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The SPOTLIGHT: our community’s treasures

Children’s Museum of Naples celebrates five-year anniversary

The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) recently celebrated its five-year anniversary with a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening ceremony. Since its 2012 opening, C’mon has seen more than 795,000 visitors. More...

Business & Real Estate

Business BEAT: Mediterranean fare on the menu at Lamoraga

Tom Nutten has a talent for football, and a Super Bowl ring to prove it. But after an eight-year career with the NFL’s St. Louis Rams, Nutten found a new passion in Southwest Florida. More...

The SPOTLIGHT: Community

Florida Lions Eye Clinic celebrates rebranding

The only free eye clinic in the state of Florida celebrated its rebranding with a ribbon cutting earlier this month. More...

Business BEAT: Ocean Prime is a restaurant with a theatrical touch

Dining is an experience at Ocean Prime, the 5th Avenue destination restaurant where presentation is not left to chance. “Our tuna tartare is a work of art,” said General Manager Rick Giannasi. More...

Arts & Entertainment

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SHOWTIME

Artis–Naples  December 19 – December 24 “The Book of Mormon”   More...

ArtistSPOTLIGHT: Ancient art became Rothenberg’s new fascination

Marilyn Rothenberg tells of her Caribbean vacation a few years ago that took an unexpected turn. At a French resort in the Turks and Caicos she saw people doing what she thought was very unusual. More...

Restaurants

Vineyards mostly unscathed in wine country fires

The smoke has cleared from California’s wine country, but the toll this year’s wildfires will take on the area’s $1 billion wine crop is still being tallied.  More...

Restaurant GUIDE

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After-school tutoring program bridges gap for children in need

An alarming number of Southwest Florida families are living at or below poverty level. Many are in mobile home parks near lush gated communities, whose residents likely are unaware of the everyday struggles faced by their impoverished neighbors. More...

The SPOTLIGHT: our readers give

Pelican Isle Yacht Club Women’s Club donates $5,000 to the Literacy Council

Pelican Isle Yacht Club Women’s Club recently donated $5,000 to the Literacy Council Gulf Coast. The Literacy Council Gulf Coast serves more than 4,000 students with the help of more than 500 teacher volunteers. More...

Health & Fitness

Gain club head speed with one intentional turn

Golf can be explained as a one-turn game — it’s easier that way. The second turn in the downswing should just be a natural following of freely rotating arms and club face. More...

Combine two sports in the great outdoors

Yoga practitioners get a great stretching workout while immersed in beautiful natural settings through standup paddleboard (SUP) yoga.  The sport of standup paddleboarding began in the 1940s when Hawaiian surfers stood on 10-foot to 12-foot-long More...

Medical & Health DIRECTORY

DENTAL Family Dentistry of Bonita Jose R. Venegas, DDS, PA 28315 Tamiami Tr., #102, Bonita Springs familydentistryofbonita.com 239-949-1655 More...

Community

Highland Woods Taking Care to see that ‘community’ includes employees

Highland Woods Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs is proud of being a generous and caring community — and Hurricane Irma gave residents another reason for that.  More...

Club CALENDAR

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Emotional support dog is Bundles of joy

Bundles has spent the past 15 years as a bundle of joy for her owner, Lisa Kelble, who spends seven months in Bonita Springs but also leads a hectic life in Milan, Ohio. More...

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Spotlight visits Pisa

Spotlight readers Carole Maeder and Zack Murphy took the Spotlight to the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. The Spotlight loves to travel and is willing to travel in checked bags or carry-ons. More...

Spotlight visits Myanmar

Spotlight readers Susan and Peter Dawson traveled with the Spotlight to the UNESCO site in Bagan, Myanmar. The Spotlight travels internationally without a passport, so please take the Spotlight on your next adventure. More...

Spotlight visits Aruba

Robert Pizzi, Diana Pizzi and Claudia Varela took the Spotlight to Aruba. The Spotlight travels internationally without a passport, and rarely gets seasick, so please take the Spotlight on your next adventure. More...

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