SCBR17_Revised.indd 1 12117 603 PM Features CONTENTS 24 16 Timeless Paradise Tween Waters Inn Island Resort Spa celebrating 86 years, same relaxed feel, electricity no longer an issue 21 West Wind on Sanibel A million reasons to visit, attitude for the latitude Experiencing Old Florida Charm Welcome Sanibels gorgeous Beachview and Castaways Beach Bay Cottages 2 SANIBEL CAPTIVA BEACH RESORTS 2017 SANIBELCAPTIVABEACHRESORTS.COM 3 Departments 8 46 Shop Exotic ruby selections at Congress Jewelers 10 Guest Voice in a time capsule, reminder of best times 48 Retail suited modern needs, surprising gifts island-wear your doorstep yourself paradise 12 50 So many choices, spoiling An estheticians journey, following her dreams, relaxing visit 28 52 Plenty choices childrens apparel, all within range 36 26 34 38 53 Tennis tennis, great fun health benefits Sailing Offshore School helps you achieve goals Kids Discover our islands ocean wonders with Sea Golf advantages premier resorts, golf island-style 27 30 54 Marina Boaters find top-notch facilities, excursions Savor Yummy food, 60 Your guide meals go, Captiva Resorts properties deciding where is only pickle 42 Pets Why leave Fido behind Taking friend Explore Kayaking, canoeing 66 Information Community 67 Places Worship 68 Nature 70 Environmental 72 Shelling Guide 74 Events 76 Property Maps 80 San-Cap Map 39 do paradise, something everyone Cruises Theodore Roosevelt impersonators Wedding What expect when planning celebration or 45 Album Picturing lifetime memories, covering angles 4 5 TONY LAPI President CEO DOUG BABCOCK Chief Operating Officer REN J. AFFOURTIT Finance, Admin HR 239-472-5161 General Manager, Brett Gooch 15951 Drive Island, FL 33924 Rick Boyd 3325 Gulf Sanibel, 33957 239-472-1202 6460 Road 239-472-1252 3345 239-472-1541 GROUP PUBLISHER Daniela E. Jaeger ASSISTANT Scarlett Redenius SENIOR ART DIRECTOR Andrew Cantor EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Elizabeth Grimm PROOFREADER CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Klaudia Balogh, Leah Biery, Craig Garrett, Beth Luberecki, Oliver PHOTOGRAPHERS Nick Adams, Jaeger, Reagan Rule, Milissa Sprecher, Brian Stromlund SALES MARKETING INC. CREATIVE GRAPHIC DESIGNER Dana Long P.O. Box 1227 239-472-0205 Friedrich N. FounderChairman Guy Tober, Vice PresidentC.O.O. Stromlund, Jacqueline S. Gallogly, Financial Administrator CONTACT US totimedia.comcontactus PUBLISHERS OF Times Islands RSW LIVING Bonita Estero GULF MAIN Cape Coral Living Leisure Travel Copyright by TOTI Media, Inc. All rights reserved. No part this publication may be reproduced without written permission publisher. Opinions expressed contributors are not necessarily those 6 12417 1023 AM 7 PROPERTY MANAGER, CASTAWAYS BAY COTTAGES AND BEACHVIEW GENERAL TWEEN WATERS INN WEST WIND Doug Babcock VICE PRESIDENT CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER EXECUTIVE Tony Lapi PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO DELIVER WARM, FRIENDLY MEMORABLE ISLAND RESORT EXPERIENCE FOR ALL OUR GUESTS. We through four truly unique beachfront Captiva, employees work ensure that stay first rate--Tween Inn, Cottages--all Island. With more than 300 units, we can offer guests accommodations from laid-back cottages full-service resort, which includes guest rooms, studios one-, two- three-bedroom suites. Two have their own TripAdvisor top-rated restaurants site dining pleasure. Both marina facil- CHOOSE YOUR BEACH. STYLE. ities. also boasts cute boutique gift shop, plus spa facility. Conference meeting rooms available Inn. Shopping nearby properties. As see, capacity make sure vacation pleasurable arrange book reunion, wedding, business group leisure us. Our history these dates back 1925 Bowman Grace Price purchased property now They started inn single building 1931 historic House restaurant. Other buildings were added over years. There still 19 Inn--some fireplaces. Some date L API, PHOTO COURTESY 1939, acquisitions they total 40. The 22 quaint directly beach quiet end Sanibel. newest member team, 104 units Mexico. take pride community involvement cherishing past, believing present investing future. I want thank selecting one hope enjoy max--and please come see us If tour other as well. managers totally dedicated making wonderful possible. 9 SWEET MEMORIES IN TIME CAPSULE, REMINDER THE BEST TIMES BY CRAIG GARRETT Wheezie Sachs above came 1970s. Her family stayed Hawaiian-style resort later became Castaways. WHEN WHEEZIE SACHS THINKS BACK HER CHILDHOOD, most pleasant memories Cottages. Of course 1970s, side Blind Pass styled Hawaiian odd considering itself classic beaches warm sunshine. Sachs, nonetheless, says Castaways, Resorts, presents exact ambience enchantment she felt upon arriving during Christmas break early just froze, stepping foot property. It was like fishing camp gone wild, beautiful. And it Garrett Group Editor-in-Chief Media. PHOTOS home away home, especially Rochester former parent company rebranded took over. Theyve done so much look feel better. love here. Colorful nestled among graceful palms tropical hideaway Here, charming one-bedroom, two-bedroom seaside Floridas past meet wants needs todays travelers comfort, style amenities. Enjoy privacy Gulf-front location, along recreational opportunities such heated pool, bicycle rentals, sun-worshipping chair worlds greatest shelling, sunset strolling, numerous options include shopping really different communities west Florida. design remain natural authentic, lush lovely, waters, bays centerpiece attractions. geographically joined thousands years ago, native Calusa. Early settlers Southwest colorful adventurous, risking owned vision paradise. merchant Frank Bailey opened his shop 1899. store remains fixture islands. That hardy handed down free-spirited characters choosing locate onto into 20th century, tough souls living way communicate outside world. arent far removed Baileys 1970s found travel story about says. led parents visiting, rest history. recalls what then Bettys Village included small boat each cottage rental. father fished bays, while mother shelled beaches. beauty was, notes, there wasnt island. Not has changed. thats appeal. In shorts shirt, youre dressed nines. 11 POWER BEHIND SPA AN ESTHETICIANS JOURNEY, FOLLOWING DREAMS, RELAXING VISIT KL AUDIA BALOGH GOING WORK DAY AFTER LOVING EVERY ASPECT IT isnt common mindset But certainly Georgie Pailes, owner people, Pailes hesitation. Its here spa. know clients, how services done. Although esthetician working smaller independent aspirations hard sauna special-- place manis pedis. About year after Jeff Shuff, chief financial officer approached helping expand He looking someone charge it, he told her. knew right person job, put together plan set out convince Shuff that. bothered management regular basis, admits. wrote kept bothering them until accepted it. several worked talented staff trained new facility built specifically house sauna, located next fitness center. entire designed pampering guests. When spa-goers step lobby, cant help but instantly transported You happening clientele follow 15 faithful customers. ON OPPOSITE PAGE DANIELA JAEGER top left created complement 1930s. 13 another soft lighting, music, fresh flowers calming colors create getaway atmosphere. Working surrounded soothing scents colors, temptation get pampered inevitable, occasionally treats herself. my hair manicures pedicures allows me to, Being industry almost two decades offered invaluable experience, clients recognize. spa, kind boss who gives tasks yells coffee. On contrary, does facials massages. She didnt always clientele. attract locals vacationers giving free donating cards around think its positive, happy environment keeps coming season season, explains. matter service might choose, recipe stress-free hour so. Balogh Editorial Assistant special--much DONT FORGET FITNESS CENTER BRACKETING AT INN, resorts private center step, jog lift better health. Sure, relax veg. surveys inevitably tell exercise actually aids unwinding process. And, course, regularly exercise, anyway. perfect opportunity complete daily workout, stretching reaching, light run keep track program. Surveys maintain normal weight. Walking few miles week burns calories, ultimately shed pounds. 4-mile walk week, according research, result loss half pound, 25 pounds year. bad, takes pile weight bodies. Weight techniques suggest dividing throughout day--a mile before breakfast, round dinner. Mayo Clinic doctors report combat disease higher blood pressure, emotional boosts energy, huge presented visiting Side sleep healthier relationships friends. Up 150 minutes per moderate vigorous doses, will boost ultimate enjoyment life living, experts say. So, go 14 Feature WAS HERBERT HOOVER EMPIRE STATE BUILDING ERECTED. Captivas library John Dickeyand opened, using kerosene candles heat food supplies delivered boat. idyllic Captiva. yet later, faces beach, carries sounds smells salt breezes began reportedly name geography, literally between Fort Myers. am humbled, proud blessed continuing tradition creating special amazing beautiful operating officer, Babcock, Media asked share WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT growing up Rochester, New York, would someday Restful describes Dorothy spent youth ink overview cartoonist Jay Ding Darling captured passion. bay dock snapshot below shows Buck Key, hasnt changed decades. RUSTY FARST 1888 William Binder deeded homesteader. 1914 Dr. Clarence Snyder opens Outdoor Boys. 1917 Former lives works flat-scow floating studying devilfish sharks waters. naturalist Russell Jordan Coles. named honor. Col. vacationed 1921 schoolhouse converted non-denominational Chapel Sea. schools female instructor had been dubbed Capt. Faidley. 1923 Mickles Narrows officially becomes Redfish hurricane divided North 1926 strong strikes devastating homes plant life. 17 COO welcome pair manage. fate Lloyd Wright nextdoor neighbor. time, involved real estate island Later Nutmeg Condos soon realized wanted invested buy hold invited wife Angie spend winter 1975. construction condos winter. LATER spring possible investment. October 1976 glorious location 47 restaurant 13.5 acres. lot desired, again time. employees. SUNDAY bonfire night before. thought good introduce myself fire department, called answer, voicemail. Volunteer Fire Department lesson learnedyou AS WENT continued develop Waters, preserving worth keeping. 2012, placed National Historic Register. --Tony open 1935 cottagThe Labor es. originally Day Mrs. Prices hits knocking Australian pines landscaping. Mexico remembered particularly six high flooding. accommodated. Arrival Pop Randals dock. Norwood wife, Penny, arrive suggested inns Price. Darlings build fish-house art icon Robert Rauschenberg. seven seasons. 1940 Charles Anne Morrow Lindbergh rent Herman Dickey. No. 104. inspiration Lindberghs 1955 Gift Also, legend Andy Rosse purchases delivery 800. borrows money Darling. 1936 James Loomis Sr. Ginnie, honeymoon wealthy couple 1920s Tudor-style listed 2007 6.2 million. 1937 Electricity introduced Locals used power stoves rooms. Limited telephone telegraph follows shortly thereafter. 18 TOP RIGHT OTHER steward magnificent last 41 Warm drift did 1931. 1940s U.S. Coast Guard sailors wartime duty waters use spot R R. 1950 Timmy Miles Beulah Brainerd Gore landmark Timmys Nook. died 1970. today Green Flash Waterfront Restaurant. 1979 Popular Oasis pool bar opens. 1981 Crows Nest lounge immediate hit visitors alike. 1984 Crab RacesNational Racing Association begins running Mondays Thursdays, August. MODERN now, old-fashioned values Looking back, old days funon postcard. While advances technology expectations soared beyond 1931--when opened. venues ballrooms banquet media conveniences meetings retreats, weddings, reunions conferences. poolside receptions, dinner cruises, corporate volleyball events. addition, adventure recreation packages fit active, kayak tours, sightseeing activities learn under sun. Private seaplane trips option, simple pleasures strolling white-sand watching sun slip stars beginning materialize, if magic. hushedlike C.G Simple enjoying stay. HAVING BEEN HERE 40 anything boring. 1980s Name Storm, lost road front traffic south entrance north order tree lighting ceremony, Thanksgiving opera sunset. largest Halloween party tent. bring Oktoberfest 80s ran 20 Womens Wellness Week, tournaments ongoing 2004 Hurricane Charley levels prompting weeks clean-up recovery work, mostly volunteers. more. Sorry parties, innkeepers oath. doing close 100 Im continue improve forward, memorable experience current become fans. 1986 holiday starts Friday Thanksgiving. Fireworks festive evening event. 1997 Start attraction. 2012 Register Historical Places. 2016 celebrates 85 continuous service. THERE ARE MILLION REASONS STAY. theyre toesshelling attractions fact, family-friendly destinations precise visit. Aside 500 feet white sand option garden views, setting larger retreats. comes ac- cess variety venue settings, professional vendors, in-house catering stunning dcor dream wedding day brought life, exceeding wowing Location key, beautifully accommodate count desired mood serving ceremony reception venue, bridal shower rehearsal leading day, serve luxurious hotspot bride groom saying do. addition offering stretch sparkling view Mexico, offers amenities including Lawn, Pool Deck, But- accommodates events venues, love. At 604 THIS terfly Garden Koi Pond, Normandie Seaside Caf. For instance, unwind chairs true relaxation. specials Upper Deck Fridays. 20-plus bike paths, rentals site. Or try fishing, canoeing, kayaking boating opportunities. sandy popular year-round, fall months enjoyable, boasting average lows 60s highs 70s 80s--which getaway. Regularly voted islands, location. Youre sunny Florida, shores, could ask Grab Frisbee, shovels buckets water. short distance local activities, wishes explore island, start journey. countless available. activity families tend agree on, food. On-site await Caf, lunch dinner, week. additional off away, ways indulge cuisine. else fails, remember mil lion wander take-home idea executive chef kitchen manager Thomas Sisson GRILLED SEA SCALLOP WITH PAPAYA SALSA Ingredients lb. scallops 10-inch bamboo skewers ripe papaya, diced medium red onion, chopped cup coarsely cilantro tbsp. lime juice, clove garlic, minced pressed tsp. pepper vegetable oil Directions Rinse pat dry aside. Soak bowl, combine cilantro, tablespoon juice pepper. Mix gently avoid mashing papaya. Cover refrigerate days. Place skewers. juice. Baste oiled grate. Grill opaque, side. Serve salsa 23 REALLY SUCH THING OLD FLORIDA CHARM. supposed mean blending Indies architecturehurricane shutters breezy passagewaysa drifting sun-soaked search nothing special. bottle potion. very real. Cottages, both yesterdays meets demands. Charming one-bedroom beachchair sun- Spanish explorers, traders locations, fun. pirates loreJuan Ponce de Len sailed area 16th questing youthful credited naming Sunshine State 1513. Conditions expectations, Yet seek sense solitude. Pass, Pine Sound east, choose cottages, efficiencies guestrooms charm easygoing style, pace relaxation, taste charm. Water attracted TENNIS, GREAT FUN HEALTH BENEFITS FEW SPORTS BETTER SUITED FAMILIES. is, perhaps, why millions play teens school tennis. game sports any level, age, minimal investments equipment travel. does, From pristine, sugar-sand west, smack middle swimming, sandcastle building, kayaking, paddle boarding, bikingand Active enthusiasts pick tennis racquet volley three courts. some basic rules should followed, proper footweartennis quick stops starts, sprints frequent lateral movement--proper sportswear, critical subtropical climate, hydration. Guests register desk playing times. theres cool match THAT RACQUET Pick afterward. TENNIS GL ANCE Seasonal clinics lessons Proper footwear must worn bikes skateboards Increasing aerobic capacities Lowering resting heart rate pressure Improving metabolic function bone density body fat muscle tone, strength flexibility reaction GOLF CLUB GUEST ADVANTAGES PREMIER RESORTS, ISLAND-STYLE SMACK DAB HEART SITS GORGEOUS 18-HOLE COURSE. One Club. Originally known Course, semi-private, 18-hole championship renewed vitality since change ownership November 2012. Partners Drew A. Donnelly Ed Lockard impressive backgrounds scene tract, immediately improvements clubs services. undergone further changes landscaping irrigation, offsetting water fertilizer usage. inside notes. superintendent Chad Kithcart made tee layout environmentally sensitive adding things grasses, getting maintenance every effort date, explains Donnelly. saw first-class club destination. lush, abundant wildlife captivating challenging round. Club full memberships 30-day memberships. makes full-scale emphasis customer service-- golfer nongolfer here, adds folks year, refreshing name, game. proud. partnered allow receive percent discount. --Ed forward welcoming WHY LEAVE FIDO TAKING FRIEND PARADISE YOURE VISITING SEDUCTIVE BEAUTIFUL PLACE THINGS ARENT QUITE PERFECT. touch guilt placing dark umbrella stayone closest dearest friends sad wondering heck happening. near whistling having neighbor four-legged because knows PET-FRIENDLY STAYS pet-friendly stays. Rules certain pets room availability apply, city restrictions, choice option. movement United States hotels resorts. Such places Four Seasons, Loews international brands canine ambassador stays, bowls. Here walks canopy astonishing sunrise 1931, collection welcomed sliver Island--perfectly Sound. welcomes pet quality, value hospitality. Again, check availability. strict require leash Owners pets. dog breeds allowed Akitas, Canary mastiffs Perro Presa Canarios, chow chows, Doberman pinschers, huskies, pit bulls, Rottweilers, Staffordshire terriers wolf hybrids. BEFORE YOU GO sitting Thats chose locale vacation. wishing call advance information. Pet rates pet, maximum unit. owners sign agreement check-in. understands wish itinerary. maxi mum 29 12317 601 JOURNEYING THEODORE ROOSEVELT IMPERSONATORS NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED IMPERSONATOR Joe Wiegand 26th president entertaining performance aboard flagship Lady Chadwick cruise Channel. show portraying legendary visitor organized Spa. sail hour-and-a-half traveled era, escorted dolphins plied fitting stories Teddys adventurous outings area. Tales him hunting devil- shared Chadwick. 31 visited White celebrate T.R.s 150th birthday. fish coast, well fights conservation, entertained educated passengers. even talked Roosevelts friendship J.N. Darling, Pulitzer Prize-winning important figure conservation movement--eventually lending 32 Wildlife Refuge Attendees departed appreciation accomplishments books. 33 OFFSHORE SAILING SCHOOL HELPS ACHIEVE GOALS BETH OLIVER AH, ISLAND, WHERE LAND ENDS DREAMS BEGIN. Americas School, taught generations adults sail, race inviting haven. Whether whet appetite two-hour sailing lesson, two-day Intro class, three-day seven-day Sailing-certified instructors eager staying spot. Schools safe Colgate sailboats founder Hall Fame inductee Steve Colgate. cruising courses, live ashore learning bareboat charter 40-foot 50-foot yacht catamaran. Recognized gold standard education operates British Virgin Islands. Happy fulfilled dreams Mary Cyzewski, Bokeelia, completed Sailings Fast Track Cruising Overall says, fabulous Sail instruction laid nice LEARNING SAIL increased confidence skills learned enhancing Lake Michigan experiences. --Jane Flynn, Epworth, Iowa foundation moving Jeanneau 43.9 yacht, seemed daunting. feeling comfortable confident second day. moment instructor, good, knowledgeable experienced hands. Black familyfrom Providence, Jerseycompleted five-day Learn undertook various skill provided exceptional us, comfort exceptional, class. individual instruction. This third Jane Flynn Iowa, Performance attending racing course. awesome, extremely capable, patient vast knowledge. adapted weather conditions personal capabilities. amazed quality courses. calling 888-385-6857 emailing contributor director marketing School. 35 BOATERS FIND TOP-NOTCH FACILITIES, EXCURSIONS WATER HUGE ATTRACTION SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. boaters, finding harbor key. boat, reliable seasoned guides issue. recommendations accessible WONDERLAND MARINA Tucked narrow strip land Marina, fishermans everything renting canoe, powerboat tours waverunners, sight-seeing shelling excursions, personalized professionally chartered trip five guides. Be Santiva Saltwater Fishing Team, captains Jim Burnsed, Jimmy Burnsed Rob McKay, 239-472-1779, Bum Boat Rentals, 239-472-6336, Moon Sailing, 239-395-1782, wet-slips reasonable staffed waterfront veterans biting. Types storage Wet-slips leases Local, shortterm transient space Access casual continental Bonus Diesel fuel Hours operation 730 a.m. p.m., daily. details 239-472-5161, tween-waters.commarina. MCCARTHYS Few marinas historical legacy McCarthys ferry mainland 1907. 1940s, Rosse, Andys. Today Cruises. Visitors trips, cruises Cabbage Useppa Boca Grande lunch. Also dolphin, wildlife, remote barrier Cayo Costaa state park boatfor beaching shelling. provides dockage guided charters wet-slips, Daily, overnight short-term snacks, merchandise souvenirs Walk sevMcCarthys BOTTOM Make accessible. eral shops hours arrangement. information 239-472-5200, groups adventures. 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Check BICYCLINGWALKING Nearly pathways Rentals available, road. BEACHES finest term stoop adventure. Theres soaking vegging Bowmans favored FARMERS MARKET Every Sunday May City Hall. Area farmers, chefs, bakers cheese-makers produce prepared treat locals. CLINIC REHABILITATION WILDLIFE CROW caring sick, injured orphaned migratory patients. hospital, discover veterinary care, research medicine presentations exhibits live-video footage. climate vegetation provide hospitality hundreds species animals. refuge dense mangrove system excellent habitat. 245 birds spectacular 12617 115 BRIAN STROMLUND DING DARLING NATIONAL REFUGE migration season. endangered mild-natured giant mammal educationvisitor BIG ARTS Live theater, exhibits, lectures, shop. MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES Open Frequent readings, lectures exhibits. CHARTER FISHINGDIVES SNORKELINGWATER websites. TARPON EXPLORERS Situated Refuge, nature rentals. BOTANICAL GARDENS MOORINGS Rare unusual plants. botanic American Public Association. CALUSA BLUEWAY 190-mile long, clearly marked canoe trail paddlers Lee Countys coastal tributaries lead inland. SANIBEL-CAPTIVA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION Manages large swaths resources Homestead Preserve acres neighboring foundations Center trails, observation tower, butterfly tank souvenir CAUSEWAY span connects Punta Rassa Causeway 2.8 long. Picnic areas, restrooms WATCH AWESOME SUNRISESUNSET Back square one. DESTINATIONS SPECIAL OCCASION WHAT EXPECT PLANNING CELEBRATION DESCENDS INTO MEXICO waves crash shore slight breeze forms moment. dance rich artificial create. 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Pink roseate spoonbills roost frolic array curious washed marine nonprofit providing outstanding field-based experiences, creatures. campus organization year-round half-day full-day programs 13, based creature Led enthusiastic teachers science backgrounds, students snorkel seahorses, sandbar rays, wading examine dollars stars. experiences doorstep, tailored suit interests existing topic participants wet return exciting share. incredible watching, teacher Brooke Linn. magic stronger connection ocean. weeklong summer camps, expeditions, courses groups. aim inspire ocean, Bruce Neill, founded Evelyn, 2005. perspective inhabit planet, interconnected sea, live. To programs, 239-472-8585 sanibel Biery communications non-profit DINE YUMMY FOOD, PROPERTIES Food major considerations casual, business, reunion banquet, catered fine dining, entertainment, lengthy umbrella. HOUSE, settlers, award-winning menu. sushi menu, flavorful rolls, nigari sashimi, sake glass. vary. Wedding, investigate. 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Classic margaritas, Watermelon Delight vanilla, Pucker, Slammer Southern Comfort, Amaretto, grenadine popular. requests information, 239-472-5161ext. 421 1026 55 CROWS NEST BAR GRILLE, More Small-plate dishes popular--items flatbreads, meatballs, chicken wings, peel n eat shrimp, bites, dips kabobs. Sandwich feature burgers, grouper sandwiches, poboys, wraps, clubs, subs salad sliders. Entres tacos, grits, pastas, steaks, crab cakes, tuna salmon specialties. super-fresh Wine deep diverse, Argentina Uruguay Italian, German vintners. Cool beer beach. Music, famous races adventurous. 56 57 58 NORMANDIE SEASIDE CAF daily, breakfast served 1130 a.m., p.m. pricing subject change. soups salads, starters bread, ahi poke, mussels, escargot, etc.. steak, seafood, scampi, fettuccine Alfredo, blackened mahi mahi, penne pasta primavera, etc., mozzarella sticks, fingers, mac cheese, pasta, burger yummy Vanilla Delight, sorbet, Reeses Peanut Butter Key pie, Italian Grandmother Cake. bottled wines glass Vines, Colombia Crest Gewurztraminer Columbia Valley Riesling Snoqualmie Naked organically farmed Chardonnay H3 Washington 2010 Ruins Organic Blend Chardonnay, Viognier South Africa 2011 Barone Fini Pinot Grigio Italy, Valdadige 2013 Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut Sparkling State. reds vintners Sasyr, Rocca Della Macie Super Tuscan Italy Sangiovese, Syrah La Segreta, Planeta Sicily Nero DAvola, Barbera, Bricco Fontanafredda Piemonte Montepulciano DAbruzzo Castronovo Villa Pozzi DAvola MacMurray Noir California, Russian River 2010. Available specials. 59 CUISINE SCENE GUIDE MEALS GO, DECIDING PICKLE KEY BBREAKFAST, SBSUNDAY BRUNCH, LLUNCH, DDINNER BLUE GIRAFFE Casual Excellence. After DOC FORDS RUM GRILLE Novel Cuisine. 2500 239-472-8311, L, D. DUNES Member Problem inspired twist. Try signature lump-crab bisque, Eastern, Western Burger, crisp empanadas pulled beef cowboy steak. 949 Sand Castle 239-472-3355, IL CIELO Creative Il Cielo translates sky, limit passion establishment winner coveted Taste award Best Seafood category ahi, green watermelon delicious minestrone risotto. veal, delicacies JACARANDA Local Legend. 1223 Way, 239472-1771, LAZY FLAMINGO Cold Beer, Raw Bar. 6520-C Ave., 239-4725353 1036 239-472-6939 MAD HATTER Wonderland divine, unforgettable. LEFT TRADERS browsing island-inspired Sit handpainted tables inside, atmosphere sample Monterey Chicken Panini Shrimp Chips lunch, Pia-colada Coconut Mahitruly tempting omelets pancakes, Eggs Nantua poached eggs crispy cake, topped Hollandaise sauce. 2075 Sanibel., 239-472-2525, B, catches salmon, tuna, halo herbs, veggiesslawpotatoesrice heavenly sauces. Lovely desserts, specialty cocktails, gluten-free selections. Bello 1244 239-4725555, D, SB. COW Bovine Bounty. massive joint, despite cow references. dinners choice, unless consider omelets. drinks, Mango Sangria 2163 239-472-0606, Worlds Breakfast. Residents why. Ocean Frittata krabmeat, sauted broccoli mushrooms artichoke creamy Alfredo sauce, Crusted Salmon Plum Drizzle pictures Call-ahead seating 362 239-472-0303, 61 Inspired eclectic evolve scratch. Chef Kurt Jarvis cozy, welldeserved million-dollar unbeatable sunsets table. 6467 Sanibel-Captiva 239472-0033, MATZALUNA Well-Smoked Italian. Five Cheese Gorgonzola, ricotta, spinach hearts wood-fired pizzas. Fresh chicken, veal 1200 239-472-1998, Indulge Yourself. Bananaberry Toast Omelet more, bowl Veggie Omelet, Columbian coffee whole-leaf teas. Relax old-world Bacon-Wrapped Roulade Snapper paired extensive list. Menu dessert. westwindinn.comnormandierestaurant-sanibel, PINOCCHIOS ICE CREAM GEPPETTOS FOODIES Institution. 239-472-6566, SANDBAR Welcoming. stonecrab claws, market, unsurpassed. steaks grilled perfection palates. 2761 239-472-0305, GRILL Color. serves typical pub fare--juicy baskets spicy buffalo wings--and Youll bartenders often-sought-butnever-found neighborhood popularity 703 239-472-4453, SPROUT Goodness. Center, 2463 239-472-4499. L. 62 63 241 SUNSET Floribbean Gourmet. 6536 239-472-2333, MELISSAS Good Thing, Small Packages. 1625 239-4721956, THISTLE LODGE Victorian Rendezvous. cuisine black grouper, oven-roasted coquelet herb-crusted rack yellowtail snapper mojo allure trappings, Casa Ybel Resort, 2255 239-472-9200, TIMBERS RESTAURANT FISH Dine Do Favorites fried calamari, platters cakes lump. adjacent market. 239-395-2722, Dining Experience. Traders emporium restaurant, entertainment Tuesday Thursday evenings. gumbo, pan-seared macadamia-encrusted grouper. 1551 239-472-7242, CANTINA Nacho Madres Mexican. 14970 239-472-0248, HOUSE FloridaNew American. Jason Millers always-changing centers bounty fish. varietymore allof rolls select sakes. presentations, Room breath 4, Great Food, Fun Take fun, filled wings always-popular 64 dip, savory entrees Saltimbocca, sage leaves, lemon prosciutto-wrapped linguine. excitement, Races hopping Story Continues. 5400 Seas Plantation 239-312-4275, GREEN FLASH Treasure. Have seat delightfully diverse Grouper Caf Paris specialty, baked wine, Worcestershire, finished buttery herb topping. Venetian Platter, swordfish, tiger prawn polenta. Savory pork landlubbers, dessert positively decadent 15183 239-472-3337,, KEYLIME BISTRO Changes Fooditude. 11509 Lane, 239-395-4000, LATTE DA COFFEE Once Upon Time. 11508 239472-0234, MUCKY DUCK Quack Up. pint beers brewed pond. combination English grub. Visit outdoor beachside patio music gazing. 11546 239472-3434, C. RC OTTERS Otterly 11506 239-395-1142, SUNSHINE SEAFOOD WINE Bistro. 14900 239-472-6200, date. However, encourage readers ahead detailed andor establishments. Than Ride Knowledgeable Friendly Staff Luxury Sedans Vans Event Transport AIRPORT LOCAL SERVICE 239-472-4888 65 KEEPING ENGAGED VOLUNTEERING ISLANDS, HOME AWAY FROM TOO SORE STOOP, wealth volunteer groove hookups hometown civic association. knows, maybe neighbors home. suggestions. COMMITTEE COTI Civic group. CIVIC CULTURAL CORE PROJECT SHELL GARDEN LIONS First Wednesdays, House, 2173 Way. Second Tuesdays LIFE ROTARY Seniors, 2401 Library mornings, Dunes Club, Road. ASSOCIATION REALTORS ZONTA advocacy KIWANIS Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Tuesdays, CRAFTERS OPTIMIST AMERICAN LEGION POST 123 4249 239-472-9979, Social agency, 2430 BUSINESS WOMENS CHAPTER COMMUNITY Civichistoric YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SOCIETY, SOLUTIONS AVOID RED TIDE, START CAPTIVA-SANIBEL Marine nonprofit. PLACES WORSHIP ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 8210 Cypress Myers 239-481-2099 2050 239-472-0177 11580 Chapin 239-472-1646 BAT YAM-TEMPLE CHAPEL CYPRESS LAKE BAPTIST 8400 239-481-5442 FIRST CHRIST, SCIENTIST 2950 239-472-8684 1740 239-472-2684 CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHRIST 239-472-0497 SAINT ISABEL CATHOLIC 3559 239-472-2763 MICHAEL ANGELS EPISCOPAL 2304 239-472-2173 606 BROWN PELICAN bird shores inland lakes. pelican, pelican plunges air catch Size inches ounces Wingspan 79 81 OSPREY Brown Pelican fish-eating specialist consumes account 99 diet. Barbed pads soles grip slippery 71 Heron HERON Wurdemanns herons found. bodies blue heron, head neck heron. 88 Egret EGRET majestic symbol Audubon Society. environmental organizations America, protect killed feathers. WHITE IBIS Ibis Cormorant Deep South, striking ibis frequently seen lawns, insects, probing prey shore. CORMORANT aquatic nest sticks materials, picking rope, fishnet plastic debris incorporate nest. INDIAN MANATEE gentle, slow-moving manatee shallow rivers, estuaries, canals, saltwater areas. spends eating, traveling. species. BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN bottlenose dolphin travels pods six. grow weigh 800 1,000 surface air. appear, though, attempt feed interact LOGGERHEAD TURTLE one-third population loggerhead turtles, worldwide. Oct. 31, nesting disturbed, lights-out policy Indian Manatee Bottlenose Dolphin Loggerhead Turtle sought-after inshore big-game fish, puts stubborn fight, leaping tarpon grows slowly, reaching maturity old, HORSESHOE CRAB dangerous, not. distant relatives spider. clams, tail acts rudder, pairs legs. STINGRAY Horseshoe Stingray Stingrays swimmers clams. August, rays move mate. walking shuffle stung. stung, 69 PRECAUTIONS number jellyfish harm Please untouched. Stings animal skin welts, rash itching. Seek medical attention symptoms persist. reduce pain, pour vinegar affected area, soak minutes. JELLYFISH DRIFT ALGAE algae blooms occurrence ecosystem, timing cannot predicted. Red produces mild odor exacerbate respiratory allergies bronchitis, dangerous humans. Decaying contributes nutrients habitat species, leaders prefer let removing PESKY CREATURES NO-SEE-UMS MOSQUITOES aggravating winged pests active sunrise. defense against insect bites cover cool, loose-fitting Insect repellants contain DEET effective, cause irritation. No-see-ums screens, doors windows shut prevent indoor space. Many highly no-see-um mosquito bites. pharmacist product itching persists. STINGRAYS stingray observed year-round. During months, cownose migrate coast Rays gentle creatures, way. painful sting, shuffle-- wade shallows vibrations swim barbed, immerse ADDITIONAL INFO ALLIGATORS alligators. law. LIVE SHELLS LAW PROHIBITS SHELLS. PLEASE HELP CONSERVE PRECIOUS RESOURCE. INCLUDES URCHINS, SAND DOLLARS STARS. website Violators jail offense. MAINTENANCE designated sanctuary laws environment. Specifically, ordinance prevents raking cleaning seaweed, dead shellfish, deposits tides enabling creatures source. dunes protected, oats. tall, perennial grass strong, extensive, underground root erosion. federally law cut Easily recognizable, arching spikes oats stiff stems. Motorized vehicles, carts bicycles prohibited trash hand. fires fireworks jet skis level castles holes. turtle tracks notify scientists loggerheads, leatherbacks, turtles vulnerable threatened Endangered Species Act. assistance keeping greatly appreciated. TURTLES Lights Out Turtles. confuse females disorient hatchlings. curtains blinds closed turn balcony lights night. facing dusk. clear remove sunburn harmful effects UV recommend whenever possible, wide-brimmed hats sunglasses. Always sunscreen SPF 15, exposure direct sunlight drink dehydration. SEASHELLS fighting conch Cayenne keyhole limpet Lightning whelk Coffee bean trivia Flyspeck cerith Dark Fargo worm snail REAGAN RULE BAILEY-MATTHEWS MUSEUM, Turkey wing Crown One-tooth simnia Chestnut turban Atlantic fig Ponderous ark Tinted cantharus Sunray venus false Pear moon Ladder horn Tampa egg cases pitar Pitted murex Pointed Humphrey wentletrap Costate slipper Painted cockle Rough pen shell Purplish Semele baby ear True tulip Spotted Shark eye Calico scallop Banded prickly Horse Rose oyster drill Junonia petal tellin Brown-band Sharp-rib Broad-ribbed carditid carrier Buttercup lucine Boring turret Ribbed Alternate Alphabet cone Scotch bonnet Lettered olive Apple Angulate Lace Saw-tooth 73 Calendar HAPPENING, CAPTIVAS HISTORIC galaxy escapism celebrations, gatherings, reunions, meals, festivals, imaginable noodling foot, centerpieces everyday living. Executive Miller specializes seafoods, fresh-baked breads, yummies. one-room reflects charm, picturesque walls doors, hardwood floors, sunsets. Registry taste, Houses Grille atmosphere, diners. tapas tasty picnic basket crab, inroom surprise to-go pizza take-back-to-the-room eats. forget center, swimming unwind. aside visits, fun-filled. updates. RACES held Monday nights. adults-only spans marks, hilarious, one-of-a-kind hosted Commissioner Tim. laugh riot miss--and proceeds donated Wednesday, karaoke 830-11 Friday, Nest, Saturday, Sunday, hour, 4-6 Sushi Saturday July Regular appearances musical Gatlin STUFF Tuesday, prime rib ACTIVITIES GLANCE Feb. 5, Bowl 14, Valentines St. Patricks April 16, Easter Mothers October, November, December, Dec. 12217 77 78 1024 82 626 618

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