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OPINION A4NEWS OF THE WEIRD A13 HEALTHY LIVING A16 BUSINESS A20 INVESTING A19 REAL ESTATE B1 ARTS C1 ON THE WATER C5 CALENDAR C6-7 PUZZLES C14 COLLECTING C5 CUISINE C23 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 SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 BY KRISTINE GILLFlorida Weekly CorrespondentThe Pier was ready for its close-up on a recent Wednesday evening when about 50 photographers from a local club met up for a shoot. The goal for the Great Naples Pier Photo Mob was to bathe the Pier in light after sunset, then snap away using long exposure times. The result was a stunning image of the citys iconic emblem as youve likely never seen it before. Blue, green, orange and yellow lights striped the wooden pilings and reflected off the water, mirroring the image across the Gulf. Where a standard camera setting might have captured the darkened outline of the structure against a night sky, the lengthened exposure illuminated and highlighted, offering a new take on a photo opp we all have in our phones camera roll. We had done some photo shoots, some time lapses sunrise and sunset shoots and some group shoots, but this is the first time weve done something this extensive, said Sonny Saunders, who cofounded the group DPI-SIG, 14 years ago. DPI-SIG, or Digital Photography Imaging Special Interest Group, now boasts about 400 photographers who pay annual dues of $30 to gain access to speaking events, photo field trips, social hours, monthly meetings and photo editing software tutorials, among the 20 different offerings. The club is very active, Mr. Saunders said. And I dont know of a club in Florida that has more members than we do. Members have the chance to partake in five or six outings each year. Larry Richardson, a member who heads the outing committee, said the idea for the shoot came after a few trips to the Pier over the years. Richardson said that while the group had shot time lapse photos of the stars coming out over the Pier, they hadnt tried something this elaborate. SEE MOB, A10 Vol. X, No. 47 FREE Flash mob: Local photo group lights up Naples Pier for unique snaps Votingon apenny When voters in Collier County step into the ballot box on Nov. 6 or submit their early vote next month they will be faced with a decision on whether to increase the sales tax in Collier County over the next seven years by a single percentage point. Itll show up in your ballot as Collier County and municipal infrastructure one-SEE PENNY, A6 BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ Collier voters to decide on more than just elected officials in NovemberPEGGY FARREN / COURTESY PHOTONaples DPI-SIG members line up along the beach near the Naples Pier, preparing to snap some photos at sunset. BusinessHow to make smart use of technology without losing the personal touch clients crave. A20 Top picksCheck out all there is to do in Southwest Florida this week. C6-7 50 years of serviceConditioned Air celebrates its longest tenured employee. A15 Luxe LivingINSIDE LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED SEPTEMBER 2018 Shop TalkSweet Art Gallery teams up with Clive Daniel Home. 7 Designer Q&ALeili Fatemi embraces every design challenge. 2 Design SocietyOut and about on the local design scene. 6, 14, 15 S up u u LORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTO EUROPEAN eleganceWITH A TRANSITIONAL FLAIR


A2 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY COMMENTARYRed-white-and-blue patriotWhen I stepped out of the graduate school of journalism at Columbia University on 116th Street and Broadway in New York City in 1993 with a masters degree in one hand and an honorary lifetime membership at Cannons Bar on 107th in the other, I didnt have a clue even though Id learned a thing or two up there in the Ivies. I learned, for example, that Republican President Theodore Roosevelt had coined the term muckrakers to describe reporters he didnt like. And I learned that one single sentence, known as the First Amendment, not only provided for freedom of boneheads like me in the press, and for free speech (for all the other boneheads), but it allowed folks to peacefully assemble and demand that government redress their grievances, while simultaneously enshrining the separation of church and state. Talk about a hat trick! I also learned that Cannons Bar was a private government and bank, serving as the mailing address for a number of upstanding citizens who had their Social Security or retirement checks mailed directly to the Cannon brothers. They owned the place after their father. The Cannons provided a fourth free drink to any who could get through the first three and remain upright on a bar stool. That was the government giving back. They kept a little black account book behind the bar, cashing the checks of their faithful citizens, the drinkers, and deducting what each owed for the previous month. The rest they returned over the bar in cash, right down to the penny. So I knew how things worked. But I had no idea Id spend the next 25 years working in an environment shaped largely by Teddy Roosevelt in the first decade of the 20th century. I also didnt know how reviled journalists would one day be by some Americans, or how beloved to others. And I never even imagined that one day Id write about an American president named Donald Trump, and have the privilege of calling him Reviler-in-Chief. Mr. Trump, elected 107 years later, has one trait in common with the swaggering, tough, moody, bold, publicity loving, progressive Republican do-gooder Theodore Roosevelt: Hes a spin master. But unlike Roosevelt, the Reviler-inChief doesnt spin the press by meeting and communicating with reporters by using them to get the public behind his goals he does it instead by castigating them, en masse, often through Twitter (Roosevelt would have had a blast with Twitter, too, I figure). Mr. Trumps labels are not nearly as elegant as muckrakers, but theyre thumpingly effective, nevertheless: enemies of the people or fake news. Although Roosevelt criticized and complained about the press frequently, he also let them see for themselves what he was trying to do, famously bringing them into the White House to chat while he shaved in the afternoon, or fixing up a more commodious pressroom. And he followed up on their reports describing terrible injustices in American society by investigating them. Mr. Trump plays golf. When Upton Sinclair, a reporter turned novelist, published The Jungle about grotesquely unhealthy conditions in the Chicago meatpacking plants, he and the president formed a testy alliance. After calling Sinclair a crackpot, Roosevelt investigated. Meat-industry officials expressed outrage, many congressional leaders sided with them, but ultimately the president and Congress passed the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906. It stopped manufacturers from adulterating or mislabeling what they sold people to eat, to drink or to take as medicine. Sinclair told of rats scampering across heaps of rotting flesh, leaving droppings; of tubercular meat packaged and sold at market; of acid corroding workers flesh; and, most shockingly, of men tumbling into cooking-room vats and ignored till all but the bones of them had gone out to the world as Durhams Pure Leaf Lard!, writes historian David Greenberg in The Atlantic, recounting stories from his book, Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency. Congress had gotten behind Roosevelt, more or less not for ethical reasons but because hed reached the people. Hed done that with the press. And congressional leaders feared the vote, as a result. Roosevelt used the press to get public backing when he created the Panama Canal, allowing the Navys new steelhulled ships (which he strongly pushed to build, talking about it in the press) to move quickly between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. And he used the press to help establish and safeguard nearly 230 million acres of land, including 150 national forests, the first 55 federal wildlife refuges, five national parks, and the first 18 national monument sites, according to historians at Teddy Roosevelt hated criticism and he didnt love the press, per se. But he loved the American system, based on the First Amendment, and he cherished the contribution of a free press to the muscle and endurance of the United States. This was his comment in 1918, reacting to a proposal by then-President Woodrow Wilson to allow the president to censor or silence the press at certain times. I hadnt known about Roosevelts observation until now, in spite of my fancy journalism degree; the comment was shared with me by Dr. Robert L. Hilliard, professor emeritus of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College, a combat-wounded veteran of World War II, a novelist, a playwright, a poet, and the author of a number of books on media, now a resident of Sanibel Island. To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public, Roosevelt said. Yes, sir. roger


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 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 Field DriverTom 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 OPINIONGood grief, bad griefIt was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Arguably these are even worse times than the mid-19th century, when Charles Dickens wrote his Tale of Two Cities. In the 21st century, we have effectively divided into two countries, separated by impenetrable fortifications. President Donald Trump heads up the hordes on the right. Those on the left are led by, well, actually theyre not really led by anyone. Thats a big part of their problem: All they really do is focus their utter contempt on Trump. Hes constantly making that easy for them. With the latest legal setbacks for Trump and his cartel, the Trump enemies cling to the hope that hell somehow be run out of office. However, their mood darkens the moment they review their track record. Trump is, after all, president of the United States, a concept they couldnt even fathom until he had pulled it off, leaving them in the dust of despair. How could this happen? they wailed. Let us count the ways: For starters, there was the elitist candidate, Hilary Clinton, whose qualifications were so superior to Trumps that it shouldnt have been a contest for her, except she appeared to place herself so much higher I believe high and mighty is the phrase that she really couldnt relate to the rabble below, the ones she called deplorables. When the effete suffered the agony of defeat, they zoomed right into the KublerRoss stages of grief: Their first stop was denial, as in This is just a bad dream. When they woke up to realize that the nightmare was here to stay, they settled on anger. That lasted until their first latte of the morning-after. Then it was on to the bargaining stage, as in I need to understand this, so it never happens again. Unfortunately, they are not really that good at introspection, so when they desperately tried to relate to all those put off by their pretentiousness, they scurried to their Kindles and read Hillbilly Elegy so they could comprehend the motivations of the millions of Trumpsters. After that, they felt that they had done all they needed to do to comprehend what makes the bourgeoisie tick. Then they returned to their safe spaces. By the way, Hillbilly Elegy is about a grossly dysfunctional Appalachian family. It had nothing to do with the mass of Americans who were so fed up and frightened that they voted for Donald Trump because he convinced them he was not part of the corrupt establishment. Many of the anti-Trump forces are stuck in the depression phase. Other than their protest rallies, they sulk in their bubbles. Theyll never move to acceptance, the final stage. The question is whether theyll overcome their usual complacency and actually condescend to vote in November. If they do not and decide that Trump is in such trouble that control of Congress will be a cakewalk, theyll get another pie in the face. Their dreams of rescue by Bob Mueller will be dashed. Donald Trump will stay in office. They, in short, will have blown it. To quote Charles Dickens one more time, the spring of hope will become the winter of despair. Bob Franken is an Emmy Awardwinning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN.Neil Armstrong didnt forget the flagHistory is usually airbrushed to remove a figure who has fallen out of favor with a dictatorship, or to hide away an episode of national shame. Leave it to Hollywood to erase from a national triumph its most iconic moment. The new movie First Man, a biopic about the Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, omits the planting of the American flag during his historic walk on the surface of the moon. Ryan Gosling, who plays Armstrong in the film, tried to explain the strange editing of his moonwalk: This was widely regarded in the end as a human achievement. I dont think that Neil viewed himself as an American hero. Armstrong was a reticent man, but he surely considered himself an American, and everyone else considered him a hero. (Youre a hero whether you like it or not, one newspaper admonished him.) Gosling added that Armstrongs walk transcended countries and borders, which is literally true, since it occurred 238,900 miles from Earth, although Armstrong got there on an American rocket, walked in an American spacesuit and returned home to America. Apollo 11 was, without doubt, an extraordinary human achievement. Armstrongs famous words upon descending the ladder to the moon were apt: One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. A plaque left behind read: HERE MEN FROM THE PLANET EARTH FIRST SET FOOT UPON THE MOON, JULY 1969 A.D. WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND. But this was a national effort that depended on American derring-do, sacrifice and treasure. It was a chapter in a space race between the United States and the Soviet Union that involved national prestige and the perceived worth of our respective economic and political systems. The Apollo program wasnt about the brotherhood of man, rather about achieving a national objective before a hated and feared adversary did. The Soviets putting a satellite, Sputnik, into orbit first was a profound political and psychological shock. The U.S. felt it had to rise to the challenge. As Vice President Lyndon Johnson put it: Failure to master space means being second best in every aspect, in the crucial arena of our Cold War world. In the eyes of the world first in space means first, period; second in space is second in everything. The mission of Apollo 11 was, appropriately, soaked in American symbolism. The lunar module was called Eagle, and the command module Columbia. There had been some consideration to putting up a U.N. flag, but it was scotched it would be an American flag and only an American flag. The video of Armstrong and his partner Buzz Aldrin carefully working to set up the flag fully extend it and sink the pole firmly enough in the lunar surface to stand after their awe-inspiring journey hasnt lost any of its power. There may be a crass commercial motive in the omission the Chinese, whose market is so important to big films, might not like overt American patriotic fanfare. Neither does much of our cultural elite. They may prefer not to plant the flag but the heroes of Apollo 11 had no such compunction. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYKing Features bob FRANKENKing Features


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As the Great Recession took hold of Southwest Florida in 2008, funding sources the county relies on, such as impact fees and property taxes, took a drastic hit; however, population growth continued to rise. According to county documents, in 2008 Colliers annual budget was roughly $1.3 billion; 10 years later its an estimated $1.157 billion, but an additional 63,000 annual residents now live in the county. With no state income tax to draw from and the countys buildings, parks, amenities, roads and other services aging or overburdened, the county has had to search for alternative funding sources or rely on debt service to pay for projects. Impact fee collections a fee imposed by local governments on development projects to pay for the costs of providing public services to the new development are down about 60 percent from a decade ago (about $105 million in 2007 versus $47.5 million in 2017). With all the growth occurring in the county over the last 10 years (at a more gradual rate compared to the explosion in 2008) coupled with the reduced budget, a number of projects have been shelved, including bridge repairs, road extensions that would ease burdens on currently overcapacity roads, and improvements to aging facilities that are costing exorbitant maintenance efforts, according to Colliers deputy county manager Nick Casalanguida.If voters decide against the tax, the projects that would have benefitted from it will likely be completed anyway, but with the funds being secured through debt service instead, Mr. Casalanguida said. That could cost the county in the neighborhood of $187 million to $250plus million in interest payments over 25 years, in addition to the $450 million principal, according to a county report. About two years ago there was a discussion about backlog as the budget started to form, he said. We brought up the subject of alternative funding sources and did outreach with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, which put together analysis with county staff. They discovered that 61 of 67 counties in Florida have used this tax. Lee County also has a sales surtax on the ballot in November, but its a half-cent proposal. The Board of Collier County Commissioners deemed it viable, but wanted to give voters the opportunity to decide if it was a good idea. Thats where the referendum came in, Mr. Casalanguida said of the process leading to the upcoming vote. He views the decision for voters as very straightforward. Do you bite down and pay for these projects over the next seven years, or do we want to pay for decades? Mr. Casalanguida noted that the tax has a number of restrictions on types of purchases. Groceries, medical services/ medications and fuel would be exempt from the tax (the county already has a gas tax in place). We estimate that 30 percent of the monies raised will be paid for by tourists and visitors, as opposed to the debt service falling to local taxpayers, Mr. Casalanguida noted. The topic has brought local leaders and voices to the forefront, sharing their thoughts on the issue. Commissioner Penny Taylor has noted that many of her constituents believed her to have voted in a sales tax without their input. Wrong. How we fund these projects and all the remaining projects listed in the referendum ordinance will be a decision of the voters, she wrote in a recent op-ed. Naples resident Dave Trecker, a retired Pfizer executive who frequently submits guest commentaries to Florida Weekly (his commentary on the tax vote is on A18), believes small businesses and struggling residents will bear a disproportionate part of the burden created by the proposed tax. And lets not forget that sales tax revenues can be used only for capital purposes. Operating money would be needed to maintain the new roads and facilities once built, in effect another tax, Mr. Trecker said. Practically all public services in Collier are funded via property taxes or impact fees. Our impact fees are already at the highest level allowed by law (which exacerbates our housing affordability challenges), and everyone is tired of attempts to raise property taxes, said Naples Chamber president Michael Dalby of the vote. Visitors would provide 30 percent of the project funding meaning taxpayers would pay 70 percent of the project cost and no interest. To us, thats the most conservative approach to address these infrastructure needs. J. Dudley Goodlette, a former chairman of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, has been very open with his support for the surtax. He currently serves as chairman for One Collier, a political action committee created by the chamber to voice its support for the tax. We must address the backlog of infrastructure projects from widening roads and replacing bridges to building a community park to accommodate the growing population, Mr. Goodlette recently shared. Below is a glance at all 18 projects that are currently budgeted with a shortfall and would receive funding from the proposed tax. This would account for roughly $420 million of the projected $490 million to be raised over seven years (or whenever that threshold is reached; then the tax would end). The rest of the funds will go to city-specific projects. Transportation projectsOf the projected revenues from the surtax, $191 million is allotted for eight transportation projects that currently have significant shortfalls in the countys


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A8 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYfive-year budget projections: five roadway repairs or construction and three involving bridges and/or sidewalks. Vanderbilt Beach Road extension, providing four to six lanes, bike lanes and a sidewalk (part of the county long-range transporation plan). Mr. Casalanguida: Immokalee Road is already under tremendous strain out past Collier Boulevard, meaning we must either expand the road or provide an alternative roadway. To meet the level of service we project, weve got to build the Vanderbilt Beach Road extension.Projected cost: $100 million Funding allotment: $26 million Shortfall: $74 million The projected funding is merely for phase one of the potential buildout. The extension would travel out from Collier Boulevard to either Curry Canal or Wilson Boulevard, with possible connections on at least a half-dozen streets depending on traffic modeling and stakeholder input. Construct 11 new bridges in Golden Gate Estates at the following locations: 16th Street NE (south of 10th Avenue NE), 47th Avenue NE, Wilson Boulevard (south of 33rd Avenue NE), two bridges on 18th Avenue NE (one between Wilson Avenue N and Eighth Street NE, the other between Eighth Street NE and 16th Street NE), 23rd Street SW (one block north of White Boulevard), 13th Street NW (north end), 16th Street SE (south end), Wilson Boulevard South, 62nd Avenue NE (west of 40th Street NE) and 10th Avenue SE (between Everglades Boulevard and Desoto Boulevard). Mr. Casalanguida: The good thing about constructing new bridges is you take away the need to build more roads because you have more connectivity. Projected cost: $88 million Funding allotment: $17 million Shortfall: $71 million The county believes these new bridges will allow for easier navigation of Golden Gate Estates, reduce emergency response times and improve evacuation routes for thousands of residents. Estimated completion of all 11 bridges would be 2029. Complete 11 bridge repairs and replacements; six on Immokalee Road east of State Road 29 (all were built in 1948), four on Oil Well Road (all east of S.R. 29, built in 1951) and one on C.R. 858 at Countyline Road over Obie Canal (built in 1953). Projected cost: $24 million Funding allotment: $16 million Shortfall: $8 million Airport Road widening from Vanderbilt Beach Road to Immokalee Road from 4 to 6 lanes, with bike lanes and sidewalks. The project is in the countys long-range transportation plan, meaning its a project that will be addressed, as its expected use will be over capacity within the next five years. Mr. Casalanguida: The community as a whole adopts a level of service set by the Board of County Commissioners. Projects in the countys long-term plan reflect projected deficiencies in the road system that are happening today, that will happen in the next five years. Projected cost: $17 millionFive-year budget allottment: $13 millionShortfall: $4 million The countys report states that the improvement will relieve congestion and increase capacity by widening this section of road that is projected to be over capacity by 2019. The section will also relieve Goodlette Frank Road from Vanderbilt to Immokalee Road. Pine Ridge Road, Livingston Road and Whippoorwill Road improvements that will relieve congestion of Pine Ridge Road. Also in the countys long-range transportation plan. Projected cost: $31 million Funding allotment: $8 million Shortfall: $23 million The project will construct a continuous flow intersection so drivers turning left onto Pine Ridge Road from Livingston will no longer turn at the intersection. There will be dedicated turn lanes, and two new signals will be added to Livingston Road to the north and south of Pine Ridge. Triangle Boulevard operational improvements to relieve congestion on Triangle, Price Street, U.S. 41 and Collier Boulevard. Projected cost: $6 million Funding allotment: $0 Roundabouts would be constructed at the intersection of Price Street and Waterford, Triangle and Celeste Drive, along with sidewalks on both sides of Triangle from Collier to U.S. 41 and Price Street from U.S. 41 to Waterford, plus turn lane enhancements. Randall Boulevard and Immokalee Road intersection improvement (which is in the countys longrange transportation plan). Projected cost: $14 million Funding allotment: $7 million Shortfall: $7 millionThe project would redesign this intersection with the idea of widening Randall from Immokalee Road to 8th Street in preparation for a future six-lane roadway. Priority sidewalk projects on Carolina Avenue, Carlton Street, Carson Road, Catts Street, County Road 846 East, Livingston Road South, Warren Street and Oakes Boulevard. Projected cost: $10 million Funding allotment: $0 Shortfall: $10 millionFacilities and capital improvementsOf the projected revenues from the surtax, $139 million is allotted for facilities and other capital projects, including hurricane resilience additions, EMS substations and overall improvements and replacements. Construction of the Big Corkscrew Island Regional Park in Golden Gate Estates. Mr. Casalanguida: Those who live in the Estates and northeast Collier have waited a long time for a park. Projected cost: $60 to $80 million Funding allotment: $20 million Shortfall: $40 to $60 million There is currently no regional park in northeast Collier County. The 49-acre property will feature a number of services and amenities similar to the North Collier Regional Park on Livingston Road. Designs already began in 2017 and additional phases of the project are expected to move forward early next year, regardless of the tax vote. Repairs and upgrades to Collier County Sheriffs Office and county substation facilities, including HVAC, roofing and capital equipment replacements. Mr. Casalanguida: The county has more than a billion dollars in building assets. There are a tremendous amount of older buildings are in need of repairs. Its important to note that while some of these expenditures include expensive HVAC units. Some of these are more than 15 years old, however, and replacements would come with multiple year warranties and theyre using 50 percent less energy. From an ROI perspective, maintenance costs alone would more than make up for the capital expense. Projected cost: $62 million Funding allotment: $23 million Shortfall: $39 million According to the county, this aspect of the budget covers 65 individual maintenance projects that span nine CCSO facilities throughout the county. They include significant upfront costs which include roof and HVAC replacements that will save the county significant energy costs in the long run. Renovations at the Naples Jail Center and Immokalee Jail Center buildings. Projected cost: $2.5 million Funding allotment: $1.3 million Shortfall: $1.2 million The county has projected needs for air conditioning replacements elevator improvements and modernizations, painting and building envelope sealing, plumbing improvements, flooring replacements and additional jail cell projects at each facility. A new 90,000-square-foot CCSO forensic/evidence building at the Collier County Resource Recovery Park. Projected cost: $33 million Funding allotment: $0 The new facility would be used for a number of CCSO forensic operations, including the secure storage of evidence, administrative operations and consolidation of other CCSO functions. Upgrades to the Collier Domestic Animal Services building, including HVAC and electrical modernization, renovations to the cat building and constructing an additional shelter space. Projected cost: $6 million Funding allotment: $500,000 Shortfall: $5.5 million Given the age of the building, new insulation and electrical systems need to be added along with a redesign of new dog buildings. Repairs to the Collier County Courthouse.PENNYFrom page 6SEE PENNY, A12 How we fund these projects and all the remaining projects listed in the referendum ordinance will be a decision of the voters. Commissioner Penny Taylor in a recent op-ed COURTESY COLLIER COUNTY COURTESY PHOTOBig Corkscrew Island Regional Park rendering. Below, Colliers fiscal year 2019 budget. Roughly 35 percent of the budget comes from impact fees and ad valorem (property) taxes. This is what will appear in Collier voter ballots in the upcoming general election: To enhance safety, mobility, and hurricane preparedness in Collier County and its cities by constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads, bridges, signals, sidewalks, parks, evacuation shelters, governmental, and emergency services facilities; acquire land and support construction for workforce housing and career and technical training, veterans nursing home and expand mental health facilities; shall the County levy a one-cent sales surtax beginning January 1, 2019, and automatically ending December 31, 2025, with oversight by citizen committee? ________ FOR THE ONE-CENT SALES TAX ________ AGAINST THE ONE-CENT SALES TAX


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Projected cost: $20 million Funding allotment: $0 While the county has not identified specific land to acquire, the Urban Land Institutes study in 2017 recommended a local housing trust fund in the county, and the countys own housing study came with a similar recommendation. The goals of this fund would be to purchase land that can reserve housing deemed affordable through extended county ownership, incentivize construction of affordable homes and rentals on county-owned properties and increase the amount of quality of housing for elderly and disabled persons. A career and technical training center located on Florida SouthWestern State Colleges Collier Campus that would serve Southwest Florida. After construction, the building would be staffed and maintained by FSW. Mr. Casalanguida: There is no real local vehicle to drive a big, trained local workforce. Its important to note that following construction of the building, the operations and maintenance cost would be taken over by local universities. They would take over the facility, provide personnel and pay the electric. Projected cost: $15 million Funding allotment: $0 The career and technical training center would provide additional resources for Collier County Public Schools, the Florida state college and university system along with local colleges and universities to provide classroom space and hands-on training in many fields, including trade skills and advanced manufacturing jobs. Construction of a new, 55,000-square-foot David Lawrence Center. Projected cost: $25 million Funding allotment: $0With 30 crisis treatment beds, DLC is consistently at full capacity. Studies have shown that Collier Baker Acts (those deemed in need of emergency mental health treatment or examination) are constantly being transferred out of the county. This larger facility would increase capacity to include an emergency services assessment center, adult crisis stabilization unit, adult detoxification unit licensed as an addiction receiving facility and residential substance abuse treatment unit. It would also function as a Central Receiving Center, providing a place to send those detained under the Baker Act or Marchman Act. The project would also inadvertently reduce the population of the Collier jail system. The David Lawrence Center is also seeking community support along with other state and local government avenues to funding for this project. A 120-bed Veterans Affairs Nursing Home on a 20-acre plot of land. Sites are being explored. Mr. Casalanguida: Collier County is in the top three in the state for need for this nursing home. The $30 million figure is the minimum we could allot because that is the local match required to qualify for federal and state funding. After construction of the building, there would be no local cost to operate or maintain the facility. Projected cost: $30 million Funding allotment: $0Currently the closest state veterans nursing home is in Charlotte County, according to Collier officials. If the tax is approved, scheduling for the facility would then depend on land acquisition, approval from multiple stakeholders and matching of federal funds. PENNYFrom page 11 What restrictions are there on a one-cent sales surtax? The tax applies to the rst $5,000 of the sales amount of items of tangible personal property. This excludes groceries and medicine. Tangible personal property is personal property that you can see, weigh, measure, or touch or is in any manner perceptible to the senses, including power or energy. 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He flew back to the United Kingdom, where he underwent surgery and spent a week in the hospital. All the opponents that Ive played against, he said, and I finally get taken out by a rat.Bright ideas The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in Maine is seeking state permission to construct a permanent memorial to the 4,500 or so lobsters that perished on Aug. 22 when a truck carrying them crashed in Brunswick. The monument, a 5-foot-tall granite tombstone, would remind everyone that the best way to prevent such tragedies is to go vegan, said Danielle Katz, director of PETA. The proposed wording for the stone is: In memory of the lobsters who suffered and died at this spot August 2018, Try Vegan, PETA and would include a graphic of a lobster. Of course, Maine residents are possibly the least sympathetic about their crustacean counterparts: The Portland Press Herald reports that in 2017, 110 million pounds of lobster were harvested in the state. Along with a nail salon, a massage parlor and a dry cleaner, a mall in Toronto, Canada, is now the site of North Americas first sex doll brothel. Aura Dolls offers an exciting new way for patrons to achieve their desires without the many restrictions and limitations that a real partner may come with, says the companys website. Marketing director Claire Lee told City News on Aug. 27 that customers come in, they have their own room ... a TV monitor that plays adult entertainment and a doll ... will be ready and waiting for you. Lee also assures potential customers that the dolls will be cleaned after each customer using a three-step process. The company says it has had requests from women for male dolls and is considering adding them.HarshLifelong New York Knicks fan Evan Perlmutter, 33, finally hit the wall with his team. Fed up that the Knicks had been promising a better future for a decade, he told Bleacher Report, Perlmutter posted a listing on eBay to sell his fandom. In the description, he promised to root for the team of the auction winners choosing and burn no less than three articles of Knicks memorabilia. Sure enough, he got a bite: James Riedel, 23, of Orange County, California, paid $3,500 for Pe rlmutter s fandom on Aug. 24, converting Perlm utter into a Los Angeles Lakers fan. Pe rlmutter plans to attend a few Lakers games with Riedel and record his destruction of his Knicks gear for Riedels YouTube channel.AwwwwwwwA first date spent surfing in Santa Cruz, Calif., last October ended in an unconventional first kiss when 56-yearold Max Montgomery collapsed from a heart attack on the beach. His date, Andi Traynor, a 45-year-old anesthesiologist, leaped into action, performing CPR until paramedics arrived. Montgomery underwent bypass surgery the next day, and he assured Traynor that she was under no obligation to keep seeing him. Who wants to date someone who just had a heart attack? But she told me she was not going anywhere, he told The Daily Mail on Aug. 29, and in fact, the two are still together, having sealed their relationship with a real kiss.Government in actionThis summer, a few of Ryk Edelsteins friends in Montreal, Canada, had their requests for vanity license plates turned down for being offensive. I found it mind-boggling that innocent-sounding family names or place names were being rejected, Edelstein told the Montreal Gazette. So he decided to order his own vanity plate, requesting the word SMEGMA, which he was certain the Societe de lassurance automobile du Quebec (SAAQ), which issues the plates, would check, and in a million years it would never be approved. But it took SAAQ less than 24 hours to approve the request and issue its congratulations to Edelstein, who now sports the plate on his car. He reports that his wife thought it was funny at first, but now she is none too pleased about this plate.The entrepreneurial spiritWilliam Parrish Jr., 32, and McKenzee Dobbs, 20, of Ocala, were just trying to better accommodate their customers when they turned the kitchen window of their mobile home into a drive-through for heroin addicts. They also installed helpful directional signs and even had a Closed, Please Call Again sign alerting buyers when theyd next be open. Ocala police officers who raided the trailer on Aug. 23 were tipped off by a number of overdoses happening nearby: We were able to determine that the product was laced with fentanyl, police Capt. Steven Cuppy told WFTV. Parrish and Dobbs told Ocala police they thought a drive-through would be less noticeable than people regularly going in and out of the home. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEELDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NEWS A15No sign of cooling offField Supervisor marks 50 years at Conditioned Air BY KRISTINE GILLFlorida Weekly CorrespondentIt was around 1970 when a young William Shorty Sanders and his buddy snuck into his mothers home while she was out of town. They werent throwing a party in her absence. They were there to install air conditioning. Ms. Hendry had grown up without the commodity, but as soon as her beachside home had it, there was no going back. Dont you know when that thing would quit she was telling me Get over here right now, Mr. Sanders said. Mr. Sanders was 21 when he joined the staff at Conditioned Air in Naples. Fifty years later, he feigns confusion when folks ask when hes retiring. At 71, hes now a field supervisor, overseeing much of the work he used to do himself, although he still makes house calls. I dont do it for the money, he said. I like it. I was just very fortunate that at a young age I found something I enjoyed. The companys offices on Mercantile Avenue in East Naples are kept at a crisp, icy temperature. But Shorty remembers when Florida was mostly just hot. Riding to school required rolling all the windows down. And when they slept at night, they only put up with the heat of a bed sheet to deter mosquitoes that floated in through the open casement. While the technology that made air conditioning possible had been around in the United States since the early 1900s, it wasnt widespread until after World War II. By the 1970s, most new cars were equipped with it and public buildings in Florida boasted the amenity. Thats when homeowners got on board. Development in this former swampland skyrocketed. Florida would not be Florida without it, Mr. Sanders said of air conditioning This would not be here. When he first began working at Conditioned Air in 1968, the company had only been around for six years. Technicians who visited homes and businesses had to rely on their skills and a thick paper manual for troubleshooting techniques. Back in the day it was just you and the air conditioning, Mr. Sanders said. No phones, no Internet. These days, air conditioning units can be controlled with a smart phone. And some display error messages that make a technicians job easier. I tell the new guys that I never thought Id have an air conditioner telling me whats wrong with it, Mr. Sanders said. The bulk of the work in the early days of the company was retrofitting old homes with air conditioning. These jobs were called cut-ins and they were a pain. When they werent installing new systems, they were getting calls for repairs, the bulk of which still come after a major storm. As the lightning capital of the country, Floridas weather doesnt pair well with finicky AC units. The regions high humidity is also a culprit of many problems with units. But when business was slow, technicians could go for hours or days without work. That down time led to the creation of service agreements. Existing customers then paid for regular maintenance of their units, which prevented breaks and gave technicians a way to fill their time. Since then, business has been booming. Early on in his career, Mr. Sanders and his wife decided to settle down in Bonita Springs. The company serviced the two-county area and living in the middle made it easy to reach service calls in a given radius. I did move to Naples once, Mr. Sanders said. I had to get outta Naples. Mr. Sanders was just over 5 feet tall and 110 pounds when he entered the military at age 18. I was always the littlest kid around, he said, and a neighbor in his childhood hometown of Fort Myers Beach coined his affectionate nickname of Shorty. But he grew 11 inches his first year in the military. He could have started going by William then, or Bill. But the nickname stuck, which made it easy for customers who later came to request his services by name. It also made it difficult to live in Naples. Id be out at Publix and someone would say, Hey Shorty, my air conditioning is broken. And Id say, OK, Ill take care of it. And then, Hey you fixed my unit, next time youre in my neighborhood, he said. After I worked 10, 11 or 12-hour days, Id get home and have four or five messages. Shorty estimates about 50 percent of his job is knowing how to fix air conditioning units and the other half, perhaps the more important part, is customer service. When he gets a call or arrives at a home, hes often seeing clients on some of their worst days. Theyre hot and stressed and worried about what a repair will cost. When they get hot they get emotional, and they say crazy things, he said. Can you get me a new one? And Ill say, Well, we might not need to. Being able to console a customer while working to repair the unit quickly is part of the job, Shorty says. When he started at Conditioned Air 50 years ago, Shorty made just $1.75 an hour. Holidays were unpaid and vacation was unheard of. Shorty worked 14-hour days regularly, and even though he makes a little more now, he still starts and ends his days with the sun. Im kind of a disciplined person, he said. Steady leadership at the company has also made his job easier. His first boss was at the helm the first 25 years of his career. His current boss has been at it for the same amount of time. Shortys loyalty is only exceeded by his humble attitude, said Theo Etzel, chairman of the board at Conditioned Air. He has consistently demonstrated the core values that we hold dear at Conditioned Air. He has a servants heart to teach people what he knows, treats all people with respect, states what is true and honest, and wants the best for the company to succeed while doing whats right for our customers. And he quietly goes about this mission every day and has done so for the past 50 years. Mr. Sanders advice for young workers applies, no matter the career field. You know what you get out of air? You get what you put into it, he said. And I put a lot into it. I get a lot of satisfaction, I really do. NEWS BRIEFSOpera Naples holding auditions for several programsOpera Naples is holding auditions for the chorus for its upcoming 2018-2019 season. By appointment only on Saturday, September 29, adults and teens age 15 and older can audition to perform in Aida and/or Carmen. Children, ages 7-17, may audition for the youth chorus for Carmen and/or for Opera Naples Student Apprentice Program. Auditions will be held at The Wang Opera Center located at 2408 Linwood Ave in Naples. Members of the chorus will have the opportunity to perform in fully staged operatic productions on the stage at Artis-Naples with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and internationally renowned soloists. Opera experience is not necessary to audition. For more information, visit www., call 963-9050 or email Girls to host open houseWellfit Girls, a leadership, fitness and empowerment program for teen girls, is hosting an open house event from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on September 19, at House of Gaia located at 1660 Trade Center Way, Suite 1 in Naples. The open house is an opportunity for high school girls and their parents to learn program details, ask questions about the application process, hear from alumnae, get scholarship information and meet the coaches and director. Interested participants can download the application at www.wellfitgirls. org/apply. The application deadline for the 2019 program is Friday, October 12. This is a program for any teen girl who wants to gain confidence, find their voice and develop their own unique leadership style, says Colby Hazewinkel, executive director of Wellfit Girls. Over the course of five months, the girls learn to let go of negative self-talk and fears that hold them back from their greatness and potential to make a difference in the world. The program prepares the teens physically and mentally for a life-changing trekking expedition to Peru in June. While there, the girls do community service work, trek above 15,000 feet and visit Machu Picchu. Wellfit Girls, based in Naples, was founded by Jill Wheeler in 2014. The girls are challenged to climb high physically and metaphorically at the same time learning that the entire Wellfit Girls journey is training them to climb the mountain ranges they will encounter throughout their lives, Ms. Wheeler says. We take every opportunity to ground the learning throughout the five months into their everyday lives, preparing them mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually for lifes challenges and opportunities. Wellfit Girls offers programs in Naples and Ft. Myers. The groups meet twice weekly after school beginning in January of 2019 with the culminating expedition slated for June 2 to 12, 2019. COURTESY PHOTOSWilliam Shorty Sanders has been on the job at Conditioned Air for more than five decades.


A16 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY HEALTHY LIVINGWhen feud ends with silence, it takes patience to mend the riftAlthough three years had passed, Sue remembered the argument as if it happened yesterday. Sues daughter Kim had announced she was moving out of Sues home to live with her father. Sue had been stunned. It felt like a knife had pierced her heart. There were several ugly scenes; then total silence. Sue had tried everything she could think of to reconcile, but Kim had refused to answer Sues calls or emails. Those of us who have experienced family feuds firsthand know the enormous swell of conflicting emotions all too well. Even if were initially outraged or feel morally indignant, we often carry a heavy heart and an underlying feeling of sadness.These estrangements are usually excruciatingly painful, often the culmination of years of festering hurts. Even when weve stopped speaking, it doesnt mean upset feelings have subsided. On the contrary, powerful, unresolved emotions are often bubbling under the surface. In the fictionalized vignette above, Sue had called countless times, pleading with Kim to understand Sues position. Invariably, the conversations deteriorated to a shouting match. Neither would change their entrenched positions. Sue tried to enjoy life as best as she could, but it didnt take much watching a mother and daughter walking arm-in-arm, or a sappy movie to reduce her to tears. It was painful for Sue to admit to herself that, in fact, she had been overly preoccupied with her own life after the divorce, and hadnt given her children sufficient attention. Sue further realized that shed been too threatened to allow Kim an opportunity to voice the pain of dividing her loyalty between two warring parents. Sue eventually understood that her efforts to convince Kim to apologize had only further polarized Kim into an angrier, more justified stance. When Sue was able to let go of her position of feeling furious and sorry for herself, she freed up the emotional room to reach out to Kim in a less confrontational, more heartfelt way. She now understood that making changes in an upset, polarized relationship can often be a process requiring patience, critical self-awareness and the recognition there is no guaranteed outcome. Because Sue knew phone conversations had been volatile, she elected instead to send Kim an email acknowledging Kims pain. In it, she said: I think of you often and feel sad so much time has passed. Ive thought a lot about how tough it must have been for you to be caught in the middle of my conflict with Dad. I know I can be defensive when Im upset. I wish I could undo the past, but all I can do is let you know how genuinely sorry I am that you went through so much. I look forward to a day when we can work this out. Sue was hurt when Kim didnt write back. She felt angry shed put herself on the line without any response, wondering if she should give up. Sue next sent Kim a birthday card: Thinking of you on this special day. I hope your day is filled with sunshine. I love you. Again, no word. Sue worked hard to accept the fact Kim might never soften. But, she decided she would persevere in reaching out patiently and non-judgmentally, committed in her quest to reconcile. Months later Sue finally got a response to an email, although not the response she had hoped for. Sue had written: Dear Kim: I recently came across a program from the concert when you sang your amazing solo. I realize now I may not have told you how proud I was of you that night. Your voice brightens every room. We havent spoken for so long, and I imagine you still have so many feelings to sort out. Please know I am here to listen whenever youd like to talk. L ove, Mom.Now, there was a time that Sue might have been infuriated by Kims answer: Thanks for the email. Im still not ready to speak. However, Sue elected to view this as a step forward from Kims stony silence. She replied simply: Kim, I get that. Please take the time you need to sort this out. Sue continued to reach out periodically, without imposing any expectations or making any demands. She worked hard to fill the rest of her life with gratifying relationships and accomplishments.When they finally did meet at a Starbucks a year later, it took tremendous restraint and maturity for Sue to adhere to her resolve to listen quietly until Kim was finished before she spoke. She squelched her natural impulse to jump in defensively when Kim became critical. She also promised herself she would not tolerate being spoken to disrespectfully or abusively. The two took important steps to approach each other differently. The efforts of the women to navigate a very painful time mirrors the hard work of others facing serious conflicts in close relationships. There are occasions when individuals determine it could be emotionally damaging to resume ties. It may then be best to shut a door. But, there are other circumstances, when individuals decide resuming the relationship will be important. While the path to mend ruptured fences is usually far from smooth and will certainly not happen overnight there are thoughtful steps we can take that may be effective in easing the pain of estranged relationships. linda FSW Collier to become first Blue Zones Project-recognized in FloridaThe Florida SouthWestern State College Collier Campus will become the first Blue Zones Project-recognized college in Florida at an upcoming ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 20. The Blue Zones Project is a community-wide, well-being improvement initiative to help make healthy choices easier for everyone in southwest Florida. It was inspired by the global Blue Zones Project, which began when National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner researched locations throughout the world where people were living active lives into their hundreds with lower rates of chronic diseases. FSW Collier Campus already has a history of using environmentally friendly practices, with our four newest buildings, campus-wide recycling efforts and our annual GreenFest Expo, said Gail Murphy, director, FSW Collier Campus. These initiatives are about making healthy choices for our planet. Participating in the Blue Zones Project is a natural extension of that with the added focus of good health for people. In order to become a Blue Zones Project-recognized college, at least 25 percent of students must pledge to enroll in the Blue Zones Project and do their best to incorporate the Blue Zones Power 9 principles into their lives, which incorporate healthy eating, natural movement and social principles to communities. The FSW Collier Campus is also taking an active role in the Blue Zones Project by providing healthier food options at student events and making fruits and vegetables more prominent in its cafeteria. It has also installed three refillable water bottle stations around the campus. For more information about the southwest Florida Blue Zones Project, visit southwestflorida.bluezonesproject. com. COURTESY PHOTO


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A18 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY We are passionate about bringing spaces to life.Boutique Showroom & Installation GUEST COMMENTARYA very questionable sales tax BY DAVE TRECKERThe beleaguered taxpayer has little say about most fees and taxes. The government raises them, and the taxpayer pays. His only recourse is to vote out the politicians who did the taxing. But in November the taxpayer will have a say. He will get to decide whether to approve a referendum to raise his own taxes a 1 percent local sales surcharge, a new revenue source for the county. The tax, we are told, is justified because it will fund 18 different projects that must be done. The projects include roads, intersections, bridges; upgrades to county buildings; expanded mental health and vocational training facilities and a trust for affordable housing. To pay for them, the voter is asked to approve a 1 percent tax bump over a seven-year period, estimated to raise $490 million in additional revenues $70 million for the cities and $420 million for county programs. The tax would be capped at purchases of $5,000, and there would be exemptions for groceries and other essentials. Energized by the prospect of getting more money to spend, the county is pressing voters to approve the referendum. Here is some of the misinformation we are hearing. Myth #1 All 18 projects are essential and have to be done now. Its just a matter of how we pay for them.Wrong. All 18 projects dont have to be done now. They are not all essential. For example, a forensic evidence building costing $33 million is not a reason to raise taxes. Neither is an air-conditioning upgrade in government buildings ($39 million). Or escrow money for a VA nursing home that may never come ($30 million). Some of the projects may indeed be important. For example, the Naples Daily News says the Vanderbilt Beach Road extension, Big Corkscrew Regional Park and additional mental health and addiction treatment facilities are must-haves. Fair enough. But not all 18 projects are must-haves. Many are county want-to-haves. Myth #2 Its either the sales tax or taking on debt with $170 million in interest payments. Those are the only options. Nonsense. The $170 million in interest assumes borrowing for all 18 projects, something that would never happen if the projects were considered individually on merit, as they should be. And there are other funding mechanisms. Use budgeted funds and impact fees, especially for roads and bridges already on the books, and pay for them over time. Raise mileage to pay for the truly crucial projects. Borrow selectively, but only for the most important items. Seek private-sector money for things like vocational training, the expense borne by the businesses that benefit most. Explore other payment options, as Commissioners Andy Solis and Bill McDaniel are doing now. Myth #3 A modest tax increase can be easily borne in these prosperous times. Not so. Small businesses operating on thin margins would be impacted, as would residents still struggling to pay for Irma-related repairs. We must remember the sales tax is highly regressive; people who can least afford to pay bear most of the load. And lets not forget that sales tax revenues can be used only for capital purposes. Operating money would be needed to maintain the new roads and facilities once built, in effect another tax. Myth #4 The sales tax is our only chance to deal with addiction in Collier County. If the referendum doesnt pass, our mentally ill will have to sleep in the jail. Thats absurd. If the county commissioners feel mental health/addiction is a crucial problem, they can use existing tax money to deal with it. The commissioners have total budgetary control. They can spend funds however they wish. Its a matter of priorities, deciding whats most important. In fact, the sales tax is an expensive way to solve the problem. To get $25 million for expanding treatment facilities, you have to buy the entire $490 million package. Lets summarize. Not all 18 projects are essential. For those that are, there are ways other than a sales tax to pay for them. The 1 percent increase will be a hardship for some. Commissioners have the wherewithal to deal with crucial problems without a tax increase. The bottom line is that each of the projects should be considered separately on its own merits, not as part of an all-or-nothing bundle. The good news is that more funds are on the way. A $5 billion increase in taxable property forecast for 2018-19 will boost revenues without raising millage or requiring a new tax. Keep these things in mind when deciding whether to vote for the surcharge referendum. 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He believes that many of the trade agreements we have with other nations, especially China, are not fair. He has put pressure on these countries to equalize these agreements, mainly in the form of tariffs. Unfortunately for the president, the latest trade deficit figures have come out and they show an ever-widening trade gap with the rest of the world. The July report shows that the U.S. trade deficit increase was the highest in five years. A trade deficit is the dollar amount that imported goods and services exceed the amount of exported goods and services. There is nothing inherently wrong with a trade deficit. In fact, there are many instances where a trade deficit is preferable to a trade surplus. For example, if a country is in a depression while the rest of the worlds economy is expanding, that country will consume less, resulting in fewer imports, but export more, leading to a trade surplus. Similarly, if one country is growing its economy while the rest of the worlds economy is shrinking, that country may consume more imported goods while exporting less but still be in very good economic position. What bothers many politicians regarding the U.S. trade deficit is that they believe it is caused not by economic supply and demand but rather other countries manipulating their currencies, subsidies, tariffs and tax policies. They believe this results in lower demand for U.S. goods abroad, a higher trade deficit and loss of jobs within the U.S. It is these perceived policies by foreign governments that President Trump is attempting to change through modifying our trade agreements and imposing tariffs on certain goods from specific countries. So far, the actions taken by the U.S. have not lessened our trade deficits. There are a few explanations given for the widening figures. First, the U.S. economy is expanding and wealth is growing, which has amplified the demand for all goods including foreignproduced products. This has increased imports flowing into the U.S. At the same time, many foreign countries, especially emerging market economies, have seen their growth rates slow down. As a result, they have demanded fewer U.S. goods and services. Another factor influencing the trade deficit is the strong dollar. Weaker foreign currencies make U.S. goods more expensive abroad while decreasing the cost of imported items. In addition, a noticeable decrease in agricultural product exports like soybeans fueled a higher trade deficit as retaliatory tariffs from countries like China hurt U.S. farmers. Should we be worried about growing trade deficits? In the short run no, as this increase is being caused by a consumer with more money spending more on goods and services. However, with fewer foreign customers purchasing our products, this can have a detrimental affect on corporate profits in the latter part of this year and next year. I will be paying close attention to large multinational corporation earnings reports over the upcoming months to see just how big an affect this will have on our economy. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks.


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A22 BUSINESS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ance, just remember this: Your client relationships are built on emotions and trust, so use technology only in a way that maintains, enhances and propels those relationships to the next level, he advises. Mr. Krasnow attributes his career journey to his ability to build strong personal relationships. Following early success in the clothing industry, he experienced a devastating bankruptcy that forced him to rebuild his life from scratch. He went on to join Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, where he created an impressive financial portfolio and won multiple Top Agent awards. He still serves clients today and they love him as much as they ever did. Human needs dont change, he says. Relationships mattered in the days of pencil, paper and snail mail, and they still matter in the days of Facebook and Skype. Ideally, you would meet with all of your clients in person, but of course thats not always practical. Still, Mr. Krasnow says you should invest in at least one face-to-face meeting with your top clients. Then, use a carefully balanced mix of technology to maintain the relationship. Here are a few of his tips for using tech the right way. Dont let faceless and voiceless technology become your primary communication tool Nothing can replace the effectiveness of a face-toface encounter (even if its by Skype), especially in the early phases of your client relationship. And meaningful phone conversations can be great, too. Its fine to use less powerful tech solutions like email, texting and e-blasts to stay in close contact with your clients. These can enhance and strengthen a well-established relationship. But they should only be supplemental. Skype important meetings when you cant be there in person In-person interactions are best for relationship building especially with your top clients but of course they cant always happen. Video conferencing is second best. Make sure you use this tech tool often. Its a great way to read body language and facial expressions, which is crucial for building trust and establishing positive, productive relationships. Pick up the phone regularly Many people dislike the phone. Conversations can be long and meandering, and were all busy. But you must overcome your phone phobia. In terms of relationship building (not to mention problem solving), there is no substitute for the give and take that happens voice-to-voice. Schedule phone conversations with clients to catch up and find out how they are doing. Keep that human connection alive. Pay attention to how the client communicates If a client seems to prefer phone, text or in-person communication, make a note of it and honor his or her preference while maintaining your own dedication to person-toperson contact. This shows clients you care about and respect their preferences. Find a happy balance between the clients style, yours and the demands of the day. Match the medium to the message If you want to distinguish yourself and have something very important to say, write a letter. If you are trying to book an appointment with a busy person, or if you have to figure out something complex or discuss a potentially sensitive issue, pick up the phone. If you only want confirmation of a small piece of information and youve recently spoken with a client, feel free to use email. Let your instinct be your guide. Be thoughtful and deliberate with social media Your competition is taking advantage of these platforms and so should you. But make sure your online presence is well planned and executed. Your Facebook or LinkedIn posts should meaningfully connect back to your brand and mission and provide value to clients and other readers. Dont bombard your followers with inane content. This negates your credibility. Post less and make sure your content is good. Keep your website young and agile Is your website in alignment with your business image and your mission? Make sure its as professional and sleek as your personal appearance is when you meet a client for the first time. Successful companies have streamlined, up-to-date websites with modern fonts, colors and layouts. If its been a while since youve changed your website design, a tune-up and a facelift are most likely in order. Use email to send links to articles you think your client might enjoy Trusting relationships thrive on frequent contact. To solidify your connection to clients, especially when you havent talked in a while, send them little links and articles you know they will enjoy. This gesture shows you are thinking about them and know where their interests lie. Just keep these communications in balance; bombarding clients with superficial links and articles could actually weaken the value of your contact with them and undermine your relationship. Send e-newsletters to all your clients This a good way to engage regularly with clients and stay on their minds. Create compelling content that connects with the various lines of services you are currently offering and craft interesting articles for your clients around related topics. Personalize your high-tech communication Sometimes e-blasts make sense, but whenever possible, include a small personal note at the top that lets the client see they matter to you. Allow clients to login and access their information Whenever possible, empower clients by putting information at their fingertips. This not only saves time for your clients when they need to get a small piece of information, but also goes a long way toward building mutual trust. If you harness the power of technology correctly, it can do wonderful things for your business, Mr. Krasnow concludes. But remember that it is only one tool in your toolbox. Use technology to enhance business, but dont let it overshadow your mission to keep trust-based client relationships at the center of everything you do. KRASNOW BALANCEFrom page 20 BUSINESS MEETINGS Hodges University and SCORE Naples have partnered to offer a sequel to last years Collier 2020 panel discussion. Hodges will host the event from 8:15 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. Titled Collier 2021, The secrets of growing a small business in Collier County, the event will offer a speaker panel where each will share their story, including keys to success and overcoming challenges in launching and growing their businesses. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce will moderate a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session with audience members. To register, call SCORE Naples at 430-0081 and ask for Pam Russell. SCORE Naples hosts a social media series for business owners workshop from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 23 and Nov. 6 at the Naples Accelerator, 3510 Kraft Road. Attendees will learn about the importance of email marketing. $30. Sign up by calling SCORE Naples at 430-0081. The Leadership Collier Foundation and Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce present the Naples Childrens Business Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Gulf Coast High School. Local children ages 6-17 are invited to apply for a vendor space, where they can showcase and sell their original products and services. Registration for booth space is $15. Visit for more information. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. Business Networking International goal setters and networkers meet at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Call Jamie Bergen at 572-3720 for more information. Business Networking International goal setters and networkers meet at 8 a.m. every Wednesday at St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road. Call Ted Fitzpatrick at 910-7994 for more information. Email business meeting announcements to


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 REAL ESTATE B3 Dante DiSabato Follow me on: Broker Associate REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE INSURANCEWilliam Raveis Real Estate 720 5th Ave., Naples, FL 34102 Cell: 239.537.5351 LISTED AT $8,250,000 333 GULF SHORE BLVD SOUTH The Dunes Unit 1605 LISTED AT $1,625,000 875 9th Street South, Units 101, 102, 201 & 202 LISTED AT $1,699,000 $2,875,000 o Br W 7 C D 1807 Snook Drive LISTED AT $2,995,000 Over 3,100 square feet under air, 3 bedrooms/4 ba ths/Open floor plan. $200,000+ in upgrades. Dir: Naples Lakes Blvd to Cerromar Drive right on Castlerock Way Daniel Ludwig, Realtor Associate Direct 239-330-2006 Office 239-732-7837 Brian Church, Broker Associate Direct 239-249-8300 Office 239-732-7837 Gulf Shore Lifestyle Group REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS Borelli Construction has initiated work on its newest luxury model home in the Park Shore neighborhood of Naples with an anticipated completion and availability by the middle of next season. Located at 625 Parkview Lane, this soft contemporary southern coastal style residence will feature a total of three bedrooms, three and one-half baths, and a study, offering 2,954 square feet of air-conditioned living space and 4,343 total square feet all on one floor. For more information, contact Parker Borelli at 263-7900.


500 Admiralty Parade Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $19,980,000 1752 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #4 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,495,000 912 9th Avenue South Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 $3,600,000 4501 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 $3,450,000 6825 Grenadier Boulevard #704 Dana Mount 239.404.2209 $945,000 PORT ROYAL COQUINA SANDS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY1672 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $18,500,000 615 Harbour Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $3,750,000 1314 Marlin Drive Don Winkler 239.961.2166 $2,450,000 4053 Crayton Road 4O33 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 $1,249,000 8477 Bay Colony Drive #301 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $9,475,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS ROYAL HARBOR PARK SHORE BAY COLONY3231 Green Dolphin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $12,500,000 1601 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #31 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 $2,500,000 2375 Tarpon Road Don Winkler 239.961.2166 $2,395,000 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #503 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 $795,000 7855 Vizcaya Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $3,400,000 PORT ROYAL COQUINA SANDS ROYAL HARBOR PARK SHORE BAY COLONY958 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $9,995,000 3400 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #G1 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $749,000 24&25 Bayshore Drive Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 $1,100,000 7425 Pelican Bay Boulevard #1806 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 $2,695,000 1920 Timarron Way Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 $615,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS ROYAL HARBOR PELICAN BAY PELICAN MARSH1551 Ixora Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,890,000 1140 7th Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $4,695,000 4351 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #18N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $7,299,999 6075 Pelican Bay Boulevard PH B Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 $1,825,000 2432 Ravenna Boulevard #102 Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 $434,900 COQUINA SANDS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY PELICAN MARSH THE EXTRAORDINARY FEATURED LISTINGS GREY OAKS2931 Bellower Lane Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 $3,750,000GREY OAKS2630 Bulrush Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 $3,495,000GREY OAKS2004 Isla Vista Lane Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 $2,395,0001 2 3 2 3 1 CALL US FOR YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE EXTRAORDINARY GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.262.5557 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES | 239.403.2200 CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000


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B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBuilding what buyers wantdreams do come true in Ave Maria Ave Maria has proved to be more than just a collection of neighborhoods from three builders its a hometown filled with camaraderie and community spirit. Builders are designing homes for the way families and retirees want to live now. Social spaces, open plans, flexible rooms, front porches. Simple living with free time focused outdoors at parks, recreation fields, sporting events, trails and water park. Buyers of all ages are flocking to Ave Maria Collier Countys #1 selling new home community for the past 3 consecutive years. CC Homes CC Homes, presents 3-6 bedroom homes in one and two-story floor plans ranging in size from 1,133 to over 5,000 square feet and priced from the low $200s. Homes are offered in three neighborhoods: Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve, and Coquina at Maple Ridge. Customize your dream home with several options including outdoor oasis with pool, kitchen, and cabana bathroom or an extra bedroom or flex room above the garage. Visit the on-site sales center and tour 14 model homes open daily. Ask about several move-in ready homes. Under constructionthe brand new Club at Maple Ridge, exclusive to residents of Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve and Coquina at Maple Ridge, this stunning resort and recreation center will include pool, fitness, cabanas, playground, clubhouse with party room and coffee bar, exhibition kitchen and billiards room. Del Webb Naples Del Webb Naples is the smart choice for active adults desiring a well-rounded southwest Florida lifestyle. Del Webb Naples offers ten floor plans from 1,133 to over 2,500 square feet, with 2-5 bedrooms and prices from the high $100s. Choose from golf course, lake or preserve view when selecting your home site from the nations highly awarded home builder. The on-site Oasis Club at Del Webb Naples features over 12,000 square feet of resort and lap pools, tennis courts, bocce and pickleball, fitness center, library, caf, fire pit, arts & crafts studio, and library. Dine at the brand new Rust y Putter f or breakfast, lunch or afternoon bites. Visit an on-site sales representative to learn more about the Del Webb lifestyle. 5 model homes open daily. Pulte Homes With 20 popular single-family home designs in Avalon Park and Emerson Park priced from the low $200s, Pulte Homes offers quality construction home buyers can trust. These neighborhoods are located near the Town Center, private schools, and outdoor recreation. A well-known and respected name in home building, Pulte Homes features Life Tested features in their home designs built for life and how you live it. Three models open daily in Avalon Park. Visit UsWelcome Center and Model Homes Open Daily 20 Model homes open daily. For more information visit Ave Maria at 5076 Annunciation Circle # 104, avemaria. com or by calling 239 -352-3903. Take Immokalee Rd. east; turn right onto Oil Well Rd; then left into the main Ave Maria entrance. Ave Maria offers more than 40 floor plans from 3 builders with prices from the low $200s. Ask about move-in ready homes too. 20 models open daily.ADVERTORIAL s


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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 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL26331 WOODLYN DR., BONITA Visit for Details 7 BR Suites, Iconic Great Room & Billiards $7,500,000 MLS 218015029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 BONITA BAY BAY WOODS150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd Street Shopping 4 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, 3.5 Car Garage $4,375,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE NAPLES $3,100,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 $2,399,000 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 502 WHISPERING PINE LN., NAPLES Single Family w/Pool & Lake Views Appraised at $1,740,000 $1,599,000 MLS 217044781 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 PARK SHORE4611 VIA RAVENNA, ESTERO 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 3,547 S.F. Exclusive Golfing Community $1,249,000 MLS 218056101 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 NEW LISTING PELICAN COLONY22221 FAIRVIEW BEND DR., ESTERO 3 BR, 4 BA, 2 Story, Great Room Floor Plan Overlooks 2 Lakes, Fairway #12 & Preserve $1,239,000 MLS 218050396 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW PRICE SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $1,150,000 MLS 218056866 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 $799,000 MLS 217064749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $799,000 MLS 218056062 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 8950 LELY ISLAND CIR., NAPLES Fully Renovated 3 BR, 3 BA Home Picture Perfect Views of the Golf Course $749,000 MLS 218056749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 NEW LISTING LELY RESORT5801 WAXMYRTLE WAY, NAPLES 3 Miles from the Beach Walking Distance to Shopping & Dining $689,000 MLS 218029139 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 TALL PINES8521 SEDONIA CIR., ESTERO Popular "Aragon" Great Room Floor Plan 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 3 Car Garage $675,000 MLS 218053625 Karen Brown, The Fagan Team 239.935.9224 NEW LISTING OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM BELLE LAGO $579,900 MLS 218055714 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 $555,000 MLS 218045159 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $549,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #105, ESTERO Rare 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 3rd Floor Unit Incredible Outdoor Patio $625,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY FLORENCIA $589,900 MLS 218042441 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 4081 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 Car Garage, 2nd Floor Southwest Corner, Turnkey Furnished $529,000 MLS 217069250 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 BONITA BAY LAKESIDE6750 BENT GRASS DR., NAPLES Lakefront Pool Home w/Large Screened Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, Dining, Living & Family Rooms $515,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 LELY RESORT7209 ACORN WAY, NAPLES 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, 3 Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $499,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BLACK BEAR RIDGE $430,000 MLS 218027857 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 $425,000 MLS 218057353 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $409,000 MLS 218044384 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 20537 SHADY GLEN CT., ESTERO 3 BR + Den, Pool, Stunning Designer Features Private Lanai w/Preserve Views, SW Exposure $482,500 MLS 218050237 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 CORKSCREW SHORES $449,000 MLS 218031813 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 6120 MONTELENA CIR. #2201, NAPLES Golf Views, 3 BR, 3 BA + Den Cherry Cabinetry, Granite, 18" Diagonal Tile $399,000 MLS 218017776 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 VINEYARDS MONTELENA13721 SOUTHAMPTON DR., BONITA Remodeled, 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool, 2 Car Garage Gated, Bundled Golf & Tennis Community $387,500 MLS 218046816 Robin Bennett & Denny Koesters 219.789.0099 OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM WORTHINGTON COUNTRY CLUB9681 RAVEN CT., ESTERO Waterfront, Rutenberg Islamorada Model 2 Master Suites, 3 BR, 3 BA, Pool $360,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 NEW PRICE ROOKERY POINTE $335,000 MLS 218005211 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 $309,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $284,900 MLS 218057866 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 4536 SANTIAGO LN., BONITA Beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA, No HOA Fees Hurricane Windows, New Hot Water Tank $349,000 MLS 218029755 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 NEW PRICE EL DORADO ACRES $339,000 MLS 218043956 Troy De Mond 239.822.0332 12802 MAIDEN CANE LN., BONITA Spacious 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 2 Car GA Villa Golf & Furniture Included $270,000 MLS 218052497 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 HUNTERS RIDGE8990 PALMAS GRANDES BLVD. #102, BONITA 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA, 1 Car Garage Condo Beautiful Lake & Water Feature Views $269,900 MLS 218017846 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS LAS BRISAS21179 BUTCHERS HOLLER, ESTERO Lake & Golf Course Views 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $269,000 MLS 218007593 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 9/15 1:00PM 4:00PM COUNTRY CREEK $255,000 MLS 218001693 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 $249,900 MLS 218041438 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $228,500 MLS 218040838 Tom Crea 239.315.1111 28232 VILLAGEWALK CIR., BONITA Townhome with 2 Master BR, 3 BA 2 Car Garage $268,500 MLS 218056653 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING VILLAGE WALK $260,000 MLS 218005692 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 28376 DEL LAGO WAY, BONITA Beautiful Community Golf Club Amenities Available $195,000 MLS 218044908 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 SPANISH WELLS221 9TH ST. S. #406, NAPLES Fantastic Location, Walk to 5th Avenue & Beach Sold Turnkey, Full Amenities $189,000 MLS 218036329 Tina Tusack 239.634.3810 BELLASERA RESORT $169,900 MLS 218056585 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 $158,900 MLS 218057696 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312


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 $7,500,000 MLS 218015029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 $4,375,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 5889 SUNNYSLOPE DR., NAPLES 4 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 4 Car Garage Saltwater Pool, Game & Wine Rooms $3,100,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM QUAIL WEST4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,495,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 9/16 2:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA9938 MONTIANO DR., NAPLES Furnished Burano Model w/Decorator Upgrades Immediate Occupancy $2,399,000 MLS 216077530 Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 OPEN DAILY 10:00AM 5:00PM PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY $1,599,000 MLS 217044781 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $1,249,000 MLS 218056101 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 $1,239,000 MLS 218050396 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 8460 ABBINGTON CIR. #1822, NAPLES Private & Serene Golf Course Views 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, Remodeled Condo $1,150,000 MLS 218056866 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW LISTING PELICAN BAY CRESCENT23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #406, ESTERO 3 Balconies w/Spectacular Views 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom + Den High Rise $799,000 MLS 217064749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY FLORENCIA19447 LA SERENA DR., ESTERO 5 Bedroom, 6 Bath Estate Home New Pool & Spa w/Travertine Deck $799,000 MLS 218056062 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NEW LISTING OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM BELLE LAGO $749,000 MLS 218056749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 $689,000 MLS 218029139 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 $675,000 MLS 218053625 Karen Brown, The Fagan Team 239.935.9224 3574 BEAUFORT CT., NAPLES Walking Distance to Clubhouse 3 Bedrooms + Den $579,900 MLS 218055714 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NEW LISTING RIVERSTONE27100 ENCLAVE DR., BONITA Furnished, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 Car Garage, 2,200 S.F. Private Pool, S. Exposure, Golf Course View $555,000 MLS 218045159 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY ENCLAVE1948 IMPERIAL GOLF COURSE BLVD., NAPLES Large 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Freshly Updated w/Neutral Palette $549,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES $625,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 11528 NIGHT HERON DR., NAPLES 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Pool, Totally Renovated Beautiful Lake View from Screened-In Lanai $589,900 MLS 218042441 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW PRICE LONGSHORE LAKE $529,000 MLS 217069250 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 $515,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $499,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 1520 CLERMONT DR. #H-304, NAPLES Southern Views of Golf Course Updated Wood Flooring $430,000 MLS 218027857 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 PELICAN MARSH876 HIDDEN TERRACE RD., NAPLES Immaculate Pool Home, 3 BR, 2 BA Updated Metal Roof & Solar System $425,000 MLS 218057353 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW LISTING HIDDEN PINES27132 EDENBRIDGE CT., BONITA 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage, Pool Brand New Roof, Impact Windows & Shutters $409,000 MLS 218044384 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW PRICE EDENBRIDGE GARDENS $482,500 MLS 218050237 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 27167 OAKWOOD LAKE DR., BONITA Lake & Golf Course Views Remodeled Kitchen w/High-End Appliances $449,000 MLS 218031813 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY $399,000 MLS 218017776 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 $387,500 MLS 218046816 Robin Bennett & Denny Koesters 219.789.0099 $360,000 MLS 218017662 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 3620 LANSING LP. #202, ESTERO 2,841 S.F. of Luxury Living, 3 BR, 2.5 BA Long Lake View of Sunsets $335,000 MLS 218005211 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 MEADOWS OF ESTERO9231 PALMETTO RIDGE DR. #101, ESTERO 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Offered Turnkey 2 Car Garage w/Built-In Cabinets $309,000 MLS 218023408 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 PALMETTO RIDGE26497 LUCKY STONE RD. #201, BONITA Mr. & Mrs. Clean Lived Here Private & Pristine Preserve View $284,900 MLS 218057866 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING HAWTHORNE $349,000 MLS 218029755 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 21820 SOUTHERN HILLS DR. #101, ESTERO Coach Home w/Waterfront & Golf Course Views Stunning 2 BR + Den in Secluded Cul-De-Sac $339,000 MLS 218043956 Troy De Mond 239.822.0332 PELICAN SOUND $270,000 MLS 218052497 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 $269,900 MLS 218017846 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 $269,000 MLS 218007593 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 4239 TEQUESTA DR., ESTERO Waterfront End Unit Townhome, Enclosed Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage, Open Floor Plan $255,000 MLS 218001693 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 BRECKENRIDGE4600 WINGED FOOT WAY #8-202, NAPLES 3 BR, 2nd Floor Carriage Home Attached 1 Car Garage $249,900 MLS 218041438 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 NAPLES LAKES COUNTRY CLUB27000 ADRIANA CIR. #102, BONITA 1st Floor Unit, Attached 1 Car Garage New Paint & Carpet $228,500 MLS 218040838 Tom Crea 239.315.1111 SERRANO $268,500 MLS 218056653 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 1059 MARBLEHEAD DR. #0-3, NAPLES Golf Membership Included Four Miles to Downtown & the Beach $260,000 MLS 218005692 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 OPEN 9/15 1:00PM 4:00PM GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC $195,000 MLS 218044908 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 $189,000 MLS 218036329 Tina Tusack 239.634.3810 3770 SAWGRASS WAY #3424, NAPLES 2nd Floor, 2BR,2BA,Turnkey, Elevator Access Lush Views of Greens & Large Lake $169,900 MLS 218056585 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NEW LISTING OPEN 9/16 1:00PM 4:00PM TERRACE V CEDAR HAMMOCK95 SAINT ANDREWS BLVD. #B-209, NAPLES Gorgeous Golf Course & Lake Views 2 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor Unit w/Elevator $158,900 MLS 218057696 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 NEW LISTING OPEN 9/15 1:00PM 4:00PM LELY GOLF ESTATES


B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 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 AbKlBdti22ti iilihii$25


ON-SITE PRIVATE PARKS 100 MILES OF TRAILS WATER PARK CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF LIFESTYLE DIRECTOR TOWN CENTER DEL WEBB NAPLES MAPLE RIDGE BY CC HOMES PULTE HOMESAve Maria, FL | 239-352-3903 | | MODELS OPEN DAILY btnnftrb Its sharing recipes with your neighbors and walking to shopping. Its pickleball and bocce before lunch. Its little league, dance, swim, and tennis all in one spot. At Ave Maria you dont just live here, you come alive here. New homes priced from the $200s. ITS NOT JUST A NEIGHBORHOOD, ITS A


B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY RENDERINGS OF ELEVATIONS ARE CONCEPTUAL IN NATURE. FOR ACTUAL ELEVATIONS, REFER TO THE FINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE R ESPECTIVE HOME-TYPE AND ELEVATIONTYPE. MANGROVE BAY IS OFFERED BY GULF GULF COAST INTERNATIONAL PROPERTIES, A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER. PRICES, FEATURES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. LOGO, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ALL RENDERINGS ARE PROPERTY OF MANGROVE BAY, COPYRIGHTED AS SUCH AND MAY NOT BE USED BY A NY OTHER PARTY. R R R R R R R R R R R R R R T T T T T T T T T T T T 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 26: 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. FEATURED MODELTHE KEEWAYDIN IThe Keewaydin I on Lot 41 at 1452 2nd Avenue South is nearing completion! With Old Florida inspired architecture, this residence is 3,272 square feet under roof and features a 3-bedroom, 3.5 bathroom oor plan including a loft area as well. With superior construction features and luxury appointments throughout the home also enjoys Gulf access with private boat slip included with the purchase. Living Area: 3,272 sq. ft. Total Area: 4,272 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 3 + Den Full Bath: 3 Half Bath: 1 2-Car, Attached Mangrove BayMangrove Bay is pleased to announce The Keewaydin I on Lot 41 at 1452 2nd Avenue South is nearing completion! With Old Florida inspired architecture, this residence is 3,272 square feet under roof and features a 3-bedroom, 3 1/2 bathroom floor plan including a loft area as well. Offering superior construction features and luxury appointments throughout the home, Gulf access and private boat slip included with purchase, this home is a standout in the community. An outstanding waterfront address close to Old Naples, Mangrove Bay provides a world-class lifestyle combining estuary views and Gulf of Mexico access with all the nearby shopping and entertainment venues of 5th Avenue South. Dont miss out on 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. Its an exciting time at Mangrove Bay! 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. Finished models are on the way and slated for completion in Fall 2018. These include Lots 13 and 25, both featuring Coquina II at 3,232 square feet; Lot 26, Amelia I at 3,098 square feet; and Lot 31, Useppa (modified) at 3,488 square feet. 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. 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 has recently begun construction and 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. 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. Built by Lotus Construction, LLC the exclusive General Contractor for Mangrove Bay, these waterfront homes are available and wont last long. Come by our Sales Office to learn more about this fabulous new construction waterfront community in the heart of Old Naples. ADVERTORIAL


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


B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FEATURED OPEN HOUSE! SUNDAY 9/16 & 9/23 | 1PM-4PMOVERSIZED ESTATE LOT IN PRESTIGIOUS QUAIL WEST...PERFECTION!OFFERED BY MVP REALTY ASSOCIATES LLC | AGENT: JENNY BURDICK | CALL 616.550.3157 5876 SUNNYSLOPE DRIVE NAPLES, FL4 BEDS | 5 BATHS | 4,687 SQFTThis stunning home built by Imperial Homes of Naples shows better than new. Set on an oversized Estate Lot in prestigious Quail West boasting 4 bedrooms plus den, 4.5 bathrooms. 4,687 square feet under air and a total living area of 6,961 square feet overlooking golf course and partial lake views. Walk-through gourmet kitchen with Quartz countertops, Wolf/Sub-Zero appliances and generous center island. Large master suite with extravagant master bath, a sophisticated den/ofce and 4-car temperature controlled garage spaces with extra storage. The beautiful lanai is perfect for entertaining and offers a large pool and spa, outdoor living area complete with replace and summer kitchen. Breathtaking Western view of the par 3-17th hole of the Quail West Lakes Golf Course. The $40,000 Quail West House Membership Fee PAID IN FULL by seller will transfer to buyer with a onetime $4,000 transfer fee. The special assessment of $41,250 for Quail West Golf and Country Club improvements PAID IN FULL by the seller. $2,495,000 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 PORT ROYAL 1081 Galleon Drive $12,950,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Walter Patrick 239.325.9111 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 150 13th Avenue South $4,375,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 5889 Sunnyslope Drive $3,100,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm BELLAGIO 10620 Gulfshore Drive #Ph802 $2,999,999 Gulf Breeze Real Etsate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm PENINSULA AT TREVISO BAY 9938 Montiano Drive $2,399,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Peninsula Sales Team 239.777.7209 Daily 10am-5pm THE MOORINGS 441 Wedge Drive $2,250,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sheila Lytle 239.293.5040 Sunday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE 47 Cajeput Drive $2,150,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sue Black 239.250.5611 Sunday 1-4pm LAKE PARK 1187 10th Avenue North $2,049,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Sunday 1-3pm TERRACINA AT VINEYARDS 503 Terracina Way $1,350,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 4649 Idylwood Lane $1,300,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #1206 $1,295,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN LANDING THE RIDGE 25052 Ridge Oak Drive $1,255,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Stephanie Coburn 239.825.3470 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 $1,195,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT LAKOYA 6465 Costa Circle $1,049,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Donald Wright 239.451.8086 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN ISLE 435 Dockside Drive #201 $989,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Sunday 1-4p m LUCARNO AT MEDITARRA 16660 Lucarno Way $975,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 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 TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #802 $899,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES LAKES COUNTRY CLUB 5061 Castlerock Way $829,000 Premiere Plus Realty Brian Church 239.249.8300 Sunday 1-4pm WINDSTAR REGATTA LANDING 2439 Breakwater Way #9-101 $719,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY PEBBLE CREEK 7687 Pebble Creek Cirle #104 $660,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Emie Barnes 239.877.0252 Sunday 1-4pm BENT CREEK PRESERVE 9323 Glenforest Drive $649,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Charlina McGee 239.770.1911 Sunday 1-4pm IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1952 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard $625,000 4 Percentage Realty Bob Dratler 239.206.1672 Open by appointment THE MOORINGS EXECUTIVE CLUB 3300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #116 $518,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Patricia Grace Joyce 310.739.2473 Sunday 1-4pm VANDERBILT SURF COLONY 17 Bluebill Avenue #305 $499,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SERENDIPITY 529 Serendipity Drive #529 $464,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tricia Ale 239.641.1052 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT 6845 Ascot Drive #201 $349,900 4 Percentage Realty Bob Dratler 239.206.1672 Open by appointment GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 4455 Golden Gate Boulevard East $339,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Terri Moellers 239.289.6964 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT 8986 Cambria Circle #2203 $299,900 4 Percentage Realty Bob Dratler 239.206.1672 Open by appointment TREVISO BAY ALBERI AQUA 9715 Acqua Court #132 $277,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Helga Wetzold 230.821.6905 Sunday 1-4pm IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1128 Manor Lake Drive #103 $274,900 Gulf Breeze Real Etsate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOOD GOLF & C.C. 3445 Grand Cypress Drive #102 $264,900 Gulf Breeze Real Etsate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC 1059 Marblehead Drive #0-3 $260,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 Saturday 1-4pm HUNTINGTON LAKES 2440 Millcreek Lane #103 $229,000 Gulf Breeze Real Etsate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE EMERALD WOODS 81 Emarld Woods #M4 $189,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Sunday 1-4pm LELY EAGLEWOOD 905 Augusta Boulevard #7 $189,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Lisa Rogstad 239.777.1698 Sunday 1-4pm TERRACE V CEDAR HAMMOCK 3770 Sawgrass Way #3424 $169,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 Sunday 1-4pm LELY GOLF ESTATES 95 Saint Andrews Boulevard #B-209 $158,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 Saturday 1-4pm Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | September 15 & 16


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 REAL ESTATE B15Stock offers new models & new neighborhoods in South Naples finest luxury communitiesFor nearly two decades, the name Stock Development has been synonymous with luxury homes in South Naples. That tradition continues as the company prepares for the upcoming winter season with the opening of new furnished models, the release of new neighborhoods the release of the new Cottonwood Collection at the Isles of Collier Preserve and the completion of a portfolio of beautiful ready-to-move-in homes. Stock has released the Capistrano neighborhood in Fiddlers Creek, Canoe Landing in Naples Reserve and has new furnished models and inventory home underway, said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Stock Development. It is an exciting time. Sales are strong as we continue to expand in one of the areas most desirable locations. Stock has released for sale the beautiful Canoe Landing neighborhood in Naples Reserve. Canoe Landing consists of 64 homesites, neary all of which offer waterfront views. Half of the homesites have been released in the first phase with home and homesite packages beginning at just $480s. Stocks homes are from their Classic Series and include the Plantation III, the Marathon III, the Siesta III and the Wisteria. Floorplans range from 2,445 to 3,097 square feet under air and details can be found at www. Stock has three furnished models open in Naples Reserve. Naples Reserve is a 688-acre gated community being developed by iStar midway between Naples and Marco Island along the U.S. 41 Tamiami Trail/ Collier Boulevard 951 corridor. Located just 10 minutes form downtown Naples, the Gulf of Mexico and Marco Island, Naples Reserve is a waterfront community centered around a picturesque 125-acre lake, with endless amenities for a casual, fun-filled lifestyle. This pristine landscape of 688 acres is bordered by the Picayune Stand State Forest, ensuring a private natural sanctuary for its residents. The communitys initial lakefront resort-inspired amenities have been completed. These include The Island Club social center featuring a 5,160-square-foot clubhouse and an adjacent 3,500-square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and a movement studio for spinning, Zumba and yoga. Outdoors, a resort-style zeroentry pool offers dedicated lap lanes. Stock Signature Homes is expanding its offerings at The Isles of Collier Preserve with new models, new inventory homes and the release of The Cottonwood Collection of homes. Nestled amidst a pristine natural setting minutes from Downtown Naples, the community features a colorful update of classic coastal living. Inspired by the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples, homes overlook miles of scenic kayak and hiking trails. The spectacular Cocoplum is open as a furnished model amd five new models from The Cottonwood Collection are scheduled to begin construction. The Cocoplum model, which showcases an interior by Socos Daniel Kilgore, is a 3,641 square feet residence that includes 1,004 square feet of covered lanai space. This four-bedroom, four and one-half bath home features a spacious great room deisgn with an open, islandstyle kitchen, a dining room overlooking the lanai and a formal study. The home offers a spectacular outdoor living area and a three-car garage. Stocks home prices start from $ 1.2 million. At Fiddlers Creek, Stock Signature Homes has released a beautiful new luxury home neighborhood. Capistrano is a spectacular enclave of 33 luxury homes offering five brand new floorplans, featuring a variety of spectacular golf course views. said Lger-Wetzel. Most of the homes offer views across the beautiful fairways of the championship golf Creek Course. The floorplans also give homebuyers an amazing array of choices. The uniquely designed single and two-story floor plans range from 2,627 to 3,702 square feet under air. They offer extraordinary flexibility with options that give the homes a range of three to six bedrooms. There are from three and one-half baths in the smallest home to four full baths and two half-baths in the largest plan. All of the homes include large great rooms that open to a screened and covered lanai, which features outdoor kitchen and pool bath options. Inside, homeowners may choose a formal dining room, a formal study or extra bedroom suites. The two-story plans include a large loft with a wet bar option and a bath. In each, a bedroom may also be included. All homes include a three-car garage. Prices in Capistrano begin from the mid-$500s.Visit a Stock Sales Center to find the luxury home of your dreams in South Naples!To see all that Stock has to offer, please visit the Stock Development website at Email at or call (239) 592-7344. Stock Development is on Facebook at www.facebook. com/FLStockDevelopment. Top: The Cocoplum at Isles of Collier Preserve. Above Left: The Plantation II at Naples Reserve. Above Right: The Ulyssa at Fiddlers Creek. Below Right: The Wisteria at Canoe Landing. Bottom: The Madison in Canoe Landing. Top:TheCocoplumatIslesofCollier ADVERTORIAL


FLStockDevelopmentBROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 2639 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE | SUITE 101 | NAPLES, FLORIDA 34119 | 239.592.7344STOCK REALTY, EXCLUSIVE SALES AGENT, LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER CLASSIC HOMES | SIGNATURE HOMESFor directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit StockDevelopment.comResidences from the $400s to over $1 million EXCITING GRAND OPENINGS Quality & Style ALWAYS IN FASHION AT STOCKStock creates exquisite homes in Naples most exceptional communities, with exciting new Grand Opening opportunities in Naples Reserve, with the debut of Canoe Landing, The Isles of Collier Preserve with The Cottonwood Collection, and Fiddlers Creeks newest Marsh Cove neighborhood, Capistrano. With these exciting new opportunities in the most desirable locations in South Naples, its time to nd your perfect home. NAPLES RESERVE | CANOE LANDINGFeaturing just 64 homesites, many with sweeping lake views, this newest release from Stock Classic Homes offers an exceptional value by an award-winning homebuilder in a fantastic Naples community.3 MODELS TO TOUR | From the mid $400sQTHE ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE | THE COTTONWOOD COLLECTIONThis spectacular new series features a choice of nine luxury home plans, ranging in size from 2,517 to over 3,700 square feet under air and over 5,000 in total living area.From the mid $700sQFIDDLERS CREEK | CAPISTRANOThis exclusive enclave of just 33 elegant homes features a choice of ve singleand two-story oor plans that offer from 2,627 to 3,702 under air, and breathtaking views of the championship Creek Course.From the $500s


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMWEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 HE HEADLINES FOR THIS FALLS NEW RELEASES are sure to get any movie fan excited. We have Robert Redfords last film, a remake of a Hollywood classic with the fourth A Star Is Born, a Freddie Mercury biopic and a return of Mary Poppins. We also have new films from Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name) and Steve McQueen ( Years A Slave).BY DAN HUDEKFlorida Weekly Film Critic SEE MOVIES, C4 T THE OFAND Redford, Mercury and Poppins highlight films coming up this fall and its a dandy crop, our critic says.Robert Redford in The Old Man & The Gun, top. Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, above. Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns, right. Catching the dreamLiz Moriondo, one of the songwriters performing at the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, learned discipline by playing college basketball. BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.comEverything Liz Moriondo needed to know about songwriting she learned by playing college basketball. Well, at least the fundamentals. Things such as the discipline, the perseverance and working as team, she lists. Being in the music industry, chasing a dream like this takes a lot of people. Anybody who tells you they did it on their own is full of it. Nobody does it on their own. I had to incorporate those skills I learned working with others on a basketball team and on the basketball floor, she says. The country singer/songwriter played basketball in college on a scholarship, but during the summer she was 19, Ms. Moriondo realized she needed to shift gears and devote herself to music. The first time she sang a solo was when she was three, belting out Feeling Mighty Fine at her grandmothers church, Summit Baptist Church. Her grandmother accompanied her on piano. I always knew music was what I wanted to do, she says. When she was 19, she had the opportunity to get up and sing, backed by a live band. She performed Miranda Lamberts song Gunpowder and Lead. I had never done that before, she says. Id sung to karaoke tracks. The experience was life-changing. I felt so at peace and at ease (onstage), she says. It came so naturally to me. And it just felt so good. I knew: This is what Im supposed to do. I need to quit waiting around to chase this dream. That was my definite moment. I remember coming home that night. I woke my mother up in the middle of the night and said, I need to get to Nashville ASAP. Writing ChallengeAre you up for the Florida Weekly writing contest? C17 Arts commentaryShow of movie tunes offers a mixed bag. C12 Stephanie DavisShe kicked the habit nine years ago, and can never go back. C2 SEE DREAM, C10 MORIONDO Marco Island | 239.642.2222 S.E. Naples | 239.449.3400 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Grey Oaks-Estuary | 239.262.5557 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242


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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYGiven that statistics suggest October and November releases are the most likely to win major Oscars, its possible that the next Best Picture Oscar winner is included below. So, let the Oscar bait begin. Remember, release dates are subject to change, but youll want to keep this lighthearted preview handy to know what to look for. Sept. 14The Predator Yet another Predator movie, this time following the efforts of soldiers and a science teacher as they fight off the titular villain after a kid welcomes it to Earth. Damn kids. A Simple Favor Bridesmaids director Paul Feig helms this crime drama in which Anna Kendrick tries to figure out why Blake Lively disappears from their small town. It begs the question: If Blake Lively disappeared from Hollywood, would anyone notice? White Boy Rick Matthew McConaughey stars as the father of a street hustler, drug kingpin and FBI informant. Nothing about that seems all right all right all right. Sept. 21The House With A Clock In Its Walls This adaptation of John Bellairs novel stars Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, and was directed by horror maestro Eli Roth. With the PG rating, it seems the only thing horrific about it is its title! Fahrenheit 11/9 Documentarian Michael Moore goes full throttle on President Trump, no doubt similar to what he did to George W. Bush in Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004). The Sisters Brothers Its a western starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Joaquin Phoenix as brothers who are assassins, but its title has me thinking about how our mothers have fathers, aunts have uncles, etc. Colette Keira Knightley often plays trailblazing women, and this is no exception. As the title character, whos perhaps best known today as the author of Gigi, she writes for her husband, then for herself, and has relationships with women in early 1900s Paris. Sept. 28Night School Kevin Harts Teddy needs his GED, and Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip) plays his teacher. If youre familiar with these two, youll likely find this idea funny; if not, never mind. Smallfoot Heres a twist: The animated tale is about a Yeti (voice of Channing Tatum) who hears there is a new, potentially dangerous creature living near his tribe: Humans. The Old Man & The Gun Robert Redfords final performance! The 81-year-old plays a bank robber who falls for Sissy Spacek while being chased by a detective (Casey Affleck).Oct. 5Venom Theyve given a Spider-Man villain, Venom, him/its own movie. This is not a Marvel Cinematic Universe release, so heres hoping its better than the last time Sony put Venom on screen in SpiderMan 3 in 2007. A Star Is Born Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga step into the lead roles of a story thats been filmed three times before. The good news is the trailers and buzz are cause for excitement!Oct. 12First Man Damien Chazelle follows up his Oscar-winning La La Land with Ryan Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong and the story of Apollo 11. Its the movie Im most looking forward to this awards season. Bad Times At The El Royale The El Royale is the kind of 1960s hotel you check into, but may not check out of. Jon Hamm, Cynthia Erivo, Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth and Dakota Johnson are among the guests in this twisty crime thriller. Beautiful Boy Call Me By Your Names Timothy Chalamet plays a drug addict whose story is recalled through the eyes of his father, played by Steve Carell. Expect tears and pathos, and possibly Oscar noms for both. Oct. 19Halloween Its a direct sequel to the original Halloween (1978), and Jamie Lee Curtis returns with David Gordon Green directing. If nothing else Green knows that, heck, it cant be worse than any of the other Halloween sequels! Serenity Matthew McConaughey again, this time as Anne Hathaways ex. They conspire to kill her current husband. It makes you wonder if her character has any friends at all.Oct. 26Johnny English Strikes Again This is the first time Rowan Atkinsons Johnny English has struck anything since he was Reborn in 2011.Nov. 2The Nutcracker And The Four Realms Its about time somebody brought this story to the big screen during the holidays. Bohemian Rhapsody Is this the story of Freddie Mercurys real life? Or is it just fantasy? This Queen biopic as well as Rami Maleks performance as Mercury is guaranteed to rock you. Nobodys Fool Of all the movies opening this fall, this is the most likely to be immediately profitable. Why? Because Tyler Perry made it, and his films almost always turn a profit on opening weekend. Boy Erased Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman play religious parents who send their homosexual son (Lucas Hedges) to gay conversion therapy. Proof the question to be begged: Has such therapy ever worked for anyone, ever? Suspiria Yup, theyve remade Dario Argentos horror classic, and its Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino whos done it.Nov. 9The Girl In The Spiders Web Lisbeth Salander lives, just not in a story written by the late Stieg Larsson. The film, based on the book of the same name by David Lagercrantz, stars The Crowns Claire Foy as Lisbeth and Swedish actor Sverir Gudnason as Mikael Blomkvist. The Grinch Benedict Cumberbatch voices The Grinch in this new animated interpretation that no one asked for. The Front Runner Hugh Jackman doesnt sing or slash people with Wolverine claws in this story of Gary Harts ill-fated and scandalous 1988 presidential campaign. Directed by Jason Reitman (Juno). Holmes And Watson Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly play the detective duo in this Sherlock spoof. Ralph Fiennes is Moriarty. Nov. 16Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald The second Harry Potter prequel finds Newt (Eddie Redmayne) and Dumbledore (Jude Law) squaring off against Grindelwald (Johnny Depp). Widows Director Steve McQueens follow-up to Years A Slave follows four women whose dead husbands leave them in debt, so they take matters into their own hands. Viola Davis, Daniel Kaluuya, and Michelle Rodriguez star. The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs Youll be excited to learn this is a Joel and Ethan Coen (Fargo) film, but that will be dampened upon discovering that it was intended to be a Netflix anthology series and was edited down to two hours and 12 minutes.Nov. 23Ralph Breaks The Internet The Wreck-It-Ralph sequel follows Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) going into the internet (as opposed to video games). Disney princesses have a much talked about cameo. Creed II This sequel to the surprisingly stellar Creed follows Adonis (Michael B. Jordan) as he fights Ivan Dragos son, Viktor (Florian Munteanu). Remember: Ivan killed Adonis father, Apollo.Nov. 30If Beale Street Could Talk Barry Jenkins follows up his Oscarwinning Moonlight with this adaptation of the James Baldwin novel. For the record, La La Land is still better than Moonlight.Dec. 7Mary, Queen Of Scots Saoirse Ronan is Mary Stuart, and Margot Robbie is her rival Elizabeth I in this drama that chronicles their relationship. Both women were Best Actress nominees last year, and if this is as good as it looks, they may well be again this year.Dec. 14Backseat Christian Bale stars as Dick Cheney in the latest from Adam McKay (The Big Short) that also includes Amy Adams as wife Lynne Cheney, Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush and Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld. Dec. 19Mary Poppins Returns Twenty years later, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) returns to find a grown Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael (Ben Whishaw), and a family in need of her magical help once again. Meryl Streep, Lin Manuel Miranda and Dick Van Dyke also star.Dec. 21Aquaman We know director James Wan (Furious 7) can handle the action. The reality, though, is that all DC Comics Extended Universe movies not named Wonder Woman have been disappointments, and the trailers give little reason for optimism. Bumblebee If the Transformers movies have been losing money, why does Paramount think a spinoff would be a success? Welcome To Marwen Fantasy and reality merge once again for Robert Zemeckis (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?) in this story of a man (Steve Carell) who uses photography and figurines to recover from a brutal attack. This is the third Carell movie this season!Dec. 25On The Basis Of Sex Biopic of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg starring Felicity Jones as Ruth and Armie Hammer as Ruths husband, Marty. Along with the doc RBG earlier this year, the Notorious RBG continues to create headlines in her mid-80s. MOVIESFrom page 1


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 Enjoy long walks on the beach, watching sunsets and catching sh! Starting in Unsinkable ON THE WATER Florida boating regulationsVessel registration All vessels, with the exception of non-motor-powered vessels less than 16 feet in length, non-motor-powered canoes, kayaks, racing shells or rowing sculls, regardless of length, must be registered through your local tax collectors office. Letters must be separated from the numbers by a hyphen or space equal to letter width. The Certificate of Registration must be on board and available for inspection by an enforcement officer whenever the vessel is operated. Vessels must be registered and numbered within 30 days of purchase. Registration numbers must be displayed on the forward half of the vessel on both sides above the waterline. The numbers must be bold block letters at least three inches high in a color contrasting to the hull. The vessel registration decal must be renewed annually and is to be displayed within six inches of, either before or after, the registration numbers on the port (left) side. Documented vessels without a state registration in full force and effect must also obtain a Florida registration and display the validation decal on the port side of the vessel when using Florida waters.Also see: Boating safety education requirements Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 who operates a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more must pass an approved boater safety course and have in his/her possession photographic identification and a boating safety education identification card issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The following operators are exempt: A person licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard as a master of a vessel. A person operating on a private lake or pond. An operator who is accompanied onboard by a person who is least 18 years old and possesses the required Boating Safety Education Identification Card, provided that person is attendant to and responsible for the safe operation of the vessel. An operator who is accompanied onboard by a person who is exempt from the educational requirements, provided that person is attendant to and responsible for the safe operation of the vessel. A non-resident who has in his or her possession proof that he or she has completed a NASBLA-approved boater safety course or equivalency examination from another state. A person who is operating a vessel within 90 days after the purchase of that vessel, provided they have available for inspection aboard that vessel, a bill of sale meeting all the requirements as established in Chapter 328.46(1), Florida Statutes. A person operating a vessel within 90 days after completing an approved boating safety course, as required in Chapter 327.395(1), and has a photographic I.D. and a boater education course completion certificate showing proof of having completed the required boating safety education course. The course completion certificate must provide the students first and last name, date of birth and the date the course was successfully completed. (Effective Oct. 1, 2011.)Boating under the influence It is a violation of Florida law to operate a vessel while impaired by alcohol or other drugs. A vessel operator suspected of boating under the influence must submit to sobriety tests and a physical or chemical test to determine bloodor breath-alcohol content. In Florida, a vessel operator is presumed to be under the influence if their bloodor breath-alcohol level is at or above .08. Any person under 21 years of age who is found to have a breath-alcohol level of .02 or higher and operates or is in actual physical control of a vessel is in violation of Florida law.Law enforcement authority Law enforcement officers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, sheriffs deputies of the various counties, and any other authorized enforcement officer, shall have the authority to order the removal of vessels deemed to be an interference or hazard to public safety, enforce all boating safety laws, or cause any inspection to be made of all vessels in accordance to state law. A law enforcement officer may stop any vessel for the purpose of checking for compliance with boating safety equipment requirements.


C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERAnna in the Tropics By The Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates Sept. 14-30. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or Go To The Movies By Broadway Palm Theatre through Sept. 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or & 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 The Musical By TheatreZone Oct. 11-14 at G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or In 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. Senior Prep Leadership Coalition hosts a seminar titled Advanced Planning: Getting Your Affairs in Order at South Regional Library. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 6873156 or Live And Local The Freecoasters perform at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at ArtisNaples Daniels Pavilion. $15, includes one drink. 597-1900 or www. FRIDAY9.14Summer Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A biography of Jackie Robinson that traces his ascent from the minor to major leagues. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Party with a Purpose Youth Haven hosts its fourth annual Party with a Purpose, a Caribbean-themed cocktail party for young professionals with light bites, raffles, silent auction and more from 7-10 p.m. at Silverspot. $70. 7742904 or Live Readings Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs hosts staged readings of poems, essays, speeches and more 7:30 p.m. $18-$20. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Fresh & Local Golden Gate Community Center hosts a farmers market from 2-7 p.m. each Friday. 206-4339 or Market, To Market Stock up on fresh produce and locally made goodies at the Third Street South farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or Away Naples Model Yacht Club hosts radio-control model sailboat racing at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday behind Dicks Sporting Goods. 5955 Na ples Blvd. 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. Go, Diego, Go! Nickelodeons Dora and Diego stop by Naples Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sunday, Sept. 16. 262-5409 or Sportsball Stage 2 Improv performs a Sports Night-themed show at 8 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. $20. 2637990 or Jazz on the Sand Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a free performance by Pocket Change from 6:30-9:30 p.m. as part of its annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series. 2612222 or SUNDAY9.16Fresh 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 at Mercato screens Steel Magnolias (1989) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A young beautician find work in a small Louisiana salon where a group of women welcome her into their tightknit group. $11.70$15.50. 592-0300 or Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens The Other Son (France, 2012) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. An Israeli family and a Palestinian family discover that their sons were switched at birth. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or MONDAY9.17Story Behind The Story FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a presentation on the making of Casablanca from 1-2:30 p.m. at Bentley Village. 850 Retreat Drive. 434-4737 or Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens One Million Dubliners (Ireland, 2014) at 7 p.m. There are one million stories in Glasnevin Cemetary, and one you wont forget. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or TUESDAY9.18Early Birds Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a birding walk from 8-11 a.m. $10-$25. 348-9151 or Panther Encounter Naples Zoo lets guests get up close and personal with Uno, a rescued Florida panther, each Tuesday at 9 a.m. $55 for members, $65 for others. Check website for additional animal encounters. 262-5409 or Star Search Florida-based record label CMR hosts a talent show for vocalists and vocal groups of all ages at 7 p.m. at Fort Myers Broadway Palm Theatre. $2,500 prize for the winner with possible representation by the label. $10 for guests. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 980-5674 or WEDNESDAY9.19Meditation 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 UPLunch & Learn NAMI of Collier County hosts lunch from California Pizza Kitchen and a presentation about holistic medicine for mental health from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the organizations headquarters. Free, reservations required by Sept. 17. 6216 Trail Blvd. 2168218 or 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 Thursday Steve Fentimann performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Third Street Souths Fleischmann Courtyard. Wheres Mickey? Disney of Ices Mickeys Search Party visits Germain Arena at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. 9487825 or Blues for You Albert Castiglia performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. Bonita Beach Road. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or 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 Mental Mentalist Wayne Hoffman performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Venue Naples. $150, includes multicourse meal. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 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 ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Dora The Explorer and her best friend Diego stop by Naples Zoo to visit all their little friends from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Meet 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 Meet the Curator Jack OBrien, curator at Naples Art Assocation, leads a discussion on current art trends at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Free. 585 Park St. 262-6517 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. Big Boats Rose Marina hosts the Marco Island Boat Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12-14. 951 Bald Eagle Drive. 394-2502 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 Swamp 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. Om on the Sand David Lawrence Centers Young Executives host a beach yoga session at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Lowdermilk Park. $25, registration required. 455-8500 or 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. 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. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center hosts the Jonathan Kane Retrospective: 19572017 through Sept. 28. Heather Nigro curates the exhibition of work by the late Jonathan Kane. 2301 First St. # LAUGH IT # JAM IT Americas Americas premier comedian, premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld, performs at 7 and performs at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Van Wezel at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Performing Arts Hall. Tickets start at Hall. Tickets start at $88.25. $88.25. www.VanWezel. www.VanWezel. org org Here Come The Mummies Here Come The Mummies performs performs at 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Southwest Florida at 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Southwest Florida Event Center. $32-$55. 11515 Bonita Event Center. $32-$55. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. Beach Road. Be sure youre there Be sure youre there when blues musician when blues musician Albert Castiglia Albert Castiglia scorches scorches the stage when he performs the stage when he performs selections from his latest selections from his latest album, Up All Night, at 8 album, Up All Night, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Centers for the Arts Bonita SpringsHinman Auditorium. SpringsHinman Auditorium. Stage 2 Stage 2 Improv Improv show at show at 8 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Sugden Sept. 15, at Sugden Community Theater. Community Theater. www. www.


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DINE IN ONLY 25% OFF ENTIRE SUSHI MENU The Village on Venetian Bay Naples Take U.S. 41 to Park Shore Drive 239. 263.4421 mwaterfrontgrille.comJoin Us for Happy Hour Every Day From 5-7 25% OFFLounge Menu 5-7pm50% OFFHouse Wines & Cocktails$2.00 OFFImported & Domestic Beers$3.00 OFFCall, Top Shelf & Premium Cocktails$4.00 OFFPremium WinesLive Jazz with Victor Wednesday Lounge Menu Available Every Day From 5close Sunday Brunch 10am 2:30pm Lunch Monday Saturday 12pm 2:30pm Di nner 5pm 9pmNEW SUMMER HOURS! GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSERegistration 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. 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 and 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. Toss your team in the ring for Hole Masters for Horses, the inaugural cornhole tournament to benefit Naples Therapeutic Riding Center, set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the center, 206 Ridge Drive. Registration is limited to the first 32 two-person teams (all men, all women or co-ed). The competition will be double elimination format with each match consisting of a single game. Games will use cancellation scoring. First team to 21 wins; team must win by 2 points. Sign up by Sept. 28 for $35; after that, its $40 (four drink tickets for each team included). Registration closes Friday, Oct. 5. Spectators will pay $5 for admission. Food trucks will be on hand. For more information, visit Bend, stretch and find your center when the David Lawrence Center Young Executives hosts beach yoga from 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Lowdermilk Park as part of its Elevate Wellness Series. The session will be led by Jennifer Khosla, founder and CEO of Lean and Green Body, which specializes in holistic nutrition, yoga and personal training. The class is open to all community members and all fitness levels. Registration is $25, with proceeds benefitting the various holistic services provided to adults residing in DLCs Crossroads inpatient detox and residential addiction treatment programs. To sign up or for information about sponsorship opportunities, call the DLC at 304-3505 or visit The 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 sponsorship packages are available. The tournament is the newest event on the Pan-Florida calendar, joining its signature fundraising event, the PanFlorida Challenge Ride for Hungry Kids, a bicycle ride that originates in Naples and gives riders the choice of routes from 10 to 200 miles long. PFC is a Naples-based nonprofit dedicated to ending childhood hunger by providing nutritious, kid-friendly meal packs to 2,500 elementary school children at 37 schools and aftercare sites in seven Florida counties. To register for the golf tournament or for more information, go to Place of Hope in Haiti holds its inaugural Drive for Hope golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 26, at Vineyards Country Club. Players will enjoy a continental breakfast and silent auction before the 9 a.m. shotgun start. Registration for $250 includes 18 holes of golf, cart rental, continental breakfast, refreshments and an awards luncheon.


Hole sponsorships and other underwriting opportunities are available. To sign up or for more information, visit www. The Fifth Annual Chip in for DLC golf tournament to benefit the David Lawrence Center takes place Friday, Oct. 26, at Quail Creek Golf & Country Club. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m. Tee-off for the 18-hole scramble is at 1 p.m. Golfers will also be able to take part in raffles, skills challenges and a putting contest. Registration for $250 includes green fees and a cart, lunch and an awards cocktail reception. Non-golfers can attend the reception for $50. Chip in for DLC is hosted by David Lawrence Center in partnership with David Lawrence Center Young Executives. Co-chairs are Peter Michaels and Joseph Stusek. Presenting sponsors are Cigna and Brown & Brown Insurance. Other sponsors to date are Cummings & Lockwood, Gulf Coast Construction, Florida Insurance Trust, DeAngelis Diamonds, IPC, Peninsula Engineering and Chad Commers of SVN|KOVA Naples. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. To sign up or for more information, call 354-1445 or visit The 2018 Charity Classic ProAm Golf Tournament to benefit The Immokalee Foundation takes place Monday, Nov. 12, at Bay Colony Golf Club. Golfers are also invited to the proam pairings party on Sunday evening, Nov. 11, at The Old Collier Golf Club and the Charity Classic Celebration gala on Friday night, Nov. 9, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For information about registration and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.immokaleefoundation. org. Join us for the Babcock Ranch Paddle Battle on Saturday, November 17, 2018! Participants will compete in a 3-mile or 6-mile race on Lake Babcock. Paddlers of all skills are welcome beginners and advanced. Racers will be categorized by age, gender, and paddle craft canoes, kayaks, and surf skis are welcome. Racers MUST PRE-REGISTER at BabcockRanchPaddleBattle Everyone is invited to enjoy a friendly competition or cheer on your paddler. Join us for fun, food, entertainment and awards. Spectators can enjoy lunch on the porch of Table & Tap restaurant overlooking the lake, stroll the spectacular boardwalk with a cool Square Scoops ice-cream, shop at Country Creek Outfitters and learning of great local adventures. Kids Splash Pad and face painting along with free popcorn make it a great day out at Babcock Ranch. Live DJ kicks off the race at 10:00 a.m. Visit www.collegeoflifefoundation. com for more info about our daily guided kayak adventures. For questions please call Brandy Minchew race director at 992-2184 or email esteronaturalist@ NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 C9 SUBLIME STYLE Charivari | Coastal Outtters | DeRomos Gift Basket Center & Pastaria Evelyn & Arthur | International Jewelers | Jamis Boutique Kays on the Beach | Kelly Chase Couture Bridal Boutique Lace Canada | Little Paris | Marc Joseph New York Robert of Philadelphia | Sandy Feet Gifts | Tara Grinna Swimwear To The Moon Boutique | Well Read BoutiqueFANTASTIC FLAVORS DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant Molinos Ristorante | Roys RestaurantPLAYFUL PURSUITS Creative Pottery | DeRomos Banquet Room | Enchanted Ballroom Local Roots Farmers Market | The Center Bar Cr eati ve this suerSo many ways to ONE-OF-A-KIND DESTINATIONS. OVER25Shop, dine and! sile 26795 South Bay Drive Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 239.592.4784www.blackforestnaples.comVoted Best German Food 2015, 2016 and 2017 Great German Wines & Beer on Tap Free Strudel with Dinner Tues & Sun OUR SCHNITZEL FEST IS BACK $ 16 Let us cater your Oktoberfest party! The Paradise Coastmen Chorus is offering a series of 6 weekly vocal workshops. Note To Self: TakeSINGING Lessons!When: Thursday evenings beginning Oct. 11 Through Nov. 15 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM Where: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1955 Curling Ave. (behind Sam s Club), Naples Cost: FREE to all men and women who want learn the fundamentals of vocal production Register: Call (239)352-6366 or log on to Instructor : Taylor Ferranti, D.M.A, Associate Professor of Music Ave Maria University. Dr. Ferranti is an accomplished vocal pedagogue, singer, pianist, and conductor. He formally served as a tenured Associate Professor of Music at Cedarville University in Ohio. A versatile musician, he has sung leading tenor roles in opera and music theater, has served as a minister of music in several churches, and maintains a private voice studio in Naples. GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE


Shes been writing songs with other songwriters and performing online and in person. Her voice has been called a combination of Shania Twain and Bonnie Raitt.A hunter and fisher herself who grew up in the Ozarks in Missouri, shes appeared on fishing and hunting shows on TV and performed on the NASCAR circuit.She posts her Kitchen Concert series online on Youtube and Facebook, performing acoustic covers of current country and pop songs, yes, performing in the kitchen. Shes accompanied by Steve Mitchell, whom she also co-writes songs with. Her parody of Meghan Trainors All About That Bass, which Ms. Moriondo turned into a song about the fish (Its all about that bass/No minnows) went viral and received over 12 million hits. It was a door-opener for me, she says. Shes recorded one album, the eponymously named Liz Moriondao, and is just wrapping up another one with Disney music producer Johnny Dibb. She may call that one Liz Moriondo as well, she says, joking that she could have a series of self-named records like Led Zeppelin I, II, III Her name doesnt sound like a typical country singers name, she realizes. Ms. Moriondo will be one of more than 65 songwriters performing at the Fifth Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, held Sept. 21-30. Shell perform at three different venues on Fort Myers Beach: from 7-8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Mantazas on the Bay; and from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Tiki Bar & Grill and from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at Nervous Nellies, both on Sept. 29. Island Hoppers presented by The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, iHeart Media, Cat Country 107.1 BMI and Hertz. The annual festival is an opportunity for people to hear famous songs performed by the people who wrote them and to hear the stories behind the songs, all in casual, intimate settings. Over its 10 days, the event hops from Captiva Island to downtown Fort Myers to Fort Myers Beach. Concerts are held at multiple venues in each location. Most are free. However, tickets for headliner Midland, which will perform from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach, are $35. (The trio just won the New Vocal Duo or Group Award at the Country Music Awards this spring and received a Grammy nomination for their No. 1 single Drinkin Problem.) Ms. Moriondo is familiar with the area, she says, explaining that her family has a place on Fort Myers Beach that shes been visiting since she was 20. Like all the other Island Hopper performers, shell tell stories about her songs. All the songs Ive written are either something thats happened to me firsthand, or a friend, or a family member, she says. Theyre initially based on a true story, but then some details are fictionalized, for the sake of the song. Sometimes a song will be inspired by conversation. One time she sat down to write songs with two friends, and they were just chatting before they got started. I asked Trevor how his love life was going, and he took a big breath and he said, I am never going back to Indianapolis. And I said, Can we write that? she recalls. And so the song Indianapolis was created. We hadnt even thrown out melody ideas or hooks, she says. A lot of people think its about me having dated someone from there. But it was about him and his ex-girlfriend. Her song Throw Ya Back was created because she wanted to write about fishing, because she loves to hunt and fish. I have dated a lot of fish Ive had to throw back, says Ms. Moriondo. She just got married in May. He was a keeper! she says. All the other fish, Ive had to throw back. I could pull up from all those experiences Ive had. She was also intrigued with the double meaning of throw it back. Like with a drink, she explains. Like drinking beer. It has a double meaning, like the Jason Aldean song, Drowns the Whiskey, with its chorus, Whiskeys supposed to drown the memory/Ive gone from one to one too many/And the thing that really gets me/Is how your memory drowns the whiskey. Its similar to what I wrote, she says. Shes been writing poems since she was 8. The first time she put words to music was in eighth grade. She co-wrote it with one of her best friends, Cole Higginbotham. It was called Remember. We thought wed written this emotional masterpiece, but (listening to it now), its kind of silly. Were so deeply affected by everything at that age! A lot of times now, while writing a song, she feels that shes just a vessel for the muse. The awesome ones are the ones that just come out of my mouth and werent necessarily extremely difficult hard sessions where we sat down and just ground it out, she says. But you have to write the bad songs too. The really good ones have been whenever I felt Ive been inspired, and I always believe that the song is out there, just waiting for the right person to deliver it through. But there are discouraging days where she feels, Im never going to be able to do this again. But, she says, you stick with it and finish it, because youre practicing your craft. She compares it to her basketball days. When you go out and shoot, sometimes you cant make a basket. But you have to go out there and just shoot. You might have an off day. You play an off game, but the next game you might score 35 points. Have faith in what youre capable of, she says. You have some days where you feel nothing has gone right, no matter how hard you tried, and maybe the next day everything goes right. And you get a winning lottery ticket. Or better yet, a hit song. DREAMFrom page 1 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest>> Where: Various venues on Captiva, downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach >> When: Sept. 21-30 >> Cost: Most concerts are free; tickets for Midland, at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Sunday, Sept. 30, are $35 >> Information: islandhopperfest.comLiz Moriondo performances>> Liz Moriondo performs from 7-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, at Mantanzas on the Bay, 416 Crescent St., Fort Myers Beach and from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Tiki Bar & Grill, 1051 Fifth Street, Fort Myers Beach; and from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at Nervous Nellies, 1131 1st Street, Fort Myers Beach, both on Saturday, Sept. 29. ne e al e a lo ne o f g t h wr i shes The C10 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.434.6533/ Over 60 VendorsSaturday Mornings from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.Stroll & Shop in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahama 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 Sunday 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 $21Friday Saturday BEST DEAL IN TOWN Prime 12 oz. 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Kira Galindo and Sarah Cammarata impersonate, respectively, Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland singing the Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again medley. And thats just in the first half. The revue was created, written, directed and choreographed by Victor Legarrata, who doesnt perform in this production but appears on screen briefly, introducing his show. The show opens with all six performers dressed as movie ushers, brandishing flashlights and singing Just Go to the Movies. They pull back a backdrop of Graumans Chinese Theater to reveal the band. The first half is devoted to classic Hollywood, so we get songs such as The Trolley Song from Meet Me in St. Louis, Sisters from White Christmas and Good Mornin, Make Em Laugh and Singin in the Rain from, of course, Singin in the Rain. But even when there are serious songs, Mr. Legarrata is ever ready to tickle your funny bone and nudge you in the ribs. Triplets, from The Band Wagon, has Chris Trimboli, Ms. Cammarata and Mr. Duir in white baby bonnets and gowns, seated in oversized highchairs, feet dangling. It follows How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Love You When You Know Ive Been a Liar All My Life, sung by Mr. Duir and Erica Clare. The first solo is Chris Trimboli singing A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody, proving that Mr. Legarrata knows his audience. Those who brought children to the show, hoping for more Disney fare, have to wait until the second half. But even then, this show seems more geared toward people of a certain age who remember seeing these movies on the silver screen when they were first released. Neither the songs, nor whos singing what, are listed in the playbill. There also isnt any explanation of how or why these particular songs were chosen. I kept expecting to hear something from West Side Story, South Pacific, Fiddler on the Roof or even Hair, movies all, as well as theater. But none were included. But he did make some unexpected choices, which delighted me. One was the entire cast performing Rock Island, the spoken-word piece set on a train that opens The Music Man. Ive never seen this done in a musical revue, and never a rendition that includes women, too. The special guests werent that funny to me, especially a series of duets that included Yoda and Chewbacca from Star Wars and Jason from Friday the 13th paired with Freddy Kruger. But some twists on some wellknown songs in the second half had me laughing: a rendition of Cell Block Tango from Chicago with the three men dressed up as women; Mr. Trimboli dressed as a Mother Superior singing Climb Evry Mountain. And though its been done before, I loved seeing Mr. Duir as a 50-something Annie, jaded, chain smoking, and thoroughly tired of singing that old chestnut, Tomorrow. It made me forgive him all his prior impersonations. But Mr. Legarrata couldnt leave well enough alone and midway through cheapens the joke by sending out another singer pretending to be Sandy. It wouldve been a stronger piece if hed just let Mr. Duir bitterly spit out the lyrics alone on stage. Some serious renditions of songs stole the night: Chasdan Ross Mikes velvety tones on Your Song (from Moulin Rouge!) and Accustomed to Her Face (from My Fair Lady) and Ms. Galindos interpretation of My Heart Will Go On (from Titanic) which, to me, surpassed the original. The latter has always struck me as histrionic, but Ms. Galindos rendering was genuine. Both were moving, show-stopping moments in which the singers were allowed to let loose and simply sing a song from their heart. Lets Go the Movies incorporates scenes from various movies; a brave thing to do, as people cannot help but compare what theyre hearing onstage to the original versions on screen. The show is a mixed bag, with jokes that fall flat and moments of brilliance. To paraphrase Forest Gump, its like a box of chocolates: you never know what youre going to get. Lets Go to the Movies>> When: through Sept. 29 >> Where: Broadway Palm, 1380 Colonial Blvd. Fort Myers >> Cost: $50 for dinner and show >> Info: 278-4422 or COURTESY PHOTOSChasdan Mike Ross as Yoda and Chris Duir as Chewbacca from Star Wars. Erica Clare, Kira Galindo and Sarah Cammarata in Lets Go To The Movies.


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C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 3 course dinner for 2 $50 per couple 3 3 3 c 3 3 3 per ours $50 p o $ u s 3 3 2 2 2 in rcou e d per s e p i e r fo r l n n e 1205 THIRD STREET SO. NAPLES 239-659-0007 DAMICOSCONTINENTAL.COM 1177 THIRD STREET SO. NAPLES 239-435-1166 CAMPIELLONAPLES.COM NEAPOLITAN WAY 4691 9TH ST. N. 239-430-0955 NAPLES.DAMICOANDSONS.COM PRISCILLA MCGUIRE / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Robbie Spencer at rspencer@ SOCIETYCBIA Sand Dollar VIP Reception 1. Diana Hall, Minka McDonald and Laurie Walters 2. Jackie Nelson, Minka McDonald, Linda Donnelly and Terry Handelman 3. Jamie Shelton, Cheryl Jost and Erin Otterbeck 4. Elyse Hilton and Lindsay Cielona 5. Sand Dollar Committee 6. Jill Hoffman-Meeks and Regina Toops 7. Gaby Saad, Evelyn Gomez, Karen Gomez, Linda Donnelly and Lynne Stambouly 8. The Ferguson Team 9. Toniann Fortino and Tony Fortino 1 2 4 6 3 9 5 8 7 Antonio Alvarez and Erika Alvarez 6 Ant o n io Al v a r e z a n d Er i k a A lvarez


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 I Do... Hilton Naples(239) 659-3108 | 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida, 34103 IS YOUR PREFERRED DATE AVAILABLE?Celebrate your special day at the Hilton Naples. Our elegant, upscale hotel o ers all-inclusive packages from 10 to 300 guests. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony on the beach with close friends and family, or a lavish reception, let our wedding professionals make your wedding dreams come true. Contact us today for venue availability. New packages including Chiavari chairs now available! CAPRICE DEL VECCHIO Special Events 659-3108BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Robbie Spencer at rspencer@ SOCIETYAvows Lunch, Laughter and Learn with Mark BelandLove & Let Laugh: the Healing Benefits of Laughter Therapy was a first in Avows ongoing Lunch & Learn educational series, open to all health care professionals. According to Mark Beland, Avows community liaison and recently certified Laughter Leader, the broader the spectrum of providers the more dynamic the response. The 70 participants who attended nurses, social workers, ministers, activity directors and administratorsacknowledged the emerging acceptance of laughter as an important element in good health. CEUs were also offered. Laughter Therapy is not about being a comedian, Mr. Beland said. The idea is to engage everyones imagination by acting out scenarios that are kind of silly. As you begin to participate and pretend, you cant resist laughing.


C20 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY (239) 963-95561571 Pine Ridge Rd #22 Naples At Mission Square PlazaOPEN 11AM-9PM MON-SAT 10% OFF with this ad NOW OPEN LIKE US INTRODUCING OUR THREE COURSE $32 SUMMER MENU INCLUDES GLASS OF HOUSE WINE OR 239.919.8830 4270 Tamiami Trail E #21, Naples authentic lebanese cuisine by chef Rachid | 239.315.4167 | 4270 Tamiami Trail E, Naples express lunch menu now available! 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM DAILY HAPPY HOUR 50% OFF LIVE MUSIC Thursday, Friday and Saturday sta rting at 7pm2 PRIX-FIXE DINNER MENUS2 Courses (Appetizers & Entree) $29 and $39 per person 3-6pmCocktails, Beer, Wine By The Glass CUISINE NEWSMercato announced that while the shopping center is undergoing a little facelift to mark its ten-year anniversary, new eateries will be joining the roster. In addition to Roccos Tacos & Tequila Bar (while will take over the space formerly occupied by Masa) and The Hampton Social (sliding in where McCormick & Schmicks used to be), TooJays Gourmet Deli will be bringing Big Apple diner and deli dishes to Mercato diners this fall. To see a menu, visit Crave Culinaire hosts a pastry cooking class that includes tastings and demonstrations at noon on Friday, Sept. 14. $45. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or Whole Foods at Mercato celebrates the locations tenth anniversary with tastings from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, and a cake cutting at 2:30 p.m. 552-5100 or The Wine Store hosts a tasting of Napa Valley cabernets with cheese and charcuterie from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. 1200 Central Ave. 234-6625 or www. Starting Saturday, Sept. 22, The French will offer a week of French cider specials to showcase Normandys second highest export, apples. On the menu are apple salad (bacon, candied walnuts, truffle cheese with cider-brown butter vinaigrette), ro asted pork tenderloin (Brussel sprouts, cauliflower crme and cider gastrique), apple-currant bundt cake with bourbon-cider glaze and the Buffalo Soldier cocktail ( Buffalo Trace bourbon, apple, mint, Peychaud and strawberry syrup.) 365 Fifth Ave. S. 3154019 or Barbatella hosts a four-course wine dinner featuring vintages from the Piedmont region of Italy at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Dishes include citrus-cured trout, chocolate agnolotti with braised rabbit, lamb lollipops with sage-pine nut crust, grilled filet mignon, and raspberry-ricotta cheesecake. $95, reservations required. 1290 Third St. S. 263-1955 or www.barb 21 Spices by Chef Asif hosts a viewing party for an episode of The Food Networks Beat Bobby Flay, in which the celebrity chef goes head-to-head with local chef Asif Syed, at 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. In addition to the regular menu, the restaurant also offers a secret four-course meal during the event that includes dishes from several of Asifs Food Network appearances for $35. Recommendations recommended. 4270 Tamiami Trail. 919-8830 or Three60 Market is closed for the month of September and plans to reopen Tuesday, Oct. 2, with new menu offerings. It plans to open its highly anticipated food truck park shortly after. 2891 Bayview Dr. 732-7331 or Campiello will be closed Sept. 10-13 to complete renovations to its outside bar area and will have a limited menu for another 7-10 days afterward. As a result, the restaurant has also cancelled the remaining dates for its summer series progressive champage pours and its regional menu specials for September. For more information, call 435-1166 or visit 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 Schnitzel Fest is back for September at Black Forest Restaurant. $16 Schnitzels available from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Closed Mondays. 2366 Immokalee Road. 592-4784 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 www.surlatable. com American Steakhouse Classics: Thursday, Sept. 13 ($85); Thai at Home: Thursday, Sept. 13 ($85); Italian Feast: Friday, Sept. 14 ($75); Mastering the Grill Seafood: Friday, Sept. 14 ($85); Date Night Autumn in Tuscany: Friday, Sept. 14 ($85); Pumpkin Spice Macaron Workshop: Saturday, Sept. 15 ($75); 46th Anniversary Celebration: Saturday, Sept. 15 ($46); Date Night Spanish Table: Saturday, Sept. 15 ($85); Oktoberfest Favorites: Sunday, Sept. 16 ($75); Chinatown Favorites: Sunday, Sept. 16 ($75); Tuscan Supper: Sunday, Sept. 16 ($75); Easy Entertaining: Monday, Sept. 17 ($75); Family Fun Summer Desserts: Monday, Sept. 17 ($55); Instant Pot BBQ ($75); Steakhouse-Style Burger: Tuesday, Sept. 18 ($75); How to Make Stock from Scratch: Tuesday, Sept. 18 ($25); Homemade Pasta Workshop: Tuesday, sept. 18 ($75); Croissants at Home: Wednesday, Sept. 19 ($75); Knife Skills: Wednesday, Sept. 19 ($65).


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 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. MONDAY BE BEE F, BBQ Q & & C CRA FT BEE R R 6 6 O Z Z S S IRLOIN ST EAK AK K & 2 J JUM M B BO BO CHICKEN T END ND D ERS S WIT T H H S TEAK FRIES $ 1 12 2. 99 8 O Z Z S HOR T RIBS/ B RIS S K KET BURGER $7.99 W W WIT H CHEESE $8. 9 99 9 A ANY Y O OT HER BURGE R $ $ $ 9 9.9 9 9 M MO MOO NSHINE BB BB Q Q PLA LA A TTE TT R $1 $1 2 2.9 .9 9 Half rack of ribs, pulled pork slider, 2 chicken wings, fries, homemade coleslaw and baked beans TUESDAY NEW EW YO RK RK/ C CHI HI CAGO P IZZ ZZ A A PAR TY $5 5 OFF ME DIU U U M $ $7 7 OFF LA RG GE E GRE EK EK K SAL AD D $ $3. 50 CHI C CKE KE N P NP AR ARM M ESA N N WIT W H P P AST AST A$ A $ 12. 99 9 WEDNESDAY MA MA RG RG AR AR IT T IT AS A & & FA JI TA A S S $ $5 OFF F AN AN Y F Y F Y AJI I TA A $5 5 MA A AR GAR R R ITA S $5 QUE E SO SO S B BL BLA NC NCO & C C HIP HIP S 2 F F OR O $5 SOF OF T SHE E S LL LL TAC TAC OS S Choice of chicken or beef. LU U NC NC H H CH CHE ESEBUR GER GER SLIDER MEA TBALL SUB MEDITERRANEAN PAS TA SALAD GRILLE D C C HICKEN CAESAR SALAD BEEF CHILI DOG BO BON ELESS CHI CKE N N WINGERS BU BUF FAL AL O C O HIC C KEN KEN SU U B B Bags with Bobby! Biginners WelcomeCornhole 7pm Close Blitz Trivia is Back with Eric! 6:30pm 9:30pm COME FOR THE FOOD, STAY FOR THE SPORTS! KARAOKE WITH JAN 5:308:30PM.79 JUMBO WINGSMin. of 10 BEST WINGS IN TOWN, WITHOUT A DOUBT $2 OFF ANY STEVIES BASKET10 FOR $6.99 BONELESS CHICKEN WINGERS Friday Friday FISH FRY & BEER YUENGLING BEER BATTERED FISH FRY $9.99 Served with fries and slaw.GROUPER FRY $12.99Served with fries and slaw. 7 FOR $7 LUNCHMON-FRI NEW LUNCH MENUAvailable till 3 pm INCLUDES a soft drink or an alcoholic drink at Happy Hour Prices. Dine in only. 7 7 7 7 c c h h o o i i i c c e e s s f f o o r r r r $ $ 7 7 e e a a c c h h 7 7 7 7 7 $ $ $ 7 7 7 7 7 f f f f f o o o r r r r STEVIES TREASURES AND SIGNATURE DRINKS HAVE ARRIVED! Thursday Thursday 2 for 1 DRINKS ALL DAY House Wine, Domestic Drafts & All Well DrinksMon-Thurs 3-7pm & 9pm-close. Friday All Day! 3 7 9 l F i d HAPPY HOUR Live Music Friday Evening! 7-10pm Robin & Dean In n tr tr tr r od od od od uc uc uc uc in in in i g t th h e e Be Be st t s C C C Ch ic ic ag ag o o De De ep p p p D Di sh sh h P P iz iz iz za ! Piled high with premium Grande mozzarella cheese, cooked to perfection and topped with our home made pizza sauce. OUR BEEF AND CHICKEN IS NEVER FROZEN! Let Stevies Cater Your Weekend Party Call 239-352-4233 @stevietomatos | Naples 239-352-4233, Pebblebrooke Plaza, 15215 Collier Blvd #301, Naples, FL 34119 St t ev ev ie ie s Tr Tr easu re e s s & & Si gn atur e e Dr in n k ks ks H H H av a e A Ar r ri ve e d d SNO W CRAB, BO ON E IN RIB EYE, F ILL E ET, PO OR TERHOUSE STE AK AK, SIG G NAT N URE MARTI N NIS HA HAN D CRAF TED ED COC OC KTA A ILS ILS & & CL CLA SSI I C CS Ne Ne Ne Ne w w La La La te te te N N N ig g g ig ht h h h C C C Cr r a av v v i in in gs M M M en n e u u u u 1 1 10P 0P M M M T ILL CL O OS SI N NG G G G RO LL L I N NT T O THE W WE EKEND WI WI T TH H T T H HE B ES S T T FO O F OD O DRIN KS S & HAP PY Y H H OU O R, MA JO O R R L LE AG UE B B ASEBALL, P P GA A GOLF, BOX IN N G, TENNIS, N A AS CAR, M M A AR R TIAL AR T TS S CHAMPI O ON SHIP S OC OC CE E R, RUGBY A N ND COLLEGE & NFL FOOTBALL N (NAPLES ONLY) LOB STE TE E E R R R $ 14. 99 99 6-oz. lobster tail with a salad and steak fries. TWI I N N N T AIL L S S $ 24. 4. 99 99 Served with a salad and steak fries. SUR R F F F & T TU RF $ $2 24 .996-oz. Lobster tail and 6-oz. let with a salad and steak fries.SUC C CU CU UL ENT NT BABY BAC K R IB BS $1 1 1 1. 1.9 .9 9Full rack served slaw and French fries. SUC UC UC C C CUL CUL ENT ENT NT ENT B BA BA BAB B Y B Y B ACK K AC R R R RIB B S $ $ 11. 99 99 Full rack served with slaw and French fries From kid s m SUNDAY Live Music Saturday7-10pm Sonny Kenn LOB O STE E R $ R$ R 14 99 L SATURDAY Live Entertainment 7-10pm9/12-9/18All special offers available with the purchase of a beverage. Dine in only. s Buckeyes Football Watch Sat, Sept 15 at 8:00pmCELEBRATE EVERYDAY WITH US! CALL FOR RESERVATIONS 263-3474 THE DISH The Dish: Norwegian Baguette (with strawberry cake.) The Price: $9.95 The Place: Sweet Ps Bakery & Bistro 12801 University Dr., Suite 5 Fort Myers, Florida 33907 (239) 672-4624 PsBakeryBistro/ The Hours: Monday Friday 8:30 a.m. 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Closed The Details: Sweet Ps is located next to the big Morgan & Mogan building off Summerlin, so not a hard to find place. I caught wind there were new French owners, Rmy and Ophelie, who just moved here, so I felt certain of authenticity. I proved right. Parking was easy on the bottom foor of the parking garage with restaurant adjacent to it, without any real signs on the street, though. The special of the day was a Norwegian Baguette, consisting of a just made French baguette with soft smoked salmon, sweet cherry tomatoes, sour cream and avacados. As expected, what made it most delicious was the open-faced baguette, freshly made daily down the street at Aux Dlices Artisan Bakery and Cafe by the renowened and top SWFL French chef Andre Gratesol. The simple presentation by a busy owner Chef Rmy offered the dish with a hearty offering of locally grown greens topped with carrots and thousand island dressing, which was satisfyingly pleasant and filling, although not too heavy. It was served quickly and devoured almost as fast. In a wordmagnifique. The Dessert: The options were plenty and, while you can't go wrong with any pastry or croissant there, I found the strawberry cake particularly delicious. Hearty as if a buttery pound cake, still delectable with strawberries baked in and a berry basil drizzle with a cup of espresso made it the perfect finish to a lunch far from the American fare were used to here. Eric Raddatz


C22 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EAT. DRINK. STAY AWHILE.Ft. Myers/Estero Ft. Myers Naples $20 cover will be charged for all guests seated when the main event starts. Youll also receive $20 back in the form of two $10 vouchers valid on a future visit 10/1-11/30/18.SAT SEP 15 8PM ET CANELO VS GGG COME TO OUR HOUSE FOR THE BIG FIGHTAND GET $20 BACK! 239-231-3912 221 9th Street South, Naples,FL 34102 in the Bellasera Resort SUMMER CELEBRATION MENU HAPPY HOUR: 2-5 PM Daily BRUNCH Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 AM 2 PMFeaturing endless mimosas & other drink specials LUNCH Monday-Friday: 11 AM 2 PM DINNER 5 PM Nightly ENTREE FREE Naples Best Kept Secret... Great spots around Third Street SouthA trio worth noting3KARENSTHREE FOR1 MEDITERRANO 336 13th Ave. S., 261-7498, www.mediterrano-naples.comFrom its aqua-hued walls to the warm hospitality of owner Milos Ljubenovic, Mediterrano makes guests feel as if they are dining in a cozy caf along the Mediterranean. The menu amplifies that impression, with its well-executed mlange of dishes that represent Spain, Morocco, Italy and Greece. Im partial to the tagines and paellas, but its hard to go wrong here. If the weather allows it, dine al fresco on the lushly landscaped patio out front. This time of year, you can take advantage of a three-course early dining menu thats $29 from 5 to 6 p.m. and a three-course prix fixe menu all night for $35.2 RIDGWAY BAR & GRILL 1300 Third St. S., 262-5500, www.ridgwaybarandgrill.comTony Ridgway has been pleasing discerning palates for more decades than many of his customers have been alive. In the space that was once Chefs Garden, Mr. Ridgway now welcomes guests to a more clubby and casual dining room, but the food and service remain top drawer. Pets are welcome on the sprawling patio outdoors and some Fridays his renowned crispy fish makes a comeback. On weekends, theres also brunch. The famed Truffles carrot cake remains on the menu, as does the apple galette (which must be ordered when you place your entre order).3SEA SALT 1186 Third St. S., 434-7258, www.seasaltnaples.comChef/owner Fabrizio Aielli and his talented culinary team continue to surprise and delight with modern seafood and other culinary treats, including 130 sea salts collected from around the globe and a world-class wine list. For $34, savor the chefs summer menu, a three-course menu any evening from 5 p.m. to close. It offers a choice of three dishes in each course. The covered patio affords prime viewing of foot traffic along Third Street, and pets are always welcome. Karen Feldman, COURTESY PHOTOPets are welcome on the sprawling patio outdoors at Ridgway Bar & Grill.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13-19, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 CUISINE REVIEWCote DAzurs new chef/owner gives food solid new approachWhen it comes to French cuisine, Neapolitans are downright spoiled. What other city of this size that can boast 14 restaurants dedicated to the ambitious, exacting style of cooking found in French restaurants? Menus and style differ in fact, some are more breakfast and lunch cafes than all-out restaurants but they are similar in their love of wines, cream sauces and fresh, top-drawer ingredients married in combinations that form dishes full of satisfying textures and flavor. That said, Ive visited Cote DAzur several times over the years and, until my most recent visit, I could not understand what all the fuss was about. When I had a yearning for French, I would generally continue south to other establishments at which Ive had consistently better meals. In June 2017, chef James Waller and his wife, Darlene, took over the place. They are from California, where Mr. Waller made a name for himself in culinary circles, particularly when it came to sustainable seafood and local products. He initially stated he wasnt going to change Cote DAzur as it was popular the way it was, but now that hes gotten comfortable, it appears that he has, at least in some subtle ways. The dining room feels the same long and narrow, with a row of tables on each side under cheery yellow awnings and a third down the middle, making for a cozy ambience, particularly when full. Colorful cans of olive oil still stand on each table along with a ceramic dish that holds a pool of oil well seasoned with herbs and spices just right for dipping the crusty French bread thats delivered shortly after customers arrive. This isnt an inexpensive place to dine, but Mr. Waller is offering a special summer three-course menu that features a choice of three appetizers, three entrees and chocolate mousse for dessert along with glasses of wine with the appetizer and entre. Its $40 plus $8 for the wine. Im not sure how long the summer menu is available, but the regular menus broader choices drew our attention on this night. The wine list is varied and offers some interesting choices, both French and otherwise. I am, of course, on the company dime, so I passed up the Bordeaux and headed to a more moderately priced pinot noir by Siduri. This 2013 Santa Rita Hills red has lots of fruit and a touch of violets. It was delicious on its own and paired particularly well with a filet mignon. Our server was gracious from the start of the meal to the end. Granted, it is September and the place wasnt overflowing with business, but it got busy as the evening wore on and we never felt rushed or forgotten. He kept our wine and water glasses full, checked on us regularly to ensure all was satisfactory, delivering and clearing plates at the appropriate times. The menu is relatively small, with nine appetizers and a similar number of entrees available. There are no soups, but there are escargots, mussels, foie gras, roasted octopus and three salads, an artichoke and a crab starter from which to choose. (The summer menu did have a wild mushroom bisque as one of the three choices.) The roasted marinated artichoke hearts appetizer ($12) consisted of four plump hearts topped with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano and served with tomato pesto, basil pesto, olive tapenade and micro greens. The artichokes dominated this dish and were suitably tender and well-seasoned with the pestos and cheese. The jumbo lump crabmeat ($18) began with a mound of shredded crab atop piquillo peppers and wakame, with a zesty wasabi lime and ginger emulsion and a touch of caviar. This dish possessed the salty tang of the sea from the crab, the crunch of the seaweed, and a touch of sweetness from the peppers while the wasabi added a little bite. Although this seemed more an Asian preparation than a French one, I recall a similar dish on the menu from a previous trip but thought this version had a crisper and more satisfying execution. Entrees came from land and sea Maine lobster ($44) roasted and removed from the shell, then artfully arranged in a champagne truffle sauce with porcini mushrooms, herbs and caviar. This was a lovely and delicious dish. My only quibble is that it could have used some vegetables on the side. An 8-ounce Black Angus center cut filet mignon was served with flamb cognac, three peppercorn sauce, haricots verts and Yukon gold mashed potatoes. The steak was tender, richly flavored and cooked to order. The vegetables were perfectly done as well. While this dish didnt look as attractive as the others, the steak was a high point of the meal. Desserts of profiterole ($12) with vanilla gelato and rich, dark chocolate sauce and a Basque style flan cake ($10) were delicious. The chocolate sauce on the profiterole was so good, I could have ordered a cup of that and sipped it straight up. Throughout the meal, I watched other well-dressed parties engaging in friendly discussions with the servers, enjoying wine and lively conversations. I now understand what it is about this cheerful little spot that draws in lovers of French food and culture. Maine lobster is roasted and removed from the shell, then topped with a champagne truffle and caviar sauce with porcini mushrooms. A filet mignon was exceedingly tender and flavorful with a three-peppercorn sauce and flambeed cognac. Roasted artichoke hearts are served with tomato and basil pesto as well as olive tapenade. Crabmeat atop wakame and piquillo peppers with a touch of wasabi and ginger make a lively starter.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYBasque-style flan cake is an unusual and light ending to a meal. Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Cote DAzur,Riverchase Shopping Center 11224 Tamiami Trail N. Naples; 597-8867 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 5-9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted (also on Open Table) >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: appetizers, $12-$26; entrees, $36-$44 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Seating: Conventional tables indoors and on covered front walkway. >> Specialties of the house: Provencal cuisine >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! 4221 East Tamiami Trail Naples 239.455.5111Specials good from September 6-12, 2018. Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing. Rumors of our demise have been greatly exaggerated. 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 Mon-Wed 3pm-9pm Thurs-Sun 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 WE ARE HERE TO STAY!LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSunday-Thursday 6-9pmFri-Sat 6:30-9:30pm


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LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED SEPTEMBER 2018 Shop TalkSweet Art Gallery teams up with Clive Daniel Home. 7 Designer Q&ALeili Fatemi embraces every design challenge. 2 Design SocietyOut and about on the local design scene. 6, 14, 15 S up u u LORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTO EUROPEAN eleganceWITH A TRANSITIONAL FLAIR


2 LUXE LIVING SEPTEMBER 2018 FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comLuxe Living WriterMichael Korb Graphic DesignerMeg RoloffCirculation SupervisorTara Rosheimtara.rosheim@floridaweekly.comAccount ExecutivesCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.markle@floridaweekly.comNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie Babkakbabka@floridaweekly.comPublished by Florida Media Group LLCNaples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 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.LEILI FATEMIInternational clients make up a large part of the real estate and interior design market in this area, and homeowners from around the globe seek designers who have experience dealing with a foreign perspective. Though award-winning designer Leili Fatemi of Leili Design Studio is based locally, her stylish eye and keen sense of design have produced one-of-a-kind spaces worthy of the most worldly clients. Luxe Livings Michael Korb spoke with her about her craft. Q: What do you think makes for an excellent interior designer? A: Its a combination of having a creof Leili Design Studio brings international style to Southwest FloridaDESIGNER Q&ASEE Q&A, PAGE 4 GIOVANNI PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOThis living room with 25-foot ceilings is the perfect place to showcase three 4-by-10foot panels of original artwork above a stone media wall and linear fireplace. Italian sculptural sconces and a cowhide geometric rug balance the conversation area. Leili Fatemi F L O R I D A LEATHER G A L L E R Y BONITA SPRINGS | BRANDON | CLEARWATER | FT. MYERS | SARASOTA | TAMPA | FLORIDALEATHERGALLERY.COM V I S U A L I Z E yourself here. YOUR VISION, YOUR WAY. Florida Leather Gallery has 1000s of items in-stock & countless options to customize the look you have been dreaming of for your home.


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4 LUXE LIVING SEPTEMBER 2018 FLORIDA WEEKLY DESIGNER Q&A Q&AFrom page 2ative vision, fully understanding the space and developing a close relationship with the client in order to effectively translate their needs. A designer must understand what can be done within a space in order to enhance it. Im there every step of the way, monitoring the process very closely. Im a control freak, detail oriented and good at scheduling and working with a multitude of vendors. Q: What sets you apart from other designers? A: My background in graphic design helps me create and bring unique ideas to life. Im talking design such as 3-D art, custom fabrics and original structural elements, not just selecting items. I always challenge myself to combine graphic art with my interior design and architectural knowledge to create something special. Of course, I propose what I think is best for the space and suits my clients style and needs. Q: What does the future have in store for the interior design industry? A: I think technology is going to have a major impact both positive and negative. There are apps coming out all the time that make people think they dont need interior designers anymore. People think interior design is only about selection. What they dont know is that they dont have the knowledge of the relationship between space and objects, the knowledge of how to create a well-balanced space by combining design aspects and styles. The benefit of technology, of course, is smart home applications and the opportunities that technology presents within the home. Q: How do you make sure you create innovative solutions to maintain your success as an architect? A: Im an avid reader of interior design magazines. I also follow interior design websites, keep up with manufacturers new products and attend professional workshops. And I really, really love creating and what I do. The human brain never tires of creating something new. At least mine doesnt. Leili Design Studio 250-5588 www.leilidesignstudio.comGIOVANNI PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: A custom-designed headboard consists of white millwork over a deep blue wall covering, while a drop chandelier has been tweaked to angle the glass bulbs for a more visually appealing, luminous surface area. Below left: A light wood-look tile grounds the bright living area of this 10,000-square-foot waterfront property. Below right: Sculpturally appealing is the best way to describe this built-in bar that has an illuminated countertop and an interesting layered column. YOUR OWN LIFESTYLE Create ROYAL COVE PLAZA


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6 LUXE LIVING SEPTEMBER 2018 FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS 1 2 3 4 5 9 1. L.A. DeRiggi, Caryl Martin, Kelly Hall and Rich Corbett 2. Allie Stefanick, Christian Alonso, Emma Pritchett, Art Castellanos, Kaci Seitzinger and Dylan Scallan 3. Laura Salazar, Jason Tramonte and Charlie Gutekunst 4. Joe Metzger, Kyle Seitzinger, Wendy Seitzinger and Kaci Seitzinger 5. Elianne Abiad and Javier Salazar 6. Christian Alonso and Kyle Kitchens 7. Jorge Castro and Renee Zepeda 8. Natali Garcia and Alex Schober 9. Christian Alonso and Laura Guzman Art Castellanos, Rick McCormack and Tyler PatakDESIGN SOCIETYFlorida Southwest Chapter AIAs annual scholarship reception at Miromar Design Center 7 6 8 IMAGINE. DESIGN. BUILD.COMPLETE RENOVATIONS KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN EXTERIOR INTERIOR INTERIOR DESIGN CGC# 1507216 RENOVATIONS-PLUS.COM 239.593.620011983 TAMIAMI TRAIL N., SUITE #110, NAPLES, FL 34110OUTDOOR KITCHENS OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS PERGOLAS | WOOD TRIM LANAI CEILING TOUNGE & GROOVE ADDITIONS CROWN MOLDING CUSTOM BUILT-IN CABINETRY PAINTING | FAUX FINISHING BACKSPLASH TILE DESIGN & INSTALLATION


FLORIDA WEEKLY SEPTEMBER 2018 LUXE LIVING 7SHOP TALK BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentLook up symbiosis in the dictionary and you might just stumble across a picture of Sweet Art Gallery/CDH2 at 2100-A Trade Center Way, west of Airport-Pulling and north of Pine Ridge roads. Last year, gallery owner Dede Sweet and Daniel Lubner of Clive Daniel Home joined forces to create a design destination like no other. As one of the largest sources of contemporary art in Southwest Florida (with a whopping 14,000 square feet), its also home to Clive Daniel Home 2, the furniture retailers discount center that specializes in endof-run furnishings and accessories at 50 percent off manufacturers suggested retail prices. Fine art galleries need a lot of wall space, while furniture stores need a lot of floor space. Together they can show off their respective wares in an atmosphere that highlights both to their best advantage. Its a win-win for customers. Ms. Sweet found her niche when she opened her gallery in 2005, specializing in abstracts, expressionism, contemporary realism, and sculptures. It was just the right time, as design in Southwest Florida was beginning to shift away from the heavy Italian influence of the times. It surprised me how many people were interested in getting a new look once the area de-Tuscanized, says Ms. Sweet. Of course, her instincts were right. And area residents continue to desire and appreciate the works of artists such as Sharon Erbe, Clemente Mimun, Mary Anne Flynn Flouse, Al Razza, Brenda Belfield and others who create powerful imagery through their mediums. There are a lot of fabulous artists out there, and many of them are right in Naples, Ms. Sweet says, adding, Well take on an artist if we know we have a collector for them. Our inventory rotates, she says. Its new and its fresh and its exciting It makes my day when I can call an artist and say, Hey, I didnt just sell one I sold all three of your new paintings. Many of the works at the gallery are of the larger variety, some as big as 10-by-10 feet. Furnished room vignettes help customers make their choices. Depending on the configuration in the showroom, there can be as many as 20 rooms with 8-, 9-, 10and 12-foot ceilings where customers can experiment with particular pieces of art they might want to take home. And there are more than 300 paintings on display at any time, with many hanging in a gallery hallway as a group. Theres also a framing department. As for the furnishings of CDH2, the beauty of the space is that this is a one-stop shop that allows you to select the pieces you love and walk out of the store with them at that moment. Its a godsend for homeowners and designers alike who are in need of items immediately, perhaps to finish a project or replace something that doesnt work. If you see it at the gallery, you can have it right then. It is really beautiful furniture at a really good price, says Tania Miller, who manages the CDH side of things. What we really love is the set-up as vignettes. Its beautifully done. You dont have lines of recliners or sofas in row after row ... You can see what it really would look like in your house. Selection changes daily, so its always worth stopping in to see whats new. Customers also love the fact that there are no commissioned salespeople, so the atmosphere is relaxed and upbeat. Whether you are shopping for linen napkins, some decorative candles or one statement piece of art, you dont feel any pressure. In fact, during season the spot is a host gallery for Art Alive, which takes place the first Wednesday evening of every month NovemberApril. The gallery can see anywhere from 300-400 people on those nights. Regular store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and, in season, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Sweet Art Gallery/CDH2 2100-A Trade Center Way 597-2110 www.clivedaniel.comSweet Art Gallery/CDH2Where fine art and fine furnishings stylishly convergeVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY The space showcases vibrant, contemporary works of art set against the luxury closeout inventory of CDH2. Best of all, its shop is arranged in room-sized vignettes that help customers visualize what the art and furnishings might look like in their own home. Above and below: The contemporary art of Sweet Art Gallery and fine furnishings of Clive Daniel Home 2 converge in a space that checks all the boxes for homeowners and interior designers alike. Left: Dede Sweet, seated, of Sweet Art Gallery and Tania Miller of CDH2 beside an abstract painting by Al Razza titled CQ3. Dede Sweet, seated, and Tania Miller


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10 LUXE LIVING SEPTEMBER 2018 FLORIDA WEEKLY COVER STORYLORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTOSTop: The living area of this sixth-floor condo is comfortable and welcoming yet maintains an overall air of sophistication. Lana Knapp of Collins & DuPont Design Group kept conversation areas intimate as to balance the wide Gulf of Mexico views. Above: The bedrooms reflect Old World simplicity without sacrificing style. Feminine details subtly keep the retreat inviting and relaxing. BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentOne of the nice things about house hunting in Naples is that when you finally decide to buy a property, you have an amazing variety of options. Another nice thing is that we have a lot of aging condos in need of rehabilitation, which can often make a fabulous location an affordable option. This 3,200-square-foot, three-bedroom, 3-bath condo overlooking the Gulf of Mexico was neither aging nor in need of updating, however. Just three years old and never lived in, it was finished in what is often referred to as decorator ready. Thats a euphemism for you probably dont want to live like this. And thats certainly how the new owner felt. It had concrete floors, and although the kitchen and bathrooms were intact, it had a very unfinished look, says Lana Knapp, senior designer at Collins & DuPont Design Group, who turned the space into a showplace that says style and elegance with a decidedly European accent. In pulling a Henry Higgins to polish the rough stone into a proper manse, Ms. Knapp left no corner untouched. This was really a complete rip-out and redo because they had used buildergrade lighting, builder-grade drywall, plain rocker switches she says. I put in a new Lutron system for the client, put in all new lighting and new plumbing. The master bathroom got a whole new layout. Prior to beginning the work, Ms. Knapp visited the homeowners property in Washington, D.C., in order to get a sense of her style and taste. The homeowner wanted a transitional look but with European flair. That meant creating beautiful details, many of which feel quite modern, that would work with the spaces more traditional backbone. One of the homes most unique features is a glass-encased lounge. Thats an inside room, says Ms. Knapp. There are no windows. So it EUROPEAN eleganceWITH A TRANSITIONAL FLAIR


FLORIDA WEEKLY SEPTEMBER 2018 LUXE LIVING 11was very important to get light in. A lot of light comes through the unit, and I needed it to travel to that room. Entry to the lounge is via a sliding glass barn door-style door. Tiered ceiling details allow for soft ambient lighting, while backlighting comes from copper valances that were water-jet cut into a lace pattern. That copper continues on a structural column, transforming a drainpipe into a distinctive design statement. We made it a positive rather than a negative, Ms. Knapp says about the pipe that could not be removed. Originally intended to serve as a smoking room for the homeowners son, who enjoys a nice cigar with a glass of wine after dinner when he comes to visit, the lounge turned out so lovely that hes been relegated to the lanai for those smokes. The great room feels particularly traditional and is perfect for daily afternoon tea as well as social gatherings. Its a very intimate space, Ms. Knapp says. And the view is incredible. The more formal sitting area features a curved couch and allows for even more intimacy. As a whole, the space has a very traditional feel but with significant 21st century underpinnings throughout. The master bathroom is a perfect example. A traditional vanity is floating and underlit, while a bench with acrylic legs lends a modern touch. The artwork on the wall is a contemporary piece with shades of amethyst, gold, silver and charcoal. Throughout the home it is obvious that the owner prefers curves over straight lines. Its safe to say its feminine and suits her to a T. Ceiling details throughout are curved and designed to best enhance the 10-foot height. Perhaps theres no better COVER STORY Above: The glass-walled lounge has no windows but capitalizes on the abundant light that fills the rest of the main living area. Acrylic furnishings and custom lighting help maintain the feeling of openness. Below: The dining rooms reverse coffered ceiling adds a bit of whimsical elegance. Above: The foyer sets the tone for the entire unit thanks to spectacularly detailed custom flooring imported from Italy. On the cover and above right, at top: The master bath mixes old and new to create a thoroughly modern space. Above right, at bottom: The master bedroom is all curvy elegance and femininity. spot to appreciate that detail than in the elevator lobby with its rich accouterments and flooring that is Old World craftsmanship at its finest. Walnut, white French oak and brushed stainless steel fleur-de-lis insets were painstakingly cut into a beautiful pattern in Italy and brought here as the foundation for a one-of-a-kind foyer. In keeping with the stainless steel insets, the grass cloth wall covering has a hint of silver thread running through it. That floor was the inspiration for the rest of the home, Ms. Knapp says. The rest just fell into place It has European flair for sure. The homeowner loves the quality. She loves the curved lines. And she insists, as she should, on quality everywhere. Its definitely one of a kind.Decorator ready? More like designerand-owner magic. Collins & DuPont Design Group 296 14th Ave. S 470-0245;


12 LUXE LIVING SEPTEMBER 2018 FLORIDA WEEKLY SHOPPING TRIPIts hip to be square (or a pentagon or an isosceles triangle or an octagon, etc.)When we think of trends, we tend to think of colors and tones, not shapes. But geometric forms are finding their way into our living spaces and were loving it. From tables and lamps to fabrics and rugs, shapes and patterns are a wonderful way to think outside of the box. Check out some of these items available locally. Geometric link rug from Feizy, available at Clive Daniel Home 261-4663Cityscape console by Lexington, available at Norris Furniture & Interiors 263-0580Elias bronze and gold wall art by Uttermost Accessories, available at International Design Source 591-1114Dorrin geometric floral art by Uttermost Accessories, available at International Design Source 591-11143-D geometric cabinet by Jonathan Charles, available at International Design Source 591-1114 SINCE 197 5LIGHTING


FLORIDA WEEKLY SEPTEMBER 2018 LUXE LIVING 13 Terica geometric accent chair by Uttermost Living Room, available at International Design Source 591-1114Accent chair with metal frame wrapped with split rattan, available at Patina Collection 300-0092Geometric coffee table by Sarreid Living Room, available at International Design Source 591-1114Bold outdoor rugs in rust and ivory, and blue and aqua, available at KB Patio 591-2000 e b y a ble u rc e com 114 300-0092 SHOPPING TRIP *See your PLC sales representative for more information. 1408 Railhead Boulevard, Naples, Florida 34110 O 239.260.1890 W Call us today to set up a complimentary estimate! CALL TODAY ABOUT A FREE ACCESSORY PACKAGE FOR YOUR NEW CLOSETSothebys International Realty and Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. The Venetian Village O ce 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 Naples, Florida 34103 DAVE & ANN RENNERTrusted. Proven. Respected.DAVE RENNER ANN RENNER Sparkling Lakefront Gem Bridgewater Bay 3380 Sandpiper Way Gorgeous single family home


14 LUXE LIVING SEPTEMBER 2018 FLORIDA WEEKLY DESIGN SOCIETYLaunch party at Clive Daniel Home for SoCe Flats, the new South of Central mixed-use developmentTIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY 3 2 1 4 5 6 7 81. Marcella Ade and Jerry Ade 2. Alisha Cage and Sherry Irvin 3. Tony Spano and Daniel Lubner 4. Kimberly Alvord, Lorraine McDade and Michael McDade 5. Carley Eibel, Kelly Toukeinen, Alex Cass and Lisa Potter 6. Jennifer Evens, Jackie Nelson and Susan Jones 7. Joe Sylvester, Kathy Sylvester, Krysta Sylvester and Brian Giacomello 8. Matthew Kragh, Berne Barton and Adam Smith 6 1. M arce ll a Ad e an d 2. Alisha C a g e and 3. Ton y S p 4. Kimberl y 5. Carle y S 5 Megan Faulconer and Mike Assaad Barbie Kellam, Brian Roland and Jenny Haire


FLORIDA WEEKLY SEPTEMBER 2018 LUXE LIVING 15Norris Furniture & Interiors welcomes Barclay Butera and Lexington Home BrandsDESIGN SOCIETY1. Barclay Butera, Renee Norris and Larry Norris 2. Timothy Crane, Linda Curtis, Chad Elkins, Keve Butterfeld and Susan Gardner 3. Keely Hill, KC Contarsy, Maggie Sullivan and Susan Salimbene 4. Linda Gangeri, Rob Coe, Alyssa DeLora, Barclay Butera, Fern Schmidt and Timothy Crane 5. Jim Burke and Larry Norris 6. Sydney Leigh Warren, Luanza, Maitland and Angela DiFranceisco 1 3 2 4 6TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYEditors note: Norris Furniture & Interiors was a Silver Aurora Honoree for Best Interior Merchandising of a home priced more than $800,000 in the 39th annual Aurora Awards sponsored by the Southeast Building Conference. The firm was inadvertently left out of a list of honorees that appeared in the August issue of Luxe Living. 5 9.30.18.


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