May 1, 2017 RSS feed / Spotlight News

Making the right move

Rick Heine opted for a new beginning when he pulled up stakes and transferred his business operations from Long Island to Lee County in 2009.  Now, eight years down the road, that company, Flightdocs, has tripled in size and more growth is expec More...

Business & Real Estate

Bistro 821 is a tradition on Fifth Avenue South

Business Beat

Named by Open Table as one of the top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America for 2017, Bistro 821’s honor came from Open Table’s analysis of more than 10,000,000 reviews of more than 24,000 restaurants. More...

Landscaping and lighting are family matters for Sonny Rae

Business Beat

For the past 30 years, Scott and Stacy Barnhart have been coming to Southwest Florida for vacations and extended stays, escaping the sometimes frigid Missouri winters and visiting their parents, who live in the area. More...

Giving Back

Naples dentist cares for the world

Something other than tools keeps a Naples dentist smiling, and has for 26 years.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples May 4 Thursday – 6 Saturday More...

A dramatic departure for Bill Kreutz

Artist Spotlight

Bill Kreutz figured it out. He found a way to bring the excitement of graffiti art onto canvas and present it as a traditional art form.  More...

Showtime

Artis–Naples  May 5 Deb & The Dynamics  May 12 “The Magic Flute”  May 18 & 19 Naples Philharmonic Patriotic Pops   More...

Restaurants

RESTAURANT GUIDE

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Don’t judge a wine by its label

Perhaps you’ve been told to avoid wines with birds or reptiles on the labels. Or with embossed labels, or strange or nasty names? I used to obey that rule. Not anymore. More...

Ava Rivas-Guilford bestows a special gift

St. Patrick’s Day was more than a school vacation day for Ava Rivas-Guilford, 10. She had a gift she wanted to pay forward and was determined to complete her plan on that day. More...

Final curtain falls on Greatest Show on Earth — but legacy continues in Sarasota

Pat Gorno and a group of friends from Bonita Springs were in the crowd at Tampa’s Amalie Arena on January 17, enjoying one of the final performances of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. More...

Health & Fitness

MEDICAL & HEALTH DIRECTORY

Dental Family Dentistry of Bonita Jose R. Venegas, DDS, PA 28315 Tamiami Tr., Ste. 102, Bonita Springs familydentistryofbonita.com 239-949-1655 Lee A. Welky, DMD 21740 Tamiami Tr., Ste. 111, Estero drwelky.com 239-949-8282 More...

What are omega 3s?

Omega 3s are by definition essential fatty acids required by the human body. Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for normal growth. More...

Improve mind, body and spirit with yoga

Ann Marina’s interest in yoga began in 1982, after her mother began practicing and brought home a book by Richard Hittleman titled “Yoga: 28-Day Exercise Plan.” She tried a class in college and began practicing in her early 20s. More...

Community

Spring has sprung at Corkscrew Swamp

A light blanket of fog slowly begins to lift from the wet prairie north of the exit boardwalk on a spring morning. The calls and songs of songbirds start to fill the air. More...

Visitors find flounder flatly fascinating

As visitors walk through the Florida ecosystems displayed at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Dalton Discovery Center, they encounter saltwater tanks containing various species of crabs, mollusks and fish. More...

Sisters go together like PB and J

Looking at puppy photographs on the internet in 2008, newlyweds Kara and Ryan Scofield did a double-take when one picture caught their attention. The puppies were strange-looking and hairless. Intrigued, the couple went to see them. More...

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You're in the Spotlight

Spotlight goes to Haiti

Linda Allen took the Spotlight to the northern coast of Haiti. The Spotlight enjoyed visiting with the locals and learning about their culture. More...

You're in the Spotlight

Spotlight visits Peru

Kaye and Jim Brown took the Spotlight to Lima. The Spotlight was excited to go along on their nine-day adventure and visit the capital city of Peru, which was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535. More...

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Spotlight travels to Cozumel

Barbara and Doug Saxton and their grandkids, Brennan Thompson and Keenan Masters, took the Spotlight on a cruise. The Spotlight enjoyed their stop at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park in Cozumel. More...

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