DONOR? PEOPLE WHO REGISTER TO BE ORGAN donors think their organs will be donated, that they will save lives. But that rarely happens. Organs are donated from the dead less than 1 percent of the time. Government regulations and transplant bureaucracy set the limits. To be an organ donor, you basically have to be brain dead and you have to die in a hospital. If you die at home in your sleep, you cant become an organ donor. If you die in a restaurant choking on a piece of meat, you cant become an organ donor. If you die in a car accident on (Interstate) 95, you cant become an organ donor, says Dr. Michael Goldstein, executive director of Life Alliance Organ Recovery SEE ORGANS, A8 1,039,3638,5960.8 people who died in U.S. hospitals in 2014 people who died who became donors in 2014 percentage of those deaths that led to donations The number of individuals that die under the circumstances that make them good candidates to donate their organs is quite limited. ... We need to work within the parameters of what exists. Bob Walsh, director of the HRSA division of transplantationBY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@ oridaweekly.com Regulations curb donations as need, registrations grow A FLORIDA WEEKLY SPECIAL REPORT THINK AGAINTHINK Y OURE AN ORGAN www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 30 FREEWEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A18 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 ON THE MOVE B3 BUSINESS MEETINGS B6 NETWORKING B7 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 BOOK REVIEW C8 PUZZLES C12 FILM REVIEW C15 ANTIQUES C16 INSIDE Like mother A lookalike contest at Miromar Outlets, and more Society photos. C21-23 Now you see it Magician Joshua Jay brings his sleight-of-hand show to Inn on Fifth. A25 Not just a propOn stage, its the little things that matter. C1 Solid woodThe lumber industry makes a comeback. B1 30 Not just a prop O n stage, its the littl e t hin g s that matter. C 1 I I N N S S I I 0 0 0 FRE E E t j j j u s s s t t t a a a p p p r r r o o o p p p From a patrons perspective, perhaps, there is some relief that the traditional summer alchemy still exists the alchemy created by departing snowbirds, dwindling out-of-state tourists and therefore sharply declining prices at hotels, restaurants and the many venues of play and recreation along the southwest coast. From the perspective of business owners in the service industry, however, things are definitely looking up: Summer is no longer synonymous with hardship, although it might require more work on their part. The challenge this summer is to keep your service levels up, keep your product SEE DEALS, A13 Summer slow-down not so slow for businesses anymoreBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 COMMENTARY Letters: Were you just having a bad day?Editors note: One of the joys of living on the southwest coast is the chance to hear a wide range of opinions. Here, readers respond to the column, Becoming a Republican, which first appeared on April 29. We welcome your letters and opposing viewpoints. Dear Roger, Its very telling and unsettling to think that the best solution Republicans can come up with to govern effectively is either to sue the federal government for funding Medicaid expansion, sue the president for doing their job (executive order on immigration reform), or setting the stage for getting us into yet another war, this time with Iran, thanks to Islamophobes like Arkansass Republican senator, Tom Cotton. Incidentally, Im picking the #12 Republican-owned horse to win the Kentucky Derby today, in honor of the 12th anniversary of G.W. Bushs Mission Accomplished speech on the Iraq war (May 1, 2003). It was refreshing to read your commentary, and kudos to you for speaking the unfiltered truth. Sergio HernandezRoger, Are you always this big of an asshole or were you just having a bad day? Bob MichnalRoger, I am one of those Republicans of the GOP, not the GBSFCP the Grand (#!!**!#X!) Party. The GOP fought to end slavery, fought internally to put the brakes on runaway capitalism, somewhat successfully, and established a system of natural and heritage sites that are the envy of the world, and widely copied. It extended the rights of individuals to all, regardless of race, creed and color. OK, gender limped. My folks were Democrats but converted to vote for Ike, that and the community they were in was the KKK-dominated Democratic Party and they were part of a group that was as brave as Atticus Finchs fictional group (but involved a police chief, not a sheriff), so Republican was the choice of conscience. Somewhere along the line, the wheels went off the bus and the G(#!!**!#X!)P seems to have abandoned every founding principle. Nowhere was that more apparent than the Rich Lowry column on the death tax (Death as a taxable event, April 29). It was wrong in so many ways that the only positive thing I can say is that his autospell worked. First off, the death tax is 100 percent because the deceased cannot take it with him/her, and we know that if the deceased could, they would. Second, it is important to have an inheritance tax because that way the beneficiaries have a reason to mourn. Third, if the deceased cared, and could overlook the shortcomings of the heirs, most of the wealth would transfer before death so some love could be involved. And compared to love, the taxes matter? Fourth, why should someone work all their lives paying taxes on what they receive from the sweat of their brow, but the moneyed class get to transfer wealth from one to another without taxation? And fifth, unless Lowry uses any history books as coasters, the society he wants... the eternally wealthy and the eternally poor... is fragile internally and externally. So basically, the America he wants is the America that did not end slavery, establish governance of, by and for all the people, and would not have triumphed against the most powerful military and expansionist totalitarian states. Instead, it would have been (the equivalent of) the Polish kingdom that got stripped of all it valued because its ECONOMIC leaders, holders of immense wealth, sold out the country for their own advantage to foreign powers. And Poland was the most powerful force in middle Europe for 300 years. In other words, Lowry is a useless (so-and-so), selling his words for the wealthy under the mistaken belief that they give a damn about him, other than being a stooge. Every Friday, the old-school GOP here gathers in a coffee shop, at one table, and plots how to change the situation. When we have it figured out, we will let you know. Wayne DaltryRoger, Thank you for your fine take on our horrible governor. I have been working with our homeless for eight years, and health care can save lives. Fred SchillfarthRoger, Kudos to your Becoming a Republican, in Florida Weekly. You are fearless, tackling not only the Republicans here in the de facto John Birch retirement center, but their strange interpretations of Christianity used to bolster their platforms and agendas, as well. George Mindling, Port CharlotteDear Sir, As a resident of Florida for less than three years coming from Illinois, Massachusetts and Connecticut I am indeed not very comfortable with Gov. Rick Scott. I think its a travesty, how 800,000 people are too poor to get medical insurance. And I am horrified that 40,000 children go without mental health attention. The refusal to take the Medicaid expansion for Florida is based on what? Is this a Republican sticking point? Is it ego? Unfortunately, because I am a mother and an advocate for the disadvantaged, I feel my days are numbered here in Florida. I do not sleep soundly when such issues exist. Robin Montesano R w R roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com Bring Your Highest Expectations LIVINGSTON ROADPINE RIDGE ROAD EXIT 107WHIPPORWILL LANE N
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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state Baltimore, a Great Society failurePresident Barack Obama responded to the Baltimore riots with a heartfelt bout of self-righteous hectoring. Supposedly, we all know whats wrong with Baltimore and how to fix it, but dont care enough. Not only is this attitude highhanded, it rests on a flagrantly erroneous premise. President Obama doesnt have the slightest idea how to fix Baltimore. His solutions fall back on liberal bromides going back 50 years. Dating back to the Kerner Commission after the riots of the 1960s, the lefts go-to solution to urban problems has been more social programs. Since then, weve gotten more social programs and just as many urban problems. Exhibit A is Baltimore itself. The city hasnt been neglected. It has been misgoverned into the ground. It is a Great Society city that bought fully into the big-government vision of the 1960s, and the bitter fruit has been corruption, violence and despair. This is a failure exclusively of Democrats, unless the root causes of Baltimores troubles are to be traced to its last Republican mayor, Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin, who left office in 1967. And it is an indictment of a failed model of government. The city has been shedding jobs and people for decades, including in the 1990s when the rest of the country was booming. Baltimore is a high-tax city, with malice aforethought. Officials raised property taxes 21 times between 1950 and 1985, Steve Hanke and Stephen Walters of Johns Hopkins University write in The Wall Street Journal, channeling the proceeds to favored voting blocs and causing many homeowners and entrepreneurs disproportionately Republicans to flee. It was brilliant politics, as Democrats now enjoy an eight-to-one voter registration advantage. To counterbalance the taxes, they note, developers need to be lured to the city with subsidies, and the developers, in turn, contribute to politicians to stay in their good graces. This makes for fertile ground for the citys traditional corruption. At the same time, the city has failed at the basic functions of government. Mayor Kurt Schmoke, in office for three terms beginning in the late 1980s, was notoriously soft on crime. As urban experts Fred Siegel and Van Smith write in City Journal, During the s, tolerant Baltimores crime rate, much of it drug-fueled, rocketed upward (75 percent of the citys murders were drug-related); tough-oncrime New Yorks plummeted. Under Mayor Martin OMalleys subsequent, more strenuous policing, the crime rate dropped. But it is still a violent city. Baltimore has the fifthhighest murder rate among cities with a population of 100,000 or more. The schools, predictably, are a disaster, run by and for the teachers unions. On top of all this, two-thirds of births in the city are out-of-wedlock. What is Obama offering in response to this deep, decades-long decline? Among other things, more pre-K education and job training, even though these programs have a long history of ineffectiveness. The imperative in Baltimore should be to think and act anew. But the lefts takeaway will be that theres an urgent need for more of the same, as Baltimore and places like it continue to rot. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINION t i R 1 m p rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly The American dream: living to 18What do you hope to accomplish with this protest, I asked a 13-year-old girl marching in Staten Island, N.Y., last August, protesting the police killing of Eric Garner. To live until Im 18, the young teen, named Aniya, replied. Could that possibly be the American dream today? Aniya went on: You want to get older. You want to experience life. You dont want to die in a matter of seconds because of cops. Its that sentiment that has fueled the Black Lives Matter movement across the country. Most recently, a week of protest in Baltimore was largely quelled when a remarkable prosecutor announced that six police officers would be charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Marilyn Mosby, the 35-year-old states attorney for the city of Baltimore, is the youngest lead prosecutor in any major U.S. city. Just 100 days into office, she made national headlines on Friday, May 1, with the stunning announcement that the officers would face various charges, from assault to second-degree murder. According to police reports, Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice was on bicycle patrol on the morning of April 12 when he made eye contact with Freddie Gray, who then ran. Rice pursued Gray, joined by officers Garrett Miller and Edward Nero. A bystander videotaped Gray screaming in pain as he was dragged into a patrol wagon. Though he asked for medical help repeatedly, none was given. He soon became unresponsive. Other police involved in his arrest and transport did nothing either. His family reported that his spinal cord was 80 percent severed, and his voice box crushed. After a week in a coma, he died. Gene Ryan, president of Baltimores police union, the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge No. 3, said, shockingly, The images seen on television look and sound much like a lynch mob. These words are unf athomable, utter ed by a white man describing AfricanAmericans protesting the death of another African-American man whose neck was broken while in police custody. Then, at the same press conference, Michael Davey, the FOP attorney spoke up, defending the police for chasing Gray: If you are in a high-crime area, and you flee from the police unprovoked, the police have the legal ability to pursue you. So Freddie Gray was arrested for running while black? The outcry has been consistent and growing, after each high-profile police killing of people of color. Eric Garners death by police chokehold on July 17, 2014, went unpunished. The district attorney for Staten Island, Daniel Donovan Jr., declined to press charges against any of the officers. Donovan, a Republican, was rewarded this week, winning a seat in Congress representing Staten Island, replacing Rep. Michael Grimm, who resigned in disgrace after being indicted for multimillion-dollar tax evasion. (Grimm also notoriously physically threatened a reporter on live television after the reporter asked him about the charges. Grimm told the reporter: Ill break you in half. Like a boy.) Back in Baltimore, many people heaved a sigh of relief after prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced that she had filed charges against the six police officers. I come from five generations of law enforcement, she said. My father was an officer. My mother was an officer, several of my aunts and uncles. My recently departed and beloved grandfather was one of the founding members of the first black police organization in Massachusetts. Marilyn Mosby went on: To those that are angry, hurt or have their own experiences of injustice at the hands of police officers, I urge you to channel the energy peacefully as we prosecute this case. I have heard your calls for no justice, no peace; however, your peace is sincerely needed, as I work to deliver justice on behalf of Freddie Gray. She closed with what is certainly unique in the annals of prosecutorial oration: Last, but certainly not least, to the youth of this city, I will seek justice on your behalf. This is your moment. Lets ensure that we have peaceful and productive rallies that will develop structural and systemic changes for generations to come. Youre at the forefront of this cause. And as young people, our time is now. With determination like this, demanding accountability for all, maybe Aniya will get her wish: to celebrate her 18th birthday, and many, many more. 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 1,300 stations. She is the co-author, with Denis Moynihan, of The Silenced Majority, a New York Times best-seller. s a H w b h amy GOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly
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Shell Point is a non-prot ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. 2015 Shell Point. All rights reserved. EST-078-15 t Wi nd in g i t ag e vi nt ag e ro of s te ring e Es tu ar y at S t k i st ep b ac k in to F lo ri da s p as t n te t n e ri ng e Es tuar y at S he ll P oi nt nt t i i i i s s s li li li li k k k k k k ke ke e ri ng n te n n te n From the upper $600s Refundable Lifecare Clerks office has the ticket for passport applicationsPlanning a trip abroad, or even just to the Bahamas, Canada or Mexico? Youll need a passport, and the Collier County Clerk of Court office can help make the process easy for those who cannot get to the courthouse during regular business hours Monday-Friday. Staff from the clerks office will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the North Collier Government Services Center on Orange Blossom Drive to assist people with the application process. On a Saturday earlier this month, 76 applications were prepared for mailing to the U.S. Department of State. Here are a few tips that will save time: Before going to the government center, visit the clerks website, collierclerk. com/recording/passports, and read about passport application requirements and fees. Download a passport application at travel.state.gov. You can fill out the application ahead of going to the clerks office, but it is important that you do not sign it until you are in the presence of a clerk. Make sure to use black ink on the application. Bring your checkbook and passport photographs with you. Bring a birth certificate or original naturalization papers. Get there early. Questions? Call the National Passport Information Center at (877) 487-2778 or Anthony Bermudez, accounting supervisor in the local clerks office, at 252-2724. Memorial Day ceremony set The 2015 Memorial Day ceremony hosted by the Collier County Veterans Council will mark the 75th anniversary of WWII. With Capt. James Elson (ret.) presiding, the program begins at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25, at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens and includes a performance by the Pine Ridge Middle School symphonic band. All are welcome. A free picnic lunch will follow. Catered by Cook Brothers Barbeque and compliments of Hodges Funeral Home, the lunch is in memory of U.S. Navy veteran Ronald Cook, who served aboard the USS Keppler during the Vietnam War. Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens is at 525 111th Ave. N.
OR GA N DONA T TI ON: A SPECIAL REPORTAgency in Miami. This sets the stage for the shortage of organs: More than 1 million people die in the United States every year, but only about 8,000 of them become organ donors. Its been that way for a decade and experts do not expect it to change. More than 123,000 Americans are waiting for organs. Doctors expect to perform 25,000 transplants this year, but feel the need will eclipse their efforts, as another 40,000 patients may be added to the waiting list. Last year, 6,216 patients died while waiting for an organ, most likely more, as theres an increasing trend of centers removing candidates from the waiting list for being too sick to transplant. All the while, 125 million Americans are registered to donate their organs. They mark their drivers licenses, saying should something happen to them, they want their organs to go to someone else. Government officials say the potential to transplant more organs rests in the hands of surgeons. Procurement surgeons should be more aggressive and recover more organs. Transplant surgeons should accept more organs. Surgeons say their hands are tied by the government. Federal guidelines restrict them from taking risks transplanting less-than-perfect organs into the most critical of patients. No federal regulations say a doctor has to recover an organ or has to accept an organ, but regulations do look at expectations versus outc omes. Surgeons are told to take more risks, but say if they do, they could compromise their outcomes and their programs could be shut down. Some doctors believe people who die on the street should be put on heartand-lung machines to save their organs. Some believe borderline organs should be put on machines to prime them for transplant. And some believe federal regulations should be relaxed so doctors can take more chances to save more lives. Federal regulators and transplant directors like to blame lack of awareness, saying there needs to be more outreach, more donor drives, more education, but the numbers show that in the past seven years registered donors have grown by 55 million. Today, more than half the U.S. population over the age of 16 is registered, yet the likelihood of being a donor is still less than 1 percent. Federal regulators and transplant directors pass the blame to families, saying families do not always give consent, but of all the deaths deemed eligible for organ donation in the U.S. last year, consent was obtained 76 percent of the time. Florida mirrored the nation, meaning in 76 percent of cases the donor was either on the registry or the family said yes. People are willing, people are waiting, but organs are wasting. Organ procurement and transplant program directors say they want to be more aggressive, more accepting, but reiterate that federal regulations keep them from taking more risks. The federal government expects transplant centers to be successful, says Liz Lehr, executive director of LifeLink of Florida in Tampa. I think there are a lot of good reasons to try to regulate transplant centers into doing the best job that they can. Unfortunately, when you do that, you regulate a lot of people out of being able to be transplanted. Ms. Lehr lays out a hypothetical: You need a heart transplant. Would you accept an 85 percent chance of getting a transplant and having your life saved if your opportunity to live otherwise was zero? Yes, she answers for you, playing out the scenario. But (the government) wants the transplant center to have a 95 percent rate of success (Transplant surgeons) cant do an 85 percent job or theyll be shut down, she says. Lending her voice to the plight of organ donation doctors, Ms. Lehr says, We (procurement surgeons) need to put more organs out there for transplant, and these guys (transplant surgeons) are saying, I want to accept more organs, but I cant maintain my 95 percent rate if I do that because Im going to have to take organs that are less-than-perfect and put them in people who are really sick. Ms. Lehr sees promise in those lessthan-perfect organs, those organs on the margins. The most radical change she could see happening in the organ donation system would be a way to evaluate transplant centers to say if you take a group of really sick patients and you give them marginal organs that would otherwise have gone in the trash, were not going to count those toward your 95 percent, were going to be happy that you gave them an 85 percent chance of survival. Ms. Lehr remembers reading about a transplant center that was accepting more organs, taking more risks, but was almost shut down. They had to take organs from less sick patients and transplant fewer people in order to stay in business, she says. But they cant save as many lives as they would otherwise. Organ donation falls under the domain of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. From there down, its a tangle involving the Health Resources and Services Administration, the United Network for Organ Sharing, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Bob Walsh, director of the HRSA division of transplantation, says risk adjustments are already calculated into the metrics governing organ donation, ORGANSFrom page 1 People who died in hospitals vs. those who were eligible organ donorsFLORIDA WEEKLY CHART / UNITED NETWORK FOR ORGAN SHARINGLEHR GOLDSTEIN People who died in hospitals in the U.S. from 2008 to 2014 by year. 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OR GA N DONA T TI ON: A SPECIAL REPORTtheres always discussion about how to adjust the metrics further, but theres no specific issue under discussion right now about what can or should be better risk adjusted for HRSA and (other agencies) stand behind the metrics that are in place. Dr. Daniel Schwartz, chief medical officer of the survey and certification group at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, acknowledges there may be concern in the field over risks of accepting marginal organs, but says, Ive not seen a single program have a problem with their o utcomes based on the organs they accepted. As far as surgeons seeking the liberty to accept more marginal organs, Mr. Walsh says, Physicians make the decisions thats always been the case. More than 1 million people are dying, only 8,000 are donating and its been that way for a decade. Why? The number of individuals that die under the circumstances that make them good candidates to donate their organs is quite limited, Mr. Walsh says. Where does the potential exist to recover and transplant more organs? We need to work within the parameters of what exists who dies and how they die, Mr. Walsh says. And when someone dies, on the procurement side, Ms. Lehr says there are expectations for organ recovery agencies to recover a certain number of organs per donor. She is not in favor of such regulations. Were looking at a lady in Lee County 46 years old, she has multisystem failure, for a number of different reasons, she is a potential heart-only donor, and were going to look at that, but in terms of the federal measurement statistics, that could be a problem for me, because theyre looking for me to recover a certain number of organs transplanted per donor, but if youre on the heart waiting list, what do you want me to do? Andrew Spehr wanted a heart. He wanted a heart or he wanted to die. He says he was so sick, he wanted one of those two things to happen, either sounded inviting. Danielle Bogue was driving up Alligator Alley. Her last words shared with her mother, her mother told her, I love you. Drive safe, and she said, I love you too, Mama. I always do. The front tire blew. The car flipped. Danielle Bogue was ejected. Andrew Spehr got his call. Danielle Bogues family requested her organs be donated; the hospital did not ask. Danielles mother, Dana Grey, remembered a conversation she had with her daughter. They were standing at the kitchen sink, right after Danielle got her drivers license. She wanted her mother to know she wanted to donate her organs. Danielle Bogue died when she was 22. She was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. She was declared brain dead. When her family said their goodbyes, they put Danielles baby girl in her arms. Mrs. Grey says thats when her spirit let go. Her body was still there. And her organs saved five lives. Really, thats what keeps you going, knowing you saved another family from suffering the same grief, Mrs. Grey says. If she had not been able to donate her daughters organs, she says, Im not sure I would have gotten out of bed. Heart recipient Andrew Spehr says knowing he helped a family survive their grief helps him balance feelings of gratitude and guilt, feeling so thankful, yet so sorry that a family had to lose a loved one for him to live. Danielles daughter Hannah loves hearing stories of her mother. She was 4 months old when Danielle died. She was in the car, in the back seat, in her car seat. Not a single scratch on me, says Hannah, who has grown up hearing about her mother, She loved me. When Hannah, now 8, first met Andrew Spehr, she held a stethoscope up to his chest and heard her mothers heart beat. Trying to put emotion into words, Andrew Spehr says, Your saying yes to being an organ donor you are going to help many other people, enhance their lives. Kristie Evans, a retired Charlotte County sheriffs deputy, says she has seen such good intentions not come to pass. She has seen people die on the side of the road, seen healthy, teenage organs go cold, seen bodies lie there for hours for crime-scene investigations, seen organs wasting by the roadside. It happens every day, all over the country, it happens constantly, Ms. Evans says. I think that was one of the most jarring things that I learned as a police officer here I always thought that being an organ donor meant that someday somebody would get to use organs that I cant anymore, but as a deputy she saw that seldom happens. Ms. Evans remembers the call when it first sunk in. A mother lost her son, he was 30-something, a registered organ donor who died unexpectedly. Ms. Evans says finding out his organs could not be donated made his death feel in vain, made his death twice as tragic for his mother. I could count hundreds, hundreds of times where organs were just wasted, says Ms. Evans, after a decade of firstresponder experience. And nobody knows it. I think thats the worst part People think, Im an organ donor. My organs will be donated. They have no clue that it doesnt work that way. Last year in Florida, hospitals reported 70,892 deaths, and of those, only 572 became organ donors. From motor vehicle accidents there were 2,576 traffic fatalities, and of those, 118 became organ donors. Ms. Evans says there were times she was first on the scene, she would sweet talk paramedics, pretend she saw some sign of life moments prior to their arrival to persuade them to transport accident victims to the hospital, for if victims were found dead on the scene, she says they were often not transported and their organs were useless. Todd Soard, president of the Florida EMS Association, says when medics arrive on scene, they are looking to save lives, not organs. Their goal is survivability, not salvage. If someone were to be found dead on the scene, the body goes to law enforcement and the medical examiners office. Ms. Evans says she understands that people pass away unattended and paramedics cannot turn back time, she understands paramedics must prioritize the living, But when you have a death that happened so close to emergency personnel and hospitals and then they say, Well, because theres no chance of bringing them back were just not going to transport them, its upsetting, she says. I mean it seems like a waste, and I guess thats the best way to describe it, its just a waste. Dr. David Klassen, chief medical officer of the United Network for Organ Patients on the transplant waiting list in Florida, by organCOURTESY PHOTOHannah Bogue-Grey listens to her mothers heart beat inside of organ recipient Andrew Spehrs chest. Dana Grey (center), Hannahs grandmother, says if she had not been able to donate her daughters organs, she does not know how she would have gotten out of bed. I could count hundreds, hundreds of times where organs were just wasted. ... And nobody knows it. I think thats the worst par t. People think, Im an organ donor. My organs will be donated. They have no clue that it doesnt work that way. Kristie Evans, retired Charlotte County sheriffs deputySEE ORGANS, A10 FLORIDA WEEKLY CHART/UNITED NETWORK FOR ORGAN SHARINGNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 NEWS A9
OR GA N DONA T TI ON: A SPECIAL REPORTSharing, says he sees the loss of organs: Sure. It happens. It happens all the time. He sees the loss from a medical vantage. There are organs that are procured but end up not being transplanted because transplant programs feel that the quality of the organ isnt suitable, he says. That happens fairly commonly. Last year, more than 30,000 organs were recovered from deceased donors in the U.S. Of those, about 26,000 were transplanted. Roughly 3,000 were discarded. More than 6,000 patients died waiting for organs. In March, Dr. Klassen presented a study to the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation looking at the potential to increase the number of deceased organ donors. The study was done at the request of HRSA. The study projected less than 1 percent of growth in deceased donors over the next five years, maybe longer. Accountability turns into a game of pointing fingers organ procurement organizations and transplant centers blame hospitals, saying hospitals are not recognizing potential donors. Procurement surgeons point to transplant surgeons. Transplant surgeons point to procurement surgeons. Asked for the measure of lost potential, Dr. Klassen says, We dont really have a good handle on that, truthfully. Dr. Klassen sees potential residing in the older population of patients dying in hospitals. He says procurement programs and transplant centers need to be more creative and more willing to take risks in recovering and accepting organs for transplant from less traditional patients. Dr. Goldstein, director of the organ recovery agency in Miami, sees potential outside the hospital. People dying in hospitals are sick. People waiting on organs are sick. Young, healthy people dying sudden, unexpected deaths, Dr. Goldstein says, their organs are lost before they get to the hospital. He sees this as the Achilles heel of organ donation: fatal. So our greatest opportunities are to increase opportunities for DCD donation (donation after cardiac death, versus brain death), so the folks that do die in the street or die in a restaurant or die in a home, we can create processes where we can help them become organ donors, if they want to be, he says. In the United States, if you die of cardiac death, you can become an organ donor, but thats a rare occasion. Doctors estimate it happens 10 percent of the time, in the less than 1 percent of deaths that do donate. For it to happen, you have to be in a hospital, one of those situations where doctors know your heart will shortly stop, when they remove you from life support. In Spain, if someone dies on the street, Dr. Goldstein says, medics bring the person back to a hospital and put the individual on an external machine. It does not bring the patient back, but it does restore oxygen and blood flow to organs to keep the organs viable. He would like to see the same thing happen in the U.S. I think we should be able to use assist devices and machines to maintain oxygen and blood to people who have been declared dead in the field to see if we can increase the opportunity for these people to donate, Dr. Goldstein says. He believes medicine should pave more of a way, where if your heart stops, you can still give, so your organs will not be lost. For some, this raises the question of when death occurs. If your heart stops and you die, but then a machine starts your heart again, are you really dead? Dr. Alghidak (Sam) Salama, chief medical officer of Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency, says typically, once you are pronounced cardiac dead, your organs are gone. They could be recovered rapidly, but if you were put on a machine, time would be more forgiving, and your organs could stay in your body indefinitely, maintaining viability. This is the scenario, a patient, car accident or heart attack, brought by emergency medical technicians to some emergency department and pronounced dead in the emergency department, organ donation cannot take place, Dr. Salama says. If that person, same person, same circumstances, brought to the emergency department, pronounced dead in the emergency department, there was somebody within 20, 30 minutes to put that person on a heart-and-lung machine, and this, we do have the expertise, and restart the circulation and oxygenation, that person, we can recover kidneys and liver from that person. Nationally, more than 100,000 patients are waiting for kidneys; more than 15,000 patients are waiting for livers. I think that will certainly save a few lives, Dr. Salama says. Some registered organ donors may inherently think this happens already, that if they were to die, everything possible would be done to save their organs for donation. But this becomes a matter of ethics: It is for the medical community, for us as ethicists, as clergy, as a society as a whole, to start debating, Dr. Salama says. Would the practice of doing a medical procedure after somebody has been pronounced dead be acceptable to us, for the sake of saving somebody elses life? Along with trying to recover organs from people who die outside of the hospital or people whose hearts stop, Dr. Salama says he thinks doctors should be taking marginal organs, putting them on machines and optimizing those organs, turning fatty livers into transplantable livers. Dr. Salama says such machines are at our fingertips and could be implemented immediately. Dr. James Huang, a transplant surgeon at Tampa General Hospital, says the same can be done with lungs: You can recover a marginal lung, optimize it on a machine and turn an organ that may have been discarded into a transplant. But Dr. Huang brings up the question of expense: Lets say you take 10 lungs and put them in this machine and you only recover one lung, or youre only able to use one or two lungs after this process if you say 80 percent are not usable, is it worth it to spend the amount of dollars to recruit these two lungs that may be used? Now if youre the recipient, you need a lung and you receive one of these lungs, you would say yes, but what if I say I could spend the money that I spent for these 80 percent that I discarded, into promoting donor awareness, or increasing donor drives, or maybe even yet, pay living donors. Estimates show that doctors may recover organs from 6,000 living donors this year. Dr. Huang has 700 patients waiting for kidneys. His mind drifts to a football game where there might be 25,000 people in the stands and he wonders, why cant he find 700 living donors? Of the increasing numbers of registered donors, Dr. Huang says, Its fine that more people signed up, but they have to die, unfortunately, to be organ donors. When Dr. Huang thinks of hooking up trauma patients to heart-and-lung machines to recover and transplant more organs, he again thinks of money and questions the yield. Beyond heart-and-lung machines, beyond maximizing organs on machines, Dr. Huang sees the medical world moving more toward science. He says doctors are growing organs in labs, taking ORGANSFrom page 9I just once again remember, things do happen for a reason, and its not like youre wishing anything bad to happen to people, you just know that bad things sometimes happen, and you hope that in that situation that that person did sign up to be an organ donor and did talk to their family and that theyre able to make that decision. Laura Murphy, waiting for a kidneyHUANG SALAMA COURTESY PHOTOLaura Murphy has been waiting for a kidney for a year. She wishes the transplant system were more transparent. She wants to know why more organs are not being transplanted. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015
ORGAN DONATION: A SPECIAL REPORTpig kidneys, removing all the pig cells, repopulating with human cells, to create an organ, though he would be surprised if transplanting lab-grown organs happened in his lifetime. Presently, he sees variation in the ambitions of mature programs and small programs, because every transplant center and every organ procurement organization has its own criteria for organ utilization. If its a small program where they only do 30 or 40 kidneys, if they have one or two bad results, then UNOS will look at them and say, Look, you have too much error or too much failure and were going to shut your program down, Dr. Huang says. So in those cases, those programs are going to be much more selective, use organs that really have a high chance of working and not use organs that have a low chance of functioning, even though every organ could mean a life. More than 1 million deaths each year, thats more than 2 million kidneys. Laura Murphy has always known she would be diagnosed with kidney disease. Her dad was diagnosed when she was a baby. She watched her dad go through kidney failure, dialysis and transplant. Now shes the one on dialysis, eight hours a night, at home in Sarasota, connecting a machine to a catheter in her abdomen. Shes been on the waiting list for a year. She remembers when her dad was sick, he was given a less-than-ideal kidney. Doctors did not expect it to last 17 years, but he has seen his daughter graduate college and hes still living. Ms. Murphy says if she were really sick, she could see herself taking the chance, if she were offered a marginal organ. Pondering the potential to connect trauma patients to heart-and-lung machines, she says, That would open so many possibilities. The sound of an ambulance siren interrupts her words, as if for emphasis. As the siren fades, her thoughts fade. Shes not letting her mind run away. She thinks of her condition as temporary, hopefully. A friend of hers told his mom Ms. Murphys story. His mom said she would pray for Ms. Murphy. A few weeks later his mom said, I feel like Im praying for something bad to happen to someone else. Ms. Murphy understands this knot of emotions. When her mind goes down that train of thought, she says, I just once again remember, things do happen for a reason, and its not like youre wishing anything bad to happen to people, you just know that bad things sometimes happen, and you hope that in that situation that that person did sign up to be an organ donor and did talk to their family and that theyre able to make that decision. Hearing that organs are donated in less than 1 percent of deaths, she feels a little angry, she feels a little sad. She would appreciate more transparency, see the reasons why so many kidneys were not transplanted. She knows not all kidneys are viable, she knows organs have to stay alive long enough for a recipient to get to there, for her to get there. I guess they havent found a way yet, she says. But that would be amazing, if at some point, they found a way. Ms. Murphy says the world of organ donation is a big business, but its not questioned much. She reels her thoughts back to where she chooses to steady her focus, as a person on a waiting list: You have to wait your time and you have to trust that they are allocating things the correct way. More than 125 million registered organ donors across the U.S. More than 8 million registered organ donors in Florida.In Florida in 2014: 70,892 deaths in Florida hospitals 572 became organ donors 1,905 organs recovered 1,722 organs transplanted Of those transplanted in Florida, there were 163 hearts, 827 kidneys, 476 livers, 169 lungs, 71 pancreases and 16 intestines There were 448 patients waiting for a heart, 6,066 waiting for a kidney, 167 waiting for kidney/pancreas, 1,176 waiting for a liver, 267 waiting for a lung, 8 waiting for heart/lung, 51 waiting for a pancreas and 39 waiting for intestines. Source: United Network for Organ SharingBy the numbers: Got Download?The iPad App Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comiPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 NEWS A11
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 NEWS A13 Tamarian Rugs The Makes The Room up, because season was such an incredible blowout no one has seen anything like it we were up 21 percent over a record year, over a record year, over a record year, says Lorah Steiner, director of tourism for the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau. At every beach on the Southwest coast, people were wondering, why? she adds. Because it was the perfect storm of good and bad: a terrible winter in the Northeast, much lower gas prices, and the economy was robust. So dont let your guard down now, if youre an owner. On the other hand, plan to find wonderful and either less expensive or more convenient and accessible ways to enjoy some off time right here in your own neck of the woods, if you want to play. While summer here isnt as quiet for tourism as it was years ago, there are still some great offers from hotels, restaurants and attractions that locals can take advantage of for day excursions or overnight staycations, says JoNell Modys, the PR and communications manager for the Collier Convention & Visitors Bureau. On the business side, she notes, there isnt nearly as much of an off season as there used to be. And what a relief for workers. Gone are the days when business would close down for extended (periods) or do mass layoffs of staff, she says. A look at Colliers occupancy rates, for example, confirms Ms. Modys view and reflects similar patterns in Lee and Charlotte counties and it also suggests that the average daily rate for rooms will be a bit higher than in past summers. The occupancy rates for June, July and August of 2013, in Collier County, were 65.2 percent, 68.6 percent and 57 percent, respectively. Which was higher than in 2011 or 2012. But the occupancy rates for the same period of time last summer, in 2014, look like this: 68.3 percent for June; 73.2 percent for July; and 62 percent for August. Not only that, but the average daily rate of rooms in June alone increased 11 percent between 2013 and 2014, from $146.70 to $162.80. Those rates are significantly lower than peak winter season rates, but they will continue to move up this summer, tourist officials predict. Anecdotal evidence of these changes is abundant, and in some cases it comes with very good news. On Sanibel Island, restaurateurs Christian and Mari Vivet, owners of the popular Blue Windows Bistro in south Lee County, opened a brand spanking new restaurant at almost exactly the moment when tourists and snowbirds have finally fled the region in large numbers: the first days of May. That aggressive entrepreneurial summer ambition would likely not have been possible in years past. The new place, Blue Rendez Vous French Bistro, was packed the first week with locals, says Ms. Vivet the summer ideal for business owners. And her auspicious opening came almost simultaneously with a widely celebrated announcement that FamilyFun Magazine, followed by the Today Show, named Sanibel as the nations number one family tourist destination. All of which allowed Mrs. Vivet to suggest that special deals, lower rates or creative marketing schemes designed to draw in patrons are unnecessary this year. We honestly have no tricks other than taking our beloved menu and opening a new place at a strange time of year to give new people a chance to have French, on the island, she says. Some of our friends think were crazy, but I suppose we are entrepreneurial risk takers. The Vivets are not the only ones who might fit that bill. Rob Pailes and Charlie Hartley, co-owners of SBL (Sanibel) Vacations and its sister business, SBL Outfitters, offer condos, stand-alone homes and rooms each coming with easy access to their paddleboards, top-quality bicycles and kayaks for surprisingly inexpensive summer stays on Sanibel and Captiva islands. We have condos here where you can stay for about $100 a night, and singlefamily homes for as little as $125 a night, from May to October, Mr. Pailes says. As for lower summer rates even though demand is increasing, that still happens, he adds. Season rates have continued to increase, but I think off-season rates have remained pretty low. And since were a boutique rental company, we add services and value to what we do. Any examples? There are fresh flowers for every patron. Homemade soap. A greeting card and an expensive gift bag. We start the hospitality when they arrive. Theyre also sponsoring a contest (see winsanibel.com) conceived in part by SBL Vacations partner, Noise Inc., and designed to attract attention. Contestants who enter by May 31 can win seven free nights on the gulf, good until Dec. 12, in Shorewood C-2. Elsewhere, there are summer-long deals at baseball stadiums both in Charlotte and Lee counties, special rates to the zoo and to other attractions in Collier County, and reduced-rate restaurant and hotel deals everywhere. DEALSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOStump Pass Beach Sate Park in Englewood. STEINER
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Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brainrelated disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. The Big Cypress Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, meets at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, at the Country Club of Naples. Chapter curator Peggy Reagan will presents American Women and Fashion, 1890-1925. Members and guests are welcome. Reservations are required. Call Madonna Crame at 455-7295. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to the hobby of building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are May 16 and June 6. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.com. The Democratic Womens Club of Collier County welcomes members and guests to its meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month in the Walden Oaks Professional Center, 6710 Lone Oak Blvd. The next meeting is May 16. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of every month at the VFW Post 7721, 800 Neffs Way in Naples. The next meeting is May 18. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is Jack Hogan of Naples. For more information, visit ussvi.org/base/ naples.asp. Members and guests of the Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance will hear about Growing Vivacious Vandas Thursday, May 21, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a sale of rare and exotic orchids flown in from Hawaii just for the event. Following the sale, American Orchid Society award-winning exhibitor Tom Coffey, who serves as president of the alliance, will present the program about Vandas. Members are invited to bring orchids from their collections for judging. An orchid raffle will also be held. Admission to the meeting is free. The alliance welcomes donations of outof-bloom or unwanted orchids, which members use for educational purposes. Free pick up is available and can be arranged by calling 498-9741. For more information about the alliance, visit gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is May 21. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit pflagnaples.org. Naples Nites Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road at Interstate-75. The next meetings are May 26 and June 9. All current and former Lions are welcome. For more information, call Dan Sams at 352-2827. The Naples Civitan Club meets at noon on the second Wednesday of the month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road and on the fourth Wednesday of the month at varying locations. The next meetings are May 27 and June 10. For more information, call 774-2623 or email naplescivitan@aol. com. The Marco Island Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meetings are May 26 and June 9. For locations, call Anthony DeLucia at 285-6785 or email email@example.com. The international service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities and finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. The Naples Press Club meets for its monthly lunch and program from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker will be John Cox, president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Reservations are required. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. The next meeting is May 28. Stamp trading will follow the program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. The Gulf Breeze Button Club whose members collect and study antique clothing buttons, meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. The next meeting is June 2. Guests are always welcome. B uttons from several members collections are currently on display at South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. For more information, call 682-6117. Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have moved to the area within the past five years. In addition to a monthly luncheon, members get together to explore Naples and to enjoy a variety of interests, from books to bridge and mah-jongg to gourmet cooking and conversations over coffee. A coffee for prospective new members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 2984083 or visit naplesnewcomers.com. Coastal Chess clubs in Naples and Marco Island welcome players of all levels for casual games and occasional tournaments. Marco meetings are from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier. Naples meetings are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday in the clubhouse at Moorings Park, off GoodletteFrank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call Wade Keller at 389-2525, email email@example.com or visit chess7.net. The social season is winding down, but the Naples Italian American Foundation still has bridge, bocce ball, mah jongg, movies, dance nights and card games on a regular basis through May at 7035 AirportPulling Road (corner of Orange Blossom Road). For more information, call 597-5210 or visit niafoundation.org. Above: Susan Greiner, Ron Guthrie, Gaby Peden, Sherri Weidman and Michael Jones, all members of the Wine Tasters of Naples, pitched in for the recent volunteer day at Youth Haven. For information about upcoming group events, visit thewinetastersofnaples.com or follow Wine Tasters of Naples on Facebook. New members are always welcome.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Donating for dollarsAlready, healthy people can donate blood, sperm and eggs, but now the nonprofit OpenBiome offers donors $40 for bowel movements to supply fecal transplants for patients with nasty C. difficile bacterial infections. (Healthy contents are transplanted into the infected gut via endoscope or frozen swallowed capsules so that the good bacteria drive out the antibioticresistant bad.) Over 2,000 transplant units have been shipped to 185 hospitals so far, and OpenBiome allows daily donations so that, with bonuses, a donor could earn $13,000 a year. However, extensive medical questioning and stool-testing is required, and only about 4 percent of potential donors have exquisite-enough feces to qualify. The job of the researcherCalifornia State University Los Angeles researcher Marc Kubasak spent about 2,500 hours (sometimes 12 hours a day) training 40 brain-damaged rats to walk on a treadmill, after sewing little vests to tether the critters, suspended, to a robotic arm. His work paid off, though, according to the February Popular Science magazine, as doctors in Poland and University College London used his procedures to help a man with a damaged spine. (In the middle of the project, Kubasak developed a rodent allergy and was forced to wear a body suit every day with a respirator.)Ironies UKs Bedfordshire Police were searching in April for the thief who ran off without paying for his Jesus arm tattoo at the RedINC Luton studio (to go with his Only God Can Judge Me inking on the other arm.) In fact, the shopkeeper also believes the man swiped the equivalent of $1,548 from a cash drawer when he was momentarily alone in the studio. Former Virginia state Delegate Joseph Morrissey, already scheduled for trial for submitting false documents in one case, was foiled in March qualifying for a state Senate primary because 750 of the 972 voter signatures he submitted were found to be bogus. (Morrissey was sworn in as delegate in January while wearing an ankle monitor as part of his sentence for having sex with an underage girl, but resigned to run for the Senate.)Remembrance technology In March, the U.S. patent office approved Googles application covering robot software that mimics human personalities (voice, mannerisms) using a variety of moods (happiness, fear, surprise) with a notable use that family members might employ it to continue to interact with a loved one after he has passed. One disquieting possibility might allow a deceased person to be directed to act in ways that the person never acted while alive. Entrepreneurship: (1) A curious woman, inspired by her own mothers attachment to her unlaundered pillowcases following the death of her dad, has partnered with Frances Universite du Havre to produce a persons bottled scent by processing old clothing. A September rollout is planned, with the probable retail price of about $600. (2) Artist Mark Sturkenboom has described plans for an even more remarkable remembrance device (if the deceased is male): a dildo that holds 21 grams of cremated ashes (accessorized, perhaps for non-sexual cover, by a necklace and music player). After passing, Sturkenboom explained, the missing of intimacy is one aspect of the pain and grief.Suspicions confirmedThe controversial ex-Greenpeace campaigner who years later turned against the environmental groups program walked out of an interview in March for a French documentary in which he assured viewers that Monsantos Roundup weed killer was safe for humans. You can drink a whole quart of it, and it wont hurt you, Patrick Moore told the interviewer for Canal Plus. The interviewer then offered Moore a swig of Roundup he had on hand. Id be happy to, actually, Moore reportedly said on camera, but then quickly changed his mind. No, Im not an idiot. At that point, Moore declared, the interview was finished. Is this a great country or what?The owner of a New York City condominium apartment that sold for $100.5 million recently received a property tax reduction of $360,000 last year and is likely to keep receiving reductions over as many as 25 years, based on Section 421-a benefits the state enacted to encourage affordable housing in the most desirable parts of New York City. The tax abatements are available to developers that promise to create affordable units in the same zones (affordable to families making under about $40,000 annually), but in recent years, the new millionaire units (with tax breaks) have outnumbered the new affordable units by about 11-to-1, according to a February New York Times report, costing the city more than $1 billion a year in revenue. NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATEHow to Sell Your Naples Home Without an AgentNaplesIf youve tried to sell your home yourself, you know that the minute you put the For Sale by Owner sign up, the phone will start to ring off the hook. Unfortunately, most calls arent from prospective buyers, but rather from every real estate agent in town who will start to hound you for your listing. 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HEALTHY LIVINGwww.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 Do you know the symptoms of a stroke?The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are raising awareness about American Stroke Month in an effort to prevent some of the more than 137,000 deaths annually from stroke. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. In fact: About 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke. On average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. About one of every 18 deaths is from stroke. On average, every four minutes someone dies of stroke. About 40 percent of stroke deaths occur in males and 60 percent in females. In 2010, Americans paid about $73.7 billion in stroke-related medical costs and disability. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures. When part of the brain cannot get the blood and oxygen it needs, brain cells die causing the portion of the body affected to not function as it should. Available for free download, the Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. app ensures individuals have immediate access to 911 and also provides helpful resources and a video with a short overview of the following warning signs of a stroke: F: Face drooping Is one side of the persons face drooping or numb? When he or she smiles, is the smile uneven? A: Arm weakness Is the person experiencing weakness or numbness in one arm? Have the person raise both arms. Does one of the arms drift downward? S: Speech difficulty Is the persons speech suddenly slurred or hard to understand? Is he or she unable to speak? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Can he or she repeat it back? T: Time to call 9-1-1 If any of these symptoms are present, dial 9-1-1 immediately. Check the time so you can report when the symptoms began. Additional signs of stroke include: Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes. Sudden difficulty walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination. Sudden severe headache with no known cause. Anyone experiencing some or all of these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention, even if the symptoms go away. Timing is crucial; there are treatments for stroke that can be considered within 4 hours of the onset of symptoms. For more information about American Stroke Month, call the AHA office in Bonita Springs at 495-4900 or visit strokeassociation.org. Awareness, prevention, early intervention are the keys to a mentally well community BY SCOTT BURGESSSpecial to Florida WeeklyMay is National Mental Health Month, a time for us to raise awareness of the importance of addressing the symptoms of mental illness early on or, as this years theme suggests, B4Stage4.We must learn to address mental health concerns with the same priority and sense of urgency that we address bodily diseases such as cancer, diabetes or a heart condition. Once a person has reached Stage 4 on the mental illness spectrum, his symptoms are severe and persistent. They are impairing the persons life and can lead to hospitalization, the development of other illnesses, substance abuse issues, job loss, homelessness, incarceration and/or contemplation of suicide.According to the Mental Health Association, about 50 percent of all Americans will meet the criteria for having a diagnosable mental health disorder at some point in their lifetime, and in half of those cases, the disorder first presents itself before a youngster turns 14. Yet many people do not seek treatment in the early stages of mental illness. Research shows that by ignoring mental health symptoms, we lose 10 years of opportunity to intervene in order to change peoples lives for the better. During these years, individuals are suffering, with only the lucky ones having home, family, friends, school and work to help them get by. Intervening effectively during early stages of mental illness can change life trajectories and allow individuals to not only survive, but thrive. One of the easiest and quickest ways to find out if you are at risk for mental illness is to take a mental health screening. And this is where David Lawrence Center can help.We are utilizing the Mental Health Month platform to remind everyone in the community that our free, brief screenings are available on a walk-in basis at DLC year around, not just during May. We encourage anyone in need to simply visit our admission services to be evaluated by a highly skilled behavioral health professional. The screening will determine if it is necessary to go further with a referral for a clinical assessment or follow-up treatment for depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, bipolar, substance abuse, behavior problems, adjustment challenges, etc.It is almost unimaginable in this day and age that we would be able to be seen by a health-care professional on the very same day we feel the need for help. But our innovative, centralized admissions model allows you to receive a same-day screening with no appointment necessary. This initial screening is available during normal business hours and in the evenings through our emergency services. Client satisfaction surveys score us at 95 percent for easy access and the quality of our admissions team. During May, we remind you that good mental health strengthens our ability to cope with lifes everyday hassles as well as with its more serious crises and challenges, and it is essential for creating the life we wish to lead. At DLC, we are dedicated to maintaining the mental wellness of our community and are committed to restoring and rebuilding lives. With our seven Collier County locations, we touch the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. To learn more about us, please visit davidlawrencecenter.org. To take advantage of the free mental health screening for yourself or someone you love, just stop by 6075 Bathey Lane, Building B-1. If you would rather call ahead to find out the best time to come in on a given day, our number is 455-8500. Again, mental health is all about awareness and early identification, and that is why we offer free screenings. Our hope is that by addressing symptoms early, thus staving off that Stage 4 mental illness diagnosis, life-changing wellness can be achieved and enjoyed. Scott Burgess, CEO of the David Lawrence Center and a licensed clinical professional counselor, earned a bachelors degree in psychology from Illinois State University, a masters degree in counseling psychology from Concordia University and a certification in clinical research trials from the University of Chicago. He pursued a doctorate in education from Northern Illinois University. BURGESS
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 NEWS A25 I CAN READ THE PAPER WITHOUT WEARING READERS T H E P A A P E R Ron, Cataract/ReSTOR Lens PatientToll Free: 800.581.0999 | BetterVision.net And for the rst time in years, I can drive without wearing glasses. YMCA presents nutrition lectureNutritionist and family physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman will discuss Superior Nutrition: The Most Powerful Medicine at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, at the Greater Naples YMCA. A five-time New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Fuhrman specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. His hour-long lecture will be followed by 30 minutes for questions from the audience. Books and other materials will be available for purchase. Admission is $10. For reservations, call the Y at 597-3148 or visit the events page at greaternaplesymca.org. Toastmasters host Blue Zone presentationThe Toastmasters clubs of Collier County will host a presentation of the The Blue Zone Project by Dr. Allen Weiss from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, in the board room at NCH in North Naples, 11190 Healthpark Blvd. Dr. Weiss, president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System, will explain how the Blue Zone Project will increase the quality and length of life for everyone in Collier County by bringing together citizens, schools, employers, restaurants, grocery stores and community leaders to improve our living environment. NCH has brought the Blue Zones Project to Southwest Florida in support of its 10-year vision to make the region an even healthier, happier and more vibrant place to live. Dr. Weiss will also share his insights on the future of health care. To reserve a seat for this free event, email Mark Beland at mbeland@wgcu. org. Properly dispose of prescriptions once expired or not neededDrug Free Collier urges everyone to clean out their medicine cabinets and bedside tables and bring outdated or no longer needed prescription and over-the-counter medications for proper disposal to one of several local collection points that accept expired pharmaceuticals year-round. The locations are: Collier County Sheriffs Office, East Naples: 3319 Tamiami Trail E.; 774-4434 CCSO, North Naples: 776 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 597-1607 CCSO, Golden Gate: 4707 Golden Gate Parkway; 455-3121 CCSO, Immokalee: 112 S. First St.; 657-6168 Naples Recycling Center: 2640 Enterprise Ave.; 643-3099 North Collier Recycling Center, 9950 Goodlette-Frank Road; 252-8617 Marco Island Police Department, 51 Bald Eagle Drive; 389-5050 Naples Police Department: 355 Riverside Circle; 213-4890For more information about Drug Free Collier and its programs and services, call 377-0535 or visit drugfreecollier.org. Help Drug Free Collier snuff out tobacco useTobacco use is the most significant cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the world, causing more deaths than HIV, automobile accidents, illegal drug abuse, alcohol abuse, homicide and suicide combined. In Florida, 1,300 people lose their lives every year as a direct result of tobacco use. Despite increasing awareness of the risks involved with tobacco use, the tobacco industry continues to attract significant numbers of young people through marketing and products developed with teens in mind. Tobacco Free Collier calls on members of the community to become partners in making a difference. Partners help create awareness about tobacco issues and develop and advocate for policies that will reduce the use and effects of tobacco in Collier County. Partnership is free and open to anyone who lives, works or conducts business in Collier County. Partners meet bimonthly at the office of the Florida Department of Health in Collier County (Building H at the Collier County Government Complex, 3339 Tamiami Trail E.). The next meeting begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. For more information, call 2526852 or visit tobaccofreeflorida.com/ county/collier/. Joshua Jay has been hooked on magic ever since he figured out a card trick his father showed him when he was a boy.Seeing up close is believing in magic BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comMost of us grew up with the image of magicians as cartoonish characters in top hats and capes, pulling bunnies out of hats and making their living deceiving nave children. Few of us, however, have experienced a real magician, a professional who has devoted his career to peeling away the layers of visual perception to reveal how people interact with the physical world. Joshua Jay is one such magician. Ranked up there with David Blaine and Penn & Teller, Mr. Jay brings his close-up magic to the Inn on Fifth Thursday through Sunday, May 21-24. Each Close-up, Up-close show is strictly limited to 35 guests to ensure that everyone has an up-close view of the sleight-of-hand skill for which Mr. Jay is celebrated in his industry. This is cool because its right in your face, he says. Everyone has a front-row seat. Mr. Jays focus on magic started when he was a boy. After his father showed him a card trick, the youngster retreated to his bedroom and didnt emerge until he had figured out how the trick worked. After diligent study and practice, he was crowned world champion of close-up magic at the 1998 World Magic Seminar. He was 17 years old. In the years since, he has won numerous other awards, appeared many times on network television, worked as an entertainment consultant and addressed Fortune 100 companies on topics such as deception and creativity. Now 33, Mr. Jay says two decades of learning and performing the tricks of the trade has revealed to him some very interesting things about people and magic. Audiences have different ways of reconciling what they see and what they know, but ultimately they enjoy feeling the same wonder and excitement they did as children, he says. His Close-up, Up-close performances at Inn on Fifth will highlight Mr. Jays skills with ordinary objects such as coins, which he borrows from the audience so to assure viewers he has not manipulated the tools beforehand. A versatile ambassador for the art of magic, Mr. Jay has written more than a dozen books for magicians and has consulted and developed tricks for HBO to promote its Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire shows. He says the art has reciprocated the favor and taught him important lessons as well. The greatest life skill that magic has taught me is empathy, he says. A lot of people arent able to get into the headspace of someone else. Im trying to think like my audience, so its a really great skill to the anticipate decisions people are going to make. I wish more people had it. Mr. Jay tours the world over and is currently a headliner at Magic Castle in Hollywood, Calif. He first performed in Naples in 2013 at The Norris Center, where he gave nine sold-out performances. I loved it and Ive always wanted to come back, he says. Close-up, Up-close>> Who: Magician Joshua Jay >> When: Thursday through Sunday, May 2124; shows at 6 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday >> Where: Inn on Fifth >> Tickets: $40, with only 35 available per show >> Info: 403-8777 or eventbrite.com/closeup-up-close >> Details: Appropriate for ages 16 and older
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 Dr. Jensen Dr. Carr90 Cypress Way E, Suite 20, Naples, FL 34110239-596-5771ww w w .OakT r e e e e D e e ntistr y y Naple s s .c o o m E x p e e r i e e n c e e th e D i e r e e n c e Periodontal FACTPeriodontal disease may be a contributing factor to: gum periodontal disease periodontal diseaseDr. Bradley Piotrowski, DDS, MSDBOARD CERTIFIED PERIODONTISTHelping You Keep Your Smile For A Lifetime Please Visit NaplesDentistPractice.com FREE SCREENINGHurry offer expires 5/21/15. Dental Implants Starting at $1,295 BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickWhen I met with my accountant recently, he mentioned that his 14-year-old son really wanted a golden retriever. Problem is, my accountant and his wife dont especially want a dog, especially one that would be their responsibility when their son goes to college in four years. I wish there was some way we could have a dog just for the short term, he said. Usually, when parents who dont want a pet ask me about getting one for the kids, I tell them to hold firm: If parents, who have ultimate responsibility for the animal, arent interested, I think its best for them not to give in to the pleading. In this case, though, I had a suggestion. Why dont you look into raising a guide dog puppy? You get the pup when hes 8 weeks old, and he goes for formal training when hes 13 to 15 months old. That would give your son a taste of dog ownership, but you wouldnt be left holding the leash when he leaves home. (Visit guidedogs.com for more information.) I dont know if theyll actually do it, but it got me thinking about other ways that pet-loving kids can play with, care for and train animals without necessarily bringing one home to a parent whos allergic or simply not interested at least not in a fulltime, lifelong commitment. The following options are some compromises that may meet the needs of kids and parents alike. Read to shelter pets. When kids read to animals, the activity provides socialization and human interaction for dogs and cats and improves childrens reading skills. Shelters that offer such programs include Animal Rescue League of Berks County, Penn sylv ania; Bitter Root Humane Association in Hamilton, Mt; and Panhandle Animal Shelter in Ponderay, Idaho. Contact your local shelter, library or public school to see if a program is available in your area, or if theyd like to start one. Volunteer at a shelter or sanctuary. Depending on a childs age, he or she may be able to volunteer to help feed, groom or walk shelter pets. Parents may be required to participate as well to provide supervision. Even if they cant volunteer hands-on with animals at a shelter, kids can raise money with lemonade stands or bake sales or help with set-up and take-down at adoption events. Go to camp. At Animal Friends Canine Good Manners Camp in Pittsburgh, kids spend five days working with camp counselors to teach shelter dogs the basics of good behavior so theyll be more adoptable. Critter Camp at Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego offers daylong and weeklong programs that teach animal handling and socialization and let kids explore animal-related careers. Another program to check out is Friends for Life Camp through SPCA LA in Los Angeles. Kids who are interested in becoming veterinarians may want to attend vet camp. Among the veterinary schools that offer camps of up to a week are Auburn, Colorado State, Mississippi State, Ohio State, Purdue, Tufts, University of Georgia, University of Penn sylv ania and University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Camps are geared to children of different ages. Search camps for animal lovers or vet camp to find other options. Foster kittens. Shelters always need foster homes for kittens, especially during late spring and summer, which is known as kitten season. Apprentice with a professional or amateur show dog handler. Some owners are happy to have a junior show their dog, particularly when the dog has finished his championship but loves to be in the show ring, says Phyllis M. Potterfield of Charleston, W. Vg. PET TALESPet versus parentParents say no to a pet? Here are six ways kids can still be involved with animalsReading to pets at a shelter is one way children can enjoy the company of animals even if they cant have one at home. Pets of the Week>> Duchess is a 1-year-old pit bull mix who has plenty of energy. Friendly and smart, she knows the basic commands and is ready to learn more. >> Elsa is a colorful calico domestic shorthair who is about 3 years old. She loves to be petted and will make a wonderful family pet. >> Falcor is a fullgured, 5-yearold west highland/ cairn terrier mix. He weighs about 30 pounds, likes everyone and enjoys going for walks. >> Mikey is a handsome and affectionate domestic shorthair who is about 7 years old. Because of his age, his adoption is free to a quali ed senior citizen and includes a complete care package. This weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit colliergov.net/pets.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 NEWS A27 CATCH A STAR TAGGED REDFISH AND WIN A NEW TRUCK OR BOAT!80 TAGGED REDFISH $500,000 IN PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPSADDITIONAL DIVISIONS: OPEN, LADIES, KAYAK, FLY, YOUTH & GUIDESTAGGED REDFISH PRIZES INCLUDE A NEW TRUCK OR BOAT, MOTOR TRAILER PACKAGER FROM. Mark your CalendarsMAY 23 SEPT 7, 2015WWW.CCAFLSTAR.COMVisit for more info108 DAYS OF FISHING $30 ENTRY FEE THE DIVA DIARIESIts staycation season in Southwest Florida just sayinHark back to last September, wont you? I remember a few years ago reading a magazine article about word and/or phrases that should be retired because they sounded contrived, overused or just plain dumb. As I read, I rolled my eyes in agreement when amazeballs, twerk and just sayin were mentioned, but I couldnt get behind the push to remove staycation from the lexicon because anyone who wants to get rid of staycation has obviously never lived in Southwest Florida in May. I might not be a native, but having been here since I was 10 years old definitely qualifies me as a local and gives me the right to say May is easily the best month our little corner of Florida has to offer. Season tourist season/ event season/traffic season is over. The snowbirds have put their hurricane shutters up and returned to the Midwest. Our calendars have cleared and we can finally get in to see a dermatologist or go to Carrabbas (not because we enjoy chain restaurants, but just because we can). Weather wise, were in that brief, perfect time period before it becomes unbearably humid and mini tsunamis happen every afternoon like clockwork. May gives us a warm breeze and vivid red-orange blooms on the royal poinciana trees. For most of us who can finally take a moment and spend a Sunday by a pool or at the beach, May gives us our first light sunburn of the year. On the other hand, May gives us love bugs, but the majority of locals Ive talked to say theyll take love bugs over out-of-state drivers doing 25 mph in the left lane of U.S. 41 any day. My most favorite part of May, however, is the staycation part, which is why the word has to stay. When those MaySeptember hotel and resort rates kick in, its almost as a gift to locals whove endured a crowded, frenzied season. Now, finally, we can enjoy our paradise and afford it. Todd and I are big staycation fans. Whether its Marco Island, Fort Myers Beach or Pine Island, were all about throwing our beach clothes in a bag, packing up some food from our refrigerator (plus adult beverages), putting the bicycles on the carrier and driving as few as 20 minutes away from home to hang out in a place that many spend years saving up to see just once. Our favorite staycation destination is Sanibel and Captiva. We pretended to be tourists there this past weekend, but since it was a last-minute whim, and perhaps because it was Mothers Day, it was struggle finding a room. We lucked into the cutest, funkiest little resort called the Kona Kai, right on Sanibels main Periwinkle Way. While it isnt within walking distance to the beach (unless you really love walking), theres a nice pool on the property and a 7-Eleven next door. And honestly, as long as I have a pool and a 7-Eleven, Im a happy diva. We biked and swam; I shopped while Todd golfed. We sat behind the resort by the Sanibel River at night and actually saw lightning bugs. On Sunday, we drove to Tween Waters Inn on Captiva and took a lesson in standup paddle boarding from amazing Sanibel native John Houston (who can stand on his head while paddle boarding) and saw manatees, turtles and osprey. It was perfectly wonderful. Southwest Floridians, May is ourmonth. No matter where you live, theres a beach closer than you think. I urge you to reacquaint yourself with why you live here in the first place. Do yourself a favor and staycate. (But promise youll never say amazeballs again. Or awesome sauce. Please and thanks.) Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week. stephanieDAVIS email@example.com
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INSIDEHouse HuntingSee what $800,00 can buy in four SWFL markets. B9 On the MoveWhos going where, doing what on the local business scene. B3 Women of InitiativeA DOM Champagne tasting for Community Foundation WIN. B7 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 Man, I can tell you at least a dozen big lumber companies in Palm Beach County alone are gone since 2008, so thats made a big difference ... As its coming back, theres not a ton of players like there used to be. Brad Haylett, co-owner and president of Palm Beach Woodwork CompanyTake all the wood to build the frames of all the homes permitted in the past 12 months in Lee, Charlotte, Collier and Palm Beach counties the places where Florida Weekly is distributed. Take all those two-by-four pieces of lumber, and they would stretch 26,000 miles. Thats two-by-four enough to stretch around the circumference of the world with more than a thousand miles left over to tie a bow on the gift of good news for local lumber suppliers. About 9,200 homes were permitted in the fourcounty region from April 2014 to March 2015. Increased demand for lumber, tied to homebuilding, has grown steadily for the last five years, leaving companies that survived the Great Recession in a strong position. Man, I can tell you at least a dozen big lumber companies in Palm Beach County alone are gone since 2008, so thats made a big difference, said Brad Haylett, co-owner and president of Palm Beach Woodwork Company. As South Florida lumber companies looking solid BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDevarus Jackson moves an order at Naples Lumber & Supply Company. SEE LUMBER, B4
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 MONEY & INVESTINGSometimes it pays to bet on a boring horseMy 6-year-old son, Leif, hates to lose at anything. I know that we all want to take home the trophy, but Leif really cant stand to come in second. When we play his favorite card game, Uno, and you drop a Wild Draw 4 on him, the color just drains from his face and he can barely stop himself from breaking down into tears. So when we were watching the Kentucky Derby a couple of weekends ago and I asked him what horse he would bet on, of course he picked the favorite, American Pharaoh. In his mind, it would be foolish to pick any horse but the best one in the field as that one gives you the best shot to win. Unfortunately, many investors go with the Leif approach to investing. They pick the favorite stocks, the ones that all the pundits on CNBC and The Wall Street Journal are talking about. And sometimes that strategy does work. For example, anyone who has bought Apple in the past few years has enjoyed a really nice run. But what Leif doesnt understand, and what many investors dont realize, is that there is a handicapping system in place in both horse racing and stocks. For the Derby, this system is transparent in the horses odds. If you bet on the favorite horse and win, you may only get two or three times your money compared to a long shot where you can win 10 or 20 times. This system is used to equalize bets on all of the horses. With stocks, pricing is a little more opaque. When you buy a share of stock, all you see on the surface is how much money per share you purchased it for. But with a little research and some simple division, you can calculate the odds on that stock. When researching at a stock price, one of the first things I look at is the Price/ Earnings ratio (simply the price of the stock divided by its earnings per share). With a high growth, Leif stock, the Price/Earnings ratio is going to be huge. For example, the P/E of Facebook is 76. That means for the approximate $1 per share of earnings the company made in the last 12 months, to buy the stock you have to pay $76/share. Compare this to AT&T. The telecommunications giant also had earnings of approximately $1 per share for the last 12 months. However, the P/E ratio on this stock is only around 30, less than half of that of Facebook. So you can buy a share of stock of AT&T for around $30 a share to get that same $1 of earnings (plus you get a 5 percent dividend, which you will not get with Facebook). So you can see here how the P/E ratio of stocks is like horse racings odds and is a way to equalize the bets placed on stocks. After all, if both AT&T and Facebook had the same stock price and earnings per share, it would be obvious which one to buy. But with Facebook trading at double the price, the choice isnt so clear any more. High P/E ratios signal strength of a company but also make an investment in it much more risky. Facebooks high stock price comes from not its high earnings but its high multiple. And multiples can swing wildly, much more so than earnings. So you can easily have a scenario where the companys earnings can actually go up while its stock price goes down because the companys multiple has declined. For a low P/E stock, there is much less of a chance of this happening, so when the companys earnings do increase, the stock price should increase as well. So what is the lesson here? Investors should not forget about boring stocks just because Jim Cramer does not rant about them every day on his TV show Mad Money. If the stock has the right P/E ratio, it just may be priced right where it is a good value for your money. 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Awards & Recognition Jose Pastrello, head tennis professional at Quail Creek Country Club, was named United States Professional Tennis Association Florida District Professional of the Year and also won the District of the Year award for the USPTA Bonita District, which he serves as president. The awards will be presented during the USPTA convention at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club May 27-31. Mr. Pastrello moved to the U.S. from Brazil in 2001 for a tennis scholarship to St. Leo University, where he was ranked No. 1 in singles and doubles. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a degree in business management in 2005. For the 14th consecutive year, the David Lawrence Center, Collier Countys only comprehensive, notfor-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, has earned the Family Friendly Workplace certification from the Naples Alliance for Children. Board Appointments Fun Time Early Childhood Academy announces the following board of directors for 2015-16: Connie Messner, chair; Jinny Johnson, secretary; Rusty Troth, treasurer; Gary Root, assistant treasurer; Val Trotman, immediate past chair; and board members Jennifer Auray, Maureen Denman, Kimberley Dillon Jim Frey Janet Gable, Craig Jilk, Marsha Murphy, Lynn Nolan, Bob Polizzotto, Gary Root and Heidi Varsames. Board emeritus members are: Jim Derham, Mary Frey, Otto Immel, Mary Beth Johns, Peter Manion, Susan Manion, Dick Munro, Maureen OGorman, Michael Watkins and Skip Zink. Advertising & Marketing Don Gross has joined Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations as media director. Mr. Gross earned a degree in mass media communication from Florida State University. He has worked in commercial real estate and financial planning as well as in the radio, broadcast TV and cable TV markets in Southwest Florida. Golf Tim Hiers has been named director of agronomy to oversee landscaping and the two Tom Fazio-designed golf courses at The Club at Mediterra. Mr. Hiers has more than 30 years of experience in agronomy and golf course maintenance, including positions at nationally ranked Johns Island Club in Vero Beach, Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach, Colliers Reserve Country Club and most recently as golf course superintendent and builder for Old Collier Golf Club in Naples. In 2003, Golf Digest ranked him as the No. 2 superintendent in the country, and in 2010 he was listed among Golf Inc.s annual 20 most admired operators. He has been active in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America at both the regional and national levels. Interior Design Brandy Bailey has joined Rene Gaddis Interiors as an interior design assistant. A Florida native, Ms. Bailey worked with the firm for several years before moving to Nashville to work in commercial and hospitality design. She has more than 10 years of experience in vendor and client relations, purchasing and overall interior design project assistance. Land Development Clark Leaming has been named land development manager for Miromar Development Corp. Mr. Leaming has more than 25 years of experience in all phases of land development and construction for single-family and multi-family communities throughout Southwest Florida. His most recent position was as land development manager for WCI Communities in Bonita Springs. In his new position, he is responsible for the land development activities at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club and Miromars new University Village project. Mr. Leaming is a graduate of Auburn University. Law Marcie Poulos Barese has joined the Naples firm of Wollman, Gehrke & Solomon P.A. Ms. Barese graduated cum laude from Providence College and New England School of Law and earned a masters degree in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. A former attorneyadvisor with the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate) in Washington, D.C., she focuses her practice on estate, trust and business matters, including structural and transactional tax planning.John Costello Jr. has joined the Naples firm of Wollman, Gehrke & Solomon P.A. Mr. Costello holds a bachelors degree in computer science from Florida State University and graduated with honors from Emory University School of Law. His practice focuses on estate, trust, probate administration, guardianship and intellectual property matters. He is President of the Lee County Estate Planning Council and a fellow of the Florida Bars Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section. Nonpro t Organizations Timothy Ferguson, Ph.D., has been named executive director of Grace Place for Children & Families, effective July 1. Mr. Ferguson currently serves as executive director for student related services for the Lee County School District, overseeing exceptional student education, intervention programs and student services. He brings more than 30 years of experience in educational leadership to Grace Place. He was the founding principal of Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Naples and also was principal of Shadowlawn Elementary School, assistant principal at Pelican Marsh Elementary and elementary exceptional student education coordinator at the Collier County Pubic Schools district office level. In 2004, he was named Innovative Principal of the Year in Collier County. Prior to coming to Collier County in 1997, Mr. Ferguson spent 13 years as a teacher in Lee County schools, where he was a Golden Apple teacher in 1992. He is an adjunct professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida and Nova Southeastern Universities. Dave Tobiasz, CFO/COO, will continue to serve as interim executive director at Grace Place until Mr. Ferguson assumes his new role. Eric Tillich has joined ArtisNaples as vice president of development. Mr. Tillich previously owned a Milwaukeebased consulting firm that provided resource development services for capital campaigns, general fundraising and capacity building. As vice president of donor relations for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, Mr. Tillich raised a record amount for annual support in 2011. In a similar capacity for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, he played a key role in helping the MSO raise $15 million over a threeyear period. He also held positions at Concordia University System, Marian College of Fond du Lac and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Engineering. He holds a masters degree in organization, leadership and quality from Marian College of Fond du Lac, Wis., and a bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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For Mr. Thein, the memory is offset by feelings of excitement and gratitude, however, thanks to the communitys response to the catastrophe: a $4.4 million fundraising campaign that will result in a bigger and better Y for Naples by years end. Its been a blessing in disguise, he says about the tragedy. Were 15 years into the future because of the fire. A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for the construction project, which upon completion in December will result in a new and improved, two-story,From the ashes, a new Greater Naples YMCA begins to emergeLAURA TICHY-SMITHcial to Florida Weekly Preparing for petsA33Hurricane amnesia Insurance readyA24Robert Van WinkleA26 Great gadgetsA37 A36 When Hurricane Charley hit Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, local meteorologists made the decision to deviate from the National Weather Service. 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Permits in SWFL counties, one of the areas hit hardest by the recession, have in return come back with larger gains than other areas. During the same time, for instance, Palm Beach Countys single-family home permits grew by 32 percent. There are certain areas of Florida and the nation, for that matter, that are just rebounding differently (and) Southwest Florida has been one of the brighter spots, said Dave Weston, chief operating officer of Naples Lumber & Supply Company. And that directly impacts us and every industry that is in this supply chain or trade group that contributes to that. Thats led by residential construction more so than commercial, at this point in the recovery. Meanwhile, he added, finding qualified help remains a challenge as companies grow, since many skilled laborers left during the recession; getting them back now isnt quite as easy.Niche lumberOther segments of the lumber industry, not as closely linked to the larger housing market, reported more modest growth. Palm Beach Woodwork, which provides custom lumber and woodwork for general contractors who build mansions, is recession resistant, president Mr. Haylett said, because the super-rich never stopped spending. Thats why we were able to hang in there, he said. During the recession they werent building houses for average people but the super-rich, they dont ever really stop because even when times are really bad, thats when they get their best deals. But after an uptick in that niche too, the company slightly beefed up on staff and inventory, and added machinery such as wood planers and larger saws to help keep up with demand. The Port Charlotte branch of Southern Pine Lumber Company, a yard that provides composite and treated lumber for docks, decks and seawalls, opened two years ago in July. The market that includes waterfront homeowners, commercial and local government projects helped Southern Pine weather the recession and expand to seven locations that service Orlando to Naples and east to Boynton Beach. The company plans to open two more locations in the next few years. People have a little more income laying around and theyre doing those projects they put off, said Port Charlotte manager John Largent, adding that natural disasters such as Hurricanes Charley (2004) and Katrina (2005) may have spurred construction. I think everyones getting a little more safety conscious. So theyre examining these decks and docks and seawalls if there is any question in their stability.Building at a reasonable pace Trucks coming and going from Naples Lumber in recent days have been headed north to Fort Myers Beach, Estero, Sanibel, Cape Coral and up through Charlotte and Sarasota counties, often providing lumber for craftsmen who work for big national builders; as well as southeast to the Miccosukee Tribes land, said Rob Highley, head of dispatch. Its been good, real good the last couple of years, picking back up, he said. The companys lot and warehouses off Radio Road in Naples are at capacity. Its diversity of commercial and residential lumber includes the most common two-by-fours made of pine, fir and spruce. Yearly revenue for Naples Lumber is, like permitting, showing growth yet still well behind the dramatic surge in home construction preceding the 2008 housing meltdown and recession. And thats fine with COO Mr. Weston. At $14 million in 2011, the company projects $36 million in revenue for 2015. Business and economic leaders are looking for a more thoughtful approach to construction and economic diversity in general. I think were back to a more sustainable level without question, Mr. Weston said. He predicts the uptick will continue in the next few years but, as pent-up demand is satisfied, at a much more reasonable and muted pace, that I think will be healthier for everybody concerned, including us. Single family housing permits per scal year, April through March, by county>> 2011-12: Charlotte, 295; Collier, 927; Lee, 1,314; Palm Beach, 2,007 >> 2012-13: Charlotte, 362; Collier, 1,451; Lee, 1,963; Palm Beach, 2,326 >> 2013-14: Charlotte, 571; Collier, 1,798; Lee, 2,665; Palm Beach, 2,670 >> 2014-15: Charlotte, 596; Collier, 2,651; Lee, 3,304; Palm Beach, 2,658 Source: FBMA EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe stock yard at Naples Lumber & Supply Company.EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYWorkers build a roof frame on a multi-family housing development off Livingston Road in Naples. Home construction has given a lift to lumber suppliers.LUMBERFrom page 1
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EHC laying groundwork throughout Southwest Florida SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYEHC Inc., a construction company that provides pre-construction, earthwork and infrastructure services, is at work on seven residential projects in Southwest Florida. The communities include singleand multi-family, with EHC developing projects from the ground up, jumping in where others left off and everything in between. The projects are: Kalea Bay, Naples Kalea Bay is a multi-tower development that EHC broke ground on with Soave Real Estate Group. Overlooking Wiggins Pass, Turkey Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, the gated community will have five towers with 582 residences and five-star amenities.For the initial phase of the development, EHC is performing clearing, lake excavation and storm drainage as well as water, sewer and brick paver parking lot improvements for a sales building. Naples Square, Naples Naples Square is a development of The Ronto Group, which engaged EHC to provide the site demolition, clearing, earthwork, grading, underground storm, sewer, water, brick paver roadways, underground stormwater retention, site concrete and curbing, temporary parking and offsite improvements for the nearly 7.5 acres included in Phase 1. Development of Naples Square is in full swing, including the installation of underground utilities, roads, fountains, landscaping and signage. Vertical construction of the first building of 73 residences is in progress. Twin Eagles, Naples Another project of The Ronto Group, TwinEagles plans to introduce 150 new residential units. EHC is providing lake excavation and expansion, earthwork, underground utilities, roads, curbs, building pads and sidewalks for three additional blocks in the community. Orange Blossom, Naples EHC is now reconfiguring this existing community for The Ronto Group, finishing the roads, completing utilities, retrofitting sewer lines and more for new product.What $800,000 will buy in Southwest Florida 3817 Bermuda Court Punta GordaThis Punta Gorda Isles waterfront home with four bedrooms and three baths has more than 100 feet of seawall. It sits on a quiet cul-de-sac lot with 3,600 square feet of living space, a large open floor plan with oversized rooms, French doors, sliders out to the canal and pool, and a fireplace. The lanai features a heated pool, spa and outdoor shower. The exterior of this home includes a buried propane tank, two concrete boat docks with water and electric at each, a standing-seam metal roof, tropical landscaping and three-car garage. The property is listed at $799,990 by RE/MAX Anchor of Marina Park. 10237 Idle Pine Lane Bonita SpringsCustom built in 2001, this split-plan, three-bedroom, threebath home sits on a quiet cul-de-sac street in Shadow Wood at The Brooks. This great-room floor plan covering 2,771 square feet with plenty of built-in features and a wet bar is perfect for entertaining. It has a separate formal dining room, gracious foyer and listello tile flooring. The kitchen features oak cabinets and double ovens. Other features include tile and carpeting, along with a heated pool. This is the chance to buy a custom home for the price of a villa. Membership in The Brooks includes access to a private golf course and beach club, among other shared amenities. The property is listed at $799,000 by Keller Williams Elite Realty, bonitasprings.yourkwoffice.com. 791 Cape View Drive Fort MyersThis immaculately maintained pool home in Town & River is only three lots from the Caloosahatchee River and offers easy sailboat access. The four-bedroom, three-bath layout features vaulted ceilings; a large master suite with two huge walk-in closets; upgraded kitchen with stainless appliances, granite and center island; a full pool bath; a composite boat dock and lift; and a three-car garage and circular drive. Entertaining is easy with a formal living room, a family room with fireplace, a formal dining room that opens to a front courtyard with a koi pond and fountain, and a spacious pool area with screened lanai. The property is listed at $799,999 by Premier Florida Realty of SWFL, premierflrealty.com. 218 Seminole Court Marco IslandThis three-bedroom, two-bath, waterfront home has southwest exposure, which means an endless supply of beautiful sunsets. Out back, youll find a boat dock and lift, heated pool and spa. The 1,725-square-foot layout shows like a model, updated with granite kitchen counters, tile throughout, and a new air conditioning unit, pool heater and water heater. The home is fully furnished and ready for move-in tomorrow. The property is listed at $799,000 by Independent Brokers Realty SF, ibrbrokerage.com. REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 B9 SEE EHC, B14
1220 GORDON RIVER TRAIL, NAPLES, FL 34105239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.com Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various s ources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the prop erties depicted. Marketed exclusively by The West Indies-inspired Neapolitan estate is a custom, open oor plan with over 7,700 square feet of living space, ve bedrooms and ve full and two half baths, centrally located clubroom, second oor loft, attached four-car garage, and expansive outdoor living area overlooking a lake and golf course. $7,295,000 FURNISHEDThe stunning, soft-contemporary Biscayne estate features a clean exterior and open oor plan in over 7,500 square feet with ve bedrooms, ve full and two half baths, spacious study, second-story game room, and magnicent, glass-tiled pool with oating spa and re feature. $7,495,000 FURNISHEDVisit the Estuary Sales Center for a personal tour today.9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Monday Saturday Noon 5:00 p.m. Sunday INTRODUCING ESTUARYS NEWEST CUSTOM MODELS OPEN THIS SUNDAY FROM PMThe open great room Azalea model is currently under construction and slated to be completed by the end of the year. Perfectly situated in Estuarys Noble Heron neighborhood, this low-maintenance villa features 3,883 luxurious square feet, three bedrooms plus study, four full baths, two-car plus golf cart garage, saline pool and spa and outdoor kitchen.VILLAS FROM $2,300,000 BISCAYNE BY G.E.S. CONSTRUCTION LIMITED NEAPOLITAN BY STOCK SIGNATURE HOMES AZALEA BY LUTGERT CONSTRUCTION
Kalea Bay. So coastal. So cool. So you. Gracious 3 and 4-bedroom residences with unobstructed water views. Amazing rooftop terrace and pool with forever views. Clubhouse. Guest suites. Amenities that are simply amazing. See it all today in our newly opened sales ce nter. For information email firstname.lastname@example.orgCoastal Cool. Prices from $1.2 Million. Sales Center Now Open Another Naples community by the developers of Moraya Bay & The Dunes KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 Located off Vanderbilt Drive just north of Wiggins Pass Road ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.
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QUAIL WEST One Story Masterpiece 5400 Sq. Ft. Under Air 4 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, 2 Offices, and Gym $2,450,000 MLS 214059734 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 SPECTACULAR LAKE GOLF VIEWS PARKSIDE OFF 5TH 3BR + Office Nook and 3BA Beautifully Turnkey Furnished $1,395,000 MLS 215000446 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 OLDE NAPLES SANCTUARY POINT Beautiful Golf Course View Large Outdoor Kitchen, Entertainment Area $859,900 MLS 215025428 Kevin Welch 239.223.7006 NEW LISTING VERANDAH FIRANO AT NAPLES Tosana Model Perfect 4 Bedrooms 2.5 Baths, Pool & Lanai $549,900 MLS 215002843 Roger Stening/The Fischer Group 239.770.4707 NAPLES POOL HOME MARINA COVE Beautifully Decorated Turnkey Unit! 3BR/3BA Ground Floor Unit $349,000 MLS 214065290 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 WINDSTAR NAPLES 3 Bedrooms + Bonus Room, 2 Baths Close to 5th Ave. S. $224,900 MLS 215010204 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 PINE VIEW VILLAS QUAILWEST GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Designed for Those Who Love to Entertain Sleek Architectural Design, 8700 S.F. Lakefront Home $2,300,000 MLS 215027810 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW LISTING LIVING ON THE EDGE SANCTUARY Price Reduction! Lake View w/Pool & Spa & Outdoor Kitchen $1,299,000 MLS 214056841 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY RICHVIEW Completely Remodeled 3 BR, 2.5 BA Pool Home Gulf Access Via Private Dock on Imperial River $849,900 MLS 215008239 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW PRICE BONITA SPRINGS LITTLE HICKORY ISLAND On the Beach & On the Bay! Updated, Turnkey 3 BR, 2 BA Condo $549,000 MLS 215015345 Beth James 239.287.4663 BONITA BEACH CLUB TIMBER RIDGE Beautiful 4 BR +Den, 2.5 BA Pool Home Granite, Stainless Steel Kitchen $344,900 MLS 215025657 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 NEW LISTING GATEWAY ROSEWOOD POINTE GARDEN A Turnkey 2nd Floor End Unit, Vaulted Ceilings 2 BR +Den, 2 BA, Golf Community $192,900 MLS 215000695 Al Diago 239.333.2375 BONITA FAIRWAYS RIVERWALK Completely & Tastefully Remodeled Lake View from All New Pool & Lanai $1,849,000 MLS 215023931 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY FABULOUS GULF VIEWS Grande Phoenician 10th Floor Luxury Residence $1,200,000 MLS 214065942 Debbie Dekevich 239.877.4194 THE DUNES FIVE STAR GOLF RESORT 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Turnkey Furnished Third Floor Carriage Home $835,000 MLS 215016463 Debbie Dekevich 239.877.4194 TIBURON BONITA SPRINGS Turnkey Furnished 3BR+Den, 3BA Pool/Spa Home Beautiful Golf Course & Sunset Views $545,000 MLS 215021611 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS NAPLES Light, Bright & Airy 2BR + Den/2BA 2 Masters, Walk-In Closets, Den, Dining & More $319,000 MLS 215009693 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BENT PINE VILLAS BONITA BEACH Great Sunsets Cross the Street to the Beach $174,900 MLS 214065734 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 GREAT LOCATION NAPLES 4 Bedroom/4 Bath overlooking 15th Fairway Gourmet Kitchen with Custom Cabinetry $1,835,000 MLS 214029817 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 QUAIL WEST REGENCY TOWERS 3BR, 3BA Co-Op Situated on the Beach Westerly View of The Gulf for Beautiful Sunsets $1,199,000 MLS 214048750 Steve Suddeth & Ben Maltese 239.784.0693 MOORINGS BONITA SPRINGS Build Your Dream Home-Located 1 Block From Beach 0.40 acres, 106' wide, deep water $799,000 MLS 215006615 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BONITA BEACH FORT MYERS BEACH Quiet, End of Street, 3 Minute Walk To Beach 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Stilt Home $539,900 MLS 214057889 Michael May 239.989.6357 NEW PRICE ESTERO ISLAND STILT HOME BONITA SPRINGS 2 Bedrooms +Den, 2 Bathrooms Handsomely Updated, All New Kitchen $299,000 MLS 215020551 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 HIGHLAND WOODS SOUTHPOINTE MARINA For Sale or Lease It Until Oct. 1st -$600/Mo. Windstar Slip #55 10 Minutes to Gulf, No Bridges $150,000 MLS 215021323 Steve Suddeth & Jennifer Nicolai 239.784.0693 FIFTY FOOT BOAT SLIP
Lindsford, Fort Myers The Ronto Groups Lindsford is a 260-acre singleand multi-family community for which EHC is doing the earthwork and infrastructure. Phase 1 is complete, and work on amenities including tennis, basketball and bocce ball courts, parking lot, pool deck and fencing, bike racks, benches and an observation deck is progression. EHC has already completed the clearing of 118 acres and half a million cubic yards of lake excavation for Phase 2. The Coves at Estero Bay, Fort Myers EHC crews are proceeding with the clearing and environmental site work for this new development by KB Home. The scope of the project is mass clearing and exotic vegetation removal, erosion control, lake excavation, import fill, underground water, sewer, storm, roads, sidewalks, pavers and final grading. The community will have more than 200 homes. Construction of models will begin soon. Oak Harbour, Punta Gorda EHC is preparing nearly 50 125-footwide wooded home sites for this KB Home community by KB Home.Founded in March of 1990, EHC has grown from two employees working out of an on-site trailer for one client in Naples to more than 70 employees, a corporate office, a fleet of equipment and a network of partners. Over the last 25 years, EHC has completed hundreds of projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars for municipalities, developers, builders, owners and general contractors. For more information, visit ehcconstruction.com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 PrestigeHOME CENTERS, INC.941-637-1122 877-507-11224465 Duncan Rd. (Hwy 17N). Punta Gorda, off Exit 164*Includes delivery, setup, steps, skirting, air conditioning & 7-year warranty. Many other models and oor plans available.M-F 9-6 Sat. 9-5 Sun. 12-5Prestigehomecenters.com/puntagorda REED $64,995/26x482 Bdr, 2 Bth, Includes Florida Room and Covered Porch Richard DrosteREALTOR239email@example.comJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro 239-370-1222JStrategos@att.net Marco Island & Southwest Florida Real Estate SpecialistsVisit www.JackiStrategos.com Today! 8865 Lely Island Circle $739,000Very attractive home w/many updates. You will love the location and optional club. HARDWOOD FLOORS Sierra Grande $235,000Own in this exciting community. 2nd oor, end unit. 3BR/2 BA. Garage, excellent amenities. RARE OPPORTUNITY 1642 Rainbow Court $599,000Florida Style home on the water. 3 BR/2 BA, so many updates. Garage + carport NEW WINDOWS 8088 Lely Island Circle 769,000Outstanding home. 3 BR/3 BA. Pool/Spa, beautiful lake view & southern exposure OUTSTANDING LANAI Naples | $419,000 BERKSHIRE LAKES GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 firstname.lastname@example.org MARK MARAN239.777.3301 email@example.com TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS Naples | $385,000BRIDGEWATER BAY COCONUT BAY GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Bonita Springs | $539,900 BONITA BAY BAY HARBOR JUST LISTED Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources that may include, but are not limited to county records and the multiple listing service and it may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. Mindy Young 248-0258 Unbelievable quality, space and view. Close to the beach and Mercato. Luxurious custom kitchen. More than 2,400 SF, lake view and 2 car garage. Immaculate condition. MLS# 215006350 3BR/3BA $569,000 OPEN HOUSE MAY 17 FROM 1-4PM EHCFrom page 9
IMAGINE YOUR FUTURE HEREUNIT 3 AT SEAGLASSLive in this new light-lled home of open space and endless opportunities. And enjoy magnicent views like nowhere else. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials displayed on materials provided to you are solely intended to provide general information about proposed plans of WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC. These proposed plans are conceptual in nature and are subject to change or cancellation (in whole or in part) at any time without notice. Land uses, public and private facilities, improvements, and plans described or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subject to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other entity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described proposed future development will be implemented. Neither the information and materials provided to you, nor any communication made or given in connection with and of the foregoing may be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty or may otherwise be relied upon by any person or entity for any reason whatsoever. Equal Housing Opportunity.SEAGLASSATBONITABAY.COM26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940 This award-winning destination that surrounds Seaglass. It changes everything. From $1.24M to $1.85M | 3 Bedrooms | Den | 3 Baths | Private elevator foyer | Under air 3,088 sq. | Terraces 485 sq.
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ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTOGRAPHY IN THIS AD MAY BE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY USED TO DEPICT THE LIFESTYLE TO BE ACHIEVED RATHER ANY THAT MAY EXIST. Broker participation welcomed. Prices, plans and specications subject to change without notice. Seven One and Two-Story 2,530 to 3,638 Sq. Ft. Floor Plans Three or Four Bedrooms, Study, Island Kitchens, Spacious Outdoor Living Areas, Heated Swimming Pools and Two-Car Garages A New Fashioned, In the Village Lifestyle By Distinctive Communities and Artisan AssociatesAT TALIS PARKIL CORSO 239.449.5900 TalisPark.com A Kitson & Partners Community Visit The Award-Winning Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Rd, Naples, FL 34110SEE IT, TOUCH IT, FEEL ITMAKE ITYOUR OWNFROM MILLION MODELS OPEN DAILY TWO NEW FURNISHED MODEL RESIDENCES NOW OPEN*$9
Two New Models Now Open In Il Corso at Talis ParkDistinctive Communities Catania II and Berolina II furnished models are now open for viewing and purchase in Il Corso, the Watercourse at Talis Park. Il Corso is an enclave of 30 detached luxury villas ranging from 2,530 to 3,638 square feet. Situated within a short walk or bike ride of the communitys Great Lawn and the fitness, spa and dining venues at the Vyne House Clubhouse, Il Corso features seven one and two-story single-family floor plans. The Spanish Eclectic great room villas open to private indoor/outdoor spaces with spectacular water views. Three and four bedroom plans include a study, island kitchens, outdoor living areas with heated swimming pools, and multiple storage areas. The Il Corso residences are being built by Artisan Associates, the exclusive builder of homes by Distinctive Communities, and are priced from $1.1 million. Nineteen home sites remain available. The two-story, 3,198 square feet Catania II model includes three bedrooms, a study or fourth bedroom, four fullbaths, a spacious great room, dining room and island kitchen, and a garage with golf cart storage. The outdoor living area features a covered lanai, an optional outdoor kitchen with a natural gas grill and refrigerator, a pool with a spa, and a sitting area, all of which overlook Il Corsos water views. Two full guest suites with private baths are located upstairs along with a loft that offers a private place for guests to relax. The Catania II features an interior design by Carrie Brigham of Ficarra Design Associates and is priced at $1,537,600 fully-furnished. Brighams design exemplifies the Florida lifestyle with light-toned backgrounds and pops of bright colors throughout. Her palette incorporates neutral grays and taupes with splashes of persimmon orange, aqua, and varieties of green. Flooring throughout the living areas is porcelain tile in varying widths. The great room is a light, bright welcoming space that showcases a crossedbeam cathedral ceiling with intersecting floating beams that create an attentiongetting detail. Pocketing sliders open to the outdoor pool area. The kitchen features an oversized island with a dark gray painted base. The lower perimeter cabinets continue in the dark gray while the uppers are painted a soft white. The countertops are white Pompeii quartz that blends with a Calcutta marble backsplash. The outdoor kitchen features NatureKast cabinetry with louvered doors in a weathered driftwood look topped with an emerald quartz counter surface. Two large woven club chairs with unusual frames provide a spot to enjoy the pool view. Soothing aqua and blue tones in the master bedroom are anchored by neutral wool carpeting. French doors lead to a landscaped patio. The bathroom flooring is porcelain tile with linear veining. A free-standing tub has a grey exterior finish and a white interior. The shower features light shell stone walls. A carpeted staircase with white risers and a wrought iron banister leads to the second floor. A carpeted loft can serve multiple purposes. Two guest bedroom suites feature ceiling designs and a variety of details. The two-story Berolina II model offers 3,315 square feet with three bedrooms, three baths, an island kitchen, and a spacious great room and dining area. The great room and first-floor master suite open to an outdoor space that includes an optional summer kitchen with a natural gas grill and refrigerator, a pool and spa, and a water view. The upstairs presents a guest retreat that includes a bedroom with a private bath and an optional lounge. The model showcases an interior by Molly Grup of Ficarra Design Associates and is priced at $1,512,600 fully-furnished. Grups classic contemporary design incorporates clean lines with a color palette of grays and taupes accented by splashes of yellow-green. The walls are off-white with a hint of gray while the flooring is whitewashed light taupe wood. The Berolina IIs clean-lines are evident in the kitchen where cabinet styles and tones are intermingled. Lower cabinets in a java color feature slab doors while the upper cabinets showcase painted shaker doors in soft gray. Grup frames the upper cabinetry with a java wood detail to visually divide the kitchen into defined areas. White quartz countertops are featured on the perimeter, as well as the expansive counter-height island. A slender gray tile backsplash is set in subway pattern. Wood beams adorn the vaulted ceiling to add dimension. The great room includes a gas fireplace with a stone surround and a wine bar with dark java cabinetry. Lower cabinets house the wine refrigerator. On the lanai, a dining table with a driftwood finish is paired with chairs in a combination of stainless steel and a synthetic material. Poolside, a pair of chaises with ivory cushions are served by a citrusy green drink table. The master bedroom features white wood molding on the headboard wall interspersed with a taupe grass cloth. The bed is upholstered with a taupe and off-white fabric. Muted taupe and white wool carpeting blends with a sheer drapery in a taupe and white stripe. The flooring in the master bathroom is off-white porcelain tile with flecks of gray. The shower features a band of tile with a distinctive waved carving. The vanity cabinetry is finished in dark gray with a white Carrara marble countertop. A drop in bath tub with paneling around three sides creates the effect of a freestanding tub while anchored to a wall. Talis Park is located in North Naples on Livingston Road just north of Immokalee Road. Visit the communitys Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit talispark.com. ADVERTORIALAn unfurnished, Resident Ready Azurea residence is under construction in Il Corso and scheduled for completion in July. Priced at $1,130,000, the single-story 2,530 square feet Azurea great room villa includes an array of upgraded features and finishes. Talis Park is anchored by the lakes and Sea Dwarf Paspalum fairways and greens of the Talis Park Golf Club golf course, one of just two Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed courses in the world and one of the top 20 courses in Florida. The two-story Berolina II model in Il Corso at Talis Park offers 3,315 square feet under air with three bedrooms, three baths, a beautifully finished gourmet island kitchen, a spacious great room and dining area, and a two-car garage. Distinctive Communities two-story, 3,198 square feet under air Catania II model is one of two furnished models now open for viewing and purchase in Il Corso at Talis Park. Il Corso, the Watercourse at Talis Park, is situated within a short walk or bike ride of the communitys Grand Piazza that includes the Great Lawn and the fitness, spa and dining venues at the Vyne House Clubhouse. Di st in ct iv e Co mm un it ie s t wo -s to ry 3 19 8 sq ua re f ee t un de r ai r Th e tw ost or y Be ro li na I I mo de l in I l Co rs o at T al is P ar k of fe rs 3 3 15 D D lC or so th e Wa te rc ou rs e at TalisP ar ki s si tu at ed w ithi n a sh or t Anunfurnished,ResidentReadyAzurearesidenceisunderconstructioninIlCorsoandscheduledforcompletioninJuly.Pricedat $1 ,130,000 $ Tali s Parki s an ch or edb y th e lake s an dSe a Dw ar fPa sp al um fai rw ay s I I
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. 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 Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$300,0001 NAPLES PARK 851 92nd Avenue North $324,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017>$500,0002 FIRANO AT NAPLES 7640 Martino Circle $589,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176>$600,0003 OLDE CYPRESS 2893 Lone Pine Lane $619,000 PSIR Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 >$800,0004 OLD NAPLES SOUTH BEACH CLUB 1051 3rd Street South #308 $805,000 PSIR Jillian Trettis 321.759.9434 5 MARCO ISLAND SANDPIPER 850 Collier Boulevard South #1803 $895,000 PSIR Cynthia Corogin 239.963.55616 THE MOORINGS 2900 Crayton Road $895,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.39397 ROYAL HARBOR OYSTER BAY BAYVIEW ESTATES 1313 Chesapeake Avenue #4B $899,000 PSIR Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 >$900,0008 WYNDEMERE ROSEMEADE 405 Rosemeade Lane $999,000 PSIR Robert Hollister 239.250.6113 >$1,000,0009 BONITA BAY CREEKSIDE 3371 Creekview Drive $1,125,000 PSIR Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.307010 FIDDLERS CREEK BELLAGIO 8532 Bellagio Drive $1,195,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 11 GREY OAKS L-ERMITAGE 2630 Grey Oaks Drive North #B-19 $1,200,000 PSIR Jutta V. Lopez 239.571.533912 OAKES ESTATES 6357 Spanish Oaks Lane $1,395,000 PSIR Dave Renner 239.784.5552 13 OLD NAPLES 740 5th Avenue North $1,495,000 PSIR Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 14 HEMINGWAY PLACE 1413 Hemingway Place $1,695,000 PSIR Katie Lyons 734.476.2666 15 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open MondaySaturday 9am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm16 BONITA BAY DEERWOOD 4431 Deerwood Drive $1,949,000 PSIR Ginger Lickley 239.860.4661 >$2,000,00017 PINE RIDGE 63 Eugenia Drive $2,150,000 PSIR Sue Black 239.250.561118 PORT ROYAL 728 Regatta Road $2,250,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-6pm19 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1540 Marsh Wren Lane $2,395,000 PSIR Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 20 MEDICI AT MEDITERRA 15211 Medici Way $2,490,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009721 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1347 Noble Heron Way $2,495,000 PSIR Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 22 PELICAN MARSH BAY LAUREL ESTATES 8719 Spikerush Lane $2,649,000 PSIR Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Open 2-4pm23 OLD NAPLES 561 Palm Circle East $2,900,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 24 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South $2,989,000 PSIR Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 >$3,000,00025 MARCELLO AT MEDITERRA 29111 Marcello Way $3,100,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009726 THE MOORINGS 555 Regatta Road $3,295,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 27 THE MOORINGS 600 Regatta Road $3,450,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 28 PADOVA AT MEDITERRA 15102 Frescott Way $3,950,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$4,000,00029 GREY OAKS ESTATES 2820 Silverleaf Lane $4,700,000 PSIR Jutta V. Lopez 239.571.5339>$5,000,00030 PORT ROYAL 655 Galleon Drive $5,850,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-6pm 31 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1287 Osprey Trail $5,595,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 >$6,000,00032 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1395 Great Egret Trail $6,380,000 PSIR Jamie Dockweiler 239.216.3753 >$7,000,00033 GREY OAKS ESTATES 2956 Bellflower Lane $7,799,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 >$8,000,00034 PORT ROYAL 3330 Rum Row $8,900,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Sunday 1-4pm>$22,000,00035 PORT ROYAL 840 Admiralty Parade $22,900,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-7pm Florida Weeklys Open Houses 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 7 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 30 11 29 33 34 19 31 32 21 35
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION INSIDEBROUGHT TO YOU BY:Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt| 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs| 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals| 239.262.4242 Mad Max: Fury RoadAction and more action. C15 GIVINGPROPS TOPROPSthats what its all about, doors and sardines. Getting on, getting off. Getting the sardines on, getting the sardines off. Thats the theater. Thats life. Director of Noises Off on one very important prop that ng o ard i n t h t h h a a G ettin g t h e s a r BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com ALL PROPS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL. When actors reach for a prop, they want it no they need it to be there. If a book is missing from a bookcase, or a dish from a stack in the kitchen, no ones really going to notice, unless it affects a scene.SEE PROPS, C4 Actress Mai Puccio describes her character in August: Osage County as breathtakingly awful, a spider. Violet, the matriarch of the Weston family, is manipulative, predatory and cruel. And when her three daughters and their families join her after the suicide of their father and Violets husband, she unleashes a torrent of abuse that Ms. Puccio believes every person in the audience will relate to one way or another. Some will say, Oh yeah, I know that. I lived that, and others will say, Thank God my familys not that bad, says Ms. Puccio, who has been charged with bringing the heart-stopping Violet to life for Lets Put On A Show Productions. Performances are on select dates May 15-30 at the Golden Gate Community Center. Doesnt every family have someone who loves to find tension and rip it wide open? Shes a huge troublemaker, Ms. Puccio says, adding that the trick to playing Violet is to do so with a sense of empathy, because regardless of how terrible she is, Fledgling company takes on August: Osage CountySEE AUGUST, C20 Below, a plate of sardines from the The Naples Players performance of Noises Off Sept. 24-Oct. 18, 2014.Randys Paradise ShrimpFresh seafood, skilled cooking in Bonita. C27 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYMai Puccio on a rant as the angry, addicted Violet Weston in August: Osage County. Polyamory It is a lot of things, but nothing new. C2
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS Polyamory is a lot of things, but its nothing new Those damned millennials. To hear them tell it, youd think they invented everything, including sex. They certainly think theyve invented infidelity. A friend just emailed me an article from the MTV News site: Why Open Relationships Can Work, According to Science. I had a hard time getting past the accompanying photo a group of extraordinarily beautiful and irritatingly earnest young men and women draped across one another in a pose that oozed nascent sensuality. What could these children know about relationships? Or, more disturbingly, sex? We spend so much time looking for The One, the article began, but could a plural mindset be a better fit for some of us? A plural mindset? What have they come up with now? Its called polyamory, the article continued. Its a millennial thing, and it makes a lot of people uncomfortable. Polyamory, according to the article, takes many forms: open relationships, multiple partners, anything beyond the traditional two-person set-up. I could see why the article says it makes people uncomfortable. Its certainly morally ambiguous. And a touch scandalous. But new? Please. This sort of thing has been going on for centuries, long before millennials ever came on the scene. The comedian Dane Cook does a routine where he talks about meeting an elderly couple walking hand-inhand down the street. Weve been married 50 years, the woman tells him. Wow, Mr. Cook answers. Howd you do it? The wife launches into a long diatribe on communication and compromise, the importance of family time and the need for respect, while the husband looks on, nodding. When she finishes and turns away, the husband takes Mr. Cook aside. Have lots of affairs, he says. Infidelity or polyamory, or whatever slick new term the kids are calling it these days is as old as love itself. Seriously, more people are in open relationships than youd think the MTV News article claims they just arent open about their open relationships. Studies have found that roughly 5 percent of Americans are in consensual nonmonogomous relationships. That means one or both partners are allowed or encouraged to pursue intimacy with other people. A friend recently told me about another friends father who is on his third marriage and has a Chinese mistress on the side. I raised my eyebrows, shocked, but my friend just shook her head. You never know what arrangements people have made within their marriages. Another friend calls this building a life within a life all the compromises we make, the situations we create, in order to balance the complicated layers of our lives. I wont make a case either way; I get enough spiteful email as it is (Whats wrong with women today? one man wrote me last week. To which I wanted to reply: Whats wrong with you?). But I know enough not to pass judgment on these situations. We are all trying to cultivate our own little plot of joy. Who am I to condemn the arrangements others make? Humans have tried for millennia to sort it out, with varied success. I wish this latest rising generation luck although I suppose they think theyve already got it figured out. Artis Henderson is the author of Unremarried Widow published by Simon and Schuster. artis HENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 But some props play a major role and take on greater importance. Theyre vital. Maybe they reflect a major turning point in the show or are somehow symbolic of the show itself or its theme. Heres a look back at highlights of the 2014-5 local theater season, as seen through important props. A plate of sardinesNoises Off The Naples Players Sept. 24-Oct. 18, 2014 Noises Off is a play within a play: a group of incompetent, bickering actors are putting on a play called Nothing On. Dotty Otley (Bonnie Knapp), who plays the ditsy housekeeper, is getting flustered as they rehearse. She keeps forgetting the plate of sardines does she bring it onstage or is it already there? She also keeps forgetting to bring the plate offstage with her. The director tells them: thats what its all about, doors and sardines. Getting on, getting off. Getting the sardines on, getting the sardines off. Thats the theater. Thats life. We see the actors as they rehearse, then, backstage, as their relationships deteriorate beyond repair and they try to sabotage each other. Then, finally, we see them onstage again, as their play becomes a jumbled, hopeless, mixed-up mess with missed cues and disappearing props. The plate of sardines isnt there when it should be. Then its there when it shouldnt be. Dotty, in a performance, says her line, Sardines! Ive forgotten the sardines! But then she notices theyre actually there, and, flummoxed, has to ad lib to give herself a reason to walk offstage: No, I avent, I avent forgotten the sardines. I remembered the sardines. Well, what a surprise; I guess Ill go into the kitchen and fix some more sardines to celebrate! In addition to being great fun, Noises Off demonstrates the importance of props and why they need to be in the right place when theyre supposed to be there. Elephant guides tasseled hatAround the World in 80 Days Florida Repertory Theatre Feb. 13-March 4, 2015 This quintet of actors portrays a multitude of characters, sometimes just by changing a hat and an accent, turning this crew into a cast of, well, almost millions. This was best exemplified by a man in a turban (Jason Parrish) telling the others where they could find an elephant guide. Then, ripping off the turban, he revealed a funny fez kind of hat with multiple tassles and voil, he was the elephant guide. The quick change, the unusual-looking hat and Mr. Parrishs dopey expression never failed to get laughs. It exemplifies the zany nature of the play and its creative costuming. TrumpetGypsy The Naples Players June 27-Juy 27, 2014 How does shy Louise transform into Gypsy Rose Lee, striptease artist extraordinaire? She meets some professional striptease artists at a burlesque house in Wichita, Kan., who tell her she has to have a gimmick in order to sell her act and stand out from the others. Mazeppa, Electra and Tessie Tura sing You Gotta Have a Gimmick, but its Mazeppa, dressed in a gladiators outfit, playing a trumpet, who steals the show. If youre gonna bump it/Bump it with a trumpet, she belts out, playing loudly but poorly on the instrument while bumping and grinding. Its a major turning point in the musical, and in the life of the woman who became Gypsy Rose Lee. The Book of MormonThe Book of Mormon: The Musical Broadway touring show Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Jan. 6-11, 2015 ArtisNaples, Jan. 13-18, 2015 If it werent for the actual religious text, The Book of Mormon, there wouldnt be a blockbuster-hit musical making fun of it. The characters in this musical refer to the book, wave it around, read from it and wildly misinterpret it. And in one key scene, a Mormon missionary goes to proselytize an evil African warlord, who takes the book and jams it where the sun dont shine, causing the missionary to have to get it surgically removed. Styrofoam cup bunnyGood People Theatre Conspiracy Feb. 6-21, 2015 A trio of female friends who play bingo together live in South Boston. Theyre struggling, but theyre good people. Margaret loses her job and is desperate to find a new one. Her landlady, Dottie, (Stephanie Davis) babysits her developmentally challenged adult daughter, but is pressuring Margaret about the rent. Everyones scrambling to make ends meet. To make some money on the side, the aptly named Dottie makes bunnies out of Styrofoam cups and pipe cleaners. Theyre atrocious, kitsch to the extreme. You hear about them before you see them, and then, when they do make their appearance, its difficult to tear your eyes away from them, theyre so craptastic. Margaret buys one and gives it as a gift to a doctor who used to be a high school boyfriend; its wildly inappropriate and symbolizes the wide divide between them. Cell phoneGod of Carnage The Naples Players Jan. 14-Feb. 7 Alan (Paul Graffy) and his wife, Annette (Deedee Brownlee) are meeting with another couple to discuss a playground incident in which their son injured the others. But Alans too absorbed with work. Hes constantly on his cell phone, talking business. When someone else comments on his conversation, hes taken aback: Youre not supposed to be listening to my conversations! he says indignantly. The phones not only a perfect demonstration of his rudeness and lack of civility, but of the couples own communication problems. PineappleCabaret Laboratory Theater of Florida Weekly Feb. 6-28 What do you give someone you love? Most men will give flowers, jewelry or candy, but Herr Schultz in Cabaret gives Fraulein Schneider a pineapple. True, he owns a fruit store, but the pineapple, as Fraulein Schneider says, is an extravagance, as its a tropical fruit and this is 1931 Berlin. But she recognizes the message behind it. It moves their courtship along, and also reveals the rising anti-Semitism in the city, as a brick is thrown through his shop window after theyve announced and celebrated their engagement. The giving of the pineapple also merits its own song in the musical (It Couldnt Please Me More), as the two croon together and ooh and ahh over the pineapple as if its a baby. House Beautiful magazineThe Lyons Lets Put on a Show Feb. 20-March 7 Ben Lyons is lying in a hospital bed, dying of cancer. And what is his wife, Rita, doing? Shes sitting in a chair, by his bedside, perusing an issue of Better Homes and Gardens and talking about how shes going to redecorate the living room after he dies with his money, of course. She flips though the pages, debating the merits of one style against another Chinese modern? Early American? French Provincial? even after he repeatedly asks her to stop. Its the ultimate in callousness, and its obvious that in that cold, cold heart of hers, Rita cares much more about her homes dcor than she does about her husband. But then again, its always been a loveless marriage. Why should it be any different now that hes dying? Its horrifying, but, in this dark comedy, wickedly funny. Coffee cupVanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike Florida Repertory Theatre, Oct. 28-Nov. 19 Gulfshore Playhouse, Jan. 17-Feb. 8 Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike opens with Vanya sitting in the morning room, sipping coffee and enjoying the start of a new day. His sister, Sonya, joins him, bringing him his cup of coffee, as is their morning ritual. The two bicker, because he already made himself a cup. Suddenly, Sonya takes the cup and violently throws it on the floor. She soon smashes the other cup in the same way too. Not only does this reflect Sonyas intense dissatisfaction with her life, but it runs totally against her quiet-spoken, self-effacing nature. (As she says later in the play, Im easy to miss.) It demonstrates the plays absurd humor and also makes the audience sit up and realize they should expect the unexpected. PROPSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOJason Parrish in Around the World in 80 Days COURTESY PHOTOViki Boyle as Sonya in Florida Reps production of Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 Glow 239.228.6421 FOR Summer TRINITY SIGNATURE FACIAL Includes complimentary bottle of Farmhouse Fresh lotion or oil (all-natural, vegan, gluten-free)DIAMOND MICRODERMABRASIONGently and quickly remove dry, ashy, dead skin cells and stimulate cell turnover for smoother, younger looking skin DERMAPLANINGTo give your face a brighter complexion FULL-SERVICE SALON & SPA OFFERING: Redken Color Bar, Check Out Our Retail Selection of Redken & Pureology Products! THEATERThe Last Romance By The Naples Players through May 16 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. A Position of Relative Importance By Theatre Conspiracy on select dates through May 17 at the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. 936-3239 or theatreconspiracy.org.August: Osage County By Lets Put On A Show Productions on select dates May 15-30 at the Golden Gate Community Center. Letsputonashowproductions.com. See story on page C1.Macbeth By The Marco Players May 22-31 at Marco Town Center mall. 642-7270 or marcoplayers.com. Footloose By Naples Performing Arts Center Main Stage performers May 26-28 at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Nunsense By the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Players June 3-14. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Leading Ladies By the Island Theater Company June 12-20. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 394-0080 or theateronmarco.com. Legally Blonde: The Musical By The Naples Players July 8-Aug. 9 at the Sugden Community Theater. 2637990 or naplesplayers.org. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Through May 23 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Through May 22 at the Broadway Palm Childrens Theater, Fort Myers. 278-44223 or broadwaypalm.com.THURSDAY5.14Spider Smarts Learn about how spiders benefit Floridas ecosystem from rangers at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park at 9:30 a.m. Free with park entry fee. Reservations recommended. 597-6196 or floridastateparks.org.Lunch & Learn Shangri-La Springs presents a free lunchtime lecture about Emotional Intelligence in the Seasons of Life at noon. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-0749 or shangrilasprings.com.Gardening Clinic Naples Botanical Garden invites guests to find solutions to their plant pest problems and learn about best-care landscape techniques from master gardeners at 1 p.m. Regular garden admission applies. 6437275 or naplesgarden.org.Bird Talk South Regional Library hosts a discussion about the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker at 2 p.m. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 2527542 or collierlibrary.org. Art Opening The Art Galleries at FGCU host an opening reception for Stand Before Us/Photography and Paintings from 5-7 p.m. Free. 10501 FGCU Blvd. S. 590-1086 or artgallery. fgcu.edu.Dinner Show Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts a three-course dinner and show featuring Neapolitan Jimmy Keys at 6 p.m. $59.95. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or fredsdiner.com.BYOB Vinos Picasso hosts a guided painting session starting at 6:30 p.m. $36. 2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 4318750 or vinospicasso.com.FRIDAY5.15Yoga and Art Naples Art Association combines art and yoga every Friday from 9-11 a.m. Each session begins with an hour of Kundalini yoga followed by an hour-long intuitive art class. $100. 262-6517 or naplesart.org. Botanical Class Naples Botanical Garden hosts a class on the biology of roots with botanist George Wilder at 10 a.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. The Power Within Goddess I Am hosts a meditation session at 10 a.m. $10. 600 Goodlette-Frank Road. 228-6949 or goddessiam.com. Games Time The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts mah jongg and card games from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org.Happy Hour Flow Shangri-La Springs hosts Yin Yang Happy Hour Yoga at 5 p.m. $15. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-0749 or shangrilasprings.com. Two Left Feet? Step up for a dance lesson at 5:30 p.m. at the Naples Italian American Foundation. $10. 7035 AirportPulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation. org. Sacred Circle Happehatchee Center hosts a womens sacred circle for healing and empowerment at 7 p.m. 8791 Corkscrew Road. 992-5455 or happehatchee.org. Live & Local Gator Nate and the Gladezmen perform at 7 p.m. at Artis Naples. $15. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. SATURDAY5.16Field Trip Florida Native Plant Society hosts a field trip to the royal palm hammock at Collier-Seminole State Park at 9 a.m. Reservations required. Call 597-7222.Alligator Fishing Everglades Wonder Gardens visitors can feed hot dogs to the alligators (with $5 and staff supervision) from 2-4 p.m. Regular garden admission also applies. 27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 992-2591 or evergladeswondergardens.com.Weekend Jazz Naples Jazz Masters perform at 1 p.m. every Saturday through September at The Norris Center. Donation at the door. 263-1113 or naplesjazzmasters.com.Comedy Show Steve Lazlow performs at Room2Laugh at 8:30 p .m. 5555 Golden Gate Parkway. 352-1401 or room2laugh.com.SUNDAY5.17Fishing Clinic Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club hosts demonstrations, fishing and boating vendors and officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission starting at 8 a.m. 1600 Danford St. 417-6717 or hamiltonharboryachtclub.com. Design Your Ride Six Bends Harley-Davidson holds a women-only garage party at 11 a.m. Women bikers will learn how to design, fit and personalize their rides. Free, but reservations required. 275-4647 or sixbends.com.BYOB Vinos Picasso hosts a guided painting session starting at 11 a.m. $36. 2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-8750 or vinospicasso.com.Animal House Conservancy of Southwest Florida and The Naples Zoo host presentations, crafts, games and more in honor of Endangered Species Day starting at 11:30 a.m. Pay full-price admission at one spot and get in for half-price at the other all day long. 2620304 or conservancy.org. Community Day ArtisNaples invites everyone to its spring Community Day of free activities for all ages starting at noon. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Pump You Up Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts the Naples-Bonita Classic Bodybuilding Competition at 6 p.m. Pre-purchase online is recommended. $25-$65. 506 S. First St. 658-1313 or npcnaplesbonitaclassic.com. MONDAY5.18Go with the Flow Shangri-La Springs hosts qigong for everyone at 5:30 p.m. $20. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-0749 or shangrilasprings. com.Meditation Chelseas Resale hosts a free meditation class at 5:15 p.m. every Monday. 949 Second Ave. S. 261-0005.Pasta e Pellicola The Naples Italian American Foundation serves dinner at 5:30 p.m. before a screening of La Scorta (Italy, 1993). A high-profile judge is murdered and four reluctant officers are assigned to protect the replacement prosecutor. $15 for dinner and film, $5 for just the movie. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Young@Heart Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a screening of Young@Heart (2007) at 7 p.m. The documentary follows a chorus of senior citizens who cover songs by Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay, Sonic Youth and other unexpected musicians. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.TUESDAY5.19Moss Balls Naples Botanical Garden presents Andrea Grace with a workshop about how to make kokedama. $35 for Garden members, $40 for others. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. See Shells Learn about the hidden life of common seashells in a program at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or collierlibrary.org.Classic Film South Regional Library screens Some Like It Hot (1959) at 2 p.m. When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state disguised as women in an all-female band. Of course, hilarious complications unsue. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 2527542 or collierlibrary.org. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Conservancy of Southwest Florida and The Naples Zoo invite everyone to enjoy educational presentations, crafts, games and more in honor of Endangered Species Day starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Pay full-price admission at either place and get in for half-price at the other. 262-0304 or conservancy.org
COURTESY PHOTOS 5.17 5.21-24# FEED IT Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts the Naples-Bonita Classic Bodybuilding Competition starting at 6 p.m. Sunday. $25-$65. npcnaplesbonitaclassic. com The Live & Local concert series returns to ArtisNaples this summer, brining popular regional acts to the intimate Daniels Pavilion. Gator Nate, shown here, and the Gladezmen kick things off at 7 p.m. Friday. artisnaples.orgEverglades Wonder Gardens visitors can feed hot dogs to the alligators (with $5 and staff supervision) from 2-4 p.m. Regular garden admission also applies. evergladeswondergardens.com Percussionists from the Naples Philharmonic keep the beat when the Magic Carpet series of childrens programs continues at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 30 at Artis Naples. artisnaples.org# BEAT IT Let magician Joshua Jay make a believer out of you when he performs his acclaimed sleight-of-hand show at Inn on Fifth May 21-24. Audiences limited to 35 people per performance. $40. See story on page A25. eventbrite.com/closeup-up-close 5.15NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOBook Discussion Naples Regional Library hosts a discussion about Philippa Gregorys The White Princess at 2 p.m. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or collierlibrary.org. Likey Lichen The Florida Native Plant Society hosts a talk about the life cycle of lichen at 6:30 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. Free. Visit naples. fnpschapters.org for more information.The Blind Side Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle on the lawn at Mercato for a free screening of The Blind Side (2009) beginning at 8:15 p.m. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com. Start to Tango Pablo Repun Tango holds a lesson for beginners at 7 p.m. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or pablorepuntango.com.WEDNESDAY5.20Book Discussion South Regional Library hosts a discussion of Barbara Kingsolvers Flight Behavior at 2 p.m. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org. Sunset Yoga Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts an all-levels gentle yoga session with a Bala Vinyasa instructor at 7 p.m. $5 plus park entry fee. 597-6196 or bvyoga.com.COMING UPMangrove Walk Stroll through the mangroves and learn why they are vital to the health of Floridas ecosystem at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at DelnorWiggins Pass State Park. Reservations recommended. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or floridastatepark.org. Flower Arranging Head to Golden Gate Library to learn how to make a centerpiece at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 21. 2432 Lucerne Road. 252-4542 or collierlibrary.org. Patriotic Pops The Naples Philharmonic presents its annual Patriotic Pops concert at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 21-22, at ArtisNaples. Yaniv Segal conducts. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Bad Grandma Gordons on the River hosts Americas Got Talent contestant Grandma Lee and local entertainer Tonya Kaye at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22. $25. 475 North Road. 213-1441 or floridamarinaclubs.com. Turtle Time Everglades Wonder Garden celebrates World Turtle Day 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23, with animal encounters, activities and 10 percent off any gift shop purchase that features a turtle. 27180 Old 41 Road. 9928792 or evergladeswondergarden.com.Summer Spectacular The Naples Philharmonic and its youth orchestra perform the works of Dvorak, Bartok, Tchaikovsky and Weber side-by-side at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23. $15. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Comedy Show Peter Fogel and Matt Price perform at Room2Laugh at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23. 5555 Golden Gate Parkway. 352-1401 or room2laugh. com. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with pertinent details and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 naples2235 Venetian Court, Suite 1 Naples, Florida 34109bonita springs23471 Walden Center Drive, Suite 300 Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 thewoodruffinstitute.com Stephen H. Ducatman MD, Craig J. Eichler MD, Rebecca W. Lambert MD, Kathryn J. Russell MD, Jonathan E. Sonne MD, Nicole M. Habib PA-C, Lianne R. Martin PA-C, Debbie A. Wallace PA-CThe Woodruff Institute will conduct FREE Skin Cancer Screenings during the month of May. CALL 239.498.DERM TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!New patients only. Limited appointments available. Wondering what to read this summer? Look no furtherBook critic Elaine Newton has a wealth of suggestions SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYFollowing her 25th season of Critics Choice book review lectures at ArtisNaples, Elaine Newton has announced the first part of season 26: her summer reading list. This list includes well-known authors alongside newer discoveries. There are eagerly anticipated works, including one selection more than a halfcentury in the making. From a book held over from last fall Lily Kings Euphoria to Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman, which was originally written in the 1950s, the list includes some of the best books released in the past few months as well as several coming out this summer. And, of course, there are selections from among Ms. Newton favorites, including Kazuo Ishiguros The Buried Giant and Ian McEwans The Children Act. This list is the best of whats out now and the best of what is yet to come, she says. It has voices from different countries, ethnic voices, womens voices, mens voices. We aim for a very broad spectrum. Its not canon, but its suggested reading. Compiled in conjunction with employees of the Barnes & Noble stores in Naples and Fort Myers, the list represents months of meeting and reading. Ms. Newton says the group begins thinking in January about what kinds of books their audiences will devour. I know the kinds of books (Critics Choice attendees) like to do, she says. And I know the books that stretch us. The final list is a give-and-take between all parties to come up with the best blend of voices and styles, from taut thrillers to National Book Award contenders. During her 25 years at ArtisNaples, Ms. Newton has been an inexhaustible resource for booklovers in the community. What started as a group of 60 people has grown exponentially, with more than 1,100 attending one of the lectures this season. Her Thursday lectures in the intimate Daniels Pavilion sell out before the season begins, and the Saturday lectures in the main Hayes Hall are an increasingly coveted ticket. Professor emeritus of humanities at York University in Toronto, Ms. Newton has taught courses in literary theory and methodology, contemporary fiction, psychology and literature and archetypal criticism. She has lectured throughout Canada and the United States, as well as in London, Hong Kong, Zurich and Caracas. In addition to her 25 years leading the Critics Choice lectures, she is entering her 20th year leading ArtisNaples popular Four Oclock at the Movies lecture series. She is part of a team of scholars and lecturers who make up the ArtisNaples Lifelong Learning program that deepens relationships with the arts for thousands of people each year. Elaine Newtons 2015 summer reading list>> Outline by Rachel Cusk >> The Story of the Lost Child, the fourth book in the Neapolitan Novels Series by Elena Ferrante (it can stand alone, as can each of its predecessors: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name and Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay) >> The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan >> Let Me Be Frank with You by Richard Ford >> Inside the OBriens by Lisa Genova >> At the Waters Edge by Sara Gruen >> The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah >> Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson >> The Season of Migration by Nellie Hermann >> Funny Girl by Nick Hornby >> The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter >> The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro >> A Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin >> Euphoria by Lily King >> Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee >> The Children Act by Ian McEwan >> Circling the Sun by Paula McLain >> Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel >> Black Diamond by Zakes Mda >> God Help the Child by Toni Morrison >> Florence Gordon by Brian Morton >> Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami >> Us by David Nicholls >> The Childrens Crusade by Ann Packer >> The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki >> The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman >> Happy are the Happy by Yasmina Reza >> Lila by Marilynne Robinson >> The Architects Apprentice by Elif Shafak >> How to be Both by Ali Smith >> We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas >> All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews >> Nora Webster by Colm Tibn >> A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler >> The Discreet Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa ne Newton has a wealth o n s uh at o k s ces n d s ics e es) s ays. t he e t ch li s t take i es to e best s an d thrill B ook rs 5 years e s, Ms. N e wt o n ha s I n a d 2 5 yea r Cr it ic s tures, her 2 0 Artis u lar F th e M se ri es S h a t e a r s wh o Ar t Li fe ing de e sh i ar t sa n e a n Act. i s th e be st o f wh at s th e be st o f wh at m e, a s i fe s es c es We v e ry r um. but r ead in with o f the N oble l es an d t h e l ist months n d read w ton says in the intimate Dani e ou t before th e and the tures in t Hall are co v e t e d Pr o f es of h um a Univer s to M s ta ug ht litera r meth o temp o p syc h lit e r ar ch c i sm l e ct ou t t h e a s do Zuri c h a e has than t ures t ures n sell gins, lec H ayes i ngly r itu s Yo rk o ron h as in and c on on, a nd n d t i a s ug ha nd ates NEWTON Its Local. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 HOROSCOPES APPELLATION TRUNCATION 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: SEE ANSWERS, C11 SEE ANSWERS, C11 TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Its a time to expect the unexpected. So dont be surprised if a decision that just recently seemed final suddenly opens up and leaves you with another chance to make an important choice. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Taking a different tack on a work project might rankle some colleagues. But the positive results of your innovative course soon speak for themselves. Celebrate with a funfilled weekend. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Meeting new associates can be awkward, even if youre in a high positive phase right now. Best advice: Make them feel comfortable, and youll soon forget your own discomfort. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Its a good time for you social Lions to blowdry your manes, polish your claws and look like the Fabulous Felines you are as you make new friends and influence the influential. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Expectations run especially high this week, and you should feel confident in your abilities to take advantage of what might be offered. A colleague has some advice you might find helpful. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A recent flurry of activity leaves you in need of a little breathing space, and youd be wise to take it. Close family members should have an explanation about an emergency situation that just passed. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) An insensitive act makes a difficult situation more so. But try not to waste either your physical or emotional energies in anger. Move on and let others fill the clod in on the facts of life. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Its a good time to look into that training program or college course youve been considering. You might have a good place to use those sharpened skills sooner rather than later. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Education dominates much of your aspect during this week. You might want to start checking out those summer session courses that could help advance your career plans. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Progress often comes in fits and starts. But at least youre moving straight ahead with no backsliding. You should soon be able to pick up the pace and reach your goals in due time. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Be wary of a deal that gives confusing answers to your questions. Remember: Its always risky swimming in unknown waters, so you need all the help you can get to stay on course. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might not like some peoples idea of a surprise. But you could be in for a pleasant shock when someone finally sends a reply to a request you made so long ago that you almost forgot about it. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a way of bringing people together and creating close friendships wherever you go. PUZZLES
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 C15 The Blind SideStarring Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw and Quinton Aaron Rated: PG-13 TUESDAY, MAY 19th, 8:15pOn the lawn across from Naples Flatbread and Yogurbella LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 | MercatoShops.com Free Admission | Lawn Chairs Welcome SPONSORED BYUpcoming Movies June 16 Dolphin Tale 2 July 21 Key Largo August 18 Cat on a Hot Tin RoofThird Tuesdays of Every Month @ Dusk LATEST FILMSMad Max: Fury RoadIs it worth $10? Yes!So this is what a two-hour action scene looks like. Mad Max: Fury Road is 120 minutes of noise, action and more noise. Its an unrelenting assault on the eyes and ears that almost feels invasive, as if director George Miller wants us to experience every bonecrushing moment rather than simply watch it. Its a helluva ride. There is no story. Were talking absolute zero in terms of plot. We have people on the run and people trying to catch them. Thats it. The entire movie is one long chase, with small breaks to map out strategy before the next fight starts. Its episodic, and it almost feels like a video game: After one level/fight is completed, you move on to the next, more challenging fight. Coincidentally, video game play and Mad Max have the same core objective: survival. Consider that word for a moment: survival. The most primal of human instincts, its is very fitting here. The barbaric savages who inhabit the post-apocalyptic hellhole in which the movie is set will stop at nothing to kill one another and claim the few precious valuables (water and ammunition among them) left on the planet. Our morality aligns more with former cop Max (Tom Hardy) and renegade Furiosa (Charlize Theron) because theyre escorting a group of innocent girls away from villain Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne) who looks like the Predator if Predator had to make his own outfit. Joe has convinced his followers, called War Boys, that hes returned from the dead, so theyre willing to die for him because they believe they will live again too. Director Miller, who made the original Mad Max trilogy (1979-85) and is credited as a co-writer (with Brendan McCarthy and Nick Lathouris) here, storyboarded the entire film before he had a screenplay, so he knew all along the emphasis would be on visuals rather than narrative. As a result, the action scenes are elaborate and spectacular, particularly one in a sand storm and the numerous ventures through a canyon. Best of all, the choreography and execution of the sequences is clear and suspenseful. Nothing is over-edited to the point of incongruity. The setting is a barren future. Its almost surreal how the desert is oversaturated to the point that its nearly orange, and at night it doesnt get dark but rather steely blue, which reflects the cold and unforgiving world in which they live. The costumes (by Jenny Beavan) and makeup (by Nadine Prigge) are outlandish and gaudy, extreme for the sake of shock value rather than practicality. In fact, nothing about Mad Max needs to be as over-the-top as it is, yet because it is, we appreciate its energy and effort that much more. As for the lack of story, let it go. It feels like theres plenty of backstory for all the main characters that Mr. Miller either forgot or neglected to tell us, perhaps because he wanted to focus exclusively on the action. Given that Mr. Hardy is signed for three Mad Max films after this, we can presume that more will be revealed in future installments. As for now, embrace Mad Max for all the well staged fighting and chaos that its worth, because most of it is pretty exciting. And just when you think its over, just when you think the last explosion/impalement/roadkill/stabbing/shooting has crossed your eyes, you wont be able to get the movie out of your head. Thats because the musical score by Junkie XL, so repetitive throughout, becomes an incessant earworm that you cant turn off no matter how hard you try. Some will consider that a good thing; others will find it annoying, even haunting. Regardless, having a thrill ride like Mad Max stay with you well after the credits roll is a sign Mr. Miller did something right. >> It took eight months to shoot Mad Max: Fury Road in Namibia, Africa, and various locations in Australia. By the end of principal photography, more than 480 hours of lm was shot, which roughly equates to three consecutive weeks worth of footage. Cutting 480 hours down to two could not have been easy. b a a a e dan HUDAKwww.punchdrunkmovies.com
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 C17 ALL ABOUT CLOSETSWe Create Function and Storage with Style. Innovative Design. Impeccable Craftsmanship. Flawless Service. Call for a Free Professional Design Consultation! MaryMcNulty Email: email@example.com WWW.ALLABOUTCLOSETS.COM All About Closets is all about innovative design, impeccable craftsmanship and awless service. Our installations reect your dreams and your personality, while dramatically enhancing your home. Let me nd the perfect solution for you. Mildred Watkins, a well-known Cleveland enamelist, made this sterling silver box set with the enameled picture of a ship. It sold at a 2015 Skinner auction in Boston for the unexpectedly high price of $15,990. emigrated from the Netherlands to Grand Rapids, Michigan, hoping to fulfill his dream of becoming a furniture maker. Towards the end of the 19th century, Grand Rapids companies had become leading producers of machine-made furniture and the city became known as The Furniture City. Hekman started out as a baker in Grand Rapids, selling cookies door to door, and started the Hekman Biscuit Co., which later became the Keebler Co. It was Hekmans three sons who inherited his love of furniture craftsmanship and started the Hekman Furniture Co. in 1922. The company made affordable desks, cabinets, consoles, and all sorts of occasional tables and stands. In 1983, Hekman was bought by the Howard Miller Clock Co. of Zeeland, Michigan, and in 1993, Hekman bought a company noted for its upholstered furniture. The company is still in business. Your cabinet was made by Hekman about 1950 and is worth $200 to $300. Q: I have a glass bank that is 4 inches high by 4 inches wide. It has raised letters that read Watch your savings grow with Esso and an oval with the Esso logo. Is it worth anything? A: Clear glass block banks were popular advertising or promotional giveaways and souvenirs. They were printed, etched or embossed with all kinds of designs or company logos. Your glass block bank was available at service stations that sold Esso gasoline. The embossed logo and slogan on your bank was used by Esso starting in 1934. The bank probably had a paper label band around it when it was new. Some of the labels encouraged saving to buy U.S. Defense Bonds; later labels encouraged saving for Christmas, vacation, new car, and clothing. Your bank is from the early 1940s and is worth $40 to $75, depending on condition and clarity of the glass (some have yellowed). A bank with its label will bring a higher price. A glass block bank was also a popular souvenir at the 1939 New York Worlds Fair. It has the same Esso logo on one side and the Trylon and Perisphere and New York Worlds Fair 1939 on the other. It can sell for up to $100. Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of photographs, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The amount of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. MEDICAL DIRECTOR DR. CURTIS DEDRICK DO, FACOIFACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON DR. JOHN M. NASSIFMD, FACSAGE MANAGEMENT HEALTHCARE 2350 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, Florida 34109 Monday-Friday 9AM-4PMSummer bodies are made NOW !239.494.4441NaplesMedi-Spa.com ITS A 100% PAINLESS Warm treatment, using RF Technology to provide the following immediate and long-term results for the face, neck and body. BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER your first session is ONLY $99!($250 VALUE) Call Now and Receive 20% OffPackages!
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 SUNTHU 11:30AM TO 10:00PMFRISAT 11:30AM TO 11:00PM THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4360 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-263-FISH (3474)fishseafoodrestaurant.com FISHRESTAURANT Join Us For Lunch on Venetian Bay2-COURSE, 1 PLATE LUNCH $12.95 HAPPY HOUR 1/2 PRICE 3-6PMWell Drinks & WineFISH Presents Exceptional Quality and Freshness at its Best! New Summer HoursDINING ROOM OPEN THURSDAYSUNDAY At 8th Street across from Cambier Park, next to City Hall CLOSED MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY The chimes in the steeple are calling you to come experience a higher standard. EXPERIENCE HEAVENLY AWARD-WINNING CULINARY CREATIONS! 5 5 CUISINE NEWS Start your summer weekends at Randys Fishmarket Restaurant in North Naples with Friday happy hour starting May 15. Enjoy drink specials and $6 appetizers in the bar from 3-6 p.m., and get in on a game of bingo hosted by Lenny from 5-6 p.m. 10395 T amiami Trail N. Call 593-5555 or visit randysfishmarketrestaurant.com. Naples Grande Beach Resort introduces Sunday brunch on the Sunset Veranda starting at 10 a.m. May 17. The a la carte menu includes smoked kobe pastrami with sweet potato hash, a Build Your Own Belvedere Bloody Mary Bar and Veuve Clicquot mimosa specials. Call 594-6058 or visit naplesgrande.com. The consortium of locally owned and operated restaurants known as Naples Originals starts its quarterly gift certificate sale on Thursday, May 14. Diners can enjoy 30 percent off $15, $25 and $50 certificates and 30 percent off a $200 gift certificate for catering by Crave Culinaire. Shop early at naplesoriginals.com, as supplies are limited. Sample several Spanish wines paired with appetizers starting at 4 p.m. Friday, May 14, at The Local. $10. 5323 Airport-Pulling Road. 596-3276 or thelocalnaples.com. Learn more about rose wines in a class at Whole Foods Market in Mercato at 5 p.m. Monday, May 18. $10. 552-5100 or wholefoodsmarket.com. Nutrition Specialists of Florida presents a free seminar about using food to reset hormones at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Whole Foods Market in Mercato. Reservations required. 947-1177 or doctorgendron.com. Vom Fass at Mercato hosts a craft cocktail party from 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, May 21, with demonstrations, appetizers and samples featuring the stores specialty liquors, liqueurs and fruit vinegars. $40. Guests will take home a bottle of all-natural grenadine as a parting gift. Purchase tickets at naples.vomfassusa.com. The shop hosts a free mini-tasting of brandy, cognac and Armagnac from 6-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 22. No registration necessary. Avenue 5 at Inn on Fifth hosts a wine tasting starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21, featuring Orin Swift Cellars of Napa Valley. Guests will visit with owner/vintner David Phinney and Jane Uttley, the founder of Unfiltered Unfined Wines. Small plates will be available. $25. 699 Fifth Ave. S. Call 4037170 or visit avenue5naples.com. Culinary Concepts Restaurants Pazzo! Cucina Italiana, Chops City Grill, Yabba Island Grill and Blue Water Bistro has adjusted operating hours for the summer. Doors open at 5 p.m., and dinner service begins at 5:30 p.m. Contact individual restaurants for more information. A new Culvers is slated to open in late summer in East Naples and will be the Wisconsin-based burger joints second Collier County location. It is forecast to provide about 70 partand full-time jobs. A groundbreaking ceremony was held earlier this month with franchise owners Mike and Vinnie Busalacchi. For more information, call (414) 687-1245 or visit culvers.com. Email food and wine news to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. The Best Lunch in Naples!Served 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Italian Sausage Sub $8.00 With marinara sauce, Romano and provolone cheeses Baked Haddock Steven $12.00 Topped with sundried tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms and cheddar cheese Steak Tip Fajita Roll-Up $10.00 Served with fries, coleslaw and a pickle Sword sh Tips Stir-Fry $10.00 Served over lo mein noodlesChef Bills Dinner FeaturesServed 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Surf & Turf $38.00 8 oz. let with two jumbo Alaskan king crab claws served with potato and veggies Grilled Salmon Venice $22.00 Topped with a basil, parsley and garlic marinate served with potato and veggies Sauteed Shrimp, Scallops & Sword sh $24.00 Sauteed in a tomato basil cream sauce served over cheese ravioli Baked Haddock Parmesan $21.00 Topped with marinara sauce and fresh mozzarella served over lnguine seafoodrestaurantnaples.comFRESH NEW ENGLAND SEAFOOD FLOWN IN DAILY!Call us to cater your next event! 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 C25 THE DISHThe Dish: Saratoga Veggie Burger The Price: $13, with fries and a giant pickle The Place: Agave Bar & Grill 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road The Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. The Full Menu: agavenaples.com The Details: When theres a burger on the menu, I usually go that route. But for lunch recently at Agave Bar & Grill, the Saratoga Veggie Burger caught my attention and won out over the beefy Lafayette Burger with mushrooms, Swiss cheese and a marsala reduction (it was probably because the Saratoga involved goat cheese, one of my biggest weaknesses when it comes to food). The thick, handmade patty of quinoa, rice, beans and veggies was nicely grilled and topped with a smear of smashed avocado and the aforementioned goat cheese. It seemed sacrilegious to order fries with that, but of course I did, opting for the lightly truffled variety Id heard so much about from friends over the sweet potato kind. Nothing about the dish disappointed, from the tangy, crunchy pickle to the soft, gluten-free roll. One More Thing: The complementary basket of chips and chilled red salsa with just the right amount of kick is a perfect lunchtime appetizer at Agave. Cindy Pierce firstname.lastname@example.org Early Dining Menu, 2 courses $36.955 6pm nightlyLi MusiThe Incorrigibles, featuring Susie HulcherThursday, Friday and Saturday Nights
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PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Alto Live Jazz Kitchen, 492 Bayfront Place, Naples; 261-2586 Summoning the spirit of Philadelphias famed jazz supper club Zanzibar Blue, at which he was once chef, Charles Mereday has created a sleek, sophisticated space where theres great attention afforded to food, music and cocktails. Theres live jazz on the stage most nights. Enjoy it while dining on a charcuterie plate of artisan meats, cheese and house-pickled veggies, an Asian-style tuna cocktail, steamed buns with tender teriyaki chicken or the caprese salad with heirloom tomatoes and the hearty Alto burger (topped with cheddar and a fried egg, tomatoes and lettuce). A simple but elegant dish was the salmon served with kale, watermelon and feta. For dessert, consider the Alto trio: the harmonious combo of flourless chocolate torte, dark chocolate and orange mouse and white chocolate ice cream. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2014 The Bay House, 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples; 591-3837 Seated in the dining room gazing out on the tranquil mangrove-lined Cocohatchee River, youll find it hard to believe U.S. 41 is just yards away. The grand view is matched by superb food and polished service. Executive Chef Andy Hunter and his team have done a masterful job of showcasing fresh seafood (with a nod to carnivores in the form of steak and one chicken dish). An appetizer called South of Broad features perfectly cooked fried green tomatoes, tangy goat feta, basil puree and tomato jam. A roasted beet and citrus salad, which included a delicious horseradish panna cotta, was an equally good start. The Coastal Pan Roast consisted of golden tilefish, shrimp, a Tampa devil crab, Carolina gold rice, baby vegetables, corn pudding and red wine sauce. Seafood pirlau, a Low Country version of bouillabaisse, contained scallops, shrimp, mussels, and an outstanding house-made seafood sausage in a mild seafood brandade served with seafood fumet on the side. Florida Sunshine goat cheese cheesecake with pink grapefruit gelee and pools of blood orange and lemon curd, finished with tangy lime granita was an excellent end to a top-notch meal. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2014 Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill, 8001 Plaza del Lago Drive (Coconut Point), Estero; 992-7611 The palm fronds and plantation shutters of Hemingways Island Grill have given way to myriad TV screens and oversized images of sports figures that are the trappings of Bokampers. The small chain started in Plantation by a longtime Miami Dolphins player has another location off Vanderbilt Beach Road in North Naples. Not surprisingly, the menu is mostly dedicated to sports-bar fare appetizers of dips and fried snacks along with wings, burgers and other sandwiches, flatbreads, sliders and tacos. The majority of the dishes we tried, though not particularly innovative, were nicely executed. The jalapeno crab dip, a bubbling bowl of molten cheddar, sour cream and real blue crabmeat, is a good way to start, as are Southwestern chipotle eggrolls stuffed with tender chicken, corn, black beans, spinach, bell peppers and cheese. Bokampers burgers achieve a good balance of ingredients. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2014 La Bazenne, 474 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 682-8623 Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner you fancy, La Bazenne is prepared to serve it to you with proper French style and flair. A cozy little spot on Fifth next to Osteria Tulia, its operated by Martine and Bernard Giacometti. (His parents have run the original La Bazenne in France for 40 years.) From crepe, salads and burgers early in the day to the more complex and interesting dinner lineup, Chef Andy Hydes fare is tres magnifique. The octopus salad is outstanding (rendered tender via sous vide preparation) and served with broccoli rabe, cherry tomatoes and lemon verbena pesto. A chevre starter with cherry tomatoes, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds and mixed greens was also excellent. Entrees of diver scallops with English peas, scallops and pommes fondants were elegant and perfect, as was the crisp lavender duck with Florida orange glaze, kohlrabi and pommes almond. A cheese plate and aphrodisiaque crepe provided a wondrous ending to a flawless meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2014 Patrics, 2091 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 596-7708 Long-time area chef Patric Achilles and his husband, Gary Teater, are back with a breakfast and lunch joint named, not surprisingly, Patrics. The owners are as friendly and charming as ever. There are loads of breakfast and lunch items, including paleo options (proteins, veggies, fruits, roots and nuts), of which the chef is a devotee. Want gluten free? Theyve got that, too. Those who have no such dietary limitations might tuck into the Brie-stuffed French toast with peaches for a decadent, satisfying start to the day. The pot roast skillet was a hearty blend of home fries, pot roast, gravy, onions, eggs, cheddar cheese and a fresh biscuit. Even if youre full, take home some homemade chocolate-chocolate chip cookies for later. Food: Service: Atmosphere Reviewed June 2014 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 14-20, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 CUISINERandys in Bonita is seafood lovers ParadiseIf your routine involves hitting the gym after work, you probably have noticed this: Most of the commercials airing from 5-7 p.m. are food related. There you are, sweating on the dreadmill uh, treadmill while the attached TV screen tortures you with images of food you shouldnt be eating after trying to burn off a few hundred calories: crispy fried chicken, pizza slices draped in melted cheese, pasta bathed in cream sauce. On the upside, thats how I heard about Randys Paradise Shrimp in Bonita Springs. An offshoot of Randys Fishmarket Restaurant in North Naples, it sells fresh seafood wholesale and retail and late last year debuted an attached caf that serves lunch Monday-Saturday. The location in a corporate-looking plaza off Old U.S. 41 and Bernwood Parkway is a little hard to spot, and there are a lot of vacant units in the complex. But Paradise Shrimp is worth tracking down. Like its sister restaurant, it offers a wide range of seafood options but at a more affordable price point. The atmosphere is casual and whimsical. Flying fish soar overhead through puffy clouds painted on the ceiling. Blue waves curl in graphic patterns on the walls. A mounted swordfish hangs over the markets seafood case. After ordering food at the counter and dispensing our fountain drinks, we seated ourselves at a tin-topped table. You could shop while you wait for food, too. There are shelves of gourmet pastas, jarred sauces and mixed-spice rubs. You can also take home one of Randys famous Key lime pies. (Namesake Randy Essig is no longer associated with this company. Earlier this year, he and a partner opened Fish Crazy in North Naples.) First to arrive at the table: appetizers of lobster and shrimp bisque ($3.99 cup) and conch fritters ($5.99). The soup, a special that day, was indeed special. Lushly textured and intensely flavored with the essence of the shellfish, the creamy soup was a superb showcase for fresh seafood. The live lobsters in the market tank are flown in from Maine, and the gulf pinks come in straight off the boats. The fritters werent quite as impressive, though we were served seven instead of the five the menu said would be included. There was a lot of batter, along with finely chopped bits of peppers and onions, but not much in the way of conch. A tangy golden Carolinastyle barbecue sauce was served for dipping. For the main course, there are plenty of never-frozen fish to choose from, such as hogfish, swordfish, mahi-mahi, snapper and cod. You can order fish as a sandwich basket with cole slaw and choice of French fries, potato salad, tomato slices or chips; if you order a platter, the fish can be sauted, broiled, blackened or fried with four choices of chefs signature toppings for a couple dollars more. If someone in your party isnt a seafood lover, they can get a basic burger or grilled chicken breast sandwich. The friendly woman working at the counter had recommended Randys House Favorite Grouper & Chips ($12.99), and we were not disappointed. The basket contained a surprisingly generous serving of grouper considering the price. The sweet, moist fish was coated in a very light breading that tasted like cornmeal, maybe thinned out with flour. It was fried to a perfect golden crust without absorbing a lot of oil. Someone in the kitchen knows his or her way around a fryer. The chips were fairly ordinary French fries, but they were thickly sliced and crisply fried. We also had grouper blackened and tucked into tacos ($11.99) with a side of fries. Again, the fish was moist and tender, well seasoned but not overwhelmed by fiery spices. The two flour tortillas were filled out with shredded cabbage, sliced avocado, diced tomato and shredded cheddar and drizzled with chipotle sauce. Cole slaw on the side was fine but nothing noteworthy. Another recommendation was the fried gulf oyster sandwich ($9.99). With eight plump, lightly breaded oysters, this was a bargain. The bun was not substantial enough to hold up to this bounty of fried deliciousness, but thats quibbling. I simply plucked out a few and popped them in my mouth. A cup of tartar sauce was provided, but the oysters deserved a remoulade or some other kind of amped-up flourish as a finishing touch. Hot sauce had to suffice. On the side, I chose the potato salad, which was oh-so-creamy with mayo. With an abundance of seafood and potatoes in our bellies, we didnt really need dessert. But we ordered the miniature Key lime tart ($1.99) anyway. The filling had a muted tanginess, not the sharp acidity we usually associate with Floridas signature dessert. Its been a long time since Ive tasted Randys pie. Maybe its always been this way, or perhaps theyve changed the recipe for broader appeal. As I said, we didnt need dessert anyway. There are plenty of other reasons fresh seafood, skilled cooking, friendly service to experience this Paradise. Email dining news to cuisine@ floridaweekly.com. DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYLeft: Conch fritters are served with Carolina-style barbecue sauce. Right: A grouper and chips basket contains an abundance of fish. drew STERWALDcuisine@floridaweekly.com Randys Paradise Shrimp>> Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed Sunday >> Reservations: Not accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $5.99-$10.99; entrees, $8.99-$12.99 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Specialties of the house: Seafood >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Attached lot >> Website: paradiseshrimpcompany.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 25010 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs; 949-6001 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Grouper tacos are drizzled with smoky chipotle sauce. 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 Reservations 239.659.7008 VerginaRestaurant.com You can get 5% return on every visit at Vergina with your newVergina Loyalty Membership CardSign up and generate a HUGE discount during the year, plus anniversary and birthday prizes exclusively for Gold Star Club Members ONLY!Call 239.659.7008 to nd out how to sign up for your FREE Gold Star Club Membership Card and get your rst return immediately.
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FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com MAY 2015 LUXE LIVING 3SEE DESIGNER, 4 By KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhile Laverne S. Gehman is new to Southwest Florida, he is a veteran of the design world. After his first visit to Naples just more than a year ago to work on a design project for a longtime client who purchased a home in Fiddlers Creek, he and his wife both fell in love with the area and made plans to live here. Having been in the interior design and home furnishings industry for three decades including operating a 30,000-square-foot showroom Mr. Gehman has had access to the finest dcor and home products anywhere. But this personable designer says he derives the biggest rewards from the relationships he establishes with his clients. Mr. Gehman enjoys listening to clients, and says learning where they are in life and what they want their home to reflect allows him to design a space that fits. For him, the design process is a team effort. Mr. Gehman loves nothing more than hearing his clients say that their home is everything they envisioned and watching them light up with a huge smile when they see the final project. Mr. Gehman will be working out of the Norris Home Furnishings showroom in Naples. We caught up with him to ask about his favorite designs, most memorable challenges and best advice. Q: Whats your favorite home design trend right now? A: While I prefer to create spaces that are timeless and not limited to any current trend, I like to use a variety of shapes and styles in a room, mixing old and new interior-design ideas. Comfort should be the driving force in any design, plus incorporating a mixture of textures and colors in building a room and an entire home will make for the most inviting spaces. With many of the large window areas in many homes today, I like also to consider the exterior setting when planning the interior spaces. Q: What trends are you glad have gone by the wayside? A: I believe the trend of having every element in a home or room be matched has sailed. While continuity of color and basic flair of a design are important, having everything match is at best predictable and at worst boring. A number of years ago, there was a significant move away from wallpapered space to faux finishes, which I see us moving away from in lieu of well-chosen plain wall colors. When it comes to walls, I feel the overuse of accent walls is for the most part a passing trend. Large, patterned sofas are a thing of the past, too. And when it comes to windows, heavy treatments have gone by the wayside LAVERNE DESIGNER Q&A Mr. Gehman had to hire a crane to install furnishings in this condo.COURTESY PHOTOSLaverne Gehman is a fresh new design mind in townGEHMAN UP TO $500 IN FREE MATERIAL UPGRADES AND ACCESSORIES!* *See your PLC sales representative for more information. Your Hometown Closet Company 1408 Railhead Boulevard, Naples, Florida 34110 email@example.com O 239.260.1890 W plcclosets.com Call us today to set up a complimentary estimate! NAPLES 2465 Trade Center Way 239-592-6006 BONITA SPRINGS 3333 R enaissance Blvd 239-948-9000 Monday Thursday 9 to 6 Friday 9 to 5 Saturday 10 to 5 LIGHTING WILSONLIGHTING.COMYou can spend every spare moment of your life trying to make something that looks this crafty, or you can just walk into the Wilson Lighting Showroom and point. It will be our little secret.Tell Them You Made It.SINCE 1975
in favor of simple shading for function, while simple valences and side panels bring softness and color to a room. Q: What architecture/design-build books or magazines do you recommend? A: Beauty at Home by Aerin Lauder is a fun-to-read coffee table book with generous amounts of photography. Inspired Styles features current leading designers, again with copious amounts of photography. Q: If you could have another designer celebrity or local design your house, who would that be? A: Two designers who I have had the pleasure to meet on numerous occasions are Michael Weiss and Raymond Waites. It would be a fun experience to work with either one of these entirely different designers, who have a vastly different approach to design. Michael Weiss is a second-generation interior designer who got his start at a very young age collaborating with his mother, Lillian August, an accomplished artist and designer. He works in simple, new-modern styles, while Raymond has a flair for the elegant and vintage styles. Q: What type of decor would you most like to have in your home? A: I already have it. While eclectic is a somewhat overused term, that is the prevailing look in my own home. My wife and I have included many classic pieces that we had in our home for many years while adding simple, contemporary pieces to create a livable space. We always include many spaces for our collection of books, and florals and accessories to complement comfortable seating in every room, which is a must. Q: What was the most difficult project or home youve ever done, and why? A: In my memory, it would probably be a penthouse condo project outside Harrisburg, Pennsylv ania, overlooking the Susquehanna River. It was a fun space to design using custom-built Italian cabinetry and hand-painted finishes throughout, but the project was wrought with many challenges. One regarded a 22-foot wall on which I specified a 12-foot long, 3-inch thick stone top console table that weighed over 1,000 pounds. I had to engage a crane service to lift the table as well as several other pieces up to the outside deck and then finally into the condo. We should have made the six oclock news. Q: Please share any advice you have for a homeowner embarking on new-home construction. A: Know and trust your interior designer. Find a qualified designer with whom you feel comfortable working together on your project and communicate with each other. Your designer must be a person with whom you can establish mutual trust and confidence who should take time to learn your lifestyle and daily living patterns. Within reason, any interior-design project can be adjusted to what you are able or willing to spend. Always know what you are paying for ahead of time. If you have a realistic budget, dont be afraid to share that with your designer of choice up front. Laverne S. Gehman, Allied ASID (717) 395-7095;.DesignerLaverne.com 4 LUXE LIVING MAY 2015 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYDESIGNERFrom page 3 We specialize in Gourmet Kitchens, Baths & Spas, Custom Cabinetry and Complete Renovations. Please visit our showroom in North Naples. F O R T H O S E W H O L O V E T O L I V E W E L L Granada Shoppes | 1000 Immokalee Road, Suite 82 | 239-596-7970 | www.sunbuiltwest.com
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6 LUXE LIVING MAY 2015 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly CorrespondentHomeowners learned how to make every guests stay a memorable one when Miromar Design Center in Estero hosted a recent Luxury in Florida: The Pampered Guest seminar at Ralph Lauren Home. The focus was on using linens, lighting and accessories to create havens for houseguests. It was hosted by interior designers Ruth Condit and Dean Farris. Mrs. Condit of Ruth Condit Interiors, who holds a certificate in interior design from the New York School of Interiors Design, serves as a guest designer at M-P Interiors at Miromar Design Center. Mr. Farris, the LUXE featured designer in August 2014, is a designer at MP Interiors, which sponsored this event. Attendees learned how to use furnishings and accents to make over a spare room into a guest respite. As part of their presentation, the designers referenced legendary designers Bunny Williams and Carleton Varney. Mr. Farris and Mrs. Condit fielded several questions, mostly about the centerpiece of any guestroom the bed. People wanted to know how to keep comforters from sliding around duvet covers, where to go for demonstrations on how to layer and fold the various bed layers (answer: YouTube), Mrs. Condit says. They also asked about how many pillows were too many pillows, and we said no limit, and there were a couple of questions on what colors are good for guest rooms, such as bright or soothing. They also covered what not to do. Mrs. Condit cautions against putting old, unwanted furniture in the guest room, especially if it doesnt fit. Rather, buy new furnishings, reupholster or paint. Do not use the closet for storage, Mr. Farris adds. Keep it empty with nice, upscale hangers and a folding luggage rack. How small is too small for a guest room? According to Mrs. Condit and Mr. Farris, theres no such thing as too small. The famed Sister Parish changed her spare New York City closet into a guest room for one of her grandchildren, he says. Be careful of what you put in such a small space, though. Both Mr. Farris and Mrs. Condit say a folding bed should be a solution of last resort, calling it not the ideal for creating a luxurious retreat. Outfitting a guest room and being a great host are about more than just good furnishings, as Mrs. Condit pointed out. She shared how to use monograms with seminar attendees and how they can look really fresh when they are over scale, unusually colored or unusually shaped. A few other favorite things to put in any guest room include a good, small, flat-screen TV, the latest magazines reflecting the guests interests and local, recent guides on where to go, what to do, she says. Mr. Farris agrees about the TV, but adds he would include fresh flowers and books. Ideally revamping a guest room would include hiring a designer to ensure a DESIGN MAKEOVERMake your guests feel at home SEE MAKEOVER, 8 COURTESY PHOTORuth Condit and Dean Farris Bonita Springs239.495.166127801 S. Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL 34134North Fort Myers239.997.166014130 North Cleveland Avenue North Fort Myers, FL 33903www.PalmCasualSwfl.com Store Hours: Monday Saturday 9-5, Closed on Sunday Family Owned and Operated Since 1978 e #1 Manufacturer of Patio Furniture in Florida Since 1978 Thank You for Voting UsBest of SWFL for Patio Furniture Buy at the Factory and Save! Our Money Back GuaranteeIf you can nd a better value in patio furniture or for any other reason wish to return your furniture, you may do so within 30 days for a full refund.
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8 LUXE LIVING MAY 2015 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYDESIGN MAKEOVERbeautiful outcome, but Mr. Farris has good advice for homeowners who dont have the budget to hire a designer, especially when structural work is necessary. For the DIY decorator, get the best, most trustworthy contractor and select the best, most reputable painter and buy the best quality upholstery, he says. And in the case of furnishings, buy from reputable sources and see them in person before making the purchase. DIY renovators can find bargains at Miromars clearance showroom, especially for end-of-season furnishings. Items can be as much as 50 percent off retail prices. The design center has 45 home-furnishing stores featuring furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, accessories and wall coverings. Brands include Ligne Roset, Henredon, Poliform, Ralph Lauren Home and Ralph Lauren Home Lighting & Accessories, Poggenpohl, Francesco Molon and others. Miromar Design Center offers free seminars throughout the year at 10800 Corkscrew Road in Estero. For a list of events, visit MiromarDesignCenter.com or call 390-5111. Dean Farris MP Interiors 498-9074; mp-interiors.net Ruth Condit Ruth Condit Interiors 462-3328;.ruthconditinteriors.com MAKEOVERFrom page 6 COURTESY PHOTOSLeft: A bedroom design by Mr. Farris and Mrs. Condit gets top marks. Top right: Susan Sullys guest bedroom is delicately charming. Bottom right: A romantic scene by Barbara Westbrook is featured on a distressed trunk. WHICH VIEW WILL BE YOURS? ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Values Between $1,900,000 and $5,000,000. Offered Exclusively by PACT Realty 13675 Vanderbilt Dr. at Wiggins Pass Rd. | Naples, FL 34110 | (239) 591-2727 MON-SAT, 10am-5pm SUN, Noon to 5pm | www.aqua-naples.com Your New View will include spacious, approximately 3,940 to 6,600 square foot, 3and 4-bedroom residences. Amenities feature a rooms and dry saunas, resort style pool and spa, movie theater, guest suites and much more! make AQUA your New Luxury Waterfront Home! Models Open Daily! Grand Opening AQUA II New Models Open
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FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com MAY 2015 LUXE LIVING 11COVER STORY By KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly CorrespondentExcellence begets excellence, so it wasnt a surprise that the first project pairing Clive Daniel Home and Diamond Custom Homes produced a model home that begs to be lived in. The model, perched on Williston Way in Quail West, is a stretch from typical Naples models. The home has cathedral ceilings, streamlined accents, little nooks and surprises around every corner. Designed by Clive Daniel Home designers Rebekah RerrettPikosky and Charlie Hansen, the home is a comfortable environment that also manages to be rich, clean and user-friendly. The model will be open to the We dont build the same house twice, so each is a special place to call home, and this became a contemporary architectural design that also has warmth. Although its contemporary, the warmth softened the edge of the design. Mike Diamond of Diamond Custom HomesClive Daniel Home, Diamond Custom Homes pair up for Quail West projectteamworkModel of SEE MODEL, 12 Top: The outdoor space is streamlined and focused, like the interior. Bottom: Clive Daniel Home designers Rebekah Rerrett-Pikosky and Charlie Hansen COURTESY PHOTO TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY
12 LUXE LIVING MAY 2015 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYpublic until it sells. Whomever winds up living in this home will love the way it feels to them when they walk in, Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky says. Mr. Hansen and Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky put a presentation together for Diamond Custom Homes, which moved forward with making the project house a model. We did quite an extensive presentation of all of our ideas, and the overall look and feel, after many meetings about how style and execution of the design was going to be, Mr. Hansen says. Developing the schematics of the interior design for any home pre-construction is a highly involved process. From selections of backgrounds, hard surfaces, ceiling and tile details to paint colors and furniture, the interior-design package is critical to the success of the final product. When we design something, we see it done before the house is even done, and that includes looking at wall covers and paint materials, Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky says. In our heads, we see it done; it is just conveying it and seeing it executed. Both Mr. Hansen and Mrs. RerrettPikosky say they can walk through any house and visualize what the colors should be, what the residence feels like. When we present it to the builders, everything is all drawn in and scaled, and the things we are selecting will fit although we have done houses without any sets of plans at all, Mr. Hansen says. It all begins with a set of blueprints and a builder with vision. The builder, Mike Diamond with Diamond Custom Homes, was willing to step outside the normal box, especially for the neighborhood, Mr. Hansen says. We had been working on trying to develop a relationship and project together. Mr. Diamond is a custom-home builder in Naples who prefers one-on-one relationships with homeowners instead of mass-producing c ookie-cutter houses. Diamond Custom Homes focuses on 15 to 20 homes a year, mostly in the $2 million-plus range. We work directly with clients to construct their homes, but in this case, for the model, we hired Clive Daniel Homes, and Rebekah and Charlie worked with us on the interior, says Diamond, who worked with John Cooney of Stofft MODELFrom page 11 COURTESY PHOTOS A gathering nook upstairs makes this model perfect for easing into the day. Two wood piles balance the outdoor hearth. Masculine tones make for a striking entry into this bedroom.
Cathedral ceilings help the home feel larger.Cooney Architects on the architecture. Everything we build, we build from scratch, and displaying your work is the best way to show people what you can do. As a space plan developed for furniture, door hardware, trim, flooring and ceiling, the house began to take shape. Mr. Hansen and Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky agree that, stylistically, the project was adventurous. We dont build the same house twice, so each is a special place to call home, and this became a contemporary architectural design that also has warmth, Mr. Diamond says. Although its contemporary, the warmth softened the edge of the design.The light touchesThe house is awash with light from elongated glass doors throughout the living area. Floor-to-ceiling drapery provides privacy at night. Elegant lighting makes the large, open space feel more personal. The outdoor space with its neutral colors, natural accents and vast pool is an upscale-yet-casual place to gather. While the marriage of open air between the kitchen, dining and living room allows room to breathe, each segment has its own design personality. The combination of wide chairs, ottomans and couch in the seating area is formal enough to entertain, but feels comfortable. There are straight lines and dark cabinetry, which is a little bit of different thinking than whats typical in Naples, and it is an interesting environment, Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky says. The designing duo attended events and parties in the model, but point out an ironic fact about people and models: typically, visitors dont lounge around in model homes. They walk through them cautiously like in a museum, often to the detriment of learning the personality of the home. We spent a lot of time there and saw people sitting down at the dining-room table, sitting outside in the chairs, and it was fun to see people use the space as opposed to how it usually is when you go into a model, Mr. Hansen says. That was a testament to the execution of the plan. Customization contributes to the homes uniqueness. A lot of the artwork was custom created for the space. Clive Daniel Home works with an art distributor to create anything a customer wants a key selling point when everyone wants things no one else has. Were not trying to shop to accommodate the space and delineate what already goes with the color palate, Mr. Hansen says. The type of custom design he references is reflected most prominently in the study, which Mr. Diamond says is his favorite room in the house. The days of a study with a big, old, mahogany desk are in the past now that we have portability and can do work anywhere, he says. And people dont always want to watch television in the great room. Mr. Hansen says the custom pieces really make people pay attention to detail. Case in point: the artwork and sofa in the vast study. The sofa has been dubbed the couch from heaven for good reason. The massive couch allows everyone to have a seat. The designers wanted to make it more of a cool place where the homeowners could relax, and all of the pieces are custom-made to fit the space. This is more of a relaxed, Floridafeeling house versus super formal with a big expanse, and thats why we did the study as a family seating area where everyone can gather, Mrs. RerrettPikosky says. For the kitchen, the designers designed a big, white kitchen counter and little conversation area in the corner with occasional chairs, which contrast with the tall windows and bench seat. The sitting area is made-to-order for the Florida lifestyle, because so many homeowners do not use their formal areas. As the homeowner comes in from the garage, the first thing he or she will see is the wine room encased in glass, which lends another layer of pizazz to the space. Next to the wine room is a small working area, also designed to match the kitchen. The main hallway is flanked with oversized artwork with a framed, glass doorway. No downside upstairs In so many homes, design style drops off upstairs. Not so with Diamonds Williston Way model. Seating areas at the end of each bed and VIP suites for guests with bathrooms that are as sexy as those in the main house make the upstairs as user-friendly and luxurious as the downstairs. We have the depth in these bedrooms, and often times you dont have enough depth to put chairs at the end of the bed, Mr. Hansen says. Typically, you might have a bench or window seat, but in this case, we were able to do more. The guest rooms also have their own bathrooms and king beds, and are designed with distinctive feminine and masculine looks. One of the rooms has some sizzle, with a sexy look and balcony that looks over the golf course in the back, Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky says. Even the powder room is decked out, like the walls were carved from something rather than built. Everything is very linear, which enlarges the perspective of the space. For people to see, feel and touch it build a home like this, Mr. Hansen says. Its a great tool for a builder to have. One of the biggest selling points of the upstairs is a small loft lounge, which the designers say makes a big statement as soon as you get off the stairs. The lounge has its own television, mini wet bar and water and refrigerator access. It has seating for four, plus a large ottoman. You can have your coffee up there in the morning, Mrs. Rerrett-Pikosky says.Clive Daniel Home 2777 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 261-4663; clivedaniel.com Diamond Custom Homes 6646 Willow Park Drive No. 4, Naples 325-4600; diamondcustomhomesfl.comCOURTESY PHOTOS A vast open space between the kitchen, living and dining rooms allows for plenty of breathing room. FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com MAY 2015 LUXE LIVING 13
14 LUXE LIVING MAY 2015GALLERY GUIDEThe Baker Museum ArtisNaples5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. 597-1900; artisnaples.org Through May 17: Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the cole des Beaux-Arts, Paris An exploration of the dramatic impact of the cole des Beaux-Arts curriculum on Western visual culture. Through July 26: Weegee by Weegee More than 120 photographs by the legendary photographer from the collection of philanthropist and photographer Jean Pigozzi. Organized according to the time the photos were presumably taken, from dawn through the dead of night, the exhibition is an invitation to spend a day with Weegee.Gallery on Fifth and Russian Museum of Art Mercato9115 Strada Place 220-7503; artorg.net May 14-28: Spring by the Sea Alexei Petruhin is a renowned Russian seascape artist who grew up on the Black Sea coast. He works exclusively on plein air, capturing and preserving the fleeting moment. His paintings are alive and vibrant, void of any photographic dryness. May 28June 11: Enigmatic Beauties A woman is the most enigmatic subject matter for artist Sergey Smirnov, whose images fragile and strong, simple and complex, always fascinating captivate viewers.Harmon-Meek | modern382 12th Ave. S. 262-2699; harmonmeekmodern.com May 18-30: Ellie Barnet Feature One of the gallerys newest artists, the granddaughter of famed American painter Will Barnet brings new paintings to Naples from her native Maine. Almond Trees in Bloom, oil on canvas, by Alexei Petruhin, Gallery on Fifth Two Cat Nap, oil on canvas, by Ellie Barnet, Harmon-Meek | modernTapestry of the Hunt, giclee on canvas, by Sergey Smirnov, Gallery on FifthDrunken Man Slumped Outside Restaurant, New York, ca. 1945, gelatin silver print, by Weegee (Arthur Fellig), The Baker Museum. Courtesy of the Collection of Jean Pigozzi. Apollo and Diana Killing the Children of Niobe, oil on canvas, by Pierre-Charles Jombert, 1772, The Baker Museum. Courtesy American Federation of Arts. FULL SERVICEINTERIORDESIGNSpecializing in Residential Homes and Condominiums.We provide our clients with a personal and intimate design experience.Visit Our New Location & ShowroomFine Furniture. Art Gallery. Design Studio. Visit our new website at agostinos.com Interiors by Agostinos239.430.9108interiorsbyagostinos.comSchedule your consultation today! Home Accessories, Lamps & More! Complimentary Interior DesignSUMMER SALE!
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16 LUXE LIVING MAY 2015 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYSHOP TALKWe have always had a garden center in conjunction with our landscaping and tree maintenance, and since we are 50 years old its 50 years old this year we actually do all phases of landscaping. Tom Williams, Williams Magical Garden and LandscapeWhere dreams go to grow BY KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly CorrespondentThe folks at Williams Magical Garden Center and Landscape embrace the philosophy that just adding a single potted plant can transform the appearance of a home. Add a few statues, some masonry, more greenery and a stunning fountain, and your entire property becomes your very own Zen respite. Owners Tom and Mary Williams have spent decades helping people realize their green dreams of everything from landscape design to construction, from tiny paver projects to extravagant water features. The company also performs maintenance, tree work, pool and lanai design and provides irrigation solutions, among other services. But its the sharing of personalized green thumbs theirs and those of the Williamses staff that makes people return to the familiar building on Pine Ridge Road. We have always had a garden center in conjunction with our landscaping and tree maintenance, and since we are 50 years old its 50 years old this year we actually do all phases of landscaping, Mr. Williams says. The days when we started 50 years ago, there were no other landscapers at the time, and wed build the patios and put in swimming pools and driveways and graded and put in fill dirt whatever the homeowner needs, so we are always dealing with the ultimate consumer. Today, the Williams family still loves working with homeowners who come to the nursery for inspiration and the hundreds of plants and garden accents for sale. Mary Williams helps create landscape designs from the simplest container garden to grand gardens replete with winding paths, trellis masterpieces and water features. We love to use customer ideas and build upon what they want, and we can construct the landscape on existing properties and new properties, says Mr. Williams, who has pushed the business toward renovations rather than initial installations. We want to work with the homeowners no matter how small or large the project. Customers who come to Williams Magical find a secret garden of sorts full of treasures that encourage creativity. Theres a flowering plant, charming garden accent or stunning statue in every nook and cranny. Everything one could want or need for a landscape plan is available here, including acres of plants. Despite the plethora of garden resources, including staffers who simply love helping a person cultivate a green thumb, many Naples residents falsely assume the business is strictly about fountains. Thats because the company has some of the most beautiful water features in town. Fountains are located throughout the property, but the larger fountains are positioned outside the garden center closest to the road. Early in the morning, there are eight of our trucks in the driveway, but by 8:30 or so, they are gone with our staff for maintenance and installing landscapes, Mr. Williams says. We can get that type of service done for you or teach you how to do it yourself. One of the most alluring aspects of Williams Magical Garden Center and Landscape is the layout. The plants are not stacked on shelves, but arranged in such a way that the customer is free to get ideas and envision what they might be able to achieve in their own green space. The business is designed in a serpentine fashion, which beckons wandering and pondering. Staffers are always nearby to answer questions. We make coming here as much of an experience every chance we get, says Mr. Williams, whose mother was a gardener. Several staff members have been with Williams for decades, too. One just celebrated 23 years, another The Williams team loves to help dream gardens come true. Williams Magical Garden Center and Landscape celebrates 50 years of making Naples more beautiful Color abounds in pottery, flowers and green gardens at Williams Magical Garden Center and Landscape on Pine Ridge Road. PHOTOS BY TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY
25 years, another 16 years. Together, the Williams family and their team are a book of knowledge. Mr. and Mrs. Williams also have customers who come in to purchase statues to honor beloved pets and pottery from throughout the world. The business also sells trees, cacti and flowering plants of all sizes, hedges, shrubs and succulents. Customers can sign up for the Williams Magical Garden Center and Landscape Garden Club online. As the Southwest Florida heat looms before the rainy season commences, the staff gets busy helping customers who are seeking droughttolerant plants. We can easily direct someone on how to make a butte rfly garden or a fairy garden, or simply learn to care for potted plants, Mrs. Williams says. On the bigger scale of it, we can go out to the home, take pictures and design a plan around that, including a personal sketch, and that covers a wide range of budgets. Some of the more common gardens customers ask about are container, Japanese, c ontemporary and butterfly gardens. But Mrs. Williams says people begin with a single potted plant and grow slowly. Being around plants is very therapeutic, along with water features, with the sound of the water and the birds that come for the bird baths and fountains, she says. Bring in pictures right off your cell phone. It doesnt have to be a whole yard, it could be just an entryway. Williams Magical Garden Center and Landscape 1717 Pine Ridge Road, Naples 597-4414; williamsmagical.com FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com MAY 2015 LUXE LIVING 17SHOP TALK www.Ligh ngFirst.us Naples 239.775.5100, 4600 Tamiami Tr. E. Bonita Springs 239.949.2544, 28801 S. Tamiami Tr. Fort Myers 239.322.5488, 12879 S. Cleveland Ave. EC13005050
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Over 16,500 associates | More than 760 oces worldwide | 60 countries and territories globally | 24 Premier Sotheby's International Realty locations THE MOORINGS Lausanne #303 Vickie Larscheid 239.250.5041 Web ID SUTH050515IHE $995,000 THE MOORINGS 2900 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 214055235 $895,000 THE MOORINGS Harborside West #406 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $450,000 PORT ROYAL 775 Galleon Drive Rick Marquardt 239.289.4158 Web ID 211520623 $7,795,000 AQUALANE SHORES 251 Aqua Court Martha Kelly 239.877.4569 Web ID 215027075 $4,650,000 OLD NAPLES 366 Central Avenue Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 215022849 $3,250,000 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 215000218 $2,989,000 ROYAL HARBOR 1300 Curlew Avenue Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 214069206 $2,600,000 ROYAL HARBOR 2035 Snook Drive Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Web ID 215015238 $2,195,000 ROYAL HARBOR Oyster Bay Bayview Estates #4-B Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 Web ID 215017783 $899,000 OLD NAPLES Dorset Club #103 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 214023773 $775,000 PORT ROYAL 746 & 770 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID GOME090514IHE $14,800,000 PORT ROYAL 4223 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215001052 $13,500,000 PORT ROYAL 3250 Gin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215002707 $9,450,000 PORT ROYAL 901 Galleon Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID HELL033115IHE $6,650,000 OLD NAPLES 315 3rd Avenue North Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 214055515 $3,999,000 premiersothebysrealty.comSotheby's International Realty and the Sotheby's International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sotheby's International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. MARCO ISLAND 760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 | Marco Island, FL 34145 239.642.2222BROAD AVENUE 390 Broad Avenue South | Naples, FL 34102 239.434.2424FIFTH AVENUE 500 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 501 | Naples, FL 34102 239.434.8770ESTUARY SALES CENTER 1220 Gordon River Trail | Naples, FL 34105 239.261.3148THE VILLAGE 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 | Naples, FL 34103 239.261.6161THE GALLERY CENTRAL NAPLES 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 | Naples, FL 34103 239.659.0099MERCATO SALES CENTER 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 | Naples, FL 34108 239.594.9400VANDERBILT 325 Vanderbilt Beach Road | Naples, FL 34108 239.594.9494BONITA SPRINGS 27400 Riverview Center Boulevard, Suite 4 | Bonita Springs, FL 34134 239.948.4000SANIBEL 2341 Palm Ridge Road | Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.2735CAPTIVA 11508 Andy Rosse Lane | Captiva, FL 33924 239.395.5847DEVELOPER SERVICES 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 350 | Naples, FL 34103 239.213.2999 PORT ROYAL 3125 Rum Row William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web ID 215005679 $12,995,000 PORT ROYAL 1207 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215021658 $6,495,000 PORT ROYAL 3060 Green Dolphin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 210027761 $5,185,000 PORT ROYAL 3530 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 214048431 $4,795,000 Port Royal Coquina Sands / The Moorings Old Naples / Aqualane Shores / Royal Harbor COQUINA SANDS 550 Banyan Boulevard Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web ID 214053279 $3,395,000 THE MOORINGS 725 Ketch Drive Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 Web ID 214043899 $2,790,000 THE MOORINGS 438 Putter Point Court Isabelle Edwards 239.564.4080 Web ID 215028031 $1,595,000 THE MOORINGS 2225 Beacon Lane Cathy Owen 239.269.3118 Web ID 215027334 $5,000,000 THE MOORINGS 875 Wedge Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID 214039757 $3,395,000
PARK SHORE Le Rivage PH 5 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID CAFE041515IHE $12,000,000 PARK SHORE Regent #12S Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215022305 $9,950,000 PARK SHORE Provence PH 6 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 215001656 $7,495,000 PARK SHORE 4235 Crayton Road Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 215000995 $5,499,000 PARK SHORE 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 213024991 $4,600,000 PARK SHORE 310 Neapolitan Way Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 214066403 $4,200,000 PARK SHORE Aria #601 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215009015 $3,695,000 PARK SHORE Brittany #V18 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215012861 $2,495,000 PARK SHORE 528 Devils Lane Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 215006515 $1,985,000 PARK SHORE Venetian Villas #200 William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web ID 215004505 $1,795,000 PARK SHORE 245 Colonade Circle Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215002086 $829,000 PARK SHORE Monaco Beach Club #307 Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 215022312 $670,000 PARK SHORE Allegro #3C Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 214069604 $625,000 PELICAN BAY 713 Nathan Hale Drive Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 215002932 $3,750,000 PELICAN BAY Marbella PH 2202 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215011907 $2,995,000 PELICAN BAY 802 Slashpine Court Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web ID 215026675 $2,400,000 PELICAN BAY Coronado #1002 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215004101 $1,195,000 PELICAN BAY San Marino #410D Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 Web ID 215019779 $1,195,000 PELICAN BAY St. Raphael #V9 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 Web ID 215006774 $1,000,000 PELICAN BAY St. Kitts #1205 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215024178 $995,000 PELICAN BAY 571 Gulf Park Drive Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web ID 214055628 $895,000 PELICAN BAY Laurel Oaks #204 Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Web ID 215018748 $399,999 BAY COLONY Remington #1104 Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 Web ID 215026974 $6,000,000 BAY COLONY Remington #402 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215021698 $5,295,000 BAY COLONY Trieste #705 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 215018143 $2,275,000 PELICAN MARSH 1703 Persimmon Drive Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 215015486 $2,750,000 PELICAN MARSH 1450 Via Portono Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 Web ID 215015592 $1,400,000 PELICAN MARSH Arielle #2505 Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web ID 215024662 $359,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 4260 15th Avenue SW Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 214025021 $4,390,000 PINE RIDGE 172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215003566 $2,485,000 CLUB ESTATES 4437 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 239.293.2378 Web ID 214054067 $2,144,000 PINE RIDGE 197 Eugenia Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 215014749 $1,895,000 LOGAN WOODS 60 Logan Boulevard South Bill Duy 239.641.7634 Web ID 214045015 $995,000 PARK SHORE Regent #4N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 213024984 $9,750,000 BAY COLONY Trieste #1106 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214024952 $2,695,000 premiersothebysrealty.com Park Shore Pelican Bay Bay Colony Pelican Marsh Naples & Surrounds PELICAN MARSH Clermont #F-205 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 215009806 $499,900 PELICAN MARSH Clermont #H-103 Ed Cox/Je Cox 239.860.8806 Web ID 215017707 $475,000 KENSINGTON 5089 Kensington High Street Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web ID 215017702 $509,000
ISLES OF CAPRI 107 Trinidad Street Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web ID 214048013 $899,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #801 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 215009502 $899,000 VINEYARDS 5910 Hammock Isles Circle Denise Sands 215.327.9930 Web ID 214056264 $848,000 VINEYARDS 801 Villa Florenza Drive Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 214068612 $750,000 BAY PARK 2130 Curtis Street Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 214052852 $700,000 COVE TOWERS Montego #1004 Bet Dewey 239.564.5673 Web ID 214059984 $699,000 VINEYARDS Avellino Isles #32202 Denise Sands 215.327.9930 Web ID SHER050115IHE $677,777 COVE TOWERS Nevis #503 Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID 215012788 $599,000 LELY RESORT 6044 Dogleg Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214041075 $489,000 ANDALUCIA 1685 Serrano Circle Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID 214061828 $475,000 GLEN EAGLE 5678 Lago Villaggio Way Mark Maran/Gordie Lazich 239.777.3301 Web ID 214061542 $469,900 BERKSHIRE LAKES 7020 Appleby Drive Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Web ID 215027219 $419,000 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Waterfront In Naples #2206-C Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 Web ID 214053324 $372,500 GREY OAKS 1287 Osprey Trail Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215011911 $5,595,000 GREY OAKS 1659 Chinaberry Court Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web ID 215004591 $3,895,000 GREY OAKS 2701 Buckthorn Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215001163 $2,825,000 GREY OAKS 2427 Indian Pipe Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215026324 $2,795,000 GREY OAKS 1347 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215018649 $2,695,000 GREY OAKS 1942 Cocoplum Court Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215009796 $2,350,000 GREY OAKS 1322 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 215017183 $2,295,000 GREY OAKS 2809 Tarower Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,980,000 MEDITERRA 15923 Roseto Way Shirlene Elkins/Anthony Gatto 239.777.9574 Web ID 215025646 $4,995,000 TIBUR N 2903 Tiburon Boulevard East Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 215010291 $1,699,000 OLDE CYPRESS 3035 Mona Lisa Boulevard Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 215026302 $1,530,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 7697 Santa Cruz Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 214062169 $1,395,000 MERCATO 9277 Mercato Way Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 215009331 $1,325,000 THE DUNES Grande Phoenician #705 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 Web ID 214052669 $1,249,000 COLLIER'S RESERVE 12411 Collier's Reserve Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 215028151 $1,175,000 WILSHIRE LAKES 9633 Wilshire Lakes Boulevard Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 215013817 $795,000 WILSHIRE LAKES 9961 Clear Lake Circle Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 215027447 $795,000 OLDE CYPRESS 7391 Monteverde Way Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 Web ID 214039941 $759,000 INDIGO LAKES 14865 Tybee Island Drive Blake Owen 239.273.3117 Web ID 215026587 $735,000 TWINEAGLES 11989 Heather Woods Court Paul Koch 305.586.5309 Web ID 214058257 $659,000 PINE RIDGE 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 214037097 $2,150,000 QUAIL CREEK 13055 Pond Apple Drive East Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 214066645 $1,295,000 premiersothebysrealty.com Grey Oaks North Naples GREY OAKS 2375 Alexander Palm Drive Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 Web ID 214068332 $2,395,000 GREY OAKS 1708 Venezia Way Lynn Anderson 239.290.6674 Web ID 215000147 $2,395,000 MERCATO The Strada #5308 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 215018664 $899,000 GREY OAKS 1516 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215025330 $2,495,000 KENSINGTON 5089 Kensington High Street Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web ID 215017702 $509,000
THE STRAND Trophy Club #703 Mark Maran 239.777.3301 $529,000 TIBUR N Castillo III #101 Mark Maran/Gordie Lazich 239.777.3301 Web ID 214050824 $489,900 STONEBRIDGE Middleburg #202 Amy Kodak 239.877.6319 Web ID 215028134 $450,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 7653 San Sebastian Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 215014815 $422,000 WILSHIRE LAKES 6091 Shallows Way Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 214054324 $350,000 VANDERBILT BEACH 418 Bayside Avenue Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215011601 $3,450,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Vanderbilt Yacht Racquet #201 Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 214050512 $679,000 VANDERBILT BEACH 245 Heron Avenue Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 214048586 $650,000 MARCO ISLAND 580 Heathwood Drive South Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215026814 $5,850,000 MARCO ISLAND 1231 Laurel Court Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 215027936 $3,249,000 GOODLAND 110 East Court Pat Duggan/Brandon Dowdy 239.213.7445 Web ID 215001732 $2,100,000 MARCO ISLAND 1181 Osprey Court Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 215010777 $1,999,000 MARCO ISLAND 1078 Blue Hill Creek Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215007111 $1,850,000 MARCO ISLAND 431 Edgewater Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 214066773 $750,000 MARCO ISLAND 1240 Laurel Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 $750,000 MARCO ISLAND 187 Dan River Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 215027487 $699,700 MARCO ISLAND 681 Partridge Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 215002038 $575,000 MARCO ISLAND Apollo #805 Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 215027945 $470,000 MARCO ISLAND Ville De Marco #B404 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 215027078 $384,500 FIDDLER'S CREEK 8584 Majorca Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 214046498 $1,499,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK 8508 Bellagio Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 212039626 $910,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK 9048 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 212033141 $597,500 FIDDLER'S CREEK Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214063983 $549,900 FIDDLER'S CREEK 8439 Mallards Way ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214061074 $549,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK 8980 Cherry Oaks Trail Karena DeWitt 931.205.2800 Web ID 214061808 $535,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Serena #202 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214048308 $449,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214037081 $445,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK 8552 Pepper Tree Way ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214061737 $445,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Serena #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 208034226 $442,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Marengo #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215018298 $397,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Serena #102 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214067849 $395,000 MARCO ISLAND 589 Inlet Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 214034514 $2,990,000 LET US MANAGE YOUR PROPERTY WWW.RENTNAPLES.COM 239.262.4242 Like.PremierSIR Tweet.@PremierSIR Pin.PremierSIRWatch.PremierSIR premiersothebysrealty.com Marco Island Fiddler's Creek Vanderbilt Beach MARCO ISLAND Veracruz #904 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 215027739 $1,999,500 MARCO ISLAND Gulfview #1707 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 215009861 $610,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214063025 $449,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK 3299 Hyacinth Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214057092 $817,000 LEMURIA Lemuria #1804 Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215014546 $649,000
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