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CONTENTS FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 2014–2015
Fifth Avenue South: On the Move! Business is thriving as the Avenue welcomes a number of new commercial residents.
Naples Designs Here Looking for a little creative inspiration? Let the owners of the Avenue’s design businesses help you discover your personal style.
Event Spotlight A look at some of the area’s most anticipated annual events
Must Do & See
Calendar of events
20 fun naples facts courtesy of the Naples Historical Society
For a fold-out map of Fifth Avenue South and surrounding areas, plus a list of local attractions, see center of book.
MICHELLE LEE RIBEIRO
Cover photography: Erik Kellar
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In Memoriam Ronald J. Woods (1935-2013)
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Welcome From the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District
Naples lives here.
Lise Sundrla, Executive Director
It’s so much more than just a slogan; it’s a way of life. Naples really does live—and work, play, shop and dine—right here, on Fifth Avenue South. The Avenue is the heart of Naples, the history of Naples and the spirit of Naples today. This celebrated stretch of road, extending from Tamiami Trail to the Gulf of Mexico in Old Naples (and its treasured side streets), is one of the country’s chicest destinations. Foodies agree that Fifth Avenue South is home to the area’s best mix of eclectic restaurants, charming coffee shops and lively pubs. There are 34 eateries featuring everything from authentic Italian to American grill to Persian to Caribbean to sophisticated organic cuisine—and everything in between. With the recent addition of a modern French bistro that serves local and healthy cuisine, a flavored popcorn emporium with a fresh take on an old classic and a raw fruit and vegetable juice bar, there is truly something for every palate. Fifth Avenue South is also a hub for stylish, locally owned boutiques and shops in Southwest Florida. Here you will discover not only gorgeous clothing and unique shoes for all ages, but also a wealth of gifts, one-of-a-kind art, antiques and home furnishings. If you are seeking art and culture, you’ve come to the right place. The Avenue abounds with world-class galleries, The von Liebig Center for the Arts, and exceptional community and professional theater with The Naples Players and the Gulfshore Playhouse. Throughout the year, Fifth Avenue South hosts a variety of festivals and special events, including a new wine and food festival coming this fall. Be sure to check the calendar in the back of our magazine (“Must Do & See”) for upcoming dates. Whether you are new to Naples, one of our many valued residents or one of our cherished Fifth Avenue South guests, we hope you will visit and take in the sights, sounds and festivity that is Fifth Avenue and Cambier Park is South. Make a day—or a night—of it. We promise you’ll be back for more. a WiFi hot zone. Connect for free to For more information about Fifth Avenue South, please visit fifthavenuesouth.com. “5th Avenue Wifi.”
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Fifth Avenue South:
ON THE MOVE!
Business is thriving as the Avenue welcomes a number of new commercial residents.
By Ashley Huntsberry-Lett and Laurel Meny
Osteria’s caramelized Brussel sprouts Osteria Tulia
Local strawberries at Osteria
Fifth Avenue South has always been the premier destination for locals and visitors alike looking to dine, shop and be entertained in casual elegance. And in the past two years, the district has grown exponentially. With more than 30 new retail businesses, restaurants,
offices and expansions since January 2013, there’s no denying business is booming. This whirlwind of activity has not gone unnoticed: Out of more than 77 major attractions in Naples, TripAdvisor recently acknowledged Fifth Avenue South as the “#1 Shopping and Dining Destination” in the area, a tip of the hat that lends credit to the slogan that, indeed, Naples lives here. So, what’s leading so many business owners to set up shop here? Just ask Chef Vincenzo Betulia of the award-winning Osteria Tulia, which opened on
Lillie Williams, the first black business owner in Naples, operated a popular restaurant and grocer named the Green Top Social Place. In 1984, she closed her business and donated her building to the Pentacostal Church.
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The Popcorn Cellar
the Avenue in early 2013. When selecting a location for the rustic Italian restaurant, Betulia knew there was no place he’d rather be. “Fifth Avenue South is on the cusp of becoming a flourishing culinary destination,” says Betulia. “Diners are drawn to the Avenue because it’s upscale in nature but also has a small-town feel with a unique and eclectic mix of locally owned restaurants. The right location has been crucial to bringing my dream of serving authentic
Italian cuisine to life.” Betulia isn’t alone in his fondness for the Avenue. For Naples business owners, Fifth has become a second home, and all are working together to see it thrive. Realtor Patti Fortune pursued a deliciously
zany niche when she opened The Popcorn Cellar in the fall of 2013. With a 25-foot popcorn tasting bar, visitors can stroll in and enjoy a variety of rotating flavors such as Key lime pie, truffle Parmesan and the signature Naples Mix, consisting of caramel swirl blended with white cheddar. “The goal of our store is fun, and it’s for people of all ages,” says Fortune. “Our friendly ‘popologists’ get to know visitors from all over the world and allow them to have a real experience in Naples.” Popologists also get free rein to experiment with new recipes and flavors, so visitors are always sure to find something new to try. On the 600 block, H. Michael Rose proudly opened the doors to Kristoff Jewelers in December 2013. The jeweler had been working on the Avenue for seven years when he decided to open his own store. With any number
of locations in Naples to choose from, Rose says he decided on Fifth because “it has an ambience that a lot of cities don’t have—a nice old-world charm.”
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Of course, many established businesses lay claim to this stretch of road as well. “It’s been quite a ride watching this rebirth of Naples’ Main Street,” says Phil McCabe, a longtime merchant who owns the Inn on Fifth, the newly opened Avenue5 restaurant and several other Fifth Avenue South properties. “As a Fifth Avenue mainstay, I recognize that having a greater variety of shops and restaurants draws more pedestrians to the street—and that benefits us all.”
Naples’ first permanent residents, brothers John and Madison Weeks, arrived in 1876 and started a fishing camp on the northern edge of Gordon Pass. In 1925, the city’s population was 210. Today, more than 20,000 people live here.
It was 2009 when Marilyn’s owner (and namesake) Marilyn Hellman first opened her women’s European fashion boutique on Fifth Avenue South. In November 2013, she relocated to a space two doors west that is three times larger than her original location. “After five very successful years, due in part to our fabulous location, we realized that we needed more space,” says Hellman. “And there was no other option for a location than Fifth Avenue South. This is our home.”
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FINE ARTS AND GALLERIES
Ashley Adams Fine Art Call of Africa’s Native Visions Galleries Dennison-Moran Gallery Emily James Art Studio & Gallery Gallery One Royal Art Collection, Antiques & Fine Arts Shaw Gallery Sheldon Fine Art The von Liebig Art Center/Naples Art Association Toucan’s World
Gulfshore Playhouse at the Norris Center Norris Community Center The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre
CAFÉS, RESTAURANTS AND MARKETS
5th Avenue Coffee Company & 6th Street Diner Alberto’s on Fifth Aqua Avenue5 Avenue Wine Café Bar Tulia Bella Maria Café Bellini on 5th Italian Ristorante Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro Bice Ristorante Bistro 821 Brambles English Tearoom Café & Bar Lurcat Café Luna Chops City Grill Citrus Restaurant Delicious Raw Dolce & Salato Italian Bistro & Food Boutique Florida Olive Oil Company HobNob Kitchen & Bar L’Angolo 5th Ave La Bazenne on Fifth Mangrove Cafe Molto
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795 5th Avenue South (at 8th St.) 239.435.7273 737 5th Avenue South 239.643.3785 600 5th Avenue South #102 239.263.0590 780 5th Avenue South 239.777.3283 770 5th Avenue South 239.263.0835 472 5th Avenue South 239.331.7207 761 5th Avenue South 239.261.7828 460 5th Avenue South 239.649.6255 585 Park Street 239.262.6517 800 5th Avenue South (at 8th St.) 239.572.2338 755 8th Avenue South 755 8th Avenue South 701 5th Avenue South
239.261.7529 239.213.3058 239.263.7990
599 5th Avenue South 239.261.5757 868 5th Avenue South 239.430.1060 862 5th Avenue South 239.213.1111 699 5th Avenue South 239.403.7170 483 5th Avenue South 239.403.9463 462 5th Avenue South 489 5th Avenue South 239.403.7222 445 5th Avenue South 239.261.1117 865 5th Avenue South 239.594.5557 300 5th Avenue South 239.262.4044 821 5th Avenue South 239.261.5821 340 5th Avenue South #102 239.262.7894 494 5th Avenue South 239.213.3357 467 5th Avenue South 239.213.2212 837 5th Avenue South 239.262.4677 455 5th Avenue South 239.435.0408 821 5th Avenue South (at 8th St.) 239.430.6555 300 5th Avenue South #125 239.300.0444 505 5th Avenue South Ste. D 239.403.0735 720 5th Avenue South 239.580.0070 800 5th Avenue South 239.692.8480 474-476 5th Avenue South 239.682.8623 878 5th Avenue South 239.262.7076 368 5th Avenue South 239.261.5853
Osteria Tulia Paddy Murphy’s Irish Pub Pazzo! Italian Café Roma Italian Bistro Pizzeria & Café Subway Sushi-Thai Too The Brick Coffee & Bar The Café Truluck’s Vergina Yabba Island Grill
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PET COUTURE AND SUPPLIES
Pucci & Catana Pet Boutique
647 5th Avenue South
Anthony Verderamo, Custom Goldsmith Kristoff Jewelers Lovejoy Antiques Port Royal Jewelers Provident Jewelry Provident Jewelry Schmitt Jeweler
800 5th Avenue South (at 8th St.) 239.403.7772 640 5th Avenue South 239.263.8999 325 5th Avenue South 239.649.7447 623 5th Avenue South 239.263.3071 541 5th Avenue South 239.649.7737 766 5th Avenue South 239.649.7200 765 5th Avenue South 239.262.4251
GIFTS, STATIONERY, JEWELRY AND MORE
Altered Elements Arabesque Best of Everything FantaSea Naples Coin & Jewelry Regatta Royalty & Hollywood Jewelry Silver Eagle Native American Jewelry, Arts & Crafts Tervis The Blue Mussel The Lady From Haiti The Name Game
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INTERIOR DESIGN, HOME FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES
English Traditions Fifth Avenue Design Gallery Kelli Interior Design Office Kelli Interior Design Studio Peach Tree Designs Skyler Interiors
340 5th Avenue South 365 5th Avenue South 350 5th Avenue South 360 5th Avenue South 407 5th Avenue South 400 5th Avenue South
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ICE CREAM, SWEETS AND MORE
Adelheidi’s Organic Sweets Grace & Shelly’s Cupcakes Khor’s Family Frozen Custard Kilwins of Naples Popcorn Cellar Regina’s Ice Cream Spin Frozen Yogurt Starbucks
505 5th Avenue South Ste. C 537 5th Avenue South 491 5th Avenue South 743 5th Avenue South 651 5th Avenue South 824 5th Avenue South 643 5th Avenue South 790 5th Avenue South
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ARCHITECTS, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION Bucklebury Homes 331 5th Avenue South David Poorman Architect, LLC 594 9th Street South Hinckley Yachts 535 5th Avenue South Imagine Home Concepts 720 5th Avenue South James Knafo Architect, Inc. 405 5th Avenue South Steven J Brisson, Architect 300 5th Avenue South #217
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BANKS, INVESTMENTS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
Alpine Capital Management, LLC American Momentum Bank Bank of America Barbara J. Bolick, CPA CapitalRock Advisors Charles Schwab Chase Bank Falls River Group Fidelity Investments First Florida Integrity Bank Huntington Bank Iberia Bank
780 5th Avenue South #200 239.325.2200 301 5th Avenue South 239.434.7945 796 5th Avenue South 239.436.1960 300 5th Avenue South #211 239.775.7055 900 5th Avenue South #201-203 239.596.6726 300 5th Avenue South #105 239.436.1540 680 5th Avenue South 239.963.0514 305 5th Avenue South #206 239.649.4222 350 5th Avenue South #100 239.216.4356 895 5th Avenue South 239.919.5199 600 5th Avenue South #101 239.263.4447 428 9th Street South 239.403.4241
JD Loden Wealth Management Matthew Cunningham, CPA Naples Global Advisors Northern Trust, NA Peninsula Lifestyle Capital, PLLC PNC Bank Prime Business Services Richard C. Young & Co. Richard J. Santerre, CPA Scottrade SK2 Capital, LLC Sterne Agee Financial Services SunTrust Bank T D Ameritrade Wasmer Schroeder & Company Wellington Holdings Wells Fargo Bank
500 5th Avenue South #528 239.430.0104 500 5th Avenue South #522 239.776.5922 720 5th Avenue South #200 239.776.7900 405 8th Street 239.262.0530 900 5th Avenue South #303 239.494.8633 401 5th Avenue South 239.262.5767 500 5th Avenue South #524 239.262.2800 500 5th Avenue South #502 239.213.1789 500 5th Avenue South #522 239.262.2282 378 5th Avenue South 239.263.0070 300 5th Avenue South #221 239.207.1205 300 5th Avenue South 625 5th Avenue South 239.262.4744 409 5th Avenue South 800.669.3900 600 5th Avenue South #210 239.263.6877 649 5th Avenue South 900 5th Avenue South #101 239.435.3120
M-P Realty Naples Beaches Realty Olde Naples Real Estate Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Realty Masters Reinco, Inc. Remax Affinity Royal Gulf Title Royal Shell Luxury Real Estate Sea Island Real Estate Selling Southwest Florida Sunbelt Title Agency Tropics Real Estate Tropics Real Estate Westbury Properties
780 on Fifth 780 5th Avenue South #200 239.261.5500 Culinary Concepts 837 5th Avenue South 239.435.0990 Fifth Avenue Executive Suites 649 5th Avenue South 239.649.1952 Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District, Inc. 649 5th Avenue South 239.692.8436 Galt Insurance 900 5th Avenue South #201-203 239.234.2776 JBL Services 649 5th Avenue South 609.410.1970 Network FOB 837 5th Avenue South 239.330.4752 Pack & Post 300 5th Avenue South #101 239.649.4441 Paradise Advertising 649 5th Avenue South 239.465.4972 PR Video 649 5th Avenue South 888.877.9311 UPS Store 568 9th Street South 239.262.7678 Willis of Florida 720 5th Avenue South #203 239.659.4500
HEALTH AND BEAUTY
5th Avenue Nail Spa 800 5th Avenue South (at 8th St.) 239.732.6245 Ayan Dentistry 900 5th Avenue South #204 239.732.9000 Dermal Care Esthetics & Wellness Centre 300 5th Avenue South #209 239.261.2287 Engle Dentistry 303 5th Avenue South 239.213.1500 Fingernail Finesse 534 Park Street 239.262.8804 For the Health of It 300 5th Avenue South 239.262.5591 Hair Esteem 372 5th Avenue South 239.262.8845 Naples Laser and MedSpa 898 5th Avenue South #204 239.228.7491 Oliver’s Barber Shop 824 5th Avenue South 239.261.8479 Roots Beauty Studio 720 5th Avenue South #109 239.262.5100 Salons by JC 800 5th Avenue South 239.908.6900 Southern Exposure Hair Salon & Skin Spa 524 Park Street 239.262.5525 Spa on Fifth 699 5th Avenue South 239.280.2777 Vfinity 837 5th Avenue South #200 844.834.6489
A. Eric Anderson, PA Cheffy Passidomo, Atty Darrin Phillips, Atty David J. Simmons, Atty Deborah Stewart, Atty Grady Law Hamilton Mikes, PA Holmes Kurnik, PA Neighbors Law & Mediation, PLLC Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi
350 5th Avenue South #200 821 5th Avenue South 350 5th Avenue South #200 900 5th Avenue South #202 400 5th Avenue South #200 750 5th Avenue South 711 5th Avenue South #212 711 5th Avenue South #200 300 5th Avenue South #203-C 711 5th Avenue South #201
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REALTORS, REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
405 Executive Suites, Courtelis Company Aadvisor Rentals Amerivest Realty Bartley Realty Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Coldwell Banker Previews International Engel & Völkers Olde Naples Florida Buyer Broker Germain Properties Grand Bay Development Gulf Coast Commercial Corp. GulfStream Developments John R. Wood Properties John R. Wood Properties Keating Associates Luxury Real Estate Group
405 5th Avenue South 485 5th Avenue South 478 5th Avenue South 780 5th Avenue South 621 5th Avenue South 550 5th Avenue South 837 5th Avenue South 649 5th Avenue South 500 5th Avenue South #506 350 5th Avenue South #202 699 5th Avenue South 780 5th Avenue South #200 787 5th Avenue South 824 5th Avenue South #2 850 5th Avenue South Ste. C 589 5th Avenue South
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340 5th Avenue South 239.434.6446 582 9th Street South 239.218.1186 536 Park Street 239.262.2252 500 5th Avenue South 239.434.8770 720 5th Avenue South 239.272.7466 340 5th Avenue South 239.434.6446 821 5th Avenue South 239.300.9500 300 5th Avenue South #219 239.206.9381 601 5th Avenue South 239.213.9100 586 9th Street South 239.263.7777 300 5th Avenue South #213 239.228.5139 487 5th Avenue South 239.537.4410 539 5th Avenue South 239.261.0153 612 5th Avenue South 824 5th Avenue South 239.687.5831
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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS 1. Naples Beach at 5th Avenue South Pristine sands overlooking the beautiful Gulf waters— kick off your shoes and put the sand between your toes! 2. N aples Pier Originally built on narrow gauge train rails as a freight and passenger dock in 1888, Naples Pier is now a daily visiting spot for fishing and anyone gorgeous sunset views. 239.213.3062 3. N aples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage Built in 1895, the oldest house in Naples is now a 3,500-square-foot museum. $10 includes Cottage admission and a self-guided stroll through The Norris Gardens (free for members). 239.261.8164, napleshistoricalsociety.org 4. N aples Depot Museum Transport yourself back to the railroading boom of the 1900s through exhibits like photographs and swamp buggies, restored railcars and more. 239.262.6525 5. T he von Liebig Art Center Home to the Naples Art Association, this family-friendly art house hosts field trips, classes, workshops, group tours, gorgeous exhibitions and a state-of-the-art resource library. 239.262.6517, naplesart.org 6. S ugden Community Theatre Home of The Naples Players theater group, Sugden rolls out brilliant productions all year round. Acting workshops for adults offered August through May; children’s summer camp (KidzAct) in June and July. 239.263.7990, naplesplayers.org 7. C ambier Park and Norris Community Center The 12-acre outdoor park offers shuffleboard and bocce courts, the Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center, a bandshell and amphitheater hosting community and professional concerts throughout the season (check fifthavenuesouth.com for schedule), a playground and softball field, an art gallery and a dance studio. The Norris Community Center (239.213.3058) offers a variety of classes in the rec center and is home to the professional theater group Gulfshore Playhouse. 239.261.7529, gulfshoreplayhouse.org ordon River Greenway and Baker Park Bike or walk the 1.5-mile paved loop, enjoy a 8. G boat tour down river, spend the day fishing or just take in the abundant wildlife. 239.263.4949, gordonrivergreenway.org 9. N aples Landings A boat-launching site just off 9th Street South offering the best views of Naples Bay. 239.213.1000 10. Tin City Waterfront Shops, Third Street South, Crayton Cove and the Design District Downtown Naples has many eclectic shopping, dining and entertainment districts all within walking distance of one another, the Gordon River and the Gulf Beach. tin-city.com, thirdstreetsouth.com, naplescraytoncove.com
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Looking for a little creative inspiration? Fifth Avenue South is teeming with design businesses to help you discover your personal style. By LIZA GRANT SMITH Photography by michelle lee ribeiro English Traditions
Orson Welles once said, “Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” But what exactly is style—and how do we find our own? Style is the sum of everything we choose to have around us and ultimately present to the world, each detail saying something about who we are. And lucky for
Naples residents and visitors, personal style can be found in the heart of Fifth Avenue South. Over the past five years, the 300 and 400 blocks of the Avenue have evolved into a collection of creative-minded, independent business owners focused not on selling products and services but on inspiring patrons to make their own statements. This area has become a destination for those looking to find their aesthetic in everything from fashion to furniture and all that lies between. Here, 10 of Fifth Avenue South’s inspired shops share their tips for defining personal style.
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Tip #1: Style is both an art and a science. Don’t be afraid to mix elements of existing formulas to make a brand new creation. Sheryl Sashin of fine stationer Arabesque jokes that she can “never do something the way the vendor intended it to be sold.” And that’s exactly the way she likes it. “I always have to do something to reinvent it,” says Sashin. “It’s a process: sitting down with the people hosting the party and deciding what elements they like from many different invitations and melding them into something that is uniquely their own. Their personal color palette and their creative energy are brought together in a way that perhaps neither of us expected in the beginning.” Sashin stocks the store with whatever strikes her fancy at the moment, leaving visitors with a menagerie of creative fodder to
browse through to build their style concoction. Tip #2: Style staples can be comforting but also boring. Expose yourself to new ideas; they may lead you in an unexpected and exciting direction. Inside Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers, male shoppers are faced with an offering unparalleled in Naples. Wendt created the store to showcase the highest quality artisan brands found in New York and Europe. He loves introducing clients to something they may have never seen before. “It’s always great when you can educate someone on finding a great product from great manufacturers who pride themselves on quality of materials and workmanship,” Wendt says. “That’s what shopping is really about: finding things that enhance your life, feel
great, look great and have a lot of value to them. That’s what we do, and that’s what we bring into the store.” Tip #3: Evolving style does not always necessitate a complete overhaul. Feel free to add elements piece by piece as your confidence grows. One way to manage the fear of change is by approaching the process slowly. Tammy Moreland has built an entire showroom upon that concept. While she has a workroom in another area of Naples, Moreland opened Skyler Interiors on Fifth Avenue South in early 2014 to showcase her eclectic, fashionforward aesthetic. Custom window treatments and upholstery, as well as carefully selected accessories, allow clients to breathe new life into their existing decor.
“Lots of local people have that traditional, dark West Indies furniture in their homes,” says Moreland. “We can brighten it up with new window treatments and accessories without getting rid of the furniture they love. It gives them a fresh look and starts them on a path to being more contemporary and modern.” Tip #4: Evaluate the individual pieces of the puzzle before attempting to create a style picture in its totality. FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 31
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Tasked with designing the lifestyle his clients dream of, architect James Knafo always looks (and listens) before he leaps. “To understand my clients’ hopes and dreams, I ask a lot of questions and listen very carefully to what he, she or they are saying,” says Knafo. “I’m listening for perceived problems they’re trying to solve. I’m listening for a desired mood or feeling they wish to achieve. I’m listening for clues about the
lifestyle they are trying to create. Then I design the desired relationships of the building to its environment, the relationship of all the spaces to each other and the relationship of all the materials to develop the vision into a reality.” The process may not always be an easy one, but the end result is a larger-than-life statement about those inhabiting the space. Tip #5: When you’re searching for personal style, ask for help— but never give up control. Remember: This is still YOUR quest. In their 39 years in the interior decorating business, Richard Atkin and Catherine Baker of Fifth Avenue Design Gallery say they have taken on the role of therapist, psychologist and even marriage
counselor. What is never part of their process, however, is imposing their aesthetic on a client. “We could easily do that, but it’s not who we are,” says Baker. “We educate clients.” Adds Atkin: “A client once told me, ‘I didn’t know my style until I expressed what I liked and Catherine explained to me what my style was.’ We want to achieve a look for clients that is their personality, their comfort zone, something they feel reflects how they live.” Tip #6: Sometimes style is not tangible but rather a feeling. While fit is important, Marilyn Hellman of Marilyn’s gauges the ultimate success of an outfit by the look it puts on the wearer’s face. “Women want to be something
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special, but they just don’t know how to get from point A to point B,” says Hellman. “We should be there to move them along, slowly, as they get more excited about things. It’s a journey for them.” Thanks to her frequent trips to Europe, Hellman is able to procure fun treasures such as her collection of hats from 12 different designers. The boutique offers clients the kind of dress-up experience that elicits childhood giggles and unbridled happiness. Tip #7: Don’t immediately downsize your vision to address
Clay Cox, owner of Kitchens by Clay, is an expert at making the seemingly impossible possible. Whether it is a million-dollar kitchen a client needs to create with a small budget or a laundry list of appliances on a client’s wish list—with minimal inches to support them all—Cox has certainly dealt with his share of challenging assignments. “I encourage people to give us their whole wish list,” he says. “Pretend your kitchen is twice the size and let’s see what we can fit. The best thing we can do as experts is offer suggestions and solutions.” Tip #8: Start with a single, standout piece and build your style around it.
Casey Cordill, of fine European furnishings store English traditions, suggests trying to find one unique piece that truly speaks to you and let it ultimately represent your style. “A lot of things you see in our store are one-of-a-kind,” he says. “If you start out buying those core pieces, the other stuff is much easier to fill in. When we get a basis of where a client would like to go, we have lots of different suppliers and even source things for people outside of the lines that we carry.” Tip #9: Mix your metals. Stacie Carroll, manager of Peach Tree Designs, says one of the latest trends in interior design is combining different metals to accent your home. “Gold, silver, bronze or copper mixes in jewelry have been an accepted fashion statement for decades, and today it’s trending
strong in interiors,” she says. “Mixing metals doesn’t have to be a bold choice. Select a dominant metal like bronze and accent it with matte gold. Use your color scheme as a guide to integrate wall coverings, interesting textiles and a mix of metal finishes and textures to add character and interest to your interior.” Tip #10: Dream BIG. Interior designer Kelli Smith revels in doing all she can to create the perfect space for clients. “I am forever searching for the next big thing,” she says. “I crave authenticity, and that drives me to cultivate spaces that embody the essence of my clients. I work as a guide to interpret my clients’ vision and then navigate them through the process of turning those dreams into reality. When I think something is finished, I push forward and ask myself, ‘What more can I do with this space?’“ FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 33
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Each year, thousands of visitors and Naples residents alike flock to Fifth Avenue South for the ideal mix of family-friendly events and after-hours nightlife. Take a closer look at three favorite signature events—plus a sneak peek at one brand new celebration you won’t want to miss. By Jessica Bielak and Laurel Meny
Evening on Fifth Easily one of Naples’ most recognizable events, Evening on Fifth has been a time-honored tradition bringing live music and merriment to the Avenue for nearly two decades. “While Evening on Fifth has long been a community staple, it remains one of the most well-attended and enjoyable
events around,” says Sal Tenaglio, co-chair of the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement Association’s (BID) events committee. On the second Thursday of each month during season, this vibrant sixblock stretch welcomes people of all ages, from adults to small children, to enjoy live musical acts in a variety of styles including jazz, country,
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Halloween Spooktacular One of the most anticipated days of the year in Naples is October
31—Naples’ annual Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth. From 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the entire Avenue is blocked to traffic as Fifth Avenue’s merchants, community members and civic organizations hand out candy and provide a safe spot for the area’s little ghosts and goblins to trick-or-treat. Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth isn’t just child’s play. Eventgoers of all ages are treated to a haunted house, live music, a street dance and spooky films playing on a giant movie screen. Dozens of community and charitable
blues, Latin, folk, and good old rock and roll. And while the live music is a draw unto itself, there are also a few special, themed events throughout the year including Mardi Gras; Concierge, Activity Director and Front Line Host Night; RCC Night and ArtWalk. The first Evening on Fifth kicks off October 9. For more information, call 239.692.8436 or visit fifthavenuesouth.com.
organizations join in the fun with kid- and adult-friendly programs and activities while at the same time providing information about their missions. Plus, event regulars Shy Wolf Sanctuary and the Kowiachobee Animal Preserve bring nature to life with unique wild animals and educational programs open to the public. But by far, the biggest event of the night is the costume contest. Adults, children and even pets in fun,creative costumes vie to win great prizes.
With no admission fee, more than 10,000 people are expected to attend the Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth this year. “This is undoubtedly the area’s most family-friendly, fun Halloween experience,” says Stefania Martin, vice president and marketing committee chair of BID. “It’s free of charge! What’s not to like? We welcome you this year to come and experience Halloween on Fifth!”” For more information, call 239.692. 8436 or visit fifthavenuesouth.com. FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 37
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Christmas Walk and Tree Lighting Ceremony As we bask in the beauty of Southwest Florida’s spectacular weather, picturesque beaches and lush, tropical foliage, it’s truly a sight to see Fifth Avenue South transform during the holidays. This joyous time of year begins December 4 with the lighting of the city tree, a tradition Naples residents look forward to year after
year. “Now in its fortieth year, the Christmas Walk and Tree Lighting Ceremony is a long-standing tradition that brings the community together to ceremoniously kick off the holiday season,” says Gloria Kovacs, chair of the BID’s industry committee. From 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Fifth Avenue South is closed to traffic as 12,000 revelers gather to watch the majestic tree light up in
Sugden Plaza. Musicians and choral groups fill the streets with sounds of the holidays, area dance troupes entertain and Santa makes his first appearance of the season. Fifth Avenue merchants also offer open houses to make the evening and holiday shopping even more festive and fun. For more information, call 239. 692.8436 or visit fifthavenue south.com.
This year, Fifth Avenue South is excited to announce a brand new event that will benefit—and entertain—the community. The Naples Grape Escape Food, Wine & Craft Beer Fest’s main event will take place along Fifth Avenue South on Saturday, November 15 and feature live music, select fine wines, craft beers and food pairings from local restaurants and sponsors. Proceeds will benefit the Rotary Club of Naples charity and scholarship programs. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit napleswine.org.
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PERFORMING ARTS Gulfshore Playhouse 755 8th Avenue South, 239.261.7529 gulfshoreplayhouse.org Opera Naples 2408 Linwood Avenue, 239.963.9050 operanaples.org The Naples Players 701 5th Avenue South, 239.263.7990 naplesplayers.org CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND MARKETS 5th Avenue Coffee Company & 6th Street Diner 599 5th Avenue South, 239.261.5757 5thavencoffeeco.com Avenue5 699 5th Avenue South, 239.403.7170 avenue5naples.com Avenue Wine Café 483 5th Avenue South, 239.403.9463 avenuewinecafe.com Bellini on 5th Italian Ristorante 445 5th Avenue South, 239.261.1117 bellinionfifth.com
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Osteria Tulia 466 5th Avenue South, 239.213.2073 tulianaples.com
The Blue Mussel 757 5th Avenue South, 239.262.4814 bluemussel.com
Pazzo! Italian Café 853 5th Avenue South, 239.434.8494 gr8food.net
The Lady From Haiti 612 5th Avenue South, 239.649.8607 ladyfromhaiti.com
Truluck’s 698 4th Avenue South, 239.530.3131 trulucks.com
The Name Game 720 5th Avenue South #103, 239.434.2562 thenamegamenaples.com
Yabba Island Grill 711 5th Avenue South #207, 239.262.5787 gr8food.net
INTERIOR DESIGN, HOME FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES Kelli Interior Design Studio 360 5th Avenue South, 239.280.0125
Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro 865 5th Avenue South, 239.594.5557 bhabhapersianbistro.com
Chops City Grill 837 5th Avenue South, 239.262.4677 gr8food.net
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FINE JEWELRY Kristoff Jewelers 640 5th Avenue South, 239.263.8999 kristoffjewelers.com
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HEALTH AND BEAUTY Dermal Care Esthetics & Wellness Centre 300 5th Avenue South #209, 239.261.2287 dermalcare.org
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BANKS, INVESTMENTS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES Fidelity Investments 350 5th Avenue South #100, 239.216.4356 fidelity.com
BUSINESS SERVICES IMA Creative 3511 Bonita Bay Boulevard Suite 2 Bonita Springs, FL 34134, 239.278.3034 imacreative.com
REALTORS, REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT 405 Executive Suites, Courtelis Company 405 5th Avenue South, 239.398.3622 courtelis.com
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STREET FAIRS AND FESTIVALS Fall CityFEST 2014 Nine days of festivals and fun throughout downtown Naples. October 24– November 2, 239.213.7120, naplesgov.com Art in the Park A Naples tradition since 1957, the juried art show takes place on Park Street, next to The von Liebig Art Center. November to
April, first Saturday of each month,10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 239.262.6517 x 103, naplesart.org Fine Arts & Craft Show Naples Artcrafters is an association of artists and craft artisans that sponsors a juried fine art and craft show. October through April, the second Saturday every month, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., naplesartcrafters.com
Cambier Park Concert Series For a complete schedule of music events, go to naplesgov.com The Naples Grape Escape Food, Wine & Craft Beer Festival Enjoy fine food, exquisite wines and outstanding artisan beers. November 15, 239.692.8436, napleswine.org GFWC Naples Women’s Club Kitchen Tours featuring chef demos, food tastings, shopping and entertainment in some of Naples most beautiful homes. January 21, 239.262.6331, napleswomansclubgfwc.org Evening on 5th An array of live musical performances up and down the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue South, plus dining, shopping and more. TBA, 239.692.8436, fifthavenuesouth.com
Downtown Naples New Year’s Weekend Arts Fair The Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center hosts 200-plus artists from all over the country who display their artwork along Fifth Avenue South. January 3–4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 239.580.6517, naplesart.org Chalk Art 2015 Artists from throughout Naples burn up the pavement with their astonishing skills. Hosted by the Naples Pelican Bay Rotary Club to benefit its scholarship fund for local students. January 24, pelicanbayrotary.com
The original color of the Naples Train Depot was purple.
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GFWC Naples Woman’s Club Flea Market The oldest philanthropic group in Naples hosts its fifth annual flea market event. February 7, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m 239.592.5825, napleswomansclub.org Ferrari Club of Naples Annual Cars on 5th Show More than 400 luxury vehicles— Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis, Porsches, Corvettes—on display on Fifth Avenue South for your viewing pleasure. February 14, carsonfifth.com Naples National Arts Festival View the work of nearly 300 artists from all across the country as they compete in a juried show around Cambier Park and Eighth Street—plus musical performances, food vendors and more. February 21–22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 239.262.6517 x 103, naplesart.org Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts Don’t miss one of the last major art festivals of the season. March 21–22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 239.262.6517 x 103, naplesart.org Spring CityFEST 2015 Multiple days of music, festivals and more throughout downtown Naples. TBA, 239.213.7120, naplesgov.com
HOLIDAY Halloween Spooktacular on 5th Fun events for all, including live music, street dancing, costume contest, haunted house, games and more. October 31, 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., 239.692.8436, fifthavenuesouth.com 40th Annual Christmas Walk and Tree Lighting Ceremony Local dance troupes and choral groups take over the Avenue to usher in the holiday and light up the city’s beautiful tree. December 4, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 239.692.8436, fifthavenuesouth.com Christmas Parade The spectacular march begins on Broad Street South and finishes on Eighth Street South. December 9, 239.213.7120, naplesgov.com FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 47
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TUBA Christmas A spectacular evening of music from sousaphone, euphonium, tuba and baritone horn players. December 18, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 239.692.8436, fifthavenuesouth.com
Fourth of July Parade The dazzling floats start on Broad Avenue South and make their way down Fifth Avenue South and to Eighth Street South near Cambier Park. July 4, 10 a.m. to noon, 239.213.7120, naplesgov.com
New Yearâ€™s Eve Fireworks An annual tradition at Naples Pier. Grab a spot on any of the Naples beaches and enjoy this half hour of magic. 239.213.1000, naplesgov.com
July 4 Fireworks at Naples Pier A wonderful Naples tradition on July 4! Grab a spot anywhere along the beaches of Naples and enjoy the show. 239.213.1000, naplesgov.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Join the celebration as churches, high school bands and civil rights groups participate in the parade. Parade begins at 11 a.m. on the corner of Broad Avenue South and Third Street and ends on Fifth Avenue South, January 19, 239.455.2886
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St. Patrickâ€™s Day Parade The largest privately funded parade in the state, drawing more than 40,000 people to downtown Naples each year to celebrate Irish heritage and culture in America. March 14, 11 a.m., naplesparade.com
Collier County Heart Walk Hosted by the American Heart Association, which brings awareness to building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and strokes. Walk commences November 1 at 8 a.m. in Cambier Park, 239.495.4915, collierheartwalk.kintera.org Naples Daily News Half Marathon Hosted by the Gulf Coast Runners, the event commences at Cambier Park. January 18, 5:45 a.m.
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239.434.9786, email: questions@napleshalf marathon.net Empty Bowls Hosted by The Harry Chapin Food Bank to raise money and awareness in the fight against hunger. Select a handcrafted bowl made by local potters, artists, educators and students. Enjoy soups from 50 local restaurants and clubs, a silent auction, a pottery sale, paint-a-bowl and entertainment. January 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ($15 admission), 239.591.8848, emptybowlsnaples.com or email: email@example.com.
Naples Airport was built by the military to serve as a training base for World War II pilots.
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