February 1, 2015 RSS feed / News

What is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day?

. Daniel Wagner, Naples/ Boston “Love” More...

Penance for Popularity in Village Elections

In a twist worthy of O. Henry, it appears that some long time Estero leaders will be denied the chance to compete for the fouryear terms on the new Village Council. More...

A Simple Question, Not So Simple Answer

Where do you live? It’s a simple question with a not-sosimple answer for some residents of the village of Estero. Some of them live within the 33967 ZIP code and their post office designation is Fort Myers. More...

 

Giving Back

Quilts and Comfort for Wounded Warriors

Estero — Estero snow-bird Patrecia (Pat) Ross is no relation to Betsy Ross, but she and her group of “soldier quilt ladies” are just as dedicated to supporting America’s warriors. More...

Seeking a Cure, With Kindness

Bonita Springs — “Being diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is like being struck by lightning when you’re not even in the rain,” says Bonita Springs resident Madeline Kennedy. More...

Commentary

We need a Bonita High School…but Where?

Considering all the issues that really ought to be front and center at City Hall, the latest push by a handful in government for large scale building on environmentally sensitive land out east – the now famous DR/GR – has consumed a dispr More...

Community

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Spotlight Visits Jamaica

Eliana Lopez, Shaun Ertischeck and the Spotlight recently visited the world famous Rick’s Cafe in Negril, Jamaica. More...

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Naples-Pelican Bay Rotary Club Chalk Art 2015

Amateur artists and professionals painted the town, actually the street, during Chalk Art 2015 on Saturday, January 24. More...

Showtime

Artis–Naples Feb. 3Miami City Ballet Feb. 4Pat Martino Feb. 5Mariinsky Orchestra Feb. 6Harry Connick, Jr. More...

Weathering The Storms of Life

A few years ago, a few members of Estero’s Summit Church began meeting to encourage one another in an effort of effecting emotional, behavioral and spiritual change in their lives. More...

Neon Deion Leads Parade of NFL Stars from Dunbar

The troubles of Dunbar, the hardscrabble collection of Fort Myers neighborhoods, are often fodder for mayhem portrayed on the local evening news. Dunbar suffers from illegal drugs, criminal activity and opportunity deficits. More...

Estero Election Spotlight

District 5 Candidates

When the deadline to qualify for the election of Estero Village Council passed January 16, three candidates had earned a spot on the ballot under District 5. All three are residents of Stoneybrook. Jim Boesch More...

Business & Real Estate

BEAR’s New President, Judi Gietzen, Sets Goals for 2015

According to Judi Gietzen, the newly installed President of the Bonita Estero Association of Realtors, BEAR, “The real estate industry is the fiber of America, creating opportunities for many careers…Most importantly, it creates home own More...

Median Sale Prices Continue Move Upward

Median sale prices for single family homes and townhouses and condos in the Bonita Springs/Estero market continue to move upward according to the December numbers released by the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors (BEAR). More...

Cookies and More for Your Canine and Cat

Estero — The sweet aroma of fresh baked cookies wafts through the air. Surprisingly, those fresh baked cookies and treats are for pets, not the two-legged visitors. More...

Arts & Entertainment

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples February 3 Tuesday More...

Sinatra Songs Set to Dance by Miami City Ballet

Naples — Ole Blue Eyes sang, “I Won’t Dance” but the Miami City Ballet is doing just that. On February 3, it will perform Twyla Tharp’s “Nine Sinatra Songs.” More...

Realism With A Twist

Bonita Springs — As the Imperial River works its way east, rising and falling with the tide, its Oak Creek tributary meanders under moss-draped oaks, surrounding on three sides the Old Florida-style home and studio of artist Julie Carlson. More...

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