Estero Creek Schoolhouse

New exhibit at Estero Historical Society honors legacy of founder

May 15, 2022

There are people who, without achieving fame for themselves, manage to accomplish many things on behalf of their community.  The community of Estero, Fla., can…

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Village of Estero

Farewell to Estero Planner Howard Levitan

May 6, 2022

By Laura Gates   Howard Levitan, one of Estero’s first elected Village Council members and co-chair of the Planning, Zoning and Design Board (PZDB), has…

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Proshot Tennis event at Shadow Wood

ProShot Tennis raises $20k for Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation

March 31, 2022

Nearly 400 SWCC tennis members, friends and fans attended the 8th annual Proshot Tennis exhibition, which recently raised more than $20,000 for the Shadow Wood…

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Earn to Learn FL logo

Earn to Learn FL announces $1 million in scholarships for FGCU students

March 31, 2022

Partnership with FGCU Foundation and Florida Prepaid College Foundation to Celebrate FGCU’s 25th Anniversary   Fort Myers, FL  (March 31, 2022)–Earn to Learn FL (ETLFL),…

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Harvest & Wisdom Restaurant at Shangri-La Springs re-opens, welcomes new chef

February 24, 2022

Executive Chef Michael Swartz is leading the recently reopened farm-to-table restaurant in Historic Downtown Bonita Springs, FL   Shangri-La Springs is bringing in the new…

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LJ’s Corner — Ponders from In and Out of My Mind

January 24, 2022

Judging Observations We’ve all observed—and judged—others at one time or other… some funny, some awkward and some downright “beam me up, Scotty.” Who are we…

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FGCU Athletics Hall of Fame Dunk City inductees

FGCU Athletics Inducts Inaugural Class into Hall of Fame

December 27, 2021

Photos by FGCU Athletics   One would be hard-pressed to find a young university in any 20-year stretch achieving the athletic accomplishments of Florida Gulf…

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Meet Estero’s ‘Top 25 Persons of Influence’

December 3, 2021

As a smiling Don Eslick ambled his way to the front of the Grande Ballroom at The Club at Grandezza, the crowd rose and gave…

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Estero Community Church

Welcome to Estero Community Church

December 3, 2021

Local church finds new home in the heart of Estero By D.K. Christi Photos by Samantha Clements   Rev. Kevin Morris had just arrived at…

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Estero watershed

Forging a Better Path for Estero

November 4, 2021

Book honors historic contributions of Estero’s civic organizations By Craig Handel   Tears came down Dottie Brown’s cheeks as she received, then embraced, a light…

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Estero High football seniors

Estero Wildcats take district title in football

October 26, 2021

The last time Estero High School won a football district title, none of the current Wildcats were born. That’s how long ago it has been.…

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LJ’s Corner—Drowning in a Sea of Alphabet Soup

October 5, 2021

FYI, tried and true acronyms and abbreviations have been with us for decades. In fact, the word “tips” is actually an acronym for ‘“To Insure…

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