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Conservancy to move forward with catch and release tournament OPINION A4 TRAFFIC A13 HEALTHY LIVING A16 INVESTING A18 BUSINESS A20 REAL ESTATE B1 ARTS C1 CALENDAR C6-7 COLLECTING C5 PETS C10 PUZZLES C12 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 30-SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 SEE SAND, A10 Key Marco CatA regional relic is returning home from the Smithsonian. C1 THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDAAs toxic algae and red tide plague our beaches, we are reminded that without clean water, recreational fishing would be a thing of the past. Committed to keeping the waters clean and the fish abundant, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting the 25th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Friday, through Sunday, Nov. 2-4. This tournament is a reminder of one of our regions greatest treasures: our water. Clean water is essential to the House huntingThis charming cottage is quintessential Old Naples. B1 BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ COURTESY PHOTOJohn Kukk shows off his snook from a recent charity tournament. Healthy livingPhantom odors? Theyre real, and possibly affecting you now. A16 N THE BEACH IN FRONT OF THE RITZCarlton Naples, there is no visible line drawn in the sand indicating what part of the beach is public and which is owned by the Ritz, even though officially one does exist. For now, maybe, it doesnt matter. The hotel accommodates both the public and its private hotel guests on both portions of the sand for most of the year. During the 5ish busiest days each season, hotel staff sets up umbrellas or cabanas to mark its priA dispute between beachfront property owners and the public in Floridas Panhandle and a new state rule designed to mediate that dispute has called into question the future of one of the Sunshine States most precious resources: 825 miles of sandy beach.LINESin theSANDO BY THE NUMBERS: INSIDE: Miles of beach in Florida. Percent of Florida beaches privately owned in 2005. HB 631 defines where its legal to tread. A10 Digital paymentsWill the growth of spending apps lead to the end of cash? A20 Vol. X, No. 45 FREE SEE TOURNAMENT, A8


A2 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SAVE55%STOREWIDELABOR DAYUP TOS A L E Bring Your Florida Lifestyle Home COMMENTARYRubio comes callingA version of this column ran two years ago in July, during the lost summer of 2016. In Mr. Williams view, little has changed.What we dont want is for this to be a glimpse of the future. But thats what we fear were seeing this year: a fish-killing, people-sickening, tourist offending, filthy-water look at things to come. A glimpse of Atlantic and gulf beaches east and west of Lake Okeechobee so devastated by our effluent that few will want to live on them or fish off them, and visitors will pointedly avoid them. Such a reality would mean huge economic losses and a widespread decline in the quality of life along Floridas southern coasts, both east and west. That increasingly common fear along with Sen. Marco Rubios need to sympathize with it, and thus to garner votes for his 2016 Senate run brought him last week to both coasts of Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency. I dont remember Sen. Rubio ever appearing on either coast before just to talk about the fight for cleaner water. Warm and attentive in person a darksuited 6-footer with only slightly receding black hair and a talent for appearing comfortably focused in front of cameras or small groups water hasnt been one of his big-punch battles, after all. Those have included fights against Cuban communists, terrorists, gun-control advocates, illegal immigrants and his lost battle for the presidential nomination. Those were his fights, rather than water. But now, with fish dying and tourists changing their Florida plans and local commissioners encouraging more development and waterfront properties becoming harder to sell and with even less regulation of water uses by industry, agriculture and construction than in past years I went to see the senator. He had traveled to a lovely old meeting house on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, in downtown Fort Myers. Out those windows we watched the turgid, mile-wide river bearing its filthy excess to the nearby gulf from the vast cattle populations along the Kissimmee south of Orlando, from Lake O. itself 50 miles east of Fort Myers, from the runoff of sugar and citrus operations, from suburban lawns, from a multitude of poorly regulated septic systems numbering in the tens to the hundreds of thousands. We watched all of it sliding silently west only 15 or so miles from its mouth near Sanibel Island, water released by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect an over-budget boondoggle of a dike repair job now years behind schedule. I hadnt come to look at that river or its history, though. I wanted to stand near Sen. Rubio, who was pushing the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. I wanted to look at him, to listen to him, and to study the people around him. The meeting was closed to the public (it was easier that way, a Rubio staffer told me), but not to mayors, county commissioners, state representatives, chambers of-commerce officials and a couple of environmentalists who joined him to express their concerns, with television and newspaper reporters looking on. Was the senator finally getting serious? His personal water history wasnt promising but perhaps hed changed. Not long after he won his Senate seat, Sen. Rubio shrugged off our mounting water woes by joining the de-regulators in federal and state government. Not only did they include Gov. Scott, who eviscerated the states water protection arm in 2011 by firing hundreds of state regulators in an effort to downsize government and its influence in our lives, but they also included David Vitter, the senior U.S. senator from Louisiana. First, Sen. Rubio had applauded Gov. Scotts loosening of water regulations and his bid to stop the federal Environmental Protection Agency from stepping in to monitor and regulate Florida water: I will continue working with my colleagues in Washington to prevent this EPA power grab from ruining Floridas economy, he said at the time. Then, less than two years later, he signed a David Vitter letter with 30 other Republicans, stiff-arming cleaner-water proposals. If the EPA is allowed to move forward with this guidance, the letter said, streams, lakes and wetlands in nearly all of our states are going to be overburdened with federal bureaucracy.At the meeting last week, however, the senator agreed that the Everglades plan was only a first step in the very slow and much bigger process of real restoration slow because leaders are not willing to suggest we spend more money, or to buy lands south of Lake Okeechobee en masse, where lake water can be released. One step at a time, he cautioned.Standing near television reporters, I had a chance to talk with him. So, I asked: Has your opinion about the need to regulate water changed? Should the EPA be involved now?More regulations arent the answer, he told me. And neither is the EPA. If you get them involved, he said, they can regulate you even if you have only one little puddle on your property. Aside from further regulating Big Ag and Big Sugar, what about requiring everyone up and down both the Caloosahatchee and the St. Lucie to update their septic systems, I asked? Too expensive, Sen. Rubio suggested, recalling how hard his family struggled in West Miami when residents were required to spend thousands updating their septic systems there. Not everybody has $10,000 for new septic, he said. But is it too expensive to save our water, our beaches and our economies by offering government help for those who cant pay? Is it too expensive to monitor what goes into the water from industries and agriculture with more discipline and caring? Is it too expensive to save what is now dying, and will die if we dont? I didnt get to ask the senator those questions. So, I leave them to voters. roger


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorRobbie Spencerrspencer@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan Stephanie Davis Kristine Gill Jerry Greenfield Dan Hudak Phil Jason Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith Scott Simmons Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Vandy Major Bernadette La Paglia Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Ivan SeligmanCopy EditorCathy CottrillFood & Wine EditorKaren Feldmankfeldman@floridaweekly.comPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerAlisa Bowmanabowman@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersMeg Roloff Chris Andruskiewicz Paul Heinrich Scott Sleeper Circulation SupervisorTara Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationHugo Baron Maria Chavez Allan Clayton Michael Kramer Anthony Scrace Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.markle@floridaweekly.comNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaOperations ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2018 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONRaining on Trumps paradePresident Donald Trump was bitterly disappointed that he was forced to cancel his ego trip down Washington, D.C., streets. The parade of U.S. military units was to be his biggest display yet of people marching in lockstep, bigger even than any gathering of Republicans. He really wanted to stand on a reviewing stand as the troops and hardware did their thing below just like they do for Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin and the others he wants to emulate but the disclosed cost of $92 million for this Defense Department dog and pony show is indefensible. So, of course, he did what all spoiled children do when they dont get their way: He threw a tantrum a Twitter tantrum. The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it, he pecked on his dumbphone. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it. Never let someone hold you up! The D.C. mayor jumped all over this with a tweet of her own: Yup, Im Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington D.C., the local politician who finally got thru to the reality star in the White House with the realities ($21.6M) of parades/events/demonstrations in Trump America (sad). Did I mention that Mayor Bowser is running for re-election? Or that Donald Trump is wildly unpopular in the District of Columbia? According to her people, $21.6 million would be the local share of the $92 million total cost. Inflated or not, the expenditure would be a chunk of money that could go to more useful purposes. President Trump wants a parade? Lets give him a parade. How about a marching band of all those veterans of the spy game who are raising such a ruckus over the president spitefully taking away national security clearances of those who dared cross him. Notably absent would be Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating the Russia connection. Hes too busy raining on Trumps parade. Dont look for some of our other luminaries. Omarosa will be a no-show, for sure. Shell be there, but secretly taping conversations. She obviously took pointers from Michael Cohen, who is currently sharing his recordings as he spills his guts to all those involved in probing Donald Trump. I wouldnt look for Stormy Daniels either, not even on a float. Its a shame that she didnt record her alleged encounter with Trump. Well just have to take her word that he was quite boring in bed. We can only guess how much that bothers him, probably as much as the ridicule for his small hands. The problem really is that we have a small person who has got huge toys, like an armed force that numbers more than 2 million. Hes the commander in chief, so they have to humor him. This time, the cost for his folly was so prohibitive that he did something he almost never does: He listened to his advisers, who gently suggested to him that paying $92 million would be bad for his image. Nothing is more important to him than his image, not even a parade. Bob Franken is an Emmy Award-winning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN.How to lose to Trump in one easy stepJohn Brennan may not know it, but he is acting in a drama scripted and produced by Donald J. Trump. As Eli Lake of Bloomberg perceptively observed, President Trump isnt trying to silence Brennan by revoking his security clearance, as the former CIA directors defenders insist, but elevate him as a foil. Trump couldnt hope for a better poster boy for the so-called deep state than a former CIA director who immediately began to sound like a commentator for MSNBC upon leaving government and, indeed, signed up as a commentator for MSNBC. It has been the usual practice of former top intelligence professionals to keep their political opinions, and especially their wild-eyed rants, to themselves. They understand that, having been entrusted with some of the most sensitive powers of the United States government, they should show forbearance and restraint lest they undermine the reputations of their institutions. Brennan has had no such compunction. Granted, hes acted under provocation. Trump has goaded him on Twitter and launched extraordinary broadsides against the work of U.S. intelligence agencies. Trump often sounds like the guy popping off down at the end of the bar, and hes transformed Brennan into the guy down at the other end of the bar. Advantage: Trump. The president always benefits from the fact that his brand depends on violating norms, whereas if his opponents are baited into violating norms in return, they diminish themselves and their cause. In a notorious tweet, Brennan accused the president of nothing short of treason for his craven performance at a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. This was the first time on record that a prominent elected official ever committed treason which usually involves giving away the nations secrets or compromising intelligence assets at a public event extensively covered by the international media. What did Brennan mean by his charge? He apparently doesnt know. Pressed by Rachel Maddow of MSNBC, Brennan explained, incoherently, that I said it was nothing short of treasonous. I didnt mean that he committed treason. Oh. Asked point-blank if he thinks that the president is serving the Russian government, he said that I scratch my head a lot, not the usual standard for alleging that someone committed a capital offense. Brennans conceit has made him the ideal target for Trump, since even some of the former intelligence officials who oppose the revocation of his security clearance are uncomfortable with how he has conducted himself. The presidents adversaries may consider this unfair, but the institutions Trump targets are best-served by not responding in kind. If the president says that the press cant be trusted because its so biased, the press should react by being less biased rather than more. If he says that hes being undone by a deep state conspiracy, former intelligence officials should be more restrained rather than less. Brennan either doesnt understand this dynamic or doesnt care. He has threatened a lawsuit, and Trump has welcomed one. The president is happy for a war with the most unhinged representative of the intelligence community at hand, and John O. Brennan is playing his role flawlessly. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYKing Features bob FRANKENKing Features


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A10 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYvate property line and will ask people to leave that area, explained Ed Staros, vice president and managing director for Ritz-Carlton Resorts in Naples. On those days, I need every square inch of beach, Mr. Staros said. Such informal understandings and agreements have worked well enough, in many parts of Florida, to prevent major public disputes. But a conflict between private beachgoers and commissioners in Walton County in 2016 set off new state legislation and a flurry of attention on where the lines in the sand are drawn. There are 825 miles of sandy beaches in the Sunshine State. About 60 percent were estimated by the Department of Environmental Protection to be privately owned in 2005. Now, the DEP says it has no records showing a percentage, or whether it has changed. In part because disputes have been relatively rare and businesses may not want to stir up conflict by drawing hard lines, the technicalities of just when and where someone is trespassing on a beach can be tricky to define. But as Floridas population grows, beaches erode and sea levels creep higher, those valuable square inches of beach will be increasingly contested, said Alyson Craig Flournoy, a University of Florida professor who specializes in property and environmental law. It will only become more challenging and I suspect there will be more conflict, not less, as the beach shrinks over time in different areas, she said. The Walton County kerfuffle and the new related state legislation concerns Floridas customary use doctrine. Though it has not often been used in the Sunshine State, the doctrine allows local governments to declare private beachfront property open to public recreational use if it is generally accepted that the beach in question has nearly always or customarily been used that way. Signed by Gov. Rick Scott, House Bill 631 went into effect on July 1. It requires counties and cities to ask for input from property owners and then prove the case to a judge if they want to declare a privately owned area of a beach available to the public under the customary use doctrine. Before, they would have only had to pass an ordinance with a commission or council vote on its own. The new rule also eradicated Walton Countys ordinance as of July 1, but grandfathered in past customary use ordinances. There are only two others on the books, in Volusia and St. Johns counties. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, and Rep. Katie Edwards-Walpole, D-Plantation. Sen. Passidomo did not respond to requests for comment. Ms. Passidomo writes in a statement on her website, The new law is a simple process bill that gives local governments the tools they need to provide customary use access to the public on private land adjacent to the public beach. There is nothing in the bill that authorizes anyone to block access to the beach There is nothing in the bill that authorizes SANDFrom page 1 MARK WIELAND / RITZ-CARLTON COURTESY PHOTOOn the beach in front of The Ritz-Carlton Naples, there is no visible line drawn in the sand indicating what part of the beach is public and which is owned by the Ritz, even though officially one does exist. COURTESY IMAGE This scanned document shows a red line in front of The Ritz-Carlton Naples where the Erosion Control Line was drawn. This was not a big issue for Collier County ...Weve been sharing the beach with the Ritz for many, many years. The Ritz has just the same rights to that beach as an ybody else. In fact, theyre paying an awful lot of the money to replenish the beach when you come right down to it. Jeffrey A. Klatzkow, Collier County attorney


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NEWS A11law enforcement or mandates anyone to arrest or remove anyone from the beach. There is nothing in the bill that set forth a line of where the public is allowed or not allowed to be. The bill doesnt in any way change the law of this state pertaining to customary use of Floridas beaches that has been in place since the beginning of statehood. Walton Countys declaration of customary use on all of its 26 miles of beaches is now also being challenged by a federal lawsuit brought by a beachfront homeowner there. Even though few beaches in Florida fall under a customary use rule, it has been more broadly applied elsewhere to give the public greater access to what has long been considered a natural resource that should not be privately held. Some states, such as Oregon, Texas and Hawaii, have applied the doctrine broadly to the entire shoreline of the state, wrote the Florida Shore & Beach Preservation Association in an April 4 memo. Public vs. private lines This is how lines between public and private beachfront are typically drawn in Florida: The most common and blanket rule falls under the Public Trust Doctrine. On tracts of private beachfront property ownership extends down to roughly the wet sand or more precisely the mean high-tide line, the high-tide line averaged over 19 years (though the exact point shifts with the tides). On all 825 miles of beaches in Florida then, the public owns at least the wet sand on seaward for recreational use. That means that at high tide youd technically have to walk through or be standing in the water to stay off private property. Then there are, of course, local, state and federal beachfront parks that are open to the public. Then there are a few exceptions to the wet sand line, one being the customary use doctrine. The new legislation didnt fundamentally change the doctrine, legal experts say, but did create confusion and conflict among public and private landowners and misunderstanding about the effect and purpose of the bill. On one side you have property owners who feel House Bill 631 now gives them new property rights, the ability to build fences (on the beach)..., said David Cruz, an attorney and legislative council for the Florida League of Cities, representing the more than 400 cities in the Sunshine State. On the other side you have the public, who feels that public beach access will now be more restricted and getting onto the beach will be more difficult if not impossible. Both of those statements are incorrect. The bill alters how governments are able to declare customary use, but will have little effect on beachgoers rights, Professor Flournoy argues. The statute (put in place by HB 631) in fact did very little to alter the rights, the common law rights, that the public may have to use privately owned beaches, she said. Those rights, which are based or grounded in the doctrine of customary use were not directly changed by the statute. What it did was change the process that local governments are required to use should they wish to adopt an ordinance codifying, modifying, whatever, customary use rights. But the underlying rights actually have not been changed. I think part of the reaction by property owners has been to claim victory where there was no victory. They are now more aggressively asserting the right to exclude the public although the statute did not give them that right. Even if disputes bubble up occasionally, there have been no recent public spats or official lawsuits reported on beaches in Lee, Charlotte, Collier or Palm Beach counties by county attorneys, spokespeople or hoteliers contacted by Florida Weekly. Those hoteliers said the new law wont change operations or affect access for their guests or the public. There is no impact on how The Breakers Palm Beach runs its beach operations, no any effect on our guests and members, the resort hotels management wrote in a statement. The Breakers beach and beach club operation remain private. We do not have issues with trespassing, as we have team members to redirect any individuals as necessary. Our beach has always been private west of the tideline, and the public can walk past our property east of the waterline. Another resort hotel, Eau Palm Beach, is popular for its many amenities, exclusivity and privacy, wrote Nick Gold, public relations director. The beach in Manalapan is narrow and therefore does not allow for non-hotel guests to linger. However, there is ample beach area adjacent to the hotel at the Lantana beach for locals and visitors alike to enjoy at their leisure. But the dispute in Walton County could play a role in how much access the public has on Florida beaches in the future. Naples city attorney Robert Pritt argues that House Bill 631 could ultimately have a negative effect on beachgoers because it takes power out of the hands of local governments (and thus the people) to declare customary use for the public on their own, and instead could pit them in an expensive lawsuit against wealthy beachfront property owners. It turns the burden of proof on to the people who may want to be using the dry sandy beach area, he said. So you have all the have nots proving there is customary use against a usually very rich person or group. So its a haves versus a have nots issue. I dont care how they want to portray it. On the other hand, in the past, a customary-use ordinance put in place by a government would have been open to legal attack from private property owners on the back end. With the new legislation, such an ordinance must already be approved by a judge, shielding it from further legal challenges. Another more common exception to the wet sand line in Florida is the Erosion Control Line. If public money has been used to restore a private beach, effectively making it larger, the private property line is permanently moved up on to the dry sand area of the beach to where the high-tide line once was. This is then called the ECL, marking the area that was restored. This is the case with the Ritz in North Naples. An official ECL was determined there in 2009 by the Department of Environmental Protection after people complained about being ejected from the beach in front of the hotel. Naples resident and real estate agent Graham Ginsberg, who has long been an advocate of public access to beaches, said that before the ECL was drawn at the Ritz, he and his children were kicked off the beach by its employees, even though they were playing close to the water. And I said, why? And they said, well, youre on our property and youre trespassing, Mr. Ginsberg said. So we left because I wasnt going to have an argument with my little kids there. With the ECL drawn, the Ritzs private land extends for about 200 yards in width and 70 feet seaward, while the public is left with the 25-30 feet of property closest to the water for sunbathing, building sand castles, reading paperback thrillers and romance novels, et cetera. For his part, Mr. Staros has adopted what he calls his good neighbor policy. He allows anyone to use the entire area of the beach including the Ritzs portion most of the year, except during those 35 or so especially busy days, typically major holidays when all of the 450 guest rooms are full, often with multiple guests. I want everybody to love the Ritz, he said. I want them to come over here and spend their money. I want them to buy hamburgers here. I want them to have their weddings and Bat Mitzvahs here.Effects of the new rule Some said the new bill will have little effect on public or private access to beaches or that its a non-issue in their county or city. This was not a big issue for Collier County, said county attorney Jeffrey A. Klatzkow. He argues that its already clear in Collier which beaches are public and which are private, and that hotels including the Ritz already share the beach harmoniously with the public. Weve been sharing the beach with the Ritz for many, many years, he said. The Ritz has just the same rights to that beach as anybody else. In fact, theyre paying an awful lot of the money to replenish the beach when you come right down to it. Money to replenish beaches comes from hotel bed taxes paid by guests, although that money is considered public funds, and is also used to promote tourism. Mr. Klatzkow adds that he believes parking will be the greatest issue facing public access to beaches in the future. It might take the county acquiring property and demolishing it and creating parking garages, he said. This is many years down the road but thats where your bottleneck is. Putting in beach shuttles might help. Public versus private beach access is a non-issue on Marco Island simply because the beaches are so wide, said city clerk Laura Litzan. So nowhere on Marcos shoreline are there conflicts with private upland property owners, she said. The upland property owners have tons of space. The waters edge where most people want to walk or be around is far away from the upland property owners. This is one of the problems we dont have.Naples resident Mr. Ginsberg argued that even if there are no current public Public beach access Wet beach Dry beach MHTL: Mean high tide line MLTL: Mean low tide lineMHTL MLTLPrivate Public Open Water M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M DuneThe public has a right of access along the beaches and shorelines of Florida situated below the mean high tide line, as stated in Article X, Section 11 of the Florida Constitution. This is commonly known as the Public Trust Doctrine. As part of the doctrine, beaches are essential public coastal recreational resources. Providing coastal recreational opportunities accessible to the public is a fundamental objective set forth in the states Comprehensive Plan. SOURCE: WWW.FLSEAGRANT.ORG SCOTT SLEEPER / FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE SAND, A12 COURTESY PHOTOKeeping folks off your beacfront property can be a challenge, some say.


A12 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SEPTEMBER 7, 2018THE RITZ CARLTON TICKETS: $35 $150 Masquerade Events Dress for Success Photo Magic Events Charlie McDonald Photography SANDFrom page 11conflicts, some beaches that have been renourished, including Hideaway on Marco, do not have sufficient public access points, effectively blocking their use. The Ritz is located next to an official public access point and parking garage for Vanderbilt Beach, making it a crosssection of public and private activity. But areas like Hideaway Beach, or long stretches of beach choked by condos or private homes with few public access points make it difficult or unlikely they will be used or even recognized by the public. The Lee County Attorneys Office declined an interview on the new rule, but deputy attorney Michael Jacob responded in an email asking how the new state rule will impact local beaches: The law doesnt preclude the publics access to a particular beach or portion thereof. It merely requires the county meet certain legal requirements to establish the publics rights to use private property. The ability to meet those legal requirements is dependent upon any number of factors that are to be analyzed on a case by case basis. The Charlotte County attorney has fielded multiple inquiries about the new state rule, said spokesperson Brian Gleason. Mr. Gleason added that there has been no discussion on the County Commission on the issue and that an Erosion Control Line was already established for Charlottes r elatively small portion of beachfront. Charlotte County has taken no effort to establish customary use for any private beaches and we dont have any intent to, he said. Its not really an issue in Charlotte County. In Palm Beach County, Mayor Melissa McKinlay asked the County Attorneys Office to investigate the meaning of the new state rule. Shes hearing that some resort owners believe they have the authority now to build fences on their beachfront properties, wrote county attorney Denise Marie Nieman in an email on July 27. Apparently its very controversial (Google exploded with articles when I inquired:-). Chief assistant county attorney Howard J. Falcon III said he is not aware of any conflicts between private beachfront owners and the county or public about beach access right now. In an email to Ms. Nieman, Mr. Falcon described the meaning of the new bill (now under Florida statute 163.035) and pointed out that the Florida Supreme Court recognized the publics potential to acquire the right to public use of private land under customary use in City of Daytona Beach v. Tona-Rama (1974). In that case the court said customary use could be established If the recreational use of the sandy area adjacent to the mean high tide has been ancient, reasonable, without interruption and free from dispute, such use as a matter of custom should not be interfered with by the owner. Mr. Falcon wrote in his opinion, a judge would ultimately have been needed to establish customary use rights even before the bill. And he believes that a judge would find Walton Countys now eradicated ordinance unlawful. The bottom line is the bill/statute does not significantly change existing law regarding the customary use doctrine and does not significantly change beach access and ownership rights, he wrote, although it has certainly created a great deal of confusion and concern throughout the state. In response to widespread confusion about the bill with some saying it was intended to restrict beach access, Gov. Rick Scott on July 12 issued an executive order intended to make clear that was not the case. The order doesnt stop action on the new bill but it did establish a temporary halt or moratorium on executive state agencies adopting any rule or restriction to inhibit the publics access to Florida beaches, unless there is a clear risk to public safety. It urges local governments not to restrict beach access and for state attorneys to protect beach access rights already in place. The order also directed the Department of Environmental Protection to be an advocate for public beach access and established a page on the DEP website where people can complain if they believe their beach access rights have been infringed upon. The DEP didnt respond to a request to provide information on any recent complaints. No Florida cities had customary use ordinances on the books at the time the bill was passed. The League of Cities did not oppose House Bill 631, Mr. Cruz said, in part because of a lack of interest at the time. But in response to the new bill, some local governments such as Naples and Collier County also quickly passed their own ordinances prior to July 1 that they say will protect their right to use customary use as an affirmative defense in court just in case it should come up (and so far it has not). House Bill 631 says it does not deprive a governmental entity from raising customary use as an affirmative defense in any proceeding challenging an ordinance or rule adopted before July 1, 2018. We may be able to use that defensively in a lawsuit rather than bring it offensively, said Naples city attorney Mr. Pritt. The Naples ordinance could help the city control access to beaches based on its own individual needs, said Naples city councilor Michelle McLeod. One size does not fit all here in the state of Florida, she said. Every city is unique, and the state should not be taking away our jurisdiction from governing the unique residents (of) our town. It turns the burden of proof on to the people who may want to be using the dry sandy beach area ... So you have all the have nots proving there is customary use against a usually very rich person or group. So its a haves versus a have nots issue. I dont care how they want to portray it. Robert Pritt, Naples city attorney aPRIVATE BEACH PROPERTY


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A14 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY The Immokalee Foundation to host annual fall gala and golf tournament A hint that the summer heat may soon retreat occurs each year when The Immokalee Foundation warms up for its major fundraisers of the year the Charity Classic Celebration gala and auction, scheduled at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, on Nov. 9, and the Nov. 12 ProAm golf tournament at Bay Colony Golf Club. Foundation board members, staff, mentors, community partners, instructors, corporate sponsors and volunteers are working together in earnest to ensure that the events provide the financial support needed for the youth of Immokalee to have the resources needed to flourish. Not only is the Charity Classic an important fundraising event, its also a great deal of fun for those attending. The evening of fine dining and entertainment begins with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a paddle raise auction. Barbara Morrison, a board member of The Immokalee Foundation, is chairing this years celebration with her husband, Dale. The cost to attend is $550 per person, with underwriting and sponsorships available. The Charity Classic Celebration provides opportunities to support students through Fund A Dream, a unique live bidding experience that enables donors to contribute to the future of Immokalees children in specific and tangible ways. The Fund A Dream auction supports many important programs such as Immokalee Readers, career development opportunities, internships and scholarships for college and vocational programs designed to lead young people to professional careers and financial independence.These programs generate amazing results: 100 percent of students in The Immokalee Foundations programs graduate from high school, and 84 percent of those students graduate from college or post-secondary career programs. The Immokalee Foundations success stories include students like Daniel Trejo-Garcia, who is 15 and a rising sophomore at Immokalee High School. He was accepted into Take Stock in Children while in middle school. Take Stock introduced him to various careers, including the one he now wants to pursue, software engineering. Ive always loved technology and wondered how things work, he said. Mr. Trejo-Garcia isnt yet certain which college he wants to attend, but hes definitely going to pursue a degree. And before his acceptance into Take Stock, that wouldnt have been possible. My parents make enough money to support our family, but not enough for a college education, he said. Trejo-Garcias mother works on a cleaning crew, and his father is a construction worker. Mr. Trejo-Garcia also has been involved in the foundations Immokalee Readers program as a tutor, working with elementary school-age children who are not up to grade level in reading. So has Sandra Soto, an incoming junior at IHS who is starting her third year as an Immokalee Readers tutor. She will be working with kindergarten students at Eden Park Elementary School. They come in not knowing letter sounds or the alphabet, and we work one-on-one with them and practice, Ms. Soto said. By the end of the year, theyre able to write sentences. Its good to know youre improving a childs skills. Ms. Sotos sister works with The Immokalee Foundation as an advocate for students. Her older brother went to Immokalee Technical College, a foundation partner, and he now works at Arthrex. Families like these suggest that The Immokalee Foundation truly is forging pathways to success, not only for individual students but also their families. The Immokalee Foundations 2018 Charity Classic Pro-Am, chaired by Sunny Sapiente of Bay Colony Golf Club, will feature more than two dozen of the worlds greatest golfers including headliners Annika Sorenstam and Bryson DeChambeau who are paired with Southwest Floridas most philanthropic players for a day of camaraderie in support of the foundations programs. Foursomes of amateur golfers will learn which professionals they will be paired with for the first and second nine holes of play during an exclusive pairings party on Nov. 11 at The Old Collier Golf Club. The Monday golf tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and golf demonstrations, followed by a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Lunch and an awards presentation for golfers feats in various categories, from lowest scores to closest to the pin and more, immediately follow the tournament. The Immokalee Foundation provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to professional careers through support, mentoring and tutoring, and life skills development leading to economic independence. To learn more about The Immokalee Foundation or to register for the upcoming events, call 430-9122 or visit




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A new study finds that 1 in 15 Americans (or 6.5 percent) over the age of 40 experiences phantom odors. The study, published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, is the first in the U.S. to use nationally representative data to examine the prevalence of and risk factors for phantom odor perception. The study could inform future research aiming to unlock the mysteries of phantom odors. Problems with the sense of smell are often overlooked, despite their importance. They can have a big impact on appetite, food preferences and the ability to smell danger signals such as fire, gas leaks and spoiled food, said Judith A. Cooper, Ph.D., acting director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Donald Leopold, M.D., one of the studys authors and clinical professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Vermont Medical Center-Burlington, adds that patients who perceive strong phantom odors often have a miserable quality of life and sometimes cannot maintain a healthy weight. The study was led by Kathleen Bainbridge, Ph.D., of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program at the NIDCD, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Bainbridge and her team used data from 7,417 participants over 40 years of age from the 20112014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The NHANES data were collected by the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; data collection was partly funded by the NIDCD. Researchers used this NHANES survey question to determine whether participants had experienced phantom odor perception: Do you sometimes smell an unpleasant, bad or burning odor when nothing is there? To explore the correlation between phantom odors and participant characteristics, the researchers looked at participants age, sex, education level, race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, certain health habits and general health status. The ability to identify odors in the environment is known to decrease with age. This study found that the prevalence of phantom odor perception also decreases with age and, interestingly, is not related to individuals ability to correctly identify odors. One previous study, using data from a community in Sweden, showed that 4.9 percent of people over the age of 60 experience phantom odors, with a higher prevalence in women than men. The present study found a similar prevalence in the over-60 age group, but in examining a broader age range, found an even higher prevalence in ages 40-60. The study also found that about twice as many women as men reported phantom odors, and that the female predominance was particularly striking for those under age 60. Other risk factors for the onset of phantom odors include head injury, dry mouth, poor overall health and low socio-economic status. Researchers hypothesized that people with lower socio-economic status might more commonly be exposed to environmental pollutants and toxins, or have health conditions that contribute to phantom odors, either directly or because of medications needed to treat their health conditions. Great storiesWe receive great stories of people helping people clinical and non-clinical with the common themes of altruism, self-motivation, compassion and competence. The following is lightly edited for privacy and length. Deon Thomas, RN and recent mentor nurse of the year, was caring for a post-op spinal surgery patient on 6 South Baker Hospital. Deon called neurosurgeon Dr. Mark Gerber, thinking the patient had a hematoma because the patients leg sensation and strength were decreased. A half hour later, Dr. Gerber drained the large hematoma, a known complication, and said Deon deserves a big award, subsequently nominating Deon for a Daisy Award. The patient had an excellent recovery. Learn more about the Daisy Award at Jessica Barnes, RN, MSN, wanted to recognize an environmental service colleague for her rapid response to a family needing emergency care. Kathleen Brown from EVS was vacuuming by the bridge between the parking garage and the Schick Center. She noticed a young couple with their baby in their arms trying to get into the building. Kathleen went down to the door to see what they needed, and she let them know where the ED was. She realized verbal instruction may be confusing and decided to run with the family to the ED so they would not get lost. The child was having an emergency that could be addressed rapidly because of the responsiveness and kindness of Kathleen to recognize the serious need and take the family to the appropriate area. We are very appreciative that Kathleen is a part of our NCH team. The spouse of a recent patient of speech pathologist Susan ONeill shared the following: I wanted to let you know that my 59-year-old husband is doing awesome! You helped us in May 2017 when he was in North Collier Hospital. He was going through treatment for oral cancer, lost his ability to swallow due to radiation treatment, and had a feeding tube. You came to see us in his room and also in the ICU after his feeding tube was inserted. It took a few days to get his white blood count up so that he could have the surgery. I wanted you to know that you were my ray of hope and the start of his recovery. All I saw was my husband going downhill, in severe pain, not swallowing anything, losing weight, and dwindling fast. You came into our room and what I thought I heard or at least remember now is the optimistic thought, Dont worry, I can teach you how to swallow again. When we were in ICU after his tube was put in and you had him swallowing ice chips, all I could do was cry with relief. We were at rock bottom, but with that monumental task, I knew we were going to climb back up. You gave us exercises and we did them every day. He was able to have his feeding tube removed in September 2018. All acts of kindness ranging from clinical acumen, emotional intelligence, compassion, and being a Good Samaritan help everyone live a longer, happier and healthier life.


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Not only is it exponentially more competitive to get into top universities, but schools are also shifting their criteria for what it means to be that top-notch student. This year, Florida State University had 51,000 applicants for 6,600 spots in the freshman class. How can your application stand out in the thousands of others college admissions officers review? The answer: by being yourself. As executive director of Quest For Success, I just returned from visiting 11 colleges in four different states, and the daunting nature of the college admissions process was evident on the faces of the parents and students on campus. What may have otherwise seemed a marathon whirlwind of academia, revealed a tremendous amount of information concerning recent changes to todays competitive college application process. Admissions officers repeatedly emphasized that acceptances are not simply based on numbers. 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But digital wallets, as they call them, have now evolved to let individuals transfer relatively small amounts of money from one to another via cellphone, or with any almost effortless internet transaction that essentially ends the need for cash. They could make society cashless if the trend continues, the experts say. Or not. These cash apps theyre so easy you type in a number and hit send. The only problem is if you add an extra zero. Then that is what goes out (from yours to the other account), says Professor Sandra Kauanui, director of FGCUs Institute of Entrepreneurship. Suddenly youre not sending $50, youre sending $500, gone in an instant. Not only that, says Professor Arseneau, making society cashless could mean threatening a way of life for many small service-based companies that have relied on cash transactions and managed to avoid paying taxes on some of them for many years. There is this world of small transactions for service-based businesses in the U.S. thats carried on through cash for decades or more services like walking the dog, or putting on shutters or mowing lawns or whatever and now were moving into an area where these transactions could leave a digital trace, he explains. Some see it as a downside, adds Professor Kauanui. If the IRS gets ahold of that theres unreported income theyve never been able to track, that could now be far more traceable. Which doesnt phase people like Mr. Cartwright. For free (or as low as 25 to 50 cents with some transactions in some apps, or 3 percent if a user is linked to a credit card and not a debit card), his daughter can sit in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., with student friends, put the bill for a group of 10 or 15 on her credit card, and have each person use the app to transfer his or her share of the bill from their accounts to hers, on the spot, he says. Shell say, why dont you other 14 people Venmo me $10? Its like a debit card in the cloud. To set it up, you log in online, you register your bank account, and you authorize it to either put money in or take money out, he explains. At Venmo, a subsidiary of PayPal whose company name has become a verb to venmo money you can make and share payments with family or friends, according to company literature on line. Or you can connect with people split dinner, share a birthday gift or just say hello. You can also make purchases and pay in mobile apps, and you can move money from Venmo to your bank account. Finally, when you send money using our Venmo balance, bank account, debit card or prepaid card, we waive fees so its free, the advertisements proclaim. Our standard 3 percent fee applies to credit cards. Receiving money and making purchases in other apps is always free. All of this is called the digital wallet. There are competitors, of course: Apple Pay Cash, allowing you to send and receive funds using the Messages app on your iPhone; or Square, a Jack Dorsey enterprise (Mr. Dorsey founded Twitter), or even Affirm. A new company, Affirm appears to be essentially an alternative to a credit card, explains Professor Arseneau. They float you money at a discharger rate. I use the float, they charge interest, and they make money on that. Some business models will rely on huge numbers of users 10 million or 100 million who might pay a quarter for a transaction and others may aim to link personal use and the enterprise side of transactions, taking unstated advantage of consumers and data. They might get consumers using the personal model first, and use that account, data from that account, to get to the enterprise side. So I download the cash app, I get used to the money going where it needs to be, then in my business life I recommend using the company Square, for example because there are perks. Once people have established a significant digital footprint in their transactions and most transactions are under $100, says Professor Arseneau now they have your name, your email and other personal information. When you hit 100 transactions or so, They may send you an email. Use Square. So they may leverage that free consumer side to build up the enterprise side. One of the fears held by many consumers is the loss of privacy; another is the threat of hacking and stealing. As for hacking, these digital wallet companies are good at security but nothing is perfectly secure, experts always acknowledge. Big banks or companies like Equifax may be more vulnerable than business models that dont have data stored in one place but work computer-to-computer, says Professor Arseneau. A call to Suncoast Credit Unions Tampa headquarters asking if the bank had official concerns about the use of digital wallets by its customers, or if it planned to offer such a service itself, was not returned. With data collection, companies offering free or nearly free apps, says Professor Kauanui, always work on the basis of one reality: When something is free, youre the product, basically. The customer is the product. Thats an issue. They get your information, your shopping and living habits, and thats worth money, eventually. Venmo, for example, probably works this way, but thats the nature of the beast these days, for Mr. Cartwright. When it comes to privacy and the collection of information about you, he says, the horse is out of the barn on that. Anybody who is worried about a company collecting data on them, I would ask them a simple question: Do you have an Alexa in your house? That sits there 24 hours a day and monitors your conversation. Its listening to you all day, all night, every day of every week and month. Can you imagine someone would hack into to your internet and use that? Personal privacy is an important concept, he concludes, but digital wallets represent the milder forms of invasion, and their uses are many. They give you speed, the communication of one to many, and payment of many to one. DIGITALFrom page 20 Advice for those with digital wallets: My advice: First off, limit the amount you use. There is no reason to have a large amount of money in those accounts. Theyre not insured by the FDIC. So, use them in small amounts. And, I know few do this, but audit yourself. Keep a ledger of what youre spending and why. As a society were turning away from balancing our checkbooks to this: If theres money in my account I spend it. There are applications for keeping track of your money. Do it manually or pair (the digital wallet) with one of these. Eric Arseneau, professor and associate director of the Institute of Entrepreneurship, Florida Gulf Coast University ARSENEAU


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Study the statements you receive from any money managers to see how often theyre placing trades. Remember that big bucks are typically made in great stocks when you hold on for many years. Churning is also a problem in the mutual fund industry, where fund managers can be so pressured to beat the market over short periods that they cant afford to be patient with solid holdings that just need more time to perform. A fund with a high turnover rate reflects intense trading activity, and funds with the highest turnover rates often underperform their less-active counterparts. After all, lots of buying and selling generates lots of commission expenses, which are borne by shareholders.Churned investors also get a tax hit. Gains from stocks youve held for more than a year are taxed at the preferable long-term capital gains rate, which is 15 percent for most people. Short-term gains are taxed at your ordinary income rate, which can be more than twice as much. 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With the accrual method, if it has shipped off a thousand pies but hasnt yet been paid for them, those sales still appear on the income statement. The checks in the mail are reported as accounts receivable on the balance sheet. (When receivables are growing faster than revenue, that can be a sign of trouble.) Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to Last weeks trivia answer I trace my roots back to 1936 and a guy selling peanuts out of his car in Los Angeles. Over the years, Ive been involved in businesses as diverse as publishing and child care, but today, based in Philadelphia and with a market value recently topping $9 billion, Im a major food service company. I employ 270,000 people worldwide and regularly serve more than 5,400 dining locations, 2,000 health care facilities, 1,500 colleges and schools and 100 million sports fans at various venues. Ive served at many Olympics, Super Bowls, FIFA World Cups and more. Who am I? 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B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYKalea Bays second tower hits the $138 million sales markClub 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. Currently, three construction cranes are onsite as work continues on the lower floors. As the footprint for Tower 200 begins to take shape, sales in the high-rise building have remained extremely strong. We originally launched our sales effort for our second tower in July 2017, sated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay. Since then, we have sold 65 of the towers 120 residences. That represents a total sales volume of $138 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: Kalea Bays second tower is 22 stories and features 120 luxury residences. Right: The rooftop amenities include a negative-edge pool, open-air fitness center and a sky lounge. Below Left: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Below Right: The custom kitchens feature Wolf and SubZero appliances and an oversized island. Bottom: Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans.ADVERTORIAL


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 REAL ESTATE B7 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 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 2: AMELIA I 3,098 sq. ft. LOT 31: USEPPA I (Modied) 3,488 sq. ft. LOT 41: KEEWAYDIN I 3,272 sq. ft. 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 SUMMER INCENTIVESJuly through September, over $100,000 worth of upgrades will be a complementary inclusion in the purchase of a new home. COMMUNITY UPDATES!Many exciting things are happening this summer at Mangrove Bay. Come by our Sales Ofce to learn more about this fabulous new construction Old Naples waterfront community. LOT 5: Under ConstructionLOT 6: Under ConstructionLOT 12: Under ConstructionLOT 16: Under ConstructionAMENITY CENTER: Under ConstructionSEAWALL: CompleteBOAT RAMP: CompleteMangrove BayMany exciting things are happening this summer at Mangrove Bay! Come by our Sales Office to learn more about this fabulous new construction waterfront community in the heart of Old Naples. We are pleased to announce Lots 5, 6, 12, and 16 along with the Amenity Center are UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Additionally, construction is now completed on the seawall and boat ramp. 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. Have you heard about our SUMMER INCENTIVES? Running until the end of September, for each new home purchased, over $100,000 in upgrades will be a complimentary inclusion. Upgrades include items such as outdoor kitchens, outdoor fireplaces and electric roll-down screens. An outstanding waterfront address close to Old Naples, Mangrove Bay provides a world-class lifestyle combining estuary views and Gulf of Mexico access with all the nearby shopping and entertainment venues of 5th Avenue South. Soon to break ground is the Gulfshore Playhouse, a cultural icon in Naples which will be a wonderful complement to the Mangrove Bay community. Mangrove Bay offers a choice of one and two-story, Old Naples cottage-style luxury single family homes complete with private pools and individual boat slips. The Amenities Center will have a private on-site concierge to cater to every residents needs which can include recommending and making arrangements for comprehensive property management services. The center will also include state-of the-art wellness/fitness equipment and ground level storage area for residents kayas, paddle boards and jet-skis. Additionally, a multi-purpose room will be housed there which can be utilized for entertaining, fitness classes and much more. 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. Mangrove Bay offers many flexible floor plans for Old Florida living. 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, 2.5 bathrooms in a lovely open great room setting with beach cottage aesthetics. This 2,514 square foot floor plan encompasses a spacious master suite and a generous living area for entertaining. 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, 3.5 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 exception of Palm Cottage, all floor plans may include a secondstory guest suite. Built by Lotus Construction, LLC the exclusive General Contractor for Mangrove Bay, these waterfront homes are available and wont last long. This remarkably distinguished location makes Mangrove Bay a rare jewel indeed. ADVERTORIAL

PAGE 32 m 239.21 3 Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,875,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 OPEN 9/2 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd Street Shopping 100 x 170 Lot Facing South $4,375,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OLDE NAPLES4931 BONITA BAY BLVD. #901, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,550,000 MLS 218032864 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY AZURE $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 $2,399,000 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 $2,249,000 MLS 218021048 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 9946 MONTIANO CT., NAPLES Quick Delivery w/Optional Furniture Package 3,196 S.F., 3 Car Garage, Outdoor Kitchen $1,995,000 MLS 218031835 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY786 ORCHID CT., MARCO ISLAND Long & Wide Converging Waterway Views 3 BR, 3.5 BA, Wraparound Lanai, Pool/Spa $1,450,000 MLS 218010046 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MARCO BEACH380 10TH ST. S. #204, NAPLES Beautiful 2 BR, 3 BA + Den Townhouse Bright & Airy Floor Plan, 1 Car Garage $997,000 MLS 218009698 Galietti Team 239.826.5897 OLD NAPLES MODENA $850,000 Call for Details! Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 $849,000 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $734,000 MLS 218027638 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 23307 FOXBERRY LN., ESTERO 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Pool Home Lake & Golf Views $699,000 MLS 218028636 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS20529 SHADY GLEN CT., ESTERO Peaceful Preserve Views, Coveted SW Exposure 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 3 Car GA w/Built-Ins & Sink $599,000 MLS 218044581 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 CORKSCREW SHORES27141 BRENDAN WAY, BONITA Island Style 3 BR, 3 BA w/Cabana Deeded Boat Dock on Imperial River $598,000 MLS 218037519 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 BRENDAN COVE $535,000 MLS 218007317 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $524,000 MLS 218028761 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 $499,000 MLS 218024461 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 344 CHANCERY CIR., NAPLES Natural Preserve Over 1/2 Acre on Golf Course $575,000 MLS 218044862 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB $549,000 MLS 218049004 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 232 CHESHIRE WAY, NAPLES Located on the Golf Course Adjacent Lot also Available $495,000 MLS 218044891 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB228 CHESHIRE WAY, NAPLES One of the Few Remaining Parcels Natural Preserve $495,000 MLS 218044893 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB517 92ND AVE. N., NAPLES Walking Distance to the Beach Short Bike Ride to Shops & Restaurants $489,900 MLS 218023197 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NAPLES PARK $424,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $419,900 MLS 217014059 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 $414,900 MLS 218015799 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 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 $459,000 MLS 218047061 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 638 VINTAGE RESERVE CIR. #2-B, NAPLES Beautifully Appointed, Amenity Rich Community 2 BR + Den, Light & Bright Floor Plan $399,000 MLS 218044783 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 VINEYARDS25732 CORZINE RD., BONITA Oversized 1.1 Acre Lot for All of Your Toys No HOA, 3 BR, 2 BA, Large Private Pool $389,900 MLS 218047020 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 HELFENSTEIN ESTATE9520 CYPRESS HAMMOCK CIR. #102, ESTERO 1st Floor Former Model, 3 BR, 3 BA, 2 Car Garage Enclosed A/C Lanai, SS Appliances, Breakfast Bar $379,900 MLS 218034778 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 SHADOW WOOD CYPRESS HAMMOCK $374,999 MLS 218052963 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $339,000 MLS 218040966 Jackie Gantzer 239.825.3206 $335,000 MLS 218036349 Tina Tusack 239.634.3810 9681 RAVEN CT., ESTERO Waterfront, Rutenberg Islamorada Model 2 Master Suites, 3 BR, 3 BA, Pool $375,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 OPEN 9/2 1:00PM 4:00PM ROOKERY POINTE $375,000 MLS 218019387 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.272.1196 23820 SAN MARINO RD. #201, ESTERO Bright 2nd Floor End Unit, 2,354 S.F. Bonus Room Over 2 Car Garage $329,000 MLS 218022912 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 LIGHTHOUSE BAY9124 BRENDAN PRESERVE CT., BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Peaceful Preserve View $319,000 MLS 218054343 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 NEW LISTING BRENDAN COVE25160 GOLF LAKE CIR., BONITA New Roof & Lanai Impact Slider April 2018 Open Plan, Vaulted Ceilings, Tile Floors $289,900 MLS 218031817 Tom Crea 239.315.1111 GREENS AT BONITA $255,000 MLS 218018789 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 $250,000 MLS 218032280 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 $249,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 10422 AUTUMN BREEZE DR. #201, ESTERO Oak Hammock, Fabulous Views 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Lanai $289,000 MLS 218044910 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $282,500 MLS 218054083 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 20130 GOLDEN PANTHER DR. #3, ESTERO Furnished Townhouse, 3 BR, 3 BA Lake, Preserve, Golf Course View $242,500 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 WILDCAT RUN20850 HAMMOCK GREENS LN. #203, ESTERO Beautifully Upgraded 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Sweeping Scenery & Golf Course Views $229,000 MLS 218048939 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 PELICAN SOUND $222,900 MLS 218048445 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 $154,995 MLS 218002531 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715


m | 3 .9100 o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway $13,875,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 $4,375,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 $2,550,000 MLS 218032864 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 9/2 2:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA9938 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Furnished Burano Home w/Upgrades Immediate Occupancy $2,399,000 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 OPEN DAILY 10:00AM 5:00PM PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY9865 MONTIANO CT., NAPLES Quick Delivery Burano Home, One of the Best Lots Ready in Time for the Holidays $2,249,000 MLS 218021048 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY $1,995,000 MLS 218031835 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 $1,450,000 MLS 218010046 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $997,000 MLS 218009698 Galietti Team 239.826.5897 4951 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1804, BONITA Open Floor Plan w/Over 2,100 S.F. 2 Spacious Suites, 2 Separate Terraces $850,000 Call for Details! Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY ESPERIA SOUTH9415 GULF SHORE DR. #301, NAPLES Spectacular Gulf Views, Beachfront Condo 2 BR, 2 BA, Furnished & Pet Friendly $849,000 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 VANDERBILTBEACH9084 WINDSWEPT DR., ESTERO Hawthorne, Bardmoor Model, 3 BR, 3 BA + Den Golf & Lake View, Large Great Room, 2 Car GA $734,000 MLS 218027638 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $699,000 MLS 218028636 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 $599,000 MLS 218044581 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 $598,000 MLS 218037519 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 20261 COUNTRY CLUB DR., ESTERO 18th Fairway of Arnold Palmer Golf Course 3 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms + Office $535,000 MLS 218007317 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 WILDCAT RUN3331 GLEN CAIRN CT. #204, BONITA 3 BR, 3 BA, 2nd Floor Condo Glassed-In Lanai w/Southern Exposure $524,000 MLS 218028761 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA BAY WATERFORD9844 TREASURE CAY LN., BONITA Outstanding 2 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Pool/Spa 2,021 S.F. Under Air, 4,063 S.F. Total $499,000 MLS 218024461 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS $575,000 MLS 218044862 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 10218 AVONLEIGH DR., BONITA Lake View, Entertaining Family Home 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, Home Theater $549,000 MLS 218049004 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 NEW LISTING FAIRWINDS $495,000 MLS 218044891 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 $495,000 MLS 218044893 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 $489,900 MLS 218023197 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 6509 CALDECOTT DR., NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave $424,900 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE LELY RESORT CALDECOTT28646 SAN GALGANO WAY, BONITA 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms + Den, Pool/Spa Beautiful Golf & Sunset Views $419,900 MLS 217014059 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 PALMIRA GOLF & CC2500 GULF SHORE BLVD. N. #S9, NAPLES On Moorings Bay & West of 41 Quiet Private Location, Steps to Beach $414,900 MLS 218015799 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 MOORINGS $479,000 MLS 218040897 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 9083 FALLING LEAF DR., ESTERO Beautiful 3 BR, 2.5 BA Home Upgraded Kitchen, Quartz Countertops $459,000 MLS 218047061 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 NEW PRICE SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $399,000 MLS 218044783 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 $389,900 MLS 218047020 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 $379,900 MLS 218034778 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 25211 DIVOT DR., BONITA 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Lakefront Home No HOA, Endless List of Upgrades $374,999 MLS 218052963 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 NEW LISTING BONITA GOLF CLUB6540 MONTEREY PT. #203, NAPLES 3 BR, 2.5 BA, S. Exposure Overlooking Lake Beautifully Appointed, Great for Entertaining $339,000 MLS 218040966 Jackie Gantzer 239.825.3206 MARBELLA LAKES221 9TH ST. S. #307, NAPLES 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Sold Turnkey $335,000 MLS 218036349 Tina Tusack 239.634.3810 BELLASERA RESORT $375,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 4520 RIVERWATCH DR. #101, BONITA 1st Floor End Unit, Lake View 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1 Car Garage $375,000 MLS 218019387 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.272.1196 BONITA BAY $329,000 MLS 218022912 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 $319,000 MLS 218054343 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 $289,900 MLS 218031817 Tom Crea 239.315.1111 27911 HACIENDA EAST BLVD. #217D, BONITA Rare in Hacienda, 2 Bedrooms + Den New Carpet, Tile & Paint, Offered Furnished $255,000 MLS 218018789 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 HACIENDA VILLAGE4130 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA Furnished, 3 BR, 2 BA, Glassed-In Lanai Dramatic Golf Course & Long Marsh Views $250,000 MLS 218032280 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA BAY GREENBRIAR28442 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 VASARI MATERA $289,000 MLS 218044910 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 20921 WILDCAT RUN DR., ESTERO Spacious 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 Car GA Villa Lake & Preserve View $282,500 MLS 218054083 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 NEW LISTING OPEN 9/2 1:00PM 4:00PM WILDCAT RUN $242,500 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $229,000 MLS 218048939 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 12275 LONDONDERRY LN., BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Townhouse w/Master on 1st Floor $222,900 MLS 218048445 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 MORTON GROVE23710 WALDEN CENTER DR. #310, ESTERO Phenomenal Investment Opportunity 3 BR, 2 BA + Study, 1 Car Garage $154,995 MLS 218002531 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 TIDES AT PELICAN LANDING


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Is where your story begins Purchase your dream home with as little as 3% down*. *For well qualified borrowers. Get started. Call today! (239) 908-5864 Or visit Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. SOL Location Location Location! Custom-built lakefront estate located in Coconut Creek, a gated community with old Florida-style architecture. You are greeted with a brick paver driveway, 3 car garage and a grand front porch. Estate offers volume ceilings, crown molding, tile oors, a large formal dinning room and custom drapes throughout. Living room offers custom built-in cabinets, pocket sliders out to a large undertruss lanai with an outdoor kitchen, dining area and pool. The open and airy kitchen is great for entertaining. Home ofce includes built-ins. French doors lead you to a private master suite. The master overlooks the pool and the large lake with sliders out to the pool. The master bedroom offers two master baths, one with a jacuzzi, dressing area and two vanities. The second master bath offers a tiled shower, dual master sinks and a gym. There is a guest bedroom located on the opposite side of the home with its own private hallway and full bath. A cabana poolside offers a large bedroom and its own private entry with full bath. There is a bonus room above the garage with a half bath. Call Tim for your private showing at (239) 246-8952. COCONUT CREEK LAKEFRONT MILLION DOLLAR PRODUCERThis is it! Why wait to build and priced to sell! Beautiful lakefront home built in 2016 located in Arborwood Preserve, a resort style community. The home offers a brick paver driveway, lush tropical landscaping and beautiful architecture details. As you enter the home you will notice the beautiful tile oors and the goregous view of the large lake. The kitchen offers 42 inch upper cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite. The living room overlooks the large lake. The master has large windows overlooking the lake and offers a master bath with a custom glass shower, dual sinks and granite counter tops. The guest bedroom is large and offers a beautiful guest bath. The laundry room includes a washer and dryer. The home offers a 2 car garage with a custom painted oor. Enjoy entertaining on your screened lanai overlooking the large lake. Arborwood Preserve offers a resort style amenities. The home is vacant and ready to move into. Call Tim today for your private showing at (239) 246-8952.TimothyJBlanton@yahoo.com239.246.8952TimBlantonREALTOR s an d g ran i te. Th e li v i n g room over l oo k s t h e l ar g e l a k e. Th e k i ng the lake and o ff ers a master bath with a custom g la ss nter tops. The g uest bedroom is lar g e and offers a beautiful d es a washer and dryer. The home o ff ers a 2 car g ara g e with e rtainin g on your screened lanai overlookin g the lar g e lake. style amenities. The home is vacant and ready to move int o. w in g at ( 239 ) 2 4 OR M ILLI O N D O LLAR PR O D UC ER 4 6-8952 ARBORWOOD PRESERVE LAKEFRONT B 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.


B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Featured Open HouseIMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1952 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard $625,000 Open by appointment Gated Big Lot Low HOA Bob Dratler 239.206.1672 4 Percentage Realty Call 239.325.1960 to be inculded in Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY NaplesAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS PORT ROYAL 1201 Galleon Drive $13,875,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Call for Details! 239.213.9100 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 5889 Sunnyslope Drive $3,100,000 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 SEAGATE 5110 Starish Avenue $2,695,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 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 PINE RIDGE 149 Caribbean Court $2,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Whitney Casement 239.253.6125 Sunday 1-4pm THE PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY 9938 Montiano Drive $2,399,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 Daily 10am-5pm THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive $2,295,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm THE MOORINGS 441 Wedge Drive $2,250,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sheila Lytle 239.293.5040 Sunday 1-4pm LAKE PARK 1187 10th Avenue North $2,049,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Sunday 1-3pm TIBURON ESPERANZA 2751 Tiburon Boulevard East #202 $1,195,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Kimberly Wagner 239.571.5474 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 6530 Highcroft Drive $1,790,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE 534 Parkwood Lane $1,500,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 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 TIBURON ESPERANZA 2751 Tiburon Boulevard #101 $1,325,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Kimberly Wagner 239.571.5474 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE THE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #1206 $1,295,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Sunday 1-4pm SIENNA RESERVE 14726 Reserve Lane $1,225,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jackie Spahl 239.738.8504 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 TREVISO AT THE COLONY 23750 Via Trevi Way #503 $995,000 Domain Realty Bill Arndt 239.250.5045 Sunday 1-4pm SIENNA RESERVE 14689 Reserve Lane $945,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cynthia Miles 239.273.3449 Sunday 1-4pm COLLIERS RESERVE 939 Barcarmil Way $935,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE THE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #802 $899,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE THE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #503 $795,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Sunday 1-4pm TRADITIONS AT GREY OAKS 2305 Residence Circle #101 $750,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1952 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard $625,000 4 Percentage Realty Bob Dratler 239.206.1672 Open by appointment AUTUMN WOODS 6968 Burnt Sienna Circle $624,900 John R Wood Properties Lenore Vitale 239.370.7030 Sunday 1-4pm GREYHAWK 9394 Surfbird Court $574,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susan Barreiro 239.821.0149 Sunday 10am-1pm THE MOORINGS EXECUTIVE CLUB 3300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #116 $518,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Patricia Joyce 310.739.2473 Sunday 1-4pm PORTA VECCHIO AT MEDITERRA 17005 Porta Vecchio Way #202 $499,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SERENDIPITY 529 Serendipity Drive #529 $464,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tricia Ale 239.641.1052 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK CALLISTA 2717 Callista Court #202 $395,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.4851 Sunday 1-4pm BAY FOREST 15260 Cedarwood Lane #202 $390,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Thursday 1-4pm WILSHIRE LAKES 6091 Shallows Way $365,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 4455 Golden Gate Boulevard East $339,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Terri Moellers 239.289.6964 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK LAGUNA 9235 Tesoro Lane #203 $324,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.4851 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK MARENGO 3093 Aviamar Circle #102 $299,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.4851 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT OLE 9081 Albion Lane South #6503 $259,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Vito A Galatro 239.595.6669 Sunday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE EMERALD WOOD 81 Emerald Woods Drive #M4 $189,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Sunday 1-4pmMarco IslandAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS FRENCH VILLAGE 411 South Collier Boulevard #202 $425,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cynthia Corogin 239.963.5561 Sunday 1-4pmBonita SpringsAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS BONITA BAY TAVIRA 4851 Bonita Bay Boulevard #804 $2,495,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 Sunday 2-4pm PELICAN LANDING LAKEMONT 3500 Lakemont Drive $729,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 Sunday 1-4pm SPANISH WELLS 9940 Treasure Cay Lane $419,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Jim Grif th, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 Sunday 1-4pm HAWTHORNE COBBLESTONE 10216 Cobble Hill Road $389,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 Sunday 1-4pm HAWTHORNE CHESAPEAKE COVE 26510 Lucky Stone Road #201 $309,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 Sunday 1-4pm LAS BRISAS AT SPANISH WELLS 9181 Las Maderas Drive $295,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 Sunday 1-4pmEsteroAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS FAIRVIEW 22221 Fairview Bend Drive $1,289,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm THE RESERVE 19660 Villa Rosa Loop $270,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Carol Jones 239.250.4310 Sunday 1-4pmFort MyersAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS THE FOREST 16647 Bobcat Court $410,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Ray Felitto 239.910.5340 Sunday 1-4pm Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | September 1 & 2


WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 B15 Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. INDIRECT ACCESS WATERWAY1621 Begonia Court $370,000Great opportunity to own/built on Marco Island. Pristine waters, beautiful coastlines & wonderful sense of community. Loaded with functions, activities, amenities. People from all over the world are drawn here. INLAND HOMESITE521 S. Heathwood Dr. $154,900 Come build sandcastles instead of snowmen. Great location bordering the desired south end for l ess. Close to many of Marco Islands amenities. Minutes to Mackle Park. Sewer assessment paid. NEW PRICE ADJUSTMENT1830 Menorca Ct.$725,000 Outstanding home that perfectly displays the Florida lifestyle & weather. Numerous windows & sliders, desired direct access water canal. Kitchen w/ breakfast room or breakfast bar. Large walk-in pantry. 3 BR/2 BA. NEAR BEACH ENTRANCEDela Park Place #704$569,900 One of the best Gulf of Mexico views on the island. 2 BR/2 BA unit being oered furnished. Spacious Master suite, generous storage. Views of the Gulf from every room, outstanding amenities. Under cover parking & hurricane shutters. THE #1 COMMUNITY IN THE USA*Call the Resale Team today at (239) 425-2340 or visit 10160 Miromar Lakes Boulevard Miromar Lakes, Florida 33913 *National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD Winner for Community of the YearORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. This is not intended to be an offering or solicitation of sale in any jurisdiction where the development is not registered in accordance with applicable law or where such offering or solicitation would otherwise be prohibited by law. Prices, plans, artists renderings, photos land uses, dimensions, specications,improvements, materials, amenities and availability are subject to change without notice. Copyright 2018, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Lakes is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation. 08293018-1891 CASSINA 17421 Via Lugano Court 3 BR/3 BA + DEN Turnkey Furnished Waterfront Home $2,359,000 ISOLA BELLA 10771 Isola Bella Court 4 BR/4 BA + DEN Waterfront Grand Estate Home $2,950,000 VOLTERRA 10540 Via Milano Drive 3 BR/3 BA + DEN Waterfront Home w/Boat Dock and Two 2-Car Garages $1,425,000 ST. MORITZ 10057 St. Moritz Drive3 BR/2 BA + DEN Golf Course View $580,000 MIRASOL 10731 Mirasol Drive, #2052 BR/2 BA + DEN Beachfront Designer-Furnished Residence-$565,000 MONTELAGO 18131 Montelago Court3 BR/2 BA + DEN Golf Course Views $975,000 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 1-4 P.M. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 1-4 P.M. BELLINI 10591 Via Milano Drive, #13033 BR/3 BA + DEN Beachfront Residence $969,000 RAVENNA 11010 Via Tuscany Lane, #3013 BR/3 BA + DEN Penthouse With Expansive Lake Views $1,325,000 PORTO ROMANO 10291 Porto Romano Drive3 BR/2 BA + DEN Golf Course and Water Views $625,000 PORTO ROMANO 10271 Porto Romano Drive3 BR/2 BA + DEN Golf Course and Water Views $629,950 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 1-4 P.M. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 1-4 P.M. $624,900 Lenore Vitale | 239.370.7030 Gated Big Lot Low HOA $625,000 Active 55+ Community FULLY FURNISHED NEW HOME $145,5003 bedroom/2 bath Kitchen Bar New Appliances Walk in Closet (888) 265-0605FREE GOLF CART & 1-Year FREE Lifestyle Fees!when you purchase a NEW home at Naples Estates. 400 Palm Haven Blvd., Naples USfor a tour of our new homes and see our huge 55+ activity center under constructionAUG 11 & 25 11am 3pm evident that the quick run-up in mortgage rates earlier this spring has had somewhat of a cooling effect on home sales, Mr. Yun said. This weakening in affordability has put the most pressure on would-be first-time buyers in recent months, who continue to represent only around a third of sales despite a very healthy economy and labor market. First-time buyers were 32 percent of sales in July, which is up from 31 percent last month but down from 33 percent a year ago. NARs 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, released late last year, revealed the annual share of firsttime buyers was 34 percent. Despite first-time buyers struggling to achieve homeownership, Realtors in most areas say demand is still the strongest at the entry-level segment of the market, said NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor from Columbia, Mo., and CEO of RE/ MAX Boone Realty. For prospective first-timers looking to begin their home search this fall, it is expected that competition will remain swift, Ms. Mendenhall said. HOME PRICESFrom page 3 REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSDevelopers, government leaders and real estate experts will address the trends and impacts of shifting growth patterns at the 2018 Real Estate Symposium set for Thursday, Sept. 13, at Florida Gulf Coast University. The event is presented by the Real Estate Investment Society in partnership with the Lutgert C ollege of Business at FGCU and the Calusa Chapter of the Florida Planning & Zoning Association. Sean Ellis, Esq., of Roetzel & Andress will moderate the panel discussion. Southwest Florida is adapting to new market trends and economics, and REIS is pleased to provide a forum with knowledge and ideas that will help our members and our community leaders succeed in this dynamic environment, says Bev Larson, REIS president. The symposium begins at 8 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast; the program takes place from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Admission is $35 for members of REIS or FPZA, $45 for others (FGCU students can attend at no cost). Seating is limited and reservations are required by Sept. 11. AICP credits are pending approval. Reservations can be made at is title sponsor of the event, with additional sponsors including Morris-Depew Associates, Busey and d3 creative studio. 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 two-bedroom options will range from 610 to 1,220 square feet.


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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 Latest filmsFeel free to skip Papillon, critic Dan Hudak reports. C17 Get out for a good causeCheck out these upcoming events for nonprofits. C8-9 O 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 Stephanie DavisThe empty nest. Something to celebrate? Or mourn? C2 Part 3: The Florida Weekly Writing ChallengeI always feel like I should have really interesting answers to questions about my writing process. One day Ill make something up involving goat bones and virgins blood, but the truth is, I get up, make coffee, I sit down and I start writing. Alistair Cross More than 54 writers submitted entries in Part 2 of the 2018 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge, which ended Aug. 26. This photo of the horse and trap is the third prompt of four that will make up this years contest. Writers have until midnight Sunday, Sept. 9, to submit their short fiction inspired by the photo. Well print a final prompt and the submission deadline for Part 4 on Sept. 13. Here are the rules: If you submitted something for Parts 1 and/or 2, great. Thank you. You are also welcome to take us up on Parts 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 FLORIDA WEEKLY STAFF_________________________ CINDY PIERCE / FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE WRITING, C3 SEE CATS, C4 BY KRISTINE GILLFlorida Weekly Correspondent NE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIdas most notable artifacts will return to its home island at the end of the year. When the Key Marco Cat ventures from the Smithsonian Institution National Local artist marks Key Marco Cat return with his 1,000th replica The Key Marco Cat is on postage stamp and in jewelry all over the place on the island ... Its almost like a pop culture item at this point. People really identify with it and they have ever since it was uncovered. Austin Bell, curator of collections at the Marco museum Above: Unfinished plaster cats line the cupboards at the Sottongs East Naples home where the couple has a side business recreating the Key Marco Cat. At left: Peter Sottong holds a replica of the Key Marco Cat, which he made in his East Naples home. L a t es t f ilm s Feel f ree to ski p Pa p illon, cr i t i c D an H u d a k r ep orts C 1 7 G etout f oragoodcause SE E E E C C AT S, C4 RI RI ST ST IN IN E G GI GI LL L a W a W eek eek ly C Cor o res s pon pon den d t NE NE O O F SO SO UT UT HW H ES T T FL FL OR OR IIda da s s m os os t n no ta bl e e ar ar ti ti fa fa a c ct ct s wi wi ll l r r et e ur n n to to i i ts ts h ho ho ho m me e i i sl sl an an d d at t t he he e e nd nd o o of t t he he y y y ea ea r. W W he n n th th e e Ke e y y M Ma rc c o o Ca a t t ve ve n nt ur ur es e f f r o m m Sm S it it h hs s s o nian In n st st it i ut t u io io n n Na Na t ti on on al al c c a a l a a a r r t t i i i s s t t m m m a a r r k s s K K e e y y a a r c o o C C a a a t t r e e t u u r r n w w i t h h 1 , 0 0 0 0 0 t t t h h h r r e e p p l i c c a a Ab Ab ov ov e: U nfinished pl p as as te e r ca c ts l i n e the cu p pb oa rd rd s s at at the S ot t t to ng ng s E E as as t t Na Na pl pl es ho ho me e w w he he re re t h e co up u le h h as as a s s id d e b bu s i ne ss ss r ec re e at at i n g g th t e Key Ma rc c o o Ca C t. At At l eft: Pet er r S ot ot to to ng g ho ho ld d s s a replic a a of of t he Ke y Ma Ma rc rc o C a t, t w hi hi ch ch h e ma a de de i n h i s Ea st t N N ap ap les ho ho me me .CATCOOLPHOTOS BY KRISTINE GILL / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 C3 Join Victor Legarreta and his cast as they sing and dance their way through movie history. This all-movie musical revue will feature songs from all of your favorite movies and movie musicals along with surprise guest appearances by the movie stars themselves! Youll laugh, sing along and become part of the action. SPECIAL SPECIAL $50 $50INCLUDES DINNER AND THE SHOWNOW SEP 29 SEP 27 NOV 10 UP NEXT IN THE OFF BROADWAY PALM 1380 Colonial Boulevard, Ft. Myers 239.278.4422 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 body of the email, to Snail mail offerings will not be considered. Our editors look forward to reviewing the entries and selecting one winner, whose author will receive a ticket to the 13th annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference (value: $500). With keynote speaker and New York Times bestselling author Ann Hood (She Loves You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, An Italian Wife, Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine, An Ornithologists Guide to Life and The Obituary Writer, among others), the conference is set for Nov. 8-11 on Sanibel Island. The 2018 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge winner will be notified by Oct. 15, and the winning entry will be published in all our editions. Questions? Email and well get back to you. WRITINGFrom page 1 CINDY PIERCE / FLORIDA WEEKLY THIS WEEK ON WGCUTVTHURSDAY, AUG. 30, 8 P.M. The British Beat (My Music) PBS revisits the time when the nations airwaves grooved to the swinging sounds of London. Petula Clark is host. FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 8 P.M. Washington Week The longest-running primetime news and public affairs program features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events. SATURDAY, SEPT. 1, 8 P.M. The Best of WGCU Pledge Tune in for a re-air of one of the most popular shows on WGCU. SUNDAY, SEPT. 2, 9 P.M. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History The Rising Road (1933-1939) FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed in this installment of the Ken Burns series. MONDAY, SEPT, 3, 8 P.M. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History The Common Cause (1939-1944) Eleanor Roosevelt shares her husbands desire to ready the country for war. But events overseas do not distract her from the importance of domestic reforms, and she continues to be the spokesperson for those who cannot speak for themselves. TUESDAY, SEPT, 4, 8 P.M. Mark Twain: Part 1 In his time, Mark Twain was considered the funniest man on earth. Yet he was also an unflinching critic of human nature, using his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism. Followed at 10 p.m. by Part 2. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 8 PM Nature Natures Perfect Partners The program offers examples of how partnerships between unrelated species, such as lions and lizards, work. The British Beat (My Music), 8 p.m. Aug. 30 subject to availability + change. cannot be combined with other oers. not inclusive of 22% service charge or tax. must be 21 years or older to receive champagne. pool access is monday-thursday up on availability. other blackout dates may apply for pool access. 475 seagate drive, naples, 34103 | (844) 249-5309 spa & pool days this summer Plus, enjoy two glasses of champagne, 15% o spa retail on the day of service, and access to spa amenities. 50-minute Swedish Massage 50-minute Signature Organic Facial 90-minute Manicure/Ritual Pedicure 90-minute Color, Blow Dry & Style $129++ per service (includes pool access monday-thursday) $109++ per service (no pool access)Complimentary Valet Parking Ask about our monthly spa specials and tness activities!


C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Museum of Natural History to its new state-of-the-art home at the Marco Island Historical Society, it will relieve its longtime stand-in: a replica by local artist Peter Sottong. The hand-painted plaster re-creation bears all the notable cracks and imperfections of the original, which was excavated from a site just north of the end of Marco Island by archaeologist Frank Hamilton Cushing in 1896. And like the original, the imitation is just six inches tall: A cat on its knees, shoulders arched, eyes round with a tail running the length of its back. Unlike some of the other artifacts dug up that same day, which warped and shriveled after hitting oxygen, the cat has maintained its shape and the favor of museum patrons, history buffs and lovers of SWFL. Austin Bell, curator of collections at the Marco museum, said experts believe the cat was treated with a type of animal fat that helped preserve it. The Key Marco Cat is on postage stamp and in jewelry all over the place on the island, Mr. Bell said. Its almost like a pop culture item at this point. People really identify with it and they have ever since it was uncovered. The cat could be anywhere from 500 to 1500 years old, Mr. Bell said, but because carbon dating wasnt around at the time of the dig, its hard to know. Mr. Sottong had not heard of the cat when he first came to Naples and saw some of the Calusa masks on display at a Realtors office. Mr. Sottong carved a few, hoping to sell them as a fundraising item for the future Marco museum. Someone asked me, Do you think you could do a cat? he recalled. I said, What cat? Mr. Sottong, a retired microbiologist and self-taught wood carver, got his start making decoy ducks while observing the fowl at his home in Annapolis, Maryland. Cold winters invited boredom up north, so Mr. Sottong began carving the ducks he saw. And because he used poplar from the yard instead of carving wood from the store, he settled with crude versions of the decoys hunters used to make for practical reasons, not art. His had fissures and imperfections. It kept him out of trouble and away from other women, joked his wife, Melida Sottong. Together, the pair now runs a steady side business churning out plaster replicas of the original Key Marco Cat carving by Mr. Sottong. They sold their 1,000th Key Marco Cat this summer. The Sottongs have been perfecting their process since they made their first cat back in 2006. Now, they can make a dozen cats at a time, with a series of latex molds. It takes just a few hours for a cat made with a gypsum cement called Hydrocal to cure. Once solid, Ms. Sottong removes them from their molds. Minor imperfections from the white casting are fixed and Mr. Sottong goes to work hand painting each before adding two protective finishes. The bottoms get felt feet and a Sottong signature with the number and year. Theyre sold wholesale to seven museums throughout the state, which sell them in gift shops. They are sold online for $45. Sales have been on the rise this year in anticipation of the cats return.The cat might be the most popular replica, but its just one of 17 items the Sottongs re-create in their East Naples home. Theres the pelican head, dug up during the same dig in 1896. There are a number of masks painted both to recreate their condition when they were excavated and their original coloring imagined by the Sarasota artist Ted Morris, who detailed his visions in a book the Sottongs use with his permission. Theres also the shell magnet depicting a little drawn man inside, the Calusa alligator and the Calusa deer, the little man figure and a painted wooden tablet of some type of bird experts have never quite agreed on. Southwest Florida is a pretty interesting place, Mr. Sottong said. But when people visit they go to the beach, restaurants and back home and dont think of the history we have here. The Key Marco Cat has been housed at the Smithsonian since its excavation as part of an arrangement with the University of Pennsylv ania, which headed the dig. It has made two trips to Marco Island since, for short stints in 1995 and then 1999. They kind of used the momentum from the visit in to 2000 to kick off the initiative to raise funds to build museum, Mr. Bell said. Its a big milestone for us in getting this exhibit complete. Having sold thousands of their wares, the work can be repetitive for the Sottongs, but Mr. Sottong said he likes to appreciate the history and culture of the pieces he re-creates. He spends a few hours each evening after his job at the YMCA and before dinnertime, putting the finishing touches on cats and pelicans in his garage or bedroom, where he has his paints set up. I admire the art in it, Mr. Sottong said. Its a responsibility, too. Its a labor of love in the end. And its something we both enjoy doing. You have to or else youd die of boredom, his wife quipped. Were just two little old people trying to make replicas. When they arent making replicas, the Sottongs attend art shows around the state, selling Mr. Sottongs original works: large wooden sculptures with a metal finish depicting Florida wildlife from snook and red snapper to manatees and mermaids. Ms. Sottong handles the customers while he works on other pieces, often some of the masks. It was at one of these art shows that William Marquardt, of the University of Florida and a leading Calusa expert, happened by their tent. Mr. Sottong had wandered from the tent and noticed the visitor from afar. Working up the courage, he sidled up alongside Mr. Marquardt who asked who made the masks. Tentative, Mr. Sottong took credit, but Mr. Marquardt was floored. Thats the best replica Ive ever seen, he said. CATSFrom page 1 KRISTINE GILL / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: Two unfinished Calusa masks wait for their paint job on a table in Peter Sottongs East Naples home. The masks are among 17 replicas the Sottongs make, commemorating artifacts found during a dig on Key Marco in 1896. One of Mr. Sottongs replicas is currently on display at the Marco Island Historical Society in place of the original artifact, which will replace it temporarily beginning in December when it is on loan from the Smithsonian.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 Enjoy long walks on the beach, watching sunsets and catching sh! Starting in Unsinkable COLLECTORS CORNER scott SIMMONS When I was around 18 months old, my parents decided that my mother should return to the University of Florida to complete her education degree. My dad, who had dropped out of college shortly before I was born, went to work for a Belle Glade heavy equipment company, operating the draglines and cranes that built many of the condos you now see along A1A in Palm Beach. And I lived with my maternal grandparents in Fort Myers. Grandma, who was around 50, reveled in the job I think my grandfather did, too, if only because he got to tease me. Id spend my days digging in the driveway, riding a trike in their fencedoff carport and exploring their house. It had been a long time since thered been a babe in the Bolender household, and there was much to see. The dining room buffet held the Lenox china off limits to me, especially on those terrazzo floors. And the hall closet? The shelves were loaded with boxes. I asked Grandma what was in them. Linens, she replied. To this day, Im sure I heard lemons. She took one box down and revealed a set of damask napkins and a tablecloth the boxes were labeled according to size: damask 3 yards and banquet 4 yards. Everything was ironed crisp. At the time, I was so disappointed. It was only later that I learned to appreciate the feel of fine Irish linen damask shiny, smooth, heavy and silky with all manner of designs that reminded one of illustrations from the Book of Kells. I love the sound a large tablecloth makes as it flaps in the breeze on a clothesline thats the best way to dry linens. Take them down and they smell of the sun. Grandma always ironed her tablecloths and napkins damp, pressing the top first, then flipping them and ironing the backs to make the designs stand out. I think of Grandma when I iron. Her heavy wooden ironing board is just the right height for smoothing everything from hand towels to tablecloths. And, according to the penciled-in price on the bottom, it only cost $1.29 when she bought it around 1940. Id say she got her moneys worth. But the present can teach the past a lesson my Rowenta steam iron eliminates the need for dampening linens, smoothing them to crisp perfection. Unlike Grandma, Ill skip ironing the print tablecloths and napkins I use for everyday theyre casual, right? And as for those damask tablecloths? A half-century after I conducted my initial investigation at my grandparents house, theyre still beautiful, with nary a lemon in sight. Bought: A v o w Treasures Resale Shop, 3601 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 1, Naples; 239-649-0201. Paid: $4 The Skinny: The drawers at my house are bursting with tablecloths and napkins of all sizes, styles and colors, so I really didnt need these. Then my friend Richmond pointed out that this set of fine linen napkins cost only a little more than good quality disposable napkins, so I bought. They date from the 1940s or s and probably were made in Ireland. The daintily embroidered and appliqued grape motif is classic, and it reminds me to raise a glass to good design. Dont forgetThe West Palm Beach Antiques Festival Early buyer is noon-5 p.m. Aug. 31. Regular show hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 1 and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Its at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Cost: $8 adults, $7 seniors, $10 for early buyer and $10 for two-day admission. Info: 941-697-7475 or THE FIND:A set of 10 linen cocktail napkinsTheres nary a lemon in this batch of linensSCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY


C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERPeter & 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 Flight: The Story of Sabine Van Dam By Gulfshore Playhouse in collaboration with Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the church. 6340 Napa Woods Way. 455-6553 or An 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. 6427270 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. FRIDAY8.31Dukes Up FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a presentation on John Wayne from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Summer Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens The Natural (1984) at 2 p.m. An unknown comes out of nowhere to become a legendary baseball player with almost divine talent. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Fresh & Local Golden Gate Community Center hosts a farmers market from 2-7 p.m. each Friday. 206-4339 or Concert Selwyn Birchwood performs at 8 p.m. at Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Survivors Remorse Comic actor Mike Epps performs tonight and Saturday, Sept. 1, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or SATURDAY9.1To 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. in the swamp Spiritual guide Bethanny Gonzalez hosts an outdoor meditation session at 9:30 a.m. in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater. $20. 349-9151 or www. 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. SUNDAY9.2Fresh 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.Flashback Cinema Silverspot screens American Graffiti (1973) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A couple of high school grads spend on final night cruising the strip before they go off to college. $11.80$15.50. 592-0300 or Musical Moments Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts concert featuring the works of five 19th century Russian composers at 3 p.m. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. MONDAY9.3Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Love Is All at 7 p.m. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or TUESDAY9.4Panther 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 WEDNESDAY9.5Meditation Event The Gypsy Sea Witch hosts a crystal bowl meditation from 7-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Koreshan State Park. $20, registration required. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 754-4449779 or COMING UPWith Love PACE Center for Girls hosts its eighth annual Love That Dress! sale, where fashionistas can purchase new or gently used dresses while enjoying hors-douvres and cocktails, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at The Ritz-Carlton Naples to support the organizations efforts to provide opportunities to local, at-risk teenaged girls. $35-$150. 842-5406 or 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 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 And Local The Freecoasters perform at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at ArtisNaples Daniels Pavilion. $15, includes one drink. 5971900 or Live Readings Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts st aged readings of poems, essays, speeches and more 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, as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 261-2222 or www Early Birds Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a birding walk from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. $10-$25. 348-9151 or I Got Rhythm Silverspot Cinema screens a live performance from Londons West End of An American in Paris at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. $21.20. 592-0300 or Mickey? Disney of Ices Mickeys Search Party visits Germain Arena at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. 9487825 or Blues for You Robert Castiglia performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. Bonita Beach Road. 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 Art Reception Naples Art Association hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, Morris Herstein: A Fusion of Photos, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. The show runs through Oct. 27. $10. 850 Park St. 262-6517 or Party in the Estuary Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center celebrates the 40th annual National Estuary Day with guided tours, paddleboard demonstrations, presentations and much more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Free, $25 for VIP. 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 Exhibition Artist Michaela Castaldi hosts an exhibition of her newest watercolor paintings Oct. 1-31, at her gallery in Naples Art District. 6240 Shirley St. 272-6383 or Meet The Artist Artist Morris Herstein greets guests for an illustrated walk through of his photo exhibition at Naples Art Association at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Free. 850 Park St. 262-6517 or Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District, the area west of Airport-Pulling and north of Pine Ridge roads, open their doors to the public from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Look for the magenta and white art flags to locate participating galleries. Free. 2895070 or Free Concert Rockin Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www. Om in the swamp Spiritual guide Bethanny Gonzalez hosts an outdoor meditation session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater. $20. 349-9151 or Chamber Concert The Naples Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra performs works by Haydn, Bach and Pergolesi at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or the Authors Authors Steve and Kathy Doocy present their newest book, The Happy Cookbook: A Celebration of the Food That Makes America Smile at noon on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Barnes & Noble. 598-5200 or Blues Concert Damon Fowler performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Chamber Concert The Naples Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra performs works by Leonarda, Hensel and Farrenc at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Art Reception Marco Island Center of the Arts hosts a reception for its current exhibitions from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. $10 donation suggested. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Folk Concert Penn Johnson performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Marco Island center for the Arts. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. Gross Collier County Fairgrounds hosts its annual Halloween Gross House on select dates between Oct. 12-27, with a haunted house, hay rides and more. 455-1444 or Spiritual guide Bethanny Gonzalez hosts a meditation session in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Swamp After Hours Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts an evening of live animals, discovery stations, crafts exhibitors and more from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Free for children under 18 who are accompanied by an adult, $14 for others. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew. Early Birds Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a birding walk from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. $10-$25. 348-9151 or Free Film Mercato screens The Nightmare before Christmas at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, on the lawn across from Silverspot. 254-1080 or Live And Local The Alex Lopez Express performs at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at ArtisNaples Daniels Pavilion. 597-1900 or Art Show Members of Naples Artcrafters host an arts and crafts show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Cambier Park. Brew for You Mercato hosts the seventh annual Brew-Ha-Ha Craft Beer Festival with samples of over 60 craft beers, live music, silent auction, competitions and more from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald Charities of Southwest Florida. 254-1080 or Chamber Concert The Naples Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra performs works by Dvorac, Poulenc, Chopin and Saint-Saens featuring pianists Christina and Michelle Noughten at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. 597-1900 or www. Dont Think Twice Bob Dylan performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. $69-$129.50. 481-4849 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 Elders Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a boardwalk tour of its stand of old-growth bald cypress from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 25. $10-$25. 3489151 or Cinephilia The Naples International Film Festival kicks off with an opening night party and film at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at ArtisNaples. Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors-doeuvres, screening of the events opening night film and a Q&A with the filmmakers. 597-1900 or Time Naples Italian American Foundation hosts a mah jongg tournament Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26-28, at the organizations headquarter. Call for more information. 7035 Airport Road N. 597-5210 or An Evening to Forget Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short team up for a variety act titled An Evening Youll Forget For The Rest Of Your Life at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. # LAUGH IT # SCREEN IT8.31 Selwyn Birchwood Selwyn Birchwood performs at 8 p.m. Aug. performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Center for 31 at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. Bonita Beach Road. www.artcenterbonita. www.artcenterbonita. org org PACE Center for Girls hosts their eighth annual Love That Dress! sale, where fashionista can enjoy cocktails and light bites while shopping new or lightly used dresses, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at The Ritz-Carlton Naples. DRESS IT9.79.1 Comic actor Mike Epps (Jumping the Broom, Nina) performs Friday through Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. offthehookcomedy. com Spiritual guide Bethanny Gonzalez hosts a meditation session in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. corkscrew. MEDITATE IT Naples Art Association showcases the cool artwork their summer camp kids accomplished at their ARTScool Exhibition 2018 through Thursday, Oct. 18. Pictured here is 11-year-old Valentina Askars The Question. Got a thing for reptiles? Naples Zoos newest animal encounter lets you get to know (and pet!) Bones, the zoos black and white tegu, at 12:30 p.m. each Sunday. The Fort Myers Film Festival hosts Thank God for Indie Mondays (TGIM) Sept. 3 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Screenings start at 7 p.m. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


C8 WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEDNESDAY DINNERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING (12:30PM & 3PM) SUNDAY MORE THAN HORS DOEUVRES *Valid on adult tickets only. Subject to availability. No other coupons or discounts apply. SUMMER SPECIALS JUNE-SEPTEMBERBUY 1, GET 1 HALF PRICE* 239.649.2275 WATERFRONT DINING IN VENETIAN VILLAGE t-michaels.comSunday-Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. 4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Take US 41 to Park ShoreReservations Taken 239.261.0622 Weekend Specials NOW SERVING IN THE LOUNGE AND DINING ROOM All You Can Eat Fish & Chips$19 Delicious BBQ Baby Back Ribs with fries, Beans, Cole slaw 1/2 Rack: $14 Full Rack $24 HAPPY HOURIN THE LOUNGE 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free Valet Parking Ask about our Free Loyalty ProgramSunday Mondaywith Mashed Potato and Vegetable $21 Add a lobster tail for $15 more Our famous liver and onions is back!!!!! $19 Alaskan King Crab Legs1/2 lb$25, 1 Lb$43 Wagu Beef Short Rib $21F day Sa rday BEST DEAL IN TOWN Prime 12 oz. Prime Rib GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSEThe Labor Day John Clay 5K sets out at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, from Lowdermilk Park. The Gulf Coast Runners event is certified by the USATF/ RRCA. A 1K kids fun run takes off at 8:30 a.m. Registration through Sept. 2 is $25 for adults, $12 for kids; day-of signup is $30 and $15. The Greater Naples YMCA holds its annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Run on Sunday morning, Sept. 9, at the Y at 5450 YMCA Road. The event is in remembrance of the 343 firefighters, 63 police officers and eight EMTs who gave the ultimate sacrifice on Sept. 11, 2001. Starting in the east parking lot, participants will head toward and climb up the east staircase (by the main entrance), run across the rooftop, back down the west staircase and around the campus. The race consists of eight laps, and participants can choose to run or walk one lap or all eight laps. Opening activities at 9 a.m. will include a Ringing of the Bell ceremony by the North Collier Fire Rescue District, a flyover by the Collier County Sheriffs Office and singing of the national anthem. Registration is $20 per person, $40 for a family. Proceeds will benefit the Collier County 100 Club. To sign up or for more information, call Danny Soto at 963-3769 or email Registration is open for fifth annual Docs and Duffers golf tournament and raffle hosted by The Foundation of Collier County Medical Society. The tournament tees off at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Bonita Bay Club Naples. An awards luncheon will follow the game. Registration is $175 per person, $650 per foursome. Proceeds will benefit scholarships for students pursuing degrees in health care will help fund local health-care programs in need. A limited number of sponsorship and underwriting packages are available starting at $550. Golfers and all others can participate in tournament raffles to win TVs donated by Perfect Solutions and a variety of other prizes. For more information, call 435-7727 or visit www. inaugural Pan-Florida Challenge for Hungry Kids golf tournament tees off Saturday, Oct. 20, at the TPC Treviso Bay Golf Club with a shotgun at 8:30 a.m. Registration opens at 7:30 and includes a continental breakfast, greens fees and cart, lunch, prizes, and silent auction. Registration is $125, and numerous sponCOURTESY PHOTOSome local first responders do the 9/11 Memorial Stair Run dressed in full gear.


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C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239-231-3912 221 9th Street South, Naples,FL 34102 in the Bellasera Resort HAPPY HOUR: 4-6 PM Daily BRUNCH Sunday: 10:30 AM 2 PMFeaturing endless mimosas & other drink specials LUNCH Monday-Saturday: 11 AM 2 PM DINNER Sun-Thurs: 5 PM 9 PM | Fri & Sat: 5 PM 10 PM SUMMER CELEBRATION MENU PET TALESLitter log BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationRemember when there was just one kind of cat litter? Before 1947, the rare cat who lived indoors might have a box filled with sand, ashes, sawdust or soil, which it then tracked through the house, no doubt to the dismay of fastidious housekeepers. In 1947, businessman Edward Lowe handed a bag of granulated clay to a woman who was complaining that her cat tracked ashes through the house. The clay worked, the woman came back for more and the cat litter industry was born. Now cat lovers might feel as if theyre in a golden age of cat litter. Beyond granulated clay, which remains popular, there is sandlike clumping litter, silica gel crystals, and litter made from recycled newspaper, recycled pine scraps, corn, wheat, walnut shells and grass. For both humans and cats, theres a litter type for every concern: low tracking, low dust, attractive scent, no scent, low odor, low price and environmental friendliness. Some litters even indicate that a cat may have a urinary tract infection or other condition. The anonymous woman who sparked the development of granulated clay litter was concerned about tracking, and that remains an issue for many cat owners. While many litters are marketed as being low-tracking, sometimes a larger litter box can also help to solve the problem. Rosemary George of Falls Church, Virginia, says, I have four cats, so I use cheap clay litter from the grocery store. There are two really large litter pans out on the enclosed sunporch. I scoop them once a day and change them entirely once a week. Once I got huge litter pans, there stopped being so much litter on the floor. Cats like what they like, though, and their preferences can win out over an owners desire to not have litter tracked through the house. Tery McConville of Mount Vernon, Washington, uses a clumping pine litter. It gets everywhere, she says, but its what Princess likes, and it smells nice. Humans and cats with asthma benefit from dust-free or low-dust litter. Dust irritates the respiratory tract and can contribute to coughing, wheezing and difficulty breathing when cats kick it up as they dig in the litter box. Litters made from wheat, recycled paper, wood and silica gel crystals, as well as some clumping litters, tend to be low in dust. Unscented litters are also good choices when a person or pet in the home has asthma. Anna Wright uses a wheat-based litter, saying, Its expensive, but my health and happiness are worth it. It doesnt give me headaches or trigger coughs for me like so many other products do. I think the cats like it for the same reasons. Older cats may have special needs when it comes to litter. When her cat Shadow was in renal failure, Gail Parker of Philadelphia found that replacing litter with newspaper helped prevent him from urinating outside the litter box. She believes the paper was softer on his paws and found that her other cats preferred it, too. Parker puts sections of newspaper in the cats boxes and removes them as soon as they are used. No litter can replace a veterinary visit, but some litters are made to indicate the need to visit the vet. Coated with a safe, nontoxic pH detector, porous silica gel granules change color when acid, alkaline or bilirubin levels change, suggesting possible infection or illness. But whatever you look for in cat litter, what your cat prefers is what counts. Offer an assortment of litters to see which one he likes best, and go with that. Provide an extra-large box, and fill it with three to five inches of litter for your cats digging pleasure. Scoop it once or twice a day, clean the box and change the litter every week or two, and youll have a happy cat. Pets of the Week>> Piggy is a 2-year-old pit bull terrier mix. She is wiggly and friendly with just about everyone she comes in contact with. Her adoption fee is $75. >> Toby is a 1-year-old domestic shorthair mix. He can be shy at rst, but give him time to open up and he will be your best furry companion. His adoption fee is $55. >> Nova is a 3-year-old domestic shorthair mix. She has a sleek black coat, is very playful and loving, but only on her terms. Her adoption fee is $55.To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit for more information. Cats need large litter boxes that give them plenty of room to move around and dig.


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C20 WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CALL FOR RESERVATIONS 263-3474 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM DAILY HAPPY HOUR 50% OFF LIVE MUSIC Thursday, Friday and Saturday s tarting at 7pm2 PRIX-FIXE DINNER MENUS2 Courses (Appetizers & Entree) $29 and $39 per person 3-6pmCocktails, Beer, Wine By The Glass e iconic Oyster House in Everglades City was rst opened in 1983 by resident Billy Potter and served as the areas heart and soul for both dining and entertainment. As Potters health began to decline, the Miller Family purchased the restaurant in 1992.Coming from the north, Mr and Mrs Miller or, Poppa Bob and Miss Patti as they are now a ectionately known as, had to overcome the fact that the locals saw them as Damn Yankees. Not an easy task, but one that would ultimately make them trusted family friends. e Millers went on to continue the legendary, Old Florida dining experiences that attracted tourists from across the globe. Commonly referred to as Floridas Last Frontier, Everglades City was a trip back in time, a city built of hard work in the hot sun from burly crabbers and salty sea captains some of whom su ered from the smugglers blues. e Oyster House was where everyone, locals and visitors, came to eat, drink and be merry. RESERVE A TABLE ONLINE AT: WWW.THEPEARLNAPLES.COMFor Reservations, Call 239-591-5939 NOW OPEN!THE MILLER LEGACY CONTINUESIn recent years, two of the Miller children, James and Jillian, had begun to take the helm with bright ideas and clear visions of new directions for their family business. Even greater success seemed imminent. Providing spirited dining, catering and event facilities, e Oyster House provided fresh seafood and local fare until that fateful day in September 2017 when a nasty old sea witch named Irma came blustering through and toppled her to ruins. e 28-year legacy had come to an end. But, as Miss Patty says, Out of something bad, something good will come, and so, a star is born. An oySTAR. e Pearl Naples. STEAK & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT HAPPY HOUR: 2-6PM EVERY DAY! CUISINE NEWSLocal food photographer Nicole Nixons work has been hired by Rock Shrimp Productions to shoot the work of Floridian chefs Asif Syed (21 Spices, Naples) and Bernard Caramouche (Muddy Waters, Orlando) to be featured in the Food Network show Beat Bobby Flay. Nixons worked has appeared in several local and national publications like Town & Country, The New York Times, Garden & Gun and more. Her work for the episode of Beat Bobby Flay featuring Chef Asif Syed airs at 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, on The Food Network. More information about Nixon can be found at Campiello Naples will be closed Sept. 10-13 for bar renovations and to repair some damage caused by Hurricane Irma last fall. The restaurant and patio will reopen at 5 p.m. on Sept. 14 with a limited menu offering that will run for about a week to 10 days. The lounge and bar will remain closed and curtained off while work in those areas continues. A service bar will be set up in the courtyard to provide limited beverage service until the bar project is completed. As a result, the restaurants summer progressive champagne pour promotion will end until next year, and its regional Italian specials will not be offered in September. This bar project was originally scheduled to be part of the restaurants overall dcor refresh that took place last fall, but was put on hold as the storm and recovery time affected project schedLocal food photographer Nicole Nixon


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 C21 Open Daily 11am Lunch, Dinner & Sunday BrunchSubject to availability, while supplies last. TWO 1 pound lobsters with $27.95fries and slaw or black beans and riceLOTSA LOBSTER!!!Waterfront Dining 1200 Fifth Avenue South at Tin City (239) 263-2734 12th Avenue South at the City Dock (239) 263-9940 Kids Under 12 Eat Free on Mondays 1 kid meal with 1 adult entre. From kids menu only. 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Various kitchen area projects also will be completed during the closure but the only visible change for guests will be in the center bar area. For more information about the restaurants renovations and September availability, call 435-1166 or visit Take Note:Taste of Immokalee a socially conscious brand of sauces founded by Immokalee High School students in 2014, announced it will be releasing a new line of condiments that includes items like pineapple-mango salsa and mandarin-tangerine barbecue sauce. To purchase the sauces or to find a store, visit Sea Salt hosts a 90-minute cooking demonstration featuring the cuisines of Spain and Italy at noon on Saturday, Sept. 1. Chef Josh Zeman will demonstrate the preparation of two dishes: gambas al ajillo and risotto al nero di sepia. $65, includes glass of wine and lunch. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or www. In preparation for football season, Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill will release new menu items on Tuesday, Sept. 4, like buffalo chicken tater tots, fried green tomato poboy and dry rubbed baby back ribs. 8990 Fontana del Sol Way. 431-7611 or Bonefish Grill at Naples Bay Resort offers a four-course, prix-fixe Ocean Mixed Grill dinner through Sunday, Sept. 30 featuring entrees like woodgrilled Atlantic salmon, Caribbean cobia and shrimp and scallop skewers. $49. 1500 Fifth Ave. S. 417-1212 or Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or Secrets of Spanish Paella: Thursday, Aug. 30 ($75); How to Make Classic Eggs Benedict: Thursday, Aug. 30 ($25); Global Grilling: Thursday, Aug. 30 ($51.96); Summer Macaron Workshop: Friday, Aug. 31 ($75); Steakhouse-Style Burger: Friday, Aug. 31 ($95); Wine Night Out Italian Summer: Friday, Aug. 31 ($95); Family Fun Summer Desserts: Saturday, Sept. 1 ($55); Cooking Scrappy Best of Summer: Saturday, Sept. 1 ($75); Wine Night Out Surf & Turf: Saturday, Sept. 1 ($95); Date Night Surf & Turf: Saturday, Sept. 1 ($58.96); Croissants from Scratch: Sunday, Sept. 2 ($75); Family Fun Italian Favorites: Sunday, Sept. 2 ($55); Perfect Grilled Steak Dinner: Sunday, Sept. 2 ($75); Family Fun Italian Favorites: Monday, Sept. 3 ($55); Easy Summer Entertaining: Monday, Sept. 3 ($75); Exploring Mediterranean Cuisine: Monday, Sept. 3 ($75); Pasta Workshop: Tuesday, Sept. 4 ($75); Summer on the Grill: Tuesday, Sept. 4 ($75); A Love of Seafood: Tuesday, Sept. 4 ($85); Cast Iron Cooking: Wednesday, Sept. 5 ($75); Italian Feast: Wednesday, Sept. 5 ($75). 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C22 WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY INTRODUCING OUR THREE COURSE $32 SUMMER MENU INCLUDES GLASS OF HOUSE WINE OR BEER authentic lebanese cuisine by chef Rachid | 239.315.4167 | 4270 Tamiami Trail E, Naples express lunch menu now available! 239.919.8830 4270 Tamiami Trail E #21, Naples ENTREE FREE Naples Best Kept Secret... CELEBRATING OUR 80TH ANNIVERSARY 141 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH, NAPLES 239.261.7157 WYNNSONLINE.COM SUPER SPECIAL! SEAFOOD SPECIAL! BOGO WINE SPECIAL BOGO PRODUCEMaine Lobster (rm shell) Up to 1 1/2 pounds $7.99 a pound with couponMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 9/6/18.Santa Cristina Pinot Grigio FREE with $50 grocery orderMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 9/6/18.Purely Elizabeth Granolas Organic and Gluten-free/3 avors $5.89 eachMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 9/6/18.Sabra Hummus Assorted 10 ounce Buy One Get One FREEMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 9/6/18.34 Degree Crisps Assorted 4.5oz Buy One Get One FREEwith couponMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 9/6/18.Boston Lettuce Buy One Get One FREEMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 9/6/18. LOOK FOR OUR NEW JUICE BAR COMING IN SEPTEMBER! 1THE COUNTER Mercato, 9110 Strada Place, 566-0644 www.thecounter.comThis place knows how to satisfy youthful palates and those of more mature clientele at the same time. The youngsters can tear into a pair of mini burgers with cheese and pickles, (or PB&J or grilled cheese, plus a side and drink) while the adults can choose from a variety of burgers beef, bison, turkey, vegan, the meatless Impossible Burger and all manner of preparations. In addition, there are regular and sweet potato fries (you can order half and half, if you like), plus veggies, and shakes or floats can be enhanced by a shot of your favorite adult beverage. Or just order the cocktail and skip the shake. No one beefs about a meal here.2RIB CITY 9191 N. Tamiami Trail, 591-3500 3871 E. Tamiami Trail, 417-9090 www.Ribcity.comThis locally owned chain is well known for its barbecued meats, but it also offers some great deals for children. Did you know that kids 4 and younger dine free? They can have a piece of barbecued chicken and fries without charge. Children 10 and younger have six options priced at $4.49-$6.99, which includes the entre, two sides and a drink. Meanwhile, adults can chow down on Rib Citys babyback ribs, pork, chicken, turkey, brisket, onion rings, fries, slaw, well, you know the drill. Pants with elastic waistbands suggested.3SPANKYS SPEAKEASY 1550 Airport-Pulling Road, 643-1559 www.Spankysnaples.comThis institution dates to 1984 although the memorabilia in the themed dining room stretches back far earlier to the days of Spanky and Our Gang. Theres plenty of eye-catching dcor to keep the kids interested until the food arrives and theres also a rarity these days a salad bar that gets the meal started quickly. For kids, theres a soup and salad bar option for $6.95 as well as a half-dozen other choices, all priced between $4.95 and $7. The kids menu also doubles as a game/coloring page. And theres a full bar for the adults amusement. Karen Feldman, Great places to dine with kids3KARENSTHREE FOR CUISINE


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 30-SEPT. 5, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! 4221 East Tamiami Trail Naples 239.455.5111Specials good from August 23-29, 2018. Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing. LABOR DAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSunday-Thursday 6-9pmFri-Sat 6:30-9:30pm TWIN LOBSTER SPECIALS LOBSTER MANIA IS BACK! LOBSTER MANIA IS BACK! 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, Wednesday & Thursday $24.99Twin one pound Maine lobsters with corn on the cobMonday & Tuesday $21.99Twin one pound Maine lobsters with corn on the cobFriday & Saturday $27.99Twin one pound Maine lobsters with corn on the cob Lobster Mania $ 19 99Twin Lobsters... CUISINE REVIEWMenu, look ever-changing at laid-back 7th Avenue SocialSince my last visit to The Social, the place has changed hands and chefs. Its also added a fittingly larger-thanlife mural on one wall of renowned chef, food journalist and world traveler Anthony Bourdain. The mural, painted by area artist Marcus Zotter, has Mr. Bourdain looking straight out at the crowd. He is surrounded by steaks, fruits and veggies and some of his pithy quotes: I said beforeYour body is not a temple, its an amusement park, so enjoy the ride. And You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together. Those are sentiments that owners Jerry Alajajian and Dayle Westover along with Chef Everett Fromm clearly embrace. The casual and eclectic dining room and bar are designed to bring people together, to encourage them to stick around while live music fills the room. And the menu is filled with food that isnt likely found on any weightreduction plan. But never mind that. Enjoy the ride. Mr. Bourdain has spoken. We were fortunate enough to sit to the right of his countenance with David Bowie situated over my right shoulder. It was a comfortable place in which to consider the inventive craft cocktail list and the creative menu that changes on a regular basis. First up adult beverages. My companion was pleased with her Gold Spark ($13), a blend of Four Roses Bourbon, lemon, honey, bitters and prosecco. It was a pleasant concoction, but even better was my Mezcal Mule ($12.50), a smoky mix of Xicaru Mezcal, lime juice, Fever Tree ginger beer, passion fruit puree, cucumber and agave nectar. The Social, as its fondly referred to, is a place in which you can nibble on a small plate or two (or three), chow down on tacos (there are seven varieties), savor a sandwich or go whole-hog and head for the full-sized entrees. There are also four substantial salads for those attempting to be virtuous. Good luck with that. My recommendation is to go hungry and graze your way through a number of the chefs interesting concoctions. His fried green tomatoes ($10), for example, were three thick slices of tomato well coated and fried to a perfectly crisp golden hue then topped with red pepper jam, house farmers cheese, with dollops of romesco and poblano crema on the side, making for a sweet and zesty combo that jazzed up what can be a bland dish. These were excellent.Even better was the Social Loaded Yucca ($15), wedges of fried yucca topped with savory barbacoa beef, queso sauce and pico de gallo. The yucca was firm and lightly crisp, the meat tender with the cheese and pico adding layers of flavor and moisture. A side note: This dish and a salad would make a satisfying meal.The spicy chicken sando ($16) called to my companion. The plate contained a basket of crisp fries and a large bun into which was layered a good-sized fried chicken breast, lettuce, red onion, garlic mayo and honey hot. This dish was disappointing. The sandwich was oversized and hard to handle. The chicken had a thick coating perhaps cornflakes? that was heavy and overpowered the aforementioned heat. The Hawaiian bun was flat and didnt do a great job of carrying the load. On the plus side, the house-made pickles were delicious, as were the fries. I, too, ordered a chicken dish, this one from the entrees list. The Joyce Farms airline chicken breast ($27) is a recent addition, our server told us, and its a good one. Its pan roasted and set atop red grapes, Yukon gold potatoes, shiitake mushrooms then topped with watercress, with caramelized honey jus and herbs. The chicken was moist and well seasoned, the potatoes and mushrooms cooked just right. Operating under Mr. Bourdains amusement park theory, we wisely ate just half of our entrees in order to save room for dessert. One towering carrot cake ($12) and one torrejas ($8), please. Both desserts were suitable for sharing and both were exceptional. The torrejas consisted of two thick slices of Cuban bread soaked in honey egg wash then deep fried and served with vanilla ice cream, dusted with cinnamon and anise. The warm bread and cool ice cream with the dusting of spices was an inspired combination. The carrot cake was among the best Ive had. Four thick, moist layers had great flavor and just enough cream cheese frosting. Candied walnuts added satisfying crunch. We took most of the cake home and it was just as good the next day. Our server was warm and attentive through most of the meal, getting progressively scarcer as the room filled up and she got busier. We had to flag her down for the bill, but thats not all that unusual in most restaurants once you no longer have dishes coming out of the kitchen. With a musician playing songs from the s on up, we werent in a rush to leave either. Theres clearly passion in the team that runs this offbeat and endearing spot. Seeing it packed to the gills on an August night proves that a restaurant need not be fancy or break-the-bank expensive to make it here. KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYA larger-than-life-sized mural of Anthony Bourdain, painted by Marcus Zotter, watches over the dining room at 7th Avenue Social. Social Loaded Yucca is a delicious dish that resembles nachos, but with yucca, barbacoa and queso. The Joyce Farms airline chicken breast is pan roasted with potatoes, grapes and mushrooms. Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor 7th Avenue Social849 7th Ave. S., Naples; 231-4553 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. brunch Sundays, 4-11 p.m. dinner Sundays, 4-9:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 4-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: tacos, $5-$7; small plates/salads, $11-$18; sandwiches, $16-$18; entrees, $26-$35 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Banquettes, conventional tables, at the bar, outdoor tables >> Specialties of the house: Modern Southern dishes and craft cocktails >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Website:


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