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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 CLUB NOTES A10 PETS OF THE WEEK A34 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B9 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 FILM REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C39, 40 & 41 CUISINE C43 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. II, No. 23 FREE WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 POSTAL CUSTOMER DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: MARCH 11, 2010 Q: HOW MUCH DOES THE MAYOR MAKE? Q: DOES MY NEIGHBOR HAVE A CRIMINAL RECORD? Q: WHAT HAS MY PUBLIC OFFICIAL BEEN E-MAILING? Q: CAN I HEAR TIGER WOODS 911 CALL?You can stick it where the sun dont shine, if you must but dont do it in the Sunshine State. Although Floridas so-called sunshine laws frequently face assault, they remain neither a farce nor a tragedy but an evolving and vital history of freedom. Sunshine guarantees that every person may study the open records of almost every action, debate, conversation, meeting, strategy, plan, blueprint, notepad doodle, telephone call, e-mail exchange or Blackberry and iPhone text tapped out or recorded by each elected or appointed official representing state or local government. Theres good reason. I always remember: Officials lie, public records dont, says Lee Melsek, a much-feted former investigative reporter for The News-Press in Fort Myers, who spent more BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ THE PUBLIC RECORDS ACTCHAPTER 119, FLORIDA STATUTES119.01 GENERAL STATE POLICY ON PUBLIC RECORDS.--(1) IT IS THE POLICY OF THIS STATE THAT ALL STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL RECORDS ARE OPEN FOR PERSONAL INSPECTION AND COPYING BY ANY PERSON. PROVIDING ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS IS A DUTY OF EACH AGENCY.CHAPTER 286 PUBLIC BUSINESS: MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS286.001 REPORTS STATUTORILY REQUIRED; FILING, MAINTENANCE, RETRIEVAL, AND PROVISION OF COPIES. 286.0105 NOTICES OF MEETINGS AND HEARINGS MUST ADVISE THAT A RECORD IS REQUIRED TO APPEAL. 286.011 PUBLIC MEETINGS AND RECORDS; PUBLIC INSPECTION; CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PENALTIES.286.0111 LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS FROM REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS AND RECORDKEEPING BY GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES.286.0113 GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM PUBLIC MEETINGS. 286.0115 ACCESS TO LOCAL PUBLIC OFFICIALS; QUASI-JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAND USE MATTERS.286.012 VOTING REQUIREMENT AT MEETINGS OF GOVERNMENTAL BODIES.286.021 DEPARTMENT OF STATE TO HOLD TITLE TO PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS, ETC.286.031 AUTHORITY OF DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN CONNECTION WITH PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS, ETC. 286.035 CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION; POWERS OF CHAIR; ASSISTANCE BY STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES.286.036 TAXATION AND BUDGET REFORM COMMISSION; POWERS. 286.041 PROHIBITED REQUIREMENTS OF BIDDERS ON CONTRACTS FOR PUBLIC WORKS RELATIVE TO INCOME TAX RETURNS.286.043 LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR DISCRIMINATORY CONTRACT OR BID SPECIFICATIONS RELATING TO CAR RENTAL CONCESSIONS AT AIRPORTS.286.23 REAL PROPERTY CONVEYED TO PUBLIC AGENCY; DISCLOSURE OF BENEFICIAL INTERESTS; NOTICE; EXEMPTIONS.286.25 PUBLICATION OR STATEMENT OF STATE SPONSORSHIP.286.26 ACCESSIBILITY OF PUBLIC MEETINGS TO THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED.286.27 USE OF STATE FUNDS FOR GREETING CARDS PROHIBITED.286.29 CLIMATE-FRIENDLY PUBLIC BUSINESS.{public}for yourinformationSEE PUBLIC, A8 Dresses to Di forGlittering gowns make for an exhibit at The von Liebig thats fit for royalty. C1 Go for the GreenSt. Patricks Day brings a big parade to town. A22 Fear and firearmsGun sales shot up when President Obama was elected and havent slowed since. B1 Rockabye CollierSee who joined the party at Waterside, and more fun affairs around town. C39, 40 & 41 When Leesa Crapa was diagnosed with breast cancer last summer, she felt immobilized by the threat of financial devastation. My insurance company dropped me, the Cape Coral resident said. They said because I had family history and all this business that they just werent going to pay anything. Her boyfriend went online to search for help, and they ultimately found it: the means to pay for medical tests, a mastectomy and ongoing care. Home from a therapy session last week, the couple shared a courageous laugh about her baldness. Were doing fine, Ms. Crapa said. Were seeing light at the end of the tunnel and its not a freight train. Her treatment, along with treatment for many other women who are uninsured Komen races for funds to fulfill increasing grant requests SEE KOMEN, A27 FLORIDA WEEKLY FILE PHOTOA sea of runners floods the start of last years Susan B Komen Race for the Cure.BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 LOSING PATIENCE? YOUR SOLUTION IS ONE CALL AWAY. Problem solved. Your home deserves the very best care, TotalCare.To learn more, give us a call us at 239-598-2007 or visit us at Much has been made of the free press hot fires, cold gruel and inky-tasting fried fish, to name a few. Remember the old joke thats true? Newspapers make good fish-wrap. Theyre also a good filler for just about anything. Manys the time the daily news has kept a homeless soul from freezing to death on a winter night, either stuffed into sleeves and pant legs for insulation, or twisted into ink-stained ropes and dropped in a barrel fire. Thats no joke, Ive seen it. When I went up to journalism school in New York City at the ripe age of 39 or 40, wondering what Id done to be granted admission to Columbia University (it wasnt by demonstrating a lot of brains, I can assure you of that; probably a clerks error), I moved onto west 125th Street, near the Hudson River. Some good old boys, Harlem style, used to hang around the riverfront by the warehouses under the West Side Highway overpass, to fish and drink. I liked them. In another life they would have made good journalists, because they were irreverent, fiercely independent and unconcerned about the opinions of their fellow man. Or woman. Or journalism student. When they got cold when they required a fire or fish-wrap or even toilet paper they resorted to newspapers, no matter what aspiring, fancy-pants journalist happened to be watching. They were, in short, a lot like some of the greatest American journalists, both better or lesser known. Finley Peter Dunne, for example. Mr. Dunne, the son of Irish-Catholic immigrants to Chicago, was a sharp social commentator and humorist who spent his career writing for papers in the Windy City and in New York. Never underestimate the serious nature of a humorist. Mr. Dunne put the proverbial hammer to the anvil, forging the most singular and precise truth ever to define the finest American journalism: Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable, he said. In newspapers, a lot of things happen. But the best of those things is the effort to right wrongs, to redress and balance inequities, to champion the weak or ignorant when the stronger and knowing take advantage of them, which is pretty much all the time. And that requires afflicting the comfortable. My friends under the overpass knew that as well as they knew anything and of course they knew something else Mr. Finley once said: Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed by the facts. But never mind that now. In Florida, there are still plenty of folks like the ones I knew in New York City poor people, for lack of a better word. But not just poor people; poor glorious people. Poor powerful people. Poor people, and not so poor people, and any other people. All of them own the kingdom and can answer to the title, boss. And every one of whom holds the reins and wields the power. And why? Because they own the government, although many might not realize to what extent. The government answers to them not just at the voting booth, which a lot of young people have ignored as ineffectual from time to time, but in the matter of open records and transparent actions by elected or appointed officials. This is what all good newspaper people know. This is what reporters rely upon to do their jobs correctly: open records. Government in the sunshine. Florida pioneered the best of open-government laws. It started in the Sunshine State in 1909, with the insistence of the legislature (another bunch of good old boys) that citizens be able to see the records of elected and appointed officials. Any citizens, including those who might have to stuff their trousers with newspapers. And any officials, including those who are stuffed shirts, and dont want to fork over the records of their behavior. Those good old boys branded Florida law like they branded their tough rangy cows with the unmistakable, inarguable and prominently visible policy of Florida Statute 119.01, the General State Policy on Public Records. It goes like this: It is the policy of this state that all state, county and municipal records are open for personal inspection and copying by any person. Providing access to public records is a duty of each agency. The next great public defense of power-to-the-people came 58 years later, in 1967, with Floridas Government-in-theSunshine law, Statute 286. Thats a doozy, too, a real hobble to those who would hoard power and ignore the afflicted, or just use them up. But Ill have to get to that another time. I like to harken back to the year 1909 not only because the state legislature understood so well what can ring freedoms bell (afflicting the comfortable, frequently), but because another great American journalist and one of journalisms most trustworthy critics died. Its as if Mark Twain passed the baton to the Florida state legislature when he passed away that year which in turn passed it to the people, you and me, all of us. Heres what Mr. Twain said about the profession that insists on open records: The devils aversion to holy water is a light matter compared with a despots dread of a newspaper that laughs. We are also told that our newspapers are irreverent, coarse, vulgar, and ribald. I hope that this irreverence will last forever; that we shall always show irreverence for royalties and titled creatures born into privilege, and all that class which take their title from anything but merit. The old saw says, Let sleeping dogs lie. Right. Still, when there is much at stake it is better to get a newspaper to do it. Unassailable certainty is the thing that gives a newspaper the firmest and most valuable reputation. Our papers have one peculiarity it is American their irreverence. They are irreverent toward pretty much everything, but where they laugh one good king to death, they laugh a thousand cruel and infamous shams and superstitions into the grave, and the account is squared. Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense. Irreverence and sunshine. COMMENTARY (Solar) power to the people rogerWILLIAMS


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Pamela V. Krol Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merrit Alysia Shivers Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Dennis Goodman Charlie McDonald Jim McLaughlin Marla OttensteinCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersAmanda Hartman Jon Colvin Paul HeinrichCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationPaul Neumann Gregory Tretwold David Anderson Carl FundAccount ExecutivesNicole Masse Sandy Rekar Cori Higgins Business Office ManagerKelli CaricoOffice AssistantMari HornbeckPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 2025 J&C Blvd., Suite 5 Naples, Florida 34109 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2010 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.333.2135 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One year mailed subscriptions are available for $29.95. MOMENTS IN TIME On March 11, 1818, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheusm is published. The book, by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, is frequently called the worlds first science-fiction novel. In Shelleys tale, a scientist animates a creature constructed from dismembered corpses. On March 12, 1903, the New York Highlanders are given the go-ahead by team owners to join baseballs American League. The Highlanders had recently moved from Baltimore, where they were called the Orioles. The team officially changed its name to the New York Yankees in 1913. On March 14, 1935, 6-year-old actress Shirley Temple presses her hands in cement outside Graumans Chinese Theater in Los Angeles. She first won attention with a song and dance in the 1934 movie Get Up and Cheer. After a year-long debate, President Barack Obama has at last declared that the time has come for an up-or-down vote in Congress on his health-care-reform legislation. President Obama, who has compromised, conciliated and conceded to the lock-stepping Republicans determined to block his signature domestic proposal, is showing some muscle at a crucial juncture. Its about time. Before getting to his bottom-line call for a vote, President Obama embraced more Republican proposals by agreeing to add them to his plan, thus coating it with the mantra of bipartisanship. President Obama obviously thought if you cant beat em, join em, as he made concessions in what will likely be an unsuccessful effort to attract Republican votes in Congress. But it is time to fish or cut bait and to stop trying to make nice with the Republican minority. They are determined to kill any health-care legislation, no matter how diluted it becomes by more and more administration concessions. The GOP is convinced it can defeat Obama in the House or the Senate and, having humbled the president, go on to win control of Congress in the November elections. They think the loss of the late Sen. Edward Kennedys Senate seat to Republican Scott Brown points to the future.In announcing his strategy, President Obama took a swipe at insurers who, he said, are continuing to raise premiums and deny coverage. He dismissed Republican rhetoric that the administration and Congress should start all over again in designing healthreform legislation. For us to start over now could simply lead to delay that could last for another decade or more, he said.In urging Congress to give the issue an up-or-down vote, President Obama was counseling the U.S. Senate to use a parliamentary device called reconciliation that enables the lawmakers to decide issues by a 51-vote majority and thus bypass the 60-vote supermajority that is needed to overcome a filibuster. The Democrats lack the 60 votes but likely could muster the 51 votes to approve a bill.The poorly named reconciliation process can be invoked when the Senate parliamentarian rules that a piece of pending legislation would have a budget impact. Through the years, Senate opponents of any particular legislation have viewed reconciliation as a nuclear device. That was the case last week when Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said a decision by Democrats to invoke reconciliation would be met with outrage by the public. There are 41 Republicans in the Senate, a sufficient number to allow the lawmakers to filibuster against a bill because the Democrats lack the 60 votes to end debate. Thus, reconciliation comes into play.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., seemed to hint that no floor vote was going to happen anytime soon. We remain committed to this effort, and well use every option available to deliver meaningful reform this year, Sen. Reid said.In its long slide toward compromise, the administration played its cards badly when it rejected a government-sponsored health-insurance program to compete with private insurers, the same companies that seek ever higher premiums while at the same time cutting coverage. Supporters of a government-run program were dismissed early on by the White House and by Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a key author of the watered-down bill that the Senate passed last year. The president, who boasts about being daring, chose to avoid history. Robert Gibbs, the White House spokesman, said Obama picked the option he believed would be the most effective and has the ability to become law. While Sen. McConnell shrouds his opposition to health-care legislation in gentle parliamentary lingo, the true face of the Republican minority is that of his fellow Kentucky Republican, Sen. Jim Bunning, who managed to embarrass even members of his own party when he belligerently blocked legislation extending unemployment benefits. His stalling maneuver left hundreds of thousands of jobless workers facing denial of benefits, though he finally relented after protests erupted in Kentucky. Sen. Bunning is near the end of his years in the Senate. What a legacy for an outgoing senator. The voters should take a new look at the little men and women in Congress who take government handouts for their districts but would deny the benefits to others. That opportunity will come this November. helenTHOMAS Special to Florida Weekly Obama: Full speed ahead for health reformOPINION President Barack Obama learned from Bill Clintons mistakes in 1993-94. He ran, relative to Mr. Clinton, a buttoned-up transition. He sought to avoid Mr. Clintons tactical miscues on health care. And he steered clear of cultural land mines. The backlash against Democrats in 1994 was famously attributed to gays, guns and God. President Obama has mostly avoided stoking opposition around that hot-button triad, but faces a backlash almost indistinguishable in feel and intensity. Why? Big government became a cultural issue. The level of spending, the bailouts and the intervention in the economy contemplated in health-care reform and capand-trade created the fear that something elemental was changing in the country quickly, irrevocably, without notice. President Obama has run up against the countrys cultural conservatism as surely as Mr. Clinton did. But President Obama is encountering its fiscal expression, the sense that America has always been defined by a more stringently limited government than other advanced countries. Its an American exceptionalism backlash. The roots of our exceptionalism extend all the way back to our mother country, England, which was less centralized, hierarchical and feudal than the rest of Europe. Taking Englands incipient liberalism and stretching it to its logical conclusion, we became the most liberal polity ever known to man. We arrived in this century still a country apart. Prior to its recent run-up, total government spending remained about 36 percent of GDP in the U.S. In Europe, the figure was higher 44 percent in Britain, 53 percent in France and 56 percent in Sweden, and they spend less on defense than we do. The left has long been scandalized by our cussed differentness. Progressive intellectuals last century looked to alternative foreign models like Bismarcks Germany. You can hear the same plaint in contemporary liberalism: Why cant we be more like them like the French, like the Swedes, like any people with a larger, busier government overawing the private sector and civil society? President Obama is answering the call. Spending is sneaking up to European levels an estimated 44 percent of GDP this year even before the baby boomers retire. He seeks to give us European-style health-care, energy and labor policies.Abroad, President Obama has often displayed a dismaying defensiveness about his country. He appears to have an allergy both to U.S power and to the word democracy. In John Boltons pungent phrase, hes a post-American president. All of this has created a roiling reaction. The ground troops of this revolt arent the Christian right activists of 1994. Instead, they are tea-partiers driven by the growth of government. Their catchphrase of taking back the country isnt an appeal to power so much as a clarion call to preserve the foundations of the countrys distinctiveness. The debt, for them, isnt just about fiscal probity, but our way of life. Of course, the American tradition has ample room for government expansion or the welfare state wouldnt already be so large, and Obama is weighed down as well by the weak economy. But his rush to social democracy has touched a raw cultural nerve. Hes avoided God, guns and gays, and hit on something more profound. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The exceptionalism backlash BY RICH LOWRY


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 15 MINUTES In retirement, former Naples fire chief is just warming upJim McEvoys love of family, his sense of community and his choice of music together reflect the mans solid roots and Irish heritage. His grandparents journeyed from Ireland to the United States between 1900 and 1920. His parents met and married in New England, then raised their children four sons and a daughter in the Dorchester neighborhood of South Boston. Mr. McEvoys father served the city of Boston for 33 and remained an active member of the Boston Fire Department until his death in 1988. I always knew my dad loved his job, says Mr. McEvoy. He was happy to be going there. That no doubt contributed to Mr. McEvoys love of fire trucks as a boy. He recalls going to the fire station every chance he could get; during his early teens he experienced the thrill of wintertime ride-a-longs with his father in open-cab fire trucks. As for his mom, Shes my heart and soul, he says, my biggest fan. Mr. McEvoy left Boston for Florida to work for a friend in 1980. The friend left town when his business folded, but Mr. McEvoy stayed and went to work for the Lee County Parks and Recreations Department. He relocated to Naples in 1985, when the opportunity arose for him to work for the Naples Fire Department. For him, it was a dream come true, having long yearned to be a firefighter. He lived that dream for nearly 25 years, until his retirement in June 2009. Throughout his career, he took every promotional exam offered at the earliest available opportunity. He performed well in his duties and on his exams; as a result, he ascended through the ranks from rookie firefighter to chief of the department. Mr. McEvoy speaks with great appreciation about the education and training he received throughout his career. I owe everything I have to the city of Naples, he says. His service to the city didnt end with his retirement however. This year marks Mr. McEvoys first as chairman of Naples St. Patricks Day Parade. When John Finnegan stepped down after a decade in the position, he asked Mr. McEvoy to replace him. Interestingly, Mr. Finnegan is likewise from Dorchester and worked with Bostons Dorchester Parade for many years. Despite their common origins, the two men first met in Naples at the IrishAmerican Club. Mr. McEvoy credits Mr. Finnegans role in the St. Patricks Day festivities for the parades growth into one of Naples premier winter events, with a reputation on par with those in New York, Boston, Chicago and Dublin. This years parade will include several local marching bands, floats, bagpipers, horses, clowns and politicians. The participating school bands, a total of eight from Collier and Lee counties, receive scholarship funds from the parade committee to help cover the expense of participating. The parade is a family affair for the McEvoys. Wife Lynn is treasurer; she handles bookkeeping and also sorts the many participant applications. And in 2006, daughter Molly reigned as Little Miss Smiling Eyes. And lets not forget Mr. McEvoys music. Im not proficient at guitar, and Im not a great singer, he says, but when I put the two together, it works and people like it. Im an entertainer. Hes also learning to play the Irish bouzouki, which he describes as being kind of like a real big mandolin. His current band, West of Galway, has been playing Irish tunes together for six years. The five members sing and play six instruments, including an Irish frame drum (bodhran), guitar, fiddle, tin whistle and concertina. The 32nd annual Naples St. Patricks Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, at St. Annes Catholic Church and will follow its traditional route in Old Naples. You dont have to be Irish to be one of the tens-of-thousands of spectators who will enjoy the parade this year, the new chairman stresses. Theres no cost for admission, the Wearin o the Green is recommended, and having fun is an absolute requirement.Parade day promises to be busy for Mr. McEvoy, wholl have to keep pace with two back-to-back gigs with his band immediately following the procession, first at 1 p.m. at McCabes Irish Pub on Fifth Avenue South and then at 6 p.m. at Foxboro Tavern on East Tamiami Trail. West of Galway also takes the stage every Tuesday night at Fitzgeralds Irish Pub in Bonita Springs. For more information and other upcoming show dates, times and locations, check out www. Despite his retirement, Jim McEvoy is just warming up. BY SUSAN POWELL BROWN________________________Special to Florida Weekly For Promotional Use only. Please see official Service Agreement for details. Service That Works. Service That Award Winner 2009For a low annual fee, service calls, parts and labor are FREE on air conditioning & major appliance repairs.Dont Delay, Call Today!Toll Free 1-800-433-9740 Ext. 2 Collier County 597-1602 Ext. 2 A Home-Tech Service Agreement... COURTESY PHOTOJimmy McEvoy

PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 than three decades using public records to right wrongs and challenge official miscreants, before retiring three years ago. Sunshine wasnt designed for busybodies or voyeurs, per se, according to its champions. They will begin celebrating Floridas pioneering open records laws March 14 across Southwest Florida and the 67 counties of the Sunshine State. Instead, Sunshine was designed to let men and women here control their destinies by watchdogging their leaders. Thats a form of freedom as purely American as apple pie or James Madison, insists Dwight Brock, Collier Countys feisty Circuit Court clerk. At his official stop on the county Web site designed to guide citizens into public records the Sunshine logo at Mr. Brock quotes Mr. Madison, the nations fourth president and the shaper of the First Amendment protecting free speech. A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or Tragedy; or, perhaps both, Mr. Madison proclaimed. The famous words also appear on the states detailed Web site, myflsunshine. com, where the specific laws appear with their history and applications. But the devil is in the details, and the measure of Sunshines strength or weakness lies in the loopholes. Common among those are localgovernment contracting and purchasing negotiations taking place; law enforcement investigations underway and personal information about minors. There are other loopholes, however often the hot zones for periodic fights over Sunshine and shadow. Should 9-1-1 calls or autopsy files be public record? How closely should parents be able to scrutinize the personnel records of their childs public school teachers? And should government officials be obligated to harness the efficiency and power of new technology to make records easily available, or can they allow them to remain hard to reach in the electronic universe?What the records can tell youWhether difficult or easy to find, citizens can check the pedigree of every nonprofit organization or large political gift. They can trace the actual names behind the fictitious names of corporations, or determine not only the salaries of all their leaders but the sometimesstartling benefits packages. They can discover how many lawsuits or legal complaints have been filed against contractors or business owners, check the cleanliness reports on restaurant kitchens, and detail the travel budgets and extra expenses of public officials, to name just a few. In general, democracy only works when government is open, says Kelly McBride, a faculty member and ethics group leader at the celebrated Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, which educates and hones the skills of both American and international journalists. And much of it is open. By comparing databases, you can discover if any of the bus drivers hired by an agency that drives school busses have DUIs, she reveals. You can look and see how many foreclosures are in your neighborhood, and how that relates to property values. You can look and see how many speeding tickets are written in different ZIP codes and compare it to the demographics, and learn how your local law enforcement targets speeders. You can hold the police accountable in many ways for example, how they code sexual assaults in many cities, which can reflect not only the image of a city for tourists and investors, but suggest crime-solving successes that come with salary and position jumps for commanders. Opponents of open records come neither from conservative nor liberal positions by nature, suggests Ms. McBride, but from people who aim to hoard power. Its very easy and popular for lawmakers and even judges to be activists in closing certain records in reaction to a very specific incident, something that makes news, especially now with the rising concern for privacy, she notes. But that often fails the interests of a democracy. For example: the fight to open autopsy records of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, killed in a 2001 racing accident. When reporters sought the graphic photographs from those records to determine if his life could have been saved by different safety gear and more stringent NASCAR policies, an outcry ensued, Ms. McBride recalls. The public issue became a debate over voyeurs and privacy, not an effort to save the lives of other drivers and make the sport safer by using public records to investigate the conditions that led to Mr. Earnhardts death. But thats the point and the power of Sunshine laws.How opponents fight sunshineThe problem is, its very hard to hold government accountable when you cant get the records, Ms. McBride points out. And you have to have a couple other puzzle pieces in place to hold government accountable. You have to have public officials willing to do it. I was a police reporter for eight years, but police chiefs who wanted to make my life hell, could. They could create policies, ways of doing business, that could make it impossible to get the records. They might say that you have to pay exorbitant fees, or fees for a clerks time to access the records so the only way out is suing. On the other hand, she says, some officials go out of their way to honor and extend the Sunshine. Mr. Brock, for example, has been locked in a six-year lawsuit with the board of Collier County commissioners to close one Sunshine loophole: He would require the board to open its financial records as it creates them, not after the fact, so that he may audit them, publicly. After all, he argues, the law requires that the county clerk serve as a checkand-balance, signing off on each financial decision of the board, including those already approved by commissioners, something he cant do appropriately if he cant see whats been done. And he insists every citizen should know how officials are behaving. What I do is the peoples business, Mr. Brock says. If the people dont have a right to know about their business, then I cant imagine who does. The general public overwhelmingly believes government has an obligation to report and explain what they do, and how they spend our money. So its important for government to do everything it can to make information available to the public. In Lee County, where Wayne Daltry recently retired from a three-decade career as a planner and leader of Smart Growth in large part because county officials had hidden their planning and decision-making from him, and from the public one of the biggest loopholes is both legal and problematic, he says. This is the loophole for the elected or appointed chief executive, in which he or she can make decisions out of the Sunshine. Everything else is open record or as Mr. Daltry describes it, everything else comprises the chain of evidence of decision-making for all BUT the chief operating officers/executive, since they are the only ones that dont need to keep records. Depending on the good faith determination of a leader to honor the intent of Sunshine laws, therefore a county manager, say, or a police chief or county sheriff those records become opportunities for citizens to assess their leaders. Or not. Lee County keeps records of (County Manager) Karen Hawes weekly meeting of the 30 department heads, but not a word of her weekly meeting of the four chief administrators, notes Mr. Daltry. So guess where decisions get made or handed out? Maybe the most important document of all, suggests Mr. Daltry, is the real organization chart, which is seldom published. The official organization chart shows command and control and information flows. A real one will show dotted lines of how information and decisions REALLY flow, and there will be dotted lines that lead off the chart to influence peddlers, deal makers, friends with pull, etc., and that is also why public records laws are key that is where you find the impact of the dotted lines.In the trenchesFor those who spend their working lives watching government and reporting its actions the reporters hired by newspapers or television networks to pay attention debates over Sunshines limits are a matter of daily course. Every time this legislature exempts another record from public view its assaulting the publics right to know, and that ought to be outrageous to everyone, insists Mr. Melsek, who retired from his position as an investigative reporter for The News-Press five years ago. Mr. Melsek is now publishing a community newspaper sharply attentive to the actions of officials in the town of Fort Myers Beach, as well as to county officials whose decisions may affect the Beach, where he was raised, and where he now lives. Like Ms. McBride, he also assigns journalists the duty of defending open public records, not simply offering hesaid, she-said reports. Any newspaper editorial writer who makes excuses for politicians who close public records ought to be run out of the building, Mr. Melsek suggests unequivocally. That said, Ms. Hawes, for example, is within her rights to provide no account of conversations with chief administrators. Whether she or those meeting behind closed doors with her take specific notes or merely doodle on a note pad, members of the public cant get those records by asking for them. (Those) are only public if you make them so by slipping into her trash can after hours, which is what I used to do at grand jury rooms here in the Lee County Courthouse, Mr. Melsek adds. After each session of a grand jury meeting the prosecutors would leave and neglect to lock the door. So, Mr. Melsek would slip in and go through the waste can for their notes. Sometimes, that search yielded just enough to confirm what they were doing. As for county commissioners, Under their own policy they must keep logs of their individual private meetings with lobbyists, Mr. Melsek says. They must jot down the time, the date, the name of the person talking to them, who they are with, who they represent and what the subject was. Those logs are given to the minutes department every few months. I used to get a lot of interesting information from them. Such scrutiny of government in the sunshine requires not cynicism about the actions of officials, but an honorable and stainless-steel skepticism, says Charlie Whitehead, who spent two decades covering government for the Naples Daily News. Mr. Whitehead left that paper last month. Government bears watching, in its truest sense, he explains. You have to keep your eye on them because officials are not to be trusted. If they were to abuse their positions, theyre in a position to do great damage. So you cant afford to trust them. Its not a question of whether they would do something untoward, but that they could. The Sunshine laws are there in large part because they could. Veteran reporters often use Sunshine laws as a powerful tool to right specific and sometimes bloody wrongs, not simply to bring information to the public. In Mr. Melseks case, for example, he worked not only in Lee and Collier counties in the course of his career, but north into Charlotte and DeSoto counties. In one case, his work freed a man imprisoned for life for a crime he didnt PUBLICFrom page 1 MCBRIDE


WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NEWS A9 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY commit that was long before DNA became a factor and in another case his reporting stopped the abuse of countless mental patients by their wards in a state hospital. Bobby Chambers was a black fruit picker in DeSoto County, Mr. Melsek recalls. Hed been in prison several years and I found the old transcripts and testimony of his trial for robbery in the deepest corner of the old DeSoto County Courthouse. I brushed off the dust, opened the crumpled case files and spent months piecing together what was an unmistakable paper trail of contradictory testimony on crucial points, and as questionable a legal representation as you will ever see. Those stories persuaded some legislators to have him freed from his life sentence. Mr. Melsek used pubic records much the same way at the state mental hospital in Arcadia. I dug into personnel files that went back a decade and found a pattern of not only abuses on patients that went unpunished, but (a pattern) that left the abusers in the wards with the people theyd abused. Those files also turned up years of hirings from farm fields and dollar stores of people put immediately in charge of the most vulnerable people in our society. Eventually, the state shut down that hospital and redesigned the way it provided such services. Both of those stories were framed on the rock-solid credibility of public records, says Mr. Melsek. At The News-Press in 2008, reporter Amy Bennett Williams used public records to run down a series of online comments from different e-mail accounts that excoriated a nonprofit labor organization in Collier County, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. The comments touted demonstrable lies and false allegations of theft. (Ms. Williams is married to Florida Weekly writer Roger Williams.) At the time, The Coalition was publicly encouraging fast-food giant Burger King to pay a penny a pound more for tomatoes picked in Florida fields, to boost the wages of poverty-stricken workers. The whole field of electronic public records is sort of being pioneered now, Ms. Williams says. Fortunately, Internet protocol addresses, the IP addresses, are public. Im sure there are ways to cloak them, which should be illegal, but I think enough people dont do that, so that you can use them. Ms. Williams decided to track an e-mail from someone who called himself Shawn Glass, after she noticed it used many of the turns of phrase shed seen in various other e-mails, from other addresses. You can figure out where it came from by typing an IP address into a search engine, and that will give you, in many cases, the geographic coordinates, she explains. It will give you the longitude and latitude from whence came the email. So I did this, and got the geographic coordinates from which Mr. Glass had sent me his letters, and those happened to be the corporate headquarters of Burger King. When comments appeared from a tag called Surfxaholic again replete with similar-sounding and potentially libelous accusations about The Coalition she looked at the personal information provided by the sender and tracked it to someone named Shannon Grover, who lived in the same town as a vice president for Burger King, Steven Grover. So using public records I got the phone number and called the Grover household, and spoke to Shannon. She confirmed for me it was her father who used her account to write about the Coalition, Ms. Williams says. This is not some journalists trick, its something anybody in the public could have done. I was intent on connecting the dots, thanks to the ready availability of a variety of public records thanks to electronic records and old standards like phone books. In the end, Burger King fired Mr. Grover and changed its policies with regard to the people who pick its tomatoes. Although many people may not have the time to track records in the fashion of investigative reporters, they can still use the Sunshine to weigh in significantly in government. We as a society have become maybe a little complacent in our role of providing consent for the way government operates, says Mr. Brock, the Circuit Court clerk in Collier County. So its important for people to stand up and use the tools available to gain an understanding of what government is doing, and is doing to them. By and large, those tools are public records. In general, democracy only works when government is open. By comparing databases you can discover if any of the bus drivers hired by an agency that drives school busses have DUIs. You can look and see how many foreclosures are in your neighborhood, and how that relates to property values. You can look and see how many speeding tickets are written in different ZIP codes and compare it to the demographics, and learn how your local law enforcement targets speeders. Kelly McBride, Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg

PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 UNDERCOVER HISTORIAN Inaugural Collier County History Fair filled with sweet surprisesMomma always said life is like a box of chocolates you never know what youre gonna get. Forrest GumpForrest and his Momma would have enjoyed some sweet surprises at the firstever Collier County History Fair, which happened this past weekend at Seacrest Country Day School. One of the best moments was when Leila Canant, a beloved Naples teacher, received an educators highest tribute when the Collier County Professional Building at Third Avenue South and Sixth Street South was named after her.This first annual event was really the third attempt by Naples Backyard History to engage Collier County students in the 36-year-old National History Day competition. We pitched the idea two years ago and had no response; last year our urging resulted in one entry from homeschooled student Ian Cox, who ended up at the Florida History Fair in Tallahassee. One local history teacher, John Heers from Seacrest, went to Tallahassee to evaluate the competitions merits.This year, the first official Collier County History Fair garnered 170 entries from students in four public schools and 38 entries from students at Seacrest. A sweet surprise entry came at the last minute on judging day, when Jacob Winge, a junior from Barron Collier High School, walked in (the only suit-and-tie participant) alone, with his paper in hand, to ask if he could enter the competition. The theme was Innovations in History. The national guidelines suggested that innovations are creative new approaches to any facet of life and also stressed that students keep in mind that not all changes are innovations. It was not enough for entrants simply to describe an innovative object, idea or event; they also had to describe the historical context of the innovation and support their entire presentation with an annotated bibliography.Our history is in their handsBritish writer William Plomer described creativity as the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. Our CCHF judges, though not initially connected, became so through this competition and their shared love of history and accuracy. The judges were: Kathy Guyitt, Karin Wolfe, Lavigne Kirkpatrick, Denise Rochford, Jeff Hirsch, Jesse Hinson, Mike Peppe, Jack Bovee, Naples City Councilwoman Margaret Dee Sulick and Keith Basik. Mr. Heers, who led the campaign to encourage local students to participate in the history fair, presented the entries to the judges. Seven ultimately were chosen to represent Collier County in Tallahassee at the Florida History Fair in May. Heres where Forrests momma hit the nail on the head (you never know what youre gonna get): A couple of entries were likened to that piece of candy you put in your mouth expecting one thing but, sweet surprise, you bite into something else. The firstand second-place winners in each category are: Documentary: Credit Cards and Their Impact on the Millennia Generation, by Katie Burns snd David Hastings; The Innovation of the Tampon by Catherine Beckett, Annalisa Murray and Manny Burtscher (this tastefully done short film surprised us all), Web Site: The History of Penicillin (only one entry), by Zach Wright, Genestra Kappotis and Lindsay Griffin Exhibit: The Gatling Gun: Innovations with Weapons to End War (complete with a museum-quality Gatling gun replica, which was purchased by the student for this exhibit), by Deo Savaretti and Isaiah Leonard; The History of Jeans, by Sarah Mattienson Historical Papers: Cryptography, by Charlotte Newell; The Black Death, by Sara SmithThe surprise fillingWhile Mr. Winge, the late entry who started the first History Club at Barron Collier High School this year, didnt make the final cut with his entry (points deducted for a missing bibliography) Democracy: Innovation in Government, his courage and paper led the committee to the creation of something befitting for such a pioneering spirit: the Naples Backyard History Patriotism Award. This award comes with an opportunity to attend a Heritage Foundation dinner to meet Carol Rove and to travel to the FHF in May as a Collier County ambassador and reporter for Naples Backyard History.We all from time to time lament that kids today just dont appreciate history, nor do they understand the sacrifices that many made for their freedom, or even understand the meaning of patriotism. But this past Saturday we were proven wrong. Life surely is like a box of chocolates, and we found some sweet surprises along the way at the Collier County History Fair. Meet some of the Collier County History Fair student participants and see their entries that will go on to the Florida History Fair during the Naples Backyard History luncheon tribute to Mary Ellen Hawkins and Lynn Hixon Holly at 11 a.m. Monday, March 22, at the Naples Beach Club.BY LOIS BOLIN ____________________Special to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOThis Gatling gun replica was part of a winning entry in the Collier County History Fair.


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Representatives from Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, presenting sponsor of Golden Apple, were joined by major sponsors of The Education Foundation in surprising the teachers in their classrooms. For the 20th year, The Education Foundation of Collier County has honored and thanked teachers, on behalf of the community, for excellence in the classroom. The following teachers are the 2010 Golden Apple recipients: Elizabeth Braren, Tommie Barfield Elementary Diane Fontdevila, Osceola Elementary Kate Hickie, Naples Park Elementary Angela Loerzel, Pelican Marsh Elementary Jean Lorenz, Naples High Jon Mundorf, Tommie Barfield Elementary The Golden Apple teachers, along with the Teachers of Distinction, will be recognized Tuesday, May 4, at the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Celebration presented by Suncoast for Kids Foundation. 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For reservations or more information, call David Willens, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Collier County, at 263-4205. Press club will hear from journalism professor, studentsLyn Millner, assistant professor of journalism at FGCU, will speak at the next meeting of the Naples Press Club at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 25, at the Bellasera Hotel. She will be accompanied by journalism students Alex Pena and Maryann Battle. Ms. Millner will discuss journalism courses and the degree plan she has developed for the university; Mr. Pena will talk about his recent trips to Juarez and Haiti, and Ms. Battle will discuss her work with the homeless in Fort Lauderdale. Ms. Millner is responsible for starting and developing the journalism program at FGCU. Her work has appeared on NPR and in many national and regional publications. Ms. Battle is a senior and the managing editor of FGCUs Eagle News. Mr. Pena is a junior and an intern at the Naples Daily News. Cost of the luncheon meeting is $20 for NPC members and $25 for nonmembers. Reservations and payment in advance are required and can me made at by sending a check to Naples Press Club, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 210, Naples, FL 34103. For more information, e-mail Republican women will hear from author Political thriller author Karna Bodman (Checkmate, Final Finesse and Gambit), former senior director of the National Security Council under President Ronald Reagan, will be the guest speaker when the Womens Republican Club of Naples Federated Inc. meets on Friday, March 12, at the Country Club of Naples. Social hour begins at 11:30 a.m., and luncheon and the program begin at noon. Cost is $20. For reservations, call Pat Wagner at 598-9833. For more information about the club, call 566-8138. Bonita Wood Carvers hold annual showExperienced and novice wood carvers will exhibit their work and demonstrate various techniques at the annual Bonita Wood Carvers Exhibit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at the Estero Community & Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Admission and parking are free. The Bonita Wood Carvers meet on Wednesday afternoons throughout the year at the Estero Community & Recreation Center. For more information, call Chet Frye at 826-5388. Ikebana artists plan annual exhibitThe Naples Chapter of Ikebana International holds its annual exhibition of arrangements using live flowers on Friday and Saturday, March 12-13, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 12 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 13. Diane Leone will give a formal demonstration at 1 p.m. Friday; informal demonstrations will take place and the ginza (market) for ikebana items will be open throughout both days of the exhibition (sorry, no credit cards). Admission is $5 (children admitted free). For more information, call 3902881 or visit Italian comedy, arts and crafts on tapThe Naples Italian American Club presents an evening of comedic skits, one act performed in English and then in Italian, by the Kairos Italy Theater of New York on Sunday, March 14. Doors open at 4 p.m. A traditional Feast of St. Joseph dinner will be served at 5 p.m., followed by the show at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 for NIAC members and $35 for non-members. For reservations or more information, call 577-5210. Also coming up is the seventh annual Naples Italian-American Arts & Crafts Festival set for Wednesday and Thursday, March 17-18. In addition to art and handmade crafts by more than 100 artisans, the festival will have a feast of homemade Italian specialties for sale, including ziti marinara, eggplant rollotino, chicken cacciatore, meatballs, hot and sweet sausages, tossed green salad and zeppoli pastries. Admission is free both days. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 The Collier County Public Library announces its Virtual Library, a library that never sleeps. The Virtual Library provides direct access to e-Library Services, e-Job Searches and e-Government Services. These three sections will empower library users with knowledge about local, state and federal government programs and can help them find a job using more than a dozen job search engines, says Library Director Marilyn Matthes.In the e-Library Services section of the Virtual Library, users can register for programs, renew and reserve materials and browse the online library catalog. This is also where users can research subjects ranging from automotive to health-related issues. One of the research databases, Mango Languages, the language-learning center, can teach users how to speak a foreign language. Online users can also read books online. The Virtual e-Library Services section has access to audio books as well as e-books. E-books are downloadable books in a digital format with viewable pages and text for use on computers or compatible portable devices. Looking for a job? The e-Job Searches section of the Virtual Library gives customers access to national, state and local job Web listing sites. This is a onestop-shop to help job seekers connect with unlimited opportunities, including assistance in writing a resume. Some of the job search engines in this section are Americas Job Exchange,, USA Jobs (federal jobs), and Finally, the e-Government Services area of the Virtual Library informs customers of local, state and federal programs and regulations and hotlinks users to up-todate unemployment information. Additionally, users have access to, the Department of Children and Families as well as information on how to obtain a business license. Federal sites provide information on Social Security, citizenship and immigration and patents and trademarks. For access to the Collier County Virtual Library, virtual, online users must have a valid library card. For more information, go to or call 252-7542. Check out Collier Countys new Virtual Library 24/7Florida Gulf Coast University invites prospective students to the Graduate Studies Spring Expo to learn about post-baccalaureate study opportunities at FGCU from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in the Student Union ballroom. Faculty, staff and students will discuss graduate degree programs in business, counseling, criminal forensic studies, criminal justice, education, English, history, environmental science, health professions, public administration and social work. Representatives will be available from FGCUs Testing Center, Financial Aid and Scholarship Office and Campus Recreation. The Office of Graduate Studies will have information about admission requirements. Prospective students should RSVP to the Graduate Studies Spring Expo by e-mailing or calling 590-7988. FGCU holds open house about graduate studies 10154 Heritage Bay Blvd. Naples, FL 34120(East of I-75 off Immokalee Rd.)www.golfheritagebay.comCall 239-384-6166Heritage BayReservations NeededCall 384-6166 Country Club Attire RequiredBrides, Celebrate your special day with us!We cater to all types of events Easter Sunday Brunch omelets to order, homemade belgium waffles, prime rib, leg of lamb, carved ham, homemade desserts$23.95 per personOPEN TO THE PUBLIC Try the most beautiful dining room in town FREEglass of house wine or draft beer with the purchase of a lunch or dinner entre FREE Shipping with Special Orders Over 1,000s of Rugs In Stock Open Mon-Sat 10-6 Sun 1-6 RUGS Connection Fort Myers


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Lightrefreshments.Spaceislimited,socall466-1131toreserveyourplace.EnsembleGalileiAlongwithNealConanFriday,March127:30p.m.TheIslandatShellPoint FirstPerson:StoriesfromtheEdgeoftheWorldisaremarkablecollaboration betweentheNationalGeographicSociety,NPRsNealConan(hostofTalkof theNation),andEnsembleGalilei.Spectacularphotographsprojectedon largescreens,Conanscompellingnarration,andevocativemusiccreatedspecicallyforthisproject,workseamlesslytotaketheaudience alongonsomeoftheworldsmostextraordinaryexpeditions.Ensemble GalileiperformsIrish,Scottish,EarlyandOriginalmusiconavarietyof ancientandmoderninstruments.Ticketsare$35,call454-2067.ABriefHistoryofIrelandWednesday,March171011:30a.m. TocelebrateStPatricksDay,ProfessorAdrianKerrofEdisonStateCollegewilltakeus onawhirlwindtourofIrelandshistory.Ticketsare$10,call454-2054. 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Students recognized for the winter season are: From Barron Collier High School: Carter Mack, soccer, cross-country and swimming; Gabriella Paisan, cross-country, track, soccer and swimming; Jenna Tinney, swimming; and Jon Coulter, swimming From Gulf Coast High School: Kristine Ma, soccer and track; Richelle Riki Carach, basketball, track and softball; and Mackenson Timothee, track and field and cross-country From Immokalee High School: Samantha Molina, volleyball, soccer and softball; and Stephen Herrera, wrestling and cross-country From Lely High School: Cody Mendel, golf, basketball and tennis; Da-Anna Paul, basketball and track and field: Kayla Douglas, swimming and soccer; and Paul Tateo, cross-country, basketball and golf From Naples High School: Jordon Leach, basketball; Kimberly Loewel, basketball and softball: Kyle Zeck, football and baseball; and Ryan Beth Iamurri, golf, soccer and softball And from Palmetto Ridge High School: Dylan Gamret, wrestling and football. Student athletes recognized for the fall season were: From Gulf Coast High School: John Shelton, golf; and Rachel Elliot, track and swimming And from Immokalee High School: Argeo Cruz, cross-country and track. Mickey Gordon, a Naples podiatrist with Gulfcoast Foot & Ankle Center, created the program after hearing of the difficult times his patients children and grandchildren were having with increased expenses of a college education. During his 31-year career as a podiatric physician and surgeon, Dr. Gordon has treated many athletic and sports injuries and has become well aware that lower extremity injuries are all too common in high school sports. Dr. Gordon recruited Bank of FloridaSouthwest and Physicians Regional to jointly pledge three $2,500 scholarships for student athletes. It is a pleasure to recognize these students for their hard work and accomplishments both in the classroom and on the field, court, pool or track, says Dr. Gordon. Gulfcoast Foot and Ankle Center is a three-doctor practice with more than 60 years of experience. Dr. Gordon has treated many world-record holders and professional athletes. For more information, visit High school athletes have scholarship oppsGORDON


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 A25 Temple Shalom Sisterhood will hold its 10th annual womens Seder from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 18. Generations of Jewish women will join in song and story to celebrate the historical significance of heroines of the Bible. Religious School Principal Caren Plotkin and Rabbi Baht Yameem Weiss will host the Seder. Cost is $15 for Temple Shalom Sisterhood members, $18 for guests and $10 for Bat Mitzvah to age 18. For information or reservations, call 455-3030. Sisterhood celebrates 10th annual womens SederChabad Naples holds Friday night Shabbat dinners. The 24 hours beginning at sundown each Friday is the traditional Jewish Sabbath, a time for family and community gatherings. Under the title Light up your Friday Nights, the Shabbaton dinners begin at 6:30 p.m. at Chabad Naples, 850 Seagate Drive. Cost is $25 for adults and $12 for children, with those younger than 6 admitted free. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 262-4474. First Baptist Church Naples is beginning a car care ministry for financially challenged residents of Collier County. From 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 20, church members will change oil and filters, top off all engine fluids, brake fluid and windshield washer fluid, check belts and hoses, lights and tire pressure, free of charge. The ministry is targeting single parents, needy senior citizens and victims of abuse and has contacted various social service organizations to spread the word. Anyone who would like to receive the complimentary car services must sign up by Monday, March 15, and can do so by calling 596-8600, ext. 617, or by e-mailing The church is at 3000 Orange Blossom Blvd., and the car care services will be provided in the parking lot. For more information, visit www. Car care ministry beginning at Baptist churchShabbaton dinners feed body, mind, soul Seasonal Cottages Moody Village, Wells, ME877-682-9048 www.SeaglassCottagesMaine.comSummer in New EnglandThe perfect combination with your Florida home! 20,000 Sq. Ft. Showroom!Voted Best Furniture Store! MODEL FURNITURE OUTLET239-434-2227MON. FRI. 10-6 SAT. 10-2 3573 MERCANTILE AVE., NAPLES, FL Expressions Expressions In Design, Inc.Award Winning Interior Design Firm FL LIC #ID0001867 A new life spirit and a new life style right where you want it to be. Everything you love about living in the Naples and Marco Island areas has come together at e Arlingtonappreciate a new life style at this spectacular, new retirement community coming to Lely Resort. And because e Arlington is open to those of all faiths, beliefs and traditionsexperience a new life spirit of personal growth, optimism and joy for the future. Learn more about the risk free priority memberships oering you some very worthwhile benets. Call e Arlington today at (239) 206-2646 or toll-free (866) 986-9690, or visit the new Information and Model Center.


TO YOUR HEALTH NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 HEALTHY LIVINGIn drive for muscularity, men suffer body image problems of their ownSlimming down for swimsuit season has long been an obsession for women. Now bulking up for the beach can lead to body image problems with men who want to be bigger than ever, a new University of Florida study suggests. The unhappiness runs deeper than the iconic Charles Atlas comic book ads in which a pound weakling transforms himself into a match for any buff bully on the beach. It extends to the use of sometimes dangerous supplements, obsessive exercise, gnawing anxiety and frequent mood swings, says Heather Hausenblas, a UF exercise psychologist who co-authored the research with Nickles Chittester, a psychology professor at Concordia University in Texas. The research is based on Mr. Chittesters doctoral dissertation while a student at UF. The similarity between the days of Mr. Atlas and today is an excessive desire to develop muscles, which springs from societys changing perceptions of the ideal male physique, Ms. Hausenblas says. If you look back at what was considered the ideal male body 50 years ago, it wasnt this super-hyper muscular physique that we have now, she says. The build that captured the Mr. Universe title when the contest began in 1959 is considerably smaller than the contemporary version, she adds. Body image problems, such as eating disorders and striving to be thin, have always been attributed to women, but now were seeing a significant rise in men who are dissatisfied with how they look and want to become more muscular, she says. As with extremely thin women believing they need to shed pounds, mens preoccupation with building muscle mass may bear no relationship to their actual size. We found that this drive for muscularity was influenced by psychological factors and not how large or how muscular a man is, she says. The researchers studied 113 male college students at UF using surveys and body assessment measures, publishing their findings in the October issue of the Journal of Health Psychology. The study found that supplement use, low self-esteem and exercise dependence were the strongest predictors of a fixation with being big and beefy. Anthropometric measures such as ones body mass index and percentage of body fat were not factors. The media have shifted their focus on female body dissatisfaction to include men, as a cultural transformation has taken place in the amount of muscle that is accepted and on display, Ms. Hausenblas says, adding in the last decade there has been almost an explosion of research taking a look at male body issues and the causes and consequences of it. Not only have muscle standards been raised to unrealistic heights in physical competition and on the cover of mens magazines, but the trend has trickled down to childrens toys, Ms. Hausenblas says. Just as Barbie dolls set unrealistic expectations for girls, super muscular Spiderman, Superman and other action figures do so for boys. As these boys grow up, its not surprising there has been an increase in male cosmetic surgical procedures such as calf implants, We are extremely proud to announce another giant step in cardiology services, as nine cardiologists from four interventional cardiology groups have joined the NCH Healthcare System to help transform our first-in-the-state cardiology program ( into a national Center of Excellence. Drs. David Axline, Michael Flynn, Adam Frank, George Gamouras, Ronald Levine, Tracey Roth, Carlo Santos-Ocampo, Herman Spilker and James Venable have integrated with NCH. When fully ramped up, our cardiology team will be physician-led with performance based on quality, safety, coordination of care, growth and control of cost, primarily through increased efficiency and reduction of waste. We will have a shared culture, shared risk, useful data, continuous learning and, most important of all, better outcomes for our cardiovascular patients as we develop the NCH Heart and Vascular Institute. A patient will call one phone number, ask for a consultation, and be directed to the cardiologist whose interests and abilities most closely match that patients needs. (Of course, if a patient already has a relationship with a particular cardiologist, the patient will continue with his/her cardiologist.) Before the meeting, records will be obtained, to optimize the visit. A common Electronic Medical Record, shared with all the cardiologists, will ensure maximum knowledge and seamless communication with easy access for appropriate caregivers. If a patient then needs additional diagnostic testing, such as a cardiac catheterization or ECHO cardiology, this can be scheduled at the time of the appointment and performed quickly and easily in one location the spectacular third floor of the Briggs Wellness Center, which will be built out over the next 18 months. Here is Dr. Levines summary of the beneficial impact of this new integration: This partnership will allow us to deliver more efficient and safer care for our patients and our community by working together rather than separately. And this is only the beginning. Physicians can improve and grow the system by enhancing communication and coordination of care across boundaries of practice sites and facilities. Over time, other physicians will join this integrated cardiology practice, adding to our abilities and capacity to care for patients locally and from outside Southwest Florida. Our goal in cardiology in addition to improving the quality we offer local patients is to rival our position as a National Center of Excellence in total joint replacements, where NCH is the second busiest total joint replacement hospital in the United States, with 7 percent of patients coming from outside our area. So while this cardiac integration will help drive our regional economy, it will also add to our reputation for national healthcare quality. By integrating with our physicians for major health care needs, we will change the face of health care in our community. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Integration of doctors creates better cardiology program STRAIGHT TALK d I n a e a p allenWEISS Seminar set on arthritis treatmentsArthritis affects one out of every five Americans in one form or another and is the leading cause of disability in the nation. Orthopedic surgeon Robert Zehr of The Zehr Center for Orthopaedics will present a free seminar, Arthritis Tips, Trends and New Techniques, at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 13, in the caf at North Collier Hospital. The discussion will include preventative measures as well as the range of treatment options up to and including total joint replacement.My goal is to provide people with information that can help them understand arthritis and improve their quality of life. Hopefully that can be accomplished without the need for surgery, by making lifestyle changes that affect their joints, such as maintaining an exercise program and avoiding obesity, says Dr. Zehr. He is one of the few surgeons in the United States using the anterior approach to total hip replacement, which he says requires a much less invasive and muscle-sparing incision.Although the seminar is free, reservations are requested as space is limited. Call The Zehr Center at 5960100. Lions will conduct free vision testsThe Naples Lions Club will conduct free glaucoma, pressure and vision screenings, as well as field vision testing, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 12, at Lighthouse of Collier headquarters, 457 Bayfront Place. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, but blindness from glaucoma can be prevented by annual eye examinations, early diagnosis and treatment. The mission of Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of programs and services to foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers.For more information, call 430-3934 or visit Hospital has free seminarsThe following free events are presented by Physicians Regional Health Services and take place at the Pine Ridge location, 6101 Pine Ridge Road, unless otherwise noted. Call 348-4180 to reserve a seat. Chronic Sinusitis: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 17 Otolaryngologist David Greene will discuss the Balloon Sinuplasty System by Acclarent. Kidney Stones and other Urological Ailments: 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, in Markle Park on Marco Island. Common Ailments of the Hand: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, in Markle Park on Marco Island. SEE SUFFER, A27 ZEHR SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY ever a new Unis uggests. deeper than the m ic b oo k a d s in k lin g trans f orms a n y bu ff bull y on t h e u se of so m em ents, o b sessive e ty and frequent e at h er Hausen h ologist who rc h wit h y c h o lo rdia T he M r. d is e nt e n a s p men who are dissatisfied with how the y look an d want to b ecome m ore muscu l ar s h e sa y s. A s with extremely th in women b e l iev in g t h ey nee d to s h e d po un d s, mens pr eoccu p ation Th l e ge b o dy thei r J o ur Th l ow d e nc a f i x A n th bo dy f at w Th f e ma m e n ta ke is a c bl as th er re se i s su es b in c t t B p


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NEWS A27 Well. Informed. COMPLIMENTARY HEALTH LECTUREUpdate on Mens HealthPlease join Meir Daller, M.D., for a lecture and question and answer session on health issues facing men as they age: bladder, urethral and adrenal cancers Seating is limited. Reservations are requested online at Or call 239-433-8505. Tuesday, March 16, 2010 5 6:30 p.m. Hyatt Place Coconut PointLocated at Coconut Point mall23120 Via Villagio Estero, Fla. 33928 Meir Daller, M.D. When the sun goes down, its our time to shine! Prices starting at$39.95 or underinsured, was backed by support from Susan G. Komen for the Cures Southwest Florida affiliate. Ms. Crapa is being cared for through Lee Memorial Health Systems treatment and referral program, Breast C.A.R.E., which received a $209,350 Komen grant last year. Naples Community Hospital has a similar program, Breast Health Patient Navigation, which received a $92,350 Komen grant in 2009. These grants are saving womens lives, especially in this economy, said Dara Leichter, breast health navigator for the Breast C.A.R.E. program. These are two of 10 community programs to receive Komen grants last year $963,000 in all that aims to remove the financial hurdle in the fight against breast cancer. Thats more than 13 times what Komen raised six years ago, its first full year of fundraising as a new Southwest Florida affiliate. Komens largest annual fundraising event, Race for the Cure, has made it the regions most visible and muscular presence in promoting breast cancer education, diagnoses and treatment. Last year the race attracted 8,100 walkers and runners. Organizers are hoping for another record turnout at this years race on Saturday, March 13, at Coconut Point in Estero. Supporters of Komens Southwest Florida affiliate have been exponentially more numerous and generous, but the number of breast cancer patients who cant afford treatment in the aftermath of the recession is outpacing that growth. Groups are asking Komen of Southwest Florida for nearly twice as much as last year; the organization has a total of $1.8 million in grant requests for the fiscal year beginning April 1. Because so many people are out of work and the way the economy is, there is a huge increase in need, said Bonnie Olson, grant chair for Komen of Southwest Florida. Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida, based in Collier County, was able to assess the risk of breast cancer and provide screening services for 818 women last year. Director Ena Mendez says that wouldnt have been possible without a $157,453 Komen grant. The centers Healthy Body, Healthy Soul program targets early detection of breast cancer for lowincome communities. Every year the program has grown, Ms. Mendez said. She hopes for a larger Komen grant this year. Komen is really discriminating (about how they allocate grant money), she said. And especially in the last few years theyre really looking to stretch their dollars, which is the way it should be. They are taking a woman from education to early detection, treatment, surgery, recovery and reconstruction. Theyre looking at every single angle. LMHSs Breast C.A.R.E. and NCHs Navigator program are also asking for larger grants this year. Lynn Hurley, breast health navigator at NCH, was recently approached by a woman who didnt have health insurance. She was crying because I was telling her about the community resources that are available, Ms. Hurley said. She said I found a lump two months ago and I couldnt do anything about it. Its a common fear, one Ms. Hurley hopes to calm. Theyre saying What if I get a mammogram and I do have cancer? she said. What then? I have no money. We want them to come in. Even if they dont have money, thats not an issue for us.KOMENFrom page 1 >> What: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure >> When: Saturday, March 13. Registration tent opens at 6:30 a.m. and the rst race begins at 8 a.m. >> Where: Coconut Point, Estero >> Details: 5K races and walks for youth and adults, as well as a 1-mile Fun Walk >> Cost: Day-of-race registration is $40 for adults and $20 for under 18. >> Info: www.komensw .org in the know pectoral implants or carving out six-packs, she said. Additionally, research now suggests that boys in middle and high school are engaging in some high-risk behaviors, taking steroids and other supplements, and restricting carbohydrate intake, to reach a higher level of muscularity, says J. Kevin Thompson, a University of South Florida psychology professor and co-author of the book The Muscular Ideal, who praised Ms. Hausenblas research. I think it comes down to people wanting that quick easy fix as opposed to actually doing the hard work of exercising, Ms. Haussenblas says. Its the same thing as weight loss, in that people would much rather take a weight loss pill than to have to diet, exercise and do everything that goes along with it. The frequency, duration or intensity of exercise had little influence on mens drive for muscularity, although an obsession with exercise did. It was not how much they were doing it, but their thoughts and attitudes about it, she says. For these men, feelings of self worth were closely tied to muscularity and exercise. With so much of their identity wrapped up in their physique, Ms. Hausenblas says, it wasnt surprising that low self-esteem resulted. SUFFERFrom page A26

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As we headed out of Hall Bay at Marker 22, a passenger spotted a tri-color heron standing at the edge of the mangroves. As Capt. Arne Kelsey moved us in for a closer look it became obvious that microfilament was everywhere along the mangrove and the herons left wing had fishing line wrapped over and over around the tip. The heron was struggling unsuccessfully to free itself. We all agreed that something had to be done. Conservancy naturalists Mary Alice Shepherd and Darlene Meadows moved to the front platform of the boat as the captain edged right up to the struggling bird. First, we placed a lightweight blanket over the birds head so one naturalist could contain it calmly. Then the other naturalist deftly lifted the bird from the water as a passenger gave her a knife. They worked together to gently pull back the blanket one area at a time to cut the line. Finally, they got to the wing tip and removed the last of the line. We quickly examined this elegant creature for any injuries. While the right wing had been extended as the bird made every effort to escape, the wing was drawn into the body like the left one. The legs looked strong and straight. Carefully, the naturalists lifted the blanket and eased their hold on its body. The bird quickly moved off the boat and into the mangroves and then out through the trees, accompanied by a soft round of applause from all.And the rest of the storyAs for the rest of the Good Fortune cruise, the passengers began to identify every tri-color spotted as our bird. We also enjoyed a huge number of snowy egrets at the rookery island. Wood storks, bald eagles, a few great egrets and great blue herons, many double-crested cormorants and royal terns perched on a channel marker were also spotted. Many white ibis, little blue herons and pelicans of every stage and age were added to our inventory. The baby ospreys are growing, and a single young osprey was spotted on a nest with the parents nearby, watching over their family. One female, on a marker close to the entrance to Rookery Bay, was sitting on a pretty scraggly nest, really just a few twigs. Has she lost her mate? Is she late building this season? Or has her nest been damaged? As the Good Fortune headed back, black vultures soared high in the evening sky. All in all, it was a very satisfying evening. The passengers hoped that the rescued tri-color heron had joined his rookery buddies. Everyone was glad that the Good Fortune had been there at the Staff, passengers enjoy an especially successful sunset cruiseBY JUDY HUSHON____________________Special to Florida Weekly About the Good FortuneCoast Guard-certi ed captains guide the quiet pontoon boat through the mangrovelined channels of Rookery Bay. As a volunteer guide narrates the trip, passengers discover how the Conservancy of Southwest Florida was formed in 1964 to protect this breathtaking setting. 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Judy Hushon is a volunteer naturalist aboard The Conservancy of Southwest Floridas Good Fortune.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NEWS A29 For Reserva ons, Call 239-403-3020DAY TRIPS NOW AVAILABLE!IN 41 MINUTES BOOK NOW! Charters Available $135 ppONE WAY Daily Flights from Naples Municipal Airport Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday Departs Naples at 9:00am Departs Key West at 10:15am Let a ranger be your guideGuided day and moonlight canoe trips and hikes ll up quickly at CollierSeminole State Park. Heres whats coming up: >>Guided daytime canoe trips take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Paddle through a mangrove wonderland along the Blackwater River and listen to a park ranger tell stories about the Seminoles survival. These trips are fun for ages 6 and older; cost is $25 per person. >>Guided moonlight paddles take place from 7:30-10 p.m. March 27 and 29. Join a park naturalist and discover the changes nighttime brings along the Blackwater River. These trips are great for ages 12 and older; cost is $30 per person. >>A guided night hike takes place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 13. This walking adventure is ideal for ages 6 and older; cost is $10 per person. Those who want to discover CollierSeminole State Park on their own can explore the parks 11 miles of hiking trails from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Enjoy picnicking, birding, shing, camping, a boat ramp and the historic walking dredge that was used to build the Tamiami Trail. Entrance to the park is at 20200 U.S. 41, eight miles east of Highway 951. Reservations are required for the guided hikes and canoe trips. Call 394-3397 for more information. AT COLLIERSEMINOLE STATE PARK OUTDOORSSpotted sea trout (Cynoscion nebulosus) are perhaps the most popular shoreline saltwater gamefish in Florida. Hooked trout put up an impressive fight, and thats one reason these fish are so popular with anglers.There are many common names for spotted sea trout: speck, gator, salmon, winter, spotted weakfish and black trout. Youll also hear them simply called trout since they resemble rainbow trout. But spotted sea trout arent really trout at all. They are members of the Sciaenidae family, along with drums and croakers. Sea trout and weakfish, both in the genus Cynoscion, have tender mouths that tear easily. Many fishermen have lost these fish when reeling them in too quickly. Trout are easy to recognize. Their long, sleek bodies sport numerous round black spots on their back, dorsal fins and tail. Spots are less prominent on older fish. The upper body appears gray to green with a light blue to silvery underside. One or two distinct canine teeth protrude from the upper jaw. The lower jaw extends slightly beyond upper. There are no barbells (whisker-like projections). Adults average from 12-24 inches and 4-5 pounds. Catch one over 10 pounds and you have yourself a trophy fish. The Florida record, always changing, is around 17 pounds. Mature fish can live up to 10 years. Trout prefer estuaries and the shoreline along the Gulf. Look for fish over grass beds or sandy bottoms in water between 60 and 80 degrees. Youll find trout hanging out along sandbars and in holes, waiting for shrimp or smaller fish to swim by. If you locate a school, you can return day after day and fish the same area. Whether the fish are biting is another story! Trout usually do not migrate, moving only short distances. Exceptions occur with extreme temperatures and low salinity (as in a heavy rainfall), and during spawning. During cold weather, they move into deep water unless water is too cold (60 or below). Then they return to shallow, sandy bottoms where sun warms the water. Fish trapped in colder water will die. The trout range extends along the southern Atlantic and Gulf coasts, but trout are absent in the West Indies and Caribbean. Occasionally they are caught as far north as Long Island Sound, N.Y. Trout mature by their second year (10-12 inches). Spawning occurs several times a season in estuaries. Thousands of eggs are released during each event. Fertile eggs incubate as they float on tidal and wind currents carrying them into sea grass beds. They remain there for six to eight months. As fingerlings mature and grow, they move out of estuaries and into coastal areas. Mature fish feed on shrimp but eat mullet silversides, croaker, anchovies, pinfish, and menhaden when shrimp are scarce. Juveniles feed on shrimp and small crustaceans. Healthy, pollution-free estuaries are critical to sea trout long-term survival. Tidal creeks and shallow grass beds provide important nurseries for young trout. These areas give cover for maturing fish. Florida has a closed season on sea trout that differs by region. The Southwest Florida season is usually closed in November and December. Legal limits and size also vary by region. All rules are subject to change. Be sure to check local regulations before fishing. Bait shops usually have this information. When fishing for trout, keep in mind they are bottom feeders. Try jigs tipped with shrimp, sinking plugs and spoons. Low, incoming tides are best. Trout can stand high turbidity so they often chase baitfish into mangrove roots. Once caught, store any catch on ice as the fish spoils easily. This fine, delicately flavored meat is a favorite. So now you are ready to cast our bait along any of Southwest Floridas beaches or estuaries. Good luck! Lee Belanger is a seasonal volunteer trail and canoe guide at Collier-Seminole State Park. 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PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA30 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 Pets of the WeekTo adopt a petThis weeks pets are in foster homes with volunteers from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue. For more information about them, call 434-7480 or e-mail Volunteers and adoptable animals are at Petco on Naples Boulevard from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday. >>Goliath is a 3-yearold, neutered Briard mix. Hes a nice dog who weighs approximately 50 pounds. >>Gold Digger is a 2-year-old spayed Jack Russell/ rat terrier mix. Shes a real sweetheart. >>Lovey Dovey is a 5-monthold neutered Siamese mix with stunning blue eyes. Hes lovable and playful. >>Ruby Rosebud is a 5-year-old spayed Jack Russell terrier. Shes a well-behaved girl who has lots of love to give. Db Ytn A If If Diversify your portfolio Gold buy or sell PERSONAL SERVICE COMPETITIVE INTEGRITYCommodity Professionals With Over 100 Years Combined ExperienceFor more information call 888-6dginow and speak with one of The pet lovers struggle knowing when its timepets and some owners at some times. You do the best you can, and then you try to put the decision behind you and deal with the grief. The incredible advances in veterinary medicine in the past couple of decades have made the decisions even more difficult for many people. Not too long ago, the best you could do for a seriously ill pet was to make her comfortable until that wasnt possible anymore. Nowadays, nearly every advantage of human medicine from chemotherapy to pacemakers to advanced pain relief is available to our pets. But the addition of high-level care shouldnt change much when it comes to easing suffering: If you can have a realistic expectation that a course of treatment will improve your pets life rather than simply prolong it then those options should be considered. But you must also ask yourself: Am I doing right by my pet, or am I just holding on because I cant bear to say goodbye? If its the latter, you know what decision you have to make. Many people are surprised at the powerful emotions that erupt after a pets death, and they can be embarrassed by their grief. Often, we dont realize were grieving not only for the pet we loved, but also for the special time the animal represented and the ties to other people in our lives. The death of a cat who was a gift as a kitten from a friend who has died, for example, may trigger bittersweet memories of another love lost. Taking care of yourself is important when dealing with pet loss. Some people the Its just a pet crowd wont understand the loss and may shrug off grief over a pets death as foolish. I find that the company of other animal lovers is very important. Seek them out to share your feelings, and dont be shy about getting professional help to get you through a difficult time. Choosing to end a pets suffering is a final act of love and nothing less. Knowing that your decisions are guided by that love is what helps us all through the sad and lonely time of losing a cherished animal companion. Quality of life is everything when making decisions for an elderly pet.Its the one for which theres often no easy answer: When is the right time to say goodbye? Choosing to end a pets life is the hardest decision we make when it comes to our pets, and we can tell you from decades of experience that its a decision that never gets any easier. Your veterinarian will offer you advice and support, and friends and family can offer you sympathy, but no one can make the decision for you. When you live with an elderly or terminally ill pet, you look in your pets eyes every morning and wonder if youre doing whats best. Everyone makes the decision a little differently. Some pet lovers do not wait until their pets discomfort becomes chronic, untreatable pain, and they choose euthanasia much sooner than others would. Some owners use an animals appetite as the guide when an old or ill animal cannot be tempted into eating, they reason, he has lost most interest in life. And some owners wait until theres no doubt the time is at hand and later wonder if they delayed a bit too long. Theres no absolute rule, and every method for deciding is right for some PET TALES Saying goodbyeBY DR. MARTY BECKER & GINA SPADAFORI_______________________________Universal Uclick Back Neck Shoulder Hip Knee Physical therapy Aquatic therapy Injections sports medicine and rehabilitation MOST INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED www.jaffesportsmedicine.com90 Cypress Way, Suite 60 (corner of Immokalee & Airport Pulling Roads) SUPERVISED BY A BOARD CERTIFIED PHYSICIAN


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUSINESS INDUSTRY BSECTIONWEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 WEEK at-a-glance Ways of the world Preferred Travel showcase at Pelican Bay benefits The Immokalee Foundation. B9 New homes on the wayBCB Homes breaks ground for enclave on Gulf Shore Boulevard North. B11 Possibly the most important question facing investors and corporate borrowers is, Are we about to see higher interest rates? It was the $64,000 question six months ago. Its still squarely in front of investors/borrowers and still unanswered. The credit crisis that began in 2008 reached a panicked crescendo in early 2009. This panic translated into U.S. Government bonds becoming the safest haven on the planet and, accordingly, their prices rising. Of course, this safety was debatable then and, in light of all the budget deficit issues, is still an open item. But nonetheless, it was a worldwide opinion in late 2008 and early 2009. As the world equity markets recovered and as liquidity and credit once again became available, the U.S. Government bond market lost the premium awarded as being the safest asset on the planet. Safety was not worth the extraordinary premium. The 30-year bond peaked in price in midDecember 2008 and yielded a lowly 2.5 percent. The 30-year U.S. Government bond now yields 4.6 percent. For market technicians, the 30 year U.S. Government bond is of keen interest inasmuch as it is kissing a 30-year trend line. Yes, U.S. Government bond yields have fallen from 15 percent in September 1981 to a current yield of 4.5 percent. For 29 years, wind has been in the sails of long-term bondholders and those with variable rate debt obligations; the former realized sizeable price appreciation and the later benefited from a reduced cost of financing. The charts suggest that this long-term trend will be broken. You dont have to be a technical guru to know that a break of a 30-year trend of rising bond prices (and falling rates) is significant. But will it happen? Not necessarily. And if it happens, does it mean that rates will skyPoints to ponder about interest ratesSEE MONEY, B6 Like father, like sonHes not a doctor, but Tom Garlick shares many of his dads best qualities. B2 Just over a year ago, Southwest Florida gun stores experienced a frenzy of buying that industry veterans had never seen before. Store shelves were bare. Customers plunked down thousands of dollars on ammunition. The rush on weaponry was the result of regime change in Washington. Sales soared amid fears that the new administration would move quickly to institute bans on guns. More than one year later, gun shops continue to coast on the wave of fear and uncertainty that initiated a rash of gun and ammo purchases. Shoot Straight, a chain of stores based in the Orlando area, is opening its first Southwest Florida location on Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. Gators Gun Werks, a new local shop, opened at the end of last year in Naples. Wolf Gunworks, an out of the way shop in Port Charlotte, doubled its size by 1,000 square feet. The owner is considering opening a second location. Fear is a commodity, says Josh Hackman, the general manager at Fowler Firearms and Gun Range. Aside from the fear of government, the recession and the expectation of higher crime and violence because of it also serves to motivate customers. The store has a well-lit, wide open showroom with three tables, vending machines, top-40 music piped in over the speakers, Fox News playing on the TV and the requisite guns and rifles hanging behind the counter. Every SEE FIREARMS, B8 Gun sales still brisk in the wake of recession and Democratic control in Washington BY OSVALDO PADILLAopadilla@ 0 15,000 35,000 50,000 5,000 JAN 08 JAN 09 APR 08 APR 09 JUL 08 OCT 08 FEB 08 FEB 09 MAY 08 MAY 09 AUG 08 NOV 08 MAR 08 MAR 09 JUN 08 JUN 09 SEP 08 DEC 08 20,000 40,000 55,000 65,000 10,000 30,000 25,000 45,000 60,000 70,000 75,000 in the know >> NCIS rearm background checks spiked in Florida with the 2008 presidential election. OSVALDO PADILLA/ FLORIDA WEEKLYSarah Junkin and Carolyn Thomas prepare to shoot guns at Fowler Firearms & Gun Range.FLORIDA WEEKLY GRAPHIC/SOURCE: FBI Fear & Firearms in 20 a ce U bo 4. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA

PAGE 34 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 When a man is a respected doctor, its often naturally assumed that his kin will follow in his footsteps. And Tom Garlick did consider it, though he didnt necessarily have his fathers aptitude for science and math and he never could quite muster the enthusiasm for medicine. What he did have a talent for, though, was turning a good argument. My mother always said Youve got an answer for everything, and sometimes youre pretty convincing even though I know youre wrong, he says with a chuckle. His swift tongue and carefully chosen words often got him into trouble as a youngster. Take, for instance, the time hed had enough of his seventh grade teacher picking on a fellow students stuttering problem. He blew up at the teacher, accusing her of discrimination, an outburst that landed him in the principals office. I had a desire to stick up for the underdog, Mr. Garlick says. Turns out, thats exactly what a lawyer does. Several decades later, Mr. Garlick is just as respected as his father was in his profession, though instead of sharp instruments he uses his sharp tongue to get results. Today clients find him at the helm of Garlick, Hilfiker & Swift LLP, the law firm he opened earlier this year with fellow longtime Naples attorneys Alan Hilfiker and Richard Swift Jr. The three, each offering his own area of expertise, nicely complement one another as a whole. Mr. Hilfiker focuses on trusts and estates, Mr. Swift on general business and corporate clients with a concentration on banking institutions, and Mr. Garlick on residential and commercial real estate and development. We dont try to be all things to all people, Mr. Garlick explains. We are a boutique law firm with a whole lot of experience to back it up. Consider Mr. Garlicks experience. As a young Georgetown University graduate with a dream of being as great a trial lawyer as the famous criminal trial lawyer Edward Bennett Williams, he returned to his native Rochester, N.Y., where he believed he had a better chance of building a successful practice. There he headed up a boutique litigation firm of 12 attorneys until a large firm, Harter, Seacrest & Emery LLP, noticed he had passed the Florida bar and approached him about opening up its Naples office. Mr. Garlick had taken the exam with the hope of getting to Florida sooner rather than later. The offer couldnt have come at a better time. It was the perfect opportunity for me to change my approach to my practice, he says, noting that he would have to go from litigation to real estate and business practices. Its not like I was going to say, no, dont make me leave lakeeffect snow, he jokes. It was 1981, and Naples was lacking considerably in sophisticated law practice. Reluctant to use local firms, residents were instead using law firms up north. Not knowing a soul in the area, Mr. Garlick took the opportunity to develop the practice here. As the partner-in-charge for the next 16 years, he gained a loyal following of business and corporate clients.Today, as he looks at the law landscape of Naples, times have definitely changed. Mr. Garlick counts approximately 26 large law firms with offices in Naples, but he has chosen to go out on his own, something he originally did in 2001 after leaving Harter, Seacrest & Emery. When his longtime partners retired in 2008, he looked to Mr. Hilfiker and Mr. Swift to join him in a new venture.What sets us apart is our areas of focus and our years of experience, he says. But its not only he and his partners he speaks of. His staff is also very focused and committed. In fact, some have been with Mr. Garlick as long as 30 years. Its his wife of 45 years, however, who has stuck beside him the longest. 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Topics include how to clean your closet, office, garage, etc.; how to prepare for a large or small household move; how to pack for a long or short vacation; how to prepare a home to be listed and sold in todays competitive marketplace; and how to downsize and declutter.The owner of Professional Organizer Florida and a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, Ms. Ottenstein has developed the -Minute Solution to getting organized and offers a special lecture exploring this topic exclusively. She does not charge a fee for her speaking engagements and presentations, which include before and after photos specific to the chosen topic. Each lecture is followed by a question-and-answer discussion.Ms. Ottenstein assists her clients in the creative and environmentally responsible disposal of those items they no longer need or want by selling, donating or consigning them. She maintains a rapport with several local businesses and charities to expedite these services. 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Experts will discuss new banking rulesSouthwest Florida Small Business Resource Network members and guests will hear about the latest rules and regulations for small businesses from two banking experts from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 18, at Embassy Suites Hotel, 10450 Corkscrew Commons Drive in Estero. Hosts for the evening are co-chairs of the SBRN Banking Committee: Barbara Melvin, vice president/business relationship manager for Wachovia Bank, and Loretta Mathuschek, vice president of Business Development for Florida First Capital Finance Corporation. Cost is $15 for SBRN members and $20 for others. Hors doeuvres are included. SBRNs monthly Network After Five socializing will follow the presentation. To register, visit www.sbdcseminars. org. Deadline for registration is Tuesday, March 16. 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FLORIDA WEEKLY MARCH 11-17, 2010 BUSINESS B5 Wealth & Investment Management | Trust & Estate Services Private Banking | Family Ofce Services Naples Park Shore Naples Downtown John Fumagalli Martha Marland 262-8800 262-5560 Fort Myers Bonita Springs Sandy Robinson West McCann 489-0100 498-1991The Financial Times Group has recognized Northern Trust for being the bes t. Specically for putting clients rst, our award-winning technology and our financial strength. To put our expertise to work for you, call or visit us at Trust banks are members FDIC. 2010 Northern Trust Corporation. FT Global Wealth Management Awards, 2009, presented by Professional Wealth Management magazine and The Banker magazine.Best Private Bank in North America. Financial Times Group(The best ads write themselves.) The Naples chapter of Gulf Coast Ventur e Forum meets from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in the members club room at Tiburon Golf Course. The meeting is sponsored by TIB Bank. For more information, call Tim Cartwright at 262-6300. T he Southwest Florida Small Busines s R esource Network presents a program about the latest rules and regulations for small businesses from two banking experts from 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, March 18, at Embassy Suites Hotel in Estero. Hosts for the evening are SBRN members Barbara Melvin, vice president/business relationship manager for Wachovia Bank, and Loretta Mathuschek, vice president of business development for Florida First Capital Finance Corporation. Cost is $15 for SBRN members and $20 for others. Register online at Deadline for registration is Tuesday, March 16. T he Sales and Marketing Council o f the CBIA holds a Multi-Media Marketing Made Simple workshop at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 17, at Quail West Country Club. Guest speakers will be Paul Messino of Business Technology Insight, Newt Barrett of Content Marketing Strategies, Wes Harper of INGage Networks and Jim Cossetta of 4What Interactive. Cost is $15 for SMC members, $20 for CBIA general members and $25 for non-members. Seating is limited. Reservations should be made by March 15 at T he Greater Naples Chamber of C ommer ce holds its next Wake Up Naples event at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, at the Hilton Naples. Ave Maria is the sponsor. Cost is $20 for members in advance and $25 at the door. The chambers next Business After 5 event takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, at The Inn at Pelican Bay. Cost is $5 in advance at $10 at the door. Register for either event at T he Public Relations Society of America, Gulf C oast Chapt er meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at the Hilton Naples, for lunch and a program about How to Integrate Video Into Your Communications Plan. The panel discussion will feature Wade Mastro, co-founder of 4What Interactive; Kathy Saenz, communications manager for INgage Networks; and Bill Colletti, digital media producer for INgage Networks. They will discuss search engine optimization; script writing, story ideas and interviewing tips; and technical elements to ensure professional-looking videos. Cost is $24 per person for PRSA members, $29 for non-members and $15 for students. Reservations must be made by Friday, March 19. Contact Kathy Saenz by e-mailing T he ABWA Neapolitan chapte r meets f or networking and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Naples. Register online at Y oung Professionals of Naples member s meet f or networking, socializing, sports and charity work at various locations and events around town. Typical members are 21-40 years old, but the young at heart are always welcome. For membership information and a calendar of events, visit P rofessional Writing Services holds a social net working and business consultation class from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday at Starbucks, 960 Immokalee Road. The class focuses on how to increase sales volume using Facebook and LinkedIn. Cost is $25 per person, with a $5 one-time fee for the Wi-Fi at Starbucks unless you already have one. Attendance is limited to 15. Reservations can be made by calling (407) 7388445 or e-mailing profwritingservices@ T he Naples Speakeasy Toastmast ers C lub meets from 6-7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at the North Naples Collier Government Building, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 262-8183 or visit C offee and Social Media members and g uests meet fr om 8-9 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at INgage Networks (formerly Neighborhood America), 2210 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Coffee and Social Media is free and open to people with all social media abilities. For more information or to register, contact Cyndee Woolley at 571-3174 or cyndee@c2-com. com. T he Chartered Financial Analysts Societ y o f Naples meets for lunch and a program at noon every second Tuesday in the Chokoloskee Room at the Naples Beach Hotel, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. Members, $30; Guests, $40. RSVP WNOC C Womens Networking of C ollier C ounty meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Collier Athletic Club. For more information, call Nancy Dalaskey at 280-3803. T he Jewish Business Network of Sou th west Florida meets for breakfast and business on the second Friday of the month from 7:30-9 a.m. in the conference room at Robb & Stucky, 13170 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers. To RSVP and for more information, call 433-7708 or e-mail Insur ance Professionals of Collier Count y holds monthly meetings the third Wednesday at the Naples Harbour Yacht Club, 475 North Road. E-mail or visit T he Naples Area Professional Lea g ue of Executive Services, N.A.P.L.E.S., meets from 7-9 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at The Club at Naples Bay Resort. www. BUSINESS MEETINGS Edison State College wants area businesses who are hiring employees to participate in a job fair coming up Thursday, April 22, on the ESC campus in Lee County. The Edison State College Job Fair gives area employers the chance to meet college student candidates who represent a diverse population of recruits. Some are looking for supplemental income while continuing their education; others are approaching graduation in May. ESC has programs at the associate and baccalaureate level in health and education, public safety and management, science, mathematics, paralegal and technical support, among others. Businesses will find educated, motivated candidates for employment. Past job fairs have had attendance of 1,200 to 1,500 students looking for employment opportunities. The Edison State College Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. Businesses can reserve a table for $75. For more information, call Dr. Kevin Kennedy, coordinator of career services, at 489-9394. Now hiring? Edison State wants you for job fair

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There is estimated to be around $50 trillion of U.S. dollar debt: $12 trillion U.S. Government debt; $12 trillion mortgage debt; $2 trillion commercial paper, etc. Here a trillion, there a trillion, and it all adds up.What impact does a 1 percent increase in rates on $ 50 trillion have? It translates into an additional interest payment of $500 billion annually. It is thought that such capital flow will lower current U.S. GDP of $ 12 trillion a year. a 4 percent loss. (Now clearly, the entirety of the $500 billion is not lost by the economy as the recipients of higher bond income will generate more purchases etc.) Those with variable rate financing be it residential mortgages, commercial loans and mortgages, etc. will face higher payments. With housing and commercial property already crushed and a wave of mortgage resets around the bend, a rise in rates could take the V shaped recovery and morph it into a W. How fast? Real fast. The Credit Suisse chart shows the sizeable amounts of resets due in 2010 and 2011 in option adjustable rate mortgages and Alt-A mortgages. But this is just residential mortgages. Most companies finance with floating rate loans tied to Prime or LIBOR. Many times the best investment decision is to play it safe. It isnt about playing it perfectly or threading an investment needle. And whether you are a corporation or an individual or a hospital and/or a nonprofit, you might want to think long and hard about the wisdom of getting a fixedrate loan. The big IF is the rate differential between the lower rate floater and the fixed-rate loan. Talk to your advisers and seek their counsel about your bond portfolio, your adjustable mortgage reset terms, and any other items which would be impacted if rates rose. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals. 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Fla. He holds a business degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., where he graduated from the Professional Golf Management Program. He is a Class A member of the PGA of America, won the 2007 Ambassador Cup in El Conquistador Resort in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, and received the Ping Club Fitter of the Year Award that same year. Last year he co-authored Play Scratch Golf. Nonpro t Organizations Kim Azar-Anderson has been named area director of leadership giving for the American Cancer Society in Collier County. Ms. Azar-Anderson will be responsible for the Laureate Society program, which recognizes an elite group of donors, and NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 BUSINESS B7 Love Dolls? Do You Enjoy Working with Kids? Ever Dreamed Of Owning A Doll Store Our children and other customers love our store movie nights, craft days, fashion shows, birthday parties, and more! Use your creative personal touch and create the doll store of your dreams. 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Over the course of the study, individuals with high intelligence outgained those with low intelligence by more than $580,000. Smart people set themselves apart as they make known their quickness of mind, problem-solving skills and workplace adaptability, Mr. Klinger says. Because of the ease and flexibility with which people with greater mental ability learn and apply knowledge to complex situations, they enjoy much steeper growth in their occupational success over time. Mr. Klinger worked with UF management professor Timothy Judge and graduate student Lauren Simon on the national study published in the January issue of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The researchers analyzed Department of Labor data from a nationally representative set of more than 12,500 people who have been tracked since 1979 when they were between 14 and 22 years old and just entering the work force. In addition, each of these participants took an aptitude test to assess their general intelligence. When the study began, intelligent people earned an average of $1,575 more a year than less intelligent ones, with the gap widening to $16,474 a decade later, Mr. Klinger says. The change was dramatic by 2006 with smarter employees making an average of $38,819 more per year, a difference at least 20 times that of when they started, he says. Huge variations in occupational prestige kept pace with rises in income, Mr. Klinger says. At the end of 28 years, a person of low intelligence moved up from a job at the level of apprentice plumber to that of plumber, while a highly intelligent person rose from a position comparable in status to vehicle dispatcher to one of the same standing as a civil engineer, he says. Not only were intelligent individuals likely to acquire more knowledge and skills through education, on-thejob training and other means, but they also were better at capitalizing on their assets, Mr. Klinger says. They used additional experience along with their superior mental skills to increase onthe-job knowledge, which boosted their careers, he says. If two people had the same level of education, the person of higher intelligence was likely to do more with that education in applying that education or training to a job, he says. Put simply, it is not only the amount one learns that matters, but also the flexibility and ease with which what is learned can be applied and manipulated. With these capabilities, the intelligent have an advantage and one that is likely to translate into higher pay and greater occupational prestige. The gap could widen as the increasingly specialized workplace demands intelligent workers, Mr. Klinger says. As jobs become more complex, we can expect these advantages to increase even more. He cautions against assumptions that brains alone could seal ones fate for life. Hard work, more education and good social skills can make great differences, he says. It might be disheartening to think that intelligence is predetermined to a certain extent by your genes, but I wouldnt want people to interpret our findings to mean they can be born into an unsuccessful life, he says. There certainly were individuals in our study who were able to compensate for their low intelligence and achieve tremendous levels of career success and likewise individuals who because of their intelligence may have seemed destined for greatness but never met those expectations. Even people with little intelligence who acquired additional education and training advanced farther in their careers than those who never sought those opportunities, he says. And other factors besides brains can explain much of a persons success, such as the ability to get along well with other people. Research shows that in some cases people are able to compensate for low cognitive abilities with emotional intelligence, he says. The study examined only how intelligence relates to measures of achievement society uses and not those of individuals, Mr. Klinger says. People often evaluate their own success based on more internal judgments, such as whether or not they enjoy going to work every day or whether or not they have the power to make a difference at their job. Study shows brainy workers earn much more in a lifetimeSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY onal prestige u ld widen as l y specia l d eman d s e rs, Mr. s jobs c omxp ect s to mo r e g ainst t b rains s ea l r d is th in k is pre a ce rtain genes, b ut I e op l e to inters to mean they an un s u ccess than those who opportuniti e An d ot b rains c a p ers a s the we ll w Res e s om e able low w it h g e tho s Mr. K of te n s u ccess b n al judgme n or not t h ey e e ver y d a y or w h ave the p ower t a t their j ob. a five county-territory. Prior to joining HomeTech, Ms. Riching was a real estate agent with Keller Williams for six years and also worked for area business publications. Golf Chris Holtrop has been named director of golf at The Club at Mediterra. He is responsible for all golf programs and facilities at the member-owned club, including operation of the two Tom Faziodesigned championship golf courses and the 1,800-square-foot golf learning center and short-game practice area.Prior to joining Mediterra, Mr. Holtrop was head golf professional at Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club in Boca Raton, Health Care Betty Guerra has been promoted to billing supervisor at CHS Healthcare. She will manage the billing office and work closely with office managers on billings and collections at CHSs 12 locations. Ms. Guerra has been with CHS since 2006 and has managed both Golden Gate Pediatrics and the Immokalee Family Care Center. Kimberly Riching has joined HomeTech as the companys first outside service agreement sales representative. She is responsible for building relationships and promoting service agreement sales to customers and clients, as well as for building community and realty associations within ON THE MOVE GUERRA RICHING HOLTROP the 2011 American Cancer Society Gala to be held in 2011. A native of Ohio and a graduate of Purdue University, she most recently she was the store manager at Tiffany & Co. in Naples. Employee Recognition Twelve employees of Waste Management in Collier County have achieved the industrys highest safety recognition for 2009 as a result of receiving perfect scores on all safety aspects of their jobs. The following employees joined the 2009 Safe Com 100 Club: Sergio Ortega, Maximo Sanchez, Juan Dominquez, Orel Diaz, Fernando Benito, Craig Brand, Guadalupe Morales, Javier Rivera, Fritzly Isme, Juan Betancourt, Raul Hernandez and Ruben Ramirez. 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Violent crime has also dropped by most local and national measurements. In places like Fort Myers, where some violent crimes have increased, the frequency of crime is still significantly less than it was just five to 10 years ago when the economy was more robust. The numbers mean nothing to Matthew Neuman, whose house was recently burglarized. He was unarmed during that incident and has since taken up shooting and brings his 7-year old son with him to watch. I feel comfortable with a weapon, he said. Women are also shooting in greater numbers and the accessories available show it. There are pinkand raspberrycolored guns for the lady who wants to maintain an air of daintiness while packing heat. Its an equalizer. Theres a lot of empowerment there, says Mr. Hackman, who estimates that 40 percent of his clientele is female. Just up the street from Mr. Hackmans location, the new Shoot Straight gun store and range sports an eye-catching art deco-meets-the-old-west design. The range has a built-in air purification system and will hold an inventory of 1,500 guns. Its one of the smaller stores in a chain that boasts locations in Apopka, Casselberry, Tampa and Lakeland. Another store is set to open in West Palm Beach later this year. Eventually, the concept could be sold nationwide. The number one seller right now is the fear of crime, says owner Khaled Akkawi. Thats a concern that will exist regardless of what party is in power or where the crime rate statistics might be. Mr. Akkawi says he doesnt base expansion decisions on the politics or economics of the moment, since opening up a store usually takes about two years once hes decided on a location. Im in this for the long run. Im not here for the political highs. Id rather have a steady income and sales and just less legislation. FIREARMSFrom page 1 >> Florida is considered to be one of the most gun-friendly states. A concealed weapons permit allows carriers to avoid the three-day waiting period for gun purchases. It also allows people to carry a weapon except in designated areas like government buildings and schools. There is no limit to how many guns an individual can own. in the know OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYWayne Bergquist Guns and Gunsmithing in NaplesHACKMAN Darlene Cecil, founder of Image Marketing Associates and Images Art Gallery in Naples, has started CWest Pillow Talk, headquartered in Kalispell, Mont. Ms. Cecils new company designs jewel-encrusted, lavenderfilled decorative pillows that are being showcased at Norris Home Furnishings in Fort Myers. Ms. Cecil started her new venture after selling her Naples-based business. Her pillow designs feature a mixture of fine tapestries, exotic earth stones, fun jewels from around the world and fragrant lavender buds from Provence, France. The one-of-a-kind, lavender-filled pillows are sold in fine boutiques and interior design showrooms. Norris Home Furnishings on U.S. 41 is the exclusive Florida location for Pillow Talk. I use everything from Brazilian jasper to exotically shaped amethyst to give each creation a unique personality, Ms. Cecil said. The decorative pillows are then packaged in a matching organza bag to provide an elegant finishing touch. The pillows are doing great in our new showroom and customers are buying them for home accents as well as for gifts, said Renee Norris, co-owner of Norris Home Furnishings. We have already reordered, including Pillow Talks new line of hand-beaded tapestries and 100 percent silks. Pillow Talk was recently selected to exhibit at the Hockaday Museum for the Arts in Kalispell, Mont. For additional information, visit, e-mail or call (406) 756-0038. Naples gallery owner launches pillow company COURTESY PHOTO


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REAL ESTATEA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY B11BCB Homes breaks ground Offering an enclave of 12 homes on Gulf Shore Boulevard NorthCustom homebuilder BCB Homes has broken ground on its first single-home development on Gulf Shore Boulevard North. In the Moorings and Coquina Florida Realtors plan statewide open houseTwo DiVosta communities in Southwest Florida VeronaWalk in Naples and VillageWalk of Bonita Springs are attracting prospective homeowners with new floor plans, upgrades and color selections. In addition to the new floor plans and newly decorated models, homebuyers are shopping because of the expanded housing tax credit and historic low mortgage rates, according to Stephen Haines, vice president of sales for Pulte Homes South Florida operations, which is the parent company of DiVosta Homes. The active adult and Baby Boomer generation are reigniting the housing market, especially here in Florida, Mr. Haines says. Many of the homebuyers who visit our DiVosta homes are shopping for a second home or lining up their future home in retirement a few years early. He adds that DiVosta communities are experiencing a new trend: attracting young families and the first-time homebuyer who are looking for affordable, quality-built homes in and around the prestigious Bonita Springs and Naples areas. Nowhere in Southwest Florida can homebuyers get it all at this price point: from impressive standard home features in a single-family home and low-maintenance living, filled with a lot of community amenities and near the conveniences of shopping, entertainment and an excellent school district. DiVostas several new models include: The Townhome Series, which features three bedrooms and baths, a two-car Meet the neighbors and find your Florida dream home at the same time by taking part in Florida Open House Weekend, set for April 10-11. Realtors will host open houses on behalf of sellers in neighborhoods and communities across the Sunshine State, giving buyers the chance to visit many homes for sale in just one weekend. This first-ever statewide open house weekend is sponsored by the 115,000-member Florida Realtors. Locally, the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors is participating. Its a home shoppers dream, says 2010 Florida Realtors President Wendell Davis, a broker and regional vice president with Watson Realty Corp. in Jacksonville. For the serious buyer, the opportunity to tour dozens of homes in one weekend is a real time saver. Others who didnt think they could afford a home may be drawn into the market by affordable prices and low interest rates. Its a win-win. The Florida Open House Weekend takes place just ahead of the deadline for the federal homebuyer tax credit. Homes need to be under contract by April 30, and the purchase closed by June 30, to take advantage of up to $8,000 in the tax credit for eligible first-time buyers and up to $6,500 for eligible repeat buyers. This event offers people a convenient way to see as many homes as they wish in one weekend and gives Realtors a chance to be part of this massive effort to match buyers to their dream homes, Ms. Davis says. Blue balloons featuring the Realtor R logo in white 50,000 of them will be on display simultaneously at open houses from the Panhandle to Key West as part of the Florida Open House Weekend. As the date for the Florida Open House draws closer, consumers can get the latest information about the event at Florida Realtors Web site: index.cfm. SEE DIVOSTA, B14 DiVosta communities introduce new floor plans, upgrades, options SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY M COURTESY RENDERING OF NAPLES CASAMORE Sands boundary, Naples Casamore will be a private enclave of 12 detached grand estate homes, each with a boat slip, pool and spa. The project is designed by Stofft Cooney Architects; three model residences will be furnished by Collins & DuPont Interior Design, Godfrey Design Consultants and Laura Hay Dcor and Design. The last nine homes will be built out as shells, allowing a buyer to customize or use the floor plan designed by Stofft Cooney Architects. Three different models will give the project a mixture while conforming to a common look and feel.The floor plans consist of two floors of living space ranging from 3,800 square feet to 4,100 square feet. Each has four bedrooms, 4 baths, an elevator, topof-the-line appliances and generous living spaces. The ground floor consists of enclosed parking for four vehicles, a grand lobby with elevator, stairs to all floor levels and a private pool and back yard.Balconies and outdoor living areas have been carefully designed to maximize views and lifestyle so desired by todays buyers. Six of the homes abut the boating waterway, and six abut Gulf Shore Boulevard North with gulf views. Naples Casamore also owns a gated beach walk to the gulf across the street; each owner will have a private code for entry.An aggressive build will ensure that the community will be built out in approximately 12 months from commencement. BCB Homes is integrating green aspects into the homes with energy-efficient air conditioning, spray-foam insulation, concrete block construction and impact glass throughout. Each model will be certified as a green home, ensuring lower utility bills, a cleaner living environment and a sustainable home built to last for many years.Just south of the Edgewater Hotel, Naples Casamore is fr om 1720 to 1764 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. The sales center is on site. For more information, call (800) 365-1975 or visit COURTESY PHOTOSThe Vernon Hill home The dining room in the Dunwoody Trail model


Behind the gates you are welcomed by fountains of fire and water. A private beach embraces you with serene sunsets and warm waters. The concierge, beach and poolside services cater to your every need. Few beachfront residences remain where inspiration and location await.Picture yourself living in the last, new beachfront residences in North Naples. EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATIVES 239.514.5050 11 125 Gulf Shore Drive. Naples, FL 34108Oral 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.New models shown by appointment. Residences from $2.5 million.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 REAL ESTATE B13 The Waterfront CommunityWhen choosing a waterfront home or condo, choose a real estate rm with experience.Representing the Marco Island waterfront for 40 years.Waterfront homes and beachfront condos from the mid $400s to $10 Million.239.394.7515 800.325.3524 realty@ www.era agship.comFLAGSHI P REAL ESTATE PBS Construction has completed renovations on four floors of the W. Harmon Turner Administration Building (Building F) at the Collier County Government Center, 3301 E. Tamiami Trail. Lobby renovations were the first project to be completed, with repairs, a fresh coat of paint and a new ceiling. Three floors opened up when the Office of Clerk of Courts Records Department and the State Attorneys Office relocated to the newly completed Collier County Courthouse Annex, and the Board of County Commissioners Real Property Management Department relocated to Building W. The Clerk of Courts Minutes and Records Department remained on the fourth floor throughout the renovation and continues to occupy the same space. The renovation included the demolition of three floors four, six and seven that were refinished with an open floor plan for a more flexible work environment. During construction, mechanical systems were upgraded and reconfigured for maximum efficiency. Stephen Jordan, PBS project manager, completed the project in phases over three months. In the newly renovated spaces at the W. Harmon Turner Administration Building, Collier County residents can find: Fourth floor: Clerk of Courts Finance Department, which recently relocated from leased space in Court Plaza III on Airport Pulling Road; Board of County Commissioners Minutes and Records Department. Sixth floor: Information Technology Department, which also relocated from leased space on South Horseshoe Drive. Seventh floor: Clerk of Courts Accounts Payable and Payroll Departments. Renovations complete on four floors of county administration buildingCOURTESY PHOTOThe entrance to the W. Harmon Turner Administration Building

PAGE 46 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 OPEN DAILY NEW 2 & 3 BEDROOM $199,900 Upgraded Condos Water Views Huge Lanai Garage Davis Blvd. JEAN 239-293-7269Naples Maintenance Service and Home Watch has expanded to include condominium associations and country clubs in Southwest Florida. These added commercial services include the management and operation of whole maintenance departments for these organizations. Established in 2000, Naples Maintenance Service and Home Watch provides a complete line of residential maintenance and repairs as well as home monitoring services in Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Estero. These residential handyman services are now being supplemented to assist local condominium associations and country clubs. Owner Jim Duggan has resided in Naples since 1992. Prior to starting his own firm, he worked for 13 years at Royal Poinciana Golf Club, the last seven years as building maintenance supervisor. Before moving to Naples, Mr. Duggan worked in the maintenance department at Austen Riggs Center, a world-renowned psychiatric care facility in Stockbridge, Mass. Naples Maintenance Service and Home Watch is a full-service company providing a wide variety of professional services: pressure cleaning, window washing, screen repair, gutter cleaning and repair, pest control, plumbing, electrical, air-conditioning, kitchen and bath remodels, painting, roof repairs, pool service, lawn service, foreclosure clean out and repairs, home watch services and airport transportation. We are a licensed company with a team of professionals who can provide one stop shopping for clients, Mr. Duggan said. No job is too big or too small. But what really sets us apart is our focus on the customer. I personally check each and every job so residents and/or business owners can have piece of mind that the work will get done correctly. For more information, call 860-5285 e-mail Naples Maintenance Service and Home Watch broadens services SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYgarage and 1,858 square feet of living space. The Garden Series, singlefamily ranch-style homes offering two to three bedrooms, two baths, a two-car garage and 1,3921,429 square feet of living space. The Classic Series, singlefamily ranch-style homes with two to three bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage with additional golf cart garage available. Optional rooms such as dens, sunrooms and flex space make this series living space range from 1,911 square feet to 2,177 square feet. The Estate Series, single-family ranch-style homes with two or three bedrooms, breakfast nook, a den, 2 to 3 baths, two-car garage and optional golf cart garage. The Estate Series is the largest line, with 2,315 square feet to 2,611 square feet of living space. Both VillageWalk and VeronaWalk are gated lakefront communities with Venetian-style bridges and amenities including resort-style pool and lap pool, fitness center and tennis courts, bocce ball and basketball courts. Each community also has a town center with a restaurant, beauty salon, travel agency and bank. New model homes in VillageWalk are Pine Spring, Vernon Hill, Tifton Way and Dunwoody Trail; in VeronaWalk, the newest models are Pine Spring, Vernon Hill, Tifton Walk and Dunwoody Lane. Additionally, both DiVosta communities have furnished models of the companys Carrington, Oakmont and Carlyle floor plans still available. Prices at VeronaWalk start in the low $200,000s and at VillageWalk in the upper $100,000s. For more information, visit or DIVOSTAFrom page 11 COURTESY PHOTOThe kitchen in the Dunwoody Trail home Search Just Like a Realtor... Ph: City: Naples Development Name: Olde Naples Aqualane Shores Pelican Bay Ba y Colony Port Royal Royal Harbor Grey Oaks Mediterra Marbella Lakes Park Shore... Property Type: Single Family & Condos Min Price: Max Price: $200,000 $21,500,000 Search Now! Search Now!$2,390,000Positano at Mediterra 4,410 a/c sq. ft. mls: 210008121 $358,9002 BR + den/ 2.5 BA Single Family Home$405,900 Single Family Home $443,9005 BR / 4 BA Single Family Home Click Here for Other Search Options & Foreclosuresh Marbella Lakes Marbella Lakes Marbella Lakes NEW NEW NEW Brought to you by: White Sands Realty 1100 5th Avenue South, Suite 201 Naples, FL 34102 239-417-1115Naples Resident for 31 Years


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Featured Mediterra Properties: Featured Mediterra Properties: Benvenuto Lot 2 $1,500,000 Il Corsini Lot 18 $1,100,000 Bello Lago Lot 7-$998,500 Teramo Lot 3 $789,000 Serata Lot 35$675,000 Serata Lot 5 $550,000 Serata Lot 9 $ 529,000 Serata Lot 27 $425,000 SOLD! 29070 Marcello Way-$2,199,500 PENDING! 14806 Bellezza Ln-$1,395,000 15520 Monterosso Ln #201-$789,500 17035 Porta Vecchio Way #201-$699,500 17066 Porta Vecchio Way #201-$679,000 SOLD! 17066 Porta Vecchio Way #102-$598,500 New Cabreo Detached Villas From $559,000 28511 Calabria Ct #201NOW $530,298!239-273-1376David William Auston, Mediterra Resident & Specialist Visit for property details Visit for lot details Realtor Carol Marlow has found a way to help her clients and the community with every sale she makes. Every time she sells a home, Ms. Marlow donates 5 percent of her earnings from the sale to a charity of the sellers choice, 5 percent to a charity of the buyers choice and 5 percent to anyone who has referred her business. She calls this the -5-5 Pay It Forward Approach to Real Estate. Bob and Amy Hilliard of Estero worked with Ms. Marlow to sell their home. Carol really impressed me, Mr. Hilliard says. I knew she was right for us when she agreed to not only work with me on pricing, but to also donate a portion of her earnings back to the community in support of my favorite charity. A week after Ms. Marlow listed the Hilliards home, it sold for $265,000, just a few thousand dollars below the asking price of $269,900. As president of the Bonita Springs Lions Club, Mr. Hilliard requested the money be donated to the organization in which he serves. A few weeks later, a check was presented to the club. Ms. Marlow and her husband, Ron, moved to Bonita Springs to be closer to family after living most of their lives in Michigan. She is an agent with John R. Wood Realtors Inc., and the president of Creative Dynamics Inc., a training and consulting organization she founded in 1978. She is a member of the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors, the Womens Council of Realtors and SCORE. The Collier Building Industry Association gi v es its member s the opportunity to network with fellow professionals including architects, developers, builders, remodelers and designers at their annual reverse trade show. A tool box, tool shed and other prizes will be raffled with the proceeds going to benefit the CBIA Foundation which funds activities to help students pursuing careers in the building industry. The reverse trade show costs $20 and is only open to members. Hobnobbing runs from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, at the Inn at Pelican Bay, 800 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Call 436-6100 for reservations. Realtor finds a win-win combinationCBIA set for 2010 reverse trade show COURTESY PHOTOCarol Marlow J Cbt 287-6732Nnb Of Tn PrfrBr Cr 370-8687 239-596-2520 Oakmont 3 BR, 2.5 BA + den. Ready for immediate occupancy! FABULOUS cul-de-sac location, electric and accordion HURRICANE shutters, newer A/C unit, custom window treatments, large screen lanai with LONG lake view and more! $389,000 Visual Tour LOCATION! Windso model 4 BR, 3 BA plus Den, 2 car attached garage. Lovely former model with private cul-de-sac location offers large gracious rooms and an array of upgrades including private pool, electric hurricane shutters & more! $490,000 Visual Tour Available! Virtual Tour VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES VILLAGE WALK OPEN HOUSERare nd The Glenwood oor plan is the miniOakmont. Detached villa with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. New listing original owner. Asking $269,000 Well priced Extended Oakmont 3 BR, 2.5 BA Den on quiet interior street. Full hurricane protection, wall unit, white raised panel cabinets throughout, side load garage. Asking $335,000 Oakmont with pool in quiet location. Numerous upgrades, southern exposure. Asking $397,500 Magni cent Carlyle! words can not describe this EXQUISITE 4 BR,3.5 BA home offering an array of desinger features! Totally renovated /enlarged kitchen offers WOLF appliances,SUB ZERO refrigerator, GRANITE counters, double ovens, CUSTOM cabintery, center island and more! The home also boasts Hardwood Floors, crown moldings, renovated mater bath, with marble showers and oors, private POOL and HURRICANE shutters and much more! Visual tour available $599,000 Rarely Available! EXTENDED OAKMONT 3 BR, 2.5 BA plus Den Light & Bright home in great location features open extended oor plan increasing interior living space to over 2100sf., also offers a large screen lanai with lake views! $389,000 Visual Tour Available! NEW LISTING REDUCED REDUCED ISLAND WALK OF NAPLES


e symbol of local knowledge Mediterra, 15300 Corsini Ln e worlds leading resorts cant outdo this remarkable estate. is furnished home impresses in every detail w/indoor & outdoor entertaining & pvt. suites. 4+Den/4(3 half) (H4049) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $7,999,500 Mediterra, 15911 Roseto Way Warm, inviting, luxurious & furnished estate home w/western exp., golf course & lake views, wine cellar, innity pool, gourmet appls, stone, wood. 4+Den/5.5 (H3954) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $4,750,875 Naples Cay, 81 Seagate Dr #902 Exquisite condo for the most discriminating buyer. One of Naples most prestigious addresses. 43 residences. Private elevator. Gated beachfront enclave. 4/4 (C4409) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $3,795,000 Pelican Marsh, 8639 Blue Flag Way Luxurious lifestyle begins in this Bay Laurel Est home. Oers striking architectural details, lavish nishes, top of the line features & xtures. Golf views. 5+Den/5+2half (H4752) Claire Licciardi, 2504564, Carol McElroy, 659-6395 $2,395,000 e Colony, 23780 Napoli Way Luxurious 2-story former model home w/innity pool, spa, pvt water views. Wood rs, gas/ elec replaces, granite kitchen & custom cabinetry! Easy to show. 4+Den/4.5 (H4824) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $1,850,000 Naples Boat Club, 909 10th St S, #304 Waterfront views from every room give way to endless lazy days watching the boats go by. 42 terrace, fabulous amenities, walk to 5th Ave. 3/3.5 (C4947) Mary Naylor, 784-1689, Jacques Groenteman, 659-6382 $1,690,000 Old Naples 670 8th Ave S Located just a short stroll to 5th Ave & the beaches, this stunning home captures the charm of Old Naples. Wood oors throughout w/an elevator for convenience. 3+Den/2.5 (H1278) Jill Palmer Trapasso, 860-0498 $1,495,000 Colliers Reserve, 862 Barcarmil Way Superb w/over 8000 T. square feet in this London Bay home! Superb nishes incl hdwd ooring, wet bar, replace, marble, granite, pvt elevator. 3+Den/3.5 (H4839) Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000 $1,450,000 Pelican Bay, 806 Slash Pine Ct 100% RENOVATION! Completed in & UPGRADES incl new TILE roof, new Hurricane windows, resurfaced pool, new kit w/stainless appls & more. Over 5800 T sq ft. 3/2.5 (H4744) Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000 $1,390,000 Villas Tivoli, 510 2nd St S OLD NAPLES. 2 blks to beach & 5th Ave. shops & restaurants. 2-story furn. townhome in 4-unit complex w/pvt courtyard, pool and garage. LARGE DOGS OK! 3+Den/2.5 (V1324) Oona Conroy-Clerkin, 404-1805 $1,299,000 Mediterra, 29001 Amarone Ct Looking for exceptional value? is custom-built home located at the end of a cul-de-sac on the WEST side of Livingston Rd. in Mediterra will end your search! 3+Den/3.5 (H4844) Claire Licciardi, 2504564, James Roessle, 860-9444 $1,295,000 Cove Towers, 425 Cove Tower Dr, #904 Beautiful end-unit w/views of Gulf, Bay, Wiggins Pass & Naples skyline! Shows like a model w/many custom nishes. Mbrshp includes beach shuttle, tennis & more. 3+Den/3 (C6337) Claire Licciardi, 250-4564, Carol McElroy, 659-6395 $850,000 Naples Lakes Country Club 5107 Castlerock Way Exquisite estate home enhanced w/ numerous valuable upgrades. CC membership included. 3 car side entry garage is ideal for your own golf cart. 3+Den/3.5 (H2883) Annemarie M. Giannini, 289-1820 $829,000 Moorings, 1947 Crayton Rd 4 minutes to beach & Gulf. Oversized lot, renovated pool home, 3 BRs, fam rm, new tile & Berber, granite counters, stainless appls, dble gar. Over 4000 T. sq ft. 3/2 (H3039) HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-4462 $799,000 e Colony At Pelican Landing 23540 Via Veneto Blvd, #2205 Commanding view of the Gulf from e Colonys newest luxury tower! CORNER PENTHOUSE provides sunrise, sunset, and twinkling night views. 3/3.5 (C6058) Diana Coyle, 220-4534 $745,000 Imperial Shores, 4865 Regal Dr A Boaters Dream & priced to sell. Unique Key West style home w/ boat dock, lift & seawall. Super southern views of canal & bay to Gulf. Bi-level lanai. 3 bdrm. 3/2 (H4238) Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000 $739,000 Banyan Woods, 4980 Rustic Oaks Cir Modied Catalina oor plan allows more open area in kitchen and family room. Home has an upgraded allergy free A/C system w/air purier. 3+Den/3 (H4031) Mary Kay Hart, 821-5500 $699,000 Bonita Beach, 27848 Forester Dr Sunset, Beach & Boat Lovers Getaway to this newly updated canal front home w/boat dock across the street from Beach. Light Bright Open Floor Plan. Enjoy Life! 3/3 (H4838) Sarah ompson, 239 3988333, Darline Hillard, 273-4444 $695,500 New Development, 150 Mandalay Rd 5/4.5 (H4587) Mary Kay Hart, 821-5500 $695,000 Lake Forest, 1223 Forest Ave Choose your opportunity-new construction on a double lot or a handymans dream. Custom home is being sold as isperfect starter homeperfect Naples location. 3/2 (H4606) Jeanne Shapira, 821-8582, Kelly Kent, 250-5480 $475,000 Moorings, 2100 Gulf Shore Blvd N Port au Villa. 4 oerings. Beach & Bay, Boat Docks. 1200 SF. Furnished, pool on the bay, sh o docks & walk across the st. to the beach. All steps from your door. 2/2 (C5125) Carmony-Hutchison Team, 272-7000 $311,000 to $450,000 Vineyards, 5881 Jameson Dr Priced below recent comps, the bright open oor plan of this villa is welcoming. It is elegantly appointed with French doors, a replace and private pool. 3/2 (V1358) Jeanne Shapira, 821-8582 $399,900 Spanish Wells, 28437 Highgate Dr Fabulous open airy home w/vaulted ceilings, pool, golf course view. Newer A/C units, carpet, shutters, lrg loft area w/full bath. 2525 sf. 3 miles to beaches. 3/3 (H4841) Connie Spitzmiller 248-7616, Naples Resort Home Team $379,500 Victoria Park, 1330 Nottingham Dr Spacious, lake front pool home in popular N. Naples neighborhood just minutes from the beach!. 3/2.5 (H4851) Deborah Hylemon, 659-6372 $359,000 Golden Gate Estates, 6030 Sea Grass Ln Opportunity to own 3/2 home and 2/1 guest home west of Santa Barbara. Great location, pool, replace, fruit trees, storage shed and more. Very nice property! 3/2 (H4111) Mary Kay Hart, 821-5500 $350,000 Waterfront In Naples, 2206 Anchorage Ln, #C Hidden away & loaded w/upgrades, elegant w/privacy, boating possibilities & Gulf access. Professionally decorated w/top of line nishes & minutes to downtown. 3+Den/2 (C6319) Mary Naylor, 784-1689 $350,000 Waterfront in Naples, 2206 Anchorage Ln #2206-D Lovingly cared for and upgraded with privacy and nature all around, this 3/2 +den is warm and inviting. Just what youve been looking for. 3+Den/2 (C6300) Mary Naylor, 784-1689 $350,000 Saturnia Lakes, 2418 Buttery Palm Dr Winter retreat or starter home. Fabulous open r plan w/lg kit, tile rs, wraparound lanai. Walk across street to 1 of the nest clubhouses in all of Naples. 3/2 (H4571) Diana McCoy, 404-0793 $349,900 Stonebridge, 1807 Leamington Ln Lovely impeccably maintained villa w/ private pool, 2-car garage & great lake & golf course view! Full golf & country club membership included! 2+Den/2 (V1353) Deborah Hylemon, 659-6372 $349,500 Naples Lakes Country Club, 4780 Shinnecock Hill Ct, #201 Pristine, luxury 2nd oor coach home oers the feel of living in a single family home. Bundled golf. Wrap-around lanai w/ electric hurricane shutters. 3+Den/3 (C6239) Annemarie M. Giannini, 289-1820 $349,000 Park Shore, 4170 Crayton Rd, #5C Swan Lake Club, 2 bedroom/2bath, 2nd oor Condo w/pool and lake in Park Shore. Turnkey Furnished. New Plantation shutters. Bright and Cheery. 2/2 (C5945) Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000, 272-4462 $309,000 Worthington, 13260 Southampton Dr What a view! Southern exposure over lake & 17th green. Quiet/serene! Wow Detached villa with Large family room/kitchen combo. Shutters, extra large garage. 2+Den/2 (V1340) Sharon Hammond-Turnblad, 851-6918 $279,900 Vineyards, 168 Livermore Ln Artist owned & decorated cottage features great rm w/ cathedral ceiling, fabulous cherry wood oors, separate den, outdoor atrium & 2car gar. LARGE DOGS OK! 2+Den/2 (H4708) Oona Conroy-Clerkin, 404-1805 $279,000 Island Walk, 3257 Barbados Ln Immaculate neutral dcor villa. Great as investment as stable tenant would like to remain on. Easy living with open airy plan & wide views of landscaped area. 2/2 (V1355) Tracy L. Sharer, 784-3934 $274,900 Tarpon Cove, 833 Carrick Bend Cir, #103 Spacious & private end-unit in small community. Comes tastefully furnished w/one-car garage. Convenient location W of US41. Beach access & boating available. 2+Den/2 (C5839) Maggie Sanders, 2694499, Constance Spitzmiller, 248-7616 $272,000


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e symbol of local knowledge Bonita Bay, 26070 Mandevilla Dr Elegance is key in this home. Spectacular panoramic golf and water views. Enter a world of prestige and charm in this luxury estate home. Lots of features. 6 or More/5+2half (H3998) e Dillard Team, 498-2888 $3,995,000 Bay Colony, 8231 Bay Colony DR #1603 Exquisite condo with home oce & extensive upgrades for the most discriminating buyer. Country club living at the beach! Poolside cabana available separately. 3/3.5 (C5141) Sarah A eiss, PA, 269-0300 $3,800,000 Pine Ridge, 647 Myrtle Rd is Pine Ridge Estate is situated on 1.62 landscaped acres & oers the very best of Naples living. 5+Den/7+2half (H4493) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841, Debi Foss, 272-4494 $2,700,000 Old Naples, 669 9th Ave S Located in heart of Old Naples this gorgeous home needs no updating! Stroll to bch, 5th Ave, 3rd St & more. Hardwood rs, granite countertops, stainless & more. 3+Den/2.5 (H4867) Debra Pelitera, 2506865, Patrick Dearborn, 877-4340 $2,299,000 Vanderbilt Beach, 390 Willett Ave Only the nest quality is found throughout this impressive residence from the marble and wood ooring to the concrete construction. 5+Den/3+2half (H4126) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $2,200,000 Park Shore, 4041 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #PH-6 DAZZLING two-story Penthouse, completely redesigned by award-winning interior designer/owner. Oered turnkey furnished. 3/3.5 (C4390) Sarah A eiss, PA, 269-0300 $1,895,000 Park Shore, 4041 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #801 WOW! RARELY AVAILABLE 8th oor direct West condo with 180 degree unobstructed Gulf of Mexico views!! 2800 total sq. ft. Renovated building! 3+Den/3.5 (C6250) Sarah A eiss, PA, 269-0300 $1,595,000 Vanderbilt Beach, 10851 Gulfshore Dr, #1401 Prime Vanderbilt Beach front 14th oor corner condo. Overlooks 8 acres of lush Gardens, Panoramic view of the Gulf, Bay and Naples Skyline. Location! Location! 3/3 (C6240) Lynn Atkinson, 877-2440 $1,192,900 Bonita Bay 3450 Oak Hammock Ct Classic Mediterranean architecture & pristine natural setting. Attention to detail & quality is apparent throughout. Spacious oor plan, 4-car garage. 5+Den/5 (H4617) e Dillard Team, 498-2888 $1,550,000 Grey Oaks, 3222 Sedge Pl Grey Oaks at its nest. Main house with Cabana suite. Impressively remodeled done with all the right touches. is is a stunning house. 3+Den/3.5 (H2805) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841, David Burke, 784-2831 $1,325,000 Bonita Bay, 27610 Marina Isle Ct Surrounded by Bonita Bay Marina Basin, Imperial River & Nature Preserve this intimate Marina Isle home is a must see. Tile & bamboo ooring, granite counters. 3+Den/3.5 (H3479) e Dillard Team, 498-2888 $1,195,000 Coquina Sands, 1717 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #602 e Ultimate Beach Retreat! Sensational seaside setting capturing expansive unobstructed Gulf views, explosive sunrises and dynamic sunsets! 2/2 (C6186) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $1,100,000 Pelican Bay, 316 Carlton Pl is lovely property is one of just 28 rarely avail. Carlton Place villas tastefully remodeled. Walk to tram. 3/3.5 (V1195) Jacques Groenteman, 659-6382, Jill Rogers, 450-6856 $1,090,000 Moorings, 1851 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #14 Imagine a picture window in the living room of your own private villa overlooking the Gulf of Mexicodiscover this rarely available residence. 2/2 (C4873) Lance Donovan, 269-1109 $895,000 Park Shore, 4041 Gulf Shore Blvd N #1404 Beautiful Gulf of Mexico and Venetian Bay views from the sunny, south 14th oor complement this COMPLETELY remodeled (2002) condominium. 2/2 (C5045) Sarah A eiss, PA, 269-0300 $869,000 Pelican Bay, 7515 Pelican Bay Blvd, #1-E Rarely available 1st unit w/private garden terrace & lanai. Just steps away from the comm pool & your own private cabana! New A/C & appls. Under bldg parking. 2+Den/2.5 (C6328) Jerey Buchholz, 269-3551 $799,000 Tidewater Island, 6081 Tidewater Island Cir Quaint Private boating community! Just minutes to the Gulf via beautiful Estero Bay. Spacious home with pool and 25 ft boat dock. 4/3 (H4835) Debra Pelitera, 250-6865, Patrick Dearborn, 877-4340 $799,000 Park Shore, 4041 Gulf Shore BLVD N #509 Spacious and bright 2-story townhouse in newly renovated Savoy. Spiral staircase, French doors. Master BR on 1st oor! Some new carpet & paint. 3+Den/3.5 (C6109) Sarah A eiss, PA, 269-0300 $789,000 Lely Resort, 8706 Mustang Island Cir Absolutely gorgeous Palomino model w/ golf view. Loaded w/top upgrades, granite, cherry, electric hurricane shutters, heated pool/spa, oversized 2-car garage. 3+Den/3 (H4592) Robin Hill, 776-0733 $649,900 Autumn Woods, 6355 Old Mahogany Ct Creative detail & ne craftsmanship make this lakefront home a true gem. e kitchen boasts a 42 Kitchen Aid built-in refrigerator, 2-drawer dishwasher. 4+Den/2.5 (H4640) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $599,000 e Dunes, 325 Dunes Blvd, #405 WOW! e Lanai gives you outstanding views of Turkey Bay to the West and North. All the upgrades you would expect, plus fabulous amenities! 3/2 (C5090) Jacques Groenteman, 659-6382 $599,000 Park Shore, 3848 Crayton Rd Park Shore at its best all located with in walking distance to Venetian Village and the beach. is light and bright home has been lovingly cared for. 3+Den/2 (H4584) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $575,000 Moorings, 2875 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #207 Beachfront living at its best! Completely renovated condo from inside the walls (pipes, wiring) to every appliance and surface creating more space and storage. 2/2 (C6088) Rose Mary Everett, 272-7790, Jessica Sowin, 272-6810 $559,000 Autumn Woods, 6638 Nature Preserve Ct is gorgeous modied Lexington home has all the features and upgrades of an estate home! Soaring ceilings, over-sized tile oors and bamboo oors. 4/3 (H4823) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $538,913 Treviso Bay, 9105 Prima Way, #202 Motivated seller. Turnkey furnished, over $180,000 in upgrades & furnishings; crown molding, wet bar, ceiling fans, tile, mirrors. TPC golf course, private pool. 3+Den/2.5 (C6145) Jerey Buchholz, 269-3551 $499,900 Ave Maria, 5060 Annunciation Cir W, #204 is gorgeous condo has all the high-end t & nish. Situated in the European-designed town center of Ave Maria, you have all the ease of city living & more. 2/2 (C6273) Karen Sweatlock, 860-5137 $395,000 Country Club of Naples 334 Burning Tree Dr Enjoy this 3 bdrm in Quiet Neighborhood on the 11th fairway of newly renovated Country Club of Naples. Double fairway view from the pool & large glassed lanai. 3/2 (H4658) Douglas Treadwell, 919-2002 $375,000 Autumn Woods, 6455 Birchwood Ct Rarely available Jacaranda, 3 Bedroom plus den & 2-car garage nestled on a serene wooded lot overlooking the lake! Very well maintained with neutral colors. 3+Den/2 (V963) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841, David Burke, 784-2831 $360,000 Autumn Woods, 6755 Old Banyan Way is roomy 3/2/2/Spa oers the best of a single family home & the convenience of a Villa! Lg lot & lanai. Get instant info on your Cell, Text HOME854 to 23333. 3/2 (H3260) Greg Gorman, PA, 7842841, David Burke, 784-2831 $325,000 Bridgewater Bay, 3089 Windsong Ct, #1004 Like new 3+den, 2.5 bath 2nd oor coach home with expansive wrap around lanai & tranquil SW lake views, fantastic club amenities nearby. 3+Den/2.5 (C6251) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $325,000 Lake Park, 1236 13th Ave. N Sweet split bedroom rand in Naples nicest neighborhood. Blocks away from schools, the zoo, shopping and parks. Large lot with southern exposure. 3/2 (H4812) Lance Donovan, 269-1109 $279,000 World Tennis Center, 4887 Europa Dr Live in the heart of Naples on a beautiful corner lot, 3/2 garage, vaulted ceilings, tile & wood ooring, in meticulous condition. Gated tennis cmmty. 3/2 (V1351) Greg Gorman, PA, 7842841, David Burke, 784-2831 $275,000 Vineyards, 184 Livermore Ln One of the best priced villas in the Vineyards! is very private 2 plus den oers an open & bright oor plan, cathedral ceilings, wood oors & more. 2+Den/2 (V1268) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841, David Burke, 784-2831 $260,000 Island Walk, 6097 Islandwalk Blvd Fabulous Town Center living, immaculate 3 bedroom 2.5 bath + family room & 2-car garage. Loads of upgrades & great location. Move-In Ready. 3/2.5 (H4703) Greg Gorman, PA, 784-2841 $250,000 Coquina Sands, 234 Banyan Blvd, #234 Casual living across from the beach, shopping and dining. Easy and friendly living at an aordable price. Shopping, boating, golng & dining nearby. 2/2 (C3779) Lance Donovan, 269-1109 $249,000


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 Florida Weeklys Open HousesCall 239.325.1960 to be included in Florida Weeklys Open Houses. and Sun. 12-5 19 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB $895,000-$2,175,000 Amerivest Realty, Bridgette Foster 239-253-8001>$900,00020 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT GULFSIDE II 10851 Gulfshore Drive #304 $939,000 Premier Properties Pat Callis 250-0562 21 PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #PH-07 $999,000 Premier Properties Polly Himmel 2903910. >$1,000,00022 BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE 26400 Brick Lane $1,585,000 Premier Properties Gary L. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010WEEK at-a-glance Conversation starterAntiques expert Terry Kovel on a Victorian tete-a-tete. C32 Thats some bullFood critic Karen Feldman says the new location for Fernandez the Bull came just in time. C43 Five plus oneA handful of painters and one potter, all longtime Neapolitans, organize an outdoor show. C21 Fivepluson e Here for the artSee who enjoyed the sights at the first-ever Mercato Fine Art Festival. C41 Heres the cue for seventh annual new plays competitionThe von Liebig showcases gowns, accessories fit for a princess The Naples Players ETC Readers Theatre announces the seventh annual An Evening of New Plays contest. Entries will be accepted through June 15 from playwrights who reside in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades or Hendry counties. Staged readings of up to three finalists will be presented in the Tobye Studio black box theater at the Sugden Community Theatre in September. Contest coordinator Joan Laughlin notes that the evening of finalist readings traditionally sells out, and additional performances have had to be scheduled in recent years. Entries must be non-musical and 10-30 minutes long, and a limit of seven characters is suggested. Any genre is allowed, and entrants can submit up to two works for consideration. Submission must be the playwrights original work, not an adaptation, and not previously published or produced, though they can have been workshopped or presented as a staged reading in locations other than Southwest Florida. Works also may have been submitted one time, but cannot have been a finalist, in a previous Evening of New Plays contest. Playwrights retain all rights to their plays and give rights to The Naples Players for An Evening of New Plays and a limited number of encore readings in other area venues and media. Each finalist also receives a commemorative award and a $100 royalty fee, plus two tickets to the staged public readings and reception afterward. Months of painstaking work by experts and collectors from around the world. Thousands of manhours. Its finally here. The von Liebig Art Center presents the much anticipated Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration exhibition showcasing a collection of the late Princess Dianas gowns, shoes, handbags and royal memorabilia March 13 through June 27. Several of the dresses on display were purchased at the Christies auction held just weeks before the princess untimely death. No detail has been overlooked. Even the walls of the Frederick O. Watson Gallery at The von Liebig have received a special coat of periwinkle blue paint to form a SEE PLAYS, C28 SEE DRESSES, C4 DIFORDRESSES TO BY KELLY MERRITTSpecial to Florida Weekly << The princess wore this flamenco-inspired ball gown to the 1986 London film premiere of The Mission, where she was photographed with star Jeremy Irons. She later chose it for the Americas Cup Ball in London and for an official visit to Spain in 1987. A creation of British designer Murray Arbeid, the gown features a black velvet bodice and a full skirt of scarlet taffeta. << This chiffon-and-lace gown trimmed with ribbon-work flowers and sequins originally had long sleeves and a high neck when Princess Diana wore it on official visits to Portugal, Germany and the Gulf State of Qatar. Designer Catherine Walker then altered it to a strapless version, which the princess donned for a charity gala in London in 1989 and for official visits to Nigeria and the Cameroons. Special events coincide with the exhibit. C4 >>inside: SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ DRESS PHOTOS COURTESY OF KENSINGTON PALACE/ DIANA PHOTOS COURTESY OF CLIVE DIXON/REX USA

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PAGE 64 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 >> What: Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration >> Where: The von Liebig Art Center >> When: March 13-June 27 >> Tickets: $10 for members of the Naples Art Association, $12 for non-members, $5 for children 10 and younger >> Preview: A members-only preview reception takes place from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 12 >> More: Tickets are sold in time slots for entrance at 10 a.m. and 12:30 and 3 p.m. daily except Tuesdays, when times are 12:30, 3 and 5:30 p.m. >> Information: 262-6517, ext. 115, or Before you go >> Interested in brushing up on royal facts before visiting the exhibit? Here a few of the many Web sites with a wealth of information about the British monarchy: Make adate >> In addition to seeing Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration during regular hours at The von Liebig Art Center, these special activities are happening: Dianas Personal Chef: Lectures by Darren McGrady, personal chef to Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth II and author of Eating Royally: Recipes and Remembrances from a Palace Kitchen March 13-14 SOLD OUT Tuesday Tea: Tours in conjunction with Brambles Tea Room and the Jolly Cricket Beginning April 6 for groups of 10 or more Call Nicole Dupont Strub, 262-6517, ext. 110 Naples Princess Cruises: Champagne and cupcakes with style and image expert Cheryl Lampard of Style Matters International Topics include: The Royal Male, Princess Diana Fashion Fever, From Nanny to International Icon, Royal Fashions and Faux Pas, Royal Weddings and Elizabethan Style 2 to 3:30 p.m. April 1, 15 and 29; May 13 and 27; June 10 and 24 $49 per person (includes tax and donation to The von Liebig Art Center, Bosom Buddies and the NCH Mammogram Fund) Call 649-2275 or visit in the know perfect backdrop for the gowns. After the exhibition ends in June, the gallery walls will return to white. By the loving care given to the exhibit by the individual owners of the dresses and all those who have worked to set up the show, its easy to believe that Diana herself would smile down upon the rooms at The von Liebig where some of her most beloved items now hold court. Arranged by the team of dedicated collectors and a renowned textile curator, every piece of Diana memorabilia has been placed for careful appreciation. Ticketholders could spend as little as 45 timed minutes breezing through the collection, but its more likely theyll spend their maximum of two hours savoring it. This could be the last showing in American for several dresses in the exhibition. This is likely the last time many of these dresses will be exhibited, says organizer and collector Suzanne King. Because several of the owners of the dresses have decided not to exhibit them again, the dresses will go back to England for permanent display after The von Liebig event, she explains. Mrs. King owns seven Diana dresses, six of which she has loaned to The von Liebig for Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration. The world watched the Peoples Princess as she graced the halls of royal and everyday events, keeping an eagle eye on everything she wore. That included a purple and black cocktail dress Diana made famous on the cover of People Magazine. Although the publication acquired the gown some time ago, this is the first time the garment has been put on display. Visitors to The von Liebig also will see the dazzling designs Diana wore to the Americas Cup Ball and to the premiere screenings of films including Back to the Future, The Last Emperor and Hook (to which she took her young sons). The royal memorabilia room showcases many items that have never been on display to the public before. The exhibition includes letters and invitations, holiday cards, signed photographs, gifts Diana gave and memorabilia from other royals including Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen Mother and Prince Charles. Collectors have employed the use of bios in the memorabilia room to ensure ticketholders can easily understand the items they see. There is also a hard cover exhibition collectors catalogue about Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration available at The von Liebig for $25. While the exhibition honors the historical importance of Dianas journey from royal princess to humanitarian, it will also benefit the Pink Ribbon Crusade, a nonprofit organization founded by Mrs. King and several other Diana dress owners to support women with breast cancer. Locally, a portion of the funds raised through Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration will be distributed to Bosom Buddies and the NCH Hospital Foundation. DRESSESFrom page 1 The Princess of Wales chose this purple crushed velvet gown designed by Bruce Oldfield on three occasions, the first of which was on an official tour to Portugal in 1987, where she also wore the Spencer Tiara. >> During their official Canadian Royal Tour in 1983, the Prince and Princess of Wales were guests of honor at the historic recreation of Fort Edmonton in Edmonton, Alberta. The invitation requested Dress semi-formal, Klondike Era. For the affair, which was two days before her 22nd birthday, Diana wore a peach silk 1880s period day dress and hat. It is on display in the United States for the first time at The von Liebig Art Center. It belongs to Dr. Michael Smith of Laguna Beach, Calif. Catherine Walker created this cocktail dress for Princess Diana to wear to private functions. Diana sold it as part of the Christies auction in 1997, just weeks before her death. It now belongs to Julie Lakins of Agoura Hills, Calif., who has loaned it to The von Liebig for Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration. >> This gown by British designer Catherine Walker was among 79 dresses the princess sold at auction at Christies in June 1997 to raise funds for charity. Diana initially wore it for the 1991 London premiere of Hook, to which she was accompanied by her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. The dress is part of the collection of Suzanne King.DRESS PHOTOS COURTESY OF KENSINGTON PALACE DIANA PHOTO COURTESY OF CLIVE DIXON/REX USAPHOTO COURTESY BDG PUBLISHING INC.>> >>


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Symphony Celtic & Classics The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents Favorite Melodies: Classic to Celtic, a wideranging pops concert featuring some of the most-beloved melodies ever written, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, March 23-27 at 8 p.m. and March 27-28 at 2 p.m. 597-1900. Thursday, March 11 Trunk Show Signatures at The Mercato hosts an encore Peace of Cloth Trunk Show featuring summer and transition sportswear at 9100 Strada Place, #2135 today and Friday. Enjoy champagne and chocolates, plus raffles and prizes. 254-5800. Piano Concert Italian-born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro performs at 6 p.m., with a reception to follow, at United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. $29, 434-3323 or Bike Night The Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track hosts Harley Bike Night at 6:30 p.m., featuring the popular group Deb and the Dynamics. 992-2411. Art Event The Photographic Image as Art In the Home is presented at 4 p.m. at the 10th Street Design Group, 141 10th Street South. Designers and artists present their perspectives on the use of photographic art in interior design. 354-9878. Flamenco Evening The Art League of Bonita Springs presents Live at the Promenade! Flamenco! at 7:30 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. $30-$40. Enjoy a night of music, dance and the history of flamenco dancing with Clarita Filgueiras. 495-8989 or Thursdays on Third Enjoy live music and free entertainment along with shopping and dining every Thursday evening between November and May on Third Street South. Quiz Night The English Pub hosts Quiz Night at 8:30 p.m. 775-3727, 2408 Linwood Ave. East Naples. www. Friday, March 12 Artist Cottages Bonitas Riverside Park on Old 41 comes alive with art from 5-8 p.m. when artists turn out to greet visitors in the scenic riverside cottages. The Big Top Circus Sarasota performs today through March 28 at Gulf Coast Town Center. 267-0783 or Outdoor Concert The Music Makers Show Band performs at Cambier Park at 7 p.m. 213-3058. 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St. Paddys Day McCabes Irish Pub celebrates St. Patricks Day in conjunction with Naples St. Patricks Day Parade. McCabes is at The Inn on Fifth, 699 Fifth Avenue South.1-888-4038778. Jazz Tunes The Naples Jazz Masters perform at 2 p.m. at South County Regional Library, 21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero. No charge; presented by the Friends of South County Regional Library. Mozart Favorites The Naples Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Robert Dale Herrema, performs at 7 p.m. today and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Golden Gate High School. No tickets needed; good will offering accepted, 455-2912 or 348-0938. Weekend Concerts Gulf Coast Town Center offers its free Weekend Concert Series in Market Plaza from 7-9 p.m. Tonight: Alternative rock by the TJ Kelley Band. 267-0783 or Chess Anyone? The Southwest Florida Chess Club invites players of all ages and abilities to gather at Books-A-Million at Mercado from 1:30-5 p.m. 898-0458 or e-mail swflchess@ Sunday, March 14 Shave-In Paddy Murphys hosts a St. Baldricks Shave-In to support childrens cancer research at 4 p.m. for brave men and women willing to have their locks shorn for a good cause. eventid/2483/eventyear/2010. Big Bands The Gulf Coast Big Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. 213-3058. Ballet Performance BRAVO! Ballet performs at 3 p.m. at the Cypress Lake Center for the Arts, featuring stars from the New York City Ballet. 4814849. Art Show Painters & A Potter, an outdoor art show, is set for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Clay Place, 1555 Shadowlawn Dr., Naples. Enjoy snacks, drinks, and music along with the artwork. 775-1078. Concert Trinity by the Cove features the Virtuoso Piano, a recital by Victor Rosenbaum, at 4 p.m. 262-6581. Outdoor Film Gulf Coast Town Center shows Silver Screen Classic movies at 7 p.m. every Sunday through the end of March. Tonight: Some Like It Hot. Picnics, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. 267-0783 or Monday, March 15 New Exhibit Visitors to the Liles Hotel History Center in Riverside Park in Bonita Springs have a new display to see. The Indigenous Peoples of Florida are highlighted, coinciding with Archaeology Month in Florida. The Bonita Springs Historical Society is displaying educational panels on loan from the Collier County Museum that give an overview of the Calusa and other prehistoric cultures in Florida. The hotel, at 27300 Old 41, is open to the public from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MondayFriday. 992-6997. Jazz Tunes The Naples Jazz Orchestra Concert starts at 7 p.m. at Cambier Park. 213-3058. Actors Chat A Conversation with Marlee Matlin & Henry Winkler starts at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples. 597-1900 Love Trivia? The Pub at Mercato has Trivia Night every Monday at 7:30 p.m. 594-9400. Tuesday, March 16 Team Trivia Boston Beer Garden Team Trivia is played at 9 p.m. every Tuesday at 2396 Immokalee Rd. 596-2337. Wednesday, March 17 St. Paddys Day McCabes Irish Pub hosts an all-day Irish extravaganza starting at 9:30 a.m. McCabes Irish Pub is at The Inn on Fifth, 699 Fifth Avenue South.1-888-403-8778. Irish Lecture The Southwest Florida Archaeological Society welcomes a presentation on Irish immigration by Julie Labate at its 7:30 p.m. meeting on at the Old 41 Community Hall. 992-9660. Two-Man Comedy Howard Platt and Jarlath Conroy perform in A Couple of Blaguards at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 5 and 7:30 p.m. today and Thursday. 597-1900. Music Fest The Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track continues its March Music Festival with a St. Patricks Day show featuring Irish musicians Gerry Forde and Jimmy Joyce at noon. The show features a contest for the best Irish-dressed patron and a dance contest. Everyone wearing green will be admitted free. 992-2411. Pirate Night Join The English Pub every Wednesday for Pirate Night and Hermit Crab Races as well as live entertainment at 6:30 p.m. 775-3727 or History Tours Walking tours of the Naples Historical District start at 10 a.m. at 137 12th Ave. South. Requested donations are $15 adults, $5 children. Reservations are required: 261-8164. Song Night Wednesdays are Singer/Songwriter Night from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Diner, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples. 431-7928 or www.fredsdiner. com. COURTESY PHOTOMissy Raines and the New Hip are the headline act for a night of acoustic jazz and bluegrass beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 19, at The Norris Center. Opening act is Frontline Bluegrass. Tickets are $18. For tickets or more information, call 213-3049.


C8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY In Fiddler on the Roof, lead character Tevye is known for his little conversations with God, and with himself. On one hand, hell say, and state one side of the problem, only in the next breath to say, On the other hand, and debate the other side. Of course, as he ponders the pros and cons of a situation, Tevye has more than two hands. I feel somewhat similarly about The Naples Players production of Fiddler on the Roof, which runs at The Sugden Community Theatre in Naples through April 3. On one hand, its a classic play, and you cant lose with the many well-loved and popular songs. On the other hand, its a challenging musical filled with comedy and pathos. On one hand, The Naples Players generally put out a knock-out musical every season. But on the other hand, although I found much to like about their current production, it failed to knock me out. But then, on the other hand, this is a community theater.Not the set designers traditionSet designer Matt Flynn usually creates wonderful sets for The Naples Players, sets that sometimes garner gasps of appreciation and even applause from the audience. But the set for Fiddler looks as if someone wanted to use every plank and stick of wood available in the back shop and beyond. And did. Though it sounds strange, my immediate impression upon seeing the set was: Thats an awful lot of wood. It almost looks like an Army barracks, with wooden walls, wooden doors, wooden roofs and even a wooden fence running along the back. I do realize that Fiddler is set in Anatevka, a rundown Russian village where a community scratches out a living, but this set is simply unappealing. The directors notes in the program state that the musical was initially rejected for being too ethnic. But this production suffers from the opposite problem: Its not ethnic enough. I rarely believed that these characters were Jewish. Its not in the look. The rented costumes are great, and most of the adult men grew their own beards to look the part. But something vital is missing. Its missing in the voice inflections and in accents, and in the way the actors hold their arms up in the air while dancing.Highs and lowsBob Staeheli plays a curiously mildmannered Tevye. Even when he stomps his booted foot on the ground or pounds a table, its not done in a forceful way. His Tevye lacks passion and dimension. When he sings If I Were a Rich Man, you doubt hes ever heard a cantor in his entire life. On the other hand, his scenes with his wife, Golde (Mai Puccio), are full of tenderness and humor. Ms. Puccio is a force to reckon with as Golde, with her strong will and her Suzanne Pleshette voice. As they sing Sunrise, Sunset and Do You Love Me? you truly believe theyre a long-married couple. The Dream, in which the cast reenacts a nightmare Tevye allegedly has, steals the show. With Carol Fox as Grandma Tzeitel and Laura Needle as Fruma Sarah coming back from their graves, this scene has an energy and vitality sadly missing from other numbers. The production has highlights, mainly when the characters are singing and dancing. But the moments of acting in between just arent as good. And with 38 performers, the stage can get pretty crowded at times. The cast includes a number of actors from The Naples Players KidzAct program, performing now with the adults. But it also includes a child so young and tiny that he seems out of place. I often felt frightened that he was about to be stampeded by all the adult dancers. Other distractions included the horrible fake moustaches on some of the Russian characters. They looked like the poster children on the signs at your local 7-Eleven explaining why clerks require proof of age from shoppers purchasing alcohol or cigarettes. The actors in Fiddler, for the most part, have sweet voices. A the eldest of Tevyes five daughters, Joanna Mandel, Bianca Prioletti and Tori Hendry do well in Matchmaker. And Evan Alexander is endearing as Motel, the bumbling tailor. Tyler Bishop was a bit boisterous as Perchik, the teacher who questions tradition. The 10-piece orchestra, led by musical conductor Charles Fornara, is superb. Unfortunately, sometimes it drowns out the singers, something thats likely the fault of the people working the soundboard. Some soloists could be heard very clearly, while others couldnt. Good sound people should compensate for that; everyone should be heard. And it seemed as if the mikes werent always turned on or turned off in time. The night I saw the show, backstage chatter on left-on mikes ruined a sweet moment between Tevye and Golde on-stage, and there was a problem with constant static. This is Dawn Lebrecht Fornaras directorial debut with the adults at The Sugden. (Her production of Thoroughly Modern Millie with KidzAct last season was exceptional.) In Fiddler, her staging of Sabbath Prayer is creative and moving.Lacking as a whole Fiddler on the Roof has many moments where it pleases, but for some reason it doesnt hold together well as a whole. It doesnt gel. The parts and many of them are quite wonderful dont come together to make something bigger. Its good to hear the familiar, classic songs performed so well. But this production of Fiddler seems more white bread than rye. THEATER REVIEW NancySTETSON Naples Players hit some sweet notes, some sour in Fiddler COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: Bob Staeheli, playing Tevye with Mai Puccio, playing Tevyes wife Golde. Left: Dawn Lebrecht Fornara, director/choreographer. >> What: Fiddler on the Roof >> When: through April 3 >> Where: Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples >> Tickets: $30 ($10 for students 18 and under); some shows are sold out. >> Information: 263-7990 or in the know D eNomme Marquesa Royale:Listed at 1,049,000.002535 Marquesa Royale Lane, Unit 5-202Villas Pienza:Listed at 895,0004852 W. 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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 C9 24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM Indulge. Its Italian, redefined. Daily Indulgence Therapy In Angelinas LoungeSunday Friday 5 6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers and antipasti platters Half-price bottles of wine valued up to $150 Double your pleasure on selected beers and cocktails.Wake up with me on SundayCall melets do brunch! 11am-3pm Angelina PUZZLE ANSWERS Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will welcome fine art specialist Robyn Farrell Roulo to the new Naples satellite office for complimentary consultations on Monday and Tuesday, March 15-16. Ms. Roulo will review American and European art, Modern and Contemporary art, fine art photographs, prints and works on paper. Consultations will take place by appointment at the Leslie Hindman office at 1300 Third St. S. Ms. Roulo earned her B.F.A. in art history at the University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign and continued her studies in Florence, Italy. She is highly involved in the Chicago community, serving as auctioneer for various charitable organizations and as a board member for the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital Auxiliary of Chicago and the Art Committee of the Union League Club of Chicago, one of the largest and most comprehensive private collections of American art in the world. Ms. Roulo has also served on the board of directors of the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago and frequently contributes to the international contemporary art Web site, www. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is at the forefront of the global art market. The house holds four auctions annually: of Post-War and Contemporary Art; 19th and 20th Century Art; Fine Photographs; and Prints and Works on Paper. The fine art department works with an international network of dealers, private collectors, museums and institutions, which has established Leslie Hindman Auctioneers as a leading source for fine art auctions in the Midwest and abroad. In addition to the fine art department, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers fullservice auction house based in Chicago is an industry leader with more than 30 years of experience. The company delivers up to 40 sales a year specializing in fine furniture and decorative arts; fine art; fine books and manuscripts; fine jewelry and timepieces; and vintage couture and accessories. The companys satellite office in Naples opened in January and hosts regular complimentary appraisal events with its various specialists. On Wednesday and Thursday, March 24-25, vintage couture and accessories specialist Abigail Rutherford will hold complimentary appraisal appointments. In addition, a preview of her upcoming vintage couture and accessories sale will be open to the public. Founded in 1982, sold to Sothebys in 1997 and reopened in 2003, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has remained a constant force behind high-profile auctions of everything from contemporary paintings and fine jewelry to French furniture and rare books and manuscripts. To schedule a complimentary consultation with Ms. Roulo or Ms. Rutherford, or to inquire about the public preview, call Kristy Vaughn or Maura Ross at the Naples office of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 643-4448. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers fine art specialist will provide complimentary review, appraisalsCreighton-Davis Gallery in Venetian Village announces a special shipment of rare drawings by Picasso, Dali and Chagall has arrived after initially being denied an export license by the British government. Initially concerned that such valuable works might represent a important cultural loss if exported, it required assistance from the British governments arts experts to obtain the necessary export permission. Joining other graphic works by Matisse, Laurencin, Matta, Miro and Escher, Creighton-Davis Gallery will show a well-rounded collection of works from the last half of the 20th century by master European artists of the era. Creighton-Davis acquires works from collectors, estates and artists studios. All works are extensively researched and guaranteed authentic. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. For more information, visit www. or call John Dupree at (202) 489-5300. Picasso, Dali, Chagall works arrive at Naples gallery ed her B.F.A. in art i d r Ho sp it al A ux il ia ry o f art; f ma n je we pi ec co u so r T sa t Na in ho co ap w s O n We d nes d ay an d T h 24 2 5 v in ta ge c ou tu re a

PAGE 70 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. HALF PRICE TICKETS ALL Opening Weekend Shows!Half-price discount not valid with any other offer. Fri, March 12 Sun, March 28 Gulf Coast Town Center Home of the Bass Pro Shops TICKETS: Photo Mitchel Gray LIVE! ON-TOUR IN FT. MYERSCourtesy of FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.HOROSCOPES YULE HOG By Linda ThistleSponsored By: Moderate Challenging Expert Puzzle Difficulty this week: PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Career matters are strong this week. You might want to enter a training program to enhance your skills. Also, consider getting professional help in preparing a brilliant resume. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A pesky health problem should clear up soon. Meanwhile, travel both for personal as well as for business reasons is strong in the Aries aspect this week, and well into the next. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Look for Bovines to be on the move this week, whether its traveling for fun or for business. Other moves include workplace adjustments and, for some, relationship changes. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Geminis who have just gone through a hectic period involving job and/or family matters might want to take some well-earned time out to relax and restore those drained energy levels. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A romantic situation seems to have stalled, just when the Moon Child was expecting it to go forward. Could that be a bad case of miscommunication going on. Talk it over openly and honestly. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Showing a genuine interest in something thats important to a friend, family member or colleague could open a communication line that had been pretty much shut down for a while. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Making a potentially lifechanging decision takes as much knowledge as you can gather, plus determination and patience. Take your time working it out. Dont let anyone rush you. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You should be back on schedule and heading in the right direction after clearing up a misunderstanding. But there could still be some setbacks. If so, correct them immediately. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A business matter keeps you pretty busy, but try to squeeze in time to be with family as well as close friends. You need the good vibrations you get from people who care for you. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Investing in an attractive prospect (business or personal) with little or no information can be risky. Avoid future problems by getting all the facts before you act. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Someone close to you might have an unexpected reaction to a decision you feel youre prepared to make. Listen to his or her point of view. It could prove to be surprisingly helpful. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Dont give up yet. That once warm, personal relationship that seems to be cooling off fast could recover with some tender, loving care, and who better than you to provide it? BORN THIS WEEK: You have a way of respecting the feelings of others, which is one reason people feel comfortable having you in their lives.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 C11 239-872-6768 Your is worth more than you think WE PAY THE MOST FOR Gold Guys USA RARE COINS, PRECIOUS METALS, OLD CURRENCY & ESTATE JEWELRY Picks of the week The African Queen (Commemorative Box Set) (Not Rated) Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn star in this 1951 classic directed by John Huston. Set in 1914 Africa, Ms. Hepburn plays a Methodist missionary whose mission is destroyed by the Germans following the breakout of World War I. She is rescued by Charlie Allnut (Bogart, who won an Oscar for the role), the skipper of a rickety old tub named The African Queen. Together they brave the perilous waters of the Congo, avoiding the Germans and dangerous rapids in their attempt to sink the gunboat Louisa, thus opening the route to British ships and their way to freedom.This boxed set is light on special features, but what it does offer is pretty nifty. The first disc contains the newly restored print and a one-hour documentary on the making of the film. The second disc is a CD featuring the radio broadcast of The African Queen starring Mr. Bogart and Greer Garson. Also included is a reproduction of the out-ofprint book by Ms. Hepburn, The Making of The African Queen, or How I Went to Africa with Bogart, Bacall and Huston and Almost Lost My Mind, her memoir on the filming of this classic movie. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13) The sparkly vampire series by Stephanie Meyer continues with Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), who, after being abandoned by vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), goes to frolic with shirtless teenage werewolfens. Stuff happens. I dont know what, because I did not see this movie. The T.A.M.I. Show Collectors Edition (NR) This is one of the greatest rock n roll concert films ever made. Filmed using an experimental high-definition video camera, this 1964 concert film features amazing performances by Jan and Dean, Chuck Berry, Smokey Robinson, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones, just to name a few. But the performance that will grab you is the one by James Brown. In the prime of his career, MR. Browns set (Out of Sight, Prisoner Of Love, Please, Please, Please and Night Train) brings down the house. Toy Story and Toy Story 2 (G) With this years release of Toy Story 3, Disney is re-releasing the first two films on DVD and Blu-Ray. If you already own them, theres no real reason to grab these, as the special features are basically the same as the older versions.TV SERIES Mad Men Season 3 The Prisoner (Miniseries) Sabrina the Teenage Witch The Complete Sixth Season Father Knows Best Season Four th Heaven The Complete Tenth Season Case Closed Season Four COUCH THEATER COURTESY PHOTOKatherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart star in The African Queen.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 UPCOMING KEY WEST EVENTS GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN 1-800-593-7259*Minimum 8 day advance pre-purchased ticket, non-refundable, no cash value, cannot be combined with other offers. Excludes weekend fee.Depart from Marco Island at Rose Marco River Marina Your Way to Key West $5.00OFF ROUND TRIPRegular Adult Full Fare03/12 : Home and Garden Tour03/13 : 32nd Annual St. Patricks Day Bar Stroll03/13 : Key West Fishing Tournament Inc. 03/18 : Always...Patsy Cline at the Red Barn Theatre Solar Solutions of SW Florida Solar Solutions of SW Florida Solar Solutions of SW Florida Premium Solatube Dealer 2010 CREDIT FEDERAL TAX30% $50 offwith this ad. The Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UNIFEM and the Sarasota Film Festival are partnering for the first time to run their events concurrently April 9-18. UNIFEMs Through Womens Eyes will screen films during the first weekend of the Sarasota Film Festival at Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20 in Sarasota. The partnership builds on the synergy between our two organizations, says Dr. Connie Ellis, president of the Gulf Coast Chapter of UNIFEM, which has presented Through Womens Eyes since 2000. We share the common goal of bringing the world to Sarasota through film. By working in partnership, our two groups can better allocate resources to best serve the community. Mark Famiglio, SFF president and executive director, adds, Together, we have 21 years of experience presenting domestic and international films that entertain, inform, challenge and inspire. Through this partnership, we hope to broaden and enrich the film festival experience for filmgoers and filmmakers. The programming and community outreach focus of the organizations remains unchanged. As it always has, Through Womens Eyes will showcase independent documentaries and short films by women directors that increase awareness of the lives of women around the world. Invited directors will lead post-film discussions on April 10 and 11, and talk informally with filmgoers at a Filmmakers Reception on April 10. Encore screenings of the Through Womens Eyes films will be integrated into the SFF schedule throughout the 10-day event. This years festival will screen more than 160 films and will also include education programs, special events, talkbacks and panels with some of the leading voices in film today. The two groups share a similar history of growth and a commitment to yearround, collaborative work in the community. Both presented film festivals that began modestly and grew over the years, culminating in record-breaking 2009 seasons. Through Womens Eyes drew sold-out audiences to its two-day screening of 16 films by women directors, while SFF attracted 45,000 attendees over the 10 days. Since 1993, the all-volunteer Gulf Coast Chapter has presented programs and events to raise awareness and funds for UNIFEM, the womens fund at the United Nations, which supports womens empowerment and gender equality programs in more than 100 developing nations throughout the world. Over the years, SFF has expanded to include year-round programs targeting independent and student filmmakers, atrisk youth, arts organizations and social service agencies. Details about the 2010 SFF schedule and tickets for SFF and Through Womens Eyes films are at Sarasota Film Festival partners with womens group for 2010 screenings


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 A&E C13 FortMyers13550Reflections239-590-9994 Naples2700Immokalee239-593-9499 CapeCoral2311SantaBarbara239-458-8700 PortCharlotteUSHwy.41&776941-235-3354Orderonline: NewOrleansMuffalettaBread with NO highfructosecornsyrup,MSGorartificialtransfats Ourmuffalettaolive mix oneof 20originalrecipes madeineverydelikitchen Qualitymeatsand realprovolonecheese slicedfreshdaily Ourmuffalettaolivemix featuringextravirgin oliveoilwithmonounsaturated goodfat NewOrleansMuffalettaBread the REAL thing,bakedinTheBigEasy NewOrleans Muffaletta Full Italian Menu Full Vietnamese MenuPrices from $13.95 to $29.95Available All Night Long NOW OPEN SUNDAYMon-Fri 11am-10pm Sat & Sun 4:30-10pmSt. Andrews Square 8793 Tamiami Trail East, Naples239-352-0888 www.EurasiaOfNaples.comItalian Vietnamese Cuisine with a French In uence& The award-winning Thomas Edison Black Maria Film + Video Festival returns to Southwest Florida for the fourth year March 26-29. Screenings will be held on the grounds of the historic Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 26 (rain date March 28); at Edison State College in Fort Myers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 27; and at BIG Arts on Sanibel Island at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29. More than 30 films will be screened between the three sites. Festival board member and filmmaker Clayton Hemmert will introduce the films and facilitate discussion afterward at each session. Since 1981, the annual Black Maria Film + Video Festival, which takes its name from that of the worlds first motion picture studio built by Thomas Edison in 1893, has been an international juried competition and award tour. Its mission is to advocate, exhibit and reward cutting-edge works from independent film and video makers. The festival is known for its national public exhibition program, which features a variety of bold contemporary works drawn from the annual collection of 50 or more award-winning films and videos. Some notable elements that differentiate the Black Maria include: Until the current fiscal downturn, the festival annually distributed at least $10,000 in filmmakers honoraria awards and anticipates restoring that tradition when funding improves. The festival focuses on short works that reveal an inventive, insightful and uncommon spirit. Every program presentation in the tour is custom curated to specific audiences. Every program is presented in person by the festivals director or assistant director, who tour across the United States to more than 65 institutions every year. The 2010 festival opened Feb. 5 at New Jersey City University and will travel to cities in New York, Oregon, California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia, Massachusetts, Vermont, Delaware and Washington, D.C.; before arriving in Southwest Florida. Cost per evening of the festivals Southwest Florida stop is $7 for adults and $5 for children; one $15 ticket will cover admission to all three events. Estates members are admitted free on March 26, and Edison State College students will be admitted free on March 27. Seating is limited at all three sessions. Tickets are available in advance at the Edison and Ford Estates and at BIG Arts. For more information, call the Estates at 334-7419 or visit,, www.bigarts. org or the Black Maria Film Festival at Black Maria Film Festival returns to Southwest Florida


C14 WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY The Best Homemade Food In Bonita! P 239.948.4123 Old 41 & Bernwood Parkway Homemade Specialties including eggs, omelets, pancakes, waf es, scrapple, homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, chili, Taylor pork roll, sausage gravy, creamed chipped beef, homecooked roast beef & turkey, and Real Philly cheesesteaks.Open Daily 7am to 3pmBreakfast Served all day Dine-In or Take Out Interactive Friendly Pirate Fun for the Whole Family Set sail on a 90 minute swashbuckling show! 239-765-7272 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach Located at Salty Sams Waterfront Adventures Arrive 30-40 minutes prior to departure. Call For Times and Reservations 239-765-7272 Aspiring artists in their junior or senior years at Collier County high schools are invited to participate in the 39th annual Jade N. Riedel Scholarship Fund Competition sponsored by the Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center. Five winners will each receive $500 awards from the scholarship fund toward their college education in an art-related field. In addition, the Ringling College of Art and Design will award a $5,000 scholarship to attend the Sarasota-based school. Each applicant may enter one original twoor three-dimensional work of art not previously shown in exhibitions at the art center. Awards are based on originality, technique, composition, presentation and application of design principals. Application forms are available at The von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., or by visiting or calling 262-6517, ext. 02. Completed works and accompanying application forms must be delivered on April 9 and 10 at the art center to be eligible for the competition and exhibition. The $500 award winners will be selected by John Hushon of Naples, president of Artnet AG, a public global art company that maintains the largest art data base in the world, publishes art e-magazines, manages the inventory of 3,000 art galleries and conducts an online art auction. Mr. Hushon practiced international corporate law with a firm in Washington, D.C., until 1995. He graduated from Brown University in 1967 and Harvard Law School in 1970. During that time he helped to create Washington Lawyers for the Arts, curated a large corporate art collection and founded Artnet. He and his wife, Judy, moved to Houston and then London as Mr. Hushon became CEO of El Paso Energy International until his retirement in 2002, when they moved to Naples. He continues as a management consultant and, after completing graduate studies in theology, teaches in FGCUs Renaissance Academy program. Mr. Hushon collects art (mostly contemporary), Chinese porcelains and ancient and modern glass. Participants in the Jade N. Riedel Scholarship Fund Competition will be honored with a group exhibition at The von Liebig Art Cetner April 17-May 2. A opening reception and awards presentation will take place the evening of Friday, April 16. Ringling offers $5,000 scholarship as part of von Liebig competition PRESENTS... THE FOUR FRESHMEN Now in their 61st year of performance, The Four Freshmen continue to bring their unique brand of local harmony to audiences Worldwide. The names and faces have changed a few times along the road, but the legendary sound continues. SUNDAY MARCH 14 COCKTAILS 6:00 SHOW TIME 7:30 $50 CONCERT PREFERRED SEATING COCKTAILS/HORS DOEUVRES$30 OPEN SEATING CONCERT ONLYDOORS FOR GENERAL SEATING OPEN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO CONCERT 704 VILLAGE CIRCLE NAPLES EVENT CO-SPONSORED BY


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 A&E C15 www.ribcity.com10 Southwest Florida Locations 10 Southwest Florida Locations to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center Explore Your Coastal Environment (near corner of US41 and Collier Blvd, on way to Marco) In celebration of his 50th year of exhibiting his artwork in Naples, Richard Segalman will teach a special workshop, Intensive Watercolor, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 18-20, at The von Liebig Art Center. He also will hold a book signing open to the public from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at the art center for his book, Reflections on Light. Mr. Segalman has been exhibiting his work in group and solo shows for more than 55 years. His work can be found in private collections and major museums, including the Bass Museum, the Fogg Art Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Polk Museum. Aside from being an accomplished artist, Mr. Segalman has been a sought-after and highly respected teacher for more than 30 years. A master of many media, he was influenced by watercolor early in his artistic career and it remains an important form of expression in his work. He has an ability to convey both the emotional and aesthetic of the figure and moment being captured without the use of facial expression but rather through clothing and bodily expression. For more information about the Intensive Watercolor class and Mr. Segalmans book signing, call 262-6517, ext. 102. Richard Segalman celebrates 50 years of exhibiting in Naples COURTESY IMAGEDolores, Richard Segalman, 1982


C16 WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY orcall(239)597 1900orvisitourBoxOffice:5833PelicanBayBlvd,Naples BoxOffice/phonehours:Monday-Saturday,10a.m.-5p.m.;Sunday,noon-5p.m. Thisisa sentimentalWestsidestoryfortheought generation. EricGrode, TheNewYorkSunThisisa sentimentalWestsidestoryfortheought generation. EricGrode, TheNewYorkSun InTheHeightsTheMusical.comDontforgettomakereservationsfor DinnerattheDome beforeyoureveningperformance! march29-april3,8p.m. Matinee:april3,2p.m. $72abouthome, familyand findingwhere youbelong.photosbyvincentdixonbuyticketsnowatthephil.orgDianne Durante, therapist, radio show host and author of books including Everyday Symbols for Joyful Living, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Goddess Night beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at The von Liebig Art Center. Devoted to empowering and enriching women, the evening celebrates the creative, goddess-like aspects of the female mind, body and spirit. Panels of experts will conduct interactive presentations and roundtable discussions on topics from serious to salacious. Sessions include: A Stranger in the Mirror: Do You Reflect the Real You? Discover why many people feel disconnected from themselves and find out if you, a family member or friend may be experiencing this phenomena. Presented by Marlene Steinberg, M.D., of Personalized Comprehensive Psychiatry. Dressing to Flatter your Figure Learn how to accentuate your assets and camouflage your flaws with clothing. Let your body, not the media, tell you what to wear. Presented by Jill Taylor of Sartorial Elegance. Aging Gracefully? Lean about aging gracefully through choosing the right exercise and enhancing the quality of the rest of your life. Presented by Paula Allia and Annette Suridis. Goddesses of Prosperity Give to Charity Plan for the future and discover the many ways to support your favorite charity financially. Presented by Sandra Washburn of Sandra Kay Financial LLC, and Arlene Austin, P.A. Inner and Outer Beauty Tips: Connecting the Two Move from the outside in and practice tips for projecting the full expression of your inner beauty. Presented by Helen Noble of Belacrema. The Artisan Goddess Weigh the opposing forces in your life and discover how to tip the scales of balance in your favor through artistic expression. Presented by Raven Lamoreux-Dodd, jewelry designer and creative coach, from Personal Power Pieces. Tickets to Goddess Night at The von Liebig are $85 per person and include a champagne reception, self-guided tour of the Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration exhibition, two breakout sessions, a tapas-style dinner under the stars and a drawing for prizes. For tickets and more information, call Jane Davis at 262-6517, ext. 115. Celebrate your inner goddess with an evening at The von Liebig >> What: Goddess Night, an evening to empower and enrich women >> When: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1 >> Where: The von Liebig Art Center >> Tickets: $85 per person includes admission to Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration exhibit >> Info: 262-6517, ext. 115 in the know Finest & Fresh Seafood, Live Maine Lobster, Steaks, Veal & Prime Rib Located One Mile South on Collier Blvd., (SR 951) Between Marco Island and US 41 Fine Foods Full Service Bar Live Entertainment nightly DUELING PIANJOSTHEDinner ShowUNDER THE TENTFEATURING BOBBY GIDEONS, BOB LEARY & BOB McINNIS per personIncludes Show, Dinner and Sales Tax. Call for Reservations or More Information 239-774-1880


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C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCEREAL AUTHENTIC ITALIAN FOODBANQUET ROOM UP TOO 100 PEOPLE DANIEL MELVIN PERFORMING THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY EVENINGS THE OWNER HAS VERY SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANTS IN BOTH NEW YORK ON MULBERRY ST. AND ALSO HANOVER ST. IN THE NORTH END OF BOSTON The Real Deal *18% gratuity added prior to discount *Cannot combine promotions *One dessert per couple596-5600(SE CORNER OF AIRPORT AND VANDERBILT IN THE PUBLIX SHOPPING CENTER) RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED HAPPY HOUR3PM-7PM MON SATBuy 1 get one free on house wines, domestic draft beers cocktails and appetizers*OPEN FOR LUNCH 11-3 BUY ONE ENTRE, 2ND FOR FREE*SASSY SATURDAYS Signature Award Winning Lasagna at Cafe Italia NEW YORK EARLY BIRD FREE Gourmet Dessert 50% off any appetizer $10 off any bottle of wine* COURTESY IMAGENaples artist, art therapist and art educator Jo-Ann Lizio unveiled her newest works in a series called Heavenly Bodies, including View from Above, left, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers earlier this month. Ms. Lizio says the essence of flight has always been essential to her work. The exhibit will hang through Friday, March 26. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 3331933 or visit www.sbdac. com. Rosen Gallery & Studios invites are a artists to the seasons final ArtistSalon from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 22. The free evenings have generated lively and informative discussions as well as helpful critiques and networking opportunities for working artists in the community. Everyone has something different to offer, says gallery owner Richard Rosen.Mr. Rosen and fellow artist Annabelle Johnson will host A Taste of Raku evenings for glazing, socializing and firing from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 8, and Thursday, May 6. No experience is necessary. Cost is $43 per person. Resident artist Patty Kane instructs a three-hour watercolor-plus workshop from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays, March 15, April 12 and May 3, and again from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, April 3 and 17 and May 1. Cost of the workshops is $35 per person. The gallery is in North Line Plaza at 2172 J & C Blvd. RSVPs are requested and can be made by calling 821-1061 or e-mailing Seasons final ArtistSalon set at Rosen Gallery & Studios


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 Johann StraussCOMICOPERETTA Die FledermausDie Fledermaus performed byTeatro Lirico DEuropa, Giorgio Lalov, artistic directorLIVE!AT THE PHIL Naples Philharmonic Orchestra Juan Francisco La Manna, conductorursday, March 18, 8 p.m., $76PHILHARMONIC CENTER for theARTS5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 34108Box Office/phone hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.Buy tickets now at or call (239) 597-1900 or visit our Box Ofce Make a reservation for Dinner at the Dome before the performance. FIVE PAINTERS AND A POTTER Five Painters and a Potter, an outdoor show featuring the works of six artists who have been at work in Naples for 23-38 years, takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 14, at The Clay Place, 1555 Shadowlawn Drive. The six artists Paul Arsenault, Jeff Fessenden, Phil Fisher, Natalie Guess, Jim Rice and Jerry Vallez invite longtime Neapolitans and newcomers alike to come enjoy drinks, snacks and music for a Sunday afternoon the way it used to be. For more information, call 775-1078. The Sentinels, Phil Fisher Third Street South, Paul Arsenault Bonita Bay, Jerry Vallez Faux Niche and Statue, Jeff Fessenden White Heron Wading, Natalie Guess Three fish by potter Jim Rice


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 Verginas chefs prepare world-class, Italian inspired cuisine sure to please traditionalists, as well as those looking for that unique selection. 3 Course Dinner with a Glass of Wine $24.95Served 4:00-6:00pm Salad, Entree & Dessertwww.VerginaRestaurant.comDAILY LUNCH SPECIALS Served 11:30am till 4:00pm DAILY DINNER SPECIALS served 6:00pm till close LIQUOR PROMOTIONS AT THE BAR $2.00 daily 4:00pm -6:30pm LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY: Starting at 8:00pm DURING THE MONTH OF MARCH The Hyacinth Series at Moorings Presbyterian Church welcomes baritone Christopher Bolduc, resident artist at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, and Charles Webb on piano and organ in a varied program of opera, sacred and art songs beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11. Mr. Bolduc graduated from Purchase College Conservatory of Music (SUNY) and holds an honorary Performers Certificate from Indiana University School of Music. His many competition awards include national semi-finalist in the 2007 and 2008 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. An acclaimed concert artist and conductor, Mr. Webb will perform solos on piano and organ as well as accompany Mr. Bolduc. During his 24 years as dean of the Indiana University School of Music, the department was placed at the top in three independent surveys. With this concert, Mr. Webb introduces a rising star to the Hyacinth Series audience. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Hyacinth Series concerts are open to all at no charge; offerings are accepted. For information, call 213-5246. Hyacinth Series continues with acclaimed baritone and pianist/organist/conductor Millers Ale House239-591-0125 WINNERBEST IN WOMENS CLOTHING6 YEARS IN A ROW 2004 TO 2009On the Plaza 3rd Street South Venetian Village Park Shore Bonita Bay PromenadeMonday Saturday 10 6 Sunday 11 5Casual and chic... The cotton safari jacket in burnt orange or goldenrod with the cropped cargo pantjacket $128 Bolduc


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 A&E C23 The Fourth Naples Music Festival comes to Third Street South on Sunday, March 21. From 5-10 p.m., the historic district will groove and rock to the classic sounds of the Spinners, Foreigner and Naples own Powerhouse. Festival tickets include general admission ($40 in advance/$50 the day of) and VIP admission ($350 per person), which includes a special dinner and drink menu at participating Third Street South restaurants (Campiello, Tommy Bahama, Sea Salt, Handsome Harrys and Ridgway Bar & Grill), the concert and more. Presented by PNC Bank, the festival is a benefit for the Garden of Hope and Courage, the 2.5-acre healing garden on the downtown campus of the NCH Healthcare System. To purchase advance general admission tickets, go online to or visit the following locations: NCH Whitaker Wellness Center, 2330 Immokalee Road; 596-9200 NCH Dr. John N. Briggs Wellness Center, 399 Ninth Street N.; 436-6770 Germain Arena Box Office, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero; 9487825 For VIP tickets, call 434-6697. Coming soon: the 2010 Naples Music Festival 2245 VENETIAN COURT NAPLES, FL 34109239-513-0333 Info@BettyMacleanTravel.comBETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL Inc. Offers subject to change and availability. Restrictions apply. Call today for complete details.SILVERSEA CRUISE PRESENTATION ursday, March 18th 3:00PMWith Stephen Tucker-Vice President Field Sales, Silversea Cruises Enjoy Special Bene ts & Savings RSVP 513-0333 Seating is limited Its a New Orleans French Quarter Gala! Collier Spay Neuter Clinic cordially invites you to theMardi Paws Masquerade BallFriday, March 26, 2010 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Colliers Reserve Country Club Cocktail Attire Dinner, Dancing, Silent AuctionTo Purchase tickets, visit or call 239-514-7647 For More Information, Email: Featuring music by the international renown Bluesman, Larry Garner Blues Band.


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NEAPOLITAN WOOD FIRED PIE Our Pizza is a mastery of flavor and an age old tradition using original pizza culinary techniques that were started in Naples Italy more than 200 years ago Indoor / Outdoor Dining Serving Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week TRUDY LABELL FINE ARTSPECIALIZING IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS SINCE 1977Madeline DenaroThe Day After Yesterday, Acrylic/Polymers, 48" X 60"From Masterpieces of Realism to Minimalist Abstract Constructions2425 TAMIAMI TR N NAPLES Over the past several years Theatre Conspiracy has produced The Complete Works of Wm Shakespeare (abridged), and The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged). The Fort Myers-based company tackles the titans of literature next, in All the Great Books (abridged). Following the comic format of the other abridged plays, All the Great Books opens Friday, March 12, at the Foulds Theater at the Alliance for the Arts. It purports to reduce all of western literature into a single evenings entertainment performed by three actors. No classic, from Beowulf to War and Peace remains safe from the slings and arrows of outrageous parody. The New York Times calls the play an intellectual vaudeville. The show could be called Great Lits Greatest Hits. The play goes over every book you should have read in high school but probably didnt. The trio of actors takes the audience through 83 great books. The Iliad and The Odyssey are combined as a joint sketch called The Oddity. Little Women is explained in terms of football plays on a blackboard. And Dickens A Christmas Carol becomes a steamy episode of the television soap opera Port Charles. Along the way there are arguments about political correctness, censorship, the literary canon that are interspersed with lots of props and silly costumes. All the Great Books stars Theatre Conspiracys original abridged actors Jordan Wilson, Jesse St. Louis and Christopher Brent and is directed by Rachael Endrizzi. Performances are at 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturdays with one Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. March 20. Tickets are $22 or $10 for students. Opening night, March 12, is pay what you will where attendees name the ticket price. Thursday performances are buy one ticket, get the second ticket half-price. For more information or to make a reservation, call Theatre Conspiracys box office at 936-3239.Theatre Conspiracy presents great lits greatest hits Dawn Burke, CGP of TEC Construction & Dev. and Peggy Oberlin ASID of Peggy Oberlin Interiors, have teamed up to offer both the Designer & Building Contractor point of view on your potential project.Call 239-354-9878 or 239-261-8322 to schedule your FREE 1 hour consultation today.This is the perfect time for a home or condo renovation, and we want to help you get going!RENOVATE AND DECORATE WITH OUR SPRING RENEWAL OFFER Plumbing & Construction


Fashionista Runway ShowSaturday, March 20th, 8pm Join us at Gulf Coast Town Center for the fashion event of the season. Grab a glass of wine at 55 Degrees Cool Wine & Cheese and take your seat on the Market Plaza lawn as the evening begins with live music by Vanilla Crosby starting at 7 pm. Then, at 8 pm, get ready for an exciting runway show featuring the hottest spring fashions for 2010. Fashions provided by local boutiques such as Cali boutique, Designer Shoe Gallerie, Lane Bryant, Ron Jon Surf Shop, St. John Outlet, Venez and Vila, all found exclusively at Gulf Coast Town Center. A Joint Venture of The Richard E. Jacobs Group and CBL & ASSOCIATES PROPERTIES, INC.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 A&E MARCH 11-17, 2010 Sunday, March 14, 2010 7:30 pmSYMPHONY 15thANNIVERSARY GALA Join us prior to our March 14th concert for an elegant gala to celebrate our 15th Anniversary. Separate Reservations Required. Gala starts at 5:30 pm. Narrated by Wilford BrimleySponsored by: Mayer Family Dental VIP Rock star package $2,500 4 VIP TICKETS to the concert including special dinner and drinks menu at your chosen VIP Restaurant* Limousine Transportation to and from the event VIP Garden Lounge Privileges near both stages 8x8 Granite Paver in the Garden of Hope and CourageVIP TICKET $350 PER PERSON 1 VIP TICKET to the concert including special dinner and drinks menu at your chosen VIP Restaurant* VIP Garden Lounge Privileges near both stages VIP Valet Parking*Participating Third Street South restaurants include Campiello, Tommy Bahama, Ridgway Bar & Grill, Sea Salt and Handsome Harrys.For $40 General Admission information and all other information visit or call 239.434.6697.NAPLES MUSIC FESTIVALMarch 21, 20101 DAY, 2 STAGES, 3 BANDSThird Street South, Naples 5-10pm to benet POWERHOUSE SPINNERS FOREIGNER Presented By SPONSORS All finalist plays will be selected by an anonymous judging panel and approved by the ETC Readers Theatre contest committee and The Naples Players artistic director. Finalists will be notified in September. Judges also may recommend as many as three semi-finalist awards. Tickets to all ETC presentations are available at the Box Office at the Sugden Community Theatre 30 days in advance of each event. Tickets are $10 per person, and shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Upcoming ETC performances are: Sunday and Monday, April 11-12: An Affair to Forget, featuring readings of four short plays: So Please By Kind, by Frank Gilroy; A Sunny Morning, by Joaquin Quintero; Barry, Betty and Bill, by Joseph Bolgna; and Footsteps of Doves, by Robert Anderson Sunday, May 23: Mirandolina, a full-length performance of the classic battle-of-the-sexes comedy written by Carlo Goldoni in 1573 For more information about guidelines for the Evening of New Plays contest, call 263-7990 or visit PLAYSFrom page 1 The season of love, laughter and comedy continues at The Naples Players. Next up in the Tobye Studio black box performance space at the Sugden Community Theatre is Crazy Mary, a serious comedy by A.R. Gurney. Described by TheatreMania as a play with riveting moments of theatre, Crazy Mary has an intriguing plot: In an attempt to account for the family inheritance, the scion of a wealthy Buffalo, N.Y., clan and her willful, college-age son visit their long-lost cousin, Mary. The catch: Mary lives in an asylum and has barely spoken in years, forcing mother and son to employ radical ends to get through to her. Director Paul Graffy says, The journey to renewal is at the heart of this wonderful play. The five-person cast consists of Vic Caroli, Diane Davis, Ann Hoover, Erin Laughlin and Chris Valente. Set designer is Pat Ashton, and costumer is Ulla Doose. Opening night is Wednesday, March 24. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through April 17. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students 18 and younger. Visit the box office, call 2637990 or go to www.naplesplayers. org. A.R. Gurneys Crazy Mary next up in the Tobye Studio


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C32 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY TROLLEY TOURS Tuesdays in March (2, 9, 16 & 23) Operating 11am 2pm Leaving from Ave Marias Town Center (next to Tropical Smoothie) Please call to make a free reservation. Trolley hours subject to change without notice. Limited seating available. Call for 239.304.1236 A tete-a-tete is a private conversation between two people. The word is French and means head to head or private conversation. In the late 1800s, furniture designers created a sofa by that name. Two seats were joined together in an S-shape so the seated people faced each other. The pair could lean a bit and have a confidential conversation. Later a third seat was added to make a round tete-a-tete sofa for three people. It was often placed in the center of a large room, perhaps a hotel lobby. Upholstery was as extravagant as possible, with tufting and fringe. Modern versions of these sofas are made today with simple fabrics in modern, often abstract, patterns. In February the Carlsen Gallery in Freehold, N.Y., sold this three-person tete-a-tete for $1,035. Ms. Kovel answers your questions: Q: I have an 8-inch vase marked Rosemeade. Is it old? A: Rosemeade Pottery was in business in Wahpeton, N.D., from 1940 to 1961. It was owned by Laura A. Taylor and her husband, R.I. Hughes. Art pottery and commercial wares were made. The company was also known as the Wahpeton Pottery Co. Rosemeade vases usually sell for under $100. Q: My Waterbury calendar clock has white marks on the paper face. It looks like Wite-Out, but I believe it might be caused by a solvent used to clean the clock. What can I do about the white spots? The clock dial is enclosed in an eight-sided case with a short drop for the pendulum. 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Under the head it says, Alexis Rudier Fon Paris. What is it worth?A: Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was a well-known French sculptor. Many of his bronze sculptures were cast by Alexis Rudier, who had a foundry in Paris. A French forger, Guy Hain, used many of the original molds from Rudier to reproduce works by Rodin and other sculptors. These were marked with Rudiers name without his consent. Hain sold the bronzes as originals to unsuspecting art dealers. Hain was arrested in 1992 and sentenced to four years in jail. After his release, he again made bronzes marked with Rudier's name. He was arrested in 2002 and sentenced to five more years. Hain made thousands of copies of works by Rodin and other sculptors. Yours probably is one of the copies. Q: I have a sculpture of the goddess Minerva by Oswald Schimmelpfennig. Whos he?A: Oswald Schimmelpfennig (1872-c. 1944) was a freelance artist and sculptor who did work for Gladenbeck, a foundry in Berlin, Germany. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 A&E WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 Naples Finest Stylist & ColoristSalon Delphine7700 Tamiami Trail, Ste. 105 Naples, FL 34108239-566-9907 Next to Longhorn Steak House US 41VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD PELICAN BAY BLVD. SSALON DELPHINEN Longhorn Steak HouseAnthonyHAS RELOCATED HAIR I AM! Dinner & a MovieIncludes appetizer, entre & glass of house wineonly $38Taxes & gratuities not included, No substitutions, Some restrictions may apply, Expires 03.31.2010Call 1.888.35.FILMS or visit silverspotcinema.comSunday thru Thursday 5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m. SAY AAAHHHCasino Nite features raffle prizes galoreThe list of prizes donated for the Marco Island Librarys Casino Nite in the new Rose Hall on Saturday, March 27, is growing. Local businesses are contributing good and services to be won with raffle tickets earned at Las Vegas-style games between 7 and 10 p.m. that night. The Marriott, Hilton, Island Country Club, Hideaway Beach Club, Marco River Marina, Publix, Erins Isle Restaurant, Coiffures International and Ricks Island Salon are just a few local establishments that have contributed prizes to be raffled off with tickets won at blackjack, roulette and craps tables manned by professional dealers. Casino Nite tickets are a tax-free $40 donation to Friends of the Library ($35 for FOL members) and entitle holders to $1,000 in gaming chips, hors doeuvres and soft drinks. Additional chips will be sold that night and there will be a cash bar for wine and beer. Tickets are available Wednesdays at the Marco Island Farmers Market, at the Library and at the door on Casino Nite. Casino Nite will raise funds to complete furnishing Rose Hall. The Friends of the Library also sponsor cultural programs for children and adults, provide additional book/CD/DVD purchases, and public computer access. For more information, call Jan Silver at 394-8224. Wishmakers Ball to aid sick kidsGet ready to dance the night away at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Floridas Wishmakers Ball. The fourth annual event, titled Dancing with the Stars, starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. All proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida. Local celebrities and socialites will perform spectacular dances that showcase famous dance moments in cinematic history. The gala will also feature cocktails, hors doeuvres, dinner, and silent and live auctions. Individual tickets are $175 and tables of 10 are $1,600. Opportunities for sponsorships, auction donations and volunteering are also available. For more information, contact Connie Martin at 992-9474 or Project Help puts on sweet event to battle abuseOn March 20, Project Help Inc. will be holding its 14th annual Chocolate Extravaganza fundraiser to raise money and awareness for the victims of sexual assault, victims of violent crimes, domestic violence and families who have suffered a loss due to sudden death or sui-SAVE THESE DATES CONTINUED ON C36


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC36 A&E WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 Private Yacht Charters Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News Bonita choice CHAMPION2009southwest orida Thursday, March 25 2010 9am-7pmCome shop Cinderellas CLOSET lled with gently used & new designer clothing for purchaseCOLLECTIONS AT VANDERBILT ALSO, we still need help lling Cinderellas CLOSETOur Fairy Godmothers have started lling Cinderellas Closet, but now we need your help... All you need to do is clean out your closet and donate your lightly worn or new designer shoes, accessories and clothes. Your donation will accomplish many things!You can drop your items off at the YMCA Or, we will pick up your items! Call Trent at 239.598.5177 to arrange for a pickup. and to the generous support of our sponsors...Absinthe Chicos Colour U Salon I sold it on eBay! Naples Illustrated Neapolitan Family Saks Fifth Avenue Sassy Cakes Sparkle of Life Jewelry Taylor Rental Vincent of London Woolbright Development at the Collections at Vanderbilt Benetingcide. Money raised enables the group to provide services such as a 24-hour crisis line, crisis counseling, court advocacy, death notification, grief counseling and support groups as well as prevention presentations and prevention programs in area schools and colleges. Arthrex, Wink 96.9 and The Diamond District, among other sponsors, have come together for a night filled with fun, food, drinks, and a live and silent auction for chocolate and great prize packages. There will also be a silent auction for other prize packages, plus a raffle for a $250 gift certificate from The Diamond District. Ticket price of $75 includes admission to the Princess Diana Exhibit. For more information, call 649-1404 or e-mail Goddess Night on tap at The von LiebigDianne Durante, therapist, radio show host and author of books including Everday Symbols for Joyful Living, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Goddess Night hosted by The von Liebig Art Center at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1. The event celebrates the creative, goddess-like aspects of the female mind, body and spirit with an evening devoted entirely to empowering and enriching women. Panels of experts will conduct interactive presentations and roundtable discussions on topics from serious to salacious. Tickets are $85 and include a champagne reception, self-guided tour of the Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration exhibition, two breakout sessions, a tapasstyle dinner under the stars, and a drawing for prizes. For tickets and more information, call Jane Davis at 262-6517, ext.115. Go Red for Women will raise awarenessThe 2010 Southwest Florida Go Red for Women luncheon and program to raise awareness of heart disease in women takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, SAVE THESE DATES FROM C34


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MARCH 11-17, 2010 A&E C37 Of Naples Private Yacht Charters 900 Neapolitan Way(Corner of US 41 & Neapolitan Way, Naples in the Neapolitan Shopping Center)239.434.9700 Open Daily 10-6 Sundays 12-5 OohLaLaNaples.comIt Only Looks Expensive March 19, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. The American Heart Association event will focus on the necessary steps women need to take to live a longer and heart-healthier life. This is the inaugural event in Southwest Florida; similar luncheons take place all across the country as part of the AHAs nationwide Go Red for Women campaign. Keynote speaker Debra Townsend, CEO and president of the International Center for Compassionate Care, will discuss The Woman Within Caring for Gentle Hearts. The afternoon will also feature heart disease survivors and Circle of Red members as models in the Go Red in Your Own Fashion fashion show. Two educational breakout sessions will be offered: The Take Home Message presented by Kathy Shierling, and Invest in Your Life: Balancing Health, Wealth & Family, sponsored by Regions Bank and Regions Morgan Keegan Trust. Tickets to the luncheon/fashion show/educational sessions are $125 per person. The Go Red For Women movement is presented nationally by Macys and Merck Inc. Top sponsors of the luncheon are Corowise, Home-Tech, Lee Memorial Health System, Regions Bank, Regions Morgan Keegan Trust and Miromar Design Center. For more information, contact Jennifer Baggett, Go Red for Women director, at 495-4911 or jennifer.baggett@heart. org. Dreams come true at Cinderellas ClosetWhats old is new as Cinderellas Closet opens for a one-day-only sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in a storefront in the Collections at Vanderbilt. Fairy godmothers have filled the closet with new and gently used upscale and designer clothing and accessories. SAVE THESE DATES CONTINUED ON C38


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC38 A&E WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 MARKET OPENNNUMC Art & Farmers Market6000 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples Saturdays 7:30am 2:00pmProduce, Seafood, Art, Crafts, BBQ Complimentary Health or call 239-398-8623 From the Beach to the PhilharmonicBeth Mone Childrens Shoppe381 12th Ave South, Olde Naples All proceeds will benefit YMCA of the Palms and the Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County. To get a sneak peek into Cinderellas Closet, there will be a VIP private shopping event on Tuesday evening, March 23. Tickets are $50 per person. Cinderellas Closet is still accepting new and gently used upscale clothing, bags, accessories and shoes. For more information, call 598-5243. Newest art Stars to be honoredFive leaders on the local arts and culture scene will receive the 2010 Stars in the Arts award from the United Arts Council of Collier County during a luncheon in their honor Friday, March 26, at the Naples Grande Resort. The honorees are Patty and Jay Baker, Myra Daniels, Harriet Heithaus and Dr. Erich Kunzel (posthumously). Luncheon tickets are $95 per person. Proceeds will benefit UAC arts education programs. For more information, call 263-8242.CHS fundraiser focuses on needs of dental clinicThe CHS Healthcare Foundation holds its Focus on CHS fundraiser from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 14, at the Sugden Community Theater. The key feature is the exhibit of photographs by Brynn Bruijn, Ed Chappell, Nancy DeNike and Tim Stamm. Each has chronicled the work of a major CHS Healthcare service. In addition to heavy hors doeuvres and wines, guests will be treated to music by harpist Laura Lou Roth. A give-to-give auction will also be part of the evening. Tickets are $100 per person and $150 for patrons. For reservations or more information, call the CHS Healthcare Foundation at 658-3138. SAVE THESE DATES FROM C37


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Beverly Furnari, Pedro Blanco, Robin Huffman and Julie Principato 2. Brian Stock, Kaleigh Grover, Claudine and Greg Wetzel 3. Carol Rademacher, Holly Baldwin and Caroline Baldwin, three generations 4. Debra Victor and Peter Griffith 5. Peggy Bradley, Karen North and Cassandra Hill 6. In front: Dr. Emad and Alissar Salman; in back: Connie and Dr. John Iacuone, Sharon MacDonald and Michael Ferreira 7. Chuck Sidlow clowning around with Deborah and Chad Lund and Steve WheelerMARLA OTTENSTEIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 12 3 7 4 6 5 Rockabye Collier for The Childrens Hospital at Waterside Shops

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C40 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 5. Leann and Bob Bonkiewicz 6. C.J. Fess, Lois Kaul and Carol Pribble 7. Gloria and Tom Maher 8. John and Lynette Grout, Ronnie and Tom Christman 1. Russ and Cathy Dalbey, Amanda and Dan Thralow 2. Trent Young and Lane Wilkinson 3. Carter and Jill Wheeler 4. Daniella Palumbo and Kristin SzymczakCINDY PIERCE / FLORIDA WEEKLY HELEN CATLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5 5 7 6 Opening night for Fiddler on the Roof Celebrating the Academy Awards at AbsintheA party for friends of the Naples International Film Festival

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C41 We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Carl and Barbara Wagner 2. Kim and Mike Coy 3. Tracy Kurtenbach with Annika 4. Marie-Ange and Bernard Katzeff 5. Rick Ernest and Elmira ShahzeidiPEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 45 23 Out and about at the inaugural Mercato Fine Art Festival 6. David Goguen, Kathleen Kolacz, Robert Freeman, Jamie Aileen Eckhold, Faye Greenberg, David Garrison, Mark Danni and Howard KisselCOURTESY PHOTO Celebrating opening night for The Beast of Broadway6

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C42 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 300 Fifth Ave. South, Naples, Florida 239 262 4044 www.naples.bicegroup.comOPEN FOR LUNCH AND DINNEREarly Bird $24 THREE COURSES MENU WITH ONE GLASS OF WINEEVERY DAY 4PM-6PM LIVE MUSIC WITH PIANO AND VIOLIN 2 for 1 2 for 1 Join us for Happy Hour (on selected drinks) Every day from 4 to 6 complimentary buffet & LIVE PIANO AND VIOLIN Reservations RecommendedHappy Hour4:30 to 6:00 Every Day Includes the Lounge and Dining Room 1/2 off cocktails, house wine, domestic beer and appetizers4050 Gulfshore Blvd N Naples The Venetian Cloydes Steak & Lobster House Here are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews:Chops City Grill, 8200 Health Center Blvd., Bonita Springs; 9924677 Stylish, hip Chops manages to offer something for everyone with a full bar and extensive wine list, aged meats and fresh seafood, classics like New England clam chowder and beef Oscar as well as inventive dishes such as handrolled shrimp and beef spring rolls and oysters Chopafeller (clams with crab, andouille sausage, spinach and smoked gouda). The oysters, crab and lobster cakes, entrees of spiced yellowfin tuna and a 10-ounce filet with blackberrycabernet sauce and a side of butternut square with brown sugar and almonds made for an outstanding meal. A warm wedge of Grandmas apple pie proved the crowning touch. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Fuji Sushi Bar & Asian Bistro, 6355 Naples Blvd., Naples; 593-5550 This relative newcomer manages to accomplish what many of the big boys dont: It delivers first-rate Asian fare with style and flair in an intimate and peaceful setting. Owners John and On Augsondthung are from Thailand but have a firm grasp on the intricacies of sushi, which Mr. Augsondthung expertly constructs while his wife handles the front of the house and an uncle takes care of the hot Thai dishes. A Fuji lobster roll melded tempura lobster, avocado, asparagus, scallions and masago. Another clever dish is called tuna chips, which blends raw tuna, avocado, scallions and a spicy sauce with tortilla chips. Pad Thai devotees will swoon at Fujis version. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: IM Tapas, 965 Fourth Ave. North, Naples; 403-8272 Theres nothing puny about the small plates that emerge from the kitchen at IM Tapas. Each looks like a work of art and possesses big, fresh flavors that reveal the passionate dedication to this classic Spanish cuisine of its creators, chefs Isabel Polo Pozo and Mary Shipman. A polished staff and stylish dining room add to the warmth and conviviality at this off-the-beatenpath gem. Highlights from a recent meal included fresh anchovies in garlic, chorizo in cider, wild bonito with pomegranate seeds and pomegranate foam, duck breast with figs and port wine reduction, bacalao-stuffed peppers and a plate of stellar artisanal cheeses. While not in one of the citys popular dining areas, it could easily hold its own among them. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Mister Five, 1716 Airport Road South, Naples; 262-1555 This tiny establishment packs a big diner punch with its down-home menu on which everything yes, everything costs $5. Its as close to a Jersey diner as youll find in these parts (with better prices) and is the brainchild of 20-something Anthony Chinaglia, whose family hails from the Garden State. Breakfast is served all day, including tuxedo pancake (with dark and white chocolate chips and chocolate sauce). We tried super crisp chicken wings with a just-right hot and sweet sauce; a Cape Cod salad, with lettuce, dried cranberries, apple slices, walnuts, tomato and onions; a creditable Philly cheese steak; and a fried fish sandwich that was surprisingly good given that said fish was inexpensive basa. I cant think of a place other than fast-food joints where you get food for this price and none that equal its quality. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Saffron, 2059 Pine Ridge Road; 331-3319 Saffron is a little tough to find tucked into a shopping center obscured by a gas station, but its worth the effort. With the help of several friends, I sampled several dishes and found them all well prepared, combining fresh ingredients and that heady mix of seasonings that makes Indian food so addictive. Spinach dip with house-made cheese spread on fresh naan was a delicious beginning. We also enjoyed a sampler plate containing samosas, pakoras and kabobs served with mint chutney. Salmon cooked in a tandoori oven was moist and well seasoned. Rogan josh, a classic lamb curry, paired well with Bombay dal, a savory cumin-scented lentil, onion and tomato dish. From the dozen or so breads, we sampled keema naan, stuffed with ground lamb; kabuli naan, which contained cashews and raisins; and paneer kulcha, filled with house-made cheese, coriander and onion. All were tender, warm and delicious. Mango kulfi, a frozen blend of mango puree, cream and sweetened condensed milk, proved a great ending to a delicious and economical meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Trulucks, 698 Fourth Ave. South, Naples; 530-3131 It may be a crab house, but Trulucks has the look and feel of an upscale supper club, with service to match. The tuna tartare tower looks like a seafood version of a trifle, with layers of tuna, crab, tomato, avocado and pineapple drizzled with a citrus soy reduction. This appetizer is worth the trip alone. Miso-glazed barramundi was a white, flaky and mild fish, enhanced by crab fried rice and a generous topping of julienned vegetables. The Nigerian shrimp were enormous, as billed, but not as flavorful or tender as the gulf variety. Plan to share one of the massive desserts. The white cake with almond-studded cream cheese icing served with crme anglaise and raspberry puree made for a satisfying finish. Full bar. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 11-17, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C43 diningCALENDAR Friday, March 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Decanted: Learn the basics of French wines, including the regions in which they are made and how to read the labels, with samples and light appetizers; $15, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Friday, March 12, 19 and 26, 3-7 p.m., Freedom Park: Collier County Parks and Recreation sponsors Market in the Park, with a portion of proceeds benefitting horticultural and health programs for Collier County children; 1515 Golden Gate Parkway; 252-4060 or 438-5682. Saturday, March 13, 20 and 27, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Third Street South: The weekly farmers market sets up in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahamas; 434-6533. Saturday, March 13, noon-2 p.m., Alexanders: Chef Alexander Bernard leads a class in desserts, with samples of all dishes and a glass of wine; $40, 4077 Tamiami Trail N.; 262-4999. Reservations required. Saturday, March 13, 7 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Frank Pulice of Austins Wine Cellar teams up with Executive Chef Martin Murphy for a multi-course wine dinner; $75 inclusive; 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Monday, March 15, 6 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Executive Chef Martin Murphy demystifies shellfish, demonstrating a variety of ways to prepare it; $40, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Tuesday, March 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tonys Off Third: St. Francis Winery President and CEO Christopher Silva will be the guest for a tasting of his wines; $5, 1300 Third St. S.; 262-7999. Wednesday, March 17, 11 a.m., Whole Foods Market: Whole Foods teams up with Sur La Table to demonstrate basic knife skills and fundamental cuts for vegetables plus tips for keeping knives sharp at home; free, Mercato; 552-5100. Wednesday, March 17, noon, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Executive Chef Martin Murphy shares recipes using a variety of pastas; $25, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Wednesday, March 17, 4-6 p.m., Whole Foods Market: Head to the Specialty department to taste a variety of Irish beers; free, Mercato; 552-5100. Wednesday, March 17, 5:30-8 p.m., Decanted: On St. Patricks Day sample a variety of imported Irish beers; $5, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Thursday, March 18, 6:30 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Taste a variety of wines and tapas dishes at stations throughout the store; $35 inclusive, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Friday, March 19, 5:308p.m., Decanted: Pairing white wines with food, plus recipes to share; $15, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. karenFELDMAN FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE The Fernandez family is to be commended for opening a second location of its popular Fernandez the Bull restaurant. My only question is: What took them so long? The 1265 Airport Road location has done a booming business for years and before that did equally well at the spot on U.S. 41 where Pelagos Caf now operates yet it was always a oneof-a-kind. The new spot is a stylish, comfortable addition that, after less than a month in business in a strip center off Immokalee Road, is packing people in. On the night of my visit, one party of five had called the original location and been told theyd have a better chance of getting a seat at the new place, only to get there and discover it, too, was full. Theres good reason for the crowds: the food is authentically Cuban, reasonably priced and served by people who take great pride in watching customers enjoy their meals. The dining room is spacious and airy, in part because the management has chosen not to cram in every last possible table that would fit. A long, curvy bar dominates one side of the room, serving as overflow seating for diners too hungry to wait for a table. Slender blue-andwhite glass pendant lights make the bar just bright enough. Mustard yellow walls decorated with large Cuban travel posters create a warm, cheery atmosphere. The wine list is modest but has some well-chosen selections, all of which are available by the bottle or glass. We each had a glass of Catena malbec ($9.95) as we munched our way through several pieces of warm Cuban garlic bread. Although the place was busy, our server was vigilant throughout the meal, delivering courses in a timely fashion but without making us feel rushed, and checking to make sure each course was satisfactory. A man Im assuming was owner Luis Fernandez also made regular table checks. We began with Cuban nachos ($9.50), a house specialty, and calamares de la casa ($8.99). The nachos come with your choice of chicken or beef. I chose chicken. Thin slices of fried plantain held goodsized pieces of savory chicken topped with Fernandez cheese sauce, a creamy orange sauce that looked a bit like Cheese Whiz but had a more delicate flavor and lighter consistency. Capers and parsley completed the dish, which was hearty, delicious and ample enough to serve as an entre. The calamari came in a well-seasoned tomato sauce studded with peppers and onions. The squid was extremely tender and was a welcome change from the usual fried preparation. A side salad was fresh and the house dressing oil, vinegar and oregano was light and refreshing. Entrees of ropa vieja ($12.99) and shrimp and scallops al ajillo ($17.99) came next. Ropa vieja, literally translated as old clothes, is a soul-satisfying concoction of shredded flank steak simmered in a light tomato sauce with peppers and onions. Id chosen yellow rice and black beans to accompany it (along with the salad), and both were good, the rice a pale saffron hue, the beans firm and cumin scented, with little bits of crunchy onion on top. The shrimp and scallops were large and sweet, immersed in a sauce of white wine, garlic and capers. Like the ropa vieja, the preparation seemed simple but resulted in great flavor. My companion ordered the moros a blended version of rice and black beans that appears to be the Cuban version of fried rice. It went nicely with the shrimp and scallops, as did a side of yuca with creamy garlic sauce. We also ordered some sweet plantains ($3.49), which were fried to a golden brown and provided a sweet note to balance the spices in the entrees. We felt compelled to try the flan de la casa ($4.75), about which the menu claims nothing is more homemade than the flan, which is still made completely by Senora Fernandez. This classic recipe ensures that this will be the best flan you have ever had. The dish measured up to the hype. A small wedge of the richest, creamiest custard, accompanied by a mound of moist, sweet coconut, it was worth the trip all by itself. The tres leches cake ($4.75) was also excellent, a cross between a cake and a pudding, with a velvety frosting. Considering that it contains three or perhaps four types of milk (sweetened condensed, evaporated, whole and most likely cream), youd expect it to be quite sweet and dense, which it was. From start to finish, it was a lovely meal. Its easy to see why Fernandez the Bull has been around so long. A second location was long overdue. Stampede to Fernandez the Bull has begun ) o ns 5: 30 hi te pe s ge Fernandez the Bull, >> Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted for parties of eight or more >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted. >> Price range: Appetizers, $2.50-$8.99; entrees, $9.99-$24.99 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Seating: Conventional tables or at the bar >> Specialties of the house: Cuban nachos, maraquitas (fried plantains with garlic sauce), ropa vieja (shredded ank steak in tomato sauce), pollo a la Cubana (chicken with mojo and garlic sauce), paella Fernandez, lechon asado (roasted pork), an de la casa >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lotRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 1201 Piper Blvd., Naples; 254-9855SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor in the know KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYCuban nachos start with tostones fried plantains topped with marinated chicken (or beef) and covered with Fernandez cheese sauce.

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Home offers many upgrades including corian countertops, Ask for 801SS201010738. 1-866-657-2300 VERANDAH 3/2/1 TOWNHOME$98,500 This Calloway mode 3/2/1 is the largest in community. Tile on diagonal. Granite counters. Lake view. Move in ready. Ask for 801FM939069. 1-866-657-2300 ZONED MULTI FAMILY$90,000 One is 3/2 and has tenants and the other one is in the process of remodeled. Built in 1992 sold as is. Ask for 801LE919322. 1-866-657-2300 FANTASTIC LOCATION$89,900 Totally renovated! Top Floor, water view, screened lanai. Large heated pool -over looks gulf access canal. 2 Bed Condo. Ask for 801CC953484. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT HOME QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD$85,000 Great home for end-user or investor. Large 4 bedroom with open floor plan on a nice quiet block. Ask for 801SS960992. 1-866-657-2300 CLOSE TO PALMETTO PINES$85,000 Public and main arteries to get you wherever you want to go. This is a short sale subject to existing lenders approval Ask for 801CC949389. 1-866-657-2300 UPGRADED & UPDATED$79,900 This home has all tile floors, remodeled kitchen, baths and upgraded lighting, crown moldings and a spacious floor plan. Ask for 801LE900091. 1-866-657-2300 LOVELY HOME IN LEHIGH$79,900 Lovely 3 Bedroom 2 Bath plus den home located on a oversize lot in Lehigh Acres. Ask for 801SS949972. 1-866-657-2300 INTERSECTING CANAL VIEW$79,000 Intersecting Canal View. 2BR/2BA/2nd floor condo. Unfurnished. On Rubicon Canal. Ask for 801FM915433. 1-866-657-2300 3/2 POOL HOME IN GREAT AREA$79,000 Assessments paid. Newer roof appliances and A/C. Large lanai and pool area. Tons of storage & workshop. Even a fireplace Ask for 801CC201009500. 1-866-657-2300 MOORE HAVEN YACHT CLUB$78,000 Senior Community-Easy Access Lake Okeechobee, Pet Friendly, Florida room with view of lake, Walking/Biking & Socializing Ask for 801LE948873. 1-866-657-2300 BRAND NEW 3/2 WITH FINANCING$76,200 Brand new 3/2 with a spacious kitchen and all appliances dining room/family room combination and more! Ask for 801CC959638. 1-866-657-2300 PARKWOOD VILLA LEHIGH$67,900 Newly Renovated-New carpet/Paint! Full time residents, seasonal or investors this deserves a look. Hurricane Shutters Ask for 801LE950890. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT 4BR/2BA HOME$65,000 Gulfstream Development Panama Model!! Formal Dining room will be awesome for entertaining. Kitchen open to Great Room Ask for 801SS922859. 1-866-657-2300 LEHIGH GREAT FLOOR PLAN$60,000 3/2/2 home. 1427 sf., formal D/R & breakfast areas, master bath w/separate tub, shower, toilet. Close to golf & shopping Ask for 801FM201005703. 1-866-657-2300 POOL HOME! UNBEATABLE PRICE!$58,750 3bd/pool home. Plenty of off-street parking. Large backyard. Extra storage. Private office in master BR. Short sale, Ask for 801FM936856. 1-866-657-2300 PRICED TO SELL$55,000 Home has cute floor plan and is priced to move all three bedrooms have walkin closets, kitchen has plant shelves. Ask for 801CC947974. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT STARTER/INVESTMENT HOME$47,000 Great starter home or investment property. Over 1500 sq ft of living area and an open concept, home feels very spacious Ask for 801SS911911. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT OPPORTUNITY!$37,000 Great opportunity for first time home buyer or investor! Nice 3BR/1BA/1-car home on lake. Tiled throughout. Culde-sac. Ask for 801FM201010170. 1-866-657-2300 VERY CUTE HOME$30,000 Updated 3/2 on Fenced corner lot with above ground pool very lush landscaping. Ask for 801LE949052. 1-866-657-2300

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Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) deployed new home buyer tax credit forms and instructions requiring forms that will force taxpayers to le on paper, rather than electronically. e new home buyer tax credit ling rules are to ward o a repeat of 90,000 taxpayers who fraudulently claimed the credit, according to the U.S. Treasury. Under the new and expanded home buyer tax credit rule, the credit is worth up to $8,000 for rst-time home buyers and up to $6,500 for qualifying existing home buyers, in both cases, who buy a primary residence or have one built. e tax credit is refundable. A credit that is larger than the taxes owed is returned to the taxpayer in the form of a refund. e home can cost no more than $800,000 and qualifying income is limited to a maximum of $125,000 for single taxpayers and $225,000 for joint taxpayers. Get the full scoop online from the IRS First-Time Homebuyer Credit page online. All taxpayers ( rst time and move up buyers) seeking a credit or refund, must use the new IRS Form 5405 First-Time Homebuyer Credit and Repayment of the Credit (Taxpayers must pay back the credit if they sell the home within three years). e instructions, which teach taxpayers what documents are required, are available on IRS FORM i5405. In addition to Form 5405, also include at least one of the following documents: A copy of the HUD-1, Settlement Statement, showing all parties names and signatures, property address, sales price, and date of purchase. For mobile home buyers who dont get a settlement statement, a copy of the executed retail sales contract showing all parties names and signatures, property address, purchase price and date of purchase. For new home buyers who dont get a settlement statement, a copy of the certi cate of occupancy showing the owners name, property address and date of the certi cate. Existing home owners applying for the $6,500 maximum tax credit must additionally prove they lived in their old home for the required period. To do so, options are: File IRS Form 1098, Mortgage Interest Statement. IRS Form i1098 o ers the instructions. Also, supply mortgage interest statements or property tax records or homeowners insurance records. Again, because some of the documents required are not standard tax forms, taxpayers seeking the credit cannot le electronically. ey can, however, use o -the-shelf tax so ware or the IRS Free File online so ware to prepare returns, but they must still print out the return and mail it in with the required documents. In addition to accuracy and compliance, the only other way to speed up any refund is to request, with the return, that the home buyer tax credit refund be deposited directly into a bank account.Copyright 2004 Realty Times. All Rights Reserved Taxpayers Seeking Homebuyer Tax Credits, Refunds Must File Paper MARCH 10-16, 2010NEWS YOU CAN USE:FINANCIAL CYBERSUPPORT is site o ers up-to-date rates for just about everything from mortages and auto loans to CDs! It o ers amazing calculators that will assist you in nding out how long it will take to pay o credit card debt and more... & ese sites allow you to browse through hundreds of life insurance policies which give you rates comparison and assists you in nding the best deals.Cardtrak.comO ers everything you would need to know about credit cards. You can looks for the cards with the lowest interest rates, overall bene ts and best t for your life and is is a credit reporting service that you can utilize to obtain your FICO score for a small fee. is score is vital in knowing where you stand when making a major purchase and is ultimately how you are judged by a potential lender. Your FICO score can make a big di erence in the rates that you are o ered and whether or not a loan is obtainable and to what degree and terms. Under the new and expanded home buyer tax credit rule, the credit is worth up to $8,000 for first-time home buyers and up to $6,500 for qualifying existing home buyers,Copyright: The contents of the Levitan-McQuaid Real Estate Services Weekly are copyright 2010. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Levitan-McQuaid Real Estate Services. Got Green?(see inside) HOT BAR Ti any Mcuaid(239)

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HUNT FOR HOUSES!OPEN SUNDAY, MARCH 14TH FROM 1-4 PM SATURNIA LAKES 1723 Triangle Palm Drive $499,000 Chris Lecca 776-5423 SHADOW WOOD AT BROOKS 10024 Orchid Ridge Lane $1,299,000 Ross Valenza 248-4821 QUAIL WEST 4661 Idylwood Lane $1,575,000 Steve Levitan 269-4700 QUAIL WEST 6357 Highcroft Drive $1,995,000 Steve Levitan 269-4700 QUAIL CREEK ESTATES 13324 Pond Apple Drive W $1,449,950 Tiffany McQuaid 287-6308 QUAIL CREEK ESTATES 4788 Pond Apple Drive N $1,400,000 Tiffany McQuaid 287-6308 PELICAN BAY 805 Bentwater Circle #102 $549,900 Sandy Sims 595-2969 QUAIL CREEK ESTATES 13033 Coco Plum Ln $759,000! Tiffany McQuaid 287-6308 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 10378 Quail Crown Drive $319,000 Don & Sandy Lasch 285-6413 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 11638 Quail Village Way $262,000 Don & Sandy Lasch 285-6413 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 10338 Quail Crown Drive $399,000 Don & Sandy Lasch 285-6413 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 10393 Quail Crown Drive $359,000 Don & Sandy Lasch 285-6413 Whats not to love in Pelican Bay? Enjoy the 2 fabulous Beach Clubs right on the Gulf of Mexico, Equity Golf, Championship Tennis, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, and Fitness & Spa all within minutes of The Naples Philharmonic, Museum of Art & Waterside Shops. Relax & Enjoy the Good Life in a spacious 2 bed + huge FR/Den, all up-dated and furnishings are negotiable. Southern Exposure from the Lanai looks out over Lake and Fountain. Best of all there is a 2+ car garage with elevator!!! CALL FOR INFORMATION ON THIS & OTHER FINE PELICAN BAY PROPERTIES. Call Sandy Sims(239) are negotiable. Southern Exposure from the Lanai looks out over Lake and Fountain. Best of all there is a 2+ car Call Sandy Sims (239) 595-2969 Your Longshore Lake SpecialistLONGSHORE LAKE named THE COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR by The Community Associations Institute (South Gulf Coast Chapter) Real Knowledge. Real Commitment. Real Results.OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS AT LONGSHORE!4749 TURNSTONE4+ BED 11080 PHOENIX WAY 11113 PHOENIX WAY 11679 LONGSHORE WAY EAST Tiffany McQuaid 239-287-6308 View these listings and more at: Follow me on Twitter at got green? got green? got green? got green? INVEST I T IN OPEN S UNDAY 1-4 PMFrom I-75, take Immokalee Road 1/2 mile east to Valewood Drive, turn left (North) and follow road to Quail Creek Estates Gatehouse.Pick up a map at Gatehouse. Q UAIL CREE K ESTATES TO DAY Its Your Lucky Day! Tiffany McQuaid 239-287-6308 View these listings and more at: Follow me on Twitter at green? INVEST I T IN OPEN S UNDAY 1-4 PMFrom I-75, take Immokalee Road 1/2 mile east to Valewood Drive, turn left (North) and follow road to Quail Creek Estates Gatehouse.Pick up a map at Gatehouse. orth) and follow road to Quail Creek E states Gatehouse. Q UAIL CREE K ESTATES TO DAY Its Your Lucky Day!

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