Kevin Gallagher helps young players learn to hit the ball

Estero Author Aims to Improve Youths’ Enjoyment of ‘America’s Favorite Pastime’

June 30, 2020

Despite being a successful athlete, bar and restaurant owner and sales executive for a computer company, Kevin Gallagher always wanted to write a book about…

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Hurricane Season in SWFL: Be Prepared!

June 30, 2020

Hurricane season is now upon us and runs through November 30. It is important for residents to be mindful of ways to protect themselves and…

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Vote for the Estero Life Photo Contest People’s Choice Award

June 30, 2020

Voting is now closed! Thanks to everyone who voted for their favorite image from Southwest Florida! The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be…

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Estero Seniors

Celebrating Graduates: The Unique & Amazing Estero High School Class of 2020

May 29, 2020

Like all celebrations during a pandemic, graduations will be dramatically altered this year. With the closing of campuses in March, students exchanged athletic tournaments, academic…

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Robert Marlinski

Timeless Gifts for Men

May 28, 2020

As Father’s Day approaches, many people wonder how they will make the men in their lives feel special this year. While watches are a popular…

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Better-Together

SWFL Nonprofits experience drop in donations, rise in demand for services

May 28, 2020

New Horizons of Southwest Florida joined a short list of lucky, local nonprofits that held annual fundraisers before the pandemic shut down gatherings in mid-March.…

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Empty tables at The Pewter Mug North

Resourcefulness Key to Recovery as Pandemic Pummels Local Businesses

May 1, 2020

In the 22 years his restaurant has been open for business in Estero, Michael Fattah has cherished the relationships he’s developed with his regulars at…

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Creativity in the time of COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Income loss to local entertainment venues arrived swiftly: the region’s peak season for events suddenly halted to zero as coronavirus precautions rushed in. Shock reverberated…

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Estero River Waterfowl

Estero Forever Foundation: Encouraging Generosity to Fulfill the Community’s Vision

March 30, 2020

By D. K. Christi Planning for forever got a kickstart at the inaugural celebration to mark the founding of the Estero Forever Foundation. The February…

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Fort Myers Mighty Mussels

REBRAND: Mighty Mussels Mascot Ready to Flex on Rivals in Upcoming Baseball Season at Hammond Stadium

March 30, 2020

By Craig Handel When neighbors and strangers started flexing upon seeing Fort Myers baseball team owner Andy Kaufmann, he knew they connected with the new…

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FGCU's Bower School of Music and the Arts

Meet Krzysztof Biernacki: Director of FGCU’s Bower School of Music & the Arts

March 30, 2020

By D. K. Christi Bower School of Music & the Arts at Florida Gulf Coast University has a bright future as seen through the vision…

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HARVEST & WISDOM: Hyperlocal, organic-garden goodness challenges the way we think about food

March 30, 2020

By Autumn Gates Harvest & Wisdom makes “eat local” an understatement. What’s on your plate may have been harvested from the onsite, organic garden as…

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