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BILL CORNWELL A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A30 PETS OF THE WEEK A33 BUSINESS B1 MOTLEY FOOL B6 REAL ESTATE B9 EVENTS C6-7 PLAY REVIEW C8 SAVE THE DATE C30-31 SOCIETY C34-37 CUISINE C39 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. III, No. 27 FREE WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011POSTAL CUSTOMER One more show 70 artists on their way to Marco for the Marco Island Masters Festival of the Arts. C1 A leg up for dog parkArtists decorate hydrants for auction to raise maintenance funds. A32 DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: APRIL 7 2011 Is Rent doable?It means going after a different audience, but Broadway Palm sure thinks so. C1 First Book gives kids something to take homeFirst Book-Collier County has provided 250,000 new books to children in pre-kindergarten through second-grade classes since its founding in 2005. From October through May this year alone, the program will distribute 5,750 books per month to pre-kindergarten children in Head Start, voluntary pre-K programs and K-2nd grade students in Title I schools at 35 locations throughout Collier County. Our goal has always been to address one of the most important factors affecting literacy access to books, explains Joanne Wyss, chair and co-founder of the all-volunteer First Book-Collier County. First Book gives children a steady supply of new books for them to own and take home. For so many of these children, these books are the first theyve ever owned, IF THE BONITA BAY GROUP WERE TO RUBBER-STAMP A NEW COMpany motto, it might be this: At Bonita Bay, success these days is cash neutral. And if its managers were to characterize the development companys direction for the immediate future in two short sentences, they would be these: Were now out of the land and golf development business. Were largely a landholding company.SEE FIRST BOOK, A9 SEE DEVELOPER, A8 BONITA BAYS BRIAN LUCAS MOVES THE COMPANY FORWARD BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com The Verandah in east Lee County is one of two remaining Bonita Bay Group communities.We have had our ups and downs over the past 25 years ... I look forward to what we will do under Brians leadership David Lucas about his son Brian, left ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLYBrian Lucas, vice chairman of the Bonita Bay Group I F THE BONITA BAY G R OU p any motto, it might be t da y A we the development company sdirectionfortheimmedi BONITA BAYS BRIAN L UC A S M O VE S THE CO MPAN Y FO RWAR D BY R OG ER WILLIAM S r williams@floridaweekly.co m DEVELOPER Is R e nt I t means go di ff erent au d B roa d way P su re t hi nk s U P WERE TO RUBBER-STAMP A NEW COM t his: At Bonita Bay, success these y s is cash neutral. A nd if its man ag er s e re to c h aracterize dl REBORN REBORNPROFILE SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOKindergartners at Pinecrest Elementary School are all smiles after a First Book distribution. Heading north?A professional home watcher can keep an eye on things while youre gone. B1

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NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Privileges at BCHC | Most Insurances Accepted Specializing in FOOT & ANKLE SURGERYBunion and Hammertoe Surgery Diabetic Foot Care Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus PodoPediatrics Flat Feet and Toe Walkers Achilles Tendonitis Heel Pain/Plantar Fascitis Foot and Ankle Arthritis Management Sports Medicine Neuropathy 239 676. 2663 (BONE) www.JointInstituteFL.com 3501 Health Center Boulevard, Suite # 2180 Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Monday Friday 8:30 AM 5 PM NOW OFFERING $ 100 OFF INTRODUCTORY SPECIALEffective and pain-free, the COOL TOUCH VARIA LASER, is the latest technology for treatment of TOE NAIL FUNGUS. Call for more details or to schedule your appointment.What is it with these rich guys? They get a billion or so bucks in the bank and all of a sudden they start having dreams of living in the White House. The latest manifestation of this delusional state is Donald Trump, who insists that he is seriously considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination. More about the obstreperous Mr. Trump later, but lets first examine this whole philosophy of bored billionaires who harbor notions of political greatness. Of the modern-day tycoons who turned politician, Nelson Rockefeller probably achieved the most. He served as governor of New York and eventually wound up as vice president under Gerald Ford, but Mr. Rockefeller felt that anything less than the presidency itself was beneath his standing. After all, he was a Rockefeller. I never wanted to be vice president of ANYTHING, he once famously announced. So far flung and convoluted were Mr. Rockefellers financial holdings that some observers wondered how he could ever avoid a possible conflict of interest if he had been elected president. Oh, dont worry, one writer quipped, Rockys going to put Venezuela in a blind trust.Mr. Rockefeller worked hard to cultivate an image as a statesman right up to his death in 1979. Initial reports said the former vice president suffered a heart attack in his study as he worked on his memoir, which was to be a serious political tome. It was later learned, however, that Mr. Rockefellers 70-year-old heart had seized while he was in flagrante delicto with a sumptuous female aide 45 years his junior.Before this embarrassingly salacious tidbit emerged, one columnist wrote that Mr. Rockefeller had died as he had lived. He was doing what he loved most, tackling great issues right up until the end, it was written. He was having a ball. Well, at least the poor writer got the ball part right. And then there was the case of H. Ross Perot. Mr. Perot, the megalomaniac munchkin billionaire from Dallas, used appearances on Larry King Live in 1991 to create a groundswell of support for his independent bid for the White House. Through these appearances, Mr. Perot fashioned a persona of a blunt-speaking businessman who would run the whole damn country like a corporation. With his jug ears and bad haircut, Mr. Perot didnt look like a billionaire. Only his exquisitely tailored suits hinted at his true standing. Mr. Perots candidacy in 1992 fizzled, but it might have cost George H.W. Bush a second term. Four years later, Steve Forbes, the magazine magnate, sought the Republican nomination. He also tried again in 2000. About the best you can say for Mr. Forbes is that he wasnt quite as loony as he looked. He spoke in favor of a flat tax, mostly, and actually won a couple of primaries. But that was about it. And now we return to the monstrously loathsome Mr. Trump, who seems to be everywhere these days. He has become a leader in the birther movement, which seeks to cast doubt on whether President Obama was born in the United States. Mr. Trump also promises to kick the asses of China, Iran, most of the Arab world and just about anybody else he thinks is in need of such treatment.He also says he will once again make the United States respected and feared around the globe. Yeah, sure. Like foreign leaders will take seriously this pudgy, puffed-up gasbag who looks like something that should be floating above Macys Thanksgiving parade. And of course that coonskin cap hairdo of his will inevitably evoke comparisons to the style and elegance of John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan when he travels abroad.In almost every interview, Mr. Trump thinks it important to remind us that he is a very smart guy. Well, if hes so smart, why must he keep telling us? Perhaps it is because a lot of us dont necessarily believe it is so. Mr. Trump will not go away anytime soon. His recently assumed status as Lord High Mayor of Crazy Town has earned him the ultimate Republican sinecure: a recurring presence on Fox News as a commentator. Perhaps the saddest aspect of Mr. Trumps possible candidacy is that it creates even more noise within the Republican Party. Off-the-wall potential candidates like Mr. Trump, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich drown out the messages of serious, thoughtful contenders, including former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The media are partially to blame for this mess. Crazies like Mr. Trump and Ms. Bachmann make great copy. (If they didnt, I wouldnt be writing this column.) Gov. Daniels has a slew of noteworthy ideas and an outstanding record of achievement, but he is a bit of a dud on the stump, as are Mr. Pawlenty and Mr. Romney. By focusing on the lunatic fringe, the debate constricts to nonissues like Mr. Obamas birth certificate and whether he was influenced by the Mau Mau Uprising (as Mr. Huckabee has asserted). In the end, such trivia accrues to the presidents advantage and draws attention from the very real questions about his leadership (or lack thereof) and his overall fitness to serve a second term. If Mr. Trump, Ms. Bachmann and Mr. Gingrich do indeed enter the Republican contest, it will be the political equivalent of the proverbial car crash along a busy highway. We will wish to divert our eyes from the unseemly spectacle but, in the end, we will slow down and rubberneck as we always do. And that will suit President Obama and the Democratic Party just fine. The Donald trumps the GOP v h fo a m i c th billCORNWELL bcornwell@floridaweekly.comCOMMENTARY

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.com Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Susan Powell Brown Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merritt Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Bernadette La Paglia Dennis Goodman Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald David MichaelCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersJon Colvin Paul Heinrich Dave Anderson Natalie Zellers Hope Jason Nick BearCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Masse nmasse@floridaweekly.com Cori Higgins chiggins@floridaweekly.com Jeff Jerome jjerome@floridaweekly.comBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoSales and Marketing AssistantKim RiggiePublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis pgaddis@floridaweekly.com Jeffrey Cull jcull@floridaweekly.com Jim Dickerson jdickerson@floridaweekly.com Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2011 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $29.95 in-county$49.95 in-state $54.95 out-of-state OPINION On March 28, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the death-penalty case of Troy Anthony Davis. It was his last appeal. Davis has been on Georgias death row for close to 20 years after being convicted of shooting to death off-duty police officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah. Since his conviction, seven of the nine non-police witnesses have recanted their testimony, alleging police coercion and intimidation in obtaining the testimony. Despite the doubt surrounding his case, Troy Anthony Davis could be put to death within weeks. Davis is now at the mercy of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole, which could commute his sentence to life without parole. It will be a tough fight, despite widespread national and international support for clemency from figures like Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Davis sister, Martina Correia, has tirelessly campaigned for justice for her brother. In response to the Supreme Court decision, she told me: We were really shocked and appalled yesterday when we received the news ... no one wants to look at the actual innocence, and no one wants to look at the witness recantation as a real strong and viable part of this case, even though new witnesses have come forward. There needs to be a global mobilization about Troys case, and the fact that in the United States its not unconstitutional to execute an innocent person needs to be addressed once and for all by the U.S. Supreme Court.Correia brings up a significant but littleknown fact about death-penalty law in the U.S., namely, that current court precedent allows the execution of innocent people. Remarkably, the Supreme Court, in a 1993 opinion, suggested that actual innocence is not a sufficient cause to be let free. The court only cares if the legal rules are followed, while acknowledging that innocent people could still be convicted and put to death. In such cases, a prisoner could appeal for executive clemency. It seems the court has not yet learned what many states have, that the death-penalty system is broken beyond repair.Illinois recently became the 16th state in the U.S. to outlaw the death penalty. Gov. Pat Quinn, after signing the bill into law, said, I have concluded that our system of imposing the death penalty is inherently flawed ... it is impossible to devise a system that is consistent, that is free of discrimination on the basis of race, geography or economic circumstance, and that always gets it right. He follows an earlier Illinois governor, Republican George Ryan, who commuted the death sentences of 120 death-row prisoners in that state. Both Illinois governors bring to mind former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun, who wrote, in a dissenting opinion in 1994 after the court denied yet another death-row inmates last appeal, From this day forward, I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death. Tinkering with the machinery of death is just what some states seem to be doing. Thiopental is one of the three drugs used in the lethal cocktail administered in most executions in this country. Hospira, the last U.S.-based company to make sodium thiopental, quit making the controlled drug, creating a national shortage. States began scrambling to keep their death chambers well-stocked. When California borrowed a similar drug from Arizona, California Undersecretary of Corrections and Rehabilitation Scott Kernan wrote in an e-mail, You guys in AZ are life savers ... Georgia, it turns out, seems to have illegally imported its supply from a dubious, London-based company called Dream Pharma Ltd., run by a husband and wife out of a rented space in the back of a driving school. Georgia is not currently licensed by the Drug Enforcement Administration to import controlled substances, so the DEA recently confiscated the states thiopental supply. Pending an investigation, Georgia will not have this key ingredient and will not be able to execute Davis or any other death-row inmate. On the same day that the Supreme Court denied Davis appeal, Amnesty International issued its annual report on the death penalty. The United States remains among the worlds leading executioners, along with China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and North Korea. In addition to leading the fight for her brother, Martina Correia has been fighting for her own life. The day of the court decision was the 10th anniversary of her ongoing battle against breast cancer. Her face adorns the mobile mammography van that helps save the lives of poor women in Savannah. The National Breast Cancer Coalition named her and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Women Who Get It Right. Correia, with customary humility, feels she wont have earned the title until her brothers life is saved as well. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 800 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.Georgia and the Supreme Court: Tinkering with the machinery of death kn U al pl 19 ce amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly To the Editor Many of us moved to Southwest Florida to enjoy the beautiful coastal environment. I have lived here for 12 years and spent countless enjoyable hours on my boat, fishing and sightseeing in the Rookery Bay and Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserves. Many of us also rely on this amazing ecosystem not only for our quality of life (from the water we drink to the air we breathe), but as the economic engine that drives our important tourism industry. Visitor surveys indicate that large numbers of tourists select Collier County because of its unspoiled environment. Sport and recreational fishing, boating, kayaking, bird watching and many other activities take place on our pristine waters. But funding to protect this environment is in jeopardy. The Florida Legislature has released plans for deep cuts to the state program that protects our aquatic preserves. If approved, these cuts will close six offices and eliminate 23 staff positions charged with protecting half of the states network of 41 aquatic preserves. Thats right. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection protects and conserves 4 million acres of Floridas finest marine and coastal resources with a budget of less than $2 million. This program has already been cut 25 percent over the last three years to offset budget deficits. We are fortunate to have Rookery Bay and Ten Thousand Islands aquatic preserves here in Collier County; Lee County has aquatic preserves in Estero Bay, Matlacha Pass, Pine Island, Charlotte Harbor and Lemon Bay. However, now we need to preserve funding for these and all the states aquatic preserves, which are tied together in a network that combines efforts toward habitat restoration, environmental indicator monitoring, education and stewardship. What can you do to help? Take five minutes to send e-mails to: State Sen. Garrett Richter, richter. garrett.s37@flsenate.gov; State Rep. Matt Hudson, matt. hudson@myfloridahouse.gov; State Rep. Trudi Williams, trudi. williams@myfloridahouse.gov; State Rep. Jeanette Nuez, Jeanette.Nunez@myfloridahouse.gov; and State Rep Kathleen Passidomo, Kathleen.passidomo@myfloridahouse.gov. Urge them to support the governors recommended budget for Floridas aquatic preserves, which keeps the program intact. Let DEPs new Secretary Herschel Vinyard, Herschel.vinyard@dep.state. fl.us, know of your support by copying him on your e-mail message. Its time for Floridians to once again stand together and take action to protect and preserve our coast and our quality of life. Bruce Robertson, president Friends of Rookery BaySaving Floridas aquatic preserves LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 April is Autism Awareness MonthFlorida Weekly will feature an article on different aspects of dealing with autism during the month. BY EDEN AUTISM SERVICES FLORIDA_______________________________Special to Florida WeeklyNutritionists have long touted the link between proper nutrition and improved health, and continued research validates the importance of a diet containing natural foods, free of additives and preservatives. Science is even recognizing many of these foods as super foods, rich in the vitamins, minerals and nutrients a healthy body and brain need to function at optimal condition. Proper nutrition is also a key component in the treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Often, the bodys physiology does not tolerate certain foods (gluten and dairy products are the most common), which can contribute to a variety of issues for the person with autism. Usually compounding the problem are repetitive eating habits foods the individual has chosen based on texture, color and even brand packaging. There are a handful of major diets that successfully address very specific concerns a child with autism may be experiencing. Before choosing one, however, its important to determine the childs unique physiology and blood chemistry, according to Trudy Moon Eisel, a certified clinical nutritionist and a doctor of chiropractic in Naples. Each child with autism is different. We look at the biochemical individuality of each client, she says. A glutenand dairy-free diet is one of the most popular for children with autism, but you really need to identify what truly is the problem. Theres often more to the story than doing a glutenand diary-free plan. Simple testing of hair, feces and blood, she said, can determine deficiencies and problem areas, including exposure to heavy metals, dysbiosis (intestinal issues) or food allergies or sensitivities. These biochemical tests may also detect the absence of certain organic acids that improve brain chemistry or if theres a genetic tendency toward allergies to certain foods, said Dr. Eisel, who works with patients with autism and their families through her practice Moon Family Health Center. Part of the nutritional intervention may involve working backward as Dr. Eisel calls it. As part of her research into environmental factors, she considers the parents surroundings during pregnancy where they lived and even water supply and foods eaten. Often times, when children are found to have high metals in their blood stream, it is because of the water that they are drinking.Once problem areas are identified, the nutritionist will develop a plan that incorporates missing but highly beneficial nutrients. Often those will include cod liver oil and fat-soluble A and D vitamins, says Dr. Eisel, who also advises parents to become diligent label readers to steer clear of additives, artificial sweeteners, MSG and other flavor enhancers. Probiotics are also very helpful in addressing dysbiosis.One of the major issues with autism is an imbalance in the floor of the gut usually due to the person eating things they shouldnt, she says.The ultimate goal, says Dr. Eisel, is to identify the foods that will ease the burden on the body, to get the child with autism functioning at the highest level with the least amount of stimulants. The proper nutrition is not going to change the diagnosis but it will assist physiologically. It can improve attention span, eye contact and daily bowel habits. Ive had some parents tell me their child sleeps through the night. Eden Autism Services Floridas services range from comprehensive clinical and outreach services, including program consultations and early intervention, to operation of schools in Naples and Fort Myers for school-age students, an organic training farm and residential and employment service,s for adults. For more information, contact Eden Floridas Clinical Services and Outreach division, at 992-4680, ext. 205.Nutrition plays essential role for children with autism s. e p e s s n e e n s will ease the burden on and employment service,s for adults. Fun with nutrition:Parents and caregivers can also make nutrition fun by creating simple snacks that are big on avor, color and crunch. As long as the child isnt allergic to peanuts, the old standby of celery stalks spread with peanut butter packs a big crunch and lots of bene cial nutrients. Or, substitute cream cheese as an alternative to peanut butter, add raisins and you have ants on a log. >>Butter ies: Two thinly sliced peppers for wings, a cucumber body, cherry tomato head and chive antennae. >>Spider treats: On a gluten-free graham cracker, place peanut butter body and head, two raisin eyes and gluten-free pretzel legs.

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Those are the words of the companys slim, trim new leader, Brian Lucas. And thats the companys concessionary new reality, a huge departure from decades of celebrated solvency for a high-end, high-profile developer that once seemed to do everything right. Polished, amicable, articulate and quietly authoritative, Mr. Lucas, 37, sat in a faux old-time clubhouse at Bonita Bay Groups Verandah on the Orange River in east Lee County last week, discussing the companys new direction. A public relations spokeswoman, Tina Matte, joined him and contributed periodically to the conversation. Her presence suggests the care with which the company and its young vice chairman are crafting a new image. Ms. Matte is a partner in Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold, a marketing and public relations firm that Bonita Bay has contracted for a couple of decades through both thick and very thin even as the company laid off most of its employees. When the recession began following the 2005 hurricanes that devastated parts of the region, Bonita Bay set about reducing its employee count from a high of 1,500, with 143 members of the corporate team, to the current company of 243 employees, with only 11 serving on the corporate team. Debt-reduction has been the primary goal these last three years, says Mr. Lucas. In November of 2010 (five months ago), we got the debt down finally to a more manageable number. The debt had peaked at about $120 million, but in November, we purchased the note from the creditors. We doubled down on the Bonita Bay Group. We increased our exposure to the company (as a family), and thats given us some flexibility. Much of that flexibility came from a controversial company decision to pay back the deposits of club members those who sought them much more slowly than the original 30-day guarantee in the contract. The downside: lawsuits and member angst. The upside: the company survives, and all the members who want deposits back will ultimately get them, rather than losing them to creditors or a bank, promises Mr. Lucas. The lesson is the Robb & Stucky lesson, he notes, citing the famous locally owned furniture store that recently declared bankruptcy in Lee County. The media headlines were that the customers lost all their deposits something like $11 million or $12 million. The bank gets its money first. The customer goes to the back of the line. For us, the (club member) deposits are the customers, not the banks. If wed gone into bankruptcy like Robb & Stucky, it would have been completely different for our customers. The creditors would be making the decision in their own best interests, as they have to. Meanwhile, of necessity the company has changed, Mr. Lucas says. The majority of our land now is undeveloped and unimproved. Sure, its expensive to hold it, but theres not the carry of a community with infrastructure. So weve done a tremendous job of cutting all expenses, and now the majority of our assets are cash flowneutral. The process was torturous. The Bonita Bay Group survived, rather than declaring bankruptcy after three years of almost no sales and no cash income beginning in 2005, by choosing to endure a drastic, selfimposed diet, combined with a swift schedule of economic amputation, selling off property and golf membership clubs to get out of five of its seven communities. To cite an example, Mr. Lucas names Twin Eagles, a huge golf community it bought from a company in bankruptcy in 2003, and set about improving. At Twin Eagles, if you added what we paid for it, the cost of the operation, the cost of development and of putting in infrastructure, it came out to $105 or $110 million. We sold it for $11 million. Thats a dramatic example of what we faced.The club fightBonita Bay also faced the doubt and wrath of club members who were promised they could get club deposits back 30 days after they asked for them, and were then told they couldnt. With a huge jump in those requests at the height of the recession the end of 2008 the company had to backtrack. It was either to go bankrupt, or sell the clubs to members and find another way to pay back the money to members later but not in 30 days. We just didnt have it, Mr. Lucas explains. Some sources cite the figure of members invested in clubs enterprisewide at $245 million. We said, What are our assets? One, they were land. And two, they were the clubs, which were always meant to be sold back to members, Mr. Lucas recalls. We said, The land is still illiquid, and theres no market for land. So we have to sell some of our clubs to the membership. That happened at Bonita Bay, at communities within The Brooks (Shadow Wood and the Commons Club, for example), at Mediterra, and at Twin Eagles, when Bonita Bay sold not just the club, but the whole project. With these club sales, it wasnt fun, Mr. Lucas adds. We were not all sitting around singing Kumbaya. It was difficult. It was painful. In the end, the only development company in the region ever to offer a 30-day refund no questions asked, had to bury that generosity and get on with business. Typically, developers or club owners offer a three-to-one refund policy, in which three new members have to join before one member can withdraw with a refunded deposit. Now, Mr. Lucas says, the Bonita Bay Group has paid back most of those who insisted on a return of deposits, and it will pay back the rest. When you pay a deposit, he explains, its money I owe you. I still owe you money, but the mechanism of how Im paying back has changed. Refunds are happening theyve been happening all along. When we negotiated to sell the clubs back to members, 85 percent joined the new clubs, and 15 percent didnt. Those are still my deposit liabilities. And weve paid out 80 percent of that 15 percent.Old roots, new directionsWhile the company continues to face problems, including lawsuits from dissatisfied club members, it has also established a new reality that could allow it not only to survive, but conceivably to thrive. From the ground up say, along the Verandah golf courses or from the passenger seat of a marketing spokeswomans Lexus SUV, the company still sparkles. But from the books down, its a gaunt survivor of a bloody economic war, a hollowed-out victim of hard times. No longer is Bonita Bay the premier American model of high-end golf-course development in a sunshine world where residents enjoy the top per-capita income in the United States, outside of the Connecticut suburbs of New York City (Stamford-Greenwich) thats how The Wall Street Journal characterized the troubled company in a frontpage report 18 months ago, referring to Bonita Bays seven Naples-area communities. Now there are only two planned communities that remain part of Bonita Bay Group: Verandah and Sandoval. The company also owns two marinas, 15 plush single-family lots in the original village known as Bonita Bay, and sizeable acreage, undeveloped and unimproved, here and there. Theres land on Burnt Store Road in Charlotte County, on the Caloosahatchee River in Hendry County, and land that was once owned by the city of Fort Myers, near the old Eastwood Golf Course. Sandoval, in Cape Coral, probably reflects something of the companys future, Mr. Lucas says not a golf community, and not as pretentious as previous Bonita Bay endeavors, including Verandah. Ms. Matte, the public relations spokeswoman, refers to it as Bonita Bay light. But Sandoval is also Bonita Bay successful. Of the 1,523 planned homes, 872 or 57 percent are sold, she says. Not only that, but in Cape Coral as a whole, 36 of the 61 permits issued for new construction in the first quarter this year were at Sandoval. At Verandah, meanwhile (with 1,648 planned homes and 865 sold, says Ms. Matte) ev erything appears as it once DEVELOPERFrom page A1Brian Lucas, vice chairman of the Bonita Bay Group, offers his explanation of a sometimes rancorous fight between the company and members of its private clubs who sought a return of their membership down payments in 30 days, as the company originally promised. Bonita Bay still faces several lawsuits from club members, and one brought by the state attorney general for fraud. Mr. Lucas: The dispute is difficult to explain out of context. At its core, its a contract dispute. The attorney general has tried to morph these (other accusations of fraud) into the contract dispute. But to believe we committed fraud, you have to believe that back in 1987 the company forsaw the events in November of 2008, and planned to change the program. The context leading to our decision to do that, was this: In 2004 and we had good years. But all through the hurricanes in 2005 our sales stopped. So, going into 2006 we have no cash flow. In 2007, no cash flow. In 2008, no cash flow. This is an enterprise built for cash flow. In September of 2008, the stock market crashed, Lehman Brothers failed, and so on. So now were three-ish years into minimal or negligible cash flow. Were starting to see redemption requests at the clubs at above normal rates. But we kept honoring them. As we got close to season and there were no sales, all this time we kept reducing our (employee) head count. On Nov. 7, 2008, we made the decision. If we hadnt, we would have been in default of loans, in violation of our bank covenants, and our creditors would have swooped down. So the effort to suspend the policy gave us some breathing room. At the time, 85 percent of club members went on to join the new clubs (owned by members). We sat down with each club, separately, and said, were working with your membership group. We, the senior executives at Bonita Bay Group, went to each committee many times. And we came up with a successful plan. But the bank said, Sorry guys, these are unsecured creditors, you cant do it. In the end, we did the best we could for as long and for as many people as we could. This was the way the documents worked from day one. You pay a deposit on your number say $50,000 and that deposit becomes a down payment on the new club. Not only did the deposit become an equity, but you were paid an additional amount. Ms. Matte: In return, the company is building amenities. Mr. Lucas: Where did the deposits go? To build infrastructure. If you design any club, you plan to break even at 80 to 90 percent (membership). Until then, you subsidize the club. And all the deposits dont equal the amount of investment and operating costs. So I lose money. Now, if you join, theres no longer a 30-day policy. Now, its fee-based instead of deposit-based. Now, you pay your $50,000 or $60,000 and thats gone. Now, for folks who had the 30-day return on a deposit, its three in, one out. (They can leave when three new members join). The club membership disputeLUCAS COURTESY PHOTOThe Bob Cupp-designed championship Old Orange golf course

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 NEWS A9 SHELL POINT DISCOUNTSAREENDING SOON!TickTock!Register for the date that works best for you by calling Maureen at (239) 466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131 or visit www.shellpoint.org/seminars. ATTEND A FREE TOUR & PRESENTATION TO LEARN MORE shellpoint.orgShell Point is located in Fort Myers, Florida, along the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. Shell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-1786-1115101 Shell Point Blvd., Fort Myers, Florida 33908 (239) 466-1131AVAILABLE DATES-10 AMAPRILWED., APRIL 6 TUE., APRIL 12WED., APRIL 20 TUE., APRIL 26A nonprofit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc.The clock is ticking and time is running out to take advantage of Shell Points special discounts and incentives which end April 29. DISCOUNTSENDINGApril 29, 2011 A new revolutionary hull design, coupled to CAT 1900 hp, provides 40+ knots full loaded. MarineMax Ft. Myers The brand new Hatteras GT63Made a splash at the Miami Boat Show! Its now available for purchase!Call David C. Michie to schedule an appointment. David.Michie@Marinemax.com MarineMax-Naples did at any Bonita Bay community: beautifully landscaped with native vegetation and plush, artfully designed amenities, a word used to describe restaurants, clubhouses, golf facilities, fitness clubs, walking or biking trails and whatnot. New members are joining the club. Million-dollar homes still flank the elaborate greens. (One of those golf courses was designed by Jack Nicholas, who appeared for the opening with his son, Jack II, as Ms. Matte referred to him.) Neighborhoods of smaller homes or condominiums, some of them rented out now, create clean flanking vistas seemingly bejeweled with ponds or widely embraced by woodlands. Mr. Lucas, who lives in Estero, appears right at home in this setting.Pedigree for successA golfer himself and a graduate of Stetson University with a degree in entrepreneurial management, he acquired some six years experience in Tampa as an employee of Accenture, a management consulting company, before returning home to the family business, where he is now the seasoned vice chairman of the Bonita Bay Group. Even without that experience, his pedigree is pure. Mr. Lucas is the father of young children who attend his own school-days alma mater in Lee County (Canterbury School), where he spent the second half of his youth. High-end development and bold entrepreneurial enterprise run in his blood. His father, David Lucas, is now a mid-60s company chairman who oversaw two decades of expansion before stepping mostly offstage. The senior Mr. Lucas offers his stamp-of-approval for his son, Brian, this way: We have had our ups and downs over the past 25 years, but when I look at the whole story, I am proud. I look forward to what we will do under Brians leadership. We have a tradition of excellence in community engagement as well as development, and I am sure that these traits will continue with him at the helm. And his grandfather, David Shakarian, is characterized by Mr. Lucas as an Armenian immigrant who opened a yogurt shop in Pittsburgh, Pa., that ultimately became the GNC vitamin pill company. Mr. Shakarian moved to Southwest Florida to establish the new development company he envisioned, but died of cancer only four months before the January 1985 ground-breaking of the companys first golf community, Bonita Bay, in Bonita Springs. At the time, Mr. Lucass father, David a graduate of Purdue University with an MBA from Harvard University had left a womens fashion retail business in Dallas to move the family to the Gulf Coast, and take the reins of Bonita Bay. Mr. Lucas was 11 years old, the oldest of three, and he grew up breathing the air of opulent development. It was (often) dinner conversation, but I didnt grasp the enormity of it, he recalls. Then once I got into high school I started thinking, This is pretty cool. You develop a sense of it, an affinity for it. Now, his affinity is a natural fit for the reality of his position: not just company vice chairman, but point man and chief spokesman. Only the future will tell how well he can accommodate himself to that role. Ms. Wyss adds. And in too many cases, First Books are the only books in their homes, other than perhaps a telephone book or a Bible. Dependent upon the level of financial support First Book receives from individual donors, grantors and foundations, the goal is to give each child from a low-income family in Collier County in pre-K through first grade up to 10 books during the course of the school year. Thats a book a month from September through June for approximately 4,500 children. Once a month, books are distributed in schools where the majority of children come from families who live at or below the federal poverty level (Title I schools). A national organization with 175 chapters throughout the United States, First Book has distributed more than 80 million books since its founding. Because of First Book nationals partnerships with publishers such as Random House and Harcourt Brace, the Collier County chapter is able to obtain first-quality new books at a fraction of their retail price. Thus, every dollar raised goes a long way. First Book-Collier County stretches its dollars even further because it is an all-volunteer organization, with neither payroll nor office space requirements. Warehouse space for First Book-Collier County is donated by NCH Healthcare System. In addition to Ms. Wyss, the board of directors of First Book-Collier County includes Donna Eskra, Dottie Gerrity, Jinny Johnson, Nora Kolmer, Peggy Lavigne, co-founder Ilene Leff, Mary Polizzotto, Debby Shafer, Jen Walker, Emily Watt and Sallie Williams. The First Book-Collier County Fund is a fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County. A donation of $500 provides 10 new books (one each month of the school year) to every disadvantaged child in an entire pre-K, kindergarten or first-grade classroom. For more information, visit www.firstbookcolliercounty.org. FIRST BOOKFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOShadowlawn Elementary School students show off First Books that are all theirs to take home and to share with parents and siblings.

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To Enjoy 2 FREE Sessions Of Personal Training And 1 FREE Fit Consultation Dont read this article(unless you want life-changing results)Expires 7/22/2011CALL TODAY 239.597.0549WARNINGwww.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Columbus ships, Calusa masks have a place in our waterfront historyThe eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. Henri Bergson (1859-1941), French philosopher The Old Naples Waterfront Association has welcomed the Nina and Pinta replica ships to Tin City, where they will remain docked until sailing on their way early Sunday morning, April 10. While reviewing photos of the ships arriving in our port city (which was not a pleasant day to be out on the water), I couldnt help but wonder what the Calusa must have thought at the sight of Columbus original Nina and Pinta plying the waters toward the coast of Florida hundreds of years ago. The Calusa lived on the sandy shores of the coast of southwest Florida, their population peaking at approximately 50,000 before the tribe died out in the late 1700s. Their demise can be attributed to a combination of raids by enemy Indian tribes and diseases contracted from Spanish and French explorers. It seemed it was the pot calling the kettle black when Spanish explorers in the 1500s called these tall, well-built, longhaired people fierce and war-like, as it was the Europeans who were aggressively attempting to take the Calusa as slaves and lay claim to the land the Indians had long called home.In 1896 on Marco Island, long after the last Calusa left for Cuba, archaeologist Frank Hamilton Cushing, head of the Pepper-Hearst Expedition, found artifacts indicating that the Calusa might have inhabited Southwest Florida as early as 1450 B.C. Among the artifacts were masks and tools that revealed the artistic and spiritual elements of the Calusa culture. These treasures reinforced the belief that the areas abundant natural resources had allowed the Calusa to develop a greater social and political complexity than what existed in most hunter/ gatherer cultures. Widely regarded as some of the finest prehistoric North America, the artifacts that survived Mr. Cushings expedition (sadly, the masks disintegrated) are housed at the University of Pennsylv ania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution, and the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida. The original site of the find on Marco Island is now covered by a housing subdivision. In 1995, the Marco Island Chapter of the Collier County Historical Society, the same society that built the Collier County Museum and purchased Palm Cottage, began plans to look at an undeveloped portion of a Key Marco housing development and commissioned an archeological dig for the salvage project. Under the supervision of archaeologists Randolph Widmer and Rebecca Storey, the dig was to add more context to the original site that had been excavated by Mr. Cushing. Their analysis revealed 55 layers of shell and sand mixture as well as numerous post holes presumed to have been for pilings on which structures were built.While most of the ancient Calusa masks did not survive the Cushing expedition, drawings of them did (artists often accompanied explorers in those days to document findings). We also have topographical maps of Key Marco indicating the Calusa water channels and ceremonial mounds, as well as drawings showing the Calusa-built shell ridge (southwest of Key Marco along Collier Bay) that eventually became the base for the original road to Old Marco. Well never see the Calusa masks that disintegrated, but we can be thankful for the drawings that exist. Because of those drawings, replicas of the masks will be on display at Naples Backyard History Heritage Trail Museum, 436 Bayfront Place, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9. Dick Jay, a folk artist from Plantation, Fla., who made the masts, will also be on hand.So after you visit the Nina and Pinta, walk north in front of Pinchers Crab Shack under the Gordon River Underpass behind Bayfront Inn over to Bayfront Place. Entrance to the museum is free. As you walk under the underpass, imagine that underneath your feet are shells left by the Calusa (thats the truth), and then imagine the renovation that is slated to begin in September along the historic Naples waterfront. Its something all of us in the Old Naples Waterfront Association eagerly anticipate, and you should, too. BY LOIS BOLIN ____________________Special to Florida WeeklyUNDERCOVER HISTORIAN COURTESY PHOTOThe replica ships approach shore on their way to Tin City on April 1. A Day of Pirate Treasure>>When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9 >>Where: Tin City and MarineMax Naples >>What: Fun for children and families in conjunction with the visit of the Nina and Pinta replica ships >>Details: Magic show, costume contest, face painting, pirate movies, scavenger hunt, free cruise for kids in costume from Cruise Naples >>Bene ts: The Freedom Waters Foundation >>Info: 248-1120 or info@freedomwatersfoundation.org in the know c s e l d a i a t r/ a s she b e Ol W di s t h e dr a d i s t a g f r o Ja y m w Sh be P in le th e to COU RTESY PHOTO Thlicashipsap pproachshoreontheirwaytoTin City on April 1.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 A17 Biggest Sale of the Year! Specializing in Quality Custom Draperies, Bedding, Cushions, Upholstery and more!Offany workroom order50$100 minimum purchase. Labor only. Naples location only. Exp. 4/16/11.$The Hemming-Way Workroomat Boca Bargoons The Worlds Finest Name-Brand Fabrics at Discount Prices Take an extra40 %Offthe lowest ticketed price on everything!Now thru Saturdayoca Bargoons, the nations largest dealer of high-end decorative fabric with thousands of rolls in stock, now makes saving money more fun than ever. Travers, Kravet, Brunschwig & Fils, Robert Allen, Clarence House and Scalamandre, fill this extraordinary fabric outlet40% off sale on now BR FT. MYERS 3645 Fowler St. (239) 274-0000NAPLES 4425 Tamiami Trail East (239) 417-9107Mon. Sat. 10-5:30 Take Airport Pulling Rd. South (past Airport) until dead ends (by courthouse). Make left onto 41. Go 1 mile. Store is on left (next door to Perkins). When Joe and Angie Valentini set up Helps Outreach in a spare bedroom of their home back in 1999, their mission was singular: to provide food, clothing and basic household necessities along with kindness and moral support to individuals and families struggling through the hardest of times. Twelve years later, Helps Outreach still operates with no paid staff members or government support and on a bare-bones budget, but the Valentinis hardly do it alone. They have a legion of volunteers and a bright, spacious headquarters in the industrial park on J&C Boulevard in North Naples. Although clients receive help throughout the year, the Valentinis and other volunteers makes special efforts to provide for the less fortunate around holidays and at back-to-school time. At Easter they will make baskets for children and provide turkey dinners to families. According to the Valentinis, last year Helps Outreach helped more than 2,500 people every month and gave away more than $800,000 in food, clothing, furniture, appliances and services. Donations to the Christian charity come from area churches, individuals and businesses. The most urgent needs right now are for food, diapers and funds to help keep daily operations going. Food is a very pressing need, says Mrs. Valentine. There are so many people who simply dont have enough to eat. We have a pantry stocked with canned food, non-perishables, bread and frozen food, but lately, no matter how much we have, its never enough for everyone. Chris Bent is one of Helps Outreachs best friends and supporters. The devotion and humility with which the volunteers serve is wonderful, he says. They are a small organization with a completely volunteer staff, and Im amazed at all they are able to accomplish. It just shows what someone can do when their heart is in the right place. For more information, visit www. helpsoutreachinc.org. Reaching out to help those most in needParents, staff and friends of First Presbyterian Preschool of Naples are holding the first Junk in the Trunk rummage sale in the school parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9. All proceeds will benefit the Angel Fund, which helps provide hardship scholarships and classroom needs. The preschool is at 250 Sixth St. S. For more information, visit www.fpcnaples.org. Sale will help fund preschool scholarshipsCOURTESY PHOTO A volunteer from Helps Outreach loads a crib into a car for an appreciative family.

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We are responding to the increasing need for specialized pediatric services in Southwest Florida by building a new state-of-the-art Childrens Hospital. Our new Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida will house 148 beds and many specialty services to treat the most critically-ill children and their families.To help build Americas newest Childrens Hospital please call 239-343-6950, or visit www.LeeMemorial.org/Foundation e Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is Growing. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Naples Grande Golf Club invites you to come Explore Golf, Beach, Pool, Spa, Fitness, Tennis & Dining.Join Now & Pay No Dues Until October 2011. For more information please contact MARC FREIBURG | PREMIER CLUB 7540 Golden Gate Parkway | Naples, FL 34105 | 239.659.3714 UP TO12 MONTHS SAME AS CASH FINANCING*A NEW TRANE/LENNOX AC SYSTEM$3,500 OFF Habitat for Humanity of Collier County invites the public along on its next HabiTour and Breakfast bus tour departing from Habitat for Humanity headquarters, 11145 Tamiami Trail E., at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13. Participants will see the rehabilitation work Habitat staff and volunteers are doing on foreclosed (non-Habitat) homes in Naples Manor as well as new construction under way in Regal Acres, the areas newest Habitat community. The two-hour is designed to inspire people to get involved and to help make a life-changing difference to families in need. Volunteer duties at Habitat for Humanity range from working on home construction to helping out in the office and the Home Store or serving on the selection committee to determine families that will receive a Habitat home. Home construction goes on year round, Monday through Saturday, from 7:45 a.m. until noon, in Regal Acres in Naples and at Liberty Landing in Immokalee. Volunteers must be 15 or older, and those younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Office helpers prepare mailings, answer phones, enter data in the computer and more. Volunteers in the Home Store work the cash register, schedule pick-ups and deliveries, clean and repair donated items and help with deliveries. To sign up for the next Habi-Tour and Breakfast or to learn more about getting involved, contact Jennifer Pash at 7750036 or jpash@hfhcollier.com, or visit www.HabitatCollier.com. Take a tour, sign up to help with Habitat for Humanity

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NO W O PE N I N NAPLE S The Childrens Hospital Specialty Clinic provides medical care and rehabilitation for children from birth to age 20. All of the physicians and therapists at the clinic have completed extensive training in a specic area of childrens medical care, including: Hematology Oncology Neurology Audiology Nephrology Endocrinology General Surgery RehabilitationThe Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is the only accredited childrens hospital between Tampa and Miami. With the addition of the Pediatric Specialty Clinic, care is closer than ever for the children of Collier County.The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is in Fort Myers. Now were in Naples, too! The Lee Memorial Health System Foundation has launched a capital campaign to build Americas newest childrens hospitala 148-bed facility adjacent to HealthPark Medical Center. To learn more, call The Foundation at 239-343-6950.Pediatric Specialty Clinic* 1265 Creekside Pkwy., Suite 200 Naples, FL 34108 Physicians: 239-254-4270 Rehabilitation: 239-254-4260*An outpatient department of Lee Memorial Hospital

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA30 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 HEALTHY LIVINGor just a headache? Is it a migraine, CBS correspondent Serene Branson experienced one of the worst nights of her life during her post-Grammy Awards report earlier this year. On live TV, she slurred her speech and garbled her language as many viewers watched in horror, believing she was suffering from a stroke. Later, the public found out that she was enduring a migraine. James Faremouth, D.O., lead physician of Millennium Physician Group Walk-In Medical Clinic, says seizurelike symptoms such as Ms. Bransons, along with blurred vision, nausea, auras and sensitivity to light, all are common symptoms of complex migraines. It can sometimes be challenging for a person to distinguish between a headache and a migraine, Dr. Faremouth says.Its time to see the doctor when its the worst headache of your life and the headache stays for a long time, he says. I tell my patients if you feel like you are going to die, then go to the emergency department; if not, come into the clinic. In addition to helping provide relief with a prescription for the pain, Dr. Faremouth offers osteopathic manipulation, the process of applying manual pressure to relieve pain throughout the musculoskeletal system, including soft tissues and joints outside the spine. Such manipulation can help with migraines that are more in the neck, he says. For those who have been diagnosed with migraine aphasia or chronic migraines, taking the prescribed medication is essential before the migraine becomes full blown. If you have not been diagnosed and do not have a prescription for migraines, over-the-counter medications such as Tylenol or Advil are good choices to alleviate the pain, and an anti-nausea medication can help to block the nauseating feeling caused by the pain of the migraine. Dr. Faremouth also suggests lying down in a dark room with a cold compress. Staying hydrated is also important, he adds. In some people, caffeine in a cup of coffee or a glass of soda can help. Knowing what causes migraines can help prevent painful moments throughout your lifetime. Stress, anxiety and even smells can often trigger a migraine, he says, although in most cases, The reason for migraines is that they are hereditary. This week I want to elaborate on three recent things that have significance to our community and NCH:1 A front-page headline last week in the Naples Daily News announced Collier Still No. 1 in Health Rankings. I believe this shows that where you live does matter to your health. The newest rankings reconfirm how fortunate we all are to live in a great place; specifically, in the county that has the best health o utcomes of all 67 counties in Florida. I offer three perspectives on this excellent news. As a physician, I tend to think about all the work we still have to do in promoting better nutrition, fighting obesity, encouraging smoking cessation, just to name a few. I also tend to take pride in such milestones as the better-than-state-average infant birth weight statistics. At our most recent Doctors Day, I discussed this with Dr. Wally McLean, one of the original obstetricians responsible more than 11 years ago for organizing a foundation to care for mothers and infants who were previously uninsured. Today, most have Medicaid coverage, which helps with prenatal care, ultrasounds and everything else necessary to point to a good outcome for all concerned. Wally, too, was justifiably proud. As a hospital leader, I applaud the efforts of the 3,740 people at NCH who are committed to continuing to improve health quality for the well being of everyone in Southwest Florida. I also applaud the fine efforts of our competitors here in Collier County. And as a community member, I appreciate the efforts of our many social service agencies and health care colleagues who make a difference. Last fall, we convened more than 100 representatives of the major organizations in town to discuss areas needing improvement. Thirteen working groups were formed and reported back to Dr. Joan Colfer of the Collier County Health Department. One example of the synergy created by this collaborative is the Safe and Healthy Childrens Coalition of Collier County, which has formed a working plan to prevent drowning among preschoolers. NCH is the lead partner of this collaborative of 31 agencies and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Tidd Vedder, our chairman of pediatrics, R.N. Jayme Roberts, assistant director of the Emergency Department; Pat Read, director of Womens and Childrens Services; and Jim Martin, vice president of the NCH Foundation, are our representatives on this initiative. Were all in health care together in Collier County, and it shows in our performance. 2 NCH sold a remarkable $102 million of bonds in two days this past week to help insure the financial future of NCH and, in turn, the well being of our community for decades to come. I heard from the executive director of Morgan Stanley, who assisted with this complex transaction, that: You have an exceptionally capable finance team Vicki Orr, Noble Arrington and Jerry Markham were terrific throughout the process. Their dedication to getting the credit analysts up to speed in the last few days was instrumental to todays pricing. They should make you feel very confident and happy. Indeed, our financial team served NCH and the community with distinction.3 We also learned last week that our colleagues who had supported an outside union organizing effort at NCH had decided to drop these efforts, citing increased management attention to communication and shared governance among their reasons for doing so. I can tell our nurses and all our colleagues that management is, indeed, committed to listening to you and working to make our hospital better for all.The closing sentence in the memo from these nurses read: Lets make NCH the very best hospital it can be, because This is our hospital too! To which, I can only say: I could not agree more. Thank you. Good news on the health care front comes in threes this weekSTRAIGHT TALK m i n c u t h t h t i jimNATHAN President, Lee Memorial Health System Hear lecture about stem cell therapy, personalized medicineGreat Expectations: Stem Cells and Personalized Medicine will be presented by the Renaissance Academy of FGCU from 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at Bentley Village in North Naples. Presenter Florence Levin approaches her topic with the assumption that her audience has little or no knowledge about these revolutionary advances in the world of health care. In addition to explaining what stem cell therapy and personalized medicine are and how they can enhance patient care and outc omes, she will identify limitations that exist amidst inspiring promise. Cost is $20 for Renaissance Academy members and $25 for others. To register, call 425-3272. Dance class and support group for Parkinsons patientsThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida provides several regular programs and services for those who have Parkinsons disease and their caregivers. Free dance classes: 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Fleischman Park. Support group meetings: 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Bentley Village; 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at PASFl headquarters, 2950 Tamiami Trail N. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 417-3465. Forward march for healthy babiesThe 2011 March for Babies to benefit the March of Dimes takes place Saturday, April 30, in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. In Naples, the march steps out at 7 p.m. at Cambier Park. Registration begins at 6 p.m., and an award ceremony will begin at 8 p.m. Revenue chairman is Rick Gallo, manager partner of StructureLinx and CEO of CloseWatch Services. The Lee County march will take place in Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers at the same time as the Naples event.This years Collier and Lee county Ambassador TO YOUR HEALTH FAREMOUTH SEE HEALTH, A31 mon symptoms of complex mig ra i nes I t c an so m e tim es be ch a l rson to distinguish between a m igraine, Dr. Faremouth says. e t h e d octor w h en its t h e worst r li f e and the headache sta y s f or a ys. I tell my patients i f you f eel g to die, then go to the emergenf not, come into the clinic. helpin g provide relief with a the p ain, Dr. Faremouth o ff ers i pulation, the process o f apply u re to relieve pain throughout e tal system, includin g soft s outsi d e t h e s p ine. Suc h n help with migraines t he neck, he says. have been diagnosed a p h asia or c h ronic ng t h e prescri b e d se ntial befo r e th e e s full blown hereditary

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Baby gates keep him from entering other rooms when you are not able to supervise. The rabbit will choose favorite spots to snooze, chew a hay cube or daydream. Part of a room, enclosed in an exercise pen: Exercise pens, also called play yards, are a convenient way to keep rabbits confined to a specific area. Available in different heights, these pens feature hinged panels that can be arranged in varying shapes or stretched across the room to divide it. Some rabbits climb or jump out, so owners clip a sheet to the pen to make a roof that keeps bunny safely inside. A twoor three-story bunny condo: If you cant build wide ... build high! Give your rabbit a multilevel condo and hell be able to not only enjoy his perch, but also have plenty of space for all of his toys and supplies. Many owners build their own condos, using wire-frame storage cube sets from building supply stores. Easy directions can be found online; search for bunny condo. Make sure that its tall enough inside for him to stand up on his hind legs and stretch. A large dog crate: Paired with an exercise pen, a large dog crate can make a great bunny house. The door on the crate swings wide open, giving you easy access for cleaning. Crates allow space for the litter box, bowls and have ample head room. Cover the top with a blanket or towel. This gives bunnys sensitive eyes some protection from overhead lights and provides a nice burrow feeling. A cage: Standard animal cages are too cramped to accommodate a large litter box, hay, digging box, bowls and toys so go bigger! Avoid cages with doors that open on the roof. Bunnies dont like to be pulled up out of their houses. Let your rabbit enter and exit his cage on his own. Choose a cage that rests on the floor (not up on legs), with a large door on the side or front. 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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUS INESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011On the MoveSee whos going where, doing what on the local business scene. B4 Real estateClubhouse, model homes nearing completion in Manchester Square. B11 INSIDEAsk the FoolBesides Standard & Poors, what are the major stock indexes? B6 Keeping up with snowbirds homes proves lucrative for someJust stopped and everything is ...off at your condoCOURTESY PHOTODiane Westphal of Your Home Watch ProfessionalsHEY, WILL YOU KEEP AN EYE ON THE PLACE while were gone? Those were the words that many seasonal residents used to utter as they prepared to move back north after spending the winter in Southwest Florida. For years, the timehonored tradition was that fulltime residents would occasionally check on the homes of their seasonal neighbors. And the results often were disastrous. The neighbors might have been well-meaning, but they were busy and checks were random and infrequent. Moreover, many did not know what to look for or what to do if they encountered a problem. As a result, the business of professional home watchers has become a flourishing enterprise in the area. Many a friendship has been ruined by something happening to a house while the owner is away, says Bob Myers of Home Watch Group of SWFL, which is based in Fort Myers and oversees some 215 homes in Collier, Charlotte and Lee counties. If youve got a friend or neighbor watching the home and something isnt caught in BY BILL CORNWELLbcornwell@ oridaweekly.com SEE WATCHING, B7 Whats hot and whats not in the export market is the topic of a workshop presented by SCORE Naples and co-sponsored by The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development Council of Collier County and Enterprise Florida from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 14, at the chamber of commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. Presenters Manny Mencia and Joe Kulenovic, both with Enterprise Florida, will discuss export opportunities in key worldwide markets, the worlds economic trends and their impact on Florida, market entry strategies and best practices for those already in the business. Registration is $25. Sign up online at www.scorenaples.org or by calling the SCORE office at 439-0081 weekdays between 9 a.m. and noon. SCORE Naples has more than 60 volunteer counselors who are retired executives or former business owners. The chapter participates in more than 2,000 business counseling sessions a year. Miromar Outlets and Dress for Succ es s-Southwest Florida will present a free workshop from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, featuring experts with advice about appropriate attire for a job interview, resume building and interview techniques as well as information about who is hiring in the area. Refreshments and raffle prizes will be part of the event. This event is intended for graduating college students, our neighbors who are out of work or anyone looking to make a career change, says Jeff Staner, vice president of Miromar Outlets. We recognize the importance of making the most of every opportunity in todays competitive job market. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of women by providing professional attire, career development tools and a network of support to help them thrive at work and in life. For more information, visit www.dressforsuccess.org/swflorida or www.MiromarOutlets.com. SCORE workshop examines the export market Miromar Outlets hosts program for job hunters

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Let me help you with your mortgage. Kimberli Escarra Vice President 239.642.4759 Office 877.793.3628 Toll-freekimberli.escarra@suntrust.com suntrustmortgage.com/kescarra SOLID FINDS A WAY www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 New York Style Pizza www.southstreetnaples.com | 239.435.9333 Visit website for Calendar of Events and Menu1410 Pine Ridge Rd. | Open 7 Days 11a-2a M-F 11am-2pm 6 Lunches for $6 18 Lunches under $8Happy Hour NOW 40 BEERS ON TAP! Purchase any Hoagie, Sandwich, Entree, Small Pizza or Stuffed Roll. Mon. thru Fri. from 11am 2pm Dine In ONLY. Restrictions Apply. Lite Lunches Not Included. Expires 4/30/11BUY 1 LUNCH, GET THE 2NDHALF OFF!BUY 1 LUNCH, GET THE 2NDHALF OFF! MONEY & INVESTINGDo your homework before buying a condoJust buy a condo. Why would you buy a house with all those responsibilities? Youre only down here for three months. This friendly advice was oft given by a Florida local or seasoned snowbird in years prior to 2007. It has now morphed into: get a condo but do a heck of a lot of homework first and then zero in on only the strongest of condo developments. Across the country there are pockets of residential real estate strength. In Florida, there are some such pockets too. For instance, (Fort Lauderdales little secret: Condo market is quite healthy Miami Herald, March 28, 2011) And even in relatively weak markets such as Miami and Southwest Florida, there are sections of town and/or developments that are uncharacteristically strong, as in few foreclosures or delinquent owners and, in these cases, Just buy a condo probably rings true.But outside of the strongest housing markets and financially strongest locations/ developments, there are a multitude of major cities where buying a condo is tantamount to walking among land mines. (Lenders steer clear of blackballed condo buildings, Chicago Tribune, March 8, 2011)Why? Not just the number of residential foreclosures but, importantly, their unique effects on condo unit owners who have found themselves paying additional amounts in condo fees in order to cover their neighbors unpaid assessments. Landscaping, water, pool maintenance, and reserves for repair still have to be paid even if it means a greater allocation of cost to paying members at least temporarily. The bad news can get a lot worse, or so says Bob Meisner, an expert in condo issues who dwells in Naples but has a large practice out of state. Although statutes are state-specific and although market conditions vary by locale, there are some generalities that can serve as a basis for critical questions. Here is Meisners skinny on this complicated subject. Foreclosures came on strong starting in 2007. The banks didnt have a huge inventory of properties that were in default. So the banks proceeded to foreclose as it seemed to them that prices and their attendant secured interests could recover. But, by 2010, the banks figured that foreclosure actually was not so good for them. They wanted people to stay in the home or condo and pay the electric, pay the water, pay the taxes, pay the landscaping and pay the condo or homeowner fees. They knew that they were now looking at a long time before a foreclosed property could sellat a decent price or at any price, Meisner says. If you talk to bankers, such is not the case. They argue that any non-performing mortgage is a hit on their balance sheets capital and that they prefer to take the loss and move on to greener loans. From their perspective, federal and state laws thwart removal of the owner from a property in foreclosure and delay the foreclosure process. Whatever the reasoning behind the delay in foreclosure, the effect an expensive mess is still felt by the condo association. From the associations viewpoint, how long can this problem remain unresolved? There is a three-year window for property taxes in Florida; the banks can be current or let the taxes accrue with penalties. It can be argued that within that three-year window, there is little incentive for the banks to foreclose because they then have to pay condo assessments in arrears per state specific statute and pay assessments prospectively until the unit is ultimately sold. These problems are generally not true with a single-family home; home maintenance costs are paid by the bank just to maintain the value of the home. No one else is on the hook to pay the single familys bills for water, pool, landscape, exterior insurance, etc. What to do? There are lawyers, like Meisner, who specialize in condos. The aggressive ones retained by troubled associations are forcing the banks to close and accept responsibility for the units; they are pushing through the labyrinth of federal and other hurdles that delay foreclosures. Meisner finds that there are often a host of condo issues such as developers abandoning projects with unsold lots; half-built units; or failure to complete the common areas. So what is Meisners advice to a prospective buyer? Of course he says to read his book, Condo Living: A Survival Guide for Buying, Owning and Selling a Condo. A short form version is his list of dos and donts at www.meisner-law.com. But his advice for the Florida condo associations facing sticky, yucky and complicated legal issues is to get an aggressive legal advocate who can think outside the box; the same ol, same ol routines do not suffice or no longer apply. Some of Meisners maneuvers might have application in Florida and other states. In cases where the bank is not paying the condo fees, the associations counsel needs to track the mortgage. Mortgages get sold or assigned and this opens windows of opportunity. He has successfully argued in Michigan court to the associations benefit that a new or successor mortgagor is secondary to the associations lien. How so? He argued that the first mortgagees senior lien position does not transfer to a second holder of the mortgage. This has resulted in the association recouping all of its assessments, costs and attorney fees. Meisner is also pursuing legal claims that the bank is refusing to exercise their right of foreclosure for self-serving reasons. By not exercising this right, the banks interest in the unit is being protected by the association; the bank gets a benefit of maintenance but isnt paying for it. In short, there are new realities in buying condos anywhere. Beyond pricing, terms, financing, etc., the quality of your investment will depend in part on the extent of your upfront investigation and help from experienced legal counsel. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based Certified Financial Analyst. h a th s re if p jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA jshowaltercfa@yahoo.com

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He has served on the finance committee of the Community Foundation of Collier County. Walter Schacht has been named senior vice presidentmarket executive for the Naples office of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust. A chartered financial consultant and certified financial planner, he holds a bachelors degree from the University of North Texas and has more than 13 years of experience in trust and financial services. He is the co-founder of the Special Needs Childrens Fund and serves on the planned giving committee for the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and on the board of directors for Friends of the Orphans and the American Red Cross of Collier County. Mr. Schacht also serves on the Estate Planning Council of Naples and the Presidents Council at Hodges University. He is a cabinet member of the American Military Veterans Education Fund Committee. Kenneth Brown has joined Encore National Bank as senior vice presidentcommercial lending. He previously managed the SBA Lending Department for the state of Florida for BankAtlantic and the SBA Lending Department for SunTrust of Southwest Florida. Accounting Victoria Loyola of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A. recently became a CPA. A graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelors degree in accounting and a masters in accounting and taxation, Ms. Loyola is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. She specializes in business tax services, QuickBooks set-up and implementation for specific entity needs including training on software use. Aviation Anu Lacis has been appointed to the Lee County Port Authority Airports Special Management Committee, an advisory board to the Lee County Board of Port Commissioners that reviews policy, administrative and management matters for Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field. Ms. Lacis has more than 30 years of management experience in several different roles at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Most recently, she served as the manager of Teterboro Airport 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. Prior to that, she spent spent 15 years at Newark Liberty International Airport, first as a manager of special projects and then as the manager of program development. A resident of Bonita Springs, she has a masters degree and a bachelors degree from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and is a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives. Banking Kent Anderson has been appointed senior private banker for Harris Private Bank in Naples. Mr. Anderson has more than 25 years in the banking industry and most recently served at U.S. Trust in Construction Frank Stout has joined GATES as a project manager responsible for planning and executing projects, managing project objectives, requirements and site personnel. Mr. Stout has more than 16 years of experience in the construction industry with a focus in government, parks and recreation, education and hospitality projects. He earned a bachelors degree in construction management from Florida International University and has held his general contractors license since 2002. Health Care Deborah Teter has been named director of business services for Millennium Physician Group. She oversees day-today operations of the billing department and Millenniums compliance with insurance carriers billing and payment guidelines. Ms. Teter has more than 20 years of experience in physician billing and business services and joins Millennium from Lee Memorial Health System, where her responsibilities for Lee Physician Group included billing/coding/ compliance for more than 200 primary care and specialty providers in more than 30 specialties. She managed a staff of more than 100 employees. Amber Perymon, Psy.D., has been promoted to director of clinical services and outreach with Eden Autism Services Florida. She is responsible for developing, monitoring and managing all clinical services provided to children with autism. Dr. Perymon earned her doctorate in clinical child psychology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and gained extensive experience in autism diagnosis, assessment and treatment at the Kelberman Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Cincinnati Childrens Hospitals Center for Developmental Disabilities, the Brief Therapy Clinic at the South Behavioral Therapy Center, and Wright State Universitys Center for Disability Services. Hospitality Nathalie HerreraCarmona, manager of the McDonalds on Marco Island, has received the Ray Kroc Award in recognition of her performance as one of the top 1 percent of McDonalds managers in the country. Ms. Herrera-Carmona started working with the Adams & OReilly McDonalds organization as a cook in 2002. Only 141 managers around the country received the Ray Kroc Award this year and were honored recently at a banquet in Chicago. Lisa Vinciguerra has been promoted to director of sales and conference services for the Hilton Naples. She joined the staff of the hotel in September 2001 as director of catering. Her new responsibilities include directing sales efforts for group conferences and meetings, corporate and leisure travel. Sales & Marketing Colton Klingensmith has joined CONRIC PR & Marketing as a sales executive. Mr. Klingensmith holds a bachelors of business administration degree in entrepreneurship and marketing from the University of Miami. He will handle advertising sales for publications including Res Gestae, a niche magazine for attorneys, and Black & Gold, the Bishop Verot High School alumni magazine. LOYOLA SCHACT BROWN PERYMON HERRERA-CARMONA VINCIGUERRA Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995*PER YEAR*Rates are based on standard rate postage. 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RSVP at www.wnocc.org no later than April 8.>> The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its next Business After 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Ave Maria School of Law, 1025 Commons Circle, Naples. Cost is $5 in advance, $10 at the door for chamber members, $25 for others. Register at www.napleschamber.org.>> Gulf Coast Venture Forum members and guests will hear presentations from four companies during the next meeting from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the members club room at Tiburon. Guests must register in advance at www.gcvf.com. For more information, call 262-6300. >> The Certified Financial Analysts Society of Naples meets for luncheon and a program titled The Risks that Hide in Plain Sight at noon Tuesday, April 19, at McCormick & Schmicks in Mercato. 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Call 436-6100 or sign up at www.cbia.net.>> The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce holds its 11th annual Marco Island Business Expo on Thursday, April 21. To reserve a spot as a vendor, contact Vicki Williams at 394-7549 or Vicki@marcoislandchamber.org.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 BUSINESS B7 a timely manner, it certainly can create ill feelings with a friend or neighbor, agrees Steve Braveman who, along with Paul Patro and their wives, runs BeaSafe Home Watch Service in Estero. But selecting a reputable service is not always easy, says Diane Westphal, who founded Your Home Watch Professionals in Naples in 2005. Think about this: You are turning the keys to your home over to someone, she says. That is a responsibility that should never be taken lightly. Complicating the selection process is that there are no specific licensing requirements in Florida for home watching. But, of course, the home watcher should hold some sort of business license. Whoever you select absolutely should be a licensed business that is insured and bonded, says Ms. Westphal, who is actively leading a drive to impose stricter standards on the industry. Ms. Westphal conducts seminars called Who Has My Keys to inform the public and real estate professionals about what to demand from a home watcher. Simply using Google or a telephone directory is a dangerous way to select a watcher, she says. Ask around among friends and neighbors, and real estate professionals are another good source when it comes to finding an honest and dependable watch service. Most home watchers charge by the visit. Charges can vary from around $40 a visit to nearly $70, depending on the size of the property and whether it is a condo or a detached home. Ms. Westphal says if a service offers a rock-bottom rate lets say $15 a visit it could be a tipoff that it is neither insured nor bonded. We dont do monthly visits, says Mr. Myers, whose firm checks either weekly or twice a month. So much can go wrong in a month, and if you wait that long to uncover it, it can be an absolute disaster. Mr. Braveman concurs, and his service offers only bi-weekly or weekly options. Ms. Westphal says the frequency of inspection is crucial. Her firm offers options of seven, 10 or 14 days, and she has horror stories of what can happen when the time between checks is any longer. She knows of one instance in Naples where a home owner did not employ a service. There was a minor air conditioning malfunction, which if addressed early could have been repaired at minimal expense. But no one noted the problem, and this relatively insignificant problem led to extreme humidity within the home, which, in turn, resulted in a severe mold problem that developed over a few days. The final cost to the homeowner exceeded $30,000. Checking once a month is simply not going to do the job, says Mr. Myers. Mold and mildew alone can become a major disaster in much less time than that. Ms. Westphal says her service detects problems in approximately 30 percent of the residences it watches. Because most of these problems are found early, serious (and costly) repairs are rare, she says. The idea that reputable home watchers merely walk through a residence and look for obvious problems is simply not true, says Mr. Braveman. His business, like Ms. Westphals and Mr. Myers, operates from a detailed checklist of potential problems and hazards. They do, of course, look for things like signs of break-in or vandalism, but that is the tip of the iceberg. They also check to make sure that services such as pool maintenance and landscaping are being done according to plan. Other areas that draw attention are possible water leaks, plumbing problems, signs of mold and mildew and even ancillary services such as checking on and starting any motor vehicles that left behind. There are problems specific to owning a home in Florida that are unique to this area, says Mr. Braveman. Because of the weather the heat and humidity it is quite different from owning a home up north, and not everyone realizes this. After every inspection, Mr. Braveman, Mr. Myers and Ms. Westphal say they inform the homeowner of what they have found usually by e-mail. We let them know even if we have found nothing unusual, says Ms. Westphal. Part of what we are offering is peace of mind, says Mr. Braveman. We dont communicate with our clients only when there is a problem. Using a reliable watch service also can result in insurance benefits. In some instances it might lower the rate, and it usually helps to validate claims if a problem takes place. Apart from the more sophisticated aspects of home watching, there are other more elemental reasons for having someone look after a home. Quite often we find that the owners have the lights on or left the front door unlocked and the security system off, says Mr. Myers. Its not that unusual, and its something we all can identify with. Who hasnt gone on a trip and then suddenly thought, Did I turn the oven off? WATCHINGFrom page B1 COURTESY PHOTOSteve Braveman and Paul Patro of BeaSafe Home Watch Service in EsteroCOURTESY PHOTOA broken air conditioner can quickly lead to serious mold problems.

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REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B9WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 The lakefront clubhouse and several model homes are well under way in Manchester Square, the WCI Communities master-planned development on Livingston Road, between Vanderbilt Beach and Pine Ridge roads in North Naples. The clubhouse will serve as the 37-acre communitys central hub, with a state-of-the art fitness center, catering kitchen and gathering room for group activities. Outdoor amenities will include a pool, playground, basketball court and barbecue area. Completion is targeted for May. Among the models homes under construction in Manchester Square are the Azalea and the Gardenia. The Azalea offers three bedrooms, two baths and a flex room that can function as a living room or formal dining room. The home has 1,862 square feet of air-conditioned living space and 2,522 total square feet, including a two-car garage, covered lanai and entry. The Azalea is priced from $279,990. The Gardenia is one of four twostory designs offered in Manchester Square. It has five bedrooms and three baths in 2,762 square feet of airconditioned living space. Designed around a great room, the floor plan places three of the bedrooms on the first floor, including the owners suite, which offers an oversized walkin closet and a private bath with garden tub, glass-enclosed shower and water closet. The two second-floor bedrooms share a full bath. With its two-car garage, covered entry and lanai, the Gardenia offers nearly 3,500 total square feet. The home is priced from $359,990. The Azalea and Gardenia both offer tray ceilings in select rooms, tile in main living areas, carpeted bedrooms and dedicated laundry rooms with sinks. Additional features include solid surface windowsills and bathroom countertops, ceramic tiled showers, granite kitchen counters and Moen stainless steel faucets. Each home also has a Whirlpool appliance package, and buyers can choose Italianate or Spanish-style exterior details. Manchester Square will have a total of 117 single-family and attached villa homes starting from $219,990. Oneand two-story single-family homes range from 1,862 to 3,304 square feet of living area and feature three to five bedrooms and twoand three-car garages. Attached villas have two bedrooms, a den and two baths with 1,557 square feet of living area. For more information about Manchester Square, visit the sales center at the communitys Livingston Road entrance, call 598-2370 or visit www. ManchesterSquareWCI.com. Manchester SquareClubhouse, models nearing completion in The Lutg ert Companies, developer of the Esperia tower in Bonita Bay, is offering up to $50,000 in design credit incentives for the 13 remaining developer residences available in the luxury high-rise. Floor plans in Esperia, which rises 28 stories and affords views of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, range from 2,020 square feet under air to 3,340 square feet under air and have three bedrooms, three baths, living and dining rooms and screened terraces. Three of the 13 remaining residences are open as models, with interior design by Brie, Design Group West and Robb & Stucky. The tower has an electronic entry system, a lobby staffed with a management assistant, an automated car rinse, trash chutes that automatically sort refuse and recyclables, a manager in residence and four suites for overnight guests. Premier Sothebys International Realty, the real estate division of The Lutgert Companies, is the exclusive representative for homes in Esperia. For more information, call 495-1105 or visit www. Bonitabayhighrises.com. Developer incentives offered for remaining Esperia unitsSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Condo & HOA Law Group opens Naples officeRichard DeBoest II and Susan McLaughlin of Condo & HOA Law Group have opened an office at 780 Fifth Ave. S. in Naples. The firm serves homeowner, condominium, co-operative, timeshare, country club and manufactured home associations in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. In 1963, Richard DeBoest Sr. drafted the first Declaration of Condominium ever filed in Southwest Florida. The firm still represents that condominium association. The firms attorneys are members of the Community Association Institute and the Condominium Sub-Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Florida Bar. For more information, call 261-9033 in Naples or visit condoandhoalawgroup.com.NAR president set for SWF visitElement Funding Inc., in cooperation with the Bonita Springs Estero Association of Realtors, presents The Future of the Real Estate Industry, with Ron Phipps, 2011 president of the National Association of Realtors, on Friday morning, June 17, at Spanish Wells Country Club. Cost is $10 per person. For reservations, contact Bill Barnes by calling 992-6771, ext. 308, or e-mailing Bbarnes@bonitaspringsrealtors.com.Montebello sold out in Miromar LakesMiromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club announces that the 40 coach in the communitys Montebello neighborhood in Costa del Lago are sold out. Four coach homes comprise each two-story building in Montebello.Coconut Point reports strong salesTony Rodriguez, director of sales, reports that more than 50 units in The Residences at Coconut Point have sold over the past 12 months. Everything is up traffic, contracts and closings, he says. The residences are part of the Coconut Point complex of shops, restaurants and services. Eight three-story buildings have a total of 290 homes that are priced from $149,900 to $349,900. Floor plans from 1,000 square feet to 2,200 square feet have private lanais. There is a community fitness center, club room, pool and sun deck. BRIEFS COURTESY PHOTOEsperia towers 28 stories above Bonita Bay and overlooks Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The Camellia The Gardenia REAL ESTATE

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MARCO ISLANDS PREMIER PROPERTY From the estates private gated entry to its 293 foot seawall on open gulf waters with western views, this home exudes true quality and elegance...an architectural masterpiece! This home boasts 11,662 square feet of lavish interior living space which includes tra vertine marble oors with exquisite inlay designs and masterful wood craftsmanship throughout. 5 bedrooms suites, 6.3 baths, 4 replaces, elevator, exercise room, billiards room, movie theatre, wine room, sauna, spectacular entrance with 33 original hand painted d omed ceiling and dual staircase are a few of the many features of this stunning estate home. Relax on the expansive 7300+ multi tiered lanai and enjoy endless sunsets and majestic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Six balconies provide spectacular views and private, tranquil space. Moor your yacht along the 255 dock. Private website available for quali ed buyers. Price upon request.Villa San MicheleMARCO ISLAND, FLORIDA MARINERS PALM HARBOUR #405 New construction in highly desirable south end of Marco! Walk to beach, water direct(no bridges) boat slips available! 3bd/3.5b a with den! over 3200SF under air with 5200SF deck completely around unit! Incredible views! Travertine oors, bamboo oor in den, state of the art kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances! Outdoor kitchen with granite counters, 2 garage spaces and BUILDER SAYS SELL! Price slashed to $ 1,099,000Over 15M is sales in the last 120 days! If you want SOLD on your property call the Rogers Team! www.Marcoareaexperts.com Cathy Rogers 239-821-7926 cathy@marcoareaexperts.com Phil Rogers 239-821-7924 phil@marcoareaexperts.com

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'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATE AMERIVEST Realty Great Gulf views, 2677SF, 3/3, 2 lanais. $894,000 3+Den/3.5Ba. completely refurbished 2872SF end unit. $985,000 Dramatic 2677SF, elegant upgrades, beach/Wiggins Pass views. $799,000 Walk into breathtaking views! 2677SF, Wood rs, Granite kit. 3/3. $889,000 "Best Buy Admiral" granite kit, end unit,3+Den/3.5Ba 2872SF. $895,000 3096 SF, lanais off living & Master suite, amazing views. $1,499,000. 2677SF, designer decorated, wood rs, Gulf/ Bay/River views. $849,900 Marble rs, new granite kit, Gulf views, 3+Den/3.5Ba. $1,299,900 New Kit, tile/wood rs., W.Gulf/Wiggins Pass Views, 3/3 2677SF. $874,900 Estate home/guest house, 1.4 acres, 9640SF, exceptional detail! $3,950,000 Elegant 4669SF, 4+Den/4.5Ba. w/private guest cabana. $2,149,000 10 Acre w/home, can be subdivided, west of 75. $3,900,000 5898SF, 4+den, private estate pool home. $1,795,000 Authentic beach cottage, 2642SF, amazing views, replace. $999,000 3+Den, oversized pool-extended lanai, like new. $695,000 Immaculate home, spacious lanai w/ 33'x13 pool, Motivated! $237,000 S. Ft. Myers: Well maintained, new A/C,carpet, paint, lake view, 3/2. $239,900 Bermuda Bay II: Refurbished, 2/2, Hi-Ceilings, top r, single car garage. $248,000 32'x14'x4', slip is permitted for a vessel w/ LOA of 32ft. $94,500 S. Boat Slip #11: LOA of 125'/24', close to 5th Ave. $1,349,000 OPEN HOUSE SUN 1-4 Pelican Isle I #402 Pelican Isle II #201 Pelican Isle II #303 Pelican Isle II #302 Bright, spacious great room, w/ water views, 2 lanais, 2428SF. $749,000 Beautiful waterfront! New decor, 2677SF, 3/3. $799,000 Granite kit, new carpet, upgrades, spacious 2428SF, Views!. $779,000 Pelican Isle III #605 Pelican Isle III #702 Pelican Isle III #906 BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 thefosterteam@comcast.net www.youtube.com/fosterteamnaples Pine Ridge | 60 North Street Mediterra | 15204 Medici Way Livingston Woods | 6520 Daniels Rd.Audubon | 345 Chancery Way Estancia | 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #603West Bay Club | 22129 Natures Cove Ct.Spring Lakes | 11600 Red Hibiscus Dr. Bay Forest | 15465 Cedarwood Ln. #303 Laurel Oaks | 5769 Elizabeth Ann Way Old Naples Seaport | 1001 10th Ave. Marina Bay Club | 13105 Vanderbilt Dr. #4 Pelican Isle III #602 Pelican Isle III #403 Pelican Isle III #503 Pelican Isle II #304P elican Isle II #402

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550 5th Ave S., Naples, FL 34102 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. THEGRANTGROUPFL. COM THE GRANT GROUPBest of Bonita 550 5th Ave S. Naples, FL 34102 BONITA BEACH $3,999,999 Beaufully furnished 4BD+Den/5BA Gulffront home LORETTA YOUNG 239 BONITA BEACH $3,475,000 Direct beachfront, contemporary styling, newly com pleted beachside pool. DOUG GRANT 239 BONITA BEACH $2,495,000 Direct gulf front on Beach, four separate suites with spa DOUG GRANT 239 BONITA BEACH $1,895,000 Delighul beachfront home, duplex with total of 3BD/3BA DOUG GRANT 239 BONITA BEACH $1,899,000 Tropical Tommy Bahama style home, recently updat ed 4BD/3BA DOUG GRANT 239 BONITA BEACH $1,899,999 Beachfront, spacious 4BD/4BA home, recently redec orated LORETTA YOUNG 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4BONITA BEACH $1,795,000 Over a quarter acre of prime beachfront, with rental coage, 5BD/3BA beach home DOUG GRANT 239 AUDUBON $969,500 Fabulous courtyard home, 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home is a true experience! DOUG GRANT 239 KINGS KEW $895,000 Wide bay views, twostory, threebedroom, three bath pool home with cabana. DOUG GRANT 239 BAY HARBOR CLUB $495,000 Beauful 2bedroom unit with bay and paral gulf views. DOUG GRANT 239 AUDUBON $634,500 Spacious Southerly facing lanai, outdoor kitchen, pool and spa, golf course view DOUG GRANT 239 PELICAN POINTE CONDO $750,000 One of the only 3bedroom units available in the area! DOUG GRANT 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4BRIDGEWATER $429,000 Wide bay views, close to the beach DOUG GRANT 239 THE EGRET $455,000 Inving 2BR/2BA Direct beachfront with fantasc views of the Gulf of Mexico DOUG GRANT 239 TARPON COVE $254,900 Fabulous updated 2 bedroom, 2 bath and den/oce condo with private garage West of US 41. Craig Palmer 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 www.26748HickoryBlvd.com www.27664HickoryBlvd.com www.26460HickoryBlvd.com www.15214BurnabyDrive.com 27700 KINGS KEW 788 ASHBURTON 4975 BONITA BEACH RD, #304 849 CARRICK BEND CIR, #101

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ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. THIS OFFERING IS MADE BY THE PROSPECTUS FOR THE CONDOMINIUM AND NO STATEMENT SHOULD BE RELIED UPON IF NOT MADE IN THE PROSPECTUS. THIS IS NOT AN OFFER TO SELL, OR SOLICITATION OF OFFERS TO BUY, THE CONDOMINIUM UNITS IN STATES WHERE SUCH OFFER OR S OLICITATION CANNOT BE MADE. PRICES, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. WE ARE PLEDGED TO THE LETTER AND SPIRIT OF THE U.S. POLICY FOR ACHIEVEMENT OF EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY THROUGHOUT THE NATION. WE ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT AN AFFIRMATIVE ADVERTISING AND MARKETING PROGRAM IN WHICH THERE ARE NO BARRIERS TO OBTAINING HOUSING BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, HANDICAP, FAMILIAL STATUS OR NATIONAL ORIGIN. OBTAIN THE PROPERTY REPORT REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW AND READ IT BEFORE SIGNING ANYTHING. NO FEDERAL AGENCY HAS JUDGED THE MERITS OR VALUE, IF ANY, OF THIS PROPERTY. THE DEVELOPER WILL PAY MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP MEMBERSHIP. MEMBER IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FEES ASSOCIATED WITH USING THE MEMBERSHIP SUCH AS GOLF CART FEES, ANY RENTAL FEES, ETC. OFFER AVAILABLE ONLY WITH SELECT RESIDENCES FOR A LIMITED TIME. PLEASE SEE A SALES AGENT FOR FURTHER DETAILS. 239-948-9009 888-922-0060 WestBayClub.com 95% sold out but weve saved THE BEST FOR LAST Time is of the essence right now with the release of Jasmine Bays nal collection of South Tower residences. Beginning at the 14th oor, these limited edition homes feature the very best of views interiors oorplans and value. Southwest Floridas #1 selling community is more than 95% sold out, so act quickly before its too late. Buy today and enjoy savings beyond compare The VIEWS are endless. The OPPORTUNITY is not. OVER $20,000 IN MOVE-IN INCENTIVES ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. THIS OFFERING IS MADE BY THE PROSPECTUS FOR THE CONDOMINIUM AND NO STATEMENT SHOULD BE RELIED UPON IF NOT MADE IN THE PROSPECTUS. THIS IS NOT AN OFFER TO SELL, OR SOLICITATION OF OFFERS TO BUY, THE CONDOMINIUM UNITS IN STATES WHERE SUCH OFFER OR SOLICITATION CANNOT BE MADE. PRICES, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. WE ARE PLEDGED TO THE LETTER AND SPIRIT OF THE U.S. POLICY FOR ACHIEVEMENT OF EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY THROUGHOUT THE NATION. WE ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT AN AFFIRMATIVE ADVERTISING AND MARKETING PROGRAM IN WHICH THERE ARE NO BARRIERS TO OBTAINING HOUSING BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, HANDICAP, FAMILIAL STATUS OR NATIONAL ORIGIN. OBTAIN THE PROPERTY REPORT REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW AND READ IT BEFORE SIGNING ANYTHING. NO FEDERAL AGENCY HAS JUDGED THE MERITS OR VALUE, IF ANY, OF THIS PROPERTY. THE DEVELOPER WILL PAY MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP MEMBERSHIP. MEMBER IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FEES ASSOCIATED WITH USING THE MEMBERSHIP SUCH AS GOLF CART FEES, ANY RENTAL FEES, ETC. OFFER AVAILABLE ONLY WITH SELECT RESIDENCES FOR A LIMITED TIME. PLEASE SEE A SALES AGENT FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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For homebuyers in North Naples, the choice is clear: Only Stock gives you brand new construction with more value, more features and more choices than any other homebuilder. Select from luxury options that offer a variety of granite countertops and 8 levels of cabinets to customize the home of your dreams, your choice of interior paint in designer colors, a variety of tile selections from which to choose and much more. What are you waiting for? For quality construction that lasts a lifetime, and value-packed homes, your only decision is which Stock community to visit rst! On-site sales centers open daily. Broker participation welcomed. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. Secoya Reserve Developed by Secoya, LLC and Black Bear Ridge Developed by Black Bear Ridge Naples, LLC member of the Stock Development family of Companies. The renderings, designs and other depictions may be of locations or activities not on the property however, are based on current development plans and are for the purpose of illustration only and subject to change without notice. 239-514-2706 www.stockdevelopment.comSSingle family homes from $259,990.Located o Livingston Road on Veterans Memorial Blvd. approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road.3 decorator models now open BOTH SALES CENTERS NOW OPEN from $259,990 What buyers wantLOCATION QUALITY VALUENow Offering $20,000 Towards Options & Upgrades! Single family homes from $329,990.Located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, east of I-75 and west of 951. Decorator models coming soon

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J Cbt287-6732 Bn Cn370-8687 239-596-2520 3250 VILLAGEWALK CIRCLE, #101, NAPLES, FLORIDA STOP BY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES ISLANDWALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION Causal Elegance 4BR,3.5BA, features both formal living and dinning, replace, custom moldings, and pool w/lake views! Pristine Condition. Furnishings Included! Shows Like New $499,000 TURNKEY PACKAGETown home offers 3BA,3BA and 2 car-garage! Great light and bright end unit offers freshly painted interior, new carpet ,and large screen lanai, FRESH and ready to move right in!! $239,900 Exquisite 4BR, 3.5BA, features totally renovated kitchen that would be a chefs dream with custom cabinetry, center Island, sub Zero refrigerator, top of the line Wolf appliances, granite counter, double ovens and more! The home also boast genuine hardwood oors, renovated master bath, private custom pool ,complete hurricane protection and much more! GREAT VALUE $549,000 MAKE OFFER TODAY! VILLAGE WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION3BR,2.5 BA plus den beauty has the WOW factor for its views. Outstanding Sunset and wide water views from inside and out! Original owners have taken pride in their seasonal home and it shines throughout. $375,000 The unique over-sized lot is only one of the fabulous features this 3BR,2.5 BA plus den has to offer. Upgraded throughout with tile in living areas, new stainless appliances, granite, private pool with lake view and more! $379,000 Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA,plus den spacious single family home features open oor plan with upgrades including private heated salt pool with lake views! Accordion Hurricane protection for entire home and much more! $377,000 Nicely appointed Oakmont model offers 3BR, 2.5BA plus den, tile throughout entire home, built-in entertainment center, and large screen lanai with lake views. Desirable location just steps from all amenities. $349,900 Turnkey Package Available Extra clean Oakmont with real wood oors, full hurricane protection"turn key" package available. $344,900 Lovely 2BR, 2BA with open oor plan lives like a single family home. Immaculate home offers tile in living areas, custom heated pool with lake views, hurricane shutters and more! $269,900 2/2 Extended Capri with custom Nassau pool and spa, new a/c and appliances. Spotless house in the middle of the community. $279,900 READY NOW! 3BR,2.5BA plus den EXTENDED Oakmont model offers 2181 under air! Pristine condition and ready now. Home is decorator ready and offers freshly painted neutral interior, granite, new carpet in bedrooms, 20" tile in living areas, NEW A/C, and complete hurricane protection! $349,900 The Manor, only 18 of these beauties were built in Village Walk. 4 plus den, 3 1/2 baths, 3 car, with pool. $589,000 The Glenwood is a 3 bedroom single family home. Features pool, granite in kitchen and master, 10 ft ceilings, hurricane shutters...more. $268,000 3BR, 2.5 Plus Den Very upgraded pool home on wide easement lot on quiet street. Not for the bargain hunter, but rather for the quality seeker. $449,900 PENDING PENDING PENDINGLuxury 3 BR, 2BA REGENT patio home. Pristine home offers tile through out, built-in entertainment center, newer A/C complete hurricane protection, and screened lanai with lake views. In-ground spa and additional landscaping. $284,900 NEW LISTING OTHER FINE NAPLES LOCATIONSCedar Hammock. Bundled Golf Course living at its nest! 3 plus den with bright Eastern exposure. $529,000 CEDAR HAMMOCK VILLAGE WALK CONTINUEDExtended 2BR,2BA lake view Capri offer 1680 sq ft of living space under air! Desirable oor plan features tile, built -in entertainment center, NEW A/C private southern facing pool with lake views! $259,000 $5,000 Decorator Credit2BR, 2BA Capri located large corner lot with abundance of privacy! Great investment opportunity! PRICE TO SELL! $205,000 SHORT SALE NEW LISTINGBeautiful lake and preserve views from this 2 plus den, 2 bath condo with 1 car garage. Low condo fees, 1st oor, great location near pool and entrance. Buy it now for $148,000 SHERWOOD NEW PRICE

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Quail West Golf & Country Club is offered by Quail West Realty, LLC., a licensed real estate broker. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice.Before you leave for the season, join us for an Open House at uail West to discover the home youll return to next year. Tour three spacious villa residences, marvel at the amazing clubhouse, and savor the possibilities of your new private club lifestyle. Purchase now and you'll have your own new classic to return to when you y south for winter.Just south of Bonita Beach Road on Bonita Grande 6289 Burnham Road, Naples 34119 QuailWest.comTAIL LIGHT OPEN HOUSE EVENTOPEN SUNDAY 1 Villas from the $800s Opportunity isnt just knocking... its kicking in the door.BEFORE YOU RIDE NORTH, CRUISE INTO QUAIL WEST. 4487 Wayside Drive $2,995,000 13691 Pondview Circle $2,750,000 6223 Highcroft Drive $1,995,000

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DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL | 239.273.1376www.DavidNaples.com SW Gulf views. Over $300K in renovations. 2,076 sq ft. $1,329,000 in The Moorings. The Moorings Brand new luxury beachfront condos from $2.4 million and up Moraya Bay From $2 million in Park Shore to over $10 million in Port Royal Luxury Waterfront 4,164 sq ft. 4bed/5bath. Lake & Golf views. $1,495,000 at Tuscany Reserve Tuscany Reserve Luxury high rise beachfront condos. Priced from $2 million + Bay Colony Rare pie-shaped lot. Approx 135 of waterfront. Quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. $2,499,000 Aqualane Shoresnaples luxury real estate Open Sun 1-4 2,873 sq ft. Rarely occupied 2nd oor coach home. Southwest golf course view. $649,500 at Mediterra Built in 2007. 3,925 living sq ft. Private lake views. $1,995,500 at Mediterra 3,786 sq ft. 4bed/4bath. Built in 2007. Private lake views. $1,999,999 at Mediterra 1.27 acre lot. golf/lake views. New 5bed/6bath. 10,262 total sq ft. $4,995,000 at Mediterra 2,876 sq ft. Offered furnished. Private preserve views. $599,900 at Mediterra Brand new. 7,316 total sq ft. 1 acre lot. 4bed/4bath. Offered at $2,750,000 at Mediterramediterra 2,505 sq ft. 1st oor 3+den/3 bath coach home with spectacular long lake views. $595,000 at Mediterra Build your custom Mediterra home on one of the few remaining lots. From $299,000 to over $1M Possibly the best home site available in Cabreo. 2,875 sq ft 3+Den/3.5bath $679,000 at Mediterra PENDING SOLD REDUCED $90K! Open Sun 1-4

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Classic Florida Todays LifestyleThe affordable alternative to gated, high rise, high fee communitieswww.GardenBeachBungalows.com open houseSunday 1 to 4692 94th North Naples $359,000 613 109th North Naples $459,000 628 106th North Naples $679,000For more info contact Barb Kennedy239.594.9689 or barb@KennedyDetails.comBrokers Protected Sarah Hoag, CRS, GRI, RealtorAmerivest Realty | 500 5th Ave. South | Naples,FL www.sarahhoag.com | 239-293-5652GOLFERS DELIGHT $119,900 A REAL GEM $99,900 GREAT VALUE $124,900 JUST FOR YOU $139,900 FOXFIRE VERANDAH $265,000 NEW TO MARKET $149,900Beautiful turnkey furnished 2BR 2BA unit with water views in Fox re CC. New roof, new A/C, electric hurricane shutters. 27 holes championship golf included.Call Sarah Today! TASTEFULLY ELEGANT $314,900 Elegant 3 BR 2 BA pool home located in Fox re CC. New roof, newer A/C, kitchen. Family room off kitchen. 27 holes championship golf & own your own golf cart! Fox re rst oor 2BR, 2BA turnkey furnished golf condo. New hot water heater, newer appliances, golf included. Gated community, close to downtown 5th Avenue. Dont miss this 2 BR 2 BA townhouse with new kitchen (2009), new half-bath (2009), crown molding, ceramic tile ooring. Riviera golf course across the street. Second oor golf view condo has it all! New A/C, appliances, kitchen counters, tile oor. Hurricane sliders. 27 holes golf included Top oor 2BR 2BA Countryside end unit. New A/C and new kitchen appliances. Golf course views. Call today for an appointment. Rare top oor end unit, 2 BR plus den. New A/C, new guest bath vanity, new washer & dryer, Hurricane shutters, one car garage. Own your own golf cart! 27 holes championship golf included. Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netwww.JackiStrategos.com Richard Droste Realtor239-572-5117rddsmd@comcast.net Contemporary home on cul-de-sac, 3BR/2BA, upgraded cabinets, granite, extended lanai.Masters Reserve Lely Resort $339,500 NEW PRICECoach home w/3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Garage, major upgrades, generous sq. ft. Ascot at Lely Resort $320,000 Vacant parcel, spotless community. Golf course view, storage shed. Great location.Silver Lakes Mfg/RV Park $95,000 MOTIVATED SELLER BEAUTIFUL UNIT Be In the Know. In the Now.Subscribe now and youll get comprehensive local news coverage, investigative articles, business happenings as well as the latest in real estate trends, dining, social events and much more.Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995*PER YEARPlease allow 2-4 weeks for delivery of first issue. *Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscriptio n will cost $29.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. Call 239.325.1960 or visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.com

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St. Raphael #1109 One of Pelican Bays Finest Buildings $1,799,000 Sharon McKie239-352-4945 smckie@comcast.net Walk to 5th Ave, great street with newer homes, only 3 lots to open bay. 3/2 home with 20X30 screened lanai. 10X27 dock, no bridges to Gulf. New roof and A/C in 2005. GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! Panoramic East to West views! The end unit offers sunset and Gulf views as well as Eastern golf course views. Elegantly nished with marble oors, fabulous faux nishes, crown molding and professionally decoratedone of the nicest units in the building. It also has one of the largest kitchens with view of the golf course. Lots of light and windows, large sunset open terrace and a Master Suite with Gulf views, his and hers closets, marble bath with jacuzzi tub and natural light. Second Master also enjoys Gulf views. 3 bedrooms with en-suite baths, large breakfast area with a view, 2,600 sq. ft. under air, 2 parking spaces. FOR THE MOST DISCRIMINATING TASTESIMPLY ELEGANT. CALL FOR YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.1399 Osprey Gulf Access Home $595,000 INVESTORS CORNER 2/2 1,200 sq. ft. granite counters, marble baths, wood and tile oors, gated community, built in 2002. $79,000 short sale. LAND ACQUISITION OPPORTUNITY 123 continuous acres East Trail across from Fiddlers Creek. Fenced, cleared, utilities, home and warehouse $6,635,000. BUYER REPRESENTATION Experience & Knowledge. Call me for the straight scoop and current market statistics.(239) 352-4945

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Your homeowners insurance company would agree...Having your home watched while youre away is SMART. First Visit FREE! A Home Watch by Visit your new house today!www.OpenHouseSWFL.comThe rst stop to nding your new house!OpenHouse Southwest Florida lists the open houses for any given day in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero. Customize your search by choosing location, living area, price range and more, quickly and easily.We make nding your new home easy!The Of cial Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero REALTORS Website NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB30 WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Doreen Vachon 643-0636Home Grown Girl!Resident in Naples since 1969 OWNER FINANCE OR LEASE OPTION 161 4th St. 3/2, tiled oors, updated kitchen/baths. New windows. Wrap around covered deck, carport, workshop/shed. $809 per month* $159,500*owner nance with 15%-20% down PITI, amortized over 30 years at 6% interest 3587 Bolero Way 3/2 garage, all updated, oversized lot backs up to golf course. $930 per month* $179,900 $10,000 Down, 6% Interest, Amortized over 20 years$143 per month* $29,900 Lot included in sales price co-op ownership. Newer home with carport, closed porch and decks around. 55+ community. BUILT IN 2002 2 bed plus den, 2 bath Carport, parking for 3 cars. Workshop shed and lanai. Quiet end of the road community with pool clubhouse. Recreation room, BBQ area. $97,400 $49,900 RECENT TRANSACTIONS 2600 Immokalee LL C has purchased 12,717 square feet of office space at 2600 Immokalee Road for $2,000,000 from Hold Thyssen LLC as receiver. David Stevens of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. 2R9 LL C has purchased 2,955 squar e feet of office space at 5435 Park Central Court, Unit J, for $486,000 from William and Bettie McAnly. David Stevens and Clint Sherwood of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. A d Depot Inc. has leased 1,464 squar e feet of office space at the Offices at Hammock C ove, 4670 Cardinal Way, from Hammock Cove LLC. Doris Taylor of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/ Naples brokered the transaction. Bank of America/Merrill Lynch has r enewed its lease of 5,723 square feet of office space at 700 Fifth Ave. S. from Fifth Avenue of Naples Inc. Randal Mercer of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/ Naples brokered the transaction. Elegant Style Salon LLC has leased 1 ,010 square feet of retail space at 4380 Gulf Shore Blvd., Suite 804, in Venetian Village from The Village Land Trust. Paige Eber of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Gr ace Development Inc. has purchased 6.54 acres of vacant land on Naples Boulevard for $2,300,000 from EVERBANK. David Stevens of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Har t Industrial of Naples LLC has pur chased a 1,200-square-foot industrial flex unit in Naples Business Park, 4730 Enterprise Ave. for $70,000 from Bayview Loan Servicing. Frank Szelest of RE/MAX Realty Group Commercial Division assisted both the buyer and the seller in the transaction. IBC F ifth Building LLC has purchased C ambier Place, a mixed-use building with 3,400 square feet of retail and 1,700 square feet of residential condominiums at 868 Fifth Ave. S. for $1,700,000 from Hexagon Development LLC. Fred Kermani of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/Naples represented the seller. Int ernational Seafood Consulting has leased 875 square feet of office space at the Commerce Center of Naples, 207 Airport Road, from Helios Naples LLC. Doris Taylor of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/Naples represented the tenant, and Dara Goren of Adler Realty Services represented the landlord. J ohn Gaffney and Donna Butler have purchased a 966-square-foot flex unit in Naples Business Par k, 4720 Enterprise Ave., for $60,000 from Bayview Loan Servicing. Frank Szelest of RE/MAX Realty Group Commercial Division assisted both the buyer and the seller in the transaction. J urgen Seebacher Trust has purchased a 966-squar e-foot flex unit in Naples Business Park, 4720 Enterprise Ave., for $60,000 from Bayview Loan Servicing. Frank Szelest of RE/MAX Realty Group Commercial Division assisted both the buyer and the seller in the transaction. L WB Rental LLC has purchased 3 ,750 square feet of industrial space at 3838 Arnold Ave. for $290,000 from Premier American Bank. William Gonnering of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Shelbourne T o wers LP has purchased 21,000 square feet of retail space at 6345 and 6355 Naples Blvd. for $3,225,000 from EVERBANK. David Stevens of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. W est Coast Lighting Inc. has leased 1 ,250 square feet of office space in Center at the Springs at 2541 Elementary Way, Suite 103, Bonita Springs, from SMG Properties LLC. Charles Jans of Grubb & Ellis | 1st Commercial negotiated the transaction.

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WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 B31 Buy short sales & foreclosures with con dence! Not associated with the government, and our service is not approved by the government or lenders. If you stop paying your mortgage, you could lose your home and damage your credit.(239) 498-3333 Foreclosure & Finance Center A Service of ONESource Real Estate Services Center BARGAIN PRICED HOMES FOR SALE This unit is at the Reserve at Naples. Foreclosure $58,900Low-Rise, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Second Floor Unit, 3 Floors Total, 744 Sq. Ft. under air, 826 total. PREMIUM LOCATION. STEPS TO POOL AND CLUBHOUSE. SPECTACULAR COMMUNITY AMENITIES WITH RESORT STYLE POOL, FITNESS, TENNIS, RACKETBALL, CLUBHOUSE. GATED COMMUNITY, LOW FEES. $19,900,0003760 Fort Charles DrivePatrick Murphy239-571-1177Patrick Murphy Realtyfor photos and floor plans go to:www.3760fortcharlesdr.com It is all that the price might imply. Our Portfolio of Southwest Floridas Rental PropertiesANNUAL RENTALS RENTAL DIVISION239.262.4242 800.749.7368PremierSothebysRealty.comBONITA SPRINGS & ESTERO AREA Bella Terra ..............................................$1100 Shadow Wood Preserve .......................$1275 Villa in Fairway Dunes ........................$1300 e Residences at Coconut Point .......$1350 Merano in e Colony .........................$2000 Bonita Bay/e Crossings ...................$2000 Florencia in e Colony ......................$2650 Furnished Annuals from $1000 Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each Oce Is Independently Owned And Operated.RENTNAPLES.COMNAPLES AREAUNFURNISHED CONDOMINIUMSMimosa Club .........................................$1050 Walden Oaks ........................................$1300 Parkshore/Bordeaux Club ..................$1400 Banyan Woods ......................................$1700 Parkshore Beach/Vistas ......................$2200 Furnished Annuals from $1200UNFURNISHED HOUSES Crescent Lakes ......................................$1900 River Reach Estates .............................$2400 Mill Run ................................................$2900 Coquina Sands .....................................$5500 Port Royal ..............................................$5900 Tiburon/Serana ..................................$6000 Port Royal ..............................................$6700Toll Brothers has teamed up with vendor partners around the country to hold a national Dream Home sales event at Toll Brothers communities around the country April 9-17. In Southwest Florida the event takes place at Firano at Naples and at Belle Lago in Estero and The Reserve at Estero. Buyers must make a deposit during the sale dates and sign an agreement of sale within 10 days of the deposit. Representatives from TBI Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, will be on hand in many communities to offer mortgage guidance. Single-family homes at Firano at Naples and in Belle Lago begin in the mid$300,000s; in The Reserve at Estero, singlefamily homes begin in the low $200,000s. Sales centers and designer-decorated models are open in each community from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information about specific incentives being offered in individual communities, visit www.TollSalesEvent.com. Toll Brothers sale includes three SWF communitiesCOURTESY PHOTOThe Tiena, by Toll Brothers in Firano at Naples

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 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 Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked28 BONITA BAY AZURE 4931 Bonita Bay Blvd. #CH104 $895,000 Premier SIR Peter Lent 273-1122 29 KINGS KEW 2770 Kings Kew $895,000 Doug Grant 239-860-0005 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker>$900,00030 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB II 435 Dockside Drive #703 $925,000 Premier SIR Suzanne Ring 821-7550 31 VANDERBILT BEACH BEACHMOOR 9051 Gulfshore Drive #603 $949,000 Premier SIR Stacie Ricci 777-5983 32 AUDUBON 15214 Burnaby Drive $969,500 Doug Grant 239-860-0005 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker 33 BONITA BAY ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #2101 $974,900 Premier SIR Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley 948-4000 34 OLD NAPLES 510 2nd Street South, #102 $999,999 Barry Brown 239-598-2257 Coldwell Banker>$1,000,00035 NORTH NAPLES AQUA 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Priced from $1,000,000 Premier SIR Call 591-2727 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 36 OLD NAPLES VILLAS VERONA 259 4th Avenue South #103 $1,195,000 Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 37 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1607 $1,250,000 Premier SIR Jean Tarkenton 595-0544 38 PELICAN BAY COCOBAY 7853 Cocobay Drive $1,445,000 Premier SIR Cathy Owen 269-3118 39 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1485 Anhinga Pointe Pre-construction villas from $1,500,000. Estate homes from $2,750,000. Estate homesites from $795,000. Premier SIR Call 261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 11-5 40 COQUINA SANDS 1775 Hurricane Harbor $1,695,000 Premier SIR Michael G. Lawler 571-3939 41 OLD NAPLES ISLA MAR 1006 5th Street South #503 $1,700,000 Premier SIR Ruth Trettis 403-4529 42 OLD NAPLES 663 11th Avenue South $1,795,000 Premier SIR Virginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 43 BONITA BEACH 26460 Hickory Blvd. $1,899,000 Doug Grant 239-860-0005 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker 27664 Hickory Blvd. $1,999,999 Loretta Young 239-450-5022 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker 26748 Hickory Blvd. $3,999,999 Loretta Young 239-450-5022 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker 44 BONITA BAY OAK KNOLL 27361 Oak Knoll Drive $2,188,000 Premier SIR Carol Wood/Claire McMahon 822-3709 45 OLD NAPLES 1025 5th St. South $2,299,000 Peak Realty Partners 213-0900 46 PELICAN MARSH BAY LAUREL ESTATES 8695 Purslane Drive $2,325,000 Premier SIR Terri Moellers/ Sharon Kaltenborn 404-7887 47 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive #407 Priced from $2,500,000 Premier SIR Call 514-5050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 48 AQUALANE SHORES 1990 6th Street South $2,795,000 Premier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 >$6,000,00049 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1275 Osprey Trail $6,975,000 Premier SIR Call 261-3148 >$8,000,00050 PORT ROYAL 3243 Gin Lane $8,450,000 Premier SIR Karen Van Arsdale 860-0894>$12,000,00051 PORT ROYAL 3045 Fort Charles Drive $12,950,000 Premier SIR Michael G. Lawler 571-3939>$100,0001 GLADES COUNTRY CLUB 243 Palm Drive, #2 $115,000 Larry Bresnahan 239-250-4452, Coldwell Banker 2 THE BROOKS SPRING RUN AUTUMN LAKE 23501 Sandycreek Terrace #1204 $184,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cathy Lieberman/Cindy Reiff 777-2441 3 PELICAN LANDING LAKEMONT COVE 24797 Lakemont Cove Lane #104 $199,000 Premier SIR Jack Despart 273-7931>$200,0004 VILLAGE WALK 3250 Village Walk Circle Ste #101 low $200,000s to mid $400,000s Illustrated Properties Real Estate, Inc. Call 239-5 96-2520 Mon. Fri. 11-4 and Sat. Sun. 11 to 4 5 BERMUDA GREENS 13020 Hamilton Harbour Drive, #I-12 $204,900 Judy Hansen 239-248-4735 The Judy Hansen Team/ Coldwell Banker 6 SHORE CLUB 705 Neapolitan Way #705 $219,000 Amelia Thompson 450-0852 7 TARPON COVE 849 Carrick Bend Circle, #101 $254,900 Craig Palmer 239-450-7999 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker>$300,0008 GARDEN BEACH BUNGALOWS NORTH NAPLES 692 94th Avenue $359,000 613 109th Avenue $459,000 628 106th Avenue $679,000 Barb Kennedy Kennedy Details Barb Kennedy 239.594.9689 Sunday 1 to 4 Broker Protected. Sunday 1 to 4 Broker Protected>$400,0009 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place Priced from the $400s Call 594-9400 Premier SIR Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 10 PELICAN BAY INTERLACHEN 6770 Pelican Bay Blvd. #215 $429,900 Premier SIR Amy Kodak 774-487-0027 11 STONEBRIDGE THORNBROOKE 1849 Pondside Lane $438,900 Premier SIR Dave/Ann R enner 7 84-5552 12 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 Priced from the mid$400s Premier SIR Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 13 BRIDGEWATER 4975 Bonita Beach Road, #304 $459,000 Doug Grant 239-860-0005 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker>$500,00014 PARK SHORE 755 Southern Pines Dr. $525,000 Peak Realty Partners Danielle Smith 398-0910 15 BONITA BAY ESPERIA and TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction priced from the mid-$500s Premier SIR Call 495-1105 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5>$600,00016 AUDUBON 788 Ashburton Lane $634,500 Doug Grant 239-860-0005 The Grant Group/Coldwell Banker 17 VINEYARDS VALLEY OAK 267 Silverado Drive $659,000 Premier SIR Mara Muller 272-6170 18 PARK SHORE 4770 Whispering Pine Way $669,000 Premier SIR Vickie Larscheid 250-5041 19 WYNDEMERE GOLF COTTAGES 264 Edgemere Way East $685,000 Premier SIR Kathryn Hurvitz 659-5126>$700,00020 BONITA BAY WOODLAKE 3607 Woodlake Drive $749,000 Premier SIR Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda/Becky Jaarda 248-7474 21 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB CONDOS 435 Dockside Drive $749,000 to $1,499,000 Bridgette Foster 239-253-8001 Amerivest Realty 22 PELICAN BAY GROSVENOR 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1705 $795,000 Premier SIR Jeri Richey 269-2203 23 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way Priced from $799,000 Premier SIR Call 594-1700 Mon-Sat 10-5/Sun 12-5 24 MARCO ISLAND 768 Bluebonnet Ct $799,000 Peak Realty Partners John Schultz 239-961-4951>$800,00025 PELICAN LANDING SANCTUARY 23817 Sanctuary Lakes Court $849,000 Premier SIR Roxanne Jeske 450-5210 26 PARK SHORE ESPLANADE CLUB 4551 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #202 $849,900 Premier SIR Phyllis ODonnell/Patrick ODonnell 269-6161 27 PARK SHORE THE TROPICS 4560 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #123 $850,000 Premier SIR Larry Roorda 860-2534 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 21

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A couture milestoneMarissa Collections turns 35, and more great reasons to celebrate. C34-37 Authors and BooksNaples Press Club festival will draw readers and writers to Fifth Avenue. C24 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011Form and functionWhen the two are at odds, the result can sometimes be a conversation piece. C26 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: InsideHigh-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village261-6161 The Gallery659-0099 Old Naples434-2424 North Naples594-9494 Promenade948-4000 Fifth Avenue643-3445 Marco Island642-2222 Rentals262-4242 The third annual Marco Island Masters Festival of the Arts takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10, at Elkcam Circle across from The Esplanade Shoppes on Marco. Among the last art shows of the season in Southwest Florida, the festival presents a select group of 70 fine artists from across the country displaying and selling their jewelry, paintings, sculpture, photographs, hand-blown glass and ceramic pieces and wearable art such as scarves and leather goods. Jewelry is often one of the most popular sellers at art festivals, and the Marco Masters presents some unusual jewelry artists. Anisa Stewart of Fort Myers will show her contemporary and wildlife jewelry collection, inspired by growing up in Southwest Florida and volunteering during high school at the J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. These influences are easily seen in Ms. Stewarts wave rings and in the one-of-a-kind pieces she creates using sea urchins and other natural materials that wash up on local beaches. Ms. Stewart spent 15 years working with internationally recognized Mark Loren Designs before launching her own line in 2004. She uses the lost wax casting method, carving an original wax model that she then molds, burning out the wax Art festival season wrapping up on MarcoSEE ART, C4 ITS HARD TO TELL WHOS MORE SURprised that Rent is coming to the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre the venue itself or its audience. A modern retelling of Puccinis opera La Boheme, set in New Yorks East Village, the musical isnt exactly typical dinner theater fare at least not for the Broadway Palm. The 1996 award-winning show follows the lives of gays, drag queens, drug addicts and people with HIV/ AIDS. The music is loud and raucous. Susan Johnson, Broadway Palm marketing director and general manager, calls it a rock opera, comparing it to Jesus Christ Superstar or Mama Mia! Were trying to find the younger generation, she says, referring to ages 18-49. She readily acknowledges Rent is as far from what you picture at a dinner theater as you could imagine. But with theater, she adds, You reinvent yourself every six weeks. This is a total overhaul. Its as far out of the box as were going to jump without falling into the Caloosahatchee. Its also one of the last regional productions of the show before it begins to play off-Broadway. (It played on Broadway for a dozen e re falling into See Rent at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre April 7-May 14.>>inside:SEE RENT, C4 Dinner theater takes a chance in hopes of attracting younger crowd COMES TO THE BROADWAY BROADWAY PALM PALM DINNER DINNER THEATRE THEATREBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com COURTESY PHOTOBY ROBIN DEMATTIASpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOA wave ring by Anisa Stewart of Fort Myers A ut h orsan d B oo k s

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 (239) 263-8881 320 13th Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102CWC Magnetic Necklaces Enjoy Patio Dining for Breakfast and Lunch.1209 3rd Street South(Behind Concierge Gazebo)(239) 261-2253 Daily 8:00am 5:00pm Breakfast & Lunch: Mon-Fri All-Day Weekend Brunch Happy Hour 3 5pmwww.janesnaples.com March arrived in a turbulent whirl of spring fever, sweeping up the slow days of hibernating winter and spitting us out in great, rollicking waves. The neighborhood cats stalk each other around stucco corners, through gardens planted with plumbagos. The plumeria have not yet begun to bloom still too dry, too wintry and the cats wind their way through the leafless stalks at night. They send up mournful cries, pitiful sounds that are angry, lonely and lost. We feel it, too. The heavy sleep of winter passes, and we are restless for some new thing, like shoots seeking sunlight from the newly turned earth. My roommate, Adele, is plagued by bodily pains. She is a sensitive soul, quick to manifest deeper worries in physical form. When her workload becomes too heavy to carry, her hip goes out. When an irate colleague wears her down over the course of the day, she catches a cold. In the blustery sweep of spring, her shoulders ache. Some sort of blockage, she calls it. She points to the spot where her Yowling days of spring SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS artisHENDERSON sandydays@floridaweekly.com At night, the wind blows and blows, and stray cats yowl from the roof...arm joins her body. Some blockage here. And here. She points to her arm, her hand, her fingers. We sit on our porch that fronts a small garden. The sun warms the tiles beneath our feet, and a red hibiscus tree blooms overhead. I tell Adele about an exercise taught to me by a wise friend, where describing a feeling a physical pain, a distressing emotion can alleviate discomfort. Can you tell me about the pain? I ask her. Tight, she says. Constricted. Like Im holding onto something. And the color? Does the pain have a color? Adele reflects. Orange, she says finally. Like the second chakra. She laughs. The second chakra: governor of sexuality and reproductive organs. I guess my second chakra must be blocked, she says. At night, the wind blows and blows, and stray cats yowl from the roof. A friend, Jules, passes in the evening. He prowls around the house and asks if we have any coffee. He is restless, like us. Adele makes a pot, and I bring out the good chocolate. We flatter Jules and attend to him, and he shines his attention like a beacon on the dark porch, wavering between the two of us. He stays after we have finished the pot of coffee, after Adele and I have washed the cups and wiped the table. He curls up on a side chair with a magazine, throwing his unsettling masculine presence into our already unsettled household.March fades toward April. The moon wanes, disappearing into a crescent. Adele and I research the gestation period of cats. We figure we will see a new litter by the end of May.She comes home late one night and waves a dismissive hand over her evening. Dinner with Jules, she says. For work. She moves through whats left of the week in a sated glow. The restlessness goes out of her. The pain in her shoulder fades away. The bright edge of spring turns toward the full roundness of summer, and outside the wind has stopped howling. a a w in g m as into e tt l e d t o ward n wanes, o a cresr esearc h riod o f w e will b y th e o me n d se r h e h e d s o f h er w a y e o f o ward ess of utsi d e pp ed

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 years, and a movie based on the musical was released in 2005. Like the Broadway shows Avenue Q and The 39 Steps, Rent is now going off-Broadway and is slated to open in June.) While Rent might not please those who prefer classic musicals such as The Unsinkable Molly Brown (which just ended its run at the Broadway Palm), it will appeal to a younger audience looking for more relevant fare. The theater tested the water with Hairspray and The Full Monty, both of which brought in new business for the venue. Hairspray garnered 900 new accounts, Ms. Johnson says. And an account, she explains, can mean two tickets or 20. So that could mean 1,800 new customers, or 18,000. And many of those tickets buyers came from south of the theater: Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples. The Full Monty brought in more than 1,000 new accounts, Ms. Johnson says. So we have a ton of new customers. With an eye to building a new generation of patrons, the dinner theater has embraced Rent.New marketing movesWere scared, but we love a challenge, Ms. Johnson says. But, she admits, Everything Ive known about marketing this theater, everything I thought and knew, had to change for Rent. So while theyre running TV ads during Ellen and The Today Show, theyre also running commercials for Rent during episodes of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Vampire Diaries, Jersey Shore, The Real World, Top Chef, Basketball Wives and various geographic incarnations of The Housewives of, among other shows. I have never advertised on any of those shows before, Ms. Johnson says. To market to a younger audience, she had to put herself into the mindset of a 20-year-old, and asked herself, How would I hear about the show? So you hang onto some of the traditional means of marketing a show, but you have to toss a lot of them out of the window and start fresh, she says. And the venue is casting its nets wide. Not only is it marketing to Fort Myers and surrounding cities, but also to Sarasota and Tampa. In another Broadway Palm first, it will post a few videos from the show on YouTube. Were hoping it will go viral, she says. Any production of the show usually contains Rentheads in the audience rabid fans who see the show multiple times, following it from city to city. Many have seen it dozens or scores of times. Were trying to find the Rentheads, Ms. Johnson says. Were going onto craigslist. It starts out, Calling all Rentheads! Weve never done that type of marketing before at Broadway Palm. Ms. Johnson herself has seen the show at least seven times at other venues. I am a secret Renthead, she admits. At one point I said to my assistant, Oh my gosh, I know every word of the show! It is definitely among one of my favorites. When youre in this business, whatever youre producing might not be your personal taste. But this is. And you dont see Rent in Fort Myers very often, she says, pointing out that the last time it was in town it was at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall for a few nights. The Broadway Palm production will run for six weeks. A turbulent historyRent enjoyed a 12-year run on Broadway and won a Pulitzer Prize as well as Tony awards for Best Musical, Best Original Book and Best Score. Its Broadway run was highly lucrative, grossing more than $280 million. Numerous U.S. tours and productions all over the world followed, with Rent playing in cities such as Bangkok, Tokyo, Madrid, Stockholm, Moscow, Oslo, Hong Kong and many others. The musical is not without its own drama, though. Its creator, Jonathan Larson, died on the morning of the first scheduled preview. Its erroneously thought by some that he was gay and died from AIDS. Mr. Larson, was straight, however, and died from an aortic aneurysm. Some felt his tragic demise added to the shows mystique and appeal. His estate was sued by dramaturge Lynn Thomson, who said she had reworked the musical with Mr. Larson during 1995. The suit was settled out of court. Gay author Sarah Schulman wanted to sue Mr. Larsons estate when she noted numerous similarities in characters and plot to her 1990 novel, People in Trouble. Realizing the Larson estate had much deeper pockets, she dropped her case and instead, wrote a book called Stage Struck: Theatre, AIDS and the Marketing of Gay America. According to a review of the book by Linda Rosewood Hooper, Mr. Larsons heirs refused to give Ms. Schulman 2.5 percent of the royalties (which would have amounted to $2.5 million) from Rent. In the last of limited contact she had with the estates lawyers, Ms. Hooper writes, they admitted that though Larson used theme, plot and stock characters and settings of People in Trouble, he did not use her expression of ideas. Some have accused Rent of being confusing, while other dont like the way it depicts gay people. How will Southwest Florida audiences react? Its hard to predict. Weve had a couple of shows that were edgier, but not as edgy as Rent, Ms. Johnson says, naming I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change and Jekyll & Hyde. This is in that ballpark, she says, adding that the f-bomb is dropped a few times, and thats never before happened on our stage. But you cant take it out of the show. It has to stay in the piece. Thats a big first for us. Some theatergoers might object to the plots same-gender relationships. So Broadway Palm is marketing to those who will embrace it, advertising in the local gay magazine Splash and marketing at gay bars such as The Office Pub, Tubbys and The Bottom Line, all in Fort Myers. Were trying to branch out, to the best of our ability, Ms. Johnson says. In addition to promotions such as Girls Night Out, in which groups of four will get discounted tickets and drinks called Rentinis, and packages with discounted hotel rates, the theater will offer talkbacks after the Friday performances, beginning April 15. Anyone whos interested can come up on stage after the show, meet the cast and discuss the performance. What a great opportunity if youre a Renthead and really love this production, Ms. Johnson says. But the theater is not changing its focus and wont start offering avantgarde plays year-round, she stresses. Were not changing our image. Were trying to be diverse and true to our season, she says, noting that in addition to Rent, the theater is also offering Church Basement Ladies, Part 2: A Second Helping in its Off-Broadway Palm theater and Charlo ttes Web for children during the daytime. Could you be any more diverse than that? she asks. Shes hearing feedback already from the community, with people saying that this is the one show they want to see at the dinner theater. You have everything from baby boomers who say We cant wait to see it to little old ladies Yesterday we had our first high school student come and buy 10 tickets. Thats what were hoping for, that people who love the show will come out of the woodwork. Were nervous, but very excited. This is a rare opportunity, and were going to enjoy it while we can. Its not everybodys cup of tea, but if you want to see something fun and different, this is the show. RENTFrom page C1 COURTESY PHOTOMuch like Hairspray and The Full Monty, the choice of Rent reflects Broadway Palm Dinner Theatres hopes of building a new generation of patrons. Rent>> When: April 7-May 14 >> Where: Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers >> Tickets: $27-$51 >> Info: 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm. com >> More: Rush tickets for students with valid ID are $15 each and available 30 minutes before each show, based on availability. in the know and pouring molten metal (gold and nontarnish sterling silver) into the void. This process allows me to get great detail into the piece, she explains. I believe jewelry should be worn daily and for a lifetime, so when I make a piece, I keep that in mind, making sure it is extremely comfortable and of substantial weight. Her collection has grown to include more than 50 animals from across the world, including dragonflies, African wildlife and all forms of sea life. Her recent infatuation with fishing has turned some of her focus to local sportfish such as snook, tarpon and redfish. The artist describes her pieces as big, bold, funky and fun. On the more delicate side, Kathryn and Loren Bell of Hobe Sound, Fla., create work using found sea glass. The Bells have traveled the world including the east and west coasts of the United States, Spain, Hawaii and Vieques Island in Puerto Rico in search of the natural jewels they use in their pieces. The character, texture and colors of glass in different parts of the world are different, Ms. Bell notes. Some glass is velvety, some has more historical significance and some is quite thick, indicating its age. For example, the Bells found an old amber Clorox bottle shard in Key West that they estimate is between 50 and 95 years old. The couple works as a team, sorting the pieces of their collection and combining them with precious metals to create necklaces, earrings, bracelets, pendants and other limited edition pieces for the true beach lover. ARTFrom page C1 COURTESY PHOTOLeft: Sea glass by Kathryn and Lorren Bell. Right: Redfish Tail by Anisa Stewart.

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Choral Meditations on the PassionAve Maria Choir Concert Sunday, April 17 4:00 pm Moorings Presbyterian Church, NaplesThe elite Chamber Choir plus the 75-voice Combined Choirs of Ave Maria University, under the direction of Music Dept. Chair Dr. Timothy McDonnell, perform works of Bach, Rheinberger, Schtz and others in a dynamic journey through the events of the Crucixion of Christ. Tickets $15 in advance from Ave Maria Bookstore 239-304-7032 or at the door. More info: NaplesConcerts.ComWHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Weekend Best Bets April 8: Music Makers Show Band at Cambier Park. 597-3240 or www. musicmakersshowband.org. April 8-10: Cuba on My Mind. Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center. 262-6517 or www. naplesart.org. April 8-10: Richard Rosen: Texture, Texture, Texture! Rosen Gallery & Studios. 821-1061 or www.rosenraku. com. April 9: Naples Artcrafters Fine Art & Craft Show. 434-0781 or www. naplesartcrafters.com. April 9: Meet the Artist reception for Dennis Goodman at the Museum of the Everglades. 695-0008 or www.colliermuseums.com. April 9: Art After Dark in Crayton Cove. 659-2787 or www.natalieguess. com. April 9-10: Marco Masters Art Fest. Marco Island Foundation for the Arts. 642-0015 or www.marcoarts.org. Theater Youre a Good Man Charlie Brown At St. Ann School at 6:30 p.m. April 8. 475 Ninth St. S. 262-4110. Camp Rock By Community School of Naples 7:30 p.m. April 9 and at 2 and 6:30 p.m. April 10 in the schools G&L Theatre. 597-7575, ext. 206, or mdanni@communityschoolnaples. org. Rabbit Hole By The Naples Players through April 23 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org. Blithe Spirit By Gulfshore Playhouse April 8-23 at The Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111. Thursday, April 7 Jewelry Show Marissa Collections presents Arunashi jewelry today through Saturday at 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148 or www.marissacollections. com Dance Night The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Live at the Promenade! American Dance Standards at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Join professional dancers for an evening of dining and dancing. $25-$30. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Piano Tunes The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a piano ensemble concert at 7:30 p.m. 590-7851 or pharkins@fgcu.edu. Village Nights Enjoy live music as you stroll through The Village on Venetian Bay from 6-9 p.m. www. venetianvillage.com. Friday, April 8 Strike Up The Band The Music Makers Big Show Band performs at 7 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 596-6142. Culinary Evening The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Affairs of the Arts No. 16 A Culinary Class with Chef Kristina San Filippo at 6 p.m. at FineMark National Bank & Trust in the Brooks Town Center. $50. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Opera Tribute The Italian Opera Society presents From the Toast of New Orleans to the Great Caruso: A Tribute to Kathryn Grayson and Mario Lanza at 7 p.m. at Steinway Hall, 28751 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. $20. (313) 702-9264. Saturday, April 9 Artcrafters The Naples Artcrafters Fine Art & Craft Show takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Cambier Park. 434-0781 or www.naplesartcrafters.com. One Womans Art Tara ONeills one-woman art show runs through April 15 at the Little Bar restaurant in Goodland. Meet the artist from 1-4 p.m. today and Sunday. www. taraogallery.com. Classic Cars Classic cars of all makes and models will cruise through McDonalds in Park Shore Plaza from 4-7 p.m. 591-8008. Sunday, April 10 Butterflies Are Free AVOW Hospice celebrates its seventh annual butterfly release beginning at 9 a.m. at Cambier Park. 649-3686. Taste of Marco The 21st annual Taste of Marco comes to the Esplanade from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with tasty treats from more than 25 restaurants, plus a Kids Zone and music by the Lords of Cool. $5; kids under 12 free. Foreign Film The FGCU Renaissance Academy presents The Conformist (Italy, 1970) from 1-4 p.m. at the Naples Center of FGCU, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Suggested donation: $5. All That Jazz The Naples Daily News Jazz Band takes the stage at 2 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 597-8954. Bonita Band The Bonita Springs Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. at Riverside Park on Old 41. Bring chairs and refreshments. Piano Classics Lan Lam performs the works of Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms at 3 p.m. at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. 417-3580. Baroque Concert The Bach Ensemble performs The Messiah at 3 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. 9485290 or www.thebachensemble.org. Free Recital Soprano Lisa Rogers Lee sings works by Purcell, Conti, Dbussy and Hoiby at 4 p.m. at Trinity by the Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Dr. 262-6581, ext. 207. River Cruise The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Affairs of the Arts No. 17 Cruising Down the River on a Sunday Afternoon from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Cocohatchee Nature Center. $50. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Songs With Heart The SW Florida Gay & Lesbian Chorus presents With a Song in My Heart, a musical tribute to Richard Rogers, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way. $15/$10. 822-3905 or www.gaychorus.org. Opera Evening The Italian Opera Society presents On The Way To Calvary with soprano Ellie Vandermeuse, baritone Dino Valle and pianist Sam Willis at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church Of Naples, 630 Autumn Oaks. Free will offering. 293-5210. Monday, April 11 Woman Rebel Janina Birtola presents Conversations with History: Woman Rebel at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library, 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. The show recounts Margaret Sangers struggle to bring birth control to women first in America and then the world. 593-0177. Outdoor Tunes The Naples Jazz Orchestras Best Of The Season Concert starts at 7 p.m. at Cambier Park. Bring blankets or chairs for seating. 348-3675. Tuesday, April 12 Russian Music The Naples Opera Society presents a recital of Russian music at 7:30 p.m. at The Norris Center. Donations accepted. 598-6110. Wednesday, April 13 Food & Wine Wednesday Night Out at the Naples Botanical Garden features a cooking demonstration and wine tasting with Pinchers Crab Shack from 6-9 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. One-Woman Show Janina Birtola stars in A Voice for the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman Douglas at 2 p.m. at the Bonita Springs Public Library, 26876 Pine Ave. 479-4636. Send calendar listings to events@ floridaweekly.com. Plain e-mail, jpegs or Word documents, please. No pdfs. d n y e n f n t e The Metropolitan Opera presents Rossinis comic opera, Le Comte Ory, broadcast live in HD at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at Hollywood Stadium-20 in Naples, Hollywood Coconut Point-16 in Estero and the Bell Tower-20 in Fort Myers. An encore performance will be screened at all three theaters beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. Running time is approximately 3 hours. Tickets range from $18$24. For more information, visit www.metopera.org/hdlive. Shown here in a scene from the opera are bel canto stars Diana Damrau and Juan Diego.MARTY SOHL / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 NAPLES | 8860 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH 239.596.6662 Make your EASTER RESERVATIONS Today! Easter April 24 Administrative Professionals Week April 24-30 Nurse Appreciation Week May 6-12 Mothers Day May 8 Graduations Communions Its Springtime...Youve got some celebrating to do NEW Baked Ziti! bums and we scuffle em/Downtown we got drums but we muffle em/Nobody who comes would be ruffled at the Waldorf. Sadly, this production of Aint Misbehavin is more downtown than uptown. Ms. McCleary seems to be going more for cute than sizzling with her direction and choreography. There were moments in various ensemble numbers where the dance steps really grabbed me, and the show seemed as if it were going to take flight. But then everything would get tame and conventional again, and the performers would rely on gestures to act out the lyrics of the songs, rather than conveying them through the power of their singing. They fared much better when delivering solos or duets, perhaps because especially with the solos they could sit or stand and put across the song to the audience. Carla Stewart hit it out of the ballpark every time she had a solo, whether it was a tender ballad or a belter. And during a duet with Bianca Denis, the two got downright saucy as they urged women to Find out what they like, and how they like it, and let him have it just that way. And in a duet with Christopher Brasfield in That Aint Right, Ms. Denis provided some nice gr owly singing. The two men of the ensemble Steven Rich and Mr. Brasfield are two of the strongest singers in the group. Mr. Richs solos on Im Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter and the novelty song Your Feets Too Big demonstrated that he knew how to put across a song; I only wish there were more moments like this in the show. Sarita Crawford, who rounds out this quintet, has the unfortunate number Yacht Club Swing, where she portrays a woman who cant sing. But she redeems herself in Act II with Keepin Out of Mischief. The ensembles moving Black and Blue number, about living in a white world with black skin, is a heart breaker, exquisite in its harmonies. And by the time the cast began its finale, singing songs written by others that Fats Waller made popular, some of the audience was singing along with Its a Sin to Tell a Lie and Im Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter. I was surprised to see the omission ARTS COMMENTARY The joint isnt quite jumpin at Sanibels Herb Strauss Theater, but it certainly has its moments. Aint Misbehavin, a revue of Fats Waller music of the 0s and s, doesnt hold together as a whole yet, though the cast as an ensemble and as soloists do deliver some highlights. Perhaps it will jell more as the month goes on and the performers get their sea legs and gain more confidence. We can hope. But part of its problem might lie with this productions directors Amy Marie McCleary, who directed and choreographed the show, and Justin Cowan, who provides musical direction and plays piano onstage. The piano is a baby grand, and the male musicians wear black ties. Its very sophisticated and feels a little too proper for Fats Wallers rowdy music, which is sly and suggestive. The lyrics wink at the listener, both as a come-on and as a way of noting that youre in on the jokes. Played properly, this lively, exuberant stride piano music barely stays on just this side of chaos, always threatening to fly off the tracks. Its also roll-around-inthe-mud, down-and-dirty raunchy. Unfortunately, not much of that comes across in this production. During Act II, the cast performs Lounging at the Waldorf, which compares how things are done uptown in Harlem to downtown at the Waldorf, where the white people go. Dont rock they like jazz but in small doses, they sing about downtown, adding, Dont sing loud when you sing at the Waldorf/ Or find somewhere else to play./Uptown jazz aint stiff with propriety/Downtown goes that whiff of society. The three women in the cast stick their noses up in the air, posing with cigarettes in long, slim holders. Later lyrics say: Uptown we get b t r M t nancySTETSON nstetson@floridaweekly.com Aint Misbehavin indeed: too proper, too staidof Jitterbug Waltz and The Vipers Song from the show. And, this might be quibbling, but it bothered me every time the performers sang into their fake microphones and then, midway through the song, abandoned them, as if the props no longer mattered. The performance did get better as it went on, with Act II being the stronger of the two. But the show could benefit from more chemistry and spark between the performers, more grittiness and naughtiness. The very competent band outnumbers the cast by two, but at the beginning of the show, when there was just piano, bass and drums, the musicians drowned out the singers sometimes. You couldnt make out all of Fats Wallers clever lyrics or spoken asides. Janelle Turcos costumes for the men are perfect, but the dresses for the women just seem sad and forgettable, an afterthought. The set, by Billy Davis, is an impressive Art Deco bandstand, with multiple lighted half arcs and signs for the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom, among others. Every now and then, this production shows a spark of what it could be, if the performers took it up a notch and brought it to the next level. Aint Misbehavin is a sassy musical that should get your blood pumping and toes tapping. (The original Broadway show received a Tony for Best Musical and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical.) You should leave the theater with a smile on your face and a gleam in your eye. But sometimes it seems as if everyone is taking the title too literally, leaving us with a show thats too nice and too polite. >>What: Aint Misbehavin >>When: through April 30 >>Where: The Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel >>Cost: $30 >>Info: 472-6862 in the know Carla Stewart Christopher Brasfield Sarita CrawfordBianca Denis Steven C. RichBIANA DENIS / COURTESY PHOTOS

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C9 WATERSIDESHOPS Seagate Drive (Pine Ridge) & Tamiami Trail N. (U.S. 41) Naples, FL. Monday Saturday, 10AM 7PM Sunday, Noon 6PM. Holiday hours may vary. C omplimentar y | 2 39 598 -1 605 TEMPTS YOUR STYLE WITH SECRETS TO UNCOVER Waterside Shops events are secrets meant to be shared... BANANA REPUBLICApril 6 Shop our 2011 Summer Collection Take 25% off your purchase of $100 or more. April 15-17 Open a Banana Republic card and save 25% off your entire purchase.THE BEACH HOUSE OF NAPLESTrunk Show Thursdays April 7 | Karla Colletto Meet innovative designer, Karla Colletto, and view the 2012 Early Cruise Collection. April 14 | Betsey Johnson April 21 | L*Space Informal modeling and gift with purchase at select shows. BROOKS BROTHERSEnjoy $25 off your purchase of $100 or more.Valid until 04/30/11. Some restrictions apply. GAP, GAPKIDS, BABY GAPGap has partnered up with Lucky and their latest magazine LuckyKids. Enjoy 25% off regular price GapKids and BabyGap items from April 1 30! Just mention musthave to receive the 25% Off! J.CREWNew Collection Arrival Wednesday, April 20 Personal Shopping appointments are always complimentary; please call to schedule 239-593-4079.PAPYRUS We Engrave! Come see our new Engraving line including frames, albums, keychains, & Jewelry. 15% off your total Engraving purchase through April 30, 2011.SAKS FIFTH AVENUEIm Going to Saksto celebrate prom. Purchase an evening dress Monday, April 4 through Sunday, April 10, and receive 15% off. Saks Fifth Avenue will also donate 5% of the sale of each dress purchased during this time period to Scholarship America, Inc., a nonprot organization working to make education beyond high school possible for all students. TALBOTS AND TALBOTS PETITEIntroducing our April collection The Art of Montmartre. Ooh-la-la, Parisian inspired pieces for Spring. Thursday, April 14, 6-8pm, Evening Shopping Party! Enjoy 20% off on full price purchases.APRIL EVENTSApril 9 | 11am 3pm | In the PavilionTHE GOLISANO CHILDRENS MUSEUM OF NAPLES WORLD CAF-TOYS AND GAMES A HANDS-ON CHILDRENS EVENT. ALL ARE INVITED!April 16 | 9am 11amEASTER EGG HUNT ON SATURDAY. BRING YOUR CAMERA TO CAPTURE A MORNING OF FUN WITH THE BUNNY! $8 PER CHILD. PLEASE CALL THE MANAGEMENT OFFICE AT 598-1605 FOR DETAILS AND TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT. SPONSORED BY WHOLE FOODS. April 30-May 1 WATERSIDE SHOPS WILL DONATE UP TO $5,000 OF THE WEEKENDS SALES TO THE VILLAGE SCHOOL.* JUST MENTION YOU ARE SHOPPING FOR THE VILLAGE SCHOOL!*UP TO 5% 0F $100,000 IN TOTAL RECEIPTS PUZZLE ANSWERS On a recent Monday morning in Naples, a group of magnanimous individuals boarded a bus bound for Immokalee. Their mission: to learn more about how The Immokalee Foundation provides educational opportunities for Immokalees young residents. The morning began with a driving tour of the Immokalee Farm Workers Village and Immokalee Housing & Family Services along with local schools and housing districts. But the biggest impact of the day came when the tour wound up at the Immokalee Technical Center. Here, the group heard about the numerous opportunities available to the youngsters enrolled in TIF programs. The foundation administers a range of programs that focus on mentorship, after-school activities, college scholarships and the development of vocational skills, On this day, our guests came face-to-face with the very kids these initiatives have helped along the way and with the program managers that make it happen. Vocational Success Manager Elda Hernandez explained how important it is to help young people understand that success is not just about money. We help them to understand that it is also about finding their passion and giving 100 percent to that passion, she said. Most importantly, we want them to know that we are here to support them. Perhaps no one knows that better than Jonathan Cantu, a 17-year-old senior and aspiring fashion designer. Last summer, Jonathan spent a month as an art student at two prestigious schools in Chicago. While there, he was guest in the home of TIF board member Joe Zednik and his wife, Dee. I had never flown, never been on a train or a taxi, Jonathan recalled. I knew I loved fashion design, but had never taken a class or had any experience. The experience only encouraged him more and ignited his passion. It changed my life.Pathways to SuccessThrough its Pathways to Success program, TIF provides ongoing mentorship for students, helping them set up individual academic plans that allow them to graduate from college, and helping them develop important life skills such as time management and effective study habits. One participant, 17-year-old Benisa Cherry, noted the program has taught her that nothing can stand in her way. All my life, Ive been told Im not good enough, or Im not going to make it, she said. This program has taught me that I am good enough, I can make it, and I am somebody. For her, that means aspiring to be an obstetrician.Immokalee ReadersThe Immokalee Readers program matches high school tutors with children from kindergarten through second grade for reading lessons after school. Juan Sandoval has been a tutor for more than two years. He knows the struggles many of the kids face; he came to the community from Mexico when he was 8 years old and had a difficult time learning to read and write English. Now, Juan is able to show the younger children that someone cares about them and their education. In fact, the experience has given him the desire to be an elementary school teacher. Listening to high school students benefiting from the programs is one thing, but seeing incredible success stories is quite another. David Turrubiartez became involved in TIF during his senior year in high school. Like many others before him, he had a hard life growing up, working in the fields and trying to juggle schoolwork and family life. However, it also taught him hard work and determination. Through TIF, David earned a four-year, full tuition scholarship to any school in Florida. He chose Edison State College in Fort Myers. He is enrolled full time and also works a full-time job. His goal, he said, is to be president of the United States. In fact, he said, its not a matter of if he becomes president, but when. David credits TIF for giving him the opportunities he never would have had otherwise. They taught me to reach for the moon, he said. And even if I miss, I know Im among stars. To learn about volunteering as a mentor or for additional information about The Immokalee Foundation, call 430-9122 or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org.With eyes wide open, tour goers see success stories in ImmokaleeGIVING SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTO Student Benisa Cherry with TIFs Liz Allbritten

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C11 Rubn Celiberti Pablo Repun Steffanie PearceSee tango from its roots in Buenos Aires with two native Argentinian masters, Rubn Celiberti & Pablo Repun. Piano, violin, bandoneon and bass accompany dance and vocal music, all with infectious Latin rhythm! 7:00 Doors Open Following the show Milonga demonstration and open oor social dancing April 14 Doors open 7:00pm Loft 59 2059 Tamiami Trail East Naples Tickets: Single $45 Couple $75 http://tangowiththestars.eventbrite.com or call Opera Naples ofce 239.514.7464 Full Cash Bar Available OPERA NAPLES FIRST CABARET CONCERT APRIL 14! If youre clamoring for something clever in an action movie, youll find it in Source Code. The premise an Air Force captain relives the same eight minutes until he finds a commuter train bomber is more Quantum Leap than Groundhog Day, and consistently keeps you on your toes until the ho-hum ending. Air Force Capt. Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) is in for an unusual day. He wakes up in the body of an unknown man, and converses with an unknown woman, Christina (Michelle Monaghan), who calls him Sean. Then, after eight minutes of confusion, he, Christina and everyone else on their commuter train outside Chicago die when a bomb blows up the train. Cut to Colter locked in a holding facility and speaking to a military woman named Colleen (Vera Farmiga), who informs him hes part of a government experiment called the Source Code, which enables him to cross over into another mans body in the last eight minutes of that mans life. With a second, much larger bomb threatening to kill millions, Colter relives the incident over and over until he can figure out whos behind the bombs and prevent the next attack. He also predictably develops feelings for Christina (that, and some other deft emotional touches do well to bring out the humanity of the characters). A lot could have gone wrong here, including it becoming laughably silly every time Colter begins again, but Ben Ripleys script is appropriately grounded and never ridiculous. In fact, the explanation for whats happening, why and how is pretty thorough, and the film leaves no plot holes by the end of its 93 minutes. Director Duncan Jones also does a nice job of methodically bringing Colter through the story. As Colters knowledge increases both inside the Source Code and out, the drama heightens to a level of gripping suspense. But then, just as its prime for a spectacular climax, the film ends with a bit of a thud. Too bad. There are some genuine emotions and hard-core science fiction aspects in play here, which is good, because it adds heart and brain to the repeated explosions. Mr. Gyllenhaal deserves a lot of credit for holding everything together, but the depth that Ms. Monaghan, Ms. Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright (as the mad scientist who invents the Source Code) bring keeps the movie serious and urgent. Those who saw Mr. Jones previous film, the moody sci-fi drama Moon, about a guy left alone for years on a lunar space station, will see definite similarities here themes of isolation, redemption and how technology thats ahead of its time has a direct impact on individuals. And if that sounds too heavy for you (sci-fi is traditionally very metaphorical), you can also enjoy Source Code for the solid entertainment it is. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at dan@hudakonhollywood.com and read more of his work at www.hudakonhollywood.com.Sucker Punch (Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish) After being institutionalized by her stepfather, Baby Doll (Ms. Browning) escapes into her own fantasy world with friends (Ms. Hudgens, Ms. Cornish). The action and visuals are top notch, but the story doesnt hold together. Rated PG-13.Paul (Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, voice of Seth Rogen) Two British comic book geeks (Mr. Pegg, Mr. Frost) come across a wiseass alien (Mr. Rogen) as they travel through UFO hotspots in the Southwest. Its a cute premise to have fun with, but theres not much fun here. The story takes way too long to reveal relevant information, and theres far too much reliance on profanity for laughs. Rated R.The Lincoln Lawyer (Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe) A lawyer (Mr. McConaughey) who works out of his Lincoln Town Car is forced to defend a wealthy client (Mr. Phillippe) whom he doesnt believe is innocent. The title is terrible and there are too many endings, but the story is captivating and Mr. McConaughey is at the top of his game. Rated R. LATEST FILMS CAPSULES Source Code REVIEWED BY DAN HUDAKwww.hudakonhollywood.com ............Is it worth $10? Yes >> The voice of Colters father is Scott Bakula, the star of the TV show Quantum Leap, which was about a guy who time traveled into the bodies of others in order to solve problems. in the know danHUDAK www.hudakonhollywood.com

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MARCO MASTERS FESTIVAL OF THE ARTSVeteran s Park | Elkcam Circle | April 9 and 10 | 10am to 5pmwww.boulderbrook.net Imagine a large over-sized art festival condensed down to just the best 50 artists; this is The Marco Masters. The quality of the work is superb. Award-winning artists from across the nation will be displaying fantastic jewelry, paintings, sculpture, printmaking, hand-blown glass, ceramics and wearable art. marco11_flweekly_full.indd 1 3/30/11 9:46:40 AM

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C15 Call to schedule an appointment today! (239) 947-1108Coupon must be presented. Not to be combined with any other offers or coupons.Gift Certicates available for these specials! $99 $145 $99 2-week $99 CrystalfacialsLorafacialsCherylfacialsVanessanailsCatherinehairFrankmassageErinmassageJoemassageAngelamassageRobinperm makeup Must show Florida ID. Good from April 1 May 31, 2011 Gulfshore Playhouse ends its fifth season with Noel Cowards Blithe Spirit, which opens Friday, April 8, and runs through Saturday, April 23, at The Norris Center. Its the story of a cantankerous novelist, Charles Condomine, who is haunted literally by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. When a happy medium, one Madame Arcati, conjures up the specter of his departed spouse, the results are uproarious. Cody Nickell stars as Charles in the Gulfshore Playhouse production. He most recently appeared in In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) and Clybourne Park at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. He received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for his performacne in Clybourne Park. Beth Hylton returns to the Gulfshore Playhouse stage as Charles wife, Ruth. Audiences will remember her as Nora in last seasons A Dolls House. One of Ms. Hyltons favorite roles is as Amanda in Private Lives, another Noel Coward classic, which she performed at the Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre. Mary Ellen Ashley performs the role of Madame Arcati. Her Broadway credits include roles in Annie Get Your Gun and Yentl. Caroline Hewitt, a graduate of American Conservatory Theatres M.F.A program,, appears as Elvira. Jeff Williams and Gillian Wiggin make their Gulfshore Playhouse debuts as Dr. and Mrs. Bradman. Morgan Rosse rounds out the cast as Edith. Kristen Coury, producing artistic director, directs Blithe Spirit. Dennis Moyes is the scenic and lighting designer, and Jennifer Murray is costume designer and properties mistress.The Sensational Sixth SeasonComing up for the 2011-201 season at Gulfshore Playhouse: The world premiere of Handle With Care, by Jason Odell Williams, Oct. 28-Nov. 20 Race, by David Mamet, Jan. 27-Feb. 12, 2012 A Fox on the Fairway, by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo), March 2-18, 2012 Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire, April 6-27, 2012 Threeand four-show subscriptions packages are available now; single tickets will go on sale May 1. For more information, call (866) 811-4111 or visit www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Gulfshore Playhouse closes season With Noel Cowards Blithe Spirit Blithe Spirit, by Gulfshore Playhouse >>When: April 8-27 (preview performance April 7) >>Where: The Norris Center >>Cost: $35 and up >>Info: (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org in the know NICKELL HYLTON

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SummerfieldsFine Furnishings, Home Accessories and AntiquesApril 21st from 2:00 4:00pmCome to our Florida tea and book signing! Meet Author Jack Kramer!(239) 430-2505 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Heres some of whats ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information about or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit www.thephil.org. The Critics Choice book discussion series f or 2 011 comes to an end when Elaine Newton discusses Major Pettigrews Last Stand by Helen Simonson at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9. Tickets are $32. Concert pianist Jodie DeSalvo presents C las sics Go Pop!, the final program in the series From Beethoven to Basham Piano Celebrations! at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11. Upon winning the Artist International Competition in 1988, Ms. DeSalvo made her Carnegie Hall debut to critical acclaim with an encore performance two years later at Lincoln Center. An artist faculty member at Florida International University in Miami, she performs extensively around the world and has recorded six CDs of solo and two-piano music. Tickets start at $42. The series From Page to Stage: Cont empor ary American Drama continues Wednesday, April 13, when Elaine Newton and four actors explore the play Proof by David Auburn. The 2001 Pulitzer Prizeand Tony Award-winner, Proof journeys through the territory between madness and genius in the world of mathematics. Tickets are $32. The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra pr esents the f inal program in the Pops Series, Viva Italia: Pavarotti, Bocelli, Sinatra, Valli & More, at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, April 12-16, and also at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17. Performing with the orchestra will be vocalists George DeMott, Janien Valentine and Cody Shawn Gay. Guest conductor Michael Krajewski will lead the orchestra. Tickets start at $74. Dancers, gymnasts and actors comprising the inno v ative group Diavolo perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21. Led by choreographer Jacques Heim and with surrealistic sets and witty, arresting narratives, the ensemble stretches the boundaries of modern dance. Everyday items such as doors, chairs and stairways provide the backdrop for leaps, twirls and even flying. Tickets start at $49. M onty Pythons Spamalot, the Tony A ward-winning Best Musical of 2005, COMING UP AT THE PHIL

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Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News BonitaNews.com choice CHAMPION2010southwest orida Real. Italian.24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM April 24th Easter Brunch $89 per person. Reservations required. Join me as I kick off my Summer Wine Dinner Series APRIL 13, 7pmFirst Course Chateau Mont-Redon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2004 Gremolata-Crusted Scallops, Braised Endive, Crab-Potato Galette, Roasted Clementine Gastrique Second Course Camille Cayran, La Reserve, Cotes du Rhone Villages, Pan-Seared Snapper, Grilled Fennel-Heirloom Tomato Salad, Caviar Vinaigrette Third Course Coudaulet de Beaucastel, Cotes du Rhone, Con t Of Duck, Sultana Blinis, Peach Veloute, Leek Hay Fourth Course Chateau de Beaucastel, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Noisettes Of Lamb Rossini, Foie Butter, Tourne Of Vegetables, Brioche Crostini Assorted Chocolates Happy birthday to me! Come celebrate my 3rd birthday. Sunday, April 17. 4 courses paired with wine $65 per person. Birthday cake, favors and fun! Call me, lets do dinner ... Angelina NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C17 COMING UP AT THE PHIL returns at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, and also at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23.Lovingly ripped-off from the comedy teams most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight.Tickets start at $79. Sir Tom Jones returns to the Phil f or one performance at 8 p.m. Monday, April 25. Tickets start at $79. Take a stroll down lovers lane when the N aples Philharmonic Or chestra presents Mancini and Moonlight at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. Broadway stars Nat Chandler and Teri Dale Hansen and conductor Jerry Steichen, a veteran of Broadway and New York City Opera productions, will help bring this romantic evening to life with lush arrangements of Moon River, The Days of Wine and Roses, Dear Heart, Charade and other orchestral favorites. Tickets start at $59 for adults and $27 for students. Nine-time Grammy Award-winner B onnie Rait t performs with her band at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. The redhaired singer/songwriter is known for her soulful voice, stellar blues guitar playing and driving rhythms in numbers such as Something to Talk About and Thing Called Love. Acclaimed New Orleans funk/R&B pianist/singer Jon Cleary will be the evenings opening act. Tickets start at $79. T he Fab Four returns to the Phil with not e-for-note renditions of Beatles songs in one performance at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19. Hosted by Ed Sullivan, this loving tribute to John, Paul, Ringo and George includes three costume changes representing each era of the Beatles career. Numbers include I Want to Hold Your Hand, Yesterday, A Day in the Life, Penny Lane, Here Comes the Sun, Hey Jude and many more. Tickets start at $39.

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Text CBAKE to 97063 to receive more special offers & promos! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969 BRITFEST 2011Where Were You For The Last Royal Wedding?This Time The Original English Pub Is The Place To Be With A Week Of Exciting British Themed Events.BRITFEST 2011April 25th to April 29th All Week HAPPY HOUR From 11AM to 7PM Tuesday: $5 Fish & Chips Dinner Wednesday: Beatles Tribute at 6PM Thursday: The Royal Pub Crawl on Dolly The Trolley Friday: Open at 5AM For LIVE Royal Wedding Coverage Breakfast from 7AM to 11AM, Bloody Marys & Mimosas Just A Quid British Invasion Party at 6PM With Live Music Floridas Oldest Authentic British Tavern Your Royal Wedding Headquarters! Neil Diamond Tribute Easter Sunday 1 to 7 Fabulous Dinner Specials All Appropriate Sides Free Glass of Wine With All Specials Brush up on your song and dance and step into the spotlight by trying out for The Naples Players summer musical production of 2nd Street. A large singing and dancing cast is needed, along with six male principals ages 25-60 and four female principals ages 18-55. The show also calls for a strong tapping chorus of dancers between the ages of 17 and 35. Auditions will take place by appointment from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Sugden Community Theatre. Candidates should prepare 16 bars of a song and will be asked to learn a brief choreographed routine. Rehearsals for 2nd Street will begin the first week in May. Performance dates are July 1-30. To make an appointment for an audition, call 434-7340, ext. 10. Perusal scripts are available for 72 hours, with a $20 deposit, at the theater, 701 Fifth Ave. S. Orchestral musicians who are in middle or high school ar e in vited to audition for the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra on April 25-28 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Under the direction of Charles Gottschalk, the youth orchestra rehearses weekly on Sunday afternoons. Annual tuition is $250 and the refundable music deposit is $35. Some scholarships are available. For more information about audition excerpts and other requirements, call 2542612 or visit www.thephil.org/orchestra/ Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Subscriptions for The Naples Players 2 011 -12 season are now on sale at the Sugden Community Theatre and for the first time ever, are available online at www.naplesplayers.org. Heres how things are taking shape: On the main stage in Blackburn Hall Always, Patsy Cline, Oct. 5-29 Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure, Nov. 23-Dec. 17 Moonlight & Magnolias, Jan. 11-Feb. 4, 2012 Hello, Dolly!, Feb. 29-March 31, 2012 Steel Magnolias, April 18-May 12, 2012 In the Tobye Studio Later Life, Oct. 26-Nov. 19 Doubt. Feb. 1-25, 2012 A Picasso, March 21-April 4, 2012 Early subscribers can purchase discounted tickets for the summer musical spectacular, 2nd Street, playing July 1-30. A season subscription to Blackburn Hall is $160; Toybe Studio subscriptions are $60. For more information, visit the box office at 701 Fifth Ave. S., call 2637990 or go to www.naplesplayers.org. Summer show calls for singers, dancersTune up to try out for youth orchestra Subscribe now and save on nd Street

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C21 Call (239) 649-2275 for reservations. www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com Naples Princess Naples Princess Joi u aboar ...Join our VIP Club and Receive Special Offers and Updates. Text NP to 97063. Standard data and messaging rates apply.NO COUPONS OR DISCOUNTS APPLY.550 Port-O-Call Way | Naples, FL 34102Easter Sunday, April 24th, 2011Enjoy an Early Easter Dinner Cruise 1:00 3:00pm or a Sunset Cruise 6:30 8:30pm*price does not include port charge, tax or gratuityO men...Ceasar salad, rolls & butter, roasted turkey, baked ham, au gratin potatoes, green beans, candies yams and very berry tart for dessert Two Dinners & a Bottle of Wine239-263-45811100 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 6 blocks South of the Coastland Mall, next to the RamadaAll entrees include your choice of a garden salad or homemade beef vegetable soup, baked, garlic mashed, French fries or a medley of vegetables. Filet Mignon En Brochette Broiled Atlantic Salmon Nantucket Cod Provencal Barbs Crispy Fish Stuffed Chicken Breast Filet Mignon N.Y. Strip Sirloin Roast Prime Rib Grilled Pork Chop Beef Stroganoff ALL NIGHT EVERY NIGHT!Kingsh Napa ValleyCabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay{} Entertainment Wine & Dine$1795Dinners Include:per personNAPLES PREMIER STEAKHOUSE Open 7 Days Dinner 4:30pm-10pm Happy Hour 4:30pm 6:30pm Serving the Evening Meal Since 1947 Young thespians from Community School of Naples present the musical Camp Rock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, and at 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in the schools G&L Theatre. Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie, Camp Rock is directed by Mark Danni of TheatreZone and choreographed by Karen Molnar, also of TheatreZone. Charles Fornara of The Naples Players is music director. The show stars Cassidy Stevens, Charley Jauss, Gigi Baseman, Scott Brooker, Thomas DeMaio, Juliet Jewett, Noah Samotin, Charlie Allen, Anna Cheffy, Emilie Madsen, Mario Ponce, Raylor Rembos, Teagan Rowe and Natalie Van Brunt. Also appearing are Mary Carr, Leah Ciesla, Madison Crick, Madeleine Duffy, Carrie Fowle, Colby Frank, Danny Garren, Jordan Hawkesworth, Clayton Kryvicky, Doris Li, Sabrina Madni, Jaimie McPhedran, Patrick Moran, Andrea Moreno, Colette Rackleff, Keith Rackleff, Ria Sanghvi, Elizabeth Torrisi, Travis Williamson, Ophelia Zhong, Thomas Stoup and Christopher Utz. Tickets for $15 for adults and $5 for students can be purchased by e-mailing mdanni@communityschoolnaples.org or calling the box office at 597-7575, ext. 206. Area youth ages 12-22 are invited to be a p art of Oper a Naples annual summer production of Gilbert and Sullivans humorous operetta, The Mikado. Over nine days in June, aspiring performers will participate in voice, drama, and choreography rehearsals as they become trained in authentic Gilbert & Sullivan humor, dialogue and musical interpretation. No experience is necessary to join the fun, which culminates in two performances in which every registrant performs. Auditions for the five main males roles and four main female roles in the show are required, however, and will take place by appointment on Saturday, April 9. Other participants who register for the program will perform in the chorus of nobles, schoolgirls, guards and servants. Rehearsals will take place all day Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, and Monday through Friday, June 20-24, at the Opera Naples Center, 2408 Linwood Ave. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers and at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the G&L Theater at the Community School of Naples. Pamela Leighton-Bilik of Washington, D.C., creator director of International Youth Gilbert & Sullivan and artistic director of the G&S Youth Company, directs the Opera Naples summer program. Robin Shuford Frank, ON director of educational outreach, is the musical director. For more information, call 514-7464 or visit www.operanaples.org. Community School kids present Camp RockYoung singers invited to try out for Opera Naples summer program

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LOCATED AT NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORT A Waldorf Astoria Resort 475 Seagate Drive Naples, FL 34103 *PRICES INCREASE $3 PER HOUR UNTIL 7 PM THEN DECREASE $3 PER HOUR UNTIL 12PM VEUVE CLICQUOT DINNER JOIN US AT THE NAPLES GRANDE FOR A 5 COURSE DINNER PAIRED WITH VARIOUS VINTAGES OF VEUVE CLICQUOT. THE EVENING WILL BE ATTENDED BY PIERRE CASENAVE, A VEUVE CLICQUOT WINE MAKER, WHO WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE PAIRED DINNER. CONTACT ALISON PANIGALL FOR INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS. 239.207.6545 AURA BAR AND RESTAURANT NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORT AURA BAR VEUVE CLICQUOT HAPPY HOUR Every Friday 3PM-12PM Featuring: $3* VEUVE CLICQUOT at 3pm $5 Appetizers and Specialty Cocktails New Flatbread Menu Live Jazz 4PM-8PM 36,377 glasses poured at Veuve celebrations since October 2008! EASTER BRUNCH Sunday April 24th Vista Ballroom $62 Adults $31 Children Seating Times: 11am, 1:30pm and 4pm Contact Aura Restaurant 239.594.6000 for more information and reservations. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 The Gulf Coast Writers Association recently selected the winners of its annual writing contest. The winners in three categories of competition were: Fiction1) Jan Nieman, Transitions 2) Judy Loose, Not the Way Its Supposed to Work 3) Fay Ellen Graetz, Reflections in a Coffee SpoonNonfiction1) Martha Jeffers, Return to Sender 2) Larry Stiles, The Qualifying Run 3) Jan Nieman, The CrechePoetry1) Larry Stiles, Winter Calling 2) Mary Beth Lundgren, First Christmas Gift 3) Judy Loose, Woodchuck The Gulf Coast Writers Association provides a forum for fellowship, education and information among writers in the community. The group promotes writers welfare and spirit by encouraging members and others to pursue writing for pure joy or for compensation, whichever purpose better gratifies the individual. The groups next meeting is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Mariott Fairfield Inn, 7090 Cypress Ter., Fort Myers. The cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. For more information, visit www.gulfwriters.org. The following are the first place winners in the categories of Poetry and Fiction:Winters CallingIs winter calling me? Drawing me back to frosted glen and ridge where powdered sugar dusts the giant firs, and snow bound laurels in their tight knit thicket stand, a huddled mass of frozen trolls. Where in the hollow of the tallest oak the tail of one gray squirrel flashes, then withdraws, as he settles in to ponder Hamlets hesitation (with his small imagination), wondering, in a seasons sleep: What dreams may come? What dreams .... When cold and calm conspire to dull the senses fingers first, and fist and feet and face, touch and movement slowly lost until the numbness steals all grace, until the numbness owns it all. Then from his fragile, icy perch the mockingbird Mocks Me with varied melody, for he, despite his cold adversity, finds ample cause to sing. Is winter calling out to me? Will there be another spring? Larry Stiles Writing talents recognized GCWA announces winnersWRITING CONTEST WINNERS

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company 866-949-6005 239-949-6001 bonita@paradiseshrimpcompany.com 24851 Tamiami Trail, S. Suite 5 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 At the Palm City Market on concourse D at S.W. Florida International Airport2 Locations!www.paradiseshrimponline.comor Online! 239-593-5555www.randys shmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm Check out Randys New iPhone App! NEW LOCATIONWe are opening a new location in Bonita Springs! Our new location will feature a shmarket (Randys Paradise Shrimp Co.) a new restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner, a live aquaculture sh farm, gourmet market and much more!!! FREE SAMPLES AVAILABLE DAILY!Paradise shrimp company only. Signed Bottles For Sale!Only Available at Randys Sun Harvest Orange Juice $ 2 99 Reg. $4.99Paradise shrimp company only. tomatoes .79lb NEWS FLASH! www.naplesbbq.comWRITING CONTEST WINNERS The salesman swings his arm to the left, encouraging us from our natural inclination to shuffle along the path to the right. Were putty in his hands, my husband and I no hard sell for him this time. He is the authority, we are the uninformed, and the three of us morph into our assigned roles. Now this here model has been a popular choice, he says, exposing his black onyx cufflinks as his smooth puffy hand caresses the leather appointments. It looks expensive glittering trim, seamless seams. My husband brings up the subject of cost. What does this one run? Ahh, says Mr. Expert, the manufacturer has upgraded it for next year, so we can offer quite a saving for you folks. If its so popular, why do they have to upgrade it? Its hard to concentrate as the associate (identified as such by his bronze, pretentious badge) and my husband discuss details. Their voices float into a bubble behind me as I drift ahead. I dont much care what they decide. A forest green, plush interior catches my attention. It triggers a memory of similar material in the apartment Mom and I shared during a year of upheavals. Its only temporary, I can hear her saying as we climb the two flights of stairs adjacent to Lowest Prices Anywhere Samsons Appliances. At the top a hallway cuts left, right, and another right leading us to a three-room apartment with handprint-smudged woodwork and noncommittal beige walls. I focus on disturbed dust motes dancing in front of me as sunlight struggles to seep through 9-foot-high filmy windows. A refrigerator, stove and sink cram a living room alcove no walls to contain odors, no door to hide a messy kitchen bizarre. I wrestle to open a window the growl of a Greyhound bus roars two stories below, towering over road-mates as they jockey to leave the city and self-induced fumes behind. Across the street a Schlitz Beer sign blinks neon white, gold and burgundy, and although Im unable to hear their words, the body language of the couple standing under it suggests an argument. Its impossible to imagine living here. I hate my father for leaving, forcing us to move from the suburbs. I slam the window shut. This is no place for a 12-year old and my gasp of disgust doesnt escape Moms notice. This isnt going to be so bad after I fix it up, she cajoles. We can put a border up there and itll bring the ceiling down. Her arm sweeps toward a wall, paint it sort of a rose color. Youll see, this place will look nice for when we have company. Company? I doubt it. Im not ever bringing my friends here. Phooey, my friends are 15 miles away; I have none here. My gasp becomes a snort and works it way into a sniffle. Mom promises, Remember, its only temporary. We wont be here long, only until I find a better place. I check out my bedroom and discover an unexpected plus a black iron fire escape hangs outside my window. I budge the lower pane up and tentatively step out. A wind gust takes me by surprise, and when I peer through the grid under my tennis shoes, I shudder. I scramble back inside, but the fire escapes uniqueness has intriguing possibilities. The movers wheel in my furniture. I paw through my box of clothes, sniffing the familiar and begin unpacking. Mom hurries into my room, eyes wide and fingertips to her lips. Sweetie, she says, Were going to have to share the other bedroom. We need to rent this one in order to live here. What? Were not only living in the middle of Cincinnati, but I dont even get my own bedroom? I stomp into the living room, and consider running outside. But, where? No bicycle, no park or playground, no corner candy store simply one building smashed up against another, imprisoned by rolling steel. My sniffles become sobs and I throw myself on the sofa. Mom, saying nothing, sits beside me and wraps her arms around me until I notice the movers glances as they traipse in and out of the apartment. Eyes down, pouting mouth, I move my clothes to her bedroom. Moms true to her word. My aunt and she scrub the walls, working the sponges in circular motions not to leave steaks until the buckets contents no longer turn a murky gray. All three rooms are painted a soft rose. The high border near the ceiling creates the optical illusion Mom hoped for and the forest green velveteen curtain does, indeed, hide the awkward kitchenette. Our mahogany dining-room table occupies the place of honor in the window nook and becomes a favorite for homework while surveying drunken brawls and streaking fire engines. But, Im immune to the street-level hubbub as the apartment transitions into a home. I adapt, an inner-city child, a latchkey kid who discovers recreation is volleying a tennis ball against cement buildings or sunbathing on a flat tarred roof. Other kids in the building and I race through department stores, sample deli-food, pilfer candy, until the manager shoos us out. We catch the streetcar and ride backwards to the end of the line. A year later when Mom announces, I found an apartment in a better location. Well be moving, Im dismayed and. A cough disrupts my time travel. Clearing his throat, the associate asks, So, Mrs. Klein, have you made a decision? It doesnt matter which I choose, I whisper, too low for him to catch, and nod toward a serviceable, unadorned casket. The salesman arches an eyebrow and challenges, Are you sure Mother would want this one? Im positive. It is, after all, only temporary. Shes already moved to a better location. TransitionsBY JAN NIEMAN

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CHARTER SIGHTSEEING BOATMaritime Lady www.naplesboatcharters.net | 239-593-7475 Naples Boat Charters | Captain Jim Albert Dolphin Watches, Sunsets, Trips to Marco Island for Lunch, Port Royal Homes & Yacht Tours, Waterfront Property Tours for Agents & Buyers Champagne Tasting! Wednesday. 4/27/11, 5:30-7:30pm Champagne Tasting, chocolates, appetizers, live music! 3 Champagne Tasting $35 Advance/$45 Door 6 Champagne Tasting $60 Advance/$70 Door Details/Online Tickets: ww.ShulasNaplesEvents.EventBrite.com Text SHULAS EVENTS to 97063 for event updates and a FREE APPETIZER! SHULAS EVENTS! AVON PRODUCTSBy Linda Jones IN-STORE DISCOUNTStore 239.331.7491 Fax 239.331.7492 mayihelpu2day@comcast.net www.youravon.com/ljones6508 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 A&E WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Andrew M. Kurtz, Music Director 2010/2011 16th Season2011 SYMPHONIC SENSATIONS SEASONFive Broadway musicals rolled into on jam-packed evening with lots of laughter: My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, Paint Your Wagon, & BrigadoonPerformed at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Starring William Michals & Lisa VromanSponsored By: FineMark National Bank & Trust(239) 481-4849 / www.GulfCoastSymphony.org / Concert at 7:30pm MessiahFor tickets: www.thebachensemble.org The Complete Oratorio with Soloists & OrchestraApril 10, 2011 3:00pmPrice: $25 Naples: Grace Lutheran ChurchSt. Marks Episcopal Church BachThe EnsembleAs part of the ninth annual Authors and Books Festival sponsored by the Naples Press Club, two dozen writers will exhibit and sign their books at various shops and restaurants along Fifth Avenue South from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 9. The Book Fair also offers a prize drawing to qualifying shoppers. Passports, with lists of authors and locations, will be available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center and at participating merchants, which will be indicated by balloons in front of the shops and restaurants. There is no admission charge to the book fair. The Authors and Books Festival also includes a Celebrity Author Luncheon with mystery writer Nancy Cohen on at Vergina on Saturday, April 9, and a writers conference at the Naples Center of Florida Gulf Coast University, 1010 Fifth Ave. S., April 9-10. For a complete schedule of events and registration information for the luncheon and conference, visit www. authorsandbooksfestival.org. Naples Authors and Books Festival brings writers and readers together Authors along FifthHere are the places and times that authors will greet fans and sign copies of their books on Saturday, April 9, as part of the Naples Authors and Books Festival. All of the host businesses are along Fifth Avenue South. Ira Andrus: Royalty & Hollywood Jewelry, 12-3 p.m.; Kilwins Ice Cream, 3-6 p.m.; Bice Ristorante, 6-9 p.m. Bob Bair: Florida Olive Oil Co., 3-6 p.m. Cynthia Bercowetz: The Inn on Fifth Spa, 3-9 p.m. Jenny Craig: Prudential Florida Realty, 12-3 p.m.; Reginas Ice Cream Pavilion, 3-6 p.m. D.K. Christi: Royalty & Hollywood Jewelry, 3-6 p.m. Mary Fisher: Reginas, 12-3 p.m.; Kays on the Beach, 3-6 p.m. Roger Forsythe: Olivers Barber Shop, 12-3 p.m. Lesley Frost: Kilwins, 12-3 p.m.; Prudential Florida Realty, 3-6 p.m.; Vergina on Fifth, 6-9 p.m. Barbara Green: Bellini Italian Restaurant, 3-6 p.m. Carrie Kerskie: Pucci & Catana Pet Boutique, 3-6 p.m. Joyce McDonald: Florida Olive Oil Co., 6-9 p.m. Terry Major: Bice Ristorante, 3-6 p.m. Bonnie Michaels: Schmitt Jeweler, 12-3 p.m.; Sheldon Fine Arts, 3-6 p.m. Barbara Miller: Petunias of Naples, 12-3 p.m. Kyle Miller: Keating & Associates, 3-6 p.m. Jan Nieman: Pucci & Catana, 12-3 p.m.; Vergina, 3-6 p.m. Julie Parker: Naples Tourist Center, 12-3 p.m.; Petunias, 3-6 p.m. Angie Pine: Lovejoy Antiques & Jewelry, 3-6 p.m. Nancy Poffenberger: Random Acts of Art, 3-6 p.m. Naomi Pringle: Brambles Tea Room 12-3 p.m. Michele Sfakianos: Random Acts of Art, 12-3 p.m.; Naples Tourist Center, 3-6 p.m.; Cafe Luna, 6-9 p.m. Lauren Smith: Fifth Avenue Design Gallery, 12-3 p.m. Maureen SullivanHartung: Fifth Avenue Design Gallery, 3-6 p.m. Chuck Togias: Olivers Barber Shop, 3-6 p.m. Millie Van Horn: Florida Olive Oil Co., 12-3 p.m.; The Inn on Fifth Spa, 3-6 p.m. Suzie Weinert: Paddy Murphys Irish Pub, 6-9 p.m. in the know

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C25 Stitch n Bitch Superstar Knitting Knit Your Own Royal WeddingandDuring the past decade or so, theres been something of a revival of the traditional art of knitting, particularly among young women. This new wave of youthful seamstresses delights in tweaking the classics while displaying a devotion to craft and skill that would make their grandmothers proud.In Stitch n Bitch Superstar Knitting, author Debbie Stoller takes in hand those new knitters who are ready to graduate from the basics but feel intimidated by more complex techniques. Using her own personal experience and tales of what did and didnt work for her, she explains sophisticated stitches and styles as simply as possible, using literal and sometimes even metaphorical illustrations of the tricky geometry and fingerwork involved in a way that is both enlightening and entertaining.The second half of the book presents dozens of original patterns that incorporate these new techniques into modern, youthful clothing, bags and accessories. From delicate, feminine lace to punkedout skulls and crossbones, theres bound to be a project here for just about anyone. But if even these designs seem too mainstream, check out Knit Your Own Royal Wedding. Just in time for the April 29 nuptials of Britains Prince William and Kate Middleton, this slim book will give you all the know-how you need to whip up your own fuzzy royal wedding party. Dont forget a little pack of corgis to carry the brides train. The details in these patterns are exquisite and hilarious, from the queens teeny handbag to the grooms dads distinctive nose, and inventive photography adds even more flair to the clear, colorful illustrations. If new and different is what youre after for your next knitting project, you cant go wrong here. Stitch n Bitch Superstar Knitting By Debbie Stoller (Workman Publishing, $17.95) Knit Your Own Royal Wedding By Fiona Goble (Andrews McMeel, $17.99)REVIEWED BY EALISH WADDELL___________________________Special to Florida Weekly BEACH READING FUN PLACE. SERIOUS FOOD. HAPPY HOURMONDAY-FRIDAY 3PM-7PM HALF PRICE BOTTLE & DRAFT BEER HALF PRICE WELL DRINKS AND HOUSE WINE 1/2 PRICE MARTINIS* *PINNACLE VODKA ONLYWWW.BOSTONS.COM NOW OPEN 41

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Kimberly Davidson, MD Board Certi ed Dermatology Advanced Cosmetic Dermatologywww.RiverchaseDermatology.com*Restrictions may apply. Call location for details. By Appointment Only! Schedule a complimentary consultation. Spring into a New You!with Dysport, the BOTOX AlternativeFriday, April 8th Fort Myers7331 Gladiolus Dr. 313-2553Wednesday, April 27th North Naples1015 Crosspointe Dr. 596-9075Buy 20 Units Get 5 FREE* Buy 30 Units Get 10 FREE* Plus... Take $50 OFF Restylane* Rx Only 300 Units for injection NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 Congratulations Florida Weekly on4 years! Should a chair be a conversation piece or be comfortable? Twentiethcentury designers chairs can be either, but theyre rarely both. A chair that looks like a huge cupped hand is hard to ignore or forget. It often is pictured but not identified. Pedro Friedeberg (b. 1936), an Italian-born designer from Mexico, is an architect, painter and designer of furniture and useless objects. His Hand chairs were first made in the 1980s and still are in production. His work sells for high prices to todays collectors. Want an imaginative clock? Friedeberg made one with protruding hands that substitute for numerals. He cleverly made the hands with one, two, three, four or five fingers pointing up, then for numbers six to 12 he created hands with six fingers, seven fingers, etc. Another of his designs is the 1980s Mariposa (Butterfly) chair. A large, colorful mahogany butterfly is the seat, another is the back. It too is very out of the ordinary and lumpy, but its comfortable. A new young group of collectors searches for the work of designers from the 1930s to 2000 and often pays very high prices. Works by famous designers have gone up in value while much of the collecting market has gone down. Q: I have a bright red plastic biscuit cutter that says For Bisquicks on the handle and Bonnyware on the side. I still use it to make baking powder biscuits. It was my mothers. Any idea how old it is? A: We have been told that Bonny Ware plastic was made by Reynolds Spring Co. of Jackson, Mich., but we are not sure. The company is not on any of our lists of manufacturers of plastic kitchen wares. Bisquick became a brand name in 1931 and still is on the market. We are sure the cutt er was meant to be used to make baking powder biscuits using Bisquick, probably about 1960. The added s may have been a way to avoid suggesting the makers of Bisquick endorsed the product. Hundreds of biscuit c utters, salt-and-pepper sets and other bright plastic pieces marked Bonny Ware are for sale on the Internet for prices as low as $5, but no one seems to know who made them. Can anyone help? Q: I have some old blue and white plates from China. I was told they are called Canton or Nanking because of the pattern. What is the difference? A: Canton and Nanking are both patterns of dishes made in China from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. Both are named for cities in China where the dishes were thought to have been made, Form at odds with function in popular designsKOVELS: ANTIQUES terryKOVEL news@floridaweekly.com

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RODORODOOne of Naples Finest Consignment Shops Rediscovered Womens Fine FashionSpecializing in Designer ClothingClothing received by appointment only. Cannot be combined with sale items.North Naples 239.598.1222975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd. Mon-Fri: 10-5 Saturday: 11-3 www.RodeoConsignment.com20% OFF On one item with this ad. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C27 For more information about our 2011 season, call 239-768-4210Check out the 2011 Miracle Scheduleat www.miraclebaseball.com OPENING NIGHT FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA!Saturday, April 9th at 7:05 PM Gates Open at 5:30 PM FREE TICKETS now available at all Lee and Collier Wendys locations. Join us for an informative presentation...Featuring Silverseas Exciting and Exotic cruising destinations Silversea includes: Complimentary Airfare, Transfers, Butler Service, Wines & Spirits and Gratuities! Monday, April 18th, 2011 3:00PM Betty Maclean Travel 2245 Venetian Court Naples, FL 34109 Please RSVP By April 15th! Email: Info@BettyMacleanTravel.com Or By Phone: 239-513-0333 or 800-865-8111we now know that Nanking was the port used to ship the dishes. Both patterns are blue and white and both have a scene with a landscape, building, bridge and trees. Nanking has a spear and post border and often has some gold trim. Canton has a rain and cloud border. There is sometimes a person on the bridge on a Nanking plate, but never on a Canton plate. Nanking is a better-quality product with crisp decorations and extra gold trim. Both Canton and Nanking dishes were made for the American market and after 1891 were marked China or Made in China. Some dishes have an orange peel glaze. This is caused by using too thick a glaze and should not affect the price. In the 1950s, collectors could find dishes for a few dollars each and often assembled a full dinner service for a family. Today both Nanking and Canton are classed as Chinese Export china and bring much higher prices $150 for a Nanking plate and $350 for a 9-inch Canton bowl. Q: I just found a bottle of Bols creme de menthe at the back of my grandfathers liquor cabinet. The label says 1868. Inside the bottle is a ballerina who spins while music plays. How much is this old bottle worth? A: Your bottle was not made in 1868. That was the year Bols was taken over by new management. The musical bottle was sold from 1957 to 1980. The Dutch company sold several different types of liqueur, including creme de menthe, in the bottle. It is a very common bottle worth about $20. The bottles are offered online for about $60 with the original box down to $10 for a worn bottle. Tip: If you accidentally dust off a bit of veneer, a loose screw or a piece of metal mounting, immediately put it in an envelope in a drawer or tape or pin it to the back of the furniture. When you have time, decide if you or an expert should do the needed restoration. These small pieces should be carefully saved because they can never be exactly duplicated. Kovels Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, 2011, 43rd edition, is an accurate source for current prices. This large-size paperback has more than 2,600 color photographs and 42,000 up-to-date prices for more than 775 categories of antiques and collectibles. Youll also find hundreds of factory histories and marks and a report on the record prices of the year, plus helpful sidebars and tips about buying, selling, collecting and preserving your treasures. Available online at Kovelsonlinestore.com, by phone at 800-303-1996, at your bookstore, or send $27.95 plus $4.95 postage to Price Book, Box 22900, Beachwood, OH 44122. e b ui l di n g, Nanking ost borh as some h as a rain de r. Th e r e e rson on N an k ing n a Can ng is a r oduct t io ns m d s h e et e re o r na e an z e. d c e. In yg was sold f rom 1 c t v e a b o o ffe r wit to $ T i p d ust l oose s m oun t a n env e or p in i t ture. Wh i f you o r n ee d e d p ieces s h b ecause the y duplicated. Kovel COURTESY PHOTOPut butterflies in your living room with this Mariposa chair made in the 1980s. The 35-inch-high chair brought $5,490 at a recent Rago auction in Lambertville, N.J.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C29 And luxuriate in an inviting and welcoming boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Naples. With 87 elegantly appointed rooms & suites, an intimate spa, inspired dining at Trulucks, lively McCabes Irish Pub & Grill, just steps from the beaches and everywhere you want to be.Enhance your Naples experience with one of our all inclusive packages. fth avenue south 699 fth avenue south, naples, orida 34102 888.403.8778 | 239.403.8777 | innon fth.com authenticallynaples. distinctivelydowntown. staycentered 2930_TIOF_FlaWeeklyNaplesAd.indd 1 1/24/11 11:02 AM Repotting is topic at April meeting of orchid societyThe Naples Orchid Society meets year round on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Flower registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and judging takes place at 7:10 p.m. The business meeting is at 7:30 p.m., followed by a program at 7:45 p.m. The April 7 program will be about repotting orchids. Cost for members is $10 and includes mix, a pot, a clip and an orchid. For more information, e-mail waterwaysorchidman@gmail.com. League will learn about sustainabilityCan you measure your carbon footprint? Do you really know what a carbon footprint consists of? Find out from an expert at the next meeting of the League of Women Voters of Collier County. Anne Hartley, Ph.D., assistant director of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at FGCU, will be the guest speaker at 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the Hilton Naples. Previously on the faculty at Florida International University, Dr. Hartley joined the staff at FGCU in 2007. Her expertise lies in the area of global change ecology. She earned her doctorate in biogeochemistry from Duke University and spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the Ecosystems Center in Woods Hole, Mass. An optional luncheon will be served at noon at a cost of $20 for members and $25 for all others. Reservations should be made by 4 p.m. Friday, April 8. Call 2634656 or visit www.lwvcolliercounty.org.Get acquainted with Newcomers groupsThe Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area. The club meets for luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month, year round. In addition, groups within the club plan outings and dates to share varied interests, such as mah-jongg and duplicate bridge, gourmet cooking and discussions about philosophy. Prospective members are invited to coffee at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 298-4083 or visit www.naplesnewcomers.com. The Bonita Springs Newcomers Club welcomes women who have lived in Bonita for less than three years. Luncheons are held at area country clubs on the third Thursday of every month (December meeting is on the second Thursday). Members must attend five luncheons a year and pay annual dues of $40. Club activities are organized and directed by an all-volunteer board of directors. For more information, e-mail bonitanewcomers@gmail.com or visit www. bonitaspringsnewcomersclub.com. CLUB NOTES

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Full rack of ribs with 2 sides for $12.95 with the purchase of any beverage. Offer expires 4/15/11 O.B.'s Cornerstone {formally Norm's}239.417.12165047 Tamiami Trail East (Village Falls Plaza) LIVE MUSIC SEVERAL NIGHTS A WEEKCALL FOR INFO! HAPPY HOUR 11-7 MON-SAT DAILY SPECIALSMonday 1/2 PRICE PIZZATuesday PEROGIES $7.95 WITH KOLBASSA $10.95Wednesday 1/2 PRICE BURGERSThursday 1/2 BBQ CHICKEN WITH 2 SIDES $6.95Friday ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY $8.95 CUPCAKESBell Tower Shops 13499 S. Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33907 239.415.0300Moorings Plaza 1803 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34102 239.331.8944 www.graciescupcakes.comServing Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 C31 Wine Tasters planning a Decanted EveningThe Wine Tasters of Naples are planning the groups second annual charity event, Some Decanted Evening, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at The Players Club at Lely Resort. At press time, 500 tickets had been sold toward the goal of 600. The island-inspired evening will include a wine tasting, dinner, live music and silent auction. Items up for bid in the live auction include a one-year family golf membership at Tiburon ($11,000 value), a queen-size Bali air mattress and frame with organic bedding from the Best Back Sleep Store ($5,000), one week in a waterfront home on Marco Island ($2,900), a sight-seeing flight for three paired with a catered sunset cruise for six ($2,500) and numerous dining packages in restaurants and homes. Admission is $85 per person and is open to all. Proceeds will benefit Youth Haven, St. Matthews House and the Shelter for Abused Women & Children. For reservations, call Dan Leaman at 404-0254.Saddle up for derby partyNaples Equestrian Challenge holds a Kentucky Derby Party from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Noodles Italian Caf & Sushi Bar. Join the fun for the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby and help the local organization continue its programs that help special-needs children and adults. The derby party includes a mint julep and a buffet dinner for $25 per person in advance and $35 at the door. A cash bar will be available. Prizes will be awarded for Best Hat (ladies) and Craziest Pants (men). Owners Box sponsorships are available from $500 to $2,500 and include priority seating and random assignment of a horse with prizes for win/place/show. For more information, call 596-2988 or visit www.naplesequestrianchallenge. org. Save your appetite for Taste of CollierThe 28th annual Taste of Collier takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Bayfront. Admission is $5 per person, children 5 and younger are admitted free. Tasting portions from dozens of area restaurants will be offered for $3 to $5 each. Nonprofit organizations that have benefitted from Taste over the years are include the American Red Cross in Collier county, READ of Southwest Florida, the Naples Alliance for Children, the local chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, PACE Center for Girls-Immokalee and Catholic Charities. Proceeds from Taste also benefit culinary programs and scholarships and help sponsor individuals at state and national industry competitions. For more information about the 28th annual Taste of Collier, call 272-1907. SAVE THE DATE

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1/2 PRICED WINE LISTbottles up to $100expires 4/14/11 BUY ONE GET ONEpurchase one dish, get the second freegood for lunch or dinner = or lesser value +18% gratuity before discountexpires 4/14/11must present coupon at time of purchase. cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer2455 vanerbilt beach road naples 34109 239.254.0050 BEST HAPPY HOUR IN TOWNALL drinks 1/2 price 4-8 NIGHTLY www.LightingFirst.usGreat Selection, Great Prices available at: Hot Deals. Cool Breezes.The British West Indies inspired Gauguin by minkaAire. Films and conversations highlight Sarasota festivalDAVIS FLORIDA WEEKLYA & E TW0 C33ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTSociety Vino Cuisine WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011Sanibel Sea School and BIG ARTS present a screening of the documentary Bag It, the 2010 Blue Ocean Film Festival winner, followed by a questionand-answer session with director Suzan Beraza, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at BIG ARTS on Sanibel. The Blue Ocean Film Festival is a global film festival and conservation summit for underwater filmmakers and marine researchers. Bag It follows everyman Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world. His journey starts with simple questions: What are plastic bags made from, and what happens to the 60,000 bags American use every five minutes after they are discarded? What he learns quickly grows far beyond plastic bags. Admission is $10 (free for students and children accompanied by a paying adult). For more information, call BIG ARTS at 3950900 or visit www.BIGARTS.org. The opening movie of the 2011 Sarasota F ilm F estival, Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times, will be the star attraction at the festival kickoff party at the Sarasota Opera House beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8. Following reporters David Carr and Brian Stelter as they tackle their Media Desk beat, director Andrew Rossiutilizes unprecedented access behind the scenes at The New York Times, from editorial meetings to pavement pounding reporting, as a platform to examine the legendary paper of record as well as to investigate the state of journalism in an era of real-time transformation. Mr. Rossi and reporters Mr. Carr and Mr. Stelter will attend the SFF opening night screening and festivities. Through Sunday, April 17, SFF celebrates narrative and documentary feature-length films, shorts, family and youth films. Nearly 200 films made in the U.S. and 42 countries around the world will be shown, with most screenings at Sarasotas Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20 movie house.Conversation SeriesEvery year, the SFF Conversation Series presents opportunities to get up close and personal with some of the brightest names in cinema. This years series consists of: A Conversation with Geena Davis, at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in the auditorium at Sarasota High School. Admission is $20. The Academy Award-winning actress has been a passionate advocate for gender equality in creating fictional characters without stereotypes, particularly in films and TV shows made for children under age 11. She is this years recipient of the SFF Impact Award in recognition of her on-screen portrayals of strong, powerful female characters as well as for her off-screen work. In addition to opening the festival Conversation Series, Ms. Davis will attend SFFs screening of the documentary Miss Representation in which she appears and will also attend the Filmmaker Tribute celebration to accept the Impact Award on Saturday evening, April 16, at the Sarasota Opera House. A Conversation with Christopher Plummer, at noon Sunday, April 17, at the Sarasota Opera House. Admission is $20. Mr. Plummer will accept the festivals Cinema Master Award at the Filmmaker Tribute in celebration of his career that spans six decades and includes numerous classic films. For his part in the Conversation Series, he will talk with the audience about his body of work, his storied career and his perspective on the craft of acting, the art of film and his decades in the theater. A Conversation about Censorship and Cinema: The Legacy of the Hollywood Blacklist, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Sarasota Opera House. Admission is $20. Presented in partnership with The Sarasota Opera and its production of Robert Wards operatic adaptation of Arthur Millers The Crucible, this conversation will be a panel discussion with scholars, filmmakers and industry professionals about the legacy of political censorship and its profound implications on the lives of artists whose work will be forever associated with this complex era in American history.Centerpiece and closing filmsThis years Festival Centerpiece is Tabloid, director Errol Morris story of gossip page sensation Joyce McKinney and her love, abduction and life on the run. Tabloid will be screened at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, at Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20. The festival closes with two screenings of Mike Mills Beginners, starring Ewan McGregor as Oliver, a graphic artist searching for his place in the landscape of modern Los Angeles, and Mr. Plummer as his father. Uncommitted and unable to find inspiration for his work, Oliver finds companionship in his faithful Jack Russell terrier and bemusement by watching his father Hal undergo a late life transformation. Married for decades to Olivers late mother, Hal uses the occasion of her passing to make a surprising revelation. Mr. Plummer and Mr. Mills will attend screenings of Beginners at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20. For a complete listing of films and screening times as well as special SFF events, visit www.sarasotafilmfestival. com. The festival box office is in the lobby of the Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20, 1993 Main St. in downtown Sarasota. Tickets are also available on the festival website. For more information, call (941) 366-6200 or (866) 575-3456. >> The 2011 Sarasota Film Festival >> When: April 8-17 >> Where: Festival box of ce is in the lobby at the Sarasota Regal Hollywood 20, 1993 Main St., Sarasota >> Tickets: Screenings are $12; special events are priced separately. >> Info: www.sarasota lmfestival.com, (941) 366-6200 or (866) 575-3456 in the know COURTESY PHOTOPage One follows New York Times reporters David Carr, left, and Brian Stelter on the newspapers Media Desk beat. PLUMMER Bag It set for screening on Sanibel

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FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 Celebrating 35 years with Marissa CollectionsFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 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. oridaweekly.com 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@ oridaweekly.com. 1. Robert and Valerie Hay 2. Dan Montero and Lisa Sieron 3. Valerie Salembier and Massimo Caronna 4. Buffie Boucher-Martin and Barbara Burris 5. Tim Dalton and Marissa Hartington 6. Heather and Jamie Dockweiler with Maxwell 7. Emily and Harold Ford 8. Melanie and Marty Wasmer 9. Honored guests Brunello and Frederica Cucinelli 10. JoAnn Smallwood and Lou Drackett BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / COURTESY PHOTOS 12 34 5 6 7 91 0 8

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C37 1. Peggy Garrett, Ilene Horn and Jill Lowe 2. Sue Gaskins, Gail Adams, Kathy Hughey and Kay Toolan 3. Maura Ross, Abigail Rutherford and Kristin Vaughn 4. Kathleen Blackburn, Joan Kessler and Emily Bua 5. Jessica Varnes and Melanie Desrosiers SARA DEWBERRY / COURTESY PHOTOSGoddess Night at The von Liebig Art CenterFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 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. oridaweekly.com 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@ oridaweekly.com. 1 2 3 4 5

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC38 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 BOAT RENTALS 239-530-5134 RATES: There was a time when restaurant wine lists offered nothing but familiar brands and predictable choices. But when was the last time you uncorked a bottle of Lancers or Blue Nun?Over the past 30 or so years, the American palate has outgrown liebfraumilch and other such callow varieties. Winemakers and distributors have responded by expanding the range of products available. Nowadays, you never know what rare treasure youll happen upon on a restaurants wine list.For example, in recent months, Ive savored a stellar Intipalka Tannat 2009 ($22) at Incas Kitchen in Golden Gate. Though Peru is not noted for its wines, this was a memorable bottle, with rich blackberry aroma and flavor, good tannic structure, a hint of spice and a clean finish. At Sam-Bucco Bistro in Naples, I enjoyed Travaglini Gattinara 2004 ($68), a tasty nebbiolo thats far more affordable than the Barolos from the same grape and region. At Cru in Fort Myers, I sampled a delicious Lang & Reed 214 Napa Cabernet Franc 2008 ($48). Theres fascinating variety to be had throughout Southwest Florida, perhaps reflecting the greater range of food available. Even some chains are getting into the act. Flemings Steakhouse, for instance, offers 100 wines by the glass and also in flights of three, 2-ounce portions designed for sampling and comparing. Selecting new wines is a process, says Aleksander Stepanovich, manager and sommelier at Sea Salt in Naples. Its not simply tasting wines; you try to match flavors in the wines with the dishes you prepare. Getting your guests involved is important as well. I find out what styles of wine they like and look for similar wines in the marketplace. If they like French Burgundy, there are different regions with terroirdriven pinot noir. I try to look for wines that come from lesser-known areas, brands that are not widely distributed, as well as new releases from familiar labels. Dayna Anding, general manager of Sweet Melissas on Sanibel, says, I am usually looking for a specific grape variety in a price range. I want to make sure it pairs with our menu. Customers sometimes say we dont have enough wines that they recognize. But when you train your servers well, they will educate the customers and get them to try new wines. Value is as important as interesting lore. There is not a wine on my list I wouldnt drink myself, says Harold Balink, chef/ owner of Cru in Fort Myers, but I select them to be great values. Our selection is driven by the customer demanding better wines, not necessarily big-name wines. Restaurateurs update wine lists periodically, as availability, menu and tastes change. America has had a quick learning curve with wine over the last few decades, says Mr. Balink. Years ago, French wines ruled, only to be eclipsed by California chardonnays and cabernet sauvignons, he says. Then people discovered merlot, zinfandel and petite syrah. As Americans drink and experience more, we realize wine is really about balance and structure, and that is really driving which regions are popular now, Mr. Balink says. We used to have tons of Aussie shiraz on wine lists. Now we look for good, unusual wines that pair up well with food, wines from Umbria, the Loire Valley and Oregon. Larger by-the-glass selections help wine lovers experiment. Now we have cabernet franc, mourvedre and carmenere varietals, wines that people werent thinking about 10 years ago, Mr. Balink says. Its how many people discover new favorites. Our guests can try new wines theyre not familiar with, or different styles of wines they already know and drink, says Mr. Stepanovich. The market continues to develop with more wines becoming available from smaller or lesser-known regions. This is where the consumers can find value as well as explore new tastes. Sea Salt features new wines by the glass to gauge customer demand. One unusual wine from northern Spain Txomin Etxaniz 2009 ($45) recently graduated to the bottle list. This is a very interesting white wine, he says. Clean and crisp with lots of minerality, softer tropical fruit flavors and a light acidity. Its excellent with grilled fish. Sweet Melissas even offers half-glasses, allowing customers to pair a different wine with each small plate they sample. One of Ms. Andings favorites is Velt 1 Gruner Veltliner ($32) from Austria. Its a perfect summer wine, and it is always summer here, she says. Light, crisp and refreshing with a little effervescence, it is great with all seafood dishes and pairs nicely with our spicy foods as well. jimMcCRACKEN vino@floridaweekly.com As palates evolve, so, too, must restaurant wine lists VINO Travaglini Gattinara at SamBuccos Bistro Intipalka Tannat at Incas Kitchen in Naples Txomin Etxaniz at Sea Salt in NaplesJIM MCCRACKEN / FLORIDA WEEKLY

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 7-13, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 Patricia and Christopher Jubinville have been integral parts of the Trail Caf and Grill for a long time, but now that they own it, they are giving it their personal touch. Both are graduates of Johnson & Wales Culinary School. Mr. Jubinville conjures up goodies in the kitchen while his wife manages the front of the house. Theyve brought with them a made-from-scratch philosophy that shines through in the breakfast and lunch fare they serve. During the week, breakfast is available until 11:30 a.m., but its an all-day affair on weekends. The breakfast lineup is impressive: omelets, crepes, breakfast skillets, benedicts, just-plain eggs, hot and cold cereals and a host of pancakes, waffles and intriguing French toasts, including cherries jubilee and a house specialty, razzleberry stuffed (with glazed pecans in the toast and a fruit compote on top). Lunch options salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps and entrees are scaled back on weekends, but theres a representative sampling available nonetheless. The caf is divided into two casually comfortable rooms. The front room, closest to the entrance, has a slightly more formal feel, with plaid curtains and upholstered chairs clustered around the tables. A lunch counter and wooden booths give the back room a relaxed diner atmosphere. We snagged the last available table in the front room and settled in to peruse the large menu. Selecting just one item from the breakfast menu proved taxing. The omelets and skillets looked appetizing, but the crepes and French toast beckoned as well. What choice did we have but to have some of both? A Greek skillet ($9.99) began with scrambled eggs that were topped with tomatoes, potatoes, kalamata olives, spinach, scallions and feta cheese. The eggs were properly seasoned and cooked just right and the toppings were applied in just the right proportions so that none overpowered the others. My companion was delighted to find apple butter and honey on the table to apply to his toast. A granny omelet ($8.99) contained Granny Smith apples, bacon, scallions and brie. I cant recall having encountered apples in an omelet before but it worked well in this one. The omelet was fluffy and cooked through, the tart apples just slightly crisp and the bacon just salty enough to be noticeable without dominating the mix. The only improvement Id make in this dish is to cut down on the rich cheese, but thats a personal choice and one easily dealt with by extracting it and leaving it on the plate. A side of tomatoes looked nice but had little flavor. Much better was the big homemade biscuit that tasted heavenly with butter and honey. From the lunch selections, I tried a diner classic: a grilled Reuben ($9.99). It was a faithful rendition consisting of grilled marbled rye bread, filled with thinly sliced peppery pastrami, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut with just a touch of Russian dressing. The ingredients could have been more evenly distributed the cheese dominated one side of the bread while the meat poked out of the other side but a simple readjustment rectified that problem. A side of crisp, fresh, warm and lightly salted homemade potato chips was a delicious surprise. Everyone in my party agreed they could make a meal of them. We also ordered the Brittany crepes ($9.99) to share. The crepes were delicate and tender, with dollops of velvety mascarpone cheese inside bathed in a not-toosweet glaze studded with lingonberries and Mandarin orange segments. The cottage fries that came with them (other options are hash browns, grits, fruit or tomatoes) were well done, too. Despite the fact that the caf was full, service was smooth and unobtrusive throughout the meal. Servers delivered and cleared plates in a timely fashion and replenished coffee, tea and water without having to be asked. It looks like the Jubinvilles have a winner on their hands, and I predict more and more hungry people will head up the trail for a hearty breakfast or lunch at the Trail Caf. karenFELDMAN cuisine@floridaweekly.com food & wine CALENDAR Saturday, April 9, 2:30 p.m., Nap les Tomato: Learn how to make mozzarella and buratta during a class that includes instruction, light snacks and a pound of mozzarella curd to take home; $35, 14700 Tamiami Trail N.; 598-9800. Reservations required. Saturday, April 9, 6 p.m., Lely R esor t: The Wine Tasters of Naples holds its annual benefit, Some Decanted Evening, featuring lots of wine, food, an auction, music and more, at The Players Club; tropical attire encouraged; $85, Lely Resort, 8060 Grand Lely Drive; 404-0254. Reservations required. Monday, April 11, 5-7 p.m., Pure U rb an Oasis: Sample a selection of wines from around the world at this biweekly event; $10 (may be applied to dinner that evening), Mercato; 514-7873. Reservations preferred. Wednesday, April 13, 6-8 p.m., Whole F oods: Chef Ilansy Ruiz conducts a Going Greens seminar about selecting, storing, cleaning and preparing leafy spring greens and green veggies; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100. Registration required. To register online, visit www.acteva.com/go/LifestyleCenter. Wednesday, April 13, 7 p.m., Ang elina s Ristorante: This years summer wine series heads to France, with the first featuring the food and wines of the southern Rhone region, home of the celebrated red, Chateauneuf-du-Pape; $89, 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (239) 390-3187. Thursday, April 14, 5:30-8 p.m., Decant ed: T he store holds its first Brew Ha Ha, a beer-based version of its wine throwdown, featuring 20 beers from around the world; $15, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Reservations required. Saturday, April 16, noon, Alexander s Restaurant: Chef/owner Alexander Bernard holds a cooking class featuring vegan, vegetarian and glutenfree recipes along with a talk on healthy eating by Dr. John Diaz; $50, includes recipes, lunch, beverage, 4077 Tamiami Trail; 262-4999. Reservations required. Monday, April 18, 6 p.m., Real Seaf ood C ompany: The restaurant hosts Under the Sea: Wine and Seafood Extravaganza, benefitting the mental health and substance abuse programs at the David Lawrence Center; $50, 8960 Fontana Del Sol Way; (888) 456-3463. Reservations required.Farmers markets Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon, Promenade at Bonita Bay, U.S. 41 and South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road; 398-8623. Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Third Street South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., North Naples Green Market, Collection at Vanderbilt, northwest corner of Vanderbilt Beach and Airport-Pulling roads; 594-9358. Sunday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Bank of Naples, 4099 Tamiami Trail; 249-9888. Wednesday, 2:30-6:30 p.m., St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road; 591-4572. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ floridaweekly.com.FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Made-from-scratch fare makes Trail Caf worth a visit Trail Caf and Grill >> Hours: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Breakfast fare, $3.99-$13.99; sandwiches and salads, $8.49-$13.99; entrees, $8.99-$14.99 >> Beverages: Soft drinks served >> Seating: Standards tables, booths, at the counter >> Specialties of the house: Brittany crepes, Granny omelet, Greek skillet, razzleberry stuffed French toast, crab benedict with thermidor sauce, Danjou pear and turkey croissant, Reuben, Moms meatloaf, sh and chips >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Web site: www.trailcafegrill.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 12820 Tamiami Trail, Naples; 598-2480SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor In the know t h p .m., Nort h C hurch, 6000 -8623 The granny omelet contains lots of granny Smith apples, bacon, scallions and brie. The homemade biscuit was a highlight of the meal.A Greek breakfast skillet is a montage of scrambled eggs, spinach, tomatoes, potatoes, kalamata olives, scallions and feta. Tiny lingonberries and Mandarin segments dress up these delicate mascarpone-stuffed crepes. Pepperstudded pastrami combines with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing in this classic grilled Reuben.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY >> >> >> >> s a n $ 8 >> >> co u >> Gr Gr a a F r e s a u b e n >> >> >> Atm e n e d s t f I tr ie d a di ne r cl as si c: a ar e ha sh b ro wn s g ri ts A r e d m i nes w is s au e R us si n g r ill e I tried a diner classic: a grilled Reuben are hash browns grits f ruit o r t o ma> > > > s $ > > c > G G F s b > > > A s e rss i a n g i n th i s e d Reuben

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