June 1, 2015 RSS feed / Spotlight News

An Interview With Della Alvarez Smith

Back in 1976, a young man named Jeff McCullers belonged to the “Estero Go-Getters 4-H Club.” At an early age, Jeff knew the importance of writing down the stories he heard from those around him and preserving them. More...

 

Arts & Entertainment

Scholarship Winners Announced at Student Showcase Exhibition

Five seniors were recently awarded college scholarships at the Opening Reception of the Student Showcase Exhibition at the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. The winners are: Brennon Huseman Tyler Keelor, Meghan Ott, Jose Sandoval, Jr. More...

Capturing The Glow In The Night Sky

Artist Spotlight

The Sanibel Lighthouse, featured on this month’s cover framed by the Milky Way galaxy, was a first place winner of the 2014 Wikipedia Summer of Monuments national competition for photographing U.S. historic sites. More...

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Artis–Naples June 4 Mudbone June 7 Festival of Great Organ Music June 18 Chuggington Live! More...

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Spotlight Visits Wadi Rum

“It is my pleasure that you dine with me in Wadi Rum,” bellowed Anthony Quinn to Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif in a classic moment from the film “Lawrence of Arabia.” The Spotlight took Tony up on his offer, thanks to th More...

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Fred Astaire Celebrates Grand Opening

Fred Astaire Dance Studio celebrated its grand opening last month in Bonita Springs. More...

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Swinging with a Purpose

Swinging with a Purpose’s third annual golf tournament at Quail West raised more than $50,000 for three local charities. More...

Mission Five of the Collier County Honor Flight

Several months ago I applied to become a guardian for Collier County Honor Flight. If you are not familiar, honor flight is a program which honors America’s veterans for their sacrifices by transporting them to Washington, D.C. More...

Lucky to Be Alive

Every day since joining the Army in June, 1943, Belleville, New Jersey native Pfc. Nicholas Scarola, has been grateful to be alive. More...

Business & Real Estate

Well Read and Well Dressed

Business Beat

Bonita Springs — Robin Currier has blended her passion for literature and fashion in the Bonita Springs Promenade at Bonita Bay. Only a few months old, her fun and eclectic Well Read Department Store has something for everyone. More...

At $8.5 Million, Island Sale Gotta’ Keep ‘Em Smiling

Real Estate Watch

Flamingo Island, the funky cool Bonita Beach Road flea market, has been sold. And the price has to “keep the sellers smiling,” to paraphrase the business’s popular jingle. More...

Tackling Health And Environmental Dangers At The Source

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Naples — After twenty-five years as a deputy sheriff for Collier County, Sergeant Jim Wenrich is now committed to protecting the health of Naples area residents and preserving our fragile environment for future generations. More...

Community

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples June 1 Monday More...

CLUB CALENDAR

Alligator Amblers Chapter of Florida Trail Association Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. Where: Bass Pro Shop, 10040 Gulf Center Drive (upstairs conference room). FM. Visit their website: amblers. floridatrail.org. More...

The Imperial River Is A Best Kept Secret

As I have had the opportunity to be on the Imperial River on a regular basis I have seen a lot of game fish. The locals fish it regularly and I often hear the stories of great snook and tarpon caught on the river. More...

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