BE_Cover_ND19.indd 5 10219 217 PM TOTI_ND19.indd 2 209 3 34 46 features TRANSITIONS TASTY Seven Southwest Florida family businesses-- restaurants and food purveyors--pass the torch to next generation. Find out whos taking reins, stepping back, what innovations are coming. THE FRESH Take another look at Fort Lauderdale. This South city blends its well-known beachy vibe with a new cosmopolitan flair, making it hipper edgier than ever. FACE OF FORT LAUDERDALE 50 DRESSING A When comes creating clothes wow power, Punta Gorda fashion designer Helen Gerro is top of her game artsy couture ready-to-wear styles that will definitely get you noticed. 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December marks 120th anniversary census, San-Cap Audubons Annual Count place around North America. Last 15 islands, 117 volunteers counted 9,582 101 different 13 Running raise funds Hope Kids Care C harles Idelson, chairman board directors Healthcare, plans celebrate his 70th birthday unusual way. He lace sneakers run New York City Nov. least 70,000--matching thousand times--for Care, program Healthcare. Although last Idelson ran NYC marathon 2009, says, Im excited challenge myself ambitious goal. Charles Chairman Board Directors Healthcare Advertise First click QR code resource focused keeping Floridas happy, Magazine filled helpful advice local expertise. Complimentary provided adsalestoti.com KidsFirstMagazine.org 239.472.0205 PHOTOS BOTH PAGES HOPE HEALTHCARE extend you. --Charles donation provide supplies art music therapy programs, 250 secure counseling tools, 500 essential medical supplies, 1,000 send child Rainbow Trails Bereavement Camp. 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Joes sister Philadelphia when, ago, wooed manage Fish. dad, Hes wisdom. listening knowledge applying 38 great pride going. --Marty grows, focus. employees guests, intangible element believe leads greater taught treat growing Meliss. anything didnt daughter. cares employee treats thing. restaurants, saying, stepped job world. charge momentum fired court ball hoop. Pound steamed shrimp, tossed spicy butter, garlic, lime juice, sambal chilis. crusty bread dipping. Nicholas Alves aunt, Harriette Mattson, Eve Jac Island Pork Belly. Rubbed complex blend herbs citrus, meat smoked Finished oven, sliced served pickled vegetables. dish demand runs out, wait two 40 grew continuing Grille. 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Review ask references familiar administering medicine. type pet--such rabbits Meet Compare prices quoted contract. 103 NATUREs WILLIAM COX recognizable finch Haemorhous mexicanus adapted suburban habitats. attracted seed feeders. western semiarid environments. habitats included chaparral, brush country, streamside woodland semi-open areas. introduced Long York, 1940 released department store. million 1990s, populating Canada. habitats, farmland, cities towns buildings, lawns, weedy avoids unbroken farmland forest. Human modifications feeders east, greatly benefit population. appears populations migrating winter. officially observed near Pensacola breeding documented Tallahassee 1988-89. reported 2006. possibly extended farther November male crown forehead, throat, breast reddish rump. face, heavily streaked underparts. males red, females pigment acquired difficulty obtaining assimilating pigment. female resembles unpatterned head. sexes notched. purple purpureus. rare winters rump overall. bold face ear patch mustache notched tail. Courtship behavior singing female, drooped wings, crest raised, raised. sing shorter song. series warbling zeeee. canary trills. feeds courtship incubation. Nests placed settings artificial cavities houses. nests reuse nest broods ivy conifers, cactus, palms, holes manmade structures planters. ground. shaped grass, feathers, hair, twigs, rootlets, debris. pale bluish-green bluish-white laid clutch. incubates 12-14 altricial immobile, downless, closed, fed sexes. 11-19 hatching. forages shrubs, weeds finches cluster riding weed grass stem ground, picks seeds. predominantly sap flower buds fruits. Rarely feed insects, aphids. regurgitated feeding sparrows, highly insectivorous breeding. feeders, oiled sunflower seeds, hummingbird water. pleasure birders yard. Cox nature ecologist williamrcoxphotography.com. BRIAN tolerant resistant frost. freeze sabal centuries. earliest cordage hairlike fibers rope digs dating A.D. 800. Seminoles shelter buffalo Plains Indians. fronds thatch chickee huts. roofing material, folded direction, fold. brooms, brushes hats--and hen talking vegetation, parent child. Right list, cabbage palm, scientifically palmetto. 1953. distinction Carolina. overlooked palms--perhaps stately trees--the widespread interior areas, regions ubiquitous subdivisions. 200 300 canopy diameter, fan-shaped leaf, frond, across. palm. replica artifact 1897. lightning whelk shell, fibers. HOLAWAY ropelike berries eaten tasty. appetizing terminal bud. swamp kills amber honey. frond attached boot. boots remaining habitat frogs, raccoons, possums snake. Virginia creeper, strangler fig ferns. By shelter, stories tell. wonder Capt. Holaway master shelling eco-tour 1995. charters Sound, Cayo Costa State Northwest surprises stunning architecture Twenty-foot-high butteries tree-lined section highway 30A, signaling arrival departure. gem Panama Destin, Panhandle. exception, glow skies. category Urbanism, movement reestablish community. Towns interaction spaces, needs. Andrs Duany, modern-day planner 150 firm, Duany Plater-Zyberk Co. Miami, came prominence 1980s designing Seaside, miles 2002 breathe 2003, completing Rosemary Duanys travels Bermuda British Virgin entrances ALYS fountain, courtyard. Alyssa Walker. entrance, minaret-shaped refrigeration preserve perishable impossible, succinctly become. Mediterranean, modern, minimalistic, Moorish, overlooks, spires, terraces deal facing pedestrian paths interact traffic, Parking behind. direction flow breeze picture-postcard, Common spaces intersect paths, peaceful, tranquil freedom, approval architects. streetlights, lanterns exteriors homes, emitting low-wattage glows. require fortified, codes, withstand severe weather. deal, become projection Photon Bombing Projection. GRAFFITI FESTIVAL leading Digital Graffiti stark buildings acting kaleidoscope May. August Hurricane Gustav blew through, knocking two-thirds projectors. Lucia Fishburne, Commissioner, judge beginning. novelty first-- educated digital art--but now, entries competitive. nothing this, Since wide-open projections curator Brett Phares. responds fools eyes. three-day sold-out meander streets Alys, mesmerized projections, interactive. Gourmet route ends rousing Caliza. Fishburnes words, magical 2020 15-16. turquoise sugar-white private. 109 Structures boundaries Highway 30A amenities Caliza Pool. Halfway 30-year plan, possible 799 sites developed. amenities. 100-foot saltwater infinity cabanas, curtains alcoves, cuisine. thriving nurtured Foundation, purchases sculptures, installations, prestigious Graffiti, Smithsonian experiences sidebar. sandwiched Seacrest choices. Inlet eastern WaterSound, Seagrove, WaterColor, Grayton Sandestin west, dotted personalities. charm, beauty, peacefulness contributor, uncover Georges all-white skyline accentuated distinctly structures. 110 FOOD GETTING THERE Driving nine 524 Airport direct connection ECP DestinFort Walton VPS. VPS 51. ACCOMMODATIONS Vacation Rentals 850-213-5555 alysbeach.com DINING Hugely cottage Nantucket divides divine sections, Behave Mis-Behave georgesatalysbeach.com. Charlies Donuts Famous donuts charliesdonuts30a.com. Juicy healthful rawandjuicylife.com. Pipers delivering beachgoers facebook. compiperskitchenatalysbeach. Neat Bottle bites boards facebook.com neatbottleshop. ACTIVITIES Bike Shop Rent bicycle communities, 850-213-5599. digitalgraffiti.com Amphitheater concerts, movies 111 LIBBY MCMILL HENSON SIGHTSEEING ADVENTURES Traveling Washington, D.C. appealing destinations. JetBlue, northeast getaways. D.C., those. flight D.C.s, Reagan National, getaway lie Annapolis--only airport--is history, sailing. Average lows October, daytime temps typically pleasant, standards, magnificent Naval campus--worth own--anchors Annapolis. Settled 1649, brimming Colonial-era architecture, vibrant polite midshipmen tanned recreational weekenders locals. foot, further relaxation factor. patriotic goose-bump moments. Severn spills Chesapeake navys public, Led docent, informative glimpse midshipmen, viewing landmarks, crypt naval hero John Jones. midday Noon Formation, Yards attractions. Weather schedule permitting, academic Saturdays Plebe Summer. Clockwise Annapolis sights Middleton Maryland crabs Cantlers Riverside dining. MCMILLAN harbor front, countless powerboats sailing yachts. Days Harbor Vessels boaters mecca. five-minute Creek Carrols Chart docks. Schooner Woodwind Sailing Cruises. four-star aboard 74-foot schooners. captivating unwind sink Americas treasured cities. Boat option, aboard. Plenty 18th-century Hilton airbnbs. Henson USNA Preble Hall. chock-full treasures, handmade Revolutionary flag implored, ship, inspiring unofficial navy motto. Rising Annapolis, remains capitol legislative briefly nations capital. History buffs Washingtons momentous occasion War. national landmark, quaint shops, pubs. Galway Irish Pub, Chick Delly, Masons Rolls. supply galleries. rite passage, Inn, crabs. youve tackled meal--served tablecloth--its coaching server, lest ordered. Formation Academy. Destination originates Winter Estates wintered seashell District shopping, span Caloosahatchee March, JetBlue baseball Sox training Twins CenturyLink Sports Complex. 113 XXXXXXX Callister gotten himself death-defying predicament accidental charm escape intact. Bring Detective, 11th series, November, beloved detective mixes mobsters, FBI agent rogue assassin, Sinatra Jill mediocre 1967 film Rome. fedora-clad Sinatra, Rome, basis Callisters dreams cogent advice. Author Ron Base, established fan pages. journalist, wrote Toronto Star, screenwriting credits contagious. book, device Lady Cement, Garcia, least, Lawrence Arabia, roles story. Base witty dialog amusing plot lines. ranges Morocco location, forward. usual cast characters, Freddie, Rex Judy, ex-wife crime boss ever-suspicious police officers Cee Jay Owen. D. MacDonald grave, Rome exasperation invoking godfather fiction. Detective. proud. author calendar WHERE WHAT DO NOVDEC Nights Estates, 29-Dec. Rock BonitaFest, CULTURAL SCENE Private Stock, ambassadors Clinic Rehabilitation CROW answer questions animals. crowclinic.org Clyde Butchers Darling, 13-Feb. 1-30 Celebrate Arts, festivals, venues. Highlights exhibition artist Muffy Clark Gill, ancient batik Arts Council Gallery opens 4. uaccollier.com PHOTOGRAPHER EXTRAORDINAIRE Butcher 75th Anniversary Exhibition, awed Refuge waded Everglades swamps black-and-white mounting large-format tripod hours, wilderness ghost orchid. lecture Jan. 24. dingdarlingsociety.org FAMILY DAYS HOIST SAILS 1-16 Hobie Championship, compete 22nd Championship. field, Cat competitors 16-foot catamaran sailboats. Spectators website. hobieworlds.com 7-10 Festival, Considered Corals event, Sun Splash Grounds. musicians Friday, 9, fireworks. midway, daring acrobats stage, carnival rides entertain kids. giant tent central, NFL LED screen. cocofest.com SAVORING offerings restaurants. tents 22-Dec. Sandsculpting Beachs sands ARTIS--NAPLES form. sculptors elaborate castles, scaly dragons Watch marvel sands, vendors drinks. Under Stars, sculptures sky, 30, 6-9 fmbsandsculpting.com LIVIN IS EASY Cooler temperatures kick concert. Rotary BonitaFest band Iconic, Caribbean Chillers spin Buffett-style Grab margarita lawn chairs blankets. bonitafests.com HOOPS HYPE 25-Dec. Showcase, Hertz Arena basketball tournaments. teams Drake, Ohio, Northeastern, Alabama, Weber Wright 25-27 1. Auburn, Dayton, Tennessee Gongaza schedules. hertzarena.com DECK HALLS GARDENS Festivities ceremony 29. Mysore Fig draped choreographed Tours nightly interiors offered. Claus evenings. edisonford.org 118 218 119 TWINKLING LIGHTS 6-7 Luminary Stroll, thoroughfare, Ross Lane Drive. galore streets, poking radiating cheer. Stroll 530-9 sanibel-captiva.org GOOD TIDINGS Shows, Chorus Concert, joyful songs Band Concert fills Performance Hall chorus composed singers sell-out events, disappoint. bigarts.org LIGHT WATERWAYS Boat-A-Long, advantages parades. Boat-A-Long Bimini Basin Freedoms Park. watercraft decked park. performances, youngsters. movie, Vacation, capecoral.net DATE 4-5, Show, showcase Jetblue juried display. youth competition showcases hotworks.org 121 TUNed ERIK ENT WISTLE Discover joys--and benefits--of voice singular characteristics Wisconsin Radios Knowledge, July 27, episode eople speak voice, phrase connoting quest expression. apt metaphor, ironic born appreciated utilized fullest potential. youth, recall uneasy relationship voice. sound recorder me--my Hearing jarring, sounded solo sixth-grade chorus. final verse Denvers Grandmas Bed seemed particularly embarrassing nervous microphone. blood rushed beet-red, amplified auditorium alien me. occurs elementary aspects choral sonic tapestry subsumed whole. equals sharing goal, teamwork. self-consciousness anxiety performing talk choruses marvelous builders confidence, musicianship camaraderie, modes making, participation choir benefits. mood elevation cardiovascular health. searching lending voice--the instrument with--to beautiful-sounding ample age, church choirs, amateur ensembles Symphonic Mastersingers Chorale cappella barbershop Harmonizers men, Spirit Chorus. speak, us. lend ourselves, magic Pianist, instructor musicologist Entwistle undergraduate Dartmouth College. post-graduate Washington Louis. doctorate musicology California, Barbara. 123 YESENIA MARTINEZ Understanding effective defective potentially product. voluntary applies prescription over-the-counter Medicine rigorously effectiveness becoming consumer. Administration FDA happens. market, FDA, maker drug, monitor unforeseen problems. Should develop, medication question, initiated. pressure recalled federal investigators cancer-causing impurities determine exactly caused prevent SHOULD WHY DRUGS ARE RECALLED factors cause recalled. issued hazard--unfortunately, risks associated realized widely used, causing Mislabeled poorly packaged, confusing dosing instructions. Potentially contaminated nonharmful substance. Poorly manufactured, defects related quality, purity potency. continue so, doctor immediately. threat contamination drug. alternative. educated. recalls, Play notice wrapper, tampering, odd suspected contamination, notify pharmacist discard drugs. disposal medicines packages patient information. doctor. symptoms suspect linked medicine, Above panic. minor issues. Yesenia Martinez, M.D., physician Physicians Primary 5700 239-482-1010, ppcswfl.com. 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