Village Manager Steve Sarkozy and Estero Chamber CEO Sarah Newcomb shake hands, signifying partnership, surrounded by representatives of other organizations involved in economic development

Climate of Collaboration: Economic Outlook Sunny for 2020

By Web Admin / December 31, 2019

By Laura J. Cummings The current climate of collaboration is unprecedented in Estero. Whether talking to Estero’s business executives, incoming residents, Village leaders or community…

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Friends Abby Dattilo, Cherie Rodriguez and Elizabeth Robbins enjoy time together at Aerie Lane (owned by Rodriguez)

Hand-Crafted Holidays: Creating gifts & spreading joy at Aerie Lane

By / November 28, 2019

By D.K. Christi The holiday countdown is on, and everyone is in search of something meaningful to give. When socks and sweaters just won’t do,…

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Paul Thornton gets ready to do the skydiving simulator aboard Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas

The Subculture of Serial Cruising: Lifelong Learner Uncovers ‘Treasure’ at Sea

By / November 27, 2019

By Scott Graison Ever been in a buffet line on a cruise and asked the person in front of you if you could sneak by…

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Game play faceoff at center

Big Changes Bring Extra Excitement to Everblades Hockey

By Web Admin / October 31, 2019

By Scott Graison It’s yet another exciting time to be a Florida Everblades fan. The team comes off its 21st ECHL season with 50 wins…

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New Horizons Super Kids Club

Look for the Helpers: Extending Hope during the Holidays

By Web Admin / October 31, 2019

By Meg Daradanova Holiday cheer abounds this time of year, but for many, it’s not a given. Those struggling with poverty, loneliness, or other adversities,…

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MARSALA ITALIAN RISTORANTE & PIZZERIA: Serving Classic Italian Cuisine, with Pride

By Web Admin / October 31, 2019

By Laura J. Cummings When you enter Marsala, you become family. It doesn’t matter if you’re a regular at this longstanding Estero eatery, or if…

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FGCU student Ian Lisle tests water temperature while Professor Serge Thomas takes notes

What’s in Our Water?

By Web Admin / September 30, 2019

By Victoria Kinley Village of Estero Teams Up with The Water School at FGCU to Find Out Recent headlines of red tide, blue-green algae and flesh-eating bacteria…

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Dick Schweers and Don Eslick retire

Two ‘Champions of Estero’ Pass the Torch

By Web Admin / September 30, 2019

By Meg Daradanova The retirements of two great Estero advocates is upon us this month. Dick Schweers, chairman of the Board of Commissioners for Estero…

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Coach Smesko during a March 22, 2019, game vs. Miami_Photo by Brady Young

The Coach Who Built a Powerhouse Women’s Basketball Program

By Web Admin / September 30, 2019

By Scott Graison The 2019-20 season for the Florida Gulf Coast University Women’s Basketball team is just about to tip off. Way back before its…

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Owners Doug Thomspon and Diana Todorova

Estero Bay Olive Oil and Tea

By Web Admin / August 29, 2019

By Meg Daradanova There is much to do at Estero Bay Olive Oil and Tea. You can enjoy a cup of mocha nut maté, try…

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Richard Faulkner in Urgent Care at BCHC

Our Community Wins With Bonita Community Health Center

By Web Admin / August 28, 2019

By D. K. Christi When Competitors Cooperate, Community Wins: Bonita Community Health Center Continues to Provide Quality, Convenient Urgent Care & More As new emergency…

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Bryce-Canyon

The Spectacular West

By Web Admin / August 2, 2019

Story and photos by Dr. Phill A. Morgan Heading west over the majestic Rocky Mountains opens up a plethora of national parks all the way…

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