Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club Unveils Grill Room Renovation

March 7, 2021

In concert with the launch of its 36th season, Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club has recently unveiled a $4 million renovation of their casual…

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The Saloon Wins Two SWFL Palm Awards

February 22, 2021

The Saloon steak and seafood restaurant in the Coconut Shopping Center has won two SWFL Palm Awards. Beverage manager John Tucker, an eight-year Culinary Concepts…

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Community partners launch Healthy Minds initiative

January 25, 2021

The mental and emotional effects of COVID-19 are impacting well-being in significant ways amid the pandemic, with 40 percent of U.S. adults reporting symptoms of…

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Building Estero: Meet Gary Bonvillian

January 25, 2021

Former university president, international consultant volunteers to lead Estero’s economic development strategy By Craig Handel After a diverse career in academia and international consulting, Gary…

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Lake Michigan Credit Union announces new branch in Estero

January 25, 2021

Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) is pleased to announce the January 25, 2021, opening of its newest branch at 21910 S Tamiami Trail in Estero,…

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Estero Economic Outlook 2021

January 6, 2021

Tourism down, but real estate booming as we enter new year   Just 31 years ago, Realtor Joe Pavich bought one of the first 800…

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Village of Estero Year in Review: 2020

December 7, 2020

As we close out 2020 and head into a new year, the Village of Estero will mark its sixth anniversary. While 2020 has been a…

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‘Quirky’ Everblades Goalie Cam Johnson overcomes personal obstacles, plays for love of the game

December 6, 2020

Cam Johnson isn’t your normal hockey player. “He’s happy-go-lucky, quirky,” Blades coach Brad Ralph said. “He keeps the mood light.” The Florida Everblades goaltender has…

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Miromar Oulets Shines as Top Attraction on TripAdvisor

December 5, 2020

Estero outlet mall remains popular during unprecedented times.   Christmas came early for Miromar Outlets. In the midst of this summer’s COVID-19 shutdowns, Estero’s outlet…

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Through the Years: Estero’s Historical Milestones

November 2, 2020

500 BC — The Calusa tribe migrates to Estero. Numbering about 50,000 at their peak, the Calusa used nets to catch mullet, pinfish, pigfish and…

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The Final Race: Goodbye, Greyhounds…Hello, Poker Room

November 2, 2020

Vincent Mancini could still see the dogs’ footprints embedded on the sand. Hours after greyhounds ran their final race at the Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track…

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Million-dollar Donors Give to Improve FGCU Athletic Facilities

November 2, 2020

In the past, when prospective athletes came to visit Florida Gulf Coast University, coaches were quick to show recruits the Eagles’ NCAA tournament and conference…

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