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Bonita Springs' Cafe of Life Gives Away 120 Backpacks, Looks Forward to More 2017 Special Events

Founded in 1998, Café of Life helps in meeting the basic needs of the less fortunate people of Bonita Springs. It has become a staple in the community.

Bonita & Estero: September/October 2017 Issue

The September/October issue of Bonita & Estero Magazine focuses on the creative world, including local business, nonprofits and the beauty of our beaches and the great outdoors.

Fit for Fashion, Ready for Life: Five Designers Leave Their Mark on SW Florida

TOTI Media highlights five designers in Southwest Florida who contribute to the creative community.

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs: Expressing Creativity, Film Festivals, Art Exhibits & Fun

Dating to the 1950s, Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs is a venue for visual and performing artists to learn, to view other work and to show their own.

Meet Local Artist Marcus Thomas: Passion Guides his Amazing Work

Artist Marcus Thomas uses his mouth to control the paintbrush to create exquisite artwork. He shared insights with TOTI Media.

Wood Stork Upgraded From Endangered to Threatened in 2014

The wood stork (Mycteria americana) is the only species of 19 storks worldwide found in the United States.

FGCU's Gallery Director Wants us to Appreciate Artwork, Discovering Happy Surprises

John Loscuito knows the nuances of artwork―form, composition, intention and medium―his instincts structuring exhibits that encourage gallery viewers to appreciate what they’re seeing.

Florida’s Creative Class: Their Work Helps Drive the Economy, Thousands of Jobs at Stake

In Lee County alone, the creative class produces $140 million in annual activity—supporting thousands of jobs and generating some $18.8 million in government revenues.

Start Your Day Right With These Breakfast & Brunch Spots in Bonita Springs and Estero

Here are five breakfast and brunch spots in Bonita Springs and Estero that you should check out.

A Few August 2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing Safety Tips from NASA

August 21, 2017 will mark a total solar eclipse, which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S.


  • The environmental center is open to the public Monday-Saturday, from 8am-4pm, unless there is a p...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    02/27/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    02/27/2018
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • Wicked Dolphin Distillery Tour

    02/27/2018
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    We will take you through the steps of how we source our ingredients, cook, ferment, distill, in o...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


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