December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Spotlight News

Meryl Streep among fans of Naples writer’s debut novel

In book publishing terms, you could say Nathan Hill won the lottery. But that would imply that luck alone propelled the Naples writer to heights unheard of for a debut novel. More...

 

Commentary

A Thousand Points of Light on Bonita’s city budget

City Update

About three decades ago, the first President Bush famously coined the phrase, “A thousand points of light,” to describe the importance of community organizations to the fabric of our society.  It’s hard to imagine a place where More...

Community

Sugar: What’s so bad about it?

Healthy Choices

Sugar has been singled out as one of the worst dietary hazards. Sugar is addictive — a little makes you want more, because of its effect on the reward center of the brain — and consumption has significantly increased through the years. More...

MEDICAL & HEALTH DIRECTORY

Dental Bonita Estero Dental Group Owen F. Feeney, DMD Claudie I. Delgado-Feeney, DMD 24940 S. Tamiami Tr., #202, Bonita Springs bonitaesterodental.com 239-948-4886 More...

Master the ball-below-feet uneven lie

The uneven lie in which the ball is below the feet of the golfer is one of the most difficult uneven lie situations to play. It takes core strength and flexibility to stay in your posture while making a balanced swing. More...

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FineMark National Bank and Trust becomes Blue Zones Project approved worksite

Clients and employees of FineMark National Bank and Trust can now boast healthier options. Finemark became a Blue Zones Project approved worksite, alongside more than 40 other organizations throughout Southwest Florida. More...

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Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida celebrates relocation

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting last month to celebrate the relocation of the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida. More...

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Gulfshore Opera presents Christmas cantatas in Renaissance costume

Gulfshore Opera presents two Christmas cantatas: “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten and “Lauda per la Nativito” by Ottorino Respighi. More...

Historic home will house Old Bonita displays

There’s a precious gem of old Florida charm in downtown Bonita Springs: the historic McSwain House. A second phase of renovation has been completed on the structure by the Bonita Springs Historical Society. More...

Key deer endangered by New World Screwworm outbreak

Progress is being made in the fight to save Florida’s federally endangered Key deer population from decimation by a deadly parasite, the New World Screwworm. More...

Business & Real Estate

Philly childhood is a charm for Pretzel Factory

Business Beat

Each morning begins with hand-twisting fresh dough at Philly Pretzel Factory for about a thousand pretzels a day that finish in the 500-degree stone ovens. More...

Arts & Entertainment

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples  December  1 Thursday   More...

Gary Bigelow is finding his voice

Artist Spotlight

Upon high school graduation, Gary Bigelow’s English teacher gave him this advice: To thine own self be true. Those words from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” have provided his compass through the years. “It stuck. More...

Showtime

Artis–Naples  December 3, 4 “The Nutcracker”  December 5 Havana Cuba All-Stars  December 8 – December 10 Joshua Bell with the Naples Philharmonic   More...

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