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Tourist in Your Own Backyard: Wonderful getaway choices in Southwest Florida

Here is a great 3-day itinerary for being a tourist in your hometown.

Reasons for the Season: Ice hockey, short films, art and other fun

Here's a list of things to do around Bonita Springs and Estero this holiday season.

Dining at Divieto Ristorante: The newest hotspot at Coconut Point Mall

The newest addition to the dining scene at Coconut Point Mall, Divieto means prohibition in Italian, and that is indeed the vibe here.

Bonita & Estero: November/December 2017 Issue

The November/December issue of Bonita & Estero Magazine focuses on travel, eating well, and the holidays, including upcoming events and history surrounding the Southwest Florida area.

Volunteers Still Needed in SWFL for Irma Relief Efforts

Here's a list of 10 spots around Southwest Florida where you can volunteer in the wake of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Everglades Wonder Gardens Sees 100 Volunteers Contribute 600 Hours of Work

Volunteers have made a significant impact on the recovery of the Everglades Wonder Gardens, but the nonprofit organization still needs help.

Businesses Encouraged to Utilize Resources for Irma Recovery

According to the Small Business Association, there are several resources to help local businesses affected by Hurricane Irma to recover and reestablish.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation Establishes Fund for Hurricane Irma Victims

A relief fund has been established for victims of Hurricane Irma, where 100 percent of contributions will be disbursed to those in need.

Lee County Elections Affected by Hurricane Irma

Due to the unpredictability and severity of Hurricane Irma, elections that were initially scheduled for September 12, 2017 have been rescheduled.

Hurricane Irma Updates for Bonita Springs & Estero

We put together some information about the storm, useful resources, and updates from local businesses.


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  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    02/27/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    02/27/2018
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • Wicked Dolphin Distillery Tour

    02/27/2018
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    We will take you through the steps of how we source our ingredients, cook, ferment, distill, in o...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


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