About A.C. SHILTON
BiographyAnne Claire Shilton is South Florida-based journalist specializing in environmental writing, human interest features, adventure journalism and whatever other stories need to be told. Retired she-ninja, lover of donuts and always within reach of a sombrero.
Best of the Best: 2013's standouts
Published 12/03/2013 at 12:23 p.m.
There are so many things to love about December: the lights on Fifth Avenue, the holiday galas happening in every ballroom across town, and, did we mention Christmas cookies? But at The Journal, our favorite thing about December is getting ...
Fashion Forward: Dimond is a style seeker's best friend
Published 12/03/2013 at 11:51 a.m.
As a nationally-recognized publicist and executive coach, perfecting someone’s image is Soni Dimond’s business. But it’s also her passion. “Some people run to relax, I play dress up. Dress up is my sport,” she jokes.
In the 239: Naples Players want you to make 'Our Town' your town
Published 11/27/2013 at 1:45 p.m.
If you’ve been through high school English, you’ve probably read “Our Town.” Or, even worse, maybe you had to sit through a low-budget high school production of the show. But the cast and crew of the Naples Players hopes you’ll ...
In the 239: Sand sculpting pros return to Fort Myers Beach
Published 11/15/2013 at 8 a.m.
Next week, the 27th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship will take over Fort Myers Beach. For 10 days, artists from across the world will stack, pile, carve and shape beach sand into larger than life sculptures.
Published 11/12/2013 at 3 p.m.
Bonita City Councilman Steven Slachta will never forget the first time the city brought the American Veterans Traveling Tribute exhibition to Bonita Springs. The exhibit, which includes a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, had just been assembled in Riverside ...
Super Trooper brings super inspiration: Actor who overcame odds shares motivational message with high schoolers
Published 11/07/2013 at 3:30 p.m.
Erik Stolhanske believes that everyone has a wooden leg. He means this figuratively of course, although he literally does have one (or had one, as his prosthesis has since been upgraded to more modern materials).
Fashion Forward: This just in Carlos Zapata looks amazing
Published 11/05/2013 at 1:03 p.m.
When Carlos Zapata, an anchor on Univision Southwest Florida’s “D’Latinos al Dia” program, switched from print to broadcast journalism, he entire wardrobe had to be totally revamped.
Philanthropy's Next Generation
Published 11/05/2013 at 12:16 p.m.
Kids these days. It’s a statement we’ve all been known to mutter a time or two. But in Collier County — where many organizations are aided by young volunteers — the kids are all right.
Fashion Forward: Editor in chic
Published 10/01/2013 at 12:16 p.m.
Jennifer Freihofer knows fashion
Passionate Public Servants
Published 10/01/2013 at 12:06 p.m.
Getting Collier County politicians to agree on anything can be tough. However, there are two things on which they all — regardless of political party or position — agree: We live in paradise, and the best way to keep it ...
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