April 16, 2018 RSS feed / Spotlight News

New champions or not, bocce league players let the good times roll

The panoramic view lakeside did not distract the crowd at Vasari’s bocce courts on April 6. Attention was focused on the center court battle for the Southwest Florida Bocce League Championship.  More...

 

Health & Fitness

Stay FIT: A fitness tracker is helpful, but still a work in progress

Fitness trackers are devices that can be programmed with daily goals, such as the number of steps you want to take, how many minutes you wish to be active, or the number of calories you hope to burn. There are numerous brands and styles of trackers. More...

Tee Box TIPS: Aim for fluidity and think less about the swing

I just had a lesson with an 80-pound 11-year-old girl who can smash 220-yard drives. How do they do it, I often get asked. More...

Medical & Health DIRECTORY

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

Community

Koreshan CLOSE-UP: Why did the gopher tortoise cross the road?

Did you know that gopher tortoises are found in parts of all 67 Florida counties? They are frequently encountered in neighbor­hoods, along roadways, and in many of Florida’s public parks and forests. More...

Conservancy CONNECTION: There’s one invasive species for which we may be thankful

Walking through the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Hall of Invasive Species, visitors see animals that have made their homes in Southwest Florida, but don’t really belong here. More...

Mind & SOUL: Age gracefully with tips for all-around well-being

We are privileged to live in one of the most beautiful areas in the country, and Collier County ranks near the top in longevity in the United States. More...

Bonita residents asked to take the challenge

The 6th National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, April 1 to 30, joins a nationwide challenge to be the most “water wise.”  More...

Theater program nurtures kids’ potential as artists, thinkers and leaders

Developing and burnishing theatrical abilities is only part of the payoff for Gulfshore Playhouse youth education program participants.  Interpersonal skills and self-confidence can also blossom, says Giovanna Upson of Naples, whose daughter Emm More...

Business & Real Estate

Business BEAT: Furry members of family get care day and night

Bonita Boarding Kennel and Pet Camp, BBK, will celebrate 10 years of providing pet care to Bonita Springs’ furry family members – and to some without fur – with a fall open house in November 2018. More...

Bonita Springs-Estero Realtors honor top producers

The Bonita Springs-Estero Realtors group honored the top producers of 2017 at the Golden B.E.A.R. Awards last month at Miromar Lakes Beach and Golf Club.   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Mally Khorasantchi creates links to her personal story

Mally Khorasantchi describes herself as a storyteller — working with oversize sticks of oil, collage and large-scale canvases. Within her work she incorporates her personal history and social commentary in inventive ways. More...

International breakfast all day at Sunshine Café

Food is often a window to a culture, and Sunshine Café offers the diner a wide view of the world with international fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. More...

SHOWTIME

Artis–Naples  April 15 Naples Philharmonic Wang Chamber Music   More...

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Spotlight visits Portugal

Peter and Carolyn Mason took the Spotlight to the Roman Temple of Évora in Portugal. The Spotlight loves to travel, so please take the Spotlight on your next adventure. Send your photos to spotlight@swspotlight.com.   More...

Spotlight visits New Zealand

Susan and Mark Sherwin took the Spotlight to New Zealand and Australia. Here they are at a scenic summit lookout at Mt. Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand, overlooking the keyhole harbor. The Spotlight loves to travel and is always TSA pre-checked. More...

Spotlight visits Iceland

Burnie Cole and Mabe Sparks Vetra took the Spotlight to Iceland. The Spotlight loves to travel and is willing to travel in checked bags or carry-ons. So please, take the Spotlight along on your next adventure. More...

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