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NEAPOLITAN STYLE A Perfect Day on the Avenue Dining, shopping, arts, entertainment and more

PLUS: ENCORE! Cultural Gems

FROM THE PUBLISHER OF

NAPLES ILLUSTRATED


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An elevated level of luxury comes to Fifth Avenue South. Located along trendy Fifth Avenue South, the Inn on Fifth offers the best of Naples. With a prime, downtown location, the redesigned and exquisitely renovated Inn on Fifth puts guests only steps from 33 restaurants, live theater, upscale boutiques and one-of-a-kind galleries and is an easy stroll to Naples’ pristine beaches. The sophisticated, 87-room hotel provides guests with an elegant contemporary look without sacrificing comfort. Starting in December 2012, the inn will offer guests enhanced, upscale accommodations in their brand-new, Club Level Suites. The suites will feature luxurious amenities and will include buffet breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails and appetizers.


CONTENTS FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 2012–2013

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Welcome

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A Perfect Day Downtown Opportunities abound for having fun on the Avenue. By Laurel Meny

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Cultured Pearls Fifth Avenue South is chock full of arts, activities and vibrant venues. By Laurel Meny

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Honoring the Past Test your knowledge of Naples history. By Jenna Choate

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Advertiser Directory

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Calendar of Events For a fold-out map of Fifth Avenue South, see center of book. Cover photography: Vanessa Rogers


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President, Board of Directors Lou Vlasho Executive Director Lise Sundrla Associate Publisher Kaleigh Grover Ad Director Alison Whalen Account Managers Donna Egdes, Linda Sciuto Editor Jim Signorile  Design Director Olga Gustine Art Directors Jorge Márquez, Reynaldo Martin, Diana Ramírez Contributing Writers Jenna Choate, Laurel Meny Contributing Photographer Vanessa Rogers 239.692.8436 | fifthavenuesouth.com

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Chairman Ronald J. Woods Group Publisher/Chief Operating Officer William R. Wehrman Associate Group Publisher Randie Dalia Associate Publisher, Naples Kaleigh Grover Executive Director, Marketing and Special Projects Allison Wolfe Reckson Editorial Director Daphne Nikolopoulos Design Director Olga M. Gustine Operations Director Todd Schmidt Director of Production and Manufacturing Terry Duffy Director, Strategic Partnerships and Business Development Jim Signorile Advertising Design Coordinator Jeffrey Rey Senior Account Manager Deidre Wade Account Managers Donna Egdes, Katie Gamble, Britany Henderson, Linda Sciuto, Jennifer Shesser, Alison Whalen National Account Manager Leslie Duquette Rose Advertising Services Managers Sue Martel, Shalyn Ormsby Marketing Coordinator Mariana Lehkyi Controller Marti Ziegler Business Manager Karen M. Powell Office Manager M.B. Valdes Subscriptions Marjorie Leiva Merchandiser Ed Fitzgerald


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FROM FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT Welcome to Naples’ historic and effortlessly chic Fifth Avenue South. Stretching from the Tamiami Trail to the Gulf of Mexico in Old Naples, this “main street” is one of the city’s—and the country’s—most popular shopping, dining and cultural destinations. Fifth Avenue South is home to fashionable boutiques, fine gifts, artwork, cuisine and entertainment. Residents and visitors have come to expect all of that and more when in town, making the manicured sidewalks, plaza, parks and charming buildings in this district THE destination of choice to live, work, shop, dine and play. We invite you to savor our many fine restaurants, quaint coffee shops and vibrant pubs—35 to be exact— featuring an array of fine and casual dining options. The Avenue is also home to more than 70 of the most alluring, locally owned boutiques and shops in Southwest Florida. You will discover not only fabulous clothing and unique shoes, but an abundance of gifts, decorative arts, antiques and fine furnishings. If art and culture are what you are seeking, the Avenue abounds with world-class galleries, The von Liebig Center for the Arts and outstanding community and professional theater with The Naples Players and the Gulfshore Playhouse. Throughout the year, Fifth Avenue South is host to some 50 festivals and special events. Be sure to check the calendar in the back of our magazine for upcoming dates. We hope you enjoy this inaugural edition of the 5th Avenue South magazine. And, whether you are new to Naples, one of our many prized residents or one of our cherished guests for a day or longer, we hope you will visit—and revel in the many delights of—Fifth Avenue South. For more information about Fifth Avenue South, please visit FifthAvenueSouth.com.

Lou Vlasho, President Board of Directors

Lise Sundrla Executive Director


A Perfect Day Downtown Strolling Fifth Avenue South can bring a full day—and night!—of fun.

New to town? One of our treasured visitors for a day or longer? Or a long-time resident wanting to rediscover all Naples has to offer? There is no better place to start than in the heart of the city— Fifth Avenue South. One of the nation’s most exclusive addresses, Fifth Avenue South stretches from the Tamiami Trail to the Gulf of Mexico in Old Naples, and is home to upscale fashion, gifts, artwork, cuisine and entertainment—all of which residents and visitors have come to expect when in Naples. Make a day—or night—of it and experience all that Fifth Avenue South has to offer. Start off with morning coffee or a delicious breakfast at one 12 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH

of the unique dining destinations located along this renowned avenue. If it’s pampering you desire, indulge yourself at one of two fabulous spas or one of the many prized salons. If you are looking for clothing, shoes or handbags, look no further. Fifth Avenue South features some of the most unique, locally owned clothing boutiques in Southwest Florida and several popular national brand stores. From fine and whimsical children’s clothiers to elegant and casual men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories, the Avenue’s 25 clothing and accessory boutiques are sure to please. For a treasure trove of gift ideas, be sure to visit the Avenue’s

PHOTOS COURTESY OF NAPLES MARCO ISLAND EVERGLADES CVB

BY LAUREL MENY


20 gift and jewelry boutiques offering fine and handcrafted jewelry, elegant writing instruments and stationery, funky pottery, elegant antiques and so much more. Along with one-of-a-kind furnishings, decorative arts and accessories, the Avenue’s distinctive home furnishings boutiques also offer their clients interior design services. And, for those with the most discerning tastes, the Avenue is home to nine world-class galleries offering originals and limited editions by renowned national, international and local artists.

Take a moment to stop off for a late lunch—or early dinner—at one of 35 restaurants along the Avenue where you can enjoy everything from authentic Italian to IrishAmerican to Persian, Asian, Caribbean, American and everything in between. In addition to full-scale dining options, quaint coffee shops and pubs dot the Avenue. And, for those with a sweet tooth, the Avenue has seven unique shops to satisfy your craving from cupcakes to Italian ices and gelatos to ice cream. Nighttime on the Avenue offers an abundance of activities. If you are in the mood for a live theater production, look no further than the Sugden Community Theatre or the Gulfshore Playhouse. Longing for live music and dancing? Many of the Avenue’s FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 13


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establishments offer local entertainment from jazz to contemporary to classics. Meet your friends— or make new ones—at one of the many events planned annually along the Avenue or in Cambier Park featuring an array of live musical performances, festivals, art fairs and car shows. Whether you begin or end your day on the Avenue, you will want to visit the beautiful Gulf Coast beach, just a few steps away from the shopping, dining and bustle, to take in the mesmerizing sunsets or just to plant your feet for a while in the beautiful Gulf sands. With so much to do and see, it’s easy to understand why Fifth Avenue South has long been referred to as Naples’ “main street.”

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CULTURED PEARLS

History, architecture and culture blend harmoniously with the Fifth Avenue South of today. By Laurel Meny 42nd Street

Nowhere in Naples is the spirit of the city more alive than on Fifth Avenue South. With its abundant shopping, dining and entertainment choices; eclectic mix of modern and historic architecture; lush, tropical foliage; and inviting parks and plazas, the Avenue is the destination of choice to live, work, shop, dine and play. By day, locals and visitors alike frequent an array of chic boutiques, charming sidewalk cafés 16 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH

and renowned art galleries. By night, the enthusiasm is palpable with people clamoring for tables at the many fabulous restaurants, theaters abuzz with new performances and the tuneful sounds of live music along the street. Over the last 25 years, Fifth Avenue South has flourished and reinvented itself into the undisputed epicenter of entertainment in Southwest Florida. In the early 1990s, Naples-area business owners and

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civic leaders recognized the importance of a cohesive plan for this district and solicited the help of celebrated urban planner and architect Andrés Duany. Duany’s ultimate goal was not only to update the façade of Fifth Avenue South but also to enhance its overall ambiance. He did this by encouraging property owners and local officials to develop what has become an enviable cultural scene with a focus on arts and music.

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Duany’s vision and Naples leaders’ willingness to act transformed an already fashionable street into Southwest Florida’s premier shopping, dining and performing arts destination. The cultural renaissance fully took root in 1997, when longtime Neapolitans Herbert and Peg Sugden made a generous donation and the Sugden Community Theatre opened its doors. The theatre, located on a public plaza in


The von Liebig Art Center

Sugden Theatre

the heart of Fifth, is home to The Naples Players, a first-class community theater troupe founded in 1953 by local residents. The Naples Players will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2013. Just off the Avenue at the edge of Cambier Park sits The von Liebig Art Center, home to the Naples Art Association. Taking its name from Suzanne and the late William J. von Liebig, noted cultural and medical research philanthropists, the center’s dynamic calendar of events features member and student exhibitions along with a number of temporary exhibits.

Also situated in Cambier Park in the city’s Norris Center is the Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples’ first professional theater company. Started in 2004, the ensemble attracts top talent from the Actors’ Equity Association to stage its productions. The organization’s six-show run this year is its biggest season to date and includes a number of Tony Award-winning plays. In keeping with Duany’s vision, the Avenue today is host to numerous festivals, entertainment and activities, creating a vibrant, social destination year-round. In 2010, business and community leaders formed the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District (BID) to foster and sustain continuous growth along the Avenue. Since its inception, the BID has implemented numerous successful initiatives to brand and promote the Avenue, including focused marketing, lighting

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and landscaping improvements, and a variety of special events. From a vibrant theatre and arts scene to an eclectic mix of boutiques, restaurants and services to jazz bands entertaining revelers

Arts Aplenty

Naples’ cultural cup runneth over thanks to these local arts attractions: Ashley Adams Fine Art 795 Fifth Avenue South, 239.435.7273, ashadams.com Call of Africa’s Native Visions Galleries 737 Fifth Avenue South, 239.643.3785, nativevisions.com Dennison-Moran 600 Fifth Avenue South #102, 239.263.0590 dennisonmorangallery.com Gallery One 770 Fifth Avenue South, 239.263.0835, galleryonenaples.com Gulfshore Playhouse at the Norris Center 755 Eighth Avenue South, 239.261.7529, gulfshoreplayhouse.org Mermaid’s Bite Gallery 472 Fifth Avenue South, 239.331.3689, mermaidsbite.com

along the street, the partnership between the BID and the organizations and business community of Fifth Avenue South will keep the area on the “must-visit” lists of residents and visitors for years to come. The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre 701 Fifth Avenue South, 239.263.7990, naplesplayers.com Norris Community Center 755 Eighth Avenue South, 239.213.3058, naplesgov.com Random Acts of Art 505 Fifth Avenue South Ste. E, 239.435.0668, randomactsart.com Shaw Gallery 761 Fifth Avenue South, 239.261.7828, shawgallery.com Sheldon Fine Art 460 Fifth Avenue South, 239.649.6255, sheldonfineart.com The von Liebig Art Center/Naples Art Association 585 Park Street, 239.262.6517, naplesart.org Toucan's World Fair Trade Gallery 800 Fifth Avenue South #101, 239-572-2338, toucansworld.com


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Honoring the Past

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1. What was the first commercial building on Fifth Avenue? a. The Naples Coffee Company b. McCabe’s Irish Pub c. Ed Frank’s Garage

4. Fifth Avenue been considered “downtown” since…? a. The 1920s b. The 1870s c. The 1840s

2. When did the Naples Depot open? a. 1927 b. 1912 c. 1945

5. What was the first club in Naples? a. The Naples Beach Club b. The Port Royal Club c. Club 41

3. In 1949, the first bank in Naples was: a. Bank of South Florida b. Bank of the Everglades c. Bank of Naples

6. What was the first main road in Naples called? a. Gordon Drive b. Tamiami Trail c. Interstate 75

PHOTOS courtesy of the Naples Historical Society

Fifth Avenue South is the sophisticated arts and entertainment destination of Naples, Florida, a city renowned for its amazing sunsets, warm climate and laid-back atmosphere. Beneath the timeless charm and crystal white sand lies a treasure trove of history. Many locals claim they know all there is to know about our favorite avenue and cozy oasis on the Gulf. We challenge you to test the waters of history. – Jenna Choate


7. How many times has the Naples Pier been rebuilt? a. Two b. Three c. Four 8. What is the Four Corners? a. The intersection where the Tamiami Trail turns east b. A bar on Fifth Avenue South c. A convenience store

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Answers: 1. c. Ed Frank’s Garage opened in 1923. He and his family lived upstairs. His wife would throw table scraps to alligators in the swamps below. 2. a. The Orange Blossom Express first rolled into Naples Depot on January 7, 1927. 3. c. The Bank of Naples opened for business on Fifth Avenue in 1949. Mamie Tooke, sometimes called the Mother of Naples, taught residents how to manage their money, and many of those original depositors became large landowners. 4. a. At the time, “downtown” consisted of a few businesses located on Fifth Avenue. 5. c. Club 41 was a popular place for entertainment. Among the guests who are said to have frequented the club were Gary Cooper, Lawrence Tibbett, Gertrude Lawrence and Gloria Swanson. 6. b. Made of shells and deep mud ruts and completed in 1918, the Tamiami Trail ran from Naples to Fort Myers and is known today as Tamiami Trail North.

Back then, to travel to Miami, drivers would have to go north to Jacksonville and then south. In 1928, with the vision and resources of Barron Collier, the Tamiami Trail East was completed from Naples to Miami. 7. b. Despite being destroyed and rebuilt three times, the pier’s original T shape remains. The T shape was formed so that ships could dock easily at a time when the pier was the only way to get into Naples. 8. a. One of the most famous intersections in Naples, the Four Corners is where the Tamiami Trail makes the big turn. Now it’s a shopping and dining district. 9. b. Cory Osceola and his family, members of the Seminole tribe and local residents of Naples, were well respected in the area. The descendants of the Osceolas are today world-renowned builders of chickees (cypress pole constructions with palmetto-thatched roofs). 10. a. In 1887, a group of wealthy Kentuckians led by Walter N. Haldeman, owner of the Louisville CourierJournal, purchased virtually the entire town of Naples.


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Wind in the Willows 793 5th Avenue South (239.643.0663) windinthewillowsnaples.com APPAREL-CHILDREN’S Giggle Moon 720 5th Avenue South #105 (239.643.3833) gigglemoonnaples.com GALLERIES/MUSEUMS/ART/ ENTERTAINMENT Gulfshore Playhouse at the Norris Center 755 8th Avenue South (239.261.7529) gulfshoreplayhouse.org The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre 701 5th Avenue South (239.263.7990) naplesplayers.com

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Café Luna 467 5th Avenue South (239.213.2212) cafelunanaples.com

Avenue Wine Café 483 5th Avenue South (239.403.9463) avenuewinecafe.com Bellini Italian Ristorante on 5th 445 5th Avenue South (239.261.1117) bellinionfifth.com Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro 865 5th Avenue South (239.594.5557) bhabhabistro.com Bistro 821 821 5th Avenue South (239.261.5821) bistro821.com

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Roma Italian Bistro Pizzeria & Café 655 5th Avenue South (239.776.7042) fifthavenuesouth.com Truluck’s Seafood 698 4th Avenue South (239.530.3131) trulucks.com Vergina 700 5th Avenue South (239.659.7008) verginarestaurant.com Brambles English Tearoom 34 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH

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Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District Events/Activities 2012–2013 November 2012

December 2012

3 Art in the Park, 10 am-5 pm, Park Street (239.580.7999)

1 Art in the Park, 10 am-5 pm, Park Street (239.580.7999)

3 Collier County Heart Walk, 7-10:30 am, Cambier Park (239.495.4915)

6 38th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

8 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

8 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm, Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

Enjoying an Evening on Fifth.

Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

11 Christmas Parade, (follows traditional

TBA Holiday Celebration at Sugden Plaza, Inn on Fifth at Sugden Plaza (239.263.0723)

11 Veterans Day Celebration,

route—Broad to 3rd, to Fifth Avenue South) 6-8 pm (239.213.7120)

January 2013

Cambier Park Bandshell (239.213.3054)

13 Holiday Evening on Fifth,

5-6 Downtown Naples New Year’s

21 MLK Jr. Day Parade, (follows traditional

Cambier Park Bandshell (239.213.3054)

6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Art Fair, 10 am-5 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.580.7999)

route—Broad to 3rd, to Fifth Avenue South) (239.537.1153)

23 Thanksgiving Weekend Evening

15 Outdoor Movie Night, 7-10 pm,

10 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm,

26 Chalk Art on Fifth, 8 am-6 pm,

on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Cambier Park Bandshell (239.213.3054)

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Fifth Avenue South at Park Street (239.272.3645)

10 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm,

10-11:15 am, Cambier Park (239.774.8448)

17 Outdoor Movie Night, 7--10 pm,

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12 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm, Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

19 Outdoor Movie Night, 7-10 pm,


26 Naples Woman’s Club Annual Flea Market, 570 Park Street (239.262.6331) February 2013

1 Red Dress Dash, 4:30-6:45 pm, Park Street near The von Liebig Art Center (239.495.4903) 2 Art in the Park, 10 am-5 pm, Park Street (239.580.7999)

7 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

9 Fine Art and Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm, Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

12 Mardi Gras Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

The Naples Fall Fine Art Festival

16 Ferrari Club of Naples Annual Car Show, 10 am-3 pm, Fifth Avenue South

16 Outdoor Movie Night, 7-10 pm, Cambier Park Bandshell (239.213.3054)

23-24 Naples National Art Festival, 10 am-5 pm, Cambier Park and 8th Street (239.580.7999)

For information on concerts, plays and exhibits, please contact the following: Norris Community Center 755 8th Avenue South   (239.213.3049)

Gulfshore Playhouse 755 8th Avenue South (239.261.7529)

The von Liebig Art Center 585 Park Street (239.262.6517)

Sugden Community Theatre 701 Fifth Avenue South   (239.263.7990) FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH 41


CALENDAR 2012–2013 March 2013

April 2013

2 Art in the Park, 10 am-5 pm, Park Street (239.580.7999)

6 Art in the Park, 10 am-5 pm, Park Street (239.580.7999)

7 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

11 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm,

9 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm, Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

13 Fine Art and Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm,

16 St. Patrick's Day Parade, (follows

20 Outdoor Movie Night, 7-10 pm,

traditional route—Broad to 3rd, to Fifth Avenue South) 11 am, Cambier Park

Cambier Park (239.313.3054)

16 Outdoor Movie Night, 7-10 pm,

Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

25 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Cambier Park Bandshell (239.213.3054)

21 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm,

May 2013

Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

TBA Spring CityFEST, (239.213.7120)

23 NAMI Annual Walk, 8:30 am,

9 Evening on Fifth, 7-10 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Cambier Park (239.434.6726)

23-24 Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts, 10 am-5 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.580.7999) 42 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH

Art meets pavement at the popular Naples Chalk Art Festival.


Casual, Creative, Global Comfort Cuisine

Think Global

Ferrari Club of Naples Annual Car Show

June 2013

September 2013

13 Evening on Fifth, 7-10 pm,

12 Evening on Fifth, 7-10 pm,

Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

July 2013

October 2013

4 Fourth of July Parade, 10 am, (follows traditional route—Broad to 3rd, to Fifth Avenue South) Fifth Avenue South (239.213.7120)

TBA Fall CityFEST, (239.213.7120)

11 Evening on Fifth, 7-10 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

OPEN SUNDAYS IN SEASON Reservations Recommended

(239) 262-7076

Eat Local

878 Fifth Avenue South | www.themangrovecafe.com

10 Evening on Fifth, 7-10 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

26 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm, Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

THE NAME GAME

31 Halloween Spooktacular, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

720 Fifth Ave South • Naples, FL www.thenamegamenaples.com 239.434.2562

August 2013

8 Evening on Fifth, 7-10 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Serving Dinner: Mon-Sat 5pm-Close

MANGROVE C•A•F•E

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Christmas spirit on the Avenue

November 2013

12 Holiday Evening on Fifth,

9 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm,

6:30-9:30 pm, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436)

Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

14 Evening on Fifth, 6:30-9:30 pm,

14 Fine Art & Craft Show, 10 am-4 pm, Cambier Park (239.250.0804)

Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436) December 2013

TBA Christmas Parade, (follows traditional route—Broad to 3rd, to 5th Avenue South) Fifth Avenue South (239.213.7120) 5 39th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony, Fifth Avenue South (239.692.8436) 44 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH

Listing of events courtesy of: Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District (239.692.8436, fifthavenuesouth.com) Note: Events, dates and times subject to change. Please contact the number associated with the event and/or check fifthavenuesouth.com for updated information.


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698 4th Ave. South 239 530 3131 www.trulucks.com


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