Hertz Arena - Vito Palmisano

Beyond the Blades

June 5, 2023

Hertz Arena Gaining Fame As One Of The Nation’s Best Event Venues   By Craig Handel   In the nearly 25 years that Hertz Arena…

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Estero High School

Estero High School Graduates Give Hope for the Future

June 5, 2023

By D.K. Christi   The Estero High School graduating Class of 2023 is entering a new world of artificial intelligence, regular space travel and societal…

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Richard Schulze Cancer Clinic

‘Concierge’ Cancer Care, Close to Home

May 1, 2023

New Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Cancer Clinic opening at Coconut Point    By D. K. Christi   Four years since her breast cancer diagnosis…

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Reaching for the Stars

May 1, 2023

Estero High Pitcher Josh Winckowski makes the Big Leagues in Boston   By Craig Handel   A baseball pitcher is called many things — hurler,…

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Megan Garcia at the Summit

Climbing Kilimanjaro

April 2, 2023

How to become an ambassador for the ‘Nation of Orphans’   By Laura J. Cummings   “I quit!” Megan Garcia shouted, launching her useless, frozen…

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Engage Estero members Allan Bowditch_ Julie Yellig_ Jim Gilmartin_ Jim Shields_ Estero Village Council member George Zalucki

The Evolution of Engage Estero

April 1, 2023

Estero Council of Community Leaders Refreshes Its Name To Reflect Mission   By Cheryl Mandell   More than a decade before Estero became the incorporated…

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FGCU vs UCA 2023

The Karl Smesko Coaching Tree of Success

March 2, 2023

FGCU Women’s Basketball Coach Inspires Many Mentees   By Craig Handel   After Kate Schrader Bruce finished an All-American basketball career at Florida Gulf Coast…

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Pavich Family with Wives

Community Builders Say ‘Family’ is the Heart of it All

February 5, 2023

J. Pavich Real Estate Realty World Celebrates 25th Anniversary   By Cheryl Mandell   Life was good in the small Chicago suburb of Calumet City…

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Bonita Springs Concert Band

Generations Mingle to Make Music

February 4, 2023

By D. K. Christi   Musical magic happens when young talent meets seasoned musicians, combining their shared enthusiasm for large group performance. Both the Bonita…

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Verdana Village

Economic Outlook: 2023

January 5, 2023

Brace for change as Estero development explodes   By Laura J. Cummings, Cheryl Mandell and Hunter Dail   As Estero’s development office worked nonstop to…

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Estero Real Estate

Home Sales Stay Hot (If You Can Afford the Insurance)

January 5, 2023

By Cheryl Mandell   Conventional wisdom might predict home-seekers would shy away from Southwest Florida after seeing the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Ian. Not so,…

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Estero River

Will Our Waters Recover? Hurricane Ian Impacts Tourism

January 3, 2023

By Hunter Dail    The physical and emotional toll mounted for Jake Voth as he and his crew from ISC Materials cleaned the sand along…

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