September 1, 2015 RSS feed / Spotlight News

Whatever happened to the Estero Inn?

In the early 1900s, the Smith family was one of the area’s most prominent citrus growers. Around 1910, John Guy Smith decided to expand his family’s business and began building a two-story resort called the Estero Inn. More...

 

Giving Back

Josh The Baby Otter wants kids to be water safe

The children could barely contain their excitement as a giant, plush otter walked into their classroom at Literacy Council Gulf Coast. More...

Community

CLUB CALENDAR

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

It’s sea turtle season

It is more than halfway through turtle nesting season and 42 Loggerhead sea turtle nests have been laid and 15 have hatched at Lovers Key State Park. Summer is an exciting time, as the eggs begin to hatch and hatchlings make their way to the Gulf. More...

Fred W. Coyle Freedom Park

Hidden in plain sight, on the northeast corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and Golden Gate Parkway, is one of Collier County’s newest parks. Thousands of people drive by Fred W. More...

Steve Colgate inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame

Fort Myers — “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. More...

Interlocal agreement gets green light

Estero — Another step in Estero’s official history was signed, sealed and approved by the Estero Village Council on Aug. 10. The council approved an interlocal agreement between the village and Lee County. More...

Business & Real Estate

Plumbing issues piping up, causing insurance woes

Real Estate Watch

Polybutylene is the new dirty word. Realtors don’t want to hear it. Sellers don’t want to find it. And buyers are just learning what it means. More...

High flyin’ fun at Bounce!

Naples — Bounce! More...

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples September 2 Wednesday More...

“Xanadu” brings professional actors and FGCU students together on stage

Tony nominated actor Eddie Mekka will star in the upcoming musical production of “Xanadu” presented by TheatreZone and performed at Florida Gulf Coast University October 1 through October 11, 2015. More...

Making her mark with needle and thread

Artist Spotlight

Naples — Award-winning artist Pat Kumicich used discarded French cigarette packages from France for the bodies of her eclectic, whimsical dolls. She painted 40 small portraits in 40 days for an art challenge. More...

You're in the Spotlight

You're in the Spotlight

Spotlight Visits Rome

We are loyal fans of your Spotlight. It is our GO TO paper when we hit Florida in January. We live in Vanderbilt Lakes in Bonita Springs for the winter. More...

You're in the Spotlight

Spotlight Visits France

Paula and Tom Falciglia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Paris and other parts of France with nine family members, friends, and the Spotlight. Here they are on a balcony of their hotel reading the Spotlight in Paris. Happy anniversary! More...

You're in the Spotlight

Spotlight Visits Mexico

Elsa and Hernando Hernandez took the Spotlight to the Chichen Itza Pyramid while on vacation in Cancun. The Spotlight loves an adventure, and travels internationally without a passport, so please bring the Spotlight on your next trip. More...

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