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GEORGE GIARDINI HOLDS STONE CRAB season akin to mopping floors and washing dishes. Ah, shellfish nostalgia. Hes the boy who grew up in the back of Carmines Gourmet Market. And Carmine was his dad. Just the thought of the sweet, meaty claws sends him back to his 12-year-old self, when he would help carry in the first catch as fast as he could, cause he couldnt taste those claws fast enough. Soon as they came in, we ate em,Ž said Mr. Giardini, now 42. First catch of the season, you cant get any fresher than that.Ž Stone crab season runs from October 15 to May 15. Mr. Giardini has heard from stone crabbers, traps are filling up quick. Managing his fathers seafood department in Palm Beach Gardens, he says he will be seeing stone crabs “You bite into the sweet, add the sting of mustard and ‘Whoa’ goes your mouth.” — Chef Bernard, Lola’s Seafood Eatery Bringing in the first catch. A10 >>inside: CRAZYFORCLAWSSO LONG SUMMER HEAT, HELLO SWEET MEAT BY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@” COUR TESY PHOTOSStone crab season officially started Oct. 15.SEE CLAWS, A10 XSylvia Earle has soared to the heights by plunging to the depths. The former chief scientist at NOAA, she set a record for solo diving to a depth of 3,300 feet. Dubbed Her DeepnessŽ by the New Yorker and The New York Times, Dr. Earle will speak Oct. 21 at the Loggerhead Marinelife Centers Go Blue Awards lun-cheon at PGA National Resort. The bottom of the ocean is an amazing place, Dr. Earle says. I wish everyone could experience it, and Ill try to convey some of that,Ž she says by phone from her home in Oakland, Calif. I actually have some video clips that I can share that will con-vey it.Ž She has been drawn to the ocean since she was swept away by a wave at the age of 3. Others go for the surf, the sea life.But what draws Dr. Earle to the depths? Mine is just attraction „ curiosity. You never know whats going to be in the next few feet of where youre able to go, but you know its going to be good.Ž And so far it has been very good to the doctor, who has pioneered research on Student of the oceans to speak at Loggerhead luncheonBY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” SEE LUNCHEON, A6 X BILL CORNWELL A2 WINE A35PETS A14HEALTHY LIVING A12 BUSINESS A15REAL ESTATE A21ARTS A24EVENTS A26 FILM A29 NETWORKING A19PUZZLES A32SOCIETY A33 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715Colony croonersThe hotel’s Royal Room is the place to be this season. A24 X INSIDE SocietySee who’s out and about in Palm Beach County. A33 X Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. X WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 Vol. II, No. 2  FREE Choose a chalice It’s important to pick the right vessel for your wine. A35 XMursing lamentWhat woman can love a man who carries a purse? A27 XEARLE


The news that a friend has died is never good, of course, but in Roberts case his passing seems particularly trag-ic „ as much for the lost promise of his life as anything else. Robert and I grew up together. I could throw a rock from my house to his. He was a year older, and we went to the same grammar school and high school. He was one of those guys who just seemed to be charmed. He was a pass-able athlete and an incredibly gifted stu-dent. Robert was one of the best writers I have ever encountered, and he was editor of the high school newspaper. I did not know a single person who said they disliked him. His wry humor was always delivered with an impec-cable deadpan style. He was president of the high school student body, and his signature campaign issue was a promise to rid the campus of cold toilet seats. We all howled, but the schools administration was not amused. They thought it unseemly and inappro-priate to be giving speeches about toilet seats. Robert won in a landslide. After high school he went to Tulane University in New Orleans, where he was the most popular guy in his fraternity. I visited him at Tulane on spring break during his freshman year. Some-how, he had landed us a keyŽ to the New Orleans Playboy Club. After an evening with the Bunnies, we made our way down to the waterfront and a won-derfully seedy bar, where we watched the sun rise with a man who insisted he was a soldier of fortuneŽ and also insisted on buying the house drinks. Robert graduated with high honors from Tulane (he was Phi Beta Kappa) and then headed off to Stanford Uni-versity for graduate school. In the meantime, he was offered a prestigious internship at the Washington bureau of The New York Times.While at Stanford, Robert wrote for the newspaper there and collected an impres-sive array of clippings. He got his masters degree in communications and became a protg of one Stanfords most esteemed instructors.But then something happened. Robert changed. Instead of embarking on the meritori-ous career he appeared to be des-tined for, he returned to our hometown. I was long gone by then, but I began to receive disturbing reports. He appeared spaced-outŽ and just plain weird,Ž I was told. Apparently, he roamed a golf course at night, mumbling to himself, and worked part time at the Internal Revenue Service as a file clerk. I saw him a few times during this period, and it was like viewing a stranger. In his mid-20s, Robert was diagnosed with diabetes and he became obsessed with his disease. He would bring his blood-sugar down to levels that sent him into comas. Several times, paramedics had to break into his shabby apartment and revive him. No amount of reasoning would work on Robert in this regard, and finally, a physician told his mother that Robert could not be allowed to administer insulin to himself; it was too dangerous, and a fatal overdose would surely occur.And so, at less than 30 years of age, Robert was forced into a nursing home. The next youngest resident was 71 years old. I would get a card from him every Christmas, and they always began with this line: Greetings from hell!ŽIt became so painful to see his decline that, to my shame, I limited contact. It was a torture to see this young man of such considerable talent and personal-ity wasting away. Robert was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which was successfully treated. By the time he reached his mid-50s, he had spent roughly half his life forcibly housed in a nursing home. Then, without warning, he died in his sleep. There had been no sign that any-thing was wrong, and it was assumed that his heart simply wore out. I found out that Robert had been afflicted with schizophrenia „ a fact that he never chose to share with me. The last time I saw Robert, years ago, he was somewhat lucid. We talked base-ball and books, and he told me that he had not written another word „ other than bizarre notes and such „ after leaving Stanford. Maybe you should start back writing,Ž I said. Robert shook his head. No, its over, finished.Ž As I left, Robert seemed to emerge a little from his fog. Remember that night at the Playboy Club?Ž he asked. I laughed, adding that it was indeed a night to remember. With that bit of nostalgia, I was gone and out of Roberts life forever.I should have gone back to see him but, as I realize now, I simply lacked the cour-age to be the friend I should have been. Q FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 n b h N e w d bill CORNWELL O COMMENTARYR.I.P., Robert. I wish I’d been a better friend 561.625.5070THE HEART ATTACK RISK ASSESSMENT ITS FREE.ITS WHY EXPERIENCE MATTERS IN HEART CARE. The more heart emergencies that a team handles „ the more angioplasties and heart surgeries it performs „ the better the outcomes. The better the results. This is a fact. Experience is what it takes to deliver our kind of heart care. This is what it takes to get the job done.The way we do it.


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PAGE 4 FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 PublisherMichelle Nogamnoga@floridaweekly.comEditor & Circulation Director Betty Reporters & ColumnistsScott Simmons Athena Ponushis Tim Norris Jan Norris Hap Erstein Mary Jane Fine Artis Henderson Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Bill Cornwell Linda Lipshutz Leslie Lilly Roger Williams Yona MishaninaPhotographersScott B. Smith Rachel Hickey Jose CasadoPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersPaul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Hope Jason Nick Bear Hannah ArnoneChris AndruskiewiczCirculationSteve West Shawn Sterling Chelsea Crawford Rachel HickeyAccount ExecutivesBarbara Shafer Duke Thrush dthrush@floridaweekly.comPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: FLORIDA WEEKLY 11380 Prosperity Farms Road, Suite 103 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 Phone 561.904.6470  Fax: 561.904.6456 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2011 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 561.904.6470 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $29.95 in-county$49.95 in-state  $54.95 out-of-state There is no better testament to the marketing prowess of Herman Cain than that he gets applause when he tells audiences hes not a politician „ in the course of seeking their votes for the highest political office in the land. Mitt Romney plays a version of the same card, arguing that career politi-cians got us into this mess, and they simply dont know how to get us out.Ž If Cain and Romney think so poorly of politics as a vocation, they could easily save themselves from any further taint. They could drop their arduous schedules, their fundraising pleas, their very public roles that open them up to ridicule and attack, and return to com-fortable lives that would be welcomed by the vast majority of Americans who dont thirst after political distinction. Of course, neither of them will fold up shop until it becomes impossible to go on, or he succeeds. They dont have the courage of what they want us to believe are their anti-politician convictions. Cains status as a non-officeholder is entirely an accident of the poor judg-ment of Republican primary voters in his state of Georgia. He ran for the nomination to the U.S. Senate in 2004. He lost. Had he won, he might well be in his seventh year and second term in the Senate, where politicians go to live out their days blissfully free of any serious responsibilities. Romney avoided becoming a career politician by a similar route. He ran for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts in 1994 and lost, ran for governor of the state in 2002 and served one term before setting his sights on higher office, and ran for the Republican nomination for presi-dent in 2008 and lost. Hes been running for president ever since. All in all, hes made a pretty good political career out of not being a career politician. The business experience of a Cain or a Romney is enriching, no doubt. They are more impressive for it. But what will be more relevant if Romney becomes president, his time as manage-ment consultant or his time as gover-nor of Massachusetts? Romney was a flawed candidate in 2008 and „ by most accounts „ is a better candidate now. That has everything to do with having acquired more political experience by passing through the fire of running for president once before. Amid the slings of outrageous fortune, the politician learns how to inspire and persuade, how to avoid unnecessary minefields and pick his fights, when to accommodate his opponents and when to confront them, how to build a coali-tion and keep it together. A businessman might have similar challenges, but they arent played out in the public arena in the context of a balky, democratic political system that rarely moves on the basis of one mans orders. And the businessmans work doesnt depend on a philosophical commitment to a set of ideas. The best politicians, like the non-businessman Ronald Rea-gan, translate their principles into real-ity in a way that rises to statesmanship. Its not important not to be a politician; its important to be a really good one. Q „ Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINIONThe businessman canard c a e m h n rich LOWRY Special to Florida Weekly O Back when Barack Obama was still just a U.S. senator running for presi-dent, he told a group of donors in a New Jersey suburb, Make me do it.Ž He was borrowing from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who used the same phrase (according to Harry Belafonte, who heard the story directly from Eleanor Roosevelt) when responding to legend-ary union organizer A. Philip Randolphs demand for civil rights for African-Americans. While President Obama has made conces-sion after con-cession to both the corporate-funded tea party and his Wall Street donors, now that he is again in campaign mode, his progressive crit-ics are being warned not to attack him, as that might aid and abet the Republi-can bid for the White House. Enter the 99 percenters. The Occupy Wall Street ranks continue to grow, inspiring more than 1,000 solidarity protests around the country and the globe. After weeks, and one of the larg-est mass arrests in U.S. history, Obama finally commented: I think people are frustrated, and the protesters are giving voice to a more broad-based frustration about how our financial system works.Ž But neither he nor his advisers „ or the Republicans „ know what to do with this burgeoning mass movement. Following the controversial Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, which allows unlimited corporate dona-tions to support election advertising, the hunger for campaign cash is insatiable. The Obama re-election campaign aims to raise $1 billion. According to the Cen-ter for Responsive Politics, the financial industry was President Obamas second-largest source of 2008 campaign contri-butions, surpassed only by the lawyers/ lobbyists industry sector. The suggestion that a loss for Obama would signal a return to the Bush era has some merit: The Associated Press reported recently that almost all of (Mitt) Romneys 22 special advisers held senior Bush administration positions in diplomacy, defense or intelligence. Two former Republican senators are included as well as Bush-era CIA chief Michael Hayden and former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.Ž But so is the Obama presiden-cy an expansion of the Bush era, unless there is a new Push era.Ž The organic strength of Occupy Wall Street defies the standard dismissals from the corporate medias predictably stale stable of pundits. For them, it is all about the divide between the Repub-licans and the Democrats, a divide the protesters have a hard time seeing. They see both parties captured by Wall Street. Richard Haass, head of the establish-ment Council of Foreign Relations, said of the protesters, Theyre not serious.Ž He asked why they are not talking about entitlements. Perhaps it is because, to the 99 percent, Social Security and Medicare are not the problem, but rather growing inequality, with the 400 richest Ameri-cans having more wealth than half of all Americans combined. And then there is the overwhelming cost and toll of war, first and foremost the lives lost, but also the lives destroyed, on all sides. Its why, for example, Jose Vasquez, executive director of Iraq Veterans Against the War, was down at Occupy Wall Street Monday night. He told me: Its no secret that a lot of veterans are facing unemployment, homelessness and a lot of other issues that are deal-ing with the economy. A lot of people get deployed multiple times and are still struggling. ... Ive met a lot of veterans who have come here. I just met a guy who is active duty, took leave just to come to Occupy Wall Street.Ž The historic election of Barack Obama was achieved by millions of people across the political spectrum. For years during the Bush administration, people felt they were hitting their heads against a brick wall. With the election, the wall had become a door, but it was only open a crack. The question was, would it be kicked open or slammed shut? It is not up to one person. Obama had moved from community organizer in chief to commander in chief. When forces used to having the ear of the most powerful person on Earth whisper their demands in the Oval Office, the president must see a force more powerful outside his window, whether he likes it or not, and say, If I do that, they will storm the Bastille.Ž If theres no one out there, we are all in big trouble. Q „ Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. „ Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!,Ž a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier,Ž recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller. U d w t h T amy GOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly O A new Bush era or push era?


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Comprehensive Womens Health....-Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Bleeding -Essure in-office permanent birth control-DaVinci Robotic Surgery -Routine Gynecology & Obstetrics r4BNVFM-FEFSNBOr.%'"$0( r(MPSJB)BLLBSBJOFOr.%'"$0( r4ZMWJB4JFHGSJFEr.%'"$0( r+PZ($BWBMBSJTr.%'"$0( r-PSJ4FWBMEr.%'"$0(r.BSDFMB-B[Pr.%r#BSCBSB5FMBOr$/.r.FMBOJF+POFTr"3/1Lake Worth, West Palm Beach and introducing Our new location in Palm Beach Gardens Join us for our Grand Opening FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 Saturday, November 12 8:00am – 5:00pmRegistration begins at 8:00am Doubletree Hotel, Palm Beach Gardens8CE/8CME $105 FDHA/ADHA members $125 for all non-members Group discounts for your entire of ce team please call 561.310.3462 All payments must be paid online by November 9 eetings-and-ceu-sThis fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and refreshm ents at the coffee/latte bar. Attendees will be able to receive up to 8 CEs fo r the day. CEs and CMEs will be submitted to CE Broker once attendee has completed co urse.Speakers:Rui P. Fernandes, DMD, MD “Oral Cancer: A Comprehensive Review from Diagnosis to Post Treatment Surveillance” Charles Stewart IV, MD will be focusing on cancers below the mandible including the thyroid and lymph nodes. He will guide in extra or al exams by educating clinicians on what to look for speci cally when screening patients, the risk factors, and prevention as well as life after su rgery. Vidya S. Rajpara, MD & Carlin Stob-Rykse “Dermatology Detection of Head and Neck Cancers” Sean C. Domnick, Esq. “Medical Errors” George Love, Jr., DOM “Treatment of Head and Neck with Traditional Chinese Medicine Utilizing Self-Massage, Acupressure Tools and Me dical Qigong” and “Treatment of Cancer in Traditional Chinese Medicine Utilizing Food Therapy, Magnetic Field Therapy and Medical Qigong” Palm Beach County Dental Hygiene Association Invites you and your team to attend our secondHead, Neck and Oral Cancer Seminar Establishing a platform to connect Dental and Medical Professionals in addressing Head and Neck Cancer In case you havent noticed, fall is here. But even if the frost is not on the pumpkin, there at least are pumpkins. And there is a celebration of all things fall Oct. 22 at the Jupiter Country Hoe-down at Abacoa Town Center. There will be country music and barbecue. Thats no bull, says Lainey Ruskay, director of the event. But there will be a mechanical bull. Its a big draw,Ž says Ms. Ruskay, adding that she will not be riding, but knows a lot of peo-ple who will. We dont have anything like it in the area,Ž Ms. Ruskay says. There is no other fall-themed, no other country-western event in the northern county. Then we added the Wounded Warriors and it just made sense.Ž A portion of the proceeds will benefit A Wounded Warriors Second Chance (AWWSC), a non-profit organization that assists wounded service members and their families with their transition from military to civilian life. Its an organization thats near and dear to everyones heart,Ž Ms. Ruskay says. We help these kids transition back to active duty or back to civilian life,Ž says Mary Hinton, a former Jupiter mayor and executive director of Wounded Warriors. We love them.Ž The organization has a compound of four homes on West Riverside Drive in Jupiter to which it brings wounded mili-tary members and their families after they have been released from hospitals across the country. These families have unrelenting issues and you would never know it,Ž Ms. Hinton says. All of ours are combat injured, too.Ž Local country music favorites, such as the Amber Leigh Band, Tom Jackson and Burnt Biscuit, will perform and country dancers The Chili Chicks will perform throughout the day. Oh, and did we mention the barbecue? There will be a Backyard BBQ Cookoff, with local chefs putting their spin on grilled and smoked fare. Judges for the event include Jupiter Town Councilman Todd Wodras-ka, Dano from radios The Love Doctors,Ž WPTV News Channel 5 meteorologist Glenn Glazer and Gen. Wayne Jackson of Wounded Warriors. These guys come in, cook and get bragging rights,Ž Ms. Ruskay says. We see who has the best in the area, then sell it.Ž There will be other fall-inspired food and beverages for sale, Ms. Ruskay says, plus a bounce house and other kids activities, eating contests and line-danc-ing lessons. Q Hoedown hightails itself into Abacoa BY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” >> Jupiter Country Hoedown is noon-10 p.m. Oct. 22 at Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter. Cost is $5 for adults, free for kids under 12. Call 847-2090 or visit O in the know


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 NEWS A9 The Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a historical marker at the entrance to the city of Palm Beach Gardens on MacArthur Boulevard and Northlake Bou-levard, in front of the historic banyan tree at 9 a.m. Oct. 21. The marker tells the story of the beginning of the city in 1959 and the efforts of the founder, John D. MacAr-thur, in having the Banyan trees planted at this location. The trees have become a living symbol of the City of Palm Beach Gardens. The Palm Beach Gar-dens Historical Society will be host a recep-tion immedi-ately following the dedication at the home at 5312 Northlake Blvd., a few blocks west of the new marker. All those in attendance are invited back to the society for coffee and doughnuts. Call 694-9696. Q DAR to dedicate historical marker Proud Premiere Pink Diamond Sponsor of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2011 The only hospital in Palm Beach County recognized for Cancer care by U.S. News & World Report I ate a lot of chocolate. I drank a lot of wine. There was a lot of anxiety. …Amy Comprehensive Breast Care at Jupiter Medical CenterTo schedule your mammogram, please call 561-263-4414.To hear Amys story, visit J UPITER M EDICAL C ENTER € 1210 S. Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, FL 33458 Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk Through Healthy Living Join us for an interactive and lively discussion about how healthy living through diet and exercise, as well as knowing your fa mily history, can help reduce your risk for breast cancer. Cathy Marinak, ARNP, MSN Genetics Counselor will provide information about genetic risk factors and genetic testing; Jeanine Secor, Clinical Research Manager will provide information about clinical research trials, including the new breast cancer prevention trial; and Maureen H. Chriske, RD, LD Registered Dietitian and Melissa Buck Exercise Specialist will talk about the importance of a healthy diet and exercise in reducing your breast cancer risk. The event will also feature a cooking demonstration with samples. Register online at or call (561) 263-2628 to make your reservation.Tuesday, October 25, 2011 € 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. € Ahlbin Building, Meeting Room ThreeCOURTESY PHOTO Rotarians Skip Bush, left, and Ed Kent present a dictionary to David Dickerson, principal of Allamanda Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens. Each year the Rotary Club International presents dictionaries to third-grade students in seven schools in northern Palm Beach County. The Rotary Club of Jupiter/Palm Beach Gardens meets every Tuesday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Palm Beach Gardens.

PAGE 10 FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 in his sleep. Particularly thanks to one woman, a customer who comes in every Christmas and orders 500 claws, cracked cocktail style. Year after year, she keeps coming back. Mr. Giardini understands the compulsion to buy stone crabs „ theyre cooked, cracked, chilled, easy. Add some Carmines homemade mustard sauce and eat. When I sit down to eat em, I cant stop,Ž he said. Its one of those things where you cant get enough. You keep going and going. Theyre so good, so sweet, so tasteful.Ž But before theyre so simple, somebody has to cook them and grade them, like Justin Grimm of Grimms Stone Crab in Ever-glades City. Hes the boy who grew up not being able to sleep the night before season start-ed. The excitement „ the boats, the stone crabbers, the trucks „ the buzz still seems to wake him three hours before he needs to be up on opening day. Grimms buys stone crabs from six boats, six days a week, roughly six months a year. Say each boat brings in 300 pounds a day, then Grimms moves over 270,000 pounds of stone crabs a season. And thats low-balling it,Ž said Mr. Grimm. Hes the third-generation-Grimm running the family business, right alongside his father and grandmother. Their website boasts, If you call us,Ž theres a 99 percent chance the person answering the phone has the last name Grimm. Mr. Grimms mother has pictures of him and his brothers in their car seats next to the grading table, where family sat sorting stone crabs into grades of medium, large, jumbo and colossal. Stone crabs are a way of life to me,Ž said the 29-year-old. I didnt really know anything else growing up.Ž These days Mr. Grimms the one who stands over the pot, cooking up to 400 pounds of claws at a time. He boils them for eight minutes, lets them cool for 10. He cooks about three hours a night, spends maybe five hours grad-ing claws the next day. Thats half a day spent processing the product,Ž Mr. Grimm said. And were one of the smaller businesses.Ž What he loves most about stone crabs happens to be what all crabbers and chefs and connoisseurs alike love „ stone crabs are sustainable „ take a claw, throw the crab back into the ocean, the crab grows a new claw. As the third generation, I know theres a chance for another generation too,Ž Mr. Grimm said. Because crabs regenerate, this industry will stay around.Ž Good for Grimms, as they already have pictures of the fourth generation to run their busi-ness posted on their website, three boys under the age of 4. The Grimm boys may be too young to remember their first taste of stone crab, but Steve Gylands the boy who remembers. The owner of Cod & Capers Seafood Market in the Gardens was 12 when he first ate a stone crab. Winning a World Book Encyclopedia contest, Mr. Gyland was treated to a free week-end in Miami Beach at the Americana Hotel. His father took him to Joes Stone Crab Restaurant „ which cel-ebrates its 99th season this year and where guests now wait two hours for the Joes experience „ stone crab claws, crusty hash browns, garlic spin-ach and warm onion rolls. More than anything, Mr. Gyland remembers the guy sitting at the table across from his „ Lloyd Bridges „ star of the ocean-adventure television series Sea Hunt.Ž All the kids knew him,Ž said Mr. Gyland, now 58. To this day, I still have a signed menu from Joes Stone Crab.Ž Forever a lover of the ocean and diving, Mr. Gyland opened his seafood market in March 1984. His stone crabs come from Islamorada, Everglades City and Hernando Beach. Every October as season nears, the business owner in him thinks, The doldrums of summer are about to be over.Ž Stone crab season coincidentally, almost perfectly mirrors our economic season,Ž said Mr. Gyland, referring to the boost from winter visitors. Last year he sold roughly 60,000 pounds of stone crabs. As for what he anticipates this year, he says the catch and the economy dictate the price. A good catch means a more reasonable price, meaning mar-kets sell more and customers feel bet-ter about their appetite. Typically prices start around where prices ended or started the previous year, then adjust to market quite rapid-ly. Mr. Gyland looks back through his books from the start of last season for ref-erence. His medium claws cost $16.95 per pound, large $23.95 per pound, jumbo $29.95 per pound and colossal $34.95 per pound. Once you buy them, you leave them alone, says Chef Bernard Uffer of Lolas Seafood Eatery. Hes the boy from Bolivia who moved here in the 70s and ate stone crabs by the bag, til he ate too much. You bite into the sweet, add the sting of mustard and Whoa goes your mouth,Ž said Chef Bernard, he prefers no last names at Lolas. Then he reiterates his point, Dont mess with stone crabs,Ž dropping sentence after sentence as if slicing it home, Leave them cold. Crack them. Serve them with mustard. Thats how people like them. Thats how you serve them.Ž He says if you must experiment, serve it in a champagne flute. Or in a martini glass, over ice, little lemon, lit-tle mustard sauce, Terrific,Ž approves the chef. Price will determine if stone crabs make his New-England-centered menu. Everybody loves stone crabs,Ž but will his customers pay? Regarding price, Cod & Capers Gyland would like to turn from eco-nomics to a quick biology lesson, something very important for the consumer to understand.Ž Stone crabs have exoskeletons. They molt. They shed their old shell and grow into a new one. That new shell is larger than their body ƒ It can take a considerable amount of time to grow into ƒ The void between the meat and claw fills with water,Ž said Mr. Gyland, summing up, We call them lites or floaters, because when you cook them, they float to the top, theres a big air cavity there.Ž And some people sell them. Mr. Gyland says these lites explain street signs advertising crab claws for $4.99 per pound. Less meat, salty meat, hol-low shells, lower price, bad impres-sion. Nothing hurts him worse than when a customer walks into his market and says, Nah, I dont care for stone crabs. Tried it, wasnt very good.Ž He reaches into his case, grabs a stone crab, cracks it, removes the shell, hands it to the customer with a napkin and says, Here, this ones on us, try it.Ž The customer tends to leave with a pound or so. And then they come back. Just like the claw of the stone crab. Their sustainability marvels Mr. Gyland, Large stone crabs can grow back in a season what we took from them in the first place. What else in the world can do that?Ž Then he brings up by-catch. Longlining for marlin may hook swordfish. Trawling for shrimp may net snapper. Any fish targeted by a net may net another fish, unintentional as it may be. Not to put negativity on those fisheries, but to make a better light for stone crabs, theres no harmful by-catch,Ž said Mr. Gyland, showing just as the crab returns to the ocean alive, any creature pulled from the trap can be returned to the ocean alive. Orlo Hilton pulled those traps for 15 or 16 years. But when he says it, Fifteen, sixteen years is all I actually did that,Ž he makes it sound like his stretch was nothing. The Everglades City man spent those years waking up early, leaving the dock by 4 oclock in the morning, so he could reach the off-shore traps CLAWSFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS /FLORIDA WEEKLYThe crew of the Kristin Anne unload their first catch of the season at Grimm’s Stone Crab in Everglades City. Above: By forklift, Joshua Grimm takes the catch — 320 pounds — to be pro-cessed. Left: Ronnie Goff boils all 320 pounds in one pot for eight minutes before icing it down. Tod Dahlke observes.BERNARD GIARDINI GYLAND


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An internationally known expert in pain management, Downing is one of a hand-ful of strong advocates for palliative care for pets, the practice of keeping animals happy and comfortable in their final days, weeks and months. We needed to find a way to help these animals live until they died,Ž Downing says. Thats what hospice is about: living fully.Ž Since the 1990s, the introduction of a series of effective nonsteroidal inflama-tory drugs (NSAIDs such as Rimadyl, Metacam and Deramaxx), along with the increased acceptance and use of comple-mentary pain medications, has changed veterinary practice. Previously, many veterinarians had avoided pain control for animals after surgery. The consensus view was that if moving hurt, a pet would be more likely to be still while healing. That thinking was changed by research showing that animals heal more quickly when pain is controlled. For veterinarians such as Downing, these improvements in pain management made it clear that in some cases, they could also ease the suffering for animals for whom they could do little else. Only a small percentage of the nations veterinarians offer end-of-life care, but there are signs that this is beginning to change. Indications of the increased inter-est include the first-ever pet hospice sym-posium at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008, followed by the founding of the International Association for Animal Hos-pice and Palliative Care the following year. The American Veterinary Medical Association recently revised its guidelines to emphasize that veterinarians who do not offer hospice services should be pre-pared to refer clients to a veterinarian who does.Ž Although advances in veterinary pain management have helped propel the idea of hospice, thats not all there is to pal-liative care. Other means of easing an animals suffering may include regular subcutaneous fluids to improve hydration „ such as I provide to my dog „ oxygen therapy and assistance devices such as slings to support weakened hind ends. Hospice help may also include physical and massage therapy as well as advice: urging the covering of slippery floors with rugs for better traction, or finding or developing diets that support a patient who may not want to eat. Complementary and alternative veterinary medicine, such as acupuncture, can be part of the package as well „ as it is for Drew. The final aspect of veterinary hospice is recognizing when its time to say goodbye. And while Im certainly not looking for-ward to it, I know Ill be better prepared for the end after the extra time together my dog and I have both enjoyed. Q A month after a diagnosis of terminal kidney failure, Drew enjoyed a four-day family camp-ing trip. Daily hospice care at home is support-ing his quality of life. Cheating death Home hospice offers options for those whose pets are dying Pets of the Week >> Jason is a 3-year-old neutered male Mnsterlnder mix. He weighs 57 pounds and loves to swim and run. He would do well in a family with older children >> Sugar is an 8-month-old spayed female. She is shy, quiet and gentle. She likes to perch high up on shelves, and curl up to sleep in small spaces. When bringing a new cat into a home, gentle introductions and a little time are recommended.To adopt or foster a petThe Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, was founded in 1925 and is a limited admission non-pro t humane society providing services to more than 10,000 animals each year. It is located at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at For adoption information call 686-6656. There is no adoption fee for anyone 55 and over, as part of the Senior to Senior program. October is National Adopt a Dog Month. 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PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.Jeannette Showalter, CFA & LICENSED COMMODITIES BROKER BUSINESS FLORIDA WEEKLY A GUIDE TO THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BUSINESS INDUSTRY WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 A15 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe completion of Access Medical Laboratories Inc. will be celebrated on Nov. 8.The new 25,000-square-foot core laboratory and research facility is located at 5151 Corporate Way in the Abacoa community in Jupiter. This event will be hosted by officers of Access Medical Laboratories Inc.: Presi-dent/CEO Mohamed El-Hosseiny, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Susan El-Hosseiny; and vice presidents Sharif El-Hosseiny, Ryan El-Hosseiny and Adam El-Hosseiny. The celebration, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., will include a ribbon cutting at 5:15. Among the guests expected to attend are Jupiter Mayor Karen J. Golonka, Jupiter Town Manager Andy Lucasik and Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce staff members. Also, Medi-cal Laboratory Director Dr. Alan Sara, and Drs. Mark L. Gordon of Los Ange-les; Mitchell Ghen of Boca Raton; Naina Sachdev of Portland, Ore., and Edwin Lee of Orlando. The state-of-the-art complex consolidates the majority of Accesss operations into a single facility, which will foster the companys diagnostic labora-tory services. Access broke ground on the new building in June 2010. Our new headquarters will give us the ability to expand our menu of spe-cialized testing domestically and inter-nationally, bring in more researchers for our Anti-Aging & Esoteric divisions, take our world class customer service to a higher level and further our mission as a laboratory committed to excellenceŽ said Ryan El-Hosseiny. The facility is located on a 3.5-acre site. This business will create more than 60 jobs in Jupiters bio-tech community. Founded in 2003, Access Medical Labs is well-known around the world for its research in advanced cardi-ac, intervention-al endocrinol-ogy/anti-aging and microbio-logical testing. Access Medical Labs reports that is it the only lab in the nation to develop a complete menu of saliva hormone testing on using the Gold StandardŽ method, Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS). Q MONEY & INVESTINGBe generous responsiblyWhile this column usually focuses on the money inŽ side of the econom-ic equation, this weeks focus is on a particular aspect of money out.Ž Generosity is one form of money out; it is a foundational element of our countrys citizenry, just as much as is self-reliance and self-responsibility. It is very much a core value in Judaism, Christianity and other religions and is not to the exclusion of those self-described as spiritual but not reli-giousŽ nor atheists, as they often find their lifes journey manifesting in help-ing others. There are many paths lead-ing to the door of generosity. Most of our giving will go to our spouses, children, family, friends and charities... in some semblance of that order. This giving is not de facto; it still requires planning, deliberation, heart-felt consideration and monitoring. However, regardless of how wellintentioned the generosity, the gift can often be to the detriment of the recipi-ent. Generosity can often become a crutch for others and, in fact, unknow-ingly ease them into a lifestyle of dependency upon the giver (and other successive givers) and, ultimately, cre-ate an attitude of entitlement. Generosity without any strings attached sounds a lot better than gen-erosity with strings attached, unless the strings are meant to reward and encourage the recipient of the gift, to condition their behavior and to pro-mote assumption of responsibility for their own financial well-being. jeannette SHOWALTER CFA O Here are some ideas: QChildrenIf your goal is independent, educated and skilled children with complet-ed character (not to the exclusion of other attributes), then consider forms of gifts that encourage and reward such behavior. Many parents have given financial reward for children in lower grade levels for all As or for a C average upped to a B. Some parents stop this form of incentivizing at middle school; it can have appli-cation at the high school and college levels, too. As some percent-age of high school children will drink or take drugs, consider incentivizing substance-free living. Agree with your child to submit to random drug tests and financial-ly incentivize when they have clean reports. Too harsh? To some, yes, but it can be a collaborative decision with your child and it will make sure that you are not unknowing about a big problem. In some indus-tries and professions, random testing is a requirement. You can choose to make it an absolute standard too. Consider the possibility of having your parental generosity in funding college costs be matched by your childs industry. Instead of paying for all of your childs college costs, have your child commit to a percentage contribution, through savings, a job concurrent with college or their incur-rence of student loans. Require them to have some skin in the game.Q Family and friends Many givers want to respond to this group. Unfortunately, blankcheck generosity can become crippling, inhibiting resumption of an independent and vibrant life. Giving money without constraints is often so very much easier than getting involved with the underlying causes. And writing a check often translates into writing another check and another check. Pr etty soon an economic dependent has been birthed. Why not give the recipient of your generosity the incentive to solve their problems and become self-sufficient? For instance, you could devise a plan that generously gives but requires the recipient to adopt a financially sound lifestyle and scales-down support to zero over a period of time. However, if you have allowed an adult/young adult to become your dependent, then you really need to admit your part in creat-ing the unhealthy relationship and take steps to transition the dependent away from your support. You might need some counseling just as much as the recipient. As to a romantic or marital relationship, much of the aforementioned can apply. However, when there is a large inequality between partners, there can be an inclination for the one of lesser resources to take advantage of the one with greater resources. Consider choosing a mate who spends your money as if they had worked for it as hard as you have; it might be a solu-tion to an age-old problem of not being used for your money.QCharities Someone needs to evaluate whether the charitable recipients are spending money wisely. A good cause is great if executed in a financially responsible manner and the recipients are held accountable for results. For instance, you might well be giving to a foun-dation that has an elaborate grant approval process but a non-existent process for accountability after the grant is made. Consider incentivized giving. Maybe you are already doing it. Maybe it has no application. Maybe it is something about which you have thought, not yet articulated in your mind or put into action. Generosity has the potential to engender positive character in the recipients of your gifts as long as you are giving responsibly, all the while fostering self-reliance and financial responsibility. Q „ Jeannette Rohn Showalter, CFA, can be reached at 239-444-5633, ext. 1092, or El-HosseinyAccess Medical Labs to celebrate new lab and research center


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GREENER CLEANER WATER… FROM THIN AIR?BY SEANCOCHRANE Very few people understand that the water that pours from their faucet actually consumes a vast amount of energy. It is treated, cleaned and pumped from the dams through the treatment plants, along the pipes to ulti-mately end up in your drinking glass or bath tub. So wasting water not only wastes the precious resource itself, wasting water also places a higher demand on energy providers to create more elec-trical energy, which is generally generated by the burning of fossil fuels and means more pollution. The less water we treat and pump, the less pollution we will have. To this end, through education and behavioral changes we can hopefully save, reduce or reuse as much water as possible, through solutions such as installing low ”ow shower heads, water ef“cient toilets and faucets, and by looking to rain water harvesting in rain water tanks (which are not always practicable for all homes and HOAs). With those options covered, what else can a family or small business do? An alternative product that is gaining in popularity in the clean drinking water market segment is the new Wellness Series of Atmospheric water “lters. So how does an Atmospheric water “lter work exactly? Wouldnt it be nice if you could generate all the clean, safe, pure drinking water (“ve to seven gallons of fresh clean water per day) for your home or small business on site, with very little energy consumed, without having to continually replace those topmounted water “lter bottles and without having to buy water in those nasty plastic bottles all the time? Well Im pleased to tell you that the solution is at hand in the form of the Wellness Series of Atmospheric water “lters. These units not only produce water from thin air as they remove the moisture (humidity) from the air, they also cool the room as a handy by-product. It goes with-out saying that they purify the water through a series of reverse osmosis “lters, carbon “lters and UV lights. Then the water com-pletes its trip through a customdesigned Alkaline Ionized “lter. The resulting water is not only clean and pure; it is also perfectly PH balanced with a value of 9.5 PH. It is thus structured for up to six times faster hydration, and being electron-rich, it is endowed with essential antioxidant properties. The Wellness 9.5 takes water puri“cation to a new level. No plumbing is required, and since its primary source of water already has no pollution or contamina-tion, the water starts its journey in a much cleaner state than any traditional source. If that wasnt enough, it also “lters and dehu-midi“es the air in your home or business. In our of“ce, for example, it dries and cools the air so well that we are often required to reset our AC thermostat. With dri-er air in our of“ce, it feels cooler, thus saving me money on my AC bills. This makes the Wellness 9.5 not only health-friendly, but eco-friendly as well! We have been very happy with our test unit over the past three months. One of our staff mem-bers who has been using the water now no longer suffers from gout attacks because his uric acid is lowered due to drinking high-er PH (alkaline) water. Besides having several happy clients using the water, I have heard reports that Hippocrates Health In-stitute and a few Olympic athletes in training are using these new Wellness 9.5 water “lters, with positive results in hydration and overall feeling of well-being. If you are not yet convinced, please visit the SuperGreen Solutions store at 3583 Northlake Blvd, to taste and sample this wonderful water for yourself. 3583 Northlake Blvd. North Palm Beach 1/4 mile East of I-95 START SAVING MONEY TODAY! 1-888-9SUPER G www. SuperGreen SuperGreen Solutions your one-stop energy efficient products shop. Visit our state of the art showroom to see these products in action and learn how they can pay for themselves by reducing your energy bill. SOLAR VENTILATION SKYLIGHTS SEE IMMEDIATE SAVINGS WITH OUR EASY-TO-INSTALL INSULATION & LIGHTING PRODUCTS GREAT FOR HOME OWNERS AND RENTERS! THERMAL INSULATION SOLAR & TANKLESS WATER HEATING

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On televisions Get Smart,Ž a phone rings and Don Adams answers. But theres no phone in sight. Thats because the spy is answering his shoe. And that has no basis in reality, according to espionage expert H. Keith Melton, who speaks on spy craft on Oct. 24 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. In Get Smart, the shoe was used as a communication device. In the real world, the shoe that I show was used in one of the Eastern Bloc countries,Ž Mr. Melton says from his home in Boca Raton. When the American ambassador sent his shoes to be shined, the ambassadors valet would select his clothes.Ž And with that shoe, he would be a moving broadcast station. It was about stealing information and how can I communicate.Ž A prominent author and historian on espionage, Mr. Meltons program is designed to take his audience inside the Maltzs upcoming production of Alfred Hitchcocks The 39 StepsŽ to compare its characters spy craft with that used by the spies of today. Much of the equipment that spies would use 25 years ago could be built into the software of an iPhone,Ž Mr. Melton says. The 39 StepsŽ dates to 1935, and technology has changed, but the fundamen-tal goals of spies have not changed.Ž And what about The 39 StepsŽ?I think its an excellent film. It certainly captured the popular public fascination FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE PALM BEACH COUNTY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE A24 WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 Spy guy: Espionage expert explores the difference between films and reality “It’s such a wonderful showroom. It’s large, but it’s very intimate. It’s a first-class operation and they operate it with care and concern for the customer.” — Marilyn MayeBY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” MELTON SEE SPY GUY, A28 X ROYALTYThe Colony brings la crme de la crme to the Royal Room CABARET COURTESY PHOTOS Marilyn Maye, Melba Moore and Chita RiveraBY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” IF LIFE IS A CABARET, OLD CHUM, THEN THE Colony Hotels Royal Room is the place to be this season. The Colony has made a name for its cabaret seasons for a decade now, bringing in talents ranging from veteran singers like Marilyn Maye to emerging vocalists like Will and Anthony Nunziata. Marilyn Maye returns this season (Jan. 24-28, Jan. 31-Feb. 4), which opens with Baby Jane Dexter (Nov. 4-5, Nov. 11-12). And the Palm Beach hotels director of entertainment, Rob Russell, couldnt be happier. She is just a legend in the Broadway world. I am thrilled to have her here,Ž he says of Miss Maye. She has the record for the most appearances on The Tonight Show, with 76 appearances.Ž Her performance is sure to attract other people with ties to show business. Steve Allen really discovered her for The Tonight Show, and Johnny Carson fell in love with her. Steve Allens son and SEE CABARET, A25 X


children were there in the audience.Ž The Royal Room is popular with performers. I think this is my fourth year down there,Ž says Miss Maye by phone from her home in Overland Park, Kan. And its such a wonderful showroom. Its large, but its very intimate. Its a first-class operation and they operate it with care and concern for the cus-tomer.Ž Its the same care with which Miss Maye plans a show. I always want the audience to go out happy that they go out having a really happy and fun experience,Ž she says. In the past decade, Miss Maye has enjoyed a resurgence of her cabaret career. Im now going into Feinsteins in New York for two weeks. This year is Jerry Hermans 80th birthday. Im going to do a whole act called The Best of Times is Now,Ž she says. And it is for me. Its a statement that talks about the time when you come to where Im appearing I hope youll have the best of times. And its a party „ its intimate enough that its always a party.Ž That intimacy has made The Colony popular with artists and audiences alike. Im so proud to say that all these artists whove traveled the world say this is one of their favorite spots to come,Ž Mr. Russell says. Its a warm intimate hotel with great ceiling and great vibe and a great sound.Ž Twins Will and Anthony Nunziata performed this summer for the third time at The Colony. It truly has been a home away from home,Ž Anthony Nunziata said in June. For the twins, a visit to The Colony is an opportunity to unwind. I love to play tennis. I think Ive beaten Will every time weve gone out,Ž Mr. Nunziata said, adding that he spends much of his time on the island just going to the beach and chilling out.Ž Then there is the matter of the connections you make. I like going to lunch with Rob Russell, John Cox and Peter Parisi. Theyre kind of our groupies,Ž Mr. Nunziata said with a laugh. Were building a nice group of friends down there.Ž That family atmosphere is popular with artists, Mr. Russell says. Our audiences are very respectful,Ž he says. We get (artists) out and about so they can see Palm Beach.Ž This season, those audiences can hear northern Palm Beach Countys own Avery Sommers (Nov. 18-19, Nov. 25-26), Algonquin Hotel veteran Steve Ross (November 30-December 3), jazz singer Nicole Henry (Dec. 14-17), former Supreme Mary Wilson (Dec. 31-Jan. 3-7), sister act Ann Hamp-ton and Liz Callaway (Jan. 17-21) and Broadway star Chita Rivera (March 20-24, March 27-31). And it doesnt hurt that the Royal Room has a capacity of about 95. The basic thing is that there are so many hotels that have closed their showrooms and the fact that they are alive and well is a credit to their opera-tion,Ž says Miss Maye, who has been a performer most of her 83 years. The fact that its an intimate room „ I work to the people, not for them „ I like being close to the audience.Ž Mr. Russell agrees.The artists walk through and they shake hands,Ž he says, adding, Weve built such a great rapport with these artists. Its like a special friendship. I tell them theyre stuck with me for life.Ž Q FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A25 CABARETFrom page A24 The director’s picksRob Russell’s picks for the cabaret season at The Colony Hotel’s Royal Room: >> 1. Marilyn Maye — If someone hasn’t seen her, you’ve got to see her. The New York Times says she sings like a 40-year-old wishes they could sing. >> 2. Melba Moore — Unbelievable. Still singing great, still looking great. >> 3. Chita Rivera — I love her. Two-time Tony Award winner and just a superstar. >> 4. Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway — Their new show is just getting rave reviews. Separately, they’re great. Together, their voices blend. The sounds that come out of their mouths are just incredible. >> 5. Mary Wilson — Mary, from the Supremes, is the true champion. She’s just so beautiful to look at and the voice is so beautiful. O in the know Royal Room’s 2011/2012 season:>> Baby Jane Dexter, Nov. 4-5 and Nov. 1112. Tickets: $85 for dinner and show; $50 for show only. >> Avery Sommers, Nov. 18-19 and Nov. 25-26. Tickets: $85 for dinner and show; $50 for show only. >> Steve Ross, Nov. 30-Dec. 3. Tickets: $95 for dinner and show; $70 for show only. >> The Four Freshmen, Dec. 7-10. Tickets: $100 for dinner and show; $75 for show only. >> Nicole Henry, Dec. 14-17. Tickets: $90 for dinner and show; $50 for show only. >> Aaron Weinstein, Dec. 20-24. Tickets: $100 for dinner and show; $75 for show only. >> Mary Wilson, Dec. 31 and Jan. 3-7. Tickets: $350 for New Year’s Eve, including cocktail party, dinner and show; dinner and show prices TBA. >> Barbara Carroll and Jay Leonhart, Jan. 10-14. Tickets: TBA >> Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway, Jan. 17-21. Tickets: TBA >> Marilyn Maye, Jan. 24-28 and Jan. 31Feb. 4. Tickets: TBA >> Paulo Szot, Feb. 7-11 and Feb. 14-18. Tickets: $150 for Valentine’s Day; dinner and show prices TBA >> KT Sullivan, Feb. 21-25. Tickets: TBA >> James Naughton, Feb. 28-March 3. Tickets: TBA >> Melba Moore, March 6-10 and March 13-17. Tickets: TBA >> Chita Rivera, March 20-24 and March 27-31. Tickets: TBA >> Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., April 2-7 and April 10-14. Tickets: TBA.  Showtime and Ticket Information For all Royal Room Cabaret performances, the doors open at 6:45 p.m. for dinner and the show starts around 8, with late shows possible on Friday and Saturday nights. To make reservations, call 659-8100. The Colony is at 155 Hammon Ave. in Palm Beach, just one block south of Worth Av-enue, one block west of the Atlantic Ocean. O in the know COURTESY PHOTOMary Wilson, Liz Calloway & Ann Hampton, Paulo Szot, Baby Jane Dexter.


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Expires 11/15/11. $ 10 OFF !NYCHECK ORMORE £ r,79U"‡x{" Not valid with any other specials or on holidays. 18% gratuity will be added to check prior to discount. One coupon per table. Expires 11/15/11. / r,"1 / FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A27 An old boyfriend had a stringent rule. I dont carry purses,Ž he said.He was big and strapping, and he could kill people with his bare hands. I liked that about him. He was kind and generous too, a good listener and friend. He helped me move apartments and put together my furniture. But if the occasion arose where he might have to hold my bag, even for a second, he would shake his head and step away. I grudgingly admired him for this, even as I had to set my purse on the ground to put on my coat. What a surprise then on a recent trip to Europe when I discovered that many men there not only carry purses but have enthusiastically adopted the trend of the man bag, also known as the murse. I sat with my friend Jane in an outdoor cafe sipping strong coffee and watching the men pass. We evaluated the bags they carried, most slung on straps over one shoulder. Some were made from black nylon, others were canvas mate-rial. Nearly every man we saw carried one. Men in tight, dark-washed jeans. Men in baggie denim wearing backward baseball caps. Tall men. Muscular men. Manly men. Is that man carrying „Ž Jane paused, evaluating. A clutch?Ž I followed her eyes to the man crossing the street. He was in fact toting a small bag tucked under his arm. A mutch, if you will.I wasnt thinking about man-purses when I met the baker in our little vil-lage. MetŽ is maybe an exaggeration. The extent of our exchange stretched to, One baguette, pleaseŽ from me and Heres your changeŽ from him. But it felt like a portentous moment. He was young and very handsome and he said bonjour with a slight narrowing of the eyes that I took for an almost-wink. When he passed me my change our fingers met, and I could still feel the warmth of his skin on the coins in my hand.Later, Jane and I walked down the mountain path that ran alongside the village. Im going to marry the baker,Ž I gushed. She raised a skeptical eyebrow.No, listen,Ž I said. Ill live in the village and eat baguettes every day.Ž I dont know if youd like to be the wife of a baker,Ž she said. I put my hands on my hips. Of course I would. Hell make me tarts, and Ill grow fat and happy. It will be perfect.Ž Jane stopped walking, suddenly serious. I mean a French baker,Ž she said. I think there would be a lot of cultural differences to overcome.Ž I started to protest, to cite the tarts again, but then I stopped myself. I thought about the man-bags wed seen on the street outside the caf. I imag-ined the baker had one tucked away somewhere. Of course Jane was talking about bigger cultural issues, about the way we define masculinity and how differ-ent societies structure the relationship between men and women. The man-bags are just a manifestation of all that. But she was right. Could I really love a man who carried a murse? Q SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSMurse? Purse? Either way, a guy is left holding the bag M e i a m artis HENDERSON O „ Ž Jane paused, h e man crossi n f act toting e r his arm. A u t man-purses o ur littl e vil exaggeration. a nge stretched Ž from me and m him. But it m ent. He was m e and he said r rowin g of the almost-wink. chan g e ou r t ill f eel the coins in d d own a t ran m going h e d y e b row l ive in the e ver y da y. Ž like to be the my h ip s. O f m ake me tarts p py. It will be s u dd en ly seriker Ž she said. l o t of c ultural I starte d to p rotest, to c i te t h e tarts again, but then I stopped myself. I t h ou gh t a b out t h e manb a g s we d seen on the street outside the ca f . I ima gi ned the baker had one tucked awa y s omewhere. Of course J ane wa s ta lk in g a b out b i gg er cu l tura l i ssues, a b out t h e wa y we d e f ine masculinit y an d ho w di ff er ent societies s tructure t he relationship between men an d women. T h e manb a gs are j ust a ma ni fe st at io n of a ll th a t B ut s h e was ri gh t. C ou ld I rea l ly l ove a man wh o c arri e d a mur se ? Q


DOWNTOWN AT THE GARDENS 11701 LAKE VICTORIA GARDENS AVE # 3102 PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL 33410 561.622.3500 TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY 4-7 PM $5 r $5 nr $3 BEER $5 FOR CHEF ARMAND’S FAMOUS APPETIZERS Enjoy Happy Hour at an unbeatable price in the area ’ s most beautiful restaurant HA PP Y H O U R FLORIDA WEEKLYA28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 with the subject,Ž Mr. Melton says. There are a couple of interesting points, because Mr. Memory, the heart of the secret, was memorizing every-thing. We had two connected to that recently. Ana Belen Montes and Gwyn-dolyn and Kendall Myers. Theyre so highly regarded because they memo-rized documents, then encrypted them on their computers and sent them.Ž But The 39 StepsŽ is not a documentary. The goal of a movie is to entertain, not necessarily to inform,Ž Mr. Melton says. Whats important about The 39 Steps was Hitchcocks classic interpre-tation of it.Ž But Mr. Melton says he hopes his lecture will both entertain and inform. Well have a good time talking about the pieces of it that stray from reality,Ž he says. Then theres Bond „ James Bond.James Bonds franchise has been built on the idea of James Bond as an intelligence officer that does not exist,Ž Mr. Melton says. In the real world, James Bond wouldnt last four minutes. Hed be arrested in four minutes. It makes entertaining cinema but its not the real world.Ž And why is that?In some ways, movies understate the strategic importance of espionage, but they often overstate the importance of a single intelligence officer who is doing everything himself,Ž Mr. Melton says. He should know.Mr. Melton, who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, has assembled a collection of more than 8,000 spy devic-es, books and papers of eminent spies. He is on the board of the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., which was founded by Maltz Jupiter Theatre patriarch Milton Maltz. When it comes to spy craft and knowledge of worldwide intelligence, there is no one better than Keith Melton,Ž Mr. Maltz wrote in an email from his office in Cleveland. He lectures at the Central Intelligence Agency and has played an important role in the development of the International Spy Museum in Washing-ton, D.C. His commentary is fascinating and the Maltz Jupiter Theatre is proud to bring him to our community. It will be a memorable evening.Ž Pieces from Mr. Meltons collection are in the spy museum. I was probably the first person they contacted,Ž Mr. Melton says. I helped provide most of the artifacts that they have on display on the museum.Ž What are some of his favorites?Ive often said if there was a fire, Id die of indecision,Ž Mr. Melton says. He spent the better part of three decades tracking down the ice ax that was used by the Soviets in 1940 to kill Leon Trotsky. Mr. Trotsky had been living in Mexico City when he was killed. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera had prevailed upon President Cardenas to give him asylum,Ž Mr. Melton says. Its a fascinating time capsule.Ž And it provides a glimpse into the early days of spy craft. The modern world of spy craft begins in the last century,Ž Mr. Melton says. The fundamental reason is before World War II, the tradecraft tended to be personal.Ž What does that mean?If Mata Hari needed a device, an artisan would create a compact and there would be a capsule in it,Ž he says. In World War II, you didnt need one spy camera, you needed a thousand. In the United States you went to Kodak to produce a secret camera,Ž he says. It then became possible to find one device and use the device that precedes it or comes afterward. Seeing a microdot reader made in the Eastern Bloc resem-bles one made in the United States.Ž Thats part of the Cold War era.It has influenced my whole life, and certainly most of the people who will be coming there.Ž Q SPY GUYFrom page A24 >> “Spies: Movies vs. Reality,” the lecture by H. Keith Melton, will be 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. All tickets are $25; 575-2223 or Q O in the know Its northern Palm Beach Countys own. And the Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band is ready to start its new season in a new venue. The ensemble will have its first performance at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Palm Beach Gardens High School auditorium. For the opener, conductor Randy Sonntag will lead the group in music from The Sound of MusicŽ and South Pacific,Ž as well as the overture to La Traviata.Ž Members of the band also have formed a DixielandŽ combo that will present some New Orleans favorites. Mr. Sonn-tag, the former dean of the music depart-ment at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts and a music educator in the Jupiter area, is scheduled to perform a trumpet solo. Other performances this schedule are:Dec. 20: The band presents its annual Christmas Gala at the Maltz Jupiter The-atre. Tickets are $12. Call 575-2223. Feb. 8: The band performs a special patriotic program to mark Presidents Day at Palm Beach State Colleges Eissey Cam-pus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens. March 14: A salute to the big bands at Palm Beach Gardens High School. May 9: To end the season, the band presents a variety of music and gives away summer scholarships during its per-formance at Gardens High. There will be solo performances by band members and local musicians. Any money made by the non-profit band is used to fund summer scholar-ships. Members of the volunteer band range in age from 19 to 90, and many members are former music teachers who taught in area schools, and many are retired professionals who played with the famous big bands. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. To order, call 746-6613 or e-mail: Q Concert band launches seasonSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 A29 Tony AwardNominee This Tony Award nominated whodunit is Broadways most intriguing, thrilling, and riotous comedy smash! This Tony Award nominated whodunit is Broadways most intriguing, thrilling, and riotous comedy smash! NOVEMBER 1 13 NOVEMBER 1 13 For tickets call: (561) 575-2223For group sales: (561) 972-61171001 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33477 THE MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE PRESENTS Sponsored in part by the Stateof Florida, Department of State,Division of Cultural Affairs, theFlorida Council on Arts and Culture +++ Is it worth $10? YesLets be honest: The original FootlooseŽ (1984) was memorable because it made Kevin Bacon a star and it had a classic 80s soundtrack (Kenny Loggins, we miss you). It was not, to any extent, a goodŽ movie in terms of script or acting or any other technical feature „ except, of course, for choreography. Nonetheless, the idea of remaking something so quintessentially 80s still seems, especially in the eyes of this 80s-child reviewer, blasphemous. But Im making Footloose for this generation,Ž writer/director Craig Brewer has said. And so he has. Its the same movie, but different. The choreography is very similar to the original, and the story „ flaws and all „ is largely intact. There might not be a good reason for it to exist, but this new FootlooseŽ is cer-tainly not the cry against humanity many thought/want it to be. City boy Ren McCormack (Kenny Wormald) is new to the fictional middle-of-nowhere town of Bomont, Ga., and he doesnt fit in at all. When his aunt (Kim Dickens) and uncle (Ray McKinnon) take him in, they dont warn him that theres a law against playing music too loud. Nor do they tell him theres a law against pub-lic dancing, a restriction that came about three years earlier after the local preachers (Dennis Quaid) son was killed in a car acci-dent after a party. These days the preachers daughter, Ariel (Julianne Hough), is a wild-child who just loves to defy daddys rules. She takes a liking to Ren, but he refuses to play her game. This, in addition to the camaraderie amongst the teens and the dancing, is what the movie does well. Unfortunately „ much like the first film „ it also does a lot poorly. The plot is thin as can be, as it takes at least an hour for the main storyline of Ren petitioning the town to hold a dance to kick into gear. When he does, however, the film builds nice momen-tum into its conclusion, which allows it to end on a high. But whereas Mr. Bacon was the highlight of the original, the relatively inexpe-rienced Mr. Wormald is the worst part of this film. He doesnt have the screen pres-ence, the toughness or the acting ability to captivate us as the lead, and its his relative weakness that does the rest of the narra-tive a disservice. No doubt he can dance, but a rebellious teenager who leads other young men and never backs down from a fight needs to first and foremost be a con-vincing, authoritative presence, which Mr. Wormald is not. There is one inescapably great thing about the story in Footloose,Ž though, and it is essential for high school students of any era to experience: In all teenagers, there is both the desire and the need to express oneself in whatever way neces-sary. For the teens here, its dancing; for others it might be art, writing, music, whatever. Forbidding that right is suppres-sive and foolhardy. More of this theme, and less pseudotoughness and silly love stories, wouldve made FootlooseŽ substantially better. As is, its an entertaining and forgettable night out. Q LATEST FILMS‘Footloose’ dan HUDAK O >> Remixes of many songs from the original “Footloose” are featured here. in the know REVIEWED BY DAN HUDAKwww.hudakonhollywood.com50/50 +++ (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick) Adam (Mr. Gordon-Levitt) is healthy, so the 27-year-olds journey through cancer diagnosis and treatment is shocking and surprising at all levels. Mr. Gordon-Levitt is good and this is a powerful story (with wel-come light-hearted moments, courtesy of Mr. Rogen) about an unthinkable situation. Rated R. Machine Gun Preacher ++ (Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon) A drug-addicted excon named Sam (Mr. Butler) finds Jesus and fights for children in Africa in this heartwarming story that plays up good Christian values. But is it a good movie? Not really. Sams sacrifices are hard to accept, and it drags to just over two hours. Rated R.What’s Your Number? ++ (Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Ari Graynor) With her sister (Ms. Graynor) about to get married, Ally (Ms. Faris) asks neigh-bor Colin (Mr. Evans) to track down Allys exes to see if she let the right one get away. It has some funny moments, but ultimately suffers from the same tired predictability that afflicts most romantic comedies. Rated R. Q CAPSULES



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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A35 FeaturingThe Lost Bobs 7:30-10pmThe Sierra Band 5:30-7:30pm Event MC: TV Personality Curt Fonger Also Appearing: Radio Personality Andy Preston of The Gater 98.7FM 'ˆVUœ'“iœœ`UiiE7ˆi ˆi'VˆœEn…ˆii,>vyiDancing on the deck under the lighthouse /ˆVŽif"x‡fxUx£{‡nn]i££ Your contribution keeps our lighthouse shining! Seasons 52 Fresh Grill opened in Naples this week. Its 19th location (others include Palm Beach Gar-dens, Boca Raton and Fort Lauder-dale), the 8-year-old chain features seasonally inspired cooking with every item under 475 cal-ories.Ž Co-founder and master sommelier George Miliotis oversees the wine pro-gram that features 100 choices (65 avail-able by the glass) encompassing 25 vari-etals from 14 countries. Q. What makes your wine program special? A. We appeal to all wine drinkers. The knowledgeable guest will find unique and fun wines, and a newbie can have fun learning about different wines. We want our guests to try new wines, so we offer a small taste of any wine to a guest before they buy. Q. What separates your wine program from those of other restaurants with multiple by-the-glass selections? A. We want wines where we have a say in the taste and deliver a good price. We custom blend our Indaba Chardon-nay from South Africa, and work with Jorge Ordonez, our Spanish supplier, to make a special merlot. We purchase a special blend of Riesling from Germany from Selbach. Q. What are the biggest challenges of a successful wine program? A. How to make wines approachable in flavor and price. Our varietals are listed from softer, approachable wines to the more complex and powerful, from lower in cost to the higher prices. The ability to recommend a wine to go with a food will separate us. Q. What trends do you see developing? A. I think lesser-known wines will become very popular, from countries that are not on everyones wine map. We have a beautiful merlot from Slovenia, a torrontes from Argentina, and Spain has a lot of different grapes from old vines. Those vines produce more concentrated flavors and aromas, and the wines from them are extremely affordable. Q SEASONS 52/ COURTESY PHOTO George Miliotes A chat with master sommelier George Miliotis of Seasons 52 VINO jim McCRACKEN O Whether your glass is half empty or half full, make sure it can do the job cor-rectly. Not all glasses that hold wine are perfect wine glasses. The glass you drink from should allow you to appreciate the color, aroma and flavor in ways that make the wine accessible to your eyes, nose and taste buds. How many glass shapes and sizes do you need? That depends on your budget, degree of fanaticism and storage space. There are four basic glass shapes: red, white, champagne flute and dessert.Q Red wine glasses have a bigger bowl and opening to let in more air, allowing the robust flavors and aromas to concentrate as you raise the glass to your lips.QWhite wine glasses tend to be smaller than red ones, as white wine is usually lighter in body and flavor, and the smaller amount of wine poured helps maintain the cool temperature. For red and white wine glasses, the shape should be narrower at the top than the middle of the bowl, to concentrate the fruit and flavors as you lift the glass to your nose and lips. The bowl should be large enough so you can swirl the wine around to release the aromas.QThe champagne flute is designed to present a narrower surface area and gently release the small bubbles the spar-kling wine makers worked so hard to put into the bottle.QDessert wine glasses are smaller because the flavors are more concen-trated, and because fortified wines like sherry and port are higher in alcohol. When purchasing wine glasses, consider utility over looks. Choose those made of clear, thin crystal to allow the color of the wine to shine. The rim should be cut (the same width as the glass), rather than rolled, to allow the wine to flow smoothly onto the tongue. Colored glass and cut crystal sides are also best left for decorative glasses, as they obscure the wine inside. The modern stemless tumblers are stylish, but if serving wine at proper temperature is important to you, then you dont want your hands on the glass to start warming it up. You can invest a lot of time and money in selecting glasses for every varietal, but for all but the most discriminating wine devotees, the four basic designs will suit virtually all occasions. Q WWW.RIEDEL.COM./COURTESY PHOTO A champagne glass, Merlot glass, Sauvignon Blanc glassKeep it simple when selecting the glass food & wine CALENDAR O Free Wine Friday — Romeo-n-Juliette’s Caffe will offer a free bottle of wine to parties of four seated for dinner by 5:30 p.m. or after 8 p.m. The restaurant is at 1544 Cypress Drive, Jupiter. Call 768-3967. Food and Wine Festival — The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with its second annual festival, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 27 at Midtown in Palm Beach Gardens, will offer wines from up-and-coming regions of Chile, Argentina Brazil and Spain. Cigar makers also will be on hand offering demonstrations of hand-rolling cigars, and there will be samples of food from such restaurants as Don Ramon, Cantina Laredo and III Forks. There also will be an art exhibition featuring local and regional artists and Latin music and dancing. Midtown is at 4801 PGA Blvd., just west of Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens. Tickets: $25 and include a customized wine glass. Call 832-1986 or visit BOO’S ‘N’ Brews Food & Wine Festival — The third annual event is scheduled for Oct. 29 at Downtown at the Gardens. The event will combine more than 100 varieties of craft beer and wine tastings, a Halloween costume contest, performance artists, food vendors and shopping. Live entertain-ment will be offered by The Feeder Band. More than $500 in prizes will be given in the costume contest. The event raises money for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County. It is organized by the Palm Beach Gardens location of Whole Foods Market. The event is from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the center at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. in Palm Beach Gardens. Tickets start at $15 to participate in beer and wine tastings with additional ticket packages priced at $25 and $50 (VIP) each. Tickets are available for purchase online at


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