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Wednesday February 17

Fort Myers Beach Town Council Meeting Report

Action by Fort Myers Beach Town Council at its regular meeting on Monday, earlier this…

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Friday March 09

Immokalee Cattle Drive & Jamboree

Experience the pioneer spirit and rich agricultural history of Florida’s heartland with a cattle drive…

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Saturday April 01

SoloTravelHer: Scotland

When the Delta Skymiles American Express sign up reward of 60,000 bonus miles hit my…

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Thursday February 16

HOW DID FORT MYERS GET ITS NAME?

Fort Myers is a gateway to the Southwest Florida region and a major tourist destination…

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Friday December 23

Obama Underlines Failure at 'The Daily Show'

Conservative Twitter wit Stephen Miller unleashed his latest "President Ash Carter" joke recently with regard…

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News From Around The Bay

February 17, 2021

Fort Myers Beach Town Council Meeting Report

in Politics by Production
Action by Fort Myers Beach Town Council at its regular meeting on Monday, earlier this monts, involved enhancements of the Mooring Field, an upcoming traffic signal at Old San Carlos and Estero Boulevard, and appointments to two of the Town’s advisory boards,…
February 12, 2021

Please Support our new advertisers Flippers On the Bay: Located at Lovers Key Resort just over the south bridge of Fort Myers Beach

in Outdoor by Production
Flippers on the Bay is open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has been named the “Best Waterfront Restaurant” on Ft. Myers Beach by USA Today and provides picturesque views of the Bay in an alfresco setting which allows you to watch…
January 30, 2021

Choice Market Food Bank’s Annual Fundraiser

in General/Features by Production
Choice Market Food Bank is the only food pantry serving the families in need on Fort Myers Beach. This is your community food pantry and they are asking you to join them in their mission to feed those in need, especially now. Craig Nelms, (above and below)…
January 30, 2021

Creating Artificial Habitats While Honoring National Treasures

in General/Features by Production
The USS Mohawk was a WWII Coast Guard Cutter that is 165 feet in length. After its service in the military, it now rests in approximately 90 feet of water just off the coast of Captiva Island, FL. The ship reef structure maintains a population of marine life…
Signage on the street is easy to miss, so be careful to look for it or you might drive right by.
January 30, 2021

Bonita Beach / Fort Myers Beach.... "Dog Park"

in Outdoor by Production
Searching for this dog beach on line, you will find that the location listed as: 14436 Bonita Beach CSWY. Bonita Springs, FL 34134, or as: 8800 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931, luckily, both searches bring you to the same place. It is a lovely Dog…
January 23, 2021

Hazardous Material Technician Certification Class

in General/Features by Production
When Oil Spill First Responders respond to an oil spill, training is not just a good idea, it is the law. According to OSHA, workers who handle oil spills must be trained annually. The Ostego Bay Oil Spill CO-OP will present the mandatory O.S.H.A CFR1910/120…
January 23, 2021

FM Beach Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Plans Move Forward

in News Around The Bay by Production
The agenda for Town Council’s meeting this week included pivotal decisions on redevelopment plans for the Bay Oaks Recreational Campus. During public comment, Steve Johnson spoke about re-enforcing his belief in the lighting design project. Barbara Hill,…
January 08, 2021

Courtney's Continental Cuisine... Fine Dining but Casual too

in General/Features by Production
Get ready to experience the best food in Fort Myers! Voted Best Continental Cuisine in The News-Press Reader's Choice Poll. Their menu, offering high-quality food served with a beautiful presentation is so varied you are sure to be pleased. They also have an…
Don't Let the tough guy look throw you...  Jerry is one of the nicest guys you’ll meet on the beach.
December 31, 2020

Fresh Catch and Junkanoos Keep Rolling Along

in General/Features by Production
With 2020 bringing its most challenging obstacles, all businesses have felt the burden of staying open, let alone maintaining a great reputation. Through it all, two, old time staple restaurants on Fort Myers Beach keep rolling along. Covid - 19, Red Tide,…
If you’ve ever been to the beach on New Years Eve, you will remember that the fireworks show by locals and visitors, before and after the ‘Official Fireworks’ is pretty impressive. So there will be probably be “Unofficial” fireworks on FMB
December 23, 2020

What’s Happening: New Years Eve Fireworks are Cancelled Everywhere, But You Don’t Want to Stay Home.....

in Lifestyle by Production
In Southwest Florida all the big fireworks displays for New Year’s Eve, have been canceled, but you can still celebrate the New Year at smaller events that allow for more social distancing and other precautions. We found great events on Fort Myers Beach, (FM…
December 19, 2020

FM Beach Town Council Last Meeting of 2020

in Business by Production
Ed. Note: This story was updated for better coverage of the entire meeting, it was the last meeting of 2020 and had a full agenda. Fort Myers Beach Town Council began their meeting with a discussion of a "Crash" in their email system, probably due to a power…
December 14, 2020

Last Fundraiser for the Beach Kids Foundation in 2020 this TUESDAY, December 15th

in General/Features by Production
This will be the Last Fundraiser for the Beach Kids Foundation in 2020 this TUESDAY, December 15th ALL DAY 11am - 10pm Hosted by: SNUG HARBOR WATERFRONT RESTUARANT 645 Old San Carlos, Fort Myers Beach (239) 463-4343 This will be a TOY DRIVE (so bring a toy)…
Nov 30, 2020 410

Southwest Florida’s 45th Annual Holiday Celebration “Holiday Nights at Edison Ford”

Celebrate the season with thousands of lights, hundreds of historic decorations, and one…
Nov 16, 2020 472

Armando’s Day Spa Celebrates 20 Years On Fort Myers Beach

This week, on 11-11-2020, Armando’s Day Spa celebrated its 20 year Anniversary... Not an…
Nov 13, 2020 385

Beach Kids Foundation's Annual Spirit of the Holiday Dinner Auction Fundraiser

I hope this message finds you well in 2020. As you know, Covid-19 has canceled a lot of…
mound house Environmental Educator Dexter Norris, at the right foreground, teaches the Summit Christian School students how the ancient Calusa made handmade clay pottery!
Nov 13, 2020 216

Fort Myers Beach Mound House Upcoming Outdoor Nature & Education Events For The Week

The historic Mound House, on Fort Myers Beach and one of Southwest Florida’s most iconic…
Oct 31, 2020 345

Tommy Edward as Rod Stewart... Comes to Town

Tommy Edward was a young aspiring musician who sang lead, played the Saxophone, Mandolin…
Oct 30, 2020 346

Fort Myers Beach: FREE drop-off event for household chemical waste on November 6 at Bay Oaks

On Friday, Nov. 6, starting at 8 a.m., Town residents will be able to safely and…
Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker
Oct 25, 2020 356

The civil rights legend who opposed critical race theory

Critical race theory, or CRT, is in the news these days but many people still may not…
Thomas Edison first brought the Banyan Tree  to South West Florida
Oct 22, 2020 654

Evolutionary Secrets of Edison’s Banyan Trees

The banyan fig tree Ficus microcarpa is famous for its aerial roots, which sprout from…
Oct 22, 2020 2893

Two Trump Parades Before The Election: “One If By Land and Two If By Sea”

The first is the ‘Trump Train Parade around Cape Coral’ This is Non perishable food drive…
Oct 22, 2020 282

6 Amendment Proposals on FL. Ballot... Why You Should Care?

Absentee ballots have already been distributed to Floridians. And on those ballots –…
Sep 18, 2020 529

Tiger Woods Opens up 'PopStroke" Golf Entertainment Facility

Whether you're a golf genius, a passionate putter or just love arguing with competitive…
John Heim (pointing finger) spoke about clean water at last weeks Fort Myers Beach town council meeting,  he is the real deal when it comes to our local water,  a quick search shows he has been fighting for  clean water for most of the past decade!
Sep 18, 2020 742

FMB... Town Council report

The Fort Myers Beach Town Council met at 5:01 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, regular meeting…
A computer model shows how neighborhoods near the Imperial River in  Bonita Springs that are regularly prone to flooding.
Sep 18, 2020 243

Florida Legislature Outlines 2021 Sea Level Mitigation Priorities

Florida does not have the luxury to engage in ideological debates over climate change…
Aug 07, 2020 704

Mound House Upcoming Outdoor Nature & Education Events: August 7 to 14

While COVID-19 forced the closure of many of our region’s family nature-related…
Aug 07, 2020 550

Margaritaville Lawsuit Dropped! FMB’s Town Council’s “Tough Love” Policy Produces Results

Town of Fort Myers Beach resident Chris Patton, with financial support from the Lani Kai…
Aug 07, 2020 660

Pick of the Week: Summerlin Cafe

I decided to check out a new restaurant that bravely opened up DURING THIS PANDEMIC ...…
Jul 31, 2020 646

Christof’s on McGregor... Italian with a Twist

Chef Cristof Danzi of Cristof' on McGregor has been creating culinary masterpieces for…
Jul 19, 2020 2627

Sun Bay Paper Hits The Streets Again!

Thank you for all the letters and calls of encouragement we have had over the past…
Chimo, Little Dina and Son Harry
Jul 14, 2020 756

Chimo is Back!!!

Many long time residents of Fort Myers Beach will remember a very cool dining local…
Apr 28, 2020 6661

BREAKING NEWS: The Lee County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to open all of its beaches, parking and bathrooms

The Lee County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to open all of its beaches,…
Apr 27, 2020 758

Fort Myers Beach Town Council votes to open the beach to residents

Fort Myers Beach town council has just voted to open the beach to residents from 7 am…
Apr 27, 2020 440

Fort Myers Beach Town Council votes to open the beach to residents

Fort Myers Beach town council has just voted to open the beach to residents from 7 am…

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