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Port Charlo e Sarasota Tampa Orlando Naples Bonita Springs West Palm Beach Miami 75 75 450 MILES Fort Myers Guest CommentarySupporting veterans beyond Independence Day. A16 OPINION A4 INVESTING A6 PETS A18 HEALTHY LIVING A20 BUSINESS A24 REAL ESTATE B1 ARTS C1 CALENDAR C6-7 PUZZLES C12 COLLECTIBLES C19 SOCIETY C17 CUISINE C20-23 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 JULY 5-11, 2018 BusinessPyure Brands keeping local talent in SWFL. A24 Dog Days TheatreButlers will see and screws will turn at Asolo. C1 Behind the WheelThe Blazer wants to be the Camaro of crossovers. C8-9 Its now almost three months after Easter and the annual carnage has begun. The vast majority 80 percent, according to rescue groups of the adorable baby bunnies purchased cheaply at Easter to be childrens starter pets are being abandoned in droves as people discover all the things they didnt know when they bought them. Some of those little-known facts include: Rabbits arent meant to be caged. They need exercise and become unruly and foultempered or depressed when caged for long periods. They are not low-maintenance. They require more than dry, store-bought rabbit pellets to be healthy and they need to be kept clean. Most children are apt to tire quickly of a pet that wont respond to them the way a dog or cat does, especially one thats kept in a cage for extended periods.We may love rabbits, but that can prove deadly to these popular petsSEE RABBITS, A22 SEE TICKET, A10 TICKETTORIDE N MID-JUNE, FLORIDA WEEKLY SENT ME ON a trip by bus and train around South Florida by Greyhound from Fort Myers to Tampa, on Amtrak trains from Tampa to Orlando and to West Palm Beach, then on the spanking-new Brightline train from West Palm to Miami, then an OurBus home to Fort Myers. I BY EVAN WILLIAMS EWILLIAMS@FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Evan Williams leaves his car behind and traverses our state by foot, bike, bus and train, finding flavorful Florida stories. , , , , , , T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T O Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta a Ta a Ta a mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp mp m mp m a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 4 INSIDE: Follow Evans journey through Florida with photos he took at stops along the way. A10-15 BY KAREN FELDMANFlorida Weekly Correspondent KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYBilly Ray (named for his resemblance to Billy Ray Cyrus) gets a cuddle from Jennifer Macbeth. Vol. X, No. 37 FREE


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorRobbie Spencerrspencer@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan Stephanie Davis Kristine Gill Jerry Greenfield Dan Hudak Phil Jason Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith Scott Simmons Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Vandy Major Bernadette La Paglia Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Ivan SeligmanCopy EditorCathy CottrillFood & Wine EditorKaren Feldmankfeldman@floridaweekly.comPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerAlisa Bowmanabowman@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersMeg Roloff Chris Andruskiewicz Paul Heinrich Scott Sleeper Circulation SupervisorTara Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationGreg Tretwold Anthony Scrace Allan Clayton Maria ChavezAccount ExecutivesCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.markle@floridaweekly.comNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2017 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONAmericas political amnesiaHeres a pop quiz: What is the name of North Koreas capital city? If you said Pyongyang, you probably have an above-average recall. I didnt want to make it too easy. The name Kim Jong Un still should ring a bell, but if the details of his much-ballyhooed meeting with President Donald Trump have faded, dont worry. That was sooooo two weeks ago, and we Americans have the memory span of a gnat. Since that historic Trump-Kim negotiation to defuse the ticking nuclear time bomb, we have moved on. All the glaring images from Singapore (the location of their get-together, in case youve forgotten) have faded to almost nothingness. The bluster that preceded the event and the lies and exaggerations from Trump afterward have evaporated into the political void. All the experts on Kim who were dusted off to saturate the news channels have been stored away again. Onward and downward we go. The following week we moved on to another blow-up, as the United States of America performed its best imitation of North Korea, snatching children away from the parents who brought them along as they dared to breach our borders. Its becoming routine for us as we witness one outrage after another. The constant cruelty, buffoonery and outright lying of this administration and its leader, the Trumpster, become symptoms of a chronic national sickness. This, too, will fade into outrage oblivion, along with all the atrocities that have sadly become part of the news loop: The shooting massacres that have resulted in zero action taken to control access to guns and all the outlandish hatefulness, scandals and embarrassments simply will add to our societal malaise. Gone and all but forgotten. Those politicians and commentators who wring their hands and state that this time weve been dragged too far down soon will confront some new low in the countrys limbo dance. Their premise that voters will remember and act on their disgust at the polls gives us far too much credit; nobody remembers. Blame a number of factors: There are the constant distraction from not just chaotic social media, which have become the megaphone for our worst instincts, but also from professional news organizations, which no longer are honest brokers. Most parrot the bakedin views from whichever side feeds their bottom line. We have constructed a massive Tower of Babel, speaking in tongues about our embedded resentments. Progressives despise the harsh bigotry and ignorance that motivate conservatives, certainly those millions who are Trump supporters. Trump supporters have equal contempt for the self-serving, smug condescension of liberals. Both knee-jerk points of view are on the money. So, there is no conversation, just shouting. No solutions offered, only blame. For what? No one really remembers. Nevertheless, we face the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm election. It will be all about turnout, turnout, turnout. And turnout will be determined by the turnoff of whatever bizarre depravity last dominates the headline machine on Nov. 5. Whatever the result, the divisions will multiply.Still, many wise people counsel that weve gone through downward spirals before, but the nation has always come out of them and thrived once again. This time, the wise people may be wrong, their hopes misplaced. Bob Franken is an Emmy Awardwinning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN.What Trump getsIn the 1950s, the great neo-conservative intellectual Irving Kristol acknowledged Joe McCarthys stark failings, but famously refused to take the side of his critics. For there is one thing, he wrote, that the American people know about Senator McCarthy: He, like them, is unequivocally anti-Communist. About the spokesman for American liberalism, they feel they know no such thing. The sentiment could equally apply to President Donald Trump and the issue of immigration. Trumps team is still trying to figure out how to extricate itself from a policy of separating families at the border that was incompetently executed, incompetently explained, and incompetently reversed. The president himself is so heedless of his own priorities and legislative strategy that he initially opposed a compromise House immigration bill crafted with the input of his own staff, then reversed himself and supported it, then declared that it should be put off until next year. Who knows what hell say about it next? He poured contempt on the idea of adding immigration judges at the border, when it is rock-solid Sen. Ted Cruz who is proposing the idea and every immigration restrictionist welcomes it as a way to expedite the consideration of asylum claims (the current backlog of 600,000 cases is a disgrace and adds to the dysfunction of the system). Yet, with apologies to Irving Kristol, the one thing the American people know about Donald Trump is that he believes we have a border and it should be enforced. About his opponents, they know no such thing and how could they? Trump almost certainly hurt himself, but the damage shouldnt be exaggerated or the opportunity for recovery minimized (assuming that migrant kids can be returned to their parents expeditiously, despite the insane legal and bureaucratic obstacles). In signing his executive order reversing course on family separations, Trump flipped from representing a splinter view to associating his opposition with one. Family separations were unpopular less than a third of people supported them. But even fewer people support so-called catch-and-release, permitting migrants to enter the country pending a court date. In a CBS News poll, only 21 percent say they want to temporarily release families into the country. An Economist/YouGov poll found that 19 percent favor release. With Democrats now banging on Trump for wanting to detain families together, they represent the minority view. The public wants migrants to be treated humanely, but it doesnt want them to walk into the country. Of the various options that the CBS News poll gave people for dealing with the migrants, the one that had the most support, by far 48 percent was returning families home together. This is the opening for Trump. Hes always benefited from his opponents going too far, in part under the pressure of his provocations. If he can make it clear that he wants to deal with migrants at the border decently but firmly, and that his opposition favors rules and limited detention space that effectively mandate catch-and-release, hell be in the stronger political position, again. On immigration, his advantage is the one thing that the public knows about him. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly bob FRANKENKing Features


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Some estimates by college admissions research places the summer melt of seniors as ranging from 10 to 40 percent of students. This year, Lee County had a recordsetting high school graduation rate of 90 percent, with Collier Countys high school graduation rate at 88 percent. But according to a local workforce study completed by the FutureMakers Coalition, only 37.7 percent of high school graduates have completed a college degree or certificate program in Southwest Florida. One area of concern is that the pipeline of students that feeds into our workforce development is being underserved. With the FutureMakers Coalitions goal of increasing degree and certificate attainment in Southwest Florida to 55 percent by the year 2025, both the K-12 and higher education systems need to work more cohesively to support parents and students. Our K-12 system cannot say, They are graduated, now they are yours, and the post-secondary institutions cannot say, They have not come yet, so they are still yours. A combined effort, including engagement of K-12 and higher education in conjunction with parents and students, is necessary. According to research, there are some small initiatives that can have large impacts on reducing the number of students who are susceptible to summer melt. While personalized phone calls are helpful, some colleges found students still grew frustrated by the length of time receiving answers from the college, and not understanding the college process of financial aid, documentation, transcripts and other necessary steps to enroll in college. 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Florida SouthWestern State College is still accepting admissions applications for the fall 2018 semester that begins in August. In preparation for fall, the Office of Admission at FSW strives to provide accepted students their next steps by communicating to students though phone calls and emails. The institution also encourages students to check their student portals frequently for enrollment status updates to ensure they are able to register for the upcoming semester in a timely manner. New students who have not applied are encouraged to attend an enrollment information session during the summer months to guide them through the enrollment process in a group presentation format. See more information at www. Community organizations. For many community organizations that support students during the summer months it is a great time to plan a group visit to one of the Florida SouthWestern State Colleges locations. Group tours typically begin with a presentation from one of FSWs admission. 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A10 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYbooked my tickets and Airbnbs and packed everything I needed for 10 days clothes, toiletries and my office in one backpack. Thursday, June 7 Fort Myers to Tampa SOMETIMES PEOPLE CHATTERED BUT mostly the Greyhound bus, from the Rosa Parks station in Fort Myers to downtown Tampa, fell into a hush. As far as Port Charlotte, I sat in an aisle seat next to a boy from Punta Gorda named Luke Peterson, who is 17. Luke was coming back from Fort Pierce. Hed gone fishing with his cousins and caught his first mahi mahi. He was also concerned about his dad, whose arm was badly cut by glass from a broken window pane while he was away. Luke exited at a 30-minute stop in Port Charlotte by a Burger King. I read the novel I brought, American Pastoral by Philip Roth, and didnt look up until the bus rolled over Tampa Bay, which looked as if gold coins had been spilled across it. People filed on at a stop in downtown St. Petersburg: mint, soap, musk, smoke. An exhausted dude, maybe late 20s, with a tattoo of an hour-glass on his arm, plunked himself down by a pretty woman across from me and started face-timing. He was leaving for Ocala, he told the face on the screen. You know why, he said, thumping his chest and making a rock n roll hand sign, Love you for real. He made another call. Ocala, he said, to get my life back together, so I can clear my head. The face on his phone blew out a mouthful of thick smoke. They discussed making a music video. A billboard over downtown Tampa read Eat More Greek. When the bus parked at the station on Polk Street the smell of stale marijuana wafted through the cabin. You smell that shit, huh, that shit is dank someone said. Outside the sun was low in the sky behind downtown buildings. People smoked, made calls. The air cooling, I walked north through downtown to Tampa Heights and my Airbnb past a skatepark, under a highway overpass. The neighborhoods brick streets and dilapidated houses reminded me of where I grew up in Fort Scott, Kan. Flowers I dont know the names of were lush but wilting in the heat, bursting through chainlink fences in overgrown yards. My host, Luis, and two little dogs greeted me at the door of his century-old home. I collapsed on the bed in a cool room with long, dark drapes. Later I walked four or five blocks down to the river to a place Luis recommended for dinner, an old brick streetcar factory that was converted into a home for several restaurants. At Steelbach, my waiter and I somehow talked about the universe being interconnected and he recommended the fried chicken (mmm good). He had immigrated to Pensacola from Bolivia 10 years ago, at 16, and showed me pictures on a phone with a cracked screen of himself in a red scarf with his dad on the cold, stark Bolivian salt flats. The name of the nearest town Uyuni he wrote on my receipt should I ever get the chance to visit there. Around 11 p.m., I walked back to my room. Heat lightning flashed over spooky old houses that I took pictures of. Friday, June 8, TampaI WAS SHOCKED TO FIND OUT WHEN I woke up and checked my phone that Anthony Bourdain was dead and that he hanged himself in a hotel room in France. The news was oddly linked with my mom, who introduced me to Bourdain in 1999 mailing me a copy of that first New Yorker article that led to his fame and fortune and who died the same way in Kansas City in 2010. I walked a mile or so into Ybor City and got on a street car, empty aside from an older British couple, rode it to the last exit downtown, found a Greek diner and ate eggs benedict, flipping through Creative Loafing, a local weekly. I wandered toward the river to the downtown arts district. Id read in Creative Loafing that stories were going to be told that night at The Attic, an upstairs club in Ybor City where the podcast RISK! would be recorded. It was the first time the podcast took its traveling show, in which people tell candid tales to a live audience, to Florida. Per RISK!s tradition for a first-time venue, creator Kevin Allison re-told the podcasts first story recorded in 2009, his own: as a young gay man, he escaped from sexually repressed Ohio and had an encounter that actually involves tying a pair of Converse sneakers by their laces to his balls. One storyteller took us to India. Another described the tragedy of a troubled street poet. But the star of the night was Jessica Pepper, with a story about navigating a breakup with a straight-edge boyfriend turned heroin addict while growing up in Pinellas Park. Im going to tell a story that no one can relate to, she began, and of course it was a story anyone could relate to, even with a Greys Anatomy reference that seemingly no one (including me) got, and a thrilling, bloody car wreck sequence. She inhabited her young protagonist herself at 18 with the right balance of empathy and gentle mockery. Funny and nerdy, her sentences were punctuated with well-timed ironic gestures, blowing her bangs in exasperation, or flipping off the audience (but really flipping off a character in the story). I was fully absorbed in one of her detours when the story succinctly slammed shut, TICKETFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYMy Amtrak train departs Tampa for Orlando on Sunday, June 10. A man shows off his snakes in Ybor City, Tampa, Friday, June 8. Ybor City downtown Tampas TECO street car.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NEWS A11SEE TICKET, A12 leaving an echo amid a loud, sincere round of applause. Buzzed by the stories and a couple of Jack Daniels, I wandered down the stairs past the chandelier and onto 7th Avenue, Ybor City party central. Saturday, June 9Tampa/St. Petersburg I DID A LOAD OF LAUNDRY AND WALKED to La Segunda Central Bakery, a 103-year-old Ybor City institution, for a caf con leche and an egg-andcheese sandwich on pressed Cuban bread. Theres no seating so I ate at a bus stop then walked around the neighborhood. On 7th Avenue a man sitting on the street braided strips of palm fronds into roses. He held one out and asked me to smell it and it smelled perfumed, just like a rose, or so I imagined. That evening I attended the Democratic gubernatorial town-hall debate at Pinellas Park High School, broadcast on Spectrum News channel 13. The four main characters for governor: Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, entrepreneur Chris King, former Miami Beach mayor Philip Levine and former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. Things they said: common sense reforms, taking on the sugar industry, because I believe in the American dream, equal pay/equal work, a liveable wage, zero tolerance for corruption, we need transparency, to make this economy work for more families, public education is my number one priority, when they go low I go high. Behind me sat a group from National Nurses United, a union group, who had already decided to vote for Mayor Gillum. On the other side of the room, local grade school and high school attendees had the chance to ask questions. What are you planning to do to keep me safe in my current school from gun violence? a seventh-grader asked. I want to be safe and not scared at school. For the audiences gratification the candidates denounced Trump: a danger to himself and the civilized world and a tragedy for the nation and were living a national nightmare. After the debate people swarmed the stage. It was a cool night outside the high school, cicadas buzzing in the trees. My Lyft driver, taking me downtown to Green Bench Brewing Co., did not agree. He didnt understand why people hate Trump so much. And yes, hes older, white. He used to live on Long Island (miserable) and moved to Florida in the s. He voted for Roseanne Barr for president in 2012 when she put her name on the ticket as a Green Party candidate. He feels that Barr and Trump tell the truth. He doesnt identify with any political party anymore. I admitted I voted for Obama and Clinton, but could identify with his alienation from politics. I voted for the first time at age 28 during the 2008 presidential election. At Green Bench, the beer was delicious and a crowd of 20to 40-somethings were settled on the lawn out back where a fuzzed-out indie-rock concert was underway: Luxury Mane, led by St. Pete musician Billy Summer, performing songs of the bands new album, The Secret Empire of Florida UK. Sunday, June 10,Tampa to OrlandoON THE WAY TO TAMPA UNION Station I visited Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a cathedral built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The silence was divine. I sat in a pew, flipped through a hymnal. I lit a $1 prayer candle and said the Our Father, remembering pretty much all of it. Union Station is a restored Italian Renaissance-style building that opened in 1912, according to After early rail lines left, the station fell into disrepair. Amtrak started using it in the 1980s. My train left at 5:27 p.m. Amtrak is long past its heyday, old and worn but more comfortable than the new Brightline Id take a few days later. The countryside passed by my window like a movie as the train rumbled through Central Florida Haines City, Lakeland, Kissimmee pulling out from a station where a young kissed hello or goodbye, hurdling past backyards strewn with toys, a passing train with the word HYPE spray-painted on a boxcar, past orange groves. A child sitting across from me fell asleep his mothers lap. Then: the Orlando station, a Mission Revival-style building built in 1926 and renovated in 2014. I walked up through downtown and then east toward my Airbnb. An industrial district faded into downtown, where I could hear jackhammers or something along with the rushing stream of highway traffic. A great blue heron stood in a man-made lake. Coming up Orange Street, I realized the jackhammers were actually the drum and bass of a DJ outside Aloft hotel. Distant lightning flashed over the city. I walked through a pretty neighborhood with houses painted olive, coffee, pale pink, robin egg blue, and when I crossed Mills Street and saw a YMCA on the corner I remembered driving through this neighborhood years ago. It took me a moment in the fading light to find the address, a duplex set back from the street. I got the keys from a lockbox per my host Caseys instructions, and at the top of the stairs was an air-conditioned apartment. No one was home, the door to my room was open, there were fresh towels on my bed. Monday, June 11, OrlandoI AM DRAWN TO THE DRUNKEN MONKEY Coffee shop when I visit Orlando, a laid-back institution a few blocks from my Airbnb with a hippie-ish vibe and an array of vegan goodies. Artists can display on its walls for no commission; on the bulletin board someone is giving away free tickets to a rock show; there is kombucha on tap. I have a latte with something called an anzac, a sweet crumbly biscuit redolent of lavender and thyme. In Orlando Weekly, I read about a A cook at Due Amici Pizza in Ybor City, Tampa, Friday, June 8. Florida candidates for governor Andrew Gillum and Chris King (second and third in from the foreground) greet audience members after a debate at Pinellas Park high School, Saturday, June 9. The bartender boogies on the bar at Due Amici Pizza in Ybor City, Friday, June 8.


A12 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYseries of events that are happening all week across the city in conjunction with the second anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting (Tuesday, June 12) in which the murderer killed 49 people. Orange County Regional History Center is offering free admission for the week so people can see the exhibition Another Year Passes: Orlando after the Pulse Nightclub Massacre. The centerpiece of the exhibit is the 49 white crosses created by carpenter Greg Zanis. The center has catalogued and preserved items from the days and weeks following the massacre left at memorials across the city, even small toys, baby shoes and crumpled, torn scraps of paper filled with messages like this one: Sorry I am so dried out. I came all the way from a vigil in Toledo, Ohio, and did not like 20 hrs in the car. Never hide who you are in fear of how others will respond. Love wins. Live with Pride. Before lunch I had a shot of whiskey at a dive called Lous, which features a lifesize model of Elvis Presley. A local news station was reporting that a guy held up a grade school at gunpoint. Does it look like rain? the bartender, a woman, maybe in her 40s, asked me. I told her it did. It looked like rain on Saturday, it was all black and gray, and then, she said, grimacing, waving her hand, nothing. I had a noodle bowl at Saigon Noodle and Grill next door, a restaurant on the edge of The Mills 50 District with its thriving Vietnamese diaspora, one of the many reasons to visit Orlando besides the alternate reality of Disney World. For dessert I have one of my favorite foods, Vietnamese iced coffee, very strong and made with sweetened condensed milk. Its about 4 p.m. and besides me the only other customers are a family. A boy went to the front door and peaked out. Mom, its raining! he called back. Lloviendo! They left and I stayed for a while, waited out the rain. When I got back, my Airbnb host Casey was there with his roommate Scott. Casey is a bartender and I think Scott is, too. Theyre both in their mid 20s, have the night off, and are opposites. I could see Scott partying with the cast of Jersey Shore while Casey could have appeared on CNNs Parts Unknown as a local guide to Orlando if the show had ever made it there. Scott and his friend were headed out to a club. Casey was hanging in with his friend, Meagan, and invited me to stay for dinner as well. He gave me some kind of delicious beer, a citrusy IPA. Meagan showed up with chicken in a homemade marinade olive oil, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, and (the secret ingredient) ras el hanout. They made fresh guacamole and roasted tomatoes for salsa. We listened to a tape of an Orlando indie band Casey introduced me to, The Pauses. And we sampled a vinyl collection that looked right up my alley Against Me!, Lou Reed, and others Im not familiar with, Nina Simone, and Led Zeppelins Physical Graffiti. Casey and Meagan reminded me of my 20s when I was waiting tables. We compared notes on restaurants we worked in, our culinary adventures in New York both as children and as adults, when your roommate has loud relations, and drugs. I admitted acid didnt work for me (bad batch, I guess) but I had a great time tripping on mushrooms. After dinner there was a cooking show on TV featuring Asian soup dumplings. The ghost of Anthony Bourdain loomed and I slipped off to my room. Tuesday, June 12, Orlando to West Palm BeachBREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS: STEAMED beef on a bun at Beefy King, the 50-year old Orlando institution. My train was running three hours late so I caught a city bus to the old Pulse Nightclub near the station. Traffic backs up about a mile from the nightclub. Aww shit man this is that damn tribute shit, a passenger says sort of just to himself. Totally forgot its the Pulse memorial. Shit I might as well get off this mother****** and walk. I got off and walked. The nightclub has been turned into a memorial, with a wall around it covered by pictures of scenes from after the shooting. A volunteer told me it will be turned into a permanent museum. I looked through a plexiglass portion of the wall where there are still bullet holes. Michael Bubles Everything played softly. On the Amtrak with me to West Palm Beach: Sandra Kissoonlal, 56, on her way to see her mom and then to her cousins wedding in Jamaica. Angelo Girardi, 59, and Anna Marinano, 64, were in the lounge car, a little bummed because the dining services advertised on the ticket were no longer available because the train was three hours late. Shes a retired jewelry store manager and hes a high school social studies teacher. Theyre friends traveling with their parents from DeLand to Hollywood. They return to their seats and I sit at the table for a while and look out the window: lakes. It starts to rain. The West Palm Beach Station is a Mediterranean Revival-style structure that opened in 1925. Amtrak started passenger service here in 1971. My Airbnb just north of downtown in Providence Park has an alleyway entrance to a two-story building separate from the main house. I have one of three bedrooms on the second floor, sharing a small kitchen and bathroom with other guests who come and go. 10 p.m. I walk down to Clematis Street to a Brooklyn band called Las Rosas perform at Voltaire. The woman collecting a $5 cover is impeccably dressed, her skin so pale its almost violet. Voltaire is an intimate upstairs club with old-fashioned couches by plastic pink-petaled trees. Huge Edison-style bulbs light the bar. Silent images from Stanley Kubrick movies are being projected in a palimpsest of colors on the wall behind the stage: Shelly Duval screaming in The Shining, Keir Dulleas placid face in 001: A Space Odyssey, Jack Nicholson disappearing into a frozen maze. I ran into Steev Rullman, who Id met two years ago. He publishes Pure Honey magazine and now is a manager here, he tells me.TICKETFrom page 11 Sacred Heart Catholic Church in downtown Tampa. Selfie taker machine at Orange County Regional History Centers Another Year Passes: Orlando after the Pulse Nightclub Massacre, Monday, June 11. EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Orlando Airbnb host Casey and his friend Megan make dinner, Monday, June 11.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NEWS A13SEE TICKET, A15 The bartender made me a gin cocktail with a slice of citrus floating in it that looked like a flower. Ben Katzmans DeGreaser plays a song called Jontraband in which Katzman shouts, Oh how I wish I was and the crowd responds, John Travolta. Las Rosas headlined the show, a blast of shimmering guitars and melodic, psychedelic rock. The lead singer looked like Lou Reed on the cover of Transformer. I took some video and danced with this edgy woman who sort of freaked me out. She warned me that its a very dangerous neighborhood around here (its not) and then flashed what looked like a police badge and said, I know what Im talking about. I asked her if shes like a sheriffs deputy or something and she rolled her eyes and danced away. Then I drank too much without eating. And I told Steev I still have a recording, an interview with him from two years ago that I never transcribed, taped on a rainy day someplace near Lake Worth in which Id asked dumb questions hed answered many times before like how do you think technology is changing music? Wednesday, June 13,West Palm BeachTHERE WAS A NEW GUEST IN THE morning, a young motorcyclist, in the room across from mine. The Airbnb host was out of town, in Washington D.C., and a boy, maybe 12 or 13, came into the kitchen and asked me if I would like anymore of the pastries and orange juice that had been left out for breakfast. He also offered to do my laundry but I didnt really want to give him all my stinky clothes so instead he showed me the washer and dryer. I plodded through the day, hungover. At the Norton Museum of Art I was struck by the luminous green background of Jos Bedias Si se pudiera (If Only I Could) that I saw on closer inspection had been made with his handprints. At dusk, my hangover finally dissipated on Palm Beach islands municipal beach as the tepid, green Atlantic tide came in. Opposite the beach, just north of Trumps MarA-Lago resort, are multi-million dollar mansions. Along the islands quiet neighborhood streets, massive hedges and trees hiding homes are trimmed into perfect geometric shapes. And closed shop windows glowed along vacated, ritzy Worth Avenue, including a rare book shop filled with amazing first editions from authors such as Hemingway and Einstein, and an art gallery with Marc Sijans poignantly real, life-size Security Guard ($75,000). I caught a late showing of the film Hereditary at the two-story AMC CityPlace 20. It was horrific, scary, thrilling AND boring quite a combo. Thursday, June 14,WPB to MiamiCLEMATIS STREET, DAY. AT THE PALM Beach Photographic Centres museum there is an exhibition called Renewal: Going Native with prints of Florida flowers a spurred butterfly pea, a scarlet hibiscus, a yellowflowered butterwort, a purple-headed sneezeweed. I left my rented SkyBike at its port at the new Brightline station that opened this year. Its so clean and bright it almost doesnt look real, an artist rendering of a train station with Ikea-like interior design. The train left promptly at 2 p.m. and rolled into Miami at 3:17 p.m. through the Wynwood neighborhood, with some of its famous street murals, and into downtown. It was drizzling when I got to Miami, as I walked up through downtown by the City Cemetery into midtown and Wynwood, an old industrial and traditionally Puerto Rican enclave that fell into decline before it was turned into a tony arts district starting in the aughts, along with the gentrification that such a transformation always implies. The high rents have probably only begun to push businesses and galleries west in to Allapattah (Little Santo Domingo) and north in to areas such as Little Haiti, where a fun store called Exile Books recently popped up, next to an art gallery. When I visited Exile, which sells artbooks and zines, it also had an exhibit featuring Sister Corita Kent, known as the pop art nun. My Airbnb was in a Wynwood neighborhood off Northwest 33rd Street, a converted studio behind the main house. Over it hangs a mango tree, home to a bird (I dont know what kind) that divebombed me every time I arrived, swooping down near my face and then up into the tree, squawking. Later I returned to Wynwood Yard, an open-air a few blocks away where I spent last New Years Eve. Everything looked the same except its June, warmer and less crowded. The herb garden was swollen with rain. A band played and people gathered around a bar or ordered from half a dozen food trucks parked on the perimeter. I found the same truck I loved before, Brazilian Fire, which serves rodizio-style meats chicken, sausage, steak cooked over wood coals. As I ate, a passenger jet cruised low overhead toward the ocean, one of a constant flow coming in and out of Miami International Airport. Friday, June 15, Miami MIAMIS ART SCENE COMBINES THE sensibilities of high-end fashion and old-fashioned graffiti. The areas dazzling wealth of ethnic diversity is also a key source of vibrancy, with Latin influences being the most predominant. The conversations I heard were at least as likely to be in Spanish as English. Art can be everything fashion its like a different vibe, said Stephanie Hausammann, who along with her husband, Federico, runs Hausammann Gallery on funky NW 5th Avenue near the western edge of Wynwood. The gallery features a well-known Miami street artist, Atomiko, whose giant grinning orange I recognized from the sides of buildings. Federico, in his early 30s, is a third-generation gallery owner, but this gallery takes a new direction from his familys more traditional Italian roots. Im more interested in this urban art, graffiti art, he said. Across the street from Hausammanns, I seek out a street vendor for lunch. She People hanging out in Ybor City, Friday, June 8. Amtrak stop at Winter Haven. Orlando Pulse Nightclub memorial, Tuesday, June 12 (second anniversary of the shooting).


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NEWS A15grills me up a traditional Colombian arepa, corn patties filled with cheese, along with a sausage topped off with Pik Nik shoestring potatoes. The Design District, afternoon, the Museum of Contemporary Art. The three-story silver building is across from a parking garage covered with largescale works by different artists; Urban Jam by Clavel Arquitectos features a wall hung with silver and gold cars all headed in different directions. Its collections included early paintings by Donald Judd, who went on to become a major 20th century sculptor, and a lovely, dark installation piece by Robert Gober. Gobers early 1990s work first appears to be a sewer grate set in the middle of the floor. You do a double take and then walk over to it. When you peer into the grate you see brick walls going down maybe six feet and at the bottom a life-size male torso with water flowing over its hairy chest and down a drain planted in its middle. The museum was nearly empty except for a summer school group that I followed around for the next hour on a guided tour. When they get back to the drain piece, the kids stared down at the body for at least a few minutes, fascinated. Its horrific, one of them said, unable to look away. The guide said the piece suggests both a drowning and a baptism, and can be read as Gobers commentary on the AIDS epidemic, including that people with AIDS were treated as dirty objects, such as those found in a sewer. It goes in many directions, she said. Saturday, June 16,MiamiI NEVER PLANNED TO BE ON THE RADIO, but thats where I found myself on a Saturday nearing 5 p.m. on June 16, 2018, the year of our Lord, at the comfy Jolt Radio studio just west of Wynwood in Allapattah. Jairo Ariza, who lives in the neighborhood and goes by Guapo for his regular variety show from 9 to 10 p.m. on Thursdays, Ladies Love Radio, was leading me through the process of putting on my own show. Then we did it, streaming live in Miami. He sent me a recording afterwards. Jairo recently started offering this chance to make up a radio show to anyone through Airbnbs advertised experiences ($35, at least for now). His upcoming guests include a bachelorette party. He lit some incense and I sipped a strong cup of coffee hed made me while we proceeded through the hour-long show based on a playlist of music from my trip that Id put together the night before: Luxury Manes Sitting Still, David Bowies Here Comes the Night, The Pausess Little Kids, Las Rosass Mr. Wrong, and so on. Between each track, I talked about my trip and where I heard these songs, and asked Jairo some questions about himself. Outside of his radio show, hes going to school for accounting. Honestly, I feel like this area is going to get gentrified soon enough, he said, pointing to one example: a dive bar just down the street called Las Rosas with a fairly happening crowd. But the same could be said of the Jolt studio building which also houses Brooklyn Vintage and Vinyl record store. I told him that that night Im planning to attend a death metal show at Las Rosas. Ive never much listened to death metal, but Im curious. Why not? Before the show I crossed off a mustdo on my list with a visit to Ghee Indian Kitchen, a place I discovered last New Years Eve. Its small and crowded with an open kitchen and a lime-green banquet along one wall. Sitting at one of a handful of bar stools, I ordered three dishes served all at once. The red snapper was perfectly cooked with a crispy skin and served with a mellow curry sauce studded with charred okra cooked to just the right creamy consistency. The beef bone marrow was pure opulence, served with a slightly oversalted sauce with fresh curry leaves and coconut, which I scooped up with naan on the bartenders recommendation. And the vegetable salad with rose turnips, tomato, shredded carrots, crushed peanuts and cilantro was lightly tossed with a black-mustard seed and citrus dressing. For dessert, I had sticky date cake covered with a warm, buttery, jaggery toffee sauce contrasted with cold ginger ice cream which provided a sharp bite. Ghees chef Niven Patels progressive style for some brings up the elusive, ongoing debate about authenticity. Some call it fusion Indian. The bartender preferred the term new Indian, explaining that no matter how traditional a dish, it may pick up local influences. Call it what you will, it was up there with my best meals ever. The night before I finally left Miami, Las Rosas, 11:30 p.m. The crowd looked mostly early 20s; there was a chandelier over the bar. In the back room, a shoulder to shoulder crowd listened to Wrong (As in, not correct, someone told me) fill the room with massive black waves of guitar sustain. A huge red neon rose bloomed behind the stage. The headliner, Crud, roared on until about 2 a.m. The sheer theatricality of the performer excited me and there was humor behind the doom. Everything about Crud projected Satanic vibes, the thundering bass and drums, the wailing guitars, and especially the herointhin lead singers terrifying demonic howl. He crowd-surfed, started a mosh pit, sprayed beer across the room, tore pillows off the couches, mimed cutting his throat with the microphone, looked in need of an exorcist. Come to me, he beckoned the crowd evilly, or I will come to you. TICKETFrom page 13 Brooklyn-based band Las Rosas performs at Voltaire in West Palm Beach, Friday, June 15. The bartender at Ghee Indian Kitchen in Miami pours toffee over the sticky date cake, Saturday, June 16. Students on a guided tour of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami view Robert Gobers early 1990s work, Untitled. City bus and train station in Orlando. EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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Its truly a time to celebrate unrestricted freedom, said Armando R. Hernandez, who served as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and is now program director for Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program in Southwest Florida. Our military service men and women defend our country to give all of us the ability to live in a nation that honors our individual and group rights. While we celebrate, we should remember that there is a price for that freedom. While veterans appreciate the fanfare on this special day of recognition, far too many have recurrent memories of the trauma of war that negatively impact their daily life. Often suffering from the invisible wounds, such as post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury, many veterans relive or re-experience their horrible memories during nightmares or through their responses to triggers (noises, smells, sights). A flash of light or the loud crackle of fireworks meant to celebrate our independence through their time served, has the potential to take a soldier back to the moment of their greatest fears. The lives of those who took the oath to protect us and saw combat along with that promise often deal with these invisible wounds of war. Life-changing stress from events on the battlefield can leave lasting personal changes necessitating specific and cutting-edge therapies. We are only beginning to understand how to treat these issues, said Naples resident and retired Army Gen. Fred Franks Jr. It is similar to what we did not know 50 years ago regarding battlefield amputation. Mr. Franks, an amputee himself from wounds incurred during the Vietnam War, is the honorary chairman for Home Base SWFL, a not-for-profit organization offering free health and wellness services, to local veterans upon their return home. Services are provided in coordination with the parent program based out of Boston. Home Base SWFLs local programs Warrior Health and Fitness, Resilient Warrior and Adventure Series events for Military Families are designed to empower veterans to take control of their physical and mental health, provide tools to assist in managing stress and identify the triggers that would necessitate more intensive and complex treatment. People who survive traumatic events, like veterans, have a need to be around others who have had similar experiences, said Naples resident and retired Army Brigadier Gen. Ed Dyer, who serves as a special advisor to Home Base SWFL. Veterans who have experienced combat need to create their own community. Home Base SWFL offers them the opportunity to do just that. Working with Florida Gulf Coast University, Lee Health Systems and the YMCA, Home Base SWFL is a true community collaboration and offers veterans supportive clinical, health and wellness programs, all at no cost to them. More than 700 veterans and family members have benefited from Home Base SWFLs initiatives since its inception in 2014. But, as Mr. Hernandez says, the needs of the local military community are increasingly more complex. Our program is growing. We knew we needed to increase our local mental health capabilities to compliment what is currently available. Home Base SWFL is a philanthropically driven organization, relying primarily on donations to support their programs. Some of the organizations major events, such as the Run to Home Base Florida a charity race offered annually in January at the home of Boston Red Sox Spring Training JetBlue Park and golf tournaments such as those held at Kensington and Pelican Nest Country Clubs in Naples have been the programs primary source of philanthropic funding. With more than 1.5 million veterans living in Florida, including 5,000 post-9/11 men and women residing in the five counties of Southwest Florida, Mr. Hernandez is keenly aware that the need for services locally is vast and requires additional community support. Thats when the Karpus Family Foundation stepped in with a $12,500 grant, providing support for social work and case management. It seemed like a perfect match; our mission and their support, said Mr. Hernandez. This was the first time a local family foundation has donated to Home Base SWFL, and I hope it will encourage other like-minded organizations to do the same.George Karpus, CEO of Karpus Investment Management, resides in Naples and New York and says he couldnt think of a better organization to offer this support. My father was a coal miner and my mother did factory work, he said of his simple beginnings. Ive been blessed and I enjoy giving back to others. The purpose of my family foundation is to help veterans and/or children in my two locales, where the foundation can fill a void and really make a difference. I think thats true with this gift to Home Base SWFL. The program needs additional resources to expand and offer mental health support to more veterans; we can help them with that. Each gift, every thank you, opportunity or prayer offered for our service men and women serves as a celebration of our unrestricted freedom on this timehonored historical holiday that began on a battlefield. This Independence Day, Home Base SWFL Florida will celebrate the many gifts the Karpus Family Foundation grant will bring to the veterans they serve throughout the entire year because in the words of Home-Base, Their Mission Is Complete. Ours Has Just Begun. For more information regarding Home Base Southwest Florida programs, visit or call 7702414. Both daughters of veterans and mental health advocates, Caryn Hacker-Buechel, ACSW, DCSW is a retired psychotherapist and author and Trista Meister, MBA is president of Mindful Marketing. COURTESY PHOTOMonique Hashimoto, Ed Dyer, Armando Hernandez, George Karpus and Scott Hansen.


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Whether youre new to exploring the outdoors with your pet or an old hand, the following tips will help you and your four-legged friend have fun and stay safe. What to Bring No matter what youre doing or where, the following items will stand you in good stead: first-aid kit, water, collapsible water dish or pet-friendly water bottle, tick removal device, poop bags, and a cooling pad, coat or bandanna. Weather For some animals, anything over 65 degrees Fahrenheit is hot, and they begin to wilt. Others can tolerate higher temperatures, but once the thermostat hits 80 degrees Fahrenheit, its too hot for most pets to be doing strenuous activity, especially if they have a short snout or heavy coat. Even on short hikes, offer water frequently. Hiking Start puppies, small dogs and cats with short hikes of a quarter-mile to a mile. Be prepared with a backpack, sling or other carrier made for pets if the going gets tough or the temperature rises. Work up to longer distances gradually, and keep loads light. A young dogs musculoskeletal development isnt complete until hes 14 to 24 months old, and excessive weight-bearing activity can contribute to orthopedic problems such as hip dysplasia. Be aware of your pets limitations. Hell go beyond them trying to keep up with you, so make sure he doesnt overdo things. Onor off-leash, your dog should know and always respond to the cues come, sit, down, stay and quiet. Grooming Getting wet is a major part of outdoor fun. Whether your pet has been in the ocean or a lake or river, hell need some attention to his ears and fur afterward. Rinse fur thoroughly with fresh water to remove salt, sand and slime from his coat. Towel-dry down to the skin to prevent mildew stink or hot spots. Keep ears dry, especially if theyre droopy. The warm, dark interior of the ear is a perfect breeding ground for bacteria if it gets and stays wet. Dry ears and add a couple of drops of ear cleaner after every swim. Camping Know the rules. Some states require people with dogs to present rabies certificates or other documentation at camping areas. Parks may restrict people with pets to certain campgrounds or campsite areas. National parks may not allow pets on trails. A nearby national forest can be a better bet with a pet. The camp-ready pet has been treated with flea, tick and heartworm repellent, and hes on a leash to make sure he doesnt wander far when bears or mountain lions are on the prowl. In the tent, he has his own blanket or pet bed. Youve all had a big day of swimming in the lake, spotting deer on hikes, and collecting rocks, shed antlers and other treasures. Now youre chillaxing at the campsite as the sun goes down. Toss your dog some hushpuppies or your favorite equivalent while youre sitting around the campfire, and rest up so you can do it all again tomorrow. Pets of the Week>> Benji is a 6-year-old jack russell mix. He can be shy at rst, but with time he will show you he is full of spunk and loves to play with tennis balls. His adoption fee is $75. >> Harper is a 2-year-old shepherd mix rescued from Georgia. She is good with other dogs, very sweet and gentle. Her adoption fee is $75. >> Jojo is a 2-year-old domestic shorthair mix. He is a social and affectionate cat who gets along well with others. His adoption fee is $55. >> Emma is a 2-year-old domestic shorthair mix. She is playful and very friendly. She would make a great addition to your family. Her adoption fee is $55.To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit for more information. Your pet can be famous; send us a pic right awayOur hands-down favorite project every summer at Florida Weekly is the Pet Lovers special edition that features what else? pictures from you, our readers, of the furry, slithery, slobbery, whiskered, feathered, hoofed, amphibious or otherwise non-human companions that help make your lives complete. Grab your smartphone or camera and click away. Then enter your favorite shot (one entry per person, please) on the Naples Florida Weekly Facebook page under the contest tab. The link is https:// data=%7B%7D. Be sure to tell us your full name and phone number, the name of your pet(s) and anything else you think we might want to know about your animal friend(s). Our pet-friendly staff will review the pictures we receive and choose our favorite few dozen for publication in our July 25-26 editions. Well also pick three top pets whose owners will receive gift certificates ($100 for first place, $50 each for second and third) to a pet supply store. Deadline for email submissions of high-resolution jpgs (300 dpi) is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 15. But please dont wait; we want to start admiring, laughing at and loving your pets as much as you do. ROBBIE SPENCER / FLORIDA WEEKLYImperial Shitzu Walter Cronkite, 1, is aptly named after the journalist previously known as the most trusted man in America.Pets overheat more easily and quickly than humans, so even if a temperature is comfortable for you, it may not be for your dog or cat.


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They saved their money, bought a bus, painted it in Mexicos colors and booked passage for themselves and the bus on a ship going to Spain, where The Daily Mail reported, the friends planned to drive the bus to Russia. But just before they boarded the ship in April, one of the five, Javier, told his friends his wife had put the kibosh on his trip. So, the remaining four did the next best thing: They made a cardboard life-size cutout of Javier, looking grumpy and wearing a shirt that says, My wife didnt let me go, and set off for Russia. The cardboard Javier has been very popular at the soccer venues, attracting female admirers, appearing on the big screen, crowdsurfing and being photographed with fellow football fans from all over the world.Anger managementIn North Port, a witness watched on June 17 as 75-year-old Helena Molnar beat an unnamed man with a water jug after he watered her plants. When he emptied the rest of the water in the jug on her plants, she went inside her house and returned with a different weapon, which the witness didnt see but said made a different sound than the water jug. According to WWSB TV, North Port police arrived to find the victim soaking wet, with blood drops on his shirt. Molnar was charged with battery.Art makes a statement At the Royal College of Arts annual London fashion show in June, one graduate unveiled a unique approach to accessorizing garments: crystallized bodily fluids. Alice Potts displayed a pair of ballet shoes decorated with crystals formed from sweat, along with a fake fur adorned with urine crystals. Potts told Reuters the more natural materials could offer environmental benefits not possible with traditional plastics. To kick off an exhibition focused on the opioid crisis at his Stamford, Conn., art gallery on June 22, gallery owner Fernando Alvarez and artist Domenic Esposito placed an 800-pound, 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned spoon in front of the headquarters of Purdue Pharma, makers of OxyContin. Purdue has been the subject of lawsuits alleging deceptive marketing and, therefore, responsibility for opioid addiction and overdose issues. The spoon has always been an albatross for my family, said Esposito, whose brother has struggled with drug addiction for 14 years. The Associated Press reported police arrested Alvarez for obstructing free passage and confiscated the spoon as evidence.AwesomeOn June 23, firefighters of Engine 642 of the Henrietta, N.Y., Fire District went the extra mile after responding to an accident in which the injured driver was a pizza delivery man, according to Fox News. Once the patient was cared for and loaded into the ambulance, the crew decided to finish the delivery so the pizza wouldnt go to waste, the fire department posted on its Facebook page. If its not delivery its Di ... Fire dept?!OopsJames J. Rynerson, 38, was being held in the Mesa County (Colo.) Jail in May after being charged with menacing, disorderly conduct and trespass. But on May 21, the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported, sheriffs deputies at the jail released him, having mistaken him for Marvin March, 35, a different inmate. Jail staff gave Rynerson Marchs belongings, and he wore Marchs leather jacket as he signed Marchs name to the release papers and left the facility. Rynersons wife was startled to see her husband in the garage at their home, and after he explained what happened, she convinced him to go back. She personally drove him back to the Mesa County Detention Facility, the report noted, and he was back in custody by 11 p.m., with new charges, including escape and forgery, added to his list.Recurring themesIn this weeks installment of foreign objects stuck in body cavities: Mr. Li of Chinas Guangdong Province went to the doctor on June 15 at Pingshan Hospital in Shenzhen after feeling discomfort and pain in his ear. Using an otoscope scan, the doctor discovered a live cockroach burrowing into the 52-year-old mans ear canal. Its still alive, still moving, the doctor can be heard on video saying, according to The Daily Mail. She cut the roach into pieces to remove it and disinfected Lis ear with alcohol in case it had laid eggs.News that sounds like a movieWhen Juan Ramon Alfonso Penayo, 20, of Santa Teresa, Paraguay, failed to return after leaving his home June 14, his family assumed the worst. The town lies on the border with Brazil, reported the BBC, and is a hotbed of illegal drug activity. Police found a charred body three days later and called Penayos family, who, despite being unable to identify the remains, accepted that it must be him and proceeded with funeral arrangements. As they mourned over his casket during the wake, Penayo walked nonchalantly into the room. The body in the casket was returned to the morgue, and Penayos family celebrated his return. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEELDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate


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Our entire outpatient system with 73 locations from Bonita to Marco Island to east of I-75 on Immokalee Road as well as our Baker Hospital (385 beds) and North Naples Hospital (325 beds) were examined for quality and safety. For over 60 years, TJC has been a champion of patient safety by helping healthcare organizations to improve the quality and safety of the care provided. TJCs many patient safety-focused initiatives encourage and support organizations like ours as we make patient safety and high quality continuous priorities. Raising the bar, sustaining a culture of high expectations, and learning best practices from experienced healthcare professionals physicians, nurses and engineers who collectively have examined hundreds of other healthcare systems help our 4,300 colleagues, 800-plus physicians and 200-plus non-physician providers continuously improve. Having an independent set of eyes look over brand-new and longexisting services and locations uncover areas for improvement and adds value. TJC has a comprehensive library of 800-plus best practices. Some of the many best practice recommendations for us touched on end-of-life issues, disposal of narcotics in the midst of the national opioid crisis, enhanced screening for domestic violence, simplification of the credentialing process and sterilization/disinfection of surgical packs. All of these appropriate suggestions were accompanied by contemporaneous learning moments as our surveyors helped the involved staff to understand the how and why these changes improve quality and safety. Our examiners agreed that we provide excellent quality, but have opportunities for better documentation in areas of rapid recent growth that are ripe to standardize best practices. Overall, we have learned and will quickly comply with all the appropriate suggestions. We expect another visit to validate our learning in the near future and will continue on our neverending journey of improvement. Learning together, sharing best practices, and receiving review by outside, independent, competent folks accelerate our journey to help everyone live a longer, happier and healthier life. Heat-related health dangers soar for seniors in the summer months NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHAs we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot), heat syncope (sudden dizziness after exercising in the heat), heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Experts at the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, say knowing which healthrelated factors may increase risk could save a life. Those factors include: Age-related changes to the skin such as poor blood circulation and inefficient sweat glands. Heart, lung and kidney diseases, as well as any illness that causes general weakness or fever. High blood pressure or other conditions that require changes in diet, such as salt-restricted diets. Reduced sweating, caused by medications such as diuretics, sedatives, tranquilizers and certain heart and blood pressure drugs. Taking several drugs for various conditions. (It is important, however, to continue to take prescribed medication and discuss possible problems with a physician.) Being substantially overweight or underweight. Drinking alcoholic beverages. Being dehydrated. Lifestyle factors extremely hot living quarters, lack of transportation, overdressing, visiting overcrowded places and not understanding how to respond to weather conditions, for example can also increase risk. Older people, particularly those at special risk, should stay indoors on particularly hot and humid days, especially when there is an air pollution alert in effect. To stay cool, drink plenty of fluids and wear light-colored, loosefitting clothes in natural fabrics. People without fans or air conditioners should keep their homes as cool as possible or go someplace cool. Senior centers, religious groups and social service organizations in many communities provide cooling centers when the temperatures rise. Or visit air-conditioned public places such as shopping malls, movie theaters or libraries. A severe form of hyperthermia, heat stroke occurs when the body is overwhelmed by heat and unable to control its temperature. Someone with a body temperature above 104 degrees Fahrenheit is likely suffering from heat stroke. Symptoms of heat stroke include fainting; a change in behavior (confusion, combativeness, staggering, possible delirium or coma); dry, flushed skin and a strong, rapid pulse; and lack of sweating. Seek immediate medical attention for a person with any of these symptoms, especially an older adult. If you suspect that someone is suffering from a heat-related illness: Call 911. Get the person out of the heat and into a shady, air-conditioned or other cool place. Urge them to lie down. If the person can swallow safely, offer fluids such as water and fruit or vegetable juices. Do not offer alcohol or caffeine. Apply a cold, wet cloth to the wrists, neck, armpits and groin. These are places where blood passes close to the surface of the skin, and a cold cloth can help cool the blood. Encourage the person to shower, bathe or sponge off with cool water if it is safe to do so. Those who are having a hard time paying for home cooling costs should contact the National Energy Assistance Referral service (email, the Area Agency of Aging (visit or a local senior center or social service agency for possible help. Free publications on hot weather safety and other healthy aging topics in English and Spanish are available from the NIA at www. by calling 1-800222-2225. HEALTHY LIVING


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Coast University, teaching the University Colloquium, a course that teaches students about the local environment, sustainability and how they can become better guardians of the earth. They are marketed at pet stores and breeders as pocket pets and are typically four weeks old when sold at pet stores, she says. Rabbits can give birth every 31 days, so they are weaned early when breeders are solely interested in making money from them. At the rescue, they keep the babies with their mothers for at least 20 weeks. The result: Upwards of 90 percent dont live to see their first year, Ms. Macbeth says. They are either too young and are stressed from being separated from their siblings and mothers, or from improper care. Most people dont know the proper diet, or how to care for them and dont want to spend the money on a $20 pet store bunny. Heres what rabbit lovers want you to know if you are considering a rabbit as a pet: Eighty percent of their diet should be timothy hay, available at places like Futrals Feed Store or through pet mail order outlets such as Without it, the rabbits develop gastrointestinal and dental problems. When they have it, it keeps their teeth properly ground down and they dont chew things they arent supposed to. Another 10 percent should be fresh organic spring mix greens and 10 percent processed pellets. But the hay is the primary thing. They should eat about the size of their body every day, Ms. Macbeth says. They should be spayed or neutered, which requires the services of a specialty vet, and it can be costly. Without it, however, the animals can get an unpleasant odor, develop behavior issues and have a much higher incidence of cancer. Raised properly, a rabbit can live 10 or 12 years. They require an annual checkup by the vet but no vaccinations. Startup supplies run about $200 and include an enclosure (typically the sort of large gates used for dogs), toys, a litter box, bowls and a bed. The rescue prefers to adopt out rabbits in bonded pairs and is happy to help people find a mate for their single bunnies. They offer a bonding service, carefully introducing rabbits to each other and supervising the interaction. They start with a speed date then progress to longer periods together, like a dinner date, until its time for an overnight. And, even then, Ms. Macbeth is there to chaperone to ensure theres no fighting because rabbits who dont like each other can do serious harm to one another. But once they find another rabbit that suits them, they are much more contented and less apt to misbehave. You also have to bunny proof the house, such as making sure power cords are tucked up and away. All the rescue groups rabbits are litter trained. They fill the boxes with timothy hay. The rabbits use half as a restroom and half as a restaurant, Ms. Macbeth says. They eat and go potty. They are very fastidious. They cant use clay or pine litters although some will use recycled paper litter. But the hay makes a great fertilizer in gardens and Ms. Macbeth takes hers to the FGCU Food Forest to help fertilize the crops and then harvests greens for her bunnies to eat. While conceding they take some maintenance the type most children arent likely to provide she says its worth it. I love the fact that they all have distinct personalities, Ms. Macbeth says. They are really quiet, but they do communicate. They are very sweet. You dont have to walk them, and they are very clean animals. I personally think they are the best pets. You can train them. Rabbits are very smart. They are curious, inquisitive, clever. They have a good sense of humor. Ms. Walkup is of the same opinion. From the time I got my first house bunny, there was something I loved about them. Theyre fun and a lot smarter than people think they are. They love to be part of the family. They like to be where family action is happening. At Ms. Macbeths home, there are several rabbit habitats set up throughout the dining room, the living room and bedroom. Each one houses a pair of bonded bunnies. Sampson and Smallfry, two English lop bunnies, have double decker beds. Sampson, a good-sized rabbit who enjoys being cradled like a baby in your arms, gets the top deck while his more diminutive partner, Smallfry, prefers the bottom. Fuzzy and Walter were abuse victims, likely thrown against a wall by someone. Fuzzy had a broken pelvis, Walter suffered broken ribs. They arent likely to be adopted out because of the trauma they suffered. Meanwhile, Ivy, a beautiful black bunny, is looking for a mate and a home. During a visit to Ms. Macbeths home, she was perched in a chair in the living room gazing inquisitively at guests who admired her silky upright ears and bright gaze. She was happy to receive pets and attention. The habitats are equipped with stuffed toys. One has a hammock, another a rabbit house with a window through which the occupant can peer out. Ms. Walkup says that although many people consider them great starter pets for kids, the group finds that most children grow tired of the responsibility after a month or so and they make sure parents are willing to step in before they agree to an adoption. We have had parents get ruffled when we say these arent good pets for kids. Some parents say their children are very responsible and there are some awesome kids that love their bunnies, says Ms. Walkup. The women agree that older people, such as retirees, make great rabbit adopters and the rabbits make ideal pets for them since they dont need walking and arent noisy. They recommend that anyone thinking about getting a rabbit consider fostering first. They either love it or find out it isnt what they thought, says Ms. Walkup. 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BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY A24 | WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Tucked in a newly renovated industrialpark office space in East Naples, a group of 16 employees is hard at work marketing one of the fastest growing food products in the country. Pyure Brands is an organic, non-GMO sweetener made with the stevia plant. A decade after the company began in Southwest Florida, it is now sold in 20,000 Pyure Brands keeping local talent in SWFLSEE PYURE, A26 COURTESY PHOTOPyure Brands founder and CEO Ben Fleischer.BY KRISTINE BUSINESS MEETINGS 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. Applications are open for the Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award, sponsored by BB&T Oswald Trippe and Company and BB&T Bank. The award recognizes a small business that has overcome adversity to achieve success. Finalists and the winner will be selected by an independent panel and announced at a Nov. 1 luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. To be eligible for the award, applicants must be a for-profit business, based in Lee, Collier or Charlotte county, that has overcome obstacles to achieve success. Businesses must employ between four and 500 people, and have been in operation for at least three years. Applications are due Sept. 4. They are available at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive in Bonita Springs. Interested businesses can also request an application from BB&T Oswald Trippe and Company at 433-7189 or Registration is open for the Collier Building Industry Associations annual Sand Dollar Awards gala. The event begin sat 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Reservations must be made by Sept. 1. Tickets are $150 per person, with tables seating 10 guests each. To RSVP, email Email business meeting announcements to


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A26 BUSINESS WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYstores from Walmart to Whole Foods. And if you see a product label listing organic Stevia, theres a 90 percent chance its Pyure Brands stevia theyre talking about. But perhaps most impressive is not that such a product would get its start in Collier County; most of the companys employees are under 30. And local: 85 percent are recent graduates of Florida Gulf Coast University, many of whom began as interns at the company when they were still taking classes. The entrepreneurship school there really prepares students, said Ben Fleischer, founder and CEO of Pyure Brands. He reached out to FGCU once he had his product ready. He needed help, so he got in touch with Dr. Sandra Kauanui, director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship at the school. She found his first intern. Nine years later, that student is vice president of operations. In school, it was very rare to me to see my peers get so excited about education, Mr. Fleischer said. So were in a really unique space now seeing that excitement with students that reminds me of myself. I was kind of all over the place then. Mr. Fleischer was putting himself in a sort of timeout when he originally moved to Naples in 2008. The self-taught entrepreneur didnt even go for the business school at the University of Maryland. Instead, he graduated with a degree in communications. But the upstate-New York native had also grown up working the ovens at his fathers bagel company before later managing its supermarket distribution. Now it was time to focus on his own work: creating a healthy, sugar-free energy drink. What better place to do it than Naples, where the only distraction was sugar sand beaches? I knew if I moved to New York City or Miami it would have been really tough for me to focus, Mr. Fleischer said. So its here in Collier County that Mr. Fleischer, now 39, developed Pyure Naples, what he calls the only stevia sweetener without that bitter aftertaste. He did it by experimenting in his own kitchen. An amateur food scientist, he later hired the lawyers who would go on to secure FDA-approval for stevia, opening the door to the companys competition. We figured out how to make stevia taste like sugar, Mr. Fleischer said, but not all stevia is created equal. The company grew 50 percent year over year, and now markets products such as maple syrup and non-GMO honey using the stevia plant. While Naples houses the sales and marketing operation, product development and management, Pyure Brands has about 10 co-packers around the U.S. along with warehousing on both coasts. Mr. Fleischer said his employees and their workplace dynamic deserve a lot of the credit. Were scrappy, were competitive and weve been figuring it out, he said. Its stressful, dont get me wrong, but its getting fun once you hit certain milestones and you learn and get better. Cooper Alligood, 21, can attest to that. He was working at a Naples pizza joint when a Pyure Brand executive came in for a pie. They got to chatting and within days, Mr. Alligood had ditched his serving and bartending gig to start his first internship. Hes been with the company two years and still takes classes at FGCU toward his finance degree. And hes benefited from learning alongside the more experienced employees and nonFGCU grads Mr. Fleischer has hired with more than 10 to 15 years in the industry. I love working here, Mr. Alligood said. Its completely changed my college career. I get to learn the concepts in class and apply them in the real world. Mr. Alligood was born and raised in Naples and hopes to stay, but not at the expense of new experiences. Mr. Fleischer said he gave the intern a leave of absence recently to try his hand at another internship. Mr. Alligood came back to the company afterwards, the better for it. The interns who take that challenge are the ones that stay here full time, Mr. Fleischer said. And by the time you graduate, guess what? Your jobs already here. Dr. Kauanui said companies like Pyure Brands are important for the local workforce and that what Mr. Fleischers doing is unique in its scope. Ive been using his product for years, she said of Pyure. Thats how we foster a startup community here, and thats how were keeping our young people here in our community. Through entrepreneurship is one way, and through employment is the other. Mr. Fleischer created a $50,000 scholarship fund for students at the Institute, which Dr. Kauanui said demonstrates a commitment to the partnership they formed a decade ago. It builds really strong relationships both with the university and the students, she said. New projects are on the horizon for Pyure Brands, which moved into its current office just last year. While the details are under wraps, Mr. Fleischer has hinted at new products and a new business that would work alongside his current one. Were kind of on fire, he said. PYUREFrom page 24 COURTESY PHOTOSErik Myers, Philip Coggins, Holly Ashmore, Ben Fleischer, Chelsey York and Justin Mears. Dr. Sandra Kauanui, director of the Institute of Entrepreneurship at FGCU, and Ben Fleischer of Pyure Brands. Pyure Brands presenting the Institute of Entrepreneurship a $50,000 scholarship check celebrating its ten years of being in bus iness.


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 REAL ESTATE B3 Dante DiSabato Follow me on: Broker Associate REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE INSURANCEWilliam Raveis Real Estate 720 5th Ave., Naples, FL 34102 Cell: 239.537.5351 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 I S TED AT $ 1 6 2 615 Wedge Drive LISTED AT $4,099,000Pending home sales inch back in May NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSPending home sales decreased modestly in May and have now fallen on an annual basis for the fifth straight month, according to the National Association of Realtors. A larger decline in contract activity in the South offset gains in the Northeast, Midwest and West. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, decreased 0.5 percent to 105.9 in May from 106.4 in April and is down on an annual basis 2.2 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says this years spring buying season will go down as one of unmet expectations. Pending home sales underperformed once again in May, declining for the second straight month and coming in at the second lowest level over the past year, he said. Realtors in most of the country continue to describe their markets as highly competitive and fast moving, but without enough new and existing inventory for sale, activity has essentially stalled. The lackluster spring, according to Mr. Yun, has primarily been a supply issue, and not one of weakening demand. If the recent slowdown in activity were because buyer interest is waning, price growth would start slowing, inventory would begin rising and homes would stay on the market longer. Instead, the underlying closing data in May showed that home price gains are still outpacing income growth, inventory declined on an annual basis for the 36th consecutive month, and listings typically went under contract in just over three weeks. With the cost of buying a home getting more expensive, its clear the summer months will be a true test for the housing market. One encouraging sign has been the increase in new home construction to a 10-year high, added Mr. Yun. Several would-be buyers this spring were kept out of the market because of supply and affordability constraints. The healthy economy and job market should keep many of them actively looking to buy, and any rise in inventory would certainly help them find a home. Mr. Yun now forecasts for existinghome sales in 2018 to decrease 0.4 percent to 5.49 million down from 5.51 million in 2017. The national median existing-home price is expected to increase around 5.0 percent. In 2017, existing sales increased 1.1 percent and prices rose 5.7 percent. The PHSI in the Northeast increased 2.0 percent to 92.4 in May, but is still 4.8 percent below a year ago. In the Midwest the index rose 2.9 percent to 101.4 SEE NAR, B16


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B8 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto names designers for two additional models at SeaglassRobb & Stuckys Susan Bleda, ASID, Interior Designer Rachelle Porco, Interior Designer Monica Meissner, and Cynthia Bradford, ASID have been chosen to select the furnishings for two new models at The Ronto Groups Seaglass, a 26-floor, 120-unit high-rise tower being built within Bonita Bay. The new models will be completed and available for purchase later this summer. Three already completed furnished models are available for viewing with a sales associate by appointment only. Bleda and Porco are specifying furnishings for the 1604 tower residence model priced at $1,995,000. The great room plan offers three bedrooms, a den, and three-and-a-half baths with 3,088 square feet under air and 485 square feet of terrace space. The plan features a private elevator lobby and a gallery hallway leading to a living area that takes advantage of the Seaglass towers spectacular views. Two banks of large sliders encompass the entire west wall of the great room and open to a screened terrace overlooking Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The owners suite also opens to the screened terrace. An island kitchen flows into a dining area adjacent to the great room. Both guest suites also open to a terrace. The 1604 models color palette will include off-white, parchment like neutral backgrounds with blue and driftwood grey accents. The palette will be complimented by metallic and organic tones and finishes and sandy toned 24 x 24-inch porcelain tile flooring. Bleda and Porcos furnishings will evoke thoughts of the Gulf. In the elevator lobby, a periwinkle blue and grey cabinet with a mirrored top and a chrome base will be set against silvery metallic faux finished walls. A round mirror with silvery branches will play against a modern swing chandelier. The gallery hallway will host a white furniture piece with vertical waves and polished nickel legs. A marine blue toned abstract art piece will pop against the parchment like walls. A sofa with a creamy, nubby fabric will anchor the great rooms seating area. Furnishings will include upholstered arm chairs in a soft cream fabric, metallic blue accent pillows, a white circular table with branch-like legs, a square cocktail table with a sandy parchment top, and a media credenza in a soft blue finish with antiqued artisan mirror fronts. The adjacent dining area will feature a two-toned extension table that seats eight. The chairs are upholstered in a cream and blue fabric with a key cut-out on the back. A parchment wood buffet with a see-through lattice front will be placed in the dining areas deep niche. The island base and perimeter cabinetry in the kitchen will be off-white with off-white quartz countertops. Neutral pearl-toned upholstered swivel barstools will provide seating at the island while three silver toned pendant lights will create a comfortable setting. In the master bedroom, a driftwood grey king size canopy bed will feature a grasscloth treatment on the headboard wall and on the footboard. The nightstands and dresser will be finished in the same grey wood. The master bath will feature a double vanity with off-white cabinetry and an off-white quartz counter. The terrace will include a gas grill, dining area, two creamy outdoor leather chairs flanking a garden stool, two ottomans in creamy outdoor leather, a white frosted rectangular dining table with a glass top, and white dining chairs. Meissner and Bradford are furnishing the 2,889 square feet under air tower residence 1805 model. The plan offers terraces totaling 464 square feet. Priced at $1,950,000, the models three bedroom, three-and-a-half bath, great room plan features tall windows. The double-door entry from the private elevator foyer opens to a gallery with see-through views. The plans kitchen includes an immense island. The great room opens to the screened terrace that includes a gas grill. Adjacent to the great room, a dining area includes a deep niche that will accommodate a furniture piece. Walk-in closets are included throughout the home. Meissner and Bradfords selections will evoke a sense of calm. The elevator lobby, the great rooms media wall, the master bedroom, and the powder bath will be wallpapered in soft taupe textures. The painted wall surfaces will be presented in an off-white that will play against 24 by 24-inch Bianco Coveland porcelain tile flooring. Cream, beige, soft taupe, and grey fabrics will offer multiple textures. Accessories and art pieces will provide contrasting color tones. Acrylic accents and beautiful lighting fixtures will be found throughout the residence. Chandeliers that bring a note of elegance have been selected for the elevator lobby, gallery hallway, dining area, great room, and master bedroom. In the great room, Meissner and Bradford have created a look that includes wood, stone, glass, metal, and chagrin. Furnishings will include a curved offwhite linen sectional, two swivel chairs, a media console with a white lacquer cantilevered detail, a square acrylic cocktail table with a glass top, and an oval shaped end table with a stainless-steel base and a white stone top. A coordinating demilune table will feature a brushed nickel base and a white stone top. The dining area will feature a hand-hewn plank table with a chalk white top and a greyish-brown base that seats eight. A buffet in the dining areas niche will have a concrete finish with a white chalk top. The kitchens island and perimeter will feature white Shaker-style cabinetry with charcoal grey Cement-Quartz countertops. Visit the Seaglass Sales Center 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 Above: The kitchen in the completed Seaglass tower residence 306 model presents a fresh clean aura with light countertops and a beautiful island that play against warm wood toned flooring. Right: Cinnabar Designs Diana Hall, ASID and Laurie Walter, ASID created a sophisticated, elegant interior design for the completed Tower Residence 605 furnished model in the Seaglass high-rise tower being built by The Ronto Group within Bonita Bay. Below: Robb & Stucky will be furnishing two additional model residences at Seaglass, a 26-floor, 120-unit high-rise tower being built by The Ronto Group within Bonita Bay. The new models will be completed and available for purchase later this summer.ADVERTORIAL


AQUALANE SHORES $3,950,000 940 17th Ave S Fabulous southern exposure ov ersized Aqualane lot. Perfectly situated at the beginning of the cul-de-sac street. All houses around this lot are newer!!!! (L1930) Tade Bua-Bell, 595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 659.6115 PARK SHORE $3,450,000 313 Turtle Hatch Rd Long, expansive water views and a shor t walk to both Venetian Village and Park Shore Beach Park. One of Park Shores premier waterfront properties. 4/3 (H12948) Stuart W. Miller, 776.8770 BRITTANY AT PARK SHORE $2,990,000 4021 Gulf Shore Blvd N #1106 Simply amazing! Panoramic G ulf and Bay view! Exquisitely upgraded, open plan. Gorgeous marble, granite, white kitchen with island, 2 owners suites! Fab terrace. 3+Den/3.5 (C14004) Tade Bua-Bell, 595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 659.6115 PARK SHORE $1,900,000 3971 Gulf Shore Blvd N #404 Walls of glass from 9 ft. ceilings bring sun from sunrise to sunset in this mid-height immaculate luxury beachfront residence a stroll from Venetian Village. 3/3 (C14384) Nan Dietrich, 564.2906 GLENVIEW/FORT MYERS BEACH $1,440,000 640 Randy Ln Boat lovers paradise waking up to sunrise views of Ester o Bay and stepping outside to your private boathouse in this highly desired neighborhood on FM Beach. 3/3 (H12446) Amy Nease, 910.7267 BAY VILLAS AT PELICAN BAY $1,200,000 585 Bay Villas Ln #88 Have you been looking for a three-bedr oom villa with a two-car garage? Here it is. Sit back and relax in your own private tropical courtyard pool area. 3/2 (V2660) Cheryl Turner, 250.3311 MEDITERRA $1,195,000 18131 Lagos Way Situated perfectly! As you enter the home, y ou are immediately drawn to the light streaming through the home with its southern exposure and intimate courtyard. 3+Den/3 (V2654) Amy Nease, 910.7267 SAN MARINO AT PELICAN BAY $989,500 6855 San Marino Dr #203D Rarely available Le G rande D model with 2-car garage. Very pristine, never occupied by owner. Rented only for season months. Tram to beach is a short walk. 3/2 (C14923) Gary Alfonso, 450.1390 OLD NAPLES $825,000 276 2nd St S #276 Furthest west condos allow ed in Old Naples. End unit, own washer/dryer, enclosed lanai. 2/2 (C14653) Nan Dietrich, 564.2906 VINEYARDS $749,000 6604 Glen Arbor Way Soak up the sun. is light and bright contemporar y home is set in a prestigious hamlet. 50 ft. lap pool, open oor plan and soaring ceilings add to the modern feel. 3+Den/4.5 (H12455) Alex & Bobbie Dusek, 564.6137 ST. KITTS AT PELICAN BAY $725,000 6585 Nicholas Blvd #1602 Experience gorgeous sunsets and magni cent G ulf views from this 16th oor St. Kitts condo in Crown Colony. Owners can have 2 pets, 25 pounds each. 2/2 (C14794) Cheryl Turner, 250.3311 INDIGO LAKES $660,000 14681 Beaufort Cir Beautiful curb appeal with spacious living inside. V olume ceilings, kitchen with granite and SS appliances, 3-car garage, pool home on lake. Familyfriendly community. 4+Den/3.5 (H12869) Billie Jans, 980.0522 PALAZZO AT NAPLES $645,000 10039 Florence Cir Gorgeous single-story pool home with southern exposure, open concept oor plan and private lot located in the gated community of Palazzo. 3/2.5 (H13173) Scott Newsome, 919.7551, Robin Crudele, 431.6852 PELICAN LANDING $629,000 3490 Muscadine Ln Recently remodeled home with numerous upgrades, thr eecar garage, sparkling pool and mature fruit trees. Fabulous amenities including beach park and tennis! 3+Den/3 (H12154) Joanie Licitra, 566.9321 AUTUMN WOODS $624,900 6968 Burnt Sienna Cir Fall in love with this immaculate 2-story home that is situated on a gorgeous lot that o ers beautiful views of wide tranquil lake. Less than 2 miles to beach. 4+Den/2.5 (H13223) Lenore Vitale, 370.7030 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES $599,900 2009 Imperial Golf Course Blvd Fabulous southern lake views on large lot. R emodeled kitchen has soft-closing cabinets and is open to the oversized great room! 4+Den/3 (H12685) Debbie Frost, 250.8701 VINEYARDS $599,900 466 Palo Verde Dr Palo Verde is a show case hamlet. is bright home oor plan is ideal, not to mention the southern lakeside panorama. 3+Den/2.5 (H12860) Alex & Bobbie Dusek, 564.6137 BAY FOREST $549,000 15191 Cedarwood Ln #2704 Beautifully appointed 2,233 sq. ft. ov ersized penthouse with Gulf views! Coveted private garage plus covered carport included. Gated, clubhouse, tennis and more! 3/2 (C14980) Mari Vesci, 269.8889 MOORINGS $500,000 3300 Gulf Shore Blvd N #210 Stunning water views fr om spacious 2nd oor unit in the Executive Club. Large living room. Private beach access located just across the street. 2/2 (C14952) Robin Crudele, 431.6852 BIG CYPRESS $465,000 305 Burning Tree Dr is beautifully updated home is located on a quiet street with minimal tra c and features a tranquil western exposure. 3+Den/2 (H12600) Greg Gorman, PA, 784.2841 VINEYARDS $455,000 797 Regency Reserve Cir #4403 Your perpetual vacation home star ts here. An unsurpassed waterfall luxury pool awaits. Situated to enjoy the sun all day, 2nd oor lanai overlooks sparkling lake. 3+Den/3 (C14587) Alex & Bobbie Dusek, 564.6137 CARLTON LAKES $442,500 6451 Waverly Green Way Gorgeous single-family pool home located in Nor th Naples with private preserve view. Volume ceilings, open concept oor plan. Plantation shutters. Clubhouse. 3+Den/2 (H12927) Robin Crudele, 431.6852 PELICAN BAY $420,000 850 Tanbark Dr #102 View of the lake, pool and clubhouse from this beautifully updated property. Enjoy all the private beach access and amenities of Pelican Bay. 2/2 (C14977) Cheryl Turner, 250.3311 CARLTON LAKES $419,900 6128 Highwood Park Ln Fabulous SFH with open oor plan and formal dining r oom, large private lanai with large pool. Open kitchen with SS appliances, breakfast bar and eat-in kitchen area. 3+Den/2 (H12815) Robin Crudele, 431.6852 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES $416,900 1579 Weybridge Cir Blue skies, meandering lakes, green golf course and natur e preserve not only attracts wildlife, its the perfect place to call home. 2+Den/2.5 (H12494) Greg Gorman, PA, 784.2841 CAMDEN LAKES 415,000 16116 Camden Lakes Cir Lakefront open plan with loads of upgrades! Cr own, granite kitchen with island, tray ceiling. Owners suite with walk-in, dual sinks, rain shower. Screened lanai! 2+Den/2 (H11559) Tade Bua-Bell, 595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 659.6115 SORRENTO GARDENS $375,000 1188 Pompei Ln Living in the heart of town is possible and this one is in the Seagate school district! Great neighborhood of friendly people, dog and kid-friendly. 2+Den/2 (H13277) Mary Kay Hart, 821.5500 PELICAN MARSH $349,500 1025 Egrets Walk Cir #104 Beautifully maintained condo in Egr ets Walk. is is a rstoor unit located in a private setting facing Mercato. Pristine condition. Wood ooring throughout. 2+Den/2 (C14366) Gary Alfonso, 450.1390 VINEYARDS $320,000 825 Vistana Cir #23 Immaculate bright home is truly mo ve-in ready with brand new carpet, like-new tile and bright white walls. 2-car garage has newly painted oor. 3/2 (V2658) Alex & Bobbie Dusek, 564.6137 AVIANO $315,000 12858 Carrington Cir #8-202 Spacious 2nd oor condo o verlooking natural landscape. Volume ceilings, granite kitchen, laundry room, single garage. Gated community with pool, spa, exercise room. 3/2 (C14978) Barbara Salinas, 449.2733 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $299,900 1796 Bald Eagle Dr #500B Newly renovated and fabulous view of the lake with water featur es. Close to shopping, dining, easy access to I-75 and just a few minutes from the beach. 3/3 (C14964) Mary Kay Hart, 821.5500, Greg Gorman, PA, 784.2841 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE $28 9,900 11384 Quail Village Way #202 Updated 1st oor end unit, expansive golf course view! Updates galore and elegance abounds. Plantation shutters, tile oors throughout, lots of closet space. 2+Den/2 (C14475) Barbara Salinas, 449.2733 ISLAND PARK WOODS $284,900 6095 Waterway Bay Dr Centrally located in S For t Myers, this home is located in the sought-after community of Island Park Woods and convenient to the airport, shopping and dining. 3/2 (H12146) Amy Nease, 910.7267 DIAMOND LAKE $280,000 300 Diamond Cir #308 Furnished second oor end unit with 1-car garage. Centrally located gated community with pool, exercise room, library and close to shopping and dining. 3/2 (C14985) Debbie Zvibleman, 272.8878 CARLTON LAKES $250,000 5025 Cedar Springs Dr #101 Beautifully updated 1st oor end unit with panoramic lake views. Spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, wood cabinets, breakfast bar and SS appliances. 2+Den/2 (C14947) Robin Crudele, 431.6852 FIND THE HOME OF YOUR DREAMS.Search All of Naples, Florida and Surrounding Areas Listings atJOHNRWOOD.COM OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 This Weeks Featured ListingsOPEN HOUSES ARE SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2018


Please join us for an Informational Luncheon Friday, July 13th at 11:30 am Moorings Park Grande LakeSales Gallery 7330 Premier Drive, Naples, FL RSVP by July 11th 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, Florida 34105 I MooringsParkGL.orgMoorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-prot, Medicare-certied community and one of the only Life Plan communities with A or A+ ratings by Fitch and S&P. 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

PAGE 39 | RoyalShellRentals.com239.213.9100 150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd Street Shopping 100 X 170 Lot Facing South $4,475,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OLDE NAPLES 4951 BONITA BAY BLVD. PH #101, BONITA Stunning Penthouse in the Sky, Gorgeous Views Professionally Decorated w/Marble, Granite & Crystal $1,980,000 Call for Details! Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY ESPERIA 4931 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1403, BONITA Breathtaking Bay & Gulf Views Sunrise for Coffee & Happy Hour Sunsets $1,975,000 MLS 218035663 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 BONITA BAY AZURE9882 MONTIANO CT., NAPLES Full TPC Membership Included 4 BR, 4.5 BA + Study, 3 Car Garage $1,695,000 MLS 218041276 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY502 WHISPERING PINE LN., NAPLES Single Family w/Pool & Lake Views For Sale at Less than Appraised Value $1,599,000 MLS 217044781 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE PARK SHORE786 ORCHID CT., MARCO ISLAND Long & Wide Converging Waterway Views 3 BR, 3.5 BA, Wraparound Lanai, Pool/Spa $1,450,000 MLS 218010046 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MARCO BEACH5718 CLARENDON DR., NAPLES 3 BR, Flex Room, 3 Car A/C Garage Brand New, Prime Lakefront Home $1,349,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE26448 BRICK LN., BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms + Den, Pool/Spa $1,199,000 MLS 218019976 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE

PAGE 40 m 239.21 3 Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,875,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL1281 STONE CT., MARCO ISLAND Direct Gulf Access Panoramic Sweeping Views of Basin to Gulf $3,450,000 MLS 218030254 Kevin O'Leary 603.616.6010 OPEN 7/8 12:00PM 3:00PM SPECTACULAR GULF VIEWS4213 BRYNWOOD DR., NAPLES 5 Bedrooms, 6.2 Bathrooms + Den Furnished, Transitional Style Courtyard $2,999,000 MLS 218016888 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 NEW PRICE OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM QUAIL WEST $2,850,000 MLS 218041216 Kevin O'Leary 603.616.6010 $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 $2,399,000 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 4811 ISLAND POND CT. #1203, BONITA Penthouse 2,382 S.F. Under Air $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 BONITA BAY BAYVIEW27540 RIVERBANK DR., BONITA Gorgeous 3 BR, 3.5 BA + Den, Updated Villa Rare 3 Car Garage, Wide Scenic Lake Views $1,050,000 MLS 218031434 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY ANCHORAGE4329 SANCTUARY WAY, BONITA Lovely Courtyard Home w/Lanai Granite & Custom Cabinets in MBR & Kitchen $949,000 MLS 218028065 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY $849,000 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $755,000 MLS 218007398 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 $729,000 MLS 218040132 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 5801 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 PINES15441 QUEENSFERRY DR., FORT MYERS Lush Tropical Pool/Spa w/Waterfalls Expansive Golf Course & Water Views $699,000 MLS 217066926 Debby Welsh 239.292.8839 OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 3:00PM FIDDLESTICKS COUNTRY CLUB23307 FOXBERRY LN., ESTERO 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Pool Home Lake & Golf Views $699,000 MLS 218028636 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $625,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $549,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 $544,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 14074 LAVANTE CT., BONITA 4 BR, 4 BA + Den, 3 Car GA, Pool 17' x 17' Master Suite w/Large Walk-In Closet $629,900 MLS 218040873 Ron Cotorakas & Jim Nott 239.560.1406 OPEN 7/7 & 7/8 12:00PM 4:00PM PALMIRA GOLF & CC $625,000 MLS 218036689 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 17055 PORTA VECCHIO WAY #101, NAPLES 1st Floor, 3 BR + Den, Natural Preserve View Volume Ceilings w/Grand Foyer $539,000 MLS 218044066 Navarro Group 239.689.9339 NEW LISTING OPEN 7/8 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 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY WATERFORD5575 LAGO VILLAGGIO WAY, NAPLES Lakefront 4 BR Home w/Pool & Spa Outstanding Views $510,000 MLS 218027697 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW PRICE GLEN EAGLE $459,000 MLS 217071134 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 $449,999 MLS 218041010 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $449,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 12593 COCONUT CREEK CT., FORT MYERS Lakefront Pool Home w/S. Exposure 3 BR, 2 BA, 2,243 S.F., Near Beaches $499,000 MLS 218043422 Adam Fernandez, Team Stacey 239.464.5953 NEW LISTING OPEN 7/7 10:00AM 1:00PM COCONUT CREEK $479,000 MLS 218040897 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 27167 OAKWOOD LAKE DR., BONITA Lake & Golf Course Views Remodeled Kitchen w/High-End Appliances $449,000 MLS 218031813 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY28646 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 $431,000 MLS 218029417 Danni Jones, The Martinovich Group 239.325.3507 BONITA SHORES $414,900 MLS 218015799 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 $389,999 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $389,000 MLS 217064795 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 1520 CLERMONT DR. #H-304, NAPLES Southern Views of Golf Course Updated Wood Flooring $430,000 MLS 218027857 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 PELICAN MARSH $424,900 MLS 218038280 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 1025 SANDPIPER ST. #E105, NAPLES Resort Style Living, 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey 5 Minute Walk to 5th Avenue $389,000 MLS 217033486 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT9520 CYPRESS HAMMOCK CIR. #102, ESTERO 1st Floor Former Model, 3 BR, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage Enclosed A/C Lanai, SS Appliances, Breakfast Bar $379,900 MLS 218034778 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 SHADOW WOOD CYPRESS HAMMOCK9681 RAVEN CT., ESTERO Waterfront, Rutenberg Islamorada Model 2 Master Suites, 3 BR, 3 BA, Pool $375,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 ROOKERY POINTE $369,000 MLS 218029755 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 $358,900 MLS 218041619 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 $349,000 MLS 218040966 Jackie Gantzer 239.825.3206 4520 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 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY $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 $329,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NEW PRICE PALMETTO RIDGE23820 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 BAY $299,900 MLS 218040031 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 $295,000 MLS 218024948 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 $275,000 MLS 218036804 Scott Allan 239.333.3635 1060 ALHAMBRA CIR., NAPLES Minutes to Shopping & Restaurants Short Bike Ride to the Beach $325,000 MLS 218018629 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 TWIN LAKES $319,000 MLS 218036511 Carol Jones 239.250.4310


m | 3 .9100 o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway $13,875,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 $3,450,000 MLS 218030254 Kevin O'Leary 603.616.6010 $2,999,000 MLS 218016888 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 1280 STONE CT., MARCO ISLAND Southern Views onto the Gulf Gulf Entrance Minutes Away $2,850,000 MLS 218041216 Kevin O'Leary 603.616.6010 NEW LISTING OPEN 7/7 12:00PM 3:00PM BOATER'S PARADISE4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 7/8 2:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA9938 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Burano Model Home, Upgrades & Furnished Pool/Spa & Outdoor Kitchen $2,399,000 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 OPEN DAILY 10:00AM 5:00PM PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 $1,050,000 MLS 218031434 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 $949,000 MLS 218028065 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 9415 GULF SHORE DR. #301, NAPLES Spectacular Gulf Views, Beachfront Condo 2 BR, 2 BA, Furnished & Pet Friendly $849,000 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE VANDERBILTBEACH2834 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 CASTILLO3500 LAKEMONT DR., BONITA Beautifully Remodeled Lakemont Home Peaceful Long Lake View $729,000 MLS 218040132 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 PELICAN LANDING $699,000 MLS 218029139 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 $699,000 MLS 217066926 Debby Welsh 239.292.8839 $699,000 MLS 218028636 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #105, ESTERO Rare 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 1st Floor Unit Incredible Outdoor Patio $625,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY FLORENCIA1948 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 ESTATES6750 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 RESORT $629,900 MLS 218040873 Ron Cotorakas & Jim Nott 239.560.1406 27054 SERRANO WAY, BONITA Custom 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Quiet Neighborhood Open Chef's Kitchen w/Lake View $625,000 MLS 218036689 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 SERRANO $539,000 MLS 218044066 Navarro Group 239.689.9339 $524,000 MLS 218028761 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 $510,000 MLS 218027697 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 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 HARBOR20734 TORRE DEL LAGO ST., ESTERO Charming 2 Story Pool Home 5 BR, 3 BA w/Private Preserve Views $449,999 MLS 218041010 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 NEW LISTING BELLA TERRA6509 CALDECOTT DR., NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave $449,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 LELY RESORT CALDECOTT $499,000 MLS 218043422 Adam Fernandez, Team Stacey 239.464.5953 26881 WEDGEWOOD DR #203 Bright & Open 3 BR, 2 BA, 2,000+ S.F. Magnificent Lake Views w/Southern Exposure $479,000 MLS 218040897 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY WEDGEWOOD $449,000 MLS 218031813 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 $435,000 MLS 217014059 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 $431,000 MLS 218029417 Danni Jones, The Martinovich Group 239.325.3507 2500 GULF SHORE BLVD. N. #S9, NAPLES On Moorings Bay & West of 41 Quiet Private Location, Steps to Beach $414,900 MLS 218015799 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 MOORINGS9929 COLONIAL WALK N., ESTERO 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Car Garage Private Pool w/Southern Lake Views $389,999 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW PRICE OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM COLONIAL OAKS28616 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 $430,000 MLS 218027857 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 9940 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 SPANISH WELLS $389,000 MLS 217033486 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 $379,900 MLS 218034778 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 $375,000 MLS 218017662 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 ACRES10264 COBBLE HILL RD., BONITA Peaceful & Serene Lake View 3 BR, 3 Full Baths + Den $358,900 MLS 218041619 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING HAWTHORNE6540 MONTEREY PT. #203, NAPLES 3 BR, 2.5 BA, S. Exposure Overlooking Lake Beautifully Appointed, Great for Entertaining $349,000 MLS 218040966 Jackie Gantzer 239.825.3206 MARBELLA LAKES $375,000 MLS 218019387 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.272.1196 15209 BUTLER LAKE DR. #101, NAPLES Large 1st Floor End Unit 2 Car Garage $374,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 LIVINGSTON LAKES $339,000 MLS 218007287 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 $329,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $329,000 MLS 218022912 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 1516 BIRDIE DR., NAPLES 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms Beautiful Lake Views $299,900 MLS 218040031 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 VALENCIA COUNTRY CLUB9181 LAS MADERAS DR., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey Attached Villa Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $295,000 MLS 218024948 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS13400 CAUSEWAY PALMS CV., FORT MYERS On-Island Lifestyle, Off-Island Pricing Luxury Villas Just Off the Causeway $275,000 MLS 218036804 Scott Allan 239.333.3635 OPEN DAILY 12:00PM 4:00PM CAUSEWAY KEY $325,000 MLS 218018629 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 21711 BRIXHAM RUN LP., ESTERO 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, 2 Car Garage Southern Exposure on Lanai w/Pool $319,000 MLS 218036511 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 STONEYBROOK


1059 MARBLEHEAD DR. #0-3, NAPLES Golf Membership Included Four Miles to Downtown & the Beach $275,000 MLS 218005692 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 OPEN 7/7 1:00PM 4:00PM GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC8990 PALMAS GRANDES BLVD. #102, BONITA 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA, 1 Car Garage Condo Beautiful Lake & Water Feature Views $269,900 MLS 218017846 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS LAS BRISAS21179 BUTCHERS HOLLER, ESTERO Lake & Golf Course Views 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $269,000 MLS 218007593 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 COUNTRY CREEK1720 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 BAY7990 HELENA CT., AVE MARIA 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage, 2,000+ S.F. Extended Lanai, Beautiful Water View $259,900 MLS 218038248 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 AVE MARIA4239 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 BRECKENRIDGE27911 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #217D, BONITA Rare in Hacienda, 2 Bedrooms + Den New Carpet, Tile & Paint, Offered Furnished $255,000 MLS 218018789 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 HACIENDA VILLAGE6620 BEACH RESORT DR. #3, NAPLES Beautifully Kept 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Amenity Rich Community $254,999 MLS 218030253 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 FALLING WATERS BEACH RESORT1407 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 VILLAGE3624 BOCA CIEGA DR. #F-9, NAPLES Convenient Location, Minutes to Downtown Great Rental History $249,000 MLS 218035740 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 LAKEWOOD12601 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 CC5681 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 SOUND1240 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 ESTATES27870 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #202C, BONITA 2 BR, 2.5 BA Townhouse, Great Location 2 Pools, Tennis, Bocce, Gated Community $225,000 MLS 218014683 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 HACIENDA VILLAGE6820 STERLING GREENS PL. #2104, NAPLES 1st Floor, Unfurnished, 2 BR, 2 BA Serene Panoramic Views $219,000 MLS 218027340 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM GLEN EAGLE9597 CRESCENT GARDEN DR. #D-101, NAPLES Bright & Open Floor Plan Condo Walking Distance to Pelican Marsh Elementary $215,000 MLS 218041979 Jackie Gantzer 239.825.3206 CRESCENT LAKE ESTATES221 9TH ST. S. #406, NAPLES Fantastic Location, Walk to 5th Avenue & Beach Sold Turnkey $189,000 MLS 218036329 Tina Tusack 239.634.3810 BELLASERA RESORT10700 RAVENNA WAY #105, FORT MYERS 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1st Floor Condo Lake & Golf Course View $187,500 MLS 218014943 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 NEW PRICE OPEN 7/8 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN PRESERVE RAVENNA10010 MADDOX LN. #315, BONITA Bright & Spacious 3 BR, 2 BA Condo 3rd Floor Unit w/Water Views $174,999 MLS 218000619 Sean Smuk 239.220.4040 LAKESIDE HIDEAWAY12060 SUMMERGATE CIR. #202, FORT MYERS 2nd Floor Condo w/1 Car Garage 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1,300+ S.F. $165,000 MLS 218017915 Tina Tusack 239.634.3810 OPEN 7/7 11:00AM 2:00PM SUMMERWIND75 SAINT ANDREWS BLVD. #100, NAPLES Located in Southeast Naples Golf Course Views $162,000 MLS 218040828 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 LELY GOLF ESTATES2271 SOMERSET RIDGE DR. #201, LEHIGH Turnkey, Upgraded 3 BR, 2 BA Condo Volume Ceilings, Granite & Marble Countertops $159,900 MLS 218009176 Kathy Cardet 239.851.6235 OPEN 7/4 1:00PM 4:00PM WESTMINSTER GOLF CLUB23710 WALDEN CENTER DR. #310, ESTERO Phenomenal Investment Opportunity 3 BR, 2 BA + Study, 1 Car Garage $154,995 MLS 218002531 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 TIDES AT PELICAN LANDING197 HARRISON RD. # 1, NAPLES 1st Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Condo, Turnkey Furnished Golf & All Amenities Included $151,900 MLS 218011058 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 GLADES COUNTRY CLUB


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 REAL ESTATE B15Kalea Bay residents love the communitys amenitiesTower 2 now under construction A clubhouse should be the social and recreational centerpiece of a community, and at Kalea Bay, the gated, luxury residential high-rise community currently being developed on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, that couldnt be more true. There are several reasons buyers have decided to purchase at Kalea Bay, said Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. The first is the beautifully designed three-bedroom plus den/three-and-a-half-bath and four-bedroom/four-bath tower residences with Gulf views. The other is our spectacular main amenity area, which includes our community clubhouse. Not only is it a dramatic sight as residents and visitors drive into the community, but its now the envy of every community in the Naples area. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot main amenity area, which opened in early January, is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. The clubhouse features three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an openair bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a fitness center, a snack bar, a lakeside fire pit, an Internet cafe and a gifts and sundries shop. All three pools overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. We have the perfect place for all three, said Lodge. The indoor/outdoor restaurant serves incredible meals throughout the day. And what better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as eight pickleball courts. Guest suites that can accommodate overnight guests and family members are also located nearby. Residents also have a shuttle service that originates from the clubhouse and takes them to the beach. Two of the top-rated beaches in the country are only minutes away from Kalea Bay, stated Lodge. They include Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, which was ranked #2 nationally, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which was ranked #9. The completion of the main amenity area at Kalea Bay coincided with the completion the communitys first residential tower, which is sold out. Thats why in May construction began on the communitys second tower, said Lodge. As of early July, that tower has surpassed the 50 percent sold mark. 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/4.5bath 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.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 Top: A fire pit at the clubhouse offers stunning views of the communitys first tower on the opposite end of the lake. Above: Kalea Bays main amenity area includes the communitys clubhouse which features three separate pools, an indoor/ outdoor restaurant, fitness center, open-air bar and Internet caf. Right: Tower 200 at Kalea Bay is 22 stories and features 120 luxury residences. Below Left: The second towers rooftop amenities will include a pool, open-air fitness center and sky lounge. Below Right: Residents of Kalea Bay have indoor and outdoor dining options.ADVERTORIAL


B16 WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Eden on The Bay $679,9003BR, 3BA plus den 2C garage pool home. Open concept living in 2,438 SF of living space. Outstanding lake views. Island Walk $494,5004BR, 3BA, 2C garage pool home. Hurricane shutters, security system, all white kitchen, replace & more. The Dunes $1,350,000Stunning 3BR, 3BA plus de n condo. Hardwood & tile throughout, storm shutters, & gorgeous lake view. STEPS TO THE BEACH! SENSATIONAL AMENITIES!BE PREPARED TO BE IMPRESSED! NEW LISTING! Margaret Hutchison 239.272.7000 or 594.9484 M M 2 2 23 m m IMPERIAL GOLF CLUB $280,00013131 Castle Harbour Dr #M5 Naples, FL$280,000 buys this relaxing villa, 5 minutes to beach & gulf. 50 steps to pool, golf course views, 1823 T sq ft updated. Gated, on 41/Tamiami Tr JRW Owner/Agent Open Daily, Just CallMLS 218023968 BERMUDA GREENS Active 55+ Community FULLY FURNISHED NEW HOME $145,5003 bedroom/2 bath Kitchen Bar New Appliances Walk in Closet (888) 265-0605FREE GOLF CART & 1-Year FREE Lifestyle Fees!when you purchase a NEW home at Naples Estates. 400 Palm Haven Blvd., Naples USfor a tour of our new homes and see our huge 55+ activity center under constructionJULY 14 & 28 11am 3pm in May, but is still 2.5 percent lower than May 2017. Pending home sales in the South declined 3.5 percent to an index of 122.9 in May (unchanged from a year ago). The index in the West inched forward 0.6 percent in May to 94.7, but is 4.1 percent below a year ago. The National Association of Realtors is Americas largest trade association, representing 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. NARFrom page 3 Kova Companies hires threeKOVA Companies, a commercial real estate firm, has announced the hiring of three new employees due to recent growth with new clients and expansion of services. Briar Bonadonna, Colby Emma and Hally Kocur offer vast experience to support the rest of the KOVA team. Ms. Bonadonna will assist CEO Anthony Emma Jr. She is from Rochester, N.Y., and received her bachelor of science in innovation and entrepreneurship from Clarkson University. Mr. Emma is a Rhode Island native with a background in business development. He is also a Clarkson University graduate. Ms. Kocur provides brand expertise to KOVA with her education background in communication from Florida Gulf Coast University and experience in the marketing and event planning space. KOVA Companies is a commercial real estate firm engaged in many facets of the industry. Headquartered in Naples, the firms family of companies has evolved over 25 years to include offerings in management, investment, insurance, brokerage, development, financing, golf management and hospitality. For more information, visit www.


ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Rejuvenate your life. Without ever leaving home.Whether sun bathing or enjoying an ice cream cone from the Driftwood Caf, this is the perfect place to celebrate each and every day of a quintessential life. Kalea Bay carefree resort lifestyle and sun-drenched days give way to glorious gulf sunsets. Tower 200 from $1.4 million. 1391 0 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 239-793-0110 REJUVENATE


B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Mangrove BaySummer incentives on the only new waterfront construction in Old NaplesMangrove Bay offers the discerning customer the ONLY new construction homes currently being built on the water in beautiful Old Naples. These remarkably designed homes are a boater and anglers dream and offer all the conveniences of in-town living with 5th Avenue only steps away. We are excited to announce our SUMMER BUYER INCENTIVES! For the months of July through September, over $100,000 worth of upgrades will be a complementary inclusion in the purchase of a new home. Examples of upgrades are outdoor kitchens, outdoor fireplaces and electric roll-down shutters to enhance your Old Florida inspired home. All Mangrove Bay homes offer private Gulf access boat slips on the Gordon River included with purchase, a feature unique to the community. 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. As a resident of this stunning community, built on Old Naples last remaining significant waterfront property for residential development, owners also have the added bonus of close proximity to 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, to the delight of families and nature aficionados alike. And dog lovers will enjoy the City of Naples Dog Park, just a short walk from Mangrove Bay. Coupled with the coastal luxury lifestyle is Mangrove Bays Amenity Center, which has recently broken ground and is slated for completion Spring 2019. It will feature a private onsite concierge to cater to every residents needs, comprehensive property management services, state-ofthe-art wellness/fitness equipment and Yoga studio, a private boat ramp, as well as ground level storage area for residents kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and jet-skis. Mangrove Bay offers multiple floor plans to suit the needs of those with exceptional taste desiring an unequaled residence and lifestyle. 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. 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 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 expansive master suite, two guest bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a den all on one 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. The single story Captiva floor plan features an attractive open concept design with soaring vaulted ceilings and large outdoor living area. It offers 2,586 of luxurious living space. 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. 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. Each waterfront home at Mangrove Bay has an optional guesthouse with a full bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and sitting area. These guest accommodations add approximately 500 square feet of living space. Remarkably designed Old Florida homes with spacious and open floor plans, Mangrove Bay properties inspire coastal luxury living at its finest. With an unrivaled address in Old Naples close to all downtown has to offer coupled with INCREDIBLE summer buyer incentive offers, 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 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 SUMMER INCENTIVESJuly through September, over $100,000 worth of upgrades will be a complementary inclusion in the purchase of a new home. USEPPA III Largest and most Versatile Floor Plan Living Area: 3,488 sq. ft. Total Area: 4,056 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 4 Full Bath: 4, Half Baths: 1 2-Car, Attached AVAILABLE LOTS 19 48 COQUINA I Living Area: 2,664 sq. ft. Total Area: 4,284 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 3 Full Bath: 2, Half Baths: 1 2-Car, Attached AVAILABLE LOTS 7 18 PALM COTTAGE Living Area: 2,514 sq. ft. Total Area: 3,375 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 3 Full Bath: 2, Half Baths: 1 2-Car, Attached AVAILABLE LOTS 1 18 KEEWAYDIN Living Area: 3,272 sq. ft. With Guest Suite: 3,757 sq. ft. Total Area: 4,877 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 3 Full Bath: 3, Half Baths: 1 2-Car, Attached AVAILABLE LOTS 22 48


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 REAL ESTATE B19 Is where your story begins Purchase your dream home with as little as 3% down*. *For well qualified borrowers. Get started. Call today! (239) 908-5864 Or visit $624,900 Lenore Vitale | 239.370.7030 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 www.53.comJennifer FuegerMortgage Loan Originator Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. INDIRECT ACCESS WATERWAY1621 Begonia Court $370,000Great opportunity to own/ built on Marco Island. Pristine waters, beautiful coastlines & wonderful sense of community. Loaded with functions, activities, amenities. People from all over the world are drawn here. INLAND HOMESITE521 S. Heathwood Dr. $154,900 Come build sandcastles instead of snowmen. Great location bordering the desired south end for less. Close to many of Marco Islands amenities. Minutes to Mackle Park. Sewer assessment paid. NEW PRICE ADJUSTMENT1830 Menorca Ct.$725,000 Outstanding home that perfectly displays the Florida lifestyle & weather. Numerous windows & sliders, desired direct access water canal. Kitchen w/breakfast room or breakfast bar. Large walk-in pantry. 3 BR/2 BA. NEAR BEACH ENTRANCEDela Park Place #704$569,900 One of the best Gulf of Mexico views on the island. 2 BR/2 BA unit being oered furnished. Spacious Master suite, generous storage. Views of the Gulf from every room, outstanding amenities. Under cover parking & hurricane shutters. REAL ES T A T E N EWSMAKERSCBIA awards scholarshipsEight high school students were awarded scholarships by the Collier Building Industry Association recently. Eight students earned the distinction for their interest in pursuing education relating to careers within construction, engineering, architecture and connected trade industries. The scholarships were awarded via CBIAs foundation, a nonprofit organized to support educational and charitable activities. Scholarship applicants must be in good standing and recommended by their teachers or returning students with a strong interest in the construction industry or related trades who desire to pursue higher education opportunities. The award winners: Isabella Beauchamp of Gulf Coast High School was awarded a $500 scholarship. She will study construction management at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Mitch Crawford of Gulf Coast High School was awarded a $500 scholarship. He will study construction management at Florida Institute of Technology. Caleb Froitzheim of Barron Collier High School was awarded a $500 scholarship. He will study construction management at Florida Institute of Technology. Jacob German received a $750 scholarship to continue his study in architecture at Florida Atlantic University. John Granholm received a $2,000 scholarship to study construction management at the University of Florida. Jovens Gustave of Barron Collier High School received a $500 scholarship to study construction management at Florida Atlantic University. Julia Kennealy of Barron Collier High School received a $500 scholarship. She will study architecture at Florida International University. Jessica Marin of Lely High School received a $500 scholarship. She will study architectural design and construction technology at Florida SouthWestern State College. For more information about future scholarships, visit moves to a new officeOwen-Ames-Kimball Company has moved into a larger Naples office to accommodate the companys growth in Collier County. The new 1,600-square-foot office is located at 5117 Castello Drive, Suite 2, just southeast of the intersection of U.S. 41 and Pine Ridge Road in Naples. Its previous location was on Trail Boulevard, less than one mile from the new office. O-A-K has been expanding its presence in Collier County with a series of new construction projects, and thats meant hiring additional team members, said O-A-K President Dave Dale. The larger office provides more space to continue serving the Naples community for years to come. Some of O-A-Ks Collier County projects include Community School of Naples, North Naples United Methodist Church, Guadalupe Centers Early Learning Center, Marco Island Marriott Resort, Covenant Presbyterian Church, Moorings Presbyterian Church, River Park Community Center, Cypress Palm Middle School, Sugden Community Theatre and continuing projects for Collier County Public Schools. O-A-K has 14 employees who work from its Naples office, and the company recently hired three additional team members. For more information, contact the O-A-K Naples office at 304-9746 or email set to renovate and expand club amenitiesKensington Golf and Country Club unveiled plans for a multi-million-dollar renovation and expansion in conjunction with the clubs 25th anniversary. The $3.5 million construction project includes the addition of several new member amenities as well as a complete refurbishment of certain existing facilities. Work is expected to begin early this summer and is scheduled for completion in January of 2019. This extensive renovation project will add a number of features that have long been desired and will make our club more contemporary for current and prospective new members, said David Krzywonos, general manager of Kensington Golf & Country Club. Kensington Golf & Country Club is one of the more established clubs in North Naples, having opened in 1994. The club features a par-71 championship golf course that has hosted U.S. Open Qualifiers, most recently in May 2016. Visit for more information. Compass launches in NaplesCompass, a real estate technology company, recently announced its expansion into the Southwest Florida market. The company has a 6,000-squarefoot Naples office at 800 Laurel Oak Drive under construction, with 15 agents already signed on with at least another 55 expected to join. The company provides a powerful end-to-end platform that supports the entire buying and selling process. Compass was founded in 2012 by Ori Allon and Robert Reffkin. It operates in 14 major markets across the United States, including Miami. Gary Nolan was named as the sales manager in Naples. For more information, visit www.


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At amavida, its all about you. Your happiness. Your comfort. Your choices. This brand-new resort-style senior living community is shaped around you and your love of life. Choose from spacious residences and cottages. Well take care of everything the cooking, cleaning and maintenance while you love life! Indulge in four dining venues, pools, a Clubhouse, par-3 practice range, tness and wellness center; tennis, pickleball and bocce courts. And so much more. Come experience amavida for yourself. Tour our two-bedroom cottage model or one-bedroom residence model, both designed for Independent Living. 239.215.4971 Adjacent to Lakes Park 7650 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers, FL 33908 a love of life accentuateYour Love of Life Independent LivingAssisted LivingMemory Care Living Rental residences from $2,495/month. amavida. Where the accent is on you. Location Location Location! Custom-built lakefront estate located in Coconut Creek, a gated community with old Florida-style architecture. You are greeted with a brick paver driveway, 3 car garage and a grand front porch. Estate offers volume ceilings, crown molding, tile oors, a large formal dinning room and custom drapes throughout. Living room offers custom built-in cabinets, pocket sliders out to a large undertruss lanai with an outdoor kitchen, dining area and pool. The open and airy kitchen is great for entertaining. Home ofce includes built-ins. French doors lead you to a private master suite. The master overlooks the pool and the large lake with sliders out to the pool. The master bedroom offers two master baths, one with a jacuzzi, dressing area and two vanities. The second master bath offers a tiled shower, dual master sinks and a gym. There is a guest bedroom located on the opposite side of the home with its own private hallway and full bath. A cabana poolside offers a large bedroom and its own private entry with full bath. There is a bonus room above the garage with a half bath. Call Tim for your private showing at (239) 246-8952. COCONUT CREEK LAKEFRONT NEW LISTING COCONUT CREEK LAKEFRONT g h al f bat h. Call Tim for y our p at ( 23 9) 246-895 2 TimothyJBlanton@yahoo.comTimBlanton239.246.8952


B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Featured Open HouseOLD NAPLES 489 1st Avenue South $3,892,000 Open Sun 1-4pm 4 bed, 4 bath, 3,347 sq. ft. residence offered Fully Furnished by Clive Daniel Home. Resort Style Pool with Spa, Outdoor Living and Kitchen, Full 2 Car Garage. Corner Lot. Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 William Raveis 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 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 489 1St Avenue South $4,175,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1461 Anhinga Pointe $3,895,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 5889 Sunnyslope Drive $3,300,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 4213 Brynwood Drive $2,999,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 875 9Th Avenue South $2,875,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 6320 Burnham Road $2,500,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 2394 Grey Oaks Drive North From $2,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sales Of ce 239.262.5557 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY 9938 Montiano Drive $2,399,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 Daily 10am-5pm THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive $2,295,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm CELLINI AT MEDITERRA 16510 Cellini Lane $2,000,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY LUGANO 5908 Via Lugano $1,779,950 Premier Sothebys International Realty Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Sunday 1-4pm TORINO AT GREY OAKS 2121 Modena Court $1,650,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES 295 Grande Way #804 $1,649,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm VINEYARDS TERRACINA 451 Terracina Way $1,399,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Claudia Vitulich 239.330.3611 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 QUAIL WEST 4649 Idylwood Lane $1,300,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm VILLALAGO AT MEDITERRA 18081 Lagos Way $1,250,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS LERMITAGE 2666 LErmitage Lane $1,200,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jutta V. Lopez 239.659.5113 Sunday 1-4pm HIDDEN HARBOR 17306 Hidden Estates Circle $1,150,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Catherine Ouellette 941.916.7876 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES SHADOWMOSS 350 3rd Avenue South #B-2 $1,098,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Fatima Khokhar 239.961.5661 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES 295 Grande Way #02 $999,999 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm LELY RESORT CLASSICS 7874 Players Street $899,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sean Meehan 239.404.0109 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 TIBURON CASTILLO 2854 Tiburon Boulevard #103 $819,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Priscilla Diaz 413.221.4615 Sunday 1-4pm MONTEREY 7691 Santa Cruz Court $799,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Londa Nau 239.293.4805 Sunday 1-4pm WINDSTAR REGATTA LANDING 2439 Breakwater Way #9101 $739,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Sunday 1-4pm MARBELLA LAKES 6537 Marbella Drive $689,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 Sunday 1-4pm EDEN ON THE BAY 440 Chartwell Place $679,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm AUTUMN WOODS 6968 Burnt Sienna Circle $624,900 John R Wood Properties Lenore Vitale 239.370.7030 GULF HAROUR 730 Pan Am Avenue $619,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Linda Perry 239.450.9113 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE VILLAS 4058 Crayton Road #F-3 $599,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tami Eilers 239.216.7828 Sunday 1-4pm CAMDEN LAKES 16361 Camden Lakes Circle $599,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Dave Renner 239.784.5552 Sunday 1-4pm LELY 7924 Cordoba Place $547,900 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SANCTUARY 5950 Pelican Bay Boulevard #123 $545,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Kelly Kent 239.250.5480 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA GOLF COMMUNITY 17055 Porta Vecchio Way #101 $539,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Navarro Group 239.689.9339 Sunday 1-4pm SATURNIA LAKES 2388 Leafshine Lane $475,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Lisa Rogstad 239.777.1698 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT HAWTHORNE 7849 Hawthorne Drive #803 $465,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Nancy Harris-Gannon 239.691.0939 Sunday 1-4pm WALDEN OAKS LEXINGTON AT LONE OAK 6908 Lone Oak Boulevard $419,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Amy Reinholdt 239.248.8388 Sunday 1-4pm BRIARWOOD 732 Teton Court $379,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Janine Monfort 239.641.0990 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 GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC 1059 Marblehead Drive #0-3 $275,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 Saturday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOODS GOLF & C.C. 3445 Grand Cypress Drive #103 $264,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOODS GOLF & C.C. 3455 Laurel Greens Lane S103 $259,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm TARPON BAY 1664 Tarpon Bay Drive South #7-102 $245,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Aysim Eserdag 239.404.6891 Sunday 1-4pm EAGLE CREEK 169 Cypress View Drive $239,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Shirlene Elkins/Debron Fowles 239.777.9574 Sunday 1-4pm EMERALD LAKES VILLAGES 7742 Emerald Circle #102 $219,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Sunday 1-4pm GLEN EAGLE 6820 Sterling Greens Place #2104 $219,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 Sunday 1-4pmMarco IslandSPECTACULAR GULF VIEWS 1281 Stone Court $3,450,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Kevin OLeary 603.616.6010 Sunday 12-3pm BOATERS PARADISE 1280 Stone Court $2,850,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Kevin OLeary 603.616.6010 Saturday 12-3pm MARISOL PLAZA 921 Seagrape Drive #406 $389,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Sunday 1-4pm Bonita SpringsBONITA 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 HORIZONS 4731 Bonita Bay Boulevard #502 $1,295,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Sunday 1-4pm PALMIRA GOLF & CC 14074 Lavante Court $629,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Ron Cotorakas & Jim Nott 239.560.1406 Sat & Sun 12-4pm BONITA BAY WATERFORD 3331 Glen Cairn Court #204 $524,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 Sunday 1-4pm 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 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 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 VASARI COUNTRY CLUB MATERA 12005 Matera Lane #102 $200,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jessica Whiffen 239.450.8281 Sunday 1-4pm EsteroSHADOW WOOD 9570 Lakebend Preserve Court $1,725,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 23307 Foxberry Lane $699,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 Sunday 1-4pm BELLE LAGO 19441 Caladesi Drive $505,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jerry Feldstein 239.405.6209 Sunday 1-4pm COLONIAL OAKS 9929 Colonial Walk North $389,999 Royal Shell Real Estate Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 Sunday 1-4pm Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | July 7-8


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 REAL ESTATE B23Public invited to special presentation luncheon at Moorings Park Grande LakeMoorings 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 that will feature the presentation of the communitys new informative video and the release of more details and artistic renderings of the communitys spectacular Grande Clubhouse and amenities. The informational luncheon will be held on Friday, July 13, at 11:30 a.m., at the Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery. Those wishing to attend need to RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, by calling 239-91 9-1620. 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-theart fitness center, strength and cardio area, salon and spa, and a resort-style pool with poolside cabanas. Also located in the clubhouse will be The Center for Healthy Living. The center is home to rehabilitation services, as well as the Care 360 concierge healthcare program, which was developed in partnership with NCH Healthcare System. The Care 360 program offers a higher level of personalized primary care. Services are available to residents of Moorings Park with no additional fees, other than typical co-pays. The Care 360 concierge physicians are accessible by appointment, plus 24/7 access via phone, text or email. The Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallerys regular hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 to 5:00. It is closed Saturdays and Sundays. For additional information visit Top: Moorings Park Grande Lake consists of luxurious mid-rise residences, including spacious penthouses. Above Left: The clubhouse includes casual and fine dining venues and a long curved bar. Above Right: The Moorings Park Grande Lake clubhouse lobby is as inviting as it is beautiful. Right: Gorgeous golf course and lake views are available from nearly every residence at Moorings Park Grande Lake. Bottom: The buildings at Moorings Park Grande Lake feature a coastal-inspired architectural design. ADVERTORIAL


Where To StayORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials d isplayed on materials provided to you are solely intended to provide general information about proposed plans of WSR-Bonita Bay LLC. These proposed plans are conceptual in nature and are subject to change or cancellation (in whole or in part) at any time without notice. Land uses, public and private facilities, improvements, and plans desc ribed or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subje ct to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other en tity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described proposed future de velopment will be implemented. Neither the information and materi als provided to you, nor any communication made or given in connection with and of the foregoing may be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty or may otherwise be relied upon by any person or entity fo r any reason whatsoever. Equal Housing Opportunity. Perfecting Development MODEL TOURS BY APPOINTMENT Move in 2018Seaglass is rising in Bonita Bay with views that will leave you speechless. Architecturally nished in coastal contemporary style, each residence in this 27-story marvel boasts gourmet kitchens and open-concept living spacesall waiting for your personal touch. Every day, youll be free to choose any of the tower's resort-style amenities, including spa, pool, tness center and more. For adventure, the truly world-class community of Bonita Bay is yours to explore. Play your way around 5 championship golf courses or chase down an abundance of activities. Keep your boat at the beautiful marina, stop by the newly-renovated Lifestyle Center, or take it easy at the private beach. Its time to stay where youll always be on vacation. A view to call homeSales Center Open Daily 26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs239.301.4940 L U X U RY COAS T A L CON TE M P O R A RY T O WER RE S IDEN C E S F ROM JUST OVER $ 1.2 M


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM INSIDEWEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 Top picksSearch our calendar for fun things to do this week. C6-7 Stephanie DavisDreaming of clear, sparkling gulf water. C2 Cuisine reviewTacos & Tequila tweaks template for tortilla treats. C23 Naples Orchestra and Chorus offers the chance of a lifetimeThe Naples Orchestra and Chorus is on the search for musicians and singers of all skill levels to join the group. Shower singers, melody dreamers and seasoned performers are being sought after during NOCs annual choral recruitment month. The mission is to continue fulfilling its goal of presenting exceptional masterworks. The NOC is a multi-generational community organization, performing classical and popular music since 1993. Students from Collier and Lee counties have auditioned in the past and participated in concerts with the group, helping local youths gain proficiency and confidence as they continue their musical studies. The NOC already has a number of performances slated for the upcoming season, including Handels Judas Maccabeus which is filled by the magnificence of Messiah. The pops concert for 2018 is themed as A visit to exciting Broadway. Some of last years performances included music from the likes of Mozart, Mendelsohn, Haydn and others. Internationally renowned orchestral conductor and violinist Max Rabinovitsj continues to lead the Naples Orchestra and Chorus. For more information about joining NOC or about the upcoming season, email president Anne Wilson at or r visit SEE DOG DAYS, C4 BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ S S SE SE SE SE E S E E E E E E E E D D D D D D D D OG OG OG OG OG G OG D D D D D D AY AY AY AY AY AY AY A S, S, S, S, S, S, C C C C C C 4 4 4 4 4 4 BY BY BY B B B B N N N N N N N AN AN AN AN AN CY CY CY CY CY S S S S TE TE TE TE TS TS TS TS ON ON ON ON O O nst nst nst s t ets ets ets t on@ on@ on@ on@ n@ @ @ o o o o o rid rid ri rid i awe awe awe aw we ekl ekl ekl ekl k y.c y.c y.c y.c c om om om om THEATREDOGP LAYWRIGHT JOE ORTON JUST didnt give a damn. He has the ability to poke at the culture and thumb his nose at it: I have no interest in being a part of you, says Greg Leaming, Conservatory director of FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training and associate artistic director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre. Hes directing Joe Ortons sex farce, What the Butler Saw at the Asolos Cook Theatre in Sarasota. Currently in rehearsals, the play, which Mr. Leaming calls dangerous and a brilliant piece SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________Butlers will see and screws will turn at Asolos COURTESY PHOTOMax Rabinovitsj 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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I immediately hated the landscape of Florida unlike Ohio, there were no big shade trees, no green grass, no hills to roll down. Then again, I was an angsty tween who missed her childhood friends, school and cousins back in her tiny hometown north of Dayton. I was homesick and I didnt really fit in down here. Its not easy to start a new life at 11 years old. Eventually, the only place I found solace was at the beach. We lived just a short walk away from the gulf, and I went often. The sound of the surf was calming. Id sit at the shore for hours, watching the tide the color of sea glass green slowly r oll in and out, and Id watch the hundreds of little coquina shells bury themselves back in the wet sand as the water receded. I remember filling my hand with sand and coquinas and how they tickled my palm as they burrowed. My mother always told me to remember the stingray shuffle so as not to step on a stinger or a jelly fish. I heeded her warning, but I could see clear to the bottom a stingray wouldnt be able sneak up on me. I could see straight to the sandy white bottom all the way from the shore to the sandbar. I hung out a lot on the sandbar just sitting there and fantasizing about being a mermaid or a famous actress or marrying into royalty or writing a book at 11, I had no fear of skin cancer as I sat there playing by myself on the sand bar, scooping up sand dollars and marveling at their squiggly-wriggly underbellies before setting them free. I think the beach saved my seventhgrade sanity the more time I spent there, the less I pleaded with my mom to let me go back to Ohio and live with my grandma. Finally, I stopped begging and grew to love my new surroundings, and all because of that sea glass green water that you could see clear through to the bottom. I continued to live on the beach until I was in my early 30s. Sunset walks kept my Zen in check. After a hard day of work, single-parenting and worrying about money, my version of happy hour was a beach stroll where I would fantasize about being a mermaid or a famous actress or marrying into royalty or writing a book. By then, though, I had smartened up and discovered sunscreen. Work took me away from my beloved beach and into the city, and I rarely get to our local beaches anymore. And, honestly, I dont know whats happened to them. I mean, I know whats happened my brain just doesnt get it. Hundreds of billions of gallons of lake water was sent down the Caloosahatchee on June 1, which has helped cause algae blooms that are unsafe for humans and for wildlife. I get that the Army Corp of Engineers has to release gross, brown water from Lake Okeechobee down the river into the once sea glass green waters of the gulf. I know that our beaches are strewn with dead, rotting fish, turtles and other marine life. Even a dead manatee, a victim of red tide, washed ashore behind a big, white beach house on Boca Grande last week. The photos were heartbreaking.Gov. Rick Scott has ordered that the corps find a way for the lake discharges to be pushed south to the Everglades and away from our coastal communities. Environmental activists have been pleading with him for years to make that decision. Now that hes campaigning for the U.S. Senate, hes managed to get around to it. Maybe thats just coincidental hard to say. But, its a start. A couple of weeks ago, my husband had to attend a work conference in Key Largo and I tagged along. While he was in classes, I spent my days by the water. Down in the Keys, its the bluest of blue, and while I love the color blue, Im partial to sea glass green and the kind of water that you can see straight clear to the very bottom. I hope Ill get to see that color again at our local beaches, its the best thing for an angsty 11-year-old. And for a grown woman who misses her coquinas, sand dollars and childhood dreams. stephanieDAVIS


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 C3 THE MUSICAL LIVE ORCHESTRA JUNE 28JULY 29THROUGH Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse. Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, Script Adaption by David ThompsonDIRECTOR-CHOREOGRAPHERDawn LebrechtFornaraMUSICAL DIRECTORCharles Fornara GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY TICKETS : Adults $45 SUBSCRIBERS-$35 Students & Educators-$10FREE VALET PARKINGTICKETS btn OR NAPLESPLAYERS.ORG THE NAPLES PLAYERS AT SUGDEN THEATRE TH AVE. SOUTH NAPLES FL bt 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 SUMMER CELEBRATION MENU 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* 239.649.2275 THIS WEEK ON WGCUTVTHURSDAY, JULY 5, 10 P.M. Midsomer Murders: Murder on St. Malleys Day Part 1 Barnaby investigates the murder of a boy during a traditional annual race at an exclusive private school but meets with resentment. FRIDAY, JULY 6, 10 P.M. Food Flirts: Cape Cod Road Trip The Brass Sisters from the Boston area flirt their way into chefs kitchens to find recipes that they turn into culinary cultural mashups. SATURDAY, JULY 7, MIDNIGHT Austin City Limits: Father John Misty/ The Black Angels Tune in for Father Johns brand of lush sarcasm and the Black Angels dark grunge. SUNDAY, JULY 8, 10:30 P.M. The Tunnel: Vengeance Part 2 Karl and Elise try to decode the Pied Pipers demands, while BB joins the French investigation. Followed by the second episode of Breaking Big. MONDAY, JULY 9, 10 P.M. 1916 The Irish Rebellion Part 1, Awakening Experience the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter of 1916, when a small group of poorly armed Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. TUESDAY, JULY 10, 9 P.M. No Passport Required: Detroit Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson as he explores our nations rich cultural and culinary diversity. WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 10 P.M. Nova Treasures of the Earth: Gems Explore the hidden secrets of gems, from their alluring beauty to their origins deep in the Earth. Austin City Limits: Father John Misty/The Black Angels, midnight July 7. No Passport Required: Detroit, 9 p.m. July 10.


C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYof playwriting, will run from July 12-29. It comes from that English sensibility that Oscar Wilde took to the heights, with verbal wit and dexterity, he says. Orton poked at the culture he was raised in. He saw hypocrisy wherever he turned. He finds the absurdity in it, the humor in it. He was one aggressive playwright. He was prepared to speak the unspeakable; this gave his plays their joy and danger, writes Mr. Ortons biographer, New Yorker magazine theater critic John Lahr, who calls the playwright a connoisseur of chaos. What the Butler Saw, considered Mr. Ortons best play, contains not only the obligatory multiple slamming doors and mistaken identity, but dropped trousers, a naked woman, cross-dressing and some of the best banter since Oscar Wilde. He mocks those in authority, Shakespeare and the idea of deus ex machina. He even pokes fun at the form of farce itself, having a character exclaim, Why are there so many doors? Was the house designed by a lunatic? Ortons plays put sexuality back on stage in all its exuberant, amoral and ruthless excess, Mr. Lahr writes in his introduction to Joe Orton: The Complete Plays. It is a sex farce, and there is a lot of flesh, says Mr. Leaming, but as is the case, the audience thinks its absurd that people are pursuing such a ridiculously low prize. On top of that, what Orton does is stick knives into the culture around him in this unbelievably funny way. Theres a wonderful moment, typical of what Orton does, when one character is begging to be taken to the police station. So (the doctor) turns to her and says, Do you think youll be safe in a police station? She says yes. The doctor turns to the audience and says, I wish I shared your optimism. And then it keeps moving. Its fantastic, that way. The play, first staged posthumously in London in 1969, is full of witty lines, such as the comment, Just when one least expects it, the unexpected always happens and, Im not mad. It only looks that way. And a characters complaint: Doctor, doctor! The world is full of naked men running in all directions! People dont stop running in and out of doors, trying to solve the problem, Mr. Leaming says. Its so much fun to be a part of and to watch. Were having the time of our lives. Its got just enough of an edge to it that keeps it from being simple-minded. British farces have a lot of substance. This is a sex farce that has substance on top of the standard rules for sex farce. Hes been wanting to do the show for 40 years, he says, adding that he recently discovered that the expression what the butler saw refers to a type of Victorian pornography of what the butler sees, peering through a keyhole.The start of Dog DaysWhat the Butler Saw is part of a summer offering called Dog Days Theatre, now in its second season. The Banyan Theatre Company used to rent the Cook Theatre for its performance space during the summers, Mr. Leaming says. But when its artistic director died, the theater closed and was dark during the summer of 2016. Im always looking for ways to expand the footprint of the Conservatory, he says. Were training professionals. The community is becoming more and more year-round. We decided to produce our own season. The summer offerings include students in the Conservatorys acting program, alums and professional actors, costumers and set designers. The fare is intelligent and literate and sophisticated, but also capable of satisfying an audiences interest during the dog days of summer, describes Mr. Leaming, who is the producer of Dog Days Theatre. Theres such a need for this during the summer, he adds. Apparently, audiences and other supporters agree. Last summer, before they even opened their first season, they received a grant for their second season from the Tourist Development Commission and then again for a third season. Were getting a very solid response, Mr. Leaming says. While What the Butler Saw plays in July, The Turn of the Screw, a Jeffrey Hatcher play based on a Henry James short story, plays in August. Mr. Leaming had commissioned the play in 1991 while running the Portland Stage Company. It had an incredible life for a while, then fell off the map, because it was done by everybody, he says. The plot revolves around a governess with two charges. She believes theyre being pursued by two malevolent and deviant spirits. Or, perhaps shes just crazy. What Hatcher did, he created it for actors, Mr. Leaming explains. One actor plays the governess, and the other plays everyone else: the children, the ghosts, the housekeeper, the man who owns the mansion. Its wonderfully theatrical, a real workout for two actors. Chris Clavelli, a well-known member of Fort Myers Florida Repertory Theatre ensemble as both actor and director, will direct The Turn of the Screw. Ive been trying to get Chris to work with the Conservancy for a while, says Mr. Leaming, whos thrilled its finally happening. He has a very busy schedule. Its perfect for him. Meanwhile, Mr. Leaming continues to receive positive feedback. Someone I had never met came up to me and said, Im so excited youre doing Dog Days. Thank you. We had the time of our lives. Its so good for us yearrounders! Mr. Leaming recalls. Theres a buzz about it. Even people in my gym are coming up to me (and commenting about it.) Theres an audience out there. Theyre showing up. This is not pabulum were producing. This is good for the summer, but its also smart theater, and thats very exciting. DOG DAYSFrom page 1 What the Butler Saw>> When: July 12-29The Turn of the Screw>> When: Aug. 7-26 at the Cook Theatre. Tickets are $30. >> Where: Cook Theatre at FSU Center for Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota >> Cost: $30 (opening night $40). NOTE: A package deal with tickets to both productions is $55. >> Information: 351-8000 or COURTESY PHOTODog Days Theatre featured Double Indemnity as part of its 2017 season.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 Enjoy long walks on the beach, watching sunsets and catching sh! ON THE WATERAn Old Florida fishing paradise to fantasize about BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentA. W. Dimock and his son, Julian, chronicled Southwest Florida history in the early 20th century perhaps more profoundly than any of their contemporaries. Their names, though, are likely unknown to most 21st century Floridians. They recorded on film and in words what a now long-lost Florida was like more than a century ago. In 1907, A. W. Dimock turned 65 and Julian turned 34. Their travels took them along Floridas Gulf Coast in an unnamed craft A. W. Dimock described as follows: a yawl-rigged, flat-bottomed boat 37X14, with a draught of three feet, a cabin 20X12X6 feet, two skiffs, and a small launch. Fittings and furnishings were severely practical, and included dark room, tools for all ordinary repair work, and fishing, hunting and photographic outfits. Florida Weekly found the elder Mr. Dimocks account in a 1987 book, Tales of Old Florida. The title of the piece was Cruising on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Archeologist Theresa Schober knows about the Dimocks. She said in an email to Florida Weekly that between 1904 and 1913 the two men, both New York financiers, made at least 10 trips to Southwest Florida. They often spent months on these trips, according to Ms. Schober, the manager of Roberts Ranch in Immokalee. Marco Island was their base and they sailed a houseboat up and down the coast and used smaller vessels to venture into the Everglades.Their collection of work documented threatened birds during the plume hunting craze, Seminole ways and trading camps in the Everglades, white and African-American settlers forging new lives in fairly inhospitable places, and of course, the majestic Atlantic tarpon, wrote Ms. Schober.In 1907, long before GPS and radar and radio, the Dimocks traveled extensively, taking numerous photos, from Marco Island north to Charlotte Harbor. Mr. Dimock the elder wrote evocatively of what they came across 111 years ago. At Boca Grande we anchored north of the pass, safe from everything but a gale from the northeast, which is what came to us with the going down of the sun, A.W. wrote. A strong tide held the boat in the trough of the sea, and a wicked roll caused havoc in the cabin, where a bottle of oil breaking on the floor made walking thereon distressing.As the ride rushed past, it created a wake of phosphorescent fire, and an occasional wave breaking over us bathed the boat in liquid moonshine, while filling the cockpit with water that had to be bailed out.Mr. Dimocks account and seven photos fill nine pages in Tales of Old Florida. Only snippets can be quoted here but they provide a great sense of a fishing paradise that modern anglers can likely only fantasize about. For example: Following the storm, the fishing at Boca Grande was marvelous. The mile-wide pass was filled with minnows by a thousand million, making dark patches upon the water, often many acres in extent. Among them porpoises rolled, thousands of tarpon leaped, the fins of hundreds of great sharks cut lanes through them, uncountable cavalla, Spanish mackerel, bluefish, ladyfish, and other predatory small fry, devouring and being devoured, beat the water into surflike waves; while, moved by a single impulse, here, there, and everywhere, minnows by the yard or acre were leaping three feet in the air, filling it with rainbow-tinted masses of spray. And so on. Their trip included a stop at Chokoloskee Bay, in what is now Collier County but was then still part of Lee County. Here we found a party of Seminole Indians, paved the way for a visit to their camp, and obtained a full-grown wildcat or lynx, Mr. Dimock wrote. He and others built a cage for the animal but eventually they freed it.In 1907, the two Dimocks and the rest of their party didnt have ready access to well-stocked marinas or modern refrigeration. As their journey wound down the elder Dimock wrote of their victual situation.Sweet bay leaves had supplanted coffee, palmetto cabbage was our vegetable, cocoa-plums, custard-apples, wild limes and lemons our fruit, and hour by hour we measured the gasoline left in the tank, Mr. Dimock wrote. Now, the world of Florida in 1907 appears primitive. Mr. Dimock, though, started his account with how much the world of Florida boats had changed in the 20 years prior to this journey. We now see floating houses, with every attribute of a home, from a chef to a canary, from a library to a pet cat, with 60 horsepower engines in the basement, in which the owner changes his residence while he sleeps, and only knows where he is living when his captain tells him, Mr. Dimock wrote. Glittering launches, polished dinghies, and a uniformed crew go with this outfit, which suggests yachting rather than the cruising I care for. Stately yachts at stated times rattle their anchor-chains just within Boca Grande, while nearby their chartered craft lodge the guides who know the tricks of the tides and the tarpon and reduce the labor of the fisherman to a minimum. Their last trip was made in 1913. By then, according to Ms. Schober, Julian Dimock had taken 2,000 photographs of Florida. The Dimocks wrote about their adventures for publications such a Colliers, Field and Stream, Harpers, Scribners and other publications. STATE ARCHIVES OF FLORIDA / DIMOCKA.W. Dimock swimming with a manatee.


C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERJunie B. Jones: The Musical by The Naples Players KidzAct July 6-8 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or Chicago By The Naples Players through July 29 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or Savannah Sipping Society At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through July 22. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through Aug. 11. 1380 Colonial Blvd. Show times and ticket prices vary. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www. 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. Reggae Night Roots Almighty performs from 6-9 p.m. at Mercato. Free. 254-1080 or FRIDAY7.6Free Film South Regional Library screens Our Little Sister (Japan, 2015) at 2 p.m. A story of three sisters who live in their grandmothers home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old halfsister. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or SATURDAY7.7To 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 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. All Aboard Volunteer docents from the Naples Train Museum are on hand at the Naples Depot Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to help visitors of all ages enjoy the outdoor and indoor trains. Corner of 10th St. S. and Fifth Ave. S. SUNDAY7.8Throwback Cinema Silverspot at Mercato screens Heaven Can Wait (1978) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A professional quarterback is accidentally taken away from his body before he was meant to die and returns to life in the body of a murdered millionaire. $11.80-$15.55. 5920300 or Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Mother (Korea, 2009) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for his girlfriends murder. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Fresh 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.MONDAY7.9Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Choking Man (2006) at 7 p.m. An Ecuadorian dishwasher working in Queens uses his social anxiety to fuel a story of drama and magical realism. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. TUESDAY7.10Free Film Paragon Theaters screens Trolls (2016) at 10 a.m. today through Thursday, July 12, as part of its free kids movies series through summer. 5960008 or French History FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about the Frances civil and religious wars in the 16th century from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at The Arlington. $24 for members, $29 for others. 7900 Arlington Cir. 434-4737 or Art Reception Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts a reception for its exhibition Big, Bold & Beautiful from 5:30-7 p.m. Free for members, $10 for others. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or WEDNESDAY7.11Movie Magic FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a presentation about the making of Gone with the Wind from 10-11:30 a.m. at Moorings Park. $20 for members, $25 for others. 132 Moorings Park Dr. 434-4737 or COMING UPSenior Prep Leadership Coalition hosts a seminar titled Senior Housing & How to Afford It from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Bradford Square. Free, but registration required. 3255 V anderbilt Beach Road. 687-3156 or 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 Jazz on the Sa 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 Keep em Laughing Stage 2 Improv brings the laughs with a game show themed night of comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14. $20. 263-7990 or www. Mah Jongg The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts a series of six weekly mah jongg lessons kicking off from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, July 16. $60 per person. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or www. 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 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. Another Free Film Mercato screens Finding Dorie at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or Interlude The Brennan Yetter Jazz Trio performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25-$30. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Piano Pianist Eric Lu performs works by Brahms and Chopin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Trinityby-the-Cove Episcopal Church. $40. 553 Galleon Drive. 646-734-8179 or 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 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 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 Concert Little Eddy & The Fat Fingers performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, on the lawn at Mercato. 2541080 or 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 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 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 Free Film Mercato screens Lion at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or Doodle Night Naples Art Association hosts wine with class on doodling from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. $50. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or Prep Leadership Coalition hosts a seminar titled Advanced Planning: Getting Your Affairs in Order on Thursday, Sept. 13, at South Regional Library. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 687-3156 or 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. Art 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. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Look for the magenta and white art flags to locate participating galleries. Free. 2895070 or Immerse yourself in Cirque du Soleils signature acrobatics and visual spectacle when its show Crystal skates into Germain Arena Thursday through Sunday, July 12-15. www.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Free Concert Rockin Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www. Free Film Mercato screens The Nightmare before Christmas at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or Brew for You Mercato hosts the seventh annual Brew-Ha-Ha Craft Beer Festival with samples of more than 60 craft beers, live music, silent auction, competitions and more from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald Charities of Southwest Florida. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops. com. Wine for You Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary hosts a wine walk through Mercato from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, to benefit local charities. $40 in advance, $50 the day of the event. 2541080 or Mercato hosts a Halloween extravaganza with store-tostore trick-or-treating, a pumpkin patch, a deejay, face painting, stilt walkers and more from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. 254-1080 or Free Concert Mudbone Fingers performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or Free Film Mercato screens Star Wars: The Last Jedi at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or All Lit Up The Jewish Federation of Collier County hosts a Hanukkah celebration with a candle lighting, live music, childrens activities and more at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at Mercato. 254-1080 or Tenenbaum Mercato hosts a Christmas tree lighting with live music and dance performances at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. 254-1080 or www. All The Best Ones Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch (Glee) performs a concert titled 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 Film Mercato screens The Polar Express at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or Free Concert Victor Wainwright & The Train perform from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan 3, on the lawn at Mercato. 2541080 or Art Show Hot Works hosts the 22nd annual Estero Fine Arts Show Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5-6, at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, where vendors will provide their art works in a variety of mediums. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. Chicago Chicago By By The Naples Players The Naples Players through July 29 through July 29 at Sugden at Sugden Community Community Theater. Theater. naples naples IT #JAM IT The Brennan Yetter Jazz Trio performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. marco #JUMP IT Cirque du Soleil Cirque du Soleil takes the ice at takes the ice at Germain Arena with Germain Arena with its frozen acrobatic its frozen acrobatic spectacle, Crystal, spectacle, Crystal, July 12-15. $48-$133. July 12-15. $48-$133. 948-7825. 948-7825. germainarena.com7.12-15 Choo Choo! Get your summer kids out of the house and into model trains from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday at Naples Train Museum. 7.157.5 Showtime Australias acclaimed music production The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show, starring Belinda Davids, takes the stage at 7 p.m. July 15 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. $35-$55. Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by Late Night Brass from 6:309:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. Rise up for a free concert for reggae band Roots Almighty on Thursday, July 5, on the lawn at Mercato. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


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C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS COMMENTARYWould a band by any other name sound the same?I was sitting in an editorial meeting when my boss mentioned something about a bunny rescue story she was expecting. The comment just hit my brain at an odd angle, and I started laughing. Bunny Rescue. Thatd be a great name for a band, I said. My co-workers agreed. Especially if it was a goth band or one that played heavy metal or death metal, I added. Thats exactly what I was thinking! said another editor. Were writers. This is how our minds work. Playing their hit song, Kill, Thumper, Kill! I thought, but didnt say out loud. Wed moved on to another topic. Great band names are everywhere, if youre just open to them. I saw a commercial the other night in which a man was patting the tummies of three pugs. He mentioned something about playing pug bongos. Thatd be a great name for a band: Pug Bongo, I thought. Back in the early s, when I was a regular freelance writer for the Chicago Tribune, I interviewed Adam Dolgins, a marketing manager for the now-defunct Spy magazine, about a book he had written titled Rock Names: From ABBA to ZZ Top: How Rock Bands Got Their Names. Bands apparently come up with names in a variety of ways, and readers are curious about how it happens. It was a fun book to peruse, and Mr. Dolgins was a good interview. The fact that I still remember that article 25 years later says something. (Ive talked to so many people for so many stories over the past decades that sometimes I cant even remember whether Ive interviewed someone or not.) The author told me he planned to update the book on a regular basis, but I was only able to find a revised second edition printed in 1995, a couple years after the original. To my dismay, I read in his new introduction that Mr. Dolgins had made up the story about how he came up with the idea to write the book. He admitted he had not ever wondered: What is a Jefferson Airplane, anyway? And for that matter, whos Pink Floyd? He said he couldnt remember exactly what group he heard on the radio had made him starting thinking about the origins of band names; he just thought the Jefferson Airplane anecdote was a good story to tell journalists. But I was glad to see he credited the Chicago Tribune as being one of the publications that had given him generous coverage. It was interesting to thumb through the revised edition of the book, even though it was printed before bands called Cage the Elephant, Imagine Dragons, twenty one pilots and Portugal. The Man came into being. Mr. Dolgins noted that more than a few bands have taken their names from books. A Flock of Seagulls named itself after the sappy but bestselling Jonathan Livingston Seagull. The Velvet Underground took their name from a paperback about S/M and the underground sex scene in the s. Supertramp was also named after a book: The Autobiography of a Supertramp, and Steppenwolf named itself after the Herman Hesse classic of the same name, a novel found on almost every college students shelf. Surprisingly, Mott the Hoople was also the title of a book. The Icicle Works named itself after a Frederick Pohl science-fiction short story. Veruca Salt was named for a character in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Uriah Heep, of course, was named after a character in the Charles Dickens classic, Great Expectations. And Steely Dan, Mr. Dolgins wrote, took the name from a steam-powered dildo in the William Burroughs book Naked Lunch. (And the band Deacon Blue took its name from a Steely Dan song.) Soft Machine was also influenced by Mr. Burroughs, naming itself after one of his novels. Bands also took inspiration from William Faulkners books. Pylon named itself after one of his novels. (And while this is not mentioned in Mr. Dolgins book, the metalcore band As I Lay Dying is also named after a Faulkner classic.) Band name ideas come from anywhere and everywhere. Toad the Wet Sprocket named itself after a fictitious band in a Monty Python skit. Husker Du is named after a childrens board game that was popular in the 1950s. (The name means Do you remember? in Swedish, the band explained.) Buffalo Springfield was a sign on a steamroller. Band names have been inspired by other band names. Probably most famously, The Beatles liked the name of Buddy Holly and the Crickets, and named themselves similarly (though, as Dolgins noted, there was a motorcycle gang in the 1954 film The Wild Ones called The Beetles). And Chubby Checkers name is a takeoff on Fats Domino. Unfortunately, some of my favorite band names, such as !!! and Southern Culture on the Skids, are not included in his book. Back when I interviewed him all those years ago, I asked Mr. Dolgins what name he might choose for a band. His response: I always thought Grease Pencil would be a great name. But I still think Bunny Rescue has promise.


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C16 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.261.4332 | $59.95 Dinner for Two with bottle of wine 4 Dinner choices including soup, salad & shrimp appetizer (Sun-Thurs, dine in only)239.263.7254 | Wednesdays Live Music from 7 to 10 Saturdays Poolside Music from Big Rob 1-5pm SUNDAYs FAMOUS Breakfast Sandwich with a Titos Bloody Mary, Titos Screwdriver or Mimosa for $10.95 239.261.4332 | naplesclubsushi.com2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 Located at Gulfcoast Inn with bottle of wine 4 Dinner choices to pick from (Sun-Thurs, dine in only) $5995 DINNER FOR 2 FLORIDA WRITERSA history of Jews at the southernmost corner of the U.S. The Jews of Key West: Smugglers, Cigar Makers, and Revolutionaries (1823-1969) by Arlo Haskell. Sand Paper Press. 208 pages. Deluxe Trade Paperback, $24. In seven well-shaped chapters, Arlo Haskell packs an enjoyable and frequently astonishing history of Key Wests Jewish community. Hearing of the topic, some people will assume that this is a slender thread to spin into a book. They would be wrong, however. Mr. Haskells research has turned up a considerable amount of information that brings to life 144 years of Jewish involvement in this most idiosyncratic town. The chapters bite off chronological slices of history, each focusing on the economic and cultural aspects of Jewish life. Thus, the journey begins with a discussion of sailors and merchants in an era of military events, stressing the importance of Key West as a port town, a multilingual place that had an international flair. In the first half of the 19th century, the Jewish community was tiny, hardly a real community. Early Jewish settlers included Mordecai White and Samuel Cline, who were tailors and clothes merchants. The naval presence brought them customers. During a 20-year span that followed the initial attraction of Jews to Key West, opportunities in a growth industry took hold and swelled the population, including the Cuban and the Jewish population. Samuel Seidenberg was the first manufacturer to capitalize on the fact that a cigar as good as the Cuban ones could be made in Key West at significantly lower cost. He constructed a huge factory. His Jewish rivals included M. Myerson, Max Marx, the Pohalski brothers and Julius Ellinger. The authors narrative of the Key West tobacco boom shows how it promoted the towns economy, attracting investment with its hundreds of employees. The Pohalski brothers built a company corner of town with homes for their workers. Their section of Key West gave rise to dry good and grocery stores, as well as a drug store and a saloon. These leaders were primarily secular Jews. As he traces the growth of the Jewish presence in Key West, Mr. Haskell keeps us in touch with larger issues of the time, including the Civil War and the Ten Years War fought to liberate Cuba from the Spanish Empire. He points out parallels in the age-old Jewish struggle for autonomy and independence and the 19th century Cuban struggle for the same. He points out the need for Key Wests Jews to form alliances with exiled Cubans who, under the leadership of Jos Mart, had made Key West their command center. The latter decades of the 19th century mark the beginning of a true Jewish community. New Jewish settlers in Key West often continued their European enterprises as peddlers and shopkeepers. Though Key West was ravaged by a fire in 1886, the rebuilding of the town brought new opportunities. Abram Wolkowsky and other Eastern European Jews shared religious customs, the Yiddish language and the experience of exile. Slowly, Je wish institutions begin to take hold. Congregation Bnai Zion, still functioning, gives 1887 as its date of origin. A Key West chapter of the Jewish Alliance emerged in 1891, its primary concern to establish a Jewish cemetery which it did. The first two decades of the 20th century witness a strong, thriving Key West Jewish community. The Jewish congregation held services and other activities on the second floor of the Fine familys hardware store. Two powerful hurricanes crippled Key West and challenged the future of the community and its synagogue. In the 1920s, severe restrictions in U.S. immigration policies created tumult for would-be Jewish settlers in Key West and elsewhere. engaged in smuggling aliens. They were also busy defending themselves against the menace of the Ku Klux Klan and other manifestations of anti-Semitism. Weather disasters continued to threaten. Though several hundred Jews resided in Key West in 1912, the number had shrunk to barely 200 when Rabbi Mendelsohn left in 1919. A decade later, the community had almost vanished. All of Key West had fallen upon hard times. However, a renaissance was at hand. Americas war effort transformed Key West, once again, into a Navy town.


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To view our NEW menu visit FREE valet or self-parking* FREE boat docking* Located at the Hyatt House Naples, 1345 5th Avenue S, Naples, FL 34102 | P: 239.775.1000 COLLECTORS CORNER scott SIMMONS I think every family in America has had its version of a hope chest. For some, its an elaborate cedar chest, designed to keep moths away from expensive woolens and other fabrics. For others, it may be a basic cardboard box, into which treasured mementoes of a lifetime are tucked. Or even a simple jewelry box, filled with photos, love letters and memories. My fathers maternal grandmother, whom we called Granny, had a domed trunk that had held her trousseau, its original contents no doubt stitched by hand in the light of a kerosene lamp. My grandmother Dorothy had a blond wood Lane cedar chest from the 1940s. It had a waterfall front and was filled with old chenille bedspreads, if I recall. Thats my dads family. My mother was far luckier. Her paternal grandmother, whom everyone called Grandma Bolender, wanted only the best for her children. So for my grandfather, George, and his sister, Jean Ann, she filled hope chests. The Jacobean-style chests stood in the hall and were filled with quilts, sheets and blankets for each to have quality items with which to start housekeeping. I dont know what happened to Jean Anns hope chest, but sometime in the early 1960s, Grandma lovingly filled Grandpas chest with quilts made by his mother, elegant linen hand towels that bore her monogram and other goodies, and gave it to my mother, who displayed the piece in our living room. Regrettably, my dad cut the legs and stretchers off the piece, rankling my mother and transforming the chest into a low perch that has held televisions over the past half-century. That wasnt its only transformation. When antiquing pieces became the rage, my mother duly gave the chest a white glaze. She later covered it in red, making the mass-produced piece more interesting than it was to begin with. As children, we were not supposed to open the chest without supervision. I remember the anticipation I had as my mother opened it and I still get a little tingle of excitement even today when she lifts the lid One of Grandma Bolenders quilts still lies rolled out of sight and out of mind, seemingly new more than 70 years after she pieced it together. The white eyelet dress Grandma made 60 years ago for my moms high school graduation also is there, a testament to Grandmas skills as a seamstress. But the chest also reflects the marriage of my parents. The dress my mother and her friend Nancy made for her wedding in 1962 is there, as are my fathers baby clothes. My grandmother Dorothy had hoped for a girl, so there are dainty pink dresses and booties, along with the Oshkosh coveralls he wore as a boy, adding another layer to the treasure in the chest. If only it could talk. Dont miss...The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival The monthly show is July 6-8 at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours are 9 a.m.-noon (early buyer) July 6, noon-5 p.m. (general admission) July 6, 9 a.m.noon July 7 and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 8. Cost: $25 for early buyer/ three-day pass, $8 general admission; two-day ticket is $12. Info: 941697-7475 or www. Bought: F urry Friends Thrift, 615 W. Indiant o wn Road, Jupiter; 561-529-4075 Paid: $5 The Skinny: I picture a Victorian lady carefully tucking lockets and love letters into this box, which is just shy of a foot long. Its probably English and it dates from the late 19th or early 20th centuries, and is made of lacquered wood and painted in a chrysanthemum design that takes a cue from the Aesthetics Movement and looks ahead to the sensuous Art Nouveau movement. I love the gilding that edges the flowers and their stems and leaves. It originally had compartments and trays inside for holding treasures those have disappeared. But red velvet still frames the mirror in the top of the lid, and it begs one to ask who might have gazed at themselves in that mirror in days past. THE FIND: An enameled wood jewelry boxHow a simple box can be a treasure chest of hopes, memoriesSCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThis lacquer box dates from the late 19th or early 20th centuries.


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DINE IN ONLY 25% OFF ENTIRE SUSHI MENU Complimentary Sake with Purchase of $50 or more #1 Sushi Restaurant in NaplesHow was your sushi? Let the world know on Must mention this promotion at time of visit. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Expires July 31, 2018. CUISINE NEWSLocal restaurants are just the gift that keeps on giving! To celebrate summer in Provence, Bleu Provence has provided a recipe for tapenade to top-off grilled slices of baguette, vegetables or charcuterie. Just be sure to accompany the tasty topper with a refreshing glass of pastis or rose. 2 cups pitted olives, slated black or green 3 heaping tablespoons of capers 2 garlic cloves 6 anchovies 3-4 basil leaves Juice from a fresh lemon (optional) In a food processor or with a mortar and pestle, work the mixture into your desired texture. Add lemon juice to taste. There are dozens of ways to serve the briny spread, so get creative with hummus, eggs, cheese, fish or practically any savory dish your heart desires. Take Note:The French celebrates Bastille Day on Saturday, July 14, with food specials, half-off all wine under $200, festive balloons and music and more. 365 Fifth Ave. S. 315-4019 or Also celebrating Bastille Day is LAuberge French Restaurant. They will host Lobster Luxe week starting July 14, featuring a $41.99 Surf and Turf. 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd. 596-4303 or Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar introduced new happy hour menu items that include filet mignon with a cheesy potato waffle, shrimp tempura, and a selection of burgers. 8985 Tamiami Trail N. 598-2424 or www. Bonefish Grill has added a variety of seasonal items to its menu like the Bangin BFG Fish Sandwich, shrimp caprese dip, wild Alaskan salmon and shrimp, Dayboat scallops elote, coral reef punch and a watermelon martini. 1500 Fifth Ave. S. 417-1212 or Baleen at La Playa beach & Golf Resort offers a two-course summer menu that includes selections like roasted beet salad, corn gazpacho, blackened swordfish, veggie burger and grilled chicken paillard. $20, with a 4-oz. glass of chef selected wine. 9891 Gulfshore Drive. 598-5707 or The Continental continues its summer Craftsmen Bar Series with tastings of bourbon, rye and whiskey cocktails paired with barbecue at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12. $65 per person. 1205 Third St. S. 6590007 or Brooks Burgers celebrates National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday, July 18, by offering 50 percent off each hot dog order. The restaurant has locations in East Naples, North Naples and downtown Naples. Bills Steak & Seafood is hosting a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 8. A steamed lobster can be had for $9.99, a pound of steamers for $8.99, an 8-ounce filet mignon dinner for $15.99 and $1 oysters as well as giveaways and beer specials. 4221 Tamiami Trail E. 455-5111 or www. Catch of the Pelican at Naples Grande Beach Resort offers a threecourse, prix-fixe menu through summer with dishes like a field greens salad, blackened salmon with roasted sunchokes and a chocolate layer cake with raspberry sauce. $39. 475 Seagate Dr. 227-2182 or Kareems Lebanese Kitchen and 21 Spices will partner again for a vegan Indo-Lebanese buffet from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, to benefit www. Dishes include baba ganoush, moussaka, okra masala, black lentil dal, aloo gobi and more. $21 per person; reservations required. 4270 Tamiami Trail E. 919-8830 or All locations of The Fresh Market host in-store sampling of decadent desserts and a cutting of wild salmon on the floor from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29. Offerings include tastes of dairy-free Nada Moo ice cream, ginger lemonade spritzers and storebrand Key lime pie, and guests can order custom cuts of wild salmon. www. Its SchnitzelFest at Black Forest Resturaunt through the month of July. $16 for a schnitzel with complimentary strudel, open from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. 2366 Immokalee Road or Campiello Ristorante & Bars summertime Champagne Tuesdays are back with progressive pours from 5-10 p.m. each week, meaning guests pay $5 for glass at 5 p.m., $6 per glass at 6 p.m., $7 per glass at 7 p.m., $8 per glass at 8 p.m., $9 per glass at 9 p.m. and $10 per glass at 10 p.m. $50 bottles of Nicolas Feuillate are available all day. 1177 Third St. S. 4351166 or TimelessAn MHK Eatery offers a three-course, prix-fixe menu through summer with items like kale and Brussels sprouts Caesar salad, black cod and vanilla espresso crme brulee. $29. 90 Tamiami Trail N. 331-4325 or 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 Italian Kitchen: Thursday, July 5 ($75); Date Night Dining in French Style: Friday, July 6 ($85); Croissants from Scratch: Saturday, July 7 ($75); Cast Iron Cooking with Free Lodge Skillet: Saturday, July 7 ($90); Date Night Summer on the Grill: Saturday, July 7 ($85); Pizza on the Grill: Sunday, July 8 ($75); Secrets of Summer Paella: Sunday, July 8 ($75); Date Night Outdoor Dinner Party: Sunday, July 8 ($58.96); 5-Day Kids Series American Road Trip: Monday-Friday, July 9-13 ($300); How to Sharpen Your Chef Knife: Monday, July 9 ($25); Secrets of Summer Paella: Monday, July 9 ($75); Instant Pot BBQ: Tuesday, July 10 ($75); How to Make Perfect French Crepes: Wednesday, July 11 ($25); Street Food Vietnam: Wednesday, July 11 ($51.96). Tapenade is a briny Mediterranean spread that highlights two of the regions most beloved ingredients: olives and capers.


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The Menu: www.billssteakandseafood. com The Details: Im not a fish person, but I brought a companion who I felt was up to the task of assaulting Bills vaunted New England-style clam bake dish. A pound of Maine steamers, another pound of Prince Edward Island mussels and a steamed Maine lobster weighing at least 1 1/4 pound. Not to mention all the fixings: the hot dog cleverly placed in each claw, a baked potato, sweet potato and an ear of corn. Oh, and she received a generous helping of New England clam chowder to start. Needless to say, my friend went home full and with a big tin foil package of leftovers. Bring a friend if you want to take on this daunting dish, and know that you might fight over that lobster. The meat was perfectly cooked and slipped right out of the shell. One More Thing: I had the prime rib and thought its funny how seafood restaurants often have a knack for hitting prime rib out of the park. My beautiful slab of meat came with a healthy cup of au jus and a nice sweet potato on the side. Also, customer appreciation day at Bills is Sunday, July 8. Enjoy a steamed lobster for $9.99, a pound of steamers for $8.99, an 8-ounce filet mignon dinner for $15.99 and $1 oysters on the half shell. Robbie Spencer


C22 WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.592.4784www.blackforestnaples.comVoted Best German Food 2015, 2016 and 2017 Great German Wines & Beer on Tap Free Strudel with Dinner Tues & SunSUMMER HOT MENU IS BACK! All Your Favorites For a Special Price $16 t-michaels.comSunday-Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. WATERFRONT DINING IN VENETIAN VILLAGE4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Take US 41 to Park Shore Reservations Taken 239.261.0622 Weekend Specials NOW SERVING IN THE LOUNGE AND DINING ROOMF day Delicious BBQ Baby Back Ribs with fries, Beans, Cole slaw 1/2 Rack: $14 Full Rack $24 All You Can Eat Fish & Chips $19Sa rday BEST DEAL IN TOWN Prime 12 oz. Prime Rib with Mashed Potato and Vegetable $21 Add a lobster tail for $15 more HAPPY HOUR IN THE LOUNGE 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday Roast Chicken with Apple Stu ng $19 Meat Loaf or Chopped Steak with Mushroom Demi-glace w/Potato and vegetable $19 Friday the 13th Is Your Lucky Day! N.Y. Strip $13 (Entree only). 4-10pm CELEBRATING OUR 80TH ANNIVERSARY 141 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH, NAPLES 239.261.7157 WYNNSONLINE.COM Seaglass Pinot Grigio FREE with $50 grocery orderMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 7/19/18.Cucina Antica Pasta Sauce 25 ounce $3.59with couponMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 7/19/18.Three Cheese Asiago Bread $3.99with couponMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 7/19/18.Fresh Corn 3 for $1.00Must present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 7/19/18.Stoneyville Organic Vanilla Whole Milk Yogurt 32oz $3.99with couponMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 7/19/18.Wynns Asssorted Seafood Dips 7 ounce $3.99with couponMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 7/19/18. FROM THE BAKERY FRESH PRODUCEPlaces to chow down on German fareA trio worth noting3KARENSTHREE FOR2 BLACK FOREST Greentree Center, 2366 Immokalee Road; 592-4784; www.blackforestnaples.comNever mind the strip center in which it is located. Step inside this charming restaurant and youll feel as if you have been transported to a lovely little German bistro. The menu features hearty fare such as wursts knockwurst, weisswurst, bratwurst and, of course, schnitzels, sauerbraten, goulash and potato pancakes. Save some room for Black Forest cake or apple strudel.1 ALPINE Alpine, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 325-9499; www.alpineofnaples.comNot strictly German, this airy little spot offers German, Czech, Polish, Hungarian and Slovak dishes all made from scratch. Dont miss the schnitzel, which is cut on site, pounded, breaded and cooked in Chef Evas signature spice blend and breadcrumb mix. Other sure bets: sauerkraut soup (delicious!), potato pancakes and apple strudel. You may feel a bit like a dumpling as you toddle away, but its worth the occasional indulgence. 3OLD EUROPEAN BISTRO 2464 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 251-9690; www.oldeuropebistro.comWhile it offers German selections, youll find specialties from the Czech Republic and Eastern Europe as well. Feast on garlic soup (cesnecka), mushroom pierogi, stuffed cabbage (golabki), chicken paprikash, beef goulash, sausage platters and schnitzels. Karen Feldman, feldsmith@aol.comTake note: In last weeks Three for 3 about places to find fish and chips, Public House was included. It has recently closed. CUISINE COURTESY PHOTOThe Black Forest offers lovely German-inspired dishes like this schnitzel.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 5-11, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 CUISINETacos & Tequila tweaks template for tortilla treatsTacos & Tequila Cantina has only been open about six weeks at the new University Village near Florida Gulf Coast University, and its located on the back side of the retail center where it cant be seen from Ben Hill Griffin Parkway. You wouldnt know these things from the packed house on a recent weeknight. There were college students, of course, though not as many as there likely will be come fall. But there also were seniors and families with children who found their way to the colorful faux-rustic Tex-Mex cantina.This in an area not exactly barren of burritos, from gas-station duplexes to grocery-taquerias to corporate chains. But Tacos & Tequila, which originated in Naples five years ago and now includes three locations, takes a slightly different approach. A whole new taco experience, the companys website promises. Tex Mex at its best, with popular Americana sprinkled into your favorite south of the border treats. What that means is handmade tortillas stuffed with unusual fillings: Cuban mojo pork with black beans and plantains; pancake-battered fried chicken with bacon and maple syrup; and tofu marinated with Korean chili sauce and dressed with house-made kimchi.There are more traditional options, such as braised chicken, carne asada, carnitas and spit-roasted al pastor tacos, along with enchiladas, burritos and fajitas with meat, seafood or fire-roasted vegetables. Its fun to mix it up though at $3.50 to $5.50 a taco it cant match the $1-$2 price point of mom-and-pop Mexican joints. Theres even a Moms taco, the kind you may have grown up with, where the tortilla shell is hard and the ground beef is seasoned Ortega style. But first, there are a dozen-and-ahalf specialty margaritas to consider, or something like 60 premium tequilas to sip ($7.50-$14) I lost count, possibly due to the strength of my Thyme for a Marg concoction ($12). The heady, herbal drink combines Avion Blanco tequila, Solerno blood orange liqueur, agave nectar, muddled blackberries and house mix. Its fruity, refreshing and generously poured. Based on our tables sampling, I can also recommend the more subtle Cucumberita, the blood orange margarita and the sangria (though it came out once with fruit and once without). We had warm, thin tortilla chips to snack on while strategizing our taco tasting. The accompanying salsa lacked kick and tasted very salty. Its mildness seemed out of step with the general amped-up nature of the menu and the dcor, which involves a lot of Dia de los Muertos artwork, chandeliers fashioned with booze bottles, and corrugated metal surfaces. Even the upholstery sports calavera skulls. Before you get started on your taco testing, there are appetizers worth checking out. Grilled corn on the cob slathered with mayonnaise and crumbled cotija is a common street snack in Mexico, but its rare to find elotes ($5) in restaurants here. Tacos & Tequila uses ancho chili aioli, which imparts more flavor than peppery heat and helps the salty cheese cling to the golden kernels. The corn was perfectly cooked to juicy sweetness, while the husks were slightly charred. Also worth trying is the T&T relleos ($8.50), fresh jalapenos stuffed with cheddar, Monterey Jack and cotija and with lightly coated with a Modelo Negra batter and fried to a golden crisp, the cheeses oozing out. They were drizzled with smoky chipotle crema and showered with cilantro for a final flourish.Our pleasant, attentive server had the courses timed well, and made sure we werent lacking beverages. Dishes were cleared and the check delivered promptly.The tacos are helpfully divided into three categories traditional, T&T (house signature) and yogi (healthier). Soft corn tortillas are used for the traditional versions, including al pastor ($3.75 per taco) and camarones ($5). The former contained a good amount of shaved pork coated with adobo sauce and chunks of grilled pineapple; the latter had plump, juicy grilled shrimp glazed with tequila and lime juice. Both were garnished with chopped onion, shaved radish and cilantro. Limes were furnished for spritzing, too.From the T&T list, the Korean beef ($5.50) was a standout, marinated with gochujang chili sauce and laced with house-made kimchi that had some fire to it. The Baja ($5) had moist grilled mahi laced with jalapeno cilantro slaw and contrasting avocado crema for a good balance, while the South American ($5) contained succulent braised short rib splashed with chimichurri and red pepper sauce. I was less fond of the backyard taco ($4) with shredded pork in barbecue sauce, caramelized onions and fried pickle slices; the sauce seemed overly sweet. While we were impressed with most of the tacos, the pulled chicken enchiladas ($13 with beans and rice) were less than stellar. The meat was bland and so finely chopped it had little texture left. We ordered one with red chili sauce and one with tomatillo but couldnt taste any difference between the two under their blankets of melted orange and white cheese. The refried beans and rice were pretty standard.Not so standard is the Grande Burrito Challenge, an overstuffed 6-pound $25 burrito. If you can finish it in 45 minutes or less you win a T-shirt. If you go that route, you probably wont be interested in desserts such as sopapillas and flan. All we could manage was a shared order of churros ($5.50 for four), which were warm, crisp and scented with cinnamon sugar. The chocolate espresso sauce provided for dipping made the perfect companion.Tacos & Tequila Cantina isnt likely to displace my favorite sort-of-a-dive taqueria in my heart, but I do appreciate the effort to bring some different flavors to the taco table. drew Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor The Baja taco, top, contains grilled mahi while the Backyard taco is filled with barbecued pork and fried pickle slices. Traditional al pastor and nontraditional South American tacos.DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe chicken enchiladas come with refried beans and rice. Tacos & Tequila Cantina is one of the few local Mexican restaurants serving grilled corn on the cob, a traditional street food. Tacos & Tequila Cantina10952 Eagle Village Drive Estero; 330-TACO (8226) Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 11 a.m. p.m. daily >> Reservations: Parties of 6 people or more >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $5-$13; tacos, $3.50 to $5.50; entrees, $11-$20 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Tacos and tequila, naturally >> Volume: Loud when busy >> Parking: Attached lot and street parking >> Website: estero 4221 East Tamiami Trail, 239.455.5111 The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! SPONSORED BY: (Customer Appreciation Day) JULY 8th S U N D A Y F U N D A Y 1/2 OFF Craft Beers $1 Bud & Bud Light Drafts $9.99 for a Single Steamed Lobster $8.99 Pound of Steamers $1 Oysters on the Half Shell $15.99 8oz. Filet Mignon Dinner Give-A-Ways SPECIALS DONT MISS


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