January 1, 2018 RSS feed / Spotlight News

Business BEAT: Architect’s Timeless vision realized in restaurant

Customers at MHK Architecture and Planning ask if his designs are Mediterranean or modern and Matthew Kragh responds, “We don’t design in a genre, but with every design we do we strive for it to be timeless.” Timeless is the design concept he brought More...

Health & Fitness

Eat for health and wealth on New Year’s and beyond

No matter where you are or what you do to bring in the New Year, there is one tradition that the majority of people partake in: eating. More...

Bellied wedge from high grass can save your score

Unfortunately as we all know the golf gods don’t always smile upon us. Sometimes you hit a good shot into a green, and the ball releases and finishes up against the higher grass surrounding the green.   More...

Zumba: More a dance party than a workout

Tyler King has found her niche in Zumba, an upbeat exercise program she leads at Bonita Springs YMCA.  In a recent class, King shouted, “OK, here we go!” Participants grinned and followed her faststepping, clapping, hip-shaking moves More...

Arts & Entertainment

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Mila Apperlo sees light from a unique perspective

An accomplished stained glass artist, Mila Apperlo has been exhibiting and winning awards and accumulating collectors for her abstract paintings here and abroad. More...

Guided swamp walks reveal hidden jewels

Corkscrew SIGHTINGS

Sunlight filters through the canopy overhead, reflecting lazily across the slowly moving waters darkened by tannins. More...

Naples Big Band is on a mission of entertainment and education

During the Roaring ‘20s, the Great Depression and following World War II, big bands helped people relax, dance and have a good time even when the world around them was in chaos. Naples Big Band offers the same experience.  More...

The SPOTLIGHT: Children’s specialty care

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to open resource center

At last month’s Naples Press Club meeting, Michael Harrington, president and COO of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, announced plans to open a resource center at 659 Fifth Avenue South in downtown Naples. More...

Books for Collier Kids builds libraries a family at a time

Books for Collier Kids plays an integral role in the effort to ensure children from the county’s low-income families start their educational careers with solid reading skills.  More...

Community

Local author’s dolphin and manatee books celebrate sea life

Author Rosalie Tagg Masella knows quite a bit about dolphins and manatees, the main characters in her two enchanting children’s books, “Adventures of Dingle Dee & Lingle Dee,” and “I Am A Manatee. More...

School’s program is a model for digital safety

I’ve covered many features of the iPhone in this column, including ways to get the most out of your device, but in this column I’m taking a different approach: Safety among school-age kids regarding issues such as cyberbullying, over-sharing, privacy More...

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Spotlight visits Machu Picchu

Spotlight readers Pat and Dan Jorndt took the Spotlight to Machu Picchu in the mountains of Peru. The Spotlight loves to travel and is always TSA pre-checked. So please take the Spotlight along on your next adventure. More...

Spotlight visits Montenegro

Camille and Maxim LeFevre took the Spotlight to Kotor, Montenegro, located in southeastern Europe between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia. The Spotlight loves to travel and is willing to travel in checked bags or carry-ons. More...

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