May 1, 2015 RSS feed / Spotlight News

America’s Winter Market Garden, Right Next Door

(Part 2)

Recently, the University of Florida’s Collier County Extension organized a tour of Immokalee agricultural businesses. The last issue of the Spotlight described the visit to American Farms, which grows 28 million ornamental plants each year. More...

 

Arts & Entertainment

For Thom Millsap It’s An Endless Summer

Artist Spotlight

East Naples — Stepping into Millsap Art Studio a visitor is immersed in a world of seaside cottages, boats with billowing striped sails, porches fit for an afternoon nap or a romantic dinner for two. More...

Showtime

Artis–Naples May 2 Baroque Opera May 3 Wang Chamber Music May 7 – May 8 Masterworks –Celebración de Mayo More...

Community

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

May Is For The Stork And The Alligator

The massive resident male alligator in Corkscrew’s North Lake has company these days. A casual scan of the water’s surface reveals at least eight sets of eyes belonging to alligators anywhere from three to 12 feet in length. More...

Jessi’s Odyssey

Kathy Stolecki found the puppy one afternoon in Tijuana. Born in an abandoned car, she was one of several puppies with a life of scavenging ahead of her. Stolecki took her across the border to San Diego and named her Jessi. More...

The Imperial River Stars in Second Annual Bonita Springs Film Festival

The possibilities are endless when filmmakers, professionals and amateurs, create their films for the Second Annual Bonita Springs Film Festival scheduled for November 5, 2015. Dramas. Comedies. Who dunnits. Pirate adventures. Romance. More...

Interim Village Manager Finds It’s A Bit Lonely At The Top

Estero — The Fire Rescue staff saved him from despair with the phone system and the copy machine, but the trash and the potted plants are another story. For his first few weeks in office, Interim Village Manager Peter G. More...

The Evolution of the Food Pyramid

Healthy Choices

As our understanding of nutrition has evolved, so has the traditional food pyramid. The first U.S. More...

Business & Real Estate

Kona Ice Has Wheels, Will Travel

Business Beat

For anyone craving something cool, flavorful and low in sugar to drink on a hot, humid Southwest Florida afternoon, the sound of calypso music floating through the neighborhood will be more than music to their ears. It’s the Kona Ice truck. More...

Shifting Fortunes Down by the River

Real Estate Watch

Riverfront properties on the south side of the Imperial River west of US 41 show some signs of shaking off the recession blues, as a dwindling number of distressed sales continue to work their way though the system. More...

The New Pioneers of Old 41

In recent times, those looking for the major spark to ignite a revitalization of downtown Bonita Springs have cast their eyes on the vacant Bamboo Village property. Several years back the city purchased that property, then a mobile home park. More...

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Spring Luncheon Raises $66,000 for Hope Hospice

The Friends of Hope Women’s Committee recently hosted its annual Spring Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, raising $66,000 to benefit Hope Hospice’s Rainbow Trails bereavement camp for kids, and Hope’s Pet More...

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Catseye Pest Control Cuts the Ribbon

Catseye Pest Control celebrated its ribbon cutting last month at Catseye’s office located at 12759 Bonita Beach Road SE in Bonita Springs. Attendees learned from pest management experts, enjoyed refreshments and played fun bug-themed games. More...

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Spotlight Visits Peru

Leslie and Harry Durling took the Spotlight on a tour of Peru. Here they are in Arequipa, Peru. 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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