Photos by TIM ATEN

  • All six theaters in the completely renovated Paragon Pavilion feature leather reclining seats with footrests and state-of-the-art digital projection. Photo by Tim Aten
  • The new Paragon Pavilion’s six theaters will feature leather reclining seats with footrests, state-of-the-art digital projection, online all-reserved seating and a bar and restaurant lounge. Photo by Tim Aten
  • All six theaters in the completely renovated Paragon Pavilion feature leather reclining seats with footrests and state-of-the-art digital projection. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant opened Saturday, April 12, between the UPS Store and the former Blockbuster store on the north side of Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Blvd. in East Naples.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant opened Saturday, April 12, between the UPS Store and the former Blockbuster store on the north side of Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Blvd. in East Naples.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant opened Saturday, April 12, between the UPS Store and the former Blockbuster store on the north side of Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Blvd. in East Naples.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant opened Saturday, April 12, between the UPS Store and the former Blockbuster store on the north side of Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Blvd. in East Naples.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant opened Saturday, April 12, between the UPS Store and the former Blockbuster store on the north side of Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Blvd. in East Naples.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant opened Saturday, April 12, between the UPS Store and the former Blockbuster store on the north side of Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Blvd. in East Naples.
  • Naples residents Cesar and Norma Ramos opened Cielito Lindo Mexican restaurant on Saturday in Countryside Shoppes on the southwest corner of Radio Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard in East Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Belushi's nightclub opens Wednesday, April 16, above the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, which recently opened on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • Belushi's nightclub opens Wednesday, April 16, above the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, which recently opened on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • Photos of John Belushi line the walls of Belushi's nightclub, which opens April 16 aboive the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • Photos of John Belushi line the walls of Belushi's nightclub, which opens April 16 aboive the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • Photos of John Belushi line the walls of Belushi's nightclub, which opens April 16 aboive the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • A back staircase leads to Belushi's, a new nightclub above the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • The owners of Belushi's are, from left, Chris Karakosta, Jim Belushi and Steve Birger. The new nightclub opens April 16 above the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • Kohr's Family Frozen Custard, 491 Fifth Ave. S., recently replaced Abbott's Frozen Custard in downtown Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • A sign on the gate for the enclosure beneath the 135-cell phone tower disguised as a flagpole at the Naples Italian American Foundation on the southwest corner of Airport-Pulling Road and Orange Blossom Drive in North Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • A fenced-in area hides the communications equipment at the base of the 135-foot cell phone tower that is disguised as a flagpole at the Naples Italian American Foundation on the  southwest corner of Airport-Pulling Road and Orange Blossom Drive in North Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • A 10-foot fiberglass panel lies just outside the enclosure for the cell phone tower flagpole, background, at Naples Italian American Foundation after heavy winds blew it off the 135-foot structure. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Hardware is exposed near the top of 135-foot flagpole at Naples Italian American Foundation after heavy winds blew two 10-foot fiberglass panels off the pole, which is actually a cell phone tower. Photo by Tim Aten
  • On Friday morning, the Italian flag flies at the Naples Italian American Foundation, but the huge American flag is missing from its 135-foot pole in North Naples. Late Friday afternoon, a smaller U.S. flag was erected. Photo by Tim Aten
  • A clerk makes a freshly squeezed orangeade at Kohr's Family Frozen Custard, 491 Fifth Ave. S., which recently replaced Abbott's Frozen Custard in downtown Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • The second Outback Steakhouse in Collier County is set to open April 21, 2014. The new restaurant fronts U.S. 41 East just west of the Freedom Square shopping center in East Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • A worker puts finishing touches on the patio for outdoor dining at the new Outback Steakhouse, set to open April 21 in East Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • The second Outback Steakhouse in Collier County is set to open April 21, 2014. The new restaurant fronts U.S. 41 East just west of the Freedom Square shopping center in East Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • The bar area is almost complete in the new Outback Steakhouse, set to open April 21 in East Naples.
  • The dining area is nearly complete in the new Outback Steakhouse, set to open April 21 in East Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Ichiban Japanese Restaurant, which operated for more than 14 years in the corner of Park Shore Plaza in Naples, closed in March.
  • Altin's Cafe and Grill on Fifth Avenue South in Naples recently changed hands and is now Molto.
  • La Bazenne on Fifth, a  new French restaurant, is set to open full time this week.
  • Benja Sushi & Thai opened Friday in the former space of Sumo Sushi Sake, which recently closed in the Promenade at Naples Centre, 6438 Naples Blvd., in North Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Beach Tavern is replacing IIWII Beach Bar & Grille, which closed last year in Wiggins Pass Crossing in North Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Little Caesars pizzeria is returning in April to Bed Bath & Beyond Plaza on the northwest corner of Airport-Pulling and Pine Ridge roads in North Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Old Chicago Pizzeria Pastas & More is planned to open Monday, March 31, 2014, in the former home of Sweet Home Chicago Pub & Grab and the original Aurelio's Pizza franchise in Naples.
  • Benja Sushi & Thai plans to open soon in the former space of Sumo Sushi Sake, which recently closed in the Promenade at Naples Centre, 6438 Naples Blvd., in North Naples.
  • Coffee Cup recently replaced Toast at Pebblebrooke Center, 15215 N. Collier Blvd., unit #310, in North Naples.
  • Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery opens to the public Thursday, March 27, 2014, featuring pub grub with a side of sexy servers in 'the castle' that formerly hosted Ballyorney, Dwyer's Irish Pub and Ichabod's on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery opens to the public Thursday, March 27, 2014, featuring pub grub with a side of sexy servers in 'the castle' that formerly hosted Ballyorney, Dwyer's Irish Pub and Ichabod's on U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers.
  • The Other Side Bistro opened March 10, 2014, on the other side of the British Open Pub in the Publix-anchored Shoppes at Pelican Landing on U.S. 41 in Bonita Springs.
  • The Crust, a thin-crust pizzeria, salad and subs restaurant, is planning to open in April in the former longtime Pad Thai Restaurant location near LA Fitness in The Pavilion shopping center in North Naples.
  • The new casual Cider Press Cafe dining room includes a juice bar, left, and a view of the kitchen. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Cider Press Café, 1201 Piper Blvd., suite 26, is located across from Sam’s Club in the easternmost endcap of Piper’s Crossing, the shopping center located where Airport-Pulling Road meets Immokalee Road. Photo by Tim Aten
  • General Manager Roland Strobel, left, and Chef Johan Everstijn, co-owners of Cider Press Café, stand next to a restored 1869 cider press at their new restaurant in North Naples. Photo by Tim Aten
  • Cielito Lindo Taqueria and Carniceria is targeted to open this spring along Radio Road in the Coutryside Shoppes' former space of Peruzzi Pizza & Pasta, 4003 Santa Barbara Blvd., in East Naples.
  • Elevation Burger at 6434 Naples Blvd. in North Naples permanently closed the night of March 1, 2014, but another “better burger” place is in the works to take its place.
  • Skillets, a popular breakfast-lunch restaurant, debuts its fifth area location Friday in the Pelican Strand shopping center in North Naples.
  • Skillets, a popular breakfast-lunch restaurant, debuts its fifth area location Friday in the Pelican Strand shopping center in North Naples.
  • Taco Barn Grill is coming this fall to the former women’s clothing store space between Parmesan Pete's Italian Kitchen and SweeTreats Ice Cream & Yogurt in the Fountain Park retail center on the southwest corner of Airport-Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads in North Naples.

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