineyards, worldwide, that rely on their grapes unique qualities for each vintage, rather than manipulation in the winery. Concierge-level service is provided by certified sommeliers who assist customers with making selections that harmonize with their palates. Wines can be sampled before purchase and prices range from $12 to $500 a bottle. One of the things I tell people is that just because a wine is produced by an artisan winemaker that doesnt mean it has to be expensive, Mr. Nichols says. We have 30 to 40 wines, at any given time, that are in the $20 price range. Whatever price point the customer is looking for, I can deliver the absolutely highest quality product.The Wine Stores focus on education includes: Tasting and learning opportunities for consumers and professionals. Interactive personal enrichment and professional learning experiences for novices and connoisseurs. A regularly scheduled guest-speaker program featuring vintners, master sommeliers, authors, and industry related professionals. For serious collectors, The Wine Store offers storage in its 23 secure, private, climate-controlled wine lockers. What were trying to do here is provide a full-service operation, so anything to do with the purchasing of wine, wine education and wine storage is offered under one roof, Mr. Nichols explains. His passion for wine began at age 16, in the late 1960s, when he became a waiter in a restaurant and began drinking in knowledge about vino. In the early 1970s, he moved to the San Francisco area, where he worked in restaurants and hotels, and took advantage of proximity to northern Californias wine country. His background in the hospitality industry also includes global corporate food service management. He is a past national president of the wine division of Chane des Rtisseurs, the international food and wine society; an honorary trustee of the Naples Winter Wine Festival; and the founder and owner of the consulting firm Naples Wine Solutions and the online newsletter A Nichols Worth of Wine. Originally from Philadelphia, he and his wife, Jill Backman, have been residents of North Naples since 2004. For more information about The Wine Store, call 234-6625 or visit

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C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Open 7 days a week239 631 Located in Creekside Corners Plaza 1514 Immokalee Rd | Suite 106 Naples | FL | 34110 $40 per team Pre-Registration Available Online 2pm Corn Hole Tournament Party on the lawn & Bounce House @ 2pm. Bring a chair!FOOD TRUCKS & BEER TENT! LIVE MUSIC 2-8PM Porker BBQ & Jewbans Deli Dales SOWFLO, The Good Bad Kids, & Something Like Seduction F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T R R R R R R R R R R R U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K S S S S S S S S S S S S S S & & & & & & & & & & & & & & & & & & & B B B B B B B B B B B B B E E E E E E E E E E E E E E R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T E E E E E E N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T ! ! ! ! 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Prime Rib Au Jus $17.95Wednesday Rib Night-Full Rack with fries & slaw $12.95Friday Trivia Night 7:30pm-9pmWin a $50 Gift Card and more!Check out our NEW Bottomless Bar!MIMOSAS $12$15Saturday & Sunday 11am-2pm VINOA tale of two sistersSometimes, a story just falls into a writers lap, and it has to be told. This one is a classic. Its about two sisters who grew up on opposite sides of the world, neither one knowing of the others existence. Its about a dying mans wish, a tearful reunion and a remarkable coincidence. Well start with Robin McBride. She was born in Los Angeles, and when her parents divorced, her mother took her to live in picturesque Monterey County. She grew up with the sight of abundant grapevines stretching in every direction, and, not surprisingly, decided to make the wine business her career. Nine years later, her father, who still lived in Los Angeles, met a woman from New Zealand. They married and had a daughter, Andra. When the new Mrs. McBride was diagnosed with cancer, they decided to move to New Zealand to be closer to family. Andra grew up in Marlborough, on the north end of the South Island, which is basically the Napa Valley of New Zealand. Guess what she decided she wanted to be when she grew up? And so it went. Robin, the older sister, pursued her career in California having no contact at all with her estranged father. Andra did the same in New Zealand, never knowing she had a sister half a world away. Years later, Mr. McBride was suffering from a terminal illness, and he called upon his extensive family (he was the youngest of 12 siblings) to find his daughters and get them together. Literally, a deathbed wish, and a monumental task, since back in 1995 internet tools like searching for someone on Facebook or Googling a person were still far in the future. This is where the hand of fate taps us gently on the shoulder and quietly points the way. One of the McBride brothers, returning home from work around that time, turned on his television and happened to watch Oprah Winfrey interview whom? As destiny would have it, she had on her sofa two detectives who youd hire to track someone down if they owed you money. They were generous with information about the tools, books and other resources they used to find people who didnt necessarily want to be found. The brother got the idea, and got busy. It took a while, but he finally managed to find both sisters and put them in touch. In 1999, Robin flew from California to New York and met her longlost sister Andra at LaGuardia airport. Andra was 16, and Robin was 25. Robin remembers, I knew who she was as soon as she walked off the plane. We look so much alike, and we were even dressed the same almost. From there, nature took its inevitable course. The sisters love for wine enabled them to build whats basically a global business, sourcing wines from both California and the finest winegrowing regions of New Zealand. The McBride Sisters collection is their third venture, and it furthers their mutual goals. As Andra puts it, We want to create and distribute wines that speak to female and multicultural wine lovers. Seems like its working. I reviewed one of their ros wines in a previous column. Here are two others, along with another new favorite.McBride Sisters Collection Chardonnay Central Coast 2016 ($17) Deep yellow in the glass, on the slightly sweet side. This nicely balanced wine was fermented 50 percent in stainless steel and 50 percent in barrel. Flavors of green apple and white pear, along with white flowers. Very pleasant, especially for the price. WW 89-90.McBride Sisters Collection Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2016 ($15) This is not your typical Marlborough example of the varietal. Green apple, lime and grassy aromas and flavors predominate with tart subtle acidity on the finish. WW 87-88. Tom Gore Cabernet Sauvignon California 2015 ($13) This valuepriced wine merits some consideration. Its an easy drinking example of the varietal, a little backward (decanting would help), containing a bold, extracted profile of mixed black fruit. WW 87.Ask the Wine WhispererQ. Recently, I heard about a process used in winemaking called reverse osmosis. What is it? What does it do? A. This process, which is also used for water purification and other purposes, is a kind of filtration. Its mostly used to reduce the amount of water in wine, and make it bigger and more concentrated. In short, its often used to modify the wines flavor profile. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is wine director of the international Direct Cellars wine club. Read his other writings at COURTESY PHOTORobin McBride, top, and Andra McBride.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 19-25, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 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$109.9932oz Bone in Tomahawk steak served with 2 one-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggiesTwin Lobsters$39.99Two one-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner For 2$119.99Two 2-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes3 COURSE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL SERVED DAILY (Dining Room Only)SunThurs 3pm-5pm Fri & Sat 3pm-4:30pm Salad, Entre and Dessert $19Menu Choice: 6oz let mignon, 4oz baked stu ed lobster tail, BBQ grilled salmon, baked haddock Florentine, shrimp and sword pomodoro, grouper ngers, grilled sword sh or chicken marsalaEnjoy a glass of house wine or champagne for only $4 with your early bird dinner CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALS SERVED 114(Lunch items may not be split)Stir Fry Special $10Sauted with diced ham, fresh pineapple chunks and fresh vegetables in a sweet teriyaki sauce and served over riceBaked Haddock Jose $13Topped with sauted spinach adn Swiss cheese served with rice and veggiesShrimp Pomodoro $13served over Penne Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-9pmFri-Sat 11am-9:30pm HAPPY HOURDaily 11am-9:30pm (Bar Only)DRINK SPECIAL Ciroc Appletini $8LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSun-Thu 6-9pm Fri-Sat 6:30-9:30pm El Gato Solea The Consecutones Joey Fiato Manhattan Connection Bill Colletti Take Two Steve Fenttiman & Motown The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! SUNDAY & WEDNESDAY FEATURE SERVED ALL DAYTwin Lobsters Feature Hopefully it will be back next week!4221 East Tamiami Trail, 239.455.5111 to change without notice. Please call for pricing.Super Saver Lunch Specials $11 $9 $10 CUISINEA twisted, salty tale of love and the elusive Philly soft pretzelWhen it comes to food, Philadelphia is justifiably famous for the cheesesteak and, to a lesser degree, scrapple and Tastykakes. But to me, none of those are its most delectable creation. In the spirit of full disclosure, I confess to being born in the city and growing up 20 minutes away in the New Jersey suburbs. For most of my formative years, my father worked in Philly with his father and brother at their shared dental office at Fifth and Girard, just across the street from the national shrine of St. John Neumann. The dental office was on the first floor of a classic brownstone; my grandparents home occupied the second and third floors. My two cousins and I would often spend Saturdays there and there was one place we always went. No, not the shrine, but the little soft pretzel bakery next door where, for a nickel, you could purchase a fresh-from-the-oven pretzel that was salty and slightly crisp on the outside, soft and chewy within. There were days we made two or three trips there. I had no way of knowing then that I was experiencing the pinnacle of this wondrous creation until I had occasion to purchase them a few years later from street carts in New York and elsewhere. Thats when I discovered, to my horror, that they were cold, had the consistency of cardboard and bore no resemblance beyond their shape to the pliant, fragrant pretzels of my youth. So, I did what any self-respecting soft pretzel lover would do: I stopped eating them. Later, I discovered a chain that shall remain unnamed that advertised soft pretzels only to once again have my hopes dashed. These were fresh but more cakelike, and came in flavors such as jalapeno or cinnamon. Sacrilege, I say! Flash forward several decades. Ive been living in Southwest Florida for most of my adult life, albeit sans soft pretzels. Then a public relations person called to tell me about a new soft pretzel store opening in Naples. He does not see my skeptical eye roll as I listen to his spiel. But then I go. And I taste. And I am transported back 50 years to the bliss of my childhood as the flavor of a real, warm soft pretzel permeates my senses. That is precisely what the aptly named Philadelphia Pretzel Factory produces and dispenses daily from its location at the Galleria Shoppes off Vanderbilt Beach Road. Josie and Ed Szmuc bought the franchise in October and have been lovingly baking what are called Real Pretzels daily ever since. Mrs. Szmuc hails from Schwenksville, Pa., Mr. Szmuc from Pittsburgh. While neither is Philadelphia, Schwenksville is a mere 37 miles away and Mrs. Szmucs parents were from Philadelphia so she, too, knows from real soft pretzels. Her husband was a willing and able student who quickly caught on. The couple has a background in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Szmuc as an electrical engineer and Mrs. Szmuc as a project manager on the regulatory side of the oil and gas industry. But Pittsburgh winters were wearing on them. They decided to head south and found the pretzel franchise. This is their first foray into the food business, but they are proud and enthusiastic purists. The soft pretzel has been the same in shape and consistency for more than 100 years, Mrs. Szmuc says. The standard pretzel is our bread and b utter. And when the Philadelphia Eagles made it to the Super Bowl in February, pretzel-loving fans lined up at the stores front door hours before they opened to ensure they had soft pretzels with which to watch the big game (which the Eagles won). The line was out the door and down past Pei Weis around the corner, she says. People drove here from Tampa, Sarasota and West Palm. There are people who pick up 25 or 50 to stash in the freezer so they dont run out. (A single pretzel sells for $1.75 but theres a volume discount with 100 going for $52.) In a nod to those from other regions, the store also stocks a few other items as well. There are mini-pretzels (4 inches rather than the traditional 7 inches). And theres the Philly cheesesteak pretzel (chopped steak, provolone and mozzarella wrapped in a pretzel and baked). There are pretzels with mozzarella and pepperoni served with a side of marinara, and a Dietz and Watson beef hot dog wrapped in a pretzel. They even offer a cinnamon twist pretzel for those who simply must veer off the traditional path. But the Real Pretzel, as the original is called, is the darling. It has no trans-fat, no saturated fat and 14 grams of protein in a single pretzel, she said. The protein comes from the whey flour thats in the mix, making it something of a healthy snack. You can purchase a side of regular mustard, spicy brown or hot mustard, melted cheddar or other dipping sauces. And for those who want to feel even better about what theyre eating, consider that some of the proceeds go to a worthy cause. Mrs. Szmucs parents, children of the Great Depression, did well professionally and, in 1992, founded the Bernard W. Loeb and Dr. Bernade tte Loeb Charitable Foundation as a way to give back. They provided assistance to smaller charities focused on food insecurity and education for those who could not afford it. Now Mrs. Szmuc heads the charity now and she, too, focuses on smaller grassroots charities that run food pantries, education programs for children and that help women and girls from impoverished backgrounds. She even found a farm-to-table fresh produce food pantry in Bucks County, Pa. that needed and received her support. A Roman Catholic assisted living center and hospice that cares for indigent elderly is another of the charities she supports. For many of these groups, a $5,000 donation is life-changing, Mrs. Szmuc says. She continues to look for such groups to help, and she hopes to grow the pretzel business in order to be able to support still more good works. Thats bound to leave a great taste in anyones mouth. COURTESY PHOTOSEd and Josie Szmuc bought their Philadelphia Pretzel Factory franchise in October. Front of the house at Philadelphia Pretzel Factory in Naples. >> What: Philadelphia Pretzel Factory >> Where: In the Galleria Shoppes, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road >> Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday >> Info: 631-8280, >> More: Thursday, April 26, is National Pretzel Day. Customers can receive a free soft pretzel at the Philadelphia Pretzel Factory on that day. 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Call 866-657-2300 VISIT WWW.C21SUNBELT.COM TO VIEW ALL AVAILABLE LISTINGS! Gulf Access4/2.5 Gulf access pool home!$399,9001-866-657-2300 800CC011977. CAPE CORAL Rural PerfectionThis upgraded beauty has what you want. Starting from the upgraded interior of a 3 bedroom ranch style home.$399,5001-866-657-2300 800LE073784. FORT MYERS Gulf Access Pool HomeFour bedroom gulf accessible pool home split plan, centrally locating in South Cape.$390,0001-866-657-2300 800CC021195. CAPE CORAL Enchanting Riverfront homeTropically landscaped acre and a quarter on the Orange River. This home built in 1948 is a meticulous 4/3. Appt only.$389,9001-866-657-2300 800FM079447. FORT MYERS Gulf Access Pool Home3/2 gulf access pool home with over 1800 sqft of living space.$379,9001-866-657-2300 800CC021824. CAPE CORAL 4 Bed 3 Bath Lakefront Pool Home-The Willows off PlantationIncredible views and desirable Southern exposure. Modern, roomy home with 2534 sqft under air and built in 1998.$375,0001-866-657-2300 800FM011788. FORT MYERS Gulf Access Home3 lot site gulf access home. 3 bedroom 3 baths with split bedroom floor plan.$369,9001-866-657-2300 800CC021746. CAPE CORAL Limitless Possibilities with This House on Almost 3 AcresLarge 4 bedroom plus lots of extra rooms with a ground floor separate entrance sitting on almost 3 acres!!$365,0001-866-657-2300 800NA051439. NAPLES Best Priced Home in Bella TerraHome in Bella Terra 4/2 pool home! Over 2300 sqft of living area. Resort style community, low HOA's.$349,9001-866-657-2300 800NA073154. ESTERO 2 Bed 2 Bath Turnkey Direct Access Condo w/ Boat DockLuxury turnkey waterfront condo, with with boat slips and direct access to the Gulf of Mexico in minutes.$348,5001-866-657-2300 800FM049844. BONITA SPRINGS Almost One Acre Pool HomeAlmost one acre of land (.85) with an over 2300 sqft home nestled in the center. Lots of room! New kitchen and roof.$339,9001-866-657-2300 800CC076160. CAPE CORAL Corkscrew ShoresBeautiful new home at Corkscrew Shores 2/2/2 + sun room. Located in Estero. Low HOA fees! Resort style living!$339,0001-866-657-2300 800NA068379. ESTERO Pool HomeInviting 3 bed / 2 bath Gulf Cove home with a pool and outbuilding.$299,0001-866-657-2300 800CH250470. PORT CHARLOTTE Looking for your Next Home near the Sandy Beaches?Look no further! This 3 bedroom and 2 bath home is located in the beautiful gated community.$290,0001-866-657-2300 800LE070673. FORT MYERS 3/2/1 on a Saltwater Access Canal in Gulf CoveMove in ready 3 bed 2 bath 1 car garage home on a Saltwater access canal in the quaint fishing community of Gulf Cove.$269,9001-866-657-2300 800CH250168. PORT CHARLOTTE Olympia PointBeautiful 4 bedroom, 4 bath home in a great gated community close to everything. Easy commute to Fort Myers.$269,9001-866-657-2300 800FM049590. LEHIGH ACRES Attached Villa at Colonial Country ClubGreat lake view in this move in ready attached villa.$319,0001-866-657-2300 800FM016377. FORT MYERS Huge Generational HomeThis home built in 1920 will charm you in so many ways. It can be a generational home, AirBnb.$300,0001-866-657-2300 800FM019815. FORT MYERS Magnificent 2 Story 3 Lot Site2 master suites 2 1/2 Bath den formal living & dining. Family room 2 1/2 Car garage Many upgrades alarm system salt water pool.$299,9001-866-657-2300 800CC055707. CAPE CORAL 3 Bed/2 Bath Lakefront Home off of McGregorThis beautiful 3 bed 2 bath lakefront home is located off of McGregor in the desirable Las Palmas neighborhood.$299,9001-866-657-2300 800FM017162. FORT MYERS 3 Bed 2 Bath Pool Home / 2 Car Garage Whiskey CreekDiscover great value here! Well-kept and well-maintained home with many recent improvements and so much to offer.$335,0001-866-657-2300 800FM016834. FORT MYERS Rare Waterfront PropertyRare warterfront dock 4 bed 3 bath home. All wood floors and tile. Stainless steel appliances. Unique enclosed.$329,9001-866-657-2300 800FM012928. FORT MYERS Move In ReadyThis 2,013 sqft 3/2 pool home is bright and airy great room floor plan will not disappoint!$324,9001-866-657-2300 800CC020024. CAPE CORAL Spectacular Villa for SaleAmazing villa for sale in this Beautiful Divota built community. Tons of amenities. close to airport, shopping,beaches.$320,0001-866-657-2300 800FM060919. BONITA SPRINGS

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Call 866-657-2300 CALL 866-657-2300 TO SCHEDULE YOUR SHOWING! #1CENTURY 21 IN THE STATE OF FLORIDAMAKING DREAMS COME TRUE!SEARCH OVER 550 HOME & LOT LISTINGS! C21SUNBELT.COM Assessments PaidBeautiful corner lot with many fruit tress. 3/2 with salt water pool.$250,0001-866-657-2300 800CC016651. CAPE CORAL Beautiful 4/3/3 Home in LehighBeautiful Adams Home built in 2006. This 4 bed/3 bath/3 car garage home includes LCEC Good Cents Package.$250,0001-866-657-2300 800FM014146. FORT MYERS Townhouse3/2.5 single car garage townhome in Summerlin Place.$249,9001-866-657-2300 800CC022261. FORT MYERS Island Club at CorkscrewSingle family 2 bedroom, den with French doors, 2 bath, 2 car garage home.$240,0001-866-657-2300 800LE014718. ESTERO Silver Lakes at Gateway HomeGorgeous 3 bed/2 bath/2 car garage home in Silver Lakes at Gateway. Convenient location.$239,9001-866-657-2300 800FM072695. FORT MYERS Cute 3/2/2 in Bonita SpringsCute 3/2/2 in Bonita Springs built in 2006.$239,0001-866-657-2300 800NA011981. BONITA SPRINGS 3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Garage the Meadows in Parker LakesDiscover the Meadow at Parker Lakes. Updated 3 bed 2 bath 2 car garage home. Many recent improvements and upgrades.$230,0001-866-657-2300 800FM018212. FORT MYERS Beautiful Coach Home with a Garage. Overlooking a LakeThis pristine coach home has a beautiful great room with vaulted ceilings that leads to a large screened lanai.$229,9901-866-657-2300 800FM069067. FORT MYERS Nice DuplexEach unit has 2 bedrooms with a den, 2 baths and a 1 car garage. Tenants on month to month leases.$229,9001-866-657-2300 800CC010646. CAPE CORAL Pool Home with Southern ExposureUpdated heated pool home with all utilities in and paid! Very open floor plan with french doors out to a large pool area.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800CC054262. CAPE CORAL 2/2/2 Home in Beautiful Daniels ParkDaniels Park is a wonderful, private, gated community that is close to everything, yet feels off the beaten path!$184,0001-866-657-2300 800FM014162. FORT MYERS Gulf Access Condo2/2 gulf access condo with open kitchen and private 1 car garage.$179,9001-866-657-2300 800CC015377. CAPE CORAL Charming HomeCharming 4 bedroom 2 bath home on a 1/2 acre lot in North Port with mature landscaping.$179,9001-866-657-2300 800CH249905. NORTH PORT Split Floor Plan3/2 home built in 2005 and has been immaculately maintained.$174,9001-866-657-2300 800CC017131. CAPE CORAL Lovely 3 Bed + Den w/ 2 Bath and 2 Car GarageThis 3/2/2 is waiting for you, located close to shopping centers, schools, 1-75, SR 82, Ft. Myers & Lots More.$200,0001-866-657-2300 800LE020809. LEHIGH ACRES Recently Renovated HomeGorgeous property offers 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, den and lots of upgrades!$199,9001-866-657-2300 800CC017805. CAPE CORAL 3/2 Pool HomeSo many newer features, do not let this one pass you by. Well priced 3/2/2 with a den and heated pool.$199,0001-866-657-2300 800CH250362. PORT CHARLOTTE Great Family Home in North East Cape CoralWonderful 3 bed, 2 bath home in perfect, quiet Cape location. Easy access to A+ schools, hospitals, doctors, shopping.$189,9001-866-657-2300 800FM017929. CAPE CORAL 2 Bedroom+ Den/ 2 Bath Condo in Whiskey CreekShows like a model home! Over $15k in renovations that include: new AC, new appliances, kitchen remodel, guest bath.$220,0001-866-657-2300 800FM015360. FORT MYERS Gated CommunityMinutes from the beach, don't miss this 2/2+den condo in excellent condition!$217,0001-866-657-2300 800NA021091. BONITA SPRINGS Ready for a New OwnerSpacious 4 bedroom house with formal living & dining rooms that have privacy doors on each side.$215,9001-866-657-2300 800LE004994. LEHIGH ACRES This Huge Home is Ready to Move In and Priced to SellA spacious floor plan with tile throughout and carpet in the secondary bedrooms. Formal and informal diningrooms.$215,0001-866-657-2300 800LE005925. LEHIGH ACRES

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Call 866-657-2300 Call 866.657.2300 A NAME YOU CAN TRUST TO SELL YOUR HOMEBARBARA M. WATT FOUNDED CENTURY 21 SUNBELT REALTY IN 1984BARBARA M. WATTWWW.C21SUNBELT.COM Fully Furnished, Turnkey CondoSet in the beatiful Casa Di Fiori, a gated community with resort style pool, tennis courts, fitness center and clubhouse.$174,9001-866-657-2300 800CC075119. CAPE CORAL Nice 3/2 SE Cape Coral Great LocationConvenient location in a wonderful neighborhood located in SE Cape Coral. Large corner lot. Split floor plan design.$172,9991-866-657-2300 800CC070706. CAPE CORAL Whiskey Creek Villa w/ 1 Car Garage in Section 12Wow, desirable Whiskey Creek Villa available at an affordable price! This 2 bed 2 bath villa has a 1 car garage.$172,9001-866-657-2300 800FM013695. FORT MYERS Gulf Access 1st Floor Condo With a Fantastic Canal ViewClose to shopping and downtown Cape Coral. Beautitul remodeled kitchen, oversized lanai, and a nice complex.$170,0001-866-657-2300 800CC021389. CAPE CORAL Absolutely Beautiful Dollhouse on the WaterThis house is a must see! On the Jeffery waterway, this house does not disappoint!$162,9001-866-657-2300 800CH249988. NORTH PORT Pristine Townhouse with Lake and Preserve ViewsOffers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 1 car garage in gated community! Lots of amenities!$157,9001-866-657-2300 800NA016734. FORT MYERS Gulf CoveThis 3 bed 2 bath 1 car garage home in the lovely fishing community of Gulf Cove is over 1400 sqft under air!$150,0001-866-657-2300 800CH250264. PORT CHARLOTTE Pool Home, 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths, 2 Car GaragePool home, 3 bedrooms 2 baths, 2 car garage. As-is, no repairs or warranties on anything.$139,9001-866-657-2300 800LE007210. LEHIGH ACRES Beautiful Villas of Bethany Trace2 Bedroom, 2 bath, with den/office and 2 car garage with screen enclosure. City water and sewer.$129,9001-866-657-2300 800LE061530. LEHIGH ACRES Weekend Gateway in Moore HavenManufactured home on .55 acre. Corner lot, extra buildings, screened in spa/lanai, motor home barn and plant nursery shed.$125,0001-866-657-2300 800LE079391. MOORE HAVEN Location Location LocationTownhouse in Cypress Landing located in the heart of everything! 2 bedrooms 2.5 bath gated community!$124,9001-866-657-2300 800NA021996. FORT MYERS 2 Bed 2 Full Bath Regency CondoFantastically priced, gorgeous second floor unit overlooking the golf course. Beautifully updated kitchen.$119,0001-866-657-2300 800FM021445. FORT MYERS Location with a ViewThis beautiful and well maintained condo is priced for an immediate sale.$82,5001-866-657-2300 800LE007937. LEHIGH ACRES Great Buy 2/2 Well MaintainedPet friendly section of 55+ community. Own the land; cathedral ceilings. Low maintenance fees. Heated pool overlooks lake.$72,0001-866-657-2300 800CC017238. NORTH FORT MYERS Grab your Suitcase & Sunscreen! Lazy Days Village Awaits YouHoney stop the car! This price is one of the lowest you will see in this community for a turn key home.$65,0001-866-657-2300 800FM016061. NORTH FORT MYERS Condo in Fort Myers Florida For SaleVery nice condo, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, fully renovated. Please call with any questions.$45,9991-866-657-2300 800FM020925. FORT MYERS Affordable Freshwater Cottage2/2 canal home is in a quiet area close to shopping and parks.$115,0001-866-657-2300 800CH249418. PORT CHARLOTTE Upgraded with a European Flair and Own your LandTruly one of a kind and you own the land! The sellers have spared no expense to provide every upgrade imaginable.$114,9001-866-657-2300 800FM016080. FORT MYERS Furnished Condo1 bed 1 bath, Turnkey with lovely updates.$94,5001-866-657-2300 800FM021245. FORT MYERS Tons of PotentialCute 2/1 CP home in the heart of Port Charlotte ready for your personal touch!$89,9001-866-657-2300 800CH250699. PORT CHARLOTTE