July 1, 2017 RSS feed / Spotlight News

Pop art? Family of balloon artists say it’s more like sculpture

Justin Perez learned to make “art with a twist” when he was 15. Since then, he has created balloon sculptures and costumes for festivals, parties, parades and corporate events. More...

Business & Real Estate

Kelly Chase Couture may have the perfect gown

Business Beat

Sparkling, full-length gowns fill display windows at Kelly Chase Couture in the Promenade at Bonita Bay, Suite 160. Entry to the flagship store that opened in 2013 is by appointment. More...

Eileen Connolly-Keesler

Business Profile

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Community

Rising and falling water levels change habitats at Corkscrew Swamp

As a spring conservation intern at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, I see the changes to the landscape that occur almost daily when I am performing boardwalk closing duties. In May, I observed the wetlands drying. More...

Stop by and look at the lookdown

I am the first to admit that I have a hard time remembering the name of every fish on display at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Dalton Discovery Center. More...

Negative thinking affects your brain

Are you a person who tends to have predominantly negative thoughts? Do you see a glass half full or half empty? More...

Restaurants

Cool it with pinot grigio

Southwest Florida summers offer the perfect occasions for chilled white wine.  When temperatures climb into the 90s, or brush up against 100 degrees, my wine of choice is pinot grigio.  More...

RESTAURANT GUIDE

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Tutor Corps students prepare for college with a shopping trip

Alexander Mateo pondered the wares in Walmart’s home section, trying to decide which bedin a-bag to choose. He was one of 25 Immokalee High School seniors, members of the Guadalupe Center Tutor Corps, who were shopping for college gear in May. More...

Angelic Academy students are Triple Threat winners

Dancing, singing and acting their way through short performances taken from musicals such as “Grease,” students from the Angelic Academy of Dance and Fine Arts in Bonita Springs exhibit skills that will benefit them in many future career paths. More...

Health & Fitness

Hoop it up to hit a high, soft pitch

A pitch shot is a shot that covers more distance in the air than it does on the ground. More...

MEDICAL & HEALTH DIRECTORY

Dental Anabel Natali, DMD Virginia Mazzeo, RDH Anamevys Alonso, DDS 19701 South Tamiami Tr. Estero, fhcswf.org 239-314-1630 Family Dentistry of Bonita Jose R. Venegas, DDS, PA 28315 Tamiami Tr., Ste. More...

How healthy are sports and energy drinks?

Combined, sports and energy drinks are a large and growing beverage industry but they are significantly different products. More...

Arts & Entertainment

“Sister Act” is a fun night of theater

Opening night of “Sister Act” on June 29 was an off-Broadway success, with high-caliber acting, singing and choreography. The Naples Players performances, throughout July, are at Blackburn Hall at the Sugden Community Theater in Naples. More...

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples  July  2 Sunday   More...

In a league of her own

Artist Spotlight

Every parent has heard the question coming from the back seat, “Are we there yet?” More...

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Spotlight cruises to Copenhagen

Sherry and Tom Slater took the Spotlight along on their 16-day transatlantic cruise. The Spotlight enjoyed traveling to the Azores, Ireland, Belgium, England, Amsterdam and Denmark. More...

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Naples Airport Authority hosts local high school students for inaugural student government day

Naples Airport Authority hosted more than 20 Lorenzo Walker Technical High School students during a half-day mock government exercise to learn about government processes, airport operations and management. More...

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Fiddler’s Creek awarded Blue Zones designation

Fiddler’s Creek has been designated a Blue Zones Project community by the Blue Zones Project Southwest Florida in recognition of the community’s commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles for its residents.  More...

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