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Looking upWages, employment on the rise in Southwest Florida. B1 Artist Paul Arsenault became an activist when he found out one of his painting spots, a landmark lily pond at The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, might be removed as part of a plan to expand the zoo with bigger and better animal exhibits. The attention Mr. Arsenault created in the media has stirred wider, longstanding interests in preserving the legacy of renowned horticulturist Henry Nehrling, who created some of his masterworks on parts of the Zoos property nearly a century ago. Mr. Arsenault and a group of longtime Naples residents formed a committee to protect a historic garden they fear is disappearing without oversight, even as it sits on public land. The Nehrling-Fleischmann Gardens Preservation Committee says Zoo officials have for years been slowly, systematically removing or just plain disregarding a rich vein of botanical history that drawsWould Zoo expansion plans wipe out an historic garden?BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ SEE ZOO, A16 Undercover HistorianMaureen Sullivan-Hartung looks back at Floridas hurricane history. A18 Vol. IV, No. 36 FREE WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 HEALTHY LIVING A22 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 NETWORKING B6 REAL ESTATE B7 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 PUZZLES C10 FILM REVIEW C11 BOOK REVIEW C14 ANTIQUES C16 CUISINE C26-27 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Do it with DadLocal activities offer alternatives to socks and a tie for Fathers Day. A11 The NanciesArts writer Nancy Stetson finally gets her due with newly named annual awards. C1 BY ROGER WILLIAMS rwilliams@ IN THE THICK NOONISH WARMTH that blankets West Miamis warren of tight streets, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubios shiny blue Ford F-150 pickup looks somehow sleepy, like a tired dog tagged only with a grinninggator University of Florida license plate and two telling initials: MR. Hes nosed the truck into the driveway of an oak-shaded, two-story confection flanked by similar homes on the dead end of Southwest 13th Street. If West Miamis hard-working citizens inhabit tidy little cookie cutters, the Rubio home cuts the figure of a big pastelito a lofty Cuban pastry stuffed with sweetened fruit SEE RUBIO, A8 GETTY IMAGES VP? NEXT THE Marco RubioCOURTESY PHOTOThis rendering shows the plan The Naples Zoo board of directors favors for a new entrance off Goodlette-Frank Road.


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It didnt feel like it ended at 50, and God knows I didnt act like it. Maturity has not been one of my virtues. Youre as old as you think you are, goes the stubbornly optimistic propaganda. Sure, until you hit 60. Or is it 70 or 80 or 90 or 100, like my friend Tommy Thompson, who will be a mere 99 for only another week? Mr. Thompson lives in the hills above Boulder, Colo., with his dazzlingly energetic wife, Lee, and his mind, the Thompson mind. Its a unique invention for which he never bothered to secure a U.S. patent, like he did some other things. For decades, Mr. Thompson counted as the youngest person ever to graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He arrived at the age of 15, in 1927 off a farm in South Dakota, earning his degree in 1931, I think. Later, he helped create and refine radar for the United States during World War II, then he invented and patented medical technology that gave him a comfortable life. He even designed and put in one of the first ski lifts in Colorado (he skied until he was 90-something). Now, he researches. Every day hes on his computer learning how new technologies work, and considering how they might be applied to contemporary living. And now Mr. Thompson is about to hit a cool 100. Maybe then hell be old. Which is fine for him, but Im facing this, my own final slide the last 12 months now looking me squarely in the eye. If I keep breathing, Im going to be in my 60s no matter what I do, roughly this time next year. There goes poor old Roger, theyll say, modulating their voices to sound a note of grave pity: The old geezers in his 60s Whats left for me after that independent living? Or maybe assisted living? How about the more bluntly prosaic, pee-scented nursing home living? Perhaps I am now faced with the unenviable task of redefining freedom. I began to think about all this the other day after my neighbor, Chet Scheneman, now 88, began to have to think about redefining freedom, too. Or not. Ive never met anyone as stubbornly, resiliently determined to celebrate life and to continue living it as Mr. Scheneman. Well, maybe Ive met one or two, but theyre as rare as vegetarian cats. With only one complete leg and thats the bad one, broken after he fell in the lobby while checking into the hospital a bad heart, bad diabetes and a variety of other bad ailments, Mr. Scheneman has said this on several recent occasions: Roger, I dont feel old. I dont feel like Im going to die. And no wonder. He never got old until just a couple of weeks ago. That entailed the following epiphany, which came to him, apparently, after both his daughters, his son-in-law and one of his two sons came rolling into Florida in shifts from their faraway lives to stop his decline and get him into the hospital and rehab: I cant live alone in this oak-shaded house anymore, with its eight acres, the citrus grove I planted, the flowers my late wife Virginia grew still blooming every spring for me with all the memories that make life rich for me. I have to move. There can be nothing easy about that recognition and acceptance. While Mr. Scheneman is both pragmatic and unsentimental, he is also a man of deep sentiment (having sentiment and being sentimental are two very different things). So now, while his daughter and sonin-law are cleaning out his property and preparing to pass it to other lives, all of them are wondering where he will live. (Meanwhile, in rehab, hes growing less old by the day, and planning a trip next year to Crete.) Assisted living seems to be the consensus. But in Arizona? Virginia? Somewhere else or nowhere else? Ive watched all this with a doleful and affectionate curiosity, from across the road. Ive helped a bit. Theyre friends of mine. For his children, who have spent their lives accustomed to a father about as needy as stainless steel, this requires some serious readjustment. Somebody is going to be inconvenienced, his daughter, Nancy, told me. And by the way, she added, he wont actually be moving into assisted living. They dont call it that anymore, some of them. They call it independent living, with services. Then she added a thought that changed everything for me, because it sounded as right as summer rain: After all, arent we all in assisted living? Or if you choose, arent we all living independently, with services? There it is, then: something Ive been doing since I was a kid. My parents assisted me always, and without complaint. My sister and brother assisted me, my friends assist me, my wife assists me every day simply by loving me, and so do my sons. Thats true for many of us. More practically, if we use daycare, or have somebody clean our house or mow your lawn, or call a cop or a firefighter or a neighbor for help if we rely on public schools, or (how about this one) accept tuition money from our parents then were already in assisted living. Best of all, that has to mean were not old. Young people are often the most assisted of all, and theyre not old, are they? Im a perfect example, soon-to-be-60 or not. From now on, you can just call me Mr. Assisted Living. Mr. Assisted Living


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsKaren Feldman Artis Henderson Jim McCracken Athena Ponushis Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Maureen Sullivan-Hartung Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Bernadette La Paglia Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Nick Bear Paul Heinrich Rebecca Trani Natalie Zellers Circulation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryan Cori Higgins Aron Hubers Sales and Marketing AssistantCarolyn AhoBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2011 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at 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 OPINIONThe Obama assassinations amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly Its one person, one vote, not 1 percent, one voteThe failed effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is widely seen as a crisis for the labor movement, and a pivotal moment in the 2012 U.S. presidential-election season. Walker launched a controversial effort to roll back the power of Wisconsins public employee unions, and the unions pushed back, aided by strong, grassroots solidarity from many sectors. This week, the unions lost. Central to Walkers win was a massive infusion of campaign cash, saturating the Badger state with months of political advertising. His win signals less a loss for the unions than a loss for our democracy in this post-Citizens United era, when elections can be bought with the help of a few billionaires. In February 2011, the newly elected Walker, a former Milwaukee county executive, rolled out a plan to strip public employees of their collectivebargaining rights, a platform he had not run on. The backlash was historic. Tens of thousands marched on the Wisconsin Capitol, eventually occupying it. Walker threatened to call out the National Guard. The numbers grew. Despite Walkers strategy to divide and conquer the unions (a phrase he was overheard saying in a recorded conversation with a billionaire donor), the police and firefighters unions, whose bargaining rights he had strategically left intact, came out in support of the occupation. Across the world, the occupation of Tahrir Square in Egypt was in full swing, with signs in English and Arabic expressing solidarity with the workers of Wisconsin. The demands for workers rights were powerful and sustained. The momentum surged toward a demand to recall Walker, along with a slew of his Republican allies in the Wisconsin Senate. Then laws tempered the movements power. The Wisconsin recall statute required that an elected official be in office for one year before a recall. Likewise, a loophole in the law allowed the target of the recall to raise unlimited individual donations, starting when the recall petitions are filed. Thus, Walkers campaign started raising funds in November 2011. His opponent, Tom Barrett, the mayor of Milwaukee, was limited to individual donations of up to $10,000, and had less than one month to campaign after winning the Democratic Party primary May 8. Coupled with the impact of the U.S. Supreme Courts Citizens United decision, the Wisconsin loophole set the stage for grossly lopsided fundraising between Walker and Barrett, and an election battle that was the most expensive in Wisconsins history. According to the most recent state campaign-finance filings, Walkers campaign raised over $30.5 million, more than seven times Barretts reported $3.9 million. After adding in super PAC spending, estimates put the recall-election spending at more than $63.5 million. According to Forbes magazine, 14 billionaires made contributions to Walker, only one of whom lives in Wisconsin. Among the 13 out-of-state billionaires was Christy Walton, the widow of John T. Walton, son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. Nobel Prize-winning economist Joe Stiglitz writes about the Walton family in his new book, The Price of Inequality: How Todays Divided Society Endangers Our Future. He notes, The six heirs to the Wal-Mart empire command wealth of $69.7 billion, which is equivalent to the wealth of the entire bottom 30 percent of U.S. society. That is almost 95 million people. Stiglitz told me: Weve moved from a democracy, which is supposed to be based on one person, one vote, to something much more akin to one dollar, one vote. When you have that kind of democracy, its not going to address the real needs of the 99 percent. The voters of Wisconsin did return control of the state Senate to the Democratic Party. The new majority will have the power to block the type of controversial legislation that made Walker famous. Meanwhile, three states over in Montana, the Democratic state attorney general, Steve Bullock, won his partys nomination for governor to run for the seat held by term-limited Democrat Brian Schweitzer. Bullock, as attorney general, has taken on Citizens United by defending the states 100-year-old corrupt-practices act, which prohibits the type of campaign donations allowed under Citizens United. The case is now before the U.S. Supreme Court. Wisconsins recall is over, but the fight for democracy starts with one person, one vote, not 1 percent, one vote. 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.Killing has never been so discriminating, so urbane, so cool. The New York Times and Ne wsweek both ran long, largely admiring articles on how President Barack Obama selects individual terrorists to terminate with extreme prejudice. The administrations smart power isnt working out so well, but smart killing is a smash success. Obamas national-security team as well as his top political adviser, David Axelrod gather on Terror Tuesdays to go over an expanding kill list that the president examines with the aid of capsule biographies of the terrorists, or baseball cards. Then the president decides who lives and who if we get him in our sights dies. Needless to say, had Dick Cheney consulted baseball cards to decide in weekly meetings attended by Karl Rove who deserved to have close encounters with drone-fired missiles, Nancy Pelosi would have drafted the articles of impeachment herself. The Obama killings vindicate the core premises of the Bush war on terror: This is a war, and the protections of our criminal-justice system dont apply to the enemy. In light of the kill list, its a wonder anyone ever objected to Bushera detentions or interrogations. If we can pick someone off a roster of names and sentence him to death without due process, surely we can capture and hold that same person.The Times notes that Mr. Obamas record has not drawn anything like the sweeping criticism from allies that his predecessor faced. True enough. It hasnt been subjected to a highly politicized assault at home and abroad by people desperate to put it in the worst possible light and even make it a war crime. For most of the left, the highest principle of just war theory is licet si Obama id faciat (its OK if Obama does it). This is how Gitmo, formerly a standing repudiation of all that we hold dear as a nation, becomes an afterthought when it is owned and operated by one Barack H. Obama. As it happens, the president holds exactly the same Obama-centric view. So long as the kill list is overseen by him as judge and executioner, its beyond reproach. The press tends to agree. The Newsweek article reports, The choices he faces are brutally difficult, and he has struggled with them sometimes turning them over in his mind again and again. Really? He thinks about who he is deciding to kill? The Times maintains that the president parses the kill list as a student of writings on war by Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. If no anecdotes have yet emerged about President Obama justifying a particular kill with reference to the Summa Theologica, its probably only a matter of time. In authorizing the strikes, the president is to be commended for his coldbloodedness, although no tactic is perfect or without costs. The war in Yemen is sliding the wrong way, and relations with target-rich Pakistan are at a low ebb. But there should be no doubt now that the commander in chief possesses fearsome powers in the war on terror. All it took for Democrats to accept that was for President Obama to begin exercising them. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 or meat, in this case rising almost 20 feet in sand-colored stucco walls and recessed doors and windows to meet the carapace of red Spanish roof tiles. At 41, the senator is a man in full, a career politician suddenly so successful that his immigrant parents might never have envisioned such prominence for one of their own. Conceivably, this son of a career bartender and a sales clerk could transition from his first political job on the tiny West Miami city commission, where elected officials are paid $100 a month, to a Mitt Romney White House where vice presidents are paid $230,700 per year all in a blazing 14 years. But you wouldnt know it from the neighborhood. When hes home from Washington or the road, the senator lives quietly with his Colombian-born wife of 15 years, Jeanette Dousdebes Rubio, and their four children. Famously, she was once a Miami Dolphins cheerleader. Here, the senator becomes Marco to many, going about his business like anybody else. Sometimes, Marco even comes in and pays the bills himself, says Annery Gonzalez, the city clerk, who arrived from Cuba 18 years ago at the age of 25, with no English. Hes always pleasant, always nice. Now, Ms. Gonzalez speaks perfect English and perfect bureaucratese, to go with her perfect Spanish. Ive worked at it you just work at it, she explains. Hers is a typical West Miami story, the kind Marco Rubio grew up with, one of thousands that thread themselves like muscle and sinew through the bones and body of his life. Ms. Gonzalez met Sen. Rubio when they were both in their mid-20s (shes two years older). Shed taken her first American job as a secretary at city hall, and hed won a city commission seat. Now, shes married with three children who are growing up in the same milieu he did, just like his own kids. Since John F. Kennedys term as president, such stories have provided Sen. Rubios context a Cuban-American stewpot of proud island heritage, fierce anger at Fidel, and hard work. Home-town characterIn its self-containment, Sen. Rubios West Miami could be small-town Iowa or Indiana, New Jersey or New York, West Virginia or east Carolina. People know each other. People look out for each other. People want to be part of it. I moved my grandparents here from Little Havana to escape the craziness, says 26-year-old Alex Tamayo, a longhaul truck driver and immigrant standing in his covered carport. Mr. Tamayo is rebuilding both the body and engine of a 1981 Mustang, an All-American car. Little Havana, the rough and raucous section many Americans associate with the Cuban experience in Miami, floats like a sister planet about three miles to the east, a world close in proximity but distant in character and behavior. Its calm here for my grandparents, Mr. Tamayo says, glancing approvingly at the quiet street. No cops driving around, no noise after 6 p.m. They can go for walks peacefully. And they can talk about politics, which his grandfather, silver-haired Raphael Arnaiz, 71, does eagerly, inviting reporters into the spotless little home. Imprisoned by Castro after his failed attempt to hijack a boat in 1961, Mr. Arnaiz was lucky not to be shot. He finally escaped Cuba with his wife in 1994, seeking asylum here, he says. While Mrs. Arnaiz sweeps tiny piles of dust past the silent face of a large-screen TV, he leans forward on a leather couch to speak. Marco Rubio is a young figure who promises He pauses for effect, letting promises hang in the air. This is the rhythm of Cuban discourse. The dramatic pause is an oratorical skill not just reserved for the likes of politicians like Sen. Rubio, but for practically every Cuban hunched over a dinner or domino table debating practically any topic. Rubios politics are universal, Mr. Arnaiz continues. Anglo-Saxon, Latino, black, white everyone can benefit. For a time, this neighborhood intimacy and shared experience werent enough for the Rubios. Unlike many, the family once tried the greener grass. But its breakout move to Las Vegas when the senator was 8 ended three years later. The Rubios quit the desert and returned to West Miami, never to test the far horizon again. Much has been made of that adventure, and especially of the senators boyhood embrace of the Church of Latter Day Saints, along with such Anglo-Mormon icons as the Osmond family music group. But to people here, its hardly a bump in the road. The Rubios remain Catholic, and they also visit a Southern Baptist Church outside of West Miami. So what? Thats the attitude among his neighbors. They trust the roots, and the roots run deep. His lovely home, for example, is only about three blocks from the much smaller house where he grew up. That place is still owned by his ailing mother, who lingers in the care of his sister, say people who know him.New revelations Many other details that create the infill of his life in West Miami will soon become public. On June 19, two books about Sen. Rubio will burst like head-butting nose guards into this toughest of political games: the race for the White House. The kickoff begins officially on Aug. 27 with the Republican National Convention in Tampa, when Mitt Romney will stand beside his yet-to-be-named vice-presidential nominee. Against that backdrop, each book will describe Sen. Rubios childhood and young adulthood, and perhaps trace the conservative nature of his vision. One, The Rise of Marco Rubio, is a biography of his life by Washington Post reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia. The other is Rubios own autobiography, American Son. Sen. Rubio did not respond to Florida Weekly requests to discuss his childhood or his politics. His staff and book publicists said he would not talk about growing up in West Miami until after American Son muscles its way onto the summer reading charts. But Mr. Roig-Franzia, who spent months talking to people about Sen. Rubio both in and out of West Miami and probably understands him better than anyone, offers insights. I think growing up in one of the most Cuban communities in the world outside of Havana was crucial to him, both as a politician and as a person, as obvious as that may seem, he explains. As a politician, that experience provided him with a very digestible and understandable narrative the narrative of the exile community, and the narrative of America as a place where people went because the place they came from was flawed, and in the case of Cuba, deeply flawed. As a person, however, his experience became more complicated, suggests Mr. Roig-Franzia. He has said that when he was in high school, people made fun of him because he was too American. While the Rubios had been struggling to navigate the national culture as defined by Las Vegas, more than 100,000 Cubans escaped the world of Fidel Castro in the six-month Mariel boatlift of 1980. Most of those refugees made their way to Miami, where the Rubio family returned in 1982. When they came back, there was this tremendous new influx of Cubans who were really steeped in attained experience of that island (unlike Marco), says Mr. RoigFranzia. He was surrounded by that passionate sense of betrayal, the passionate sense of a people who had been pushed away. It was that sentiment that pervaded his high school years, both on the streets of West Miami and at South Miami High. Pigskin politicianOther telling stories about him are not hard to find either, outside the covers of political or literary ambition. Although the senator is arguably West Miamis most famous son, he doesnt throw his weight around. At least not here, where about 5,000 of the 5,800 residents are Cuban Americans, according to the Census Bureaus demographic profile of West Miami. We had his street closed last year, it was all torn up for repairs, there were Closed signs all over, and suddenly he drives up in his truck one day, recalls Juan Pea, director of Public Works and Code Enforcement in West Miami. Mr. Pea has known Sen. Rubio since he served in his first elected position on the city commission, from 1996 to Instead of just driving through I mean, whos going to stop him? he stops at the top of the street. He says, Im trying to get to the airport. I have to get to my house first. I say, OK. But it says, Closed, he says. I say, Marco, youre a U.S. senator. Just drive through. Instead, says Mr. Pea, the senator pulled his pickup to the side of the road and walked the rest of the way to his house. Among Cuban Americans, the reach of Sen. Rubios voice these days is unprecedented. A prominent Republican, a Tea Party darling and a United States senator this is a man who just might run the kickoff all the way back to the goal line, from his working-class origins. Those origins include the man-making game of American football, and a scholarship out of South Miami High to play for Tarkio College in Missouri, which he did for a year. Sen. Rubio has seized this pigskin detail of his story like a split end seizing a long pass which he did to great acclaim on the floor of the Florida House, courtesy of Dan Marino. The former Miami Dolphins quarterback threw the football in a crisp arc across the room to him, permanently etching the senators name in the list of manly politicians who can catch the ball. (He almost dropped it, though, which might have changed history since the event recurs on YouTube at the touch of a button.) Following his abbreviated football career at the nowdefunct Tarkio, the someday senator returned permanently to the Sunshine State. In seemingly short order, he bounced in and out of Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, graduated from the University of Florida, earned a degree with honors from the University of Miami law school, and finally embraced life as a career politician. From city commissioner to state legislator (he served from 2000 to 2009 in the state House) to United States senator, Mr. RUBIOFrom page 1 OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Rubio home on Southwest 13th Street is only three blocks from the senators boyhood home.OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYCity hall, where Mr. Rubio served as a commissioner in his mid-20s. Rubios autobiography (bottom), and the biography by Manuel Roig-Franzia (top), are scheduled to go on sale June 19.ARNAIZ PEA GONZALEZ


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 NEWS A9 Rubio has had a dazzling run. And now, his de rigueur protests notwithstanding, he likely remains one of Mr. Romneys top choices for vice president. If he proves to be the chosen one by Mr. Romney and by American voters, Sen. Rubio would become one of the two youngest men ever to serve as vice president. Only Richard Nixon was younger age 40 when he joined President Dwight Eisenhower as the vice president, in 1952. The youth issueIs he too young? Thats a matter of debate across the country, among most Republicans, and in West Miami. Sitting in front of the Community Center shortly before mid-day, two elderly Cuban women field that question like a couple of great ball handlers. Is Sen. Rubio too young to be vice president or president? Yes, he doesnt have the experience, says one. Hey, youre talking to journalists! scolds her companion, before turning to address them. Hes not too young. Hes a smart man, hell learn on the job Kennedy wasnt too young, was he? The Rubio critic considers this momentarily. We dont see him much around here, she says. They come by when there are campaign stops. She frowns critically, but her friend isnt having it. Hey, quit speaking badly about him. Marco Rubio is a good man and hell do a good job. Neither would give their names. Many others appreciate his youth, too from a variety of backgrounds. Thats whats good about him, he has ideas, argues Maritza Valdez, working an afternoon job, one of two, delivering prescriptions from a local pharmacy to homes in West Miami. Here, everyone running things? Theyre all old, she says. But (Rubios) open to new ideas to solve our problems. And hes Cuban Latino. Thats good for us, too. I hope hes nominated. Only a few blocks away, neighborhood residents David and Holly Alligood, sitting outside watching the street, both insist age is beside the point. And so is the immigrant history of anybodys parents, including Sen. Rubios, Mr. Alligood says. To put those kinds of parameters around what makes a good politician is foolish. I support him. Heres a guy hes made-in-America with Cuban parts. Hes a natural-born citizen. And the fact that his parents immigrated well, that doesnt give me the warm fuzzies, and it doesnt turn me off, either. If youre here and youre a citizen, whether you come from Guatemala, or Cuba, or Europe, youre an American. Ambitions and a clean noseYoung or not, ambition has fueled Mr. Rubios seemingly meteoric rise for longer than most people realize, says Jim Gestwicki, the tall, aging director of West Miamis Rebeca Sosa Recreation Center. Here, troops of animated children arrive each afternoon to do what Marco himself did 25 or 30 years ago play ball. Mr. Gestwicki supervised the young Rubio in flag football and basketball. And he may have been the first man in America to harness the concept of the White House to the reality of Marco Rubio in a single conscious thought without laughing it away. Marco used to come here to play all the time, he explains. One day I remember, when he was about 15, he had been watching some councilmen talking, and he asked me, What did that mean? So I told him. I dont even remember what it was about. Then I asked him, Why did you want to know? And he said, Because I want to be president some day. I told him, Then you better watch everything you do, because if you mess up someday its going to come back to haunt you. So far, that hasnt been true. During Sen. Rubios run for federal office in 2010, critics including Republican Gov. and senate contender Charlie Crist struggled to pin corruption labels on Mr. Rubio. They failed. Revelations that hed spent tens of thousands of dollars or more on personal purchases with a Republican Party credit card, or that he allowed a home he purchased in Tallahassee with close friend and then-State Rep. David Rivera to fall into foreclosure did little to slow his progress. He paid back his debt on the credit card, he has said, and the house problem was taken care of, according to his staff. They did not elaborate. Mr. Rivera, now a U.S. representative from District 25, came under investigation by the FBI and the IRS for taking more than $500,000 from dog track owners after hed pushed voters to allow Las Vegas-style slots at parimutuel betting operations in 2008, the Miami Herald reported.Tackling the issuesBut all that may be behind Sen. Rubio. As it happens, on the warm afternoon that two reporters are getting to know his neighborhood, the senator son of Cuban immigrants has set foot in Cuba for the first time in his life. Not the Cuba of his parents under the dictator Batista they arrived from that Cuba in 1956, becoming naturalized U.S. citizens 19 years later, when Gerald Ford was president and little Marco was 4. Nor is the senator finally establishing a toehold on the post-1958 Cuba of Fidel Castro. Instead, Sen. Rubio has hit the beach in the American Cuba at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. Navy base that sits like a muscular pimple on the nose of Fidel. There, among others, prisoners classified as terrorists are detained by the CIA and the State Department. He is, after all, a member of the Senates powerful Select Committee on Intelligence, ostensibly here to inspect the American operation. While reporters are stopping their car in front of the silent Rubio house in West Miami to take a picture, 500 miles to the Southeast Sen. Rubio is coming down hard before the cameras, as he was taught to do by his elders. Remember, he cautions, speaking of prisoners at Guantanamo: These are enemy combatants who are directly engaged in the fight against the United States and our interests. His tone implies that too much sympathy, or any sympathy at all for any treatment they receive, isnt going to cut it. The senator has consistently argued the hard line in his view of international relations, asserting that the United States must aggressively counter tyrants, whether communist or otherwise. That approach plays well not just to a Cuban-American base but to a much broader conservative base. And so does his insistence that government is too big, spending has been wasteful under President Obama and the Democratic leadership, and regulation of businesses too strict. The make-or-break paradoxMr. Romneys attraction to the young senator, however, may not stem from his standard-issue conservatism. Instead, it may lie in Sen. Rubios ability to overcome a thorny paradox, winning Hispanic voters who could alt er the outcome of the presidential election. The paradox is this: As the Spanishspeaking son of immigrant parents, Sen. Rubio is expected to understand the issues of Hispanics better than any other candidate especially Hispanics from such crucial swing states as Florida (29 electoral votes), Colorado (9), or New Mexico (6). But as a conservative Republican, the senator is expected by many to make it harder, not easier, for immigrants to become citizens. No one yet knows how he will handle those conflicting expectations. For many Hispanic voters, the so-called Dream Act the proposal to put people born elsewhere but raised and educated in the United States on the fast track to citizenship is the most important issue for any candidate of either party. Dreamers nationwide are encouraged because Rubio has finally taken the step and joined this discussion, says Mayra Hidalgo Salazar. We see this as a result of all the work weve been doing at the grass roots level, and statewide. Ms. Salazar, a college student born in Costa Rica but raised in Florida from the age of 6 months, is a board member of United We Dream, a member of DRM Capital, a lobbying group, and a member of FLIC, the Florida Immigrant Coalition. She is the only member of her family who remains illegal the rest have obtained visas, married into citizenship, or been born here, she says. To her, this is not a partisan issue, especially since President Obama has failed to issue an administrative order stopping the deportation of undocumented students, which forces them to continue living in the shadows, she says. Into this restless disappointment, she suggests with a note of skepticism, the senator might insert himself. Rubios made a lot of nice noise about his (Dream Act) bill, and were all very eager to see it, but he has yet to introduce it there is no bill that has actually come forth. Just talk, she says. We hope its bi-partisan. As a young Latina and an undocumented student, I understand the power the Dream Act has for Latino voters, and the power it has to change lives. The Republican party would be very remiss not to take that into account during this election season. Some Cuban Americans who share experiences similar to the senators and who may harbor as much ambition for themselves passionately agree. Im very excited to see what Rubio is going to do to help immigrants, says Eddie Gonzalez, who changed his name in the Miami-Dade County courthouse last week to, suddenly winning a place in the national spotlight. Rubios parents came here as immigrants like mine. Hes living the dream that all immigrants want for their children, like I am, so he really needs to be the torch-bearer on this issue. A 30-year-old candidate from Hialeah running independently for the U.S. Dist. 25 seat in the House of Representatives (Broward, Collier and parts of MiamiDade counties), Mr. Gonzalez acknowledges that immigrant Cubans often have it better than other immigrants from the Americas. After all, the path to citizenship for a Cuban is relatively straightforward and assured, a matter of patience and the right bureaucratic steps. Mexicans, Guatemalans, Colombians, Costa Ricans, or other immigrants from the Americas do not enjoy a similar embrace. Im happy for my brothers and sisters that they have a clear path, Ms. Salazar says, in a salute to Cuban Americans. Now, the rest of us are waiting for Rubio. >> West Miami, a city of about one square mile, is also home to rapper Pitbull. OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYHolly and David Alligood. Hes made in America of Cuban parts, Mr. Alligood said of Rubio.OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYJim Gestwicki poses at the basketball court where a 15-year-old Marco Rubio once told him that hed be president someday. COURTESY PHOTOMayra Hidalgo Salazar with her nephew. A bi-partisan Dream Act is her hope.GONZALEZ


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The drawing for the car was held during the Ys 27th annual drugand alcohol-free graduation party for Collier County seniors; Ms. Corderos name was randomly selected from more than 1,000 attendees.The Collier County Veterans Council and Collier County Freedom Memorial Task Force will hold an American flag retiring ceremony from 6-8:30 p.m. on Flag Day, Thursday, June 14, in front of the Freedom Memorial in Freedom Park. Veterans, members of the Gulf Coast Retired Firefighters and area Boy Scouts will accept worn and faded American flags from anyone who would like to retire them in accordance with U.S. custom and protocol, including folding and incineration. The flags will be disposed of during an ongoing ceremony in a large steel drum. An engine from the Naples Fire Department will be on standby. The Collier County Freedom Memorial is an ongoing project funded solely by private donations. The next phase is the application of red, white and blue granite cladding to complete the centerpiece, a 13-by-40-foot American flag. Freedom Park is at the corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and Golden Gate Parkway. For more information, call Greg Speers at 285-0650. Flag burning ceremony set for Flag DayAn old-fashioned political rally with multiple candidates and a straw vote take place from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at St. John the Evangelist Life Center, 625 111th Ave. in North Naples. Politics in the Park is presented by the Collier Building Industry Association with support from the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the Naples Area Board of Realtors, the Urban Land Institute and the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The event is free and open to the public. Elections of significant importance to rebuilding our local economy are Collier County Commission Districts 1, 3 and 5. Voters will also choose a U.S. congressional representative for District 19 and a Collier County property appraiser, clerk or courts and tax collector, among others. Voters will go to the polls for the primary election on Aug. 14 and for the general election on Nov. 6. Learn more about all of this election seasons races at the Collier County Supervisor of Elections website, www. For more information about Politics in the Park, call the CBIA office at 436-6100 or visit A grant from The League Club has enabled the P ar kinson As sociation of Southwest Florida Inc. to start a class for PASFI members who would like to tell their story through writing and then share it with others. The first session meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, at PASFI headquarters. The grant allows PASFI staff and volunteers help members bring faded memories to light and record their individual stories on DVDs that can be shared with loved ones and serve as a history of ones life experiences. PASFI also 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. Numerous social activities and fundraisers take place throughout the year, from bingo and miniature golf games to regular lunch outings and special themed parties. New members recently named to the executive committee of the organizations board of directors are: Scott Leamon, chairman; Robb Winiecki, vice chair; Peggy Baker, treasurer; and Michael Church, secretary. To sign up for life story class or for more information about PASFI programs and services, call Executive Director Ruth Hubing at 417-3465, e-mail or visit www.PASFi. org. The organizations headquarters are at 1048 Goodlette Road, Suite 201, Naples. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 A11 Law Offices ofDavid L. Orosz Free Consultation Accredited VA AttorneyDavid L. Orosz5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd. Ft. Myers Nursing Home & Assisted Living Medicaid & Veterans BenefitsPlenty of special ways to salute DadFour Naples-area institutions are saluting fathers in special ways this Sunday and other times this month, affording several options for activities befitting celebrating the dads and granddads.YMCAsReflecting its century-old dedication to helping fathers further involve themselves with their children, the YMCA of Greater Naples plus all other area Ys celebrate Fathers Day with a free play day for all dads and their children Sunday, June 17. Dads can enjoy the pool, exercise areas, game room or gymnasium. Non-Y members need to bring a photo ID for entry. For more information, call 597-3148 or visit www.ymca. net. The Naples ZooDads can redeem new or used aftershave containers (moms perfume works, too) for free admission from Friday-Monday, June 15-18. Zoo guests can watch as the scents are sprayed in animal habitats and on enrichment items during Meet the Keepers talks. Because many animals perceive the world as much through smell as humans do through sight, spraying the new scents on a tigersized toy, a tree on a path or other areas arouses their curiosity to use their skills to investigate their surroundings. Visit and print a coupon that gives dads free admission with a paid child or adult ticket. For more information, call 262-5409.Naples Botanical GardenFathers and grandfathers receive free admission for a day of fun from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 17, including catch-and-release fishing behind the Kapnick Caribbean Garden. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy a performance of the jazz, blues, rock and soulful sounds of the Sarah Mac Band from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Regular admission is $12.95 for adults, $7.95 for ages 4-14, free for ages 3 and younger. Garden members are always admitted free. For more information, call 643-7275 or visit Maria When accompanied by a paying child, fathers ride for free this month on Orange Jeep Tours in Ave Maria east of Naples. The 90-minute tours exploring terrain inhabited by the American alligator, whitetail deer, Osceola turkey, Florida red-bellied turtles and a variety of bird species depart from the Ave Maria Information Center in the Town Center beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Each custom-outfitted vehicle can seat up to six passengers, who are treated to a narrated history of the region and a description of Florida agriculture. Each Jeep is also equipped with iPads loaded with the National Audubon Society app allowing passengers to identify species during the tour. Tickets are $35 per adult and $25 per child 12 and younger. For more information, call 434-5337 or visit


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The local committee seeking protection for plant life at the Zoo has the support of the Henry Nehrling Society, which was formed in 1999 by Nancy Decker, a professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., in an effort to preserve the Nehrling Garden near Orlando, in Gotha. Some people think these are just a bunch of kooky people that want to save a pond, Richard Nehrling, Dr. Nehrlings great grandson and a board member of the Nehrling Society, says about the Naples committee and its concerns. What people dont understand is there is one of Americas premier pioneer gardens sitting in there. Mr. Nehrling lives near Jacksonville but visits Naples regularly as the Florida sales rep for the lawn and garden distributor, Commerce Corp. He and members of the Nehrling-Fleischmann Gardens Preservation Committee feel Zoo officials primary concern is to get people like them out of the way so they can build a bigger zoo. But the Zoo board and Zoo Director David Tetzlaff strongly dispute that, insisting they do plenty to protect the Dr. Nehrlings legacy and have always had a strong interest in the Zoos history. The Tetzlaff family has been the primary tenant since 1969. They leased the land from the Fleischmann family until 2004, when Collier County purchased for $40 million the Zoo and Caribbean Gardens, about 40 acres, as well as 70 adjoining acres. Since then, the Tetzlaffs and Zoo board members have run the property as a charitable nonprofit, leasing it from the county for $1 a year (the same deal the Naples Municipal Airport gets). Like the airport, the Zoo has brought increasing commerce to the area and generates an estimated economic impact of $25 million per year. Zoo attendance has more than doubled in the last decade, sometimes with thousands of visitors a day. There are only about 320 parking spaces. Every zoo wants to grow, Mr. Tetzlaff says. Every zoo wants to get bigger and better, but we want to keep history in mind. The property does in fact include numerous plaques regarding Dr. Nehrling and marks many of his individual specimens on the property. The botanicals at the Zoo looked full, gorgeous and impressive on a steamy hot midSaturday last week.A hot day at the zooAll the visitors interviewed that day came for the animals first, plants second. Its nice this is better than the zoo in Miami-Dade, gushed Uruguan visitor Leonel Fagundez, there with his wife and two young children. Kim Huffer, visiting with her almostgrown daughters Amber and Kim Huffer, remarked how pretty the flowers were. They need elephants, suggested Amber, who is training to be a vet tech. Just down the path near the bear exhibit, a Zoo official on a bicycle caught up with a reporter, questioning him about what he was doing, and saying the reporters activity would be monitored. He declined to be quoted because of the recent controversial atmosphere. Under the shade of soaring trees, a caregiver pushed a woman in a wheelchair, Clara Szathmary. Her face was a serene map of lines framed with silver hair. It was her first time at the Zoo and she was enjoying it despite the sweltering heat of about 91 degrees. It made us very happy to see so many people and young children particularly so well behaved, Ms. Szathmary said. She came for the animals and was surprised by the lush vegetation. Theyre lovely, she marveled. In this garden, theyre wonderful. Ive never seen such bromeliads! They have them in all colors.He said/he said/she said/etc. Zoo officials and the citizens group committee have clashed with a bitterly contentious tone in last few months, with each group accusing the other of deception and even outright lies. On the phone with a reporter, Mr. Arsenault spoke with a sense of outrage and urgency, saying the county can and should take emergency measures to make sure Zoo officials dont remove ZOOFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKKYA giraffe enjoys a handout from a recent Zoo visitor.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 NEWS A17 any more community treasures in their quest to expand. Another opponent of the Zoos development, certified master gardener Bob Printz, is just as emphatic. Mr. Printz has numerous photographs he says show the systematic removal of plant life from the Zoo. For instance, one 2009 picture is of a small bulldozer next to some mangroves that he said were targeted for removal. Mr. Tetzlaff, however, says he knows that very picture and the bulldozer was fact there to remove invasive Brazilian pepper trees. Last Saturday, opponents of the Zoos current plans stood on the sidewalk on Goodlette-Frank Road in front of the Zoo entrance, holding posters protesting what they have described as irresponsible development. Meanwhile, Zoo board members along with a representative from a public relations firm staged their own protest by the entrance. The strange part: They also had a banner advocating saving the pond. The Zoo board members gathered there said they never intended to remove the lily/retention pond at least not entirely. Paula Brothers, president of the Zoos board of directors, said the garden and landscaping here is important. But we are a zoo. Were not The (Naples) Botanical Garden. Added Zoo board member Susan Liberski, Its not the goal of the Zoo board to bulldoze every plant and put in an exhibit. Weve been sensitive to the plants from the start. The board members support a plan that would save part or all of the lily pond. Collier County commissioners, who have the final say, will review a variety of options and discuss the future of the Zoo at a meeting on June 26. Florida Weekly contacted all of them by e-mail last week. Two responded. District 2 Commissioner Georgia Hiller wrote: Several cost-effective options propose preserving a large part of the pond while providing the zoos entrance at the existing traffic light location. Shell consider further development on a case-by-case basis. District 1 Commissioner Donna Fiala responded that she believes the lily/retention pond should be saved. Although she is not in favor of making the garden the primary attraction, she said she does hold its history in high regard. I dont know why theyd want to make that a bigger part of the Zoo, because we already have (Naples Botanical Garden), she said. She concluded the zoo should develop around the existing botanical prizes. Im sure they can be creative in doing that. It might cost a little more money to do it right, but in the end everybody benefits.The leaseUnder the existing lease for the Zoo, 50-some of Dr. Nehrlings original trees are protected, according to Steve Carnell, interim public services administrator for Collier County. But thats it. This group (the Nehrling-Fleischmann Gardens Preservation Committee) wants to go much broader than that, he says. The county staff, based on the reading of the lease, doesnt talk about the same vision for the gardens. An artists rendering of the Zoos master plan shows very few green areas left in relation to brown areas. Zoo Director Mr. Tetzlaff explains the rendering is conceptual and does not reflect the Zoos dedication to preserving history and landscaping. Mr. Tetzlaff also points also out that he kept a promise he made to taxpayers when that deal was being developed: instead of the usual $19.95 admission, every first Saturday of the month is free for county residents. Dr. Nehrling, famous in part for being generous to a fault, his great grandson says, would probably have approved of that. EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Above: Zoo signage tells Dr. Henry Nehrlings story. Left: Feeding time in the alligator habitat.


A glimpse of Floridas long history with hurricanesFloridas history has been shaped by hurricanes. During Christopher Columbus second voyage to the New World, they were hit by a hurricane on July 16, 1495. In the early 1500s, Ponce de Leon, en route to colonize the Tampa Bay area with a dozen ships and hundreds of settlers, was caught by a hurricane off the Gulf of Mexico coast. No doubt, hurricanes have been battering Southwest Florida for hundreds of years; however, the Oct. 17, 1910, storm had both an eyewitness and survivor in the settlement of Everglade (it didnt become Everglades until 1923, when it became the county seat). He was Rob Storter (1894-1987), and his charming illustration from his book, Crackers in the Glade: Life and Times in the Old Everglades, is shown here. The drawing depicts the local schoolhouse drifting by during the eye of the storm. Mr. Storters comment under it reads: We watched the school house drift by before it went to pieces. He goes on to share: Once the winds changed to the southwest, the water came in like a tidal wave. In just minutes the river was over the banks and soon into our house. The following morning, after prying the scow (a large, flat-bottomed boat with broad square ends used chiefly for transporting bulk materials) loose, they floated back to their home. Even though their house was built a good 3 feet above ground, the family arrived home to discover eight to 10 inches of mud inside. Until repairs could be made, they all lived upstairs. A colorful side story took place during that 1910 hurricane. As the story goes, earlier in the day before Mr. Storters account unfolded, Edgar Watson (of author Peter Matthiessens Killing Mister Watson fame) left his home on Chatham Bend and rowed his boat over to Chokoloskee to Ted Smallwoods Trading Post. Mr. Watson was known to have a violent temper, and he also had a reputation for not paying his hired help (who seemed to just disappear, but would often be found bobbing up in Chokoloskee Bay). When yet another body emerged in the shallow waters of Chatham Bend as the storm approached, the locals were alerted. Mr. Watson denied the killings, but community sentiment ran against him. During a confrontation outside the trading post, it was said that Mr. Watson became enraged at the group that had gathered at the waters edge, accusing him of this murder. He pulled out his shotgun and pulled the trigger, but the shells were wet and failed him. In an instant, however, a hail of bullets gunned him down. The reign of Bloody Watson was over. No one was ever charged with his murder.Sixteen years laterThe October 1926 hurricane, which blasted Floridas east coast and before entering the Gulf of Mexico, demolished Chokoloskee trading post proprietor C.G. McKinneys general store, and he died Oct. 16 on the dock of the Storter Trading Post while securing additional supplies. (Mr. McKinney was known for his humor and wit as The Sage of Chokoloskee for the weekly columns he penned for the Estero American Eagle newspaper.) The 1926 Atlantic hurricane season produced 11 tropical storms, of which six became major hurricanes.Two years laterOn the morning of Sept. 18, 1928, a hurricane hit Miami and by noon was battering Everglades. Storm winds blew the water out of the Barron River and Chokoloskee Bay and then surged back into the waterfront town of Everglades with heights over 8 feet. Those who decided to ride out the storm huddled together on the second floor of the Everglades Inn (which was lost to a fire nearly 60 years later, in 1987). They stood there helpless, watching the wind blow homes from their foundations and tear others apart. Stories were told of pastured cows that drowned because there wasnt an elevated shelter for them.Labor Day 1935The strongest hurricane on record in the Sunshine State is the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, which has been referred to as the Storm of the Century. Still reeling from the Great Depression, Florida suffered another major blow when an unnamed hurricane (the practice of naming hurricanes did not begin until the 1950s) packing 200-mph winds killed hundreds of our nations veterans who were working to build the overseas highway to Key West. Henry Morrison Flaglers infamous Florida Overseas Railroad a $50 million extension of the Florida East Coast Railway to Key West that had been completed in 1912 and was touted as the Eighth Wonder of the World was crippled. Because there was no warning system anything like what we have today, historys hurricanes and tropical storms would have been terrifying surprises to those in their paths. Even though forecasting a storms strength and its path remains an inexact science today, no doubt the survivors of these long-ago catastrophes would have been most grateful for any warning that would have allowed them to prepare in any way. With that in mind, what have you done to prepare your home and belongings for the next six months of storm season? Maureen Sullivan-Hartung arrived in Naples in 1981. Following a years stint as a reporter for the former weekly Everglades Echo newspaper, she began freelancing. Her first book, The Hidden History of Everglades City & Points Nearby, was published in 2010 by The History Press in South Carolina. Look for her Undercover Historian column every other week in Florida Weekly. Learn more about Ms. Sullivan-Hartung at NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certi ed Eye Physician & SurgeonNaples Bonita Springs www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTS Go under the bridge at Tin City, past Bayfront, 7 minutes up the river on the right Dine with usReceive a TWO WEEK Complimentary Social Membership FUEL UP AT NAPLES HARBOUR $3.90 PER GALLON 90 octane non-ethanol ValvTect *LOWEST FUEL PRICE IN NAPLES a a e i b u COURTESY IMAGE / COLLIER COUNTY MUSEUMFrom Rob Storters Crackers in the Glade: Life and Times in the Old Everglades CRAIG WOODWARD / COURTESY PHOTOIn the aftermath of either the 1926 or 1928 hurricane, an unknown man pauses outside the former Everglades Club, the movie theater that was next door to the Everglades Inn on the corner of Broadway and Allen Avenue in Everglades City. UNDERCOVER HISTORIAN


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PAGE 20 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 VOICES OF OLD FLORIDA Brimmin g gwith history 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N A hat dont even start to fit right till its been wet, and worn on your head, and dries there, where it can really mold itself into the shape of a mans head. Alva-born grove and cattle man Billy Murphy shared this wisdom with me as we looked over a collection of hats nailed to a simple wooden wall inside LaBelle Ranch Supply. The hats are sweat-stained, dirty, weathered and wounded. Silent memorials, in shades of fawn, gray and black, short and wide-brimmed, narrow and round crowns, attesting to the hard labor of the men who wore them, and died. Every hat bears witness to the unique individual who wore it. The hats on this wall share one similar feature, an engraved tag bearing a mans name. Millard Yeomans aint dead, says Seth Howard, the man responsible for starting the stirring collection nearly three decades ago. Nodding toward a tan, worn and stained straw hat he said, Him nor a few others up here. But for the most part, theyre all gone. In two or three years, Millard will turn 100, but hes still gettin around about as good as the rest of us. An unlikely monumentHoward started LaBelle Ranch Supply in 1985, and nailed the first hat to the wall after his Uncle Trig Arnold, a cattleman from Palmdale, died. It was just a way to honor Uncle Trig, Howard says with a shrug. Then Tommy Guy died and his hat got nailed beside Uncle Trigs. Then along in there somewhere Martha Rae Humphries brought me Kirby Thompsons, and one led to another and He shrugs, and the story trails, as if Mr. Howard himself is surprised by how large the assemblage has grown. There are more than 70 hats hanging on the wall now, with names rooted in local land and the cattle, before the dawn of the 20th century: Peeples, Cross, Maddox, Dana, Mills, Howard, Powers, Bailey, Flint, Thomas, Dyess, Davis and a few dozen more. Each hat represents a Florida dream, chased, wrangled, roped and branded; a fighter, most now at rest in Florida soil. Emory Rowdy Howard, a battalion chief for Lee County Port Authority Aircraft Rescue, has the bittersweet distinction of having both his fathers and grandfathers hats on the wall. I look at those hats and remember the man that was underneath them. I can see Joe or Billy Peeples right now by looking at their hats, how they walked and how they stood. I can see Kirby Thompsons hat and remember how he looked getting out of that green Jeep that he always drove. In a small town like LaBelle, whose make-up has changed, those hats keep memories alive for friends and family. You can look at those hats and remember how it was in days past. Those were hardworking men who made our small towns a great place to live. Some were quiet men and some were more colorful. Some were very successful, and some always had a hard life. I remember turning my Papas and Daddys hats over and looking at the sweat on the band inside and thinking about how hard they worked, physically. I also remember taking my Papas hat once, and only once, and hiding it from him. He didnt find it funny and I narr owly averted a spanking, Howard said. History via headgearMr. Howard agrees that remembering Floridas cattle heritage is important. Most people dont realize how important cattle was and still is to Florida. At one time, we were the biggest producer in the nation, and Hendry County, off and on, has been the biggest cattle producing county in the state. He is correct. In fact, the first cattle ever on the North American continent arrived with Juan Ponce de Leon, on the west coast of Florida in the early 1500s six heifers from Andaluca, Spain, and one Andalusianbull. The small, tough, horned breed took to the Florida wilds and thrived. The Spanish chose their stock wisely. Their cargo became the progenitors of the continents first cattle industry. No Wild West frontier town can boast a longer, or more colorful cattle-cowboycowgirl history than Central and Southwest Florida. Before, during and after the Civil War, ships loaded with Florida beef left Punta Rassa (located at the eastern end of the Sanibel Causeway) daily for Cuba, Key West and ports along the Southeastern United States. Spanish gold coins were as common a currency in Southwest Florida as that of the U. S. government. The hats on the wall of LaBelle Ranch Supply were seasoned by descendants of Floridas earliest cattle families Wandering along the hat wall, reading names, I came across a hat belonging to my grandmothers brother. I pointed it out to Mr. Howard. Dillon Thomas was a little man with a great big heart, he says simply. I told my father, Elmer Mott, about seeing the hat. I miss Dillon so much, he said. From the time I can remember, I loved him. Daddy started taking me on fishing and hunting trips, really when I was too young to go. Our trips often included Dillon and Daddys friend, Gus. I would start complaining about being too tired to walk and Gus, in his real high voice, would always say, Clyde, I told you not to bring that boy, I told you that youd just end up having to carry him. I can remember it like it was yesterday. Then Uncle Dillon would say, Clyde, when you get tired, let me carry him for a while. And The understated memorial to Southwest Floridas pioneers e 5 t o le e rs hats on b u ll hllhhdbd Dillon Thomas CYNTHIA MOTT / COURTESY PHOTOSLeft: Woodrow Woody Howard and Jim Austin at Old Silver Lake Ranch. Below: Emory Howard, 1951 Arcadia Rodeo. BY CYNTHIA MOTTFlorida Weekly Correspondent


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That Chicago Bears cap belonged to Jack Patton. I had a sort of rough go of it as a young man, and Jack Patton gave me guidance and was there for me. But Jack always wore a cap. So, when he died, we put one of his old ball caps up there with all the rest. That man was good to me. Cattleman Roy Dana has a hat on the wall. His daughter, Frances Dana Colding recalls, Daddy always hung his hat on a set of cow horns mounted on the back porch wall. He never wore it into the house. That was disrespectful. I asked her daughter, Robyn Colding, a Hendry County teacher, how she feels about her grandfathers hat tacked among the others. When I see it, I have lots of memories and Im proud it hangs up there. It also brings tears, because I miss him and Grandma so much. R u les of eti q u etteThe hats also represent rules, order and lessons. Interviewing family, some general standards emerged. Children did not play with the hats of their elders, hats were not worn inside, but were nearly always in place on the mans head when outside. And they hung on the same peg, horn or nail every day. Frank Howard, son of Woody Howard, whose hat is on the wall, explains: A cow mans hat was, and still is, an essential piece of equipment. It protected him from the hot Florida sun, from the summer rains, and from the abundant mosquitoes, horseflies, and deerflies. If a man lost his hat while in pursuit of an unruly cow, time was always allowed after the chase to search for it. Being a cowboy was never as glamorous as it is in the movies. It was hard, hot, sweaty work in the summer and cold, miserable work when winter temperatures dropped to freezing, sometimes with gale-force winds. But being a cowboy has its own reward in the form of a freedom not known by other professions. There is also a staging to aging hats, as evidenced by specimens on the wall. Some look clean and new, some are soiled, and some disreputable, as Billy Murphy humorously s aid. He explained the aging progression: Mine starts out as a church hat, which is also used for weddings and funerals. When it gets to showing a little wear, it turns into a roundtown, restaurants, golf and going visiting hat. After a while it begins to get some stains from sweat and other things, and begins to not look quite so good, then it turns into just an old work hat. When it gets real dirty, disreputable, I have to start watching to make sure my wife doesnt throw it away. Thats when I move my knockin around hat down to work hat, my church hat down to knockin around status, and I buy a new hat. Those are my three layers of hat.How do you know when a hat is all used up? I ask. Well, a man has to figure that out for himself, but for me its when that front spot on the crown gets a hole worn into it. It wears there first because thats where the hat is picked up. 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PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 For overall health of a population, prevention trumps repair Changes in health care were on full display at the recent Florida Hospital Association board retreat, which I attended along with 22 other health-care system CEOs and leaders from around the state. We were exposed to many thought-provoking ideas, most built around the theme that prevention of illness is better for all and less expensive in the long run than treatment of sickness. Here are a few highlights: 1. A populations health is made up of the health outcomes of a group of people regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, race or any other demographic. The strengthening of population health is a key to keeping whole communities well by prevention rather than repair after an individual is sick. Picture everyone in Southwest Florida regardless of socioeconomic status or neighborhood having access to highvalue health care. This would translate into a stronger, more vibrant community that would be more resistant to economic downturn. There is a direct correlation between better health, productivity, life satisfaction and happiness. 2. Integration providing high-value, seamless care with compassion is the core competency of successful healthcare organizations. High value takes into account both quality and cost. Integration requires one seamless information technology system across the entire continuum of care, a common vision to provide high value, and appropriate incentives for everyone. Patients should be encouraged to eat wisely, never smoke, etc. Caregivers should follow evidence-based medicine. Such a system will allow creation of better health for a population, improved outcomes for individuals as well as engaged and satisfied physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants nurses and all other care providers. Care coordination is essential and requires excellent information technology. 3. Transparency which lets everyone know about quality, cost and value is possible with a robust information technology system. Insurers traditionally have used claims data, not nearly as valuable as clinical data. Knowing the entire medical picture for a patient and population will facilitate positive change. Collier County has been blessed with recognition as the healthiest of Floridas 67 counties for two of the past three years. Most recently, we dropped to fourth place because our newborn birth weights are not as good as in the past. We still rank near the top in morbidity (sickness) and mortality and have plans for helping our newborns. Sharing knowledge with the community is very much part of our NCH mandate. 4. Organized physicians with a common goal of quality care can do better for patients and themselves by having support services on site (dieticians, social service workers and other therapists) with a focus on prevention and education. Doctors can still be well rewarded, even when seeing fewer patients per day. Insurers accrue savings, which can subsequently be shared via lower premiums for patients and secure incomes for providers. HealthCare Partners, led by Dr. Robert Margolis, who was at our retreat, has practiced this physician-led collaboration strategy in Florida and elsewhere. A wise and experienced friend of mine advises industries in transition that there are two fundamental approaches to change: (1) Resist and get trampled, or (2) Adapt and thrive. Im reminded of white-water rafting, where going against the current is futile you get overturned, or worse. Its much better to go with the current and avoid the big rocks. You might take on some water, you might get sunburned, but you will travel to a new and stimulating place. At NCH, we continue to head to new places, always learning from others farther down the river. Dr. Allen Weiss is the president and CEO of NCH Healthcare System. HEALTHY LIVING Continuing ed workshops for health-care prosArea health-care professionals can earn contact hours at the following workshops offered by Florida Gulf Coast University and Mission Sports Inc. at FGCU: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 7 Applied Therapeutic Practices of Motor Learning Rehab through Sport Skill Movement (Lower Extremities) will give physical therapists/trainers a unique approach to preparing clients for post-rehab through the application of reinstating motor learning movements with an emphasis on lower extremity movements in conjunction with core application. Dress comfortably for demonstration and participation. Fee is $199; 10 contact hours. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 8 Introduction to Bio-Energetics will examine the relationship of energy, bio-energetics and performance to help the clinician/therapist recognize symptoms and outcomes that affect client success. Fee is $149; 7.5 contact hours. Instructor for both workshops is William Elizuk, a nationally recognized speaker, author, educator, fitness specialist, holistic health practitioner and creator of awardwinning exercise DVDs for youth and adults. Register by June 17 and take both classes for $229. Light refreshments will be served; bring a brown bag lunch. For more information or to register, visit center needs all typesAfter a busy winter/spring season, the Community Blood Center needs to replenish its supplies of all types of blood. 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. Common vitamin could help produce good cholesterolMaintaining healthy cholesterol levels can keep heart disease, heart attack and stroke away. And researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville have found that a commonly used vitamin could help by increasing production of good cholesterol in the body. The findings were published earlier this year in the journal Metabolism, Clinical and Experimental. Physicians have long prescribed the B-vitamin nicotinic acid to help keep good cholesterol levels high. Early studies suggested that niacin prevents the removal of good cholesterol known as high-density lipoprotein or HDL from the body. In so doing, this raises the concentration of the substance. But new results from studies of human cells suggest that niacin plays an even greater role of not just preventing removal, but actually boosting production of good cholesterol in the liver and small intestine. Weve known the value of nicotinic acid for years, but this shows there could be even more benefits than we thought, says the studys lead author Michael Haas, a research associate professor of medicine. A persons cholesterol reading is made up of two major parts: HDL and low-density lipoprotein, also called LDL or bad cholesterol. HDL is responsible for moving cholesterol out of various tissues and into the liver so it can be flushed from the body. Doctors recommend keeping good cholesterol levels high and bad cholesterol levels low. The body uses nicotinic acid to convert carbohydrates into energy. It is found in many over-the-counter multivitamin formulations and is sometimes prescribed on its own to lower triglycerides and increase good cholesterol. But until now, researchers werent quite sure whether niacin could actually increase good cholesterol levels. To find definitive evidence, the UF researchers tested human liver and intestine cells in the first study of its kind. They found that nicotinic acid increased the activity of a gene that produces the protein apolipoprotein A-1, which is the major component of good cholesterol in the blood. Not only that, the researchers were able to identify the specific region of the gene that was responsible for making new HDL. The work was funded by a $20,000 grant from the Endocrine Fellows Association to former UF fellow Dr. AbdulRazzak Alamir. We have hoped for a long time that we would develop a medicine to raise the good cholesterol. Unfortunately, many people do not tolerate the side effect of the drug nicotinic acid, says Dr. Stewart Albert, a professor of internal medicine at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, who was not involved in the research. What Dr. Haas and his group have done is demonstrate how nicotinic acid can increase the bodys ability to make the good cholesterol. This may enable researchers to find other medications that will accomplish the same benefit with a lower rate of side effects. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe University of Florida Peanuts are rich in niacin, a vitamin that may boost production of good cholesterol.


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Open to all amateur anglers in guided and unguided/bait, guided and unguided/artificial and fly-fishing divisions, awards will be presented to the top teams in the categories of largest fish, grand slam, corporate team and top female angler. Dr. Aaron Adams, director of operations for the nonprofit Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, is the honorary chair. The avid fly angler makes many easy-tounderstand presentations to clubs on effective fisheries and habitat conservation. Roland Martin, legendary angler and host of his own TV show, is the tournaments honorary founding chairman. Lloyd Liggett, senior vice president at Northern Trust, and Rhett Robicheaux, general manager of Naples Yacht Club, are co-chairmen. The 2011 tournament netted more than $110,000 for the Conservancys efforts to protect local waters. The water quality work and juvenile game fish studies undertaken by the Conservancy are more important than ever to protect our tourist-driven economy, Mr. Liggett says, adding, Clean water means more fish. This years presenting sponsor is The Johnson Meland Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management; Allen Systems Group has siged on to sponsor two teams of veterans. The weekend kicks off Friday, Nov. 2, with a party and auction at the Naples Yacht Club. Boats will launch Saturday and Sunday from locations in Naples, Goodland and Everglades City, and an awards ceremony will be held Sunday evening at Northern Trust in Naples. Registration is limited to the first 60 teams that register at redsnook. For more information, including details about additional sponsorship opportunities, call 403-4219 or e-mail Aaron Adams 5K heart walk/run steps out July 7The annual Roger RC Campagnolo 5K Heart Walk/Run sets out at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at North Collier Regional Park as a benefit for the American Heart Association and the Roger Campagnolo Memorial Fund. Registration by July 6 is $25 for adults, $15 for ages under 18. Race day registration is $30. Sign up at information about sponsorships, call Symantha Campagnolo at 823-6574 or e-mail Free W.O.W. class puts women at the helmWomen on Water, W.O.W., puts women in the drivers seat of singleand dualengine boats for a morning of complimentary boating instruction from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Naples Harbour. Lunch will follow at Jacks River Bar for all participants. Women at the helm will learn the rules of the water and how to maneuver a boat with confidence. Docking safety, basic navigation and skills such as properly tying a knot are also included in the instruction offered by MarineMax captains. Participants begin the day at Naples Harbour with a continental breakfast. Instruction includes a classroom session, followed by hands-on practice. Students also receive a 10-day social membership at Naples Harbour. Cost for lunch is $15, all-inclusive. Deadline for reservations is Wednesday, June 20. Call Megan Fasig at 481-8200 or e-mail Go fish for Miracle Limbs in all-species tournamentHamilton Harbor Yacht Club and Collier Enterprises host the fourth annual Miracle Limbs-Courage in Motion All Species Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the yacht club. Registration is open, and numerous sponsorship opportunities are available. Founded by Bob Ayres, an abovethe-knee amputee, Miracle LimbsCourage in Motion provides support to amputees as the navigate the physical, psychological and financial hurdles that accompany the loss of a limb. For more information, call Mr. Ayers at 591-8393, e-mail or visit www.miraclelimbs. org. HIT THE LINKS Miromar Outlets and Brad Maybank of Golf Mania/Golf Outlet invite men and women golfers to tune up their techniques in a series of free clinics at the outlet shops this month. Womens sessions meet from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays, June 19 (club selection and the flight of a golf ball) and 26 (how to hit the driver longer and more accurately); mens instruction will be at the same time Thursdays, June 14 (grip, stance, alignment and chips versus pitch shots), 21 (club selection and the flight of a golf ball) and 28 (how to hit the driver longer and more accurately). Meet at Golf Mania, Suite 154 at Miromar Outlets. Golfers can register to win a Callaway driver or a round of golf for four at Miromar Lakes Golf Club each time they participate. No purchase necessary. For more information, call 948-3766. The WCI Communities Junior Golf Foundation 2012 Junior Golf Summer Season Tour is open to juniors up to the age of 18, who must play at least six holes and supply their own golf equipment. The summer schedule continues as follows: Wednesday, June 20: The Colony Golf & Country Club Tuesday, July 10: Raptor Bay Golf Club, Bonita Springs Monday, July 23: Tiburn Golf Club, Naples Wednesday, Aug. 1: Pelican Preserve Golf Club The season will finish with another adult-junior event on Aug. 25. For details on flights, levels of play or to register, call 4988040 or visit Through October, the WCI Experience card delivers access to three WCI golf clubs at preferred rates. Participating clubs are The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs, Tiburn Golf Club in Naples and Venetian Golf & River Club in Venice. The card also provides year-round access to Raptor Bay and Pelican Preserve, as well as to Lost Key Golf Club in Perdido Key. Tee times are available three days in advance and are based on availability. The WCI Experience card is $45 and can be purchased at any WCI golf club or at Proceeds benefit the WCI Communities Junior Golf Foundation scholarship program for high school seniors. Set for Monday, Nov. 12, The Immokalee Foundations 2012 Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament will pair two dozen of the worlds greatest golfers with Naples most philanthropic players. It takes place at Bay Colony Golf Club, which also hosts participants for breakfast before the game and at an awards ceremony and lunch afterward.Registration is $5,000. All golfers also receive tickets to the Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction Friday, Nov. 16, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. For more information, call 430-9122, e-mail or visit www.immokaleefoundation. org. COURTESY PHOTO A scene from one of last years free golf clinics at Miromar Outlets.


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A cat can shred your arm in a second, and she wont hesitate if she thinks shes in danger. Because cat bites need to be taken seriously, there are a couple of rules every cat owner should always follow: Respect your cats limits. Many cat bites are simply the result of an owner pushing an interaction just a minute or two too long. Cats almost always give body-language warnings before they attack. You need to know what to look for, so yours doesnt have to tell you the hard way when shes had enough. Signs a cat is getting edgy include tail swishing, crouch-ing, ears rotated back or lowered, dilated pupils and hair standing on end. Tuning in and ending an interaction before your cat reaches her breaking point will be a vast improvement for both of you. Freeze! If your cat does go after you, you need to think fast to prevent serious injury. First, if you are holding her, let go. Second, dont move a muscle. Your cats instincts are to fight until she wins, and your lack of movement tells her youre not a threat anymore. The worst thing to do is fight back, or to hit your cat. In the short run, you will escalate the conflict and worsen the possibility of injuries for you both. In the long run, youll be teaching your cat to fear you. Punishment is controversial when dealing with dogs trainers argue that there are kinder, more effective ways to get the behavior you want using positive reinforcement. But theres no debate that punishment is not a match for training your cat. Never, ever get in the middle of a catfight. If you have more than one cat, the possibility of a fight is always real, even if its a remote one. If a fight breaks out, the last thing you want to do is put your hand in the mess its like reaching into a blender to try to fish something out maybe you get it, maybe you dont, but you darn well might lose a finger. Instead of reaching between fighting cats, do something to startle them and redirect their attention. Throw a blanket over them, make a loud noise, or spray them with water to break their focus. Get yourself to a doctor. Because cats carry bacteria on their claws, a high percentage of scratches become infected. If you get scratched or bitten, youll likely need antibiotics to heal. Better to head things off at the pass by calling your doctor sooner rather than later. Cat scratches and bites have been known to lead to nasty infections and even disease. If your cat has a hair-trigger when being petted, you can build up her tolerance by limiting your scratches to the underside of the chin and possibly the base of the tail. When your cats body language suggests overstimulation, just stop. If youre consistent, you will build up the amount of petting your cat can tolerate. If the situation doesnt seem to be improving, ask your veterinarian for a referral to a veterinary behaviorist. PET TALES Long before your cat shows this level of unhappiness, you should have broken off all contact and let him cool down. To adopt or foster a pet Dogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) or the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit for more information.>>Fritz is a playful 2-year-old little guy who promises to deliver hours of entertainment. His adoption fee is $55. >>Sadie is a 4-year-old sweetie who was rescued from another shelter. Although shes a bit shy at times, shell make a wonderful companion. Her adoption fee is $55. >>Gabriel is a 3-year-old basset hound mix who loves attention but waits patiently until its offered. Hes good on a leash and tolerates other dogs. His adoption fee is $75. >>Dunn is an affectionate border collie/ Labrador mix whos about six months old. He loves the water, knows how to Sit and is working on his leash skills. His adoption fee is $75.Pets of the Week


Rationalization: process of removing a square root or imaginary number from the denominator of a fraction. Oxford English Dictionary The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and above all by the disenchantment of the world. Max Weber He has rid himself of a number of tormented ideas... For him they are only evanescent silhouettes of erroneous thoughts about life and the world. Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human Sapere aude! Dare to know! Immanuel Kant Enlightenment is mans release from his self-incurred tutelage. Tutelage is the incapacity to use ones own understanding without the guidance of another. Immanuel Kant Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law. Immanuel Kants categorical imperative By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea: Over and under and then up for air. Ma is rich; Pa is rich: So now what do we care? I love to be beside the sea, beside the seaside, down by the beautiful sea. Splash. Harold Attenridge and Harry Carroll, Down By The Beautiful Sea Nadie is an indefinite pronoun with some unusual characteristics. Among them is that it is sometimes translated into English as nobody, and sometimes as its opposite, anybody. Gerald Erichsen this child oh, my with that mother inside that strain, je taime... moi non plus seeing what nadie sees: the naked neer-do-well bum tale becoming emperor maha(aha!)rani bedecked and bejeweled and bedizened singeing a lay: come, sing-a-longing we wee wee knead all the way home: hear we go:one, two: unbuckle my shoetwas a hurting deep pervading seeing sawed it clear in half: be yon magic: believing now tis wholly ground a-footthree, four: open the doorjoy ground o noble real eyes life categorically implorative spreading wrapping elysium spell trembling in knowing wellfive, six: scatter stickssubletting them sink whole no weight no chord no ties sub-limn in this midst that ease clearly dearly pretty pleaseseven, eight: transubstantiatelaser light focus point smaller, brighter, ever all under knowing vision growing me begetting all what thee seenine, ten: begin againspell be broken spiel a token left for other shores jeweled robes of white un-dyed brighter than the fullers lye could synthesizeeleven, twelve: sift and delve pure sheer lavish unconstained free at first last through and through solace soothe salve the ball of wax slate wiped and clean; burnt the tangled skein sometimes most times all times cannot be said if this be wheel awhirling OR if that be spiral unfurling AND whateer the hurling burling: presence be it blessing in one fallen rising swoop woops knowing this be knowing all the flying be in the ointment the ointment be in the spilling the spilling be in the spelling the spelling always welling the yikes o you Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare. MUSINGSRatiocination t s M Rx h se n t h at m e... ak e d i an d g ing begetting all what thee see if t A N pr e in o kn o th e t h t h t o hope those weari emana hope Who k muse. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 NEWS A27 (239) The Finest in Choice Beef, Pork, Veal & Poultry Largest Selection of Italian Specialties Fresh Homemade Mozzerella Made Daily Fresh Baked Bread CATERING FOR ANY OCCASION "Let Our Family Feed Your Family" "The Original Sausage King" Mario'sMeat Market and Deli BBQ PACKAGEALL FOR $4999 FRESH CUT MEATS FRESH CUT MEATS DELI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES $999 $399 $349 $499 $219 $399 $699 $599 $499 $699 $499 REGULAR OR STUFFED W/SAUSAGE $399 $499


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But such is not in the cards. However, you might need an immediate solution for your portfolio. The day of reckoning on EU debts (that are so huge they cannot be repaid or refinanced at viable rates or for which Greece has already defaulted vis-a-vis a 50 percent haircut) is, to date, continually extended. Actions which delay the inevitable are pretended to be steps towards a meaningful solution. Its best called a strategy of extend and pretend. Many of the debt-burdened southern countries have already entered deep recession. They cant grow GDP and tax receipts so their operational, bond interest, and social program costs can be covered. Greater budget cuts (assuming such was embraced) could likely engender deeper recession; on point, GDP declined further in Spain and Greece with their concomitant, yet quite moderate austerities. Credit worthy, fiscally sound neighbors to the north are willing to help but unwilling to assume (or guarantee through a speculated Eurobond structure) their neighbors debt. Though parties collectively are hugely incentivized to seek a solution, there are reasons why 11th hour, alternative remedial plans can not be cobbled together.. First, you cannot marry two radically different cultures, values and lifestyles into one federal entity. Beyond that reality, you cannot marry parties which have, on balance, poor attitudes towards each other. As oft stated, fiscally strong northern Europeans do not respect the spendthrift ways of their southern neighbors though they do like their neighbors. On the other hand, southern Europeans respect their northern counterparts but no love is lost. Second, at some point, interest and principal repayments by the spendthrifts becomes so large relative to their GDP that: credit ratings fall quite low causing interest rates to rise precipitously to adequately compensate lenders for accepting the risk of default. Ultimately, in a world of no pretending, there is a point where debt is defaulted or debt markets are closed to new issuance. Contrast that to a northern EU country (e.g., Germany) where the interest rate for recently issued debt is zero. Of course, the southern EU countries would like to piggyback Germanys zero rates. Their interest burdens would be largely gone. Third, since marriage (direct or indirect assumption of the financially weaker partys liabilities) is clearly not in the cards, friends with benefits becomes accepted as a solution and meaningful forms of extend and pretend financial help are offered. Fourth, now that this mismatched relationship is seemingly settled in its form, there suddenly comes a twist to the friends with benefits plan. The wealthy partner learns that, though specified benefits were munificently given, the spendthrift found a back door for getting into the wealthy partys bank account. How so, in this EU saga? Though large amounts of Euro deposits have been moved by depositors from their southern EU banks to safe-haven German banks, there has not been a corresponding clearing between the respective countrys central banks. As of March, the Bundesbank was owed $660 billion from these southern central banks; by year end, the estimate is one trillion, as there seems to be no way to stop the carnage. Per George Soros (in a June 4 speech), these Bundesbank claims might be unenforceable, the European Central Bank lacks a mechanism to force clearing/payment to settle these central bank imbalances. One trillion in bad Bundesbank assets could change Germanys credit; one trillion is 40 percent of Germanys GDP or 50 percent of outstanding government debt. ( See Jeannettes c ommentary at ww w.wwfsystems. com for details.) So, Germany is now stuck in a situation of serious yet unintended credit extension. Fifth, these parties collectively appeal to their none-too-stable-nor-happy global neighbors : We are working on it; it is complicated; all we need is time and billions from you. Last, the neighbors who reluctantly agreed to contribute financially now hear rhetoric from the recipients that social programs will not be cut. Can we agree that this colossal mess wont be solved anytime soon? Rightfully, investors remain fearful of another equity crisis. They want to know what to do with their portfolio. Raise cash? When? How much? But cash wont protect the balance that remains invested and who knows if there are several more central bank easings that extend this pretension further and once again lifting equities. Though talking my book, I think the counsel is still credible you need inclusion in your portfolio of an asset class that can handle the next crisis and the only asset class that has historically shown that capability is managed futures. It is non-correlated with equities in normal markets and has historically moved to a nearly perfect negative correlation in times of crisis. Point of fact, in 2008, the Barclays CTA index was up 14 percent while S&P 500 was down 38 percent; indices for real estate, hedge funds, macro global, long short funds, private equity, corporate bonds all lost money. Though sold as a solution with comparable merit, long only commodities or managed futures funds (which are often diluted to be only 25 percent managed futures) just simply cannot and have not done the job of the real thing. The critical decision by investors might not be 1-2 percent annual out-performance; rather, it might be how to protect what you have made when the next crisis happens. 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. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst


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PAGE 32 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 county. Colliers 3.7 percent jump between the third quarters of 2010 and 2011 ranked it at 13. Lee County, which posted a 3.4 percent increase, made the No. 24 spot. The quarterly wage and employment census studied large counties those with 75,000 employees or more. Collier County employees made a higher weekly wage than their counterparts in Southwest Florida. The average wage for its 110,100 workers was $785 $50 more weekly than Lees 194,100 wage earners. Charlotte County, with just 39,522 employees, reported an average weekly pay of $632. While the numbers represent a turn in the right direction, the results could be skewed by companies filling a handful of high-salaried positions, according to Jim the Career Doctor Wall, director of business development for Southwest Florida Works, a federally funded workforce development board that offers career training and links employees to employers in Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry and Glades counties Wages in Southwest Florida for frontline and middle management are stagnant, he says. Its simply supply and demand. More people are looking for work than there are jobs. Oversupply drives wages down or they remain flat. Mr. Wall says the labor bureaus statistics may be a little misleading. The only way I can explain the bureaus numbers is businesses have hired a few, but not many, high-wage earners. Were talking CEO levels, he says. For rank-and-file employees, wages have been flat. Just a smattering of salaries near or above six-digits would throw off the average. Mr. Wall says local businesses are also hiring more sales representatives as the business climate improves. Those positions also tend to pay well. Another trend Im seeing is were in a stage of economy recovery and businesses are hiring salespeople, he says. Theyre starting to turn the corner and are willing to put people on who can generate sales. When I talk to business after business they tell me to give them someone worth their weight in gold, who can pull their weight in sales and theyll pay them top dollar. Although more Southwest Floridians are now working, county-by-county unemployment rates are still higher than half of the country. The Naples-Marco areas unemployment rate of 7.4 percent in April ranked it at 199 of the 372 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas. Cape CoralFort Myers, with 8.5 percent was No. 273; Punta Gorda was at 280 with 8.6 percent. Those numbers may be a little more indicative of local employment conditions and the job-to-worker ratio Mr. Wall sees at Southwest Florida Works. In April, the organization had 13,215 jobs posted and 2.02 unemployed workers per listing within its five-county region. Health care has toppled tourism and construction as Southwest Floridas No. 1 employer, and Mr. Wall expects an influx of qualified workers as many, downsized out of a former job, complete medical training and college studies. A lot of people are transitioning into health care, he says. When the economy has a severe downturn, its traditional for individuals to go back to school. Were getting a lot more people going into the medical field, which tends to have higher wages.Optimism risesA May 14 survey of Lee County business executives also paints a rosier picture of the business climate. Respondents indicated they were more optimistic about economic conditions during the second quarter of 2012 than they were a year ago. More than two-thirds 70 percent said their business situation had improved and 79 percent expected continued improvement during the next year. Thirtytwo percent also reported hiring new employees. Nine percent had cut staff. Mr. Wall says the hospitality and service industries are also beginning to rebound with companies hiring 30 to 90 days earlier for the tourist season than they have in the past few years. A strong comeback in the hospitality industry is probably what is going to bring us out of our economic downturn, he says. During the past few years, employers waited until the last possible minute to hire people. Were hearing from them this year that they will hire staff sooner. Allegiant Air is also in the process of hiring pilots and flight attendants for its home base opening later this month at the Punta Gorda Airport. A third-party vendor will supply the ground and maintenance crew, says spokesperson Jessica Wheeler. The airline will likely employ two pilots and four attendants. Ms. Wheeler did not know how much the positions would pay, as salaries are contingent upon union negotiations. A search of online salary comparisons show some first-year pilots earn as little as $22,000 or about $415 a week and below Charlotte Countys average $632 average weekly wage. Despite the increase in weekly pay, Florida still ranks among the lowest wage states. I hear it all the time from people with the workforce and people we counsel who have relocated from up north, says Mr. Wall. There seems to be a sunshine tax on wages for living here. LABORFrom page 1 ON THE MOVE Board Appointments Tom Lear has been named chairman of the board of trustees for The Founders Fund Inc. A former high school teacher and administrator with 39 years of educational experience in New Jersey and Pennsylv ania, Mr. Lear has served on The Founders Fund board since 2008 and has chaired the scholarship committee for several years. He volunteers as a tutor at Boys and Girls Club of Collier County and also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity in Immokalee. Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk has joined the board of directors for The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. Colleen Kvetko, president and CEO of Shamrock Bank of Florida, has joined the board of directors of Gulf Coast Venture Forum. Lisa Boet, executive chef and coowner of Chez Boet French Home Cooking in Crayton C ove, has joined the board of directors of the Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance. She is the founder and current president of Naples Originals, a marketing association of independent, locally owned restaurants. A graduate of Northwestern University with a bachelors degree in communications, she has completed masters level studies at the Universit de la Sorbonne Nouvelle and is also Accredited in Public Relations (APR). She has worked in the Paris bureau of International Variety, as a press attach for the Cannes International Film Festival, in a Parisian tea salon and in an American bakery in Paris. The leadership of the board of directors for Youth Haven for the coming year is as follows: President, Jay Cook; vice president, James Jessee; treasurer, Cathi Johnson; secretary, Joyce Fitch. The officers are joined by board members Patricia Read Botthof, Kim Collins. William Goldman, Capt. Timothy Guerrette of the Collier County Sheriffs Office, Rusty Hubbell, Scott Koenig, David Long, Ronald McGinty, Thomas Moran and Terri White. Lisa Nakfoor and Billie Hazelbaker have joined the board of directors for TheatreZone, a nonprofit Equity theater organization. Ms. Hazelbaker was involved in theater in Central Ohio for more than 40 years as an actress as well as backstage and as a board member for theater groups including The Players Theatre of Columbus and the Senior Repertory of Ohio Theatre Company. The retired president of Design by Paradigm, a commercial interior design firm, she has authored two books, has had several plays produced and is collaborating on a musical that is expected to have its world premiere this fall. Ms. Nakfoor, a senior vice president with U.S. Trust in the wealth management division, has been involved with numerous community charitable organizations. Chambers of Commerce Kathy Saenz Gulvas has been named vice president of communications at rhe Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, effective June 25. She replaces Marci Seamples, who has accepted the position of executive director of the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce in North Dakota. Ms. Gulvas brings her experience as a former local TV news reporter and corporate manager to the chambers communication programs to advance member services, leadership development, the Partnership for Colliers Future Prosperity, public communications and public policy. She will also serve as editor of the chambers monthly Business Currents magazine. Prior to joining the chamber, she was corporate communications manager for INgage Networks, and before that spent three years as the Collier County bureau reporter for WFTX-TV Fox 4 News. A graduated of Lely High School, she earned a bachelors degree in communication with a minor in political science from Florida State University. Tiffany Esposito-Kittinger, communications manager at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, has earned the professional designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR). A Fort Myers native, she graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelors degree in communications. Health Care Dr. Joanna Chon has joined the staff at Naples Urology Associates, a Division of 21st Century Oncology, at 3291 Woods Edge Parkway in Bonita Springs. She previously was in private practice in Philadelphia. Dr. Chon started her career in academics at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia as an assistant professor of urology. She graduated from the University of Pennsylv ania with a degree in bioengineering and went to on to receive her medical degree at the George Washington University. She completed a residency at the University of Maryland and then a fellowship at the Tower Institute of Continence, in Los Angeles at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center. She serves on the board of the Society of Women in Urology. Carrie Pearson has joined The Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons as a physician assistant in the Naples office. She holds a masters degree in physician assistant studies from George Washington University. Before joining The Vein Center, she worked for five years in the Center for Vascular Care at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She earned her bachelors degree with a dual major in health fitness and athletic training from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. Ms. Pearson is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society for Vascular Surgery. She holds certifications by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and the National Athletic Trainers Association. Interior Design Randy Espy and Cindy Bushnell have joined Renee Gaddis Interiors, a full-service residential interior design firm. Ms. Espy has joined the firm as an associate interior designer. She has worked in the industry locally since 2008 and will be involved with project development from concept to completion, with a focus on space planning, sourcing furnishings and fabrics and processing orders. A magna cum laude graduate of Mercyhurst College in Erie, Penn., she recently passed the National Council for Interior Design qualification exam, earning her licensure and ASID certification. In her role as a design assistant, Ms. Bushnell will work with purchasing, deliveries and inventory management. She has worked locally in the interior design field for more than 12 years and has been an integral part of the success of many luxury residential projects in Naples. LEAR NAKFOOR GULVAS HAZELBAKER KITTINGER


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 BUSINESS B5 THE MOTLEY FOOL Debt: Its Not All BadDont assume that spotting some debt on a companys balance sheet is bad. Debt can be both good and bad. For example, if a company is laden with a lot of debt, its locked into interest payments that it must make. If at any point it doesnt have the cash to cover these, its in trouble. (Many of us can relate to this, if weve racked up debt on credit cards.) Even if the company can make the payments, its spending money on debt that it might have been able to use in other ways. On the other hand, debt can help businesses survive and grow. Consider that most of us would never be able to buy our homes without taking on debt. Without car and school loans, many folks would probably be driving used cars and taking correspondence courses. Many major companies, such as FedEx, Dell and Pfizer, are here because of early loans to their founders. Established companies can make good use of debt as well, borrowing to expand operations and grow their businesses. And interest payments, which are deductible, can decrease a companys taxable income. Investors considering companies with debt need to evaluate whether the debt taken on is manageable and whether the money raised and invested is earning more than it costs. Perhaps youre worried about the debt load of Typewriter Land Inc. (ticker: QWERTY). Glance at the notes in its annual report, and you may find that the effective interest rate for its debt is 5 percent. If QWERTY is putting the borrowed funds to work earning, say, 8 percent, then things arent so bad. But if QWERTY is generating $100 million in cash annually while owing $200 million in annual interest payments, thats a problem. When companies need money, they can typically issue more stock or debt. Issuing stock may dilute the value of existing shares, so debt can sometimes be more efficient. 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PAGE 34 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 NETWORKING The Collier County Bar Association at Grey Oaks Country ClubWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1 Amanda Trammell, Jacqueline Buyze and Jeannie Seewald 2 Paul and Elizabeth Finizio with Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady 3 Laird Lile, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady and Patrick Mize 4. John Passidomo and Timothy Parry 5. Hugh Hayes, Jim McGarity and Joe Foster 6. Kathleen Passidomo and Jane Cheffy 7. Gianni DAntuono, Brad Rigor and John Ghee 8. Tamara Nicola 9. John Cardillo and Ted Tripp 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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A I Nb Atbb A Ptn Tfr Mb Sb Irb Tfr Sn13659 Manchester Lane I 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 th e 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 1 Imm o k a l e e Rd d d d d . G oodlette-Frank Rd A irport Pulling R d. Livi n g ston R d N aple s N N Va n de rbilt B ea ch R d Pine Ri d ge R d. M a nc he s t er r r Sq ua q q r e Whippoo rw ill L a ne Osc e ola Tr a i l Ex i t 1 07 E E xi t 11 1 Ti b u rn Va derbi a n ilt Beac ch SunN-Fu n La g oon Wate rs side Shops at Pel elican Bay p Me r ca t o Amenities that enhance your life. New Homes from the $220,000s The Experience Is Everything. Designer Furnished Models $10,000 in Design Center Selections*Up To*All interior selections are offered through and must be made through the WCI Design Center. Certain selections may not be standard with the price of the home selected. Offer good on new WCI homes contracted by June 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. CBC058372


Serving North Naples and surrounding area. Stop by our on -site Village Walk office Mon-Fri 10-3 Sat-Sun 10-3 All homes now on re-sale market and priced from the low 200's to 500's. Illustrated Properties Real Estate | Mortgage | Insurance | Title Joanne Ciesielski | 239.287.6732Brian Carey | 239.370.8687 Village Walk of Naples Resort Style Living at its Best! Village Walk Town Center is the focus of the community's unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out or a set of tennis..then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant... relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges.Village Walk o ers a full array of activities, and full recreational facilities reserved exclusively for resident's use with no equity or membership fees! Pristine Pool Home! Pristine 4BR,3.5BA Carlyle with Southern exposure, features plenty of windows to let in the natural light! Cherry, bright neutral interior, upgraded throughout, screened lanai with lake views and heated pool. OWNER WILL CONSIDER ALL REASONABLE OFFERS. $465,000 UPGRADED CUSTOM POOL HOME! 4BR,3BA plus den, Windsor model offers formal dining and living room, updated kitchen,granite, newer appliances, large tile in living areas, large screened lanai with private pool and lake views! $480,000 Oakmont 3BR,2.5 BA with custom kitchen and custom pool, east facing lanai, quick closing available. $399,000 Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA with huge screened patio facing South. Full hurricane shutters, great location and a spotless home. $367,000 STOP YOUR SEARCH! This is the one you have been looking for! Pristine 3BR, 2.5BA Oakmont has all the features today's buyer is looking for! New kitchen cabinets, granite, stainless, newer A/C, complete hurricane protection, screened lanai with lake views and more! $369,900 PENDING ISLAND WALKPREMIER LOCATION OFFERS BREATHTAKING WATER AND BRIDGE VIEWS! PRISTINE 2BR, 2BA Carpi, is located on an boast tile in all living areas, built-in entertainment center, newer washer, full hurricane protection, 2 year young A/C, paver brick drive, and screened lanai offering beautiful lake and bridge views! The home is just steps from all amenities! $275,0000 FEATURED LISTING


*All terms subject to credit approval, market conditions and availability. Contact your DHI Mortgage representative for specic information. Based on a FHA 30 Year xed rate mortgage with a sales price of $169,990.00, a loan amount of $166,910.00, an interest rate of 4%, an APR of 4.93 %, an upfront mortgage insurance premium of 1 .75% and a monthly principal and interest payment of $796.86. Payment includes estimated taxes, mortgage insurance, and estimated homeowners insurance, with the HOA fee the monthly payment is $1436.66 APR= Annual Percentage rate. DHI Mortgage Company, Ltd, 13880 Treeline Ave S, Suite 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913. Branch NMLS#257589, Company NMLS #14622. For information on DHIM licensing please visit licensing. **Home and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities, are subject to change and 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. EXP: 7/9/12 Why Rent When Sale-a-bration! Summit Place You Can OWN for $1,218.44 Per MONTH!* 239.354.0243 | Sales Ofce Located in the Buck's Run Sales Model 7743 Buck's Run Drive, Naples, FL 34210 Directions: One block north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on Collier Blvd. Summit Place3 Bedrooms 2.5 Baths 2-Car Garagefrom $169,990**The time to BUY is NOW! Pelican Isle III #803: Expansive water views, turnkey furnished, 2428SF. $759,000 INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATEAMERIVEST Realty Pelican Isle II #402: Granite kit, wood/tile rs, Gulf of Mexico views, 3/3 2677SF. $839,000 Pelican Isle III #601: 3050SF, end unit, 2 lg. wrap around lanais, Views! $989, GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' Pelican Isle II #302: 2677SF, wood rs, Gulf views, LaPlaya membership avail. $729,000 Pelican Isle II #303: Walk into breathtaking views, wood rs, granite kit, furnished. $829,000 Residences of Pelican Isle Pelican Isle III #602: Waterfront! Marble oors, new decor, 2 lanais, 2677SF. $799,000 PENDING Pelican Isle II #404: Waterfront, amazing views, furnished, 4/3.5Ba., end unit. $1,099,000 PENDING Pelican Isle Boat Slips: Boaters dream 1200 yards from your slip to the Gulf of Mexico Open House Sunday, June 17th 1-4pm

PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., Richard Droste 3 BR 3 BA + den w/extended lanai. Large eat-in kitchen. No Mandatory Fees.8836 Lely Island Circle $449,500 CORNER LOT LOCATIONMint condition, 2nd 2 BR/ 2 BA + den. Professionally decorated. ALL NEW FURNISHINGS. $323,900 Mystic Greens Lely Resort BONUS ROOM Beautiful layout. Extremely spacious 1st oor unit. 2 BR/2Ba/2 car garage.HawthornesLely $254,900SELLER MOTIVATED Stock Development tops 200 sales for 2012Move-in ready homes available throughout SWF SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYStock Development reports 28 new homes sales across its Southwest Florida communities, bringing total sales for the year to 208. CEO Brian Stock says recent contracts worth nearly $11 million have brought total sales for 2012 to $95.7 million. Lely Resort in Naples led the way in April sales, with 14 new home contracts totaling $7.2 million. We are having a terrific year, he says. To date, we have signed 31.2 percent more contracts than through May of 2011, and our sales volume is more than 40 percent higher. Stock Developments seven communities have 22 different neighborhoods offering residential options from flats and townhomes to custom-built estate homes. Move-in ready homes are available throughout Southwest Florida. The company is getting ready to break ground this month on four new model homes in Fiddlers Creek near Marco Island and is opening four new townhome models in Paseo in South Fort Myers. The company is the exclusive builder in Naples Secoya Reserve and Black Bear Ridge developments. It is a preferred builder in Mediterra, where it is marketing 11 homesites in the Buonasera neighborhood of estate-sized single-family homes. Stock recently became a preferred builder at Quail West after acquiring homesites within the community and is building a series of luxury models and spec homes from their Tamworth Collection. Stock also recently bought 48 single-family homesites in the Isla del Sol, Mahogany Bend and Majorca Villages of Fiddlers Creek. Stock also has a build-on-your-lot program that allows homebuyers to choose from dozens of award-winning Stock floorplans and have them built on their homesites throughout Southwest Florida. Over the past decade, Stocks building division has built more than 2,500 new homes throughout the area and currently has more than 100 homes under construction. Olde Cypress renovationsIn other news, Stock Development has begun a complete renovation of the championship golf course at The Club at Olde Cypress in North Naples. The P.B. Dye, par-72 championship course is known as one of the most picturesque and challenging in the area. The renovation involves a $2 million investment by Stock Development. We are doing a complete, wall-to-wall renovation, says Mike Hulbert, the clubs PGA director of golf. The greens needed to be re-grassed, and since we were going to close, it was the perfect time to regrass the rest of the course. All tees will be laser-leveled, and bunkers will have new sand installed. The irrigation will be upgraded from a hydraulic system to an electrical system with 140 miles of new irrigation wire run to all-new sprinkler heads. Depending on the weather conditions over the summer, the renovations are scheduled for an October completion. Stock Development company headquarters are at 2647 Professional Circle in Naples. For more information, visit www. COURTESY PHOTOThe Ruffino II in Lely Resorts Lakoya neighborhood has 2,585 square feet under air.


your beach home awaitsPrivate and secluded beachfront home in Olde Naples with Gulf views everywhere you look. Magnicently designed with ve bedrooms ensuite, library, theater room, formal dining room with built in temperature controlled wine coolers, glass elevator & shaft, custom glass hemmed balconies, and luxurious pool area with extensive water features. $11,400,00CHRISTOPHER A. BRAUNchris@allnaples.com239.572.2200www.allnaples.comExpert Naples Real Estate Services for Buyers & Sellers Since 1984 DOWNING-FRYE REALTY INC. tranquil & privateSerene 4/3 courtyard design in Pelican Marsh, quiet cul-de-sac, lake & golf course view. $799,000 panoramic vistas3/2 in Bayfront, large open terrace, shopping & dining within property, walk to 5th Avenue. $599,000 vanderbilt beach2/2 with Gulf views, turnkey furnished, steps to Vanderbilt Beach & Delnor-Wiggins State Park. $395,000 beach & boatingGulf Shore Boulevard, sunny 3/3 built 2004, deeded boat dock included, beach access across street, gorgeous move-in condition. $1,295,000 secluded mooringsCome home to this ideally located 4 bedroom 4 bath home with lots of terric features west of Crayton Road. Surrounded with mature trees & plantings, including the deeded City park and green space that is just across the street with 100+ year old oak trees. Terric open backyard with pool area, close to Mooring residents beach access and a new Publix. $1,095,000 perfect parkshoreWOW updated 4/4, private & quiet large interior lot, impact glass and doors, large paver pool area with bath access ... ready to move into. $849,000 Just Reduced Just Reduced


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE JUNE 14-JUNE 20, 2012 >$300,0001 STERLING OAKS SANCTUARY POINTE 1658 Sanctuary Point Drive $310,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Paul Graffy 239.273.0403 2 OLD NAPLES WARWICK CLUB 280 2nd Avenue South #102 $345,000 PSIR Carol Steeves 239.240.7809>$400,0003 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 From $400,000 PSIR Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Sunday 12-4pm 4 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $400,000 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 12-8pm>$500,0005 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $500,000 PSIR Call 239.495.1105 Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 10am-5pm 6 PELICAN BAY SAN MARINO 6855 San Marino Drive # 208-C $559,000 PSIR Tess McCarthy 239.207.0118>$700,0007 PELICAN ISLES CONDOMINIUMS 435 Dockside Dr $729,000-$1,099,000 Amerivest Realty Bridgette Foster 239.253.8001 Sunday 1-4pm June 17, 2012 8 TWIN EAGLES 12300 Wisteria Drive $730,000 PSIR John DAmelio 239.961.5996 9 PELICAN LANDING ASCOT 3740 Ascot Bend Court $749,000 PSIR Mary Catherine White 239.287.2818 10 VANDERBILT BEACH LA SCALA 9700 Gulfshore Drive #305 $775,000 PSIR Mary Catherine White 239.287.2818 11 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 PSIR Call 239.594.1700 Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$800,00012 TWIN EAGLES 12312 Wisteria Drive $865,000 PSIR Dayle Cartwright 239.595.7853 13 PARK SHORE TROPICS 4530 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #312 $895,000 PSIR Larry Roorda 239.860.2534>$900,00014 PELICAN BAY TIERRA MAR 532 Tierra Mar Lane East $995,000 PSIR Beth McNichols 239.821.3304>$1,000,00015 PARK SHORE 740 Fountainhead Lane $1,100,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 16 THE STRAND 5880 Whisperwood Court $1,225,000 PSIR Jane Bond 239.595.9515 17 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,500,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm 18 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1709 $1,895,000 PSIR Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 Also Available: #609 $1,550,000 #601 $1,525,000 #901 $1,495,000 #204 $1,485,000 #V-11 $850,000>$2,000,00019 OLD NAPLES 120 5th Avenue South $2,395,000 PSIR Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 20 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive #407 From $2,500,000 PSIR Call 239.514.5050 Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm 21 COQUINA SANDS NAPLES CASAMORE 1752 Gulf Shore Blvd. North From $2,800,000 PSIR Call 239.963.4242 Open Daily 12-4pm>$3,000,00022 OLD NAPLES 175 3rd Street South $3,450,000 PSIR Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 23 MARCO ISLAND EAGLE CAY 893 Collier Court #305 $375,000 PSIR Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 24 OLD NAPLES 155 20th Avenue South $3,895,000 PSIR Jesse Moreno 239.405.0065 >$6,000,00025 PORT ROYAL 3999 Rum Row $6,500,000 PSIR Vivienne Sinkow 239.405.0638 26 PORT ROYAL 3630 Rum Row $6,950,000 PSIR Dana Marcum 239.404.2209 >$10,000,00027 PORT ROYAL 1007 Galleon Drive $10,900,000 PSIR Scott Pearson 612.282.3000 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 24 27 26 21


WINNER #1 COMMUNITY AND #1 CLUBHOUSE IN THE UNITED STATES!**National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD winner for Community of the Year, the only Florida Winner in 31 years, and NAHB GOLD AWARD for Best Clubhouse. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. This is not intended to be an offering or solicitation of sale in any jurisdiction where the development is not registered in accordance with applic able law or where such offering or solicitation would otherwise be prohibited by law. Prices, plans, artists renderings, photos, land uses, dimensions, specications, improvements, materials, amenities and availability are subject to change without notice. Copyright 2012, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Lakes is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporatio n. Discover Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, an award-winning fusion of architecture, waterfront homes, ve-star resort style amenities and vibrant lifestyle. Water-ski, sail or sh on the 700 acre freshwater lake, play golf on the Arthur Hills signature championship golf course, hone your tennis skills, enjoy a luxurious treatment at the full-service European style spa, attend one of hundreds of events on the social calendar or simply relax in the dreamy beachside cabanas on our three miles of private white sandy beach. Its all here, in one luxurious location unparalleled in Florida. New homes from $600,000 to over $5 million. 06131412-1379 Fort Myers Beach Vacation Rentals Weekly Monthly Season Condos Homes Duplexes NO BOOKING 877-463-3306 or 239-463-3300 2801 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach, FL Thanks to these companies for their participation in WCIs 2nd Annual Building the Fight Against Hunger.On June 2, 2012, together we were able to exceed our goal and pack 305,280 meals for those in need in Collier, Charlotte, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties. 84 Lumber Co. LP Aman Landscape Architecture LLC Apex Global Aragon Pools & Spas LLC Bank of AmericaBB&B Construction SVS of Florida Inc. Bonita Bubbles Car Wash & Lube Buckingham Doolittle & Burroughs LLPSMBuilders Design & Leasing Build LLCA Deangelis Diamond Company C&M Road Builders Inc. Carlton Fields, Attorneys at Law Carter-Pritchett Advertising Castle Group CDM Smith Inc. Central Florida Truss Inc. Cherry & Edgar, PA Chick-Fil-ACohen & Grigsby PC Commercial Property of SW Florida, LLC Congo River Golf David Plummer & Associates Inc. Del-Air Heating AC & Refrigeration Inc. Diamond District Earth Tech Enterprises Inc. Earth Tech Environmental LLC Elite Electrical Contractors Inc. Ernst & Young LLP Florida Weekly Freedom Tax & Financial Group Gravina Smith Matte & Arnold Gray Robinson, PA GRS Inc. Holiday Inn Express Ft. Myers Airport-Town Center Howard Fertilizer & Chemical Co. Inc. Hyatt PlaceHyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa Iron Mountain Records Management Jets Pizza Kay Green Design Inc. Kean Eye Video Services LakeMasters Aquatic Weed Control, Inc. Laser Grading & Development, Inc. Lockton Companies Lykins Signtek Inc. Masco Cabinetry LLC McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. Mitchell & Stark Constructions Co. Inc. Pavese Law Firm Premier Aluminum Q Grady Minor and Associates PA R T Moore Co. Inc. Richard and Rice Construction Co. Inc. Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Runo Smith RWA Inc. Schear Corporation Sea Breeze Electric Inc. Sterling Manufacturing Stroemer & Co. Sun Life Financial Sunny Grove Landscaping Inc. Sweeperman TGI FridaysThomson Reuters Inc. Timo Brothers Inc. Trianon HotelTri-County Landscape Services Inc. Tropical Smoothie CafWaldrop Engineering PA Wells FargoWells Fargo Insurance ServicesWesco Turf Inc. White & Case LLP Wilson & Joanna Bradshaw Woodruff & Sons Inc. Woods and Wetlands Inc. YPC Consulting Group, PL


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It would appear that one word Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top has learned when it comes to work on the long-awaited new CD by the band is patience. The project has been under way for several years now, and plenty of fans are eager to hear what the Lil Ol Band from Texas has been up to in the studio all this time. But Gibbons is fully on board with the albums producer, Rick Rubin, and his exacting standards. Rick is in no hurry to allow any recorded work hes associated with to hit the streets prematurely, Gibbons said in an early May phone interview. Gang of Outlaws tour teams up unlikely musiciansITS JUNE, AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS ARE MELTING QUICKER than the Wicked Witch of the West in this evil heat and humidity. Which means its summer, and I get to take a look back at yet another season and dole out my mostly tongue-incheek and totally arbitrary and irreverent awards, which my editors have decided to dub The Nancies. Best Twin Peaks Impersonation>> The set of Black TieOK, I know Black Tie (which played at Florida Repertory Theatre) takes place in the Adirondacks, but Ray Rechts set made me think of Twin Peaks. Maybe it was all that wood paneling, or the antler chandelier and tree stump sidetables. Or maybe it was that giant moose head above the fireplace. All I know is it seemed like the perfect setting for a David Lynch movie.Best New York Accent (tie)>> Megan McCombs in Doubt >> William McNulty in RedNot for nothing, but I grew up in New York, and when I hear an authentic New York accent, its like hearing my native language. Both Megan McCombs and Bill McNulty played characters with the most wonderful New York accents this past season. In Doubt at the Sugden Community Theatre, Ms. McCombs had the Bronx accent BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ NanciesTheThe arts writer finally gets her due with newly named annual awardsSEE NANCIES, C4 SEE CONCERT, C8 COURTESY PHOTOMegan McCombs as Sister Aloysius and Devan McGaughey as Sister James in Doubt by The Naples Players. The members of ZZ Top are, left to right, Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill.BY ALAN SCULLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent CHAPMAN BAEHLER / COURTESY PHOTO Glory of the GrapeA toast on Marco Island, and more summertime fun. C22-24 A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 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 Broad Avenue 434-2424 Vanderbilt 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Save the DateIts never too soon to mark your social calendar. C20-21 Opera at the moviesThe Met brings five encore performances to theaters this summer. C12


Im rarely askance at other womens behavior, but there are exceptions like when I accidentally wind up catching an eyeful of someones drawers. On a recent afternoon I noticed a man coming down the flight of stairs I was climbing. The man stopped at the landing, turned and stared toward the top of the staircase. I followed his gaze to find out what could be so riveting, and before I realized it I was looking up the skirt of a woman a few steps ahead of me. It was hard not to; her micro-mini barely covered her bum. At the same time this was going on from below, a man at the top of the stairs ogled the woman from ab ove, where he had a direct shot down her bosom-baring shirt. Nice, he said when she reached the top of the stairs sl owly, so the word had three syllables: Ni-ii-ice. The woman flipped her hair over one shoulder and giggled. Thanks, she said and tottered off on her high heels. Look, Ill hand it to her. Theres no denying she looked sexy. In the 30 seconds our paths crossed she raked in more compliments than I stumbled on all day. But at what cost? In our ongoing quest to be the hottest girl in the room, women have created a sex appeal arms race and in our overexposed culture the stakes have gone nuclear. Any womens magazine today will tell you that to grab a mans attention you have to up the sleaze factor. That means dresses that slide right off, sheer tops and pants so tight a man can make out the ridge of a freckle through the fabric. And as other women dress sexier, the rest of us have to dress that way, too, just to keep up. Right? Maybe not. Ive started wondering if it there isnt another way. On another afternoon I found myself two steps behind a young woman in stylish jeans and an on-tr end butt on-up shirt in a loose version of lumberjack plaid. She wore conservative shoes (closed-toe, neutral color, low heel) and had long dark hair hanging loosely down her back with none of the artifice were told we need to make us attractive. And yet this young woman was undoubtedly the sexiest woman on the block. She radiated the kind of confidence that comes from being true to ourselves, not to some beauty magazine ideal. Men up and down the street stared. Moments like this show that women can elect to engage in the vixen arms race ramp up our sexuality to match the woman next to us, knowing that to outdo her will require new levels of sleaze or we can step back, step out of the competition and into our own sense of self. Because thats ultimately where the most appealing beauty lies: Not in barely-there skirts and see-through tops. Not in the relentless pursuit of obvious sexuality. And not in our willingness to show off our underwear to strangers. The most appealing beauty lies in our ability to be wholly ourselves. And thats a very sexy prospect. SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSA call for non-proliferation in the sexy arms race Schedule your CoolSculpting consult today! 239-449-8328www.Riverchase-FatFreeze.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 413 Del Prado Blvd. S., Suite 101CoolSculpting is a registered trademark and the CoolSculpting logo, the Snowflake design, and Lets Get Naked are trademarks of ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. Results and patient experience may vary. Consult your physician. 2012. All rights reserved. IC0712-A 90 days after one treatment. Photo: Flor Mayoral, M.D. Its not what you lose. Its what you gain. So say goodbye to stubborn fat. And say hello to the body you once had with our clinically proven, FDA-cleared, totally non-surgical treatment without the downtime. How cool is that? To learn more, call us today. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012


CALL FOR TICKETS: 239-59 7-190 0or go online a t ThePhil.orgor v isit our Box Office at 583 3 Pelican Bay Blvd., Nap les Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.PHILHARMONICCENTERfor theARTSBROADWAYAT THE PHIL IN NAPLES ON SALE NOW! In an empty theater, on a bare stage, casti ng for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. Its what theyve worked for with every drop of sweat, every day of their lives. This is A Chorus Line, winner of nine Tony Awards, i ncluding Best Musical and the Pul itzer Pri ze for drama. The musical for everyone whos ever had a dream and put it all on the line. Sunday, December 2 3 & 8 p.m. The international sensation Tap Dogs is back! Created by Olivier Award-winning choreographer Dein Perry, Tap Dogs is rough, tough, rocking theatrical entertainment. Winner of 11 International Awards, Tap Dogs premiered at the Sydney Theatre Festival, moved on to London and New York, and has been a howling success ar ound the world. Sunday, November 11 3 p.m. Ph oto: Pau l Kolnik THE BEST MUSICA L. E VER. Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls tells the story of an up-and-coming 1960s singing girl group, and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune. This sensational new production of Dreamgirls features the unforgettable hits And I Am Telling You Im Not Going, One Night Only and Listen. This Tony and Academy Award-winning musical sparkles like never before! Wednesday, May 22 8 p.m. SINGLE TICKETS STARTING AT $39 Winner of 10 Tony A wards including Best Musical, Billy Elliot is the joyous celebration of one boys journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and ch anges his life forever. Tues.-Fri., February 19-22, 8 p.m. Sat., February 23, 2 & 8 p.m. Sun., February 24, 2 & 7:30 p.m. ALL ABOARD for Roundabout Theatre Companys saucy and splendid production of Anything Goes winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! Peppering this Cole Porter firstclass comedy are some of musical theaters most memorable standards, including I Get a Kick out of You, Your e the Top, and of course, Anything Goes. Tues.-Fri., March 5 8, 8 p.m. Sat., March 9, 2 & 8 p.m. Sun., March 10, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Five-time Tony Award Nominee Sister Act tells the story of a wannabe diva who se life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a cr ime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look a con vent! A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE! With music by eight-time Oscar winn er Alan Menken! Tues.-Fri., January 1-4, 8 p.m. Sat., January 5, 2 & 8 p.m. Sun., January 6, 2 & 7:30 p.m. BUY THIS PACKAGE OF 3 SHOWS FOR UNDER $250 NAPLES FLO RID A W EEKLY W EEK O F J U N E 14-20, 201 2 C3 Pucci & CatanaLuxury Pet Boutique DESIGNERS Open 7 days a week/10am-10pm Shop Online SHOP ONLINE Use Code: CAT10SHOP ONLINE pucciandcatana.comFriends of the Library of Collier County welcomes New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank as the guest speaker for the Nick Linn Lecture Series summer luncheon Wednesday, June 20, at Vi at Bentley Village. Ms. Benton Frank will discuss her newest book, Porch Lights. Released June 12 and filled with local lore of the South Carolina lowcountry, Porch Lights is a touching novel about love, life and transformation. It follows the authors numerous other Southern novels, including Return to Sullivans Island, The Land of Mango Sunsets, Bulls Island, The Christmas Pearl, Full of Grace, Lowcountry Summer, Pawleys Island, Shem Creek, Isle of Palms, Plantation and Sullivans Island. Ms. Benton, who was born and raised on Sullivans Island is a frequent speaker on creative writing and the creative process for students of all ages and in private venues including the National Arts Club, the Junior League of New York and Friends of the Library organizations. She serves on the board of the South Carolina Historical Society and divides her time between her home state and New Jersey. This is a first-come, first-served event and reservations are required. To reserve a seat, call 597-1121 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 14-15. A maximum of two tickets will be reserved for each caller. Attendance is free. Books will be available for purchase at the luncheon through Books-A-Million.About Friends of the LibraryMembership in Friends of the Library of Collier County is open to all who wish to support and enrich the services of the Collier County Public Library System. Annual dues start at $25 for individuals. Members receive a quarterly newsletter and e-news updates, discounts to Friends-sponsored events and the opportunity for early registration for library programs. For more information, call 262-8135 or visit The summer term at Hodges Univ er sit ys Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning begins June 18. Annual membership in the center entitles participants to free registration in more than 150 classes offered throughout the year at the Hodges campus in Naples as well as at Arbor Trace, Barrington Terrace, Bentley Village and Moorings Park. Programs are planned and led by Hodges University faculty or notable industry experts; discussion groups, lectures, field trips and workshops involve arts and literature, economics, the environment, health and wellness, philosophy and spirituality, creative writing and more. See the complete summer course schedule at Visit the website or call 5131122, ext. 6133. The Mental Health Association of Sou th w est Florida presents an evening with humorist, author and mental health advocate Wambui Bahati aboard the Naples Princess as part of the associations 55th anniversary celebration. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23. Ms. Bahati delivers family-friendly comedy with a unique blend of inspiration and motivation. She has appeared at New York Citys Gotham Comedy Club and Broadway Comedy Club as well as at Carolines on Broadway as the opening act for Robin Schall. Tickets for $50 per person include a glass of champagne and hors doeuvres. Cash bar will be available. For reservations, call MHASWFL at 261-5405 or visit Southern novelist will address Friends of the Library luncheonGet some class this summer at Hodges U.Comedy aboard the Naples PrincessBENTON BAHATI

PAGE 56 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 down in her role as a nun whos a principal in a Bronx grade school. And Mr. McNulty, portraying artist Mark Rothko in Red at Florida Rep, sounded just like someone who grew up with immigrant parents in New York City. Music to my ears. Best Heart Attack Inducer>> CharoWearing tall heels and a short, lowcut, fringe dress, the original cuchi-cuchi girl heated up the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the arts. At one point, she came out into the audience and wove her way through the first two rows, sticking one mans face in her cleavage and climbing onto another ones lap in the process. When she coaxed an older gentleman from his seat and shimmied up against him, her back to his front, it was hard to tell who was shaking more. Surprisingly, no one had a heart attack.Most Creative Use of Hardware>> Zimoun at Ringling Museum of ArtMost of us walk through a hardware store and see hardware. Swiss artist Zimoun walks down the aisles and sees art. Sculpting Sound, his one-man show at Sarasotas Ringling Museum of Art, was just astounding. Zimoun makes kinetic art with tiny motors, wire strips and cardboard cartons. Its innovative and oddly meditative, in a Zen kind of way. I found his work so appealing I went back a second time to see it. Apparently, others felt the same; the museum had to extend the show, it was so popular.Best Linda Blair Impersonation>> Shelley Delaney in God of CarnageHer head didnt spin 360 degrees, and neither did she levitate above a bed, but in Florida Reps production of the Tony Award-winning God of Carnage, Shelley Delaney did a pretty convincing job of projectile vomiting during every single show, spewing like Linda Blair in The Exorcist. Best Crotchety Southerner >> Karen Goldberg in Invasion of PrivacyIn Theatre Conspiracys Invasion of Privacy, Zelma Cason sues writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings for writing about her. Karen Goldberg portrayed Zelma with a relish: cantankerous, argumentative and just flat-out strange. She was redneck Florida through and through. I loved this Zelma but Id hate to have her for a real neighbor. Best Birthday Present>> Beckys New CarFor his wifes birthday, Charles Staadecker gave her a unique gift: He commissioned a play. Steven Dietz wrote Beckys New Car, a clever work about a womans midlife crisis thats both moving and funny. When they can, the Staadeckers travel to see each new staging. Theatre Conspiracys production knocked my socks off. How come I never get birthday presents like this? Shortest Musical>> Rock of AgesRock of Ages at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall was the shortest musical Ive ever seen. Why? Because I walked out during the first act a first for me. I love the music of Journey and Foreigner, but as I watched the show I had that feeling of being stuck in a room with an annoying, obnoxious kid from school. You know: the guy with arrested development whod leer and make sexual jokes and comments and who wasnt one bit funny or entertaining. Best Unexpected Greek Chorus>> Three anonymous women sitting behind me at A Streetcar Named DesireIn the plays pivotal scene, when Stanley throws his sister-in-law down on his bed to rape her, a woman behind me watching the Gulfshore Playhouse production of Streetcar said, Oh, my heavens, and a second one chimed in, Oh, my God. And a third uttered, with disbelief dripping from each word: No way! Best Inadvertent Wet T-shirt Contest Contestant >> Ann Hoover in Steel MagnoliasI love watching Ann Hoover on stage her foghorn voice, her exquisite comic timing. She livened up The Naples Players Steel Magnolias at the Sugden Community Theatre quite bit whenever she walked on stage. And in every performance, there came a moment when another actor would spill a glass of cold water down the front of Anns white T-shirt, much to the audiences unbridled amusement. Some actors take a pie in the face for their craft; Ms. Hoover took a glass of water.Look, I Made it into The New Yorker! Award>> Brendan PowersFlorida Reps Brendan Powers made it into the pages of The New Yorker in March when he won the magazines Caption Contest #323. The actor, whos performed here in Doubt, The Glass Menagerie and Dancing at Lughnasa, wrote this winning caption for a cartoon of two peacocks looking at a third, whose tail feathers are fanned in full plumage: Hes had work.Three Chords and the Truth Award>> Beth Nielsen Chapman and Rodney CrowellAt a benefit concert for Eden Austism Services Florida, two of Nashvilles best singer/songwriters held the audience captive with just their guitars and their songs. Taking turns performing and harmonizing with the other, the two demonstrated that true musicians dont need flashy lights, dancers or even a back-up band, if they know what theyre doing. It was a superlative evening of music. Best Pre-Curtain Talk >> Lily WhiteassApologies to Bob Cacioppo of Florida Rep, whose opening curtain talk I adore. But this years award has to go to Lily Whiteass, a drag queen with the national touring company of La Cage Aux Folles. Her audience warm-up prior to the show at the Phil was an act of bravery, but she managed to get this heterosexual, conservative crowd to laugh and respond. She even admonished them to vote for marriage equality, saying, Get with it, Florida! Best True Star >> Christopher SieberI felt bad for Christopher Sieber, who co-starred in the touring production of La Cage Aux Folles. All the advertising and interviews seemed to focus on his co-star, George Hamilton, who plays his on-stage partner. Mr. Hamilton might have had the name recognition, but he couldnt act, sing or dance all that well. He was charming, yes, and very tan, but very, very wooden. Mr. Sieber acted circles around him, carrying all the scenes. He made the show. So I just want to say: Christopher Sieber! Christopher Sieber! Christopher Sieber! Best Warm Fuzzies (tie)>> Hello, Dolly! >> Its a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio PlayActors know: Its hard to play good people. Villains are so much easier to portray. But The Naples Players did an excellent job with Hello, Dolly! Ditto for Florida Rep with Its a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Both productions were sweet without being cloying, just genuinely heart-warming. And thats difficult to pull off. Better Than Twilight Award>> Mark Chambers and Brad DePlancheForget about Team Jacob and Team Edward in Twilight. Im rooting for Team Vep, with Mark Chambers and Brad DePlanche portraying eight different characters of both genders, including a werewolf, a mummy AND a vampire! The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Pennydreadful at Florida Rep was one of the campiest and most wonderfully strange shows Ive seen on stage. And whadaya know? This quickchange play proved that men do get dressed faster than women! NANCIESFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOS / NICK ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHYBest Linda Blair Impersonation: Shelley Delaney in God of Carnage. MATT FLYNN / COURTESY PHOTO Best Inadvertent Wet T-shirt Contest Contestant: Ann Hoover in Steel Magnolias by The Naples Players.COURTESY PHOTOShortest Musical: Rock of Ages at the Barbara B. Mann Peforming Arts Hall.


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Theater Click, Clack, Moo By The Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theater through June 24. 263-7990 or Pippin By Florida Repertory Theatre June 15 and 16 at the Arcade Theatre, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or Fireworks, Waterworks and Other Ridiculous Things By FGCU Theatrelab through June 17 at FGCU. 590-7268 or www.theatrelab@ Rodgers & Hammersteins Cinderella At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 23. 278-4422 or Thursday, June 14 Folk Dancing Join the fun from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Fleischmann Park Community Center. $5. 213-3020. Fathers Day Sweets Kids from 7-16 can learn the secrets of chocolate making and take their goodies home for Dad along with a special greeting card. Class takes place from 1-2:30 p.m. at Olde Naples Chocolate, 945 Fifth Ave N. $35. Reservations: 262-3975 to www. Movie Matinee Meryl Streep stars in The Iron Lady beginning at 2 p.m. at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. Free. 263-7768. Registration required: Jazz with Jebry Jebry and her jazz friends perform from 6-9 p.m. at the New York Pizza & Pasta House. 11140 Tamiami Trail N. 594-3500. Island Sounds The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Live at the Promenade featuring the island sounds of John Frinzi and John Patti at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Wear island-style clothing and get a free raffle ticket. $15 members; $20 non-members. 495-8989 or www. Sir Elton An Elton John tribute show starts at 7:15 p.m. at The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road. Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m. 405-8566. Friday, June 15 Hot Summer Night The Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts kids from middle and high school for fun and games from 6-9 p.m. at Corkscrew Middle School. Guests can snack on snow cones, popcorn and hot dogs served by deputies. 530-9741 or Little Bar/Big Music Smokin Joe & Konnie take the stage at 8 p.m. at the Little Bar Restaurant on Marco Island. 394-5663. Whodunnit? Hop aboard the Seminole-Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train at 6:30 p.m. and help unravel a comical crime. Boarding is off Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. $66 includes a five-course dinner. Wine and beer for sale. 275-8487 or www.semgulf. com. The Gangs All Here The Gang of Outlaws Tour bringss ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down and Gretchen Wilson to Germain Arena beginning at 7 p.m. See story on page C1. (800) 7453000 or Triple Tribute A Whitney Houston, Dianna Ross and Aretha Franklin tribute show starts at 7:15 p.m. at The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road. Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m. 405-8566. Live Tunes The GW Clark Band plays from 8-11 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 4317928 or Saturday, June 16 Nautical Festival The Lee County Nautical Flea Market and BBQ Festival goes from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday at the German American Club in north Cape Coral. $7 admission. 2101 SW Pine Island Road. (954) 2057813 or Just Like Dad Miromar Outlets holds a father/son lookalike contest, with registration beginning at 10 a.m. and judging at 11 a.m. Dixieland Tunes A celebration of Dixieland jazz runs from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3049. Absurd Politics A silent auction and Soap Box Political Rally to buy (yes, buy!) your votes for the honorary Mayor of Survey title start at 4 p.m. at Riverside Park on Old 41 in Bonita Springs. Enjoy music and refreshments during this fundraiser for the Bonita Springs Historical Society. 992-6997 or www. Keep On Truckin Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts a Hot Rods & Hogs show from 4-7 p.m. The top 10 trucks receive trophies. (800) 218-0007 or www.seminoleimmokaleecasino. com. Mustache Bash South Street City Oven & Grill hosts a mustache contest from 5-8 p.m. to benefit Cancer Alliance of Naples. Awards will be given for best and worst mustache (real or fake). $30. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 287-3276. Jazz on the Beach The Legendary J.C.s open the 27th annual SummerJazz on the Gulf series of free concerts at 7 p.m. at the Naples Beach Hotel. 2612222 www .naplesbeachhotel. com. See story on page C9. Tribute Show A tribute show to James Brown and Stevie Wonder starts at 7:15 p.m. at The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road. 405-8566. Mob Music The Chicago Mob plays blues and country from 8-10 p.m. in Market Plaza at Gulf Coast Town Center. Free. 267-0783 or Sunday, June 17 Tasty Fare Fill up on a variety of flavors when an array of food trucks pull into the parking lot at Seminole Casino Immokalee from 1-5 p.m. (800) 218-0007 or Latin Sounds West Side Tropico fill the night with Latin sounds at Freddie Rebels. 5310 Shirley St. 597-3333 or Music Jam Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts a singer/songwriter workshop and jam session with Lucia and Bob from 5-6:30 p.m. Stay and listen to the Notorious Band of Misfits from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Monday, June 18 Jazz with Jebry Jazz things up with Jebry and friends Jean Packard, Carol Fusaro and Bobby Phillips from 6-9 p.m. at Mongellos, where the dance floor is always open. 4221 Tamiami Trail E. Tuesday, June 19 Jewelry Class The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Bling It On from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Create a piece of beaded jewelry and enjoy wine, food and camaraderie. $50. 4958989 or Movie Night Gulf Coast Town Center presents a screening of Monsters vs. Aliens beginning around 8:30 p.m. on the Market Plaza lawn. Free. 267-0783 or www.gulfcoasttowncenter. com. Wednesday, June 20 Local History See and hear about the sights of the historic Third Street South district on a walking tour with a docent from the Naples Historical Society. Tours set out from Palm Cottage at 9 a.m. today and June 20 and 27. $16 per person ($10 for NHS members); children free. 137 12th Ave. S. Reservations: 261-8164. Coming Up Youth Opera Participants in Opera Naples summer youth program present a free performance of Gilbert and Sullivans Trial by Jury at 7 p.m. at the Naples Italian American Foundation. Dessert will be served after the performance. Reservations required. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 963-9050. Elvis Weekend Elvis Fest 5 is set for June 22-24 at Seminole Casino Immokalee. Elvis tribute artists from around the country compete to be named the King. Kick-off concert by Dwight Icenhower starts at 8 p.m. June 22. Benefit Event Humorist Wambui Bahati perform June 23 onboard the Naples Princess as a benefit for the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida. Enjoy a sunset cruise, champagne, hors doeuvres and live entertainment. $50. Reservations: 261-5405 or NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 COURTESY PHOTOSALL SHOOK UP, the Elvis-inspired musical comedy from The Naples Players, runs June 29July 29 at the Sugden Community Theatre. Chris Valente (on motorcycle) stars in the story by playwright Joe DiPietro. Show times are 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $35 for adults, $10 for students. Dinner-and-show tickets are also available. 263-7990 or www. PHOTOSJazz musicians Glenn Basham, Lew Del Gatto (above), Dan Miller, Dan Heck, Jerry Stawski, Paul Shewchuk, Ron Hefner and vocalist Susie Hulcher pull out the stops for Jazzin It Up! beginning at 6 p.m. June 14 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers. The evening is a benefit for Footsteps to the Future. 281-7378. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 C7 RECLINER SALE! TRADITIONSClassic Home Furnishings870 6th Ave S, Naples (239) 213-1240 Minneapolis Saint SATURDAY, JUNE 16 sVoted Southwest Floridas Best Factory Outlet Shopping Center 13 years in a row!Copyright 2012, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Outlets is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation.06121412-1401 FOLLOW US ON:MIROMAR OUTLETS GIFT CARDS ARE THE PERFECT FIT FOR DAD! PURENAPLES Cruises Fishing Jet Boat Boat Rentals Jet Skis Join us along with 95.3 The River for the1st Annual Father/Son & Grandfather/Father/Son Look-Alike ContestsTop winning Father/Son team receives (2) Fishing Charter Tickets aboard Pure Naples, (2) $100 Miromar Outlets Gift Cards and Columbia Gear. Top winning Grandfather/Father/Son trio receives (3) Fishing Charter Tickets aboard Pure Naples, (3) $100 Miromar Outlets Gift Cards and Eddie Bauer Gear. Miromar Outlets Gift Cards will also be awarded for 2nd and 3rd place winners. All gentlemen will enjoy free products* from Columbia Sportswear and Eddie Bauer. *While supplies last.Join us along with 94.5 WARO-FM for the Hands-Down-Best-Dad T-Shirts1 to 3 p.m. at PlaylandCome create a personalized t-shirt for your dad. T-shirts sponsored by Jockey.MIROMAR OUTLETSFathers DayCELEBRATIONCome see our new family of Pekin Ducks at the Nike Fountain WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Hot Cars A car cruise-in runs from, 5-8 p.m. June 23 in downtown Fort Myers. Enjoy autos aplenty, music, dining and shopping. (855) RDA-EVENTS. More Youth Opera Participants in Opera Naples summer youth program present Patience at the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples at 7 p.m. June 23 and at 3 p.m. June 24. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Reservations: 963-9050. All-American Music Gulf Coast Symphony presents its Happy Birthday America youth concert at 2 p.m. June 24 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Starting at 1 p.m., enjoy an instrument petting zoo and birthday party with cake and favors to celebrate the U.S.A. 481-4849. Movie Time The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a screening and discussion of Before Sunset at 7 p.m. June 25 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. $8. 495-8989 or Marine Lecture Capt. Gene Flipse presents Into the Wild with Dolphins & Whales from 6-7 p.m. June 27 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. $10, $8 for Friends of Rookery Bay members. Reservations: 417-6310 or Wine & Food Fun Decanted Wine & Beer hosts a wine and food event to benefit the Ricky King Childrens Fund from 6-9 p.m. June 28. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. (800) 980-5766 or Grease At the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers, June 28-Aug. 18. 278-4422 or Ongoing Exhibits Holocaust Museum The Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida presents American Cartoonists, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust through July 31. The exhibit highlights how American artists used comic book superheroes to inspire patriotism and boost the countrys morale during World War II. 4760 Tamiami Trail N. 263-9200 or www. Naples Museum of Art Ship to Shore Featuring the Titanic runs through June 30 at the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and more. The centerpiece of the exhibition is Wayne Kusys Titanic (1985), a 10-foot-long model constructed of 75,000 toothpicks. 597-1900 or Submit calendar listings and high-resolution photos to E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of flyers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday.


L O T S A L O B S T E R ! Waterfront Dining Friday, Sunday Saturday, TWO 1 pound lobsters with Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch 263-9940 263-2734 fries and slaw or black beans and rice $26.95 Limited time offer. Not good with any other offer. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 The Show www.bobharden.comNews and commentary you can use to help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast.Streamed live, Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. The show is archived for your listening convenience. Brought to you in part by like us on facebookI think there have been a couple of artists that got a little too impatient and left the fold (but) what cant be overlooked is the intensity that hides behind Ricks casual appearance. Its tempting to want to rush right out and show the world what youve got, but its also a great value to have another opinion in the mix. The full album isnt ready yet, but ZZ Top has released a four-song EP, Texacali, that includes songs from the forthcoming full CD. Fans hope to hear at least some of those numbers when the Gang of Outlaws tour comes to Germain Arena on Saturday, June 16. ZZ Top headlines the tour; 3 Doors Down and Gretchen Wilson are the opening acts. The triple bill might strike some as an odd combination, seeing as ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down and Ms. Wilson all come from different genres: blues rock, modern mainstream rock and country, respectively. Gibbons recognizes it might be an unconventional triple bill, but he likes what it offers fans. Gretchen Wilson and 3 Doors Down have enjoyed their own measures of success in quite the different arena than ZZ Top, he said. But it was for that reason that we enjoyed the rather unexpected pairing of what those two acts do along with what we do And by expanding the show to include more than just a headline name, we give the audience a real bonus, having such a wide range of expression thrown at them all in one night. When the U.S. leg of the Gang of Outlaws tour wraps June 30, the band will head to Russia and Europe before returning for a handful of stateside shows in August. If all goes according to plan, the CD release should be looming by then. Gibbons said a late summer, early fall release date is the target. The process began roughly four years ago when producer Rubin, engineer Dave Sardy and the band went into the studio for some initial recording. That session yielded about 20 rough song ideas. Next, Rubin had Gibbons take the band back into the studio for another session in which the song ideas were developed further and recorded with ZZ Tops long-time engineering team of Joe Hardy and G.L. Moon. Out of that session came 18 songs that went under the microscope this spring, with Rubin and Gibbons returning to the studio to go over the tracks with a finetooth comb. The scariest part is when you completely tear a song down and are nearly starting it over, Gibbons said. We had done some rewriting. A lot of the lyrics were massaged into place. Even some of the guitar tracks enjoyed getting a chance to try a different direction. So its been a real labor of love and I like that word with a dedicated focus. It can be challenging to sit and listen to a song, the same song, for two hours and then you say, Let me sing that top to bottom. I want to go sing it again. Then you do, and you say, Gee, whiz. Would this word be better here? Let me sing it again. After a full day, youre just toast. Between touring and work on the new CD, Gibbons services could also be required for further appearances on the Fox television series, Bones, in which he plays the very cool, but intimidating father of Angela Montenegro. The shows creator, Hart Hanson, is a genuine music fan, Gibbons said. He enjoys platforming his TV show with various cameo appearances on occasion. I think he thought it would be novel just to have me show up, shake a hand and that was seven years ago, if you can believe that. So once a season Im the bad dad. Everyone seems to enjoy the day when the bearded boy shows up. Its pretty funny. CONCERTFrom page 1 The Gang of Outlaws tour, with ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down and Gretchen Wilson>> Where: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero >> When: 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16 >> Tickets: $39.50 to $79.50 >> Parking: $10 >> Info: COURTESY PHOTOGretchen Wilson


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 C9 PUZZLE ANSWERS SummerJazz on the Gulf starts with The Legendary J.C.s A Southwest Florida tradition continues for the 27th year when the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club opens its 2012 SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series with The Legendary J.C.s from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, June 16. The evening is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, and attendance is free. Making their first appearance at SummerJazz, the eight-piece J.C.s perform a mix of soul, old school R&B, funk, Motown classics and original tunes. Theyve headlined at NOLA Jazz Fest in New Orleans, the Florida Music Festival and at the Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas. For more information about the band, visit www.sonicbids. com/thelegendaryjcs. SummerJazz on the Gulf continues with: Late Night Brass Saturday, July 21, sponsored by Insurance and Risk Management Services Inc. and Florida Community Bank. New Groove City featuring Gumbi Ortiz Saturday, Aug. 25, sponsored by Naples Transportation, Tours and Event Planning. Eight to the Bar Saturday, Sept. 22, sponsored by BSSW Architects and D. Garrett Construction. All concerts take place on the resorts scenic Watkins Lawn overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Parking is at Lowdermilk Park (free with a Naples beach sticker), and trolley transportation to the hotel is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. Coolers are not allowed; food and drink will be available for purchase. For more information, call the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club at 261-2222 or visit PAT SHAPIRO / COURTESY PHOTOThe Legendary J.C.'s

PAGE 62 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 VIGNETTESBY KELLIUNIQUE FURNISHINGS, ACCESSORIES AND INTERIOR DESIGN.NEWLY EXPANDED SHOWROOM SHOWROOM LOCATION 239.403.4181 WWW.KELLIINTERIORDESIGN.COMA DIVISION OF PICTURE THISLIC #IB26001333 ASID #77859 NCIDQ CERTIFIED GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A misunderstanding needs more time to be worked out. Dont give up on it just yet. Remain open to providing explanations, if called for. Another friend offers good advice. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Fast action can correct a seemingly minor problem that has taken on some unexpectedly difficult aspects. Stay with it until its resolved. News on a more positive note is due soon. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Some snags could cause delays in those plans youre eager to see put into operation. But be patient. The Clever Cat will soon have good reason to celebrate a job well done. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Be careful not to let that Virgan sensitivity dissuade you from being the hardheaded realist you should be at this time. Your goals are in sight. Stay focused on them. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A more positive aspect opens up, allowing you to make some important changes in a personal situation. Remember to seek balance and avoid extremes as you proceed. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) This is a good week to get out and enjoy the fine times you missed while you were so deep in those workaday projects. Be sure to share it with that special person. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Work and play are in balance this week. However, expect news that could tip things toward the workplace for quite a while. But all to a good end. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Youre more productive on the job than you have been in some time. Thats good. But be careful not to overlook some situations developing in your private life. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Youve been doing a lot for others (as usual). But now its time to focus on your needs, including finally going on that long-delayed trip youve been hoping to make. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Its all smoothly going on twixt you and that very special person in your life. But a colleague causes some disruption on the job that you might be called on to help settle. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Information you need might be coming in sporadically, but at least what youre getting is valuable. Continue to wait until more is available before acting on that career move. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You continue on an upbeat cycle, and with that strong Taurean energy you should see favorable results from your hard work. A pleasant surprise awaits you in your private life. BORN THIS WEEK: You are sensitive to the needs of others. But youre no pushover. You would make a fine teacher, psychologist or minister. SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. 012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. PUZZLES HOROSCOPES PRESENT DANGER 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:


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 C11 LATEST FILMSPrometheus Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted (Voices of Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith) Alex (Stiller) the lion and his friends join a travelling circus in the hope of finally returning to New York City. The story is amusing and the visuals are full of colorful fun that really pops in 3D. Rated PG.High School (Matt Bush, Colin Hanks, Michael Chiklis) Its bad luck for impending high school valedictorian Henry (Bush) when his uptight principal (Chiklis) orders a drug test the day after Henry experiments with marijuana. Predictable, unfunny and downright dumb, this movie gives straight-to-video stoners comedies a bad rap. Rated R.Men In Black 3 (Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin) Alien fighter Agent J (Smith) travels back in time to save Agent Ks (Jones) life, but he first has to get the younger K (Brolin) to trust him. Its a mildly entertaining lark with a handful of moving pieces that dont always work in unison. Rated PG. CAPSULES Is it worth $10? NoYou know that scene thats supposed to make you say, Oh, wow! but really makes no impact whatsoever? Prometheus is full of em. It might be a big, slick, gorgeous production, but the story here is so full of holes that it becomes a laughable mess, to the point that you stop caring about the twists because so little makes sense. The opening shot shows a bald, albino-looking bodybuilder/gymnast drinking a deadly potion and falling down a waterfall to his death. What this has to do with the rest of the movie is never explained. Cut to an archaeological dig in which Elizabeth Ellie Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and her boyfriend/fellow scientist Charlie (Logan Marshall-Green) discover paintings on a cave wall that match those of other civilizations at different points in history. Ellie believes theyre an invitation to a spot in the universe that holds the secret to the origins of mankind. Four years later, in 2093, theyre aboard the space ship Prometheus and nearing their location. The rest of the crew: David (Michael Fassbender), a robot who kept the ship running while the others were in cryogenic sleep; Meredith (Charlize Theron), who represents the financiers (an unrecognizable Guy Pearce) interests; ship captain Janek (Idris Elba); and polar opposites Fifield (Sean Harris) and Millburn (Rafe Spall). Naturally, once they arrive on the distant planet things arent as expected, leading them to fight for their lives. Its a bit slow developing, but there are some solid moments of action and one particular scene that will make you squirm for very entertaining reasons. The core plot points connect, but part of the reason for the storys otherwise befuddling lack of lucidity could be co-writer Damon Lindelof. One of the minds behind Lost, hes a master of long-form confusion featuring too many thematic elements that require clarity. The fact that Lindelof is also a co-writer on the Star Trek sequel coming in 2013 has me quivering with concern. Director Ridley Scott was coy about how Prometheus fits into the universe he created with Alien, but the last 15 minutes yield undeniable connections. Those whove seen Alien will recognize a very similar structure throughout: Theres a discovery, the team is in deep sleep for years, a remote location is explored, a room full of pods is discovered, the team bickers amongst itself (one member is only interested in money), the robot has ulterior motives, a stomach has a very rough experience, a strong female character runs around in her underwear, etc. We can understand why Scott doesnt want to reinvent the wheel, but the sooner you recognize these similarities, the sooner Prometheus becomes boring and tedious, as you get a strong sense of whats coming and start to think ahead rather than enjoy the experience. This is Scotts first foray into 3D, and the results are unimpressive. With the setting already dark and dreary, the 3D (which has a propensity to darken a picture) fails to add depth and perspective. Add to this some wooden performances by the stellar cast (only Fassbender has an excuse) and a confusing story, and Prometheus equals the first major disappointment of 2012. >> In the interest of being cost-effective, many of the roughly 1,300 visual effects shots were done on the set rather than in post-production.


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C20 We invite you to explore endless possibilities... with a Naples Grande Golf Club Membership. For more information please contact MARC FREIBURG PREMIER CLUB 7540 Golden Gate Parkway | Naples, FL 34105 | 239.659.3714Championship golf at Naples Grande Golf Club, an 18-hole, Rees Jones designed course spa therapy at the world renowned Golden Door Spa (located at Waldorf Astoria Naples) Professional instruction and play by Peter Burwash International pros at the Waldorf Astoria NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 SAVE THE DATEIts never too early to mark your calendar to be sure not to miss galas and fundraisers for area charities in the coming social season. Nor is it too soon to list your nonprofit organizations event in Florida Weekly. Send Save the Date details to editor Cindy Pierce at The second annual Love That Dress! fundraiser for PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. VIP admission and shopping from 4-6 p.m. is $150; general admission from 6-9 p.m. is $25. Backstage Pass, a sneak peek fashion show to give fashionistas an idea whats in store in new and gently used dresses and handbags for the big sale, is set for Thursday, Aug. 16, at Waterside Shops. Tickets are $75. Tickets for the above two events go on sale online Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Several dress collection parties are planned in the weeks ahead, giving donors a chance to meet and mingle at the same time they offer up fashions for the cause. Here are a few: Tuesday morning, June 19, at South Breeze Day Camp, Seacrest Country Day School. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Regency Manor model home in Quail West; hosted by Stock Development, Naples Illustrated and Clive Daniel Home. RSVP by June 15 by calling 592-7344. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Masterpiece Mixers Paint & Party Studio, 4184 Tamiami Trail N. Call 3528900 to RSVP. Saturday evening, June 30, at Noodles Italian Caf and Sushi Bar, 1585 Pine Ridge Road. Call 592-0050. If you cant get to a dress collection party, two dropoff locations in Naples will welcome your contribution: Pristine Fine Dry Cleaners, 506 Ninth Ave. N., and the management office at Waterside Shops. For more information about donating a dress, volunteering to help with a collection party or Love That Dress! sponsorship opportunities, call event chair Nannette Staropoli at 676-9756 or e-mail Trendy Tours and C I Travels Get-Away Club present Get On the Bus, a luncheon and travel expo to benefit the Education Foundation of Collier County, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at The Club at The Strand, 5840 Strand Blvd. A silent auction and raffle will be included along with dozens of travel-related displays and vendors. Tickets for $49 per person include a travel tote bag and a raffle ticket. RSVP by calling Trendy Tours at 449-5065 or e-mail Dates with some of the best men in town go up on the block for Some Enchanted Evening, a bachelor auction to benefit Cancer of Alliance of Naples, at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Hilton Naples. In addition to great local guys, the evenings special guest will be Jason Resmiti from TVs The Bachelorette. Tickets are $125 per person or $800 for a table of eight. For reservations or more information, call 643-4673 or visit Humane Society Naples holds its popular Strut Your Mutt costume parade and contest for best-dressed pets (and owners) on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Germain BMW. Its a great event for vendors of pet products of all kinds as well. The societys 14th annual Tea & Fashion Show moves to The RitzCarlton Beach Resort this year on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 6. Visit www.humanesocietynaples. com for information about tickets


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PAGE 74 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 SOCIETY Marco Island Chamber of Commerce toasts Glory of the GrapeWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ The annual Senior Dinner for Community School of Naples 1 Travis Williamson, John Pinholster, Natalie Van Brunt, Olivia Lynch and Veronica Murgalo 2 Mario Ponce and Ian Pinholster 3 Juliet Jewett and Mario Ponce 4. Danielle Tolson, Jeremy Price, Chase Ehrgott, Alex Montgomery, Jonathan Bune, Hannah Allen and Natalie Bollt 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 1 Katherine Hunt, Jennifer Edwards and Mary Schwindt 2 Dave Homuth and Jennifer Macko 3 Lisa Luft and Vip Grover 4. Lisa and Rick Popoff with Vicki Williams 5. Karen McDermott and Bob Warren 6. Angelina Harris and Kevin Donlan Richard and Jennifer Shanahan with Sutton BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY GABI GOODRICH / COURTESY PHOTOS 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 SOCIETY Movie night at Silverspot with the Naples International Film Festival Pre-Owned Womens, Mens & ChildrensDesigner Fashions with Impeccable Style & Sophistication $5.00OFFa Purchase of $20Expires 6/30/12$10.00OFFa Purchase of $50Expires 6/30/12FW NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY TO SELL YOUR ITEMS!Resale! Consignment! Trade!Anne Klein | Chanel | Louis Vuitton | Versace and many more! At the Shoppes at Vanderbilt2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road #178 | NaplesFW (239) AIRPORT PULLING RD.VANDERBILT BEACH RD.At the Shoppes at Vanderbilt Across from Lifestyle Fitness We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1 Karen Samuel, Sharon Treiser from event sponsor PNC Wealth Management and David Leigh 2 Brothers Brett and David Diamond with Rebecca Harley 3 NIFF staffers Evelyn Cannata, Ellen Goldberg and Shannon Franklin 4. Lisa Lipman and Evelyn Cannata 5. Melissa Kahn and Christina Jordan 6. Bill and Rose Mary Everett 7. Lee and Gary Allen 8. Hank Sorrick, Ed Clay and Kenny Rudolph 9. Don Drury of PNC Wealth Management and Shannon Franklin 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY

PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 SOCIETY Winetasters of Naples present Cheers for Charity proceedsThe Shelter for Abused Women & Children, Youth Haven and St. Matthews House share $67,500We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1 1 2 2 3 3 5 5 4 4 7 7 8 8 6 6STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Sue Huff, Mary Ann Green and Shirley Watral 2 Debbie Grimaldi, Trevor Samborski and Naomi Leaman 3 Dan Leaman and Michelle Hill 4. Elizabeth Davison, Al Beatrice and Susan Phillips 5. Rich Rossi and Sheri Weidman 6. Nancy Randall, Kelly Brennan and Debi Foss 7. Nancy Flatau, Ray Ringel and Inge Jungbluph 8. Maria Murati and Bill McGuiganPat Garrett and Barbara Hollway


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When top wine critics award a wine a top score, the price of that wine goes up. Elin McCoy, writing in The Emperor of Wine: The rise of Robert M. Parker Jr. and the Reign of the American Taste (2005), quoted one Bordeaux shipper saying the difference between a score of 85 and 95 (for one wine) was 6 to 7 million Euros (thats $7.5 million to $8.7 million at todays rates). So whats wrong with that? Wine ratings are designed to provide insight into what a wine is like and how good it is. Presented on a 100-point scale that implies scientific precision, they measure aromas, flavors and balance among many factors. But there is no precise way to calibrate those qualities. Describing the various flavor components in a wine is a completely subjective process. Tasting a wine made from pinot noir grapes, many people will agree that there is a cherry flavor. But the amount of cherry that you and I taste in the same wine will be different because we have different taste buds and probably look for different types of cherry flavors. Is it black cherry? Red cherry? Or more like a Rainier? Ratings measure something for which we have no scientifically reliable calibration. A 1996 study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology showed that even flavor-trained professionals cannot reliably identify more than three or four components in a glass of wine, although wine critics regularly report tasting six or more. Additionally, ratings are not comparable between reviewers. Dont assume that different reviewers are rating wines in the same way or on the same scale, even if those scales appear to be identical. Even when an expert re-tastes a wine, the resulting rating can vary. Robert Hodgson, a retired professor of statistics at Humboldt State University, owns Fieldbrook Winery and is on the Wine Competition advisory board of the California State Wine Fair. Mr. Hodgson wrote recently in the Journal of Wine Economics about a study he conducted serving wines blind to panels of judges. Each judge tried about 100 wines in a two-day period. Each judge had a single wine served three separate times, each sample drawn from the same bottle for each judge. The judges ratings typically varied by plus or minus four points on a standard ratings scale running from 80 to 100. A wine rated 91 on one tasting might score an 87 or 95 on the next. Some of the judges were less consistent, and only about one in 10 regularly rated the same wine within a range of two points. How should you as a consumer use a rating system? While it can be an indication of quality, the best barometer might just be to be your own judge.Wine Pick of the Week:This week I have selected a single Alsatian wine, Trimbach Pinot Blanc 2008, and have reprinted three expert reviews. Note the variation in description. Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar: 87 points Very pale, green-tinged color. Deeply pitched aromas of dried apricot and stone; less fruity but more serious than the 2007 version. An attractive, slightly oily midweight, with firm acidity giving energy to the stone fruit flavors. Dry but not austere, and long on the finish for basic pinot blanc. In a rather elegant style. David Schikldknecht, Wine Advocate: 87 points Apple and sweet corn juicily inform the Trimbach 2008 Pinot Blanc, with a salivainducing salinity adding to its appeal and no doubt also to its usefulness at table over the next couple of years. Alison Napjus, Wine Spectator: 87 points A light, tangy Pinot Blanc, with hints of glazed pear, lemon curd and spice. The clean and dry finish lingers, boasting hints of smoke and apple blossom. Drink now through 2012. 18,000 cases made. i g s t a n t y and is d viso ry e W in e e cently n omics d ser vud g es. i nes in had a p arate from u d g e. v a ri nts u nne h t t. s t e f in des c S ti on al Ve r Deep l ap ric o more s ion. mid w in g flav o lon g pi n st y W i F. E. TRIMBACH / COURTESY PHOTO


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 14-20, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 Finding a place to take the kids can be challenging if you dont wish to join the herds that cluster at the big chain establishments. I think its a positive sign that more independent restaurants are offering prices within the reach of families on a budget. A newcomer among these eateries is PoBoys Shrimp Shack in the North Naples spot previously occupied by Cilantro Tamales and the short-lived Mother Cluckerz. The current incarnation is, as its name suggests, dedicated to the noble shrimp. The walls bear handpainted murals with nautical themes including swordfish, turtles and a fishing boat at sea. The dining room has an ultra-casual ambience, much like a s diner, with seats clad in sparkly red vinyl, classic boomerang laminate tabletops and a concrete floor painted red. If the kids spill something like the glass of water that went flying from the table behind us its no big deal here. The friendly staff simply cleans it up and the meal proceeds. Theres no doubt as to the restaurants intentions: Shrimp rules. The menu offers five versions of a shrimp poboy (a Louisiana-style sub often featuring fried seafood in a baguette), 17 shrimp-based entrees as well as a fried combo platter in which you can order shrimp multiple ways (along with fish, scallops, oysters or whole-belly clams). With the full entrees, customers can choose their shrimp tempura battered and fried or seared, sans breading. Its possible to have shrimp for an appetizer and an entree, although there are some other options. And besides shrimp, PoBoys also touts its burgers (the owner previously operated a Cheeburger Cheeburger franchise and offers burgers ranging from 1/4 pound to the Belly Buster full pound) and slow-cooked ribs. Appetizers of boom boom shrimp ($8.75) and conch fritters ($8.75) arrived swiftly. Both were fresh-from-the-stove hot and accompanied by a creamy orange sauce that packed some bite. The shrimp were medium-sized, tender and lightly fried; the conch fritters were nicely seasoned and contained evident bits of conch. Both benefitted from a dip in the spicy sauce. From the poboy sandwich collection, we tried the shrimp remoulade version ($7.49) and were rewarded with a bountiful sandwich, starting with a fresh and tasty baguette topped with lots of shrimp, lettuce, tomato, onion and a creamy remoulade sauce. The sandwich came with a side of golden-brown fries that had great potato flavor and were hot and crisp (billed as homemade, they certainly tasted that way). From the voluminous shrimp entree section (all of which are $10.99), we liked the Baja chipotle shrimp with lime juice, tender shrimp seasoned with chipotle pepper, oregano, cumin, garlic and a touch of lime. We selected the seared shrimp this time and liked them without the breading. However, both the rice on which they were served and the mashed potato side dish (other options include fries, corn on the cob, onion rings, sauted spinach or b utter ed angel hair pasta) were gummy and lacked flavor. Id skip both and go with the fries next time. Yet another house specialty appears to be ribs, offered in a barbecued version or something called island style ($15.99). Since it was all-you-could-eat island-style rib night, we went with those and were rewarded with a plate piled high with ribs. (Our accommodating hosts suggested we start with the island style and try the barbecued ones as our second plate, although the first serving was larger than we could handle.) There were four clusters of tender ribs along with some well-made onion rings. The ribs possessed a wonderful smoky aroma and flavor, but an unidentifiable but off-putting seasoning in the sweet sauce overpowered the otherwise excellent flavor of the slow-cooked meat. We asked for some of the barbecue sauce in an attempt to offset that flavor, and although it improved the taste somewhat, that odd flavor remained noticeable. Were I to order these again, Id request them without any sauce because the meat was just fine on its own. I have no idea if there are desserts available here. I saw none on the menu, and we were too full to inquire by the time wed devoured all the shrimp, fried side dishes and a few ribs. For those who enjoy all-you-can-eat specials, PoBoys offers beer-battered fish and chips ($9.99) on Monday and Friday, fried shrimp ($10.99) on Tuesday and Thursday and island baby back ribs ($15.99) on Wednesday. On the Wednesday I visited, there was another option: shrimp tacos ($10.99), which arent on the regular menu. The childrens menu includes six options with soda and fries for $4.99 each. While the casual nature of the place is a plus, the housekeeping that day had been a little too laid-back for my taste. The floor had a multitude of sticky patches, perhaps from parties spilling sauces and such throughout the day. On the plus side, the tables and the condiments contained in holders that looked like beer six-packs were spotless. If service was a bit slow owing to the fact that there was but one server whom I took to be one of the proprietors it was made up for by her pleasant and accommodating manner. Given the prices, the popularity of shrimp and the earnest efforts of the owners to make their customers feel appreciated, its likely PoBoys will net a loyal following of budgetwise food lovers. CUISINEPoBoys Shrimp Shack supplies large portions at family-friendly prices Friday, June 15, 22 and 29, 5-7 p.m., Old Wor ld Foods Market: Sample wines from California, Europe, South America and South Africa along with cheeses, phyllo pastries and other goodies; free, 2800 Davis Blvd., 692-3020 or Thursday, June 14, 5-7 p.m., Decant ed: T ry y our hand at a blind tasting, figuring out how to identify wines solely through taste, aroma and sight; $15, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; (800) 980-5766. Reservations required. Friday, June 15, 6-8 p.m., Whole F oods Mar ket: The monthly beer tasting features at least 35 varieties to sample with proceeds benefitting the Whole Planet Foundation; $5, Mercato; 552-5100. Sunday, June 17, 1-5 p.m., Seminole C asino Immok alee: Sample goodies from a variety of gourmet food trucks while a DJ entertains with music and interactive games; 506 South 1st St., Immokalee; (800) 218-007 or Tuesday, June 19, 5-6 p.m., Ca f f e dellAmore: Sample a variety of Italian wines at this informal tasting; $10 (with $10 credit toward dinner that evening); 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd. N.; 261-1389. Reservations required. Tuesday, June 19, 6-8 p.m., Whole Foods Mar ket: Learn to make, and then taste, a summer solstice meal that includes rigatoni with Sicilian pesto, grilled chicory and endive salad, herb crusted ciabatta and limoncello tiramisu; $10; Mercato; 552-5100. Reservations required.Farmers markets Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Collier C ounty Government Complex, 3335 U.S. 41 E. Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Thir d Street South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Nort h Naples Green Market indoors at Our Savior Lutheran Chur ch, 1955 Curling Ave.; 594-9358. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, F r eedom Park, 151 Golden Gate Parkway. Send items to & wine CALENDAR PoBoys Shrimp Shack>> Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $6.25-$14.99; entrees, $5.89-$15.99 >> Beverages: Beer and basic wine >> Seating: Conventional tables >> Specialties of the house: Shrimp, shrimp and more shrimp plus burgers and ribs >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.poboysshrimpshack.comRatings: Food: 1/2Service: Atmosphere: 1/210823 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 260-1205SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor 1. From the many ways in which shrimp are available at PoBoys, the Baja chipotle is a tasty choice. 2. A shrimp poboy contained lots of shrimp on a fresh baguette, just the way it should be. 3. Ribs come two ways at PoBoys. This is the island style, accompanied by well-executed onion rings. 4. Boom boom shrimp are available in appetizerand entree-sized portions. 1. 2. l tt hi c f s p f s 3. 4. KAREN FELDMAN / COURTESY PHOTOS


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