Summer film finaleNIFF screens The Godfather, and more Society photos. C26-27 Moves like JaguarBehind the wheel in the F-type R Coupe. A10 Thrift shop musicalBroadway Palm patriarch creates a show about second chances. C1 Good dogsThe popularity of putting canines in the pitch. B1 What are young up-and-comers to do when they realize Southwest Florida is mostly a playground for people who have already made it? Local organizations are addressing the areas brain drain problem by starting young professionals groups to keep 20and 30-somethings engaged in the area so they stop moving away. Multiple studies have shown a young, active demographic is a leading factor in business growth. They come with new ideas and fresh education, says Corey Young professionals fill a niche for area nonprofitsSEE YOUNG, A18 KIMBERLY JOY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOPooches and people at the Bow Wow Brunch hosted by Humane Society Naples for young professionals at The Continental. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE DIFFERENT, A8 A Monty Python co-founders John Cleese and Eric Idle will be touring Florida trying some new jokes out on old people. We suggest you hide your pets. BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com DEAD PARROT. No matter what comedian/actor/writer John Cleese accomplishes in life, hell be forever associated with a dead Norwegian blue parrot. Its the most famous sketch he and Graham Chapman wrote for Monty Pythons Flying Circus, the 1970s BBC comedy show that blended surrealism with silliness and dry British humor. The show, which included fellow Python Terry Gilliams animation, was unlike anything ever seen before: a half-hour of inspired lunacy, in which anything could happen and often did. and now forsomething Things you might not know about Monty Python and more useless trivia.inside: A9 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 49 FREEWEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A14 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 BUSINESS MEETINGS B6 NETWORKING B7-8 HOUSE HUNTING B10 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 PUZZLES C12 CONTRACT BRIDGE C13 ANTIQUES C16 CUISINE NEWS C28-31 INSIDE
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Bring Your Highest Expectations LIVINGSTON ROADPINE RIDGE ROAD EXIT 107WHIPPORWILL LANE N COMMENTARYThe campus gun-upLet me pick a point central to the upbringing and early gun educations of many of todays decision makers say 1960, when American cinema frequently harkened back to the 1870s or s in the western United States. With a combat veteran as president (John F. Kennedy), the country and the planet had escaped World War II only 15 years earlier. Nobody had ever heard of Vietnam except a few American military advisors and the unfortunate citizens of the French Republic. The National Rifle Association, these days ranked as one of the three most powerful lobbying groups in the nation and currently pushing to let anybody with gun permits carry them on college campuses, would not even begin its aggressive political lobbying on behalf of arms manufacturers for another 15 years. Americans were more deeply and less skeptically steeped in the culture of guns than we are now, a point demonstrated by a look at the movies. In the course of that single 12-month period 55 years ago, American moviemakers turned out the following Westerns for the silver screen: The Alamo, Cimarron, Comanche Station, Flaming Star, Guns of the Timberland, Hell Bent for Leather, Hellor in Pink Tights, The Magnificent Seven, North To Alaska, One Foot in Hell, Sergeant Rutledge, Seven Ways from Sundown and The Unforgiven. No sooner had 1961 ridden into town than Hollywood put out many more of the same, with titles such as, The Comancheros, The Deadly Companions, The Misfits, Posse from Hell, The Savage Guns and Two Rode Together. Those were followed in the coming years with scores more, including such less-than-famous titles as Guns To Apache Pass, Day of the Evil Gun, Guns for San Sebastian, The Shakiest Gun in the West, Guns of the Magnificent Seven and Heaven with a Gun. By the time the decade ended, we were mired in Southeast Asia as deeply as the French had been in the 1950s. Baby boomers who were trying to live up to their fathers by wandering around rice paddies with M-14s and M-16s, or who tried to live down their fathers by protesting the shoot-first-ask-questions-later gun temperament spawned especially in the West, were having to rethink their views of themselves and the world. And while they were doing it, the westerns offered a couple of standard themes to any young person or adult who watched: One, good guys wore white hats. And two, when the good guys rode into town, sometimes they had to check their guns at the livery stable or the sheriffs office or the door of the saloon. But eventually theyd have to recover them and open fire, blazing their ways to justice and the American dream. As one who grew up in the West, and whose family included both real cowboys and war heroes for whom guns were tools as common and present as boots or gloves or barbed wire and fence posts, although less frequently used I now have to wonder what my people would have thought about carrying semi-automatic handguns that can spit out 15 rounds in a few seconds into college dormitories or classrooms, as a matter of routine. Although its too late for me to ask now, Im pretty sure they would have considered it crass and ill-mannered, as well as completely unnecessary. Eight states now have laws that allow gun-toting on campus to one extent or another, and two Republican legislators in Florida have once again proposed legislation that could put Sunshine State colleges and universities in that camp, as well. Last week, those bills (House Bill 4001 and Senate Bill 68) were first heard in committee. Theres a lot of talk in Florida about Second Amendment rights in the country rights which have never been threatened by the government no matter what the NRA claims. Nobody is coming to take away our guns, in other words. But there is little hearkening back to the real history of the gun-toting culture, the 19th-century cowboy west that spawned all those fanciful flicks, and perhaps some of our attitudes today. Heres how those Americans reasoned, and how they dealt with guns and shootings from Texas to Montana in the decades following the Civil War, according to historian David T. Courtwright, writing in Robert Muths collection, Guns in America: A Reader. The gun laws (put aside weapons in towns) were a good idea but poorly enforced, especially during the 1870s, the worst decade for killing on the cattle frontier, writes Mr. Courtwright. Cowboys persisted in wearing their pistols or took to concealing them, which was even more dangerous. Their defiance of the law was both a cause and effect of the prevailing violence (but) the situation changed in the 1880s and 1890s. As the threat of Indians and outlaws receded and the regular police system gradually became more professional and efficient, it was hard to justify carrying personal weapons for self-defense. Responsible cattlemen like Col. R.G. Reid, superintendent of the Prairie Land and Cattle Co. (a Texas outfit), began urging their hands to forgo gun toting, which he denounced as a pernicious and useless habit, both illegal and foolish. Gun control, enforced by determined employers, was probably the single most potent check on homicidal violence among cowboys Cattlemen who insisted that cowboys lay aside their pistols understood that their men were not usually thinking straight when they pulled the trigger, and that most shootings were either accidental or due to drunkenness, gambling or hot-headed impulse. It worked, in the most gun-toting civilian culture the United States has ever seen. By 1900, Mr. Courtwright notes, most cowboys had never seen a killing, much less participated in one. In some ways, a college campus can be pretty similar to the cowboy West it can be wild. So why not take a page from history, and practice the wisdom of our elders in Florida today? U t s c roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Biden being BidenWhile Hillary Clintons team of consultants is locked in a room somewhere trying to figure out how she can project authenticity, Joe Biden is out doing it. The vice presidents recent interview on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert was compellingly human, as Mr. Biden talked of the tragic loss of his son Beau and his decision whether or not to make a late entry into the Democratic presidential race. Its rare for someone who has been at the pinnacle of our politics for decades to get a second look. But Mr. Bidens latest family tragedy (he lost his first wife and a daughter to a car accident in the 1970s) means that the vice president is viewed through a prism of sympathy, as a grieving father rather than just another politician. And Hillarys struggles, especially her woodenness, put an accent on Mr. Bidens let-it-allhang-out, true-to-his-self personality. You can disagree with Mr. Biden, you can mock him, you can cringe at his miscues but it is impossible not to like him. Hillarys team can come up with the best, most elaborate plan for her latest makeover (it will emphasize spontaneity, The New York Times reports) and still not come close to matching the bizarre charm of Mr. Biden being Mr. Biden. We are constantly assured by people around her that Hillary Clinton is warm in private. Mr. Biden is warm in public. His performance swearing in new senators earlier this year was a nonstop Bidenesque spectacle of selfies, folksy comments and general crazy-uncle antics, some of dubious appropriateness. Their public personas are captured in the story of two parades. One of the enduring moments of the Hillary campaign so far is of reporters being corralled in a roped-off pen to keep them away from the candidate during a small July Fourth parade in New Hampshire creating an instant metaphor of arrogance and control. When Joe Biden showed up at a Pittsburgh Labor Day parade, he broke into a trot, eagerly bouncing from one side of the route to another, shaking hands, dispensing hugs and kissing babies. Low energy, in Donald Trumps signature phrase, this was not. Mr. Biden was a joyous retail campaigner in his element. On paper, Mr. Biden is hardly a natural match for the populist, antiestablishment mood. He first got elected to the Senate in 1972, a year after Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was born. His resume includes 17 years as chairman or ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and 12 as chairman or ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. This is a resume for a gold watch, not for a late-developing insurgent president campaign. Yet Mr. Biden is a practiced and, unfortunately, fairly effective demagogue. He can denounce the rich with the best of them. If he gets in, he will immediately be evaluated by a different standard. Hell be an actual candidate rather than the intriguing potential new entry. Hell be the old white guy trying to stop history. But hell also be a breath of fresh air in a Democratic race that was supposed to be the stultifying march to the nomination by one of the dullest politicians of our time. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINION h t u f s r m rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly Dont just fire Officer James Frascatore; arrest him BY AMY GOODMAN AND DENIS MOYNIHANNew York City Police Officer James Frascatore has given new meaning to the Grand Slam of tennis. Last week, he violently assaulted retired tennis champion James Blake in front of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, tackling Blake as he was waiting for a ride to watch the U.S. Open. Blake, a 35-year-old AfricanAmerican, was formerly the top mens tennis player in the United States, was fourth in the world and has scores of trophies from around the globe. Blake didnt know what hit him. If the New York Police Department had taken previous charges against Frascatore seriously, Blake would have never been attacked. Frascatore is white and has been with the NYPD for four years, and in that short time has provoked multiple lawsuits alleging police brutality and excessive force, as well as numerous complaints to the police oversight Civilian Complaint Review Board. So, while James Blake has long excelled on the court, James Frascatore excels at being sued in court. Frascatore has a clear pattern of racist violence against innocent citizens. It is only because he assaulted a man of means, a celebrity, captured on video, that his conduct is under scrutiny. Both Police Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio have called Blake and apologized. Warren Diggs is still waiting for his calls of apology from the two men. On Jan. 13, 2013, he was riding his bicycle home in the neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens. As he reached his driveway, he told us, speaking on the Democracy Now! news hour: I go down the driveway, and on the way down, I hear somebody yell to me, Stop! Where are you going? Where are you going? So, Im not sure if its for me, because, you know, theres no reason for it, but theres nobody else outside at this time. He went on: Officer Frascatore, two other officers come running down the driveway. Where you going? Where you going? I said, Im going home. Whats the problem? They said, Whats your name? Do you have any ID? I said, My name is Warren. Yes, I have ID, but I dont have it on me. Its inside. Diggs slowly pulled the keys from his pocket and unlocked the two doors to his home. As soon as my second foot reaches the landing, Frascatore grabs me, tries to pull me out and just spins me around, he continued. I asked him, like, Whats the problem? The other officer grabs my other arm, and they both yank me out into the driveway. So Im saying, What is the problem? What is this about? Frascatore punches me in the side of the head. The officer that was behind me, he grabs me around my waist, picks me up, he slams me on the ground. It was dark, and no one was around to witness the beating. Warren Diggs choked up with emotion as he continued to recount his ordeal: Frascatore drops down on me. The guy behind me hits me in my back. Im getting hit all in my side. I see two other cops come down the ramp. And Im getting hit, Im getting hit. Im asking, what are they doing, what are they doing? Nobodys saying anything to me, so I start screaming for my girlfriend to come outside. Im calling her, calling her, calling her, and she doesnt respond. So I just start screaming, Help! Help! Help! Help! over and over again, louder and louder, as loud as I could. A hand appears in front of me, he went on. I get maced in my forehead. I close my eyes, and Im getting hit and getting hit. I hear again, Mace him again. Mace him again. I get maced a second time. Im still getting hit. Nafeesah Hines, Diggs girlfriend, came outside, at which time Diggs said the beating stopped. She took his bicycle inside as the police led Diggs to the squad car. Hines made an audio recording of what followed, capturing a chilling exchange as police forced their way into her house and arrested her, as well, for tampering with evidence. Thats right: since the police accused Diggs of riding on the sidewalk, the bike was evidence. Diggs didnt know that his girlfriend had been arrested until he saw her later, at the station, handcuffed to a bench in her nightgown. In the station, Diggs was subjected to racial slurs. They said he looked like an animal, and lived in the jungle. Diggs had been so badly beaten and maced, a medic asked that he be released into her custody, but the police refused. Ultimately, all charges against Diggs and Hines were dropped. Diggs filed a federal lawsuit against Officers James Frascatore, Timothy Costello, Alex Lombardozzi, Jared Hospedales and others present whose names are not yet known. But these are just civil charges. The NYPD and Mayor de Blasio must take swift action. James Blake and others have called for his assailant to be fired. But Frascatore and his coconspirators should be arrested. They are a threat to public safety. 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 coauthor, with Denis Moynihan, of The Silenced Majority, a New York Times best-seller. 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Whether you want to dip your toes or dive right in, our retirement counselors are here to answer all your questions. To schedule a personal appointment, call (239) 206-2646. PROFILES IN PARADISELiving a life that proves getting is in the givingSince it was founded in 1972, Youth Haven has provided a safe harbor for traumatized abused, neglected and homeless children. The shelter now serves more than 2,400 children and family members every year. Jim Jessee joined the board of directors in 2011 and is completing a two-year term as president. Jim and his wife, Liz, have always been great leaders in the community ever since they moved to the Paradise Coast in 1998 after many visits over the previous 25 years. They both attended Greater Naples Leadership, where they learned about the communitys many possible avenues for volunteer activities. In addition to Youth Haven, The Shelter for Abused Women & Children has benefitted greatly from the couples generosity with their time, talent and treasure. Jims family is from Virginia but moved to West Virginia where he attended high school and played varsity football, basketball and baseball. After high school, Jim enrolled at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech). I was fortunate that Tech and I disagreed on the necessity of attendance, resulting in my transfer to Concord University in Athens, W. Va., Jim says. I say fortunate because without that, I would not have met Liz. The two married 16 days after the day they met which was quite an effort, since we did so in the Episcopal church during Lent, Jim says. Needless to say, the church was a big part of our volunteer activities early on. After graduation, Jim and Liz both taught high school in West Virginia for three years, earning a combined $5,200 a year, he recalls. Jim was dean of boys, assistant principal, basketball coach and golf coach. When an FBI agent visited the school and Jim learned that jobs with the agency started at $8,300 a year, he developed a burning passion to be an FBI agent. He passed the background checks and also survived agents training in Quantico, Va. And then the Jessees travel odyssey began. They made nine moves in 10 years, going from New York to Honolulu. Considering the fact that we were in Hawaii for three years, the rest of the time averaged out to a move a year, Jim says. Thank goodness we had the three years in Hawaii. Thats where we produced our daughter, Chandra although she was born in Seattle, thank you, Mr. Hoover an only child of two only children. When Procter and Gamble made Jim the ubiquitous offer he couldnt refuse, the young family moved to Cincinnati, where Jim became director of corporate security for the worldwide organization. Liz became involved in real estate and was a top residential producer for a number of years. They were both involved in charity and volunteer work for organizations in Cincinnati ranging from The United Way and the Indian Hill Historical Society to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. They also delved into amateur theater with Village Stage of Indian Hill, which morphed into the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, where Jim served as a member of the board. In Naples, Jim and Liz have been active with Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church, where Jim served as senior warden and recently returned to the vestry. Other volunteer activities include the American Cancer Society, the Neighborhood Health Clinic and Gulfshore Playhouse. Founding members of the Playhouse Partners, they are chairing the professionals companys gala this year. Socially, Liz and Jim enjoy the Port Royal Club and Royal Poinciana Golf Club. I still have a great interest in golf although the interest level and the playing level have been separating over the years, he allows. They also enjoy fine dining, travel and cooking. Jim has taken numerous cooking classes and the couple has donated many gourmet dinners for silent auction items to benefit local charities including The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, Planned Parenthood, American Cancer Society, Archangels Fund for Collier County and The Scholarship Fund of the Port Royal Club. Getting is in the giving, Jim says. Its a motto by which he and Liz clearly abide. bobHARDEN email@example.com As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A baseball player. Something your mother was always right about: It doesnt take any more effort to be nice to people. Something thats been on your mind: I an concerned for the direction of our country. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A baseball player. High school job: I was a department store clerk. What would you be doing if you werent doing this? Running a restaurant. Guilty pleasure: Wine! Pet peeve: Poor manners. Next vacation destination: Portugal and Morocco. One thing on your bucket list: Golf in Ireland. Skill or talent you wish you had: Speedreading. What makes you laugh? Many things. I laugh easily. Last book read: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Something youll never understand: My golf game. Something people might be surprised to nd out about you: I do all of the shopping for and cook all of our meals. What are you most proud of? Our daughter, who is very involved in environmental and womens issues. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The amazing charitable nature of the people. What the Paradise Coast really needs: A really cool jazz club. Talking points with Jim Jessee
Its famous for singing lumberjacks, the Ministry of Silly Walks, the Fish Slapping Dance and exploding penguins. Sketches would suddenly take a sharp turn and veer into something totally unexpected. The shows introduction, And now for something completely different, was an understatement. In a recent poll, the British voted the Dead Parrot sketch their very favorite. And when the troupe put on 10 nights of shows at Londons 02 Arena in 2014, a 50-foot blue fiberglass parrot dangled upside down from a crane in central London before it was ultimately laid to rest on the South Bank near Tower Bridge. The troupe, which now consists of Eric Idle, Michael Palin and Terry Jones in addition to Mr. Cleese and Mr. Gilliam, called the show Monty Python Live (Mostly) One Down, Five to Go, as Mr. Chapman had died in 1989. When Mr. Cleese gave the eulogy at his colleagues funeral, he solemnly declared that his friend and writing partner is no more. He has ceased to be, bereft of all life, he rests in peace. He kicked the bucket, popped the twig, bit the dust, snuffed it, breathed his last... The mourners, recognizing the same words that are used in the dead parrot sketch the two had written, laughed. And that is the power of humor. In anticipation of his 13-city tour with Mr. Idle that starts in Florida next month, Florida Weekly interviewed Mr. Cleese by phone last week. He was in California, gearing up for John Cleese and Eric Idle: Together Again At Last for the Very First Time.John Cleese has done a bunch of stuff that you havent. He probably has more money than you too Its always lovely to know you make people laugh, Mr. Cleese said. I used to think it was a luxury, but its more important than I thought. Its essential. He had a couple of realizations last year, he added, when the troupe performed at Londons O2 Arena. What a mess the world is in. Nevertheless, 16,000 people were together and happy for a while, and then when they went home, for a while after that. Its a very useful thing for a comedian to be able to do, (to make people happy.) Mr. Cleese has had an illustrious career in addition to the Monty Python TV show and films. He wrote and starred in the TV series Fawlty Towers and in the 1988 film A Fish Called Wanda. He has appeared in and provided voices for numerous other films, from Shrek to Harry Potter to Winnie the Pooh, and has replaced gadget-master Q in recent James Bond movies. His New York Times Bestselling autobiography, So Anyway, is scheduled to be re-released in paperback later this month (the cover has two blue parrot feathers floating in the background), and hes also in demand as a speaker about the necessity of creativity and humor in business. All this, crammed into 75 years of life.Florida turns out to be a pretty good place to practice your material before you perform for those fancy folks in New York CityRecently, Robert Siegel on NPRs All Things Considered interviewed both Mr. Cleese and Mr. Idle for eight minutes, but obligingly lost control just a few seconds into the interview when Mr. Cleese asked if they could make little noises while Mr. Siegel was reading the introduction. They proceeded to do so, peeping and growling and snorting, causing the host to laugh, then hijacked the rest of the interview, tossing lines and asides back and forth to each other like skilled basketball players ruling the court. The two start their tour Thursday and Friday, Oct. 1-2, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota and continue Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. Theyll hit the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and play Fort Pierce, Miami, Clearwater, Orlando and Jacksonville before leaving the state for a few more performances in Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland. Why so many shows in Florida? Its the only place we could find people older than we are to entertain, Mr. Idle told NPR. But Mr. Cleese said theyre playing Florida first because the show is very much experimental, and very much improvisational, nothing weve done a great deal of. We didnt want to start (in New York City) and (immediately be) reviewed in the New York Times. There are certain kinds of verbal comedy where you can anticipate the audiences reaction, but anything thats more physical, you have to play it in front of an audience and find out how to play it, he said. The audience tells you how to play it, whats funny or what isnt. Very few people know this, he continued, but Groucho Marx and the Marx Brothers, when making a film, would take the humorous scenes out and play them in front of a live audience, to see how they reacted. You need to play with (humor) in front of an audience to find out how to do it. The Sunshine States extremely nice weather is another advantage, he says, as well as the fact that all the Florida venues can be reached by car. Id still rather get in a car and go five hours than go to the airport, go through the security, (endure all the) waiting, the delays (and deal with) the impossibility of these miniscule airplanes, the 6-foot-5inch performer said.If youve managed to get this far in the story, you shouldnt need a subheadline to encourage you to continue, should you? But here it is anyway, keep reading, and you may get to the part where John Cleese ... The inspiration for Together Again at Last for the Very First Time came from an event at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, Calif., when Mr. Cleese, who was on a book tour, asked Mr. Idle if hed interview him on stage. We had such a good evening and we laughed a great deal, Mr. Cleese said. So did the audience. We thought no more about it for several months, (though it) must have been in the back of our minds, he added. We were in New York for the TriBeCa Film Festival, for the 40th anniversary of The Holy Grail. We all wanted to do our show in Australia, but Michael (Palin) said no, very politely, he didnt want to do that. But over dinner the following night, he and Mr. Idle talked about since they couldnt get the entire Python troupe together, and the two of them had had such a good time together in Glendale, why not go on tour together? They mentioned it to promoter Phil McIntyre, who was responsible for their show at Londons O2, and he set up the forthcoming U.S. for them. Itll be similar to what they did last year for Mr. Cleeses book tour, but amped up. Were tweaking it up more, he said. Well have a musical section, and I do 15 minutes on my own. Theyll also show a small number of clips, but not too many. People basically want to see us and hear us, he said. Well do some sketches sitting down. We may do one or two other sketches standing up, he said. We havent figured out all the details. Its a very simple set, just the two of us in comfortable chairs, and then a couple chairs and a table for the interview sketches. He was not specific about what sketches theyll include, but he did say they had fun doing the Michelangelo and the Pope sketch at last years reunion shows, as well as the silly Anne Elk woman who keeps clearing her throat. We would try to break each other up, he said, confessing that he may have done a little more coughing than I shouldve done. The audience loved it. The reason: Theyd seen us do it correctly many times, but its much more fun and special to have a performance that is unique. The two also enjoyed themselves on stage in California when Mr. Idle interviewed Mr. Cleese about his book and the two reminisced about their Monty Python days, even reading a couple of sketches. It was quite surprising, how effortless it was, he said. Though scripted, John Cleese and Eric Idle: Together Again At Last for the Very First Time will also be improvisational. Once youre out and youre talking to the audience, you have a reservoir of ideas, thoughts and jokes, and you dont have to do them in the same order, Mr. Cleese explained. The wind blows you wherever DIFFERENTFrom page 1 John Cleese and Eric Idle: Together Again at Last for the Very First Time>> Where: The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers >> When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 >> Cost: $107.47, $86.27 and $65.07 >> Info: 481-4849 or bbmannpah.com>> Where: The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota >> When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 1-2 >> Cost: $111.47, $90.07 and $68.67 >> Info: (800) 826-9303 or vanwezel.org>> Where: The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach >> When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 >> Cost: $99.50, $79.50 and $59.50 >> Info: (800) 572-8471 or kravis.org COURTESY PHOTOEric Idle performs at the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony while beautiful women who appear very aloof stare off in the ba ckground. Its always lovely to know you make people laugh... I used to think it was a luxury, but its more important than I thought. Its essential. John Cleese www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015
you feel like going. You have a lot of material (from which to draw) and a very small portion that might be original for the night. You might tell a story you havent told for three years. Every now and then you add an extra anecdote or joke, and you think, I like that. Ill keep that. Theyll do a couple of sketches that present Mr. Idle in his best light, he said, and Mr. Idle wanted to show some of mine that he especially likes. One night, well put another one up there that hes not expecting. When it came to writing sketches, each Python had his own specialty. Eric tended to write very verbal stuff, and often just monologues, Mr. Cleese said. A lot of it was very verbal, playing with words. Gra (Graham Chapman) and I found it very funny when people argued, when people went into a shop and difficulties occurred in the transaction. I used to write sketches for Marty Feldman, where one person goes in and drives another one mad. While Mr. Cleese was good at plot and development, driving the sketch forward, Mr. Chapman excelled at suggesting unusual twists, he said. Mike (Palin) and Terry (Jones) wrote a more variety of sketches. They were a lot more adventurous visually than ours for example, the sketch about the deadly gent, they laughed so much they died, laughter being used in warfare on a larger scale. Theyd be more imaginative visually. The Together Again At Last tour will be fun, he promised. Python fans will love it. People not Python fans should stay away. It could threaten their sanity.Death againThe Pythons never swerved from tackling sacred cows and wrestling them to the ground (or even tossing them over castle walls), doing sketches that dealt with religion, death and sex. One skit, a TV talk show, featured a host and three corpses, including a vicar. Not getting any responses to his question as to whether theres life after death, the host declares that there isnt. When Mr. Cleese is told that, in the documentary Billy Connollys Big Send Off, Scottish comedian Billy Connolly said hed like his tombstone to read, Oh, Jesus Christ, is that the time already? and Mr. Idle said hed like an ATM built into his, so people could at least get money when they visited his gravesite, Mr. Cleese chuckled. How would he like to be remembered, when the time comes? Theres no mention of a blue parrot, either in eulogy or stone. His wishes, he said, are simple: Id like a little low-key 400-foot-high monument in Trafalgar Square that says, I may be gone for some time. The theme music for the very British Monty Pythons Flying Circus is the very American composition The Liberty Bell by John Philip Sousa. John Cleese, who was educated at Cambridge University, wrote his New York Times Bestselling autobiography, So, Anyway himself. In longhand. He claims to have used the eraser end of his pencil a lot, rewriting some sentences three or four times. Mr. Cleese has more than 4.5 million followers on Twitter. On its album You Cant Spell Slaughter Without Laughter, the post-hardcore rock band I Set My Friends on Fire has a song titled Reeses Pieces, I Dont Know Who John Cleese Is? John Cleese has had the Bemaraha wooly lemur (Avahi Cleesei) and an asteroid (9618 Johncleese) named in his honor. In David Ives short play The Universal Language, the word (in his fictional language) for the English language is johncleese. Tickets to the Monty Python reunion performance at Londons O2 Arena in July 2014 sold out in 45 seconds. Thats 20,000 tickets in less than a minute. When four shows were added, they sold out in an hour. Then five more shows were added, for a total of 10 performances. The five performers, all in their 70s, had a combined age of 357. The shows were held, in part, to raise money to pay the producer of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, as the players had lost a legal case and owed him legal fees and back royalties for the Tony Award-winning musical Spamalot. Before the above-mentioned shows, the last time the comedy troupe had performed sketches together for a live audience was in 1980 at the Hollywood Bowl. Nancy StetsonSome totally useless pieces of trivia, some with lots of numbers in them, which you might find amusing or mildly entertaining. Or might not.COURTESY PHOTOThe Pythons in 1969; Back row: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam; Front row: Terry Jones, John Cleese and Michael Palin. BOB KING / COURTESY PHOTOThis is what comedian John Cleese looks like. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 NEWS A11 PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES LOW PRICE GUARANTEE CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS & FLOOR COVERINGS WORLDWIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLERobbStucky.com *Sale prices are marked off MSRP. RSI never sells at MSRP; our prices are always lower. Robb & Stucky is not responsible for typographical errors.CENTURY FURNITURE MITCHELL GOLD + BOB WILLIAMS COMFORT SLEEPERSITS ALL ON SALE! NAPLES:355 9th Street South, Naples, FL 34102 Phone: (239) 732-2400 Store Hours: Mon Sat: 10am 6pm, Sun: Noon 5pmFORT MYERS:13170 S. Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33907 Phone: (239) 415-2800 BEDROOMS LIVING ROOMS DINING ROOMS OUTDOOR LIVING finalCLEARANCE SALETAKE AN ADDITIONAL 20% OFF*LOWEST MARKED PRICESSAVE UP TO 70% OFF OVERSTOCKS FLOOR SAMPLES & DISCONTINUED ITEMS! Free ESL classes begin Oct. 7 at Marco church English as a Second Language classes start Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Marco Presbyterian Church, 875 W. Elkcam Circle. The free classes will meet from 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday through March. All are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 394-8186, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit marcochurch.com. Hodges U. Diversity Festival celebrates all culturesHodges University presents its eighth annual Diversity Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Naples campus, 2655 Northbrooke Drive. Activities include music, art, dance, history, food and more to promote understanding, education and inclusion. Festivities kick off with the Parade of Nations, visually representing several countries historically and culturally. from noon to approximately 4 p.m., family-friendly activities will include demonstrations by the Collier County Sheriffs Office, fire trucks, a bounce house and rock climbing wall, arts and crafts and a Home Depot workshop. Free hearing and vision screenings will also be available. Activities from 4-6 p.m. will focus on live performances, including jazz by Galen Abdur Razzaq & Company. The festival also honors the recipients of the 2015 Hodges University Excellence in Diversity Awards. Three organizations and three individual professionals have been selected as outstanding examples of embracing diversity and inclusion. They are: Lisa Akita Cannon, executive director of the Collier County NAACP Maria Luisa Malta Carter, founder and president of Bee Gaia Inc. Thomas Donahue, general manager of the Hilton Naples and Shulas American Steakhouse Champions For Learning Enterprise Holdings The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida Event sponsors to date include: The Home Depot, Media Vista Group and Lee Pitts of Lee Pitts Live. For information about becoming a sponsor or a festival vendor, email Gail Williams at gwilliams@ hodges.edu. The Diversity Festival is open to all; admission is free to children ages 5 and younger, $10 for individuals or $30 for a group of five. Those who attend are encouraged to bring two non-perishable items to donate to the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. The goal is to fill the food bank truck that will be on-site. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hodges.edu/diversityfestival.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 NEWS A13 World Renowned Cataract Surgeon, David C. BrownM.D., F.A.C.S Clearly, the Right Choice13 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS 239.939.3456 www.ecof.com In 1971, David C. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S, established the original all-inclusive eye care center to ensure visionary excellence. For over 40 years, Eye Centers of Florida has oered the most experienced and proven procedures for surgery, treatments, and optical care. Open Monday-Saturday 9AM-5PM & Sunday 1PM-5PM Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Area Rugs Indoor-Outdoor Rugs Hardwood Tile THE FLOOR MEISTERSBUILDING A HOME? RENOVATING? LISTING YOUR HOME? IS YOUR SOURCE FOR COMPARE OUR SELECTION & PRICES TO OTHER RETAILERS! Discussions, guided meditations based on Eckhart Tolles teachingsDo you find yourself distracted, frazzled and too stressed to enjoy life? Are you squandering the present moment worrying about past events you cannot undo or future events beyond your control? You have a lot of company. There is a reason the spiritual teachings of Eckhart Tolle, the best-selling author of The Power of Now, have resonated with millions of people worldwide. Evolving Toward Freedom, a sixweek session of discussions and guided meditations based on Mr. Tolles teachings, begins from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, and continues on Thursdays through Nov. 19 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way. Naples resident Linda Allen, a student of Mr. Tolles for the past 13 years, facilitates each meeting. Registration is $30 for the series and limited 40 people. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 8. No walk-ins are allowed. To sign up, send a check made payable to Donna Carty to 1725 Supreme Court, Naples, FL 34110. For more information, call Ms. Carty at 784-7734 or email email@example.com. Kids arent the only ones who can go back to schoolThe fall schedule of classes for adults offered by Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Renaissance Academy includes an extensive and diverse curriculum of single lectures and short courses on topics ranging from iPad/iPhone basics to tai chi and yoga, creative writing, foreign and classic films, astronomy and espionage, orchids and birding. A free catalog of the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Punta Gorda and Fort Myers offerings can be found at local libraries or requested by calling 4253272. The catalogue, including safe and secure registration, is also available online at registerra.fgcu.edu. Among the Renaissance Academys offerings are affordable, non-credit single lectures, short courses, day trips and other special events. There are no exams or grades, just learning for the joy of learning with friends, neighbors and peers. Course fees are typically $25 per lecture. Classes are offered at 12 locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information, call the number above or visit the website.
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A state appeals judge ruled that, with a comma after vehicle, Ms. Cammelleris truck would have been banned, but without it, only campers and trailers were. Great moments in gerrymanderingIn April, the City Council of Columbia, Missouri, rigged a specially drawn Community Improvement District to pass a sales tax increase. Under the law, if the District had no residents to vote, the election would be decided by the tax-friendly business owners. However, the council somehow missed that college student Jen Henderson, 23, actually lived there and had registered to vote, meaning the business owners could not vote and that the tax increase would be decided by ... Ms. Henderson. (In late August, the council postponed the election and at press time were in a quandary, as Ms. Henderson said shes against higher taxes.) The entrepreneurial spiritSpikes Tactical of Apopka, Fla., introduced its version of the AR-15 assault rifle this summer designed to never be used by Muslim terrorists. Laseretched on one side is a symbol of the Christian Crusades and on the other, language from Psalm 144. Spikes Tactical CEO Angela Register predicted brisk sales: Men like to accessorize their guns more than women like to accessorize their outfits. The continuing crisisA teenage girl in Wyandotte, Mich., using $9.95 tools from a website called FakeABaby.com, pretended for months to be pregnant (with abdomen extenders and ultrasound photos of her triplets). She received gifts, had a baby shower, joined expectant mother groups and even frightened her 16-year-old boyfriend enough that he began looking for full-time work to feed the soondue babies. However (obviously), the ruse fell apart in the 10th month (in August), drawing community outrage, but according to the sheriff, none of the victims who were fooled have come forward to press fraud charges. Cultural diversity While Deep South states courts are notorious for death sentences, the epicenter of capital punishment in recent years has shifted to Southern California, according to a September Slate.com analysis. While neither Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, nor Virginia has issued a death sentence this year, Riverside County, Calif., has recorded seven, and since 2010, Riverside and Los Angeles County have led the nation in death-row assignments. (Ironically, of course, California rarely actually executes anyone; its death row has 748 residents, and no one has walked the last mile since 2006.) Egypts notorious corruption apparently reached a new level of victimizing in the summer as Mariam Malak, one of the top-performing high school students in the entire country, not only failed all six of her final exams but received scores of zero in each. Her family, and a legion of supporters on social media, have demanded that the prime minister investigate, especially whether another student had paid to acquire Mariams scores or whether Mariam was failed intentionally because she is of Egypts Coptic Christian minority. Bright ideasThe Cambridge, Mass., company AOBiome believes we have dangerously stripped good bacteria from our skins via excessive cleaning and has introduced for sale Mother Dirt spray to add it back. Chemical engineer and cofounder Dave Whitlock told WBZ-TV in September that he personally has not taken a shower in over 12 years, but instead uses his odorless bacteriarestoring mist twice a day to cover himself with helpful dirt that activates the good bacteria. The company will soon begin clinical trials to demonstrate whether Mother Dirt (which also comes in shampoo form) can additionally improve certain skin conditions. Fine points of the lawCormega Copening, 17, and his girlfriend Brianna Denson, 16, of Fayetteville, N.C., are old enough to have sex (adults, according to state law) but apparently too young to exchange nude photos. Mr. Copening was charged with five counts of sexual exploitation for receiving sexts from Ms. Denson and having nude photos of himself on his phone (i.e., exploiting himself). Ms. Denson accepted a lesser sentence and is serving a tedious, restrictive probation; she had also been charged with self-exploiting. After much criticism for threatening felony charges and sex-offender registration, prosecutors offered Mr. Copening a similar tedious, restrictive probation in September. NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE
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Coupon Expires 9/30/15.Naples Bonita Springs CLUB NOTES Women readers searching for a book club are welcome to visit the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island when seasonal meetings being at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, with a discussion of Orphan Train by Christine Baker Kline. Lively discussions, varied opinions and love of the written word pique the interest and intellect of all who attend. Members choose by consensus works from all available genres. Meetings will continue the third Tuesday morning through April 2016. There are no membership dues, although donations to JCMI are welcome. JCMI is at 991 Winterberry Drive on Marco Island. For more information, call 642-0800. Greater Naples Delta Gamma alumnae gather for Girls Night Out from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Dock at Crayton Cove. All Delta Gamma sisters are welcome. RSVP by calling Andrea Pandaza at 992-2119 or emailing 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 Sept. 24. Stamp trading follows the evenings program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. The Naples Orchid Society invites members and guests to its meeting Thursday, Oct. 1, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Member Bill Overton will give a demonstration about mounting orchids at 6 p.m. The plant competition will be judged at 7 p.m., and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker Dan Christensen of Dan & Margies Orchids in Fort Lauderdale will present A Common Sense Approach to Growing Orchids and will also have a selection of orchids for sale. Admission is free. Visit naplesorchidsociety.org for more information. 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 Oct. 3 and 17. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.com. Tech4Good SWFL holds its regular monthly meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. Staff and volunteers from area nonprofit organizations are invited come for hands-on social media advice and help using Facebook, Twitter, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Bit.ly, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+ and other social media tools. Guest speakers will be Mark Benson, luxury lifestyle specialist with Keller Williams; Batya Maman, social media expert with Social Connect; and Renee Waller, communications coordinator at Naples Botanical Garden. Meeting admission and membership are free. A light dinner will be provided by Nicos Catering for RSVPs emailed by Oct. 5 to organizers@tech4goodswfl. org. Walk-ins to attend the meeting only are welcome. For more information, visit tech4goodswfl.org. 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 Oct. 6. Guests are always welcome. For more information, call 682-6117. The Naples chapter of Ikebana International begins a new season of meetings at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Naples Botanical Garden. Guest speaker Bill Overton, treasurer of the Naples Orchid Society and an instructor at NBG, will discuss Everything Youve Always Wanted to Know About Orchids. Members and guests are welcome to bring an orchid for Mr. Overton to evaluate.Admission is free, but non-members are asked to RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit ikebananaples.com. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 10670-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Oct. 7. Members also serve a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. Admission for $5 includes pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage and orange juice. All proceeds benefit the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is Oct. 11. EAA The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit eaa1067.com. The Naples Chapter, Florida Society, Sons of the American Revolution holds a lunch meeting on the second Thursday of the month October-March at the Club at Longshore Lake. The next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 8. Doors open at 11:30 and the meeting starts at noon. Guest speaker Nancy Talleur will discuss the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Spouses and guests are always welcome. For more information, email naplesSAR@ gmail.com or visit naplessar.org. The Northwestern University Alumni Club of Greater Naples invites alumni, family and friends to kick back and relax with fellow Wildcats for happy hour starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at The Firestone in downtown Fort Myers. Guests are responsible for their own food and drink. Northwestern alumni and guests are also invited to the annual Welcome Back cruise aboard the Naples Princess setting out at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. Cost is $50 for alumni association members, $55 for others. There will be a cash bar; complimentary hors doeuvres will be served during the two-hour cruise. Attendance on the cruise is limited to 60 people. Stairs are required to reach the clubs reserved space on the second deck. For more information on either of the above events, email nunaples@hotmail. com. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The next meeting is Oct. 8. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae are invited to join the chapter of Naples, Marco Island & Bonita Springs for our monthly luncheons, speakers, socials and other events. The next luncheon begins at noon Monday, Oct. 12, at Bayside Seafood Grill and Bar in The Village on Venetian Bay. RSVP by calling Betsy Penzo at 4043075 or emailing email@example.com by Oct. 8. For more information, contact Linda Shafer, chapter president, at (402) 770-3737 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit naplesmarcoislandbonitasprings. kappaalphatheta.org. The Greater Naples Branch of AAUW holds its first meeting of the season on Saturday morning, Oct. 10, at Hodges University in Naples. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the meetings is from 10-11:45 a.m. Guests are always welcome. For more information, email email@example.com or visit aauwgnb.org. Alpha Phi alumnae are invited to celebrate Founders Day and the sororitys 143rd birthday at a luncheon Saturday, Oct. 10, in a private dining room at Bayside in Venetian Village. Admission is free; guests order from the menu and pay for their meal. RSVP by calling Jean Hahm at 596-4066 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Oct. 15. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit pflagnaples.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 Oct. 19. 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. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets on the third Thursday of every month at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. In addition to a guest speaker, members are invited to bring orchids from their collections for judging, and an orchid raffle is held. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting is Oct. 15. Admission is free for all, and guests are always welcome. The alliance welcomes donations of out-of-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. Naples Writers Forum offers free weekly workshops for writers of all levels from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays at St. John The Redeemer Church, 625 111th Ave. N. (in the Claussen Family Center, which is the third building on the campus). Attendees should bring 10 copies of one page of fiction, non-fiction, memoir or poetry for critique. For more information, call Gary Melhart at 9493621 or email email@example.com. 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 Goodlette-Frank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call Wade Keller at 3892525, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit chess7.net. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 NEWS A19 Tamarian Rugs The Th e Makes The Room www.Ligh ngFirst.us Fort Myers 239.322.5488, 12879 S. Cleveland Ave. Bonita Springs 239.949.2544, 28801 S. Tamiami Tr. Naples 239.775.5100, 4600 Tamiami Tr. E. * * * EC13005050 Theres a tremendous amount of assets in their skill set that is very helpful. Allison Durian, associate director of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, serves as chairperson of Young Executives of the DLC and says the group is particular about finding people who are invested in the centers mission to promote mental health and treat substance abuse in the community. I want everyone in this group to have a good reason to be part of this organization, she says. Its important to hop on board with a cause that you personally champion. She agrees with Mr. Burgess that the Young Executives group has brought an increased awareness of DLC services to a younger demographic through social media and creative events targeting a younger audience. A lot of what our young executives bring to the David Lawrence Center is a new and refreshing perspective on awareness raising, she says. Were mobilizing the young community in a way that maybe it wasnt reaching before, just because of our social connections. The groups most recent event, a sunset cruise about the Naples Princess in June, had almost 150 guests and raised $2,000 for the centers programs. Humane Society Naples is one of the latest nonprofits to climb aboard the young professionals train (United Arts Council of Collier County has its group, The Contemporaries; NWWF/Naples Children & Education Foundation has Friends of the Foundation; and The Shelter for Abused Women & Children has its Next Generation committee, among others). Rachael Johnston, marketing coordinator at HSN, says staff had noticed attendance skewing younger over recent years at the societys annual blacktie Pet Lovers Gala. We wanted to take advantage of that, she says about the HSN Pawfessionals, a group organized to wrangle the young energy that has infused the HSN ranks and channel it into increased awareness about the organization among younger working people in the community. The group hosted its inaugural Bow Wow Brunch on a recent Sunday afternoon at The Continental. For $40 each, guests dined and sipped craft cocktails to music by the local band The Incorrigibles. The brunch attracted more than 200 people and raised more than $7,200 through ticket sales and raffles. While the longestablished HSN volunteer corps is mostly involved in day-to-day care of the animals and other shelter activities, volunteer members of the Pawfessionals will circulate in different professional environments and social circles, says Christy Saunders, HSN director of fundraising. (The Bow Wow Brunch) was a great way to raise awareness about what we do, Ms. Saunders says. We do want to target young professionals as theyre getting more involved in Naples. Coming up The ninth annual Young Professionals of Naples Dodgeball Tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County takes place Saturday, Sept. 26. For more information, visit ypnaples.com. The Young Contemporaries of the United Arts Council holds State of the Art, at evening blending contemporary art and fashion, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Saks Fifth Avenue in Waterside Shops. Guests will enjoy bites and beverages while browsing the latest in fashions from Saks and artwork provided by The Contemporaries. A portion of the evenings proceeds will benefit the UAC. RSVP by calling 592-5900, ext. 206, or emailing Rachel_galante@s5a.com. The second annual Purple Party hosted by the Next Generation committee of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children takes place from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at Paradise Wine. For more information, call Tamika Seaton at 775-3862, ext. 217, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Young Executives of the David Lawrence Center hosts the Holiday Bash (formerly the Gulf Ball) Friday evening, Dec. 4, at Jacks River Bar at Naples Harbour. Tickets are $50 until Nov. 23, $60 thereafter. For more information, visit davidlawrencecenter.org. KIMBERLY JOY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOFourand two-legged guests got acquainted at the recent Bow Wow Brunch. Theyre bringing a really impressive energy and creativity to us. Theres a tremendous amount of assets in their skill set that is very helpful. Scott Burgess, CEO, the David Lawrence CenterDURIAN JOHNSTON SAUNDERS
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Learning leads to better patient outcomesLearning leads to better performance, and at NCH, our learning organization leads to better outcomes for patients. I was reminded of this recently when I observed from the back of Telford Auditorium as 53 registered nurses from our ICU, ER, 6 South, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Rehabilitation and transitional care, interventional radiology and education departments voluntarily participated in a two-day, 16-hour course to become Stroke Certified Registered Nurses. Course objectives included identifying different types of strokes and following guidelines for managing strokes, performing advanced neurological assessments for stroke patients and teaching patients and family about prevention and recognition of strokes. Stroke prevention and early recognition are important for all of us. It is so much better to recognize the signs (physical abnormalities) and symptoms (feelings) in order to avoid having a stroke, as opposed to having to be treated for a stroke. The risk of a stroke doubles for each decade after age 55. Age is one risk that cannot be modified. High blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, elevated lipids (fats in your blood), cardiovascular disease, carotid stenosis (narrowing of the blood vessels which go to the brain) and an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) all increase risk and are somewhat modifiable. African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian groups have a higher risk and worse o utcomes than Caucasians. Genetics also matter, as there is a higher risk when ones parent has had a stroke. Most important, quickly recognizing that you or a loved one is having a stroke can save the brain, decrease disability and hasten recovery. Classic signs of stroke include: allenWEISSallen.email@example.com HEALTHY LIVINGResearchers find more evidence of link between stress and Alzheimers disease THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA WEEKLYUniversity of Florida Health researchers have uncovered more evidence of a link between the brains stress response and a protein related to Alzheimers disease. The research, conducted on a mouse model and in human cells, found that a stress-coping hormone released by the brain boosts the production of protein fragments. Those protein pieces, known as amyloid beta, clump together and trigger the brain degeneration that leads to Alzheimers disease. The findings were published recently in The EMBO Journal by a group that includes Dr. Todd Golde, director of the UF Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease and a professor in the UF College of Medicines department of neuroscience. The research contributes to further understanding the potential relationship between stress and Alzheimers disease, a disorder believed to stem from a mix of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors. The findings add detailed insight into the stress mechanisms that might promote at least one of the Alzheimers pathologies, Dr. Golde says. Figuring out the non-genetic factors that heighten the risk of Alzheimers disease is especially challenging; the recent study is one step in a long process of looking at the effects of stress and other environmental factors, he adds. It could also point the way to a novel treatment approach in the future, he says. Here is what researchers found: Stress causes the release of a hormone called corticotrophin releasing factor, or CRF, in the brain. That, in turn, increases production of amyloid beta. As amyloid beta collects in the brain, it initiates a complex degenerative cascade that leads to Alzheimers disease. During laboratory testing, mouse models that were exposed to acute stress had more of the Alzheimers-related protein in their brains than those in a control group, researchers found. The stressed mice also had more of a specific form of amyloid beta, one that has a particularly pernicious role in the development of Alzheimers disease. To better understand how CRF increases the amount of Alzheimersrelated proteins, researchers then treated human neurons with CRF. That caused a significant increase in the amyloid proteins involved in Alzheimers disease. Those and other complex experiments reveal more about the mechanics of a likely relationship between stress and Alzheimers disease. The stress hormone, CRF, causes an enzyme known as gamma secretase to increase its activity. That, in turn, causes more of the Alzheimers-related protein to be produced, Dr. Golde says. Modifying environmental factors such as stress is yet another approach to warding off Alzheimers disease, and one that is easier than modifying the genes that cause the disorder, he adds. One possible solution blocking the CRF receptor that initiates the stress-induced process that generates Alzheimers-related proteins didnt work. Researchers are now looking at an antibody that could be used to block the stress hormone directly, Dr. Golde says. These softer, non-genetic factors that may confer risk of Alzheimers disease are much harder to address, he says. But we need more novel approaches in the pipeline than we have now. The idea of looking more closely at the mechanism linking stress and Alzheimers disease came from Dr. Seong-Hun Kim, a former assistant professor in the UF College of Medicines department of pharmacology and therapeutics and now a psychiatrist in Seattle. Much of the projects experiments were done by Hyo-Jin Park, who was a postdoctoral associate during the project and is now an assistant scientist in the College of Medicines department of aging and geriatric research. Kevin Felsenstein, Ph.D., an associate professor of neuroscience in UFs College of Medicine, also made major contributions to the work. The research was supported by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. SEE WEISS, A21
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 (Adult & Pediatric) MEET OUR PHYSICIANSPenny J. Orr, OD, MD, MD, OD, OD SWFLEYE.COM CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT! Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickIts not just the fur or the purr that cats use to hold us spellbound: Its those eyes. Whether they are blue, green, gold, copper or some variation of those shades, a cats eyes are one of his most beautiful features. Heres how they come to be that way. Eye color is genetically linked to coat color. Kittens are born with blue eyes, which may stay that way or change color as the kitten matures. For instance, all pointed cats have blue eyes. Cats who are solid white or mostly white may have blue, green, gold or copper eyes. The most common eye colors range from greenish-yellow to gold. You may have heard that white cats are always deaf. Not necessarily. Some are, and some arent. White cats with blue eyes are more likely to be deaf, however, than white cats with gold or green eyes. Deafness is associated only with the dominant white gene, not the white spotting gene, says feline geneticist Leslie A. Lyons, Ph.D. Theres a high association of dominant white with deafness and dominant white with blue eyes, and if you are dominant white with blue eyes, youre more likely to be deaf. Between 10 and 20 percent of white cats with eyes of other colors may be deaf. White cats with only one blue eye may be deaf only in the ear thats on the same side as the blue eye. Eyes with the brilliant copper of a shiny new penny or the bright green of an emerald usually are the result of selective breeding, but genes dont discriminate. Those eye colors can appear in cats without a pedigree as well. Pedigreed cats noted for their distinctive eye color include the Burmese, with large, round gold eyes; the tonkinese, with sparkling aqua eyes; the Egyptian mau, with gooseberry green eyes; and the Russian blue, with vivid green eyes. Some cats have odd eyes, meaning one eye is blue and one is green or gold. The scientific term for this is heterochromia, from the Greek words hetero, meaning different, and chromia, referring to color. The difference in color might not be noticeable in a kitten, but changes gradually as the kitten moves toward adulthood. We usually see odd eyes in white cats or cats with the white spotting gene, such as bicolor and tuxedo cats. Breeds in which odd eyes are common include Turkish angoras and Turkish vans. A description of angoras stated that the eyes should be as green as the lake and as blue as the sky. Other breeds that may sport odd eyes are Persian, sphynx, Oriental shorthair and Japanese bobtail cats. Odd eyes occur when a dominant white gene (meaning it masks other colors) or a white spotting gene blocks the concentration and distribution of natural pigments within the iris tissues during development. Its unusual to see odd eyes in cats who lack both the dominant white and the white spotting genes, but it can happen. An unusual and attractive look is the dichromatic, or dichroic, eye, usually seen in white cats. Thats one with two colors in one iris. For instance, the eye might be half green and half blue or have a green iris encircled by yellow. One or both eyes can be dichromatic, sometimes with each eye mirroring the other. Even more rarely, only a section of the eye may be a different color. Think of a pie-sliced shape of brown in what is otherwise a blue or green eye. Those eyes arent just odd; theyre downright weird, but undoubtedly beautiful. Multiple genes determine eye color. PET TALESThe eyes have itWhats behind your cats striking eye color Pets of the Week>> Ernie is a 3-yearold Chihuahua mix who will win your heart with his ear-to-ear smile and friendly demeanor. His adoption fee is $150. >> Mandy is a beautiful 1-year-old domestic shorthair. She loves the company of her shelter roommates and will do great in a home with another furry friend. Her adoption fee is $55. >> Pickles is a playful 2-year-old Chihuahua mix who gets along well with other dogs and deserves a forever family. His adoption fee is $150. >> Susie is a 1-yearold domestic shorthair who loves to be out on the lanai watching the world go by. She enjoys meeting new people and playing chase the laser. Her adoption fee is $55. Dogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 6431555 or visit HSNaples.org for more information.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 NEWS A23 www.oaktreedentistrynaples.com 90 Cypress Way East #20 Naples FL (Across From Sams Club) 239-596-5771 Insurance Processing Early Morning Appointments THE DIVA DIARIESHeres to the favorite flavor of Big Summer in Southwest FloridaDid you know that if you say pumpkin spice la tte in a mirror three times, a girl in yoga pants and Uggs will appear and tell you all her favorite things about fall? Thats a joke that circulates around social media this time of year. And theres no denying it, its officially Pumpkin Spice Season. Some for-a-limited-time-only pumpkin products out there sound tasty, while others sound downright awful. Ben & Jerrys Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream with Graham Cracker could tempt me right off my low-carb diet, but Organic Pumpkin Spice Kale Chips? Not so much. When it comes to Pumpkin Spice Milano Cookies, Im all in, but I dont think I can endorse Pumpkin Corn Tortilla Chips. I mean, when I think tortilla, I think salsa, and when I think salsa, pumpkin is the last thing on my mind but, who knows? Maybe if the chips were paired with one of the gazillion varieties of pumpkin-flavored beer currently on the shelves The thing is, everyone went crazy (especially girls in yoga pants and Uggs) for Pumpkin Spice Lattes when Starbucks introduced the fall favorite in 2003. And then, slowly but surely, f ood, candle and soap manufacturers got on the pumpkin spice hayride so they, too, could profit from our innate love of all things fall. Unfortunately, we dont have fall here in Southwest Florida or as my friend Asha points out, We have Big Summer and Little Summer. Big Summer is May-November. Then we get a slight respite from the heat and humidity during Little Summer, which is DecemberApril but, because theres always a kicker, we have to endure traffic and tourists during Little Summer. Sigh. So while our Northern friends and family members welcome fall with cool, crisp temperatures, vivid autumn foliage and yes, yoga pants and Uggs, we crank our air-conditioners down to 70 degrees and pretend its fall by sipping Pumpkin Spice Lattes and filling up on Pumpkin Spice Oreos. When the temperature actually dips from the low-90s into the mid-80s, we try even harder by wearing pumpkin-colored scarves and long-sleeve shirts because they look so stylish in the September issue of Vogue. But Southwest Florida Septembers are not like other Septembers around the country, and even while my autumnloving friend Alexis tries to convince me that I can make fall happen in my mind if I concentrate hard enough, all the pumpkin-flavored products in the world cannot convince me its not hot outside. I will note, however, that PSL on ice is pretty fabulous. It wont make me go out and buy a pair of Uggs, but its a tasty Big Summer treat. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS firstname.lastname@example.org FREE FITNESS EVENT OCTOBER 17, 2015 From 8am-NoonLowdermilk Park and BeachFREE 2 Mile Run/1 Mile Walk with Gulf Coast Runners Paddleboarding Beach Yoga Fitness Classes from Naples Best StudiosSAVE THE DATE FOR A TASTE OF FITNESSFor details visit our website at www.healthcaresw.org or call 239-658-3113 PRESENTING SPONSOR: SPONSORED BY:
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INSIDE BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 High achieversHall of Fame event to honor Collier business leaders Schmieding and Stock. B5 Principals dinnerChampions For Learning hosts school heads, and more Networking photos. B7-8 House HuntingA three-bedroom beauty in Mediterra for $2,150,000. B10 The dogs lifeFor local shops, canines mean businessGlance through their modeling portfolios and youll see the camera loves Sarge, Lexi and Tesla. Big eyes, expressive faces, a natural seated or lounging pose, often in the grass. The epitome of model perfection. Theyre among an elite group of more than 25 Naples and Bonita Springs residents taking the advertising world by storm. And theyre complete dogs. Literally. The canines and their fellow models and actors are clients of Michele Ryan, a Naples dog trainer and retired professional dancer who recently tapped into the growing demand for animals in advertising. Lexi, a golden retriever, just completed a commercial shoot for Duke Energy; Bailey another golden, was featured in a national Anhueser-Busch print ad as a 7-monthold puppy; and a five-member canine posse wrapped up a photo shoot in South Beach last week for a Fossil print ad. Eight clients, a hodgepodge of purebreds and mixed breeds have been selected for an editorial fashion shoot next week in Tampa. The gig was coordinated be Janelle LaFond, a Tampa wardrobe stylist who runs an online boutique. The style pages will be published in three local magazine and shopped around for national placement. Vogue, Glamour and Harpers are a few that have been mentioned, Ms. Ryan says. Using animals in print and TV advertising works. Many memorable commercials include them: Stuart, a TV-watching terrier for Xfinity, the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales playing football in the snow, and the past few Doritos Super Bowl spots featuring cats and dogs, most notably a missing cat. Statistics show businesses using dogs in commercials, print ads or marketing get 55 to 60 percent more business than without an animal, says Ms. Ryan. Theyre a memory point. Scholarly research delving into the psychology behind it notes people respond emotionally to animals. Some companies build their brand with an animal. Lily & Co., a jewelry gallery on Sanibel Island, was named after co-owner Karen SEE DOGS, B4 COURTESY PHOTOWhen we were redoing our logo and looking through pictures, Layla on the board really captured the essence of who we are, sai d Paige Bakhaus, owner of Hooked on SUP at the Cape Haze Marina in Charlotte County. Lily & Co. on SanibelBY NANCI THEORETntheoret@ oridaweekly.com Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! BuaBellSellsNaples.com | BuaBellGroup@JohnRWood.com Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Celebrita at Mediterra $1.725 M 16457 Celebrita Court Aria at Park Shore Beach #1201 $3.975 M, #1004 $3.375 M
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 MONEY & INVESTINGThe more things change, the more the Fed stays the sameSo I turned 40 this month and decided to celebrate at Disney World with my family. When I entered the park, I was given this huge, obnoxious birthday pin to wear on my shirt that had my name on it along with a big number As if I didnt feel old enough as it is. And because it is the Happiest Place on Earth, every employee is obligated to wish you a very happy birthday. On paper it may seem like a really cool idea for random strangers to wish you a very happy birthday every two seconds (even in the restroom) but in actuality, it is better. Way better. Like I finally feel like the cool kid in high school that I never was but always wanted to be. I love that place. Other than my trip to Disney World, the rest of my birthday was kind of a letdown. I thought I would feel a lot different after I hit this birthday milestone but life moves on, and today I dont much has changed from last month. In the financial world, we were expecting to hit a different type of milestone when the Federal Reserve was supposed to finally raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2004. This was the most anticipated Fed release in recent memory. The Fed had been telegraphing its intentions for months that it was ready to raise the Fed Funds rate from zero as the economy rebounded from the financial crisis and great recession. Economic numbers looked great, employment was picking up, everything was set, and then... nothing. After all of this anticipation, Janet Yellen and her friends decided to leave interest rates exactly where they were. Not only that, but they indicated in the Feds statement that they were in no rush to raise rates even going forward. So why didnt the Fed move on rates and what does that mean for the average investor? The U.S. Federal Reserve actually has two equal mandates. The first is to keep prices stable. The second is to maximize employment. This is different from other central banks, like the Bundesbank in Germany, where its only objective is to keep inflation in check. This is because when the Bundesbank was formed in 1957, people could still remember having to buy a loaf of bread with a wheelbarrow full of Marks. So because of these dual mandates, the Fed always has to balance between pushing the economy too hard and having high inflation and putting pressure on prices while keeping growth low. So when you look at the Feds decision last week through the lens of its dual mandate, it is easy to see why it decided to keep rates low and continue to stimulate the economy. On one hand, there is no threat of inflation. On the contrary, prices are actually rising much less than even the Feds target inflation rate. So keeping rates low to continue stimulating economic growth so far has not led to price increases as many had feared. Recently, falling energy prices have even some worried that we will see deflation in the years ahead. Therefore mandate number one, keeping prices stable, is helped by not raising rates. The Feds second mandate, stimulating growth, is also supported by keeping rates low. Low interest rates boost the housing market, the auto market, consumer spending via low credit card interest, and corporate investments. Higher rates could but a damper on all of these forms of spending. Add to this the concerns over an economic slowdown in China, which was one of the primary growth drivers for the world economy over the last decade, and it was a nobrainer to keep feeding gas to the fire. So what does continued low rates mean for the average investor? First, if you are a saver, this isnt good news. Bank interest rates measured in fractions of a percent will continue to be the norm, at least for the near term. But if you are a borrower, it is still a great time to buy a house or car at lock in that low rate. Second, ironically, a Fed on hold is both a short-term and long-term negative for the stock market. I say ironically because low rates are often cited as one of the reasons for the massive stock run up over the last few years. The fact that the Fed did not raise rates is negative in the short run because it adds uncertainty to the market. When will the Fed act and by how much? Investors hate uncertainty, so more money is now sitting on the sideline than if the Fed started to move. And in the long run, the Fed may not have the ammunition to fight a more significant threat to the market by cutting rates if it never raises them. Does this mean I am pulling out of the equity markets? Absolutely not. But for a central bank that supposedly prides itself on its transparency, it is sure making a lot of people anxious with its indecision. And nervous investors probably will mean huge volatility swings as they abandon a buy and hold strategy and instead turn into short-term traders. Dont you make that mistake as well. Stay the course and everything will be OK. As for me, Im making plans to go to the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival. Anyone want to join me? Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. i f f s e w ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com Fully remodeled home on oversized lot, exible design offering up to 5 bedroom functionality plus bonus room in Coquina Sands with sunny exposure. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Bells labradoodle Lily and Dan Schuylers red Labs Gracie and Angel. The duo came up with the name 10 years ago during a brainstorming session with their advertising agent. The dogs bios are also posted on the businesss website. We wanted to include the names of all three dogs but it was just too long, Mr. Schuyler says. Then we started thinking Tiffany & Co. and Lily & Co. was perfect. Lily arrived on the island 11 years ago to a lot of fanfare. Shes an eighth-generation labradoodle from the original Australian breeder who introduced the world to the popular Lab and poodle mix. Its a small island and everyone knows Karen and knew she was getting this puppy. She waited a year to get Lily, says Mr. Schuyler. We had a big party when Lily arrived at the airport. It was a big deal. Its been a party since, with Lily wearing tiaras and dripping with diamonds in the stores print ads. The store hosts an annual birthday bash, which last year raised $15,000 for the Animal Refuge Center, a no-kill shelter in North Fort Myers. Lilys advertising debut was also a major business coup. Three weeks before the stores grand opening, Lily & Co. ran teaser print ads showing its adorable and very photogenic namesake wearing a $29,000 Marya Dabrowski necklace. The next day while Mr. Schuyler was power-washing the parking lot, a woman pedaled over to the store. She said she wanted to see the necklace the dog was wearing, says Mr. Schuyler. She bought it and some watches. It was a $35,000 sale. I called Karen and said I think were on to something. Ms. Ryans Train Pawsitive represents a variety of clients from miniature schnauzers and shih tzus and huskies to shelter rescues and 100-plus-pound bull and Italian mastiffs. The 10-week modeling and acting class includes a professional portrait session. The classes are fairly new, an idea she conceived late last year while pondering advanced classes she could offer her canine clients. During her dancing career Ms. Ryan toured with theater companies and performed with The Ramones, Usher and Janet Jackson, growing a list of show business contacts, production companies and a close relationship with California agent Gloria Winship who has been in the business 40 years. I wanted to do something totally different that wasnt being done, Ms. Ryan says. Gloria thought it was a great idea and calls whenever she has a client in Florida looking for animal talent. Im her on-set trainer for Southwest and Central Florida and Miami. Acting and modeling training requires solid obedience skills following basic sit, down, stay and come commands. Dogs also have to be desensitized to lights, camera and action and socialize with different people, places, things and noises. Golden retrievers and Labradors are the most requested breeds; theyre also the most popular family dog options. Ms. Ryan represents 10. Dogs are paid anywhere from $100 to $400 and up for their time. What I love is that any dog can do this and its not as much about appearance as it is with human models, she says. Owners love to show off their dog who doesnt and its plain fun. Owners just beam with pride and the dogs have fun. Sometimes dogs just cant help being dogs and make, pardon the pun, faux paws. During Lexis Duke Energy shoot she leaped over coffee table and sofa, landing on Ms. Ryan hidden behind the furniture. The cast members and camera crew were just laughing, she says. It was so funny and she was so graceful; she didnt knock anything over. A dog that can jump can get in movies. There was also the case of Rockie, a miniature schnauzer, who unbeknownst to trainer and owner had peed on a chair while waiting his turn during the Fossil photo shoot. The funniest thing was he didnt get himself wet, Ms. Ryan chuckles. Hes the funniest, most sociable and loveable dog. Nothing fazes him. Long before paddleboarding became a thing, people would snap pictures of Paige Bakhaus standing on her board, her little Yorkie Layla peering over the tip. Layla was always with me and everybody thought it was great, says Ms. Bakhaus, the owner of Hooked on SUP at the Cape Haze Marina in Charlotte County. When we were redoing our logo and looking through pictures, Layla on the board really captured the essence of who we are. Layla, 12, and her 2-year-old siblings, Baily, also a Yorkie, and the newest addition, Georgia, a 45-pound miniature pig, greet guests at the business. Our animals are a big part of who we are and a huge part of our lives, says Ms. Bakhaus. When you come here it feels like youre hanging out with a family. We have people come by just to see Georgia. Paddleboarding isnt her favorite thing but she likes boating and swimming. She and Bailey get on the sandbar and run like crazy. Its so cute because shell buck and do a 360 like a bronco. When Barry OBrien began his new career as a Realtor with Keller Williams in Palm Beach Gardens, he looked at his colleagues business cards, noting an abundance of suits and ties and the irony that most of the times they dressed more causally. For his card, he used a photo taken at a golf tournament, a cigar in mouth and his now 11-year-old fluffy white bichon frise Alex in his arms. I broke all the rules, he says. I figured its laidback, its Florida. I just wanted to introduce a sense of humor. Mr. OBrien gets the occasional comment about Alex and he points out the irony of posing with a little dog while another Realtor friend in Alabama advertises herself on billboards with her big German shepherd. At Lily & Co. visitors come in just to see Lily, Gracie and Angel. The two Labs are the stores official greeters, trained to take positions at the front door whenever they hear a car door close. We have regular guests that stop by the store even before they check into their hotel to get their dog fix, says Mr. Schuyler. Pets are a big deal to people and our dogs are a huge part of Lily & Co. When we dont have them here people get upset. A local doctor also picked up on the dogs popularity and calming effect. Hes been referring patients to the store for pet therapy. We didnt know until we saw a lady in the lounge petting the dogs and crying, Mr. Schuyler says. She was sent over because she lost her husband the month before. Lily, a diva, continues to star in the gallerys advertising, photographed decked out in jewels, drinking a cup of cappuccino, wearing a toque and holding a spatula. She won the Smart Show jewelry expos national Top Dog Award. We were at an international jewelry show and one of our vendors strolled by and looked through our book of advertisements, says Mr. Schuyler. He stopped at Lily and said to throw the others away, use Lily and youll be successful. Not all dogs have their day and some just arent cut out for show business. Ms. Ryan can usually tell if a canine is destined for its moment in the spotlight. Shes also contemplating cat modeling and acting. There are callouts for cats, she says. Some companies want sociable cats and kittens. And that could prove very interesting given the finicky nature of the feline, known as next to impossible to herd. DOGSFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOOn set in South Beach Tesla, Rockie, Lola and Spirit are represented by Train Pawsitive. COURTESY PHOTODog trainer Michele Ryan and Remi. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 B5 Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for Collier County 2015 Business Hall of FameJunior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the sponsors of the 2015 Business Hall of Fame-Collier County celebration that takes place Thursday evening, Oct. 29, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Bank are this years title sponsors. Platinum sponsors are Arthrex Inc., Barron Collier Companies, Structure Medical LLC and MHK Architecture and Planning. Gold sponsors are Bank of America, Coleman Yovanovich Koester, DeAngelis Diamond Construction, Entech, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, Hodges University, Iberiabank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Minto Communities, Naples Daily News and Quarles & Brady. This years Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame-Collier County laureates are Reinhold Schmieding of Arthrex Inc. and Brian Stock of Stock Development. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community. Business sponsorships are still available and include entrance to the event with premium diamond sponsorships at $10,000, platinum level sponsorships for $7,500 and gold level sponsorships for $5,000. These levels include eight seats, with an additional two seats reserved for students. Additional sponsorships available are silver sponsor level for $1,800 (eight seats with two additional seats for students) and bronze sponsor level for $900 (a table of four plus a reserved seat for one student). Individual seats are also available for $250. Sponsors also are needed to support student admission, which is $125 per ticket. Junior Achievement students attending the event will have an opportunity to practice their etiquette skills while interacting with local professionals. Additionally, full-page and half-page advertisements are available in the event program book for $1,000 and $500. All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement programs in local schools. To reserve tables and individual tickets or for more information about becoming a Business Hall of Fame sponsor, call the Junior Achievement office at 225-2590 or visit jaswfl.org. SCHMIEDINGSTOCK Back Row: Anna Liu, Ken Thomas, Bob Schoonmaker and Ann Howard Banzet. Front Row: Bill Hallal, Kathy Houck and Thomas Abood.WE BELIEVE PERSONAL ATTENTION IS BEST GIVEN IN PERSON.When you work with the Huntington Private Client Group, we meet with you face-to-face. Using our Listen, Plan, Advise approach, we work with you to create a clear plan that ts your needs, giving you meaningful advice about the options available for meeting your objectives. As your goals change over time, we help you review your plan to make any necessary revisions. And we keep you involved every step of the way. Learn more by visiting huntington.com/pcg or calling your local Naples team at 800-231-5598. HUNTINGTON PRIVATE CLIENT GROUPThe Huntington Private Client Group is a team of professionals that includes Private Bankers and Personal Trust Administrators and Portfolio Managers from The Huntington National Bank and licensed investment representatives of The Huntington Investment Company, who work together to deliver a full range of wealth and nancial services. Member FDIC. Huntington and Listen, Plan, Advise are federally registered service marks of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. HuntingtonWelcome is a service mark of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. The Show www.bobharden.comNews and commentary you can use to help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast.Streamed live, Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. The show is archived for your listening convenience. Brought to you in part by like us on facebook
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Split off from Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) in 2012, I got to keep the global snack businesses, and now carry a market value near $68 billion. Some of my brands are quite old, with Cadbury dating back to 1824, Dentyne to 1899, Nabisco to 1901 and Triscuit to 1902. Eight of my brands, including Oreo, Tang, Trident and Cadbury, generate more than $1 billion in revenue annually. Another 44 brands generate more than $100 million apiece. I employ more than 100,000 people. Im No. 1 globally in cookies, chocolate and candy, and No. 2 in gum. Who am I? Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o this newspaper, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Stop Being So IrrationalWhen it comes to financial decisions as well as non-financial ones most of us think irrationally much of the time. The fascinating field of behavioral economics sheds much light on this. For example, in an experiment, when members of a wine club were told a bottle of wine cost $45, they preferred it over a $5 bottle, even though both actually held the same wine. We tend to attribute more value to things that cost more and this can be costly to us. In another scenario, imagine two stores trying to unload an item that has been priced at $5. One store advertises it at 60 percent off and the other announces that it has been discounted by $3. Both stores are selling it for $2 now, but consumers are more likely to be drawn to the 60 percent sale, as it seems like a deeper discount. Meanwhile, most of us think were above-average drivers, due to our tendency to be optimistic. This can be costly in investing, if we give short shrift to the possibility that a stock is overvalued or may fall. The bandwagon effect suggests that we often do or think things solely because many other people do so, too. Unfortunately, by sticking with the herd especially in the stock market we often set ourselves up to fail. As Warren Buffett has advised, a path to profit is to be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy. Stock market crashes are good times to buy, not sell, even though others are selling. The strategy of value investing, which Buffett has practiced, is based on not following the crowd. Value investors seek companies that are trading for considerably less than theyre worth. They owe their bargain prices to a general lack of respect from the market. They tend to be overlooked, forgotten, unloved and underestimated but to still have solid growth potential. Learn more in Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes by Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich (Simon & Schuster, $16) and Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely (Harper Perennial, $16). Fictitious ContractsOne of my dumbest investments was in RINO International, a Chinese wastewater treatment equipment maker that was later accused of fraud. I bought in around $18 per share in late 2010, only to see the stock crash when various allegations were made. I sold for $2.86 per share. I.B., New York CityThe Fool Responds: Ouch. One lesson here is to be careful with penny stocks those trading for less than about $5 per share. RINO wasnt a penny stock when you bought, but it had been, two years earlier. Indeed, it surged from $3.50 per share to about $28 just throughout 2009.Much of its troubles began when research firm Muddy Waters claimed that while RINOs regulatory filings in China listed 2009 revenue of $11 million, it reported $193 million in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Waters alleged that some companies claimed by RINO as major customers denied buying from RINO. Investigations ensued, and RINO eventually admitted that at least two of its contracts were fictitious. The company was delisted from the Nasdaq.Another lesson here is to be careful investing in Chinese companies and other non-U.S. enterprises. The U.S. has certainly experienced some stock fraud, but its laws, regulations and disclosure requirements are among the strongest in the world. China is a tempting investment prospect due to its massive population and growth rate, but investing there requires extra due diligence. Money in MediaShares of entertainment giant Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) tumbled 19 percent in August, due to a broad-based selloff in media stocks. This presents a buying opportunity for long-term investors.Time Warners last quarter was strong, despite being a rough period for its rivals. Revenue increased 8 percent year over year, while adjusted operating income jumped 15 percent and adjusted EPS was up 28 percent.Perhaps most important, Time Warners cable properties performed well in the quarter as operating income from its Turner networks increased 20 percent. HBO continued to grow and improve on its competitive position, though operating income fell, primarily due to costs associated with the launch of its streaming service, HBO Now. Of all the media stocks, Time Warner may be in the best position. Its Warner Bros. unit brings in syndication revenue from shows such as Seinfeld and The Big Bang Theory, and HBOs seems promising, as the value of its quality content continues to grow. HBO and its sister network Cinemax received 131 Primetime Emmy nominations, and the company set records for viewership with the fifth season of Game of Thrones. Turner Networks, meanwhile, continues to thrive, benefiting from lower programming costs and the licensing of original content to Hulu.With a relatively low price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio near 16 and a dividend yielding around 2 percent, Time Warner is worth consideration for your portfolio. I trace my roots back to a merger of two farming tractor companies in 1925. During World War II, I provided tractors, motor graders, generator sets and special diesel engines for M4 tanks. Today, based in Peoria, Illinois, Im a global industrial giant, with annual revenue topping $50 billion. Im the premier maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. I employ more than 110,000 people and helped build the Hoover Dam and other famous dams, the Pennsylv ania Turnpike, pipelines, power plants,highways and several Worlds Fairs. Who am I? (Answer: Caterpillar) Just 30 CompaniesQWhats the Dow Jones Industrial Average? B.L., Santa Maria, CaliforniaAThe Dow, often seen as representing the entire stock market, is actually an index of just 30 companies. It started in 1896 with 12 companies, and of those, only General Electric remains in the current 30. Other charter members included U.S. Leather (dissolv ed in 1952), U .S. Rubber (became Uniroyal, now part of Michelin), American Tobacco (broken up due to antitrust concerns), Laclede Gas (still around), and Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad (absorbed by U.S. Steel). An interesting (and not very good) thing about the Dow is that its priceweighted, so that stocks with high prices influence it far more than other huge companies that simply have lower stock prices. For example, Goldman Sachs, recently priced near $180 per share, has about twice the influence in the index as Johnson & Johnson (priced near $90), even though J&Js market value is more than three times larger. The components dont change too often, but there has been a lot of shuffling over time. Removed companies include Alcoa, Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard, AT&T, Bethlehem Steel, General Motors, Citigroup, Westinghouse Electric, Woolworth, Union Carbide, Sears, Eastman Kodak and International Paper. Companies added in recent years include Apple, Goldman Sachs, Nike and Visa. The Dow first closed above 1,000 in 1972, 3,000 in 1991, 10,000 in 1999, and 15,000 in 2013. After topping 18,000 earlier this year, it has recently been near 16,000. ***QWhats collateral? J.P., Bay City, MichiganAIts property or assets used to secure a loan. With a mortgage, for example, the home itself is the collateral, and you can lose it if you default on the loan. 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The Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance holds a breakfast meeting Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Networking begins at 8 a.m. and the program starts at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $10 for CCLTA members, $15 for others. Reservations are required by Sept. 25 and can be made by emailing Lisa Carney at lisa.cclta@ gmail.com. The Florida Gulf Coast Real Estate Investors Alliance meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Bonita Springs Elks Lodge, 3231 Coconut Road. The next meeting is Oct. 6. Call (941) 257-3577 or visit fgreia. com for more information. The Above Board Chamber holds its next luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the Hilton Naples. To sign up or for more information, visit aboveboardchamber.com. Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Dr. Allen Weiss, president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System, will discuss the Blue Zones Project: the Making of Southwest Floridas Healthiest Community. A limited number of tabletop display space is available on a first-come, first-served basis by emailing judi@napleschamber. org or calling 298-7928. For more information, visit napleschamber.org/events. Business After Five for members and guests of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Erins Isle Restaurant and Irish Pub, 5375 Hibiscus Drive. Call 394-7549 or visit marcoislandchamber.org. Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at Quail Creek Country Club, 13300 Valewood Drive. $10 for members, $25 for others. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. The Collier Building Industry Associations holds its next members mixer Wednesday evening, Oct. 28, at Tamiami Ford. 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House Hunting: REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B10 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 201529140 Positano LaneNo detail was overlooked in this award-winning home in Mediterra. More than $1 million of decorator furnishings and finishes are included in the Collins & Dupont Design Group masterpiece that has three bedrooms, 3 baths and a total of 4,917 square feet. From soaring ceilings and a custom-appointed kitchen to a master suite with a sitting room, morning room and a separate private office, this home is a showpiece. Even the guest suite has its own private garage. Western exposure allows for lovely lanai sunsets. Golf membership in Mediterra is available, although it is not required. Kelly Capolino of Downing-Frye Realty has the listing for $2,150,000. For more information or to arrange a showing, call 877-6700 or email Kelly@naples.net. COURTSEY PHOTOS VISIT WWW.DAVIDNAPLES.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER MEDITERRA PROPERTIESDAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA MEDITERRA RESIDENT, GOLF MEMBER & REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTASSISTING IN OVER 90 CLOSED MEDITERRA TRANSACTIONS SINCE 2011 AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Il Corsini at Mediterra7,857 Sq Ft | $6,495,000 Terrazza at Mediterra3,917 Sq Ft | $1,799,000 Il Corsini at Mediterra1.09 Acres | $1,300,000 Monterosso at Mediterra2,503 Sq Ft | $659,000 JUST SOLD
Coastal Chic. Prices from $1.3 Million. Sales Center Open Daily 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 RoadThe lakefront clubhouse at Kalea Bay will be a social center of epic pr oportions. With three pools, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, poolside bar, expansive sundeck, tennis pavilion and nearby guest suites, a fun-in-the-sun day is guaranteed. All wrapped within our brand new hi-rise, resort-style community consisting of 3 and 4 bedroom waterfront residences. Social Cool. 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.Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates
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NAPLES Lakefront Executive Home & Cabana 5 BR +Den, Loft, 5.5 BA Pool & Spa $2,225,000 MLS 215037074 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 TREVISO BAY REGENCY TOWERS 3 BR, 3 BA 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 AVELLINO ISLES Newly Decorated Furnished 3 BR, 3.5 BA Condo Amazing Views of Lake & Fairways $685,000 MLS 215035831 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 VINEYARDS LAKE CLUB VILLAS Entertain in Spectacular Courtyard Pool Home 3 Bedrooms +Den, 3 Baths $499,900 MLS 215023478 Pamela McCall 239.273.7428 SPANISH WELLS ULTIMATE CONDO LIFESTYLE Well Maintained 1st Floor Condo 3 BR, 2 BA, Eat-In Kitchen $385,000 MLS 215042840 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 PELICAN LANDING MARTINIQUE Gated N. Naples 2 BR 2 BA Condo Lake & Preserve Views on Second Floor $229,000 MLS 215046660 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.287.6617 TARPON COVE IBIS COVE Must See 3 BR +Den, 3.5 BA Pool Home Wraparound Lake Views, Southern Exposure $2,149,000 MLS 215018066 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY NEW ROOF 8/15/15 4 BR Home in Very Desirable Community & Location West of 41 and Close to Your Own Private Beach $1,100,000 MLS 215018171 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 MOORINGS FORT MYERS 4 Bedrooms+ Office, 3 Full Bathrooms Cabana and Guesthouse w/Kitchenette $650,000 MLS 215043113 Katie Brady 239-770-6061 TIDEWATER ISLAND FORT MYERS Immaculate 3 Bedrooms/2 Bathroom on One Acre Gorgeous Heated, Pavered Tropical Pool $499,000 MLS 215043618 Roger Stening, The Fischer Group 239.770.4707 IONA HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Attached Garage Tons of Natural Light & Lake Views $340,000 MLS 214063279 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BRIDGEWATER BAY BONITA SPRINGS Residential Lot on Imperial River Oversize Boat Dock in Place $225,000 MLS 215015413 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 PARADISE VILLAGE NAPLES 4 Bedrooms +Den, 4 Full & 3 Half Baths Gated 155 Acres w/Just 28 Estate Homes $1,795,000 MLS 213003435 Roger Stening, The Fischer Group 239.770.4707 NAPLES CLUB ESTATES ESTANCIA Spacious & Open 3 BR, 3 BA, 2nd Floor Condo Private Wraparound Terrace w/ Direct Pool Access $750,000 MLS 215035444 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 BONITA BAY NAPLES Estate Home with Pool 3 Bedrooms +Den, 3 Baths $649,900 MLS 215025252 Debbie Dekevich 239.877.4194 WILSHIRE LAKES BONITA SPRINGS 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Great Room Plan Toll Brothers Built Never Occupied $469,000 MLS 215033159 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 CORDOVA AT SPANISH WELLS OAKWOOD 3 BR +Den, 2 BA Immaculate 2nd Floor Coach Home Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances $317,500 MLS 215049678 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 NEW LISTING GRANDEZZA BONITA BEACH Great Sunsets Cross the Street to the Beach $189,900 MLS 215048821 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 GREAT LOCATION REGENCY TOWERS Views of Gulf & Venetian Bay 3 BR, 3 BA with a Total of 2,300 Sq. Ft. $1,449,000 MLS 215042956 Steve Suddeth & Ben Maltese 239.784.0693 MOORINGS GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 3 Fenced Pastures, 6 Stall Barn, Riding Arena Completely Remodeled Ranch Home, 5BR, 4BA $749,900 MLS 214054247 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ATTENTION HORSE LOVERS NAPLES Views of the Gulf of Mexico and Vanderbilt Bay Turnkey 2 BR, 2 BA 7th Floor End Unit $599,00 MLS 215050151 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 VANDERBILT SURF COLONY ESTERO 4 BR, 3BA, 3 Car Garage 2264 sq. ft. Pool Home $449,900 MLS 215040302 Katie Brady 239-770-6061 PRESERVE AT CORKSCREW NAPLES Light, Bright & Airy 2 BR +Den, 2 BA Pet Friendly Community No Size Restrictions $299,799 MLS 215009693 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BENT PINES VILLAS FORT MYERS Located in Great, Gated Community 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms $160,000 MLS 215050813 Bari Fischer, The Fischer Group 239.872.7333 NEW LISTING PALMETTO COVE
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Gulfshore Homes Cielo Model Open in Seneca at Talis ParkTalis Park announced the 4,067 square feet Cielo furnished model by Gulfshore Homes is now open in the North Naples communitys Seneca neighborhood. Senecas 43 lakefront home sites feature stunning water and multiple fairway views. Each of the sites will accommodate residences from 3,500 to 5,500 square feet. Custom home and lot packages are priced from $1.75 million. One developer owned home site remains available in Seneca. Gulfshore Homes Cielo model is priced at $2,545,000. The Cielos great room floor plan features three bedrooms, three full-baths and two half-baths, a library/study, a formal dining room, wine cellar, island kitchen, an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen and a pool and spa, and a three-car garage. The Cielo model showcases an interior by Daniel Kilgore, Senior Designer at Soco Interiors. Kilgores contemporary coastal design integrates coastal architectural elements with contemporary flair. The color palette is light with white walls accented by hints of pear and cool gray. Dark wood stains are incorporated in the furniture, ceiling beams, and walnut hardwood flooring throughout the living areas. The ambience is casual and carefree, with indoor and outdoor living spaces integrated for relaxed day-to-day life. Double doors open the Cielo to a foyer where a travertine tile flooring inlay makes an immediate statement. A threestep oval ceiling detail is complemented by three pendant lights resembling jellyfish. Artwork is displayed in wall niches over elegantly painted chests. The foyers see-through views provide a testament to Senecas captivating ambiance.The flooring in the Cielos study transitions to a gray-toned carpet. A feature wall includes built-in bookcases in charcoal gray flanking a niche where a custom built-in sofa offers a reading spot accompanied by swing-arm lamps. Artwork adorns the wall space above. On the opposite wall, a partners desk floats in front of three windows. On either side of the desk, two armchairs are upholstered in gray linen. A wall niche accommodates a floating console with a television mounted above. The niche and ceiling coffer are accented with a metallic cork covering. The Cielos great room offers two seating areas. The first is gathered around a feature wall with a television and fireplace. On the fireplace wall, grooved white tile extends to the ceiling. The linear firebox includes a dark gray quartz stone surround that continues behind the television. A sofa is accompanied by two club chairs on one side with a decorative bench on the other. The fabrics are off-white nubby linen. A cocktail table is crafted from a reclaimed tree stump adorned with silver leaf and glass top. The second seating arrangement features four club chairs in a light tan linen with a white leather ottoman. A curved dry bar, faced with beautiful white glass tile and topped with gray quartz, adds practicality without impeding the view into the wine room where white stacked stone provides bright texture on the wall behind a fabulous display of wine in freely-suspended wire racks. Overhead, the great room showcases large exposed trusses in a contemporary crisscross design for dramatic impact while wide sliding glass doors open the entire area to the outdoors.Flowing openly from the living areas, the gourmet kitchen features a custom island in an inverted T-shape. The island base cabinetry is executed in a rich dark brown finish to match the wood floor and features a white quartz top with ripples of gray. The long side of the T faces the range to accommodate the sink and dishwasher. Dark wood barstools, upholstered in a light tan linen, are aligned along either side of the stem of the T. Contrasting perimeter cabinetry is finished in light gray with solid white quartz countertops, while the harmonious stone backsplash melds complementary tones of light grays, whites, and neutrals. The kitchen also features a large walk-in pantry.In the adjacent dining room, Kilgore reintroduces the oval ceiling motif with a geometric cutout around it. The flooring also harks back to the foyer with a travertine stone inlay that suggests a rug underneath the table. The wood table showcases a dark finish and is accompanied by six matching side chairs with upholstered seats as well as host and hostess chairs in a light linen. Sliding glass doors open the dining room to the lanai.The Cielos lanai includes a cocktail fire table surrounded by two outdoor sofas and four upholstered ottomans. A television is wall-mounted over a console flanked on either side by custom iron screens that offer eye-catching architectural detail. The outdoor kitchen features cypress cabinetry stained a dark brown and a quartz countertop in a light sand color. The dining arrangement includes a painted metal table and seating for eight. The Cielos master bedroom features a neutral textured carpet and a palette of creams, ivories, blue, and aqua. The bed showcases an upholstered headboard with silver nail head detailing flanked by silver leafed chests displaying a geometric pattern. An upholstered bench sits at the foot of the bed, while a dark credenza includes doors inlayed with mother-of-pearl. The sitting area features two pale cream linen club chairs flanking a weathered teak table. Grey marble flooring in the master bathroom is juxtaposed with white vanity cabinetry topped in light gray quartz countertops. The flooring material continues in the shower where it is accented with gray and soft blue glass tile.Talis Park is located in North Naples on Livingston Road just north of Immokalee Road. Visit Talis Parks Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road, or visit talispark.com. ADVERTORIALTalis Park announced the 4,067 square feet under air Cielo furnished model by Gulfshore Homes is now open for viewing and purchase in the North Naples communitys Seneca neighborhood. Tennis, swimming, bocce ball, and a relaxing green space at the Talis Park Sports Complex that will be completed in October are just steps away from the Seneca neighborhood. The Vyne House clubhouse and Talis Parks signature Great Lawn are located at the communitys Grand Piazza. Talis Parks amenities include its renowned golf course that is one of just two Greg NormanPete Dye designed golf courses in the world. Fionas Market Caf is a popular gathering place at Talis Parks Vyne House clubhouse and just a short walk or bike ride from Seneca. 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15. CBC057242 London Bay Homes. Pricing, features, specifications, products and availability are subject to change without notice. See a sales associate for complete and current information. SOMETHING NEW IN OLD NAPLESNestled in the cultural heart of the city are a few new gems in the making: exquisite London Bay homes, the perfect blend of timeless design in the most desirable location. Move in ready by 2016.Call Toby Cloutier 7 days a week to schedule a private showing at 239-280-7367. TobyCloutier@LondonBay.com LondonBayLiving.com CLAREMONT $7,675,000271 1st Avenue NorthCHELSTON $3,987,585631 Broad CourtANGUILLA541 Neopolitan Lane5,743 Square Feet, 4 Beds, 6 Baths, 2 Half-baths, 3-Car Garage, Two Story 4,227 Square Feet, 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1 Half-bath, 2-Car Garage, Two Story 3,584 Square Feet, 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3-Car Garage, Single StoryThis beautiful home has a second-oor bonus/recreation room, and a private cabana bedroom with its own lockout balcony. Large windows with transoms allow natural light in to accompany the bright design from Romanza Interior Design. Live blocks from shopping and dining at the picturesque Village of Venetian Bay and the Gulf of Mexico beaches at Clam Pass Park. PRIVATE LABEL LIVING While youre on our website, tour thousands of other properties from SW Florida, or even from around the U.S.Value SelectionsOLD NAPLES 239.434.0101 CENTRAL 239.261.6622 MARCO 239.394.4040 NORTH NAPLES 239.598.0059 BONITA/ESTERO 239.498.9200 SANIBEL 239.472.2411See multiple photos & detailed descriptions of all our OPEN HOUSES: JohnRWood.com/OpenHouses NAPLES HERITAGE $219,000 8580 Naples Heritage Dr #624 Immaculate turnkey condo o ers great view of lake and 16th hole. Open oor plan, breakfast nook, 2 screened lanais and 1 car garage. Low Fees! Bundled golf! 2+Den/2 (C11505) Jay & Chris Siemers, 250.4009 PINE RIDGE $178,000 71 Emerald Woods Dr #F7 Buy for location! Close to Mercado, Whole Foods and the Beach! Put your own air on this darling condo in a lovely community. Make your appointment today! 2/2 (C11465) Lynne Hancock, 289.4272 EAGLE CREEK $159,000 776 Eagle Creek Dr #202 Feel of single family home. 16 x 42 signature lanai, vinyl sliders make a year-round Florida rm. Great view of 4th fairway. Ready now to experience paradise. 2/2 (C11163) Jay & Chris Siemers, 250.4009 WILDERNESS $ 119,000 104 Clubhouse Dr #171 Opportunity knocks for a real value within e Wilderness CC. Gated community with all the Naples amenities. Close to shopping and the Beach! Ready to go. 2/2 (C11109) Bill Verdonk, 293.7441 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $41,000 0000 24th Ave NE Nice lot. Great location. Close to three of Colliers nest schools. (L1577) Kim Ellis, 269.7025 GOLDEN GATE CITY $199,999 5214 17th Ave SW Dont miss the opportunity to own this charming Naples home that sits on an ideal corner lot! Only minutes from Golden Gate Middle School, High School and I-75. 4/2 (H9361) Austin Kellam, 564.4446 DEAUVILLE LAKE CLUB $175,900 5724 Deauville Cir #H201 Furnished end unit. 2nd oor unit is move-in ready with updated A/C and water heater. Very tranquil lake view in sought after community. Great amenities. 2+Den/2 (C11435) Rex Storter, 269.0341 WORTHINGTON $150,000 13000 Amberley Ct #103 Opportunity to buy now and enjoy. Enjoy great rental income Feb-Mar 2016. Leases are already in place! Golf and lake view. Very comfortable furnishings included. 2/2 (C11455) Diane Rudd, 405.1862 SHADOWLAWN AT NAPLES $11 5,000 2479 Shadowlawn Drive Prime 111 x 135 x 111 x 135 residential lot. e .33 acre parcel, cleared and zoned RMF-6 which includes multi-family. Minutes to beach, downtown and conveniences. (L1644) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293.9389 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $35,000 0 41st Ave NE Location, Location. Close to shops and restaurants. Very private 2.73 acres awaits to build dream home. 180` x 662` is perfect with room to grow. Horses permitted! (L1617) Lisa Johnson, 290.7854 WING SOUTH AIRPARK $199,000 4226 A Skyway Drive Unique opportunity to own an air-park lot. Build your dream house on 1 or all 5 of the lots. Each lot overlooks the runway. Taxiing right into your home/hanger. (L1548) David A. Tate, PA, 775.5547 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $175,000 1652-A Spoonbill Ln #1652 Rarely available 1st oor condo in desirable Naples Bath and Tennis Club. Hurricane shutters, tile in living areas and well maintained. 2/2 (C11169) Christianne Payne Arthur, 289.8175 OLD NAPLES $149,999 705 11th Street S #54 Perfect location! Covered slip in heart of Old Naples. Next to Tin City and 5th Ave S! Slip will accompany a 36 Power Boat. Gated community with 24hr Security! (L1603) Austin Kellam, 564.4446 THE ESPLANADE $110,000 750 Collier Blvd N #C-105 Spacious 30 ft. End slip (t-dock) at Esplanade Marina located on beautiful Smokehouse Bay with quick and direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. (L1557) Natalie C. Kirstein, 784.0491 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $29,900 3247 35th Ave NE If you want peace and tranquility you found it on this 1.14 acre lot just north of Randal o Everglades Blvd. (L1650) Diana Fricke, 571.1435 EMERALD LAKES $198,500 7701 Jewel Ln #104 First oor condo end unit. 3 bedrooms. Located in the Pelican Marsh Elementary and Barron Collier school zones. 3/2 (C11440) Edward Blackburn, 263.0349 PARK SHORE $175,000 788 Park Shore Dr #H27 Charming 2nd oor end unit sold turnkey. Walk to Venetian Village and beach. Your chance to own a piece of paradise in one of Naples most sought after areas! 1/1.5 (C11479) Judy Kemble, 290-0740, Marc Galanto, 298.5612 BONITA SPRINGS $129,000 27600 Pierce Ave Large (135 x 87) beautiful River-front vacant building lot on quiet cul-de-sac on the Imperial River with boat dock availability. (L1645) Roy Migeot, 200.3107 BELL VILLA $100,000 12289 Casals Nice residential 1 acre lot with existing tennis court in quiet community east of I-75. Lakefront cleared and lled lot with southern exposure and plenty of privacy. (L1649) David Luciano, 209.2552 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $21,000 4370 40th St NE Beautiful 1.17 acre estate lot in an area that o ers both privacy and neighbors. Come build your dream home. (L1635) Ana Waleri, 784.8402 AVE MARIA $185,000 4428 Steinbeck Way Great value in Emerson Park is located just north of town center. Open Concept Pulte home with large backyard. A must see! 3/2 (H9519) Karen Sweatlock, 860.5137, Robert Campbell, 281.6571 CAPE CORAL $169,900 5132 York Court Perfect spot to build your new home in the heart of downtown Cape Coral. Walk or bike to Yacht Club Beach and restaurants. Great boating access to the river. (L1646) Aaron Wolf, 821.6962 WILDERNESS $99,000 107 Clubhouse Dr #260 Opportunity with a view! Gated CC in central Naples location with superb natural surroundings. Club membership mandatory and pool just steps away. Lake and golf view. 2/2 (C11410) Bill Verdonk, 293.7441 LEHIGH ACRES $15,000 639 Hutton Street Beautiful vacant lot located in Lehigh Acres. Great opportunity for a builder or someone looking to build. (L1634) Jayson Matthews, 989.5949 VINEYARDS $224,900 6030 Chardonnay Ln #103 1st oor unit with open oor plan and lake view. New kitchen cabinets, granite tops, tile backsplash, large tile ooring, new carpet in bedrooms and freshly painted interior. 2/2 (C11462) Oscar Velez, 571.1027 EMERALD LAKES $179,900 7836 Emerald Cir #H-102 First oor condo with tranquil lake view. Electric shutters on lanai. 20 diagonal tile. Non-gated community near Mercato. Short drive to Vanderbilt Beach. 2/2 (C11507) James F. Kearney. 246.4130 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $165,000 3781 29th Ave SW Wonderful 2.5 acres of Florida west of 951. Close to Publix, Vineyards Shopping Center and Vineyards Elementary. (L1616) Edward Blackburn, 263.0349 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $125,000 6240 Bathey Lane Location, location location! 1.66 acre lot only 6 miles to the beach and 7 miles to downtown! Call today, this one will go quickly! (L1658) Claire Gogan, 784.0973 SAN CARLOS ESTATES $85,000 24001 Claire St Opportunity to build your estate home on a 1.25 acre residential lot in the growing community of San Carlos Estates. No HOA fees. (L1642) e Link Team, Ralph Newman, 464.4740 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $128,000 0 Sabal Palm Rd Lush foliage and plenty of trees! Located on paved road just south of Physicians Regional Hospital on Collier Blvd (951). Shopping, Restaurants and Beaches nearby! (L1640) Mary Kay Hart, 821.5500, Greg Gorman, PA, 784.2841
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Classic Home model underway at LaMorada Naples SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYWCI Communities has started construction on the Agostino model in LaMorada Naples. The design is in the builders collection of Classic Homes, which have three to four bedrooms, a den, three to four baths and 2,556 to 3,230 square feet of living space. Outdoor kitchens, cabana baths and three-car garages are optional. One of five available Classic Home designs, the Agostino has three bedrooms plus a den and 3 baths. With a great room and dining room open to the kitchen, the 2,710-square-foot design is ideal for entertaining.The models zero-edge pool will have a raised six-jet spa, sun shelf with three ledge loungers and two decorative water bowl features. The lanai and pool screen enclosures 40-foot picture window offers unobstructed backyard and lake views. Minka McDonald of Jinx McDonald Interior Designs of Naples describes her approach to the Agostino model as a current play on West Indies style. This look is rich, elegant, comfortable and livable. She has selected a palette of soft blues and greens with silver accents to unite the rooms. Common areas will share a distinctive tile resembling grey-toned wood, while the furniture will introduce handsome dark java and espresso tones. The model is scheduled for completion in early 2016. Pricing for Classic Homes begins in the low-$500,000s. In addition to Classic Homes, a variety of oneand two-story luxury home designs are available in the intimate neighborhoods of LaMorada Naples. Multi-family Carriage Homes offer the ease of maintenance-free living ideal for both the seasonal resident and the busy professional, with a choice of convenient first-floor living or easy second-floor elevator access. Single-family Grand Villas offer large lanais with lake views. Grand Estates, the largest LaMorada Naples homes, showcase Florida outdoor living with unobstructed views from the formal foyer through the great room to the lanai and beyond. WCI offers a custom pool program for single-family homes in LaMorada Naples, with features including large sundecks, full summer kitchens and pergolas with outdoor fireplaces. LaMorada Naples homes all have granite kitchen countertops and Whirlpool appliance packages, large kitchen islands and designer cabinetry. Baths include Moen faucets and solid-surface dual vanities. Lush landscaping and low-E insulated glass windows and sliding doors are standard. Homes in LaMorada Naples are priced from the mid-$300,000s to $1 million. The communitys lakefront Club LaMorado clubhouse near the main entrance will have 13,700 square feet with a grand lobby, fitness center and exercise studio for yoga and Pilates classes, a theater and a culinary arts center for wine tastings and cooking demonstrations. There will be lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a resort-style pool and spa, an outdoor bar and a spacious verandah. The sales center for LaMorada Naples is on Woodcrest Drive off Immokalee Road, approximately one mile east of Collier Boulevard and less than five miles from 1-75. For more information, call 444-4450 or visit wcicommunities. com. A rendering of the Agostino by WCI Communities. This 4 bedroom, 4 full baths, 2 half baths including a mother-in-law suite and 3 car garage has an amazing golf course view! The entire home is in absolutely immaculate condition and has impeccable detail! The living room area has an oversized oor to ceiling replace that is absolutely spectacular! The living areas have stunning stone tile and the bedrooms have beautiful wood ooring. The custom kitchen is absolutely phenomenal from custom Dutch-made cabinets and granite counter tops, Viking appliances including 3 full size ovens, 2 sinks and so much more! The private mother-in-law suite is almost 700 square feet and includes a full kitchen, living area, bedroom, bathroom and a laundry room. The screened-in pool area is unlike anything youve ever seen! There are 2 outdoor showers, 3 sitting areas and tons of room to entertain friends and family! 1,499,000 Of ce: 239-261-2244 | Cell: 239-572-8643 | TA1019@aol.comTracey Albert RICK PARLANTE & THE PARLANTE GROUP Richard DrosteREALTOR239firstname.lastname@example.orgJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro 239-370-1222JStrategos@att.net Marco Island & Southwest Florida Real Estate SpecialistsVisit www.JackiStrategos.com Today! Sierra Grande $225,000 PRIVATE GARAGEOne of the best deals out there. 3 BR/2 BA, end unit. Elevator, great complex. Central location. 410 Worthington $500,000 NEW TO MARKETIts about location. Hugh lake view. Delightful 3 BR/2 BA home w/large lanai & pool. Seaview Club $364,900 SOUTH END LOCATIONBeautifully renovated 2nd oor unit. Almost everything new. Direct beach access. 2 BR/2 BA. 8088 Tiger Lily $749,000 NO MANDATORY FEESBeautiful 3 BR/3 BA home with one of the best views in Lely Resort. Extended lanai with pool/ spa. Formal dining room, ofce, family room & eating area off kitchen. Dante DiSabatoBroker AssociateDante@Encore-Realty.com 239.537.5351 2240 Venetian Court Naples, FL 34109 Encore-Realty.com OPEN SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 2711 AM TO 3 PM 20 3rd Street North $4,225,000 OPEN SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 2711 AM TO 3 PM 40 3rd Street North $4,499,000 COMPLETED!in Olde NaplesCOMPLETED!in Olde Naples NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB20 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 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 A seafood/comedy combo Restaurant critic Karen Feldman drops anchor at Row, and more Cuisine News. C28-31 Suspense at seaBook critic Phil Jason welcomes the newest from Robert Macomber. C5 A great rideFilm reviewer Dan Hudak finds Everest an emotional rollercoaster. C15 The Wind Orchestra of Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Bower School of Music & the Arts has been invited to perform at New Yorks renowned Carnegie Hall in November and has begun fundraising to help students pay for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The 51-member orchestra will play benefit concerts Sunday, Sept. 27, and Sunday, Nov. 8, at Artis-Naples. The concerts inaugurate the orchestras first performance series at the arts center. Tickets are $15 at artisnaples.org. All proceeds will help fund the trip, which is estimated to cost $95,000 including travel and lodging in New York City for three nights. Because the opportunity has educational value for students and enables the university to showcase its finest on a national scale, the FGCU Foundation has earmarked funds for this unbudgeted expense. The foundation seeks community support to raise an additional $60,000 and has launched a crowdfunding website at nxtapp.cause.it/fgcu, where gifts can be made. Contributions also can be mailed to: FGCU Foundation, 10501 FGCU Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33965. For more information about contributing, call 590-1067. The FGCU Wind Orchestra is composed of the universitys finest wind and percussion instrumentalists, who are selected by audition. They will perform on Friday, Nov. 27, in the Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage as part of Carnegie Halls Debut Series. The Manhattan Chorale & Chamber Orchestra, which will share the program, invited FGCU after hearing the orchestras first commercially released CD, Introductions, and a recorded performance from the 2015 Florida Music Educators Association Conference. Apparently, these created a buzz within the profession, says conductor Rod Chesnutt, Ph.D., head of instrumental studies at FGCU. We were competing with ensembles from around the country for this coveted spot. The concert marks the first time an FGCU musical ensemble will perform at Carnegie Hall and follows other recent achievements that reflect the growth and success of the Bower School of Music & the Arts as well as the breadth and depth of its programs. Priscila Navarro, an international prize-winning pianist who graduated in 2015, played a solo recital at Carnegie Hall in March 2013. The FGCU Chamber Singers were invited to perform at the Florida Music Educators Association Conference and had a European tour in 2014. The Bower School of Music & the Arts was established in 2006, nine years after the university opened its doors. THE BLACK-BOX THEATER WHERE TOM PRATHers new musical is opening this weekend looked like a busy thrift shop donation area, with boxes of second-hand items being unpacked everywhere. Mr. Prather, who emerged from a cattle ranch in western Colorado to become the patriarch of popular dinner theaters in Penn sylv ania and Fort Myers, stepped up on to The Off Broadway Palm stage and took a seat on a high stool near a rack of shirts. Then he answered questions for most of an hour about writ-Concerts will help FGCU orchestra get to Carnegie HallBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com ChancesTom Prathers new musical will debut at The Off Broadway Palm Theatre, an intimate 100-seat space in the main lobby of The Broadway Palm Theatre, which he and his wife Deborah founded in 1993. Mr. Prather has been running theatrical productions since the late 1950s. SecondVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYTom Prather stands among props for his upcoming show, Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical. SEE CHANCES, C4 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ COURTESY PHOTOThe FGCU Wind Orchestra
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS Digging for the roots of infidelity When we date in our 30s, the subject of exes always comes up. Somewhere between What do you do? and Do you want to have children? Ill ask the man across from me at dinner, So, what happened with your last relationship? Im always surprised by how many of these men give the same answer: She was cheating on me. They say this with a sorrowful expression, and Ill feel a thread of compassion run through me. How could anyone cheat on this adorable man? Over drinks with my girlfriends recently, I told them about the men whove told me their last relationships ended because their partner was having an affair. One of my particularly wise female friends asked me, Do these guys tell you what their role was in how things ended? Their role? I said. But the women cheated on them. My friend gave me her most sage stare. Both people play a part. The next time I had dinner with one of these men, I worked up the nerve to ask him: So, what role did you play in how your last relationship ended? He shrugged. I dont know. Did your ex talk about any problems? I wanted to know. He thought for a moment. She said I never listened. I took a sip of wine and nodded thoughtfully, considering the wisdom of my friend. Esther Perel, the Belgian psychotherapist who specializes in relationships, talks about this topic in a phenomenal TED talk called Why Happy Couples Cheat. Affairs are an act of betrayal, she says, and they are also an expression of longing and loss. It is an oversimplification, she claims, to think that if were getting everything we need at home, we wont go looking elsewhere. At the heart of an affair is a wish to recapture lost parts of ourselves. Ms. Perel is brilliant, and I agree with what she says about the deeper motivations behind infidelity. Still, I would argue that it really is true for women, at least that if we got what we needed at home, we would be less inclined to search elsewhere. When my male friends complain to me about their wives and girlfriends, their No. 1 annoyance is that the women talk too much. Im tired of hearing her, they tell me. But women need to talk. We need to sort through the tumult in our head in order to be our most vibrant selves. When our partner lets us know hes not interested in hearing it, we begin to seek other outlets friends, co-workers, neighbors. And because verbal sharing, for women, creates intimacy, it should come as no surprise that these conversational exchanges can lead to something more. When a woman feels heard at home or elsewhere shes ready to engage in other intimate activities. Im not condoning cheating. Even I wouldnt go that far. But I see how it can happen. I agree with Ms. Perel, but I also agree with my friend. Both partners play a role in the lead-up to an affair, and its never as simple as the men in my life would have me believe. artis HENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 ing and directing Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical. At 78, hes bright and sharp and thin as smoke.The show, which runs through Nov. 7, follows a year in the life of the fictional Palm Coast Community Church Thrift Shop and the characters who cross paths there. It was inspired by the thrift store at Iona Hope Episcopal Church in South Fort Myers, which Mr. Prather helped open in 2004. Since then the idea for his play has been marinating. The cast includes 10 actors. Six play main parts. The other four handle more than two dozen roles, playing multiple characters who appear at the shop and take their place in dramas big and small, poignant and hilarious. The music, including at least seven original numbers, was written and arranged by two actors who also star in the show, Megan Orlowski and Christopher Russell. Both 30, they are married in real life. Their songs include influences from rock and roll, soul and other styles. The music will include an eclectic mix of originals, parodied songs, and traditional songs we all know and l ove, Ms. Orlowski said. She wrote the words for original songs and he came up with the melody. For instance, they wrote a song for her character, the wife of a troubled Iraq War veteran who has moved to Southwest Florida for a fresh start. Its not going well, Mr. Russell said. And her song comes at the peak of that conflict. It all came together quickly. Mr. Prather, who wrote a 54-page script starting in February, worked with them to incorporate the music in the right places over four seasons. The action opens in the late summer and early fall just before the snowbirds arrive. Christmas numbers include O Holy Night and Silent Night. At Halloween the shop workers dress as the Village People for a spoof on YMCA. It concludes after Easter: a new beginning, as the title suggests. All of these characters as well as the things that are in a thrift shop need a second chance, right? Mr. Prather said. Everybody needs a second chance. Growing up on a cattle ranch outside Grand Junction, Colo., he was at least a decade younger than his three siblings; and unlike the rest of his immediate family, was interested in movies and theater instead of ranching. When his dad attended annual business meetings in Denver, Mr. Prather went along, reveling in the opportunity to see movies such as House of Wax (1953) in 3-D. He left the ranch to board in the nearby town of Rifle and attend high school, where he could be involved in theatre. He has been running shows since the late 1950s, when he was in the Army. He and his wife Deborah have run theaters and produced shows as long as theyve been married, 50 years in December, starting in Penn sylv ania. They handed the daily operations of Prather Entertainment Groups dinner theatres, including The Dutch Apple in Lancaster and The Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, over to their son Will Prather in 1999. Classic, full-scale musicals and dinner romance, nostalgia, carved roasted pork loin has been their bread and butter over the years. Second Chances is an artistic departure from the norm and ultimately, Mr. Prather said, a collaboration between himself and the actors involved. Everything about (Second Chances) has his hands on it, said Will about his dad. And that is one of the most admirable things I will always have about my dad is his passion for the theater and his willingness to do whatever it takes to make something happen. At 78, hes as driven as someone who is 28, 38, 48, whatever. That man has a passion and commitment to theater like Ive never seen. I admire that and it makes me want to work harder, to be honest. And thats a special thing to have in a dad. CHANCESFrom page 1FW: What was the process for writing Second Chances? I realized there are two stories there. The stories of the volunteers, who are really a community. And then nothing can quite equal the shoppers that come in and the questions they ask and the things that they do or want to buy, so I thought this sounds like a play. And I thought of Cheers, the Cheers bar where everybody knows everybody My wife Deborah, weve been married 50 years come December, and shes kind of a collaborator. In all truthfulness I wrote the first 15 or 20 pages and showed it to her and it was like the birth of a baby kind of thing. And she laughed several times and she said, well, this is good, Tom. Go ahead and finish writing it. FW: What was the process of actually writing this script? Did you sit down every day at a certain time? It was really important to know the characters. And then if you want to write a play you sit down and know your characters and then take a legal pad Im old fashioned. I write on a legal pad with a pencil so I can scratch out and then if you know your characters they come out of your head and you dont do anything you just follow your pencil along. That may seem arrogant or something but it really is how the play evolved. And the other thing, knowing who the performers were, I had seen them do other roles and I knew how their rhythms were and so it worked really well. FW: You are directing it as well, is that right? Yes, and Ive designed the set. It used to be I directed and designed all the sets. Now we have a team that does that but in the olden days it was just kind of my wife and I. It was a ma and pa business; our sons were little. FW: Is this the first time youve written a play? No I got a C in playwriting in college. (The play) wasnt very good, course I wrote it the weekend before it was due to be turned it. In 1999, I wrote a play called Christmas through the Century and it was really based upon my wifes mother because she was born in 1904. So I took each decade in the 1900s and there was a scene in each. It was received controversially. It got some bad reviews. And it got people who thought it was really good But it entertained people. Thats what this is about. FW: What are your plans for Second Chances after the premier? We would tour it on the east coast of Florida if theres any legs. And then also since I do have some contact with our theatre that we own in Penn sylv ania it would probably go up there. FW: How did you get started in theater? My junior year I was 16 and we were doing a high school play (in Rifle, Colo.). All they did was one play a year. It was always the junior play. And we needed the furniture so I went to my mothers house and took all of her living room furniture out and used that. FW: Mr. Prather studied theater at now San Jose State University in California. In the late 1950s after graduation he served in the U.S. Army in radio newswriting, which included spending eight weeks in New York City training before being stationed in Korea where he was a morning radio announcer. When I got there there was a service club and it had a stage. I said, why dont we do a play? We had a whole group of actors, other G.I.s came and we did four plays there during that course of my duty. Then it came time for us all to leave. (D)ue to that work Id done there I got transferred to Japan headquarters. And I was the community theater director at the headquarters of a military base in Japan. FW: What show inspired you most up to that point? Rashomon. Thats that (1951) Japanese movie. I happened to be fortunate enough to see that on Broadway and when I was there in the Army as a matter of fact. And Rashomon is (about) four people and they each tell their own stories. As a matter of fact, when I finished the Army and went to New York and left New York and went to Harrisburg (Pennsylv ania) where I met my wife, we opened a small regional theatre in Harrisburg in 1964 and one of the plays we did there was Rashomon. FW: Aside from this play are you involved with the theaters now? I have no involvement day to day. I may come into this dinner theater and enjoy seeing the show and if I find the beef is tough Ill tell somebody about it. But how many times do you see me involved? Im not really involved. Debbie and I and Will are the final decider on the shows. We sign off on them. But other than that the team picks the plays. The audience really picks the plays with show polls. FW: How do you deal with bad reviews? Do you read it and is it upsetting or do you totally just blow it off? We just got one on Tony (a character in West Side Story at The Dutch Apple), his costume. The critic there said his clothes were too nice to be the leader of a gang. But Tony left the gang, if you know the story. He doesnt do that anymore. And how do I deal with it? I usually think weve failed, somehow we didnt do what the critic expected. Sometimes I just think the critic was in a bad mood and just didnt like it, too. FW: How have you been able to survive and keep the business going for so long? (The Broadway Palm is starting its 23rd season and The Dutch Apple its 30th season). We cater to our customers. Staff here at this theater all have an input about the show selection. And its a family business, and weve kept the price low. We have an enormous subscription base here in Fort Myers and theyre very loyal and dedicated. (The Broadway Palm) is coming off its best year it ever had. Best year ever. >> What: Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical. >> When: Through Nov. 7, Wednesday-Sunday evenings with select matinees. >> Where: The Off Broadway Palm Theatre, an intimate 100-seat space in the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre at 1380 Colonial Blvd. >> Tickets: $33 to $53 with group discounts for parties of 20 or more. >> To purchase tickets: Call 278-4422, visit BroadwayPalm.com or stop by the box of ce. >> Details: Along with the musical, The Broadway Palms Art Gallery will feature artworks for sale from local thrift shops to help those organizations raise funds. Q&A Tom Ross Prather is the writer and director of Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical, and patriarch of Prather Entertainment Group. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYTom Prather
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Pineapple Press. 392 pages. Hardcover, $26.95. One of the great feelings that come over me when I settle into a new Honor Series novel by Robert Macomber is the sense that Im in such capable and caring hands. Its like having an insurance policy against disappointments. And there are none in the 12th installment of this unique and durable series. The action is set in December 1892. Commander Peter Wake, after 29 years in the navy that includes 10 years in the Office of Naval Intelligence with assignments worldwide, is finally in charge of his own ship Bennington, a new cruiser of the latest design. As one might expect, the commander is regularly in the company of his careerlong aide, Boatswain Sean Rork, an estimable ruffian from Ireland. Theirs is a very special relationship, a deep friendship that goes far beyond the conventions of officer and subordinate. If this new post sounds like settling down, it isnt quite that. However, there is a romance brewing. If it develops as both parties hope, Wake could once again be a married man. The quick-start relationship with a beautiful Spanish woman of breeding and intelligence is a major attraction for the readers and for Wake, especially since she takes a liberal stance toward Cubas future that allies her with her admirer. Finding the time to spend with her is as great a problem as meeting the challenges of his duties. The action moves between Key West and Tampa, with interludes along the Caribbean coast of Mexico, in Jamaica and in part through flashbacks that sketch his first encounter with Maria Ana Maura y Abad in Washington, D.C. The main action is generated by a scheme to distract and mislead the commander. Fooled by clues that have been planted to mislead him, Wake convinces his superior, Admiral Walker, to send him to and beyond Cozumel to thwart an attempt by someone aboard the German Gneisenau to assassinate a Mayan rebel. The Germans, wishing to establish a naval station to protect their Mexican and other interests, cant risk a government overthrow or instability. It turns out that Wake had succumbed to manipulated evidence designed to keep him occupied while an assassin was sent to Tampa (actually Ybor City) to do away with Wakes good friend, the famed author and Cuban patriot Jos Mart. Wakes old enemies from previous adventures, Germany and Spain, are working against him. The conflicts are both national and personal. Now the race is to beat the assassin to Jos Marts hiding place; or, just in case they cant, to get a message to the hero warning him of the plot. While plenty of interest is generated by this plot line, just as much is attributable to Mr. Macombers meticulous descriptions of matters technical and nautical. The boilers of Wakes ship have been used to exhaustion without being given proper maintenance, and yet there never seems time to take the ship out of operation for this task. The constant reports about that potential calamity, along with the adjustments of speed and other manipulations to lessen the risks, create great suspense and authenticity. The echoing commands on board Bennington and the actions that ensue from them provide vivid insights into the operation of such a ship and Wakes complex responsibilities. Readers get a good feeling for living aboard such a vessel and visiting the ports as they were during the Gilded Age. Then there are the well-managed subplots. One of these has to do with the ongoing familial battle between Wake and his headstrong daughter Useppa, this time concerning the man she wishes to marry. Another concerns Wakes second in command, a haughty and jealous character of high social standing who is out to undermine Wake. This is not the first time Mr. Macomber has sprung his fiction from actual historical events, and I hope it is not the last. His books engage us in the concentric circles of local, regional and international concerns and how they are interrelated. Wakes career often bring him into contact with governmental leaders, this time President Grover Cleveland. Such brief cameos, including the meeting with Mart, are delightful. Once again, Mr. Macomber has composed a living, breathing and authoritative maritime story of later 19th century America and its place in a troubled world. Reader, you are in good hands with this writer. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. o d i i h a philJASONpkjason@comcast.net MACOMBER
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERNew Works Festival By Gulfshore Playhouse Sept. 24-27 at The Norris Center. (866) 811-4111.Some Enchanted Evening Through Sept. 26 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.Xanadu By Theatre Zone and students at Florida Gulf Coast University Oct. 1-11 at FGCU. (888) 966-3352 or theatrezone-florida.com.I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti Oct. 4-Nov. 1 at Florida Repertory Theatres ArtStage Studio Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or floridarep.org.The Glass Menagerie By Gulfshore Playhouse Oct. 11-25 at The Norris Center. (866) 811-4111 or gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Somethings Afoot By The Naples Players Oct. 14-Nov. 8 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.com. The Art of Murder By The Marco Players Nov. 4-22 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 North Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 642-7270 or marcoplayers.com.Saga of Roaring Gulch By the Island Theater Company youth performers Nov. 19-21 at Marco Lutheran Church. 394-0080 or theateronmarco.com.Brigadoon By Gulfshore Opera Nov. 20-28 at the G&L Theater at Community School of Naples. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or theatrezone-florida.com.THURSDAY9.24Mangrove Walk Explore the mangroves and learn about the unique ecosystem from a park ranger at DelnorWiggins State Park at 9:30 a.m. Free with park entry fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). 5976196 or floridastateparks.org. Script Club Headquarters Regional Library launches a new club that explores how actors interpret scripts as they prepare for stage performances. For the first session at 2 p.m., Gulfshore Playhouse staff lead a discussion about The Glass Menagerie. Register and pick up script beforehand. Free. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0177 or collierlibrary.org.Travel Chat Preferred Travel hosts a program about AmaWaterways River Cruises at 5 p.m. 5801 Pelican Bay Blvd. 261-1177 or preferrednaples.com.Latin King of Comedy Joey Medina performs at Off the Hook Comedy Club tonight through Sunday, Sept. 27. Check website for show times and ticket prices. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or offthehookcomedy.com. FRIDAY9.25The Power Within Join the meditation session and chill out at 10 a.m. at Goddess I Am. $10. 600 Goodlette-Frank Road. 228-6949 or goddessiam.com.Passion for Fashion Waterside Shops hosts the third annual Craving Fashion event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sip, shop and stroll while enjoying bites from dozens of area restaurants. $50. 598-1605 or watersideshops.com. Balancing Workshop Shangri-La Springs holds a chakra balancing workshop at 7 p.m. $25. 27750 Old 41 Road. 949-0749 or shangrilasprings.com.SATURDAY9.26Free Fun Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers free admission to kids 12 and younger every Saturday in September. 262-0304 or conservancy.org. Peace and Paddleboarding Strive for perfect balance in a class that combines yoga and stand-up paddleboarding from 8:30-9:45 a.m. on the beach at Second Avenue North. $35 includes board rental; $15 if you bring your own board. Text 595-3199 to obtain confirmation beforehand.Free Celebration Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates National Estuaries Day with free admission all day starting at 9 a.m. Enjoy boat tours, kayak trips, special presentations and more. 300 Tower Road. 530-5977 or rookerybay.org. Finders Keepers Lovers Key State Park celebrates National Public Lands Day with a scavenger hunt through the park starting at 9 a.m. Digital or phone camera required. Free, but registration required. Park entry fee waived for participants. 463-4588 or floridastatepark.org.Plant Problems Horticulturalist Jan Abernathy diagnoses garden ailments at Everglades Wonder Gardens at 9 a.m. Bring a bagged sample or your ailing plant. Regular admission applies. 9922591 or evergladeswondergardens.com. Blessing of the Fleet The Everglades Society for Historic Preservation hosts the Blessing of the Stone Crab Fleet with activities for the whole family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Everglades Rod & Gun Club. The annual Coconut Guava Cake Contest is part of the fun. Free admission. 695-2905 or evergladeshistorical.org.Free Celebration Naples Depot Museum offers free admission 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in honor of Smithsonian Museums free admission day. 262-6525 or colliermuseums.com. Book Fair Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops hosts a childrens book fair to benefit the K is for Kids Foundation starting at noon. 598-5200 or bn.com.All That Jazz The Naples Jazzmasters perform from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. Donations appreciated. 213-3058 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Funny Guy Comedian Bill Zapf performs at 8:30 p.m. at Nanas Diner with Room2Laugh. $18. 5555 Golden Gate Parkway. 455-2844 or room2laugh.com. SUNDAY9.27Yoga for All Caryn Gallagher leads a fusion yoga class from 9-10 a.m. at the Seagate beach access. Bring a beach towel and water. Registration required, donations welcome. (312) 505-9642. MONDAY9.28Military Lecture Headquarters Regional Library hosts a lecture at 2 p.m. about the parallels between Britains conflict with colonials during the Revolutionary War and the United States experience in Vietnam. Free. Registration required. 593-0177 or collierlibrary.org. Ommmm Chelseas Resale Shoppe invites the public to evening meditations starting at 5:15 p.m. every Monday. Peace offering welcome. 949 Second Ave. N. 261-0005.Historical Lecture Headquarters Regional Library hosts a multimedia lecture at 2 p.m. about how the United States conflict in Vietnam reflects Britains experience during the Revolutionary War. Free, but registration required. 2385 Orange Blossom Dr. 593-0177 or collierlibrary.org. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Buena Vista Social Club (France, 1999) at 7 p.m. Aging Cuban musicians are brought out of retirement by an extraordinary bandleader. $10. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. TUESDAY9.29The First Steps Pablo Repun Tango holds a lesson for beginners starting at 7 p.m. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or pablorepuntango.com.Walk On Take a 90-minute guided stroll along the shaded, 2.25-mile boardwalk at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary starting at 9:30 a.m. Free with regular admission ($12 for adults, $6 for college students, $4 for ages 6-18, free for ages 5 and younger). Limited to 12 participants. Tours are offered every Monday, Tuesday and Friday through October. 348-9151 or corkscrew.audubon.org.Rec Room The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts mah jongg, bridge and cards at 11:30 a.m. Free for members, $3 for non-members. 7035 Airport Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. WEDNESDAY9.30Beach Yoga Candice Oligney of Green Monkey Yoga leads a gentle yoga class for all levels from 9-10 a.m. at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Bring yoga mat, water, a towel and bug spray. $5 plus regular park entrance fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). Sign up by calling 598-1938 or visiting greenmonkey.com.Local History Naples Historical Society hosts a walking tour of Old Naples setting out at 9:30 a.m. from Historic Palm Cottage. Reservations required. $10 members, $16 nonmembers. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or napleshistoricalsociety.org. Kids DIY Miromar Outlet offers arts and crafts for kids ages 3-12 starting at 10 a.m. in MundoFox Playland. Free. 9483766 or miromaroutlets.com. Itchin for Knowledge Top Dog Kitchen hosts the first session of a two-part seminar about itching dogs at 7 p.m. The second part follows Tuesday, Oct. 20. Free. Reservations requested. 7795 Davis Blvd. 331-8143 or email@example.com.COMING UPFree Concert Wilder Sons plays the lawn at Mercato while guests enjoy beer and wine courtesy of Naples Flatbread & Wine and food from Masa from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com.Funny Guy Erik Myers, winner of the Floridas Funniest Comedian competition, performs at Off the Hook Comedy Club Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 1-4. Check website for performance times and ticket costs. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or offthehookcomedy.com. Professional actors from TheatreZone share the stage with FGCU performing arts students for a production of the cult musical Xanadu Oct. 1-11 at the FGCU Theatre Lab. Tickets are $40 and $45. (888) 966-3352 or theatrezone-florida.com. Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Buena Vista Social Club (France, 1999) at 7 p.m. Monday. Aging Cuban musicians are brought out of retirement by an extraordinary bandleader. $10. artcenterbonita.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO How the Other Half Lives Whole Foods and ITZ Studios screen the fifth episode of the locally filmed reality show Billionaires Coast at the markets Uncorked Friday event at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2. Guests will also enjoy featured wines and cheeses. $10, with proceeds benefitting Lighthouse of Collier Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. 5525100 or wholefoodsmarket.com.Art Reception Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a campus open house and opening reception for the traveling exhibit Sandy Scott: a Retrospective from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Boat Show The Marine Industries Association of Collier County presents the Naples Boat Show at Naples City Dock on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3-4. 682-0900 or miacc.org.Car Show ExEL Foundation hosts a show featuring Cool Cruisers Car Club at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Heritage Bay, where guests are also invited to walk the grounds. $25 admission includes a T-shirt and snacks. exel-naples.com.Kids Day Boys & Girls Club of Collier County welcomes locals families for its Day for Kids starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Enjoy games, a bounce house, music, food and more. Free. 7500 Davis Blvd. 325-1759 or bgccc.com. Diversity Festival Hodges University hosts the eighth annual Diversity Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Naples campus, 2655 Northbrooke Drive. $10 for adults, $30 for a group of five, free for ages 5 and younger. hgodges.edu/diversityfestival. See story on page A11.Improv Tonight! Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs in-house improv troupe performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. $12 for members, $15 for non-members, $17 at the door. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Pasta e Pellicola Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner and a movie at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. The featured film is Delitto Damore (Italy, 1974), a socio-political story of two couples melding the northern and southern cultures of Italy while working in the Industrial north. $15 for dinner and film, $5 for film alone. 7035 Airport Road. 5975210 or niafoundation.org. Film for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens The Aura (Argentina, 2005) at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Lunch & Learn Everglades Wonder Gardens hosts a lunchtime lecture for guests at noon Wednesday, Oct. 7, about piracy in Southwest Florida in the 17th and 18th centuries. Free with price of admission. 992-5591 or evergladeswondergardens.com. New World Order Naples Italian American Foundation starts a weekly educational series through October about the voyages of Cristopher Columbus at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. The evening includes cocktails and dinner. Appropriate clothing required, reservations required by 6 p.m. the preceding Tuesday. $25 for members, $35 for non-members. 7035 Airport Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Art ALIVE Watch a demonstration by artist Abby Warman and listen to live jazz at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at The Artists Gallery. The work of ceramicist Martha Hankey will also be featured. 6240 Shirley St. 596-5099 or theartistsgallery.us. # TAKE IT OFF 9.25 9.26Laboratory Theater of Florida presents Calendar Girls at 8 p.m. Oct. 2-3, 8-9, 10-11 and 15-17 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 11 and 17. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com Waterside Shops feeds the appetites of local fashionistas with shopping, tastings from 40-plus restaurants and chef competitions during the second annual Craving Fashion from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. $50, with proceeds benefitting Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and United Way of Collier County. watersideshops. comGet a last glimpse at the work of this months featured artists, photographer Jack Megela (Delicado, shown here) and painter Jo-ann Sanborn (Orange Bowl), this week at The Artists Gallery. The exhibits end Sept. 30. 6240 Shirley St. theartistsgallery.us 9.24-30 9.26The Everglades Society for Historic Preservation hosts the Blessing of the Stone Crab Fleet with activities for the whole family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Everglades Rod & Gun Club. evergladeshistorical.org Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates National Estuaries Day all day Saturday with kayak trips, educational presentations, art exhibits and more. Free admission. rookerybay.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 SUNTHU 11:30AM TO 9:00PMFRISAT 11:30AM TO 10:00PM THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4360 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-263-FISH (3474)fishseafoodrestaurant.com FISHRESTAURANT FISH will be closed from nowOctober 5 for remodeling. PLEASE JOIN US ON OCTOBER 6FOR OUR GRAND REOPENING!FISH Presents Exceptional Quality and Freshness at its Best!OUR SISTER RESTAURANT MIRAMARE IS OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER (ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY) 4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples 239.455.5111billssteakandseafood.com Not responsible for typographical errors. Specials good 9/13-9/19. HAPPY HOUR 11 A.M. TO 9:30 P.M. DAILY Check Out Our New Happy Hour Menu! The ONLY Naples Restaurant where Fresh Seafood is Flown in DAILY from New England! ASK US ABOUT CATERING & CLAM BAKES! SEVEN NIGHTS A WEEK LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 6 TO 9 P.M.9/24: Motown 9/25: The Consecutones 9/26: Tim Boogiehead Poindexter 9/27: Manhattan Connection 9/28: Nevada Smith 9/29: Tim Boogiehead Poindexter 9/30: Steve Fenttiman SURF & TURF DINNER FOR TWO$69.9932 oz. bone-in Tomahawk steak served with two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggies SCALLOP SCAMPI $28 Fresh Sea Scallops Sauted in a Scampi Sauce Over Angel Hair Pasta DINNER SPECIALSNOW SERVED ALL DAY! TWIN LOBSTER $26.99 Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butter CHEF BILLS FEATURE $30VEAL OSSO BUCCO Served Over Potatoes with Veggies WEEKLY FEATURES SERVED ALL DAY! WHAT TO DOEvening on Fifth Enjoy live music, shopping, dancing and dining on Fifth Avenue starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. 692-8426 or fifthavenuesouth.com.Teen Terror Kids in grades 6-12 are invited to meet at Mackle Park on Marco Island at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, for a tour of haunted spots in Collier County. $15. 642-0575 or cityofmarcoisland.com. Concert in the Park The Music Makers show band performs from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, in the bandshell at Cambier Park. 348-3675 or fifthavenuesouth.com. Doc Screening The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers screens 971 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. Its the true story of eight citizens who broke into an FBI office and uncovered the agencys efforts to intimidate Americans who exercised their First Amendment rights. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.Ghosts in the Garden Everglades Wonder Gardens provides ghost sightings created by local organizations, schools and artists Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 1. $7-$12. 992-2591 or evergladeswondergardens.com.Mah Jongg Tourney Naples Italian American Foundation hosts a weekend-long mah jongg tournament starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at the Hampton Inn off I-75 at Exit 111. $125 ($280 for participants requiring accommodation). 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Funky Feeling Deb & The Dynamics perform their signature mix of blues, R&B, funk and soul at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $22 for members, $27 non-members, $32 at the door. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Dinner Theater The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Players present Who Killed the Rabbi? at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. The audience is invited to eat, dance and sing at this interactive play that depicts a traditional Jewish wedding that is anything but typical. $50 for members, $55 for non-members.Swamp After Hours Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary kicks off its nighttime visitation series at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. Guests will enjoy starlit walks, astronomy, discussions and more highlighting creatures of the night. $6-$12 (free for ages 17 and younger). 348-9151 or corkscrew.audubon.org. Brew Bash Mercato hosts its annual Brew-Ha-Ha Craft Beer Festival from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. Enjoy beer tasting, lawn games, contests, a silent auction and live entertainment. $30-$50. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com.Pasta e Pelicola Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner and a movie at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. The featured film is Ginger and Cinnamon (Italy, 2003), a comedy about what it means to be a woman at any age. $15 for dinner and film, $5 for film alone. 7035 Airport Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 C9 Aboard the... 3 day cancellation policy. No coupons or discounts apply. Cruise Naples Bay catching the beautiful homes of Port Royal while enjoying a traditional anksgiving Dinner. e best part...NO cooking, NO mess! www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com 550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, FL 34102 ursday November 26, 2015Early Dinner: 12:00-2:00pm Sunset Dinner: 4:45-6:45 $60.50* per adult $30.25* per child*tax, port and service not included Book yourself and your family today!(239) 649-2275 RELAX this anksgiving! Treat you and your family to a cruise and delicious anksgiving dinner on the water! RELAX this anksgiving! FREE ADMISSION LAWN CHAIRS WELCOMEOn the lawn across from MASA and Silverspot Cinema A Night of indie RocK Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41239.254.1080 MercatoShops.com Upcoming Concerts Nov 5 Thomas Wynn and the Believers Dec 3 Victor Wainwright Jan 7 The Appleseed Collective WHERE TO GODinner Show Comedian Jimmy Keys performs at Bayside Seafood Grill and Bar while guests enjoy a threecourse dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20. $75. 649-5552 or baysideseafoodgrillandbar.com.Swamp Walk Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a walk through the preserves old-growth forest of bald cypress trees setting out at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. $6-$12. 348-9151 or corkscrew.audubon.org. Hello Party Naples Italian American Foundation hosts an opening night gala at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. Guests will enjoy a preview of the seasons events and the dedication of the organizations new grand piano in the memory of member Peter Vivonetto. Tuxedo or dark suit required. $50 members, $60 non-members. 7035 Airport Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Ragin Cajun Three-time Grammy nominated blues guitarist Tab Benoit performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35-$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Shock Treatment Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. Audience participation encouraged. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Boo Bash Take your little ghouls to Waterside Shops for some tricks and treats from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. 598-1605 or watersideshops.com.Chocolate Party Project HELP hosts its 19th annual Chocolate Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at Design Studio by Raymond. $85-$95. Reservations required. 990 First Ave. N. 649-1404 or projecthelpnaples.org. Fall Fun Bonita Springs Charter School hosts Harvest Fest from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, with fun, food, rides, games and music. Free. 25380 Bernwood Drive. 992-6932 or bonitaspringscharter.org.More Fall Fun Longshore Lakes Womens Club hosts a fall festival at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. Guests will enjoy a car show, bake sale, arts and crafts, yard sale, kids activities and more. 11399 Phoenix Way. 566-2304. Porky Piggin Baconfest returns at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Naples Municipal Airport. Enjoy vendors, competitions and drawings featuring Americas favorite pork product. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate. 526 Terminal Drive. firstname.lastname@example.org or baconfestnaples.com. Pet Seminar Top Dog Kitchen hosts a seminar about battling bad pet breath at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. Free, but reservations requested. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with pertinent details, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 12th Ave. S. at the City Dock 239-263-9940 NaplesWaterfrontDining.com The stars are bright and the temperaturE is just right for dining on the water at The Dock ARTS COMMENTARY John Cleese on creativityCreativity is an essential skill in life and business, yet its not taught in our schools or always valued at work, bemoans Monty Python co-founder John Cleese, who appears at various Florida venues in October with fellow Python Eric Idle (see story on page A1). After his television and movie career as part of the Monty Python comedic troupe, Mr. Cleese developed an interest in creativity and has lectured on the subject around the world. (In fact, one lecture, found on YouTube, has what appear to be subtitles in Dutch. Because Id recently re-watched Monty Python and the Holy Grail, which makes use of hilarious pseudo-Swedish subtitles at the beginning, I kept expecting these subtitles to also say something funny. But they were legit, and remained pretty much incomprehensible.) In a recent phone conversation with Mr. Cleese, I asked him about the importance of creativity. Its an extraordinary thing when you realize how mad the world is; people concentrate on one thing and completely ignore something else, he said. Our education system doesnt seem to teach us about creativity. As we grow older, we become less creative, or less receptive to being so. He noted an anecdote in Daniel Pinks book, A Whole New Mind: Why RightBrainers Will Rule the Future, in which Gordon MacKenzie of Hallmark Cards went into a school and talked to students in various grades. When he asked the 6-year-olds, Whos an artist? The hands went up, he says. But when he got to the 9-year-olds, he said, only half raised their hands in response to the same question. And when he asked the 14-year-olds, he said, no one raised a hand. Being creative is seen as being a freak, a curiosity, he said. As education develops, it becomes rarer. He told me nothing about creativity was ever taught to him during his years as a student at Cambridge University. The only remark that was in any way creative was from a professor who said, If youre doing an exam, read all the questions first, then your unconscious will be working on them all the time (while youre answering the first questions.) No one had ever told me that before. In one of his lectures on creativity that I watched on YouTube, Mr. Cleese explained that we function in two modes: open and closed. Creativity is not possible in the closed mode, he said, adding, We too often get stuck in the closed mode. (We have) tunnel vision when we should have the wide view. Certain conditions will make you more likely to be in the open mode, and therefore, more creative, he said. The first is space; you have to create a space for yourself where youll be undisturbed. Another is time; set time apart. Its easier to do trivial things that are urgent than important things that are not urgent, he said. Its easier to start on little things we know we can do than the big things were not so sure about. Another condition for creativity is confidence: the ability to play with a problem without trying to immediately solve it. Too often, well go with the first solution that comes to us. Creative people are able to tolerate the discomfort of uncertainty and ambiguity for longer periods of time. They put in more pondering time, so their solutions are more creative, he said. (Give) your mind as long as possible to come up with something original. Nothing will stop your creativity as much as the fear of making a mistake, he added. True play is experimental: What happens if I do this? What if I do that? This is why companies that operate on fear or are harshly punitive are less creative. Companies that value creativity encourage their people and support them; they allow them to experiment and make mistakes, they welcome a free exchange of ideas. Another important condition for creativity is humor. Humor, Mr. Cleese told his audience, gets us from a closed mode to an open mode faster than anything else. He urged them to find other people to play with. Always make sure your play friends are those you like and trust, who wont squash your ideas. And return the favor, listening to them with an open mind as well. When he talked, I asked Mr. Cleese how people can be creative today, when so many are glued to smartphones all the time. You dont typically see people being meditative on buses or subways anymore, looking out the window and just thinking. Instead, theyre hunched over, staring at a little screen. Its a tragedy; I would put it that strongly, he responded. I think its one of the reasons we have so many problems. People dont sit quietly like they used to on the porch, or go fishing, or play gently for fun. Obsessively checking emails and constantly texting can have a detrimental effect on being creative. Youre subject to interruptions, but you can only relax if youre not under pressure, he said. It could be the pressure of trying to prove how smart you are, or time pressure. Another type of pressure is interruptions: You start thinking about something, and people come in and demand your attention. Thats why an open office is so bad; you dont have the space where you can close the door. Loosen up your assumptions, he advised. When youre playing, nothing is wrong, and even a non-viable idea can be a steppingstone to an idea that works. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com COURTESY PHOTOJohn Cleese tours Florida next month with longtime fellow Monty Pythoner Eric Idle.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Whether you need a car, truck or van, Enterprise is the perfect choice. 1 800 rent-a-car enterprise.com W h Pick-up subject to geographic and other restrictions. 2015 Enterprise Rent-A-Car G00131 8/15 HOROSCOPES COALITION OF STATES 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, C11SEE ANSWERS, C11 LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Trying to resolve a workplace problem with a longtime associate can be difficult. Consider bringing in an impartial third party to help you both reach a mutually acceptable solution. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) This is a good time to assess your current career situation. Consider whether you have a chance to move up where you are now, or if you should look elsewhere. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) With education being a dominant part of this weeks aspect, one of the things you might want to think about is taking courses to enhance your career opportunities. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You might have a problem trying to stay focused on a matter youd rather not deal with. But the sooner you do, the sooner it will be resolved and out of the way. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) An unforeseen complication creates a difficult problem. But things get resolved once you use your ability to turn negative situations into positive experiences. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) The Pisces penchant for doing the right thing at the right time helps you deal with a particularly troublesome situation. Consider your best option, and act accordingly. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A workplace change doesnt seem to have turned out quite as youd hoped. Never mind: Just treat yourself to a healthy dollop of that Aries self-confidence, and youll soon view things differently. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Some of the support you might have hoped for in a difficult situation might not be there. But you have the strength to rely on your own capabilities if you must. Good luck. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A disagreement with a longtime friend can be painful, but it also can be a learning lesson. Insist on a full and complete airing of views. Youll both come away the better for it. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A stalled relationship can be restarted with some give and take on both sides. And while it could take more time than you expect, dont rush it. Be patient, and let it happen naturally. LEO (July 23 to August 22) An opportunity to move a long-stalled project from concept to construction might be opening up for the Big Cat. Meanwhile, be prepared to spend more time dealing with family matters. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Use your Virgo organizational skills to line up support to help you deal with a sticky workplace problem. A personal matter also might be helped with friendly intervention. BORN THIS WEEK: Although you might sometimes seem rigid in your views, your love of justice makes you a trusted friend everyone can rely on. PUZZLES
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 C13 Presented bySaturday & Sunday October 3rd-4th 10am-5pm Daily FREE Admission, FREE Parking, FREE At the Naples City Dock | 880 12th Ave S Featuring: o New & Used Boats o Marine Products & Accessories o Live Music o Great Food SPONSORED BY: Visit www.MIACC.org for more information. CONTRACT BRIDGEYou can afford itBY STEVE BECKERAssume youre in three notrump and West leads the king of clubs. You play your seven on the king, but West, a shrewd cookie whos familiar with this ducking play, shifts to the jack of hearts. Lets say you win the jack with the king, cash the king of spades, lead a diamond to the king and cash the ace of spades, hoping the queen will fall. No such luck. You next play a diamond to your ace and lead a third round of diamonds, hoping the suit is divided 3-3. Apparently, its not your lucky day, because East wins the diamond with the jack as West shows out. East returns a club, and the best you can do at this point is to go down one. You can establish an extra diamond trick, but that will bring you to only eight tricks. Sometime later, it dawns on you that you misplayed the hand. Not only that, but making nine tricks wasnt even difficult. In fact, it was ridiculously simple. All you had to do, after winning the heart at trick two, was lead the king of spades and overtake it with dummys ace. You would then continue spades, forcing out the queen, and thereby assure nine tricks consisting of four spades, two hearts, two diamonds and a club. It might seem at first blush that playing the king and ace of spades on the same trick is a wild extravagance. But its the kind of extravagance you can readily afford, since it is the only way to assure the contract.
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PURCHASE OF A NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE REQUIRED.Cannot be combined with any other offers, specials or coupons.MON-FRI FROM 11:30 to 3 SUSHI$9.99 PASTA$5.99 FILM CAPSULESMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials (Dylan OBrien, Kaya Scodelario, Giancarlo Esposito) After escaping the Glade, Thomas (Mr. OBrien) and friends find themselves avoiding a deadly virus in a vast desert landscape. Although bloated and flawed in many ways, this sequel to The Maze Runner (2014) is redeemed by bold decisions not ordinarily seen in an adaptation of a YA novel. Rated PG-13.The Visit (Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan) Strange things occur late at night when siblings Becca (Ms. DeJonge) and Tyler (Mr. Oxenbould) visit their grandparents (Ms. Dunagan and Peter McRobbie) in rural Pennsylvania. Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense) returns to form with this strong thriller that nicely mixes humor and horror. Rated PG-13. Mistress America (Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Matthew Shear) A lonely, outcast college freshman (Ms. Kirke) gets a jolt from her exuberant and older future sister-in-law (Mr. Gerwig). In a funny and thoughtful way, writer/director Noah Baumbach deftly finds the haughty nothingness of a young generation thats never accomplished anything but is convinced it will conquer the world. Rated R.Best of Enemies 1/2(Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley, Sam Donaldson) In 1968, ABC News hired intellectuals Gore Vidal (a Democrat) and William F. Buckley (a Republican) to debate during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. The results changed TV news punditry forever. Its a wonderfully entertaining documentary about two people who positively loathed one another and the lengths (depths) they went to in order to win. Rated R.We Are Your Friends 1/2(Zac Efron, Emily Ratajkowski, Wes Bentley) An aspiring DJ (Mr. Efron) falls for his mentors (Mr. Bentley) girlfriend (Ms. Ratajkowski) in this version of the struggling artist fights to make his mark on the world story. If youre young, ambitious and in search of yourself, and/or if enjoy electronic music, give it a shot. If not, pass. You wont miss much. Rated R.American Ultra (Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton) A stoner (Mr. Eisenberg) discovers hes a covert CIA operative and defends his girlfriend (Ms. Stewart) from assassins. The premise is clever, but its not funny and is far too violent. Rated R.Straight Outta Compton 1/2(OShea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell) The early days of pioneering rap group N.W.A. are highlighted in this tremendous biopic from director F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job). The music and story are well done, but the real highlight of the film is the performances, particularly Mr. Mitchell as Eazy-E. Rated R. Fantastic Four (Jamie Bell, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan) Young scientists teleport to an alternate dimension, only to return with superpowers. You can see the potential, but poor story structure undoes anything the movie has going for it. Rated PG-13.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 AN EVENING OF DINNER, DANCING & DRINKS JOIN US FOR A NEW YEARS EVE PARTY AT NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORT DECEMBER 31 2015 at 7:30 p.m. featuring live music by Larry Coryell, gourmet dinner buffet, champagne toast & cash bar BUY TICKETS NOW through August 31st at a discounted price of $119++ per person Overnight packages also available. CALL (844) 618-9513 | 475 SEAGATE DRIVE, NAPLES, FL 34103 | NAPLESGRANDE.COM/NYE KOVEL: ANTIQUESSaving silver from the scrap heap BY TERRY KOVEL AND KIM KOVELSilver tea sets, vases, jewelry and other objects can be sold at many jewelry stores and antiques shops for the meltdown value. Sterling silver has been about $21 an ounce, but in mid-2015, it was down to about $14 to $15. Of course, most collectible silver in good condition is worth more than when its melted down, and pieces made by important companies like Tiffany or Georg Jensen will sell for many times the scrap value. But as older collectors downsize and young buyers search for useful furnishings for new homes, some things have gone down in price. Few brides today ask for a silver tea set or even a set of silverware, so those pieces are selling at bargain prices. It is the lucky couple that inherits a sterling water pitcher by Tiffany & Co. Even luckier are those who get Tiffany silver in Art Nouveau patterns. A water pitcher with raised catfish on a hammered background was estimated at $2,500 to $4,500 at a Rago auction in Lambertville, N.J. There were dents, lost patina, a repair and a monogram, all damage that lowers the value. The unusual pitcher, 8 inches high, sold for $18,750 because of the fine workmanship, unique design and fame of the maker. Q: I cant find the value for my antique Conrey & Birely claw foot table. Its a smaller table and has a sticker that reads patented sept 29, 1896, no 568397. A: The Conrey & Birely Table Co. was founded by Jacob A. Conrey and Charles Birely in Shelbyville, Ind., in 1885. The company was also listed in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The patent was granted to Charles Birely for a method of attaching legs to a table or other furniture. The company was reorganized in 1901 and became Conrey-Davis Furniture Co. Your table, made before Catfish with whiskers are swimming around this silver water pitcher made by Tiffany & Co. It sold for $18,750 last year at Rago Arts auction in Lamber.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 Keys for the Heart will open door to life-saving surgery for childrenKeys for the Heart, a concert to benefit Gift of Life Florida, takes place from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 625 111th Ave. Gift of Life provides life-saving open-heart surgeries for children. Made possible in part with the support of Northern Trust, the evening will feature renowned Italian pianist Francesco Attesti, soprano Nathalia Avila and the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra conducted by Yaniv Segal. Mr. Attesti will perform Mozarts Piano Concerto K449 in E flat major, followed by Allegro Vivace, Andantino and Allegro ma non troppo. One of the finest interpreters of the romantic and early 20th century repertoire, he performs regularly in concert halls including Philharmonia Hall of Saint Petersburg, Tchalkovsky Conservatory of Moscow, Mozarteum of Salzburg, Philharmonie Essen, International Piano Festival of Warsaw and the Conservatory G. Verdi in Milan. Ms. Avila has gained recognition for her roles on the operatic stage. She made her debut in 2013 as Santussa in Cavalleria Rusticana with the Miami Lyric Opera and followed that with a concert appearance in Viva Verdi! with Orchestra Miami. She has been featured as the soprano soloist in Mandels Messiah with the Royal Danish Academy of Music Choir and Orchestra and in numerous concerts with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Miami, Symphony of the Americas and the Florida Chamber Orchestra. The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is ArtisNaples orchestra training ensemble for motivated young musicians. The NPYO provides opportunities for middle and high school students in Lee and Collier counties to perform a wide range of music, including classical, pop and film score selections. The intensive program places accomplished young musicians in rehearsal and performance settings with professional members of the Naples Philharmonic. The NPYO also performs Side-by-Side concerts with the Naples Philharmonic under the baton of various guest conductors and Yaniv Segal, assistant conductor of the Naples Philharmonic. Tickets to Keys for the Heart are $75 and can be purchase by calling Sonny Grech at 450-5184 or by going to keysfortheheart.org. COURTESY PHOTOSItalian pianist Francesco Attesti performs around the world.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 C19 Mosaic artist will give instruction over wine and light bites at Veranda EHotel Escalante and Veranda E host Evening with the Artist from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, poolside at the boutique hotel off Fifth Avenue South. The evenings featured artist is Wilson Lopez, mosaic artist and co-owner of Ultimate Mosaic, a Fort Myers art gallery. Mr. Lopez will present a demonstration of the mosaic arts and teach an introductory class for guests who will take home a completed project. Guests will also enjoy a glass of sparkling, red or white wine and an array of small bites created by Veranda E Chef Bryan Sutton. The all-inclusive cost for the evening is $65. Mr. Lopez brings a fresh, contemporary approach to the ancient art form of mosaics. His work ranges from small and medium-size art pieces to large-scale installations for walls, floors, outdoors, kitchens, baths and more. His clients include homeowners, interior designers, hoteliers and business owners in Southwest Florida, Miami and Hawaii. Each piece is certified and copyrighted to ensure authenticity. To reserve a space for Evening with the Artist, call 659-3466. For more information about Mr. Lopez and his gallery, call 931-4649 or visit ultimatemosaic. com. Artists invited to try for Art Fest NaplesArt Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park is seeking artists working in all media to exhibit at the annual juried show that takes place Jan. 23-24. Artists must apply online at artfestnaples.com by Oct. 15. Festival proceeds help the Special Needs Childrens Fund improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County. Sponsorships opportunities are available. For information, call Taire Malloy at 634-2337, email artfestnaples@gmail. com or visit artfestnaples.com. For more information about the Special Needs Childrens Fund, visit specialneedschildrenfund.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.COURTESY PHOTO Wilson Lopez at work on an intricate mosaic.
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Tickets are limited and available on a rst come rst served basis.BENEFITING RONALD MCDONALDHOUSE CHARITIESSOUTHWEST FLORIDA SPONSORED BY fourth ANNUAL fourth ANNU A A L L f o u r Purchase your discounted tickets by October 1 for early entry at 4pm & your chance to win a $500 Mercato Experience Package Buy tickets at www.rmhcsw.org or call 239.437.0202 WRITING CHALLENGESee ya later, alligator moving on to final round of contest Round two of the Florida Weekly Writing Challenge has generated many stories about chance encounters with our states iconic reptile. The deadline for alligator stories has now passed. This weeks story selection, inspired by the photo, was submitted by Daniel Staesser of Fort Myers. Now, were kicking off the third and final round of our Writing Challenge. Two winners of the challenge will receive a ticket each to the Sanibel Island Writers Conference Nov. 5-8. If you havent seen your work published, dont lose heart. Every submission, whether or not its printed, will be read and considered by our editors. For round three wed like you to use the photo shown here as a starting point for your creative process. Come up with a narrative work of fiction of 1,500 words or less. There is no minimum length. No poems, please. Florida Weekly will accept your original stories in Word format or pasted into the body of an email until midnight, Saturday, Oct. 17. Previous entrants are welcome to submit again. Email your stories to email@example.com and we will print the best submissions. No snail mail copies will be accepted. Be sure to include your name, address and contact information with your submission. The earlier we receive your submission, the better your shot at being printed. For more information on the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, visit fgcu. edu/siwc. Thanks for writing, and good luck. MurkyBy Daniel Staesser, Fort MyersThirty-seven years. Thirteen thousand stale cups of convenience store coffee, the first several thousand black with the strength of youth, sl owly fa ding into the milky murk of middle age. Days all begun the same way out of habit and comfort. Hands hardened and etched with decades of doing, now unsure, grasping at a future defined by not doing. Harold Rebus sat at the precipice of retirement, staring into yet another cup of milky memories. As he stirred, something inside him also stirred. Can I getcha anything else, honey? the already weary waitress asked and then walked away at the familiar genial gesture for Check, please. Harold trailed one finger along the rim of his cup, unconsciously picking at gum underneath the table with his other hand. He had spent nearly every day of those 37 years with at least a small level of uncertainty. His days as an animal control officer in the sweltering sauna known as Orange County, Fla., had each brought with them a new adventure. Some days found him responding to calls concerning various animal issues, from bites to cases of possible abuse. Other days left him patrolling dusty county roads to locate and pick up stray or injured animals. But these were uncertainties Harold could anticipate. He knew the challenges. The adverse weather and extreme climate. The on-call nature of the job. The sometimes venomous animals and clientele. These were all nemeses he had faced before. Retirement was a different beast altogether. It wasnt just the unknown; it was the prospect of redefining self after so many years of establishing an identity. What that identity was exactly, depended upon who you asked. Harold found himself woken from his reverie to the jingle-jangle of the front door. Up until this point, he had been sitting alone in the unfamiliar caf, a deliberate diversion from his usual routine of a gas station rendezvous. Today was, after all, his last day. At some point he had to face reality, embrace the change. Budget cuts were forcing him into an early retirement. Although, if someone were to ask his ex-wife, Joanne, it was at least a decade too late. Shed tired years before of what she had considered a career choice too riddled with perilous pursuits of boyish adventure. Harold took a much more pragmatic stance. Animals and humans had to coexist. It was his job to make sure that happened in a mutually beneficial way. Sure, there were times in his youth when his fervor was fueled by the danger involved, but truthfully, it was that same ardor that first attracted Joanne to him. He stood, slowly stretching the kinks and then thumbed through his wallet for a $5 bill. Dropped it on the table and walked out into the waiting, and somehow auspicious brightness of early morning. Mornin, Harry. His hip squelched on. We got a large gator off County Road 15, a little too close for comfort for a local goat farmer. Shes hissin up a storm. Need a relocate. Which was
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 As a Judge you will enjoy: Tickets for the event are $75 each Presented by the Junior League of Fort Myers and the all funds raised at the event will be split between the Junior League of Fort Myers and the TASTE TOWNOF THE presented by The Junior League of Fort Myers st Annual Best of Taste in the Park! Sponsored by: naplesfujiyama.com 239.261.4332 Located at:2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 MANAGER JUNJI HIJIKATA All dinners include consomm, salad, shrimp appetizer saut, vegetables and steamed rice. Not available with other promotions. Must be 21 years of age for this special. Hours subject to change. Offer expires October 1, 2015.TWO FOR $39.95SIX-COURSE ENTREES AND SELECT BOTTLE OF WINE CHINA BISTRO CHEF OWNED WITH 38 YEARS EXPERIENCE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK MondaySaturday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.omeinaples.com WE MAKE THE BEST PEKING DUCK! OUR FOOD IS MADE WITH THE FRESHEST INGREDIENTS. FULL BAR & PATIO SEATING.NAPLES CENTRE VILLAGES 6434 Naples Boulevard, Unit 406 Naples, Florida 34109239.631.5633 TO OUR VALUED GUESTS: We have moved. Naples Boulevard is our sole location now. We thank you for your loyalty. Please join us at this location. Mark & Mary Cheng 10% OFFCoupon is good up to 10 people. Please present coupon at time of seating. Cannot be combined with other offers. Offer is not valid on Friday, Saturday, Sunday or holidays. Valid through 10/8/15. ENTIRE BILL CELEBRITY EXTRA Marty McFly gets in the (video) game BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: My husband read that Michael J. Fox is going to play Marty McFly again, but Ive searched all over to verify this and cant find anything. Is it true? Joanne F., via TwitterA: Sort of. Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd have indeed reprised their Back to the Future roles of Marty McFly and Doc Brown, respectively. They exercised their vocal talents for the new videogame LEGO Dimensions, which is based on The LEGO Movie and launched Sept. 27. In fact, a lot of famous folks have lent their voices to the game, most of whom were in the movie. Chris Pratt returns as Emmet, Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Alison Brie as UniKitty and Charlie Day as Benny, among other actors from the film And as part of the original LEGO Dimensions story, Joel McHale is X-PO, the games robot guide, and Gary Oldman is Lord Vortech, the evil mastermind who seeks to control the LEGO Multiverse. LEGO Dimensions includes many other famous voice actors in addition to those featured in the video. Members of the original cast of Ghostbusters, The Lord of the Rings, The Simpsons and Scooby-Doo also will be reprising their roles for the game. LEGO Dimensions is available for Xbox One and Xbox 360 from Microsoft, PlayStation4 and PlayStation3, and the Wii U system from Nintendo. Q : A while back you wrote that Sharon Stone was going to star in her own TV series, but I havent heard anything about it. Is it still happening? Danny T., via emailA: Oscar-nominee and Golden Globewinner Sharon Stone stars in the new TNT action drama called Agent X, which premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. According to TNT, heres what the series is about: In times of extreme crisis, when traditional law and government arent in a position to help, there is an unseen hand that works to protect this country and its citizens from all manner of threats by any means necessary. Hidden from public view and even from the president there is a top secret agent (played by Jeff Hephner) who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the vice president (played by Sharon Stone). The series also stars Gerald McRaney. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803; or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.NBC / COURTESY PHOTO Michael J. Fox
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 FOOTBALL is BACK! Come watch your favorite college or NFL team on one of our NEW HD TV's! Ask for GAMEDAY food & drink SPECIALS! WING-IT WEDNESDAYS! 1/2 o Wingsfrom 7pm-Close!(239) 530-2225489 Bayfront Place, Naples, Florida 34102 Featuring the BIGGEST HD Screen in SW FL! CUISINE NEWSBayside celebrates silver anniversary with a month of specials in October BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comBayside Seafood Grill & Bar marks its 25th anniversary in the Village on Venetian Bay in October and will offer a variety of specials to celebrate. Neapolitan restaurateurs Tony Ridgway and Sukie Honeycutt opened the establishment in 1989 after de veloper Scot t Lutg ert approached them to design and operate an anchor restaurant at the shopping center. When we opened Bayside, outdoor seating was practically an afterthought, Ms. Honeycutt recalls. In fact, there were only six tables on the upper deck, as most of our patrons wanted to sit in the air-conditioned dining room because the men wore jackets and the women didnt want to get their hair messed up. Fast forward to 2015 and there are more than 25 tables on the upper deck and most are full all night long with guests in shorts and tennis shoes. Over the past two decades, an outdoor bar and a private dining room have been added. This is a very special time for us, says John Everding, Baysides managing partner since 1996. When I came to work at Bayside, the restaurant enjoyed a steady stream of business from a loyal group of clients, but it wasnt doing enough to adapt and attract a growing demographic of younger diners. When we opened the outdoor bar in 2003, things started to get interesting. With the addition of a bar menu and live entertainment, younger locals and tourists began frequenting the establishment. To celebrate the restaurants anniversary and in a nod to National Seafood Month, Bayside offers diners in the upstairs grill and upper deck areas a specially created seafood dish each week of October for $25. Oct. 1-10 the special is a seafood boil, followed by Caribbean snapper with black beans, chorizo, yucca puree and plantains (Oct. 11-17); pan-seared miso scallops and shrimp over pad thai noodles and bok choy (Oct. 18-24); and seared grouper over cheese and bacon grits, fried green tomatoes and wilted Swiss chard served with spicy remoulade (Oct. 25-31). Silver anniversary special events include: A reception for Neapolitan artist Paul Arsenault, whose work hangs throughout the restaurant, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. A three-course dinner and comedy show featuring Jimmy Keys on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Check the restaurants website for details.Sign up for Foodie CampThe Naples Originals Foodie Camp debuts Monday, Oct. 14, with a four-day series of 90-minute cooking classes with local chefs in 10 independently owned and operated restaurants. Proceeds will benefit the St. Matthews House culinary education program for shelter residents and the Naples Originals Culinary Scholarship. Alexander Bernard, owner and executive chef of Alexanders, kicks off Foodie Camp at his restaurant with a class titled Fish Recipes and Cookbook Surprises at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14. Other participating chefs in the inaugural camp session are: Seth Berman of Noodles Caf; Lisa Boet, of Chez Boet; Keith Casey, K.C. American Bistro; Kristofer Jubinville, St. Matthews House; Adam Nardis, M Waterfront Grille; Isabel Polo and Mary Shipman, IM Tapas; Jesse Housman, Bistro 821; and Brian Roland of Crave Culinaire. Classes range from $50-$60 for morning, afternoon or evening sessions. Tickets include demonstrations, tastings and meals, a paired glass of wine, tax and gratuity, a take-home booklet of recipes and a chance to win a Foodie Camp apron. For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit foodiecampnaples.com. Take Note: Waterside Shops third annual Craving Fashion showcases small bites and cocktails from 40 local restaurants for guests to enjoy while they peruse the centers fashion establishments from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. $50. watersideshops. com. Silverspot Cinema hosts a series of monthly pop-up dinners featuring world cuisine. The first one starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, and features Chef Brian Rolands take on Spanish favorites. On the menu: tortilla de papas with queso de cabra; melon and pr osciutto tapas; tuna Napoleon with avocado cream, mango, soy gel and yuzu tobiko; crispy lamb arancini with fava bean puree, parmigiano-reggiano air, black lava sea salt and preserved Meyer lemon. Tickets for $65 include two servings of either wine or beer. Reservations required. 592-0300, ext. 126, or email@example.com. St. John the Evangelist Church hosts its second annual Oktoberfest starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Enjoy Bavarian brews and cuisine, educational exhibits, games, rides and more. $6 for adults, $20 for families (free for ages 8 and younger). 625 111th Ave. N. 566-8740 or saintjohntheevangelist.com. The sixth annual Tin City Stone Crab Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, Oct. 23-25. Guests can enjoy fresh stone crab, live music, activities and more. Free admission, $5 parking. stonecrabfestival.org. ProjectHELPs 19th annual Chocolate Extravaganza is scheduled for 5:308:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at Design Studio by Raymond. Guests will enjoy a smorgasbord of chocolate treats, hot and cold hors doeuvres, wine and auctions. Among the many featured selections are Liefmans Goudenband Sour Ale Belgian chocolate cake cupcakes with peanut butter buttercream and salt ed chocolate caramel drizzle from Meredays Brasserie, chocolate strawberry cupcakes topped with pink peppercorn b uttercr eam and Grand Marnier reduction from Sweeties Custom Cakes, and chocolate cake from Mikkelsens Pastry Shop. Tickets are $85 before Oct. 15 and $95 thereafter; they will not be sold at the door. Proceeds benefit the rape crisis center. 649-1404 or visit projecthelpnaples. org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 C29 / 2 Off Bottle Wine Wednesday(Bottles under $100)Early DiningDaily 5 6:30pm$26.95 3 CoursesDate Night Sunday nights3 Courses $50 per coupleSUNDAYDat Nigh3-COURSE DINNER $50 per coupleDAILYLunc Specia2 for $14 Pick 2 lunch items $14 per personMONDAY SATURDAY 5PM 6PMEarl Dninb MentFeaturing29.95 STEAK & LOBSTERTHURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTSLin MusiThe Incorrigiblesfeaturing, Susie Hulcher DATE NIGHT3 Course Dinner for 2$50Sunday Dinner $4 at four o'clock $5 at five $6 at six $7 at seven $8 at eight $9 at nine $10 at ten$55 Perrier-Jout bottles all day throughout the restaurant.Available in the lounge and bar only! 4-10pm TuesdaysCHAMPAGNE TUESDAYS 239 435 1166 1177 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAMPIELLO.DAMICO.COM 239 213 3357 494 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAFELURCAT.COM2for $12239. 598 0887 MERCATO, NAPLES 9123 STRADA PLACE MASA-RESTAURANT.COMHAPPY HOUR $ 5 Sunday-Thursday 3pm 6pm & 10pm-Close Friday & Saturday 3pm 6pm & 11pm-CloseDAILY LUNCH SPECIAL PICK 2Margaritas House Wine Draft Beers AppetizersFIRST Hearts of Palm Salad / Chicken Quesadilla Romain & Frutas Salad / Chicken Tortilla soup SECOND Steak Tacos / Fish Tacos / Duro Tacos Carnitas Tacos / Chicken Tamalebar only Ave n ue Wine, Beer, Appetizers54PM 6PM & 10PM Close$ HAPPY HOURon th5 ( BAR ONLY ) DAILY2 for $12 LUNCHPick 2 items for 12 dollarsFIRSTCaesar Salad Campiello House Salad / Soup of the DaySECONDMargherita Pizza / Primi Cavatelli Primi Penne / Half Spit Roasted Beef Half SpitRoasted Turkey Breast Panini THE DISHThe Dish: Tomato & Fresh Mozzar ella Chop Salad The Price: $12, plus $8 for grilled salmon The Place: Shulas at the Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. The Hours: Lunch menu available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (breakfast 6:30-10:30 a.m., dinner 5:30-10 p.m.) Full Menu: shulasnaples.com The Details: Lunch at the clubby Shulas in the Hilton Naples is always a treat for me. I usually order something involving beef (Shulas is, after all, a steak house). The hearty Angus Burger under the Knife & Fork Sandwich is my go-to choice, but this time I opted for the Toma to & Fr esh Mozz arella Chop Salad with an extra of grilled salmon. My brief moment of concern that salad might not be enough was for naught, however. Before long, a big white bowl filled with crisp, chilled romaine and baby lettuce, chunks of beefy, flavorful tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella, sprinkled with parmesan and dressed with a balsamic vinaigrette, then topped with a generous slab of perfectly grilled salmon arrived. I dug in and didnt stop until every last leaf of lettuce was gone. I didnt even think about food again until dinnertime. Cindy Pierce firstname.lastname@example.org
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PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Araya Sushi Asian Grill, 2650 Immokalee Road, Naples; 593-3344 Jon and On Augsondthung, who brought us the wonderful Fuji, have created this second, somewhat more upscale space with Araya. Like Fuji, it offers a wide range of sushi as well as cooked Thai and Japanese dishes. Stop in for the stellar sushi but stay to explore the cooked fare including yakitori, priced by the skewer, and specials like sauted chicken livers with asparagus or mainstays like spicy tuna nachos and carpaccio of hamachi with jalapenos. A tiger roll shrimp tempura with asparagus, avocado, rice, seaweed, sesame seeds, masago, smoked salmon, eel and wakame was huge and wonderful. A nightly special, the mummy roll, contained spicy blue crab in rice paper with mango sauce, tobiko and gold flake. Grilled salmon with baby bok choy and lychee duck curry were as delicious as the sushi. For dessert, try the Tokyo sundae sticky rice, green tea ice cream, red bean paste, lychee and coconut. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2014 Blue Water Bistro, Coconut Point, 23151 Village Shops Way, Estero; 9492583 Blue Water Bistro is one of the jewels of the Culinary Concepts crown that includes two Chops City Grill restaurants as well as Pazzo! and Yabba Island Grill in Naples. Appetizers are all over the map, ranging from homey short-rib meatballs with Sunday gravy to eight sushi creations. The crisp tempura-style green beans make a good starter, as does the tuna poke sashimi-style fish that the server tosses at the table with soy sauce, tart yuzu juice, creamy avocado bits, shreds of juicy jumbo lump crab and mango chunks for sweetness. With myriad fish and shellfish entrees, its hard to go wrong. The blackened salmon might not technically be blackened, but it has a mouth-watering crust enhanced with a bourbon and brown sugar glaze. And theres lots of flavor in the crispy-crunchy crab-stuffed grouper with its shattering crust and hidden treasure of lump blue crab within. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2015 Dougs Seafood, 3411 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 992-1902 The closest youre likely to come to a true Maine lobster roll in Southwest Florida is served at Dougs Seafood, a small seafood market and caf founded by a Maine lobstering family. Prepared food includes cold and warm lobster rolls; crab and shrimp rolls; lobster, shrimp or crab wraps; and fish tacos. A steam table holds trays of chowders, bisques and lobster mac n cheese. Order at the counter and they quickly deliver to tables. Sandwiches come on plain white plates with a bag of potato chips and a cup of standard-issue cole slaw. The lobster rolls come in two sizes, both overstuffed with succulent, sweet shellfish without fillers or seasonings. When it comes to other seafood sandwiches, a little more pizzazz might be in order. The shrimp roll, for example, could be improved by a smattering of chopped fresh tarragon or a bit of diced celery; the spartan fish tacos would benefit from shredded lettuce or cabbage, fresh cilantro and a spoonful of salsa. Soft drinks only. Food: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2015 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 operated the original La Bazenne in France for 40 years. Whether its crepe, salads or burgers early in the day or 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 Pizza Fusion, The Gateway of Naples Shopping Center, 2146 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 262-8111 Pizza Fusions food tastes good, and the burgeoning franchise does good at the same time. This eco-friendly chain offers a menu thats 75 percent organic, with vegan and gluten-free options available and easily identified on the menu. While pizza gets a starring role here, there are other worthy contenders, including the zucchini al forno zucchini stuffed with walnuts, breadcrumbs and bell pepper and salads such as the pear and gorgonzola with a vibrant balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Pizzas come in two sizes, personal and large. We liked the Greek, a mix of kalamata olives, roma tomatoes, organic tomato sauce, feta, parsley, mozzarella and provolone on a crisp multigrain crust. Dont skip dessert: The fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies are divine. Beer and wine served. Food: 1/2 Service: Atmosphere: 1/2 Reviewed January 2014 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Got Download? The iPad App Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Its FREE! Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today. Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comiPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24-30, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 CUISINERow sets the hook with New England seafood and comedy combinationIts not as if seafood joints are rare in these parts, even the New England variety, which is what Row by Capt. Brien & Crew is. But a New England seafood restaurant that doubles as a comedy club tends to stand out from the crowd. Nonetheless, it makes some sense when you consider that Brien Spina is behind it. Mr. Spina previously operated both Off the Hook Comedy Club and Capt. Briens Seafood on Marco Island, moving the club to Gulf Coast Town Center for a while before opening Row in June in the Naples Walk space previously occupied by Bond, Latitude, Caf Italia and Encore. Gone is the upscale atmosphere of Latitude and Caf Italia in favor of a more casual nautical ambience that befits both a fish house and the comedy club. The wall between the bar and the dining room is gone (Im not sure if that happened when it was preor post-Bond), creating one large, sprawling space that is still loosely divided between bar and dining room. On the far side of the dining room are a handful of elevated booths, some of which are labeled as VIP seating, presumably because they have a good view of the stage. The rest of the dining room has conventional tables and chairs. Given that my mission is to write about food, we arrived around 6 p.m., two hours prior to the start of the live comedy, and managed to land a booth in the relatively empty dining room where a bounty of servers roamed about. Our youthful server arrived quickly with our drinks: a properly chilled glass of Loveblock sauvignon blanc for my companion and a festive Seaside lemonade (Titos vodka, lemon juice, elderflower liqueur and a spritz of club soda) for me. It didnt take long for our appetizers to arrive either: lobster roll sliders ($16) on a little wooden plank and a captains favorite (denoted by an anchor next to the item), the calamari ($11). Three mini house-made slider buns were well filled with large chunks of lobster meat, crunchy celery and enough mayonnaise to hold things together but not overpower the taste of the shellfish. The calamari description (tossed in extra virgin olive oil, roasted red pepper, onions and banana peppers served traditional upon request) made us think it was sauted, but it arrived fried, just without marinara sauce. That was unfortunate, because the breading was bland with only the banana peppers to flavor the dish. This calamari could have used some sauce. Well before wed finished our appetizers, our entrees arrived. In the spirit of full disclosure I will tell you that a friend stopped by the table to talk, but we continued eating while she was there. Even with her appearance, this shouldnt have happened if the server were watching the table and had the authority to tell the kitchen when to fire the entre. Perhaps he doesnt and the kitchen staff decides this on its own. With one slider and most of the calamari left, we turned our attention to the entrees, which were hot and fresh, as were the Vermont white cheddar tater tots ($8 as an appetizer, $5 as a side dish). The Captains fish and chips ($21), another captains favorite, featured two generous pieces of flaky haddock expertly fried along with hand-cut French fries that were also properly done. It came with little glass tubs of ketchup and tartar sauce. A side of cole slaw was crunchy but lacked seasoning. Another captains favorite, the New England seafood Newberg ($25), contained gulf shrimp, scallops and lump crabmeat in an aromatic sauce served with broccolini. The seafood was tender, tasted fresh and the sherry-laced sauce was a lovely accompaniment. Wed ordered the tater tots thinking the cheese would be infused within the potatoes, but when they arrived, we saw that it was shredded and melted on top. Whats more, they werent crunchy and I noticed after wed left that we were charged the extra $3 for the appetizer portion instead of the price for the side dish. After being assured that all desserts were made on premises, we tried the sugar pie ($6), which had a thick, firm crust and a topping so sweet we abandoned it after a couple of bites each. Our server was pleasant and well intentioned but needed some training on the finer points. He never came back to check on us as we tasted each course, and he didnt ask why wed left almost all of the calamari or the pie. Also, if you come for the comedy show, be prepared to sit with other parties at the same table at least in the booths. This occurred at the booth next to ours where two couples were seated for dinner before the comedy began. We were done and on our way out before the comedian took the stage, but the room was filling up nicely. Clearly, theres a healthy appetite for comedy in Naples. Row by Capt. Brien & Crew2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 389-6901 >> Hours: 4 p.m. to close daily >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $5-$17; entrees, $14-$32 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Conventional tables, high-top tables, stools at the bar and a few booths >> Specialties of the house: New England seafood and standup comedy >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: rowseafood.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor karen FELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Lobster sliders come on a wooden plank, as befits a seafood house. Flaky fried haddock is accompanied by fries and cole slaw. Sugar pie is a specialty of the house. 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