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BB LbbCtnn KtnWf FfrbWnnCfnfbn A SUMMER OF EPIC DISASTER HITS COASTAL BUSINESSES, AND FORCES THE QUESTION: WHEN SHOULD MARKETING GIVE WAY FOR ADVOCACY? TIDE Florida Weekly sweeps press awards: Named best weekly newspaper in state House HuntingA five-bedroom beauty in The Moorings for $2.25 million. B1 OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A19 HEALTHY LIVING A20 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 MOTLEY FOOL A26 HOUSE HUNTING B1 OPEN HOUSE MAP B14 ON THE WATER C5 ANTIQUES C8-9 FILMS C16-17 SOCIETY C18-19 CUISINE C20-23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.comWEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 Writing ChallengeTake your cue from our new photo prompt and start writing. C1 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE AWARDS, A6 NetworkingNorris Furniture & Design welcomes Barclay Butera. A27 The Florida Press Association has named Florida Weekly the best weekly newspaper in the state after the newspaper racked up 25 journalism awards at the 2018 Florida Media Conference in Orlando. Florida Weekly also recently earned five awards at the Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine State Awards in Miami, which included all daily newspapers in the state. In addition to the top FPA award for weekly newspapers with circulation above 15,000, Florida Weekly writers, designers and editors won 12 first place, five second place and seven third place awards. The team of Vandy Major, Scott Sleeper, Jan Norris, Nanci Theoret, Evan Williams, Roger Williams, Eric Raddatz, Scott Simmons and Betty Wells won the prestigious Claudia Ross Memorial Award for Investigative Reporting for a 20-page special report on Floridas water issues. It is the fourth time that the newspaper has won this award. Evan Williams won six first place awards along with three second place and one third place awards. Its very gratifying to be singled out by your peers for outstanding work, said Florida Weekly cofounder and Executive Editor Jeffrey Cull. And this team works tirelessly week after week to create the type of newspaper that connects with our more than 220,000 weekly readers. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ TURNING T HE OPING THAT THE WORST of the carnage and its summer scent will blow out with easterly winds, business owners along Southwest Floridas coast are still reeling from such an unexpectedly drastic event. People were checking out on HSEE TIDE, A8 Fort Myers Beach was empty one day last week because of algal blooms and red tide. Vol. X, No. 43 FREE Vote earlySelect polling sites open Saturday, Aug. 18, for upcoming primary. A16


A2 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SAVE55%STOREWIDEEND OF SUMMERUP TOS A L E Bring Your Florida Lifestyle Home roger COMMENTARYThe Republican dilemmaWith the possible exception of the Civil War, the single most dire threat to a secure Florida future for any generation in the 173year history of the Sunshine State is now upon us. Not even the Great Depression or World War II can compare to the threat that could end life here as we know it by 2100, 82 years from now. Were on the verge of an ecosystem collapse our young children will inherit. While climate change and the warming oceans will flood some of our most populated coastal communities in the next few decades, we have a more pressing problem: Our own toxic freshwaters now extend throughout Florida, but in particular through the southern half of the peninsula. From Orlando and Tampa south almost 200 miles to Florida Bay, weve poisoned ourselves. This is the current picture: The 143-mile dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee cant contain the water flowing into it each year. The water cant filter southward to Florida Bay as it has for the previous 5,000 years without flooding the 741,000-acre Everglades Agricultural Area, created in 1948 and still supported by U.S. taxpayers, and surrounding towns. Water in the lake is already polluted by decades of Orlando-area runoff, agricultural runoff and back-pumping from the EAA, no longer a common practice. The lakes managers release water east and west when the depth threatens the dike. The already polluted water picks up more pollutants from old, unregulated septic systems and both sewer and city runoff on its downstream course to the sea. Marine life and humans along the river and at the coasts suffer the consequences. So do the southern Everglades and Florida Bay, where about 95 percent of the bird life that existed in 1900 is gone, scientists estimate. Meanwhile, 6 million residents of southeast Florida who depend on the vast Biscayne aquifer underlying the southern Everglades are at risk of losing their drinking water because fresh water no longer filters through the system in sufficient quantities to push back the intruding saltwater. The current devastating algal blooms both in fresh water and salt east and west of Lake Okeechobee, therefore, are bell-ringing notifications: Were on the verge of rendering Florida uninhabitable. While fish-killing toxic red tide, a salt-water algae, and the blue-green bacterial algae that can sicken or kill people sometimes years after theyve encountered it in fresh water are natural occurrences, both seem to explode in warming waters when fueled by agricultural and septic pollutants, natural or not. Worst of all, weve continued to pollute our waters while fully recognizing a coming disaster we had chances to stop especially in the last eight years. In 1960, when both air conditioning and mosquito control became widespread, there were 5 million Florida residents. Since then, Florida leaders have tended to put in place regulations that managed growth, reduced pollution, and sought to avoid the crisis that now confronts us as our population exceeds 20 million. But that bipartisan tendency changed in 2010. Republicans led by Gov. Rick Scott have disassembled the old model for living that required enforced regulation of development and protection of water, instead creating a state the governor calls business friendly. I am sorry to say, Republicans have allowed most of the current catastrophe by willfully avoiding opportunities to head it off. The reason I am sorry to say it is personal: Some of the brightest, most vibrant people I know are Republicans (or Libertarians) and a few have been stung by my comments. One friend responded bitterly this way, in a Facebook post: You must be right, cause eight years ago none of the vectors were in place leading to todays disaster, the Caloosahatchee was pristine, and that $1.8 billion dike repair hadnt even been imagined. Clearly, only one group of miscreants were involved in creating the problem. Theyre all the same, those Republicans. Not even really human, like you, at all. How can you stand even sharing facilities? Time for separate drinking fountains and bathrooms, for a start. So I am sorry, but the facts, now widely reported, remain these: Gov. Scott killed the Florida Forever conservation program established by Gov. Jeb Bush. In 2012, he backed off the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, claiming with fellow Republicans it would create undue burdens to business owners by enforcing clean-water standards that might have prevented or at least greatly reduced the severity of the current devastation. He defunded and weakened the states Department of Environmental Protection, firing 58 DEP employees. He dropped enforcement cases against polluters from about 2,300 to about 800 in his first two years as governor. He cut the budgets of Floridas five watermanagement districts roughly in half, letting go longtime, knowledgeable employees and bringing in real estate lawyers, developers and business people to manage the districts. He weakened standards for toxic chemicals allowed to flow into state waters. He signed a law preventing local governments in Florida from banning Styrofoam and polystyrene in products. He supported offshore drilling while pretending he didnt, as an email exchange between Gov. Scott and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke revealed. He dismantled the Department of Community Affairs that tracked and controlled big development in the state, monitoring and measuring the potential effect of any proposed development on wetland and water resources. And he resisted and ignored proposals to restore the Harmful Algal Bloom task force that was decommissioned in 2001; that single failure to act, alone, likely played a prominent role in the algal explosion weve faced along the Caloosahatchee River to the gulf at Charlotte Harbor, and along the St. Lucie River to the Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic, at Stuart. And now he wants to be a U.S. senator. What are the many Republicans who care about Floridas future going to do?


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OPINIONWith apologies to Dr. SeussA note from your writer: So much of what happens these days in the political realm is utter nonsense. Why not tell it in verse? At least there will be rhyme with no reason. Every Who in Whomerica likes freedom a lot, But the Trump who lives here in Washington, Does Not! The Trump hates democracy, to the point of malfeasance. Now please dont ask why, we all know the reasons. It could be his head isnt screwed on just right, It could be, perhaps, that his pants are too tight. But I think the most likely reason may be That he has a brain thats the size of a pea. Whatever the reason, his pants or his brain, He manages to be a perennial pain. Hes teamed up with his Russian friend Putin, Although he insists that there was no collusion. He fires angry tweets at many questioning Whos; He lets fly with charges that theyre spreading fake news. If he could hed attack them, perhaps with an ax Instead of relying on alternative facts. He rages and rages to all he may face, And riles up the yay-Whos who make up his base. Hes often at rallies; theres no limit where hell go To sop up the l ove, sa tisfying his ego. His most rabid of followers think hes just great. They adore what he says, as he spews out his hate Against immigrants, media, other critics hed silence, Whipping them up to a frenzy until theyre near violence. Never mind its all lies, misrepresentments, He pushes their buttons, the politics of resentments. His supporters are not just these deplorable souls, His true power comes from the internet trolls. They would steal our democracy, and not only a Russian heist, Theres a real danger here coming from the alt-right. They call themselves that, but theyre fascists and bigots. When it comes to the hate, they would turn on the spigots, Theyre fanatics and crazy, but also effective, After all, one of their own has gotten elected. The Trumps stealing democracy, taking it away inch by inch. Hes not like Dr. Seuss and his wonderful Grinch Seuss wrote a classic, a true snappy rendering Our saga may not have any such happy ending. It is possible that unless we resist Whomericas freedoms will no longer exist. Bob Franken is an Emmy Award-winning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN.Elizabeth Warrens lieElizabeth Warren is branching out. The Massachusetts senator, who has made a career of unfairly maligning bankers and other alleged capitalist malefactors, is now smearing the criminal justice system, too. In a speech at a historically black college in New Orleans, she declared that the hard truth about our criminal justice system: Its racist ... I mean front to back. Her riff is a sign that the Democrats are going to leaven their lurch toward socialism with a condemnation of America as fundamentally racist. The U.S. criminal justice system is obviously a legitimate topic of debate. But the contention that U.S. law enforcement is a product of racial hatred is a paranoid lie. The basis of the racism charge is the obvious disparities in the numbers. Blacks are 13 percent of the population, yet they account for 38 percent of state prisoners, and for more than roughly 30 percent of fatal police shootings. The driver for mass incarceration, we are always told, is a racist war on drugs. But this is a myth. In his book Locked In, John Pfaff notes that at its height in 1990, the share of state prisoners serving time for drugs was just 22 percent. The proportion fell to less than 16 percent in 2014. So you could release all drug offenders and still leave mass incarceration intact. And you wouldnt just be releasing black prisoners 33 percent of white inmates in state prisons are drug offenders, It is true that the incarceration rates for drug offenses are much higher for blacks. This may be a product of enforcement bias, or other factors such as whites are more prone to use private, as opposed to open air, drug markets. The biggest reason for the overall disparity in incarceration is different rates of offending. Blacks account for about 50 percent of homicides. Its not that the police are simply making up these crimes. The numbers for violent crime accord with reports from crime victims of the race of their assailants. The same applies to police shootings. Joseph Cesario, a professor of psychology at Michigan State University, writes that the differences in involvement in criminal situations between black and white citizens fully explains the population level disparity in fatal police shootings. Now, its entirely fair to argue that different rates of offending are a function of the vestiges of racism, and that it is urgent to pursue criminal justice reform given how the status quo affects black families and communities. But the idea that we are living in a latter day apartheid South Africa, with a system designed to jail and immiserate blacks out of sheer maliciousness, is contemptible, poisonous and wrong. It is telling that Elizabeth Warren is going there. There are two reasons. One is that she has a Bernie Sanders problem: She is a white politician who has overwhelmingly devoted herself to economic issues. She needs to play identity politics catch-up. Two, in reaction to Donald Trump, the left is embracing a sweeping indictment of America as undemocratic and racist at the core. Warrens performance shows that the party is prepared to consider no critique of America too radical or out of bounds. 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A8 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSanibel. They werent even going to Fort Myers Beach, said Marty Harrity, owner of iconic restaurants in both locations. Its more of a disaster for the hotel guys than the restaurant guys. But it all goes together. Without heads in beds were not going to have the business. Likening it to a hurricane or an oil spill in the magnitude of disaster relief needed to offset millions in losses and direct costs, communities from Sarasota to Naples are coping with the effects of toxic water from blue-green algae but mostly red tide that has disrupted business as usual. Described as the worst eruption of red tide in more than a decade, the 100-mile coastal disaster has become a national story, reported by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, National Geographic, among other publications, and major television networks. Its the center of political debates for state and national campaigns. For businesses, local governments, tourism and chambers of commerce, its a dilemma of advocacy versus marketing. John Lai, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce, said the phones have been keeping staff busy with inquiries about beach conditions on the world-famous islands. Our July call volume was up 73 percent and our August call volume is up over 300 percent, year over year, he said. Mr. Lai is keenly aware of the doubleedged sword the water crisis has created for the chamber. Were in a precarious position operating in advocacy and marketing capacities, he said. With advocacy comes PR thats not so positive, but it gains traction. Were not portraying the islands in the light we want to for the marketing aspect. he said. We need to judge when to amp up and when to wind down. Our members agree, though, that this is a time when advocacy is key. To provide informed advocacy, Mr. Lai created a survey to gauge the economic impact among chamber members. Since the bad water made national news, he says 5-10 percent losses turned into double-digit drops. On Friday, Aug. 10, Mr. Lai reported: For just July, the lost revenue across all industries was $4,004,122, and the combined total number of jobs represented was 2,116. His survey showed a 27 percent decrease in hotel revenue for the month: $421,388 from cancellations and $39,124 from early departures. Christopher Westley, director of the Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University, said, We probably wont have a good handle on the ongoing economic effects of these events for our region until later this fall. Reporting on key economic indicators, like airport traffic and tourist tax revenues, is lagged, so its hard to assess yet. On Aug. 9, the Lee County Tourist Development Council recommended that Lee County provide funding necessary to cover emergency beach cleanup expenses through the end of fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30; spend up to $1 million for a marketing campaign to launch after current conditions improve; and purchase two Surf Rakes ($61,000 each) machines for beach and shoreline cleanup. All would be funded from existing tourist tax funds. Numbers may not yet speak for the volume of the impact, but heartfelt response to the dearth of marine life that has washed up dead on the shores is roundly proclaimed as unprecedented. From a 26-foot whale shark on Sanibel, to more than 110 sea turtles, plus manatees, dolphins and millions of fish, the death toll is so tragic that it has made international news. Some may be able to put an economic value on the effect of these algal blooms on our area, but you cant put a price tag on what the devastating impact to our water quality and the tre-TIDEFrom page 1We see the blue-green algae at the yacht club area and behind our chamber building ... Swimming at the yacht club beach is closed, but the swimming pool has waived fees and everything else, including the restaurant, is open. Donna Germain, president and CEO of the Cape Coral ChamberWe understand the disappointment, frustration, economic loss and heartbreak this red tide bloom has caused our community and those who love the area as much as we do. Sean Doherty, interim director of tourism for the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention BureauWeve lost thousands of dollars of business due to trips that weve cancelled, and due to cancellations on the part of our customers who are concerned about experiencing the effects of red tide, ... Fortunately, much of what we do in upper Charlotte Harbor and in the Peace River takes place in an area which so far has been free from red tide. Capt. Ralph Allen, owner of King Fisher Fleet in Punta Gorda, assessing the impact to his business while sharing his gratitude that most of his back-bay business hadnt been affected.We probably wont have a good handle on the ongoing economic effects of these events for our region until later this fall. Reporting on key economic indicators, like airport traffic and tourist tax revenues, is lagged, so its hard to assess yet. Christopher Westley, director of the Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University Our guests have told us that they will not be back ... They have been telling us for years to clean up our coastal waters or they are going to take their visitor dollars to other vacation countries and cities from now on. Richard Johnson, co-owner of Baileys General Store, expressing concern that the water crisis has brought Sanibel to a point of no return for visitors. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYFoot traffic on the beach became nonexistent during the surge of algal bloom and red tide.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NEWS A9mendous loss of sea life is having on the multitude of people who depend on a healthy environment for their livelihood and quality of life, said Paul Tritaik, manager at Sanibels J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, which experienced major fish kills.A coastal catastrophe begins Boca Grande endured the first nationally televised onslaught in late June and early July, when a toxic patch of red tide washed up goliath grouper and massive amounts of fish on Gasparilla Island. The tourist office director in that region sums up the cost beyond just the cold, hard numbers. We understand the disappointment, frustration, economic loss and heartbreak this red tide bloom has caused our community and those who love the area as much as we do, said Sean Doherty, interim director of tourism for the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau. The heartbreak was especially intense for anglers, as fishing captains used language like Armageddon and looks like a bomb went off to describe the marine mortality. Treasured species such as snook, tarpon, black drum, Spanish mackerel and cobia floated belly up in the famed fishing grounds of Charlotte Harbor and washed ashore the normally pristine beaches of Boca Grande. Capt. Ralph Allen, owner of King Fisher Fleet in Punta Gorda, assessed the impact to his business while sharing his gratitude that most of his back-bay business hadnt been affected. Weve lost thousands of dollars of business due to trips that weve cancelled, and due to cancellations on the part of our customers who are concerned about experiencing the effects of red tide, he said. Fortunately, much of what we do in upper Charlotte Harbor and in the Peace River takes place in an area which so far has been free from red tide. Aside from the fish kills, which not only stink, but also can be hazardous due to catfish barbs that can cause puncture wounds and infections, red tide also causes respiratory irritation when the surf breaks open the naturally occurring dinoflagellate and neurotoxins become airborne. People with respiratory distress or asthma are especially sensitive to the brevetoxin, meaning that medical costs figure also into the financial ledger sheet of the toll. The effects of the red tide have also been felt on other barrier islands in Charlotte County, reminding business owners of the Deep Horizon Oil Spill in 2010. The ironic part of this is that the economy was on fire right before this occurred. It reminds us of the oil spill that was not, says Robin Madden, owner/broker at Islander Properties Inc. We have 33 high-end vacation rentals on Don Pedro-Knight-Palm Island. Our owners and our company have lost almost $100,000 thus far in gross rental revenue. We handle high end real estate sales as well and thus far, this has not impacted sales.Toxic blue-green algaeShortly after the first wave of significant fish kills from the red tide bloom, which has been lingering off the shore of the Southwest Florida coast since November 2017, made national headlines, blue-green algae in the Caloosahatchee River tested positive for toxic cyanobacteria. The presence of the toxin led the city of Cape Coral to post signs advising against swimming at the yacht club beach and against eating fish from algae-infested canals. Massive releases of water from Lake Okeechobee due to heavy rains on Memorial Day weekend from Subtropical Storm Alberto carried the algae from the lake, down the river. We see the blue-green algae at the yacht club area and behind our chamber building, said Donna Germain, president and CEO of the Cape Coral Chamber. Swimming at the yacht club beach is closed, but the swimming pool has waived fees and everything else, including the restaurant, is open. I havent heard of any other closings. PURE Fort Myers, which operates a nature cruise on the Caloosahatchee River out of downtown Fort Myers, reported significant impact to business. In June, as billions of gallons of polluted Lake Okeechobee water were dumped down the river, and the image of a huge plume of brown water at the Sanibel Lighthouse showed the waters reach from the mouth of the Caloosahatchee, people failed to seek out river cruises. The sales of our nature and eco-tours were down 50 percent in June, said Harry Julian, CEO of PURE Fort Myers. In July, we were down about 35 percent over last year. You can feel some eye and lung irritation. But, its not so bad that were cancelling any trips.Peak disaster strikesThe extensive fish kill at Boca Grande and toxic blue-green algae in the river had already wreaked havoc on the publics perception of summer season for coastal Southwest Florida when strong west winds started to blow fish kills from red tide onshore coastal Lee County in late July. On Sunday, July 22, a rare occurrence on Sanibel stunned the scientific community, broke hearts and attracted national attention. While leading visitors on a daily shell walk, staff from the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum were stunned to see a 26-foot whale shark floating belly up in the surf. The beached whale was a harbinger of horrific fish kills yet to come. With the strong west winds persisting over the next week, the extent and duration of fish kills on Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers Beach raised the bar significantly on what Armageddon looked and smelled like and what it was costing. By Saturday, July 28, the city of Sanibel began what would turn into a two-week stretch of extensive fish kill cleanup on beaches and in canals, costing $75,000 per day. By Aug. 9, beach collections alone had yielded 267 tons of fish carcasses, including 72 goliath grouper and 14 tarpon. As of July 30, some beachfront restaurants on Fort Myers Beach closed for several days due to the excessive stench as dead fish were piled up awaiting removal and the health effects of red tide, which often causes bouts of coughing and sneezing. Mr. Harrity, owner of three restaurants on Fort Myers Beach, reacted by shutting down The Beached Whale early for annual renovations and closing outdoor seating at Doc Fords, but keeping open Dixie Fish Co., which has no indoor seating. It is what it is depending how the wind is blowing, sometimes its OK, he said at the time, before the fish kills had been cleaned up and the stench dissipated. But then as the tide comes in, here comes the odor. John G. Heim, a leader in the South Florida Clean Water Movement for the last five years, is an employee at the Junkanoo restaurant on Fort Myers Beach and lives at Red Coconut RV resort right on the beach. He was off for four days while the beachfront Junkanoo was closed. The tourists may be here, but theyre not even meandering the street because its so hard to breathe. Restaurants that are open are taking a hit, he said during the first week of August. Before the west winds shifted, he said dead fish continually washed onshore. Its like shoveling in a snow storm, he lamented, adding his fears for the long-term impacts. We are talking about an ecological disaster. Each year, its become an economic strain on us. But now were at the tipping point. Were at an economic colPeople were checking out on Sanibel. They werent even going to Fort Myers Beach. Its more of a disaster for the hotel guys than the restaurant guys. But it all goes together. Without heads in beds were not going to have the business. Marty Harrity, owner of iconic restaurants in both locations.Were seeing probably $250,000 in losses throughout the properties ... People who used to pay to come here are taking advantage of being able to use our pool and beach. We have happy hour at the pool bar all day long, trying to keep people in good spirits Tony Lapi, president and CEO of Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts, which includes Tween Waters Inn on Captiva and three resorts on Sanibel.VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYMarty Harrity and Kim McGonnell, owner and general manager of Doc Fords on Sanibel. SEE TIDE, A10


A10 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYlapse. We need the federal government to provide a FEMA-type platform.Ground zero for impactOn Tuesday, Aug. 7, Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane, representing the countys mayors, took the need for disaster relief to the Lee County Board of Commissioners, and they voted unanimously to support issuing a second state of emergency for red tide. Their initial state of emergency declaration was for blue-green algae on July 27. The red tide declaration opened up the bureaucratic pipelines for funding to offset the cost of cleanup and loss of business throughout the county. I spoke with the governor and he put me in touch with the head of emergency management who told me Lee County had to expand their declaration so we could access funds, said Mayor Ruane, adding that Small Business Administration grants and PR and marketing dollars will also be sought to offset economic losses, which cant fully be assessed yet. Businesses on Sanibel and Captiva are tallying their losses and anticipating more to come. Richard Johnson, co-owner of Baileys General Store, expressed concerned that the water crisis has brought Sanibel to a point of no return for visitors. Our guests have told us that they will not be back, he said. They have been telling us for years to clean up our coastal waters or they are going to take their visitor dollars to other vacation countries and cities from now on. And, he believes, the economic loss is just starting to be felt. We have not yet begun to feel the real impacts of this crisis. The first week we were down 10 percent. This is compared to the same time of the year last year. The next week we lost the opportunity to do business at a rate of 20 percent, he said. We expect that before this subsides we will see an impact of 30 to 50 percent business losses. This will continue to compound until permanent measures are taken to eliminate the actions that are causing this disaster.Managing expectationsFor beachfront resorts on Sanibel, the cancellations and losses have been significant. Brett Lindsay, director of sales and marketing at the Sundial Beach Resort, said Sundial is down about 30 percent. We have a link located on the homepage of our website that will direct the guest to information regarding red tide. Our guests experience is our No. 1 priority. We feel it is our responsibility to educate them on the current conditions and allow them to make the decision to cancel without penalty or proceed with their reservation, he said. As with many accommodations in Southwest Florida, generations of families have visited over the years and guest retention is paramount for the resort. At the cir ca-1895 Island Inn, the impact has been crushing. General manager Chris Davison prepared a letter that apologizes to guests for the circumstances. Our business, like many in Southwest Florida, is on life support and going backwards faster than we can count, he admits. The best figure I can give over seven to 10 days since the crisis is weve lost over $100,000 in cancellations and early departures. Tony Lapi, president and CEO of Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts, which includes Tween Waters Inn on Captiva and three resorts on Sanibel, says July numbers were down at all four resorts. In terms of loss, yes, were taking a hit. In July were down overall across the board a good 10 percent. As far as lost revenue, thats another issue, were seeing probably $250,000 in losses throughout the properties, he says. To manage expectations of guests and provide official sources for beach conditions and water quality, the resorts launched, which features links to updates on red tide forecasts, water clarity, presence of dead fish and respiratory irritation. To boost the morale of locals and visitors, Tween Waters was waiving the usual $50 guest day pass fee. People who used to pay to come here are taking advantage of being able to use our pool and beach. We have happy hour at the pool bar all day long, trying to keep people in good spirits, he said. As far as local attractions, impact is mixed. Most of the state parks, for instance, report drastic drops in attendance year-over-year during the first week in August from 7,121 in 2017 to 885 at Gasparilla Island State Park and 16,808 to 7,897 at Lovers Key State Park, according to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Non-beach attractions such as the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Ding Darling Visitor & Education Center on Sanibel Island and the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, however, see steady numbers and even slight increases in visitations. Our visitation numbers have not decreased from the norm for this time of year, said Leigh Gay, outreach coordinator at the shell museum. We are an alternative to the beach, so people can escape the red tide inside the museum.On the waterThe actual cost of the plethora of fish TIDEFrom page 9 Our July call volume was up 73 percent and our August call volume is up over 300 percent, year over year ... Were in a precarious position operating in advocacy and marketing capacities. John Lai, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce, who said the phones have been keeping staff busy with inquiries about beach conditions on the world-famous islands. Our owners and our company have lost almost $100,000 thus far in gross rental revenue. We handle high end real estate sales as well and thus far, this has not impacted sales. Robin Madden, owner/broker at Islander Properties Inc.Some may be able to put an economic value on the effect of these algal blooms on our area, but you cant put a price tag on what the devastating impact to our water quality and the tremendous loss of sea life is having on the multitude of people who depend on a healthy environment for their livelihood and quality of life. Paul Tritaik, manager at Sanibels J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, which experienced major fish kills.The sales of our nature and eco-tours were down 50 percent in June ... In July, we were down about 35 percent over last year. You can feel some eye and lung irritation. But, its not so bad that were cancelling any trips. Harry Julian, CEO of PURE Fort MyersThe tourists may be here, but theyre not even meandering the street because its so hard to breathe. Restaurants that are open are taking a hit, ... We are talking about an ecological disaster. Each year, its become an economic strain on us. But now were at the tipping point. Were at an economic collapse. We need the federal government to provide a FEMAtype platform. John G. Heim, a leader in the South Florida Clean Water MovementIts unclear how much this will affect our economy in the long-term, but we have already started to feel the impact. Dustyn Corace, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of RealtorsThey will be eye popping. The lost business is astronomical. David Schuldenfrei, a long-time island Realtor who lost a $7 million sale due to the bad water.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NEWS A11killed by the pervasive red tide is yet unknown, as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is still assessing the numbers. As one would expect, fishing charter captains have seen a loss of business in Lee and Charlotte counties. In Punta Gorda, Capt. Ralph Allen of King Fisher Fleet had to cancel his gulf fishing trips for two weeks due to red tide. Were sending a boat offshore to check on the status of our fishing grounds and will decide how to proceed after we make that test trip, said Capt. Allen. While he expects the excursion business to rebound relatively quickly as soon as water conditions return to normal, he doesnt know how long that will take. And, he has concerns for the long term regarding fisheries. Our fishing business can be impacted over a longer term if fish stocks are severely depleted, but the extent of the fish kills will not be known until after the blooms subside and fishery managers have a chance to evaluate, he said. On Sanibel, Capt. Ben Biery went a whole week with only one booking. And, that trip was heart-wrenching for the visitors. His group was a family with two young kids, and they all had to experience seeing dead sea turtles, giant snook and thousands of bait fish. A pretty hard view of Southwest Florida, said Sierra Hoisington, speaking for Bierys Cast About Charters. People keep canceling on him because of what they see on TV. He had a charter yesterday where they had to go pretty far north, but they still managed to catch a good number of fish, said Ms. Hoisington on Aug. 3. He even told his clients he was supposed to take out today that, but they didnt seem to care. From what you see on TV and on the beach, the idea of going out on a boat is pretty unappetizing to people. On Pine Island, the perception of tainted fish has impacted seafood markets. Katie Fischer, owner of Island Seafood Market in Matlacha, says business is down 50 percent. Obviously our seafood industry has taken a hit, especially since its become so big in the media the last few weeks. Weve owned the business for five years, and this is the worst since owning the business, she said. People dont think its safe to eat seafood, when its actually caught a hundred miles offshore. Were trying to educate people all the seafood purveyors are getting it that we wont sell you seafood that isnt safe to eat. Jim Roach, of the Pine Island Chamber of Commerce, says they are just starting to survey members on financial and health impacts. We certainly saw it in the south end of Pine Island. All the canals had dead fish just solid dead fish in St. James City canals, he said. At the Tarpon Lodge on the northwest side of Pine Island, general manager Rob Wells reported business is down approximately 11 percent over the same time last year. Weve received calls about the water conditions and have done our best to provide guests with up-to-date and accurate information and resources. Weve encouraged rainchecks in hopes guests rebook, but if another date cant be found, weve canceled their reservation without penalty, he said. Capt. Emily LoCicero, owner of Island Girl Charters out of Bokeelia, said she had several cancellations the previous week, but was grateful for a lunch cruise to Captiva the first Sunday in August in spite of the stench of dead fish on the bayside of the island. Capt. Nelson Diaz, a member of Captains for Clean Water who runs charters out of Captiva, was thankful that he didnt have any cancellations. He said he managed to find good fishing spots where the red tide wasnt so bad for his clients. If youre in an area where theres red tide in the air, were all coughing and you can feel it, he said, adding that hes been a guide for 17 years and has never seen a red tide kill off so many fish. The Sanibel Sea School had to divert a whole week of activities indoors for the first time in its 13-year existence due to the red tide. We have not cancelled any of our programs or classes, said Leah Biery, communications director. However, our education team has had to do some quick, creative thinking to modify our camp plans and lesson plans based on the conditions each day.Collier toll not as badCompared to the intensity of impacts on the tourism industry in Lee and Charlotte counties, Collier County was faring better last week. Jack Wert, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitor Bureau, said some dead fish had washed ashore around the Naples Pier and Vanderbilt Beach, but nothing thats taken a substantial toll on business. Collier County has so far not been impacted as heavily as our neighboring counties to north. Really, beachfront hotels only have experienced visitors who have questions and some cancellations, but not wholesale, he said. Beth Preddy, representing Naples Originals restaurants, said business was fine last week, even as NOAA issued another forecast for high impacts due to red tide through Aug. 13 from Sarasota to Naples. Its way too soon to feel any effects. The hotels are seeing a few cancellations, but beach conditions in Naples arent that bad, Ms. Preddy said. Fortunately, we have had a large amount of group business recently, said Frank Cavella, director of sales and marketing at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. They mostly were in meeting sessions throughout the day. Our leisure guests staying at Naples Grande enjoyed our pools and spa. We also had a DJ by the pool to add entertainment. Guests were happy and have enjoyed their time in Naples. Amanda Cox, director of sales and marketing at JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, reported that some weekends, weve actually picked up reservations from guests who already had flights into RSW, and didnt wish to stay on beaches to the north. There has been a touch of red tide noticed on the Marco River and along the island beaches but nothing like whats being experienced north of Naples, said Bob McConville, owner of Dolphin Explorer boat excursions out of Marco Island. There are just a few fish floating in the river and intracoastal waterways, and friends of mine have walked Marco beaches from north to south with no coughing or throat irritation in the last few days. As the red tide persisted to the north, Mr. McConville, too, gained business. I had four people on our boat today who drove from Sarasota for our trip to get away from the bad conditions up there, he said. From what I hear, Marco Island is the least affected beach area in Southwest Florida right now. Harry Julian, CEO of PURE Naples, which runs a fleet of boats out of Tin City, has seen about a $60,000 loss in business between his boats in Naples and Fort Myers. Weve seen a little evidence of red tide up at Naples Bay and the entrance to Gordon Pass, but we havent had to cancel any trips, said Mr. Julian. Real time realityBusinesses have learned over the past couple months that they are at the mercy of the winds and currents when it comes to how badly red tide impacts will continue to hurt business. Since this red tide has persisted through the summer and grown to include a 100mile stretch of coastline, the outlook is that its not going away in the near future. Right now, it gets worse north of the Naples Pier until you hit ground zero at the Sanibel Causeway, said Mr. Julian early last week. But, its constantly changing. It depends on the way the wind is blowing. Southwesterly wind patterns push dead fish on shore. Other sectors of the economy, such as retail, have also seen impacts, especially on Sanibel. MaryBeth Greenplate, co-owner of Sanibel Seashell Industries, reported a 20 percent decrease in business over last year. Definitely less people around Sanibel than usual. August is usually pretty quiet, but business has dropped off drastically since the red tide started. The few tourists that are here tell us they came because they had nonrefundable accommodations, she said. The real estate industry promises to provide real economic indicators on lasting impact. Its unclear how much this will affect our economy in the long-term, but we have already started to feel the impact, said Dustyn Corace, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors. David Schuldenfrei, a long-time island Realtor, lost a $7 million sale due to the bad water. Hes working on numbers to quantify the impacts to island real estate. They will be eye popping. The lost business is astronomical, he said. Chris Wittman, program director at Captains for Clean Water, believes the economic impact will have a tremendous ripple effect. Water quality absolutely affects our entire economy in Florida both regionally and statewide. And, it affects every person in our community one way or the other, says Mr. Wittman, who has booked 20 years on the water with his Fort Myers-based Stillwater Charters. Every aspect of our economy from fishing guides, to hotels, to restaurants to real estate sales and retail were all in this together. Were sending a boat offshore to check on the status of our fishing grounds and will decide how to proceed after we make that test trip ... Our fishing business can be impacted over a longer term if fish stocks are severely depleted, but the extent of the fish kills will not be known until after the blooms subside and fishery managers have a chance to evaluate. Capt. Ralph Allen of King Fisher Fleet, who had to cancel his gulf fishing trips for two weeks due to red tide.Obviously our seafood industry has taken a hit, especially since its become so big in the media the last few weeks. People dont think its safe to eat seafood, when its actually caught a hundred miles offshore. Were trying to educate people all the seafood purveyors are getting it that we wont sell you seafood that isnt safe to eat. Katie Fischer, owner of Island Seafood Market in Matlacha, who says business is down 50 percent.MONICA SCROGGIN / J.N. DING DARLING NWRA 16-foot whale shark that washed up on a Sanibel beach is believed to have been a red tide victim.


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India exports wigs and hair extensions to the tune of $300 million a year; much of the raw materials are collected at Hindu temples where people shave their heads as a religious sacrifice, a practice called tonsuring.The (im)perfect seatmateChicago cellist Jingjing Hu, a student at the DePaul University School of Music, found herself being escorted off an American Airlines flight on Aug. 2 after trying to return to Chicago from Miami with her instrument. Hu paid in advance for an extra seat for her cello, worth almost $30,000 and housed in a hard case, and had no trouble on her flight from Chicago to Miami, where she participated in a music festival. But on her return trip, after boarding the Boeing 737 and settling herself and her cello into their seats, a flight attendant approached her and told her she would have to leave the plane because the aircraft was too small for her instrument. Hu was booked on a flight the next day on a 767. 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All of your staff, including the nurses and techs, work together in tandem ensuring patient safety and positive patient care outcomes. My students have decorated the staff lounge bulletin board as a gesture of appreciation with their thoughts and comments about this experience, noting key concepts they have learned over these past 10 weeks. Some of these include patient advocacy, professionalism, positive atmospheres, always being welcomed as a student, excellent patient safety, safe medication administration, no passing zone and, of course an atmosphere of true teamwork. With this being our last week, I wanted to convey these thoughts of appreciation to a higher level on behalf of these students. Each week has been an exceptional learning experience. NCH should be very proud of this unique unit and the outstanding mentorship of these future SEE WEISS, A21 Use U.S.-made sunscreens, cancer society says AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETYThe American Cancer Society recommends the use of sunscreen as one way to protect your skin from ultraviolet rays. UV rays from the sun and from tanning beds and lamps damage the skin and can cause skin cancer. But some health groups, consumer groups, and environmental groups have raised concerns over ingredients found in some sunscreens and their potential effects on people and nature. Len Lichtenfeld, MD, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, recommends people buy and use sunscreens that are sold and marketed in the U.S., because of limited information about the safety and effectiveness of sunscreens produced in other countries. Each person should make an individual decision thats most appropriate for themselves, says Dr. Lichtenfeld. But the experts who have looked at the data have concluded that the potential risk of not using sunscreen far outweighs the risks of using sunscreen. Dr. Lichtenfeld, who has had skin cancer himself, says he uses sunscreen on his face every day. The US Food and Drug Administration considers sunscreen to be a cosmetic. This means companies that make sunscreen need to share their data about safety and effectiveness with the FDA. It also means there are certain rules about how the products are marketed and labeled. Sunscreen labels should list their active and inactive ingredients. All sunscreens contain inactive ingredients, such as water or oil. There are also acceptable active ingredients, which are necessary since they actually protect your skin from UV rays. Because some sunscreen active ingredients may be absorbed through the skin and enter the body, its important to have data from studies to find out if sunscreen products may have any harmful effects. For example, infants have a higher risk of side effects such as a rash, therefore, sunscreens are not recommended for infants. The FDA checks that active ingredients in sunscreens do not cause serious problems including cancer, reproductive harm or endocrine effects. But the FDA does not test sunscreen products themselves unless the manufacturer requests a test or if a new ingredient is included that has not yet been recognized as safe. Sunscreen is required to have an expiration date. The FDA recommends not using sunscreen past its expiration date because you cannot be sure it is still safe and effective. If you cant find an expiration date on the product, consider the expiration date to be three years after you purchased it. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in sunscreen active ingredients that have been used in products marketed in European countries. In Europe, there are different requirements for regulating and marketing sunscreen products. The FDA says it is working on ways to recognize some of these other ingredients as safe and effective. Oxybenzone is one of the common active ingredients in sunscreens that are sold in the U.S. The FDA says it is safe. But some environmental and health groups single out oxybenzone as potentially unsafe for some people and the environment. This is because some studies have shown oxybenzone can cause skin allergies. In addition, studies in animals and in human cells in laboratories show that oxybenzone can interfere with how some hormones work. Other evidence suggests that oxybenzone may be hazardous to coral reefs. As a result, Hawaii is banning the sale of sunscreen products that contain oxybenzone beginning in 2021. The jury is still out, says Dr. Lichtenfeld. Im concerned about the human impact to limiting the use of sunscreen. I personally accept the FDAs advice that available sunscreens are safe. But I encourage people to read the reports for themselves and make an individual decision on the type of sunscreen and what ingredients they should use. The American Cancer Society recommends using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sun protection factor of at least 30. It is very important to read the label on sunscreen to know that is it both broad-spectrum and water-resistant. Reading the label will also tell you how often to re-apply the sunscreen based on how water-resistant it is. Some need to be re-applied as often as every 40 minutes, and after swimming or sweating. In addition, when you are out in the sun, wear clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to protect as much skin as possible. Protect your eyes with sunglasses that block at least 99percemt of UV light. Limit your direct exposure to the sun, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest. And avoid tanning beds and sunlamps. Both can cause serious longterm skin damage and contribute to skin cancer.


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When the American Heartworm Society performed its triennial incidence survey last year, it found that while the highest incidence remains in the southern United States, no state is free of the harmful internal parasites, spread by the bite of an infected mosquito or, in the case of states such as Alaska, arriving by way of already-infected dogs brought from out of state.Dogs are natural hosts for heartworms. Once an infected mosquito injects microfilaria microscopic baby heartworms into a dogs bloodstream, the worms begin to mature and reproduce. As they get larger heartworms can achieve a length of 1 foot during their 5to 7-year lifespan and increase in numbers, they clog the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels, causing heart failure, lung disease and other organ damage. Cats are more resistant to the parasites, but they can acquire them. Clinical signs include weight loss, exercise intolerance, vomiting, diarrhea, coughing, gagging, difficulty breathing and wheezing. Even indoor cats are at risk. Approximately 25 percent of indoor cats are heartworm positive, according to the American Heartworm Society. Heartworm disease is easy to prevent with a monthly pill or topical treatment, and its comparatively less expensive than treating a pet with heartworms. But people forget to give preventives, or they dont give them year-round, giving infective mosquitoes a shot at spreading the parasites. Cool or dry weather slows transmission, but it doesnt eliminate it. Most people think they dont need to give it in the winter, says Craig Prior, DVM, owner of Murphy Road Animal Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. For instance, he says, dogs should stay on preventives for two months after the last exposure to mosquitoes and go on them one month before mosquitoes become active again. With climate change, some species are staying active longer throughout the year and venturing into new areas. For those reasons, parasitologists recommend treating pets with parasite preventives year-round. An associated concern is the beginning of resistance to preventive products. Some populations of heartworms, primarily in the Mississippi Delta area so far, are becoming resistant. By keeping pets on year-round preventives, we decrease the risk of developing more resistant populations and increase the effectiveness of the preventives, says Leni K. Kaplan, DVM, community practice service lecturer at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, New York. Adding a dog-safe mosquito repellent (avoid anything containing DEET) to your dogs arsenal against mosquitoes can beef up his protection. Research published in 2016 found that the combination of a heartworm preventive with the mosquito repellent in the study, Vectra 3D, was 100 percent effective in blocking transmission of immature heartworms from dogs to mosquitoes one of the stages of the heartworm lifecycle and more than 95 percent effective in repelling and killing mosquitoes for 28 days after treatment. The addition of a topical product that prevents mosquito feeding adds a second element of protection to the pet, says Byron Blagburn, Ph.D., a parasitologist at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. So not only do you prevent heartworm infection if the pet is on prevention, but you prevent the likelihood that the pet will see a mosquito.While Vectra 3D isnt safe for cats, the good news is that if the repellent is used on a dog in the same household, the cat will share in protection because fewer mosquitoes will be present. Pets of the Week>> Harper is a young spayed tuxedo domestic shorthair whos hopeful it wont take too long for her forever family to nd her. >> Oliver is a young neutered Lab mix whose ve brothers are also available for adoption. He has worked on learning puppy manners and cues and is ready to continue learning with his forever family and share the knowledge from Pawsitive Kids Camp with them. >> Pup Tart is a young spayed mix who has lots of love to share.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an allvolunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, email Admin@ or visit www. Heartworm disease affects more than a million pets in the United States.


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So what has caused the recent drop in value for cryptocurrencies and will they ever rise to their highs seen at the end of last year?Bitcoin, and the other cryptocurrencies like it, are simply a form of money that exists electronically. Bitcoins are mined where they are created by computers performing complex calculations, which limits the number of coins that are available. They are verified via a block chain, which is basically a record of every transaction that the bitcoin has been involved with. These cryptocurrencies are bought and sold on various exchanges and are stored either on the cloud or in digital wallets. The first Bitcoin was created in 2009 and was valued at around 30 cents per coin. The digital money had no real use outside of black market websites like Silk Road. Over the next five years, early adapters in the tech sector started to buy Bitcoins and the price rose to several hundred dollars per coin. However, it wasnt until 2017 when cryptocurrencies entered the mainstream consciousness that the prices of these currencies rose exponentially. By December, the price had exploded to over $19,000 per Bitcoin. But since that time, the price of a Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has fallen back down to earth with a coin now priced at around $6,500. Several factors contributed to this decline. First, many analysts and investors identified the parabolic rise in Bitcoin pricing as a bubble and once the price started to decline, no one wanted to be the last one to the exits. As a result, a small decline in price led to massive selling and cryptocurrency prices plunged dramatically. Second, there were several high-profile cases of digital coins being stolen from various exchanges and digital wallets. It is estimated that over $1.1 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in the first six months of 2016, leading to the bankruptcy of two major exchanges including Mt. Gox, which was the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world. Because of these hacks, many owners of cryptocurrencies sold their holdings as they did not have confidence that they could keep their money safe. Third, cryptocurrencies have fallen as both national and local regulators across the world have clamped down on buying these digital monies. Dozens of these agencies have started investigations or brought criminal charges regarding illegal investment schemes dealing with cryptocurrencies or cases involving outright fraud. The publicity around these activities have scared off many potential investors.Most recently, digital currencies fell around 10 percent as the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it would delay its decision to approve a Bitcoin ETF. This was important as it would enable individuals and institutional investors to more easily own and trade Bitcoin. In 2017, Bitcoin fell by 30 percent when the SEC made a similar announcement regarding a proposed ETF developed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. Going forward, I believe that the downward trend of cryptocurrency prices will continue, especially among the lesser-known digital monies. I cannot see any near term catalyst to stop the bleeding, so I would continue to advise any investor to stay away from any type of digital money until they become more secure and regulated. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks.


FILL YOUR RECYCLING CART OR DUMPSTER WITH CLEAN RECYCLABLES. DO NOT BAG.Collier Countys Recycling Collection Program Collier County Customer Service 239-252-2380 | DO NOT INCLUDE NO INCLUYA Clean paper, Cardboard, Junk Mail, Newspapers, Phone Books & MagazinesAluminum, Tin & Steel CansPlastic Bottles & Containers marked with #1-7 Glass Bottles & Jars Dairy & Juice Cartons NO Plastic, Chip & Pet Food Bags No Food Waste NO Garden Hoses, Hangers, or Kitchenware NO Clothing NO Soiled Paper Check with your local stores for plastic bag and lm packaging reuse and recycling options or nd a site at Visit us online at A LOT TO LIKE BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY A24 | WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM THE AMOUNT OF HOME REFInance loans in the U.S. is projected to be less than half what it was just two years ago because interest rates have ticked back up past the all-time lows they reached after the Great Recession, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports. In 2016, lenders approved about $1 trillion worth of home refinancing loans in the U.S. That dropped by 40 percent in 2017 to $600 billion and is expected to fall to $460 billion by the end of this year. The forecast is based on Freddie Macs 30-year fixed rate for home purchases. Typically, people are looking for BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ Fewer people refinance homes as interest rates pick upTypically, people are looking for a decrease in their rate from a quarter of a point or a half a point to make it worth the cost of refinancing. Mike Fratantoni, chief economist with the Mortgage Bankers AssociationSEE REFIS, A25 RATESUPREFISDOWN


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But while refinance loans as a whole have gone down, new or purchase money mortgages have for some ticked up. The majority of people that have owned their homes for a while already refinanced a few years ago when the rates were really low, said Kim Nyberg, vice president of professional and executive banking with Edison National Bank in Fort Myers. She estimated that Edison Nationals loan originations are roughly 80 percent new or purchase money and 20 percent refinance loans now, while at the height of refinancing, when interest rates were at their lowest, that equation was a closer to 50/50. In the U.S., MBA data shows a similar story: refinance loans as a total share of home loans reached 45 percent in the second quarter of 2016 and fell to 26 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Marisa McDougall, president and owner of Naples-based Southwest Florida Mortgage Solutions, is seeing the same trend in Collier County. Right now, its about an 80 percent purchase market and the reason being is rates have gone up, so people are not refinancing unless they need to pull cash out from the equity of their property, she said. Or maybe they want to buy another property, and they want to pull the cash out and purchase that property on a cash transaction. Lenders knew interest rates would have to go back up eventually. Part of the reason the refinance loan market shrunk so much is not just that rates were at all-time lows, but that they remained that way for so long. The average interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell from more than 6 percent in 2007 to 4.45 percent in 2011. It reached an all-time annual average low of 3.65 percent in 2016. In July the rate rose to 4.53 percent, Freddie Mac reports. Even really back as far as 2011 we saw rates dipping below 5 percent and then they just kept falling, said Greg McBride, West Palm Beach-based chief financial analyst for, which provides financial analysis and comparison services. A good part of the last six years was below 4 percent. What happened was anyone who bought a home during that time got a really great rate, certainly lower than the one thats out here today, and anybody who had a higher rate was able to refinance as rates dropped. Ms. McDougall pointed out that while the refinance business has started to lag, those higher rates may also signal a healthier economy. Because the economy is doing so well, rates have gone up, she said. It was predicted that would happen as the economy recovered. My philosophy is with the new (presidential) administration it has begun to recover and rates have gone up. So were definitely in a purchase market right now. Mortgage Bankers Association chief economist Mr. Fratantoni reflected that opinion. The increase in mortgage and interest rates more broadly is reflecting the strong economic growth were experiencing so thats positive, he said, with the Federal Reserve increasing rates because of a stronger job market and lower unemployment. Interest rates are still historically low even though theyre rising, he said, which makes some types of refinancing attractive. In our area, if someones refinancing its usually one of two reasons, said Connie Ritchhart, senior vice president of residential lending with Charlotte State Bank & Trust in Charlotte County. They have an adjustable-rate (loan). Or they want to do a bill consolidation. Most people, they refinanced when the rates all went down, so now the rates have increased so theres no reason for them to refinance unless theyre doing it for a specific reason. Adjustable-rate loans include home equity lines of credit that may be combined with a mortgage to achieve a lower interest rate. Im still doing my share of refinances, because people have a home equity line of credit whose rates are increasing, said Jeff Brown, a Fort Myers-based mortgage loan originator with Synovus Mortgage Corporation. They want to take that home equity line of credit, combine it with their mortgage, and have one fixed rate. People may also look at refinancing for other reasons besides just locking in a lower interest rate, as well, such as shortening the term of their loan or because they used to have bad credit but their situation has improved. But refinancing a mortgage loan comes with closing costs for the homeowner as well. Its a personal calculation. I think the biggest take-away when considering a refinance is to have a mortgage loan originator analyze the numbers with a client individually to determine if a refinance is best, Mr. Brown said. For Darren Lynch, a Fort Myers-based loan officer with First Florida Financial Group and president of the Southwest Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals, debt consolidation is the top reason why clients refinance. Thats become more popular, he said, as home prices also continue to rise and people have more equity in their home. They are able to combine other loans with a mortgage. People will also do cars and student loans, you name it, he said. It just boils down to how much money youre saving per month. Debt consolidation and cash-out refinancing, which are typically also popular when interest rates are relatively low, may bid well for retailers, Bankrates chief financial analyst Mr. McBride pointed out. Home Depot and Lowes love that, he said. If people are paying off other debt theyre freeing up room in the household budget so theyve got more discretionary income. REFIS From page 24The average interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell from more than 6 percent in 2007 to 4.45 percent in 2011. It reached an all-time annual average low of 3.65 percent in 2016. In July the rate rose to 4.53 percent, Freddie Mac reports. U.S. weekly averages as of 8/9/2018 Source: BROWN NYBERG RITCHHART MCBRIDE


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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. Email business meeting announcements to


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Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! | Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Park Shore Shore Tower $2.495 M 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd N #20-D Aqualane Shores $3.950 M 940 17th Ave S REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSDon Winkler has joined Premier Sothebys International Realty at the agencys Broad Avenue office in downtown Naples. Mr. Winkler ranks in the top 10 among the 6,000-plus members of the Naples Area Board of Realtors and during a 20-year career within the local brokerage community has earned numerous honors, achieving a career sales volume of nearly $1 billion, including $85 million in 2017. Compass Florida has been tapped to handle sales and marketing for SoCe Flats, a mixed-use project comprised of 18 hotel residences and 4,500 square feet of commercial space at 101 Eighth St. S. in Old Naples. Walking distance from the beach, luxury shops and fine dining, the project is being developed by Mike Assaad from Waterside Builders Inc. and designed by Matthew Kragh of MHK Architecture & Planning. This evolving neighborhood we are promoting as SoCe, South of Central, is going to feel like an extension of Fifth Avenue within the next few years, said Joe Belz, a founding agent of Compass Naples location and the agent representing this development. SoCe Flats construction is expected to commence in early 2019 with completion slated for 2020. Pricing will start at $575,000. Oneand twobedroom options will range from 610 to 1,220 square feet. A sales gallery at 4501 Tamiami Trail N. (open by appointment only) features the latest in augmented reality technology provided by D3 creative studio. For more information, go to www. WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMCOASTAL REAL ESTATE GUIDENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY House Hunting441 Wedge Drive, The Moorings This elegant five-bedroom residence is situated on a quiet street in The Moorings. Nearly 4,800 square feet of interior space offers an open concept floor plan comprised of a chefs kitchen with top-end appliances, a generously sized master retreat with large California Closet built-ins, private study and additional guest en-suite. Walls of glass doors open to the exterior living spaces with an expansive covered lanai featuring summer kitchen, heated pool and spa. The second level offers three additional guest en-suites with walk-in closets and a separate gathering space for added comfort and privacy. A large laundry room with a separate pet shower and a three-car garage complete this perfect home. Residents of The Moorings enjoy access to the Moorings beach and private park. Karen Van Arsdale of Premier Sothebys International Realty has the listing for $2.25 million. To arrange a showing, call 860-0894 or email kva@premiersir. com. COURTESY PHOTOSSEE NEWSMAKERS, B3 WINKLER


2015, 2013, & 2011 #1 REALTOR COMPANYWIDE NAPLES DAILY NEWS READERS CHOICE AW ARDS MULTIYEAR WINNER FOR BEST REALTOR IN SW FLORIDA CHRISALLNAPLES.COM / 239.572.2200 / WWW.ALLNAPLES.COM E Nbt Rb Et Snft r Bt Sbbt r On Yt Aqualane Shores Oversized Lot 190 Depth Wide Water & Western Exposure Charming Residence Deep Water Direct Gulf Access Beach & 3rd Street South $4,950,000 Southpointe on Naples Bay Extraordinary views & privacy 6000+SF, 5+Den 40 Dock + 50 Boat Slip Soaring dramatic 20+ ceilings Gated golf course community & marina $4,795,000 Park Shore Expansive Coastal & Gulf Views Direct Gulf Views All Rooms 3/3 Re-Mastered & Renovated Over 1,700SF Private Terraces True Walkouts to beach $3,995,000 NEW TO MARKET Grey Oaks Estates Southern Exposure Golf Course & Lake Views Elegant 4+Den Residence High Ceilings & Expansive Lanai 3-Car Garage $2,895,000 TURNKEY FURNISHED Regatta at Vanderbilt Gorgeous long Water views 3/2 fully furnished, amenities, garage parking, gated, walk to beach $779,000 Pelican Marsh Fantastic Design & Quiet Location Furnished 3+Den / 3 Bath Spacious + Private Elevator 2-Car Garage $669,000 The Moorings Ideal southern exposure stunning details throughout quiet interior Moorings location 4+Den/5 bath $2,995,000 NEW TO MARKET


Naples Reserve, iStars 688-acre south Naples community of Southern coastal-inspired attached villa, singlefamily and custom estate homes, reports 14 home sales in July. The community is nearing the halfway mark in terms of sales for Phase I, with more than 300 homes already spoken for. Julys home purchases were made in three of the communitys six neighborhoods: Coral Harbor, Egret Landing and Savannah Lakes. The communitys newest neighborhood, Coral Harbor offers flexibility for full-time residents and snowbirds with two-bedroom, two-bath attached villa homes. Lakeand preserve-view homes from D.R. Horton start in the high-$200,000s. Egret Landing offers single-family homes with up to four bedrooms by Ashton Woods and D.R. Horton, with prices starting in the low-$300,000s. Savannah Lakes features oneand two-story homes with three or four bedrooms from Ashton Woods and D.R. Horton, some with extended lanais, outdoor kitchens and fireplaces. Prices start in the high-$300,000s. Twenty-two lakes in Naples Reserve NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 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 $1,625,000 875 9th Street South, Units 101, 102, 201 & 202 LISTED AT $1,699,000 $2,875,000 o Br W 7 C D NEWSMAKERSFrom page 1SEE NEWSMAKERS, B11 COURTESY PHOTODuffy boats lined up at sunset at Naples Reserves Outrigger Center.


1351 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $9,995,000 2312 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #214 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $1,085,000 343 4th Avenue South Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $3,995,0004401 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #B-303 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $2,295,000 6855 San Marino Drive #201B Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 $675,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY960 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $8,995,000 3450 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #208 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $695,000 912 9th Avenue South Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 $3,600,000 747 Park Shore Drive Pat Duggan 239.213.7444 $1,200,000 8231 Bay Colony Drive #902 Michael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344$3,995,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE BAY COLONY1300 Spyglass Lane Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $8,700,000 222 Harbour Drive #110 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $589,000 585 Broad Avenue South #2 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $1,950,000 400 Park Shore Drive #204 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $875,000 7855 Vizcaya Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $3,400,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE BAY COLONY2560 Half Moon Walk Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $4,500,000 2900 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #414 Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 $450,000 975 Sandpiper Street #A-106 Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 $439,0007425 Pelican Bay Boulevard #2101/#2102 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $3,900,000 1920 Timarron Way Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 $615,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS ROYAL HARBOR PELICAN BAY PELICAN MARSH655 Starboard Drive Hunter Hansen 239.300.8800 $4,195,000 331 1st Avenue South Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 $4,895,000 488 Devils Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,995,000 637 Bridgeway Lane Jane Darling 239.290.3112 $1,795,000 1845 Les Chateaux Boulevard #3-101 Paul Arpin 239.877.4450 $549,000 THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY PELICAN MARSH THE EXTRAORDINARY FEATURED LISTINGS COQUINA SANDS1551 Ixora Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,980,000COQUINA SANDS1601 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #31 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 $2,500,000ESTATES AT BAY COLONY9759 Bentgrass Bend Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $5,450,0001 2 3 2 3 1 CALL US FOR YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE EXTRAORDINARY GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.262.5557 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES | 239.403.2200 CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000


9123 Strada Place #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $1,249,000 7202 Dominica Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 $465,000 9976 Brassie Bend Michael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344$4,950,000 10951 Gulf Shore Drive #301 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 $1,625,000 2426 Terra Verde Lane #2426 Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 $885,000 1325 Bayport Avenue Vince Colace 239.260.3333 $434,700 7874 Players Street Sean Meehan 239.404.0109 $899,0009250 Highland Woods Boulevard #2309 Christian Cazares 239.963.7873 $157,500 MERCATO ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE ESTATES AT BAY COLONY VANDERBILT BEACH GREY OAKS MARCO ISLAND LELY RESORT HIGHLAND WOODS3071 Strada Bella Court Andy DJamoos 239.293.1673 $899,000 107 Wilderness Drive #C-212 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 $425,000 6361 Lyford Isle Drive James Bates 239.961.3973 $1,249,000 11030 Gulf Shore Drive #901 Janine Monfort 239.641.0990 $689,900 2319 Tradition Way #102 Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 $699,000 411 South Collier Boulevard #202 Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 $425,000 6446 Legacy Circle #103 Michael Husted 239.825.0857 $479,900 3959 Woodlake Drive Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 $739,000 OLDE CYPRESS WILDERNESS ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE VANDERBILT BEACH GREY OAKS MARCO ISLAND LELY RESORT BONITA BAY425 Dockside Drive #303 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 $899,000 714 Lambton Lane Rebecca Sinatra 239.227.8556 $399,999 3816 Wax Myrtle Run ML Meade 239.293.4851 $649,000 850 Sea Dune Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $2,699,000 13665 Vanderbilt Drive #201 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $3,750,000 3437 Runaway Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $959,000 8007 Preakness Court Matthew Meacham 239.825.4500 $359,900 18 Beach Homes Burns Family 239.464.2984 $3,375,000 PELICAN ISLE BERKSHIRE LAKES CEDAR HAMMOCK MARCO ISLAND PELICAN ISLE FIDDLERS CREEK LELY RESORT CAPTIVA9115 Strada Place #5206 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $849,000 2504 Spicebush Lane Taryn Caero 239.287.2840 $2,595,000 6593 Marbella Lane Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 $539,000 3000 Royal Marco Way PH S Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 $874,000 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #I-605 John DAmelio 239.961.5996 $2,399,900 7686 Mulberry Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $798,500 10110 Valiant Court #201 Brooke Denson 239.989.7758 $429,999 329 Useppa Island Brian McColgan 239.410.7850 $1,150,000 MERCATO GREY OAKS MARBELLA LAKES MARCO ISLAND PELICAN ISLE FIDDLERS CREEK MIROMAR LAKES USEPPA ISLAND3033 Olde Cove Way Monica Rawn 239.272.3468 $569,900 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 $2,250,000 12611 Biscayne Court Gentry Wesner 239.595.7951 $485,000 1149 Bond Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 $559,999 9115 Strada Place #5416 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $1,250,000 3160 Serena Lane #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $365,000 20061 Wolfel Trail Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 $260,000 5118 Bayside Villas #109 Burns Family 239.464.2984 $387,000 OLDE CYPRESS GREY OAKS AVIANO MARCO ISLAND MERCATO FIDDLERS CREEK BRECKENRIDGE BAYSIDE VILLAS PremierSothebysRealty.comMORE THAN 22,000 ASSOCIATES | 950 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 70 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 SOUTHEAST NAPLES | 239.449.3400 RENTAL DIVISION | 239.262.4242 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 HARBOUR POINT | 239.213.7373


B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYMangrove BayAn 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. Mangrove Bay offers a choice of oneand two-story, Old Naples cottage-style luxury single-family homes complete with private pools and individual boat slips. Built on Old Naples last remaining significant waterfront property for residential development, the homes at Mangrove Bay are designed for those with exceptional taste desiring an unequaled residence and lifestyle. Mangrove Bay will be breaking ground on The Amenities Center which will have a private on-site concierge to cater to every residents needs, comprehensive property management services, state-ofthe-art wellness/fitness equipment and ground level storage area for residents kayas, canoes, paddle boards and jet-skis. Residents may choose from a wide range of fitness activities that include public and private golf and tennis nearby. In addition, residents will enjoy easy access to the new 20+/acre Baker Park and bridge accessing the 120+/acre Gordon River Greenway Preserve with trails immediately adjacent to the community. This remarkably distinguished location makes Mangrove Bay a rare jewel indeed. The Captiva II floor plan features an attractive open concept design with soaring vaulted ceilings and expansive outdoor living space. A vast master suite as well as two en suite bedrooms flow seamlessly from the breathtaking light filled great room and kitchen. The single story Palm Cottage offers 3 bedrooms, 2 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. Step into The Coquina, a charming three bedroom, two-story cottage style home, and prepare to be impressed. This home is designed to maximize privacy and functionality in an exquisite floor plan. The alley entry with two-car garage paves the way to a beautifully situated outdoor area complete with pool and covered living space. The Amelia floor plan exemplifies open concept living with an expansive master suite, two guest bedrooms, 3 baths and a den on a single story. Perfect for entertaining, the great room seamlessly flows to a partial covered charming outdoor space. Old Florida architecture is exemplified in the brilliantly crafted Keewaydin floor plan. The second story features a loft living area allowing for picturesque views as well as two guest bedrooms giving the first floor master and open concept living space privacy and functionality. The most versatile of Mangrove Bays waterfront homes, the Useppa is offered in three different elevations varying in square footage. The largest of the three is a true two story old Florida masterpiece of architectural innovation. With the exceptopn of Palm Cottage, all floor plans may include a second-story guest suite. Built by Lotus Construction, LLC the exclusive General Contractor for Mangrove Bay, these waterfront homes are available and 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 FEATURED MODEL PALM COTTAGE2,514 sq. ft., 3,375 sq. ft. Total 3 BR/2.5 BAs + 2-Car Garage FINISHED MODELS ON THE WAY!Under Construction and Slated for Completion in Fall 2018.LOT 13 COQUINA II 3,232 sq. ft. LOT 25 COQUINA II 3,232 sq. ft. LOT 26 AMELIA I 3,098 sq. ft. LOT 31 USEPPA I (Modied) 3,488 sq. ft. LOT 41 KEEWAYDIN I 3,272 sq. ft. AVAILABLE LOTS 1 18 SUMMER INCENTIVESJuly through September, over $100,000 worth of upgrades will be a complementary inclusion in the purchase of a new home.239.261.2200 | www.mangrovebaynaples.com201 Goodlette Road South | Naples, Florida 34102 Sales Center Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 10:00am-4:00pm Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm 4:00pm or by appointment. www.gcipnaples.comExclusively Represented by: TM Exclusive General Contractor for Mangrove Bay



PAGE 36 m 239.21 3 Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd Street Shopping OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE NAPLES5889 SUNNYSLOPE DR., NAPLES 4 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 4 Car Garage Saltwater Pool, Game & Wine Rooms 9 0 7 8 NEW PRICE QUAIL WEST9933 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Furnished Domenica Home w/Upgrades 4 BR, 4.5 BA + Den, 3 Car Garage PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage OPEN 8/19 2:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA9938 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Furnished Burano Home w/Upgrades Immediate Occupancy OPEN DAILY 10:00AM 5:00PM PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY9882 MONTIANO CT., NAPLES Full TPC Membership Included 4 BR, 3.5 BA + Study, 3 Car Garage, 3,196 S.F. $ 1 6 9 5 0 4 1 2 7 6 502 WHISPERING PINE LN., NAPLES Single Family w/Pool & Lake Views For Sale at Less than Appraised Value $ 1 5 2 1 7 0 4 4 7 8 1 L i z A PARK SHORE26060 FAWNWOOD CT., BONITA Elegant Brick-Front Estate Home Circular Driveway, Gracious Entry 2 BONITA BAY SPRING RIDGE26448 BRICK LN., BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms + Den, Pool/Spa $ 1 1 9 9 0 1 9 9 7 6 BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLED o d o n a & O r n e l a T h e R o b o c i T e a m 2 3 9 7 7 6 8 1 2 3 OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM TALL PINES 4 BR, 4 BA + Den, 3 Car Garage, Pool 17' x 17' Master Suite w/Large Walk-In Closet J i m N o t t & M a r c W o z n y 2 3 9 2 8 4 3 0 0 8 PALMIRA GOLF & CC23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #105, ESTERO Rare 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 1st Floor Unit T a y l o r E k o v i c h 2 3 9 3 7 0 7 7 1 5 THE COLONY FLORENCIAD o d o n a & O r n e l a T h e R o b o c i T e a m 2 3 9 7 7 6 8 1 2 3 LONGSHORE LAKE5575 LAGO VILLAGGIO WAY, NAPLES Lakefront 4 BR Home w/Pool & Spa Outstanding Views $510,000 MLS 218027697 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 GLEN EAGLE7209 ACORN WAY, NAPLES 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, 3 Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $499,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BLACK BEAR RIDGE20537 SHADY GLEN CT., ESTERO 3 BR + Den, Pool, Stunning Designer Features Private Lanai w/Preserve Views, SW Exposure $482,500 MLS 218050237 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 NEW LISTING CORKSCREW SHORES $442,000 MLS 218044253 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 $439,000 MLS 218012847 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 $389,999 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 26881 WEDGEWOOD DR #203, BONITA 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 $449,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 10216 COBBLE HILL RD., BONITA Expansive Lake View OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM HAWTHORNE9681 RAVEN CT., ESTERO Waterfront, Rutenberg Islamorada Model ROOKERY POINTE26510 LUCKY STONE RD. #201, BONITA Beautiful Long Lake View from Oversized Lanai OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM HAWTHORNE CHESAPEAKE COVE9181 LAS MADERAS DR., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey Attached Villa SPANISH WELLS28442 ALTESSA WAY #202, BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1,616 S.F., Turnkey Furnished Beautiful Lake View w/Southern Exposure $249,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM VASARI MATERA7791 ESMERALDA WAY #L-201, NAPLES 3 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor Condo Newly Remodeled, Great Location $239,900 MLS 218051185 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW LISTING OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM EMERALD LAKES MLS 218014683 m 239.450.7805 $169,900 MLS 218010935 Troy De Mond 239.822.0332


m | 3 .9100 o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands 4213 BRYNWOOD DR., NAPLES 5 Bedrooms, 6.2 Bathrooms + Den Furnished, Transitional Style Courtyard 8 QUAIL WEST725 18TH AVE. S., NAPLES 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Extensively Updated NEW LISTING AQUALANE SHORES1280 STONE CT., MARCO ISLAND Southern Views onto the Gulf MARCO ISLAND187 BAYFRONT DR., BONITA Homesite w/Panoramic Bay & Canal Views Double Gated Community 3 BAYFRONT GARDENS4951 BONITA BAY BLVD. PH #101, BONITA Stunning Penthouse in the Sky, Gorgeous Views Professionally Decorated w/Marble, Granite & Crystal BONITA BAY ESPERIA4931 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1403, BONITA Breathtaking Bay & Gulf Views $25,000 Credit for Addt'l. HOA Fees Due to Irma 2 4 OPEN 8/19 2:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY AZURE4951 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1804, BONITA Open Floor Plan with Over 2,100 S.F. 2 Spacious Suites, 2 Separate Terraces NEW LISTING BONITA BAY ESPERIA SOUTH9194 HOLLOW PINE DR., ESTERO 4 BR, 3 BA + Den, 3,013 S.F., Lake/Preserve View 42" Cabinets, SS, Granite, Island w/Sink in Kitchen 7 7 5 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #406, ESTERO 3 Balconies w/Spectacular Views 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom + Den High Rise $ 7 9 9 7 0 6 4 7 4 9 THE COLONY FLORENCIA4811 ISLAND POND CT. #1203, BONITA Penthouse 2,382 S.F. Under Air $ 1 1 2 1 7 0 4 1 0 4 2 T h e BONITA BAY BAYVIEWL o r e t t a Y o u n g T e a m L a V i t a 2 3 9 4 5 0 5 0 2 2 BONITA ISLESC o r y e R e i t e r T h e L u m m i s T e a m 2 3 9 2 7 3 3 7 2 2 BONITA BAY ENCLAVE Lakefront Pool Home w/Large Screened Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, Dining, Living & Family Rooms L i z A p p l i n g 2 3 9 2 7 2 7 2 0 1 LELY RESORTR o b i n B e n n e t t & D e n n y K o e s t e r s 2 3 9 7 3 4 0 3 7 3 NEW LISTING OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY THE HAMPTONS $510,000 MLS 218027697 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 $499,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $482,500 MLS 218050237 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 26891 WEDGEWOOD DR. #202, BONITA Spectacular Lake & Preserve Views 2nd Floor, 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage $442,000 MLS 218044253 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA BAY WEDGEWOOD4112 BAYHEAD DR. #201, BONITA Spectacular Lake, Golf Course & Marsh Views 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Coach Home $439,000 MLS 218012847 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY9929 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 COLONIAL OAKS $479,000 MLS 218040897 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 6509 CALDECOTT DR., NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave $449,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 LELY RESORT CALDECOTT8990 PALMAS GRANDES BLVD. #102, BONITA 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA, 1 Car Garage Condo OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS LAS BRISAS21179 BUTCHERS HOLLER, ESTERO Lake & Golf Course Views COUNTRY CREEK4600 WINGED FOOT WAY #8-202, NAPLES 3 BR, 2nd Floor Carriage Home NAPLES LAKES COUNTRY CLUB25160 GOLF LAKE CIR., BONITA New Roof & Lanai Impact Slider April 2018 Open Plan, Vaulted Ceilings, Tile Floors OPEN 8/19 1:00PM 3:00PM GREENS AT BONITA $249,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $239,900 MLS 218051185 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 27870 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #202C, BONITA 2 BR, 2.5 BA Townhouse, Great Location 2 Pools, Tennis, Bocce, Gated Community 0 MLS 218014683 a m 239.450.7805 HACIENDA VILLAGE3305 LISA LN. #112, NAPLES Investor's Affordable Dream Located in the Heart of Naples $169,900 MLS 218010935 Troy De Mond 239.822.0332 CYPRESS GLEN VILLAGE


B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock offers luxurious move-in ready homes in Southwest Floridas most beautiful communitiesStock Signature Homes has put in place an amazing showcase of luxury homes in the areas most sought after addresses. We have one of the largest selections of homes available in the area with a wide range of price points that appeals to many homebuyers, said Lger-Wetzel. These homes are available in three series of exceptionally designed homes: Stock Classic Homes, Stock Signature Homes and Stock Custom Homes. On spectacular Marco Island, Stock Custom Homes offers the new Pasadena. This three-bedroom, three and one-half bath great room style home has 2,636 square feet under air and a total of 3,531 square feet, including a spectacular outdoor living area and an attached twocar garage. The home features a large open kitchen with a breakfast nook overlooking the pool and lanai. There is a formal study and an expansive master suite and two additional full bedroom suites, one of which opens to the lanai. The Pasadena is priced at $1,695,000. Lely Resort is home to three spectacular championship golf courses and four clubhouses and is the eight time recipient of the Collier Building Industry Associations Community of the Year Award. Coach homes have been selling quickly. These residences are available in Signature Club and Tasori, priced from just the $300s and a furnished model is open. The Tasori neighborhood is located within The Classics, a stunning gated enclave along one of Lelys three championship golf courses. It also features an array of beautiful lake and nature views along The Classics Championship Golf Course. Each coach home building offers four luxurious residences with the spacious feel of single-family homes. The San Marco II is a second floor home with an elevator option. It has 2,919 square feet under air and a total of 3,722 square feet, including a screened and covered lanai and an attached two-car garage and a loggia. It offers three-bedrooms and three baths in a great room design. The gourmet island kitchen opens to the great room with stacked, sliding glass doors leading to the lanai beyond. The master suite offers direct access to the lanai via sliding glass doors and features his and hers walk-in closets. The home also features an amazing 544 square foot multi-purpose club room, which can serve nearly any purpose the homeowner requires, including a secondary family room to accommodate guests or for entertaining. The home is move-in ready and priced at $411, 810. An on-site sales center is located in Signature Club. It showcases the coach home residences of both neighborhoods. Signature Club has a beautiful private, gated entry with water features, beautiful landscaping and a stone entry monument. Each coach home building at Signature Club offers four residences. The neighborhood features a selection of amazing lake and golf course views across The Classics Championship Golf Course. Stock Signature Homes has a spectacular Marigold inventory home open in the Isles of Collier Preserve. Nestled within a pristine natural setting just minutes from Downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier Preserve features a colorful update of classic coastal living. Inspired by the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples, homes overlook miles of scenic kayak and hiking trails. The Marigolds superb floorplan includes 3,578 square feet under air plus a covered lanai measuring 1,000-plus square feet. It features a great room with an optional built-in entertainment center, a large gourmet island kitchen and breakfast area and a formal dining room. There are four bedrooms (or three bedrooms plus an optional bonus room), a study and four and one-half baths. The master suite features twin walk-in closets, a soaking tub and a large walk-in shower. The home is priced at $1,300, 655. Naples Reserve is a 688-acre gated community between Naples and Marco Island along the U.S. 41 Tamiami Trail/ Collier Boulevard 951 corridor. Stock has furnished models open at Naples Reserve, including three models from the recently introduced Stock Classic Homes Collection. Stock is building in Naples Reserves Parrot Cay and Sparrow Cay neighborhoods. The Classic Series models include the Plantation II with an interior design by Soco Interiors, the Marathon II with an interior design by Pizzazz Interiors and the Siesta II with an interior design by Robb & Stucky. All are being built in the Sparrow Cay neighborhood. They are base priced from just $429,990. Floorplan details can be found at Visit a Stock sales center this week to find the home of your dreams! To see all that Stock has to offer, please visit the Stock Development website at www.stockdevelopment. com. Email at or call (239) 592-7344. Stock Development is on Facebook at www. Above: The San Marco. Left: The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort. Below: The Marigold, The Plantation II, The Pasadena. ADVERTORIAL


Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. 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 Heritage Bay $219,900Move-In ready, furnished 2BR, 2BA home. Golf equity, views of lake and golf course & fabulous amenities. Bay Forest $390,0003BR, 2BA, 2C garage home with tons of upgrades. Fireplace, glass enclosed lana i, designer kitchen & more! Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $467,9002BR, 2BA plus den corner lot home. Upgrades include a custom outdoor grill kitchen, wine cooler, pool/spa & golf equity. SO MUCH TO LOVE! RELAX BY THE TIKI HUT, FISH FROM THE PIER! A LIGHT, BRIGHT & CHEERFUL HOME! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 REAL ESTATE B11B AndREALTOR, SRES CNE (239) Te o a be Ct n y23750 VIA TREVI WAY #503$995,000 OPEN HOUSE EVERY SUNDAY Va cia Cf r u 1877 PAR DRIVE $379,000Fabulous move in condition home with golf course view. Perfect for large families. Private patio from the golfers view. $624,900 Lenore Vitale | 239.370.7030 provide prime opportunities for using the communitys new Hydrobikes as well as for kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding. The centerpiece 125-acre Eagle Lake has a tiki hut on destination Kontiki Island and also offers a milelong stretch of lakefront nestled against the Picayune Strand State Forest. iStar has completed the communitys initial lakefront resort-inspired amenities, including the $7 million Island Club social center featuring a 5,160-square-foot clubhouse and an adjacent 3,500-square-foot fitness center. A zero-entry pool offers dedicated lap lanes and ample room for relaxation. Indoor and alfresco gathering areas at the Island Club include a lakeside fire pit and casual beverage and dining options. At the Outrigger Center, a variety of watercraft options are available for residents use, as well as a flex-space that can be used for game days, special events and other activities. Cruises on the communitys two Duffy electric boats depart from the centers floating docks for residents to explore Eagle Lake and Kontiki Island. Naples Reserve also offers homebuyers along Eagle Lake the opportunity for a personal floating boat dock. The lakefront Match Point complex, now open, offers residents access to five tennis and four pickleball courts. Nearby, the Walk & Wag dog park provides a place for residents and four-legged friends to enjoy together. An additional dog park is planned, as well as a Kids Cove playground and picnic area and a meandering linear park for biking, hiking and jogging. Naples Reserve residents receive complimentary one-year social memberships at Walkers Hideaway Marina of Naples, a yacht club along the Gordon River offering a marina, indoor storage for 600 boats, two waterside restaurants, outdoor pool and sauna, and access to Naples Bay. Eighteen furnished models are open in Naples Reserve, where builders in addition to Ashton Woods and D.R. Horton are Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Homes are priced from the high-$200,000s to more than $1 million. The entrance to Naples Reserve is off U.S. 41, 2 miles southeast of the Collier Boulevard/CR 951 intersection and 10 minutes from I-75, Exit 101. For more information, visit www.naplesreserve. com.NEWSMAKERSFrom page 3 Gated Big Lot Low HOA $625,000 ND-1847893


B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Mediterra15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.comQuail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.comTalis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comTwin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.comNaples Square1030 3rd Avenue South #101 Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.comThe Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoUSA.comLely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.comMangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.comResidences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.comSeaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.comKalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 KaleaBay.comAve Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 888.841.3477 AveMaria.comBarrington Cove DR Horton16168 Aberdeen Avenue Naples, FL 239.287.9499 Naples Reserve14885 Naples Reserve Circle Naples, FL 239.732.1414 naplesreserve.comEleven Eleven Central100 Goodlette-Frank Road South Naples, FL 239.302.6848 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 9 1 16 Fronterra by CC Homes8725 Madrid Circle Naples, FL 239.207.3721 FronterraFL.comMockingbird Crossing-DR Horton1546 Mockingbird Drive Naples, FL 239.225.2678 Lennar1347 Artesia Drive East Naples, FL 877-45-LENNAR 17 18 YOUR NEW HOME COMMUNITY FINDER Gulf of MexicoAirport Pullin g RdBayshore Dr7th Rattlesnake Hammock RdRadio RdLivingston RdThomasson DrGoodlette RdVanderbilt Beach RdImmokalee RdFrank Blvd DrLivingston Rd SCray ton Rd111th Ave NPlateau RdGoodlett e RdGulf Shore BlvdPelican Marsh BlvdCounty Barn Rd5th AvPine Ridge RdGolden Gate PkwyLogan BlvdTamiami TrlTamiami TrlTamiami TrlBonita Beach RdSanta Barbara Blvd Santa Barbara BlvdOld Hwy 41Green BlvdGolden Gate BlvdLivingston RdFiddlers Creek PkwyDavis BlvdCollier BlvdCollier BlvdNaples Municipal Airport N Naples Reg Park Beac ParkLely Pelican Bay Naples VineyardsGolden GateIsland WalkNaplesPine RidgeVerona Walk Naples Manor Lely Resort East Naples Port Royal Pass Belle Meade Shell Island Palm River 846 31 867 951 951 84 41 41 75CENTRAL NAPLES NORTH NAPLES OLD NAPLES EAST NAPLES BONITA SPRINGS ESTEROHickory BlvdlBon ita Be ach RdImpe ria l Pkwy Impe rial B oni ta B each Rd SEOld 41 RdShangrila RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 1 16103 9 2 4 15 A Av Av M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M A 5 6 7 s s s s s s s s ell Grade RdRandall Blvd47Oil Well Rd p Keais RdEverglades BlvdEverglades BlvdMassey St m okalee RdWilson BlvdDesoto BlvdPlateau RdDesoto Blvd N d Golden Gate BlvdCollier Blvden eOrangetreeGolden Gates Estates 75EAST NAPLES 12 21 11 L 13 14 La Morada2385 Montserrat Lane Naples, FL 877-45-LENNAR Blossom Ranch2083 Vermont Lane Naples, FL 877-45-LENNAR 20 19 17 18 20 19 13 218


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 REAL ESTATE B13Second tower under construction at Kalea BayClub amenity center popular with residents The construction of the second tower in Kalea Bay, the gated, luxury high-rise community located in North Naples, is now well underway. Since the sellout of the communitys first tower in early Spring, the sales effort on Tower 200 has grown even stronger. From January through May of this year we sold 24 residences in Tower 200, totaling more than $52 million, stated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. However, since launching sales in July 2017, we have sold more than 50 percent of all residences in the tower for a total of $120 million. Like its predecessor, Tower 200 is also 22-stories with 120 residences. Specifically, 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. Six floor plans are available in Tower 2. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5 are 4-bedroom/4.5 bath plans with 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans with 3,919 total square feet. Residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Lodge. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all standard features. Our floor plans have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for the way people live today, said Lodge. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. Master suites, kitchens and main living areas in most units have direct views to the water and preserve. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, Lodge said. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. We take our outdoor living as seriously as our indoor living with oversized lanais on every residence, said Lodge. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features. Like the first tower, Tower 200 will also have rooftop amenities including a pool, open-air fitness center and a sky lounge.Prices in Tower 200 begin at $1.4 million.The residents of the first tower, along with their family members and friends, are already enjoying the communitys Club amenity center. It opened in early January and is now the social and recreational centerpiece of the community. The 88,000-square-foot club amenity center is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance, stated Lodge. Not only is it a dramatic sight as residents and visitors drive into the community, but its now the envy of every community in the Naples area. She added, Purchasers in Tower 200 can start using the club and its amenities the day they sign their contracts, affording them an unprecedented opportunity to utilize this amazing $25 million world-class amenity center. The clubhouse itself features three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, bistro, a fitness center, and lakeside fire pit. All three pools overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks and lounge chairs separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. We have the perfect place for all three, said Lodge. The indoor/outdoor restaurant serves incredible meals throughout the day. And what better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as eight pickleball courts. Guest suites can be reserved by members to accommodate overnight guests and are located on property. Residents also have a shuttle service that originates from the clubhouse, and takes them to the beach. For more information regarding Kalea Bay, visit the onsite sales center. It is located on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile north of Wiggins Pass Road. Call (239) 793-0110 or visit Above: The custom kitchens feature Wolf and SubZero appliances and an oversized island.Right: Kalea Bays second tower is 22 stories and features 120 luxury residences. Below Left: The rooftop amenities include a negative-edge pool, open-air fitness center and a sky lounge. Below Right: Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Bottom: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico.ADVERTORIAL


B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Featured Open HouseOLD NAPLES 875 9th Avenue South Open Sunday 1-4pm 4 Condos Starting at $1,699,000 $2,875,000 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 150 13th Avenue South $4,375,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 875 9th Avenue South $2,875,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS CAPISTRANO 2829 Capistrano Way $2,640,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jutta V. Lopez 239.659.5113 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 OLD NAPLES ESMERALDA ON EIGHTH 985 8th Avenue South #102 $2,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Sunday 1-4pm 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 441 Wedge Drive $2,250,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sheila Lytle 239.293.5040 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES BROADVIEW VILLAS 585 Broad Avenue South $1,950,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK MARSH COVE 3119 Malaga Lane $1,899,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty John R Dolle 239.410.5896 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 6530 Highcroft Drive $1,790,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Pamela Hershberger 239.847.7534 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 LELY RESORT MAJORS 9095 Sahalee Court $1,149,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Rebecca Sinatra 239.227.8556 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 $1,225,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm LUCARNO AT MEDITARRA 16660 Lucarno Way $975,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT MAJORS 9050 Shenendoah Circle $949,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sean Meehan 239.404.0109 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN MARSH OSPREY POINTE 9053 Whimbrel Watch Lane #201 $694,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Dave Renner 239.784.5552 Sunday 1-4pm TALL PINES 5801 Waxmyrtle Way $689,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SANCTUARY 5954 Pelican Bay Boulevard #213 $615,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Sunday 1-4pm GOLF CLUB OF THE EVERGLADES GREYHAWK 9394 Surfbird Court $574,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susan Barreiro 239.821.0149 Sunday 10am-1pm MARBELLA ISLES 13351 Silktail Drive $510,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Anne Robinson 612.719.6532 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES PARK 689 93rd Avenue North $399,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sascha Nagel 239.285.6283 Sunday 1-4pm INDIGO LAKES 14983 Savannah Drive $365,500 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm WILSHIRE LAKES 6091 Shallows Way $365,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. 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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 By the booksColumnist Stephanie Davis confronts her overcrowded bookshelves. C2 Lets eat!Food writer Karen Feldman notes three kid-friendly spots, and more on the local cuisine scene. C20-23 Latest scholarsThe Founders Fund awards 34 Collier County students, and more Society photos. C18-19 YPart 2: The Florida Weekly Writing ChallengeI hate writing, I love having written. Dorothy Parker Welcome to Part 2 of the 2018 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge. The photo of the garden cherubs you see here is the second prompt of four that will make up this years contest. Wordsmiths who accept our challenge have until midnight Sunday, Aug. 26, to send us a story inspired by the image. Part 1 of the contest is closed (we received 135 entries). Well print new prompts and submission deadlines for Part 3 on Aug. 30 and Part 4 on Sept. 13. Here are the rules: If you submitted something for Part 1, great. Thank you. You are also welcome to take us up on Parts 2, 3 and 4 of the challenge. But please limit your output to one per prompt. Keep your narrative (no poetry) to 750 words. Give it a title and run it through Spellcheck. Put your full name, phone number and city/state you live in at the end of your masterpiece. Send it, either attached as a Word document or simply pasted into the BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ OU MIGHT OVERLOOK SOUTHwest Floridas little unknown museums or drive right past them, but youll be glad when you stop in. They may not be big. But what they lack in size they make up in quirkiness and uniqueness. They celebrate things such as Floridas history, the power of muscle cars and the appeal of science. Heres a look at three museums in our region:Little red CorvetteIf a weightlifter, muscles flexed, all oiled up and preening, could be Fast cars, trains and a virtual city are featured at venues across Southwest FloridaTop: The Naples Depot, the citys former railroad station, is a museum that does double duty. Above: Muscle Car City opened in 2009. The cars belong to Rick Treworgy, a car enthusiast and former commercial real estate developer.COURTESY PHOTOSIMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers is a true hands-on museum.SEE MUSEUMS, C4 SEE CHALLENGE, C10 IVAN SELIGMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Marco Island | 239.642.2222 S.E. Naples | 239.449.3400 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Grey Oaks-Estuary | 239.262.5557 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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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYtransformed into an automobile, hed probably look just like the cars you see at Rick Treworgys Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda. These are cars on steroids. Muscle Car City opened in 2009. The cars belong to Rick Treworgy, a car enthusiast and former commercial real estate developer. A car collector since 1973, he purchased an old Walmart and renovated it to house much of his massive collection of GM muscle cars. You enter through the immense gift shop, an almost seemingly endless space filled with metal signs, vintage signs, T-shirts, clocks, books, toy cars and baseball caps most all having to do with cars or car culture. They even sell DVDs about Route 66. The museum itself is one big bright showroom of shiny sports cars almost 200 of them. Its paradise for anyone going through a midlife crisis. Lined up sequentially by year, the Corvettes run from 1954 to 2018, all in tight formation like a regiment of soldiers. The lights gleam off the chrome and polished paint. Its a bit overwhelming. Long rows of Corvette Stingrays, some with hard tops, some with soft tops, some with the top down. Ermine white, roman red, jewel blue, tuxedo black. These cars are undeniably phallic, with exaggerated protruding hoods. They cars drip with testosterone the way clunkers drip engine oil. By comparison, the Chevrolet Novas are boxy, and come in colors such as rally red and dover white. A pale yellow 1965 Chevelle Malibu SS with a black top turns on a revolving wheel as if its a new model in a car show. In some places, the cars are so tightly packed its impossible to pass between them. Theres minimal signage, so you dont really know any history or information about the cars. (Two exceptions: theres a sign for a 1963 Corvette Stingray, explaining that its only one of 10,594 produced, and that that was the only year it had the split window design. And a sign by a 1936 Chevrolet Phaeton explains that it was one of seven built and is the last known to exist.) The museum is a salute to American car making. The space showcases Corvettes, Impalas, Novas, Bel Airs, Nomads, Oldsmobiles, Cameros and Pontiac GTOs from the s. A 1948 four-door Woody Wagon looks as if it belongs on an early Beach Boys album cover. (And, coincidentally, the museum plays s music over its loudspeakers: The Beatles, the Supremes, and yes, the Beach Boys.) The sides and rear of the car are a light, pretty wood, which complements the navy or black paint of the car. Lined up against one wall you can find a handful of arcade games, including The Fortune Teller and the Love Tester, which suggests that you measure your sex appeal on this love meter. However, as with the cars, signs caution you not to touch the machines. A row of Schwinn bicycles took me back to my childhood, especially when I saw a sparkly green one with a banana seat and U-shaped handlebars. Muscle Car City holds a car show from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Saturday of the month and an Auto Flea Market from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. the last Sunday of every month. A diner is scheduled to open in the fall.Muscle Car City, 10175 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, 941575-5959 or Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Prices: $12.50 plus tax for adults, $6 plus tax for children 12 and younger, children under 2 free.Trains, (planes and automobiles)The Naples Depot, the citys former railroad station, is a museum that does double duty: it tells the history of the railroad in Naples, as well as the history of Naples, which grew from 390 residents in 1930 to more than 12,000 in 1970. (Actually, the depot does triple duty; theres a small art gallery in the back.) The museum, which is privately operated, opened on Jan. 7, 2011, the anniversary of when the first train, the Orange Blossom Special, came into the station in 1927. A nonprofit group got together in the 0s to save the station and it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The buildings owned by Southwest Heritage; the county leases it for $1 a year. Railroad enthusiasts may be disappointed there isnt more railroadiana on display. But the depot houses navy conductor uniforms with golden buttons, train schedules and tickets, a ticket puncher, a lantern, a telegraph machine and a spittoon. Also on display: various patterns of dining car china and silverware, with accompanying menu. (The most expensive meal is the steak, for just $5 and change.) You can walk through three railroad cars housed outside. The 1947 streamlined combination observation car and bar has just been restored to its former glory. Inside, theres more than railroads. An entire corners devoted to the Naples Airport, with a propeller hanging from the ceiling. And there are even a couple of cars: the DoodleBug from the Swamp Buggy Races and a two-tone, sky-blue and white 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, a Reubenesque car with a trunk so big it could house your entire family and your pets. The car sits under the red neon Trails End Motel sign. The museum shows the good and the ugly. The good: the building of the Naples Hospital and the Naples Airport. The ugly: radio broadcasts warning of category 4 Hurricane Donna in 1960 and photos of its destruction, and a placard explaining how slave owners allowed their slaves to be used to build tracks, in exchange for the owners receiving shares in the railroad. A small track outside encircles the Spanish-style depot, but be aware: train rides for kids and adults arent always available. The Lionel model train exhibit is housed in a different building. It is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until November. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children 3-14 and free for children under 3. Ticket price includes a ride on the outside train. In their heyday, train depots were a thriving center of activity for towns and cities across the U.S. Now many are no longer used and are in disrepair. The Naples Depot Museum is an opportunity to see one brought back to its former glory. Naples Depot Museum, 1051 Fifth Ave. South, Naples, 262-6525 or Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: free, donations accepted. The world of your imaginationIMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers is a true hands-on museum: you can touch a cloud, touch a stingray and touch a meteor thats traveled through outer space. On a recent weekday morning it was bustling with children and adults, the kids running from exhibit to exhibit, pushing buttons and cranking wheels. One interactive section shows how gears, screws, levers and pulleys work. Another shows how Newtons Laws of Motion work, using billiard balls on a wire track. The most exciting thing, for me, was Virtual Fort Myers, which uses virtual reality to tell you more about the town. You can choose a tour or a battle. I chose the tour. Wearing a headset that gave me a three-dimensional, 360-degree view, I was able to see Fort Myers when it was an actual fort. Using virtual hands, I was able to interact with the environment I saw, feeding a horse a carrot, lighting a fire, and knocking a basket into the river where an alligator floated. It was almost like being on a Star Trek holodeck, but much more primitive. And Fort Myers itself was much more primitive in those days. A new exhibit, Sewing a Native Truth: Seminole Fashion and Culture displayed the colorful patterns of Seminole clothing with outfits and dolls. Two 3-D films are currently showing at IMAG: Return to the Lost World with dinosaurs and Hurricane. A T-shirt in the gift shop with a Neil deGrasse Tyson quote says it all: The good thing about science is that its true whether or not you believe in it.IMAG History & Science Center, 2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myers, 243-0043,, Hours: Tues-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday noon-5 p.m., closed Mondays. Tickets: $14, $12 for seniors and $10 for kids. MUSEUMSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOSNaples Depot IMAG Muscle Car City


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 Enjoy long walks on the beach, watching sunsets and catching sh! Starting in Unsinkable ON THE WATERFishing guides on the frontline for promoting clean water BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentFishing guides such as William Faulkner and Chris Wittman are on the front lines in the battles against toxic algae blooms and releases of water from Lake Okeechobee. They see it. They smell it. They speak out. The befouled water affects their livelihoods and Floridas economy and environment. Its spinning out of control, said Capt. Faulkner, an Everglades fishing guide who has guided for more than 25 years. The problem of toxic algae blooms extends far beyond the Southwest Florida coast and the Caloosahatchee and its estuaries. The stench of the dirty water has infested Cape Coral canals. Its also a problem on Floridas east coast in places such as the St. Lucie River. Capt. Wittman is on the board of directors of Captains for Clean Water. He knows what the toxic algae blooms means to what he and other fishing guides do for a living. It definitely impacts our business, Capt. Wittman said. Both guides know the impact extends far beyond their own wallets. The first paragraph of the 13-paragraph Captains for Clean Water founding statement on its website spells out the problem in stark words: On average, billions of gallons of nutrient-laden fresh water flow into our lower estuaries via the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers every day. ... The nutrients, and other pollutants, enter our waters through agricultural and urban areas in the center of the state, mostly north of Lake Okeechobee. Fishing guides spend a great deal of time on the water, both saltwater and freshwater. They cant help but see what is going on. There have been undeniable signs of diminished water quality all along the coast, Capt. Faulkner said.Fishing guides know their customers are well aware of the blooms and red tide. In many cases potential customers far away from Florida know about it through news reports and social media posts.They dont want to go out and be around it, Capt. Wittman said of potential tourists thinking about visiting a state where the algae blooms and red tide soils Florida waters. If the situation doesnt keep people away it may have another long-term impact on tourists. Cutting visits short, Mr. Wittman said. Fishing guides worry about what it will mean to their profession in particular and for Floridas prime tourism energy tourism. Its just a nightmare for fishing and tourism, Capt. Faulkner said. But, he added, his fishing business doesnt depend on random folks popping in or visiting his website. My business does not rely on tourism. Thats not the case with all guides. A big portion of fishing guide business is tourists, Capt. Wittman said. So, what is the future? The future is trying to identify a clear path to Everglades restoration, Capt. Faulkner said. He sees an example far to the north that could be encouraging. That example is Lake Erie. The Lake Erie Waterkeepers website notes that in the 1970s that Great Lake was said to have died. Lake Erie is now alive and vibrant and known as the Walleye Capital of the World. It was a wasteland, Mr. Faulkner said. Not now. That was just through proper management, Capt. Faulkner said. It certainly wasnt easy cleaning up Lake Erie but Capt. Faulkner is heartened to know how that body of water and its ecosystem were revived. Desperate measures have to be taken, Capt. Faulkner said. CAPTAINS FOR CLEAN WATER FACEBOOK PAGE PHOTOCapt. Chris Wittman stands on the bow for this photo from Captains for Clean Waters Facebook page. Pretty obvious that no real fishing was happening, they say.


THEATERRepossessed By Theatre Conspiracy Aug. 16-18 and 23-26 at the Alliance for the Arts. 10091 McGregor Blvd. 939-2787.Its Only A Play By The Laboratory Theater of Florida through Aug. 26. 1634 Woodford Ave. or 218-0481. Peter & The Starcatcher By The Naples Players Oct. 3-28 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www. Ill Eat You Last By The Studio Players Oct. 5-21 at Golden Gate Community Center. 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. 398-9192 or Iliad By Gulfshore Playhouse Oct. 20-Nov. 4 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or www. Rehearsal for Murder By The Marco Players Oct. 24-Nov. 11 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or in the Garden Put your favorite pooch in the car (dont forget the leash) and head to Naples Botanical Garden for canine-friendly hours from 3-5 p.m. (also 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday and 8-11 a.m. Tuesday). Free for garden members and their dogs; regular admission for humans plus $9.95 for their dogs. Laugh for a Change Stage 2 Improv performs at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. $45, with 7 p.m. cocktail hour with live entertainment, raffles and more. 2548242 or & Local Golden Gate Community Center hosts a farmers market from 2-7 p.m. each Friday. 206-4339 or 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. 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. as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 2612222 or www Improv Night Square One Improv performs at 8 p.m. at Naples Performing Arts Center. $12-$15. 1048 Castello Drive. 597-6722 or Hypnotist Doug Thompson performs tonight and Sunday, Aug. 19, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or SUNDAY8.19Fresh Produce Take your grocery list to the Naples Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner Pine Ridge and Livingston roads.Bridal Blast The National Association of Wedding Planners hosts Southwest Floridas largest bridal show where local vendors and professionals will showcase their wares from 1-5 p.m. at Germain Arena. Free for brides who pre-register on the website or $7 at the door, cash only. Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Poetry (Korea, 2011) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A woman in the early stages of Alzheimers disease finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edy. Flashback Cinema Silverspot screens Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. After an accidental encounter with otherworldly creatures, a man follows psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between humans and visitors from the cosmos. $11.80-$15.50. 592-0300 or for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Seoul Searching (2015) at 7 p.m. In 1986, at bunch of foreign born Americans go to summer camp in South Korea. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. TUESDAY8.21Twinkle Toes FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a presentation on Fred Astaire from 2:30-4 p.m. at The Arlington. 7900 Arlington Cir. 434-4737 or Panther Encounter Naples Zoo lets guests get up close and personal with Uno, a rescued Florida panther, each Tuesday at 9 a.m. $55 for members, $65 for others. Check website for additional animal encounters. 262-5409 or Free Film Mercato screens Lion at 8 p.m. on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or WEDNESDAY8.22Meditation Event The Gypsy Sea Witch hosts a crystal bowl meditation from 7-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Koreshan State Park. $20, registrationrequired. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 754-4449779 or COMING UPDoodle 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 in Paradise Local historian Jacob Winge leads a presentation about wartime Naples at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Sandalwood Village. Reservations required. 3511 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 260-5455.Blues Concert Selwyn Birchwood performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Chamber Concert Naples Philharmonic Chamber musicians perform works by Vivaldi, Szervanszky and Smetana at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at South Regional Library. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 597-1900 or SoCal Sound Singer/songwriter Chloe Caroline performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $20-$40 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or Rock Concert Poetry Thieves perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $15-$35. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or Senior 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 Live & Local The Freecoasters perform at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at ArtisNaples Daniels Pavilion. $15, includes one drink. 597-1900 or Live Readings Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts stag ed readings of poems, essays, speeches and more at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. $18-$20. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. 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, to wrap up the SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 261-2222 or www Blues for You Robert Castiglia performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita. org. Terrifying Funk Here Come The Mummies performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $32-$55. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or Party in the Estuary Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center celebrates the 40th annual National Estuary Day with guided tours, paddleboard demonstrations and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Free. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Stage 2 Improv performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Joan Jenks Auditorium at Golden Gate Community Park. $15.4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. 3989192 or Wind Concert FGCUs Wind Orchestra performs works at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District, the area west of Airport-Pulling and north of Pine Ridge roads, welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Free. 289-5070 or Free Concert Rockin Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www. Blues Concert Damon Fowler performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita. org. 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 60-plus craft beers, live music and more from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald Charities of Southwest Florida. 254-1080 or 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 C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO The inaugural Songwriters 4 Vets SWFL country concert to benefit local veterans runs from 8-11 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Trick-or-Treat 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 Art Wear Naples Art Association hosts its second annual runway show and reception featuring wearable works of art, Scene to Be Seen at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, followed by an afterparty at 8:30 p.m. $100-$200. 262-6517 or Art Auction Saint Ann Latino Contemporary Art Auction offers the opportunity to meet prominent Latino artists and participate in a silent auction of their work from at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Artis Naples. $250 per person. Free Film Mercato screens Star Wars: The Last Jedi at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 2541080 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 Show Hot Works hosts the Naples Fine Art Show Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-16, at The Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt. Film Mercato screens The Polar Express at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or The Hills Are Alive The Broadway production of The Sound of Music hits ArtisNaples Dec. 26-29. 597-1900 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. Lost in Love Air Supply performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. 218-0007 or www. Who Am I The Broadway production of Les Miserables visits Artis Naples Jan. 26-Feb. 3. 597-1900 or www. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. #HYPNOTIZE IT #LAUGH IT Laughter Is the Best Medicine Comedy Night is set for 8 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Broadway Palm. Professional comedian Michael Palascak serves as the MC, with professional comedians Pat McGann ( pictured) and Dwayne Perkins performing as well as local personalities Gina Birch, Dr. Michael Martin, Eric Raddatz and Amy Bennett Williams. Proceeds benefit SalusCare. $150. Broadway Palm Broadway Palm proudly presents proudly presents Circus Transformus Circus Transformus playing Aug. 25-26. playing Aug. 25-26. Tickets are $50 to $65. Tickets are $50 to $65. BroadwayPalm.com8.25-26 y 0 & s4d y n e s s e w. cw. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center presents the Hit Me with Your Best Shot Group Art Show through Aug. 28. The exhibit features a collection of works from social media. 2301 First St. sbdac.com8.18 Naples Beach Hotel Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a & Golf Club hosts a free performance by free performance by TBone Hamiltons TBone Hamiltons Big Easy Revue Big Easy Revue from 6:30-9:30 p.m. from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, Saturday, Aug. 18, as part of its annual as part of its annual SummerJazz on the SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. Gulf concert series. naplesbeachhotel. naplesbeachhotel. com com#BONE IT Hypnotist Doug Thompson will keep the audience entranced when he performs Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 16-19, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. offthehookcomedy.com8.16-19 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 16-22, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS COMMENTARYClever covers, artfully designedI read an essay online a few weeks ago about book covers. The writer claimed she was seeing a new trend for womens novels: large, oversized sans serif type, as if the design was boldly shouting the titles. (And Id give you the reference if only I could find it again, so you could read it too, if you want.) But Ive been noticing a new trend lately, as I look at books online and in my local library and bookstores: titles covered over by objects in the background and/or foreground. Im not sure what the first one was that I noticed. Maybe it was The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. The cover shows a tree whose limbs and branches weave through the title and authors name. Around the same time, I read Grist Mill Road, a creepy book about three friends and a childhood incident that scars them for life. (One friend ties another to a tree and shoots at her with a BB gun.) The stark cover shows the title and authors name wrapped in thick rope, as if the lettering themselves have been tied to a tree. When I was reading Tayari Joness An American Marriage, I studied its cover: a golden tree on a blue background. Like The Immortalists, some of the boughs covered over parts of the black-colored title, but unobtrusively. Then I began noticing this trend in other titles. The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor with its red background and black lettering has slanted slashes of white chalk marks over the title. Shobha Raos Girls Burn Brighter shows an explosion of red flames against a white background, the fire partially covering and beginning to consume the title. The Woman in the Window, by AJ Finn, is about an agoraphobic woman who spies on her neighbors, watching them from her windows. The cover has blue horizontal lines, like blinds, with the title in red behind them. The blinds near the word woman are slightly bent, as if a hand has pushed them down for a better view. Many titles have nature overtaking the words. The Honey Farm, by Harriet Alida Lye has what looks like sunflowers bursting through the white letters of the title. Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell, The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy and The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin all also have flower petals or flowers overlapping the titles. Some of Ms. Jewells other novels also have the same effect: The Girls in the Garden shows the white title being overgrown with ivy and bushes and The Third Wife, with a dining table post-meal the foreground, has dollops of whipped cream or pudding thrown at the title and wall. And her novel Before I Met You, whose cover shows a blue fire escape running down the front of a redbricked apartment building, plays with the yellow lettering, with stairs and a ladder, respectively, partially covering the first and last words of the title. Its bright and bold, using primary colors, and the way the designer made the background the foreground gives it dimension. Eden, by Andrea Kleine, looks as though moss or bark is growing over the title. Liz Nugents Lying in Wait shows a dead hand poking out of dirt; the dirt on the front and the leaves in the background peek over the titles white letting subtly, as if it too is almost coming out of the ground. Ive even seen the effect in a nonfiction book. Kirk Wallace Johnsons The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century, has a cover filled with a close-up of iridescent feathers, some of the individual feathers slightly overlapping the white letters of the title as well as a label on which the subtitle looks as if its been typed on an old manual typewriter. Another beautiful cover is The Italian Teacher, by Tom Rachman. A story about the son of a master painter trying to find his own way in the world, the cover is an abstract swirl of thick, luscious paint over the white canvas lettering of title and authors name. The only touch that wouldve improved this cover is if the publisher had used canvaslike material for the book jacket, so you would feel the texture, as if the original canvas is exposed. These covers all do what great book covers are supposed to do: catch our attention, give us a sense of what the books about, and draw us in to read it. Our Kind of Cruelty, by Araminta Hall, is one of the more disturbing covers. (Yes, even more than the dead-handpoking-out-of-the-dirt cover of Lying in Wait.) Part of whats so chilling about the cover is that Im not sure how to interpret whats going on. Silvery objects slither about on the sinister cover as if theyre snakes, but they might be silvercolored metallic coils with blood on them. Its difficult to tell. Im betting on the latter, as some of the white lettering of the title and authors name are cracked, as if theyve been struck with the coils. Charles Finch in the New York Times Book Review called it a searing, chilling sliver of perfection May well turn out to be the years best thriller. I might have to read it. But only in the daytime. COURTESY IMAGES


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TWI I N N N T AIL L S S $ 24. 4. 99 99 Served with a salad and steak fries. SUR R F F F & T TU RF $ $2 24 .996-oz. Lobster tail and 6-oz. let with a salad and steak fries.SUC C CU CU UL ENT NT BABY BAC K R IB BS $1 1 1 1. 1.9 .9 9Full rack served slaw and French fries. SU SUC SUC UC CUL ENT NT T T B B B BAB B YB Y B ACK AC R RIB B S $11. 99 99 Full rack served with slaw and French fries From kid s m SUNDAY Live Music Saturday7-10pm Sonny Kenn LOB O STE E R $ R$ R 14 99 L SATURDAY Live Entertainment 7-10pm8/15-8/21All special offers available with the purchase of a beverage. Dine in only. Culinary Art.Technicolor Views. Venetian Village 4270 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples 239-649-5552 baysideseafoodgrillandbar.comSparkling Waterfront Views and Live Entertainment! SUMMER DINING 3 COURSE PRIX FIXEChoice of Appetizer, Entree & Dessert | $39 per person La Moraga has partnered with to host a vegan, Mediterranean-inspired dinner to benefit the organization on Saturday, Aug. 18. Featured dishes include cherry gazpacho topped with tofu snow, Moroccan stew, grilled kebob marinated in piri-piri and served with tahini sauce, miso-baked tofu and a wine poached pear with chocolate and crushed peanuts. $26, reservations required. 3936 Tamiami Trail N. 331-3669 or The French hosts a wine dinner where guests will taste both French and Italian vintages during each course at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. Dishes include cauliflower veloute with lobster and truffle, ricotta and mascarpone tortelli with red wine glaze, roasted beef tenderloin and chocolate souffl. $125. 365 Fifth Ave. S. 315-4019 or TimelessAn MHK Eatery partners with Sarasotas Big Top Brewery for a six-course, small plate beer pairing dinner starting at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. Dishes include avocado-wrapped King crab merus, smoked cheddar and beer soup, Wagyu steak tartare, shrimp sausage corn dog, crispy pork belly and grits and smores custard cake. $89. 90 Tamiami Trail N. 3314325 or www.timelesseatery.comVenue Naples hosts a sweet and savory dinner featuring Callebaut Belgian chocolate at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. $65. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or Dagnys Spirits holds a free wine and liquor tasting from 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. 15205 Collier Blvd. 384-9421 or Tractor Supply Company in East Naples invites all local growers, crafters and artisans to showcase their homemade and homegrown goods at its fall farmers market on Saturday, Sept. 22. Vendors with expertise in everything from produce and soaps to homemade crafts and candles are welcome. Tractor Supply farmers markets are a great way to bring our customers together to highlight their skills and help foster relationships within our farming and crafting communities, said Mary Lawley, the companys vice president of store administration. We believe these events even inspire others to try growing and making goods of their own. Participants in the Sept. 22 market will be set up in areas near the Tractor Supply storefront on Tamiami Trail East. Nonprofit organizations and food trucks are also encouraged to register. There is no charge for participating.Registration closes Sept. 19. Sign up at or call the store at 774-6927. 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 Wine Night Out Surf & Turf: Friday, Aug. 17 ($95); Julia Child Desserts: Saturday, Aug. 18 ($75); Instant Pot Tacos: Saturday, Aug. 18 ($51.96); Wine Night Out Italian Summer: Saturday, Aug. 18 ($95); Date Night Italian Summer: Saturday, Aug. 18 ($85); Summers Best Pizzas: Sunday, Aug. 19 ($75); A Love for Seafood: Sunday, Aug. 19 ($85); SteakhouseStyle Burger: Sunday, Aug. 19 ($75); Late Summer Celebration: Monday, Aug. 20 ($75); How to Pressure Cook with Instant Pot: Monday, Aug. 20 ($25); Our Favorite Summer Recipes: Monday, Aug. 20 ($51.96); Cooking 101 Fun & Fundamentals: Wednesday, Aug. 22 ($75); Spanish Tapas Party: Wednesday, Aug. 22 ($75).


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HAPPY HOURDaily 11am-9:30pm (Bar Only)Check out our new local craft beers on tap Sun-Thu 11am-9pm Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pmHours subject to change during summer months.Add a cup of clam chowder to any twin lobster for only $3 Twin lobsters cannot be splitSunday & Thursday $24.99Twin one pound Maine lobsters with corn on the cobMonday, Tuesday & Wednesday $21.99Twin one pound Maine lobsters with corn on the cobFriday & Saturday $27.99Twin one pound Maine lobsters with corn on the cob CHEF Q&AA host with the most for those who want to eat healthy BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comAfter owning two successful restaurants in Washington, running a culinary school at his home in Spain and hosting cooking classes on FOX, NBC and CBS, Christopher Carnrick was looking at a lifetime of blood pressure medicine before he undertook a starch-based diet. Now at his Pirate Palms wellness retreat in Golden Gate Estates, he offers people the opportunity to stay at his guesthouse to relax, eat well and learn how to shed pounds with healthy, delicious food. Read on to find out more. Q: What is your culinary background? A: I grew up with a mom who was an amazing cook. I was born in a small town in Texas and my mom had been raised in New Jersey and dined in the best restaurants in New York. I grew up with boeuf bourguignon and canard a lorange, but also with chicken fried steak and fried green tomatoes. I left home at 18 to live in a commune in Yakima, Wash. Thats where I really learned to cook for masses with very little. I learned to improvise and also became keenly aware that people have varied tastes and comfort zones. Pleasing the masses was a challenge that I loved. Q: How were you inspired to become a chef? A: I left the commune at 21, moved to Seattle and worked in a few restaurants. However, I found I needed a different venue to really utilize my skills. I opened two restaurants in Seattle, one called Mames, which was a cabaret with two seatings each evening, and Speedy Gonzales, where we pioneered homedelivered Mexican food in Seattle. Q: What brought you to Naples? A: My parents had been coming to Naples since the early 1970s, and I even had the opportunity to spend a year here as a kid. I loved it here. I collected coquinas for hours, and my mom would make me a cup of coquina broth. I learned to scuba dive and, of course, went to St. George and the Dragon for special occasions. We decided to move here in 2012 after my father died. Q: You have a varied culinary career that includes owning restaurants, writing books and hosting cooking shows on several networks. Why did you shift to offering a nutrition-based retreat such as Pirate Palms? A: As much as I love great food and wine, eventually it took a toll on my health. I thought I was just normal for being older and decided to go to the doctor for an annual check-up. I left that appointment holding prescriptions and a warning that I was obese with high cholesterol, high blood pressure and the risk of having either a stroke or heart attack. I began taking the blood pressure medication, which I was told I would have to take for life. I had some really nasty side effects from the medication and went on the internet to find an alternative. I received an email from a doctor who suggested a less restrictive diet so I could lose a few pounds and I could get off my medication in about 10 days. This made me mad. I had been on a diet since the age of 9 years old and I was tired of skinny people telling me what to do to lose weight. But I followed his regimen for 10 days and was taken off my blood pressure medication. During the first year I ended up losing 80 pounds eating lots of mashed potatoes and gravy. I just cut out dairy, meat, fish, eggs and oil. Q: How do guests benefit from a few days at Pirate Palms? A: We have different types of guests. We have guests who just want to stay in the private guesthouse and not utilize any of the culinary delights. We have guests who hire me for private chef services and they come to my home with a group for dinner. Its similar to what we did in Spain, but everything is whole food and plant-based with no oil. We also have guests who come to stay and want to eat our healthy menu for a few days. Lastly, we have guests who come for an afternoon with a group for a cooking class. Its all hands-on, and they get to enjoy the fruit of their labor. Q: Can you explain how starches support weight loss? Do you have to be selective about what kinds you consume? A: Many people have been taught that starches are bad for us and this is not true. The more rice, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes and beans you eat, the trimmer and healthier you will be. You will help save the Planet Earth, too. All large populations of trim, healthy people throughout verifiable human history have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch. Only a few small isolated populations have eaten otherwise. Thus scientific documentation of what people have eaten over the past 13,000 years convincingly supports our claim. Q: The dishes you offer guests contain a wide variety of fresh vegetables and proteins. How do you create menu options that support health and wellness during a guests stay?A: People who come to Pirate Palms are on vacation. I interview our guests to ask what kinds of food they enjoy and their spice tolerance. My favorite was a guest who requested a bean burger that looks like hamburger and bleeds. This was accomplished by using a combination of beans and buckwheat flour and adding beetroot powder to create blood.Q: What do you find challenging? A: The challenge for me is creating food such as a non-fat cheese that still stimulates the brain receptors to cause pleasure. I have a Macaroni and PLEASE dish that even kids love. People say it tastes, looks and smells exactly like mac-and-cheese. What is missing is the oil. Q: What are your favorite culinary resources (books, blogs, etc.)? A: I mention several online resources in my third book, Confessions of a Starchivore. My second book, Kitchen Disasters, Solutions and Substitutions, has great resources for what to do when something goes wrong. Q: Who or what are your greatest culinary influences? A: Hands down, Julia Child. I would watch her every day after school and admired how easy she made seemingly complex meals. Also, when she had a souffle fail on air, she declared: Should your souffle fail you, you simply can declare it a mousse and none will be the wiser.


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6-6 86 Call 8 6Ca Ca al l 8 86 6 6-6 6 -2300 5 7 -2 7 7 5 765 65 7 7 -23 23 30 00 # #1 SEARCHOVER COME TRUE! MAKING DREAMS TE OF FLORIDA AT TA ST A Y 21 IN THE CENTUR #1 .COM T. C21SUNBEL T LISTINGS! HOME & LOT 550 SEARCH OVER 866 657 2 CALL TOSCHEDULEYOU 2300 URSHOWING! 8666572 CALL TO SCHEDULE YOU 2300 UR SHOWING G! Custom Built 3 Bedroom with DenPristine condition. Formal living and dining family room with informal dining. Many upgrades. Established neighborhood.$235,0001-866-657-2300 800CC035836. CAPE CORAL Beautifully LandscapedCome see this beautifully landscaped 3 bedroom 2 bath home!$234,9001-866-657-2300 800CC040144. CAPE CORAL Single Family HomeVery well maintained 3/2/2 built in 2006, fenced with 2 storage sheds. Windows and sliders have manual shutters.$230,0001-866-657-2300 800LE038238. LABELLE The Pool Home You Have Been Waiting ForVery quiet location but close to everything. Perfect place to walk and bike in a quiet and friendly waterfront community.$219,0001-866-657-2300 800CH400215. PORT CHARLOTTE 3/2 in Southeast Cape3/2 in Southeast Cape!$215,0001-866-657-2300 800CC038969. CAPE CORAL Estate SaleLocated on a quiet street convenient to South Cape shopping and entertainment.$215,0001-866-657-2300 800CC044400. CAPE CORAL 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Wrap Around Awesome Water ViewsLike living on an island. Don't miss this Estero Country Club property. Million dollar views.$215,0001-866-657-2300 800FM066606. ESTERO Gated CommunityMinutes from the beach, don't miss this 2/2 + den condo in excellent condition!$212,0001-866-657-2300 800NA021091. BONITA SPRINGS Beautiful 2 Bed, 2 Bath plus Den Coach Home with GarageFirst floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with a den and attached garage overlooks a tranquil lake with southern exposure.$210,0001-866-657-2300 800FM047466. FORT MYERS Fort Myers Condo Near BeachesEnjoy the long/serene lake views, wildlife & sunsets. Lovely 2/2 first floor condo, tile floors, spacious.$210,0001-866-657-2300 800FM047038. FORT MYERS Beautiful View Close to Downtown Fort MyersStunning view and great location. This spacious 2 bed/2 bath condo is located in North Fort Myers and minutes from downtown.$187,0001-866-657-2300 800FM001355. NORTH FORT MYERS Canal Front Residence, Just for YouNice size living room adjoins the dining area with sliding glass door to lanai and fenced back yard with canal front view.$184,9001-866-657-2300 800CH402960. PORT CHARLOTTE 2 Bedroom/2 Bath + DenThis 2/2 + den second floor unit has a bright and open feel with vaulted ceilings, and natural light.$182,5001-866-657-2300 800CC022077. CAPE CORAL Great Family Home or Investment PropertyLooking for an affordable home. Look no further. Ready to go!$179,9001-866-657-2300 800FM043852. LEHIGH ACRES Waterfront with PoolGreat 2/2/1 on canal. Has pool and just under half an acre!$199,9001-866-657-2300 800CH401248. NORTH PORT Half Acre 3+ Den Home in Lehigh AcresHalf acre 3 + den home in Lehigh Acres. Over 2,000 sqft.$199,0001-866-657-2300 800NA033406. LEHIGH ACRES Top Floor Vaulted Ceiling Great Lake View Kelly GreensTop floor great view vaulted ceilings upgraded turnkey ready to move in today.$193,0001-866-657-2300 800FM029163. FORT MYERS Waterfront Townhouse in the Heart of Fort MyersFeaturing 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and a 2-car garage!$189,9001-866-657-2300 800CC027343. FORT MYERS Location, Location 3 Bed, 2 Bath, Fenced in Triple LotLarge screened-in lanai and extended patio, Lots of fruit trees and flowers and plenty of room for a pool.$210,0001-866-657-2300 800CC039423. CAPE CORAL Spacious NW Cape HomeSplit floor plan with over 1600 sqft under air. Newer a/c and screened lanai under truss. Carpet and tile floors.$209,0001-866-657-2300 800CC046573. CAPE CORAL 2 Bed/2 Bath/2 Car Garage Villa Whiskey Creek Green VillageThe best villa on the market today! Total quality! Remodeled, updated, new A/C all with modern lighting & ceiling fans.$199,9001-866-657-2300 800FM042013. FORT MYERS Prime Location/Price off El Dorado Pkwy. W3/2/1 Pool home in SW Cape by Tarpon Point!$199,9001-866-657-2300 800CC038645. CAPE CORAL


6-6 Call 86 6Ca Ca al l 8 86 6 6-65 65 -2 5 7 2300 -2 7 7 5 75 5 7 7 -23 23 30 00 B AAC .COM T. .C21SUNBEL W. WWW T T AT WA BARBARA M W A T RE A Y 21 SUNBEL TT FOUNDED CENTUR A A RBARA M. W A NAME YOU CAN TRUST TO SELL YO U .23 7. 6.65 C all 86 7 T TTY IN 1984 A L U R HOME 3 00 1st Floor-Great Lake View-Turnkey-Close to Beach-Championship GolfImmaculately maintained golf condo in Kelly Greens Golf Community. Close to all amenities. Ready to go!$175,0001-866-657-2300 800FM034801. FORT MYERS Great Opportunity to Buy in SW Cape CoralDon't miss this charming 3 bed, 2 bath home, conveniently located off Skyline.$169,9001-866-657-2300 800CC038233. CAPE CORAL Gulf Access 10 Minutes to the HarborVery cozy 2 bedroom 1 bath home with concrete seawall and 6,000 boat lift.$169,9001-866-657-2300 800CH249459. PORT CHARLOTTE House in South East Lehigh AcresThis 3/2/2 well-maintained house in South East Lehigh Acres has screened-in lanai overlooking four fruit trees.$167,0001-866-657-2300 800LE046274. LEHIGH ACRES 2/2/Car Port with a Den on a Saltwater CanalPut this home on your must see list! 2/2 w/ carport and den located on a saltwater Canal! Welcome to paradise! Call today!$159,9001-866-657-2300 800CH403118. PORT CHARLOTTE A Scene Stealer 2 Bed/2 Bath Villa Whiskey CreekBeautiful 2 bed/2 bath/2 car garage villa provides relaxing views of the beautiful common area from a large enclosed.$159,9001-866-657-2300 800FM039042. FORT MYERS Extremely Well Maintained Fort Myers CondoThe home is featuring vaulted ceilings, tile and laminate throughout for easy upkeep, and an indoor laundry area.$155,0001-866-657-2300 800CC045422. FORT MYERS Welcome HomeWelcome home! Turnkey, move in ready Port Charlotte home. Central AC, and new roof! All furnishings included.$155,0001-866-657-2300 800CH402520. PORT CHARLOTTE Lakefront Condo in Heritage Lake ParkThis 3 bedroom 2 bath condo is on the 2nd floor overlooking the lake. Great amenities like pool, gym, security etc.$149,9001-866-657-2300 800CH400443. PUNTA GORDA Top Flood Condo Championship Golf Great ViewKelly Greens Golf condo top floor with best view championship golf.$149,0001-866-657-2300 800FM031957. FORT MYERS Come Look at this Affordable Home 1382 sqft of Living SpaceThis home is located on a beautiful corner lot with a large canal in the back and is centrally located in Lehigh.$143,0001-866-657-2300 800LE044305. LEHIGH ACRES Cute 55 and over Manufactured HomeCute 55 and over Manufactured 2/1.5 Home$139,9001-866-657-2300 800NA035792. NAPLES Great Doublewide on Private Canal Front LotRedone mobile with 3 bed, 1-1/2 baths, on private canal front half acre lot! New floors kitchen, deck, bath, lighting etc.$129,9001-866-657-2300 800CH402785. PUNTA GORDA Location Location LocationGreat 2 bed 2 bath in a wonderful location and wonderful 55 + community.$119,9001-866-657-2300 800FM043132. FORT MYERS Sought After Lazy Days VillageBeautiful corner lot in prime area of park, amenities include 2 clubhouses, pool.$94,0001-866-657-2300 800FM028457. NORTH FORT MYERS Beautiful 2/2 Condo in Lehigh AcresWarm, inviting and calm are the feeling you have in this beautiful condo. The master bedroom has two walk-in closets.$73,0001-866-657-2300 800LE041851. LEHIGH ACRES Beautiful Gated Hideaway Greenbriar Country ClubWonderful views of golf course & lake from this spacious turnkey condo, Open 2/2 floor plan in pet friendly community!$139,9001-866-657-2300 800FM043805. FORT MYERS Kelly Greens Terrace Condo with a Great Golf and Lake View2nd floor condo on Kelly Greens Championship golf course offered turnkey!$137,0001-866-657-2300 800FM028550. FORT MYERS 2 Bed 1 Bath Located in the Oxford Manor Area of EnglewoodClose to the beaches and shopping. Home needs some TLC, it has been a rental property with the same tenant since 2010.$134,9001-866-657-2300 800CH401986. ENGLEWOOD Pool Home in Port CharlotteThis is a cute 2/1 with carport and also has a built in pool. In the heart of the town and close to shopping and food.$130,0001-866-657-2300 800CH402650. PORT CHARLOTTE