May 1, 2017 RSS feed / Spotlight News

Business & Real Estate

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...

Community

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...

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...

GPS now is about the journey, too

There are two basic types of GPS most used today: in car navigation (the kind that’s built into the dashboard), and smartphone apps (Google Maps, Apple Maps and Waze). I’ve used them all extensively. More...

Restaurants

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...

RESTAURANT GUIDE

A Table Apart 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

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...

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...

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...

Arts & Entertainment

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples  May  2 Tuesday   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...

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Spotlight enjoys Spring Training

Residents from The Preserve at Corkscrew in Estero took the Spotlight to a Spring Training game at Hammond Stadium. The Spotlight enjoyed watching the Twins play the Red Sox under clear Florida skies and surrounded by friends. More...

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Blessings in a Backpack receives donation from Bobby Nichols Foundation

The Bobby Nichols Foundation presented $116,000 to Blessings in a Backpack of Southwest Florida recently.  More...

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FGCU inducts graduating seniors into hall of fame

Last month, 10 graduating seniors were inducted into the Florida Gulf Coast University Hall of Fame, the highest recognition given to students. More...

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