2016 Allstate Insurance Co. 179854 239-561-1100TedToddInsurance.com 2016 Hurricane Issue sponsored by 2018 Hurricane Guide AT FIRST IT WAS FUN, HE RECALLED back when Thomas Hecker worked for the new Naples Botanical Garden stewarding a variety of plants that included ferns. Staghorn ferns in particular (Platycerium spp), with 18 known species in the world, almost inadvertently became one of his central early duties. Not because theyre hard to grow, but because some of them arent. Then it got to be distracting work for him, but a continuing joy to people throughout south and central Florida who admire the breathtaking ferns in formal gardens, or cultivate them at home, sometimes for BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com SEE FERN, A10 Floridians love their staghorn ferns, which thrive in the Sunshine StateINSIDE: Folks with their ferns. A10-11 Magical ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 PETS OF THE WEEK A13 HEALTHY LIVING A18 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A19 BUSINESS A20 HOUSE HUNTING B1 OPEN HOUSE MAP B26 ANTIQUES C2 FILM CAPSULES C16 BEHIND THE WHEEL C18 CUISINE NEWS C23-27 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 JUNE 7-13, 2018 Looking for textureGrammy-winner Keb Mo now seeks inviting and lovely tones. C1 Season is herePlan now and get ready with your very own hurricane guide inside. INSERT A busy seasonPassenger counts are up in airports across South Florida. A20 HURRICANEISSUE 2018 forecasted named and numbers Gadgets you may just love enough to buy Remembering Irma A report on boating accidents in Florida shows that boaters are too often failing to meet basic safety standards. Boat operator inattention or not maintaining a proper lookout was the leading cause of accidents in 2017, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission data showed, while falling overboard and drowning was the leading cause of death. Eighty-one percent of those who fell into the water and died were not wearing life jackets. There were more than 944,000 registered vessels in 2017 in Florida, the most of any state. With so many boats, ample sun SEE BOATING, A16 FWC: Boaters should pay better attention, wear life jackets BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com FWC / COURTESY PHOTOPHOTOS SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Vol. X, No. 33 FREE
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He wore patent-leather shoes as black as obsidian, like him, and pointed to his foot to explain the blues. Thats the blues, he said, tapping out a rhythm like a distance runners pulse, less than 60 beats a minute, built for the long haul. Mr. Foster used a 10-hole harp to run a slow train up that track into a future he never saw. What once happened is not through happening, as so many people know: the people who insist on celebrating statues of Robert E. Lee or Stonewall Jackson in public places, for example. Or the people who created the new National Monument for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., with 800 hanging steel columns, each inscribed with the name of an American county and the victims lynched there. The sound of that history is blue and personal, a music born in hard living out of Southern fields and hills, in heat and deprivation, from slavery and segregation a music shaded in field chants and gospel hymns and old fiddle tunes creased with living, loving, leaving and dying. Hot and haunted, blues worked its way up rivers and railroads, up dirt or asphalt ribbons on busses bouncing into northern cities, finally swelling into our national consciousness in the 1960s. White folks hear the blues come out, but they dont know how it got there, observed the famous bluesman Son House. So my 16-year-old son, Nash, explained, in a year-end school paper a teacher said he wouldnt have time to read. For a year now hes been listening mostly to Hill Country blues, along with American music by such white masters as the late finger-style guitarist John Fahey. The blues has been loved, loathed and misunderstood since its beginning in American culture, just like the African Americans who first played it, Nash wrote. The blues is every living persons music, a music as organic and raw as the emotions behind it; and thanks (in part) to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, its available for our enjoyment today. Aint that the truth. Taking on many forms, the blues was played by dark geniuses like Skip James, who shaped and melded the blues into something far more than music, playing sounds that incited raw dread, anguish, and suffering, or a void of any emotion whatsoever. The few who could truly uncork the visceral spring were often forgotten, cast aside into the shadows, until they werent. It happened this way, Nash said: As the movement picked up momentum, a few intrepid whites ventured into the deep South, a territory unfamiliar for many of them, to locate and rediscover the once-great bluesmen of the 1930s. No one knew their whereabouts, or even if they were still in the land of the living, but the hunt began regardless, fueled by a fervent love for the sound, and the promise of monetary gain if the bluesmen would play under their record labels. Adventurers like musicologist Alan Lomax beginning in 1936 and John Fahey in the 1960s, were in the forefront of the search. Sexually abused by his father, Mr. Fahey first began to hear the music, adopted by white artists, as a suburban, Washington, D.C., teenager. Eventually he found Skip James battered but still vibrant, in a hospital. I think Faheys deep connection and instant recognition of what the blues really is, was because of the terrible things he dealt with as a young child, Nash said, after reading Mr. Faheys autobiographical account. I believe he could hear some of the struggle and pain he felt on a nearly daily basis as a boy pouring forth from the music, and instantly developed a connection with it. Meanwhile, the ongoing struggle for civil rights continued to rage in mainstream America. The Vietnam War continued. Many young white Americans became upset and disillusioned with the things the established system had to offer, like Jim Crow, and the draft. They began to seek progressive change by the side of their black brothers and sisters. Such a shift in the cultural paradigm, Nash suggested, brought a much greater attention to the original artists than they had ever before dreamed of. Rock bands and the era of protest had a far-reaching effect that shined a light on the old men who were to thank for this new, and rapidly growing music. Muddy Waters once famously said, the Blues had a baby, and they named it Rock n Roll. So much of what made the civil rights movement successful allowed the blues to make its return. As America shucked off an old shell of bigotry and stupidity, people became more comfortable with the idea of black culture. As a result, their priceless material gushed into the lives of Americans who had been previously deprived of it, all at once. Big Bill Broonzys 1922 song, This Train, summed it up for Nash, and for me, too: This train, you know, dont fit no transportation, no Jim Crow, and no discrimination, oh, this train, is bound for glory. This train dont care if youre white or black on this train, oh, this train is bound for glory. Lets hope it gets there. roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONThank Republicans for your right to tryImagine the horror of learning you have a terminal illness for which science has not yet come up with a treatment. Now imagine receiving the same diagnosis, and then learning a promising new treatment exists that could save your life but you cant get access to it thanks to governmental obstacles. That is the nightmare that befell Andrea Sloan, an Austin lobbyist who gave up her job at a high-priced law firm to advocate for victims of domestic violence. In 2007, Sloan was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and for more than six years tried every Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment for her disease. All failed. With Sloans health rapidly deteriorating, her doctor at MD Anderson Cancer Center told her she had one last hope: a new drug that inhibits DNA repair in cancer cells, which had shown great promise in clinical trials with patients who had her specific genetic mutation. But Sloan did not qualify for a clinical trial. And while the drug had passed safety trials, it was not yet approved by the FDA. She would have to seek compassionate use. After months of lobbying (and being turned down by one manufacturer), she finally convinced another to grant her access. She was ready to begin treatment, but then she hit a deadly roadblock: Before she could obtain the drug her physician recommended and that a manufacturer was willing to provide, she had to beg the FDA for approval. Her doctor was forced to spend around 100 hours filling out FDA paperwork (a requirement that has since been streamlined, thanks to public pressure). Then, the FDA took 24 days to review the application. As Sloan waited, her health deteriorated further. In an interview for the book The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Lifesaving Treatments They Need, which I co-wrote, Sloans best friend Michelle Wittenberg told me about Sloans anguish as she waited on the green light from Washington. She would say, Michelle, whats going on? Whats the delay? The drug companys agreed to give it, why is it taking so long? When the FDA finally relented, the drug worked. Scans showed it beating back her cancer. But it was too late. Shortly after getting the scans, Sloan came down with pneumonia. Thirteen days later, she died. The delay in getting that drug that was working killed her, Wittenberg said, The extra month tacked on because of the FDA process? Too long. Wittenberg formed Andis Army to lobby the Texas state legislature to pass a Right to Try law that would grant those in Texas with terminal illnesses (and who have exhausted all FDA-approved treatments) access to investigational drugs so long as they have been proven safe in clinical trials, are part of the FDAs ongoing evaluation process and the company developing the medication is willing to make it available. In 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Andrea Sloan Right to Try Act into law. Today, 40 states have passed similar laws. President Trump has signed a national Right to Try Act into law. In the states, Right to Try has not been a partisan issue. In most instances, it passed without a single dissenting vote. The issue brought together politicians who never worked together on any other issue. In Illinois, for example, the bill was co-sponsored by state Sen. Mike Connelly, a socially conservative Republican, and state Rep. Greg Harris, a liberal Democrat who is HIV-positive. As Connelly told me, This is the first bill Ive ever encountered that is both pro-life and pro-choice. It gives people the freedom to choose to fight for their life. But, sadly, this spirit of bipartisanship did not translate to Washington. Only 22 House Democrats voted for the final bill that Trump will sign. In August, a version introduced by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., passed the Senate by unanimous consent, but stalled in the House, which eventually passed a more limited bill from Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. Last week, Senate Republicans tried to accommodate Democratic objections by bringing up the Walden bill for a vote, but Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer blocked it from coming to the floor. So the House passed the Johnson version, with Democrats nearly united in opposition. In other words, Democrats in Washington managed to take an issue that unified thousands of legislators from both parties in 40 states, and turned it into a divisive, party-line vote. Thanks to Trump, Americans facing terminal diagnoses will now have a new chance at life. How tragic and pathetic that Democrats refused to join him in making that happen. The big hysteriaOne of the rules of our politics is that its permissible to accuse the Trump administration of anything, and the claim that it lost 1,475 migrant children fits the bill. It has lit up social media and made the debate over a new Trump policy of zero tolerance at the border even more hysterical than it would be otherwise. The 1,475 factoid makes it sound as though the Trump administration had these children in its custody and then one day couldnt find them. Instead, Health and Human Services had placed them, along with thousands of others who showed up at the border as unaccompanied children, with sponsors in the United States, usually parents or close relatives. HHS recently added 30-day follow-up phone calls to the longstanding program. At the end of last year, HHS called 7,635 sponsors and couldnt reach 1,475 of them. Since many of the sponsors are illegal immigrants themselves who dont want to be in contact with authorities, this isnt surprising. But this misleading story has been spun into a tale of shocking Trump administration callousness and used as a hammer against his border policy. Prior to 2011, almost all illegal aliens at the border were single adult males, overwhelmingly from Mexico. Now, 40 percent of illegal aliens at the border are families and children, and almost half from Central America. This presents challenges we havent faced before, made all the worse by gaping loopholes in the law. The past policy was to allow adults traveling with children into the country. Hoping to stem the flow which briefly diminished after his election, before increasing again Trump now wants to prosecute all adults. This necessitates, at least briefly, the separation of adults and children. The U.S. Marshalls take custody of the adults, while the children are held by HHS. The prosecution of an adult for illegal entry usually happens quickly. Then, if the adult wants to return home, he or she is reunited with the child and sent back together. Where it gets more complicated is if a migrant claims asylum. The Trump administration wants to hold migrants pending adjudication of their cases; if they are released, there is a good chance they will abscond. But even if the cases are handled quickly i.e., in a couple of months the government has to release the children sooner thanks to a 20-year-old consent decree and associated legal rulings. Its just one of the distortions that makes a rational policy at the border impossible. Trump is right to want to get a handle on the border. According to the Justice Department, over the past 2 years, more than 250,000 migrants who came here as unaccompanied children or part of a family group have been released into the country. But separating parents and children at the border is a significant downside of the Trump policy. Congress can help by fixing the consent decree that makes it impossible to detain kids, even if they are with their parents, and by spending more on detention space. Theres no reason we cant handle these cases quickly and humanely, except for our insanely self-sabotaging immigration system. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. mark THEISSENWashington Post rich LOWRYKing Features
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A10 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYdecades. Or until they cant. Sometimes they want professional gardeners like Mr. Hecker and others to mount them in public places where a lot of people can admire their whimsical majesty. A lot of these were donated to us when they get too big and people want to see them, still, explained Matt Boyson, head horticulturist at Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County. Our favorite way of mounting them is in the crotches of trees, but we have one hanging from a chain they love our climate. Hes not the only one who takes donations. They call us and say, Its getting too big. Can you take it for the Estates so we can still come and see it? said Debbie Hughes, horticulturist at the world-renowned Edison-Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. The Edison-Ford Estates has often accommodated such requests, which means visitors from Europe, Asia and the Americas have all been startled and awed by staghorn ferns, as well as the folks living a block away in Thomas Edisons old neighborhood. Little old ladies would call you all the time and say, Honey, can you come get my staghorn fern? Its about to pull my tree over, recalled Mr. Hecker, now the executive director of Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs, where he has a number of venerable plants as big as cows. Youd have to get a truck, a pickup, and have it stationed below (the fern) when you removed it from the tree. Origin, species and careIts a sure bet that staghorn ferns were not part of the vast array of botanic novelties spread out along the Gulf Coast of Florida for Spanish explorers who first arrived about 500 years ago, when they may have seen cypress trees, for example, that still exist to this day, along with flora or fauna no longer in the world. No one seems to know exactly how these spectacular ferns reached the Sunshine State, but one thing is certain: When they did, they thrived. So botanists would define them as invasive exotics, said Mr. Hecker. But invasives that do no seeming hurt to the environment. As epiphytes or air plants, they attach themselves to the bark of trees not to take nutrients from the tree, but from the air, falling debris or from the rain and wind. Especially in the southern half of the peninsula where freezes are infrequent, of extremely short duration or non-existent, and the most common staghorn species, an Australian native called platycerium bifurcatum thrives, a plant hardy enough to endure temperatures that can drop to 30 degrees Fahrenheit, briefly. But in any sharp cool spell anywhere in the state, they should be moved inside, say their keepers. A member of the Polypodiaceae family, staghorns produce two fronds: basal, which cover the roots and some people call shields; and the foliar fronds the big leaves that sometimes contain a soft brown covering on the tips the sporangia. Spores are released to the wind and settle to propagate in the wild. Since few Floridians seem to live in the wild, the ideal planting spot for staghorn ferns is mounted: on a slab of wood, some tree fern fiber or a rock, according to the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu). Although it does well in shade or partially shaded locations, it cant tolerate low-light conditions without risking disease, the experts say. And it requires only a bit of liquid fertilizer in a 1:1:1 ratio, or even pieces of banana peels occasionally once or twice a year for the fertilizer, and weekly or less for the peels tossed into a big plant along with periodic watering, to grow robust.Big and biggerThey can get heavy over time as much as a couple of hundred pounds, maybe more in the rain, with lengths of 6 feet or more, and 3 feet or more wide. At the Edison-Ford Winter Estates, Ms. Hughes continues to restore damage caused by a rude 2017 visitor named Irma. The hurricane denuded the grounds and destroyed some trees but not the grand old staghorns, capable of living as long as a human. Several remain on the ground waiting for trees to regain the strength to support them, ferns so big that cherry pickers or forklifts will be involved in their resurrections. But not all are down, and summer is their growing season, when fronds turn FERNFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOTom Hecker, executive director of the Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs, with four of his favorite staghorn ferns.COURTESY PHOTOAt Sundance Orchids, owners Jacki Garland and Elijah Spurlin have two staghorns shes watched grow since 1989. Staghorn ferns>> Family: Polypodiaceae. Genus: Platycerium. Species: 18 known. >> Leaves: Basil (the layers surrounding the root system, sometimes called shields); Foliar (the more distinct fronds that give Staghorns their name). >> Native habitats: Philippines, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Australia, Africa, America (one species is a Peruvian native). >> Interesting facts: The ne hairs that cover some leaves protect them from insects and blight. The felt-like brown fuzz on the tips of leaves produce spores that can reproduce the plant, at rst becoming windborne to settle in a new location. They grow to weigh hundreds of pounds and stretch as much as 10 feet across and 8 feet high. >> Most common, and the easiest to grow: Platycerium bifurcatum, native to Australia and New Guinea. This species creates a big pack of pups; the plant eventually becomes very large. >> Longevity: Roughly 70 years for the most long-lived. >> Basic growing conditions: Platycerium bifurcatum is hardy enough to withstand temperatures as low as 30F, if such freezes have a duration of only a few hours or less. They thrive in heat and humidity, with some sun and shade, water on an every-other-day basis or a little less, liquid fertilizer once or twice a year, and a strong hold on some surface. >> Cost in nurseries: from $25 to hundreds of dollars or more. >> Best info: The University of Floridas IFAS Extension service tells you everything you need to grow and enjoy staghorn ferns in, Staghorn Ferns at a Glance. >> Go here: http://edis.ifas.u .edu/mg015 Source: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
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Im looking at one right now surrounding the whole tree a branch is covered with staghorn growing right on the trunk. It loves it that way. Visitors love it that way, too.The number one question we get is, What IS that? explained Ms. Hughes. Theyre all epiphytic (so-called air plants, taking their nourishment from rain and air). They dont hurt the trees. The whole process just floors me. They call them staghorns, but there are some that arent staghorns in appearance; they look more like lettuce. Theyre beautiful.And big. Although no formal accord exists to recognize the largest staghorn in the world, there are vague claims to the title made from warm American climates, from time to time California, Louisiana, Florida, which may resemble climates in Malayasia, Australia or some other South Pacific locations where staghorn ferns are native. A family living near New Orleans, the Becnels, had half a ton of staghorns in six big plants, according to a 2012 report in The Times Picayune. And a claim with photos by one admirer that a staghorn in Melboune, at the Rossiter House and Museum, may be the biggest in the world a 5-foot by 10-foot monster so large a live oak would no longer support it, so the groundskeepers built a cinderblock platform was quickly questioned by write-ins, in 2011. I have a staghorn fern in my backyard in St. Pete that is bigger than this. It encircles a large pine tree, one woman wrote. Another woman staked a claim to the title and tried to sell hers, at the same time: I actually have one larger and fuller for sale, its very healthy, worth over $3,000, will sell for less, she wrote in Melbourne-Palm-Bay-Living. com. To be sure, these are staghorns to die for. But not to die from, suggests Mr. Hecker. The staff at Everglades Wonder Gardens keeps a close eye on the trees where they hang to insure branches arent about to break and fall on visitors, or on Mr. Hecker. Hes been known to just stand outside under his big beauties grinning out at the world from an obviously happy place. Once, Mr. Hecker considered himself a staghorn fanatic and made an effort to collect all the species in existence, he said which is much easier said than done. I had about 10 or 12 species and the most fascinating I had came from the Andes mountains in Peru its the only one native to the New World. Just like theres only one cactus and one bromeliad native to Africa, because the continents split once. But theres another species he never acquired, to his regret, he admits and neither have many others: Platycerium Alcicoine Madagascar, with less waxy leaves of a richer green and black dots on the shield fronds around the roots Its in a complicated symbiotic relationship with orchids and ants, Mr. Hecker explained. Its from Madagascar. Its the holy grail that no one can grow, easily. They call them Myrmecophyte plants plants evolved to live with ants inside them. But the most common staghorn, the Australian native, is not only one of the biggest, but also the ferns namesake because it projects leaves that resemble the horns or antlers of a stag (some people call it the elkhorn fern as well).Wild and cultivated fernsIn the wild, the experts say, they grow at the tops of trees sometimes 100 feet above the earth, way up in the sun thats in such locations as Malaysia or Madagascar. Here, they appreciate both sun and shade, and when they get large they require chains, sometimes, to keep them in the trees. Theyre a fern, explained Mr. Hecker, so they have spores. The spores are like dust, they float on the wind and have to set in the right place. There are wild populations in Florida. Since their sheer size becomes a serious problem for trees themselves, and also their increasing monetary value in a culture that now seems to treasure them, gardeners who intend to keep them look for solid, safe ways to give them homes. We build these special stands because you cant hang them from trees. People will drive up, back their trucks under them and cut the chains to steal them. Theyre worth hundreds of dollars, explained Jacki Garland. With her partner, Elijah Spurlin, Ms. Garland is co-owner of Sundance Orchids in South Fort Myers, where she offers a wide range of orchids, ferns and bromeliads, among others. People such as Ms. Garland dont just have staghorn ferns; they also have staghorn fern stories. Ive been watching two of these grow since 1989 they were my old neighbors, she said. My neighbor gave it to a neighbor and when that neighbor moved, she gave it to somebody else, who gave it to me, Ms. Garland explained. Theyre like children, but they dont talk back.Ms. Garland had another neighbor with a rare variety shed never seen, who wouldnt share it with her. (Its easy to take a pup from a big plant and give it away or mount it and sell it, the experts say.) I offered to buy a piece, and she wouldnt sell it to me, Ms. Garland said. But when she passed away, she left it in her will for me to have. People are like that about their staghorns, sometimes. Which is why you can see that one, too, at Sundance Orchids. COURTESY PHOTOMatt Boysun, horticulture supervisor at Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County.
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A16 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY and coastlines, Florida is also number one in the nation in boating accidents. There were 766 accidents including 67 deaths across the state in 2017. Florida boaters also racked up $8.5 million in property damage in 2017. The counties with the most mishaps also typically had among the most boaters, and were located on the coast in southern Florida with the longest boating seasons. In order in 2017, those were Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Pinellas, Lee, Palm Beach, Okaloosa, Collier, Hillsborough and Duval. In 2016, Charlotte made the top 10, but avoided the list in 2017. There were 52 more accidents in 2017 than in 2016, but the same number of deaths. We had a higher number of accidents, but they were less severe, the injuries werent as bad, said Lt. Seth Wagner, FWCs assistant boating safety coordinator. Were having more accidents where people bump and grind for lack of a better (term). In 79 percent of accidents, no one got hurt. But there were still 437 injuries in 2017. Among the most common were lacerations, contusions, broken bones and head injuries. When youre operating a boat, like driving a car, keep your eyes on the water, Lt. Wagner said. And life jackets are like seatbelts anyone getting into a boat should get used to wearing one. Although boaters sometimes have been distracted by their phones, a GPS system or other technology, Lt. Wagner finds that more often the problem is they were talking with other people or got too relaxed about keeping a lookout. You get in a relaxed state because youre out recreating, its your day off, whatever, and you may not be identifying whats in front of you, he said. You may not see that post, that boat, that swimmer. Youre multitasking and not really paying attention to what youre seeing. Youre not staying diligent, and thats when something happens. The report also suggests that young people are wearing life jackets more than middle aged and older boaters. Its a cultural thing, Lt. Wagner said. The number of people that are falling overboard and sadly losing their lives are in general my age, 35 and up, 40 some-odd range, where were not required to have the boater education. Boat operators born on or after January 1, 1988, are required to hold a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card to operate a boat with 10 or more horses powering it. Of the 67 who died in 2017, 54 were not wearing a lifejacket, 48 had no boater education, and 18 could not swim. Lt. Wagner points out that any boater education helps, even just going online to brush up on the rules of the water. A more comprehensive option is the 8or 12-hour Americas Boating Course offered by United States Power Squadrons, a nationwide network of boat clubs. The courses are taught by local experienced boaters, said Ron Jones, executive officer of Peace River Sail & Power Squadron. At Peace River they generally cost $45 and $65, respectively, but may vary slightly for different chapters of the group throughout Florida. The courses help people learn the area and all the basic rules and safety guidelines, as well as network with other local boaters. The whole goal is to improve boater skills and boater confidence out on the water, Mr. Jones said. So the end result is safer boaters. He also pointed out that life jackets are much more comfortable now than when they were kids. There are light, inflatable belt-pack or over-the-shoulder life jackets available, FWC says. The top location for accidents was a bay or sound, followed by the ocean or gulf, and rivers or creeks. Mishaps also often occurred in crowded marinas. Its people who have larger boats or newer boats and their ego gets in the way and theyre not asking for help when theyre moving around or docking in the marina, Lt. Wagner said. Theres nothing wrong with asking somebody to throw you a line when theres wind or current. Besides operator inattention, other top causes of accidents include alcohol and drug use, operator inexperience, careless operation, and speeding. FWC and other law enforcement agencies issued 13,427 citations in 2017, including 388 for alcohol or drugs. Accidents are listed in the report only if they cost more than $2,000 in property damage or if there is an injury that requires more than first aid. BOATINGFrom page 1 Boating accidents by county (top 10)>> Monroe: 96 accidents, 6 deaths, $1.4 million property damage >> Miami-Dade: 75 accidents, 5 deaths, $775,850 property damage >> Broward: 63 accidents, 5 deaths, $1.4 million property damage >> Pinellas: 45 accidents, 2 deaths, $1.1 million property damage >> Lee: 42 accidents, 9 deaths, $472,539 property damage >> Palm Beach: 41 accidents, 3 deaths, $435,900 property damage >> Okaloosa: 34 accidents, 2 deaths, $191,000 property damage >> Collier: 31 accidents, 1 death, $275,000 property damage >> Hillsborough: 30 accidents, 6 deaths, $163,000 property damage >> Duval: 25 accidents, 1 death, $312,000 property damage COURTESY PHOTOS, STATS & CHARTS / FWC
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A surgical team at North with Dr. David Lamon noticed declining blood pressure and hemoglobin counts. Dr. Lamon then consulted Dr. Santiago Chahwan, who was downtown at Baker Hospital and together they reviewed the studies and diagnosed splenic artery aneurysm with a retroperitoneal leakage. Dr. Chahwan recommended a procedure to place a catheter into the patients groin to stop the hemorrhage. Previous abdominal surgeries made traditional surgery risky. However, Dr. Chahwan and the sophisticated radiology equipment for this procedure were downtown. With blood transfusions, the patient was rapidly transferred by EMS downtown where the nurses and operating room techs had readied the room. Dr. Chahwan and assistant director John Rogers prepared to identify, isolate and treat the splenic artery aneurysm. The patient was evaluated in the operating room and noted to be in hypovolemic, hemodynamic shock with no peripheral pulses palpable, in extreme pain and still conscious basically bleeding to death. Using a glidescope (an instrument to see the entrance to the lungs), the patient was placed on a ventilator. There was no blood pressure by cuff and no palpable pulse. All extremities were cold and pulse oximetry further failed to detect a pulse. Cold redpack cells were transfusing through large-bore multiple IVs. The pulse returned slowly at a rate of 60 per minute despite vascular volume shock. The anesthesia team immediately gave several ampules of Sodium Bicarbonate IV, which resulted in even more improvement. Meanwhile, the surgical team had prepped the surgical site, and Dr. Chahwan began to utilize fluoroscopy to find the splenic artery. The operating room nurses and radiology helped Dr. Chahwan locate and treat the splenic artery bleeding. The patient had to remain perfectly still and relaxed on the operating room table so that Dr. Chahwan could focus on the splenic artery and stop the bleeding. The anesthesia team was then able to catch up and treat the low blood volume vascular system with blood products and then place monitoring equipment to facilitate post-op care. The case was finished, and the patient was then transferred to the surgical intensive care unit where Dr. Howard Cohen and his colleagues took over and continued to manage the patient with excellent care by the surgical intensive care unit RNs. The complex workup and treatment of the hemodynamic blood loss shock involved both hospitals, diagnostic personnel, EMS, operating room personnel and SICU personnel, all combined with nursing and medical teams of anesthesia, radiology, ED physicians, surgeons and intensivists. Together, everyone helped this patient not only survive but also live a longer, happier and healthier life. HEALTHY LIVINGNaples Senior Center at JFCS leads the charge against Alzheimers, dementia SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYNearly 10 percent of all seniors in Florida have been diagnosed with Alzheimers disease, and that problem is about to get worse. That was the warning that Alzheimers and dementia expert Dr. Sean Morrison gave those in attendance at a recent gathering organized by Naples philanthropist Patty Baker. Research shows that by 2025, there will be an estimated 720,000 individuals living with Alzheimers disease in the state of Florida, said Dr. Morrison, who is professor and chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Dr. Morrison commended the work of the Naples Senior Center at JFCS, which offers dementia respite support groups and caregiver boot camps to help patients and caregivers alike. These services allow individuals with dementia the safety, community and care that they need to live as well and as long as possible, Dr. Morrison said. Families and caregivers throughout the Southwest Florida community are offered respite, relief and reassurance that both they and their loved ones are experiencing the best quality of life during what would be an otherwise very difficult time. The senior center facilitates eight weekly groups around the county that provide socialization and wellness for Alzheimers and dementia sufferers. The groups work on language skills, memory techniques, relaxation techniques, socialization and self-esteem building through concentration and memory activities, art and music therapy and more. Alzheimers patients require caregiver assistance 24 hours a day, especially in the late stages of the disease, Dr. Morrison said. Each patient averages two caregivers many of whom are female family members and go unpaid for their services. Caregivers learn the tools they need to provide better support for their loved ones, relieve stress and manage daily activities through the senior centers new caregiver boot camps, modeled after programs designed by UCLA researchers. The first boot camp held earlier this year was well received. Ms. Baker put together the luncheon to promote awareness of the resources available through the Naples Senior Center at JFCS. About 35 local influencers attended and met with Dr. Jaclynn Faffer, president of the center. I invited people who could spread the word about the program and Dr. Faffers extraordinary work with establishing the center and this program in particular, Ms. Baker said. My mother-in-law and sister-in-law both had issues, the former with dementia, the latter with Alzheimers, so Ive had up-close and personal experience and watched the effects it had on family and friends. That personal connection led Ms. Bakers husband, Jay, to join the Naples Senior Center at JFCS board of trustees. We are so proud to have the support of the Bakers, Dr. Faffer said. They truly care about the issues affecting seniors, as we do, and together we are committed to tackling the problems that Alzheimers and dementia pose in our community. To learn more about the dementia respite support groups offered through Naples Senior Center at JFCS, call geriatric social worker Rhonda Eisenberg at 325-4444 or email email@example.com. For more information about the centers caregiver boot camps, call and ask for Anne Chernin. Dr. Sean Morrison, Patty Baker, Jay Baker and Dr. Jaclynn Faffer at a Port Royal Club luncheon to address Alzheimers issues. allenWEISSallen.firstname.lastname@example.org
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Summa --laude Class of 2018. Jacob was embarrassed, and Koscinski had to tell her 70-yearold mother why the store had censored the word. Publix offered to remake the cake, but as Koscinski noted, You only graduate once.IroniesPolice officers in North Ridgeville, Ohio, were sure the man who called them at 5:26 a.m. on May 19 to report being followed by a pig was impaired and hallucinating. But sure enough, the Associated Press reported, officers on the scene found a completely sober man, walking home from the Elyria Amtrak station with a pig trailing behind him. The departments Facebook page reported that Patrolman Kuduzovic wrangled the oinker into the back seat of his cruiser and later secured it in the stations dog kennels, where the owner later retrieved it. Also, the post noted, we will mention the irony of the pig in a police car now so that anyone that thinks theyre funny is actually unoriginal and trying too hard. Touche.Oops Lyons, N.Y., resident Jesse Graham, 53, must have been surprised when deputies of the Wayne County Sheriffs Department appeared at his door on May 11. WHEC TV reported that Graham, a fugitive wanted by the Mooresville (North Carolina) Police Department, had apparently accidentally dialed 911, summoning the deputies himself. Graham was charged with being a fugitive from justice and possession of marijuana, and he awaits extradition to North Carolina. In Lawrence, Kan., architecture students designed a new bike rack for the Prairie Acre Ribbon Classroom, the first outdoor classroom at the University of Kansas. The metal rack features the letters P-A-R-C, but viewed from another vantage point, they spell C-R-A-P. Social media lit up after a photo was posted May 13, including, Itll make a fine bike rack. Crap a diem! Project PARC KU responded: The photograph shown is not the intended vantage point, nor is it the message of our project, but at press time, the university had not announced any action, according to the Wichita Eagle-Beacon.Anger managementFrustration with the cable company boiled over in Ridgewood, New Jersey, on May 7, when a dispute between an Optimum employee and a woman left the cable worker stranded on high. While the employee was in an elevated bucket working on lines, northjersey.com reported, a 59-year-old woman turned off the truck and took utility property before walking away, making it impossible for the worker to lower the bucket. Ridgeview police charged the woman with harassment, false imprisonment, disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing.Least-competent criminals Comrades in arms Mike Mulligan, Michael Martin and Emma St. Claire made the mistake of leaving their burglary booty visible in their car in Nevada City, Calif. So, on May 16 when they were stopped by a Grass Valley Police officer, the prosthetic arm officers spotted pointed the finger at them as the perpetrators of a Nevada County home burglary the previous week. On its Facebook page, the Nevada County Sheriffs office described the limb as the exact arm that was stolen in the burglary. All three were booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility in Nevada City, Fox News reported, and the arm has been returned to a very appreciative owner.What a crockAs it negotiated a roundabout in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, a dump truck filled with manure lost its balance on May 21 and tipped over, spilling its load onto a Peugot 208 with the driver inside. A witness said he couldnt believe anyone got out alive, but the male driver was able to crawl through the pile of excrement and was unhurt, if stinky, Metro News reported. The car, however, was crushed, according to a Police Scotland spokesman. 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BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY A20 | WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SHUTTERSTOCK AND COURTESY PHOTOSTraffic in airports like Southwest Florida International Airport, at top, and Palm Beach International Airport, above, are up. We set records in January, February and March, all-time records in 35 years of the airport ... Were one of the most seasonal airports in the nation so the majority of traffic flows from Christmas through Easter. Victoria Moreland, Southwest Florida International Airport ABUSYSEASONBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com Commercial air travel continued to nose upward at South Florida airports, which rely primarily on tourism, the most recent passenger counts show. Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach and Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County all reported yearover-year growth. Passenger counts do not indicate a total number of people but instead the number of times a person flew in to or out of an airport, which in many cases could be the same person. Southwest Florida International (RSW)Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers added some 215,000 passengers or 5.2 percent more in the first four months of 2018 compared to the first four months Passenger counts are up in airports across South FloridaSEE SEASON, A21 BUSINESS MEETINGS The CBIA Sales & Marketing Council hosts FANtastic Marketing, a breakfast program with Meredith Oliver, president and creative director of a Raleigh, N.C.-based digital marketing agency, from 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at Quail West Golf & Country Club, 5950 Burnham Road in Naples. The public is invited. FANtastic Marketing will address website design and content management, search engine optimization and paid search marketing, social media marketing, online lead generation and conversion best practices, digital marketing trends and new marketing platforms. $20 for S&MC members $30 for CBIA members, $40 for others. Registration closes June 1. To sign up or for more information, call the CBIA at 436-6100, email email@example.com or visit www.cbia.net. 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. Business Networking International goal setters and networkers meet at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Call Jamie Bergen at 572-3720 for more information. Business Networking International goal setters and networkers meet at 8 a.m. every Wednesday at St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road. Call Ted Fitzpatrick at 910-7994 for more information. Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the Hilton Naples. Chamber President Michael Dalby will facilitate a discussion about the Collier County sales tax ballot initiative with panelists Scott Burgess, CEO of David Lawrence Center; Nick Casalanguida, deputy county manager for Collier County; and John Schmieding, senior vice president and general counsel of Arthrex Inc. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events. The East Naples Merchants Association holds its next networking event from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Springhill Inn & Suites, 3798 White Lake Blvd. $10 for members, $20 for others. Sign up by June 10 at www.eastnaplesmerchantsassoc.com. Young Professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce host Cmon After Dark, a meet and greet from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or going to www.bonitaspringschamber.com. The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce invites members and guests to Business After 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Little Bar Restaurant in Goodland. $5 for members, $15 for others. Follow the chamber on Facebook, call 394-7549 or visit www.marcoislandchamber.org for more information. SEE BUSINESS MEETINGS, A22
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We set records in January, February and March, all-time records in 35 years of the airport, Ms. Moreland said. Were one of the most seasonal airports in the nation so the majority of traffic flows from Christmas through Easter. Certainly, the hoteliers, attractions and restaurants are all reporting a really good winter season and that was reflected here at the airport as well. In recent years, RSW exceeded its prerecession record of 8 million passengers in 2007 with continued yearly growth. In 2017, the airport accommodated 8.8 million passengers, an increase of almost 238,000 passengers or 2.8 percent compared to 2016. During the first four months of the year, Southwest Airlines led at RSW carrying 19 percent of passengers, followed by Delta Air Lines with 18.5 percent, and American Airlines with 14 percent. JetBlue and Spirit were about split for fourth place, while Frontier carried fewer passengers but was one of the fastest growing airlines at RSW during that time period.Carriers ramped up service during the busy season to meet demand, Ms. Moreland said. Especially throughout the Midwest, the Northeast corridor, people want to come down and they want to come down to the beaches, and (for) the eco-tourism that we offer. Besides RSW, the Lee County Port Authority operates Page Field, a general aviation airport in Fort Myers. Operations were down 18.4 percent in April. One of the reasons is we have been undergoing a significant runway rehabilitation project since early last year, Ms. Moreland said. We should be finished with the entire project in August of this year, weather being on our side.Punta Gorda Airport (PGD)During this decade, growth at Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County skyrocketed as it became known as a lowcost, no-frills hub for vacation travel in the United States. In 2010, PGD accommodated 182,000 passengers; last year, close to 1.3 million, a 22.5 percent increase from 2016. The discount, Las Vegas-based airline Allegiant is the airports sole carrier as of April 2017 when Frontier Airlines pulled out. At PGD, Allegiant caters mostly to a growing number of smaller or medium-sized airports throughout the Midwest and northeastern United States. PGD continues to be one of the fastest growing airports in the region, though it has started to slow from its steep upward trajectory in recent years, with passenger counts up 88 percent in 2015, and 34 percent in 2016. During the first four months of 2018, counts grew by 126,175 passengers or 26.4 percent compared to the first four months of 2017. I think well start to level off, said CEO James Parish, but adds that the airport could add another carrier to accommodate continued growth. And Allegiant, which is an airline as well as a travel company, plans to break ground on a massive 25-plus acre Sunseeker Resort on Charlotte Harbor this summer that could fuel more passengers at the airport. It is expected to be finished in early 2020. The resort will include a hotel, nine condo towers, restaurants, bars, marinas, a grocery store and other facilities. It could increase tourism by 300,000 visitors annually, Allegiant reports. I think itll definitely be an increase of air traffic or at least passengers because theyll try to feed their resort as much as possible, Mr. Parish said.Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, where Air Force One often lands when President Donald Trump pays a visit, accommodated a total of 2.7 million passengers during the first four months of 2018, an increase of more than 51,000 people or 2 percent compared to the first four months of 2017. Last year in all, PBI accommodated 6.3 million passengers. While the Midwest is traditionally among the biggest markets for RSW in Fort Myers, PBIs east coast location captures more passengers coming from the Northeast. Our biggest market by far is the New York market, its roughly in the order of New York, Boston and Philadelphia, said Mike Simmons, director of finance and administration for Palm Beach County Department of Airports. Those are probably our big three. (And) when I say New York Im kind of including the Newark airports as well. Palm Beach County has sometimes been called New Yorks sixth borough because the county is known as a popular place for New York area residents to visit, live part time or have a vacation home, including President Trumps Mara-Lago resort. The presidents visits tend to disrupt general aviation operations out of PBI and Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana, Mr. Simmons said. Thats because general aviation flights, including private business, corporate jets and civil operations, dont have the same strict security screening process as commercial flights, many are grounded when the president is in town. But his visits have little or no impact on the number of regularly scheduled commercial flights coming in or out of PBI. Mr. Simmons estimates Air Force One has landed in Palm Beach a halfdozen times from January through April. So, what happens is when Air Force One is several minutes away, in flight and about to land, commercial flights do have to stay out of the air security zone, he explained. And then once Air Force One lands and the president is off the airport, the flights are clear to land. And that operation typically is about a 15 or 20-minute freeze on the airport for all other traffic. During the first four months of 2018, JetBlue led all airlines at PBI, followed up Delta Air Lines. American Airlines was the third largest carrier. JetBlue has really grown here in the last several years, Mr. Simmons aid, And a lot of that is the strength of their market in the New York and Boston areas. Among PBIs other carriers, Frontier Airlines with 73,330 passengers in the first four months of the year saw a 14.1 increase and Spirit Airlines with 87,331 saw a 42.3 percent increase. But Southwest Airlines with 256,655 passengers was off 11.5 percent after a mid-air engine explosion in April, killing one person, forced the company to ground aircraft and check itssystems. They appear to be back to pretty much normal, Mr. Simmons said. SEASONFrom page 20 Airport passenger counts >> Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) April 2018: 939,957 April 2017: 1,032,783 Change: 92,826 or 9 percent January through April 2018: 4,339,483 January through April 2017: 4,123,891 Change: +215,592 or +5.2 percent Total passengers 2017: 8,842,549 Total passengers 2016: 8,604,673 Change: +237, 876 or +2.8 percent Total passengers by airline (the top 5), April 2018 Delta Air Lines: 194,114 Southwest Airlines: 182,003 American Airlines: 135,119 JetBlue: 130,437 United Airlines: 105,034 >> Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) April 2018: 147,871 April 2017: 120,764 Change: +27,107 or +22.5 percent January through April 2018: 603,795 January through April 2017: 477,620 Change: +126, 175 or +26.4 percent Total passengers 2017: 1,293, 337 Total passengers 2016: 1,118, 303 Change: +175,034 or +15.7 percent PGDs sole carrier is Allegiant >> Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) April 2018: 627,365 April 2017: 627,099 Change: +10,266 or +1.6 percent January through April 2018: 2,659,227 January through April 2017: 2,607,690 Change: +51,537 or +2 percent Total passengers 2017: 6,322,452 Total passengers 2016: 6,264,397 Change: +58,055 or +0.9 percent Total passengers by airline (the top 5), April 2018 JetBlue: 26.3 percent Delta Air Lines: 22.6 percent American Airlines: 20.6 percent United Airlines: 10.2 percent Southwest Airlines: 9.7 percent COURTESY PHOTOSPGD, above, and PBI, at right, are experiencing greater traffic this year.
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Warren Buffett WisdomThe annual meeting of super investor Warren Buffetts company, Berkshire Hathaway, was held in Omaha, Nebraska, in early May, and, as usual, Buffett and partner Charlie Munger held forth for many hours, answering questions in front of tens of thousands of shareholders. Here are some nuggets, paraphrased: On the big picture: Buffett reminded the crowd that when it comes to investing, we shouldnt get too distracted by the current state of the economy. The overriding question is how American business is going to do over your investing lifetime. If you are bullish on America and believe that its businesses will grow and prosper over time, then investing in the stock market should pay off. (A great way to do this is simply to invest in an S&P 500 index fund for many years.) On bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Buffett and Munger made it clear that theyre not big fans. Buffett explained that cryptocurrencies are not productive assets to invest in unlike companies with growing sales and profits or a farm that produces crops and will come to bad endings. When you want to sell, Youre just hoping the next guy pays more (than you did), said Buffett. Munger added, ... its just dementia, explaining the popularity of cryptocurrencies this way: Its like somebody else is trading turds, and you decide (you) cant be left out. On health care in America: Buffett noted that health care costs make up around 18 percent of Americas GDP, up from just 5 percent in 1960, repeating that medical costs are the tapeworm of American economic competitiveness. Munger noted that once Democrats have more control in Washington, a single-payer health care system will likely result. Meanwhile, Berkshire is teaming up with Amazon.com and JPMorgan Chase to try to develop a better and lowercost health care system for their employees.Well offer more on Buffett next week. 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My businesses include Red Valve flow control products, ABEL pumps, Coperion industrial equipment, Rotex screeners and TerraSource Global, with its Pennsylv ania Crusher, Gundlach Equipment and Jeffrey Rader brands. My ticker symbol is very friendly. Who am I? (Answer: Hillenbrand) After Doubling, What?QWhen one of my stock holdings doubles in value, would it be smart to sell it and buy a different stock that looks more undervalued? D.B., St. Joseph, MichiganAMaybe but maybe not. Focus more on how o vervalued or undervalued you think the stock is and what you think of the companys growth prospects than on how much it has grown. Do you believe it still has a lot of room to grow? If so, consider hanging on to all or some of your shares. The stocks of many great companies have doubled and doubled repeatedly over the years. On the other hand, if, after doing some research, youre not so sure about it, you might sell some or all of your shares, thereby locking in at least some gains. 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8 percent to $271,000 from $296,000 in April 2017. Sellers are pricing properties to sell and it shows, said Adam Vellano of BEX Realty Florida. Overall closed sales increased 8 percent (month over month) in April to 978 properties from 902 properties in April 2017. And just like the first three months of the year, the high-end of the market continued to outpace other price categories tracked by NABOR in April. As shown in the report, the number of closed sales of homes between $1 and $2 million increased 34 percent, while closed sales of homes over $2 million increased 15 percent in April. Closed sales of single-family homes in April were up 11 percent with an increase in every price category except the $300,000 and below range, where there are only 300 single-family homes on the market, said Brenda Fioretti, managing broker at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. Geographically, real estate activity was strong across the entire county, but closed sales of single-family homes in South Naples were most remarkable with a 51 percent increase to 62 closed sales in April 2018 from 41 in April 2017. North Naples was also a shining star in April, said Ms. Fioretti. Even though inventory was down 8 percent in this NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 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 DanteDiSabato.raveis.com LISTED AT $8,250,000 333 GULF SHORE BLVD SOUTH 333 GULF SHORE BLVD SOUTH The Dunes Unit 1605 LISTED AT $1,625,000 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $3,892,000 875 9th Street South, Units 101, 102, 201 & 202 LISTED AT $1,699,000 $2,875,000 o Br W 7 C D The Dun e s Unit 1 L ISTED AT $ 1 6 2 LISTED AT $4,099,000 615 WEDGE DRIVE 615 WEDGE DRIVEINVENTORYFrom page 1SEE INVENTORY B27
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495 18th Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $3,695,000 6075 Pelican Bay Boulevard #1503 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 $795,000 350 3rd Avenue South #2B Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 $1,197,000 5550 Heron Point Drive #203 Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 $659,000 4301 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #400 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,399,000 7855 Vizcaya WayBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973$3,400,000 305 Park Shore Drive #2-231 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $695,000 1958 Dory Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $539,000 525 13th Avenue South James Bates 239.961.3973 $3,975,000 8460 Abbington Circle #1812 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 $829,000 505 5th Avenue South #201 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,895,000 7687 Pebble Creek Circle #104 Emie Barnes 239.877.0252 $660,000 577 Devils Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $4,150,000 8665 Bay Colony Drive #402 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 $3,995,000 4001 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #602 Pat Duggan 239.213.7444 $725,000 9053 Whimbrel Watch Lane #201 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $699,000 2020 6th Street South Paul Arpin 239.877.4450 $5,995,000 5850 Pelican Bay Boulevard Unit D Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 $1,250,000 725 6th Avenue North Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,995,000 6646 Trident Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $725,000 4951 Gulf Shore Boulevard North PH 301 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $6,700,000 8231 Bay Colony Drive #902Michael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344$3,995,000 4041 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #1505 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $985,000 1056 Grand Isle Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 $1,198,000 8473 Bay Colony Drive #602 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $4,100,000 1081 Spanish Moss Trail Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 $1,300,000 8121 Via Vecchia Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $5,750,000 9976 Brassie BendMichael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344$4,950,000 PremierSothebysRealty.com GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.262.5557 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES | 239.403.2200 331 1st Avenue South Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 $4,950,000 4151 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #504 Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 $3,850,000 8473 Bay Colony Drive Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $4,295,000 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 70 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS
40 Seagate Drive #202 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 $1,099,000 2319 Tradition Way #102 Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 $699,000 14729 Windward Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $549,990 9115 Strada Place #5416 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $1,250,000 1550 Foxre Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $395,000 12651 Colliers Reserve Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 $869,900 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 $2,250,000 13503 Cambridge Lane Monica Rawn 239.272.3468 $499,900 830 Cassena Road Sue Black 239.250.5611 $1,499,900 2402 Terra Verde Lane #2402 Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 $869,000 2537 Clipper Way Will Fuller 239.207.0483 $565,000 1580 Gormican Lane Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $2,075,000 732 12th Street North Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 $425,000 8133 Ronda Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $875,000 2829 Capistrano Way Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 $2,640,000 2255 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard Joe Garabed 239.571.5700 $569,000 632 Hickory Road Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 $1,995,000 3206 Sedge Place Carol Reid 239.269.9555 $1,395,000 3883 North Road Gentry Wesner 239.595.7951 $847,000 9273 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $2,198,000 8576 Alessandria Court Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 $474,900 9123 Strada Place #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $1,249,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 $3,575,000 7120 Lemuria Circle #5-503 Cathy Owen 239.269.3118 $585,000 263 Henley Drive Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 $489,000 7524 San Miguel Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $648,000 14127 Nautica Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $499,000 7691 Santa Cruz Court Londa Nau 239.293.4805 $825,000 PremierSothebysRealty.com CALL US FOR YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE EXTRAORDINARYMERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 HARBOUR POINT | 239.213.7373 1187 10th Avenue North Carol Sheehy 239.340.9300 $2,100,000 2504 Spicebush Lane Taryn Caero 239.287.2840 $2,595,000 15498 Whitney Lane Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 $775,000 NAPLES AND SURROUNDS GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES RENTAL DIVISION | 239.262.4242 THE EXTRAORDINARY
BONITA SPRINGSESTERO11116 Gulf Shore Drive #801 Clint Parsons 239.273.1474 $725,000 8300 Mystic Greens Way #1704 Michael Husted 239.825.0857 $379,000 182 Coral Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 $645,000 21275 Estero Vista Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 $455,000 380 Cottage Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 $450,000 20041 Barletta Lane #2424 Linda Haskins 239.822.3739 $175,000 3138 Aviamar Circle #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $384,000 2255 West Gulf Drive #116 Burns Family 239.464.2984 $625,000 450 Launch Circle #204 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 $729,000 7806 Ashton Road Matthew Meacham 239.825.4500 $539,900 7486 Martinique Terrace John Dolle 239.410.5896 $779,900 370 Cottage Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 $750,000 20136 Cheetah Lane Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 $699,000 1857 San Marco Road PH 1 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $498,500 27028 Adriana Circle #101 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 $245,000 9296 Belle Court #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $395,000 8524 Mallards Point Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $599,000 17280 Frank Road Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 $719,900 400 Flagship Drive #706 Lisa Rogstad 239.777.1698 $849,900 6559 Amarone Lane Matthew Meacham 239.825.4500 $619,900 7834 Classics Drive Michael Husted 239.825.0857 $1,299,000 1124 Breakwater Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $885,000 10723 Mirasol Drive #607 Brooke Denson 239.989.7758 $699,000 58 North Collier Boulevard #504 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $525,000 20061 Wolfel Trail Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 $260,000 8941 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $449,900 3329 Fanny Bay Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 $1,049,000 3136 Twin Lakes Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 $995,000 359 Conners Avenue Audra Bryan 239.821.9465 $1,299,000 26210 Woodlyn Drive Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 $2,250,000 8701 Piazza Del Lago Circle #103 Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 $269,900 15138 Wiles Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 $6,999,000 10951 Gulfshore Drive #301 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 $1,625,000 27780 Riverwalk Way Mark Leone 239.784.5686 $2,495,000 10110 Valiant Court #201 Brooke Denson 239.989.7758 $429,999 15107 Captiva Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 $19,850,000 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. Pro p ert y information herein is derived from various sources includin g but not limited to, count y records and multi p le listin g services, and ma y include a pp roximations. All information is deemed accurate. VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 SOUTHEAST NAPLES | 239.449.3400 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 VANDERBILT BEACH 132 Shorecrest Court Lori Holland 239.404.7070 $1,149,999 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK LELY BONITA BAY FORT MYERSSANIBEL/CAPTIVA PremierSothebysRealty.com PremierSothebysRealty.comMORE THAN 22,000 ASSOCIATES | 950 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 70 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS
B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Second tower under construction at Kalea BayCommunitys Club Amenity Center popular with residents Just months after the successful sell out and move-ins of all developer units in Kalea Bays first tower, construction on the second tower in the gated, luxury highrise community located in North Naples is well underway. Weve had record-breaking sales in Tower 200 during the first quarter of 2018, stated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. To be more specific, from January to May we sold 24 residences in Tower 200 totaling more than $52 million. However, since launching sales in July 2017, we have sold more than 50 percent of all residences in the tower for a total of $120 million. Like its predecessor, Tower 200 is also 22-stories with 120 residences. Specifically, 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 are 4-bedroom/4.5 bath plans with 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans 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 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. Like the first tower, Tower 200 will also have rooftop amenities including a pool, open-air fitness center and a sky lounge. Prices in Tower 200 begin at $1.4 million. The residents of the first tower, along with their family members and friends, are already enjoying the communitys Club amenity center. It opened in early January and is now the social and recreational centerpiece of the community. The 88,000-square-foot club amenity center is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance, stated Lodge. 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. She added, Purchasers in Tower 200 can start using the club and its amenities the day they sign their contracts, affording them an unprecedented opportunity to utilize this amazing $25 million world-class amenity center. The clubhouse itself 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, bistro, a fitness center, and lakeside fire pit. 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 and lounge chairs 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 can be reserved by members to accommodate overnight guests and are located on property. Residents also have a shuttle service that originates from the clubhouse, and takes them to the beach. For more information regarding Kalea Bay, visit the onsite sales center. It is located on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile north of Wiggins Pass Road. Call (239) 793-0110 or visit KaleaBay.com. Above: Below Right: Kalea Bays second tower is 22 stories and features 120 luxury residences. Right: Kalea Bays Club amenity center includes the clubhouse which features three separate pools, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, fitness center, open-air bar and Internet caf. Below Left: The rooftop amenities at Kalea Bays second tower will include a pool, open-air fitness center and sky lounge. Below Right: A fire pit at the clubhouse offers stunning views of the communitys first tower on the opposite side of the lake. Bottom: The high-rise residences have very open floor plans. ADVERTORIAL
Please join us for an Informational Luncheon Thursday, June 14th at 11:30 am Moorings Park Grande LakeSales Gallery 7330 Premier Drive, Naples, FL RSVP by June 12th by calling 239.919.1620 A Grande Life Awaits You For information on this new community, please call 239-919-1620 or visit our Sales Gallery Monday Friday: 9:00 am 5:00 pm 7330 Premier Drive, Naples, Flor ida 34105 I MooringsParkGL.orgMoorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-prot, Medicare certied community and the only A+ S&P and Fitch rated life plan community in the country. All dimensions are approximate. Actual gross square footage may vary. All images are conceptual renderings and developer reserves the right to make modications, including amenities, without prior notice. #88033Learn about this new collection of Life Plan (CCRC) residences by Moorings Park and London Bay Homes during our Information Luncheon. Discover all the unique features and benets of this new community including: Simply the Best healthcare Assisted Living, Memory Care & Physician Services included 70% refundable entrance fees Luxurious lakefront residences Boardwalk & yoga pavilion Clubhouse with resort-style pool & spa Pricing from $1.4 million
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RoyalShellRealEstate.com | RoyalShellRentals.com239.213.9100 901 GALLEON DR., NAPLES Visit 901GalleonDrive.com for Details 4 BR + Den, 13,000 LB. Boat Lift $7,900,000 MLS 218036668 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 NEW LISTING PORT ROYAL 150 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 OLDE NAPLES 9933 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Domenica Model Home, Upgrades & Furnished 4 BR, 4.5 BA + Den, 3 Car Garage $2,999,000 MLS 216080316 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY9946 MONTIANO CT., NAPLES Quick Delivery w/Optional Furniture Package 3,196 S.F., 3 Car Garage, Outdoor Kitchen $1,925,000 MLS 218031835 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY4916 CRAYTON RD., NAPLES Totally Remodeled 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Large Lanai w/Outdoor Kitchen $1,725,000 MLS 217064146 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 PARK SHORE26060 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 RIDGE16687 PISTOIA WAY, NAPLES 3 BR, 3 Full BA, 2 Half BA + Den, 3,557 S.F. Custom Built Home w/Every Luxury Detail $1,345,000 MLS 218007754 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW PRICE TALIS PARK PISTOIA CASA26448 BRICK LN., BONITA Visit 26448BrickLane.com for Details 3 Bedrooms + Den, Pool/Spa $1,199,000 MLS 218019976 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE
RoyalShellRealEstate.co m 239.21 3 Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 3061 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA Visit 3061LaurelRidge.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms + Den $999,000 MLS 217027476 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY LAUREL RIDGE4329 SANCTUARY WAY, BONITA Lovely Courtyard Home w/Lanai Granite & Custom Cabinets in MBR & Kitchen $949,000 MLS 218028065 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY2834 TIBURON BLVD. E. #102, NAPLES 3 BR, 2 BA, 2,400+ S.F., Furnished, 2 Car Garage Open Floor Plan, East & West Facing Lanais $755,000 MLS 218007398 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 TIBURON CASTILLO $699,000 MLS 218028636 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 $699,000 MLS 218029139 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 $598,000 MLS 218037519 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 9260 ISLA BELLA CIR., BONITA 4 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Bonita Isles' Largest Model Beautiful Lake View, Southern Exposure $575,000 MLS 218026884 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 BONITA ISLES1948 IMPERIAL GOLF COURSE BLVD., NAPLES Large 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Freshly Updated w/Neutral Palette $549,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES10218 AVONLEIGH DR., BONITA Lake View, Entertaining Dream Home 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, Home Theater $549,000 MLS 218025207 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 FAIRWINDS $544,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $539,000 MLS 218013981 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 $537,200 MLS 218032147 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 20261 COUNTRY CLUB DR., ESTERO 18th Fairway of Arnold Palmer Golf Course 3 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms + Office $535,000 MLS 218007317 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 WILDCAT RUN9202 MUSEO CIR. #201, NAPLES Stunning Southern Lake View 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $529,000 MLS 217061971 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 FIDDLER'S CREEK VARENNA17025 PORTA VECCHIO WAY #201, NAPLES 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, 2nd Floor Coach Home Expansive Golf Course & Lake Views $529,000 MLS 217034458 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 MEDITERRA PORTA VECCHIO $449,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $449,000 MLS 218031813 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 $449,000 MLS 218000302 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 9844 TREASURE CAY LN., BONITA Outstanding 2 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Pool/Spa Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $499,000 MLS 218024461 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 NEW PRICE SPANISH WELLS $459,000 MLS 217071134 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 28646 SAN GALGANO WAY, BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Pool/Spa Beautiful Golf & Sunset Views $435,000 MLS 217014059 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 PALMIRA GOLF & CC86 7TH ST., BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Vaulted Ceilings Upgraded Kitchen, Granite Countertops $434,000 MLS 218029417 Danni Jones, The Martinovich Group 239.325.3507 BONITA SHORES1520 CLERMONT DR. #H-304, NAPLES Southern Views of Golf Course Updated Wood Flooring $430,000 MLS 218027857 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 PELICAN MARSH $395,000 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 $389,900 MLS 218036288 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $389,000 MLS 217064795 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 28371 NAUTICA LN., BONITA Popular 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Oakmont Floor Plan Pool, Lake View $419,000 MLS 218018885 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW PRICE VILLAGES OF BONITA $395,000 MLS 218037245 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 1188 POMPEI LN., NAPLES 2 BR, 2 BA Home w/Large Backyard Great Investment Opportunity $385,000 MLS 217061277 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 SORRENTO GARDENS9681 RAVEN CT., ESTERO Waterfront, Islamorada Model 2 Master Suites, 3 BR, 3 BA, Pool $375,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 ROOKERY POINTE15209 BUTLER LAKE DR. #101, NAPLES Large 1st Floor End Unit 2 Car Garage $374,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NEW PRICE LIVINGSTON LAKES $339,000 MLS 218007287 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 $339,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $330,000 MLS 217065655 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 4536 SANTIAGO LN., BONITA Beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA, No HOA Fees Hurricane Windows, New Hot Water Tank $369,000 MLS 218029755 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 EL DORADO ACRES $359,000 MLS 217055701 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 23820 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 LIGHTHOUSE BAY25160 GOLF LAKE CIR., BONITA New Roof & Lanai Impact Slider April 2018 Open Plan, Vaulted Ceilings, Tile Floors $289,900 MLS 218031817 Tom Crea 239.315.1111 GREENS AT BONITA24411 GOLDEN EAGLE LN., BONITA Feels Like You are in the Country Extremely Well Kept, 1.25 Acres $279,900 MLS 218030397 Jim Nott, Koffman & Assoc. 239.284.3008 SAN CARLOS ESTATES $269,000 MLS 218038248 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $267,500 MLS 218024360 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $259,999 MLS 218030253 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 12021 COVENT GARDEN CT. #2701, NAPLES 2nd Floor End Unit, 2,045 S.F. Under Air Beautifully Updated, Full 2 Car Garage $279,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 TWIN EAGLES $274,900 MLS 218010712 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 4239 TEQUESTA DR., ESTERO Waterfront End Unit Townhome, Enclosed Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage, Open Floor Plan $255,000 MLS 218001693 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 BRECKENRIDGE4130 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA Furnished, 3 BR, 2 BA, Glassed-In Lanai Dramatic Golf Course & Long Marsh Views $250,000 MLS 218032280 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA BAY GREENBRIAR1407 MONARCH CIR. #B-2.1, NAPLES Large Split Bedroom Villa 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $249,900 MLS 218021758 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 BERKSHIRE VILLAGE $229,900 MLS 218029900 Robin Bennett & Denny Koesters 239.734.0373 $225,000 MLS 218020725 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 $190,000 MLS 217070123 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 12601 FOX RIDGE DR. #5201, BONITA 2nd Floor End Unit, 3 BR, 2 BA Large Screened Porch, 2 Car Garage $244,000 MLS 218032222 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 HUNTERS RIDGE CC $239,000 MLS 218003177 Jenn Nicolai & Steve Suddeth 413.773.9247
m | RoyalShellRentals.com 3 .9100 o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway $999,000 MLS 217027476 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 $949,000 MLS 218028065 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 $755,000 MLS 218007398 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 23307 FOXBERRY LN., ESTERO 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Pool Home Lake & Golf Views $699,000 MLS 218028636 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS5801 WAXMYRTLE WAY, NAPLES 3 Miles from the Beach Walking Distance to Shopping & Dining $699,000 MLS 218029139 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 TALL PINES27141 BRENDAN WAY, BONITA Island Style 3 BR, 3 BA w/Cabana Deeded Boat Dock on Imperial River $598,000 MLS 218037519 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW LISTING BRENDAN COVE $575,000 MLS 218026884 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 $549,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 $549,000 MLS 218025207 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 6750 BENT GRASS DR., NAPLES Lakefront Pool Home w/Large Screened Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, Dining, Living & Family Rooms $544,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 LELY RESORT9230 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 CEDAR CREEK25483 LUCI DR., BONITA Newer 2,686 S.F. Home, 3 BR + Den, 2-Car Garage Large Wooded Lot, Serene Setting, No HOA Fees $537,200 MLS 218032147 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 SAN CARLOS ESTATES $535,000 MLS 218007317 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $529,000 MLS 217061971 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 $529,000 MLS 217034458 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 6509 CALDECOTT DR., NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave $449,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 LELY RESORT CALDECOTT27167 OAKWOOD LAKE DR., BONITA Lake & Golf Course Views Remodeled Kitchen w/High-End Appliances $449,000 MLS 218031813 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY28180 ROBOLINI CT., BONITA Outstanding Lake, Golf Course & Preserve Views Furnished 4 BR, 2 BA w/Pool & Spa $449,000 MLS 218000302 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS MARBELLA $499,000 MLS 218024461 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 27025 SHELL RIDGE CIR., BONITA Stunning, Remodeled, New Floors & Kitchen Beach Club, Pickle Ball, Bocce & Marina $459,000 MLS 217071134 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BAY BAY HARBOR $435,000 MLS 217014059 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 $434,000 MLS 218029417 Danni Jones, The Martinovich Group 239.325.3507 $430,000 MLS 218027857 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 1035 SANDPIPER ST. #F202, NAPLES Resort Style Living, Minutes to 5th Avenue 2nd Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Unit $395,000 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT9247 ISLA BELLA CIR., BONITA 2 BR + Den, Unbeatable Price Privacy Abounds, Quiet Setting $389,900 MLS 218036288 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 BONITA ISLES28616 CLINTON LN., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Near Beaches! Open Floor Plan, Newer Kitchen $389,000 MLS 217064795 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 VANDERBILT LAKES $419,000 MLS 218018885 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 10341 FOXTAIL CREEK CT., ESTERO 18-Hole Bundled Golf Course Great Price & Location $395,000 MLS 218037245 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 NEW LISTING COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKS $385,000 MLS 217061277 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $375,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 $374,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 2515 TALON CT. #4-402, NAPLES Pristine! Well Located $339,000 MLS 218007287 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 COLONY AT HAWKSRIDGE9231 PALMETTO RIDGE DR. #101, ESTERO 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Offered Turnkey 2 Car Garage w/Built-In Cabinets $339,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 PALMETTO RIDGE21524 TAFT CT. #201, ESTERO Private Elevator, Panoramic Waterfront Views 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, 2 Car Garage $330,000 MLS 217065655 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 MEADOWS OF ESTERO $369,000 MLS 218029755 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 10349 FLAT STONE LP., BONITA Water View, 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, 2 Car Garage Tile & Wood Floors, Granite, SS Kitchen $359,000 MLS 217055701 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 HAWTHORNE $329,000 MLS 218022912 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 $289,900 MLS 218031817 Tom Crea 239.315.1111 $279,900 MLS 218030397 Jim Nott, Koffman & Assoc. 239.284.3008 7990 HELENA CT., AVE MARIA 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage, 2,000+ S.F. Extended Lanai, Beautiful Water View $269,000 MLS 218038248 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING AVE MARIA1720 TARPON BAY DR. S. #202, NAPLES 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1 Car Garage, 1,669 S.F. Granite, Crown Molding, SS, Gas Available $267,500 MLS 218024360 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 TARPON BAY NEPTUNE BAY6620 BEACH RESORT DR. #3, NAPLES Beautifully Kept 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Amenity Rich Community $259,999 MLS 218030253 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 NEW PRICE FALLING WATERS BEACH RESORT $279,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 26449 LUCKY STONE RD. #101, BONITA Quiet Sanctuary Preserve View Immaculate 2 BR + Den, 2 Car Garage $274,900 MLS 218010712 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 HAWTHORNE $255,000 MLS 218001693 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 $250,000 MLS 218032280 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 $249,900 MLS 218021758 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 1240 SARAH JEAN CIR. #M-106, NAPLES Sought After 1st Floor End Unit, 3 BR, 2 BA Beautiful Lake Views from Lanai $229,900 MLS 218029900 Robin Bennett & Denny Koesters 239.734.0373 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES27850 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #203C, BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA End Unit, Newer Roof Great Location! $225,000 MLS 218020725 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 HACIENDA VILLAGE9621 SPANISH MOSS WAY #3812, BONITA Ground Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA + Den Spacious Split Bedroom Design $190,000 MLS 217070123 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 NEW PRICE SPANISH WELLS MARBELLA $244,000 MLS 218032222 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 5681 HERON LN. #203, NAPLES 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1,490 S.F. Under Air Beautiful Golf Course & Fountain Views $239,000 MLS 218003177 Jenn Nicolai & Steve Suddeth 413.773.9247 THE STRAND FEATHER SOUND
1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES http://royalshell.me/galleondrive Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,875,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 OPEN 6/8 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL9938 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Furnished Burano Model Home w/Upgrades Leaseback Opportunity $2,697,900 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 OPEN DAILY 10:00AM 5:00PM PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit Tavira804.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 6/10 2:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA17055 PORTA VECCHIO WAY #101, NAPLES 1st Floor, 3 BR + Den, Natural Preserve View Volume Ceilings w/Grand Foyer 0 MLS 218023488 G roup 239.689.9339 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA GOLF COMMUNITY3331 GLEN CAIRN CT. #204, BONITA 3 BR, 3 BA, 2nd Floor Condo Glassed-In Lanai w/Southern Exposure $524,000 MLS 218028761 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY WATERFORD9940 TREASURE CAY LN., BONITA Turnkey Furnished & Extensively Remodeled 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Open Floor Plan $424,900 MLS 218038280 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS3901 HIDDEN ACRES CIR. S., N. FORT MYERS Large w/Many Custom Features, 1/2 Acre 3 BR, 3 BA, 3 Car Garage, 3,156 S.F. $419,900 MLS 218024004 Lori Jackson 239.633.4199 NEW PRICE OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 3:00PM HIDDEN ACRES18170 PARKSIDE GREENS DR., FORT MYERS 3 BR, 3 BA, Furniture Negotiable Former Model Home $419,900 MLS 217060167 Craig Wells 239.292.0923 OPEN 6/9 & 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD PRESERVE2500 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 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM MOORINGS9929 COLONIAL WALK N., ESTERO 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Car Garage Private Pool w/Southern Lake Views $395,000 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 6/9 & 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM COLONIAL OAKS20283 TORRE DEL LAGO ST., ESTERO Former Model, Canterbury Floor Plan Move-In Ready, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 Car Garage $389,000 MLS 218029931 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM BELLA TERRA4520 RIVERWATCH DR. #101, BONITA 1st Floor End Unit, Lake View 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1 Car Garage $375,000 MLS 218019387 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.272.1196 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY800 S. GOLF DR. #105, NAPLES Less Than a Mile to Beach Rare 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey Condo $354,900 MLS 218016634 Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE NAPLES4926 SW 2ND PL., CAPE CORAL 3 BR, 2 BA, Sailboat Access, Pool Home 10K Boat Lift w/New Canopy, 1.6 Miles to River $349,000 MLS 217071193 Ron Cotorakas & Marc Wozny 239.560.1406 OPEN 6/8 6/11 11:00AM 3:00PM PELICAN ROSE GARDEN21711 BRIXHAM RUN LP., ESTERO 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, 2 Car Garage Southern Exposure on Lanai w/Pool $339,000 MLS 218036511 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 NEW LISTING OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM STONEYBROOK9181 LAS MADERAS DR., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey Attached Villa Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $295,000 MLS 218024948 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS880 DEAN WAY, FORT MYERS 3 BR, 2 Full BA, 2 Car Garage, 1,900+ S.F. New Roof in Jan. 2018, New A/C in June 2016 $290,000 MLS 218032635 Mark Hasson & Tina Tusack 954.696.1524 OPEN 6/10 11:00AM 2:00PM WHISKEY CREEK ESTATES13400 CAUSEWAY PALMS CV., FORT MYERS On-Island Lifestyle, Off-Island Pricing Luxury Villas Just Off the Causeway OPEN DAILY 12:00PM 4:00PM CAUSEWAY KEY8990 PALMAS GRANDES BLVD. #102, BONITA 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA, 1 Car Garage Condo OPEN 6/10 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS LAS BRISAS1409 SW 12TH TER., CAPE CORAL 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Solar Heated Pool Cherry Cabinets, Granite, SS Appliances 0 MLS 218037937 z ny 239.297.0760 NEW LISTING OPEN 6/8 6/11 11:00AM 3:00PM PINE ISLAND CORRIDOR2016 SW 47TH TER., CAPE CORAL 3 BR, 2 BA + Den All Assessments In & Paid 2,103 S.F., Built 2000, Original Owner $259,900 MLS 218025219 Lori Jackson 239.633.4199 OPEN 6/9 1:00PM 3:00PM CLOSE TO CAPE HARBOR1131 SE 20TH ST., CAPE CORAL 3 BR, 2 BA, 1,600+ S.F., Open Floor Plan Updated Kitchen & BA, Vaulted Ceiling 0 MLS 218036716 s on & Tina Tusack 954.696.1524 OPEN 6/9 11:00AM 2:00PM UTILITIES IN & PAID 239.777.7209 EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGENT
THE BEST QUALITY. THE BEST CHOICES. THE BEST LOCATIONS. MOVE-IN-READY HOMES NOW AVAILABLE! PRESENTINGSTOCKS BEST FLStockDevelopmentBROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. For directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit StockDevelopment.com2639 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE | SUITE 101 | NAPLES, FL 34119 | 239.592.7344 CORLEONE at HIDDEN HARBOR GLENMORE at TWINEAGLES MARIGOLD at ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE MADISON II at FIDDLER'S CREEK NORMANDY II at QUAIL WEST ESPLANADE OF NAPLESMARGO FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 3,578 sq.ft. NOW $1,608,770HIDDEN HARBOR SAVE UP TO $75KTIVOLI III SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BED/3 BATH 2,062 sq.ft. NOW $509,545 SIESTA SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3 BED/3 BATH 2,630 sq.ft. NOW $536,455 MARATHON SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3 BED/3.5 BATH 2,909 sq.ft. NOW $660,655 CORLEONE FURNISHED SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4 BED/3.5 BATH 3,186 sq. ft. NOW $1,099,990 LELY RESORTONLY 20 NEW HOMES AVAILABLEWENTWORTH COACH HOME 2 BED/2.5 BATH 2,091 sq. ft. NOW $391,940 SAN MARCO B CO ACH HOME 3 BED/3 BATH 2,919 sq. ft. NOW $409,385 NAPOLI VILLA 2 BED/2 BATH 1,855 sq. ft. NOW $444,260 SAN MARCO B CO ACH HOME 3 BED/3 BATH 2,919 sq. ft. NOW $418,540 ST. ANDREWS COACH HOME 3 BED/3.5 BATH 2,743 sq.ft. NOW $549,235TWINEAGLESGLENMORE SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 3,591 sq.ft. NOW $1,473,405 WYNDAM FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BED/4.5 BATH 4,298 sq.ft. NOW $2,508,850MARCO ISLANDMALIBU CUSTOM ESTATE HOME5 BED/5.5 BATH 3,629 sq.ft. NOW $2,599,480 COMING SOON NAPLES RESERVESIESTA II SPARROW CAY FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BED/3 BATH 2,626 sq.ft. NOW $834,695**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.BELFIELD PARROT CAY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BED/3.5 BATH 2,812 sq.ft. NOW $939,860 VENICE SPARRO W CAY FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BED/2.5 BATH 2,643 sq.ft. NOW $966,750 MADISON PARRO T CAY FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 2,947 sq.ft. NOW $1,207,500FIDDLER'S CREEK MARSH COVE NEW HOMES JUST RELEASED FROM THE $500sCHANDLER SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BED/4.5 BATH 3,136 sq.ft. NOW $1,141,615 MADISON II SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 3,054 sq.ft. NOW $1,152,905 VALE SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 3,284 sq.ft. NOW $1,197,915 ULYSSA FURNISHED SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 5 BED/4 BATH 3,196 sq.ft. NOW $1,439,055ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVEMARIGOLD SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 3,578 sq.ft. NOW $1,270,265 PLUMBAGO SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3 BED/4 BATH 3,714 sq.ft. NOW $1,320,920QUAIL WESTMUIRFIELD V SINGLE FAMILY HOME4 BED/4.5 BATH 3,375 sq.ft. NOW $1,371,495 NORMANDY II FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME4 BED/4.5 BATH 4,124 sq.ft. NOW $2,145,000 WINDSOR III EST ATE HOME 4 BED/4.5 BATH 4,155 sq. ft. NOW $2,249,925 SOLD PENDING MALIBU at MARCO ISLAND
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY DIVCO Custom Homes and Marco Island: a marriage engineered in paradiseFor the home owner, island living in Florida means almost sanctuary-like living and tranquil evenings away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland. For the home builder, producing a peaceful existence for island-loving residents means engineering construction standards specifically suited for island living. DIVCO Custom Homes Island Collection designs have been carefully crafted with the water-loving homeowner in mindthose who crave spacious, stately layouts and sweeping seascape views. While engineered specifically for island living, these designs may be modified for inland sites as well. Home buyers know and trust DIVCO Custom Homes, which has over 30 years of home building experience on Marco. The company is large enough to offer the structure, support, and services home buyers on the island demand, but small enough that it allows DIVCOs ownership and management to be hands-on with each home built on the island. The newly completed and furnished Caxambas model, located at 446 Kendall Drive, is an excellent example of the quality of homes DIVCO constructs on Marco. The model was designed by MHK Architecture & Planning of Naples and is part of DIVCOs Island Collection, a series of homes that are carefully crafted to maximize the opportunities for waterfront living. With the opportunity for a custombuilt boat dock, and being just minutes from open water, this home is the perfect design and location to showcase a waterfront lifestyle, said Alan Foster, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for DIVCO Custom Homes. The two-story home offers four bedrooms, four and one-half baths with 3,937 square feet under air and a total of 5,983 square feet in a spacious open plan oriented to take full advantage of the exceptional waterfront location and views. The interior features interior design by Kathleen Scanlan Interiors who developed a casual island theme for easy coastal living. The model is open every day for touring. We have found that home buyers are attracted to the quality, value and design they see in our Caxambas model home, adds Foster. We also have strong relationships with area Realtors, who like bringing their clients to an established, trusted and financially stable builder. Jerry Knight is the DIVCO New Home Consultant on Marco Island. He can be reached at (239) 642-5355. Established in 1984 and widely recognized for design and construction excellence, DIVCO has been designated as a preferred builder by numerous luxury home communities with an impressive portfolio consisting of over 1,350 distinctive luxury homes in nearly 60 different Southwest Florida communities.DIVCO is a proud recipient of the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sand Dollar Award and numerous Pinnacle Awards as presented by the Lee Building Industry Association (LBIA). Also recognized for superb craftsmanship, commitment, and customer satisfaction by the 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Program, DIVCO is one of a select fewDESIGN-BUILD firms with both 2-10s Diamond Builder and Elite Builder status. DIVCO Custom Homes is headquartered at 6628 Willow Park Drive, Naples. For more information, visit DIVCOHomes.com. ADVERTORIAL The Baywood showcases DIVCO Custom Homes in-house DESIGN-BUILD capabilities, taking a custom home from concept through construction with greater ease and homeowner peace of mind. License #CGC052793 NAPLES | MARCO ISLAND | ESTERO301 West Street, Pine Ridge Estates For more information or to schedule a model tour, call Jennifer Lofstrand at 239-300-1531. Be our guest AT THE BAYWOOD IDEA CENTERdivcohomes.com
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B20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto starts sales center construction at Eleven Eleven CentralThe Ronto Group has started construction of a permanent sales center at Eleven Eleven Central, a new walkable/bikeable, access-controlled community to be built on Central Avenue between 10th Street and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. The sales center is being built by Naples-based BCBE Construction and will feature an interior by Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors in Naples. Construction is expected to be completed in eight months. The sales center will feature a showroom with a full kitchen and a full bath that will be available for viewing and will display finishes that will be included in the Eleven Eleven Central residences. The space will ultimately be incorporated in the 5,108 square feet of street level commercial space that Ronto has included in Phase I of the threephase Eleven Eleven Central development. The 62-unit Phase I offering features five light-filled twobedroom, two-bedroom plus den, and three-bedroom openconcept floor plans ranging from 1,407 to 2,297 square feet of total living space, including covered outdoor balconies. With the smaller square footage units already under contract, pre-construction pricing now starts at $690,000. Ronto is converting Phase I reservations worth more than $27 million to contracts and has reported an exceptionally strong conversion rate. Four furnished models that will showcase Rontos Phase I Belair, Collins, and Duval floor plans have been sold and will remain open for viewing after completion of construction through a leaseback. Permitting for Phase I construction is in process. Construction will take approximately 14 months. Eleven Eleven Centrals commercial space will be fully integrated with the burgeoning Design District that has emerged in the 10th Street corridor between 5th Avenue South and 4th Avenue North. The emergence of the Design District that includes new eateries, bakeries, galleries, interior design studios, and specialty shops has coincided with the completion of the first two phases at Rontos Naples Square community at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road and with Rontos announcement of the Eleven Eleven Central project earlier this year. Eleven Eleven Centrals commercial component will provide additional choices for residents of the community and for those living and working in the surrounding area. Like Naples Square, Eleven Eleven Central will put downtown Naples attractions at its residents doorstep and bring a sense of cohesion to the downtown district. Whether enjoying a cup of coffee or a bite to eat within the commercial areas at Eleven Eleven Central, stepping across the street to The Bowl for a healthy Acai or Pitaya bowl or smoothie, taking a short walk around the corner to the Timeless eatery for a signature Eleven Eleven Central cocktail or visiting the adjoining La Colmar Bakery & Bistro, or savoring an authentic New York bagel at Brooklyn Dough With A Hole at nearby Trinity Plaza, residents at Eleven Eleven Central will relish new and previously established neighborhood gathering places. Other close by establishments include the Riptide Brewing Company, The Wine Store, Caf Nutrients, European Bakery and Caf, Siam Thai and Sushi, and many others. Eleven Eleven Central is also situated just five blocks from the shopping, dining, and entertainment attractions on Fifth Avenue South. Naples world-renowned beach is just 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. Eleven Eleven Centrals location also provides ready access to Baker Park and the Gordon River Pedestrian Bridge and Boardwalk on the east side of GoodletteFrank Road to connect Central Avenue and downtown Naples to the Gordon River Greenway along a pedestrian and bicycle friendly route. Eleven Eleven Central will serve as a master planned oasis in the heart of downtown Naples and feature amenities that no other downtown community can duplicate. Inside, Eleven Eleven Central will offer a nearly 3,500-square foot clubroom with a bar, billiards tables, card tables, large screen televisions, and a catering kitchen adjacent to an outdoor grill and fire pit. A fitness center also measuring nearly 3,500-square feet will include a stretching and functional movement area, state-of-the-art exercise equipment, massage rooms, and rest rooms. Resident storage areas and bike storage areas will also be included. Six furnished community guest suites, four measuring 422 square feet and the remaining two 403 square feet, will be provided for visiting friends and family members. Outside, the projects approximately 60,000 square foot courtyard amenity deck is scheduled for completion in Phase I. The amenity deck will feature a 3,200 square feet resort-style pool with a beach entry and two 90-foot lap lanes, chaise lounges and poolside tables, two spas, outdoor showers, poolside cabanas, grills, a cabana bar and grilling area with large screen televisions, fire pits with built-in seating areas, a hammock lawn, a lifesized outdoor chess set, a yoga stretching area, and two bocce ball courts. The outdoor amenities will be expanded during Phase II to include a 20,400-square foot landscaped Courtyard Park set ten-feet below the amenity deck at actual ground level. The park, accessed by a grand staircase, will include benches, a putting green, a yoga lawn and fenced dog runs. The Courtyard Parks sunken orientation will provide residents with tree-top views rarely found in urban settings. Two downtown Naples sales centers represent Eleven Eleven Central and Naples Square. One is located at 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South, the other in unit 101 of the Naples Square Phase I building at 1030 3rd Avenue South. Both sales centers are open daily. Visit 1111Central. com or NaplesSquare.com. Above: The Ronto Group has started construction of a permanent sales center at Eleven Eleven Central that is expected be completed in 8 months. Left: EEC Courtyard Pool Level: 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. Below: The Ronto Groups new Eleven Eleven Central community on Central Avenue between 10th Street and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples will include a total of 5,108 square feet of street level commercial space.ADVERTORIAL
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 REAL ESTATE B21 Mangrove Bay featured model: Amelia IIIBuilt on Old Naples last remaining significant waterfront property for residential development, the homes at Mangrove Bay are built for those with exceptional taste desiring an unequaled residence and lifestyle. Remarkably designed with spacious and open floor plans, these homes inspire coastal luxury living at its finest. The Amelia floor plan exemplifies open concept living with an expansive master suite, two guest bedrooms and a den on a single story. Perfect for entertaining, the great room seamlessly flows to the outdoor space. The Amelia epitomizes modern living all the while retaining a timeless design feel. Each waterfront home at Mangrove Bay has an optional guesthouse with a full bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette and sitting area. These guest accommodations add approximately 500 square feet of living space. The Amenities Center will be breaking ground in June and will have a private onsite concierge to cater to every residents needs, comprehensive property management services, stateof-the-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. Completion is scheduled for Spring 2019. All Mangrove Bay homes feature Old Florida inspired architecture exclusively designed by MHK Architecture & Planning, with private Gulf access boat slips on the Gordon River included with purchase, a feature unique to Mangrove Bay. 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. 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. The Coquina II, at 3,232 square feet, is under construction at lot 13 and lot 25. These charming three bedrooms, 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 has a truly open, airy feel with an ample master suite, two guest bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a den all on one story. The Keewaydin I on 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. The Useppa I features 3,488 square feet (modified) with the option of additional flex space. 2 furnished model homes at 1315 1st Avenue South (Coquina I) and 1394 1st Avenue South (Coquina II) are ready for sale and tours are available Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm or by appointment. Mangrove Bay is conveniently located near many exciting areas of Naples including the highly anticipated Gulfshore Playhouse, a multi-million dollar 56,000 square foot complex that will include two theaters and an education wing. Nearby, The Blair Foundation Greenway Bridge connects the Gordon River Greenway to Baker Park, a magnificent 15-acre planned park scheduled to open summer of 2019. With an unrivaled address, the opportunity to purchase a home at Mangrove Bay wont last long. ADVERTORIAL 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 239.261.2200 | 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 RESORT STYLE AMENITIES DIRECTLY ON NAPLES BAY.Boat Slip with Purchase of Every Home! FEATURED MODEL THE AMELIA III3,640 sq. ft. 3 BR + Den/3.5 BAs + Guesthouse w/Kitchenette, 1BR/1BA) FINISHED MODELS ON THE WAY!Under Construction and Slated for Completion in Fall 2018.LOT 13 COQUINA II 3,232 sq. ft. LOT 25 COQUINA II 3,232 sq. ft. LOT 26 AMELIA I 3,098 sq. ft. LOT 31 USEPPA I (Modied) 3,488 sq. ft. LOT 41 KEEWAYDIN I 3,272 sq. ft.
B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYCapistrano neighborhood at Fiddlers Creek released for sale: Stocks homes available for immediate occupany throughout Southwest FloridaStock Signature Homes is kicking off the summer with the release of a beautiful new luxury home neighborhood in Fiddlers Creek. Capistrano is a spectacular enclave of 33 luxury homes offering five brand new floorplans, featuring a variety of spectacular golf course views. said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Stock Development. Most of the homes offer views across the beautiful fairways of the championship golf Creek Course. The floorplans also give homebuyers an amazing array of choices. The five uniquely designed single and two-story floor plans range from 2,627 to 3,702 square feet under air. They offer extraordinary flexibility with options that give the homes a range of three to six bedrooms. There are from three and one-half baths in the smallest home to four full baths and two half-baths in the largest plan. All of the homes include large great rooms that open to a screened and covered lanai, which features outdoor kitchen and pool bath options. Inside, homeowners may choose a formal dining room, a formal study or extra bedroom suites. The two-story plans include a large loft with a wet bar option and a bath. In each, a bedroom may also be included. All homes include a three-car garage. Stock has released introductory pricing from the mid-$500s in Capistrano. Stock also has furnished models open in Malaga at Marsh C ove, which includes 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 base price for Stocks homes at Marsh Cove begin at $729,990, plus lot. Located on Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island, Fiddlers Creek offers its residents a 54,000-square-foot Club & Spa. Homeowners also have several membership opportunities. They may join The Golf Club at Fiddlers Creek, featuring the 18-hole, par 72 Creek Course. It has been ranked in Golfweeks 100 Best Residential Golf Courses in the country for the numerous times. There is also The Tarpon Club, which offers a beach and boating lifestyle with a full-service marina, beach pavilion and social events on and off shore. Capistrano and March Cove are just the start of all that Stock has to offer in Southwest Florida. With 30 models in 11 different communities, we have one of the largest selections of homes available in the area, said Lger-Wetzel. They are found in three tiers of excellence: Stock Classic Homes, Stock Signature Homes and Stock Custom Homes. With only 20 new homes remaining for sale, time is running out for homebuyers who wish to purchase a new home at Lely Resort! The legendary community is nearing sellout in its final neighborhoods of coach homes. Homebuyers are invited to tour the homebuilders beautifully furnished models and inventory homes at nearly a dozen communities across Southwest Florida. Lely is home to three spectacular championship golf courses and four clubhouses and is the eight time recipient of the Collier Building Industry Associations Community of the Year Award. Coach homes have been selling quickly. These residences are available in Signature Club and Tasori, priced from just the $300s and a furnished model is open. The Tasori neighborhood is located within The Classics, a stunning gated enclave along one of Lelys three championship golf courses. It also features an array of beautiful lake and nature views along The Classics Championship Golf Course. Each coach home building offers four luxurious residences with the spacious feel of single-family homes. An on-site sales center is located in Signature Club. It showcases the coach home residences of both neighborhoods. Signature Club has a beautiful private, gated entry with water features, beautiful landscaping and a stone entry monument. Each coach home building at Signature Club offers four residences. The neighborhood features a selection of amazing lake and golf course views across The Classics Championship Golf Course. Stock has a few superb opportunities remaining for homebuyers at Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, a beautiful, private community. Stock is scheduled to complete a new furnished model this summer. The Margo is a four-bedroom, four and onehalf bath home with 3,578 square feet under air. It is built with an expansive great room design that includes a formal dining room, a study, a large island-style kitchen and an attached three-car garage with a motorcourt. Outside is a covered lanai with an optional outdoor kitchen and fireplace. A sundeck surrounds the pool and spa. It is priced at $1,608,770. Visit a Stock sales center this weekend to find your dream home! To see all that Stock has to offer, please visit the Stock Development website at www.stockdevelopment.com. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (239) 592-7344. Stock Development is on Facebook at www.facebook. com/FLStockDevelopment. Top: The Ulyssa at Marsh Cove. Above Left: The Margo at Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples. Above Right: The Cambria model. Below: Tasori Coach Homes. Bottom: The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort. ADVERTORIAL
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 REAL ESTATE B23Public invited to informational luncheon at Moorings Park Grande Lake Moorings Park Grande Lake, the new Life Plan (CCRC) 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 Thursday, June 14, at 11:30 a.m., at the Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery. Those wishing to attend need to RSVP by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 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 Airport-Pulling and Livingston roads, inside the entrance to Naples Grande Golf Club. Moorings Park Grande Lake is going to be a spectacular community that offers exceptional healthcare services, stated Daniel Lavender, CEO of Moorings Park Institute, Inc. We hope the public will take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about London Bay Homes luxurious design and Moorings Parks commitment to Simply the Best qualities, services and amenities. Building upon the foundation that has made Moorings Park and Moorings Park at Grey Oaks the preferred choice for Life Plan (CCRC) 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, said Lavender. 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. Assisted Living, Memory Care and Physician Services are included. 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-the-art fitness center, strength and cardio area, salon and spa, and a resort-style pool with poolside cabanas. Also located in the clubhouse will be The Center for Healthy Living. The center is home to rehabilitation services, as well as the Care 360 concierge healthcare program, which was developed in partnership with NCH Healthcare System. The Care 360 program offers a higher level of personalized primary care. Services are available to residents of Moorings Park with no additional fees, other than typical co-pays. The Care 360 concierge physicians are accessible by appointment, plus 24/7 access via phone, text or email. For more information please visit the Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery. Its regular hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 to 5. It is closed Saturdays and Sundays. For additional information visit MooringsParkGL.org. Above: Moorings Park Grande Lake consists of luxurious mid-rise residences, including spacious penthouses. Right:Gorgeous golf course and lake views are available from nearly every residence at Moorings Park Grande Lake. Below Left: The clubhouse includes casual and fine dining venues and a long curved bar. Below Right: The Moorings Park Grande Lake clubhouse lobby is as inviting as it is beautiful. Bottom: The buildings at Moorings Park Grande Lake feature a coastal-inspired architectural design.ADVERTORIAL
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 REAL ESTATE B25Construction progressing rapidly at Rontos Seaglass tower at Bonita BayConstruction of The Ronto Groups 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower within Bonita Bay continues to progress rapidly. Framing of the lobby is on-going and the buildings elevators are installed and operating. Final painting of the residences is underway and most of the railings and screen enclosures on the covered terraces have been installed. Homebuyers have been captivated by the Seaglass residences features and finishes and by Bonita Bays award-winning lifestyle. Sales contracts worth more than $150 million have been processed and the tower is more than 65% sold. Three completed furnished models are available for viewing with a sales associate by appointment only. Robb & Stucky will be furnishing two additional models that are expected to be completed later this summer. The Seaglass tower will feature ready for occupancy residences with designer-selected premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim. Each residence will come with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. Three tower residence great room floor plans range from 2,889 to 3,421 square feet under air and are priced from $1.205 million. The tower residences will include dual private elevator foyers, island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, walk-in closets in the owners suite, and sliders opening to multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Ten-foot ceiling heights are included per plan. For the three completed models, Ronto selected Robb & Stuckys Susan J. Bleda ASID and Rachelle Porco to create the interior for the Seaglass 804 tower residence model, Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer of Renee Gaddis Interiors for tower residence 306, and Cinnabar Designs Diana Hall, ASID and Laurie Walter, ASID for the tower residence 605 model. The 3,088 square feet under air 804 tower residence model includes three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a den, an open great room, dining area, and island kitchen, terrace space totaling 485 square feet, and a private elevator foyer. Bleda and Porcos design exudes chic sophistication while providing exceptional livability. Set against sandy bisque wall tones that blend effortlessly with neutral fabrics and furnishings, their color palette includes light creams and fresh whites. Frosted glass accents are layered with matte gold and silver metallics to evoke a sense of the shimmering sea. Furnishings are clean-lined with texturally diverse fabrics. In the living area, a 10-foot wide fireplace is set within a built-out section of wall. To highlight the adjacent dining area, Bleda and Porco designed a striking rectangular ceiling structure with recessed lighting and tiered layers. Tower residence 306 offers 3,421 square feet plus 525 square feet of covered terrace space. The great room plan includes three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom, three-and-a-half baths, a large island kitchen and dining area, and a private elevator lobby. The 306 models design includes an optional fireplace and a dry bar with wine storage. Ceiling and millwork details are incorporated in the design. The great room features a checkerboard style ceiling detail and multiple seating areas. Pocketing sliders open to a terrace. The design showcases timeless style with a contemporary edge. Gaddis incorporated a variety of wood tones, and her color palette is based on cool matte blue grays. The flooring is executed in a warm wood tone. The tower residence 605 model offers 2,889 square feet plus 464 square feet of covered outdoor terrace space. The open-concept plan features a private elevator lobby, and a gallery hallway that leads to a living area with a great room, island kitchen, dining area, and a sitting area. The great room, dining area, and the owners suite open to a terrace with spectacular views of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The plan includes two guest bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. The designers have transformed one of the guest room spaces into a study. The remaining guest suite opens to a terrace with a southeasterly view. With a color palette of tonal neutrals and aqua and warm beige sea glass accents, the 605 model provides a luxurious framework for the incredible views. The models to be furnished by Robb & Stucky will showcase tower residences 1604 and 1805. Priced at $1,995,000, the 1604 model offers a three bedroom plus den, three-and-a-half bath great room floor plan with 3,088 square feet and 485 square feet of terrace space. The plan features a private elevator lobby and a wide gallery hallway leading to a living area that takes advantage of the spectacular views that are a Seaglass hallmark. Two banks of sliders encompass the west wall of the great room and open to a screened terrace. The owners suite also opens to the terrace. An island kitchen flows into a dining area adjacent to the great room. The 2,889 square feet tower residence 1805 model offers one screened and one unscreened terrace totaling an additional 464 square feet. Priced at $1,950,000, the models three bedroom, three-anda-half bath, great room plan features tall windows. The double-door entry from the private elevator foyer opens to a gallery hallway that provides a see-through view. The plans kitchen includes an immense island. The great room opens to the screened terrace that includes a gas grill. A large dining area includes a deep niche wall. Walk-in closets are included throughout the home. Visit the Seaglass Sales Center 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. Visit Seaglass online at www.seaglassatbonitabay.com. Above: Construction The Ronto Groups 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower being built by the award-winning developer within Bonita Bay continues to progress rapidly. Three furnished models are open for viewing with a Sales Associate. Right: The kitchen in the Seaglass tower residence 306 model presents a fresh clean aura with light countertops and a beautiful island that play against warm wood toned flooring. Below: Cinnabar Designs Diana Hall, ASID and Laurie Walter, ASID created a sophisticated, elegant interior design for the Tower Residence 605 furnished model in the Seaglass high-rise tower being built by The Ronto Group within Bonita Bay. ADVERTORIAL
B26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Featured Open HousePORT ROYAL 1250 Galleon Drive $5,260,000 Open Sun 1-4pm 4 bedrooms + den and 5 full + 2 half baths. Jim Forrest 239.860.1644 Forrest International Realty Call 239.325.1960 to be inculded in Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY NaplesAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS PORT ROYAL 1201 Galleon Drive $13,875,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Call for Details! 239.213.9100 Fri-Sun 1-4pm PORT ROYAL 1300 Spyglass Lane $8,700,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 489 1st Avenue South $4,175,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN ISLE AQUA 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #210 $3,995,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 525 13th Avenue South $3,975,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Sunday 1-4pm ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1461 Anhinga Pointe $3,895,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE ESTATES 301 West Street $3,850,000 Divco Custom Homes Jennifer Lofstrand 239.300.1531 Call for times OLD NAPLES 514 3rd Street North $3,800,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Alyssa Reppucci 239.776.6714 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS LERMITAGE 2640 Grey Oaks Drive North #B-28 $3,220,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jutta V. Lopez 239.659.5113 Sunday 1-4pm BELLAGIO 10620 Gulf Shore Drive #802 $2,999,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 875 9th Avenue South $2,875,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY 9938 Montiano Drive $2,697,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 Daily 10-5pm GREY OAKS ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1220 Gordon River Trail From $2,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.26 1.3148 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm OLD NAPLES ESMERALDA ON 8TH 969 8th Avenue South #201 $2,195,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Denise Tozzi 239.370.3944 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 4211 Cortland Way $1,999,995 Premier Sothebys International Realty Betty Smith 239.821.7608 Sunday 1-4pm VANDEBILT BEACH 101 Connors Avenue $1,999,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE VILLA MARE 4705 Villa Mare Lane $1,935,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES 295 Grande Way #804 $1,649,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY DORCHESTER 6075 Pelican Bay Boulevard Penthouse C $1,550,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Sunday 1-4pm RESIDENCES AT MERCATO 9123 Strada Place #7125 From $1,325,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sales Of ce 239.594.9400 Mon-Sat 10am-6pm & Sun 12-6pm VANDERBILT BEACH CONNERS 359 Conners Avenue $1,299,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Audra Bryan 239.821.9465 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE 747 Park Shore Drive $1,200,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Pat Duggan 239.216.1980 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES 295 Grande Way #02 $999,999 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT MAJORS 9050 Shenenoah Circle $999,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sean Meehan 239.404.0109 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #802 $929,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Sunday 1-4pm LIVINGSTON WOODS 6960 Sable Ridge Lane $875,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Sunday 1-4pm MONTEREY 8133 Ronda Court $875,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Dave Renner 239.784.5552 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES SEA GROVE 375 Sea Grove Lane #102 $825,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Craig Wolf 239.850.3172 Sunday 1-4pm TRADITIONS AT GREY OAKS 2305 Residence Circle #101 $750,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm COVE TOWERS CARIBE 425 Cove Tower Drive #1002 $614,999 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE VILLAS 4058 Crayton Road F-3 $599,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Sunday 1-4pm MARBELLA LAKES 6593 Marbella Lane $569,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 Sunday 1-4pm COCONUT RIVER 2537 Clipper Way $565,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Amy Reinholdt 239.248.8388 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA 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 PORTA VECCHIO AT MEDITERRA 17005 Porta Vecchio Way #202 $499,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SERENDIPITY 529 Serendipity Drive $464,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tricia Ale 239.641.1052 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT PRESTWICK PLACE 6092 Dogleg Drive $429,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Vito Galatro 239.595.6669 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 WILSHIRE LAKES 6091 Shallows Way $365,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT MOORGATE POINT 7417 Moorgate Point $355,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty John Dolle 239.410.5896 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 800 South Golf Drive #105 $354,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT SARATOGA 8130 Saratoga Drive #2402 $329,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.4851 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT OLE 9072 Covina Drive North #55-02 $315,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Marcella Ade 207.751.6723 Sunday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOODS GOLF & C.C. 3455 Laurel Greens Lane #S-103 $259,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE EMERALD WOODS 81 Emerald Woods Drive #M4 $197,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Sunday 1-4pm Bonita SpringsAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS BONITA BAY TAVIRA 4851 Bonita Bay Boulevard #804 $2,495,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 Sunday 2-4pm BONITA BAY BAY WOODS 26210 Woodlyn Drive $2,250,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Sunday 1-4pm BONITA BAY WATERFORD 3331 Glen Cairn Court #204 $524,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 Sunday 1-4pm SPANISH WELLS 9940 Treasure Cay Lane $424,900 Royal Shell Real Estate The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 Sunday 1-4pm BONITA BAY 4520 Riverwatch Drive #101 $375,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.272.1196 Sunday 1-4pm SPANISH WELLS 9181 Las Maderas Drive $295,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Jim Grif th, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 Sunday 1-4pm SPANISH WELLS LAS BRISAS 8990 Palmas Grandes Boulevard #102 $269,900 Royal Shell Real Estate The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 Sunday 1-4pm EsteroAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS COLONIAL OAKS 9929 Colonial Walk North $395,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 Sat & Sun 1-4pm BELLA TERRA 20283 Torre Del Lago Street $389,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 Sunday 1-4pm STONEYBROOK 21711 Brixham Run Loop $339,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Carol Jones 239.250.4310 Sunday 1-4pm Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | June 9 & 10
geographic area, its year over year pending sales increased 9 percent, the highest of all geographic areas tracked. And its closed sales increased 13 percent year over year, too. Aprils month over month activity was even more positive in the North Naples area, as reflected in a 26 percent increase in closed sales. Similarly, the median closed price of condominiums in North Naples dropped 14 percent in April to $258,000 from $300,000 in April 2017. Visit www.naplesarea.com for more information about NABOR or the Naples real estate market. INVENTORYFrom page 3 WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 B27 Is where your story begins *For well qualified borrowers. Get started. Call today! (239) 908-5864 Or visit www1.LMCU.org/FloridaMortgageBuild your dream home with as little as 5% down*. Harbour Drive Banking Center 2911 Tamiami Trail North NMLS# 1215049Fi h ird Private Bank Mortgage Loan Program To learn more contact me today! O: 239-330-3530 C: 781-576-0095 Jennifer.Fueger@53.com www.53.comJennifer FuegerMortgage Loan Originator Margaret Hutchison239.272.7000 mhutchison@JohnRWood.com IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES $290,00013131 Castle Harbour Dr #M5Stunning Carriage Home, mostly furnished. 2+bedrms/2 baths at Bermuda Greens, M-5. Larger 1,820 sq. ft. unit. Mirrored walls, NO stairs, garage! Panoramic Golf course/pond view. 50 steps to pool & spa.MLS 218023968 IMPERIAL GOLF CLUB OPEN DAILY 594-9484 Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Huntington Lakes $199,9003BR, 2BA, 2nd oor unit. Overlooks a sparkling lake, corner sunlit lania & 1402 SF of living space under air. Vanderbilt Beach $1,125,000Builld your new home on this 80X120 canal lot. Its the perfect place in Conners Vanderbilt Beach Estates. The Dunes $1,350,0003BR, 3BA plus den, 2C garage condo. Appealing oor plan with a wealth of upgrades. See it today! BEAUTIFUL LAKE VIEW & STEPS TO THE BEACH! AFFORDABLE & YOUR CHANCE TO OWN!EXTRAORDINARY VIEWS & GULF ACCESS! Richard DrosteSales Associate239.email@example.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN firstname.lastname@example.org premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. NEW TO MARKET1621 Begonia Court $370,000Popular southern exposure on an indirect access waterway. Easy access to the Gulf through Roberts Bay. Delightful street with lovely homes. Close to amazing Mackle Park, YMCA, shopping & more. Sewer assessment paid. SEWER ASSESSMENT PAID521 S. Heathwood Dr. $154,900 Great inland lot nestled in the desired south end of the island. Close to Mackle Park, YMCA, restaurants and shopping. Eastern exposure brings all the glorious morning sunrises into your home. Lot is lined w/trees for total privacy. DIRECT ACCESS WATERWAY1830 Menorca Ct.$775,000 Beautiful curb appeal. 3 BR/2 BA spacious home w/ soaring ceilings. Amazingly large rooms, very bright & cheerful. Separate dining room, breakfast nook & breakfast bar. NEAR BEACH ENTRANCEDela Park Place #704$569,900 Desired South end unit w/ breathtaking views. Spacious 2BR/2 BA well designed oor plan. Short distance to beach. Front to back unit design To enjoy island views and Gulf of Mexico views. Gated and under cover parking.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM INSIDEWEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018CuisineSwiss German Bistro captures Old World flavors. C27 Top picksSearch our calendar for things to do this week. C6-8 Arts CommentaryCash is king at Broadway Palm. C10 New Miracle menu a home run with foodiesAt every ballpark in America, youll find baseball fans with a hot dog in one hand and a draft beer in the other. Hammond Stadium, however, is unlike every other ballpark. Yes, we still serve plump Kayem hot dogs and cold beer (more than two dozen brands, at last count), but the Fort Myers Miracles food and beverage team is managed by a pair of distinguished chefs Kevin Bush and Loren Merrigan known for their culinary genius, creative flair and never-ending quest to create the next big ballpark sensation. This season might just be their best, as evidenced by growing crowds of foodies making a beeline for the concession stand at Hammond Stadium. The Miracle Menu is ever-evolving, but two months into the 2018 baseball season, these are the hottest five new dishes being served at Hammond Stadium, according to Bush and Merrigan. TRIPLE PLAY PIZZA Price: $6.50/slice or $26/pie Many ballparks serve pizza, but oftentimes its pre-made offsite and stuck unSEE MIRACLE, C4 BY CHRIS PETERSSpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOTriple Play Pizza is one of the many items on the menu served at the Fort Myers Miracle games that is a hit with foodies visiting the park. Less is more. As Keb Mo has moved into his third decade as a recording and touring artist, he has realized that adage applies to what he wants to do in his live shows. That idea of stripping things back is easy enough when Keb Mo (real name Kevin Moore) is playing a solo acoustic gig, such as his June 12 appearance at the Southwest Florida Event Center in Bonita Springs. But these days hes trying to achieve SEE KEB, C4 BY ALAN SCULLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent LOOKING FOR TEXTURE Grammy-winner Keb Mo looking for inviting and lovely tones, rather than rocking the house 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
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der warmers for hours. Our concessions team starts with 16-inch Richs pizza dough and lathers it with olive oil, Italian seasonings, garlic salt and pizza sauce, then tops it with a thick layer of mozzarella cheese. Guests can select from cheese, pepperoni and cheese, sausage and cheese or the Triple Play, which has pepperoni, sausage and cheese.The most interesting part about the Triple Play Pizza is how the pie got its name. In 1990, the Twins became the first Major League team to turn two triple plays in one game, so our 5-4-3 Triple Play Pizza Parlor pays homage to this amazing feat third base to second base to first base, said Mr. Merrigan, catering director for the Miracle. Its a unique way to celebrate an achievement that still hasnt been duplicated 28 years later. Hammond Stadium added a new twotier Lincoln Impinger conveyer oven that bakes pizza pies as customers wait in line, sending a tantalizing, aromatic pizza scent throughout the concourse. PANCAKE BACON BURGER Price: $6.75 Is it breakfast? Is it dinner? Who cares? Its delicious. The pancake bacon burger isnt made for the timid and isnt really an entre suitable to eat at your seat partly because you might need a knife and fork, but mainly because your friends will all want a bite. The entre starts with an all-beef hamburger patty topped with American cheese and crispy applewood bacon stuffed between two golden brown pancakes. The suddenly robust entre is topped with maple syrup and powdered sugar, both of which also are poured into small serving cups in case you choose to add more. The trend in culinary arts is to mix flavors, and a lot of our first-time pancake burger customers arent sure what to expect, said Mr. Bush, the Miracles director of food and beverage. Once you take a bite, though, you cant stop. MAC & CHEESE CHILI DOG Price: $7.25 It starts innocently enough, with a juicy Kayem hot dog and bun, but then the fun begins. A ladle oozing with white cheddar macaroni and cheese coats the hot dog before being topped with ground beef-based, steaming hot chili. At this point, the hot dog essentially disappears. Much like the pancake bacon burger, the macaroni and cheese chili dog is pretty much impossible to eat with one hand. We added tables in the concourse near concession stands so fans could start eating right away and be close to extra napkins, Mr. Bush said. Its been great seeing families and friends buy a couple of different menu items, gather around a table and share dinner. C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE MIRACLE, C9 something similar to his solo acoustic shows when hes leading his four-piece band by getting his words and vocals to be the focus and have the other instruments complement and enhance those central elements of his songs. Im trying to merge the same feeling with the band show and the solo show, Keb said in a mid-May phone interview. What Ive been working on is toning down the band show to have the feeling of the solo shows, you know what I mean, just kind of pull it back as opposed to coming out, Were gonna rock the house. We can do a little bit of rocking around the end of the show, but we try to create that same experience with a textured layer of tones that are just as inviting and lovely.This is a notable shift from how Keb Mo was approaching his live shows earlier in the decade. At one point, he was touring in a six-piece format, which brought plenty of sound and energy to the proceedings, but also presented some challenges.The six-piece was really fun. It was really a cool band. (But) it was very hard to wrangle that band. Getting that band to understand that theyre an ensemble, and (need to be) cohesive, you find out you have to march through egos and a lack of understanding about what youre looking to do. This particular ensemble I have (now) is very professional, very sensitive, very cohesive. Keb will have his opportunities to keep refining his band shows later this year, when he does a run of full band gigs in September. For now, hell complete a short run of his solo acoustic dates (including three more shows in other Florida cities) and then join up with his mentor, fellow roots musician Taj Mahal, for a run of 15 concerts in July and August. Those shows will be another chapter in what has been a high point in Keb Mos 25-year career. He is touring with Mahal in support of TajMo, the collaborative album they released last year. That highly acclaimed effort in January won the Grammy for best contemporary blues album, and just recently added Blues Foundation Blues Awards for best album and best contemporary blues album to the list of honors. Keb Mo also took home the Blues Award for best contemporary blues male artist. Keb Mo first encountered Taj Mahal in high school when in 1969 Mahal, then a rising star on the scene, played a concert at his high school. Mahals brand of gritty acoustic-centered blues, mixed in with country, folk, jazz, as well as African, Caribbean and other world music influences was an eye opener for the young Kevin Moore. You had Motown, and it was the s and it was hippies, Keb Mo said. But this was just, it just woke me up. Wait a minute. Get up, get up. Get out of your bed. Eventually Keb Mos own music would come to incorporate a good number of the influences that have flavored Mahals work in his 50-plus-year career. But it took Keb Mo a good while to find his musical voice. A native of Los Angeles, he spent time in a calypso group (playing steel drums and upright bass, no less) as well as an assortment of cover bands before he got his first taste of national exposure in 1973. Thats when Keb Mo was hired by Papa John Creach, the late violinist who recorded with Hot Tuna and Jefferson Starship, for what became a three-year stint of touring and recording. But his first chance to release a solo album fizzled when his 1980 release, Rainmaker, stiffed. After that setback, Keb Mo joined a group founded by producer Monk Higgins called the Whodunit Band that introduced him to blues music. This came in handy when in 1990 he was invited to portray a musician playing Delta blues music in a play produced by the Los Angeles Theater Center called Rabbit Foot. The role enabled Keb to delve into the acoustic Delta blues of artists like Big Bill Broonzy and Mississippi John Hurt. It was not long after that production that Keb got to meet Mahal and begin what has turned into a lasting friendship and now a collaborative musical relationship.In 1993, Mahal and his producer, John Porter, were in the studio working on Mahals Dancing the Blues album. A friend of both artists, Chic Street Man, wanted Keb Mo and Mahal to meet and took Keb to the studio to hang out. That meet and greet happened, but perhaps more importantly, Keb was able to give Mahal and Porter his self-made demo tape. Porter liked what he heard and shopped the tape to record companies. Epic Records, which was relaunching its Okeh imprint, signed Keb Mo. The next year his self-titled debut album earned considerable acclaim for Keb Mos contemporary take on acoustic-based blues. He followed that debut effort in 1996 with Just Like You, and saw the album win him the first of his four Grammy awards. Keb has gone on to release another 10 studio and live albums, solidifying his reputation as a talented blues/roots artist and building a sizeable fan base. The TajMo album figures to introduce him to even more fans. Keb Mo and Mahal first got to work on music together when they guested on Lee Ritenours 2010 album String Theory. Then when the two friends crossed paths in 2014 at a Gregg Allman tribute concert, Mahal brought up the idea of doing the collaborative album. Where both Keb Mo and Mahal have been known for the traditional elements in their music, TajMo strikes a bit of a different note. Yes, there are old-school tunes, such as the acoustic cover of the Sleepy John Estes song Diving Duck Blues, and She Knows How to Rock Me, a funky bit of blues spiced with some New Orleans-ish reverie that could fit on either artists solo albums. But much of TajMo features a more contemporary, full-band sound. Dont Leave Me Here blends blues and Memphis soul complete with the horn parts associated with the latter style. All Around the World has a decided pop element in its sunny horn-laced sound. The smooth pop-soul of Om Sweet Om wouldnt be out of place on a Boz Scaggs or Michael McDonald album. There are also a couple of surprises in the Afro-beat of Soul and a grooving accordion-tinged version of the Whos Squeeze Box. It was my idea to have, we needed something fun on this, Keb said of the latter tune. I wanted the album to be fun, not just low down (blues), and whats more fun than Squeeze Box? Both Keb Mo and Mahal were pleased with the album. Winning the Grammy and other honors has only added to the good vibes. Its really nice, Keb said. We worked really hard on it (TajMo). We just wanted it to be good for the people. We put in a lot of hours. The fact that people are getting it is really rewarding. Were really grateful. KEBFrom page 1MIRACLEFrom page 1 Keb Mo>> When: 8 p.m. June 12 >> Where: Southwest Florida Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs >> Tickets: $47-$149 >> Info: 245-9910 or www.sw eventcenter. com JAY BLAKESBERG / COURTESY PHOTOKeb Mo and Taj Mahal. COURTESY PHOTOKevin Bush, left, and Loren Merrigan, right.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 306 Canyon Summer Specials Supreme Savings! For limited time take advantage of additional cash rebates from Yamaha on engines up to 150HP. See dealer for details. ON THE WATERA surge of peer-to-peer boat rentals arrives BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.comJust as Airbnb pushed its way into the hotel industry, companies that facilitate boat rentals directly from owners to users, a peer-to-peer service, are bringing new options to the boat rental and charter marketplace. Fort Lauderdale-based Boatsetter and San Francisco-based GetMyBoat both say they are fast growing companies that will open up the sport of boating to a wider range of consumers and allow boat owners whose vessels often sit unused to make money by renting them out through the companys websites. The companies, in turn, collect a commission for their service. Since GetMyBoat launched in 2013, it has amassed more than 90,000 boats available worldwide through its website, said Bryan Petro, the companys chief operating officer. That includes both peer-to-peer rentals as well as charter operators who advertise their boats through the platform. It has always been our philosophy to have a truly great experience on the water and off the water you have to have a lot of options, he said. Florida boat owners have signed up to use the site more than any other state. Florida is number one, the top state in the U.S., Mr. Petro said. The whole state is great for us, but Miami in particular is a prime destination. Cape Coral, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa. Im trying to think of all the cities there. You could run up and down the coast there Key West and youll see booming business everywhere.Boatsetter is also growing by leaps and bounds, said co-founder and chief executive officer Jaclyn Baumgarten. After operating for a few years as a pilot company, Boatsetter officially launched in 2015 before buying out a competitor, Boatbound, a year later. We have completely disrupted the marine industry in creating a platform that legally and safely allows private boat owners to rent out their boat in the same way Airbnb has done it in the home market, Ms. Baumgarten said. The vessels available through the website range from deck boats to fullfledged yachts. Like Airbnb, renters can see reviews, features of what theyre renting, and rules to abide by. Typically, the renter pays for fuel in addition to the advertised cost per full or half day. In addition to boats, Boatsetter gives owners the option of offering a captain to operate it for you. In Naples, Rand M. lists a 51-foot Sea Ray with a captain for up to 12 people, for $2,300 per full day. The company abides by U.S. Coast Guard regulations and works with local officials, such as marina operators or parks and recreation departments, to create permits for peer-to-peer use. Mike Bagley, general manager of Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral, is not aware of any boat owners at the marina who rent out their vessels through a peer-to-peer platform. If they do anything that generates revenue on their own boat theyre supposed to register with us, he said. We dont want to get somebody thats competing with our business. Boatsetter and GetMyBoats peer-topeer platforms are part of the so-called sharing economy ushered in by companies like Airbnb. But traditional rental as well as boat club operations have long offered people who cant afford or dont want to be boat owners a lower-priced, relatively hassle-free alternative to getting out on the water. One of the oldest and largest, Venicebased Freedom Boat Club, has 16,000 members in 29 states with its many franchise locations. The club concept is much different than the peer-to-peer, or other rental models, explained president and chief executive officer John Giglio. And the big difference is as a boat club we own all of our own boats, we maintain our boats, and we have a different level of service than the Boatsetter group. Members pay monthly dues for access to boats in any Freedom location. They also offer a more limited range of vessels. We kind of live in the 18to 25-foot space, single engines, he said. We train our members, they operate the boats themselves. We dont want to be in the big boat business. Thats by design. Whether a traditional rental, peer-topeer, or club business model, boat dealers and manufacturers have often seen them as unwanted competition, Mr. Giglio said. Thats a stigma he aims to disprove. Our hope is (our members) someday graduate to boat ownership, he said. About 20 percent of our members when they leave the club purchase a boat, which is a pretty remarkable statistic. Thats the stigma with the industry were trying to overcome. Were not competition, were a compliment.
C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERHush Up, Sweet Charlotte By The Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates through July 1. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. Brownpapertickets.com or 218-0481. Murder in Paradise At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 10. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.Ring of Fire By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 23. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com. The Savannah Sipping Society At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre June 14-July 22. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.Agnes of God By The Studio Players June 15-July 1 at Joan Jenks Auditorium. 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. 398-9192 or www.thestudioplayers.org. Chicago By The Naples Players June 28-July 29 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.THURSDAY6.7I Scream for Books Friends of the Library of Collier County celebrates National Chocolate Ice Cream Day by offering free ice cream to everyone who checks out five books from 2-4 p.m. at Headquarters Regional Library. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibraries.org.Pups in the Garden Put your favorite pooch in the car (dont forget the leash) and head to Naples Botanical Garden for canine-friendly hours from 3-5 p.m. (also 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday and 8-11 a.m. Tuesday). Free for garden members and their dogs; regular admission for humans plus $9.95 for their dogs. www.naplesgarden.org. Travel Talk Preferred Travel hosts a talk with Insight Travel about its escorted tours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 707 Gulf Park Drive. 800-523-3716 or www. preferrednaples.com. Grand Piano Korean pianist HyeJin Kim performs works by Bach, Ravel, Schuman and Kapustin at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church. $40. 553 Galleon Drive. 646-734-8179 or www.grandpianoseries.com.FRIDAY6.8Farmers 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.Nature Talk Estates Branch Library hosts a talk about the creatures of the Rookery Bay Estuary Research Reserve from 3-4 p.m. Free, registration required. 1266 Golden Gate Blvd. W. 455-8088 or www.collierlibrary.org.Young Ones Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia performs at 7 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Yes, And? Improv Tonight! performs at 8 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. SATURDAY6.9To 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 www.thirdstreetsouth.com.Sail Away Naples Model Yacht Club hosts radio-control model sailboat racing at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday behind Dicks Sporting Goods. 5955 Na ples Blvd. www.naplesmyc.org. 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. to help visitors of all ages enjoy the outdoor and indoor trains. Corner of 10th St. S. and Fifth Ave. S. www.naplestrainmuseum.org. Rainforest Art Venue Naples hosts an evening with woodcarver Nancy Koerner and her exquisite collection of rosewood burl pieces from 7:30-9:30 p.m. with live music by Ray Cerbone. $35, includes hors doeuvres and a glass of champagne. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or www.venuenaples.com. Keep em Laughing Stage 2 Improv hosts an interactive, familyfriendly night of comedy at 8 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. $10-$20. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Funny Guy Comedian Brett Ernst (Chelsea Lately, Comics Unleashed) takes the stage tonight and Sunday, June 10, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com. SUNDAY6.10Fresh 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.Bridal Blast Naples Bridal Expo brings together the areas best wedding professionals to help couples plan their nuptials from 1-4 p.m. at the Hilton Naples. Free for brides who register, $5 for others. 272-8477 or www.naplesbridalexpo.com. Throwback Cinema Silverspot at Mercato screens Space Jam (1996) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. In a desperate attempt to win a basketball game and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the help of retired Michael Jordan. $11.80$15.55. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net. MONDAY6.11Travel Talk Preferred Travel hosts an open house with representatives from luxury adventure company Abercrombie & Kent from 4-7 p.m. Featured destinations include East Africa, Italy, Croatia and Ecuador. Free, reservations appreciated. 801 Laurel Oak Drive. 800523-3716 or www.preferrednaples.com. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens The Names of Love (France, 2010) at 7 p.m. A young, left-wing political activist effectively converts the members of opposition by sleeping with them until she meets her match. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. TUESDAY6.12Close Encounter Get up close and personal with Dee Gee, Naples Zoos anteater, when you make reservations for a special encounter from 11 a.m. to noon each Tuesday through June. 2625409 or www.napleszoo.com. This Means War FGCUs Renaissance Academy leads a discussion on an abandoned two-phase plan to invade Japan that was avoided with two atomic bombs from 10-11:30 a.m. at Moorings Park. $20-$25. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.Free Film Paragon Theaters screens The Croods (2013) at 10 a.m. today through Thursday, June 14, as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Blues Concert Four-time Grammy Award winner Keb Mo performs at 8 p.m. at Southwest Florida Event Center. $47-$149. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 2459910 or www.swfleventcenter.com. WEDNESDAY6.13Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District, the area west of Airport-Pulling and north of Pine Ridge roads, open their doors to the public from 5-8 p.m. Look for the magenta and white art flags to locate participating galleries. Free. 289-5070 or www.naplesartdistrict.com. Ancient Ones Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a guided walk to its stand of old-growth bald cypress from 9 a.m. to noon $10-$25. 348-9151 or www. corkscrew.audubon.org. COMING UPInterlude 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 www.marcoislandarts.org.Friday Fun Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers themed activities each week through summer, starting with mammals from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 15. Free, but admission limited to three children per adult. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org. Vocal Performance Tenor Ghaleb performs with violinist Pablo Vera Cruz at 6 p.m. June 15, at Vergina. 700 Fifth Ave. S. 659-7008 or www.verginarestaurant.com. Red High Heels American Idol alum Kellie Pickler performs at 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $45-$125. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swfleventcenter.com. Fish Tales Naples Botanical Garden hosts catch and release fishing with Windstar Fishing Club at the gardens lakes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 16-17. Free with regular admission, dads and grandfathers get free entry. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Dads Day Out Venetian Village celebrates Fathers Day with an antique car show, complimentary photos and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16. 261-6100 or www.venetianvillage.com.Nerd Alert SWFL SpaceCon celebrates comic and science fiction culture illustrious personalities from comic book, film, and book industries, as well as professional cosplayers, vendors, game demos, drop-in games, tournaments and much more Saturday and Sunday, June 16-17, at Lee Civic Center. $5-$10. 11831 Bayshore Road. Nexus9swfl@gmail.com or www.swflspacecon.com.Looky-Loo Miromar Outlets hosts a grandfather/father/son look-alike contest at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, in honor of Fathers Day. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com. Eclipse Pink Floyd tribute band Brit Floyd performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Germain Arena. $31-$50. 9 48-7825 or www.germainarena.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, June 19, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $15. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org. Free Film Paragon Theaters screens How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, June 19-21, as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Love That Dress! Clive Daniel Home hosts a Love That Dress! collection party with live music, wine, horsdoeuvres and silent auction to benefit PACE Center for Girls from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. Guests should bring a new or lightly used dress. 2777 Tamiami Trail N. 261-4663 or mollie. email@example.com. Wine & Design Naples Art Association offers a t-shirt painting class with wine from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 21. $50, please bring a clean white T-shirt. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart. org.Painted Posey Naples Art Association hosts a three-part painting series with wine kicking off from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 21, and continuing July 26 and Aug. 23. $50 per class. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org.Grand Cello Cellist Sophie Shao performs works by Bach, Dvorak and Chopin at 7:30 Thursday, June 21, at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church. $40. 553 Galleon Drive. $40. 553 Galleon Drive. 646-734-8179 or grandpianoseries.com.Family Funday Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts kid-friendly activities Korean pianist HyeJin Kim performs works by Bach, Ravel, Schuman and Kapustin at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church. www.grandpianoseries.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7and educational opportunities on Friday, June 22. Free for kids under 18. 3489151 or corkscrew.audubon.org. Easy to Love Reggae singer Maxi Priest performs at 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $30$50. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swfleventcenter.com. Get Your Spam On Little Bar Restaurant on Goodland celebrates its kookiest celebration, Spammy Jammy, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 23, with Spam sculpture competitions, pajamas, live music, crazy games and more. 205 Harbor Place. 394-5663 or www.littlebarrestaurant.com. 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 www .naplesbeachhotel.com. Mind Matters Mentalist Wayne Hoffman presents a show that incorporates body language, human behavior and visual magic for a mind-blowing spectacle at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Venue Naples. $150 per person, includes three-course meal by Crave Culinaire. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or www. venuenaples.com. Til Touchdown Brings Me Round The Rocket Man Show featuring Elton John impersonator Rus Anderson performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $30-$40. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Free Film Paragon Theaters screens Captain Underpants (2017) at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, June 26-28, as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 596-0008 or www. paragontheaters.com. Steady at the Wheel Country artist Shooter Jennings performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $22-$45. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swfleventcenter.com. 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 ahtahthiki.com.Art Lecture Art historian Annie Storr leads a lecture entitled The Shock of Tradition: Citizenship, Art & Ethics from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at United Arts Council of Collier Countys headquarters. Free, but reservations required. 953 Fourth Ave. N. kdonovan@ uaccollier.com or www.uaccollier.com. Independence Party Everglade City hosts its annual Independence Day celebration with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, at City Hall, followed by a parade and family activities at MacLeod Park and concluding with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. 695-3781 or www.evergladehistorical.org.Americana Night The Americana Community Music Association hosts an evening of performances by local songwriters like Ray Cerbone, Joe Virga, Carlene Thissen and many more from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at All Faiths Unitarian Congregation in Fort Myers. $10-$15, tickets available at the door. 2756 McGregor Blvd. www.americanaacma.org. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO SWFL SpaceCon celebrates comic and science fiction culture June 16-17 at the Lee Civic Center. $5-$10. 11831 Bayshore Road. swflspacecon.com #HEAR IT Four-time Grammy Award winner Keb Mo performs at 8 p.m. June 12 at the Southwest Florida Event Center. $47-$149. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. swfleventcenter.com 6.12 #PLAN IT American Idol American Idol alum alum Kellie Pickler Kellie Pickler performs at 8 p.m. performs at 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Friday, June 15, at Southwest Florida Southwest Florida Event Center. $45Event Center. $45$125. 11515 Bonita $125. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. Beach Road. swfleventcenter. swfleventcenter. com com Yum! Beat the heat at Headquarters Library when Friends of the Library of Collier County offers free ice cream to anyone who checks out five books from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, June 7. collierlibrary.org#EAT IT6.156.7 Get to know and feed Dee Gee, Naples Zoos giant anteater, at a special encounter from 11 a.m. to noon each Tuesday through June. napleszoo.com f f Stage 2 Improv hosts an interactive, family-friendly night of comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Sugden Community Theaters Tobye Studio. Pictured here are performers Mike Santos and Casey Smith. naplesplayers.org6.9 e a d
C8 WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEDNESDAY DINNERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING (12:30PM & 3PM) SUNDAY MORE THAN HORS DOEUVRES *Valid on adult tickets only. Subject to availability. No other coupons or discounts apply. SUMMER SPECIALS JUNE-SEPTEMBERBUY 1, GET 1 HALF PRICE*:www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com 239.649.2275 WHAT TO DORed, White & Awesome Celebrate Independence Day downtown with the City of Naples annual 4th of July Parade as it processes down Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4. 213-1000 or www.naplesgov.com.Free Film Paragon Theaters screens Trolls (2016) at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 10-12, as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 5960008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Skate du Soleil Cirque du Soleil takes the ice at Germain Arena with its frozen acrobatic spectacle, Crystal, Thursday through Sunday, July 12-15. $48$133. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. Jazz on the Sand Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by Late Night Brass from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 261-2222 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 www.rookerybay.org. Free Film Paragon Theaters screens Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 17-19 as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 596-0008 or www. paragontheaters.com. 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 www.marcoislandarts.org.Grand Piano Pianist Eric Lu performs works by Brahms and Chopin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church. $40. 553 Galleon Drive. 646-734-8179 or grandpianoseries.com.Free Film Paragon Theaters screens Ferdinand (2017) at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 24-26 as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Painted Posey Naples Art Association hosts a two-part beaded jewelry series with wine kicking off from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 26, with a subsequent class on Aug. 23. $50 per class. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org.War 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 ahtahthiki.com.Summer Smash WWE Lives SummerSlam Heatwave Tour visits Germain Arena at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 30. $23$98. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com.Free Film Paragon Theaters screens Prince of Egypt (2015) at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 7-9 as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.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, Aug. 14, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $15. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org. Jazz on the Sand Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by TBone Hamiltons Big Easy Revue from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 2612222 or naplesbeachhotel.com. Doodle Night Naples Art Assocation hosts wine with class on doodling from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. $50. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Jazz on the Sand Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by Pocket Change from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 2612222 or nap lesbeachhotel.com. All The Best Ones Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch (Glee) performs a concert entitled A Swinging Little Christmas with Kate Flannery (The Office) and Tim Davis (Glee) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $43$65. 11515 Bonita Beach road. 245-9910 or www.swfleventcenter.com. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. The Rocket Man Show featuring Elton John impersonator Rus Anderson performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23, in Bonita Springs. $30-$40. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Naples Art Association showcases entries for its annual Camera USA photography competition, a nationwide program where artists compete for a $5,000 National Photography Award, through Friday, Aug. 3. Pictured here is Nicholas Fedak IIs entry, Film Noir.
POUTINE Price: $7 While Hammond Stadium is home to the Fort Myers Miracle, its also home to thousands of Minnesotans during spring training and the Miracle season. Our food and beverage team continuously surveys fans to see which items theyd like to see added to the Miracle Menu, and this spring we debuted poutine. If youre not from the Upper Midwest or Canada, youve probably never heard of poutine, Mr. Merrigan said. But Twins fans went crazy over poutine this spring, and its been steadily catching on with Miracle fans this summer. The Miracles poutine starts with Cavendish-brand French fries and Wisconsin cheese curds cooked to golden perfection, then piled high into a serving basket. A ladle of thick, brown gravy is artfully spread over the mixture, offering a tastier, unique alternative to ketchup. BEEF TACOS Price: $6.25 Tacos are one of the simplest dishes on the Miracle Menu: two flour tortillas are filled to the halfway point with seasoned ground beef and topped with shredded cheddar cheese. There is nothing fancy or innovative about these tacos, but theyre amazingly popular. And tasty. Our loyal fans, though, know how to capitalize on a promotion. The Miracles 2-for-1 Tuesday promotion essentially has turned that day of the week into Taco Tuesday at Hammond Stadium, Mr. Bush said. For $6.25, you get four tacos instead of two, and our domestic beer and soda also is two-for-one all evening. Its the best bargain in town. Chris Peters is president and general manager of the Fort Myers Miracle, the ClassA Advanced Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. For more information, call the Miracle at 7684210 or visit www.MiracleBaseball.com.MIRACLEFrom page 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 C9 CELEBRATING OUR 80TH ANNIVERSARY 141 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH, NAPLES 239.261.7157 WYNNSONLINE.COM Smashmallow Smash CrispiesBoxes of 6 Strawberries & Cream Mint Chocolate ChipSave $1.50Must present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 6/14/18.Chocolate Croissants $1.99 eachMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 6/14/18.Alba Botanica Hawaiian Shampoo & ConditionerColoric Plumeria$7.79 Save $3/12 ozMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 6/14/18.Table5 Artisan Pizza(frozen) Cornmeal Crust Four Cheese or Pepperoni $6.99 eachMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 6/14/18.Organic India TeaBoxes of 18 Sweet Rose or Tulsi Sleep$4.99Must present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 6/14/18.Cucina Antica Non GMO Pasta Sauces Assorted Variety 25 oz FREE with $60.00 orderMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 6/14/18.COURTESY PHOTOSPoutine, top of the page, Mac and Cheese Chili Dog, above, Beef Tacos, right, and Pancake Bacon Burger, below, are a few of the many items on the menu served at the Fort Myers Miracle games that are popular with foodies.
C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS COMMENTARYCash is king at Broadway PalmHe was known as The Man in Black. Musically, he was a boy named Sue, a traveler whos been everywhere, man, and a guy who killed a man in Reno, just to watch him die. He had a voice as deep as being depressed in the bottom of a well. And hed open his concerts by simply saying, Hello, Im Johnny Cash. His musics being re-created at the Broadway Palm Theatre in the jukebox musical, Ring of Fire. It takes 10 performers to portray the singer/songwriter, and even then, they dont always come close. (Sunday Mornin Comin Down is presented much prettier than it has a right to be, considering the lyrics.) At the top of the show, one by one, they say to the audience, Hello, Im Johnny Cash, as if fellow warriors of Spartacus, or contestants on To Tell the Truth. And then were off and running. The performers feed us little snippets of biography inbetween songs, sometimes talking in the first person as though its Cash himself telling you his story, and then sometimes in the third person. They act out little vignettes from his life, with everyone playing multiple roles. (Sometimes that can lead to strangeness, such as when the same actress portrays his mother and then portrays the love of his life, June Carter.) Sometimes those vignettes succeed, such as during the song Five Feet High and Rising, when floodwaters threaten the family and they have to keep moving to higher ground. My mama always taught me that good things come from adversity if we put our faith in the Lord, says a Johnny Cash from the stage. We couldnt see much good in the flood waters when they were causing us to leave home. But when the water went down, we found that it had washed a load of rich black bottom dirt across our land. The following year, we had the best crop wed ever had. Or, the vignette at the very start of his career, when he goes to see Sam Phillips at Sun Records in Memphis. Cash and his two back-up musicians are stiff and unremarkable as they perform a gospel song for their audition number. But Sam Phillips challenges Cash to write a song of his own a sad love song, none of this gospel stuff that wont sell and Cash comes back the next day with the catchy Cry, Cry, Cry. And his career is launched. (Phillips hands him a contract to sign, saying, Welcome to Sun Records. Dont read that too carefully!) But the musical takes liberties; in reality, the song Cash and the Tennessee Two, his back-up duo, played for Phillips was Hey, Porter. This song is played later in the show. This musical presents over 30 Johnny Cash songs, including well-known tunes such as Ive Been Everywhere, If I Were a Carpenter, Folsom Prison Blues, I Walk the Line, Jackson, Sunday Mornin Comin Down and Ring of Fire. Sometimes the harmonies and arrangements are moving, but sometimes you miss Cashs rough-hewn voice. The singers all play instruments and most all of them play multiple instruments. (I think I counted three different people on the upright bass, including one who does tricks with the large instrument, playing while on his back.) They switch back and forth with ease. Someones playing piano, and then all of a sudden they have an accordion in their hands. But the performers are not served well by the theaters playbill, unfortunately. It doesnt list who plays what instrument, nor does it name who sings lead on the songs. To make matters more complicated, the four young women performing are all brunettes and look similar. For the record: Alexander Kosmowski plays rhythm guitar, Matt McClure plays electric guitar, Justin Droegemueller, whos also the music director, plays bass for most of the show. Jonah M. Martin plays banjo and harmonica, Tim Drake plays washboard and guitar, Emily Woods plays fiddle. Andrea DeVriendt plays autoharp, Allison Fund plays ukulele and guitar, Danielle Barnes plays keyboards and accordion and Gary Leone plays drums. Things get moving at the end of Act I with Ms. DeVriendt and Mr. Martin singing Ring of Fire, and then Ms. DeVriendt and Mr. Canty performing the rousing Jackson, which are definite highlights of the show. Act II continues on a high note, with Ms. Woods showing off her fiddling skills on Orange Blossom Special. The staging is clever for Ive Been Everywhere, (direction by Curt Wollan, choreography by Candice Lively) with eight of the performers dressed in black, all in a row like a chorus line, all playing acoustic guitar, the names of cities and states ping-ponging among them as the tempo grows quicker and quicker. A tilted round turntable center stage is also put to good use throughout the show. Opening night had sound difficulties. Vocals werent loud enough for the first number, so they were then cranked up. But they werent adjusted for each individual voice, so some performers were too painfully loud. The soundboard operator was also slow to turn on mikes when a new number would begin, so the opening lines of a song would be inaudible. As you might expect, theres a lot of plaid and denim, and of course, black, in this show. But costume designer Katrina Benedict has a chance to shine with some of June Carters dresses, especially with a red print dress and a glittery black one. The musical (created by Richard Maltby Jr. and conceived by William Meade, with orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby) doesnt delve too deeply into Cashs life; it just hits some of the highlights. It adds a novelty song in the first half (Ms. Fund singing Flushed From the Bathroom of Your Heart as Minnie Pearl at the Grand Ole Opry.) And it ends with another novelty song, Cashs A Boy Named Sue. And toward the end of Act II, just when you think things will be ramping up, it all comes to a dead halt with the spoken-word piece, Ragged Old Flag which ruins the pacing and seems out of place. The music itself is a highlight of this jukebox musical. Theres even a percussion solo played on a corrugated metal wall in Folsom Prison Blues and of course, the wonderful mariachi-like trumpet opening of Ring of Fire. This jukebox musical will please you if youre a Johnny Cash fan and entertain you even if youre not. And it might drive you to read Robert Hilburns biography, Johnny Cash: The Life, or listen to Cashs music all over again, from his early Sun Records days to the Rick Rubin-produced American Recordings series of albums made at the end of his life. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com Ring of Fire>> When: through June 23 >> Where: Broadway Palm Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers >> Cost: $45 to $70 >> Information: 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com COURTESY PHOTOThe cast of Ring of Fire. The show plays at the Broadway Palm Theatre through June 23.
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C12 WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.434.6533/thirdstreetsouth.com Over 60 VendorsSaturday Mornings from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.Stroll & Shop in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahama Naples Best Steak & Seafood House on the WaterServing Dinner Monday-Friday 4 to 9 PM & Saturday-Sunday 4 to 10 PM 4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North; Take US 41 to Park ShoreCall For Reservations 239.261.0622 t-michaels.com Join Us Father's daySOUPS:New England Clam Chowder $6 Maine Lobster Bisque $6SALADS:Caesar Salad $11 Classic Wedge $11 Watermelon & Fennel Salad $11SANDWICHES:White Albacore Tuna Melt $14 Chicken Parmigiana $14 Classic French Dip, Au Jus $14 Philly Cheese Steak $15 Bacon & Egg Brunch Burger $18 Grilled Grouper $19OMELETTES & PANCAKES:Lobster $19 Vegetable $17 Oscar Style Omelettes $19 Classic Ham & Cheese $17 Pancakes $14BRUNCH CLASSICS:Eggs Benedict $16 Steak & Eggs $24 Meat Loaf $19 Stuffed Spaghetti Squash $19 ENTREES:Colorado Rack of Lamb $43 Slow Cooked Prime Rib of Beef $36 20 oz Bone In Ribeye $50 14 oz NY Strip Steak $49 10 oz Filet Mignon $50 6oz Steak & 7 oz Lobster $59 Chilean Miso Sea Bass $39 Cedar Plank Salmon $34 Black Grouper $39 Seafood Trio $39 Twin Lobster Tail $53 Stuffed Spaghetti Squash $29 DADS EAT FREE 1 dad per table, entree only. Available for brunch or dinner. Happy hour Drinks start at 10am on Fathers Day in lounge. Buy a $100 or More Gift Card, and Receive 20% More. A Great Gift Idea for Fathers Day! THRU JUNE 13TH CLUB NOTES 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 June 21. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit www.pflagnaples.org. 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 club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit www. winetastersofnaples.org. 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. For membership information, call Carey Hughes at 2620278 or email email@example.com. 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 gathering is June 16. All are invited to enjoy lunch together afterward at a location TBA. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 5940868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples Press Clubs regular lunch meeting takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Tiburon Golf Club. The program will be a Celebration of the Free Press and the Future of Journalism. Several of the clubs journalism scholarship recipients will be introduced, including one who has started a paid internship at The New York Times and another who has the same at the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. Jaynie Tice, a graduate of FGCU who is now a staff writer at eBella, will speak on behalf of all the recipients. The next regular lunch meeting will be in October. Pi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island are invited to socialize at the June Mixer, from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at The Wine Loft, 9118 Strada Place at Mercato, Naples. Reservations are requested. Contact Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email conskind@ aol.com or more information on either event. 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 meeting is June 12. All are welcome. For more information, call 293-6369 or 352-2827. CHESS on Marco Island meets for casual games of chess from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday at Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd. (next to Winn-Dixie). Free and open to all. For more information, call club founder Wade Keller at 389-2525. The Naples Park Area Association holds beginning lessons in Mah jong for anyone 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 about lessons, send an email to Donna Caccese at naplesdonnac@ gmail.com. The Naples MacFriends User Group has hundreds of members who share a passion for all thing Apple and who love to learn from one another. Weekly meetings are open to all, free of charge, and take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. For more information, visit www.naplesmug.com. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples members meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is July 4. 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 June 10. 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 6496627 or visit www.1067.eaachapter.org. The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to meetings on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The next meeting is June 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for flower registration. Judging is at 7:10 p.m., followed by a short meeting at 7:15 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.naplesorchidsociety.org. 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 June 7. For more information, visit www.corvettesofnaples.com. The Genealogical Society of Collier County welcomes guests to its meeting Tuesday, June 12, at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Bryan Mulcahy, reference librarian at the Fort Myers Regional Library, will discuss city directors and other records that are available free online from HeritageQuest. Attendance is free and all are welcome. After a break in July, August and September, monthly meetings on the second Tuesday will resume in October. For more information, visit www.thegscc.org. The Naples Newcomers Club helps members learn about the community, local activities and make new and lasting friendships for women new to Naples. Members gather for lunch and a program on the second Thursday of each month at country clubs throughout northern Collier County. Members explore Naples and form special interest groups to share a variety of interests from books, bridge and mahjong to gourmet cooking, conversation and wine tasting. For information, visit www.naplesnewcomersclubnorth. com. Email club news to Robbie Spencer at email@example.com.
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C14 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE ANSWERS, C11 PUZZLESINTERNAL BONES HOROSCOPESGEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your advice might be much in demand by family and friends this week. But reserve time for yourself to investigate a project that could have some unexpected potential. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Work-related issues demand your attention in the early part of the week. Family matters dominate Thursday and Friday. But the weekend is yours to spend as you please. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Try to keep your temper in check as you deal with someone who seems to enjoy showing disrespect. Losing your Leonine cool might be just what the goader hopes to see. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A heated confrontation needs some cool-off time before it boils over. Better to step away than to try to win an argument where emotions overrule the facts. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Someone very special in your life finally sends that reassuring message youve been hoping for. You can now devote more time to the tasks you had put aside. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Job pressures begin to ease by weeks end, leaving you time to relax and restore your energy levels before you face next weeks emerging challenges. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Your spiritual strength helps calm a friend who might be facing an unsettling change in their life. An offer to help comes from a surprising source. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) By midweek you could learn some surprising facts about an associate that might cause you to reconsider a long-held view about someone in your past. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) One of those rare-foryou darker moods sets in in the early part of the week. But by Thursday, the clouds lift and youre back doing nice things for people in need. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Use that sharp Piscean perceptiveness to reel in more information about a promising offer so that you have the facts to back up whatever decision you make. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your creative side is enhanced by indulging yourself in as much artistic inspiration (music, art, dance, etc.) as you can fit into your schedule. Bring someone special along. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Take a little restorative time out of your busy life. Go somewhere quiet this weekend. Or just close the door, turn on the answering machine and pretend youre away.BORN THIS WEEK: Although you prefer the status quo, you easily can adapt to change when its called for. SEE ANSWERS, C11By Linda Thistle SUDOKUDifficulty level: Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.
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C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BEHIND THE WHEELGMC Acadia is a family-style hustlerThis crossover is a con man. In fact, it could be a perfect pool hall shark. Thats because the GMC Acadia is hiding something from you. It has a nice design that has sleek lines and extra wide fender flares. So, like a Hollywood movie star, it has broad shoulders and a winning smile to appeal to both the sexes. Beneath its disarming charm is room for six to seven people (depending on seating configuration). So, its also the kind of con man who gets invited into many homes. Plus, because the interior folds flat, this one can clean out the whole house, including small appliances. Anyone spot why the Acadia is such a good hustler? Its really a minivan in disguise. The GMC badge makes many of us think of all the professional grade vehicles that its marketing has been promoting over the years. And while the GMC Yukon can carry the same number of passengers and tow the toys at the same time, there are a lot of people who want something more comfortable and fuel-efficient for everyday use. Plenty of us need people movers in our lives. Children, grandchildren, or even just large projects dictate a need to carry extra people and their stuff. The problem is right before signing on the dotted line for a minivan, theres a little part our brains that often revolts. It remembers the fun cars in our history the coupes, convertibles and 4x4s that were bought purely for enjoyment. It subconsciously wants to muzzle the part of us that needs a vehicle with versatility as its best virtue. Thats how we get seven-passenger vehicles with big tires and beefy lines like this GMC. Our lives no longer require leaving the urban jungle, but outwardly, the rest of the world doesnt need to know it. Plus, the Acadia does a better job of hiding the minivan appearance than many others. The Dodge Journey, Toyota Highlander and Hyundai Santa Fe are just a sliding door away from this stigma. GMC is not out to fool us all by making a truck-like minivan. They are just giving us what we want. The Acadia is not so tall that elementary school kids need a ladder to board, and its brawny enough that their parents dont have to make excuses to co-workers. While we might willingly invite this masked minivan into our homes, its not alone. The Acadia represents a midpoint in the General Motors three-row crossover family. The Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave bracket it in the market place. The Traverse even comes with the 310 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine. The Acadia starts out for the same money, and is a little more luxurious, but it only gets a 193 horsepower 2.5-liter motor as standard. It takes a few option packages (totaling about $37K) to step up to the 3.6-liter in the Acadia. Buicks Enclave also gets the 3.6-liter and even more premium features all starting at $41,385. The V6 seems a good fit for a crossover like this. As the minivan stand-in, all three rows are often filled with people and/or cargo. Also, the extra power also combines with the Acadias heavy but sharp handling to add some real confidence and a hint of fun to soccer practice runs. This is the deceptive vehicle that wants to look like a rough off-roader but in reality, its a family coddler. The GMC Acadia is a con man, and it can help you trick the world into thinking its not a minivan. mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
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C22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY I Do... Hilton Naples(239) 659-3108 | naples.hilton.com 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida, 34103 IS YOUR PREFERRED DATE AVAILABLE?Celebrate your special day at the Hilton Naples. Our elegant, upscale hotel o ers all-inclusive packages from 10 to 300 guests. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony on the beach with close friends and family, or a lavish reception, let our wedding professionals make your wedding dreams come true. Contact us today for venue availability. New packages including Chiavari chairs now available! CAPRICE DEL VECCHIO Special Events Managercdelvecchio@cooperhotels.com(239) 659-3108CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYBoys and Girls Club Crawfish Boil at Walkers Hideaway Marina 1. Jane Badger and Megan McCarthy-Beauvais 2. Len Zaiser, Mary Osborn with guest, and Greg Faulkner 3. Mary Pat Hussey and Dr. Frank Hussey 4. Walter Willey, Tamara Connolly and Ed Miller 5. Dr. Manuel Pena and Justin McLaughlin 6. Ross Stanfield and April GarrettFlorida 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 Robbie Spencer at rspencer@ oridaweekly.com. 1 6 2 3 4 5 3 4 CEO Megan McCarthy-Beauvais and youth members from the Bolch Campus in Immokalee
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 Our peopleare our best ingredients.Sarasota Port Charlotte Fort Myers Cape Coral NaplesJasons Deli of Southwest Florida EOETheyre helping us grow! Visit a deli location any day between 3-5 pm to learn about available job openings and how to apply. Delivery Drivers Wanted Cape Coral residents Jacquie and Doug Flenniken C C lid You dont need a special occasion to go to the Veranda, you just need to go. 239-332-2065 Downtown Fort Myers River District Celebrating 40 Years of Extraordinary Dining. C l b 40 Y f E AM PM AM PM PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previously restaurant reviews: Bills Steak & Seafood, 4221 Tamiami Trail E., Naples; 455-5111. Looking for a place to dine and dance? Bills on the East Trail has what youre after. Never mind the somewhat drab exterior. Theres valet parking and a thoughtful staff whose aim is to ensure guests have a great evening. Booths are most distant from the band so you might land one if you want it. Most people the night of our visit were more interested in proximity to the band and dance floor. There are no surprises on the New England-themed seafood menu, but it offers lots of choices for meat and seafood lovers. Salads were fresh and the New England clam chowder was laden with clams and potatoes. A surf and turf special included a tasty onepound lobster, corn on the cob and a big baked potato along with the steak, which needed more seasoning. Both the wine list (bottle and glass) and cocktail menu contained a wealth of choices. And the band played almost the whole time we were there. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2016Bleu Provence, 1234 Eighth St. S., Naples; 261-8239. This bastion of fine French food and wine has only gotten better since opening in 1999. Chef Lysielle Cariot and her husband/business partner, Jacques, see to that. Count on flawless French cuisine and impeccable service, a Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine list (one of 88 in the world) and a sommelier and servers who enthusiastically guide you through it. House-made smoked salmon with strawberries, grapefruit and arugula sprouts was a delicious starter. A baked goat cheese salad, with julienned snow peas, radishes and walnuts in honey mustard mayonnaise dressing topped with a warm round of breaded goat cheese was equally creative. Pompano in lemon beurre blanc and rack of lamb with eggplant puree and potatoes au gratin were nightly specials worthy of the designation. And a plum tart with mandarin orange sorbet and the chocolate profiteroles were worth every calorie. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2016Jimmy Ps Butcher Shop & Cafe, 25010 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs; 221-7428. Jim Pepper is a thirdgeneration butcher and restaurateur specializing in prized Wagyu beef, hard-tofind heritage Berkshire pork and exotic game meats as well as less mainstream cuts of lamb and veal. This smokehouse/ caf/deli serves all-day brunch items, sandwiches, salads and more. Basic breakfast items like French toast are good, but Jimmy Ps is truly hog heaven for meat lovers. From the revelatory pea bacon to the juicy Wagyu burgers to the stellar house-cured pastrami that is amazingly fresh, tender, moist, smoky and not overwhelmed by salt or spices, Jimmy Ps is a carnivores delight. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2017Marlin Bar at Tommy Bahama, 23150 Fashion Drive, Coconut Point, Estero, 947-2203. The Marlin Bar is a casual concept by the retail fashion and restaurant chain Tommy Bahama, and its a convenient alternative for shoppers who want to take a quick break for an al fresco pick-me-up or to unwind after a day of store hopping right on the main retail strip. True to the Tommy Bahama aesthetic, there are a half-dozen rum concoctions blended with pineapple, coconut and citrus. With food prices topping out at $12, its easy to try a broad sampling of the brief menu. So-called snacks include craft beer cheese and guacamole; salads and rice bowls are topped with proteins that make them substantial enough to serve as entres; and handhelds constitute a couple of sandwiches and tacos with assorted fillings. The world famous coconut shrimp with mango-papaya chutney elevates a culinary clich, and those rice bowls are colorful, bountiful and relatively healthful. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2017KC American Bistro, Pavilion Shopping Center, 885 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 566-2371. KC American Bistro has a loyal following and for good reason: Chef/owner Keith Casey is talented and creative and runs a first-class restaurant thats only gotten better over time. Dishes are grouped by the region of the country from which they originate and its fun to mix and match. The Florida ceviche consisting of black grouper and yellowfin tuna with corn and bell pepper in a citrus marinade and cilantro crme fraiche was less spicy than most, but flavorful nonetheless. The Maryland blue crab souffl was full of lump crab, lightly browned and crisp on a pool of sweet corn puree. Troll king salmon encrusted in pumpkin seeds came atop a stellar sweet potato gratin and the zinfandel braised short rib was fork tender and devoid of fat, made even better by a wild mushroom veal jus. Parsnip-laced mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts were perfect accompaniments. For dessert: house-made chocolate ganache with wild berry coulis was decadently rich and just right for two. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2017 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor
C24 WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM DAILY HAPPY HOUR 3:00-5:30pm LIVE MUSIC Thursday, Friday and Saturday sta rting at 7pmPRIX FIXEDaily 4:30-5:30 2 Courses $29(per person) 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONFRI 11:30 to 4 DINNER/MON-SAT 4 to 10 & SUN 4 to 9 Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Must present ad. Expires July 1, 2018. Valid with purchase of a meal of equal or greater value. Cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.Open 3 to 9 Dinner Menu Only Enjoy a free spaghetti & meatball dinner on Sunday, June 17th! CHOICE OF HOUSE OR CAESAR SALAD CHOICE OF NOODLES ORIGINAL FAVORITE:Famous Chicken and Broccoli with Garlic & OilHomemade Meatball with SpaghettiItalian Sausage Onion PeppersHomemade Fettuccine Chicken CarbonaraChicken ParmesanChicken MarsalaHomemade Lobster Raviolis ONE LARGE CANOLI JUNE 17TH$50.00 CUISINE NEWSYeehaw! Schools out for summer, and with that free time comes the opportunity to fill little bellies with extra nutrients to balance out all those poolside popsicles. For a refreshing, hydrating treat that doesnt come in a pouch or box, we are providing a simple recipe thats the perfect accompaniment to the hot Florida sun. It has so many electrolytes!Florida Watermelon FizzCourtesy of Fresh from Florida Ingredients: 5 cups Florida watermelon (seeded and cubed) Florida honey, to taste 2 cups sparkling water 1 lemon, juiced Fresh mint sprigs for garnish Preparation: Add watermelon, honey and lemon juice to a blender and process until smooth. Strain puree through a fine sieve. Fill four glasses with ice. Evenly distribute the strained juice into each glass. Top each glass with sparkling water and stir once. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs. In honor of the National Year of the Reef, Bonefish Grill has partnered with The Nature Conservancy to raise awareness about protecting coral reefs and plant a million corals across Florida and the Caribbean. To contribute to the organizations efforts, the restaurant will offer a specialty tropical cocktail through June 11. Coral Reef Punch is a concoction made with rum, coconut rum, passion fruit, vanilla bean simple syrup mixed with fresh-squeezed orange and pineapple juice. We are so excited to announce our partnership with The Nature Conservancy and thrilled to be the first corporate partner to support its Plant a Million Corals Initiative, said David Schmidt, president of Bonefish Grill. Bonefish Grill and our guests truly treasure the oceans bounties, so in addition to our contribution, we will join together in shining a spotlight on the importance of the Conservancys efforts. For more information about Bonefish Grills promotion and The Nature Conservancys efforts to restore coral reefs, visit www.bonefishgrill.com/tnc.Take Note:Kane Tiki Bar & Grill at JW Marriott Marco Island hosts Sunset Sessions daily from 5-8 p.m., when guests can enjoy a complementary cigar and rums from The Facundo Rum Collection, Barbardis most exclusive and rare line of rums. 400 S. Collier Blvd. www.jwmarco.com. The Continentals Craftsmen Bar Series continues at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, with a four-course dinner featuring local seafood and produce paired with botanically inspired cocktails. $65 per person, limited seating. 1205 Third St. S. 6590007 or www.damicoscontinental.com. Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week formerly Naples Restaurant Week, continues through Tuesday, June 14 with a record 71 participating restaurants threecourse, prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus priced between $16-$36. To participate, diners can log onto the events website to see the restaurants menus before making a reservation or walking in to request ordering from the Restaurant Week menu. www.swflrestaurantweek.com.Crave Culinaires Brian Roland and David Robbins team up with Derrick Fox runner-up in Master Chefs Season 6, to prepare a multi-course, elevated Southern food dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Venue Naples. $125 per person, $165 includes wine. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or www.venuenaples.com. Purple Spoon hosts a cooking class focused on foods offering beneficial bacteria from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Guests will learn to prepare items like kombucha, preserved produce and fermented cacao. $50. 2 5151 Chamber of Commerce Drive. 908-3842 or www. purplespoonfl.com. Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Summer in Tuscany: Thursday, June 7 ($75); Wine Night Out Lovely Dinner Party: Friday, June 8 ($100); Croissants from Scratch: Saturday, June 9 ($75); Knife Skills 101: Saturday, June 9 ($65); Wine Night Out Down by the Shore: Saturday, June 9 ($100); Date Night Steakhouse Favorites: Saturday, June 9; Braided Bread Workshop: Sunday, June 10 ($75); Dinner in a Hurry: Sunday, June 10 ($51.96); Fried Chicken 101: Sunday, June 10 ($75); Italian Kitchen: Monday, June 11 ($75); Thai Street Food: Tuesday, June 12 ($75); Perfect Pizza from Scratch: Wednesday, June 13 ($75). Bonefish Grill supports The Nature Conservancys efforts to raise awareness about protecting coral reefs by offering Coral Reef Punch through Monday, June 11. Fresh from Floridas watermelon fizz is the perfect poolside concoction and is loaded with potassium and lycopene. Happy hydrating!
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TWO 1 pound lobsters with $27.95fries and slaw or black beans and riceLOTSA LOBSTER!!!Waterfront Dining 1200 Fifth Avenue South at Tin City (239) 263-2734 12th Avenue South at the City Dock (239) 263-9940 NaplesWaterfrontDining.com TREAT DAD TO THE BEST OF THE BEST!! THIS FATHERS DAY JUNE 17 TH AT ST GERMAIN STEAKHOUSE stgermainsteakhouse.com info@stgermain steakhouse.com 403 BAYFRONT PLACE, NAPLES OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK SUN-THU 4:00-9:00PM FRI-SAT 4:00-10:00PM 32 OZ PRIME WAYGU TOMAHAWK STEAK Dinner for two INCLUDES Choice of Salad Vegetable Potato Dessert Bottle of House Wine$135 Not available with any other offer. The Dish: Dumpukht Goat Biryani The Place: 21 Spices 4270 Tamiami Trail E. The Price: $25 The Hours: 5-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; bar and lounge area from 4 p.m. to close daily. The Menu: www.21spicesdining.com The Details: If youre anything like me and have watched Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern (a man I desperately wish could be my Durian fruithating uncle) gamely tasting a variety of bugs, fermented meats and plant matter, you too lament the lack of protein diversity our culture embraces. So with the image of Mr. Zimmern taking down a rancid dish of Moroccan goat and eggs, I knew I was in far better hands at 21 Spices when I spied the same clovenhoofed mammal on the menu. The dish was visually impressive and since I was expecting a plate of rice, I got all worked up when the biryani arrived encased in a thick crust. After piercing the seal, an aromatic blend of mystery spices, rosewater and saffron hit my nose. The dish at this point was already such an extraordinary sensory experience I would have been satisfied I had my moneys worth and then I took a bite. The goat and rice mixture was rich and heady in a way that Ive never experienced. Now Im afraid 21 Spices has ruined all other attempts at goat I may undertake. If only I could thank Mr. Zimmern for helping me find the nerve. Lindsey Nesmith email@example.com THE DISH
C26 WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Home-cooked eggs, omelets, benedicts, pancakes, waffles, scr apple, homemade soups, fresh salads, sandwiches, Angus burgers, chili, Taylor pork roll, sausage gravy, creamed chipped beef, home-cooked roast beef & turkey, and Real Philly Cheesesteaks. Pork Roll & Scrapple Served Here! P: 239.948.4123 Old 41 & Bernwood Parkway BONITAS BEST 10 YEARS RUNNING!OPEN DAILY 7AM TO 2:30PMBeer, Wine, & Mimosas www.Old41.com 239-231-3912 221 9th Street South, Naples,FL 34102 in the Bellasera Resort HAPPY HOUR: 4-6 PM Daily BRUNCH Sunday: 10:30 AM 2 PMFeaturing endless mimosas & other drink specials LUNCH Monday-Saturday: 11 AM 2 PM DINNER Sun-Thurs: 5 PM 9 PM | Fri & Sat: 5 PM 10 PM NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH & BRUNCH! INTRODUCING OUR THREE COURSE $35 SUMMER MENU INCLUDES GLASS OF HOUSE WINE OR BEER21SpicesDining.com 239.919.8830 4270 Tamiami Trail E #21, Naples authentic lebanese cuisine by chef Rachid kareemskitchen.com | 239.315.4167 | 4270 Tamiami Trail E, NaplesPlaces to eat with your dogA trio worth noting3KARENSTHREE FOR2 SEA SALT 1186 Third St. S., Naples; 434-7258As much as chef/owner Fabrizio Aielli and his wife and business partner, Ingrid, love the people they serve, I suspect they love the dogs who accompany their owners to the stylish front deck for meals at least as much. Pups get a nicely shaded area in which to lounge and bowls of water if they so desire. Some lucky dogs even sit on their owners laps and get to share the meal (hold the onions, please).1 THE BEVY 360 12th Ave. S., Naples; 228-4220Situated in the upscale Third Street South neighborhood, this relative newcomer offers small and large plates for human guests and a three-course menu for its furry, four-legged patrons. Sit on the patio and your pup can enjoy the $29 Tailwagger a milk bone with peanut b utter, entre of chicken, beef or salmon with quinoa and fresh veggies, followed by a pup cup of vanilla ice cream. Fresh ice water is always available. For the humans, brunch could be cured salmon carpaccio, barbacoa and smoked gouda omelet, avocado toast, duck egg and waffle or chicken and waffles. For dinner, consider crisp pork belly, deviled oysters, bouillabaisse, or lamb ragout. Truly worth yapping about.3THE PARROT BAR 1100 Sixth Ave. S., Naples; 435-7500; theparrotbarandgrill.comWhen you and your pooch are in the mood to let your fur, uh, hair down, at a place thats more Key West than Naples, this is the place. On the marina near Tin City, this laid-back joint offers craft beers, hefty burgers and even tater tots in a brightly colored restaurant and outside patio area, just right for a casual night out with your best furry buddy. Karen Feldman, firstname.lastname@example.org CUISINE
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 CUISINESwiss German Bistro captures Old World flavorsStephans German Bistro was one of those establishments that sat on my to-do list for a long time, passed over for more buzzed-about Bonita Springs restaurants time after time. Well, as luck would have it, Stephan went back to Germany last year, and the space at The Prado at Spring Creek turned into Swiss German Bistro last fall. While there are quite a few options to explore the world of German schnitzel and spaetzle in Southwest Florida, Swiss cuisine remains somewhat of a neglected cousin and a mystery to those whose experience may be limited to fondue and raclette both worthy delicacies but hardly representative of an entire countrys dining habits. Swiss German Bistro doesnt dive too deeply, either, into a cuisine that mixes influences from German, French and northern Italian food. The menu helpfully identifies Swiss items with little flag icons: rosti basically hash browns with toppings such as ham, eggs and cheese; Swiss-style bratwurst paired with onion gravy; and Zrcher geschnetzeltes, which Ill explain shortly. The remainder of the menu is probably more familiar territory, including various schnitzel preparations, beef rouladen, stuffed peppers, gulasch and several kinds of sausages. Sauerbraten was on special the night we visited. There are imported wines and beers to accompany a Teutonic tasting, including Warsteiner, Birburger, Radeburger and Koestritzer in bottles. Preferring tap beer, we ordered light, crisp Pilsner Urquell, which is actually a Czech brew ($5.95 for 16.9 ounces) and was served in boot-shaped glasses in a nod to a German custom dating to the mid-1800s. Aside from a few flags and posters, theres not a lot else in the dining room that speaks to the owners European heritage (although the TV was playing Mary Poppins in German during our meal). The dcor and table settings are sparse. Appetizer options are few, so we asked for cabbage rolls as a starter instead of a main course, which our friendly and efficient waitress said we could order without the usual sides (for $9 instead of the entree price of $13.99). Kohlrouladen is a quintessential comfort food in Germany and neighboring countries like Poland, where theyre called galumpki. Here they are stuffed with moist ground beef, modestly seasoned as a lot of comfort dishes are, and draped with a thin tomato demi-glace that added a tad more flavor. Braised to fork tenderness, the cabbage leaves were delicate and juicy. Potato pancakes, also known as reibekuchen or kartoffelpuffer ($5.95), are another German staple, typically served with applesauce and sour cream. The thin cakes of grated potato with a hint of onion were uniformly golden brown and crunchy. Appetizers and entrees were delivered with remarkable speed we spent barely more than an hour on three courses at Swiss German Bistro. This meat-and-potatoes fare is of the kind that largely needs to be made ahead and can be quickly plated. In the case of the spaetzle that accompanied our Holsteiner schnitzel ($15.50) this can be a detriment. Tiny dumplings made with a flour-and-egg dough thats grated and boiled to create little sparrows, fresh spaetzle are usually tender with just a slight bite; our serving here had some chewy, tough morsels that suggested they had been made earlier in the day and reheated. We liked the rest of the dish, though. The schnitzel consisted of two thin, palm-sized pork cutlets that were breaded and pan-fried to come out evenly brown and crisp. You can order schnitzel several ways; the Holsteiner version adds a fried egg, which amps up the richness of the thin cutlets. The braised red cabbage on the side was authentically sweet and sour. And now back to that Zrcher geschnetzeltes ($16.50), or sliced meat Zurich style. According to several online sources, veal traditionally is the protein used (as is often true with Wiener schnitzel). For whatever reason, Swiss German Bistros geschnetzeltes uses pork cutlets instead, sliced and sauted with b utter, onions, white wine and fresh mushrooms and finished with cream. The sauce was lush without being overly rich, and the mushrooms added considerable texture and flavor to what otherwise was a fairly one-note dish. The rosti on the side more of a free-form shredded potato hash than the more structured potato pancakes were crisp, golden and delicious. For the most part, Swiss German Bistro offers a fairly good representation of its regional cuisine through most of the meal. When it comes to dessert, however, it could do better than just a so-so apple strudel ($4.95) served at room temperature with ice cream. Considering Germanys rich roster of tortes, pastries and cakes, the owners would do well to find a local source among bakeries in the area. Like its Swiss offerings, that would be a welcome addition to the European dining category. drew STERWALDcuisine@floridaweekly.com Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Holsteiner schnitzel is a breaded pork cutlet topped with a fried egg. German cabbage rolls are stuffed with ground beef and topped with tomato sauce.DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYApple strudel is a traditional German dessert. Potato pancakes are an iconic German appetizer or side dish served with applesauce and sour cream. Zrcher geschnetzeltes is a Swiss dish of pork chunks and mushrooms in a creamy gravy. Swiss German Bistro25245 Chamber of Commerce Drive Bonita Springs; 949-9990 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; closed Sunday-Monday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $4.50-$5.95; entrees, $11.99-$16.50 >> Beverages: Beer and wine >> Specialties of the house: German and Swiss cuisine >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Plaza lot >> Website: swissgermanbistro.com Specials good from December 7-9, 2017. Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing. Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-9pmFri-Sat 11am-9:30pm LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSun-Thu 6-9pm Fri-Sat 6:30-9:30pm The Consecutones Joey Fiato Jimmy Clemens & Gayle Anderson Take Two p pm The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! 4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naplesbillssteakandseafood.com 239.455.5111 to change without notice. 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10 JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY HURRICANE ISSUE IS E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H Remembering Irma DOUG KOLLMER / COURTESY PHOTODamage in Naples.KERI FITZGERALD JOHNSON / COURTESY PHOTOThe Coquina Sands in Collier County. DOUG KOLLMER / COURTESY PHOTOCollier County flooding.GINNY REIMAN / COURTESY PHOTOMarco Island flooding. COURTESY PHOTOFifth Avenue Naples.
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com JUNE 2018 11 HURRICANE ISSUE I S E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H Remembering Irma DOUG KOLLMER / COURTESY PHOTODetached Workshop in Logan Woods. Carport wreckage in Collier CountyCOURTESY PHOTOBonita Springs flooding.GINNY REIMAN / COURTESY PHOTOMarco Island storm surge, after and before Hurricane Irma.JOEY KILLMEYER / COURTESY PHOTO
12 JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY HURRICANE ISSUE IS E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H GOT MOLD? Protect your health and property Test before you repair Independent lab report provided wit h each inspection Avoid conict of interest Since 2005South Florida Mold Inspectionsouthoridamoldinspection.com561.213.4869 S i CALL TODAY FOR PEACE OF MIND TOMORROW OFFERING AIR QUALITY AND MOLD SWAB TESTING!That isnt always the case. Many pets were abandoned after Hurricane Charley hit Florida and Hurricane Katrina lashed Louisiana. In recent years emergency management officials have done more to help pet owners protect their pets. The officials urge pet owners to include their pets in emergency preparations. Charlotte, Collier, Lee and Palm Beach counties all offer emergency shelters for people and their pets. Space is limited in these shelters. Space and access is restricted to those in spots where evacuation is mandatory. Most counties offer just one shelter to take in pets. Its important that pet owners check early and get on reservation lists if they are required. In Lee County, for example, the shelter set aside for pets is at South Fort Myers High School. It is managed by Lee County Domestic Animal Services and is on a first come, first served basis. In 2017, Charlotte County specified Kingsway Elementary School as a site for dogs and cats. Collier Countys pet shelter is North Collier Regional Park. It is first come, first served and is for Collier County residents only. People bringing pets to county-run shelters will need to stay there with their pets. They will also need to care for their pets. Animals must be current on immunizations and have sufficient food, water and an approved crate. The best option is for people to leave the area and take their pets with them. Dont expect local veterinarians or boarding kennels to accept animals. They will fall under the same guidelines and conditions as residents. And, should a hurricane strike, they are likely to be without power as well. To prepare their pets for hurricane season, owners should attend to the following: Vaccinations: Make sure pets are current on these now. It takes a couple of weeks for most immunization to become protective so its too late once a storm approaches. Identification: Put pets county licensing tags on their collars, as well as an ID tag with your phone number. Make sure your address and phone number is current on ID tags. A microchip ID (available through most veterinarians as well as Animal Services), is highly recommended because collars can be lost during storms but the chip will remain implanted and owners can update the company as to their whereabouts. Hurricane kits: Gather up pet supplies. (See accompanying segment.)Pet hurricane kit Leash and secure collar Pet food (in waterproof containers), enough for at least one week Water for one week Manual can opener Bowls for food and water Impact-resistant crate of sufficient size (no soft-sided or homemade models and one for each pet.) Bedding (blanket or towels) Litter, litter box and scoop for cats Pets regular medications Toys, chewies and other stress relievers County license and other identifications (microchip IDs are encouraged) Proof of vaccinations Photo of pet Pet first-aid kit Grooming itemsWebsites Leegov.com/publicsafety/emergencymanagement/shelters/petshelter For Lee County information. Charlottecountyfl.gov/services/ emergencymgmt: For Charlotte County information. Colliercountyfl.gov/your-government: For Collier County information. Hsus.org: The Humane Society of the United States also has a downloadable pamphlet on disaster preparedness. Petswelcome.com: A listing of hotels and motels that accept pets. Hurricane plans should include all family members, including pets 2 0 16-2 0 1 8 941-505-8400
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14 JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY HURRICANE ISSUE IS E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H Florida oldtimers may recall how it used to be after hurricanes struck. It might have meant candles, lots of sweating and a virtual news blackout. Well, except for tinny little transistor radios. That was then. Now. Science and technology march on and thanks to Google searches Florida Weekly found nifty devices that will help you get through the dark times after the next hurricane. Google sure as heck wasnt around when Hurricane Donna slammed into Southwest Florida in 1960. Neither were high-tech gizmos Florida Weeklys Google search uncovered on the Internet, which also wasnt around in 1960.CLEAN H2OClean water is the most essential need for all humans. If a hurricane knocks out water systems and stocks of bottled water dwindle what can one do for more water? Fortunately, science has found ways. Florida Weekly found helpful devices with a Google search. For example, there is something called an Etekcity Portable Water Filtration Device. In May it could be purchased for $18.99 through Amazon Prime. Preparedness is critical before hurricanes. One way to prepare is stocking up on clean water. Our Google search found a product on Amazon called Datrex Emergency Water Pouches for disaster or survival. They come in pouches and the price range is $10.20 to $89.99, depending on quantity. Finally, here is this tip from weather. gov under the category Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, And Floods: Freeze containers of water for ice to help keep food cold in the freezer, refrigerator, or coolers in case the power goes out. If your normal water supply is contaminated or unavailable, the melting ice will also supply drinking water.This Isnt A Crank IdeaHand-cranked radios might sound like something from the early days of automobiles when one needed a crank starter. But a quick Google search shows hand-cranked radios can be useful during and after hurricanes. Florida Weekly found on the Red Cross website something described as an emergency radio with weather alert and smart phone charger. It can charge smartphones with via USB and includes an emergency LED flashlight. The listed price is $39.99. Sharper Image offers an emergency solar hand crank radio for $89.99. The Sharper Image website notes that the device never needs batteries and runs on solar power. A company called Epica offers a digital emergency solar hand-cranked radio for $21.95. The listed Amazon Prime price in mid-May was $21.95.Let There Be LightIts bad enough with no air conditioning but when youre stuck in a hot house without electric lights the heat feels worse. But there are numerous products out there to help light the darkness. This includes lanterns and flashlights. Florida Weekly found the Etekcity 2-Pack Portable LED Camping Flashlight. It requires six AA batteries and the Amazon Prime price range in midMay was $13.59 to $19.99. The AYL Starlight battery was listed then at $20.99. The choice of flashlights is enormous. Here are two that might work for some stuck in a post-hurricane blackout: The J5 tactical V1-Pro flashlight was listed on Amazon Prime at $11.95. The MagLite Mini incandescent flashlight sported a $9.99 Amazon Prime price in mid-May.PowerGenerators can be wonderful gadgets to have when power is knocked out by a hurricane. The Red Cross on its website, redcross.org, offers advice on choosing a generator and the safe use of generators. The Red Cross makes these four points about choosing the right generator: 1. What size? Add up the power requirements of the appliances and devices you will want to use. (Check the back and sides for a label with this info.) 2. Add up the wattage of all the light bulbs you will want to use. 3. Find the total amps you need by dividing watts by volts. 4. Choose a generator that produces more amps than you need. Finally, safe use of generators is critical. The Red Cross offers more safety tips than we have room for here but the organization points out the primary hazard from generators is carbon monoxide poisoning. There are also the possibilities of electric shock, electrocution and fire.Disposable GrillsMany people likely recall what was it like last September in the wake of Hurricane Irma. With no power it wasnt possible to cook so people ate what they could out of boxes and cans until the power returned and they could grill up some chicken or do something as simple as boil water. Well, disposable grills can help provide some comfort food in the wake of the next hurricane. Numerous brands and prices are available. On Wal-Marts website, for example, Florida Weekly found a Rankem Instant Grill for $12.01 and a Grill-It-Kit one for $6.15. The Target website offered in mid-May a Kingsford portable grill for $19.95.Protecting Your Communications DevicesMany people have likely dropped cellphones into sinks that are filled with water. That is not a good thing. Imagine what could happen to cellphones or tablets or laptops during hurricanes. A company called DryCASE: Waterproof Cases and Accessories offer helpful products. A review of the companys website finds that it offers products to protect all sorts of devices. A Smartphone case, for example, can be purchased from the company for $39.99. More information is available at www. drycase.com.Knowledge Is PowerWhen Hurricane Donna slammed into Florida in 1960 information wasnt as readily available as it is now. Even when Hurricane Charley barreled into Southwest Florida in 2004 the information network was different than it is now. There were no cellphones in 1960 and there werent any phone apps in 2004. The first phone apps didnt come out until 2008. Now, 10 years later more information about hurricanes and their paths and power can be found on cell phones. There are many excellent apps that can be helpful. Here are some organizations offering apps residents and visitors may find useful when the next hurricane approaches and after it leaves: Red Cross. NOAA. Weather Underground. Gasbuddy.com. BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent is t he n eed fo r If a hurrio ck s out water m s and stocks o f le d water dwindle wh at can one do for mo re wa te r? Fo rtunately, science ha s found ways. Florida We ekly found helpful devices with a Google se arch For example, there is something called an Etekci ty Portable Water Fi ltr ation Device. 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W al-Marts website f or e, F l ori d a Wee kly a Rank e m In s tant o r $ 12.01 and a Kit o n e fo r T Hurricane season inspires need for gadgets, emergency supplies i mers ma y recall how f t e r hurri c an es s tru c k. m eant candles, lots o f virtual news blackout. r tinn y little transistor e n. tec h no l o g y marc h on G oo g le searches Flor u nd ni f t y devices that g et t h rou gh t h e d ar k n e xt hurri c an e. as heck wasnt around n e Donna s l amme d into id a in 1 96 0. e re hi g h-tech g izmos y s Goo gl e searc h uncov ternet, which also wasnt Thi s I s nt A C r a nk I de a Han d -cran k e d ra d ios mi gh t soun d like somethin g from the early days o f aut o m ob i les w he n o n e n eeded a c ran k starter Here are two t h at m f or some stuck in a po s t bl ac ko ut : The J 5 tactical V 1 li g ht was listed o Prime at $ 11.95. T h e MagLite M descent flashli g ht $ 9.99 Amazon Pri m mi d -May. 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FLORIDA WEEKLY JUNE 2018 15 HURRICANE ISSUE FL FL OR OR ID ID A A WE WE EK EK LY LY JU JU NE NE 2 2 01 01 8 8 1 1 1 5 5 5 S S UE H URRI C AN E E I S E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H BOB EPSTEIN, FEMA NEWS PHOTOAn aerial view of Miami-Dade County showing damage from one of the most destructive hurricanes in the history of the United States. Hurricane Andrew did extensive damage to homes in Miami, leaving little behind in its wake. One million people were evacuated and 54 died in this hurricane. The costliest storms in U.S. history NAME (STATE) YEAR CATEGORY DAMAGE 1 Katrina (Fl, La, Ms) 2005 3 $160,000,000,000 2 Harvey (Texas, La.) 2017 4 $ 125,000,000,000 3 Maria (Virgin Islands, P. Rico) 2017 5 $ 90,000,000,000 4 Superstorm Sandy (N.E U.S.) 2012 1 $ 70,200,000,000 5 Irma (Fla.) 2017 4 $ 50,000,000,000 6 Andrew (Fla.) 1992 5 $ 47,800,000,000 7 Ike (Fla., Texas) 2008 2 $ 34,800,000,000 8 Ivan (Fla., Al.) 2005 3 $ 27,100,000,000 9 Wilma ( a.) 2004 2 $ 24.300,000,000 10 Rita (La., Tx.) 2005 3 $ 23,700,000,000 Source: National Hurricane CenterPrepare an all-hazards supply kit Having a basic survival kit ready to sustain yourself and your family after an emergency is an essential part of preparation. Think first about basic survival needs: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth. Emergency responders may not be able to get to you immediately after a disaster. Being prepared means choosing to be a hurricane survivor. Start by reviewing the lists below. Food needs Drinking water: 1 gallon per person per day; 3to 7-day supply Nonperishable food that meets your dietary requirements: 3to 7-day supply Manual can opener or pop-top cans/containers and eating utensils Juice/soft drinks/instant coffee or tea Plastic wrap/zip-top bags/garbage bags Paper plates, cups, aluminum foil Cooler for food storage and ice Lighter/matches, pots/pans Camp stove or grill Personal items Sleeping bags, pillows, blankets Lawn chairs, folding chairs, cots Personal hygiene items Prescriptions and over the counter medications Spare glasses, contacts Extra hearing aid batteries Baby/infant needs, such as diapers, formula, extra clothes and more Rain gear Closed-toe work shoes, no sandalsPets and service animals Water 1 gallon per day for each animal; 7-day supply Cage or carrier for each animal Food and treats Toys and comfort items Cleaning supplies Immunization records, photosBasic safety equipment Battery or hand-crank radio Chargers, batteries, etc., for smart phones and tablets Flashlights Extra batteries Light sticks to replace candlesMiscellaneous items Spare keys Important papers ID, including drivers license, insurance cards, etc. Cash, credit cards, coins, checksMedical equipment Medical equipment and assistive devices First aid kit Medical alert tags or bracelets to identify your disability-related need. 239-337-2287A FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS LIC# CBC1257807 HURRICANE PROTECTION AVAILABLE! BEAT RISING UTILITY BILLS$1854 WINDOW MINIMUM. UP TO 52 WIDE* H H U U R R R R I I C C A A N N E E P R GOLD MEDAL RECIPIENT FOR 2016 AND 2017 NAPLES DAILY CHOICE AWARDS BEST WINDOW AND DOOR REPLACEMENT RUNNER UP FOR 2017 NEWS-PRESS BEST OF SW FLORIDA BEST HURRICANE AND IMPACT WINDOWS 5 5 6 6
16 JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY HURRICANE ISSUE IS E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H Answering your insurance questionsFlorida Weekly emailed 11 hurricane insurance questions to Gray Davis, senior vice president of BB&T Oswald Trippe & Co. in south Fort Myers. With another hurricane season upon us and only nine months removed from Hurricane Irma roaring through Southwest Florida countless homeowners and business people no doubt have more than 11 insurance questions. Florida Weekly also talked by phone with Bud Hornbeck II, the president of Gallagher Lutgert Insurance in Naples. A point Mr. Davis emphasized is that one shouldnt delay in securing the right insurance for a home or business. Florida Weekly: Do most homeowners know once a tropical storm or hurricane watch has been issued that insurance companies will not allow homeowners to obtain new or additional coverage? Mr. Davis: As tropical storms approach the coast line, at some point, insurance companies make the determination that the storm is in the box and they will no longer issue certain types of insurance coverage until the storm passes and the limitations are lifted. The box is a geographical area determined using latitude and longitudinal coordinates that often resemble a box in shape. The insurance company uses internal and external models that tell them that the storm is likely to come ashore and cause damage. The result is not unlike trying to insure your home when it is already on fire no insurance company is willing to do that. Unless you speak with your agent, you would not know that the storm is in the box making additional insurance unavailable at any price. Mr. Hornbeck: He said that once a storm or hurricane is in a box its too late to change or add coverage. Once its in the box theres nothing we can do, Mr. Hornbeck said. Florida Weekly: Is it correct that there is no such thing called Hurricane Insurance? Mr. Davis: That is correct. Your property policy probably has wind coverage which is normally included with most homeowners policies (exceptions being coastal properties that may require a separate windstorm policy) which is required by Florida law. You will have a separate hurricane deductible which only applies if the National Weather Service declares that a storm is a hurricane. That is accompanied by a statement stating that the policy contains a separate hurricane deductible for hurricane losses, which may result in high out-of-pocket expenses. You need a combination of wind, home and flood insurance to come close to covering all of your possessions in the event of a hurricane. Dont wait until too late. Florida Weekly: Do you often get people asking about hurricane insurance and how do you explain why it doesnt exist? Mr. Davis: Not enough people ask important coverage or what if questions regarding their insurance policies. However, in many cases, the answers to important coverage questions is it depends. Generally speaking, even with a standard homeowners policy that includes wind and a flood endorsement, if the wind forces rain inside your home with resulting water damage, your policy will only reimburse you if the wind (the covered part of loss) created a hole or opening in the outside structure of your home which allowed the rain inside. If you lose power to your home which allowed the rain water inside. If you lose power to you home in the aftermath of the hurricane, any resulting loses are not covered if the power station was damaged and your entire neighborhood lost power. However, if the hurricane damaged the transformer to your home which was the reason you lost power, those ensuing losses are probably covered once the deductible is exceeded. Florida Weekly: Is a combination of wind, flood and homeowners insurance the closest thing to Hurricane Insurance? Mr. Davis: There is no hurricane policy, however; the combination of the other policies to include homeowners with wind and a flood policy provide coverage for much of the hurricane exposure. Other, optional coverage enhancements may be available so it is important to ask your agent. Florida Weekly: What lessons did the insurance industry learn from Hurricane Irma? Mr. Davis: On a positive note, new construction standards in Florida prevented Irma losses from being worse than they were. We learned that clay tile roofs did not seem to fair well as compared to well-maintained asphalt shingle roofs. We learned that even when the phone system was down, we could still communicate via text. Florida Weekly: What lessons do you think Hurricane Irma taught homeowners? Mr. Hornbeck: He urged homeowners to meet with their agents before storms are on the horizon. Waiting until after will be too late, Mr. Hornbeck said. Mr. Davis: Irma taught us many lessons. Perhaps the most important is that when a storm the size and scope of Irma makes landfall, no amount of resources are adequate to deal with the damage and resulting claims in a timely manner. The system is overwhelmed. According to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, as of April 12, 924,439 Irma claims were filed worth an estimated $8.6 billion in insured losses. According to one study, the average primary recovery period when most of the remodeling and repairs are done after a natural disaster is about 14 months. Irma also called attention to loss assessment coverage. These are nasty surprises that home owners and condo members found out about when the golf course they live on or the condo association had damage to common areas. This is your share of the costs that exceed the limits purchased by the golf course or condo association. If you have a qualifying HO-6 condo unit owners policy, you will have at least $2,000 in loss assessment coverage and the deductible can be no more than $250. Mr. Hornbeck: He noted that all these months after Irma there are still open claims. Florida Weekly: Do you recommend people take photos of their homes and possessions before storms approach? Mr. Davis: Absolutely take pictures of your property before and after the storm. There are a number of home inventory apps you can download to your phone that help you document your property. BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent Naples 5429 N. 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Make a plan to protect your boat during a major storm The key to protecting your boat from hurricanes or any severe weather is planning, preparation and timely action. The following precautions and checklists are meant as guidelines only. Each boat owner needs a plan unique to the type of boat, the local boating environment, the severe weather conditions likely to occur and the characteristics of safe havens and/or plans for protection. Listen to your local Emergency Management office for specific evacuations related to boats. Do not stay aboard. Winds during any hurricane can exceed 100 mph, and tornadoes are often associated with these storms. First and foremost, protect human life. Develop a detailed plan of action to secure your vessel in the marina. If permitted, remove your boat from the threatened area, or take your boat to a previously identified hurricane refuge. Practice your plan to ensure it works. Arrange for a friend to carry out your plans if you are out of town during hurricane season. Check your lease or storage rental agreement with the marina or storage area. Know your responsibilities and liabilities as well as those of the marina. Consolidate all records, including insurance policies, a recent photo of your vessel, boat lease agreement with the marina or storage area, and telephone numbers of appropriate authorities harbor master, Coast Guard and insurance agent and keep them in your possession. Maintain an inventory of both the items removed and those left on board. Items of value should be marked so that they can be readily identified, if dispersed by the storm. When a hurricane is approaching, and after you have made anchoring or mooring provisions, remove all moveable equipment such as canvas, sails, dinghies, radios, cushions, Biminis and roller furling sails. Lash down everything you cannot remove such as tillers, wheels, booms, etc. Make sure the electrical system is cut off unless you plan to leave the boat in the water and remove the battery to eliminate the risk of fire or other damage.Trailerable boats Be sure your tow vehicle is capable of properly and adequately moving the boat. Check your trailer: tires, bearings and axle should all be in good condition. Once at a safe place, lash your boat to the trailer and place blocks between the frame members and the axle inside each wheel. Owners of lightweight boats, after consulting with the manufacturer, may wish to consider letting about half the air out of the tires, then filling the boat one-third full of water to help hold it down. (The blocks will prevent damage to the springs from the additional weight of the water.) Secure your boat with heavy lines to fixed objects. Try to pick a location that allows you to secure it from all four directions, because hurricane winds rotate and change direction. It can be tied down to screw anchors secured into the ground. Remember that trees are often blown over during a hurricane.Boats in dry storageWhen selecting a safe location, be sure to consider whether storm surge could rise into the area. Never leave a boat on davits or on a hydro-lift.Boats in wet storageThe owner of a large boat, usually one moored in a berth, has three options: Secure the boat in the marina berth. Moor the boat in a previously identified safe area. Haul the boat. Each action requires a separate strategy. Another alternative, running from the storm, is not encouraged except for large commercial vessels unless there is enough time to get your boat beyond the storms projected path.Boats at marinas Double all lines. Rig crossing spring lines fore and aft. Attach lines high on pilings to allow for tidal rise or surge. Make sure lines will not slip off pilings. Inspect pilings and choose those that seem strongest and tallest and are properly installed. The longer the dock lines, the better a boat will be at coping with high tides. It is also essential to double up on all lines and use chafe protectors at any potential chafe points. Install fenders to protect the boat from rubbing against the pier, pilings and other boats. Cover all lines at rough points to prevent chafing. Wrap with tape, rags, and rubber hoses, etc. Assess the attachment of primary cleats, winches and chocks. These should have substantial back plates and adequate stainless steel bolt sizes. Batteries should be fully charged and checked to ensure their capability to run automatic bilge pumps for the duration of the storm. Consider backup batteries. Cut off all devices consuming electricity except bilge pumps. 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18 JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY HURRICANE ISSUE IS E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I H H After the stormAfter major storms, our lives can change drastically. These disasters affect everyone. Relief supplies and other aid will be arriving as quickly as possible, but may take several days. Try to remain calm, patient and understanding. Your attitude affects you and everyone around you. Remember that the longest and hardest part of dealing with a hurricane is the recovery. There may be residual flooding and roads may be blocked for days or weeks, making damaged areas inaccessible. This may mean that you will not be allowed back to your home for days or weeks. Emergency workers want your return home to be as safe as possible and need time to clear safe access and secure hazards. Listen to local media for reentry information and do not go into unsafe areas. Drive only if absolutely necessary and avoid flooded roads and washed-out bridges. Do not go sightseeing. Gaining access to your residence or business will require a form of identification (drivers license, electric bill, etc.). Sanibel/ Captiva and Fort Myers Beach require hurricane passes obtained from the city. If you evacuated out of the area, consider staying away for a few extra days. Before you decide to return, consider the following: Power will be out for an undetermined period of time. This means no air conditioning, no lights, no refrigeration, no water pump toilet flushing and, in many cases, no stove. Telephone service will be out or limited. This includes 911. Lack of power and damaged facilities will affect both landline and cellular telephone service. Even if your phone works, use it only for emergencies. Texting may be more successful than voice calls. County and municipal water supplies may be unsafe to drink without boiling or chemical treatment. Treat all water as unsafe until you are notified that it is safe. Sewer lift stations may not work, meaning toilets will not flush and sinks will not drain. They may back up into your home or property. When you do return, some damage may not be readily apparent. Inspect your home for damage. Start at the outside and work your way inside. Check for water and sewer line damage. Check the electrical system. Turn off the main breaker until you are sure the system is safe. Check for natural gas and/or bottled gas leaks. Do not enter or stay in a structure if you smell gas. Be careful when you go outside. Pay attention to where you walk and stand. Avoid any downed wires or standing water. Report downed wires to your utility company or to emergency services. Check above you for low-hanging objects or things that could fall. Beware of wild animals that might be dangerous. Fire ants, bees, wasps, snakes, rodents and other wild animals will be seeking high ground. They can create health and safety hazards. Be careful of domestic animals; even ones you know. They may be frightened or injured and more dangerous than you expect. Take pictures of the damage to both the house and its contents for insurance claims. Be sure to date-time stamp the photos. Have all insurance documents ready and be patient. Residents and property owners are encouraged to register for FEMA Disaster Individual Assistance as soon as it is made available, even if the extent of the damage is not immediately clear. The days following a major storm are busy, and the FEMA deadline may pass quickly. Property owners can always update their information with FEMA as the recovery continues. When help does arrive, some may be in the form of the unscrupulous fortune seekers. Do not sign repair contracts until you have verified that the contractor is licensed, bonded and insured. Do not pay for any services until the work has been completed. Does the price seem fair? Are highpressure tactics being used? Report suspicious contractors to authorities. If you see unfairly high prices being charged, report it. Local authorities want to help our residents by requiring competence and fairness. Get additional information at www. disasterassistance.gov. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ THE LAST ROOF YOULL EVER NEED SHINGLE METAL FLAT TILE State Lic. #CCC1329155 GAF I.D. #ME29702
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