People

Hurricane Stories: Surviving and Rebuilding

After fleeing in the eye of the storm, Miguel and Kathryn Cintron are rebuilding their lives with help from the community.
People

Hurricane Stories: Creating Space

Marla Ottenstein housed nine people in her North Naples condo during the hurricane.
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Meals that Warmed the Heart

After Irma, Naples has been pretty bleak. We salute these restaurants that are opening or have opened their doors for gatherings that...
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Fifth Avenue South Coming Back to Life

After getting hit hard by Irma, the Naples hot spot is slowly recovering.
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Post-Irma Culture Check-in

Will those concert tickets hold up? Can you still plan to attend that exhibit? Is your child’s art class still taking place?...
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Fleeing Florida: An Evacuee's Story

One of our senior editors evacuated Naples before Hurricane Irma—and hasn't quite made it home yet.
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Lehigh and Charleston Park Examples of Widespread Lee County Damage

Communities both well-known and all but forgotten continue cleanup efforts.
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Irma Through the Lens of Our Photographers

What the pros saw after the hurricane hit
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Immokalee Faces Long Recovery Road Ahead

Our visit Thursday revealed many helping hands, but much more to be done.
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United Way All Hands on Deck Before, During and After Irma

Get a glimpse inside the organization's recent operations in response to the natural disaster.
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Our Post-Irma Trek to Gateway

Our senior writer visits the flooded community with help from a friend.
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Next Level Church Steps Up to Help Hurricane Victims

More than 150 members showed up to help on Tuesday.
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Tim Tebow Makes a Surprise Visit in Southwest Florida

The University of Florida football star lifted the spirits of volunteers with Next Level Church.
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Hurricane Irma: Your Stories

Tell us how you made it through one of the biggest storms to hit Southwest Florida.
Art

Brushstroke Miracles: Marcus C. Thomas Creates Extraordinary Works Painted By Mouth

The Fort Myers artist is paralyzed from the shoulders down.
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Estero Resident Hosting 'Metsquerade' Fundraiser for Metastatic Breast Cancer Research

Karin Petrocelli is bringing together women from across the country to raise awareness of the often overlooked form of cancer.
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A Look Back at When Hurricane Andrew Hit Southwest Florida

The Category 5 hurricane swept through South Florida 25 years ago.