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BY NANCI THEORETFlorida Weekly Correspondent Brew First Love at WHENEVER ERIC LOCHE STARTS A NEW batch of homemade beer, he knows relaxation will kick in. For three hours, hell concentrate on nothing else but boiling water, steeping hops and timing the addition of other ingredients. Mr. Loche, a financial advisor for Wells Fargo, started brewing his own beer a few years ago, after adding a wet bar to his Port Charlotte home. My college roommate made some good beer and it was always in the back of my mind that this was something I wanted to do, he says. Im also into making pizza and SEE HOMEBREW, A8 Above: Josh DuBois homebrews a batch of beer.COURTESY PHOTO FIVE YEARS AGO THIS WEEK, WE ROLLED out our very first edition in Fort Myers. Since then weve launched Florida Weekly in other markets. Weve seen circulation and advertising grow. Weve been among the first publications to launch a tablet edition and won a few awards along the way. We thank you, our readers, for your loyalty. See A22-23. Florida Weekly celebrates five (home) The thing about homebrewing is most people think its not possible until someone hands them a beer they made, then they think Hey, I can do this. Matthew Winther, Brewing Daily INSIDE www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. IV, No. 25 FREE WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Night of HonorsNABOR recognizes the best among local real estate professionals. B9 Living the DreamThe inaugural Dream Gala at the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. C43More Society: C36, 39, 41, 45, 46, 49 Hop to itEaster weekend fun. A12-13 Alive in the WorldBeth Nielsen Chapman, Rodney Crowell in concert for Eden Autism Services. C1 OPINION A6 PROFILE IN PARADISE A8 HEALTHY LIVING A44 PETS A46 NETWORKING B7 REAL ESTATE B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B42 PUZZLES C10 BOOK REVIEW C29 ANTIQUES C30 SAVE THE DATE C35 VINO & CUISINE C50-51 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 April, what a month. From the Latin aperire, to open. To open the earth, to open our eyes and hearts, to open up the possibilities. To open our wallets (for the IRS, of course). A month said by modernists to be the cruelest. Thats not true for Mitt Romney, not this April. But for Rick Santorum, perhaps it is. Now hell have to steer hard to port (left) if he wants to help another man reach the White House. And that must seem extraordinarily cruel to a starboard-steering soul so rightly certain of himself and everybody else. But never mind them now. Let me review what April has brought or wrought historically. In April, Ponce de Leon discovered Florida (probably in 151 3) and claimed it for himself and his ilk (the Spanish). Anyone would have, although sugarsand beaches swarming with frolicking youth thats you, I take it, because its sure not me seem significantly more claimable than what he found. Why would you want a sugar-sand beach swarming with mosquitoes, extremely hostile Native Americans, and mangroves? In April, the United States Marines attacked Okinawa in the ferocious last Pacific battle of World War II (1945). In April, Jackie Robinson first entered the Major Leagues (1947, the same month Truman kicked off the Marshall Plan to help our former enemies), and Hank Aaron tied and then surpassed Babe Ruths homerun record of 714 (1974). In April, Robert Perry became the first human to reached the North Pole (1909), the Civil War ended with Lees surrender to Grant at Appomattox (1865), Thomas Jefferson was born (1748) and decades later made the Louisiana Purchase (1803). He bought that vast tract from the French under Napoleon all or parts of 15 contemporary states stretching from Louisiana to the Canadian border with Montana. Total acquisition: 828,000 square miles. Total cost: about 3 cents per acre, or $15 million. What a great month for T.J., but not so much for Napoleon. In April a few years later (1814), the Emperor of France had to abdicate his position, not surprisingly. Births and deaths, triumphs and tragedies, the great exodus of the Jews out of Egypt and into Liberation celebrated by Passover this year from April 6 to April 14 theyve all played a part in this blooming month. The Titanic sank in April, which wasnt so cool, but Apollo 13 took off and later (somehow) splashed down safely, which was. Abe Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. were both assassinated in April. Franklin Roosevelt died, William Shakespeare was born and died on the same day 52 years later (April 23), the first Social Security checks were sent out in 1937 (talk about a spring bloom), and Hitler was married and committed suicide all in about 24 hours (1945). And dont forget that President James Buchanan was born this month, along with Booker T. Washington, Betty Ford, Edward R. Murrow and Samuel Morse, to name a few. Paul Revere made his midnight ride and the shot heard round the world was fired in Lexington, Mass., to start the Revolutionary War, both in April. (I hope you knew that.) George Washington took office as the first American president not king, not conqueror, not general, but president on April 30, 1789, 14 y ears after that noisy shot. So what does it all mean? It means that spring has sprung. Both my oldest and my youngest sons were born in April within one day of each other, although 22 years apart (1980 and 2002), and if that isnt glorious spring, I dont know what is. For me and Geoffrey Chaucer, the 14th-century poet, this is a month of pilgrimage, of storytelling, of celebration and rejoicing.Chaucers famous Canterbury Tales describes a winner-take-all storytelling contest between 30 men and women traveling from London about 60 miles to the Canterbury Cathedral, each storyteller aiming to win free lodging and food for the best story. He begins with these lines: Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote. Than longen folk to goon on pilgrimages.Of course, my dad died in April too young, and that wasnt any fun. After that for a while, I thought the modernists were right. T. S. Eliot puts it like this, in the first lines of his most famous poem, The Wasteland (1922), right under the Section I title, The burial of the dead:April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain.But I say horsepucky. I can do all that memory and desire nonsense in any month, except for the lilacs, but we dont have them here at my place anyway. Instead, we have a clutch of softly purple impatiens, a butt ery yellow orchid with a red center, a luscious single periwinkle in a near-pink hue, and a scatter of blue lobelia all of it improbably beautiful. Still, the faint scent of orange blossoms, mostly a March phenomenon, drifts across our senses like distant perfume, an April nod to November fruit. And at night fireflies dance through black woods like tiny emissaries from the stars, as buzzed with hopeful kinesis as anything in the universe. Go out and see, pilgrim. Open yourself to the world. COMMENTARYGo out and see, pilgrim P A M T t A R rogerWILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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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: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONMadisons last stand amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly The shade of James Madison hovers over the ObamaCare argument at the Supreme Court. It is the system of limited and carefully divided government powers that he had a large hand in crafting and defended so ably in The Federalist Papers that is at stake in the contest over the constitutionality of the individual mandate. If the mandate stands, it will be the latest blow to Madisons scheme, which is the best architecture for self-government yet devised by man, but has been steadily worn down over time. It is a damning indictment of contemporary Washington that, overall, it is so hostile to the Madisonian ethos. He is a most inconvenient Founding Father since he tells us: No, the federal government cant do whatever it wants; no, we cant just all get along; no, we cant rush to pass whatever legislation deemed a cant wait priority by the president. Now, grow up. In the mind of contemporary progressivism, these words of Madison from The Federalist Papers simply dont compute: The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite. They are an antiquated 18th-century sentiment unsuited to our more complex and more sophisticated time, to be ignored when not actively scorned. So, as he famously wrote, ambition must be made to counteract ambition.But this division of power is meant to maximize accountability and competition in the belief that the undue accumulation of power in any one source is, in Madisons words, the very definition of tyranny. Madison concerned himself with limits on government because there is a degree of depravity in mankind, which requires a certain degree of circumspection and distrust. So, as he famously wrote, ambition must be made to counteract ambition. He would have no patience for gooey discussions on the Sunday shows about the divisiveness of our political life. The latent causes of faction, for Madison, are sown in the nature of man. He was a pioneer in fighting the sort of partisan battles we now look down upon and rue. Nor would Madison be moved by the lamentations that Congress isnt passing enough legislation quickly enough. He wanted a Senate that balky, frustrating upper body to check the rush to enshrine momentary causes into law. In a passage that could have been written as commentary on the handiwork of Nancy Pelosis Congress, he argued it will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood. In his book on Madisons political thought, American Compact, Gary Rosen notes that as Madison feared, utility rather than constitutionality has become the ultimate test for public policy. The debate over ObamaCare at the time of its passage focused on its cost, its workability and its aggrandizing tendency more than its constitutionality. For Madison, Rosen continues, constitutional limits were the deepest source of republican dignity, the bulwarks that he expected citizens to defend in order to remind themselves of their sovereignty. Would that they were once again. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Forget fear of flying; fear airport screeningThere was terror in the skies this week over Texas, caused not by a terrorist but by a pilot a Flight Standards captain, no less. JetBlue Airways Capt. Clay Osbon, flying Flight 191 from New Yorks John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Vegas, began moving up and down the aisle after the jet was airborne, ranting, according to several passengers, about Iraq, Israel, al-Qaida and bombs, calling on passengers to recite the Lords Prayer, saying that they were all going down. An off-duty pilot in the cabin went to the cockpit to help the co-pilot with the emergency landing, while passengers and crew subdued Osbon. Osbon, whod been with JetBlue almost since its founding, was taken to the hospital, suspended with pay, then criminally charged with interfering with a flight crew. Thats enough to inspire a fear of flying in anyone. But just getting to your airplane these days may present a greater risk to your health than the actual flight. New airport security screening technology, primarily backscatter X-ray devices, have come under increased scrutiny, as their effectiveness is questioned amid concerns that the radiation exposure may cause cancer. Adding to health concerns are both the graphic nature of the images captured, essentially nude photos of every person passing through the machine, and the aggressive and for some, humiliating nature of the alternative to the scans, the enhanced pat-down by a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent. Republican Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bill that would require independent laboratory testing of the X-ray backscatter machines, exactly what a group of University of California, San Francisco scientists called on the Obama administration to do in April 2010. Responding to the TSA claim (provided by the manufacturer, Rapiscan) that the radiation dose is less than the dose one receives from eating one banana, professor John Sedat and others wrote: While the dose would be safe if it were distributed throughout the volume of the entire body, the dose to the skin may be dangerously high. ... There is good reason to believe that these scanners will increase the risk of cancer to children and other vulnerable populations (including pregnant women). When this risk is multiplied over 700 million annual travelers, Michael Love, Ph.D., the manager of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine X-ray facility, told Discover magazine, someone is going to get skin cancer. The European Union has banned the machines. While flying the past few weekends, I refused to go through the scanners, which is every passengers right, although the option is almost never indicated anywhere (the Collins bill also requires clear signage). I was made to wait while TSA employees were clearly available to conduct what is euphemistically called an enhanced pat-down. The agents aggressive questioning of my decision to opt out was matched only by her aggressive pat-down when I would not give in. Arriving back in New York, a friend who had just flown in from Chicagos OHare International Airport recounted how the TSA agent had her hands down the front of my friends pants and said, Feels like youve lost some weight! Who gains? The two manufacturers of the full-body scanners have powerful friends. As reported in The Hill and The Washington Post, L-3 Communications, maker of the millimeter wave scanner, hired lobbyist Linda Daschle, wife of former Sen. Tom Daschle. Rapiscan, the maker of the X-ray backscatter machine, reportedly paid $1 million to the Chertoff Group, run by former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff, while Chertoff appeared in the media touting the value of the machines. Each machine costs the taxpayer about $150,000, but that is only the purchase; installation, then staffing, costs much more. TSA agents themselves may face the greatest risks. A recent TSA inspector generals report acknowledged that wing shields be installed to further reduce radiation exposure levels for backscatter operators. It also noted that TSA employees reported insufficient time for training on the machines. Michael Grabell, a reporter with ProPublica who has written extensively on full-body scanners, told me: Radiation technicians have told some of the TSA screeners that If I were on these machines, Id be wearing a radiation badge. But the TSA has refused to let them. All these concerns have led the nonprofit Electronic Privacy Information Center to sue the TSA and DHS, seeking a halt to the use of the scanners, at least until independent testing of the risks is performed, and the results made public. Until we know that these full-body scanners are safe, Im opting out. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 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.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 Im truly amazed by the fascinating life stories I find on the Paradise Coast. One morning at a mens breakfast I was fortunate enough to sit next to Pete Abeles. I learned enough about him that day that I knew I wanted to read his books and have him as a guest on my radio show. Pete was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1931. His father, Ernst, owned and operated a wholesale shoe business (and was Businessman of the Year in Vienna in 1936). Petes mother, Carla ruled the roost with an iron hand. Carla and Ernst had one other son, Robert, who would ultimately become a famous scientist and chairman of the biochemistry department at Brandies University. As Pete relates it, the family was living a comfortable merchant-class life when, in 1938, the Nazis marched into Vienna. A few weeks after the occupation, the Germans burst in to Ernsts office, demanded the keys to the business and the combination to the safe, and bodily threw him in to the street. Not long after that, Carla was accosted by Nazis and forced to scrub the street with her coat. The family finally escaped in 1939, aboard the last ship to leave Rotterdam. Eight days after departure, the passengers (almost exclusively refugees) were overwhelmed by the sight of the Statue of Liberty as the ship arrived in New York Harbor. Proir to leaving for America, Ernst desperately sought sponsorship and support in America. He contacted families in Chicago that had the same surname. Even though he learned they were not related, they invited the Abeles family to live in their homes until they were able to secure their own home and livelihood. While the Abeles managed to escape the external predators, the Nazis, the family had its had its own internal emotional predator Petes mother, Carla. When she died at the age of 99, Pete had felt no sense of loss or emotion for her. This bothered him, and he confided in his good friend, Tom Hicks, about his lack of grief. The conversation led to Tom helping Pete write a book about his family and childhood titled Otto, the Boy at the Window. Carla was a demeaning, unloving and uncompassionate mother and wife who intimidated everyone in the family. On the trip to America, the Abeles family was assigned a cabin suite while other families were in tighter quarters. Carla assumed she received the larger room because of her social position prior to the occupation. In reality, the rooms were assigned alphabetically. Pete recalled that when he stutter ed as a child, his mother would shake him violently by the shoulders. He later came to understand that his lifelong g o o Y d s bobHARDEN e-mail: email@example.com PROFILES IN PARADISEA lesson in surviving predators, external and internal Talking points with Pete AbelesSomething thats been on your mind: The fate of our country. What makes you laugh? A good joke. Something youll never understand: Prejudice Last book read: American Lion: Andrew Jackson by John Meacham. Pet peeve: Whining. What are you most proud of? Our children and grandchildren. High school job: I was a page at the Chicago Public Library, returning books to the shelves. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The weather. What I miss about the Paradise Coast when Im away: The sunsets. resistance to hugs from hugs from anyone was a result of his associating those hugs with his mothers remedy for his stuttering. Amazingly, Otto, the Boy at the Window turned out to be a story of love and redemption. In the process of writing it, Pete was able to gain an understanding of and even forgive his mother. Pete now owns a recycling company called Flom Corp. He and his wife Bonnie split their time between Bethesda, Md., and Naples. They have five children and 11 grandchildren. In addition to being an author, he writes editorials for local newspapers and speaks frequently about his life experiences. A world traveler, he also enjoys golf, tennis and senior weight lifting. Petes first book has been re-written and performed as a stage play, and he has recently co-authored Otto, The Man at the Wheel: 80 Long Years to Learn 40 Short Lessons (www.ottothebook.com). Im so pleased that I met Pete at that breakfast. Surviving the external predator is amazing, but forgiving the internal predator is a modern-day miracle. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 7-8 a.m. weekdays at www.bobharden.com. The show is archived for listeners convenience. DO YOU OWN REAL ESTATE AND LOOKING TO SELL FAST AND FOR CASH?I BUY HOUSES AND ALL REAL ESTATE, CASH FAST! ANY AREA! ANY CONDITION! FACING FORECLOSURE?AVOID IT WITH HELP FROM AN ALL CASH BUYER AND BEST BANK WORKOUT SPECIALIST!239-293-3299
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 thought homemade beer would go along with it. As Mr. Loche soon discovered, homebrewing provided a chance to unwind. I thought the reward was going to be the beer, he says. I found out making it is more pleasant than I expected. The first boil takes three hours. Its not complicated but you cant do anything else. You cant multitask unless youre drinking beer. Your internal clock starts slowing down. The popularity of homebrewing has spawned a handful of local beer clubs and a new Naples business that sells the ingredients, equipment and assorted paraphernalia for beginners and veterans. In fact, former Las Vegas resident Matthew Winthers research led him right to Naples. A homebrewer, computer tech and graphic designer sick of getting laid off of job after job, Mr. Winther opened Brewing Daily last October. I decided to start my own brew store and looked for a place that had a homebrewer community but no store. Business, he says, is brewing. The thing about homebrewing is most people think its not possible until someone hands them a beer they made, then they think Hey, I can do this. Homebrewers may describe in laborious detail the process involved in turning water and other ingredients into beer. But really, its not that complicated. It takes little effort, doesnt often go awry and the payoff is two cases of fresh brew that costs 50 cents to $1 a bottle to produce. The only drawback may be the wait. Batches can take three to six weeks to reach drinkability, some up to two years. Not a problem for serious homebrewers who tend to have several batches in various stages of fermentation plus plenty already bottled or on tap. Angie and Josh DuBois of Fort Myers have four percolating; Mr. Loche has six. Fort Myers resident Jim Lynch makes three batches at a time, and currently has six types of beer stocked in his refrigerator. Three cases are tucked away in Dan DeLisis wifes closet. Homebrewing isnt for those who favor macrobrews. I always tell people if they like Miller Lite, they might as well not bother, says Sandy Zahorchak, whose Time to Make Wine in Fort Myers sells beer kits and offers a beer club that meets every six weeks. If you like craft beer and World of Beer, then homebrewing is for you. Many local brewers were already into craft beers before going the do-ityourself route. I used to drink different Sam Adams flavors, then I tried Sierra Nevada pale ale, says Jim DeShields, of Cape Coral. Thats what made me really want to start brewing, if I could make beers that taste as good as that. His first was a Boston ale made from a Samuel Adams kit a birthday present from his wife. It was good enough to make me want to brew a second batch, says DeShields, who now has three kegs, a refrigerator and freezer chest devoted to his hobby. He even entered a homebrew in a national Samuel Adams contest. It scored well but was labeled incorrectly and disqualified, he says. Id been making wine but was dying to learn how to make beer, says Mr. Lynch, the terminal manager for maintenance at Southwest Florida International Airport. A friend got me a kit for Christmas a couple of years ago and Ive been making my own since. I rarely buy beer. I like my own better. Mr. Winther says Southwest Floridas homebrewing community includes an assorted demographic. We have young guys and older guys. Women, too. Mrs. DuBois discovered the world of homebrewing four years ago with her then-boyfriend, nowhusband Josh. Perhaps fitting, their first date was a Fourth of July beer bash. Neither of us were Budweiser fans; we started exploring different styles, she says. We got into homebrewing pretty quickly. We gave away honey mead as wedding favors. The couple prefers stronger beers with higher alcohol content. We dont really brew anything under seven or eight percent, says Mrs. DuBois. We brew big beers. The honey mead was 14 percent. First-timers, says Mr. Winther, are often fearful of creating bad beer or poison. Its really not hard at all, he says. You pay attention to a few minor things and youre going to make good beer. Neophytes tend to start with an easy kit with extracts and work their way up to more complex varieties and milling their own grains. Its funny because its usually not the first batch of beer they ruin, says Mr. Winther. Its usually the fourth or fifth because theyve started to relax.ExperimentationJust like budding oenophiles, homebrewers begin to expand their horizons, learning more about their hobby and passion and experimenting with different styles and tastes, even obscure, regional favorites not distributed in Florida. Many enthusiasts have been able to produce almost exact replicas of indie favorites. I made a black-as-night Irish stout, which surprised me, says Mr. Loche. I dont usually like dark beer but I liked this. Im not a beer snob and never was; I would drink whatever. My palate started noticing the different, and Im more particular about what I order when Im out at a restaurant. As their experience progresses, homebrewers search for new recipes from the Internet, fellow enthusiasts or devise their own. They also learn to improvise; many have replaced the kitchen stovetop with turkey fryers that speeds up the boiling process. It takes forever to get five gallons of water to boil on a kitchen st ove, says Mr. Loche, who has since traded his fryer for a propane heater and always keeps a light and dark beer on tap in his French-door kegerator. I keg most of my beer, he says. Ill throw in a few bottles to take on a trip. For Mr. DeShields, homebrewing provides a creative outlet. A baker for 25 years, first at Publix and now Costco, hes forced to stick to standard recipes. Not so with his beers. I make a beer with a souring agent and add mango to it. It sits in the bottle for almost two years, he says. Its like mango-ade. You get the sourness then the sweet. Hes now ventured into gourmet cooking. Mr. DeLisi taps into his college b rewing days each fall to make pumpkin beer, using fresh-ground cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. He recently bottled a batch of ginger root ale he made at the request of a friend. Thats the great thing about homebrewing its only limited by your creativity, says Mr. Winther. I know people whove done bacon, peanut butter and pineapple beers. The DuBoises are currently brewing a Dogfish Head 60 minute clone and soured the leftover grains for their first sour batch, one patterned after Californias Russian River Brewerys Consecration. It smelled like old dirty socks, so its right on, says Mrs. DuBois, a former state ecologist who now works for Collier County, performing hazardous waste inspections. Disasters and disappointmentsIts both fun and frustrating, says Mr. DeLisi, whos been homebrewing about 15 years, since college. Its rewarding when after six weeks you pop open a bottle, it tastes great and is exactly what you were going for. If its slightly off, its disappointing. Back in college if it was bad, we drank it. It was still better than Bud. But now its different for me. Maybe a tad bit of a perfectionist, Mr. DeLisi, a land use planner with DeLisi Fitzgerald, dedicated 2011 to perfecting a wheat beer. The first one was pretty good. I was inspired and thought it was going to get better, he says. I dont know if it was the temperature in my house, the yeast or something else, but it never came out the way I wanted. Some of Mr. Lynchs results have been less than stellar, but he has yet to toss a batch. I havent had exploding bottles but I have had three or four unexpected surprises, says Mr. Loche. I had a batch of barley wine and the fermentation was so active the foam got caught in the air trap. I topped it off with water and ended up with watered-down barley wine. My last disaster, I pulled a hose and beer went shooting out 12 feet away, on the sliding glass door and over the bar. The DuBoises first batch was technically not what they intended an Irish cream stout. They forgot to add the lactose. Our biggest problem is figuring out when peak drinkability is, says Mrs. DuBois. Weve waited too long and it wasnt optimal. We did end up pouring a lot. The last year or two weve gotten better.Sharing the tasteHomebrewers are eager for others to discover their world. Just last weekend, Mr. Loche invited several friends to watch him brew a batch while sampling his on-tap creations. Three years ago, Mr. DeShields conducted a demo at Time to Make Wine in recognition of Teach a Friend to Homebrew Day, always the first Saturday in November. That prompted Ms. Zahorchak to order beer kits and eventually form a homebrew club. Her club and Brewing Dailys new Gulf Coast Brewers Guild often inspire new concoctions. Theres only one rule of beer club: You have to be willing to share. Members bring samples. We met two of our really good friends through the club, says Mrs. DuBois. We take turns having beer dinners and take turns producing rare or hard to find beers. Josh and I have a huge collection of beer. Were beer hoarders. We plan our trips to breweries and take an extra suitcase just for beer. The Naples club provides the opportunity for homebrewers to talk technique and sample others creations. Mr. Winther hopes to eventually offer events and competitions all aimed at his goal of increasing the beer culture in the Southwest Florida area. It would be great to have some microbreweries here. The DuBoises are already considering the option. Thats exactly where we want to go with it becoming a microbrewer, says Mrs. DuBois. We both have serious full-time jobs. Josh has a business background and is working on a business plan and looking at the feasibility. We could be a whim away. HOMEBREWFrom page 1 ZAHORCHAK COURTESY PHOTOFort Myers resident Jim Lynch removes steeped grains from his brew kettle.COURTESY PHOTOEric Loches man cave houses a wet bar equipped with beer-making accoutrements.OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYIngredients to homebrew can be found at Time to Make Wine in Fort Myers.COURTESY PHOTOAngie DuBois fills up a jug with homemade beer.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 Historical society expands season Palm Cottage, home of the Naples Historical Society, is open for docent-guided tours from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, all year long. The property includes the circa 1895 house as well as the adjacent Norris Gardens and the Cottage Theater, where oral history films are screened. In addition, NHS docents conduct walking tours of the Naples Historic District every Wednesday. NHS reports that Collier County resident visitors to Palm Cottage have increased three-fold over the last few years, largely as a result of the oral history program, If These Walls Could Talk! The program consists of dozens of stories told by Naples and Collier County pioneers and their descendants. Historic Palm Cottage is at 137 12th Ave. S., one block east of the Naples Pier. Admission is $10 per person. NHS members and children 10 and younger are always admitted for free. The society receives no government funding. For more information, call 261-8164 or visit www.napleshistoricalsociety.org. Airport authority honors three for bravery Three members of the Civil Air Patrol have been honored by the Naples Airport Authority for their bravery in responding to a January accident at Naples Municipal Airport. Eduardo Moreno, Domingos DaSilva and Dennis Leiva ran to assist the driver of a tow truck who experienced a medical emergency, drove through the airports perimeter fence and crashed into a T-hangar building near the Civil Air Patrol hangar. The three men broke a window of the truck, turned the engine off, removed the driver from the vehicle and had 911 called. These gentlemen did not hesitate to put themselves at risk in order to save another, Cormac Giblin, chairman of the NAA, said when honoring the men as part of the airport authority meeting in March. Because these individuals performed a selfless act of bravery, a very lucky man is alive and well today. The Civil Air Patrol is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency services, promotes aerospace education and trains youth in leadership, aerospace, fitness and character development. With a fleet of 550 single-engine piston aircraft nationwide, the organization conducts search-and-rescue flights and provides disaster support. Roughly 10 percent of students entering the Air Force Academy are from the Civil Air Patrol. Naples Municipal Airport, a certificated air carrier airport, is home to flight schools, air charter operators and corporate aviation and non-aviation businesses as well as fire/rescue services, mosquito control, car rental agencies and the Collier County Sheriffs Aviation Unit. To learn more or to subscribe for email updates about the airport, visit www.FlyNaples.com. *Prices plus tax, tag and title.**Free oil changes are for all new and preowned Lexus purchased after 1/1/2011 at Scanlon. ***Applies to 2011 Lexus LS460. Artwork for illustration purposes only. Vehicles subject to prior sale. 1-800-330-9155 1-239-481-9797 www.ScanlonLexus.com SALE HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-8PM SATURDAY 9AM-5PM Where You Get A Deal Youll Feel Good About! 2004 LEXUS RX330Only 42k Miles, STK#2R086AYours For... $19,675* 2002 TOYOTACAMRYSolara, SLE, Coupe, STK#1Y147DYours For... $11,788* ST#2R014B $12,987*2009 BUICKLACROSSE ST#1Y222B $13,990*2006 FORD FREESTYLE LTD. 27,000 MILES, ST#1Y214D2008 HONDAFIT $14,990* ST#2R153A $31,715*2008 MERCEDESML350 56,000 MILES, ST#1PL240A $17,990*2005 CADILLAC STS 31,000 MILES, ST#2PL021 $17,970* 2009 HONDAACCORD EX ST#2PL019 $13,588*2010 CHEVYIMPALA LS 44,000 MILES, ST#2PL009A $18,700*2005 LEXUSES330 STK#2H005B $26,950*2007 MERCEDESGL 450 ST#2R106A $19,787*2008 CADILLACDTS ST#1Y222B $12,919*2006 FORDFREESTYLE LTD. NAVIGATION, ST#2H018A $24,896*2007 LEXUSGX470 STK#2R043B $14,787*2006 MERCEDESC230 ST#2R109A $46,488*2009 MERCEDESGL320 BLUTEC ST#1R326B $9,975*2006 FORDFOCUS ZX5 ST#2R032B $11,788*2007 TOYOTASOLARA SLE V6 ST#2H009B $10,755*2004 LEXUSES330 STK#1PL220A $17,888*2006 LEXUSRX400H HYBRID ST#1R220D2008 ACURA TSX $19,787* STK#2PL007A $30,988*2010 CHEVROLETCAMARO SS ST#3G007A $8,988*2003 HONDAACCORD EX Our patients speak out about their Cataract Surgery Experience... With the most cataract surgery experience in S.W. Florida, come to the experts at Eye Centers of Florida.Exceptional professionalism throughout my care. Very pleased with service and results. Derek of Naples Outstanding...very pleased. I will recommend Dr. Brown and staff to all. Kenneth of Bonita Springs www.ecof.comNaples 2352 Pine Ridge Rd. 239.263.2700 North Naples 877 111th Ave., Unit 2 239.591.2949 Bonita Springs 26831 S. T amiami Trail. 239.992.1422
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CALL TODAY!NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 A19 People of faith: GPS navigator users In a world of advancing technology and declining map-reading skills, some GPS navigator users blindly over-rely on the devices, and News of the Weird has reported enough of their predicaments to mark the category no longer weird. However, three Japanese students on holiday near Brisbane, Australia, in March created a new standard for ignoring common sense. Bound for North Stradbroke Island (about eight miles offshore), the driver (according to authorities cited by the local Bayside Bulletin) apparently put maps and eyesight aside, in favor of the all-powerful Navigator, which had instructed him to proceed. As news spread on the Internet, photographers rushed to capture the car, half-buried in sand. (In the students defense, the beach seemed to extend to the horizon at low tide although the word island might have deserved more respect.) [Bayside Bulletin (Cleveland, Australia), 3-15-2012] The continuing crisis The entire village (almost!) of Sodeto, Spain, shared the grand prize in the countrys huge Christmas lottery in December, earning each of the 70 households the equivalent of at least $130,000. The joint buy-in of tickets is a town ritual, but one resident missed the canvassing: filmmaker Costis Mitsotakis, who said he was happy that everyone else was happy. (The dark side of winning: Hucksters flooded the town from all over the country.) [New York Times, 1-31-2012] The town of Betws-y-Coed, Wales, holds the distinction of having its name likely butchered by more misspellings on Internet search inquiries than any other. Website managers told BBC News in February that they have compiled a list of 364 different spellings from people ostensibly looking for the town. The most common references were to Bwtsy Code and Betsy Cowed. [BBC News, 2-16-2012] Anthony McDaniel, 47, voluntarily returned to North Carolina from his new home in Texas in February after being charged with embezzlement by his old employer. The owner of Fayettevilles Skibo Skillet (now out of business) accused Mr. McDaniel of having pocketed meatballs, corn on the cob and anchovy dip while he worked there. [Greensboro News-Record, 2-23-2012] Keith Davis, 46, was caught redhanded in Ashley Murrays house in South Bend, Ind., in February and charged with burglary. Ms. Murray, though, said she had mixed feelings because, while there, Mr. Davis had folded her clothes and vacuumed the house. (Police said that some drug or other had made Mr. Davis believe he was in his own home.) Officials at the county courthouse in Charlotte, N.C., were startled to learn in January that Paul Frizzell, 30, had commandeered a vacant office in the building and for two months had been running his business out of it (with telephone, copy machine and bulletin board, among other trappings). [WNDU-TV (South Bend), 2-10-2012] [Gaston Gazette, 1-12-2012] Family values What Christmas gift would be appropriate for the 7-year-old daughter of Britains notorious specimen of plastic surgery known as the Human Barbie? For little Poppy Burge, it was a gift certificate worth the equivalent of about $11,000 for future liposuction (redeemable beginning at age 18). Mom Sarah had already given her a voucher for breast augmentation. (Poppy, developing her early-onset need for attention: I cant wait to be like Mummy with big boobs. Theyre pretty.) Mom, who recently turned 51, celebrated with about $80,000 worth of additional plastic surgery to run her lifetime total to the equivalent of (depending on source consulted) $800,000 to $1 million. [Daily Mail (London), 1-4-2012] Sheriffs detectives told the Everett, Wash., Daily Herald in January that they had recently tracked down a 21-year-old man who confessed to stealing checks from the Money Tree store in Lynnwood, Wash., and forging signatures. According to the detectives, the man was clear about his motive: I dont have an addiction. I dont need to use drugs. I (was) doing this to show my parents that I can make it on my own, without them. [Daily Herald, 1-25-2012] Wisconsinites, doing it the hard wayIn October, Robbie Suhr, 48, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., sought the affections of the young exchange student living with Mr. Suhr and his wife and children, but she had so far declined. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 JIM DICKERSON AND VANDY MAJOR/FLORDIA WEEKLY ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 BUSINESS A23 REAL ESTATE A29 ARTS B1 BOOK REVIEW B3 EVENTS B6 NANCY STETSON B8 FILM REVIEW B11 SOCIETY B16 & 17 CUISINE B19 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDEwww.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. I, No. 1 FREE WEEK OF JULY 2-9, 2009Waterfront livingCharlotte Harbors Vivante is unique and affordable. A29 u POSTAL CUSTOMERSheraton grand opening And other society events in Charlotte County. B16 &17 u SEE PUNTA GORDA, A8 uMillion-dollar viewSunloft Center takes harbor life to new heights. A23 u PuntaGorda: The ever-changing New World worth exploringFabric of our lives Southwest Florida quilters stitch stories, give all for art and community. B1 u BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com he irony, perhaps, is that Ponce de Leon once stood on the treasure without knowing it. Unaware though the sculpted conquistador appears to be as he points to a distant horizon from his vantage point in Gilchrist Park downtown, he had landed smack in the money when he made landfall in Charlotte Harbor arguably the harbinger and first citizen of contemporary Punta Gorda. Who are we now as the first decade of the 21st century rolls toward its conclusion, almost 500 years after theBubbles, the chimpanzee who was Michael Jacksons constant companion for years, has been living at the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for chimpanzees and orangutans in Wauchula, about 40 miles north of Charlotte County, since 2005. Hes a wonderful chimpanzee, said Patti Ragan, founder and director of the ape center. Ms. Ragan said the 26-year-old chimp spends his days playing with fellow chimpanzees, running around the centers "Its better now, with tremendous improvement after the 2004 hurricanes. Its growing as a destination resort, as it should and must." Vernon Peeples TJacksons chimp living the good life in SWFLBY E.I. ROTTERSMANnews@ oridaweekly.com SEE BUBBLES, A15 uBubbles at Wauchula ape sanctuaryGETTY IMAGES BY GAB ARCHIVE/REDFERNS Michael Jackson with Bubbles in 1984. Fort Myers Florida Weekly hits the stands April 5, 2007 ARTSSpamalot headlines 20072008 Broadway series at BB Mann Hall. C1 u BUSINESSDon Paight talks about downtown Fort Myers. A33 u SEE MILLIONS, A6 u Florida has $17 million in cash to give back to Lee County residents and businesses all you have to do is ask the state for it. A list of unclaimed property obtained by Florida Weekly shows more than 60,000 names in Lee County alone. And nearly all of them dont know it. Some are for small amounts $30 or $40 from an old utility deposit or forgotten bank account. The biggest single unclaimed account in Lee County: $86,537. And there are more than 6,500 accounts for county residents valued at more than $500. Local plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Lang had more than $300,000 sitting in 29 unclaimed accounts. When contacted by Florida Weekly, Lang said he didnt realize it was so much. I dont know why these accounts were turned over to the state, he said. I dont know why they cant find me. I havent moved. Ive been in the same office for 10 years. Lang said the money was from stock holdings and bank accounts that had been merged into other banks. He contacted the state, received the forms via email and is well on his way to collecting. They were spectacularly helpful, Lang said of the people in the Bureau of Unclaimed Property. Florida is holding more than $1 billion mostly from unclaimed insurance benefits, utility deposits, dormant bank accounts or uncashed paychecks, said Rick Sweet, assistant bureau chief for unclaimed property, a division of the Florida Department of Financial Services. And the pots been building for a long time. Were still paying claims from the 1960s, Sweet said. But that money doesnt just sit in a vault. In fact, only about $15 million is ready cash, Sweet said. The rest goes to the Principal State School Trust Fund to benefit education. The education fund is expected to use $238 million from unclaimed property this year to pay for school operations, class size reduction, teacher recognition and reading programs. Last year the state took in $354 million in unclaimed cash and paid a record $101 million to 225,000 people. This year its on pace to return about $150 million, Sweet said. Most of the payments are in the $70 to $80 INSIDE Millions in cash unclaimedState has $17 million for thousands in Lee OPINION A4 BUSINESS PLANS A28 NETWORKING A31 REAL ESTATE B1 MARKET REPORT B2 ARTS C1 THEATRE C7 EVENTS C8 SOCIETY C17 MILESTONES C11 OUTDOORS C15 CUISINE C18 County still growing at top speedAbout 75 people moved to Lee County every single day last year according to estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Thats 27,142 new residents adding fuel to the economic engine that researchers call the fastest growing large county in Florida. Growth, measured by Census estimates slowed slightly from the previous year down to 5 percent from a record high of 5.8 percent in 2005. But University of Florida estimates show Lees growth at 6.6 percent in 2006, a record high. Its all very good news, said Michael Reitmann, executive director of Lee BIA, the building industry association. We still have a dynamic economy. The trend of people moving here will continue. Census estimates put Lee County as the eighth largest in the state, just behind Jacksonvilles Duval County. Since 2004, Lee has jumped from tenth place, bypassing Brevard County on Floridas east coast and Polk County in central Florida. Its really the fastest growing large county, said Scott Cody, a demographer with the University of Floridas Bureau of Economic and Business Research. Lees growing pretty fast for its size. Since 2000, Lee has grown by onethird with most of that growth in Cape Coral and Lehigh Acres. The Feds say migration still strong www.Florida-Weekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2007 Vol. 1, No. 1SEE GROWTH, A6 uATTRACTIONSNew dinosaur park at the Shell Factory & Nature Park. A13 u COMMENTARYColumnist Roger Williams goes NATIVE. A2 u REAL ESTATEGulf Coast Town Center growing. B1 u BY JEFF CULLjcull@florida-weekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715POSTAL CUSTOMER Go to page A6 to see the names of accounts in Lee County worth more than $2,000. On the WebTo access the states unclaimed property database go to www.florida-weekly.com and click on the link marked Search Unclaimed property. Or call toll-free 888-258-2253The biggest single unclaimed account in Lee County is $86,537. BY JEFF CULLjcull@florida-weekly.com Lees changing population 2006 2005 change %change Lee County 585,608 549,442 36,166 6.6% Bonita Springs 43,518 42,300 1,218 2.9% Cape Coral 154,499 140,195 14,304 10.2% Fort Myers 65,729 61,412 4,317 7.0% Ft. Myers Beach 6,874 6,849 25 0.4% Sanibel 6,321 6,272 49 0.8% Unincorporated 308,667 292,414 16,253 5.6%Source: Population estimates from the University of Florida However, with the bulk of baby boomers reaching retirement age in the next 10 years, experts expect the growth to continue, albeit not at the breakneck pace of 2004 and 2005. COLUMN A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES' HISTORY A13 HEALTHY LIVING A18 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B12 & 13 REAL ESTATE B14 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 SOCIETY C17, 19 & 21 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDEwww.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. I, No. 1 FREE WEEK OF OCTOBER 2-8, 2008Artistic calling Artist Joan Sonnenberg is still happily ahead of her time. C1 Are you recycling?It's the law for businesses in Naples now. B1 Fabulous DorothyCelebrity designer Dorothy Draper decorated Naples' first hospital back in 1956. A13 POSTAL CUSTOMER SEE CITRUS, A8 BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com RANGES, IT SEEMS, WERE ESPEcially designed for American tastes and production talents, but that might not be enough to save the citrus industry from a complete collapse within roughly 10 years. Americans have the right farmers with the right agricultural science, the right mechanical and engineering capacities, the right labor force and the right corporate sensibilities, all firmly established in the right climates and soils roughly 33,000 acres of them in Collier County alone. They have the right fuel supply, too, not only to run the factories and the vast fleet of farm and transportation vehicles, but also to produce massive quantities of petroleum-based insecticides or herbicides. And they have the right markets. But what Americans dont have is a clue about how to eradicate greening, the most dangerous disease ever encountered by citrus growers in the United States or abroad, say farmers and scientists. This is the greatest threat weve everFDSF SD FS SAASFA DSsdf asfads asfasddasas fsdaasdfsdfsdf asfda w w w w w it it it it it h h h h h h h h h h h h h h t t t t t t t t oo oo oo oo , , t t t t >>Inside: A8Detailed map showing orange infestation Obattling a diseaseFlorida isthat could destroy its citrus industry This is the greatest threat weve ever faced in our industry, and it will be the end of our industry if we dont solve it. Paul Meador Jr., vice president of Everglades Harvesting and HaulingHandbag designer Judy Nelson has a thing for France. I think I was French in another life, she says. So when it came time to choose a name for her functional chic purses, its no surprise Nelson took a lesson from the French language. Chouette (pronounced shwet) means fantastic or wonderful, and thats exactly the reaction shes gotten from her line of utilitarian luxury handbags. Chouettes appeal? Each bag is reversible and convertible into 18 styles. One Chouette bag transforms from a tote to a hobo to a messenger bag, then becomes a clutch, an evening bag or a wristlet, among others. Nelson acknowledges that the mechanics of converting the bags can be intimidating, but she assures that the process is easier than people first imagine. Naples-based Chouette handbags live up to nameBY ARTIS HENDERSONnews@ oridaweekly.com SEE HANDBAGS, A10 COURTESY PHOTOChouette handbags are reversible and convertible into 18 different styles.40 Under 40And other to-dos around town. C17, 19 & 21 Nelson Circulation hits 50,000 Jan 13, 2010 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A18 BUSINESS B1 MONEY & INVESTING B2 NETWORKING B 8 REAL ESTATE B9 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 THEATER REVIEW C8 SOCIETY C18-21CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Monster mashYoung Frankenstein opens at the King Center March 24. C1 Health care Local center helps patients deal with multiple sclerosis. A18 Barbaras Friends And other society events in Brevard County. C27-29 Business tips How to avoid an investment scam. 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A $5.25 billion expansion project will allow much larger ships to use the canal when finished in 2014.HASSHIP FLORIDAS COME IN?HASSHIP FLORIDAS COME IN?BY OSVALDO PADILLASpecial to Florida Weekly Theres a scenario being advanced right now in Florida that sounds something like this: Its the future and times are good. The Panama Canal has expanded and so has commerce. From Duval to Brevard to Palm Beach and Dade counties, materials arrive at processing plants, trucked in from a relatively short ride from places like Port Manatee in Tampa Bay or Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. Workers assemble or otherwise handleSEE SHIP, A8 A new collection of virtual tours of Floridas most popular colleges has been launched by Take Stock in Children, a statewide nonprofit organization with a 16-year history of helping low-income and at-risk youth break the cycle of poverty by providing scholarships, mentors and hope. With funding provided by the Helios Education Foundation, this free online service gives students who do not have the means to travel and tour schools the chance to visit them online, and consequently eliminates the financial burden and costs associated with individual campus visits.Available exclusively through Take Stock in Childrens website, www.TakeStockInChildren.org, the virtual tours highlight key aspects of various state college campuses in order to assist students during the college selection process. Students can visit 15 of the most-attended state colleges throughoutSEE VIRTUAL, A14 BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com HOW PANAMA CANALS WIDENING PROJECT COULD OPEN PORTS OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR BREVARD COUNTY HOW PANAMA CANALS W I DENING PROJECT COULD OPEN PORTS OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR BREVARD COUNTY www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. I, No. 1 FREEWEEK OF MARCH 19-25, 2012 INSIDEEDITORS NOTE THIS COPY OF FLORIDA WEEKLY IS A PROTOTYPE EDITION FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 NEWS A23 5 YEARS OFIN THE KNOW, IN THE NOWSpace Coast Florida Weekly opens its office in Brevard County March 23, 2012 January 2011 Florida Weekly becomes the first newspaper in South Florida to use a special UV coating on its newsprint that keeps the ink from coming off on your hands when you read. Circulation hits 80,000 March 21, 2012 Physicians Directory 2012 Southwest Florida Your guide to Southwest Florida Physicians: Lee County 12 Collier County 64 Charlotte County 82DISTRIBUTED IN LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUN TIES ROGER WILLIAMS A2 EXCURSIONS A6 PETS A11 HEALTHY LIVING A16 BUSINESS A19 MOTLEY FOOL A21 REAL ESTATE A24 ARTS B1 EVENTS B6 FILM B11 SOCIETY B12&13 CUISINE B15 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDEwww.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. I, No. 1 FREEWEEK OF NOVEMBER 3-9, 2011Naples International Film FestivalCelebrating artistry on the silver screen. B1 Halloween in the ParkAnd other Society events in Bonita Springs. B12 & 13 Community fabricThe Community Foundation of Southwest Florida turns 35. A12 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Better business booksWhat local leaders keep on their shelves and tablets. A19 Blueway Fest attracts outdoors enthusiasts from near and far Southwest Floridas annual kayak festival may be marking its sixth year when it opens Thursday, Nov. 3, but there are enough changes that it may seem to ecotourists and paddlers like a new event. The festival for the first time has a centralized hub the sandy shores on Sanibel Causeways Island A, which is the first island after the big bridge. Dozens of kayaks and Stand-Up Paddleboards will be on hand for people to try out Nov. 4-6. A trolley will bring people to the causeway and help them avoid the $6 toll from three nearby stops just off Summerlin Road, including Tanger Outlets. Also new: A signature sponsor. Seattlebased Canoe & Kayak magazine brings to the festival its first film festival an outdoor evening event on the lawn of the Residence Inn by Marriott near the causeway Nov. 4 as well as two new races, the Calusa Classic and Calusa Dash. The 10-mile race and 4-mile race, respectively, both start at noon off Island T WAS AN INTENSE PASSION FOR FISHING that brought Dennis Hill to Southwest Florida nearly 40 years ago, but his love of music is what has kept him here. Dr. Hill, who directs the muchacclaimed Bonita Springs Concert Band, cannot suppress a laugh when he admits that Floridas sport fishing is what compelled to him to pack up and leave his native Ohio. Im not kidding. It was the fishing that drew me here, he says. But music had been a defining part of my life since my youth, so there was no way I was going to abandon that. The Bonita Springs Concert Band begins its fourth season this Sunday at the band shell in Riverside Park on LEE COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATIONKayak parking is provided at most festival sites so people can paddle to the events.SEE BLUEWAY, A10 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________COURTESY PHOTO VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Above: conductor Dennis Hill. Below: Music lovers pack the area around the Bonita band shell for a Sunday concert last year.Sunday concert tradition starts season by honoring veteransBY BILL CORNWELLbcornwell@ oridaweekly.com STRIKEBANDUPthe SEE BAND, A8 I ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT TO FLORIDA WEEKLY beautifulbodyFlorida Weeklys monthly guide for healthy people inside and outFEB 2011REACHING CHARLOTTE COUNTYS MOST AFFLUENT READERSSTOTT PILATES PHOTOGRAPHY MERRITHEW CORPORATION / COURTESY PHOTOPilates offers inside-out training Fit for life: Punta Gorda resident Kate Albers already exercised regularly. She went to the Punta Gorda Club five days a week and attended BodyStep and BodyPump classes. Away from the gym, she biked and walked. But she wanted more. I was looking for something new, challenging, and obviously rewarding, she says. More sculpting and toning. She has found those qualities in Pilates at The Pilates Loft of Punta Gorda. The downtown studio owned and operated by Darcie Allen has been open a year. A personal trainer of 18 years, Mrs. Allen is a certified Stott Pilates instructor who teaches private lessons and group classes. Her clients, some of whom are competitive athletes, range in age from 10 to 75 years. She has been teaching Pilates, a mind-body exercise system, for six years. Stott Pilates is a contemporary approach to the original method. Its exercises improve strength, flexibility, balance, endurance and posture. Pilates also relieves stress and is effective in injury prevention. Pilates uses resistance exercise machines rarely found in traditional workout facilities. The machines bear equally distinctive names: the reformer, trapeze table and spine corrector. Accessories such as resistance bands, balls and mats are used, too. By Barbara BoxleitnerFLORIDA WEEKLY CORRESPONDENT SEE PILATES, C8 INSIDE:Healthy changes: common sense and expert advice / 2 Cosmetic surger y: all gain, no pain / 6 Belly dance: iron abs and serious fun / 12 RATING IN THE KNOW. IN THE NOW.Named best weekly newspaper in Florida by the Florida Press Associaton June 2010; In addition, Florida Weekly won 19 individual writing and design awards. May 2011 Florida Weekly becomes the first publisher in South Florida to offer its complete newspaper in an easy-to-read iPad application. June 2011 For the second consecutive year named best weekly newspaper in Florida by the Florida Press Associaton. Bonita Springs Florida Weekly launches Nov. 3, 2011
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 A27 FAITH NOTESMarco church has marriage seminarThe Art of Marriage, a FamilyLife video seminar in two sessions, will be offered at Marco Presbyterian Church from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21. The seminar portrays the challenges and beauty of Gods plan for marriage through expert teaching, engaging stories, man-on-the street interviews and humorous vignettes. Registration is $45 per couple through April 2 and $55 thereafter. The fee includes study materials; refreshments on April 20; and a continental breakfast and lunch on April 21. To sign up, call Paul Flores at 293-4755 or the church office at 394-8186 to register. For more information about the seminar, visit www.theartofmarriage.com. Local churches feel the Love INCLove In the Name of Christ (Love INC) of South Lee and North Collier Communities has been awarded a $5,000 grant by a private foundation to assist families in need in North Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and San Carlos Park. Love INC is distributing the grant among its Covenant Partner Churches to establish a benevolence fund. Church members are encouraged to match the fund to help individuals and families who are referred by the Love INC phone-in clearinghouse. Love INCs mission is to mobilize the local churches to transform lives and communities in the Name of Christ. After discovering that 62 percent of its referrals came from local churches, but that only 40 percent of those referrals attended local churches, Love INC realized that most churches have very limited benevolence funds. Love INC partners with 19 area churches and works with 50 agencies in its service area. Assistance is provided for rent, utilities, food, clothing and more. For more information about Love INC, call 405-8595 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Wednesday. The organization holds a one-hour orientation for those who want to learn more about becoming a Love INC partner at 2 and 6 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month. Call the number above to register for one of the April 24 sessions. Decorative Glass | Custom Door Building Shop Prefinishing and Installation by Employees of Great Southern Products 11803 Metro Pkwy.#B | Fort Myers, FL 33966239-332-7170720 9th Street N. | Naples, FL 34102239-331-7057 Locations in Naples and Fort Myers at: www.greatsouthernproducts.comVisit our showrooms to see door and glass options or schedule a FREE IN-HOME CONSULTATION at (239) 331-7057.HURRICANE IMPACT PRODUCTS AND MIAMI-DADE APPROVALS Make A St at ement Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved.
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FUEL SALE $4.40 PER GALLON90 OCTANE NONETHANOAL FUELDrop in consumer confidence in keeping with last years trend SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe University of FloridaConsumer confidence among Floridians fell two points in March to 74, repeating a trend seen last year, according to a monthly University of Florida survey. The pattern of consumer confidence from December to February was exactly the same as last year, says Chris McCarty, director of UFs Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research. Three of the five categories measured by the survey showed a drop of confidence among respondents. For instance, their overall assessment of the strength of the national economy over the next year declined one point to 73, while their trust in U.S. economic conditions over the next five years sank six points to 75. Perceptions over whether the present is a good time to buy big-ticket items such as automobiles or refrigerators also fell, dropping four points to 79. Survey takers, however, were not so gloomy in how they viewed their personal financial situations. Taken as a whole, their perception that they are personally better off financially today than they were a year ago increased three points to 62, a post-recession high. In addition, their expectations that personal finances will improve a year from now increased one point to 82. Unrest in the Middle East and the Japanese earthquake helped to tamp down consumer confidence in the first quarter of last year, but rising fuel costs are fueling the current anxiety. The big drag on consumers will increasingly be gas prices, which have increased more than 15 cents a gallon in the past month, Mr. McCarty said. There are, however, modest positive signs in the economy, Mr. McCarty said. Floridas unemployment rate for January was down .3 percent from December to 9.6 percent. Economists disagree, however, over how much of this improvement is due to new job creation or a reduction in the labor force due in part to senior workers retiring.Housing prices in the Sunshine State have stopped declining and even nudged up a little recently. In February, the median price of a single-family home was $134,000, about same level as in December 2011, which is higher than Januarys $129,000. Further price declines are less likely for the moment, because the state Legislature did not pass laws to speed up the handling of approximately 368,000 potential foreclosures in Florida. In addition, a new arrangement between the federal government and the nations largest banks might stall price declines, at least for the rest of the year, Mr. McCarty said. The index used by UF researchers is benchmarked to 1966, which means a value of 100 represents the same level of confidence for that year. The lowest index possible is a 2; the highest is 150. 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Cost is $50 per person and includes a two-course luncheon with beverage along with the program. Proceeds will benefit the Brody Project for Animal Assisted Therapy, which provides AAT programs to health and human services providers, including Moorings Park Retirement Community and the Shelter for Abused Women & Children. For more information, visit www.thebrodyproject.org. Chez Boet is at 755 12th Ave. S. in Crayton Cove. For reservations for lunch and Pups in Paradise, call 768-7010 or e-mail SusannaBrennan@comcast.net. Jennifer Johnson brings a passion for fashion to her new business, True Fashionistas Designer Resale, and shoppers and consigners alike can benefit. Shoppers find labels such as Escada, Chanel, Dole & Gabbana and Lilly Pulitzer, along with more mainstream pieces from stores like White House Black Market, Ann Taylor and Talbots (but nothing from discounters such as Target, Walmart, JCPenney and Sears). Also nice for shoppers: Reasonable prices (a $4,000 Valentino suit with a $400 price tag, for instance) ensure quick sales. And equally nice for consigners: 43 percent of what was taken in during March sold the same month, according to Ms. Johnson. Consignors with True Fashionistas also have the option of choosing resale (cash paid on the spot for approximately 30 percent of value), consignment (for approximately 50 percent of the sales price) or trade (for items in the store). And they can log into the stores website and check the status of their items and account at anytime. Ms. Johnson, who was Miss Petite Minnesota 1998, owned the Heartstrings Bridal shop and a wedding and event planning business in Minnesota for many years and still works as a model and actress for clients including Target and Anheuser-Busch. Her longtime dream was to open an upscale consignment shop, and moving to Naples three years ago where there are plenty of buyers and sellers in this demographic motivated her to make it a reality. I love the thrill of the hunt and never pay full price, she says of her own shopping habits. She approached her neighbor, Nanci Iuculano (who confesses she doesnt share her Ms. Johnsons fashion sense but loves shopping at consignment stores), and the two opened the store last fall. Ms. Iuculano also brings business experience to the enterprise; she and her husband have operated a dental practice in Virginia for 10 years, and she also owns and operates First Choice Therapy Center in Naples. We blew the doors off what we were expecting, Ms. Johnson says about the first few months, with people from Port Royal to Pelican Bay and throughout Collier County becoming steady customers, some shopping daily to see whats new. The women are already thinking about expanding.More than whats on the racksThe two fashionistas with help from assistant manager Zoe LantelmeKern maintain a Customer Wish List and call people when an item they request comes in. The True Fashionistas website features some of the top designer items currently in the store, and a monthly newsletter is filled with recipes, style tips and tricks, a fashion quote and often a coupon. The women also provide closet organization, private parties and in-home buying and styling services to help people select a special-occasion outfit. And they pick a charity each month and donate a percentage of one days sales to that organization. Ms. Iuculano and her husband, Giovanni, have two autistic children, so one of True Fashionistas first charity days benefitted Able Academy. The April charity is Project Help, and the designated day for sales proceeds is Saturday, April 21. Project Help provides survivor-focused crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy services for victims of crime, survivors of sudden death and survivors of sexual assault. A portion of sales on May 19 will go to the March of Dimes, and the June 16 designated charity is the Tourettes Association of Florida. Charities for the remainder of the year have been selected. The women also plan to offer more special events such as the Career Day they recently held to help people find an interview outfit and have their resume reviewed by a certified resume writer and career coach. We want to give back to the community, because theyre giving to us every day, coming in and supporting us, says Ms. Johnson. True Fashionistas Designer Resale is at 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road in the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. No appointment is necessary to bring in items to sell, consign or trade. For more information, call 596-5044 or visit www. truefashionistasresale.com.True Fashionistas Designer Resale serves shoppers, sellers and charitiesCOURTESY PHOTOVeterinarian Anne Lozynski and Marnier SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________BY ROBIN DEMATTIAFlorida Weekly Correspondent COURTESY PHOTOJennifer Johnson, left, helps shopper Carey Chard choose a dress to try on.
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The teens shadowed the staffers and learned about their different roles in making the baseball games happen. Prior to the start of the game, Elijah Basil was on the field, assisting in openinggame presentations and batboy and first pitch coordination. Natrone Means was in the control room the entire game, assisting with media as well as making sure the production of the game was running smoothly. Marcos Diaz helped with pre-game activities and passed out essential game day forms to all personnel. Juan Pablo Garza was responsible for administrative duties and assisting environmental volunteers. Attending his first major league baseball game, Rolando Guiterrez was responsible for the set-up and breakdown of the concourse. He also patrolled the stadium during the game to coordinate sponsors. This was an awesome day and a great way to see some of the jobs available, he said. Diana Sanon, a senior at Immokalee High School, which has been a part of TIFs Immokalee Readers program for the past three years, was selected to sing the national anthem in front of a crowd of thousands. Although she was nervous, Ms. Sanon was honored that she was given the chance. Not many kids have the opportunity to do this, she said. Marcos Gonzalez and two other boys, Jose Flores and Luis Parra, were chosen as honorary batboys for the Red Sox and as such were on the field for the entire game. Elijah Arreaga, a junior at Immokalee High School, threw the first pitch of the game. Although stepping onto the pitchers mound was nothing new for this second baseman and pitcher, Mr. Arreaga allowed it was much better than being on the mound at school. It was a great experience, he said. Alan Cruz, a senior at Immokalee High School, announced the two words every baseball enthusiast wants to hear: Play ball! As much as the teens enjoyed their time, the board members, donors and staff also made some incredible memories. Listening to Diana sing the national anthem brought tears to my eyes, said Mac McDonald, a TIF donor and former board member. His wife, Sonia McDonald, also a TIF supporter and former board member, echoed his sentiments. Seeing these kids have this opportunity is wonderful. These are memories that will last a lifetime. Mr. McDonald said he also enjoyed seeing TIF receive so much attention by taking part in the Red Sox Community Corner, a program that allows nonprofit groups to distribute literature and raise awareness. Now people understand what TIF is all about. During TIFs 2011 Charity Classic Celebration, guests were encouraged to bid on packages offering specific opportunities to change a childs life for the better. This was called the Fund A Dream opportunity. By the end of the evening, Fund A Dream had raised more than $580,000 with 100 percent going directly to Immokalee children. This day at the ballpark was one of the many life, educational and career experiences made possible by the generosity of those donors. The 2012 Charity Classic Celebration is slated for Nov. 16 at The Ritz Carlton Beach Resort, Naples. The Immokalee Foundation provides educational opportunities for Immokalees children that focus on building pathways to success through college and vocational school, mentoring and tutoring, and opportunities for broadening experiences and life skills development. To learn more about volunteering as a mentor or for additional information, call 430-9122 or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org. COURTESY PHOTOGuadalupe Hernandez and Marco Hernandez with Sonia and Mac McDonald at JetBlue ParkLeading by Example...Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial GardensA Dignity Memorial Provider, along with Iberia Bank, Avow Hospice, Seniors BlueBook, Physicians Regional Healthcare System, SeniorBridge and e Arlington of NaplesA Lutheran Life Community, join with over 1,000 other national, state and community organizations to proudly participate in NHDD which will be celebrated on Monday, April 16, 2012. Events:ALL ON MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012 e Five Wishes, presented by Bernadette La Paglia, Community Liaison, Hodges Dignity 10:00 am Ispiri Center, Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples RSVP: Lavigne Ann Kirkpatrick, External A airs Avow Hospice 239-595-0196 or email@example.com Aging With Dignity... Have You Made Your Wishes Known?Featuring: H. James Towey President and CEO of Ave Maria University and Founder of Aging with Dignity IBERIABANK, 605 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island Questions and Answers: 7:00 pm Seating will be limited to 75 guests so please Call 239-403-5169 to reserve your seat. We invite you to a free webinar: Empowering Families to Secure eir Future with Advance Care Planning6:00 pm 7:00 pm Log on and Register at SeniorBridge.com/SeminarCopies of Five Wishes, compliments of Hodges Dignity available at: Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens 525 111th Ave. North, Naples, FL 34108 Hodges-Josberger of Marco Island 577 East Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, FL 34145 e Arlington of Naples A Lutheran Life Community 12276 T amiami Trail East #501 Naples, FL 34113 Physicians Regional Healthcare System 6101 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples, FL 34119 8300 C o llier Boulevard Naples, FL 34114 IberiaBank, Marco Island 605 Bald Eagle Drive Marco Island, FL 34145 MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012Have You Made Your Wishes Known? 1 2 3 4 5MY WISH FOR:The Person I Want to Make Care Decisions for Me When I Cant The Kind of Medical Treatment I Want or Dont Want How Comfortable I Want to Be How I Want People to Treat Me What I Want My Loved Ones to KnowFIVE WISHES
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA42 WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 One putter plus two sticks equals a benefit for Charity for ChangePack your putter and tw o other clubs of your choice and have fun at Three Sticks for Kicks on Saturday, May 5, at Vi at Bentley Village. The non-traditional tournament will benefit Charity for Change and its School Giver Program at local elementary schools. The best ball competition will include games, obstacles and other on-course surprises to add to the fun. The day begins at 8 a.m. with poolside continental breakfast and includes Bloody Mary and mimosa beverage stations as well as beer on the course, a lunch buffet and awards ceremony, plus a bucket raffle for items such as a Norman Love Confections chocolate basket and a 50/50 drawing. Awards for lowest scoring and Most Honest foursomes will include golfing certificates for Hideout Golf Club and Vineyards Country Club, among other courses. Cost is $100 per golfer, with registration available through May 1 by calling 5926787 or visiting www.charityforchange. org. Hole sponsorships tied to the character traits that the children learn about are available for $125 by contacting Suzanne Todd at 784-7945 or email@example.com.More reasons to hit the linksHere are some other charity tournaments coming up for golfers on area greens: The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. holds its 14th annual tournament and raffle Saturday, April 28, at Bonita Bay East. The course is off Immokalee Road, east of Collier Boulevard. A helicopter golf ball drop will take place before the 9 a.m. shotgun start, and the winner will be announced during lunch following the competition. Registration is $250 per player or $800 per foursome. All proceeds will remain in Collier and southern Lee counties for activities that benefit residents and their families dealing with Parkinson disease. To sign up or for more information, call PASFI at 417-3465 or visit www.pasfi.org. The Naples Philharmonic League hosts Birdies and Bluegrass on Wednesday, April 11, at Quail West Golf and Country Club. The shotgun start is at 1 p.m., and sometime between 5-5:30 p.m. the tournament will culminate with a golf ball drop sponsored by Mercedes Benz of Naples. The evening will continue with cocktails, hors doeuvres, dinner buffet and silent auction and raffle. Tickets are $185 per person for golf, dinner and entertainment, and $60 per person for dinner and entertainment only. For reservations or more information, call 254-2777. The 13th annual Mike Ditka-Jim Hart Celebrity Golf Invitational to benefit the Immokalee Child Care Center tees off Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, at the Golf Club of the Everglades. Former football, basketball and hockey stars will round out a field of 124 amateurs. Registration is $550 per person or $2,000 per foursome. To sign up or for more information, call the pro shop at 354-4727. The 15th annual Dean Lind Memorial Golfathon to benefit St. Matthews House is set for Tuesday, April 17, at Imperial Golf Club. For registration details and sponsorship information, call Ron Pederson at 593-0673, Nevin Souers at 354-2187 or Julie Clay at St. Matthews House, 774-0500, or visit www.stmatthewshouse.org. The 12th annual Earl Morrall/NFL Alumni Celebrity Charity Golf Classic tees off Monday, April 23, at The Quarry. A former player for the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Colts, Earl Morrall arranges fellow former NFL players to play with each foursome to benefit area childrens charities. For registration or more information, call Ryan Richeal at 209-2656 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Immokalee Foundations sixth annual Inter-Club Challenge pitting golf club takes place Monday, April 30, at The Old Collier Golf Club. Proceeds will support TIF programs including First Tee of Naples/Collier in Immokalee. For registration and more information, call TIF at 430-9122, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual tournament on Friday, May 4, at the Estuary at Grey Oaks. This years title sponsor is Century Link. The 1 p.m. shotgun start is preceded by lunch, and a post-tournament dinner is included. Registration is $150 per person or $550 per foursome. Sponsorship opportunities are still available at various levels. To sign up or for more information, visit www. napleschamber.org. The Titan Gridiron Club at Golden Gate HS holds its second annual golf scramble Saturday, May 5, at Naples Lakes Country Club. The shotgun start is at 8 a.m. and the game is followed by lunch and live and silent auctions. Participation is limited to the first 144 golfers who sign up. Registration is $125 per person or $400 for a foursome. Sponsorships are also available. For a registration form or more information, contact Barb Anderson by calling 564-9440 or e-mailing ba1pkrfan@ aol.com. The Collier Building Industry Association and Hill, Barth & King host a tournament on Friday, May 11, at Vasari. Competition includes a putting contest and a long drive contest. Admission includes cart and green fees, three mulligans, 10 raffle tickets, three complimentary drinks on the course and lunch following the tournament. For registration or more information, call the CBIA office at 436-6100 or visit www.cbia.net. The second annual Harry Chapin Food Bank Classic is set for Wednesday afternoon, May 9, at Grandezza Golf & Country Club. Registration is $125 and includes dinner after the tournament. To sign up or to learn about volunteering, donating silent auction items or becoming a sponsor, call 334-7007, e-mail Chris Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.harrychapinfoodbank.org. First Baptist Academy tees up its 10th annual golf tournament on Saturday morning, May 12, at Windstar on Naples Bay. Cost is $150 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call 597-2233 or e-mail email@example.com. The inaugural Sun Cup Amateur Golf Tournament, a flighted, full handicapped competition, is set for April 30-May 4. Golfers will play on 12 Southwest Florida courses, with the final championship round at Old Corkscrew in Estero. Registration deadline is April 15. For more information, call 689-5417 or visit www.suncupgolf.net.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA44 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 Medical tourism can help build a healthy yearround economyWe have spoken often about our region becoming a medical destination. Lately, this initiative has become more important and more focused. Indeed, the economic future of Southwest Florida, our communitys health care and the ongoing development of NCH are inextricably intertwined. The medical tourist attraction theme has been explored by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, in an effort led by Katie Sproul, chair of the chamber; along with Mike Reagan, chamber president and CEO; and the NCH board of trustees strategic planning committee, directed by Mike Riley and Michael Feuer. The Collier County Tourist Development Council is also taking a leadership role by making a significant contribution to marketing in areas where we have a foothold with people already coming to Southwest Florida for medical care. We are not being unrealistic when setting goals such as geographic expansion beyond our five-county area up the west coast of Florida, over the lower east coast of Florida and ascending to the northeast and to the northern reaches of I-75 particularly, Michigan and Minnesota. Today, one of every eight inpatients at NCH comes from one of these areas. Attracting more out-of-market patients makes great sense for NCH and other local health-care providers. Most local businesses have excess unused capacity two-thirds of the year, during the off season. Think of empty hotel rooms and restaurant seats, and all the unused support services that have year-round costs (fixed overhead in accounting terms). Imagine how positive it would be for our entire local economic ecosystem if more visitors came here for medical care during the off season and discovered how pleasant in terms of climate and tax structure, for example Southwest Florida really is. Collier County has already been recognized twice as the healthiest of 67 counties in Florida by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with the longest life expectancy for a woman (86 years) and second longest for a man (80.2 years). For more about those statistics, visit www. countyhealthrankings.org/florida and www.pophealthmetrics.com/conte. So the question remains: How do we best share this great news beyond our region? Our goal at NCH is to increase not just our share of the local market, but also the overall size of the market. Certainly, being named as one of U.S. News and World Reports best regional health-care systems, and being in the top 10 percent of the Society for Thoracic Surgerys rankings for cardiac surgery, help tremendously to build the NCH brand. We have strong unaided market awareness locally, but our brand still needs to be recognized outside our immediate area. Our goal is to spread this recognition nationally and, eventually, globally, to help our region build a stable, healthy, yearround economy. Edison professor will share secrets to a Great LifeJim Langlas, author of Heart of a Warrior: 7 Ancient Secrets to a Great Life, will share those secrets, take questions from the audience and sign copies of the book at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Allen & Marla Weiss Health Sciences Hall at Edison State College-Collier. Mr. Langlas is a professor of English at ESC. His book was inspired by the ancient Korean history of Hwarang young student-warriors who worked to strengthen their spirits as well as their fighting skills. These principles are rooted in the longstanding tradition of Taekwondo and are easily transferred to modern-day character education, says Mr. Langlas, who has practiced Taekwondo for more than 40 years. The book is a mix of storytelling and writing from my former students, he adds. I wanted readers to see for themselves how these principles and fundamentals can be applied to everyday life. Included in the back of the book is a section of tips for using the book with teenagers. The book is also available for purchase online at www.freespirit.com. Researchers use game to change how scientists study disease outbreaks BY DONNA HESTERMAN, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Special to Florida WeeklyIt might seem like a macabre game of tag, but its actually an innovative tool for teaching the fundamentals of epidemiology the science of how infectious diseases move through a population. University of Florida biologist Juliet Pulliam is among an international team of scientists who teach a workshop annually in South Africa that helps epidemiologists improve mathematical models they use to study outbreaks of diseases like cholera, AIDS and malaria. Pulliam and colleague Steve Bellan from the University of California Berkeley created the game in 2010 as a teaching aid for the workshop. The exercise has proven so effective in demonstrating concepts in epidemiology that a discussion of the game is presented in the April 3 edition of the journal PLoS Biology. In the game they call Muizenberg Mathematical Fever, players simulate a real-life epidemic by passing around pieces of paper that say, You have been infected, followed by instructions for propagating the disease. The drill has become a cornerstone of the annual training they offer at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Muizenberg, South Africa. Infectious disease modeling is an established field of study in bio-mathematics, says Ms. Pulliam, a biologist at UFs Emerging Pathogens Institute and co-author on the paper. But there has been a tendency in the past for mathematicians doing that sort of work to operate separately from practitioners on the ground who track diseases as they are spreading, she says. The game was meant to convince all players on the epidemiology field that teamwork is the better approach. Not knowing how data about an outbreak was collected can lead to misinterpretations, Ms. Pulliam says. For example, she adds, if procedures change for how infected individuals are counted, it could create a spike in the data that falsely portrays how the disease is actually being spread. The misinformation, once introduced into a model, could throw off projections and interfere with efforts on the ground to prevent further outbreaks. Mr. Bellan, lead author on the paper, cites cases where collaborations between bio-mathematicians and classical epidemiologists have resulted in valuable lessons for tracking the spread of diseases. HIV interventions and efforts to eliminate trachoma, a bacterial infection that causes blindness, have successfully used the tag-team approach, he says. In both cases, studies have shown that when practitioners employ the power of mathematical modeling to improve their intervention strategies, they are more likely to interrupt the progress of an epidemic. This is about the importance of collaboration, says Mr. Bellan, an ecologist who specializes in epidemiology of wildlife diseases. No one can be an expert in everything. In fact, he adds, the two sides typically meet up somewhere along the line during the process of an epidemiological study. We just want to see more scientists working together from the start. To that end, Mr. Bellan, Ms. Pulliam and six scientists from South Africa, Canada and the United States offer two-week clinics every year at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences. The clinics are meant to immerse epidemiological number crunchers more fully into the human aspects of how disease spreads. John Hargr ove, f ormer director of the South African Center of Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis, started the clinics in 2006. But since 2010 classes have had a very different experience than previous groups, because the game changed everything. We were sitting in the office the night before the clinic began, talking about how someone had shown up sick one year and gotten everyone else sick, Ms. Pulliam says. And then Steve said something about how cool it would be if we had captured data from that outbreak for use in the workshop. The discussion sparked the idea to create a similar scenario in real time by creating a fictitious disease. We pieced it together in about an hour, Mr. Bellan says. An infectious piece of paper serves as the agent for spreading Muizenberg Mathematical Fever. The paper notifies the receiver that they have been exposed and then instructs the infectee to e-mail Mr. Bellan of their fate, use a random number generator to determine how many others should be infected, and then pass the appropriate number of papers to other participants at the clinic. The rules serve to propagate the disease but also to build a data set of who infected whom and when. There were a lot of sneaky smiles going around that day, Mr. Bellan says. The drill produced an outbreak with data that looks like a real epidemic, Ms. Pulliam says. Clinic attendees are usually more mathematician than epidemiologist, she says. They typically spend the first week just talking about where data sets come from, who collects them, and what the numbers refer to. Just using the game as a way to demonstrate those issues instead of talking about them is instructive on its own, she says. But the real benefit comes during the second week, when people working in groups experiment with various epidemiological models using actual data sets typically from HIV studies or other ongoing projects. Many opted to work with data sets from the game, because they were really tangible, Ms. Pulliam says. They found that familiarity with the process for collecting data greatly improved their ability to customize mathematical models so that they accurately represented how a disease was moving through a population. And thats exactly what we wanted them to get out of the workshop, she concludes. HEALTHY LIVING allenWEISSallen.firstname.lastname@example.org Langlas s t u w e w sk ar e st a T a e ea s
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Frantz, MD, FACS Cataract & LASIK Specialist Cataract surgery is covered by Medicare & most insurances. TO YOUR HEALTHHave a heart for AHAs Go Red annual luncheonThe American Heart Associations 2012 Southwest Florida Go Red For Women luncheon is set for Wednesday, May 23, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs. Keynote speaker Dr. Jennifer Mieres is one of the worlds leading experts and patient advocates in the fields of nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular disease in women. Heart disease takes the life of one in three women each year more than the next six causes of death combined amounting to nearly 550,000 lives lost every year. Women have often been underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical studies, and thus it cannot be known whether important conclusions apply to women. Despite specific efforts to correct this, women represent just 38 percent of subjects in National Institute of Health-funded cardiovascular studies. The AHA is seeking additional funding of $10 million for research on cardiovascular disease to level these gender disparities and to put new projects into the research pipeline to help close the knowledge gap that exists about heart disease in men and women. Sponsors of the 2012 Go Red For Women luncheon are Lee Memorial Health System, Arthrex, Vein Specialists, Condo & HOA Law Group LLC and CoroWise Naturally Sourced Cholesterol Reducer. Media sponsors are Azteca America, Comcast, Florida Weekly, Gulfshore Life and NBC-2. The Sublett family is sponsoring the keynote speaker. The AHA Go Red For Women campaign is sponsored nationally by Macys and Merck. Luncheon tickets are $125 per person, and sponsorships are available. For tickets or more information, call Monica Seif at 495-4903 or e-mail email@example.com Rid your cabinets of medicationsDrug Free Collier sponsors Operation Medicine Cabinet, a day for residents to safely dispose of expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter medications, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Drop-off locations are as follows: Naples: CVS Pharmacy, 294 Ninth St. S. Naples Recycling Center, 2640 West Enterprise Ave. Sweetbay Supermarket, 7550 Mission Hills Drive and 2400 Immokalee Road Walmart Super Center, 5420 Juliet Blvd. Walgreens, 4747 Golden Gate Parkway, 12780 T amiami Trail E. and 13520 Tamiami Trail N. Everglades City: Everglades City Hall, 102 Copeland Ave. E. Marco Island: The Greater Marco YMCA, 101 Sandhill St.For more information about Operation Medicine Cabinet and other Drug Free Collier programs, visit www.drugfreecollier.org.Blood center needs Type O donationsThe Community Blood Center is in urgent need of Type O blood to replenish reserves in Collier County. Donors of all blood types are urged to give now, as demand increases during the winter/spring season. Donors can visit the following Community Blood Center locations: Naples: 311 Ninth St. N., on the first floor of the NCH Medical Plaza. Complimentary valet parking for all blood donors. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Call 436-5455. Bonita Springs: 9170 Bonita Beach Road, in Sunshine Plaza. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursdays and Fridays. Call 495-1138. For a list of Community Blood Center bloodmobile locations and times, visit www.givebloodcbc.org.Parkinsons patients and caregivers can find supportThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. holds exercise, speech, dance and art therapy classes at locations in Naples and Bonita Springs for those who suffer from Parkinsons disease. Support programs for families and caregivers are also offered, and various opportunities are available for volunteers at PASFI headquarters. For more information about services and programs offered by PASFI, call Executive Director Ruth Hubing at 417-3465, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.PASFi.org. PASFI headquarters have recently moved into new office space at 1048 Goodlette Road, Suite 201.
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Sugar orVinegar CRAIG JONES c 239.825.6857 | o 239.403.4510 | f 239.434.2345 | firstname.lastname@example.orgSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each Oce Is Independently Owned And Operated.When youre ready...Someday, you will want to buy or sell a home in Naples. Choose a success story an experienced realtor with media savvy, market insight and access to the resources of a world-class brokerage Premier Sothebys International Realty. Choose Craig Jones when youre ready. House HuntingAdopt a city chic attitude at home in the Strada at Mercato. B25 Bank on itFifth Third Private Bank celebrates its new quarters, and more business events. B7 INSIDE Ask the FoolWhat is a companys book value, and how are stockbrokers paid? B6 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 STEVE JOBS WAS NOT A NICE GUY NOT TO HIS employees at Apple. It was no secret that Mr. Jobs had an outwardly aggressive penchant for control, and he would often put down anyone he didnt like. Sometimes his rudeness was personal, other times business, often it was both, explains Nick Bolton, a New York Times writer. But Mr. Jobs inspired loyalty among his A level staff (everybody else quit or was fired), and his company is now the largest publicly traded company in the world. Although its hard to argue with success, if thats the only way to achieve it inspire them or fire them its news to some business leaders in Southwest Florida. A conversational survey of management styles either practiced or admired by people in business here suggests theres more than one way to inspire employees. So which is the better quality in successful leadership: honey or vinegar?Respect is key Im from the sugar school, admits an unequivocal Bill Valenti, whose success as the founder, president and CEO of Florida Gulf Bank shines out from his regional results. He marched his bank right through the recession without laying off employees, and presented it as an appealing opportunity for merger and growth to a much larger bank, Iberia, while protecting the jobs and careers of his employees in the final deal (the merger could be complete by July, he says). Many of those employees have worked for Mr. Valenti for years. I think Steve Jobs followed the Machiavellian school (make employees fear you and tell them what they need to hear), Mr.Valenti says. But Im from the Skinner school (treat them with respect and theyll return the favor). I think people want to follow a leader, and obviously you dont need to be loved to be a great leader. But you doBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com SEE STYLES, B5 Management styles vary, as do results
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 The 401(K) became an old dog sporting the same ol retirement savings tricks: the employer (optionally) puts a small amount of money into the corporate 401(K) plan for the employees benefit, a percentage match to the employees own pretax contributions. Simply stated, the employee does something for him/herself and then the employer puts money into the pot, rewarding the employee for self-contributions. For the longest time, any mention of a 401(K) automatically denoted that a large corporate employer was behind the plan. Plans required administration, and smaller companies could simply not afford a matching contribution, nor did they want to be committed to one more thing that hinted of more filings, more regulations, more obligations to employees, more compliances, etc. But along came a rejuvenating elixir for the ol dog. And at least for me, it seems as if one of retirements best friends is now doing cartwheels for the self-employed (the sole proprietor or single-member LLC or spouse and owner business broadly termed self-employed for the purposes of this column). The 401(K) has taken on another life form: the individual or solo 401(K) and it allows large annual contributions and great flexibility in annual contributions. From my perspective, it is immensely attractive. Its not a panacea for everyone, but possibly a chance for many of Floridas small and start-up business owners to put a hunk of money away for their retirements. It is also a great plan for the very wealthy who are retired and have reinvented themselves as consultants, etc.; they too can use this plan to augment retirement dollars. Beyond the attractive nature of the size of dollars that can be allocated, the plan (depending upon custodian and administrator) can invest in a broad array of assets including alternative investment assets, private businesses, real estate (such as rentals, tax liens, foreclosures, undeveloped land, etc.) and more. The individual 401(K) consists of employee salary deferral contribution and employer profit sharing contribution. The maximum that can be contributed depends upon a participants age, with older (50 and over) being allowed to contribute more to the plan. Under the 2012 contribution rules, a plan participant under the age of 50 can make a maximum employee deferral contribution in the amount of $17,000, with either pre-tax or after-tax/Roth money. On the employer side (and you are your own employer), the business can contribute 25 percent of net self-employment income up to a combined maximum of $50,000. Sole proprietorships or singlemember LLCs are limited to 20 percent of net profit. For participants over 50 years, the maximum employee deferral contribution is $22,500 again, either pre-tax or Roth. On the employer side (and again, you are the employer) the business can contribute 25 percent (and, again, 20 percent of net self-employment income for a sole proprietorship or single-member LLC.) The combined maximum is $55,500. Now all of this is for 2012. If the plan was not established by year-end 2011, there is no creating a plan now for 2011. The case is closed for individual 401(K) s for 2011. But not for SEP IRAs. So if you are scrambling in the next few days to allocate a retirement contribution for 2011 and you are a small business and you cant use an individual 401(K), consider using a SEP, which needs dollars contributed by April 15. Prior to the individual 401(K), the SEP IRA was pretty much the best retirement solution for the sole business owner. SEP has less administration but SEPs do not allow as large a contribution. For 2011, the SEP will allow up to 25 percent of net selfemployment income If you really want to just stick with one plan, you can open a SEP IRA for 2011 before April 15 and then roll it into an Individual 401(K) for 2012. And this is where retirement experts are needed. This is their world of regulations and rules and they can tell you what is best for your unique situation. There is a substantial risk of loss in trading futures and options on futures contracts. Past performance is not indicative of future results. This article is provided for informational purposes only. No statement in this article should be construed as a recommendation to buy/ sell a futures/options contract or to provide investment advice. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems, 571-8896. For mid-week commentaries, write to email@example.com. MONEY & INVESTING401(K): Old dog with new tricks for the sole proprietor g F a o o o t jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst ems.com We are a direct lender offering the following loan products: Making dreams come true... SW Floridas Fastest Growing Mortgage Bank!
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 Awards & Recognition Alan Gerry, founder of Cablevision Industries Corp., chairman and CEO of Granite Associates LP, and chairman of the Gerry Foundation, was named the 2012 recipient of the Bresnan Ethics in Business Award. Jay Koepke, professor of anatomy and physiology at Edison State CollegeCollier Campus, has earned an award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. Board Appointments The following people have been named to the board of trustees for the Shelter for Abused Women & Children: Sherri Abruzzese, Carol Dinardo, Kathy Feinstein, Gracy Frey and Glen Schwesinger. David Maksymetz has joined the Shelters board of directors. Ed Staros, managing director and vice president for The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, has joined the board of directors of the South Florida affiliate of Fifth Third Bank. He also serves on the Lutgert C ollege of Business and the Resort & Hospitality Management advisory boards at Florida Gulf Coast University and is also a member of the resort committee for the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Lois Bolin and Sandy Parker have joined the board of directors of First Book-Collier County. Pat Jilk has joined the nonprofit organizations advisory council. Ms. Bolin was also recently appointed Florida chair for the national initiative Keep the Spirit of 5 Alive. Ms. Parker, a former vice president and treasurer of Dun & Bradstreet, is a past president of the League of Women Voters of Collier County and currently serves on the finance committee of the Community Foundation of Collier County. Ms. Jilk serves on the boards for Community Foundation of Collier County and Habitat for Humanity of Collier County. Banking & Finance Byron Scullin has joined Shamrock Bank of Florida as senior vice president-credit manager. A native of Baton Rouge, La., he has a bachelors degree in business from Louisiana State University. He most recently worked for the FDIC. Christopher Squittieri, CFA, has joined Willow Street Advisors as a portfolio manager. He previously worked in that capacity with U.S. Trust and has also served in the investment management division of Northern Trust. A Naples native and veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he has a bachelors degree in finance from Florida Gulf Coast University. Real Estate Gary Blaine has joined Premier Sothebys International Realty and will work from the firms Gallery office in the Northern Trust Building in Naples. He earned a bachelors degree in business administration from Bryant University in Rhode Island and has spent the last 10 years in residential real estate sales in Naples. He is a Paul Harris Fellow within Rotary International. Helga Wetzold has joined Premier Sothebys International Realty as a broker associated based in the Marco Island office. She has more than 30 years of experience in the industry and previously worked for Prudential WCI Realty. A certified international property specialist, she also has earned the Transnational Referral Certificate from the International Consortium of Real Estate Associations and holds the designation as a certified negotiation expert. Patricia Dekko and Stephanie Lynn Jonas have joined the Naples office of Downing-Frye Realty Inc. Both belong to the Naples Area Board of Realtors and the Florida and national associations of Realtors. Joanne Cangialosi and Gariann Small have joined the Bonita office of Downing-Frye Realty Inc. Ms. Cangiolosi and Ms. Small belong to the Bonita Estero Association of Realtors and also to the Florida and national associations of Realtors. Chris Adkins was named salesperson of the month for February at WCI Communities Manchester Square. He has more than 23 years of experience in the Southwest Florida real estate market. Mary Manganiello was named salesperson of the month for February at Tiburn. She has held new homes sales positions in various WCI Communities over the past 13 years and been a licensed real estate professional since 1986. John McDonald has joined Toll Brothers as a project manager responsible for construction, marketing and sales at The Reserve at Estero. He previously worked as construction manager for David Weekley Homes in Tampa and for the past year was a professor of construction management at ITT Technical Institute. He earned an MBA from St. Leo College and a bachelors degree in economics from New York University. Christian Adams has joined Toll Brothers as an assistant project manager at Firano at Naples. He previously worked for WCI Communities as corporate operations manager and most recently as purchasing trade manager. He holds an MBA from FGCU and a bachelors degree in building construction at the University of Florida. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 BUSINESS B5 need to be respected, and to respect people. The kind of business a leader manages can dictate style to some extent in a customer service business such as banking, rudeness to employees could result in a debilitating rudeness to customers. But I couldnt or wouldnt be a Steve Jobs or a Paul Allen (co-founder of Microsoft, with Bill Gates) in any business, Mr. Valenti concludes. One of his policies includes knowing and caring about the families of his employees, not just the employees themselves. Family is first, he says. Thus, when children are ill, he encourages employees to take the time off and care for them. When I was a little boy and I was sick (he grew up in New York City), I wanted my mom home, he recalls. And he builds that experiential sense of need the need of the employee and his or her child into his leadership paradigm.Clear expectationsVincent Wolanin didnt have that kind of childhood. The founder and president of Private Sky, an aviation services business based in Southwest Florida, and owner of construction, entertainment, real estate and other businesses in and out of Florida, Mr. Wolanin began his working life in Philadelphia, the hard way. His father died when he was14, and he had to go to work picking up cigarette butts. Then, while still a young man, I was managing people two or three times my age, he says. His approach to leadership was the same at 20 as it is now at almost 65, he says. Leadership is about surrounding yourself with the best people and letting them do their job, he says. Thats it. Thats all it is. For him, there hasnt been must trial and error in picking the right people. Ive had fortunate circumstances in that regard over the years, Mr. Wolanin says. And once those people become part of his team, he follows up with a clear definition of his expectations. You establish guidelines, and then you reward them if they do the job better than what the guidelines require. More than 50 percent of my people perform above the guidelines, so theyre rewarded with bonuses. Thats true in all of my companies.Achieving followershipMike Reagen, president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, has worked in big business and in government, watching many leaders over the years. When he thinks of leadership, he has to create a new word: followership. Genuine leadership consistently evokes and sustains followership to make things better, he says. It sparks people to achieve together that which they cannot do alone, adds. Understanding, orchestrating and balancing circumstances, chemistry, fit and passion are critical to leadership success. Orchestrating the variety of attributes possessed by your team, enhancing the chemistry among them, balancing their passions to fit with the mission all that generally sustains followership and mission accomplishment. At special moments, the key is to know when and how to use a just pinch of sugar and a drop of vinegar. STYLESFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTO Leadership is about surrounding yourself with the best people and letting them do their job. Thats it. Thats all it is. Vincent Wolanin, Private Sky
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GMI, the leading independent provider of corporate governance ratings and research, has released its ninth annual CEO Pay Survey for 2011, noting also that extra perks awarded to S&P 500 leaders rose 11 percent in 2010. Interestingly, of the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2010 (who received tens or hundreds of millions of dollars apiece), four were actually retired or terminated CEOs who received golden exit packages. So much for pay thats commensurate with performance. These executives enjoyed a huge payout even though they wont offer these companies or their shareholders much in the way of future performance. As an example, General Growth Properties CEO Adam Metzs $66.7 million compensation put him at What Is This Thing Called The Motley Fool?Remember Shakespeare? Remember As You Like It? In Elizabethan days, Fools were the only people who could get away with telling the truth to the King or Queen. 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DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL 239.280.5433 Call David Today or Visit www.DavidNaples.com Naples Luxury Real Estate Representing Sellers and Buyers of ROYAL HARBOR MEDITERRA FEATURING Built in 2007. 100 waterfront w/85 dock with 2 boat lifts. Naples Bay view. Southern exposure. 4,126 living sq ft. $2,499,000 Built in 2007. 3+den/3.5 bath. 3,925 living sq ft. Private lake views. Western exposure. Premium upgrades. $1,699,500 A Night of HonorsNABOR celebrates local real estate professionals SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Naples Area Board of Realtors 2012 Night of Honors celebrated NABOR members who have volunteered their time, talents and energy to better the organization, the real estate industry and the Collier County community. Awards were presented March 24 at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. The highest honor Realtor of the Year was awarded to Brett Brown, director of sales for Fiddlers Creek Realty Inc. A past president of NABOR, Mr. Brown has served on most of the trade associations committees and was a graduate of the first Leadership Development Class in 2004. He is a multiple-year member of the NABOR Honor Society. On the national level, he serves as chair of the National Association of Realtors State and Local Leadership Forum for Global Business and on the Presidential Advisory Workgroup for the VISIT USA ACT. Recently, Mr. Brown was included in the NAR Leadership Academy. On the state level, Mr. Brown serves as the Florida Realtors District 5 DVP and as an RPAC Trustee. He also is an active member of several Florida Realtor committees. Mr. Brown has nearly 30 years of local real estate experience, specializing in residential development sales and rentals. He joined Fiddlers Creek Realty in 2011. I am humbled and honored to have won this award and be recognized by my peers, he said as he accepted the award. This is the pinnacle award of my career.Other awardsGerald Lefebvre of Gulfline Realty received the Ad Miller Award, another top honor that recognizes the member who has vigorously promoted NABORs commitment to enhancing and/or preserving private property rights, ownership and transferability, and the preservation of the free enterprise system. Hall of Fame awards were bestowed on Jay Bishop of Development Properties Inc., Mike Carr Sr. of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT and Jon Lowdermilk of Cameron Real Estate Services Inc. The award honors NABOR members of at least 20 years who display extraordinary dedication and service to the profession. Mr. Bishop and Mr. Lowdermilk, along with Thomas Garrett of Downing-Frye Realty Inc. and Ben Skelton of Islandwalk Realty of Naples, achieved Emeritus status, which recognizes valuable and lasting contributions to the real estate profession. Julie Mitchell of VIP Realty Group Inc. was awarded a posthumous Humanitarian Award, which was accepted by her husband, Bob Mitchell. She was very proud to serve the community and would be very proud of this award, Mr. Mitchell told the crowd. Other awards presented during the evening were: Affiliate/Allied Committee Contribution: Janice Vasquez of Insurance Products & Services Inc.; Affiliate/Allied Company of the Year: Mutual of Omaha Bank; Affiliate/Allied Member of the Year: Lisa Winters of Homes & Land Magazine; Affiliate/Allied Rising Star: Justin Cottrell of W. Justin Cottrell PA; Citizen of the Year: Jim Pilon of Siesky, Pilon & Potter; Educator of the Year: Rick Fioretti of Prudential Florida Realty; Leadership Class Alumni Award: State Rep. Matt Hudson; Realtor Committee Contribution: Marti Conrad of VIP Realty Group Inc.; Realtor Rising Star: Coco Waldenmayer of Engel & Voelkers-Olde Naples; Task Force Contribution: Eben Moran of Prudential Florida Realty. REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B9WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 1. Brett Brown 2 Bill Poteet, Jo Carter, Ruth and Mike Hughes 3. Carol and Will Dukes, Christine Citrano, Debbie Zvibleman and Dominic Pallini 4. Brenda Fioretti and Janice Vasquez 5. Corie Chase with Rick and Brenda Fioretti 6. Kari Greer, Eben Moran and Odamis Martinez COURTESY PHOTOS 1 4 5 6 2 3
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BONITA / ESTERO 26269 S. Tamiami Trail 239-498-9200 CENTRAL NAPLES 3255 Tamiami Trail N. 239-261-6622 CHARLESTON SQUARE 225 Banyan Blvd. 239-643-3636 UPTOWN 2600 Immokalee Rd. 239-598-0059 OLD NAPLES 616 Fifth Avenue S. 239-434-0101 SANIBEL 630 Tarpon Bay Rd. 239-472-2411 Marco Beach, 996 Royal Marco Way Gorgeous beachfront estate home at Hideaway Beach. Totally renovated & professionally decorated w/custom features & rich furnishings. www.996RoyalMarcoWay.com. 5/5 (H6407) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $7,900,000 Bellagio At e Colony, 23780 Napoli Way Luxurious two-story former model home with tranquil water views. Stunning features with many upgrades. A must see! 4+Den/4.5 (H4824) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $1,595,000 Lucarno At Mediterra, 16638 Cortona Ln Tastefully decorated & spacious 2-story lakefront home w/expanded Capriano oor plan. Turnkey furnished w/heated pool & spa. Well maintained & move-in ready. 4+Den/4 (H6288) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $1,595,000 e Colony At Pelican Landing, 23750 Via Trevi Way, #PH-2102 Penthouse living in luxurious Treviso oers spectacular sunrise and sunset views of Estero Bay and the Gulf. Custom designed interior. Oered furnished. 3/3 (C8329) Diana Coyle, 220-4534 $1,395,000 St. Raphael At Pelican Bay, 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd #1707 Gulf Views from 17th oor! Beautifully renovated w/saturnia marble oors, granite kitchen & crown molding. Unique 10 ceilings, 8 doors. www.StRaphael1707.com. 3/3 (C8242) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $1,395,000 Bonita Bay, 26110 Red Oak Ct Modern interior designed home on tranquil cul-desac is the epitome of sophistication! Open oor plan. Custom pool/spa overlooks 13th green. Oered turnkey. 4+Den/3.5 (H6086) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $1,299,000 Golden Gate Estates, 2225 23rd St SW Elegant 5-acre gated estate-7,000sf, highend nishes, travertine oors, cherry-stained kitchen-granite/stainless steel, game/media rms. www.222523rdstsw.com. 5+Den/4.5 (H6053) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $1,250,000 Pelican Bay, 7225 Pelican Bay Blvd #1602 Breathtaking unobstructed views of Clam Pass, Gulf & Pelican Bay Golf Course. New wood oors throughout, new A/C, refrig, D/W, furnace, & hot water heater. Beautiful dcor. 3/3 (C7912) Bonnie Camp, 734-1212 $1,225,000 Royal Harbor, 2120 Snook Dr Canal home w/boatlift, dock, pool & large lanai for entertaining. Beautifully landscaped & totally remodeled. New appliances, hardwood oors, granite counters. 3/2 (H6153) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $895,000 West Bay Club, 22195 Natures Cove Ct is distinctive home provides a unique balance of elegance, style and comfort. Relax in lush outdoor space ideal for entertaining by replace, pool, and spa. 4+Den/4 (H6325) Diana Coyle, 220-4534 $799,000 Olde Cypress, 7379 Monteverde Way is exquisite former model home, with wide lake & golf views oers a very spacious oor plan with many upgrades & custom treatments throughout. Oered Turnkey. 3+Den/3.5 (H6112) Frank Petras, 595-2221 $749,999 Bay Villas At Pelican Bay, 538 Bay Villas Ln Rare beautifully renovated detached villa. Features incl. skylights, travertine, granite, vaulted ceilings. Large courtyard w/pool. www.538BayVillasLane.com. 3/2 (V1663) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $749,900 West Bay Club, 19830 Chapel Trace Priced at market value. If you like to entertain, this is the home for you! Extra rooms for hobbies or work. Near the Estero River leading to the Gulf. 3+Den/4 (H6450) Diana Coyle, 220-4534 $709,000 Crescent At Pelican Bay, 8440 Abbington Cir, #D-25 Golf course and lake views in paradise! Spacious unit with partially renovated kitchen and den area, newer appliances, granite in baths, hardwood oors. 2+Den/2.5 (C8319) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $649,000 Crossings, 7218 Mill Run Cir JUST LISTED!-Soaring ceilings, bright, mature landscaping surrounds large private lot. Solar heated pool, over 3200 ft of living area, separate family room & living rm. 4+Den/3.5 (H6454) Michelle Paradis, 293-8844 $639,000 Vineyards, 541 Avellino Isles Cir, #30101 Designer custom interior nishes. Open oor plan w/closed-in lanai w/lake & fountains views. Gated enclave w/private clubhouse, spa & pool. Gourmet kitchen. 2 car garage. 3/3.5 (C8127) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132 $599,500 Vineyards, 537 Avellino Isles Cir, #31102 Ultimate in Coach Home neighborhoods. 2845 sq ft of luxurious living. Granite counters & SS appliances. Diagonal tile, 2 car garage. 1st oor. Long lake view. Designer upgrades. 3/3.5 (C8337) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132 $589,000 Four Seasons, 9404 Autumn Haze Dr Own this estate home on one-acre home site. Features include a replace in the family room overlooking large pool/spa. Formal living/ dining. Spacious back yard. 4+Den/2.5 (H5938) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $529,900 Spanish Wells, 28401 Sombrero Dr Stunning home, golf/lake views, granite kitchen, stainless appliances, volume ceilings, pool, 2+ car garage, 2710 sf. Golf available, 3 miles to beaches. 3/3.5 (H6197) Maggie Sanders, 269-4499, Connie Spitzmiller, 248-7616 $519,000 Lely Resort, 8993 Maverick Ct Fabulous upgraded Tilbury oor plan. Tile, granite, cherry cabinets, vaulted & tray ceilings, West rear exposure. Fantastic Lely Resort amenities, gated golf comm. 4/3 (H6189) Robin Hill, 776-0733 $509,000 Vanderbilt Country Club, 8487 Gleneagle Way Windemere II Estate home on golf course. Beautifully appointed 3 BR/den/3 bath home, extensive tile, plantation shutters, and crown molding. 3+Den/3 (H6363) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $500,000 Audubon, 15259 Devon Green Ln Private care-free retreat located on 5th Green of Audubon w/stunning lake & golf views. Sunny SW exposure for ideal outdoor living. Friendly enclave of detached villas. 3/2.5 (V1666) Merry Coolidge, 450-4924 $499,000 Saturnia Lakes, 2289 Guadelupe Dr Largest one story! Lush landscaping & large shade trees surround this spacious home. New hardwood ooring, LG French refrig, HUGE master suite & lagoon-style pool. 4/2.5 (H6314) Diana McCoy, 404-0793 $494,000 Pelican Marsh, 2380 Mont Claire Dr, #102 Perfection awaits you. Serene lake front coach home in desirable Mont Claire of Pelican Marsh. Redesigned w/current color trends. Well priced move right in. 3/2.5 (C7088) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $479,000 Saturnia Lakes, 2222 Campestre Ter Potential Short Sale! Incredible home oering a must see pool! Spectacular kitchen with modern feel, custom niches, and large tile ooring. 5+Den/3 (H6230) Diana McCoy, 404-0793 $479,000 Moorings, 3400 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #M-7 Top (4th) oor corner unit with elevator access. Direct views of Moorings Bay. Carport, lovely community pool, boat docks, direct beach access across GSBN. 2/2 (C8273) Lisa M. Richardson, 250-8008 $450,000 Naples Walk At Bay Forest, 15161 Cedarwood Ln, #1701 Gulf Views from this 2,436 Sq. Ft. End Unit Condo with unobstructed views to the East, South and West for spectacular Sunsets. HOA fees are only $383 a month! 3/2 (C8300) Doug Stewart, 777-8686 $425,000 Island Walk, 3762 Whidbey Way Southern Exposure Oakmont with heated pool, expansive lake view, Plantation Shutters, Tile and Storm Shutters. e Community Center is just down the street. 3+Den/2 (H6437) Doug Stewart, 777-8686 $385,000 Goodland, 506 Coconut Ave Fishermans Dream getaway. 3 level home 3/2 with lots of extra bed space. Covered 2 lift boathouse 20ft to Coon Key Channel & the Gulf. Great views. 3/2 (H5627) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132 $325,000 Berkshire Lakes, 6608 Bishopgate Ln Completely Renovated home on corner lot in private cul-de-sac. Many upgraded features, incl SS appls, crown molding thru-out, & much more! Open & spacious oor plan. 3/2 (H6403) Jeannette P. Batten, 825-4167 $321,000 Vanderbilt Beach, 271 Southbay Dr #232 Boat dock included! Wide bay views from 3rd oor unit, community pool & under building assigned parking. Short walk to beach & restaurants. Great value! 2/2 (C7885) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $319,000 e Strand, 5725 Grande Reserve Way, #301 THE BEST of Grande Reserve, 1st Floor Coach Home, 2 car garage. Live at e Strand, contemporary oor plan. Private natural view makes this a special Strand Selection. 2+Den/2 (C8129) Michelle Paradis, 293-8844 $289,900 Orchards, 7895 Gardner Dr OPEN BY APPT. Exceptional property in desirable N. Naples location. Lakefront beauty w/many upgrades include granite kitchen, plantation shutters & high ceilings. 3/2 (H6311) Barbara Salinas, 449-2733 $282,900 Saturnia Lakes, 1774 Ribbon Fan Ln MUST SEE wide lake view, tile in living areas, eat-in-kitchen, granite, sun-lled extended lanai. Exceptional resort style community pool & amenities. 2+Den/2 (H6221) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $265,000 Coquina Sands, 1065 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #113 Meticulous 1st oor furnished condo. Completely remodeled! Gourmet kitchen, SS appliances, all high end! Heated pool, good rental. Lowest price on the beach! 1+Den/1 (C8229) Vicki Pearson, 961-1054 $249,000 www.JohnRWood.com APRIL 8th OPEN HOUSES from 1-4pm are Highlighted in Yellow PRICE REDUCED PENDING SALE
SEE MODELS, B34 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYREAL ESTATE TWOB25NEWSWEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 D.R. Horton announces the grand opening of a new model at Bucks Run in Naples. With nearly 2,600 square feet, the two-story Bedford has three bedrooms and 2 baths, with a master suite on the first floor and the two other bedrooms upstairs along with a loft. Homes in Bucks Run are priced from the $200,000s. For more information, call 354-0243. Ten models by six of seven preferred builders now are open for viewing at TwinEagles in Naples. Floor plans and pricing ranges from coach homes from the mid $200,000s and single-family homes from the $400,000s to estate homes from $800,000 to $2 million-plus. Preferred builders in TwinEagles are: A.R.B.C. Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Divco Construction Corp., Gulfshore Homes, Harbourside Custom Homes, Lennar Corporation, Southern Bay Homes and The Pulte Group. Rutenberg models at TwinEagles include the Anastasia and Bardmoor II. Divco presents the Sienna, and Gulfshore Homes has the Eagle and the Egret, both specially designed for TwinEagles on a smaller scale. Harbourside Custom Homes has the Carina and the Mirabella II, and Lennar Corp. has four models at TwinEagles, The Isabella, the Nina, the Victoria and the Sophia, ranging from 1,649 square feet to 2,246 square feet. Southern Bay Homes has the Valencia II (not available for viewFor a seasonal getaway, Residence 5205 at The Strada at Mercato is primed with all the essentials and accoutrements in a premium location. Offering a city chic attitude in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere, the new, furnished residence with two bedrooms and two bathrooms is just one mile from Vanderbilt Beach. The sophisticated dcor blends dark and light woods with touches of misty blue; high-quality details include large porcelain tile flooring, solid core doors, 6-inch baseboards, crown moldings and marble in bathrooms. The kitchen is readied with granite-clad breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and a gas stove. The Stradas rooftop amenity plaza engages residents in fun and fitness. Watch the big game on the clubhouse flat screen TV; lounge by the 52-foot pool; cook out on gas grills; or work out in the state-of-theart fitness room. There is a private parking garage for residents, and all the upscale shops and restaurants exclusive to Mercato are downstairs, just footsteps away. Residence 5205 is offered for $449,900, furnished. Listing agents are Ann and David Renner of Premier Sothebys International Realt y. Call 7 84-5552 to arrange a showing. Model homes, new communities ready for buyersHouse Hunting: COURTESY PHOTOThe Bedford at Bucks Run SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ COURTESY PHOTOSThe Strada pool deck Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Residence 5205, The Strada at Mercato Dont just enjoy the Naples lifestyle Own it. NAPLES IS BACK ON TOP! NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY! CallBuying or Selling?Jolene Munzenrieder REALTOR, PA, ABR239-860-2324A Top Producing, Multi Award Winning AgentJolene@JoleneSellsNaples.Com www.JoleneSellsNaples.comOLD NAPLES $114,900 TO $6,995,000 PARK SHORE $97,500 TO $14,300,000 PELICAN BAY $264,900 TO $6,995,000HOT PROPERTIE$
418 Tradewinds AvePremierePlusRealty.comWATERFRONTBEACHBOATING North Naples Waterfront location. New AC, New Kitchen with warranties. High ground and faces South. 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Pool Home with Deck, Dock, Davit, Big Boat Lift with Marine power and water. Walk to Vanderbilt Beach! Boating is minutes to Gulf. Owner/agent. MLS # 212007115 412 12th Ave. S., #412 Olde Naples Charm~Adorable 2BR condo in spectacular downtown location close to beach, dining, shopping and more! $225,000 MLS # 211524313 3767 Fountainhead Ct. Park Shore! Casual elegance in this white on white themed 3BR home. Short distance to Venetian Village and beach! $1,375,000 MLS # 211523374 Southwestern Design in Pelican Bay~Over 3,000 sq ft of living with vaulted ceilings, 3BR, 3BA, FP LR, loft, lanais, pool & more! $1,345,000 Your Distinctive Edge!
PremierePlusRealty.com MLS # 211511871 Naples Lakes Country Club VIEW!!! Top oor end unit. 2/2 plus den. Bundled golf/Arnold Palmer Course. $269,900 KEN BURATTI 239-248-4898 MLS # 212009404 Naples Lakes Country Club First oor end unit. 3/2/dining room/ garage. BEAUTIFUL INTERIOR/ GOLF COURSE VIEW. Furnished. $294,900 KEN BURATTI 239-248-4898 MLS # 211512978 Naples Lakes Country Club Large coach home. 3/3/dining/ den/2car garage. Golf course view. Turnkey $369,000 KEN BURATTI 239-248-4898Your Distinctive Edge! Well maintained rst oor condominium at e Colonade at Park Shore o ering two bedrooms, den and one car attached garage. $580,000 DEDE KRIEGBAUM 239-784-4011 Enjoy the morning sun from this rst oor condominium o ering two bedrooms, den and one car attached garage. $599,500 DEDE KRIEGBAUM 239-784-4011 Spectacular 2 story home in Palmira Golf and Country Club. Priced at an unbelievable $489,000. Come see this beauty today! NATHAN BROOKS 816-695-8213 3+Den/3BA, 1st oor coach home. $589,000 RICKIE KLEIN 239-404-2618 2/2 across from Lowdermilk Park. $199,900 RICKIE KLEIN 239-404-2618
PremierePlusRealty.com MLS # 211519206 Treasure Point in Lely Lovely 3 BR 2 BA pool home with 2147 sq.ft. under air. Reduced by $60,000. $409,900 DENNIS BEVAN 239-272-2538 MLS # 212010849 World Tennis Center Condo Just listed, 2BR 2 BA condo, all new SS appliances and A/C. $109,900 DENNIS BEVAN 239-272-2538 MLS # 211512881 Bundled Golf in Heritage Bay Lovely 3 BR 2 BA single family home with 1991 sq. ft. o ers long SW lake and golf view, golf and tennis membership included with purchase. $459,000 DENNIS BEVAN 239-272-2538 windows on three sides and a huge south facing lanai. Private parking and elevator. $825,000 DENNIS BEVAN 239-272-2538 Your Distinctive Edge! MLS # 211522543 3061 Sandpiper Bay, #J105 $191,900 ROBERT MURPHY 239-963-5653 MLS # 202010628 3081 Windsong Ct., #801 $318,500 ROBERT MURPHY 239-963-5653 MLS # 212010421 3303 Twilight Lane, #5102 $319,900 ROBERT MURPHY 239-963-5653 MLS # 211504790 3051 Sandpiper bay Cir., #I306 $182,400 ROBERT MURPHY 239-963-5653 MLS # 211014957 3072 Sandpiper Bay Cir., #M302 $185,150 ROBERT MURPHY 239-963-5653 MLS # 211506810 3041 Sandpiper Bay Cir., #H301 $187,000 ROBERT MURPHY 239-963-5653
BUCK'S RUNNEW Single-Family Homes from the mid $200s** Springinto a D R Horton Home * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * **Home and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change or prior sale at any time without notice or obligation. Pictures, photographs, features, colors and sizes are approximate for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Please see a sales representative for a complete list of homes. 3/27/12 DRHORTON.COM/SWFLADecorated Model Now Open! Come Visit Today!DIRECTIONS: One block north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on Collier Blvd.The gates have opened at D.R. Hortons newest community in Naples. With 60 homesites and ve oorplans to choose from, every family will enjoy this new community.239.354.0243 846 82 Alico Rd Immokalee Rd Vanderbilt Beach Rd Davis Blvd Radio Rd Bonita Beach Rd Corkscrew Rd Livingston RdGulf of Mexico LEE COUNTY COLLIER COUNTYFort Myers Sanibel Naples Marco Island Beach Springs Bonita 3 1 22. FIDDLERS CREEK Single-Family Homes from the high $300s** NAPLES, FL 34119 239.304.8511 3. HORSE CREEK Single-Family Homes from the $400s** ONLY 2 HOMES LEFT! NAPLES, FL 34110 239.354.0243 8 8 82 82 82 82 Al ic o Rd L L L L L L L L L L L L L E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E C O U N T Y F o F o Fo rt r t rt M y M y M y e e r s e s 2. FIDDLER S C REEK 3 H O R S E C REE K Brand New Townhomes from the $160s**239.354.0243 Summit PlaceNaples, FLCOMING SOON!
*All interior selections are offered through and must be made through the WCI Design Center. Certain selections may not be stan dard with the price of the homed selected. Offer good on new WCI homes contracted March 16 April 30, 2012. Contact the Sales Director at Manchester Square for details. Offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice. All references to clubs and membership opportunities and other amenities are subject to fees, dues and availability. Some photographs may be of locations or activities not in the community. Void where prohibited. WCI Communities, Inc. All rights reserved. CBC058372A I Nb Atbb A Ptn Tfr Mb Sb Irb Tfr Sn13659 Manchester Lane Naples, FL 34109 239.598.2370ManchesterSquareWCI.comWhether youre grilling with friends or letting the kids romp on the playground, the Clubhouse at Manchester Square complements the way you live. Stay in shape at the state-ofthe-art tness center. When you return home, take a relaxing swim in the pool or hit the court for a pick-up basketball game. With an unbeatable North Naples location close to dining, shopping and beaches, plus seven fabulous single-family home designs oering from 1,557 to 3,395 sq. of air-conditioned living area, Manchester Square oers the latest in Naples lifestyle livingyour lifestyle. 95 9 1 Imm o k a l e e Rd d d d d . G oodlette-Frank Rd A irport Pulling R d Livin g ston R d N aple s N N Va n d er b ilt Beac h R d Pine Ri dg e R d. M a nc he s t er r r Sq ua q q re W h i pp oo r w i ll Lane Osc e ola T r a i l Exit 1 07 E E xi t 111 Ti b u r n Va derbi a n ilt Su n-N-F u n Lagoon Wate rs side Sh ops at Pel elican Bay p Me r ca t o Amenities that enhance your life. Homes from $219,990 The Experience Is Everything. Spice Up Your New Home with WCIs FREE Kitchen Upgrade!* Up to $10,000
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Previews International, And Previews Are Registered Trademarks Licensed To Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. Picture Perfec View... MERIDIAN CLUB IN PARK SHORE 4901 GULF SHORE BLVD. #1203Tastefully updated beachfront 2+Den/3BA with fabulous views of the Gulf, Bay & City with impact windows. O ered at $1,074,999. EMERALD LAKES 7156 MILL POND CIRCLEIncredibly priced 3BR/2BA residence with southern exposure, 11 ceilings, granite counters & tile throughout with room for pool. O ered at $229,500. FAIRWAY GARDENS IN LELY 190 P EBBLE BEACH BLVD #102Updated 2BR/2BA residence with golf course & pool views. New counters, carpeting, A/C & more. O ered at $89,000 Kay Miller 239-898-3693. MARTINIQUE CLUB IN MOORINGS 3003 GULF SHORE BLVD N, #201Panoramic view over swaying palms, sandy beach and Gulf from this 3BR/3BA unit on the 2nd oor. Direct beach access, pool and more! O ered at $995,000. CROWN POINTE EAST 2078 CROWN POINTE BLVD ESpectacular lake views! Contemporary style pool home with over 2900 sq. ft. is well kept 2+DEN/3BA home o ers 22ft. of soaring ceilings, newer A/C, carpet in the bedrooms & more. O ered at $362,000 Kay Miller 239-896-3693.WATERFRONT IN THE MOORINGS 210 SPRINGLINE DRIVEJUST REDUCED $275K! Minutes from Doctors Pass & the Gulf 3BR+Den, 3.5BA pool home on .45 acre lot with 167 of waterfront living, 2 boat docks one with a 20lb. lift. O ered at $1,950,000. REDUCED
Peggy Sue Garrity239-207-1008 www.NaplesRealEstateByPeggy.com PGarrity@msn.com"Marketing Masters of Southwest Florida" Richard T. Dingfelder239-961-9896 email@example.com www.NaplesLists.com 24-Hour Recorded Information Hotline! Call 1-877-315-3717 Anytime 24 Hours a Day for a Recorded Description of Any of These Featured Properties! Enter ID Number to Hear a Property Description 850 C 5th Ave South | Naples, FL 34102 PANORAMIC GULF VIEWS from this 2 BR+Den, 2 BA Park Shore residence. Beautifully remodeled residence in a luxury building featuring the nest amenities with beach access. MLS # 211523340 Text T14631 to 85377 for details. Call Peggy. $789,999 PARK SHOREUPDATED 3 BR/ 2BA / 2-CAR GARAGE ATTACHED VILLA. Renovations include neutral 18 tile throughout, newly painted, new lighting, appliances, & speaker system. Brand new furnishings from Arhaus Entertaining is a pleasure with the extended screened in lanai...totally private. MLS# 212009055. Call Peggy. $339,000 WIGGINS PASSPROFESSIONALLY RENOVATED and decorated, private with over 2 acres, only 15 minutes to the beach. 3 BR/3BA/3000 sq. ft. handscraped wood oors throughout, custom drapery, see-through replace. Glass sliders open to pool and outdoor kitchen. MLS# 211521455. Text T14634 to 85377. Call Peggy. $759,000 LOGAN WOODS3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS, $399,950 RECORDED INFO 24 HOURS CALL 1-877-315-3717 ID #1001 WINDSTAR2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS, $129,000 RECORDED INFO 24 HOURS 1-877-315-3717 ID #1010 WYNDEMERE4 BEDROOMS, 3.5 BATHS, $395,000 RECORDED INFO 24 HOURS CALL 1-877-315-3717 ID #1020 VERONA WALK PENDING PENDING
RESORT STYLE LIVING EVERYDAY! VILLAGE WALK PRIME VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION Style and value in one package! The Manor, $518,000 Illustrated Properties Special Oakmont $399,000 Location Location 2BR, 2BA, 2-Car attached garage $239,900 Verona Walk Exquisite Manor 4BR,3.5BA and 3 Car-Garage, $475,000 PENDING PENDINGPristine Pool Home! $479,000 Model perfect $450,000 ISLAND WALK PRIME VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATIONPopular Capri 2BR, 2BA, 2-Car attached garage $254,000 PENDING SALEWHY WAIT FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION? $299,900 PENDING SALE Verona WalkCapri with pool. $244,000 Upgraded Oakmont $344,900 superb detail thought out the entire home! The upgrades are endless and must be seen to appreciate! This home is sure to please the most discriminating buyer! $489,900 PENDING PENDING SALE PENDING
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Previews International, And Previews Are Registered Trademarks Licensed To Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. PLEASE CONTACT LISA TASHJIAN TODAY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER NAPLES HOMES Lisa_Tashjian@comcast.net CALL OR TEXT(239) 259-7024VANDERBILT BEACH 10620 Gulf Shore Drive #501 Spectacular water views of Vanderbilt Bay & the Gulf from this elegant 3 BR/3.5BA corner unit with Den. Gulf Access, steps to Beach. Ask about Boat Dock/Cabana! $1,495,000 From Golf to Gulf...PELICAN MARSH 4+DEN 3.5BA ............................ $1,499,000 PELICAN MARSH 5BR 4.5BA ................................. $1,379,000 VINEYARDS 4+DEN 3BA ...........................................$799,000 PELICAN BAY 3BR 3BA ..............................................$669,000 LELY RESORT 3+DEN 2.5 BA ...................................$539,000 NAPLES LAKES CC 3+DEN 3BA ..............................$468,500 WYNDEMERE CC 3BR 3BA .....................................$429,000 Doreen V achon 643-0636Ho me Grown Girl!Resident in Naples since 1969 Large villa, Park Shore location. Seagate school zone. High ceilings, attached garage. 3+Den/3 Bath.$299,9001917 Empress Ct. New tiled oors, solar heated pool, large enough to swim laps. 3+Den. $335,900 Enjoy a boating life style with no bridges to the gulf. Private marina with club house party room, swimming pool, supply store, plus fueling station. Dry slip #55 approx. Size 10x30 10-12ft high $49,900 REDUCED B34 WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 ing at TwinEagles). The Pulte Group presents coach homes at TwinEagles that include the Cheshire and Tourmaline. Owned by The Ronto Group, TwinEagles offers members two 18-hole Championship golf courses: the Talon Golf Course, designed by Jack Nicklaus and his son, Jack Nicklaus II; and the Eagle Golf Course, designed by Steve Smyers. Membership in the golf club is included in the purchase price of every new home. A 6,400-square-foot fitness center and community pool are set for completion next fall. For more information, call 352-8000 or visit www.twineagles.com. The Toscana is the newest model in Treviso Bay offered by Lennar Homes. The home has 2,553 square feet and is outfitted with Lennars Everythings Included package that includes granite countertops, upgraded GE Monogram MODELSFrom page 25SEE MODELS, A38 COURTESY PHOTOToscana A A true architectural masterpiece. Port Royal1120 Galleon DriveNick Potestio 404-7374NPotestio@JohnRWood.com 6407 SQUARE FEET UNDER AIR OVER 1 MILLION IN RENOVATIONSTropical outdoor ambience with an open oor plan that allows for easy living and fabulous entertaining.Recent Price Reduction $6,449,000
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY: INSIDEThe High-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village 261-6161 The Gallery 659-0099 Old Naples 434-2424 North Naples 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Opera in HDPick your cinema seat and settle in for a live broadcast from The Met. C12 Garden staplesDecorative critters have found their way into gardens for centuries. C30 Cheers to the ChaineMembers toast the Chaine des Rotisseurs, and more great events around town.C36, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49 Gulfshore Playhouse presents Tennessee Williams Pulitzer Prize-winning A Streetcar Named Desire April 6-22 at The Norris Center. Celebrating it 65th anniversary this year, the American classic follows the story of Blanche DuBois, a weak and disturbed woman on a desperate prowl for some place in the world to call her own. After losing her ancestral home, Blanche shows up at the doorstep of her sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Stanley Kowalski, in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Seeking to escape from reality, and an emblem of a lost traditional South, she becomes a victim of the harsh present. Streetcar is such a pleasure to work on for the stage, Kristen Coury, Gulfshore Playhouse founder and producing artistic director, says about the landmark play that won the 1947 Pulitzer for drama. She promises a production that will embrace theGulfshore Playhouse presents American classic Streetcar COURTESY PHOTOClaire Brownell stars as Blanche DuBois in Gulfshore Playhouses production of A Streetcar Named Desire playing April 6 22. Songsheartfrom theBeth Nielsen Chapman, Rodney Crowell perform for Eden Autism Services FloridaSEE STREETCAR, C9 Beth Nielsen Chapman will play with Rodney Crowell BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com SONGS AND STORIES, THATS WHAT YOULL get from (us), says Grammy Award-winner Rodney Crowell. He and fellow singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman will perform at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts as headliners for the 15th annual Alive in the World Concert on Saturday, April 14, to benefit Eden Autism Services Florida. Last years concert raised approximately $65,000; the organization hopes to at least match that this year, says Robert Goldman, director/founder of the Trust for the Advancement of Responsible Artists, which is presenting the event. Both artists have a long list of hits. In addition to performing and recording her own songs, Ms. Chapman has penned hits for artists including Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Bonnie Raitt, Bette Midler, Tanya Tucker and Trisha Yearwood. She co-wrote This Kiss, whichSEE EDEN, C4 CROWELL SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 Schedule your coolsculpting consult today! 239-449-8328www.RiverchaseDermatology.comComplimentary Consultations available at these locations: Fort Myers Spa Blue MD at Riverchase North Naples Spa Blue MD at Riverchase Downtown Naples Riverchase DermatologyNorth Naples 1015 Crosspointe Dr. Downtown Naples 261 9th St. S. Marco Island 950 N. Collier Blvd., #303 Ft. Myers 7331 Gladiolous Dr. Cape Coral 1425 Viscaya Pkwy., #102 Settle the score with stubborn lumps and bumps like muf n tops.Show off the body youve always dreamed of. I recently bought an $8 carton of eggs. Read that again. Eight dollars. I asked the man at the farmers market for a dozen and handed him a twenty without asking the price. He handed me back $12. It wasnt until I walked away and counted my change that I realized hot damn I just bought a carton of eggs for the price of a movie ticket. And the worst part? I wasnt even upset. They were free-range and organic, after all. Heres the thing: Ive cleaned up my eating in the last few years. I eat more fruits and vegetables, I cook at home when I can, and I buy organic when the prices dont give me cardiac arrest (eggs excluded). I stopped drinking coffee and stocked my cupboards with green tea. I cut out a lot of sugar and flour, and I eat fewer processed foods. Ive learned to make good decisions when it comes to the way I eat. If only my choices in men could be so healthy. Like a lot of us, when Im confronted with a bad-for-me partner I feel powerless to resist. Its like facing down a double cheeseburger: delicious for a little while, but destined to corrode my arteries. I wish I could walk away from these men the way I can now walk away from a box of Twinkies. It turns out I can, says author Katherine Woodward Thomas in her her book Calling in The One: 7 weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life (a feng shui-meditation-psychotherapydecluttering-karmic guide to relationships). On the most fundamental level, she writes, keeping your life free of the messes and entanglements that unwise choices create is actually one of the best things you can do to prepare yourself for love. Yes, but how? I always seem to reel in the same self-centered types. Ms. Woodward Thomas says that we all have a fantasy that once we see our unhealthy patterns double cheeseburgers, Twinkies, men who dont listen and commit to doing things differently, we believe that only good things will come into our path. Our lives will be filled with microgreens and supportive partners. This is rarely the case, she says in her book. What is more likely to happen is that, instead of immediately attracting a whole new kind of person into our lives, we find ourselves attracting exactly the same kind of person. The difference? Were wiser now, she says. This time we know exactly where a particular path will lead. We must make the more difficult choice by saying no to the enticement of doing the exact same thing while hoping for different results. Lets learn to value the making of the right choice not because its the right choice for others, not because its the expected choice, the easiest one, or the path of least resistance. No, lets instead learn to value the making of the right choice because it is the right choice for us. If I can choose to buy outrageously priced eggs because I know theyre better for me, then perhaps I can learn to choose a man who is equally healthy. Maybe hell even have his own organic farm. SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSMaking wise choices in food and relationships f d c t w I T artisHENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 was a No. 1 hit for Faith Hill, and Elton John performed her song Sand and Water during his 1997 world tour. Her music has also been featured on TV shows (ER, Providence, Felicity, Dawsons Creek) and in movies (Message in a Bottle, Practical Magic, The Prince of Egypt). Mr. Crowell, an inductee in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, has written hit songs for Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, the Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, among others. Early in his career, he was Emmylou Harris chief songwriter. His own album, Diamonds & Dirt, spawned five No. 1 songs in 1998. He also produced many of Rosanne Cashs albums when they were married, including her breakthrough album Seven Year Ache and Kings Record Shop. Ms. Chapman has performed at Alive in the World Concerts for Eden Autism Services Florida twice before. This time, she asked fellow Nashville musician Mr. Crowell to join her. The two have known each other since the mid-90s, and Mr. Crowell co-produced her landmark 1997 album, Sand and Water. Though they have different styles and approaches to music Mr. Crowell has been called a new traditionalist and sometimes sports a rockier, grittier sound, while Ms. Chapman has more of a pop sensibility theyre musically compatible. I think that Beth definitely has a poetic sensibility, as do I, he says. That may be the strongest bond between us. Our chemistry and our friendship is really great, Ms. Chapman says, adding that the show will be marked by spontaneity. Presented in the smaller Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center, it promises to be very intimate (with) the feeling of just sitting there in a musical conversation, Ms. Chapman says. Plus, Youre not going to get a bad song when youre working with Rodney. EDENFrom page 1 The 15th annual Alive in the World Concert to bene t Eden Autism Services>> Who: Singers/songwriters Beth Nielsen Chapman and Rodney Crowell >> When: Saturday, April 14. Cocktails and silent auction at 6 p.m., concert begins at 8 p.m. with a live auction, followed by the Community School of Naples All-Star Rock Band before the headliners >> Where: In the Daniels Pavilion at the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts >> Cost: $125 per person >> Info: 919-0408 or www.gigforgood.org Acclaimed singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman just seems to ooze creativity. Right now, shes juggling several different projects. She just spent a day in a Nashville recording studio, making a demo of a new song with Annie Roboff, with whom shes written songs including the No. 1 hit This Kiss. We were putting down the song we hope (a certain multi-platinum-selling artist) will record, she says. I am so excited about this song; I know it will be a hit song for someone. She shares the last line of the chorus The heart inside your heart is mine, and forever in time youll find me there and says the sentiment reminds her of one of her favorite poems, i carry your heart by e.e. cummings. Shes also putting together a retrospective of her music career in a box set. I want to take a look back and pull together old demos, original versions of songs that are big hits, and create a threeor four-CD retrospective, she says. And I have all these new songs coming at me too. She hopes to release Box of Songs by next spring. Shes also working on something she initially thought would be a little side project: The Mighty Sky, a childrens album of songs about astronomy. She partnered with astronomer Rocky Alvey, writing songs with him and some of her songwriter friends. She describes them as two-minute, little Beatle-like songs, fun and poppy. The Way That We Lean is a kickass bluegrass song about the axis of the earth, and thats why (we have seasons), she says. And The Rockin Little Neutron Star sounds like Wipe Out played in heaven. The song includes a first recording made of a star imploding. A mix of the voice of the woman who made that recording, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, is part of the song. Ms. Chapman was invited to debut the songs from The Mighty Sky at the International Day of Human Space Flight at the United Nations headquarters on April 12. The day celebrates the 50th anniversary of human space flight. To debut this at the U.N. with the head of NASA there! she marvels. This is what happens when you say yes to a little side project. Shes also working on a book about reclaiming your creative spirit, for the housewife who stays home all day with kids and feels stuck, to the person who goes to a 9-to-5 job and then anesthetizes himself with a TV show at the end of the day. I think everyones creative life can be resurrected, she says. Being in the world in a creative way is intoxicating and fun and euphoric. Its amazing the effect one persons story can have. Grammy Award-winning Rodney Crowell read Mary Karrs bestselling memoir The Liars Club when it came out in the mid-90s. It affected me profoundly, he says. (I recognized) were from the same culture and the same swamp, basically. Both were raised in small-town Texas in highly dysfunctional families riddled with violence and alcoholism. So Mr. Crowell name-checked her in his song, Earthbound. I mention Mary as one of the many reasons to go on living, he says. He e-mailed her, she responded, and the two became fast friends, he says. Instantly our conversation was about where wed come from. We had the same sense of humor, and a very similar childhood. He says Ms. Karr, who has taught at Harvard and is the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University, told him that by putting her name in a song, he helped her street cred. Mr. Crowell was inspired to write Chinaberry Sidewalks, a memoir of his tumultuous childhood. The book was released in hardback in January 2011 and came out in paperback this March. He estimates it took him 7 years to learn how to write a memoir, and then another 3 years of hard work to get it down. A long time ago, as a songwriter, I developed a work ethic that takes (me) back to work every day, he says. Thats what it takes to write a book. I love the work. I love the solitude. I love the singular experience. Im an strange combination of things. Im a ham and Im an entertainer, but at the same time I handle the monk-like existence that goes into writing a book quite well. He plans on writing another book or two, he says, probably more memoirs. Although the idea of writing novels intrigues him, I dont know if as a writer I have the skill to pull off fiction, he says. Being a writer is a good existence, he adds. But so is riding a tour bus and getting out and singing, and getting back on, and sleeping and waking up in another town. Its all good. While Ms. Karrs books encouraged Mr. Crowell to write his own book, turnabout is fair play, he figured. Thanks to Mr. Crowells nudging and insistence, Ms. Karr is now a songwriter. I knew she could write songs, he says, (because) I read her books and I read her poetry. She resisted at first, he says. I said, Youre a language scholar. You have the gift. She said, I cant write songs, youre full of ----. One day we were talking about something, and she said, If the law dont want you, neither do I. And I said, See, thats a song. She said, OK, you start it. So he did, and sent her a verse. She sent him back a verse. And we had a song, he says. I said, OK, Im coming to New York. Their first day of writing together resulted in two songs. Before long, they had 15. Ten of them are on Kin, an album slated for release in June. Because many of the composition are narratives from the female point of view, Mr. Crowell enlisted some female friends to sing on the album: Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash, Lee Ann Womack and Emmylou Harris. He also recruited Vince Gill and Kris Kristofferson. The result could have been a hodge-podge, but it all works, he says. Theres a cohesiveness to it that couldve easily been missed, he says, adding, its one big family delivering the songs. Mr. Crowell and Ms. Karr plan to go on the road together in June. I suspect there might be a singer down there too (in her), he says. Marys pretty indominable. She decides she wants to do something, and she does it, damn the torpedoes. When she has that kind of bravery, theres lots of stuff we can do. Beth Neilsen Chapman: All about creativityRodney Crowell: Writing about kinBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com BY NANCY STETSONnstsetson@ oridaweekly.com COURTESY IMAGE COURTESY IMAGE
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Theater A Streetcar Named Desire By Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center April 6-22. (866) 811-4111 or www. gulfshoreplayhouse.org. A Picasso By The Naples Players in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre through April 14. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. The Last of the Red Hot Lovers By The Marco Players through April 15. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com. Come Fly Away At the Philharmonic Center for the Arts April 5-7. 5971900 or www.ThePhil.org. Black Tie By Florida Repertory Theater through April 22, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep. org. Wicked At the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers, through April 15. 481-4849 or www. bbmannpah.com. See review on page C8. The School for Wives By Theatre Conspiracy through April 7 at the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www. theatreconspiracy.org. Legally Blonde the Musical At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through May 13. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. The Great American Trailer Park Musical At the Off Broadway Palm Theatre through April 29. 2784422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. Faustus Burns Brightly By FGCU Theatre Lab through April 15 at the FGCU Arts Complex. 590-7268 or http://theatrelab.fgcu.edu. Thursday, April 5 Music at Mercato Have Gun Will Travel performs from 6-9 p.m. outdoors at Mercato. www.facebook.com/ mercatonaples. Ad Libbing Naples City Improv performs at 8 p.m. at the English Pub on the East Trail. $10. 682-0638. Comedy Show 3 Times the Comedy takes the stage tonight through Saturday at the Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 389-6900. Friday, April 6 Fort Myers Art Night Art Walk runs from 6-10 p.m. in downtown Fort Myers. www.fortmyersartwalk.com/. Country Rock The GW Clark Dance Band performs at 8 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. $5 cover. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com. Classic Oldies Gulf Coast Town Center presents The Hat Boys playing classic oldies under the stars in Market Plaza from 7-9 p.m. www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com. Saturday, April 7 Bunny Breakfast Miromar Outlets hosts breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9-10 a.m. in the restaurant piazza. www.miromaroutlets.com. Egg Hunt The 19th annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt and Games start at 11 a.m. at Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream, 15 Eighth St., Bonita Springs. Kids ages 2-10 can hunt for more than 18,000 candy-filled eggs and enjoy relay races, games and more. 992-2000 or www.royalscoop.com. More Hunting Celebrate spring at Naples Botanical Garden with an egg hunt and live entertainment by the Bumbles and the Honeybees. Bring chairs and blankets. 643-7275 or www. naplesgarden.org. Easter Event Covenant Church of Naples/PCA hosts the Resurrection Butterfly Easter Party from 9:30 a.m.noon. 6926 Trail Blvd. 597-3464 or www. CovenantNaples.com. Village Music The Village on Venetian Bay hosts Saturdays by the Fountain with live entertainment from 1-4 p.m. Stand-up Laughs The comedy show starts at 9 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 4317928 or www.fredsnaples.com. Sunday, April 8 Jazz in the Garden The Dan McMillion Quintet performs from 2-4 p.m. at the Naples Botanical Garden. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Regular Garden adsmission applies. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Violin Recital The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a free junior recital by violinist Kirsten Tremley at 3 p.m. 590-7851 or email@example.com Monday, April 9 Bingo Doors open at noon and the first game is called at 1 p.m. for Bingo at the Greater Marco Family YMCA. 394-9622, ext. 204, or firstname.lastname@example.org. More Bingo Come for a free kosher hot dog dinner at 5:30 p.m. and stay for Bingo beginning at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800. All That Jazz The Naples Jazz Orchestra performs from 7-9 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 213-3058. French Film The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a screening and discussion of La Vie En Rose at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Tuesday, April 10 One-Woman Show Actress Rusty Brown presents What Ive Learned from Witty Women at 2 p.m. at the Headquarters Library, 2385 Orange Blossom Dr. 593-0177. Latin Legends Sergio Mendes and Jon Secada perform at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 5971900 or www.ThePhil.org. Wednesday, April 11 Clarinet Recital The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a junior recital with Stephanie Kumetz, clarinet, at 7:30 p.m. 590-7851 or email@example.com. Coming up Book Talk Elaine Newton, professor emeritus of humanities, York University, Toronto, discusses the novel The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell at 10 a.m. April 12 in the Daniels Pavilion and at 10 a.m. April 14 in Hayes Hall at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. $32. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. A Bit of the Bard Enjoy wine and readings from Hamlet presented by Shakespeare in Paradise at 4:30 p.m. April 12 at Clive Daniel Home. 2777 Tamiami Trail North. 261-4663. Natural Music A Childrens Garden Celebration: Music, Naturally is set for 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 14 at the Naples Botanical Garden. Kids can use a variety of natural materials to make musical instruments and will enjoy a concert by GIG365 musician Michael Jude Ward-Bergeman. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Free Concert The FGCU Bower School of Music hosts a symphonic band concert at 7:30 p.m. April 12 in the FGCU Cohen Center Ballroom. Free. 590-7851 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Christian Tunes Wayfest 2012, a Christian music festival featurign Newsboys, Abandon, The City Harmonics and Anthem Lights, starts at 7 p.m. April 12 at Germain Arena. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Next Fest Wiz Khalifa headlines Nest Fest at FGCU starting at 8 p.m. April 13 at Germain Arena. (800) 7453000 or www.ticketmaster.com. White Party Gulfshore Life presents the 2012 White Party at the Garden from 6-8 p.m. April 13 at the Naples Botanical Garden. Wear white to celebrate Gulfshore Lifes 2012 April Home & Garden issue. Enjoy cocktails, hors doeuvres and entertainment. $30. 449-4154. Animal Lecture The FCU Honors Program hosts a free lecture by Temple Grandin from 1:45-3 p.m. April 13 in the Cohen Center Ballroom. 5907440 or email@example.com. Violin Recital The FGCU Bower School of Music presents faculty and guest artist recital with violinist Francisco Pereda and pianist Michael Baron at 7:30 p.m. April 13. $7. 590-7851, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.fgcu.edu/CAS/ BSM/Concerts.html.www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOSYolk and the Wicker Chair by Jamie Wyeth, above, is part of Three Masters of Watercolor, on exhibit at the Harmon-Meek Gallery through Friday, April 13, featuring works by Mr. Wyeth and his father, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), and Stephen Scott Young (b.1957-). It is the firstever exhibition of the three artists in Naples and the first for Andrew Wyeth since his large exhibition in 2006 at the Naples Museum of Art. The gallery is at 599 Tamiami Trail N. in the Capital Bank building. 261-2637 or www.harmonmeekgallerycom.
Artcrafters The Naples Artcrafters Fine Art and Craft Show runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 14 in Cambier Park. See work by local artists who are juried potters, painters, jewelers and more. 250-0804. Music & Stories The Gulf Coast Symphony partners with the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers to present An Evening of Stories & Song: at 8 p.m. April 14 at the alliance. Amy BennettWilliams and Roger Williams will read original stories accompanied by music by ensembles from the Gulf Coast Symphony. Dessert follows. $50-$100. 2771700 or www.gulfcoastsymphony.org. Bonita Art The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Arts Worldwide from noon-4 p.m. April 14. Performers from cultures around the word take the stage to perform traditional dances, music and theater. Art projects are also available. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Jazz It Up The David Pringle Trio performs for Jazz in the Park presented by the Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center from 2-4 p.m. April 15 at Sugden Regional Park. 7752800 or www.bayshorecapa.org. Concert Series Marco Presbyterian Church presents an evening of gospel music by Grammy award-winning tenor Larry Ford at 6 p.m. April 15. 3948186 or marcochurch.com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOSThe inaugural Balloons Over Paradise takes flight April 13-15 at Immokalee Regional Airport, presented by Seminole Casino Immokalee. Events start at dawn daily. Enjoy more than 30 custom hot air balloons, tethered balloon rides, live music, culinary treats, childrens activities, art and more. Free. (800) 218-0007 or www. seminoleimmokaleecasino.com. Local History David Southall presents And They Came in Spite of the Dangers at 10 a.m. April 16 at the Liles Hotel in Bonita Springs. A popular lecturer on Florida and natural history, Mr. Southall offers a unique view of the past with stories of real people, places and events. Free. 992-6997 or www. bonitaspringshistoricalsociety.org. Submit calendar listings and high-r esolu tion photos to email@example.com. E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of flyers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C8 Easter SundayOpen from 1:00pm-11:00pm Serving Dinner Menu and Easter Specials All Day www.VerginaRestaurant.com Make your reservation today!239659-7008 f e a tu r i n gC o mpt o n& Ben n ett Compton& Benn ett Every T T hursday 3 3 C C o o u u r r s s e e D D i i n n n n e e r r a a n n d d S S h h o o w w Dinner from 6:00, Show follows$ $ 2 2 9 9.95++For R R eservations C C all Mongellos at 239793-2644Information www.AssistedLivingTheMusical.com 4221 Tamiami Trail East(at the corner of Lakewood Blvd)Naples, FloridaW W ick e e d l l y f f u u nn y y San Francisco Examiner H i i lar i i ou s s Naples Daily News THEATER REVIEWWicked: Defying gravity and bullying nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com You might think Wicked is about witches and flying monkeys, but in reality, its about gays, theater people and others in the arts, as well as anyone else whos ever felt like an outsider. The regular world cannot contain you. The regular world cannot sustain you or give you what you need. This is why, for decades upon decades, people have escaped small-minded small towns to go the Big City places like New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco. In Wicked, Elphaba (Anne Brummel), a green-skinned girl with magical powers, goes to the city of Oz to see the Wizard. When she arrives, something miraculous happens: For the first time in her life, she feels as if she belongs. Not only is everyone different, but diversity is celebrated. No one in the Emerald City gives her green skin a second glance. Were not in Kansas anymore, indeed. While in Oz, Elphaba discovers just how powerful and talented she is. She finds out that the things that ma de her different, that caused people to mock her when she was younger, are the very things that are her strengths and make her unique. She comes to realize that these are qualities to be treasured, not reviled. Theres a great scene a little earlier in the musical that just brought me to tears. Elphaba is ridiculed at a dance, but defiantly takes the floor and begins dancing to her own inner music with bold, fluid movements. Its ethereal and a great wordless act of self-declaration and self-definition. While Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz came to realize that theres no place like home, Elphaba discovers that home can be wherever you want it to be, and the most important thing is to feel at home within yourself. And thats a pretty cool message for a musical to deliver.Unfortunately, Wicked, playing at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall through April 15, doesnt explore this storyline with any depth or sophistication. It also has a lot of other things going on thematically and narratively, making it a somewhat clunky musical.Loosely based on Gregory Maguires 1995 novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, this production first played at the Mann Hall in 2009. I saw it then, and prior to that, I saw Wicked on Broadway. I have to say, I liked it more this time around. A lot of that I attribute to the performances of the two leads, Ms. Brummel and Tiffany Haas (as Glinda the Good Witch), who have spectacular voices and acting ability to match. Ms. Brummel is quite likeable and sympathetic as Elphaba. Tentative and gawky, she blossoms as the story progresses. Wearing a blue sparkly gown worthy of Loretta Lynn, Ms. Haas (a former Miss Ohio) makes her grand entrance in a bubble that floats down from above. Forever self-absorbed, Glinda greets the town folk by declaring, Its good to see me, isnt it? Ms. Haas strikes the right balance with her character. Yes, shes narcissistic, excessively perky and (in Elphabas oneword description), blonde. But shes somehow likeable. The two characters, complete opposites, are forced together when they become roommates at school. The show turns expectations on their head, including who winds up being wicked and who wins the heros hand (David Nathan Perlow as Fiyero, giving Glinda a run for her money when it comes to being shallow and narcissistic.)Wicked explores what happened to the Good Witch of the North and the Wicked Witch of the West before (and after) Dorothy flew in from Kansas, giving us a behindthe-scenes look at Oz. Oz, by the way, as designed by Eugene Lee, looks steampunk-ish, with wheels and cogs and a twisted Edwardian style. It also has its own lingo, with words such as devastrated, moodified and braverism. This is a show with abundant special effects, starting with a giant red-eyed dragon perched above the stage and a curtain that doubles as a map, complete with an emerald-green glowing Oz. Yes, there are flying monkeys who are quite scary. They leap about and glide above the stage, but none fly out over the audience in this production. And the Wizard uses an oversized mechanic head on a throne to represent himself. But look past all these bells and whistles and smoke and mirrors, and theres not much depth or sophistication. Compared to musicals such as, say, Memphis, Wicked is Broadway Lite, designed to appeal to the masses (and especially to pre-teen and teenage girls, who adore the show.) I found myself wanting more from this story. I love its style; I just wish it had more substance. At times, its like a TV sitcom on a stage; they go for the easy laughs so often I almost expect to hear a laugh track. In some ways, this isnt a surprise, as Winnie Holzman, who wrote the book, also wrote for televisions My So-Called Life and thirtysomething. The music and lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz, whos perhaps best known for Godspell. The show has two knock-out numbers: the bouncy, peppy Popular, sung by Ms. Haas, and Defying Gravity, Ms. Brummels anthem of self-empowerment, both in Act I. The cast is solid. Supporting actors Marilyn Caskey, as Madame Morrible, Paul Kreppel as the Wizard and Timothy Britten Parker as Dr. Dillamond are all excellent actors, worthy of note. Too bad they dont have better material to work with. The musical takes on groupthink, bullying, scapegoating and misuse of power. (Theres a great visual reference to Evita when Haas, her blond hair pulled back, stands on a raised stage and lifts her arms in the familiar V-shape.) And I was in love with Susan Hilfertys costumes, the perfect combination of innovation and whimsy. In the opening number, No One Mourns the Wicked, I couldnt help admiring their distinctive coats and asymmetrical hats. I would gladly brave the cold of winter if I had clothes like that. The black and white costumes for the dance at the Ozdust Ballroom in Dancing Through Life and the unending hues of green in the Emerald City costumes in One Short Day also caught my eye. If only Wicked were as good as its costumes! Theres a lot of hype surrounding this show, but unless youre a teenage girl who hasnt seen a lot of good theater, it doesnt live up to it. Its mostly spectacle, not truly theater. Wicked runs for three hours and drags in spots.Ultimately, when all is said and done, walking out of the theater is like waking up and realizing you never left Kansas to begin with. Wicked>>When: Through April 15 >>Where: The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers >>Tickets: $57-$177 >>Info: 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com >>Note: A limited number of lottery tickets for orchestra seats are available for each show. Heres how hit works: 2 hours prior to each performance, patrons can place their names in a lottery. Names are drawn 30 minutes later for $25 seats. There is a limit of two tickets per name drawn; people must be present and show a valid photo ID. COURTESY PHOTOAnne Brummel and Tiffany Haas star in Wicked.
Southwest Floridas biggest and best resource for home furnishingsCopyright 2012, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Design Center is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation.04040512-637 FURNITURE | FABRICS | FLOORING | LIGHTING | KITCHENS | BATH | ARTOne of the stars of Bravos hit show Million Dollar Decorators, McDonald shares stories from her extensive client list that ranges from Hollywood celebrities to Forbes 400 CEOs. Dubbed the decorating daredevil, McDonald is consistently ranked a Top 100 Designer by House Beautiful.THE DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES Thursday, April 19 at 11 a.m.The Allure of StyleInternationally lauded Interior Designer Mary McDonald shares candid stories of her life in design. $10 per person benets the Naples Philharmonic League in support of the Philharmonic Orchestra and its Youth Music Education Programs. 45 HOME DCOR STORESYOUR ONE-STOP SHOPPING DESTINATION!Seating is limited. RSVP required by Wednesday, April 18. Purchase tickets and register online at MiromarDesignCenter.com Click on the Distinguished Speaker Series, or call (239) 390-7758 to pay by credit card ONLY.Following her presentation, meet McDonald at a book-signing wine reception in Angela Fine Furnishings. Mary McDonald, Mary McDonald Inc., W est Hollywood, CA NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 C9 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 PUZZLE ANSWERS Naples Players issue audition call for summers All Shook Up The Naples Players will hold auditions for the summer musical production of All Shook Up on Saturday, April 7. The show is based on Shakespeares Twelfth Night and features the songs of Elvis Presley. The cast calls for five female principles (two age 18 to mid-30s, one age 14-22 and two age 40-60). There are three parts for African American actors/singers/dancers. Principal male roles, all of which require singing, include a young Elvis (baritone, age 25-35), one male tenor age 18-30, one male tenor age 14-22, and two male baritones age 45-65. The shows large ensemble offers opportunities for high-energy dancers and singers, ages 14 and up, including African Americans. Those auditioning should prepare at least 16 bars of a rock n roll or contemporary musical theater song. An accompanist will be provided. The show will be directed by Dallas Dunnagan with musical direction by Charles Fornara and choreography by Dawn Lebrecht Fornara. Rehearsals begin May 7, and performances will be June 28-July 29. Perusal scripts are available for 72 hours, with a $20 deposit. For audition appointments or more information, call 434-7340, ext. 10. audience in a bygone era. Claire Brownell, who has performed on Broadway and in the national tour of Alfred Hitchcocks The 39 Steps, stars as Blanche DuBois. Gwen Ellis and Adam McNulty play Stella and Stanley. Jed Aicher is Stanleys friend Harold Mitch Mitchell, the role played by Marlon Brando in Broadway and in the Academy Award-winning film adaptation. Others in the cast for Gulfshore Playhouse include: Ken Forman as Steve Hubbell and Jessica Lefkow as Eunice Hubbell; Ruben Ortiz as Pablo Gonzales; and Jame Heffernan and Mark Della Ventura as the doctor and the young collector, respectively.Coming next seasonHeres how the 2012-13 season for Gulfshore Playhouse is taking shape: Reza in Rep, two Tony-Award winning plays by Yasmina Reza, Art and God of Carnage Oct. 20-Nov. 18 TBA Jan. 18-Feb. 3 The Importance of Being Earnest Feb. 15-March 3 The Whipping Man March 15-30 Master Class April 5-21 Subscription series are offered for four or six shows. Single tickets are also available for purchase now. For more information, visit www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. STREETCARFrom page 1 A Streetcar Named Desire by Gulfshore Playhouse>> When: April 6-22 >> Where: The Norris Center >> Tickets: $35-$40 >> Info: (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.
S I M O N Show DatesMarch 28 April 15Sunday Matinee 3:00 pm Evenings 8:00 pm A comedy about a middle-aged, married man in hot pursuit of the 60s sexual revolution, before it passes him by.The Marco Players TheaterMarco Island Town Center Mall M M a M M a a r r c c o o I I s s l l a a n n d d T T o o w w n n C C e e n n t t e e r r M M By Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.Lastof theRed HotTickets $23/$25www.TheMarcoPlayers.comCall 239.642.7270L VERS o f t h www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The Lamb loves to be surrounded by flocks of admirers. But be careful that someone doesnt take his or her admiration too far. Use your persuasive skills to let him or her down easily. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is a good time to begin setting farreaching goals and connecting with new contacts. Aspects also favor strengthening old relationships personal and/or professional. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A personal disappointment should be viewed as a valuable learning experience. Go over what went wrong and see where a change in tactics might have led to a more positi ve outcome. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Dont leave projects unfinished or personal obligations unresolved, or you might find yourself tripping over all those loose ends later on. A relative has important news. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Expect a challenge to the usual way you do things. Although you might prefer the tried-and-true, once you take a good look at this new idea, you might feel more receptive to it. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Much work has yet to be done to polish a still-rough idea into something with significant potential. Expect to encounter some initial rejection, but stay with it nonetheless. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) There still might be some communication problems in the workplace, but they should be resolved soon. Meanwhile, that tip from a friend should be checked out. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A new relationship appears to need more from you than you might be willing to give right now. Best advice: Resist making promises you might not be able to keep. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) That restless feeling encourages you to gallop off into a new venture. But remember to keep hold of the reins so you can switch paths when necessary. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A demanding work schedule keeps the high-spirited Goat from kicking up his or her heels. But playtime beckons by the weeks end. Have fun. You earned it. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Youre beginning to come out from under those heavy responsibilities you took on. Use this freed-up time to enjoy some much-deserved fun with people close to you. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Before you get swept away by a tidal wave of conflicting priorities, take time to come up for air, and reassess the situation. You might be surprised by what youll find. BORN THIS WEEK: Your leadership qualities are enhanced by a practical sense of purpose that keeps you focused on your goals. SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. 012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. PUZZLES HOROSCOPES TEA PARTY By Linda ThistlePlace a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sponsored By: Moderate Challenging ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week: 12980 Tamiami Trail N.In the Imperial Shoppes, across from Germain ToyotaLadies consignment with a true boutique experience!Stop in and let us pamper you with our
Buy tickets now at ThePhil.orgor call (800) 597-1900 or visit our Box Office at 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.PHILHARMONICCENTERfor theARTSTuesday, April 17, 7 p.m.Starting at $39Pop Goes the Rockfeatures live music, more than 14 variety acts, 100 costumed characters, elaborate lighting, special effects and more! Songs include Call Me Irresponsible, King of the Road, Womanizer, Zoot Suit Riot, The Heat is On, Let it Ride, No More Mister Nice Guy, Right Round, Jump (For My Love), Rappers Delight, I Love the Nightlife and decades more! THE NEWEST MUSICAL STAGE SPECTACLE FROM CIRQUE DREAMS ONE NIGHT ONLY, AT THE PHIL IN NAPLES!NAPLES FLO RID A W EEKL Y W EEK OF APRIL 5 -11, 201 2 C11 Is it worth $14 (3D)? YesWrath means revenge driven by anger, but when it appears in a movie title, good things happen. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) is an all-time classic. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is the best of that franchise and a darn good movie. Wrath of the Titans joins that company; its a solid action film with a decent enough premise and visual effects that are stunning for a very specific reason (more on that later). The sequel to 2012s Clash of the Titans, it picks up with demigod (half man/half god) Perseus (Sam Worthington) 10 years later. Living among men, he is a single father of Helius (John Bell) and works as a fisherman. But with the gods losing their power due to lack of human prayer, Perseus finds himself having to rescue his father, Zeus (Liam Neeson), from the capture of Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and Ares (Edgar Ramirez). Helping Perseus are Queen Andromeda (Rosamund Pike) and Poseidons (Danny Huston) son Agenor (Toby Kebbell), who has a dubious reputation. OK, so the story is just serviceable. Thats all its supposed to be. Give credit to scribes Dan Mazeau and David Johnson for not having any hideously stupid dialog, and to the actors for not letting any potentially stupid dialog come through in the delivery. Also give credit to the actors for working so well while knowing half the visual effects-filled picture (if not more) would be added in post-production. If you think acting is easy, try being scared to death or screaming at a blue screen, hoping the monsters created by CGI gurus six months later will warrant your fear. In this case, warrant they do. But its not just the creativity of the monsters which include a two-headed wolf-like animal with a bad attitude, giant Cyclops and demonic soldiers with two front sides and no rear. Its the details in the visual effects that make them great. Note the way our first descent into the underworld is an unbroken shot that takes us from ground level all the way down to Hades realm. Note the individual hairs on Zeus beard as they go from brown to gray, and the destruction of the fire-spewing, megamonster Kronos as it spreads everywhere. This is detailed, time-consuming work at its finest. Best of all and this is whats really impressive director Jonathan Liebesman is able to hold on extensive visual effects shots for longer than normal. Whereas some directors edit action scenes so quickly that its all a blur, Liebesman patiently moves the camera with Perseus as he evades and then encounters the two-headed monster. Specifically because of this lack of over editing, other moments palpably register as well. Wrath of the Titans has everything you want in this type of sequel: Its bigger and louder, but also more visually dynamic and, therefore, better than its predecessor. The Hunger Games (Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson) Set in the future, Katniss (Lawrence) leaves her friend Gale (Hemsworth) behind to fight to the death with Peeta (Hutcherson) and 22 other young adults in the titular Hunger Games. It takes too long to get to the games, but once there, its sufficiently exciting and suspenseful. Based on the Suzanne Collins novel. Rated PG-13. 21 Jump Street (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube) Youthful police officers Schmidt (Hill) and Jenko (Tatum) go undercover at a high school to infiltrate a drug ring. Off-the-wall funny and with great spirit, this serves as proof that cruddy old TV shows can make darn good movies. Rated R.Seeking Justice (Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce) After his wife (Jones) is savagely attacked, Will (Cage) makes a deal with a stranger named Simon (Pearce) to take care of the assailant. But when Will has to return the favor, trouble ensues. Its a good, tense thriller thatll have you questioning your own morality when its over. Rated R. LATEST FILMSWrath of the Titans >> As it did in the 2010 lm, the mechanical owl Bubo from the original 1981 version of Clash of the Titans makes an appearance. t m f u l N a danHUDAKwww.hudakonhollywood.com CAPSULES
Call for Tickets: 1-866-811-4111THE NORRIS CENTER 755 8th Avenue South Naples, FL www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org CORPORATE PARTNER CORPORATE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Bob & Linda Harden Christine Paddock EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS SHOW SPONSORS Jay & Patty BakerApril 6-22,2012KRISTEN COURY, PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR PRESENTSThe Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows the story of Blanche DuBois, a weak and disturbed woman on a desperate prowl for some place in the world to call her own. Putting on airs of refinement and Southern gentility, Blanche tries to impress her brother-in-law, Stanley, and his gentle, good-natured friend, Mitch. Marlon Brando starred in the Broadway production and the 4-time Academy Award-winning film adaptation. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 799 Walkerbilt Rd., Naples off US 41, 1/4 mile North of Immokalee Rd.Enjoy Lunch on the River Mon-Sat 11-2DINNER NIGHTLY ALL TEN IN THE TAVERN MENU ITEMS ARE $10.00 HAPPY HOUR 11-6PM IN THE TAVERN THREE COURSE EARLY DINING MENU 5-6 PM LIVE MUSIC IN TAVERN NIGHTLY Sunday Irish brunch! Traditional Irish music in Tierneys Tavern every Sunday from 11 to 2 p.m. Grab a seat & a Guinness and join the fun! GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY Catch an opera from The Met at your local movie theaterOpera aficionados can see The Metropolitan Operas performance of Laurent Pellys new production of Massenets Manon, beginning at noon Saturday, April 7. In Southwest Florida, screenings are at the Hollywood Stadium 20 in Naples, Coconut Point 16 in Estero and the Bell Tower 20 in Fort Myers and the Town Center Stadium 16 in Port Charlotte. Star soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met performances of the title role in Manon, the story of a country girl with conflicting desires for love and luxury who is drawn into a life of glamorous but hollow Parisian sophistication. Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Chevalier des Grieux, a young nobleman who falls in love with Manon. Paulo Szot sings the role of Lescaut, Manons protective cousin who struggles with temptations of his own; and David Pittsinger sings the Comte des Grieux, who wants his son out of Manons arms and into a respectable future. Fabio Luisa, principal conductor for The Met, leads the passionate opera, seen in a stylish new production by Laurent Pelly. Soprano Natalie Dessay, who stars in the next Live in HD performance, hosts the transmission. Running time is approximately four hours, including two intermissions. The Metropolitan Operas 2011-12 Live in HD season ends Saturday, April 14, with a transmission of Verdis La Traviata beginning at 12:55 p.m. In her first performance as Violetta at The Met, Ms. Dessay will wear the iconic red dress in Willy Deckers production. Matthew Polenzani sings Alfredo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky is Germont, and Mr. Luisi conducts. Approximate running time is 3 hours, 5 minutes. Tickets for The Mets Live in HD transmissions are $24 ($22 for seniors, $18 for children) and are available online at www. metopera.org/hdlive and also at participating theater box offices. Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenets Manon, taken during rehearsal March 22 at the Metropolitan Opera. Anna Netrebko as the title character and Piotr Beczala as des Grieux, taken during rehearsal on March 21 at the Metropolitan Opera. Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenets Manon, taken during rehearsal March 22 at the Metropolitan Opera. KEN HOWARD / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
Yellow Tulips and Hydrangeas 36 x 24 $12,000 Sun owers in Tuscany 38 x 48 $14,000 Afternoon Shadows 24 x 36 inches $12,000. Ville Franche 40 x 36 $15,000Very often an artists personality is re ected in their paintings. Such was the case with Barbara McCann. Colorful, bold, full of enthusiasm and a genuine zest for life; that was Barbara, and that was her work. Much the same as Nicola Simbari, Barbaras inspiration, the world was robbed of a tremendous talent far too soon. All of us at DeBruyne ne Art are honored that Bill Moden, Barbaras husband entrusted us to present the nal work of this gifted artist. She will be sorely missed. Paul and Suzanne DeBruyne DeBruyne Fine Art, Naples, Florida Historic 3rd Street District275 Broad Avenue S., Naples, FL 34102 Phone (239) 262-4551 Fax (239) 262-4051 Monday thru Saturday 10 to 6pm Sunday 12 to 5pmBARBARA McCANN (1948-2011)
C14 Please call your Preferred Travel Specialist todaywww.preferrednaples.comSunTrust Building at Pelican Bay 801 Laurel Oak Drive Suite 300 Wir Sprechen Deutsch Hablamos Espanol Wilma Boyd CEO Best Travel Specialists | Best Travel Partners | Best Travel Agency | Best Value | Best Amenities | Best Worldwide Connections The Ultimate Luxury Cruise Experience. Six Award-Winning, All-Suite, All-Inclusive ships where guests enjoy complimentary air and transfers, open bars, gourmet dining by world renowned Relais & Chateaux and exceptional European service provided by the ships staff and your own attentive butler. Susan ValentineSenior Travel Specialist, over 25 years experience I have traveled extensively around the world. I recently sailed on the new Silver Spirit and was amazed at the high level of quality service and was genuinely impressed by the entire staff onboard. I LOVED the Butler service for every suite!Please visit our website for a complete listing of the Preferred Travel of Naples Team and their specialties. Without a Travel Specialist you are on your own. Discover the Preferred Difference since 1984 Travel of Naples. Restrictions will apply. Please contact Preferred Travel of Naples for complete details. Reserve your Silversea Cruise by April 20, 2012 and save an additional $200 per suite.* AmaWaterwaysLeading the Way in River CruisingOffering so much more European Wine Cruises featuring well known Wine Hosts including exclusive Wine tastings and complimentary wines and much more, and... NEW for 2012 River Cruising in Africa paired with the safari of your choice! Reserve a new AmaWaterways river cruise by April 20, 2012 and receive up to $400 Shipboard credit per stateroom.* Karen Kelley, CTC, DSSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience Nuremberg to Budapest. The level of service was excellent and very experience and cannot wait to sail again! cruise line, hotel or resort in history. In 2012, Crystal Cruises will visit 182 ports-of-call in 59 countries. Now including all onboard gratuities, at the best value! Reserve your new Crystal Cruise by April 20, 2012 and receive additional Savings call for details!* Margo Buttino, CTA, DSSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience entertainment at sea! I enjoy the world renowned lecturers on board. keyboard lessons, language, computer and photography classes. Cox & Kings has been introducing travelers to the glory of the Indian subcontinent for more than 250 years. Search for an elusive Bengal Tiger on elephant back, soar above the Himalayas by private helicopter, or dine When you travel with Cox & Kings, you of relationshipslocal experts, bespoke luxury, customized experiences, and Wendy Taylor, CTCSenior Travel Specialist, over 22 years experience Due to my travels around the world and expertise, I have been invited Save $500 per couple off any new custom itinerary to Africa or India. Travel must be completed by Dec. 31, 2012.* Spacious, mid-sized ships, attentive service. Sophisticated ambiance. attention. Delivering a cruise experience that will exceed your expectations! Best Overall Cruise Value 19 consecutive years World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society. Reserve a new Holland America Line cruise with a reduced deposit by April 19, 2012 and receive an Onboard Value Booklet with over $450 in savings!* Maria Esther Alvarez over 30 years experience they love the size of ships, they are the perfect size. Save Up to 25% on Antarctica Voyages. Now is the perfect time to embark on the voyage of a lifetime to Antarctica with Abercrombie & Kent. A&K takes you into the heart of the Le Boreal the Southern Ocean. Book Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands December 17, 2012 and Save 25% on cabin category 1 and 10% on cabin categories 2-3.Book by May 15, 2012 to take advantage of these incredible savings.* Donna Christensen, CTA, DSSenior Travel Specialist, over 20 years experience destinations and trips for clients. Free Round Trip Air, Free Pre-Paid Gratuities, Free Ground Transfers, Free Beverages, Free Unlimited Shore Excursions, Free Luxury Hotel Additional Charge for our Specialty Restaurants. Reserve your new Regent Seven Seas cruise by April 19, 2012 and receive $200 per suite Shipboard Credit.*Connie Moody over 20 years experience I have sailed on 25 Regent cruises since 1999 and will be celebrating 365 days on Regent when I host my annual cruise to the Colonial was to Singapore and Indonesia. Around the World by Private Jet a days, enjoy the best the world has to offer without any care. Our exclusive luggage one-touch assures that once your luggage arrives in Seattle, your arrival back in Boston. Reserve your Private Jet by April 30, 2012 and receive a booking credit of $2,000 per couple.*John BurgessManager Leisure Division, Senior Travel Specialist, over 20 years experience praise indeed! Intimate ships with just 104 or 225 suites. Unique itineraries to must-see cities and hidden gems where larger service provided by a staff passionate about pleasing our guests. 2012, 2011, 2009, & 2007 Travel & Leisure. Reserve your new Seabourn cruise by April 19, 2012 and receive up to $100 per suite Shipboard Credit.*Bo GoverSenior Travel Specialist, over 25 years experience class restaurants. The really enjoy the unique itineraries and wonderful ports the small ships can sail right in to. spectacle, experience the natural beauty of Africa and the heartfelt hospitality of her people on safari by readers of Travel+Leisure a inclusive means all luxuries all the time, including gratuities. And with African child to school. Reserve the Micato Grand Safari by April 30, 2012 and receive a $250 Gift Credit in the Micato Safari Shop*Karen BergerSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience in custom travel and attention to detail will ensure you enjoy the trip of a lifetime. stays and late evening departures allow you to truly experience each destination. Onboard, explore how the midsized ships pamper and enrich your mind, body and spirit from musical entertainment to spa treatments and more. Reserve your Oceania Cruise by May 31 for your choice of exclusives offers such as; Canyon Ranch Spa treatments, a class in the Bon Apptit Culinary Center and much more! *Debby Denham, CTC, DS, ACCSenior Travel Specialist, over 20 years experience I have sailed on Oceania numerous times and love it. They have the best The warm, caring attitude and high level of personal service is wonderful. Tauck is a world-leader in upscale guided travel with nearly 100 inspiring land and cruise itineraries in 60+ countries. Along with being named by the readers of Travel + Leisure the company has also been named to the in each of the last 14 years. In all, Tauck operates nearly 100 land and cruise itineraries in 65+ countries and all seven continents. Reserve a new Tauck booking by April 12, 2012 and receive a $50 per person savings.*Suzanne DennisSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience Emerald by invitation only to top producing travel agencies. Tauck built
C14 Please call your Preferred Travel Specialist todaywww.preferrednaples.comSunTrust Building at Pelican Bay 801 Laurel Oak Drive Suite 300 Wir Sprechen Deutsch Hablamos Espanol Wilma Boyd CEO Best Travel Specialists | Best Travel Partners | Best Travel Agency | Best Value | Best Amenities | Best Worldwide Connections The Ultimate Luxury Cruise Experience. Six Award-Winning, All-Suite, All-Inclusive ships where guests enjoy complimentary air and transfers, open bars, gourmet dining by world renowned Relais & Chateaux and exceptional European service provided by the ships staff and your own attentive butler. Susan ValentineSenior Travel Specialist, over 25 years experience I have traveled extensively around the world. I recently sailed on the new Silver Spirit and was amazed at the high level of quality service and was genuinely impressed by the entire staff onboard. I LOVED the Butler service for every suite!Please visit our website for a complete listing of the Preferred Travel of Naples Team and their specialties. Without a Travel Specialist you are on your own. Discover the Preferred Difference since 1984 Travel of Naples. Restrictions will apply. Please contact Preferred Travel of Naples for complete details. Reserve your Silversea Cruise by April 20, 2012 and save an additional $200 per suite.* AmaWaterwaysLeading the Way in River CruisingOffering so much more European Wine Cruises featuring well known Wine Hosts including exclusive Wine tastings and complimentary wines and much more, and... NEW for 2012 River Cruising in Africa paired with the safari of your choice! Reserve a new AmaWaterways river cruise by April 20, 2012 and receive up to $400 Shipboard credit per stateroom.*Karen Kelley, CTC, DSSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience Nuremberg to Budapest. The level of service was excellent and very experience and cannot wait to sail again! cruise line, hotel or resort in history. In 2012, Crystal Cruises will visit 182 ports-of-call in 59 countries. Now including all onboard gratuities, at the best value! Reserve your new Crystal Cruise by April 20, 2012 and receive additional Savings call for details!*Margo Buttino, CTA, DSSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience entertainment at sea! I enjoy the world renowned lecturers on board. keyboard lessons, language, computer and photography classes. Cox & Kings has been introducing travelers to the glory of the Indian subcontinent for more than 250 years. Search for an elusive Bengal Tiger on elephant back, soar above the Himalayas by private helicopter, or dine When you travel with Cox & Kings, you of relationshipslocal experts, bespoke luxury, customized experiences, and Wendy Taylor, CTCSenior Travel Specialist, over 22 years experience Due to my travels around the world and expertise, I have been invited Save $500 per couple off any new custom itinerary to Africa or India. Travel must be completed by Dec. 31, 2012.* Spacious, mid-sized ships, attentive service. Sophisticated ambiance. attention. Delivering a cruise experience that will exceed your expectations! Best Overall Cruise Value 19 consecutive years World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society. Reserve a new Holland America Line cruise with a reduced deposit by April 19, 2012 and receive an Onboard Value Booklet with over $450 in savings!*Maria Esther Alvarez over 30 years experience they love the size of ships, they are the perfect size. Save Up to 25% on Antarctica Voyages. Now is the perfect time to embark on the voyage of a lifetime to Antarctica with Abercrombie & Kent. A&K takes you into the heart of the Le Boreal the Southern Ocean. Book Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands December 17, 2012 and Save 25% on cabin category 1 and 10% on cabin categories 2-3.Book by May 15, 2012 to take advantage of these incredible savings.*Donna Christensen, CTA, DSSenior Travel Specialist, over 20 years experience destinations and trips for clients. Free Round Trip Air, Free Pre-Paid Gratuities, Free Ground Transfers, Free Beverages, Free Unlimited Shore Excursions, Free Luxury Hotel Additional Charge for our Specialty Restaurants. Reserve your new Regent Seven Seas cruise by April 19, 2012 and receive $200 per suite Shipboard Credit.* Connie Moody over 20 years experience I have sailed on 25 Regent cruises since 1999 and will be celebrating 365 days on Regent when I host my annual cruise to the Colonial was to Singapore and Indonesia. Around the World by Private Jet a days, enjoy the best the world has to offer without any care. Our exclusive luggage one-touch assures that once your luggage arrives in Seattle, your arrival back in Boston. Reserve your Private Jet by April 30, 2012 and receive a booking credit of $2,000 per couple.* John BurgessManager Leisure Division, Senior Travel Specialist, over 20 years experience praise indeed! Intimate ships with just 104 or 225 suites. Unique itineraries to must-see cities and hidden gems where larger service provided by a staff passionate about pleasing our guests. 2012, 2011, 2009, & 2007 Travel & Leisure. Reserve your new Seabourn cruise by April 19, 2012 and receive up to $100 per suite Shipboard Credit.* Bo GoverSenior Travel Specialist, over 25 years experience class restaurants. The really enjoy the unique itineraries and wonderful ports the small ships can sail right in to. spectacle, experience the natural beauty of Africa and the heartfelt hospitality of her people on safari by readers of Travel+Leisure a inclusive means all luxuries all the time, including gratuities. And with African child to school. Reserve the Micato Grand Safari by April 30, 2012 and receive a $250 Gift Credit in the Micato Safari Shop* Karen BergerSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience in custom travel and attention to detail will ensure you enjoy the trip of a lifetime. stays and late evening departures allow you to truly experience each destination. Onboard, explore how the midsized ships pamper and enrich your mind, body and spirit from musical entertainment to spa treatments and more. Reserve your Oceania Cruise by May 31 for your choice of exclusives offers such as; Canyon Ranch Spa treatments, a class in the Bon Apptit Culinary Center and much more! Debby Denham, CTC, DS, ACCSenior Travel Specialist, over 20 years experience I have sailed on Oceania numerous times and love it. They have the best The warm, caring attitude and high level of personal service is wonderful. Tauck is a world-leader in upscale guided travel with nearly 100 inspiring land and cruise itineraries in 60+ countries. Along with being named by the readers of Travel + Leisure the company has also been named to the in each of the last 14 years. In all, Tauck operates nearly 100 land and cruise itineraries in 65+ countries and all seven continents. Reserve a new Tauck booking by April 12, 2012 and receive a $50 per person savings.* Suzanne DennisSenior Travel Specialist, over 30 years experience Emerald by invitation only to top producing travel agencies. Tauck built
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 (239) 530-2225 Bayfront Place 489 Bayfront Naples FL 2012 MASTERS OFFICIAL HEADQUARTERS Sweet Tea Vodka and Lemonade Fuzzys CocktailsWatch on our 130 HD BIG SCREENApril 5th-8th Cheeseburgers in ParadiseWednesdays 7pm-Close($20, Included 2 Burgers and 64oz Pitcher of Beer, 7-Close) Ladies NightThursdays 8pm-Close TACOS EL JIMADOR Margaritas HERRADURA BLANCO Shots TACO TUESDAYEvery Tuesday 3-7pm www.cinaples.com 4 Convenient Locations to Serve You!Carnival reserves the right to re-instate the fuel supplement for all guests at up to $9 per person per day if the NYMEX oil pr ice exceeds $70 per barrel. *Rates are in US dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and subject to availably. Government taxes and fees ar e additional. A nonrefundable and non-transferable deposit is required at time of booking. No name changes are allowed. Restrictions apply. Reques t Early Saver. 2012 Carnival Cruise Lines. All Rights Reserved. Ships Registry: e Bahamas and Panama Grand Mediterranean Cruisewith an overnight stay in Venice on the New Carnival BreezeTMCruise only Rates from $749* Per Person/Double Occupancy Whats Included HURRY Book Today! Space is Limited! Naples Opera Society sponsors trip to Florida Grand Opera in MiamiNaples Opera Society is offering special pricing for its trip to the Florida Grand Opera in Miami for Gounods Romeo et J uliette on Saturday, May 5. Opera aficionados can choose the seat location ($128 for mezzanine, $150 for rear orchestra), and NOS provides the bus and driver, fine dining at a Coral Gables restaurant and the pre-opera lecture and the performance. The price is all-inclusive. The coach bus departs from Crossroads Shopping Center in Naples at 2 p.m., arriving in Coral Gables for dinner by 4:30 p.m. and getting to the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts in Miami in time for the 7 p.m. lecture. The bus also picks up passengers in Cape Coral at Ace Hardware Shopping Center at 11:45 a.m. and in Fort Myers at Cypress Trace Shopping Center at 12:30 p.m. For reservations or more information, call Eugene Buffo of the Naples Opera Society at 431-7509 or e-mail ehandjhb@ gmail.com. Spend a Sunday afternoon watching a foreign filmThe season of foreign films presented at the Naples Center of Florida Gulf Coast University as part of the Renaisannce Academy lifelong learning program continues. Movies are screened and discussions follow from 1-4 p.m. Sundays as follows: April 15: Character (Netherlands, 1998) This 1998 Oscar winner is an oedipal struggle both primal and epic with a Dickensian sweep and a dark Kafka-esque center. The film starts with a heated argument between two men, and when the elder is found dead with a knife in his chest, the younger man is arrested and revealed to be his son. Rated R for violence. April 22: Waking Ned Devine (Isle of Man, 1998) When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money. April 29: Enemies of the People (UK, 2009) The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly 2 million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained. Until now. Enter Thet Sambath, an unassuming, yet cunning investigative journalist who spends a decade of his life gaining the trust of the men and women who perpetrated the massacres. May 6: After The Wedding (Denmark, 2007) A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret. Admission to each screening is $4 for Renaissance Academy members and $5 for others. The Naples Center of FGCU is at 1010 Fifth Ave. S. For more information, call 425-3272. Gordons on the River at Naples Harbour475 North Road, Naples, Florida 34104 For reservations call 239.213.1441 Guest memberships available with reservationwww.gordonsontheriver.com$29.95 for adults $10.00 for children under 12 Tax and gratuity not included Join Us ForBRUNCHSunday, April 8th
NOW TAKING FORT MYERS BY STORMRemember the last time an original Broadway musical made you laugh, cry and think? WICKED is the most complete, and completely satisfying, new musical in a long time. -USA Today FLORIDATIMESWEEKLY wickedthemusical.com Grammy Award-Winning Cast Recording available on Decca BroadwayBox Ofce, (239) 481-4849, online www.bbmannpah.com. GOOD SEATS STILL AVAILABLE NOW THRU APRIL 15 ONLYBARBARA B. MANN PERFORMING ARTS HALL
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Animal ambassador Jack Hanna has called the book an amazing story of two unlikely animals that have been magically brought together in this world. Drawn from first-hand accounts enjoyed by millions on YouTube and seen on The Oprah Winfrey Show, National Geographic, Animal Planet and Miracle Pets, the story of Cassie the cat and Moses the crow has captivated the publics imagination and touched their hearts. The story explains how the crow repeatedly fed the tiny stray kitten, keeping it alive until a kindly couple watching their interaction adopted the cat. The two continued to play together every day for four years. The story illustrates that if two natural enemies can become friends, then anything is possible. Also inside are educational, fun facts about cats and crows, clippings from newspapers that covered the story, and real-life photographs of Cassie and Moses at play. Sunshine Booksellers is at 677 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. BOOK REVIEWThe odds favor the reader in Paul Levines latest Paydirt, by Paul Levine. Createspace. 388 pages. $12.25 (e-book, $3.99). This thriller seems to be best-selling author Paul Levines first foray into putting out a new title as an e-book original (along with a print-on-demand option). Like many other successful authors of trade titles, Mr. Levine has seen the future and it is now. His wildly and widely popular Jake Lassiter series is being repackaged in e-book format at the same time he goes marching further into the digital age with this new standalone title. Though Mr. Levine no longer lives in Miami, he has long been associated with the city. It is a major setting in much of his work, including in this latest effort as the home of the Super Bowl. T he outc ome of this season-ending football game largely decides the fate of his principal characters, in particular Bobby Gallagher. Bobby, the son-in-law of Dallas Mustangs owner Martin Kingsley, would seem to have it all. Married to beautiful, intelligent, caring Christine and father to a good-natured son who also happens to be a math genius, he would seem to be one lucky guy. The problem is that he has allowed himself to be corrupted by the sports industry he works for: an industry in which the pursuit of winning and wealth is out of control. As a lawyer for the Mustangs, Bobbys job has been to successfully defend rapists and other lowlifes who happened to be key players on the team. Beginning with minor violations of responsible professional conduct, he has slid down the slippery slope into a moral abyss. And its been eating away at him. He needs to change his life. As it turns out, moral leverage is no leverage at all certainly not with his wifes father, who is the epitome of criminal greed rooted in vanity and obsession. But since Christine is a daddys girl who has never allowed herself to perceive her fathers cruelty and corruption, Bobby cant persuade her to join him in taking a stand. With no allies, Bobbys scruples and his blundering attempts to right things cost him his job, his law license, his reputation, his marriage and, perhaps, his parental rights. After leaving Dallas and moving to Miami, Bobby finds himself unemployable and crushingly depressed. An old friend gets him into the illegal bookie business, taking bets on sports competitions with a commission income. Bobby is rather inept at this endeavor, though his sons mathematical wizardry is of some help. Bobby needs money, gets in debt to a mobster and tries to find a bet he can win to pay off his life-threatening creditor and maybe get even with his father-in-law. In pursuing his redemption, Bobby absorbs plenty of brutal beatings, both physically and psychologically. His ultimate goal is to somehow put his family back together and rebuild his reputation. This involves exposing Martin and forcing Christine to see the true character of Craig Stringer. Stringer, the Mustangs superstar quarterback, is a thoughtless womanizer who longs to be a Mustangs executive when his playing days are over. Mr. Levine plays out the underdogs pursuit of his objectives in suspenseful detail. Along the way, he offers keen insights into the world of illegal gambling, the tainted business of professional football and the sorry mindset of celebrity egomania. While the authors several villains are cardboard characterizations, his central characters are drawn with some complexity. Readers will be truly moved by Bobbys credible inconsistencies, Christines mixture of discernment and blindness about other people, and young Scotts struggle with divided loyalties as well as his natural ability to reconcile differences. The author shows a deft touch, too, with his comfortable handling of Miami settings. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 WINNERBEST IN WOMENS CLOTHING7 YEARS On the Plaza, 3rd Street South Venetian Village, Park Shore Promenade, Bonita BayDaily 10 6 Sunday: 11 5The coral shirt in silk dupioni feels dressed up for spring ... Added elements make it special for you $142 in coral, pink and turquoise If you dont already have rabbits hopping around your garden, you might want to buy an antique garden rabbit to fool your friends. The wealthy English and French of the 17th century liked formal gardens with paths, fences and planned flower beds. They put urns, statues, fountains, sundials, gates, furniture and odd pieces like finials and wall sculptures into their gardens. In America, ornaments and furniture were being used in gardens by the 1600s. A brass sundial from 1630 is the earliest American garden piece that still exists. A wooden bench from the 1700s is the earliest known wooden piece. Gardens first had wroughtiron furniture and gates in the 18th and early 19th centuries. By the mid-19th century, most garden pieces were made of cast iron, not wrought iron, because cast iron was stronger. Gardens were filled with iron ornaments and fences. Full-size deer, dogs and other animals, tiered fountains, iron benches made to look like twining vines or tree branches, obelisks and sundials were all made of cast iron. So were armillary spheres that help map the movement of the stars around the earth. In the 1930s, there was even more interest in cast-iron objects. Inside houses you could find castiron doorstops, bookends, planters, hardware and toys. And in todays gardens, life-size rabbits, squirrels, frogs and even alligators and tall birds are among the many iron guests. Many of these figures were made years ago and have survived with just a little loss of paint. A vintage rabbit or squirrel can cost from $50 to $200 today. A full-size deer or dog sells for $500 to $2,000, and a three-tier iron fountain with a bird pedestal and leafy edges costs $3,000. Look in backyards when you go to a house sale. You might find a garden figure no one noticed.Q: I have four cafestyle chairs, each marked with a paper label that says Jacob Josef Kohn & Mundus. The chair-backs have a bentwood frame with three horizontal splats. Can you tell me age and value?A: Your chairs were made after 1914, the year Mundus, a German chair-manufacturing conglomerate, merged with Jacob & Josef Kohn, a competitor based in Vienna. And they probably were made before 1923. Thonet, the company whose founder invented the bentwood chair in the 1830s, merged with Mundus in 1923. Many different styles of bentwood chair-backs have been made. If yours are in excellent condition, each one would sell for about $100. Q: I own a square porcelain platter with flowers painted around the border and a central scene of two young girls playing in a grassy field. Its marked PM on the bottom. I was able to do enough research to learn that it was ma de between 1895 and 1910 by the Moschendorf Porcelain Factory of Hof-Moschendorf, Bavaria, Germany. But I cant find another platter like it online, and Im hoping its rare and worth a lot. Is it? A: No. Your platter is in a traditional Victorian-style popular at the turn of the 20th century. Assuming it was made by the factory you identified, the dish is not by a famous manufacturer and its probably not part of a set that can be matched with other dishes. It would sell today for $25 to $50. But do take another look at the mark. Other German companies used marks that ended in PM. One of those was the Royal Porcelain Manufacturing Co., which marked its wares KPM. Q: I have a small collection of vintage molded glass religious figurines. Theres one thats a mystery to me. Its a 7-inch light-blue glass sculpture of a standing Madonna and Child. Its signed P. dAvesn. I have learned that Pierre dAvesn once worked at Lalique, but I also found his name connected with Daum art glass. So Im confused. Can you help?A: Pierre dAvesn designed for Lalique in the early 1920s, then later that decade became a designer and manager at Daum. He managed Daums factory at Croismare, near Luneville, France, from 1927 until 1932. The factory specialized in making decorative but affordable glass pieces that were marked in various ways. One of the marks is the P. dAvesn signature on your figurine. Pieces made at the Croismare factory do not sell for as much as other prewar Daum designs. Your Madonna and Child figurine, if perfect, could be worth $100 to $150.Q: I have a set of dishes marked Losol Ware, Chusan, Keeling & Co. Ltd., Burslem, England. I would like to know more about them and if they are valuable. They are in perfect condition with no chips. A: Keeling & Co. was one of many potteries that once operated in Staffordshire, a county in England. Keeling was in business from 1886 to 1936. Pottery marked Losol Ware was made from about 1912 until the pottery closed in 1936. Chusan is the pattern name. Not all Keeling marks include the pattern name. Sets of dishes dont sell well. Serving pieces do better. A few show up at auctions. A 78-inch Losol Ware pitcher sold for $59 last year, and a 5 78-inch milk jug sold for $150. Tip: Silver saltshakers should be emptied after every use or lined with gold plating to avoid corrosion. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or e-mail addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. 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But it can also be fun to find new wines that fit into your budget and enhance what you eat. So today we tackle whites, of which there are many good options. Pinot grigio is popular for its light aroma and color, its soft tones and flavors, ending in a smooth finish. Sauvignon blancs are generally crisper in acidity and possess citrusy flavors. Chardonnays are typically more complex and full-bodied, with notes of apple, pear or stone fruit. Next time you shop for wine, try one of these suggestions to broaden your horizons: Albarino is a Spanish wine thats straw white in color and has bright and zesty tropical flavors like pineapple, and an underlying crisp minerality. Pair this with seafood and poultry dishes. Gewurztraminer is grown in many locations that produce diverse styles. While Germany and Washington make a sweeter style, the German selections generally are higher in acidity than the softer-spoken Washington state selections. Alsace makes a drier version, with rich spice undertones. This is a perfect accompaniment for spicy Asian foods. Picpoul de Pinet is a fun and interesting wine from southern France. Citrusy in aroma, with melons, grapefruit and peach flavors and a light mineral acidity on the finish, this wine is well suited for Mediterranean styles of cooking, rich in seafood and sun-ripened vegetables. Riesling is a noted German grape with many styles. Traditional Rheingaus have a honey-like note and crisp underlying acidity, while the Washington state style is offdry and rich in flavor. This versatile wine goes well with dishes like chicken or pork, or by itself as an aperitif. Soave, from the Veneto region of Italy, is another overlooked and relatively inexpensive white. Medium in body, it is supple and refreshing with floral, apricot and honey notes and a clean, aromatic finish. Try this with fresh goat cheese and chicken, or pair with spicy Indian food. Torrontes from Argentina is highly aromatic. Its floral and citrus scents follow through to the palate for a clean, refreshing finish that makes this wine one worth searching for. The crisp acidity will match well with pork and seafood dishes. Verdelho wines are vibrant with balanced fruit and a buttery finish, making them an interesting alternative to chardonnay. Flavors range through the tropical fruits and can include pineapple, guava, melon and lime. It goes well with shucked oysters or spicy Asian cuisine. Viognier originally hails from the Rhone district in France. Today we see it has taken root in many locales around the world, producing wines with complex flavors of apricot and oranges and a nice crisp balance. Try this wine with lamb or spicy duck dishes.Wine picks of the week, with my tasting notes: Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling Eroica 2010 ($22): Pale yellow in color, the nose opens with honeydew and orange. The palate is medium light in body with flavors of lime and melon, balanced with a clean acidity and a semi-sweet lingering finish. Crios de Susana Balboa Torrontes 2011 ($18): Enticing aromas of peach, melon, floral and tropical fruit blend into a savory palate that is medium-bodied, dry and nicely balanced. Domaine Trimbach Gewurztraminer 2008 ($25): Golden color with a fruity, perfumed aroma of spice and lychees, with luscious white peach and tangerine flavors and a spicy dry finish. Hughes Beaulieu Picpoul de Pinet 2010 ($12): Fresh and clean aromas of pears with lemon-lime citrus notes merge into the delicate palate of melon and stone fruit with a crisp pear and acid balanced finish. Martin Codax Albarino 2010 ($18): This is an aromatic wine, with pear and apple notes that follow onto the palate, along with a touch of lime and pineapple, and an elegant crisp finish. Mollydooker The Violinist Verdelho 2010 ($22): Big aromas of lemon and spice with a rich full citrus flavor balanced with apples and pears, and a nice long finish. Pieropan Soave Classico 2010 ($16): Pale straw in color with fragrant apple and white flower aromas, this wine is alive with apple, pear, tangerine and herb flavors and has a long-lasting finish. Yalumba Viognier Eden Valley 2010 ($20): Rich, spicy aromas of apricot, honeysuckle and citrus follow onto the palate with intense apricot and stone-fruit flavors, ending in a rich citrus finish with a touch of mineral for balance. g t d G i e jimMcCRACKENvino@floridaweekly.com JIM MCCRACKEN/ FLORIDA WEEKLYEnjoy a glass of albarino tonight.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 5-11, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C51 During my last two evening visits to Gulf Coast Town Center in Estero, Im fairly certain that everyone else in Southwest Florida was there, too. Parking was challenging, and almost every restaurant overflowed with hungry humanity. Nonetheless, we managed to find a hospitable spot that had a roomy booth for us, with food and drink that was comforting, filling and inexpensive. It even had a guy entertaining the kids in the room with his balloon sculptures. On the Gulf Coast dining scene, there are bigger establishments than Aurelios, but the mid-sized pizzeria is one of my favorites and almost always provides some calm from the storm. (Theres an Aurelios on U.S. 41 in Naples, too.) The dining room is spotless and bright, with colorful Tiffanystyle lights and oldies playing quietly in the background. While the patio was full, the dining room still had lots of space. After a smiling young hostess escorted us to our aforementioned booth, an equally youthful and cheery server quickly appeared to take our drink order a Pama-tini (pomegranate vodka martini) for me and a Peroni beer for my companion. A a small chain that originated in Homewood, Ill., in 1959, Aur elios has made a name for itself with its pizzas, but it also offers appetizers, salads, sandwiches and full entrees, so everyone can find something that suits their taste. One of the specialties is the combination appetizer platter. You can pick three items from a list of six for $11.25. We tried the zucchini sticks, chicken tenders and toasted ravioli (hardly low-calorie fare, I know, but fine for an occasional treat). The basket that arrived contained enough to easily feed four people as an appetizer. The ravioli were lightly breaded, crisp on the outside, full of creamy cheese on the inside and just perfect dipped in a hearty marinara sauce served on the side. The zucchini sticks were similarly tender within, crunchy without and good with either the marinara or ranch dressing, which was also served on the side. The chicken tenders were as advertised moist chicken breaded and gently fried and tasty on their own but also good in either sauce. (The menu says barbecue sauce is available, too.) It took a while for our appetizers to show up, but our entrees arrived with lightning swiftness, while we were still working on the starters. In this case, it wasnt a bad thing, since wed never have been able to eat anything else if we had finished the apps. Aurelios offers pizza in six sizes: 6-, 10-, 13-, 15and 18-inch. The 6-inch is just right for a child, or might work for an adult as a small lunch or with a side salad. We tried a 10-inch with anchovies, roasted red peppers and mushrooms ($9.50 for the pizza, $1.50 per topping) and something the restaurant calls Mama Aurelios calabrese (pretty much what I grew up calling a calzone), which is also available in four sizes. Both items were served on plates atop wire cooling racks, a touch I really like because it prevents the crust from getting soggy. Aurelios makes a terrific crust thats prope rly crisp and delightfully yeasty. This one was topped with just enough cheese and marinara to hold the pieces of anchovy, red peppers and mushrooms. The peppers tasted as if they were fresh roasted, not plucked from a jar, adding a smoky dimension to the pie that blended well with the anchovies. The small (10-inch) calabrese with garlic ($11.25 plus $1.75 per topping) surpassed my definition of small. We could have shared it and been satisfied. It, too, had a crisp crust into which was stuffed a generous amount of mozzarella, a bit of marinara and a goodly amount of garlic. Although we had ordered it with spinach, it didnt appear to have any. I think spinach and perhaps some other vegetables would help balance out all that cheese. There was no way I would have ordered dessert had I been dining on my own, but since this was an official research expedition, we shared the house specialty, a cookie dough sundae ($7.95), which consisted of a (large, needless to say) freshly baked chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla ice cream, lots of whipped cream, chocolate sauce and chocolate chips. Dont order this one unless there are several people to handle it or you are still really hungry after your meal. The cookie was chewy and still warm, creating a great counterpoint to the chilled toppings. Despite leaving some of our appetizers and entrees, along with most of the dessert, we left stuffed and happy. Ive dined at Aurelios on several occasions and find the service consistently friendly and helpful, the food consistently fresh and well prepared. It feels like a cozy neighborhood pizza joint even though the neighborhood is a sprawling, busy shopping center. food & wine CALENDAR Thursday, April 5, 11:30 a.m., Artichoke & C o.: The catering company pros demonstrate some of their dishes, including seared ahi tuna salad with avocado cilantro and spicy coriander citrus sauce and coconut encrusted shrimp and beef tenderloin on rosemary skewers with gorgonzola cheese fondue, with wines paired with each dish; $30, 1410 Rail Head Blvd.; 263-6979. Reservations required. Friday, April 6, 6-8 p.m., Whole F oods: Sample from more than 25 types of wine and enjoy live music with proceeds benefitting a local charity; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100. Wednesday, April 11, 5-6:30 p.m., Decant ed: S ample wines from Decanted along with light hors doeuvres from Chef Alexander Bernard at this monthly event; $10, 4077 Tamiami Trail; 262-4999. Reservations required. Wednesday, April 11, 6-8 p.m., Th e Good Life of Naples: Learn how to use simple ingredients to create great dishes in this Bistro Basics class led by Shelly Conners, who will prepare French onion soup, coq au vin and classic vanilla creme brulee; $50, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663. Wednesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m., T he Inn at P elican Bay: Artichoke & Co. presents a dinner show that includes a four-course meal and music by the Malibu Duo; $58, 800 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 2636979. Reservations required. Saturday, April 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p .m., The Good Life of Naples: Learn basic cuts and proper handling of knives then enjoy the fruits of your labor by snacking on Italian tomato-mozzarella salsa on rosemary-garlic grilled bruschetta; $50, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663.Farmers markets Wednesday, 1:30-5:30 p.m., St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road; 591-4550. Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., V et erans Community Park, Marco Island. Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Go v ernment Complex farmers market, 3335 U.S. 41 E. Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m., T hir d Street South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, 7a.m.-noon, B onita Springs Lions Club farm market, The Promenade, 26851 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, S t. P auls Episcopal Church farm market, 3901 Davis Blvd., Naples. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., N orth Naples Green Market at the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, off Airport-Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, F r eedom Park farmers market, 151 Golden Gate Parkway. Send items to email@example.com. FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINEAurelios delivers a neighborhood feel at bustling center Aurelios Pizza>> Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $3.25-$11.25; entrees, $9.75-$12.35; sandwiches, $7.25$8.50; pizzas, $5:50-$34.50 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Booths and tables inside, plus tables outside >> Specialties of the house: Italian fare, particularly pizza >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.aureliospizza.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 9909 Gulf Coast Main St., in Gulf Coast Town Center, Estero; 274-8446 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor karenFELDMAN firstname.lastname@example.org i ng nn g b u t e of a lways e storm. S. 41 in m is spotTiffany g quietly hearty marinara d s p e t th o m c i t h o te c o I t p b p KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYPizza come in six sizes. This is a 10-inch with anchovies, roasted red peppers and mushrooms.
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premiersothebysrealty.com Port Royal 4 45 32nd Avenue South Chosen by Ocean Home Magazine as one of the top 25 Coastal Homes of the U.S. Beachfront masterpiece built in 2001 with 20,075 total SF, great outdoor living spaces, 2BR guest house & 8+ car garage. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211514647 $1 9,900,000 3600 Nelsons Walk Classically designed new home with western water views over Buccaneers Cove. Designed by Stot Cooney Architects, quality built by D. Garrett Construction. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/212000578 $1 3,800,000 3045 Fort Charles Drive Commanding views with 127 on the water. Five bedrooms, study, theatre, walkthru butlers pantry, wine cellar, electric pocketers, negative-edge spa, re pit. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/209040518 $1 1,950,000 1231 Galleon Drive An extraordinary 7 bedroom architectural masterpiece. Private guest house, wine cellar, innity edge pool/spa & home theatre. Wide bay views, dock w/2 lifts. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211522585 $1 1,950,000 3130 Gin Lane Designed by Harrell & Co. Architects and built by BCB Homes. 6,300+ A/C SF, 4BRs, study & media room. Disappearing edge pool/spa. Direct Gulf access & 65 dock. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/208048252 $9 ,950,000 3430 Gin Lane Custom built in 2010, this beautiful 4BR+den home enjoys wide water views. Exquisitely appointed, 600 bottle wine cellar. Negative edge pool and spa. Port Royal Club Membership eligibility. Frank Sajtar 23 9.776.8382 premiersir.com/212008448 $9 ,400,000 1145 Galleon Drive This one & a half lot on Naples Bay oers about 150+ of water frontage. Impressive views, 2-story 6BR+den with 9 full & 2 half-baths. Expansive outdoor area, boat dock w/lift & direct Gulf access. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211016493 $8 ,995,000 1900 Galleon Drive A most coveted location on Buccaneers Cove, this lot oers long SW exposure. Approximately 150 on the water, 180-degree vistas, 150 x 291 x 150 x 286. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211507711 $8 ,995,000 775 Galleon Drive A masterpiece with views down Naples Bay. Elevator, 5 bedrooms, 80 dock, wine room, summer kitchen, vanishing edge pool/spa, 7,900+ SF of luxurious living. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Rick Marquardt 23 9.289.4158 premiersir.com/211520623 $8 ,495,000 1203 Spyglass Lane A classically elegant new home has been coupled with an expansive tropically landscaped waterfront property to create a private refuge. Expansive boat dock. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211520820 $8 ,200,000 282 Little Harbour Lane Spectacular 5BR estate with 150 ft. of water frontage on 1.5 lots. Oce, theater, walk-in wine cellar, gourmet kitchen & exceptional attention to detail. Port Royal Club Membership eligibility. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212001986 $7 ,995,000 3999 Rum Row This enchanting 5BR waterfront French country estate home sits back from the street with 200 feet of frontage. Four-car garage & 52 boat dock with lift. Port Royal Beach Club membership eligibility. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211007161 $6 ,500,000
premiersothebysrealty.com Port Royal 5 3430 Fort Charles Drive A traditional 4BR home with tropical air. Arranged around a central green space with ne materials throughout. Water views, quick boating access to Gulf. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/210015020 $5, 950,000 1650 Galleon Drive Commanding wide water views with dazzling W. exposure. Approximately 150 on the water, this lot and a-half is a wonderful location to build your vacation home. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210025074 $5 ,450,000 4233 Gordon Drive Mosaic inlaid limestone walkway leads to this beautiful 4 bedroom. European walnut hand-scraped oors, and wine grotto. Negative-edge pool. Boat dock/lift. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/208032140 $4 ,995,000 3001 Rum Row Traditional custom home overlooking Treasure Cove. Great room, mahogany study, French doors to classically designed pool. Dock with 16,000 lb. boat lift. Port Royal Beach Club membership opportunity. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211003650 $4,5 90,000 3060 Green Dolphin Lane A custom renovated masterpiece on an oversized western exposure lot & onehalf. Large rooms overlook pool & cabana. Exceptionally generous bedrooms and baths. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/210027761 $4 ,500,000 3280 Gordon Drive Lavishly appointed & opulent custom 2-story Mediterranean-inspired 4BR/5.5BA residence. Outdoor veranda with replace, pool/spa with privacy wall. Port Royal Club Associate membership eligibility. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211521565 $4 ,395,000 989 Admiralty Parade East The perfect location for the boater! This expansive Great Room 3BR+den home been wonderfully updated. Heated pool, 120 ft. on the water, dock, direct access. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Frank Sajtar 23 9.776.8382 premiersir.com/211514723 $3 ,685,000 1365 Spyglass Lane Fantastic location & grounds enhance the views from this classic home. Cul-de-sac homesite pies out to bay waters creating space for a substantial vessel. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/211521542 $3 ,685,000 2800 Treasure Lane An opportunity to build on a substantial sized lot, with a highly regarded address. Oering south or westerly exposure within walking distance to the Port Royal Club. Tennis, spa & tness center. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211504333 $2 ,195,000 3200 Green Dolphin Lane Exceptional opportunity to own a piece of paradise. Just over 1/2 an acre on a quiet street near the Club with spa, tness & tennis center and the beach. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211520839 $2 ,100,000 2550 Half Moon Walk Half-acre parcel located on a quiet street. Approximately 22,321 sq. ft., survey is available. Close to new Port Royal tness center & tennis courts. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/209030565 $1, 995,000 130 32nd Avenue South A highly desirable setting located 3 properties from the beach. Build your dream home among priceless real estate & enjoy the Gulf of Mexico. This lot has been cleared and is ready to be built on. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211504369 $1, 895,000
premiersothebysrealty.com Grey Oaks 1275 Osprey Trail 2010 Aurora award winning Harwick built estate with 5+BRs and 8,322 total S. Designed by Collins & Dupont and built in 2008. Stunning lake, golf and preserve view. Innity edge pool with spa. Melissa Williams 23 9.248.7238 premiersir.com/211003170 $5, 995,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe The Chianti III, a charming furnished model by London Bay Homes. Central courtyard has covered loggia, gas replace & pool. Private study, screened-in lanai. Full maintenance program included. Melissa Williams 23 9.248.7238 premiersir.com/209007441 $4 ,280,000 1380 Great Egret Trail This is the life. Grand waterscapes, long golf course views, owing pools & SW Florida lifestyle are yours. Magnicent 5BR plus family room Harwick built home. On over a lot and half, 4-car garage. Brian Nelson 23 9.572.2903 premiersir.com/212000565 $4 ,249,000 2804 Silverleaf Lane A magnicent home on a one acre plus homesite encompassing over 5,300 SF of living area with master craftsmanship found throughout. Spectacular pool, outdoor entertaining area, lush landscaping. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211517276 $4 ,100,000 1481 Anhinga Pointe This magnicent property with a view of the 3rd green is the ideal haven for the golf lover. The Estuary community private membership includes access to all three Grey Oaks championship golf courses. Jeannie McGearty 23 9.248.4333 premiersir.com/211506914 $3, 999,000 1482 Anhinga Pointe Furnished 3BR+den/3.5BA Bacara V courtyard villa by London Bay Homes. Game room, 3-car garage, covered loggia, outdoor replace and circular stairs in 2-story vestibule. Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 premiersir.com/207010251 $3 ,575,000 2951 Bellower Lane Porte cochere leads to stunning western views over 2 golf holes and lake. Former Harwick Homes model, 5BR/5.5BAs, study, fully & professionally furnished. Consistently updated both inside and out. Lynn Anderson 23 9.290.6674 premiersir.com/211519490 $3, 450,000 2955 Bellower Lane Incomparable views of water & 3 golf holes. Private cul-desac location on almost one acre. Gracious 4BR+den with 2nd oce/bonus room, Pocket sliders open from family room to pool & outdoor kitchen. Carolyn Weinand 23 9.269.5678 premiersir.com/212006087 $3 ,350,000 1464 Anhinga Pointe London Bay Homes presents a pre-construction opportunity in Mirada with 4,500 sq. ft. under air, 4BR/4.5BAs+study & 3-car garage. Outdoor living area, pool, spa, covered loggia, kitchen & replace. Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 premiersir.com/209007301 $2 ,875,000 2610 Bulrush Lane An elegant estate home set on a spacious lot overlooking the lake & golf course. Extensively remodeled, stylishly nished & furnished. Generous outdoor living spaces, oversized pool, spa & kitchen. Carolyn Weinand 23 9.269.5678 premiersir.com/212000746 $2 ,875,000 2928 Indigobush Way Southern exposure, lake & golf course views, yet private, on unique homesite. Well-appointed kitchen open to family room, custom ceiling treatments & fantastic outdoor living area all on one level. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211511774 $2 ,795,000 1315 Noble Heron Way Build this magnicent Alamanda 3BR+study home. Over 4,000 SF of living space, pool, spa, spacious outdoor living area with replace, outdoor kitchen & bar. Enjoy the fantastic golf course views! Dan Guenther 23 9.357.8121 premiersir.com/209007310 $2 ,049,000 1535 Marsh Wren Lane Rare opportunity to own the last brand new villa in the quaint Marsh Wren neighborhood. This 3BR + study maintenance-free villa has an expansive lake & golf view. Covered loggia, pool, summer kitchen. Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 premiersir.com/212004115 $1, 695,000 2817 Capistrano Way The view is one of the very best in Grey Oaks! Beautifully decorated, bathed in sunlight, furnishings are comfortable and chic. Blue and white tiles grace the white kitchen cabinets. Beautiful pool. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/209040691 $1 ,650,000 1520 Marsh Wren Lane Build this beautiful Dahlia 3BR + study villa home with 2,986 sq. ft. under air, a heated pool, spa & spacious outdoor living area with kitchen. Fantastic view of clubhouse & championship golf. Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 premiersir.com/209007430 $1,5 14,000 2825 Capistrano Way Like a villa in Tuscany, this charming home has stunning sunset views over a lake & fairway. Members enjoy 3 golf courses. Finished like a model, tropically landscaped pool/ garden & outdoor kitchen. Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 23 9.571.5339 premiersir.com/211512808 $1 ,497,000 1560 Marsh Wren Lane Highly upgraded Emilia villa. Stunning views of golf course & clubhouse. Open plan 3BR+study, great room, covered loggia, screened pool/spa, summer kitchen & gas replace perfect for entertaining. Dan Guenther 23 9.357.8121 premiersir.com/211517541 $1 ,450,000 LErmitage #27 Gracious, gloriously bright 3rd level condominium. An exclusive neighborhood in an award-winning community. Long lake & fairway views. Private lanai, pool cabana. Golf cart included, minutes to beach! Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 23 9.571.5339 premiersir.com/211013175 $9 75,000 Terra Verde #2392 Immaculately maintained home boasts 11 ceilings & open kitchen. Features include poolside cabana, golf cart, beautifully furnished, expansive lake and golf views, community pool and club room. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211516921 $7 99,000 Terra Verde #2396 Outstanding wide lake & golf course views from this fantastic 1st oor 2BR/3BA condominium. Very comfortable open family room/den environment. Meticulously maintained. Clubhouse, pool, tness room. Jutta V. 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premiersothebysrealty.com 92 Gulf Shore Blvd. South Elegantly appointed interiors, spectacular Gulf sunsets! Three-story newly built residence 1 house from beach. Five resort style suites, media room, abundant outdoor spaces, indoor basketball court. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211502851 $5, 495,000 173 9th Avenue South Like no other. Exceptional custom home, thoughtfully designed oor plan for gracious living inside/out. Elevator to 2nd oor guest suites, guest cabana with private entrance, enormous garage area. Heather Hobrock 23 9.370.3944 premiersir.com/OCO-1 $4 ,350,000 175 3rd Street South One-of-a-kind 4BR + den European home. Even the most discriminating buyer will be delighted by the quality of the materials & attention to detail throughout. Gas heated pool & spa. Minutes to beach. Celine Julie Godof 23 9.404.9917 premiersir.com/211505401 $3, 450,000 120 5th Avenue South Just steps to beach. Stroll to shops, restaurants, or night life. Charming, very livable 4BR/3BA home features 3,000 SF of open living area. Family room with replace. S. exposure, pool. Furnished. Cindy Thompson 23 9.860.6513 premiersir.com/212001031 $2 ,495,000 188 Lake Drive North Nestled in a most unique location this 3BR/2BA lakefront cottage is truly a private retreat. Modern kitchen, Great Room & oversized master suite with sitting room. Just one block to beach! Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/210042267 $1 ,975,000 145 6th Street North This Old Florida style home is within walking distance to the beach & 5th Ave. It oers the ambience of coastal living with an open plan & sophisticated interiors. Open heated pool & covered lanai. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211521719 $1, 795,000 510 10th Avenue South Dynamic villa living in the heart of historic Old Naples. Bosch appliances, elevator, wood and tile ooring, 4 bedrooms plus den. Private pool, oversized garage and summer kitchen. Jerry Wachowicz 239 .777.0741 premiersir.com/210016112 $1 ,699,000 1025 5th Street South A few blocks from the beach & walking distance to 5th Ave. & 3rd Street S. this stunning home has never been lived in. Over 3,000 SF of living area includes 3 very private bedrooms suites & 3.5 baths. Virginia/Randy Wilson 23 9.450.9091 premiersir.com/FRS $1, 629,000 1025 5th Street South A few blocks from the beach & walking distance to 5th Ave. and 3rd St. S. this stunning 3BR/3.5BA home has never been lived in. Large screened porch for entertaining, over 3,000 SF of living area. Virginia/Randy Wilson 23 9.450.9091 premiersir.com/212007571 $1, 629,000 295 6th Street North Nestled behind the privacy hedge is a secret garden with a very special architecturally detailed home. Master retreat & family room open to the lap pool, BBQ decks & authentic Balinese tea garden. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/212005397 $1 ,410,000 386 Golf Drive South Comfortable living in this Olde Florida style home. Charming 3BR/2BA with detached casita, lap style pool/ spa, private backyard. Just 3 blocks from beach, golf course, tennis and full spa facilities! Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/211501971 $1 ,250,000 Villas Torino #102 A 3BR/3.5BA plus den villa home in the heart of the downtown historical district. Well-appointed, private heated pool & 2-car garage. Only 3 blocks to beach, 4 blocks to famed shopping & dining area. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/210039627 $1 ,125,000 Catelena on 3rd #201 Old Naples city chic has an address. Just 2 blocks to the beach, surrounded by a privacy wall, spa & bougainvillea, this 1st oor garden apartment is truly special. Secured building, 2-car garage. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/212007869 $1 ,089,000 Victor Del Rey #206 This luxury 3BR/3BA end residence with nearly 3,000 SF is spacious, bright and airy. Property includes a private garage, a personal pool cabana with kitchenette and full bath. Boat docks available. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211516783 $8 95,000 St. Charles #201N An updated 3BR/2BA residence just 5 blocks from the beach & 5th Avenue S. & 4 blocks to 3rd Street S. with shops & restaurants. The screened lanai with S. exposure overlooks the community pool/spa. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/211509411 $7 49,000 5th Avenue South #307 Unique Urban Living combined with the Naples style of sophisticated Florida living oering the pulse of Naples in this 5th Avenue South getaway. Open plan 2BR+den (could be 3rd BR). Minutes to beach. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/212004495 $75 0,000 Parkside #B A private enclave of 4 residences located in downtown Naples. Walk to art galleries, bistros, upscale shopping & beach. Fabulous, renovated loft-styled townhome. New kitchen, granite, wood oors. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/211517878 $5 45,000 Pierre Club #15 Only 1.5 blocks to the beach, this 2BR/2.5BA is the perfect getaway. New kitchen with granite countertops and new appliances. Walk to shops & dining. Pool, low fees. Furnished and ready to move into. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/211519300 $4 79,900 Mariners Cove #A-204 Hidden waterfront location within walking distance to shops & restaurants. The 2BR/2BA apartment has been extensively re-congured & renovated to maximize space. Private boat dock & garage included. Steve Smiley 23 9.298.4327 premiersir.com/212010379 $4 25,000 Heron Club #H464 Prime downtown location 3 blocks to shops, beach & pier. This 2BR/2BA condominium has newer kitchen appliances & upgraded baths. Pool, club rooms, BBQ, covered parking, low fees. Being sold as is. Tess McCarthy 23 9.207.0118 premiersir.com/211520071 $2 28,900Old Naples 7
premiersothebysrealty.com 1935 8th Street South Watch dolphins play across the wide expanse of Naples Bay or take your boat out for the day. Easy access to Gulf beaches. Two docks w/lifts, theater, study/oce, 3-car garage, and outdoor kitchen. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/210034188 $6 ,500,000 1888 Kingsh Road An incredible custom home with seamless views of a negative edge pool spilling over to Naples Bay. Luxurious master suite. Close to 160 of water frontage, cut-in boat slip accommodates a 38 boat. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/212003604 $5 ,150,000 1976 5th Street South Overlooking wide waters! Quality nishes, 4BRs, den, game room (could be 5th BR) elevator, 3-car garage, pool, 80 concrete oating dock with 12,000 lb. boat lift, direct access. Graciously furnished. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211501448 $3, 950,000 533 15th Avenue South This Tuscan waterfront home is light & bright and opens up to an expansive pool & patio area with a coveted covered boat slip. Master downstairs, 3 suites upstairs. Direct Gulf access, walk to beach. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211520951 $2 ,995,000 2211 Forrest Lane On a quiet side street, this quality custom 3BR+family room home has been meticulously updated by the builder/owner. Covered, cut-in boat slip & 135 on the water. Direct Gulf access, close to beach. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/211014732 $2 ,850,000 773 18th Avenue South This unique Old-Florida style home features 3,514 SF, vaulted ceilings, gourmet kitchen, travertine marble oors, gas replace, & exercise room. Remodeled covered boat slip w/24,000 lb. boat lift. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211514661 $2 ,795,000 1990 6th Street South The best of Florida living! Immaculately kept 3BR+den overlooking Heron Cove. Sunsets from large pool deck. Boat dock with lift provides direct, quick access to Gulf. Walk to beach, shops & dining. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/210024499 $2 ,695,000 1805 Kingsh Road Build to suit. Once completed, this mission style house will separate itself from all others. Irregular shaped lot has 2 intersecting canals with 60 dock for large vessels. Direct Gulf access. Michael Jordan 23 9.777.3745 premiersir.com/212003353 $2 ,595,000 815 21st Avenue South Fabulous building site (95x173), 1 lot from Naples Bay! Wide, deep canal. Approximately 80 of dock. Boat house & covered slip are grandfathered in for continued use or upgrade. Direct Gulf access. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211013842 $1 ,975,000 608 16th Avenue South Charming home with renovations mid-90s, a large great room & master suite were added. Lush gardens, covered boat house with lift, 49 dock, 8 pilings. Fantastic outdoor entertaining area. Near beach. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/212003830 $1 ,775,000 10467 Keewaydin Island If you have ever dreamed of owning your own tropical island getaway this is it. Accessible only by water with dockage for 2 boats, 3BR/2BA home, decks & garage. Electric system run by solar power. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211507648 $7 37,500 Bayview Estates #A Single family feel in this townhouse located in a small 8 unit complex with wide water views of Naples Bay. Extremely well-maintained 3BR/3BA, 35 ft. deeded boat dock with no bridges to the Gulf. Chris Yanson 23 9.450.7584 premiersir.com/211522000 $6 45,000 Four Winds #E-48 Extraordinary views of Naples Bay from this wellmaintained 3BR/2BA condominium. Watch all the boating activity from this top-oor end residence. Park-like setting, pool, boat docks can be rented. Kathy Morris 23 9.777.8654 premiersir.com/212003720 $4 75,000 Pelican Avenue Waterfront Lot. Build your own home with dock. The lot next door is priced equally as well. Both lots can be purchased together. Naples Bay and Gulf of Mexico access, no bridges to deal with. Kristin Mikler/Sue Black 23 9.370.6292 premiersir.com/211005727 $399 ,000 El Nido #1 Waterfront enclave only 4 private residences with direct Gulf access minutes from downtown Naples & the beach. Spacious 2BR plus den residence with designer upgrades. Deeded boat docks, pool & spa! Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/211015726 $399 ,000 Marina Cove #103 Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac, this 1st oor residence oers tranquil views & south exposure. Oered turnkey furnished, 3BR/2BA, screened lanai, tropical landscape, close to pool & clubhouse. Heather Hobrock 23 9.370.3944 premiersir.com/211521419 $2 87,000 Sandpiper Bay #305 Attractively priced 3rd oor 2BR/2BA overlooking a quiet, private preserve. Just minutes to shops, dining & beach. Boat docks for lease or sale, 2 pools and clubhouse. Oered turnkey furnished. Vincent Bandelier 23 9.450.5976 premiersir.com/211520666 $1 61,900 Aqualane Shores & Royal Harbor 8
premiersothebysrealty .com Coquina Sands Moorings 9 1752 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Directly on the water, The Casa Bella Vita Model boasts spectacular interior design, 6,008 SF total, beach access. Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 premiersir.com/210003303 $3 ,495,000 1748 Gulfshore Blvd. North New designer model with never ending views of Hurricane Harbour. Clean, crisp architecture with open oor plan. Heather Hobrock 23 9.370.3944 premiersir.com/210003285 $3, 360,000 1744 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Private beach access + boat dock. Panoramic views of Hurricane Harbour, lushly landscaped backyard with pool/spa. Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 premiersir.com/210003304 $3 ,295,000 1460 Nautilus Road On a picturesque double lot, 4BR+den custom-built home with fabulous views, chefs kitchen. Sunny patio, pool/spa. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211521688 $2 ,495,000 1779 Crayton Road Tucked into a cove overlooking Hurricane Harbor, this large, wide water, lot is home ready & has quick Gulf access. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211503982 $2 ,195,000 550 Banyan Blvd. Large, lakefront 5BR/4BA plus 2 half-bath estate home includes a 6-car A/C garage & expanded lap pool on .85 acres. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/211515885 $1, 995,000 266 Yucca Road Fabulous opportunity to build your dream home. Lot size is 113x197x110x195 Close to beaches, shopping & dining. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/207026310 $1, 399,500 520 Yucca Road Build your dream home on this lakefront .44 acre lot. Close to the Gulf, beach & Downtown Naples. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/211515920 $1 ,100,000 1515 Murex Drive Beautiful open oor plan home with sunny interiors, oversized pool & lanai overlooking a manicured landscape. Virginia Amoroso 23 9.860.1099 premiersir.com/211516113 $99 4,999 Del Mar #209 Direct western views from this 2BR/2BA furnished co-op just one block to beach. Western exposure. Reserve funds. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/208045478 $2 89,500 384 Mooringline Drive Architecturally graceful 2-story 5BR home aords the ultimate in waterfront living. Pool, boat dock with lift. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212003616 $3 ,795,000 261 Harbour Drive Sensational Bay view! Unique 4BR waterfront villa encompasses over 3,900 SF. Private pool, spa & dock, gated entry. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211014140 $3 ,200,000 365 Windward Way Located seconds from the Gulf of Mexico with direct access. Commanding views, 100 ft. on the bay, 3BR/3BA + den. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210030300 $2 ,695,000 520 Portside Drive Newer 4BR/4.5BA+den residence oers a casually elegant decor & open oor plan. Heated pool/spa, outdoor kitchen. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/212009054 $2 ,495,000 515 Starboard Drive Classic Mediterranean architecture, 2 stories, 5BR/4BA, study, recreation room & theatre. Tropical area with pool. Carolyn Weinand 23 9.269.5678 premiersir.com/211001397 $2 ,350,000 Westgate #W-3 Direct uninterrupted Gulf views. Spacious 3BR/3BA, 50 ft. glass-enclosed lanai. Community pool, steps to the beach. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/211519421 $1 ,675,000 Westgate #N3S Updated 3BR/3BA beachfront condominium with spectacular Gulf views. Close to all that downtown Naples has to oer. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212000250 $1, 295,000 Admiralty Point II #401 Panoramic Bay views, totally renovated in 2011, thoughtfully-planned 3BR/2BA. Miles of beach, boat slips, tennis. Craig Jones 23 9.403.4510 premiersir.com/212005030 $9 75,000 Lausanne #608N Spectacular views from this large 3BR/3BA residence with remodeled kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211516793 $8 95,000 Billows #38 Just steps from beach! Spectacular Gulf views! Updated kitchen/baths, 2BR/2BA co-op. Land owned by the association. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/211003127 $7 95,000 925 Wedge Drive Park-like stunning golf course views from this beautifully updated 4BR/2.5BA plus family room pool home. Mary Smallwood 239 .293.0349 premiersir.com/212004333 $7 95,000 705 Portside Drive Completely renovated 3BR/2BA home with new kitchen & baths. On an oversized lot with pool & privacy landscaping. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211516639 $75 0,000 Billows #9 Relax and enjoy views of Gulf from this 1st oor, 2BR, 2BA beach cottage. New windows open to allow in breezes. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/209016232 $7 49,000 Lausanne #612S An ideal on-the-beach location. Completely remodeled to the highest standards. Sundeck & pool. Oers are welcome. Michael Jordan 23 9.777.3745 premiersir.com/211521391 $7 39,000 Naples Continental #309 Direct western views of Gulf sunsets, pool and landscaping! Newly remodeled 2BR/2BA. Lease up to 12 times a year. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/210016281 $5 99,000 Commodore Club #109 Direct Gulf access boat slips available. Beautiful bay views, completely updated 3BR/3BA residence. Walk to beach. Robin/Tim Weidle 23 9.370.5515 premiersir.com/211513182 $5 75,000 Gulf Bay Condominiums #103 Ideal for the boater (no bridges to Gulf), 270 feet on the Bay, beach is steps away. Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211505500 $5 49,000 Orleans #310 Beautifully renovated 3rd oor 2BR/2BA residence with fantastic bay views. Sliders open to lanai from bedrooms. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/212001206 $399 ,000 Harborside Gardens #G-2 Watch the dolphins play from your lanai. Beautiful wide view of Bay from this attractive 1st oor 2BR condominium. Kathryn Tout 23 9.250.3583 premiersir.com/212005228 $3 69,000 Coquina Club #105 Totally renovated, gorgeous furnished & decorated 3BR or 2BR+den 1st oor condominium on the Bay. Docks for lease. Kristin Mikler/Sue Black 23 9.370.6292 premiersir.com/211500999 $3 59,900
premiersothebysrealty.com Park Shore Regent #19N Situated directly on the beach, savor explosive views. Extraordinary architectural elements enhance an interior furnished with the utmost of perfection. Over 7,400 SF living area, 4 bedroom suites. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/212004954 $6, 850,000 Regent #6-N Explosive beachfront views. Expansive terraces & an exceptionally spacious interior encompassing over 7,500 SF. The ultimate in privacy with the utmost in security and unsurpassed amenities. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211508440 $6 ,500,000 4100 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Wide southern views of Venetian Bay are enjoyed from this waterfront home. The unique & spacious interior design allows eortless entertaining, with 3 en suite bedrooms & separate guesthouse. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212001775 $6 ,400,000 Le Jardin #PH-102 It really is better at the top! Experience luxurious beachfront living in this spectacular penthouse residence. Three screened & shuttered terraces plus 1 open terrace oer sunset to sunrise views. Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/211004998 $5, 295,000 345 Devils Bight Well-appointed classic 4BR/5BA+den estate home with over 100 ft. on Venetian Bay. Close to beach access, oversized dock to accommodate boating lifestyle. Negative edge pool, outdoor kitchen & spa. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211512250 $4 ,500,000 308 Turtle Hatch Road A boaters dream awaits at this spacious 2-story 5BR/6BA plus den single-family home with southern exposure on Venetian Bay. Elegant details, innity edged pool & spa, large dock with two lifts. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211522896 $3, 995,000 Provence #1003 Spectacular Gulf views and stunningly decorated by Collins & DuPont, this immaculate 3 bedroom plus den, 4.5 bath beachfront condominium oers a perfect balance of brightness and attention to detail. Otto Becker 23 9.250.6808 premiersir.com/212001910 $3 ,195,000 Provence #602 Tasteful corner 4BR,5BA has 2 screened lanais with Gulf and Bay views. Custom painted murals, great room 10ceilings, 24 fossil stone ooring, granite counters & zebra wood plantation shutters. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/208041448 $2, 585,000 Provence #502 Glistening Gulf views from this 5th oor condominium that lives like a beachfront home! The spacious 4,317 sq. ft. of living area is enhanced by two large wraparound lanais. First-class amenities. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211007757 $2 ,475,000 Le Parc #1002 Unobstructed westerly and southerly views of the Gulf of Mexico, beach/park from the 9 ft. oor-to-ceiling windows & 53 ft. long terrace. Only 4 residences per oor, totally renovated common areas. Ed Cox/Je Cox 23 9.860.8806 premiersir.com/211512115 $2 ,475,000 Le Ciel Park Tower #1501 Unobstructed views over park to Gulf, south to Marco on the horizon, and east over bay and city. Nearly 3,000 SF of living area, 3BRs,3BAs, oor-to-ceiling windows, faux paint & Venetian plaster. Ed Cox/Je Cox 23 9.860.8806 premiersir.com/212000108 $2 ,450,000 Le Ceil Venetian Tower #1803 Spectacular views of the Gulf/Bay from this 18th oor 2BR/3BA+den beachfront residence. Heated pool, tennis, tness center, guest suites, gated security 24/7, owners can lease or buy a boat dock. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212008219 $2 ,295,000 Park Plaza #1704 Breathtaking over-the-top panoramic vistas of the Gulf of Mexico, Bay & the city from this totally renovated home. Rooftop lounge, exercise room, tennis courts, pool & spa, steps to beach. Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 premiersir.com/212000112 $2 ,150,000 Provence #201 Experience the feel of a gracious home on the beach. State-of-the-art amenities. Over 1,800 SF of open terrace with private spa. Screened terrace + glassed-in sunroom. Two large dogs are allowed. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/212000855 $1 ,775,000 Brittany #1504 Wonderful views of the Gulf and Venetian Bay in this 3BR/3BA plus den residence. Features plantation shutters, tastefully nished and furnished and an excellent amenity package. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211516022 $1, 695,000 Park Shore Tower #PH-C Amazing panoramic Gulf & Bay views. SW corner penthouse condominium on Park Shore Beach. Special features include 10 foot ceilings & 3 parking spaces. Major building renovations, 24-hour security. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211517223 $1, 695,000 Park Shore Tower #11C Sunrise to sunset views, 2BR/3BA+den SW residence on the beach. Extensively renovated, built-ins & Murphy bed in den. La Playa full golf membership is negotiable. Gated, pool & spas, tness facility. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211517489 $1,5 79,000 Park Plaza #1902 Experience enticing views of the Gulf of Mexico from this wonderfully and thoughtfully updated 2BR/2.5BA residence. Rooftop lounge, theater, beach front pool, tness room, guest suites & club room. Anne Killilea/Marion Bethea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/212001111 $1 ,450,000 Park Shore Tower #17-B Wonderful Bay and Gulf views can be enjoyed from this light and spacious 2BR/3BA + den southeast corner beachfront condominium. Multiple renovations, two terraces, impact windows and shutters. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/212008256 $1, 299,000 Ardissone #501 The stunning views of the Venetian Bay will welcome you upon entering this choice condominium. Outdoor living with two terraces. Vibrant 3 bedroom, 2 bath oers the security of a gated community. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211518585 $1, 295,00010
premiersothebysrealty.com Park Shore Meridian Club #1004 Spectacular Gulf & Bay views from the wraparound lanai of this never before oered residence in the 04 stack. Southwest exposure, tness center, pool/spa, 24-hour security. Beachfront building. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211011720 $1 ,275,000 Park Shore Tower #10-A Lovely, updated residence with new marble ooring, granite countertops, upgraded appliances & fresh paint throughout. Recent $25 million building renovation. Boat dock across the street for purchase. Susan R. Payne 23 9.777.7209 premiersir.com/211517684 $1, 195,000 Meridian Club #1703 Sensational views of the city, bay & Gulf of Mexico through the oor-to-ceiling glass windows. The wraparound lanai brings the beach lifestyle indoors. Remodeled and custom designed 3BR/3BA plan. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211515602 $1, 095,000 Venetian Villas #500 Imagine a picture postcard lifestyle in Naples most photographed landmark building. Totally renovated. Enchanting ambiance with Jerusalem limestone oors. Private beach access; boat docks available. Patrick ODonnell 239 .250.3360 premiersir.com/210036546 $1 ,000,000 Meridian Club #1902 Phenomenal views of the Gulf, city & bay. Create your personalized beachfront oasis in this 2BR+den top-level residence. Large wraparound lanai. Amenities are wellsuited to luxury beachfront living. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211520221 $999 ,000 The Savoy #PH-7 This two-level penthouse has sweeping views of Venetian Bay & the Gulf of Mexico! Fifteen foot windows, multiple upgrades, private elevator. Beachside pool, tennis courts, tness center, social room. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211014073 $9 95,000 Park Shore Tower #7-B Morning sun on E balcony; evening sunsets on SW balcony. Spacious 3BR/3BA beachfront residence; 2 under-building parking spaces. Updated kitchen, new impact windows & shutters on balconies. Furnished. Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 premiersir.com/210030896 $9 49,000 Park Shore Tower #3-A Tropical Gulf views! Spacious 2BR/2.5BA beachfront condominium. Over 2,000 SF of A/C living area, west-facing lanai, 24 in. tiles, new paint & carpet. Newly renovated building. Shops/dining nearby. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211005875 $8 95,000 The Tropics #133 Convenient to shops & dining. Totally renovated kitchen and baths, lovely 3BR/3BA condominium overlooking Venetian Bay. The layout provides privacy for guests. Expansive views, tastefully decorated. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/211523423 $8 69,000 The Savoy #103 A beachfront cabana comes with this unique 2BR/3BA, den + oce condominium. Private stairs to pool/spa & beach. Owned by an award-winning interior designer, this home has been lovingly decorated. Gary Blaine 23 9.595.2912 premiersir.com/211515238 $8 50,000 Colony Gardens #103 Remodeled 1st oor 3BR/3BA. Gorgeous new kitchen with granite counters & stainless appliances. High-impact glass, walk out to pool & bay. Boat docks available. A dog or cat of any size is allowed. Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 premiersir.com/211518397 $7 99,000 Allegro #4E Light & bright 3BR/3BA steps to the beach & across from waterfront shops & restaurants. Spacious and updated with a causal elegance. Screened/glassed-in terrace with bay views. Pet friendly building. Ann Marie Shimer 23 9.825.9020 premiersir.com/211517801 $74 9,900 The Tropics #331 Live on the water in this 3BR condominium directly on the Venetian Bay. Spacious living and covered lanai oer ample space to entertain. Spectacular bay views from master. Premium covered parking. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210036607 $7 45,000 4032 Crayton Road Two-story villa, 2BRs upstairs, master on main level. On a large corner lot, side entry 2-car garage. Freshly painted inside and out, pets OK. Remodeled clubhouse, pool, tennis, neighborhood beach. Anne Killilea/Marion Bethea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/212007991 $6 75,000 Colonade #2603 Light upstairs living with a private elevator. Walk to beach, shops & dining from this sophisticated 3BR/2.5BA home. Attached 1-car garage & glassed-in A/C lanai. Community pool, tness & clubhouse. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/212006185 $6 60,000 Terraces #1103 Vibrant Bay views. Totally renovated contemporary condominium on the beach. Renovated common areas, large pool, new spa, 24-hr security & more! Walk to shops/ dining, boat docks nearby. Pets welcome. Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 premiersir.com/211513555 $5 50,000 Belair #7 Light, outstanding 3BR/3BA+den villa with 2-car attached garage. Master bedroom & den on ground oor & 2 two bedrooms upstairs. Pet friendly, has low HOA dues, pool, private beach access available. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/212000756 $4 79,000 Venetian Cove Club #304 This is living! Tastefully updated 2BR/2BA with wide water views of Venetian Bay is being oered turnkey furnished. Community pool, direct beach access across the street, boat slips are available. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/211000675 $399 ,000 Hidden Lake Villas #D-38 An attractive 2BR/2BA top oor condominium with southern exposure. Renovated kitchen, tile ooring & newer A/C system. Well-maintained community with pool & tennis, private beach access available. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/210038630 $2 25,000 Park Place #B4 An enclave of only 22 residences just a short walk to shops, dining & more. This spacious 2BR 1st oor residence enjoys views of tropical landscaped grounds & pool area. Close to neighborhood beach. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/212008016 $1 49,90011
premiersothebysrealty.com Cap Ferrat #PH-11 This extraordinary Penthouse is a glorious Tuscan manorsuspended more than 20 stories above the Gulf with panoramic views! A perfect interior & expansive terraces encompassing 6,800 SF. Furnished. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211501341 $4 ,999,000 689 Lismore Lane Luxury residence within a private enclave of only 6 homes. Custom designed 5BR/4.5BA+den, focusing on bringing the indoor and outdoor living spaces together. Heated custom pool/spa, lush landscaping. Sharon Kiptyk 23 9.777.3899 premiersir.com/212000248 $2 ,495,000 7007 Green Tree Drive Gorgeous golf course views from this elegant home in a desirable neighborhood. Creative plan, designer touches. State-of-the-art community & tness center, miles of beaches, tennis & private dining. Janet Rathbun 239 .860.0012 premiersir.com/212000524 $2 ,100,000 708 Hollybriar Lane Serene elegance, extraordinary 7 bedroom sanctuary on a quiet cul-de-sac minutes to beach, tennis, tness. Pool/ patio area oers total seclusion. Screened outdoor living, cabana w/full bath/sauna. Cathy Owen 23 9.213.7442 premiersir.com/211002376 $2 ,000,000 6935 Green Tree Drive Great golf course views. Elegant, immaculate 3BR/3BA+den home with library & family room. Marble & tile oors, high ceilings, plantation shutters & large covered lanai for outdoor seating and dining. Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 premiersir.com/211515849 $1 ,790,000 Montenero #508 One of the most beautiful & well-appointed buildings in Naples. Panoramic views of Gulf/nature preserve. Generous 3,400 SF of living area. Exercise facility, billiards, social rooms, pool, beach tram. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/210002103 $1, 695,000 7873 Cocobay Drive Private courtyard oasis that boasts a lap pool, jetted spa & tropical foliage. Cooks kitchen, 2BR+den/oce main house + spacious cabana. Overlook lake/fountain. Convenient maintenance-free living. Janet Rathbun 239 .860.0012 premiersir.com/211520891 $1, 595,000 7853 Cocobay Drive In a coveted location, this courtyard home has a separate guest cabana with full bath; main residence w/exible plan. Two bedroom suites plus study with full bath for 4th sleeping area. Pool, spa. Cathy Owen 23 9.213.7442 premiersir.com/210005815 $1 ,399,999 712 Shadow Lake Lane Exceptionally furnished & completely renovated sparing no expense. New circular driveway, Maple hardwood ooring, top-of-the line kitchen, new baths. Entertain outdoors, pool/spa & summer kitchen. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211516010 $1, 395,000 St. Raphael #1607 Spectacular views from this 3BR/3BA luxury tower residence with 9 ceilings & 2 deeded garage parking spaces. Experience the convenience, security and true resort lifestyle with private beach club. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/212007186 $1 ,250,000 Bridge Way Villas #180 A beautifully renovated 3BR/2.5BA + den lakefront villa just steps away from world-class Waterside Shops & the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Outstanding water views, private pool, courtyard entry. Vickie Larscheid 23 9.250.5041 premiersir.com/212007061 $1 ,150,000 780 Tramore Lane Classic, Bermuda style home on a quiet cul-de-sac. Ready for your unique decorating touches, 3BR/2.5BA plus pool bath. Family room, 9 ft. ceilings. The covered lanai overlooks the screened pool area. Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 premiersir.com/212010609 $9 95,000 Marbella #1203 This large 3BR+den 12th oor residence oers numerous upgrades including custom kitchen cabinetry, enlarged powder room & 2 spacious terraces. Outstanding views of the Gulf of Mexico & Pelican Bay. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211523141 $9 50,000 709 Bob White Lane Well-maintained, comfortable 3BR/3BA family home on a cul-de-sac. Walk to the Philharmonic & shops. Family room, formal dining room. Heated pool & spa, fenced rear yard with screened, covered lanai. Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 premiersir.com/212003073 $9 15,000 St. Raphael #11 Experience the benets of having your own villa with private pool & garden while enjoying the incredible luxury high-rise resort amenities. Private elevator. Walk or take the tram to the beach. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/212006994 $8 95,000 Grosvenor #1206 Outstanding Gulf views, spacious 3BR/3BA condominium with over 2,500 SF living area. Granite countertops, porcelain tile. Recently updated building, wonderful amenities. Private beach, golf & tennis. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/211500663 $8 79,000 Marbella #803 Light 8th oor 2BR/2.5BA plus den residence. Popular ow-through oor plan oers expansive views of the Gulf, preserve & golf course. Impeccably maintained with many upgrades & neutral palette. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/212001438 $7 65,000 Grosvenor #1705 Spectacular views from living areas & balconies of this 17th oor sky-high residence! Beautifully updated kitchen with granite counters & marble oors. Extra-large two bedroom. Tram to beach. Jeri Richey 23 9.269.2203 premiersir.com/210004123 $7 49,000 Crescent 1411 Bright 3BR coach home nestled beside a lushly landscaped golf course view. Neutral palette, mint condition. Pet friendly neighborhood allows 2 small dogs. Clubhouse, pool, spa, tness room nearby. Ellen Eggland 23 9.571.7192 premiersir.com/212004656 $6 85,000 Marbella #201 A completely unique residence. Roof top terrace, 2,550 sq. ft., 2BR/3BA + den/3rd bedroom, a very large living/dining room, spacious island kitchen with breakfast room and two good sized lanais. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211519557 $6 75,000Pelican Bay 12
premiersothebysrealty.com St. Nicole #1605 Breathtaking 270 degree unobstructed Gulf views from this 16th story, 3BR end residence with wraparound screened lanai & balcony overlooking an estuary. Community pool & spa, private beach, tennis. Mara Muller 23 9.272.6170 premiersir.com/212003155 $6 75,000 Crescent #A-35 Open, bright 3rd oor 2BR home overlooking the treetops, lake & golf course. Volume ceilings. Close to community pool, spa & clubhouse. State-of-the-art tness and tennis facility, tram to beach. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211520713 $6 10,000 Marbella #1105 Wonderful Gulf views from this 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath w/ approx. 2,000 total SF. Luxurious high-rise living. Full service building with full dining facilities including room service & concierge service. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/208047592 $6 25,000 Grosvenor #1403 Endless views south & west over natural preserve, Clam Bay & Gulf from the wraparound screened lanai. Renovated lobby, 24-hour security, guest suites, tness room, pool/ spa. Tram to beach & dining. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/212001385 $5 99,000 San Marino #208C Very light & bright 1st oor coach home surrounded by tropical foliage. Windows everywhere, 3BR/2BA with a replace & attached garage that lives like a beach house. Clubhouse, pool, walk to beach. Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 premiersir.com/212007226 $5 99,000 Calais #102 Not one element has been missed in this 1st oor condominium! New 20 tile ooring, carpet, countertops, stainless appliances. Lives like a villa with fairway views & attached garage. Beach tram. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/210036393 $585 ,000 6633 Trident Way Wonderful bright one-story 2BR/2BA plus den villa with spectacular views over golf course. Vaulted ceilings, neutral backgrounds & attached 2-car garage. Walk to beach, country club, tennis & pool. Phyllis/Patrick ODonnell 23 9.269.6161 premiersir.com/211523693 $5 75,000 St. Lucia #S-18 Elegantly redone second oor 2BR/2BA plus den condominium. Splendid views over fountains & canals. Tram access outside your door to private beaches & clubs. Adjacent tennis courts, updated pool. Jeannie McGearty 23 9.248.4333 premiersir.com/212006683 $5 75,000 St. Kitts #604 Enjoy expansive southwesterly views of the Gulf & preserve area from the open balcony or screened lanai. SW end 3BR/2BA residence. Tropical pool, state-of-the-art tness center & 24-hour security. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212002854 $5 70,000 Interlachen #114 Expansive views of Pelican Bays golf course from this 3BR/2BA 1st oor end residence. Features include community pool/spa, upgraded kitchen, new A/C. Tram to private beach and dining. Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 premiersir.com/211515865 $5 69,000 Chateaumere Royale #504 Rarely available 04 end residence provides panoramic westward views of the Gulf of Mexico. Well-maintained 2BR/2BA has updated kitchen & baths. Amenity-rich building, excellent nancial management. Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 23 9.287.7921 premiersir.com/212000184 $5 49,900 St. Marissa #802 Panoramic views of the Gulf & private beach access just steps away. This 2BR/2BA+den home has been nicely updated. Recently renovated pet-friendly building. Tennis facilities & tness center nearby. Craig Jones 23 9.403.4510 premiersir.com/211512200 $5 24,000 Dorchester #206 Open and spacious 3BR/3BA with tranquil preserve and landscaped views from the 3 lanais. Walk to private beach & gulf side dining. Short walk to the Philharmonic, Waterside shops and restaurants. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/211006824 $460 ,000 St. Marissa #602 Sunsets over the Gulf every day & private access to miles of beach just steps away. Well-maintained 2BR/2BA + den residence with updated kitchen. Tennis facilities, beach clubs, tness complex. Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 23 9.287.7921 premiersir.com/212004373 $4 49,900 5950 Pelican Bay Blvd, #125 Wonderful 3BR/2BA condominium. Terric views of lake & landscape. Spacious wraparound covered balconies to enjoy! Private beach access, pool, spa, tennis, convenience to shops and restaurants. Polly Himmel 239 .290.3910 premiersir.com/210004724 $399 ,000 Avalon #J-7 In a private corner, this 3BR/2BA residence was completely updated in 2011. Brazilian cherry wood ooring, crown moulding, stone ooring, new carpet & custom kitchen. Walk to the community center. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/212001920 $3 89,000 LAmbiance #103 Carefree, convenient condominium living. For your enjoyment, a delightful 2 bedroom coach home with lake view. Close to tennis courts, tram to private beach with dining. Quiet, clean and relaxing! Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/211513191 $3 75,000 Sanctuary #323 A low density enclave of 72 residences within 5 low-rise garden style buildings nestled amongst trees. This 2BR condominium overlooks a lake. Beach tram, tennis & stateof-the-art tness facilities. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/212004669 $3 39,000 Hyde Park #T-4 Motivated seller. Come explore this lovely 1st oor 2BR/2.5BA + den end villa that is near the tennis court & pool area. Four lanais, expansive windows, spectacular views over preserves to the Gulf. Jeannie McGearty 23 9.248.4333 premiersir.com/212001475 $3 35,000 Laurel Oaks #103 Private setting, rst oor spotless 2BR/2BA condominium. Lake breezes, double lanais, electric storm shutters & new impact glass. Walk or bike to tennis, fully-equipped gym, tram to private beach. Tess McCarthy 23 9.207.0118 premiersir.com/211512022 $2 89,900Pelican Bay 13
premiersothebysrealty.com Bay Colony Contessa #PH2001 Magnicent, wide open views from this southern corner Penthouse. Generous 5,100 SF plan features 2 master suites + 2 guest suites, multiple terraces & poolside cabana. Private Beach and Tennis Club. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/211517687 $6 ,500,000 Contessa #PH-22 Capture Bay Colony from the ultimate point of view! Prime beachfront site boasting unobstructed coastal views! Encompassing 5,000 SF with special penthouse specications. Private beach & tennis club! Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211014834 $6 ,000,000 7331 Tilden Lane A most tranquil setting. Masterfully crafted & recently renovated 6BR/7BA sanctuary on nearly 2 lakefront homesites. Private study/oce, poolside guest cabana, chefs dream kitchen & so much more. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/211517107 $5, 975,000 Remington #2002 An exquisite residence capturing an all-encompassing seaside ambiance. Over 2,800 SF of spacious living, 3BR/3BAs. On the beach between the world-class RitzCarlton & private Bay Colony Beach Club. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/212008710 $3 ,800,000 Trieste #1401 Perched majestically on the 14th oor this exclusive residence boasts 4,875 SF with private elevator entry, 4BR/4.5BAs, den/media & family rooms. Gulf/Bay & cityscape views. Beach and tennis clubs. Amy Becker 23 9.272.3229 premiersir.com/212010423 $3 ,595,000 8041 Via Vecchia Completely remodeled villa on Clam Bay providing sunset skies & privacy. Sophisticated lifestyle, nearly 3,600 SF, 3BR/3.5 + loft/study. The indoor ows outdoors to the private heated pool and spa. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/212007410 $2 ,850,000 7334 Tilden Lane This beautiful contemporary 4 bedroom home features a large pergola, pool with spa, wood-burning replace, library/media room, an octagonal study, formal dining room, modern kitchen & 2.5 car garage. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210039983 $2 ,695,000 Brighton #201 Private balcony and staircase to pool & beach from this 2nd oor end residence! Beautifully furnished & nished, nearly 3,400 sq. ft. living area, 3 bedrooms plus den, 3.5 baths & hardwood oors. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/211509728 $2 ,495,000 Remington #204 Poolside living in this 3,000 SF 3BR/3BA recently updated residence. New kitchen appliances and granite countertops. Large terrace with private stairs leading directly to the pool and Gulf of Mexico! Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211516200 $2 ,495,000 8800 La Palma Lane Wonderful open oor plan featuring 3,650 sq. ft. of A/C living space. Nestled amongst 21 other villas, this one-of-akind 5BR/5BA lives like a home. Pool & spa. Walk to private Beach & Tennis Clubs. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/211004528 $2 ,350,000 Brighton #204 Live as if you are in a secluded 3BR/3BA beach house! Second oor end residence with beautiful Gulf views, private stairway to beach & pool. Tropical lanai, 3,620 total sq. ft., elegantly nished. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/211008892 $2 ,350,000 Biltmore #301 Beachfront lifestyle in a captivating, tropical setting only steps from the beach & the Bay Colony Beach Club. Encompassing over 3,200 SF of living area, three full bedroom suites & a family room. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211010270 $2 ,150,000 7983 Vizcaya Way Much-desired SW exposure & lake view from this one-story home with pool & chefs kitchen. An enclave of only 58 villas that live like single-family homes with the convenience of condominium living. Janet Rathbun 239 .860.0012 premiersir.com/212001117 $1 ,999,000 Toscana #1104 Simply Gorgeous. Stunning 11th oor corner 3BR/3BA + family room residence providing 2,800 SF of gracious living area. Breathtaking Gulf, Bay & sunset views. Private elevators, luxurious amenities. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/212000740 $1 ,900,000 Salerno #1503 Beautiful Gulf, Bay & city lights from this 15th oor, 3BR/3BA, 2,600 A/C SF newly updated home in the sky. Custom built-ins, new carpeting, 2 lanais, elevator opens right into the residence. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/210032493 $1, 895,000 8812 La Palma Lane Outstanding courtyard villa perfectly located on a culde-sac in a private setting. Three bedrooms, 3.5 baths with over 3,200 sq. ft. Two-story poolside cabana. Walk to private beach & tennis clubs. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/210032590 $1, 795,000 Salerno #803 Wildlife/Gulf views. Exquisitely furnished 3BR/3BA with 2,600 SF & upgrades galore. Marble oors, Venetian plaster walls and accents of color complement the exceptionally well-designed oor plan. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/211516949 $1, 795,000 Marquesa #602 Wonderful views of the Gulf of Mexico & nature preserve. This furnished 2BR/3BA + den oers a custom open oor plan. Saturnia marble ooring, upgraded contemporary kitchen. Beach & Tennis Clubs. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/212008665 $1, 295,000 Marquesa #502 Elegance and style describe this tastefully appointed residence oering breathtaking views over Clam Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Charming, mid-level 2BR/2.5BA plus a den/formal dining room retreat. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/212009037 $1, 195,000 Mansion La Palma #102 Absolutely charming 1st oor 3BR/3BA residence in Bay Colonys only mid-level atrium building. Over 2,100 SF of A/C living. Private staircase leads to exclusive Beach & Tennis clubs. Glorious views. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/211515667 $9 75,00014
premiersothebysrealty.com Pelican Marsh 9328 Sweetgrass Way Gracious 2-story 5BR/6.5BA estate home in a small treelined enclave with lake views to the signature 5th hole. Thoughtfully designed for family living and entertaining. Innity edge pool & spa. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211519751 $2 ,395,000 8659 Blue Flag Way Casually elegant 4BR/5.5BA+den courtyard residence with western pool exposure and separate two-story guest cabana. Over 5,000 sq. ft., formal & casual living areas, sweeping lake & golf course views. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211504495 $1 ,899,000 9033 Terranova Drive Unique, private lakefront property with secluded courtyard living. Enormous master suite, family room, separate guest cabana with bath, 2 en suite upstairs guest quarters, pool & spa, 3-car garage. Rod Soars 23 9.290.2448 premiersir.com/211014133 $1 ,825,000 1691 Persimmon Drive This exceptional 4BR/4.5BA plus den, 4,100 SF home features panoramic golf course views, marble oors, granite countertops, and spacious lanai. Membership to Pelican Marsh Golf Club is included. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211516234 $1 ,800,000 1728 Persimmon Drive Amazingly priced & located in a gated community, this 4BR/6.5BA estate home has beautiful lake views. Gourmet kitchen, family room, library, screened lanai with innity edge pool/spa & 4-car garage. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211505639 $1 ,790,000 8703 Purslane Drive Pool, spa, and waterfall on quiet preserve. Main home hosts gracious living. Kitchen and 30 family room open to outdoors. Double tray 14 ceilings, marble oors, replace. Two-story 5 room cabana. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/209040697 $1 ,769,000 1481 Via Portono Amazing lake & golf course views. Uniquely private with an oversized lanai & side yard. S. exposure, 12 ceilings. Immaculately maintained, 5 bedrooms + den and 4.5 baths, fully hurricane protected. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211517852 $1, 285,000 8791 Muireld Drive Expansive and serene SW lake views! Impeccably maintained and updated 4BR/3BA + den home with quality nishes throughout. Family room opens to screened-in pool area. Close to beach, shops & dining. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/210024488 $1 ,149,000 1774 Ivy Pointe Court Overlook the lake with southern exposure over the screened & heated waterfall pool. An elegant 2BR/2BA + den detached villa. Three gated entries, tennis, tness center, golf memberships available. Janet Rathbun 239 .860.0012 premiersir.com/212005044 $7 25,000 2324 Island Cove Circle Stunning SE lake views! Beautifully maintained 2BR/2.5BA+den detached villa. Formal dining room, screened lanai, tile oors, built-ins, 2-car garage, newer A/C. Equity golf available, steps to pool. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/210012366 $5 39,000 8723 Spikerush Lane One of the last remaining opportunities to build a new home in Pelican Marsh. Privately gated enclave. Choose your own builder, over one-half acre with southeastern exposure on a quiet cul-de-sac. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211010855 $4 99,000 1959 Dory Court Charming turnkey furnished 3BR pool home boasts meticulous care and condition, very light use and lovely heated pool and spa with picturesque lake view. Furnishings are tasteful and high quality. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212007540 $4 79,000 Ravenna #102 This darling coach home has it all. From the single-family lifestyle to the condominium, easy to maintain end location. Very private, golf/lake views. New appliances, wood ooring, granite counters. Janet Rathbun 239 .860.0012 premiersir.com/212005375 $3 75,000 Clermont #202 Open, colorful tree-top 3BR/2BA great room plan coach home! Private corner, garden views from lanai. Many new upscale features througout. Tennis, tness, golf membership available. Minutes to beach. Tess McCarthy 23 9.207.0118 premiersir.com/211502994 $3 59,900 Clermont #203 Extraordinary water view of the 9th hole. Pristine 3BR/2BA with security system & private garage. Located just steps to the golf club, tness center and tennis center plus many social activities. Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 23 9.250.5611 premiersir.com/212007189 $3 59,000 8816 Ventura Way Fabulous pool home with an expansive great room and kitchen. Open and bright Spinnaker oor plan features 3 bedrooms plus loft/den, large lanai with heated pool, and an attached 2-car garage. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/209009181 $35 0,000 Egrets Landing #203 Elegant interiors & incredible view of the lake from this home. Partially furnished, with three bedrooms & private garage. Gated community that houses a world-class golf course & clubhouse near beach. Jeannie McGearty 23 9.248.4333 premiersir.com/212006714 $3 45,000 Ravenna #102 An exceptional value. Well-maintained carriage home with a one-car garage & lake views. Nicely furnished, end position with abundant light from the many windows. Golf Club membership opportunities. Dina L. Moon 23 9.370.1252 premiersir.com/212007125 $3 30,000 Clermont #202 Sophisticated elegance in an intimate gated enclave of coach homes. This home lives like a single-family home with attached garage. Steps from community pool & center oering tness & tennis. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211515106 $3 29,900 Arielle #309 Enjoy breathtaking double fairway views from this meticulously maintained beautiful 2BR + den end residence. Community center, social activities, tness center and tennis facility. Minutes to beach. Adrienne Young 23 9.825.5369 premiersir.com/212007434 $2 99,00015
premiersothebysrealty.com Vanderbilt Beach Moraya Bay #607 Sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico from this 4BR+den residence with over 4,100 SF of living area. Lives like a single-family home. Beachside service, pool, restaurant, 24hour security. Turnkey. Lori Pheasant 23 9-289-5720 premiersir.com/212009306 $3, 995,000 169 Conners Avenue Designed & built by award-winning Stot Cooney Architects & Toscana Homes. Outstanding 4BR/4.5BA home with a recreation room, exercise room & VIP suite. Outdoor living area has replace, pool/spa. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211521591 $2 ,495,000 Le Dauphin #503 Right on top of the sand, sounds of the Gulf waft through this corner 3BR/3BA for a feeling of a private beach house, with the ease of condominium living. Beach Resort amenities next door, boat dock. Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/212005868 $2 ,200,000 291 Oak Avenue Gorgeous panoramic views from this spacious customdesigned bayfront home. Expansive covered main oor lanai. Pool, brick paver deck overlooks heavy-duty 16,000 lb. boat lift. Walk or bike to beach. Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 premiersir.com/211521319 $1 ,997,000 Manatee Resort #PH02 Extraordinary Penthouse. Breathtaking Bay views on the east & western Gulf views. Tastefully decorated 3BR+oce, private elevator. Cabana, boat dock & garage space included. Beach across the street. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/211523075 $1,5 90,000 10080 Gulfshore Drive Come experience the ultimate in coastal living. For your new home or your yacht. Oversized building site, 75 ft. re-built seawall, direct access to the Gulf, deeded beach access only 300 ft. away. Chris Wortman 23 9.273.2007 premiersir.com/212002227 $1 ,399,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #1403 Renovated to tasteful perfection, this 2BR/2BA oers incredible Gulf views from every room & sounds of the surf. Beachfront, gated, 8 acres of lushly landscaped park-like grounds with large pool. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/212008032 $1 ,149,000 Regatta I #1203 Water! Water! Water! Panoramic Gulf/Bay views. Pristine, beautifully decorated 3BR/3BA. A private 2-car garage is included & a boat slip will be conveyed to new owner. Steps to the beach. Furnished. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211016648 $9 25,000 10882 Vanderbilt Drive Spectacular home on an oversized lot less than 1/2 mile from the beach. Two-story 3BR with loft, luxurious den & granite kitchen. Large pool deck, fabulous landscaping & impressive yard space. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212006230 $8 99,000 Regatta I #808 Absolutely stunning water views from this gorgeous 3BR end residence. Resort-style amenities, tropical waterfall pool, spa, tness center & lap pool. Your own private 14x30 boat slip is included. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/212008688 $7 85,000 La Scala #305 Gorgeous end residence with incredible Bay views. Beautifully furnished 3BR/2BA across from the white sand of Vanderbilt Beach. Many upgrades throughout plus a boat dock is available for purchase. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211007145 $7 75,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #304 Quiet, private location oering stunning sunsets and glorious sounds of the surf. Tasteful decor, 2BR/2BA + den. Gated community with 8 acres of park-like gardens and a beautiful large swimming pool. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/211516896 $7 59,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #502 Stunning Gulf of Mexico views. Within a gated eight acre site on the beach. Spacious 2BR plan with large lanai. Tropical grounds, pool, tennis courts, paths to beach, BBQ area and on-site management. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211513417 $7 39,900 Regatta I #PH08 Breathtaking views across the Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. An ideal Penthouse end residence, 10 ceilings, 2-car enclosed garage. Gated entrance, steps to the beach, pet friendly, many resort amenities! Patricia Bucalo 239 .248.0694 premiersir.com/211502836 $6 75,000 Vanderbilt Yacht & Racquet Club #204 Renovated to perfection. Hardwood oors, stone tilework, granite, exceptional woodworking. Partial Gulf view from each room, 2BR/2BAs, private beach access across the street. Gated, bayside pool. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/211519293 $5 39,000 Regatta III #501 Well-maintained west facing 3BR corner residence on the 5th oor. Very open + 10 ceilings. Great views of pool, part of the bay & Gulf in the distance. Gated, walk to beach, boat slips available. Scott Pearson 61 2.282.3000 premiersir.com/212001132 $52 9,000 Anchorage #409 If you love the water, boating, shing, awesome sunsets & sunrises you will love this 3BR/2BA condominium in a private community. Dock with lift for up to a 32 boat, quick, direct Gulf access. Suzanne Ring 23 9.821.7550 premiersir.com/212010389 $5 25,000 388 Pine Avenue A true boaters paradise. Gorgeous canal front lot in a very desirable neighborhood. Build your dream home near the Gulf of Mexico. Southern exposure, seawall & back door shing. Near shops & beach. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211523083 $4 74,000 Vanderbilt Towers I #603 Large oor plan for a one bedroom close to the beach. Great Bay views & partial Gulf view. Updated residence is oered turnkey furnished with Tommy Bahama style furniture. Generous rental policy. Philip Mareschal 23 9.269.6033 premiersir.com/211511410 $3 24,500 Vanderbilt Towers I #302 Beautiful eciency steps from Vanderbilt Beach. Great marina view. The perfect getaway. Can be rented a minimum of 14 days, three times a year & then for a minimum of 30 days per month. Bring Oers! Philip Mareschal 23 9.269.6033 premiersir.com/211500990 $1 79,00016
premiersothebysrealty.com Naples Cay 17 Naples & North Naples The Seasons #PH2201 Magnicent views, 4BR/6.5BA PH encompasses the entire 22nd oor with 11,698 A/C sq. ft. Private poolside cabana. Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 23 9.571.5339 premiersir.com/211009222 $10 ,445,000 The Seasons #1903 Magnicent! Custom architectural design, grand 7,200 SF home. Oversized, private pool/ deck cabana & 2-car garage. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211516035 $6 ,395,000 The Seasons #602 In one of Naples nest high-rise buildings. Over 5,000 SF 3BR/3.5BA residence. Den/ study, west facing family room. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/212003361 $2 ,995,000 The Seasons #401 Spacious SW facing 4BR/4.5BA end residence. Sunsets over the Gulf. Private poolside cabana & direct beach access. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212007574 $2 ,800,000 Beach House #801 Spectacular Gulf & Bay views! S. side 2BR/2.5BA + den end residence. Many new features. Unique beachfront building. Carolyn Weinand 23 9.269.5678 premiersir.com/211507004 $2 ,195,000 Grande Preserve Grande Dominica #PH03 Stunning 4BR residence in the sky with panoramic Gulf view. Private beach club, resort amenities, 2-car A/C garage. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/212006547 $2 ,699,995 661 Logan Blvd. North Well-maintained 12-acre equestrian property. Barn, paddocks, riding arena, 2BR home. Subdivision may be possible. Kathryn Tout 23 9.250.3583 premiersir.com/211512684 $1, 295,000 175 Caribbean Road Private & secluded 1.29 acres on lake. Over 3,000 SF main residence, separate 2BR/1.5BA guest house, sold As Is. Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 23 9.250.5611 premiersir.com/211502455 $1 ,250,000 128 Myrtle Road Charming older home on 1.65 acres on beautiful Mockingbird Lake. Southern exposure. Near beach. Being sold AS IS. Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 23 9.250.5611 premiersir.com/211014086 $1 ,199,000 Grande Preserve Grande Phoenician #T-1 Luxurious 3BR/3BA garden residence has private terrace with a spa & private gate to pool. Live a resort-style life. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211521995 $1 ,125,000 2050 Sevilla Way Absolutely stunning 4BR + den renovated home on southern exposure lot. Lanai, pool/ spa. Less than 3 miles to beach. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212006527 $7 99,000 2028 Mission Drive Bright, S. exposure home, 12 ft. ceilings, huge lanai & pool. Clubhouse, Har-Tru tennis courts & tness center. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212008650 $6 99,000 Barbados #803 Water, Water, Water! Fabulous Views! Numerous upgrades, beautifully decorated 3BR/2BA. Resort amenities, gated. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/210040113 $6 89,000 8027 San Simeon Way Sparkling 2-story, immaculately cared for home built in 2005 has been rarely lived in. Huge deck, heated pool/spa. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212000843 $6 69,000 368 Mallory Court Overlooking lake, 3 bedrooms + den, 3 full baths. Granite countertops in kitchen, heated pool/spa. Outdoor kitchen. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/209016620 $5 99,900 Marina Bay Club #410 Perfect on the water retreat! Wraparound bay/estuary views, 3BR corner end residence. Boat slips for sale/lease. Suzanne Ring 23 9.821.7550 premiersir.com/211517774 $5 99,900 6506 Autumn Woods Blvd. Private long lake views. Upgraded 4BR/2.5BA + den home on a premium lot. Clubhouse, exercise room & tennis courts. Rod Soars 23 9.290.2448 premiersir.com/212001479 $5 45,000 3907 Midshore Drive Nature preserve view, 4BR+den home with bonus room & 3-car garage. Screened entertainment area has heated pool/spa. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/212006875 $5 45,000 Lemuria #204 New, never lived in! Over 3,000 SF open plan with lake views! Quality features, 4BR/3BA and 2-car attached garage. Kristin Mikler 23 9.370.6292 premiersir.com/210011123 $4 99,000 14571 Juniper Point Lane Sunset lake views, near beach, shops and dining. Beautifully decorated 3BR/2BA, heated pool/spa, turnkey furnished. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/210009225 $4 75,000 6757 Southern Oak Court Meticulous, neutral, sunny and spacious lakefront two-story 4BR. Completely neutral colors and 2,453 A/C SF. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211503159 $4 49,000 Mercato The Strada #5207 Stunning, professionally decorated 1 bedroom plus den with 1,476 A/C SF. 52 pool with clubhouse, tness center. David Milner 35 2.223.6023 premiersir.com/211005296 $4 39,000 Marina Bay Club #406 Great sunset views! Recently renovated 2BR/2BA end residence on the Bay. Tennis, swimming & boating are available. Suzanne Ring 23 9.821.7550 premiersir.com/211011362 $4 39,000 Marina Bay Club #408 Tranquil view over pass to the Gulf! Professionally renovated with almost everything brand new! Turnkey furnished. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211016635 $4 10,000 6768 Southern Oak Court In a friendly neighborhood this home features high vaulted ceilings & a superb 3BR+den split plan. Low HOA fees. Phyllis/Patrick ODonnell 23 9.269.6161 premiersir.com/211508089 $3 59,900 9606 Deepwater Court In an enclave of only 16 villa residences. Upgraded 2BR/2.5BA + den has a private lakefront/preserve setting. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/212006154 $35 0,000 6463 Birchwood Court Lush lakefront views. Lovely 2BR/2BA + den attached villa with bamboo & tile oors. Near beach, tennis, pool/spa. Mara Muller 23 9.272.6170 premiersir.com/211509423 $2 65,000 Cypress Woods Laurel Greens #202 Stunning 2nd oor 3BR/2BA carriage home with views of golf/lake from balcony. Clubhouse, pool/spa & tness ctr. Jane Bond 23 9.595.9515 premiersir.com/212000625 $2 18,000 Naples Bath & Tennis #2A This rst oor end 4BR residence oers endless possibilities. Great vacation property with rental potential. Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 premiersir.com/211506564 $1 29,000 3391 7th Avenue SW Beautiful 2.58 acre homesite ready for your dream home. Less than 1 mile from great schools, restaurants & shops. Maureen/Michael Joyce 239 .784.1288 premiersir.com/211009092 $8 0,000
premiersothebysrealty.com 26321 Woodlyn Drive Magnicent estate home with unmatched features overlooking lake and preserve. Four bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 half-baths, separate study and oce. Ideal outdoor living space, innity pool & spa. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/211522082 $2 ,495,000 27910 Riverwalk Way A seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living with 3 bedrooms, gourmet kitchen, pool, tropical lanai & the river greeting one upon entering the Grand Salon. An entertainers dream come true. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/211521569 $2 ,290,000 Horizons #2004 Luxury is the guiding principal in the design of this 20th oor corner residence. Sunsets over the Gulf/bay, sunrises over golf courses. Oered with 3 garage spaces & some furnishings negotiable. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211011637 $2 ,250,000 27840 Riverwalk Way Unmatched craftsmanship & detail throughout this unparalleled riverfront residence. All luxuries are incorporated in this 4BR plus den, 4 full and 2 half-bath home. Five 18-hole golf courses. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/211008270 $2 ,195,000 Tavira #901 Stunning views of Estero Bay & Gulf from this 9th oor residence. Designed by Collins & Dupont, this former model has a transitional design concept with tropical inuences. Private garage included. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/211521514 $2 ,150,000 Esperia South #PH-201 West of this one-of-a-kind 3BR/3BA+den Penthouse, the sun sets over the Bay/Gulf. To the east, the sun rises over lakes & fairways showcasing the best nature has to oer in this 3,430 SF tower home. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/212003964 $1 ,735,000 4248 Sanctuary Way The Ultimate dream home! Two-story completely remodeled 5BR/6BA + den main home plus 3BR/2.5BA cabana. Courtyard with large heated pool, spa & outdoor kitchen. Golf, tennis, private beach & marina. Jack Despart 23 9.273.7931 premiersir.com/211012021 $1,5 99,000 Azure #1103 Walls of windows oer limitless views over Estero Bay, the Gulf & golf course. Theater room, over $400,000 of upgrades & custom interior design. Private, enclosed 2-car garage. Turnkey furnished. Nick Stepan/Gordie Lazich 23 9.287.0622 premiersir.com/211516881 $1, 595,000 27261 Lakeway Court A private oasis. This magnicent custom-built home oers a setting with the sounds of nature & waterfalls owing from the rockscape into the pool. Custom features, 4BR/5BA plus den. Summer kitchen. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/212007424 $1, 395,000 Azure #303 Views of Estero Bay & the 9th fairway from this 3BR, 3BA w/wraparound terraces, exquisite granite, marble & crown moulding. Roof-top garden, private theatre, tness center, & pool with outdoor bar. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/209035396 $1 ,199,000 3450 Oak Hammock Court Appreciate the private golf course location of this spacious & well-appointed 5BR/5BA+den home. High ceilings, walnut wood oor, saturnia ooring, granite kitchen, 4-car garage. New A/C in 2011. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211517825 $1 ,199,000 Esperia South #PH202 Never lived in Penthouse, spectacular Gulf & Bay views. Tastefully furnished and decorated by Marc Michaels Interior Design. Secured entry, pool, cabana bar, clubroom, theatre, billiards and more. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/209041459 $1, 195,000 Esperia South #2302 An unobstructed east-west exposure oers views of the Gulf to Sanibel & Captiva. A dream come true. Exquisitely appointed 3BR/3BA tower home. Private membership golf, tennis, beach & clubhouse. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/212010667 $1 ,075,000 Esperia South #2502 Beautifully furnished former model with a single-family home feel, sweeping views and 11 high ceilings. Private marina, beach park, 5 golf courses, tennis, 3 restaurants + resort building amenities. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/211005194 $999 ,000 4276 Sanctuary Way Spectacular lake & golf course views from this welcoming and warm 3BR/4BA + study villa home. Spacious pool/spa area, nely maintained. Private marina, beach facilities, member-owned golf club. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/212000456 $999 ,000 Estancia #1404 Truly a one-of-a-kind 3BR/3BA residence with huge den/additional guest suite. Fantastic building amenities. Bonita Bay has a marina, beachfront park, 3 golf courses, 3 restaurants & miles of paths. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/212002423 $9 75,000 Estancia #603 Set against the striking back drop of Estero Bay & the Gulf of Mexico. This home has been transformed reminiscent of a charming northern cottage hideaway. Experience the unique & carefree lifestyle. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211519926 $8 50,000 Estancia #2203 Expansive water views from this professionally decorated home with elegant neutral backgrounds. Great room, family room, 3BR/3BAs. Pool, tness area. Private marina, beachfront park, 5 golf courses. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211007435 $8 49,000 Estancia #1002 The 10th oor location provides great east to west views of the Gulf & golf course. Light & bright, immaculate 2BR/2BA + den plan. Private membership golf, tennis, marina, beach & guard-gated entry. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/212007183 $84 4,900 Vistas #2204 Panoramic views. This 22nd oor, 3BR/3BA high-rise home with 2,616 SF under air has 3 terraces & a screened-in lanai oering sunset Bay & Gulf views and sunrises over the Bonita Bay golf courses. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211010133 $79 8,500Bonita Bay 18
premiersothebysrealty.com Vistas #802 Beautiful Gulf, Bay & golf course views! Well-appointed 2BR/3BA+den home. Resident manager, tness/steam rooms, pool/spa & guest suites. Private marina, beach park, 5 golf courses & 3 restaurants. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/210026222 $7 49,000 Esperia South #704 Spectacular views of the Gulf & Bay as well as the 9th hole of the Bay Island Golf Course. Nicely decorated, neutral colors, handsome cabinetry in kitchen & baths. Magnicent amenities. Furnished. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/207048522 $6 49,000 Esperia South #403 Stunning sunsets over Bay & golf course views from screened terrace. This 3BR/3BA home oers numerous upgrades. Resort-style pool, spa, cabana w/replace, TV & grills. Beach park, 5 golf courses. Trudy/Carl Salyers 239 .398.8901 premiersir.com/212002426 $5 99,000 27331 Ridge Lake Court Open 3BR/3BA+study home on an expansive homesite with expanded 2-car garage. Marina, beach facility, member-owned private golf club featuring ve 18-hole golf courses, tennis & tness facilities. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/212003954 $5 89,000 Esperia & Tavira Breathtaking views over Bay Island Golf Course, Estero Bay and the Gulf. An idyllic community devoted to golf, parks, natural areas, marina and more. New construction from the $500s Sales Center 23 9.514.1700 premiersir.com/BBH $5 00,000 Bayview I #503 Gulf & Bay views! Three BR, Leaded glass front door, 10 ceilings, plantation shutters, electric storm shutters. Five golf courses, on-site full service marina, tennis, private beach club. Furnished. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/209007284 $4 99,000 3276 Montara Drive This 2BR/2BA, 1,785 sq. ft. detached villa is located on a large homesite. Lake and long golf views, high vaulted ceilings & pool. Five golf courses, tennis, tness, marina, private beach park. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211009122 $4 99,000 27203 Shell Ridge Circle Extraordinary lake view! Tastefully decorated & furnished 2BR/2.5BA + den villa features a formal dining room, tile oors and extended lanai with spa. Private membership golf, tennis, beach park. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211508572 $4 99,000 Bayview I #304 Bright & open oor plan features 2,712 SF, 3BR/3BAs & separate dining room. This residence also includes a 1-car garage, and a second patio which is a great place to enjoy the sunrise. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/211516048 $4 79,000 Hammock Isle #201 An attractive, bright & cheery 3BR + den home that aords a southern exposure. Views of pool & night lights from the large lanai. Direct elevator access from the 2-car garage. Great amenities. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/212003176 $4 75,000 27408 Arbor Strand Drive Charming cottage-like villa with 3 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms + den, 2.5 baths & family room. Spacious covered lanai, private pool and spa provide the perfect touches for outside entertaining. Furnished. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/210010302 $4 59,000 Wedgewood #202 Unmatched panoramic lake/golf course views. Impeccably remodeled 3BR/2BA condominium. Marina, beach facilities, member-owned private golf club with ve 18-hole courses, tennis & tness facilities. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/212005852 $4 39,000 Egrets Landing #102 Peaceful westerly preserve views from this lovely 1st oor carriage home. Attractively & tastefully appointed, 3rd bedroom is being used as a den. Glass sliders to lanai. Golf, tennis & marina. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/212005168 $3 79,900 The Hamptons #101 Gracious, meticulously maintained residence in a private landscaped setting with SW rear exposure. First oor 2BR/2.5BA+den, 2-car garage coach home in a 2-unit building with windows on both sides. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211000269 $3 59,000 Oakwood #202 Highly desired and rarely available carriage home with 3 complete bedrooms and en-suite baths, glassed-in lanai and dramatic long golf/ marsh views. Furnished. Lanai with eastern exposure. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/210033238 $3 49,000 3650 Key Lime Court Neutrally decorated, light & bright 3BR/2BA detached villa. Spacious, vaulted ceilings, great room. The extended screened lanai has a very private setting & lushly landscaped view. Great amenities. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/210037372 $3 20,000 The Crossings #201 Florida living at its best in this beautifully updated 2nd oor 3BR carriage home overlooking the pool. Glassed-in lanai extends living area. Gated community with golf, tennis & beach park. Turnkey. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/212003098 $3 09,900 The Crossings #14 Extraordinarily beautiful long lake view for this 3BR/2BA home in a peaceful location. Unique plan, updated kitchen, large glassed-in lanai adds living area, 2-car garage. Walk to community pool/spa. Bet Dewey 23 9.564.5673 premiersir.com/211517856 $2 99,900 Harbor Landing #101 Beautiful lake view & private setting, 2BR/2BA+den 1st oor coach home. Tile/wood ooring, electric hurricane shutters. Short walk to community pool, marina & restaurant. Furnishings are negotiable. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211009265 $2 89,000 27121 Oakwood Lake Drive Enjoy a private landscape overlooking the golf course. The split 3BR/2.5BA plan allows for privacy and is being oered partly furnished. Attached 2-car garage. Clubhouse, pool, spa & tennis courts. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/212004716 $2 39,900Bonita Bay 19
premiersothebysrealty.com Bonita Springs & Estero 20 Sanibel & Captiva 4820 Grin Blvd. The lifestyle you seek. Come see this superb 5BR/5+BA canal front residence oering a river view. Denise Chambre 23 9.247.2868 premiersir.com/212010361 $1 ,699,000 4864 Laurel Lane Casually elegant & private home with more than 6,000 SF of living area. Boat dock with lift, minutes to the Gulf. Denise Chambre 23 9.247.2868 premiersir.com/211523536 $1 ,649,000 15620 Kinross Circle An inviting lifestyle. Opulent residence in a gated community. 6BRs/7.5BAs, and 4-car garage. Denise Chambre 23 9.247.2868 premiersir.com/211517816 $1, 299,000 5596 Avenida One-of-a-kind direct bay front views. About 300 of water frontage wraps around bay/canal. Update or build new. Robert Pecoraro 23 9.233.9277 premiersir.com/211012667 $9 95,000 Kings Crown 215 Inviting Gulf view from a delightful condominium. Remodeled kitchen, newly painted. Pool, tennis. Oered turnkey. Jennifer Berry pr emiersir.com/211507908 $6 69,900 Sundial 105 Ultimate Gulf front lifestyle, nicely remodeled & appointed. Tropically landscaped courtyard, screened-in patio. Cindy Sitton 23 9.810.4772 premiersir.com/210029676 $5 49,000 Sunset South 6B Casually charming 1st oor 2BR/2BA condominium. Walls of windows overlook gardens & canal, 2 screened lanais. Cindy Sitton 23 9.810.4772 premiersir.com/212005522 $4 99,000 Seawind A109 Here is lifestyle value! Look at the possibilities of this appealing 2BR/2BA residence with beach nearby. Lanai. Jean Baer 23 9.691.9249 premiersir.com/210035727 $4 79,500 Tennisplace D31 Create a warm retreat in this canal front residence. Lanai, breakfast room, vaulted ceilings, and garage. Kim Herres 23 9.233.0252 premiersir.com/211523062 $189 ,000 Palmetto Cove 1125 Enjoy leisurely living in this lakeside 3BR/2BA condominuim. Screened lanai. Clubhouse, pool, spa, gated entry. Denise Chambre 23 9.247.2868 premiersir.com/212004661 $15 4,900 3611 Sanctuary Lakes Drive Wonderful blend of old world exterior styling & modern livability. Stunning 3BR/3.5BA + den, heated pool and spa. Daniel Pregont 23 9.272.8020 premiersir.com/211523963 $1 ,175,000 24950 Pennyroyal Drive Perfect views of the 7th green, lake/fairway. Exquisite 5BR/4.5BA+den. Separate cabana. Beach, golf, tennis & more! Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/210032476 $1 ,099,000 27121 Driftwood Drive Gulf access, beautifully remodeled 4BR/3BA home in a gated boating community. Docks, boat lift. Screened pool/spa. Mark Leone 23 9.784.5686 premiersir.com/211505648 $6 89,000 Miromar Lakes Mirasol #606 Professionally furnished & upgraded beachfront penthouse. Watch sunsets over the lakes, 3 miles of beach, pool/spa. Lynda Kennedy 23 9.947.7414 premiersir.com/212001279 $6 25,000 9888 Treasure Cay Lane Fantastic lake & golf views, 3BR/3BA + den with 2,592 sq. ft. of living area. Gated, pool/ spa, golf & tennis. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/212004561 $5 75,000 4151 Pelicans Nest Drive South facing vistas over golf course & lake. Family room, 3BR+den/4th bedroom. Lush landscaping, great amenities. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211009404 $5 69,000 Sandarac I #A410 A fabulous 2BR/2BA condominium on the beach, fantastic Gulf views. Near shops, dining & marina. Turnkey furnished. Daniel Pregont 23 9.272.8020 premiersir.com/211523698 $4 49,000 24820 Hollybrier Lane Totally updated & renovated 3BR/2BA home. Beautiful lake view, large lot & entire interior was repainted in 2010. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211518547 $4 29,000 3750 Catbrier Court Rarely available, fantastic private location with many recent updates. New appliances, 2BR/2BA+den with murphy bed. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211523896 $4 29,000 Costa Del Sol #802 Overlook lake & greenspace. Remodeled kitchen, 3BR/3BA, family room & cabana. Ideal for relaxation & entertaining. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/212010116 $4 19,000 Bridgewater #106 Bay views abound from this 2BR/2BA condominium ideally located just blocks to the beach. Marina, pool & spa. Cli Donenfeld 239 -398-0335 premiersir.com/211517823 $3 65,000 Shadow Wood Cypress Hammock #101 Wonderful water view. SE exposure in a quiet neighborhood. Upgraded one-owner 3BR/2.5BA home. Golf, tennis, beach. Carl/Trudy Salyers 23 9.947.8384 premiersir.com/212002415 $32 9,500 27080 Flossmoor Drive Oversized lot, 100 of waterfront with a 60 wraparound dock & 10,000 lb. boat lift. Completely remodeled 3BR home. Mark Leone 23 9.784.5686 premiersir.com/LEO-1 $2 89,900 St. Andrews Verandas I #1201 Relaxing golf to lake views from this wellmaintained 2BR/2BA + den end residence. Turnkey furnished. Gated entry. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/211514657 $25 9,000 Shadow Wood Oak Hammock II #201 Gorgeous designer-ready 2BR/2BA residence. Oversized den/media room, over $60,000 in upgrades. Golf, tennis, beach. Teresa Rucker 23 9.281.2376 premiersir.com/212007188 $2 48,900 Lakemont Cove #201 This lovely 3BR/2BA has new tile throughout the living areas. Near community center, pool & spa, walk to shops/dining. Jack Despart 23 9.273.7931 premiersir.com/211522223 $2 44,000 Sawgrass Point #102 Glorious lake and golf course views! Wellmaintained, many appliances have been replaced, newly painted interior. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211009078 $18 4,000 4101 Sawgrass Point Drive Mint condition 1st oor condominium overlooks landscaped area to golf course. Tennis, tness, private beach park. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211508072 $1 79,000 Coconut Point Rapallo #205 Excellent value. Southern lake exposure. Open plan 2BR/2BA+den, neutral decor, private garage. Resort style living. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211001492 $1 70,000 Grandezza Sabal Palm #806 Ideal for fun Florida living, this 2BR/2BA+den home has preserve & golf views. Steps to community pool, near Club. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211514195 $1 62,000
premiersothebysrealty.com 13621 Pondview Circle A substantial price reduction from $9,950,000 to $5,950,000 furnished. Lakefront masterpiece of 35 rooms, elevator. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211505829 $5, 950,000 4300 Brynwood Drive Magnicent 2-story home on a double lot, over 11,000 SF of sheer luxury. Master wing. Gracious outdoor living. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211014882 $3, 995,000 16045 Trebbio Way Moroccan-inspired masterpiece has nearly 4,800 SF, built using the nest building materials. Private cul-de-sac. Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 premiersir.com/211502710 $2 ,595,000 29060 Marcello Way Lushly landscaped golf view estate pool home. Impeccable, furnished 3BR+ den. Detached guest cabana. Golf, tennis. Chris Wortman 23 9.273.2007 premiersir.com/212010459 $2 ,400,000 12955 White Violet Drive Expansive golf views. Home theater, 4BR+den and 7.440 A/C SF. Two-storied screened lanai and 4.5-car garage. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/211508093 $1,5 75,000 2955 Tiburon Blvd. East Signature social membership included. Sweeping views of Greg Norman designed golf course. Elegant 3BR/4.5BA home. Alison Kalb 23 9.564.0714 premiersir.com/212007555 $1, 395,000 2940 Gardens Blvd. Golf equity membership is included with this exquisite 3BR/3BA+den estate home. Country club living, pool & spa. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/211508926 $1, 249,500 Serena #201 Beautifully furnished residence with private elevator. Over 3,000 SF of living area, 3 bedrooms plus den, 3 baths. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/209021358 $8 29,000 826 Wyndemere Way Desirable community, 3BR+den with lake/golf course views plus heated pool. Clubhouse, tennis, membership required. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211519122 $7 45,000 Castillo I #102 Spectacular residence in the renowned RitzCarlton golng community. High ceilings, preserve view, large lanai. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211518403 $595 ,000 Jasmine Bay South #502 Great views, 3BR/3BA S. facing tower residence overlooks a Pete Dye designed championship golf course. Beach club. Marlene Suarez 239 .290.0585 premiersir.com/212002386 $5 25,000 Bolero #1 Gorgeous lake & golf course views. Beautifully furnished, 1st oor 3BR/2BA condominium. Resort-style living. Julie Rembos 23 9.595.1809 premiersir.com/212008976 $469 ,900 Bolero #1001 Incredible golf views, charming 1st oor carriage home, decorated by Robb & Stucky. Social membership included. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/209041268 $4 39,000 156 Via Napoli Beautifully updated kitchen, improved master/ guest baths. Social or golf membership required (limited discounts). Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211517179 $4 39,000 3070 Santorini Court Elegant, open 2BR+den plan, heated pool and golf course views. Award-winning clubhouse, social membership included. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/209041394 $399 ,000 Cascada #102 Beautifully turnkey furnished & decorated ground oor end 3BR+den coach home with great golf course & lake views. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/211513865 $3 84,000 Montreux #202 Inviting upper oor 3BR/3BA coach home, courtyard entry, S. exposure. Beautifully decorated, near pool. Furnished. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/212010602 $3 80,000 100 Via Napoli One-of-a-kind courtyard home. Championship golf, tennis, tness center. Social/golf membership required. Furnished. Susan R. Payne 23 9.777.7209 premiersir.com/211505109 $3 79,000 364 Edgemere Way North Long lake and golf course views! Attached 3BR villa. Family room, upper loft & heated pool. Membership is required. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/210022503 $3 75,000 Commons #201 Stunning 3BR/2BA remodeled end residence overlooks golf course. Social or golf membership required. Furnished. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/210037154 $3 75,000 5953 Sunnyslope Drive Western exposure estate lot with lake views. Custom design & build the home of your dreams on this oversized lot. Susan R. Payne 23 9.777.7209 premiersir.com/211516557 $3 49,900 8544 Pepper Tree Way Gorgeous 2-story 4BR/3BA+family room single-family home. Dual A/C system, new appliances, furnishings negotiable. Maureen/Michael Joyce 239 .784.1288 premiersir.com/211012417 $3 25,000 3741 Cotton Green Path Drive Charming, well-maintained courtyard pool home. Private yard, gorgeous landscaping. Luxury resort community living. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/211521026 $3 25,000 117 Audubon Blvd. Irregular size cul-de-sac lot with great views over golf course. Clubhouse, many social & recreational activities. Teri Purvis 23 9.860.6226 premiersir.com/210023975 $2 99,900 Commons #B405 Ultra spacious 4th oor 3BR/2BA corner condominium. Glassed-in lanai, lake and golf views. Membership required. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/209038626 $2 99,000 Serena #201 A fantastic 3BR/3BA+oce condominium located in a quiet setting with great lake views. Award-winning Club & Spa. ML Meade 239 -293-4651 premiersir.com/211517617 $2 99,000 Ashton Oaks #102 Panoramic golf views! Spacious 2BR, rst oor coach home. New carpet, granite countertops & stainless appliances. Gordie Lazich/Nick Stepan 23 9.777.2033 premiersir.com/211509058 $25 9,000 36 Water Oaks Way Great price for a 2BR/2BA with 2-car attached garage. Walk to club & all of its amenities. Membership is required. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211502051 $1 90,000 Whisper Trace #103 Perfect, furnished 2BR/2BA ground oor coach home Fantastic southern exposure wide lake views! Attached garage. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/211508121 $18 2,500 Silver Oaks #3103 Well-priced 2BR/2BA condominium. SW exposure, great golf views. Clubhouse, pool, memberships available. Furnished. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211003507 $1 79,900Golng Communities 21
premiersothebysrealty.com Marco Island 198 Beach Drive South Escape to this tropical, 3-story beachfront retreat in an idyllic setting with endless views of the white sandy beach, Gulf of Mexico & area islands. Lower-level bonus room, pool/spa. Gated entry. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212007122 $4 ,500,000 1361 Cutler Court Capture Bay & Marco skyline views from every room with 243 of direct access Bay frontage. An exceptional custombuilt 4BR/4BA + den home with 4-car garage. Lanai overlooks disappearing edge pool. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212004181 $4 ,250,000 880 Sea Dune Lane Custom-built modern architectural masterpiece with 152 on pristine beach. Panoramic vistas of beach, Gulf, sunsets and nature. Quality craftsmanship and luxury appointments abound. Resort living. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/209003265 $4 ,100,000 881 Eubanks Court Unparalleled scale & luxury. Over one half acre on the sought-after tip-lot location with 287 of direct access water frontage & bay views. Exceptional 5BR with 4,973 A/C SF & over 11,020 total SF. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/210038200 $3, 995,000 831 Heathwood Drive South Magnicent, custom-built home in the prestigious Estate section, 193 of direct access water frontage. Great views, 5BR/5.5BA + den. Open lanai, kitchen, pool. Large docking facility for your yacht. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211015967 $3 ,750,000 Cozumel #PH03 Beachfront living at its best. Views, views and more views of magnicent water vistas of the Gulf of Mexico and the 10,000 Islands. Lavishly appointed 4BR penthouse with private roof-top hot tub. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/212001223 $3 ,250,000 325 Seabreeze Drive This 3BR/3BA home embodies the ambiance of a private spa resort set in a secure, island sanctuary. Just across from the beach in a prestigious gated community. Courtyard pool, spa & outdoor kitchen. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212004646 $2 ,800,000 Madeira #302 Views of the Gulf & Crescent Beach are breathtaking from this beautifully designed residence. Tropical island breezes pass through the beachfront & island side balconies. 3BR & over 3,900 A/C SF. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211007057 $1, 850,000 616 Waterside Drive An exquisite, 2001 custom built, 3-story contemporary home that backs up to the Gulf & preserve. Panoramic 360-degree views of the Gulf, Marco skyline, beach & waterways. Terraces, heated pool & spa. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211524107 $1, 850,000 Madeira #906 Beautifully turnkey decorated 3BR beachfront residence. Quality throughout with designer furnishings included for you to enjoy luxury living immediately. Pool, spa, exercise facility and tennis. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211503172 $1, 485,000 281 Hideaway Circle South Absolutely gorgeous, 2005 custom built 4BR/3.5BA 3-level home. Elevator, great room plan, lanai with southern exposure, kitchen & dip pool. Spectacular golf course views. Beach, golf, tennis & dining. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212000249 $1 ,350,000 1230 Stone Court Immaculate custom 3BR/3BA home with rare to nd 3-car garage. Features include, granite counters, tile on diagonal, and huge master suite. Southwest exposure on pool and lanai. Water direct. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211016444 $1, 329,000 1208 Mariana Court Panoramic converging waterway & skyline views with 163 of quick, indirect water frontage. Open, light 3BR/3.5BA + loft plan. Great docking facility. Rental potential. Summer kitchen, heated pool/spa. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212004564 $1 ,250,000 Sandcastle II #1503 Breathtaking beauty on the beach. Stunning penthouse residence with forever views. This incredible 2BR/2.5BA+den has been completely upgraded. Granite counters, new appliances. Pool, spa & tennis. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/212010635 $1 ,200,000 Monterrey #1605 Gorgeous Gulf & Island views from this tastefully decorated 3BR/2.5BA residence. The open oor plan is very bright and neutral colors have been used throughout. Tennis Center with Har-Tru courts. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211517162 $999 ,000 1131 Vernon Place Old Florida style home located in old Marco Village. Quick direct access with 160 feet of waterfront. Large wraparound verandas. Updated new tile, carpeting and paint. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/207027669 $8 99,000 1389 Bayport Avenue Built in 2006 and remodeled in 2009. Furnished 4 bedroom, 3 bath with over 3,000 A/C SF and 5,993 total SF. Amazing upgrades make the house feel brand new. Heated pool and spa plus three-car garage. Roe Tamagni 239 .398.1222 premiersir.com/210030707 $7 99,000 Somerset #510 Wonderfully decorated beachfront 2BR/2BA with magnicent views down to Tigertail beach. Classic crown moulding, imported tile, upgraded kitchen/baths. Great rental history, gated community, 2 pools. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/211001988 $6 99,000 Chalet #603 An expansive 2BR/2.5BA beachfront condominium. Sensational Gulf views & SW exposure. Newly furnished, renovated kitchen, new tile/carpeted oors. Fitness center, guest suites, heated pool & tennis. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/211522761 $6 99,000 Gulfview Apartments #1808 Magnicent beach & Gulf views from all rooms in this lovely 2BR/2BA beachfront condominium. Professionally furnished, turnkey. Pets with approval. Large pool, tennis, exercise room & covered parking. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/210036974 $6 95,00022
premiersothebysrealty.com Marco Island 374 Red Bay Lane Panoramic views of golf course, lagoons & sunsets! Oering 3BRs + den (could be 4th BR), 1,400+ sq. ft. lower-level bonus room, large pool, 2.5-car garage within walking distance to the beach/club. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/210040124 $6 75,000 Crescent Beach #805 Absolutely beautiful, immaculate front residence with full views of the entire Crescent beach. Enjoy the many amenities including tness center, spa, tennis, sauna and covered parking. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211503629 $6 49,000 850 Bareld Drive South Beautifully renovated Estates area home with over 3,100 sq. ft. under air & over 5,000 total sq. ft. Four bedrooms, 3 baths plus everything needed for upscale living. Private, large pool area. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211518746 $5 99,900 Sandcastle II #107 South side 2BR/2BA overlooking pool, the Gulf and beautifully landscaped grounds. New kitchen, bathrooms, carpet & plantation shutters. Spa, BBQ, tennis and exercise room. Covered parking, pets OK. Dave Flowers 23 9.404.0493 premiersir.com/210022945 $5 99,000 348 Nassau Court Renovated in 2008, this outstanding home features an upgraded kitchen, 18 tile on diagonal, new carpet, hardwood oor in den, central vac & A/C. Spacious 4BR/3BA+den, stunning golf course views! Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/210028147 $5 99,000 Royal Marco Point III #246 Stunning, expansive views of the Gulf of Mexico & Marco River, 600 SF glassed-in lanai, upgraded 2BR/2BA + den condominium. Beaches, golf, tennis, health/tness club, dining, pro-shop and much more! Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/210002999 $5 39,500 Nautilus #301 Absolutely stunning newly renovated 2BR/2.5BA plus den with over 2100 SF under air! Features include wraparound balcony, new kitchen & baths, laundry room with washer/ dryer. Boat slip included. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211003204 $5 14,900 Royal Marco Point I #413 Beachfront residence in a private, gated community. Expansive 3BR/3BA with sweeping Gulf views! Multiple screened terraces, fresh paint and newer carpet. Beach, golf, tennis, dining & tness club. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211002691 $5 00,000 601 Somerset Court Enjoy the sparkling pool & tropical lanai in this Tigertail Beach area home on a quiet, cul-de-sac. A spacious living area & updated kitchen w/granite & new cabinets & applicances. Turnkey furnished. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/207027721 $4 90,000 Sandcastle II #106 Tasteful beachfront condominium with Gulf views! Redesigned kitchen, new ooring, new tile, cabinets and counters in bathrooms. Wraparound balcony, oor-toceiling glass doors in master. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/209003234 $4 19,000 620 Diplomat Court Delightful S. bay/sunset views from this charming 3BR tropical retreat. Inviting pool/lanai. Located on a quiet street in the desirable Tigertail Beach area. Close to the beach, shopping and dining. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/210035778 $4 13,700 Bayfront Place #101 A 35 foot dock & lift providing direct access to the Gulf of Mexico is included with this 3BR/2BA garden condominium. Two pets allowed. Pool, low-density with only 18 residences. Turnkey furnished. Dave Flowers 23 9.404.0493 premiersir.com/211523419 $399 ,900 South Seas Tower II #408 Greatly loved & cared for 2BR/2BA residence with great sunset views. Enjoy the wonderful amenities of South Seas West. Gated beachfront community, tennis club & boat docks for lease. Nicely furnished. Helga Wetzold 23 9.821.6905 premiersir.com/212001580 $3 89,000 816 Manor Terrace Beach & boating too. An exceptional waterfront location just around the corner from the beach & Gulf of Mexico. Open 3BR great room plan. A dock with Gulf access is steps away. A tropical retreat. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/212007578 $3 70,000 394 Collier Blvd. North A large single-family home with a great oorplan maintained in mint condition! All Thermopane windows insulate against the outdoor noise. Heated pool, disability accessible. A quiet spot in paradise! Roe Tamagni 239 .398.1222 premiersir.com/207020251 $3 29,000 Smokehouse Bay #1011 Delightful 1st rst oor corner residence with southern exposure. Kitchen & baths have been upgraded. A great bayfront location near shops, dining & entertainment. A perfect tropical retreat. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/212007058 $27 9,000 28 Tahiti Road Super cute, light & bright inland home. Walk to parks, schools, Y.M.C.A and Residents Beach is less than 2 miles away. Lovingly maintained, 3BR/2BAs, new A/C in 2011, xeriscape yard with S. exposure. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211520792 $2 14,900 Beach Club #408 New paint & tile throughout this fully furnished top-oor residence. Only south end condominium with private beach access. On-site management to handle daily/rental needs. Good rental history. Roe Tamagni 239 .398.1222 premiersir.com/212001815 $19 4,000 Seabreeze South #1 Updated 1st oor corner residence has additional kitchen counter space & newer appliances. This bright 2BR condominium features 18 tile throughout and crown moulding in main areas. Community pool. Roe Tamagni 239 .398.1222 premiersir.com/209007371 $1 35,000 Seabreeze South #2 Furnished 1 BR garden style residence just steps from the pool & 1 block from Residents Beach. Large tile ooring throughout, new kitchen counters, tile backsplash and bathroom improvements. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/207045019 $11 9,50023