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Jan. 20, 2016

Seeing Bonita Springs on Two Wheels

Engels Bikes Bonita Springs

Peddling All Over Bonita Springs

To Call Engel’s: (239) 498-9913

27310 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Once upon a time I ran every mean street in Bonita Springs.  With age comes wisdom so after years of talking about it for the longest time I finally manned up ...

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Dec. 18, 2012

Stadium 12 at The Prado | Bonita Springs, Florida

Stadium 12 Movie Bonita Springs

 Bonita Springs| Stadium 12 Theater

If you’ve lived in Bonita Springs, Floridaf or several years you will have know the Stadium location as the former Regal Cinema/Frank Theater location and a couple of other short lived theaters that were only opened for brief periods.

I’m not big on ...

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Dec. 11, 2012

For Heaven’s Shakes Ice Cream | Bonita Springs, Florida

Heavens Shakes Ice Cream

Ice Cream in Downtown Bonita Springs Florida

One of our family favorite deserts is ice cream and there is no place better for ice cream in Downtown Bonita Springs than For Heaven’s Shakes ice cream.  Besides the periodic random pit stops through out the week for a cool treat ...

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Oct. 24, 2012

Downtown Bonita Springs Farmers Market Riverside Park

Downtown Farmer’s Market Open in Winter Season

 The Downtown Seasonal Farmer’s Market is open for the season every Wednesday. Enjoy the video above of the vendors who are available.  Items available at the farmer’s market include a huge variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, seafood, baked goods, pastry, novelties, heirloom ...

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Sept. 10, 2011

Leadership Bonita | Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce


Leadership Bonita 2011-2012

This post is part of a series written over the 2011-2012 year documenting the Leadership Bonita Program. Other chapters are below:The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce offers the Leadership Bonita program to members of the community of Bonita Springs, Florida. The Leadership Bonita program is ...

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April 26, 2011

The Garden Corner | Bonita Springs, Florida

The Garden Corner Landscape Bonita Springs

Business is Closed!  Out of Business

The great American shopping destination for landscape or gardening needs is often the big box stores. Bonita Springs and Estero each have one of the big box stores.  Bonita Springs also has mom and pop boutique sized landscape and gardening stores sprinkled ...

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Dec. 1, 2010

Miromar Outlets Estero Florida – Where’s LBD?


Shopping in Bonita Springs and Estero Florida

First, I’m the last person on earth that should be writing about a mall or shopping or anything retail. I’m slightly allergic to shopping.  I’m all about shopping dot com and the UPS man dropping my choices off at the front door ...

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Nov. 10, 2010

Being a Florida Snow Bird Isn’t a Crime

The Bonita Springs Dog on Vacation

Real Estate, The Economy & Southwest Florida Tourism

Tourism makes for great people watching. Having just returned from an Olympic level of people watching in New Orleans, I’d actually been a bit reflective and had thinking about the big city versus our little city when a friend of mine called ...

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July 7, 2010

Rail Head Cafe & Catering - Now at Village Walk, Bonita Springs

Village Walk Rail Head Restaurant View

Rail Head Cafe at Village Walk 

Updated July 2010 – Rail Head Cafe is now in Village Walk and open to the general public.  Why not dine in a club atmosphere in a gorgeous community?  Village Walk is located off of Bonita Beach Road, East of I-75 ...

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May 10, 2010

My Case of The Monday’s is Full of Cupcakes

Simply Cupcakes of Naples

Simply Cupcakes of Naples, Florida

A trip from Bonita Springs to Lely to check on listings is just a clever excuse to make a pit stop at Simply Cupcakes.  This little bakery simply makes the best cupcakes in Southwest Florida.  There, I said it.

Mini-Me and I picked ...

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