Pelican's Pain Cave Team

Pelican’s Pain Cave Produces Top Triathletes

September 2, 2022

By Hunter Dail    When Ashley Corliss came to Estero a little more than 18 months ago to teach at Florida Gulf Coast University, she…

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Becca Reisen, Estero football player

Football, Female & Fearless

September 1, 2022

Estero High athlete Becca Reisen forges her own path By Hunter Dail   Becca Reisen may be quiet. But she isn’t shy. Estero High football…

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Mama Gronk at her Estero home

Meet Mama Gronk

August 1, 2022

The manager mom behind Team Gronkowski By Cheryl Mandell   Athletes aren’t born overnight. Even players with immense natural talent require plenty of training and…

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Audrey Powers plays pickleball at the Esteoro Rec Center with grandson Ben

Are You a Pickler?

August 1, 2022

Guide to Pickleball: America’s fastest-growing sport By Tara September   If you’ve been asked, “Do you pickle?”, chances are, the inquiry wasn’t about canning cucumbers.…

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Russ and Beth Schomp

Storytelling for Good

July 1, 2022

Local women share their stories and make a difference for orphans and victims of sexual exploitation By Katie Roberts   The ancients have long known…

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Main Hotel Front - Shangri-La Springs

Exploring Shangri-La Springs

July 1, 2022

100-year-old boutique hotel reopens on historic property with Harvest & Wisdom restaurant By D.K. Christi   Seeking Shangri-La is a quest often credited to English…

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Go Red Luncheon at Grandezza

Listen to Your Heart – Two Women’s Tales of Hope and Caution

June 3, 2022

By Cheryl Mandell   Would you know if you were having a heart attack? Two Southwest Florida women, with two harrowing stories of survival, deliver…

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Bonita Senior Center FUNch Bunch

Senior Connections Bonita Senior Center Offers Group Activities, Resources & Camaraderie

June 2, 2022

 By D. K. Christi   Build a senior center and they will come. That’s the idea behind the newly incorporated Bonita Senior Center, serving residents…

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Cattyshack Cafe and Mulligan Room

A Cat Café? Purrfect!

May 6, 2022

By Tara September   Tokyo, New York City and now Southwest Florida. Located in Gulf Coast Town Center, Cattyshack Café brings the popular cat café…

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Woof Gang Bakery and Grooming

A Ruff Life? Not for Estero’s Pampered Pooches!

May 3, 2022

By Samantha Roesler To many pet owners, their fur babies are like children. They want nothing but the best doctors and professionals handling their pets.…

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Cherie Mulcahy painting

Beholding Beauty: Artists of Estero Exhibit at COCO Art Gallery

April 4, 2022

By D.K. Christi   Browsing the COCO Art Gallery is a feast for the senses — 7,000 square feet of eye-catching exhibits from local artists,…

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Empowering At-Risk Youth to ‘Grow Further’ – New Horizons of SWFL Celebrates 20 Years

April 4, 2022

By Autumn Gates   Twenty years ago, Bob and Ellen Nichols were inspired to provide free, after-school tutoring for local Hispanic children living in areas…

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