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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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Tuesday September 06

A Voice For The People

It's been said that the timesmakes the person and 2016 is callingout for Dick Anderson,candidate…

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Tuesday September 06

A Voice For The People

News From Around The Bay

November 11, 2019

Finding Neverland: Fun For The Whole Family

in Lifestyle by Production
The production of the 2015 Broadway musical Finding Neverland may likely be remembered as one of my most memorable touring productions that has graced the stages of Fort Myers this season. But you better hurry if you're going to catch it... It is only playing…
November 09, 2019

Local Teachers Recognized by Fort Myers Beach Masonic Lodge

in General/Features by Production
Fort Myers Beach Lodge Number 362 presented awards to two teachers as part of the Adopt-A-Teacher program. Bridget Zalesak, a Special Needs teacher at Mariner High School and Todd Krichbaum, Automotive Instructor at Ida S. Baker High School each received a…
November 07, 2019

Florida’s Foray Into State-Sanctioned Hemp Crops Set For Approval In Time For 2020 Season

in Outdoor by Production
Florida’s foray into developing hemp as a cash crop that will spur the creation of related processing and manufacturing industries in the state could get final federal approval in time for the 2020 growing season, officials say. That timeline was firmed up…
October 24, 2019

What Is an “Elective Share” and What Happens If My Spouse Waives It?

in General/Features by Production
Something all married couples need to think about when making their estate plan is Florida's “elective share” rule. This refers to a state law that authorizes the surviving spouse to claim a 30-percent share of a deceased spouse's elective estate–i.e., any…
September 25, 2019

Ostego Bay Foundation Inc. Resumes Waterfront Tours

in Outdoor by Production
Located on Florida's Gulf Coast, the Fort Myers Beach area offers its own great beaches as well as being surrounded by barrier and coastal islands to explore. The Working Waterfront Tour is a must do when visiting Southwest Florida. The shrimp fleet of San…
August 22, 2019

John Alvin Fadely - R I P - March 23, 1943 - August 10, 2019

in General/Features by Production
John Fadely, born March 23, 1943 in Anderson, Indiana passed away peacefully on August 10, 2019. He attended Madison Heights High School in Anderson, Indiana. He joined the Navy after high school where he learned his trade of Tool and Die Making. He worked…
April 15, 2019

Boat Responsibly in Lee County

in Outdoor by Production
Boat sober! Waterways are second only to highways when it comes to accidental deaths. Many factors impact an individual when underway. Sun, wind, noise, vibration from the boat, motion and dehydration all act as stressors to the body when boating. These…
April 11, 2019

To Unplug 'Unplanned'

in Lifestyle by Production
The conversion of Abby Johnson -- from one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in America to pro-life leader -- sounds like the kind story line that would never make its way into the movie theater. But it has. "Unplanned" debuted in 1,059…
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April 11, 2019

Local Happenings and Updates

in News Around The Bay by Production
CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM AT FGCU Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) has established a Construction Management Department, offering a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management. The program was introduced to the business community with a Day at the…
March 21, 2019

Frank Sinatra Show “It Was A Very Good Year” Comes To Town

in Lifestyle by Production
It was a Very Good Year" is a Multi-media tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Tony Sands as "The Voice." Sands first recognized his knack for emulating Ol' Blue Eyes when he was a teenager. “I never tried to change my vocals to imitate or impersonate Frank. It…
February 15, 2019

Neil Diamond and Tina Turner Show comes to the Beach

in Lifestyle by Production
YesterYear Theater presents: Neil Diamond and Tina Turner for 3 nights only at The Fort Myers Beach Moose Lodge Event Center. Tickets are $40 and include hourdourves, there is a cash bar available throughout the shows. the best tables/seats are going fast so…
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January 25, 2019

Las Vegas Comes to Town

in General/Features by Production
Last season local entertainment was taken to a new level on Fort Myers Beach! Jerry Nolan (of Fresh Catch Bistro and Junkanoos) and Kay Cummings have partnered up to do it again, bringing us Yesteryear Theater: Las Vegas and New York style live entertainment,…
Jan 16, 2019 4422

Fort Myers Beach's First Environmental Symposium

Want to learn about the environment? The Town of Fort Myers Beach is planning its…
Jan 02, 2019 6118

Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival

At Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival, hungry festivalgoers will flock to enjoy a…
Dec 26, 2018 1729

Youth Violence Prevention Project Offers Grants to Local Groups and Organizations

The United Way and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers (UUCFM) have begun a…
Nov 24, 2018 1633

2018 Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament

It's a few weeks away, Saturday December 8th 2018.... the 15th Annual Calusa Blueway…
Aug 22, 2018 9719

Circus Transformus Is In Town for Only 2 Shows at BroadwayPalm

Circus Transformus is a visually stunning, contemporary circus performance incorporating…
Aug 06, 2018 8321

Clean up Lake Okeechobee .. Click link in article to sign petition, 70,000 signatures still needed

Lake Okeechobee is covered in cyanobacteria, polluting our waterways to the East via St.…
Jul 31, 2018 2097

BROADWAY PALM ANNOUNCES LOCAL ADULT AUDITIONS!

BROADWAY PALM ANNOUNCES LOCAL ADULT AUDITIONS! FORT MYERS, Fla - Broadway Palm Dinner…
Jul 28, 2018 8980

Happy Birthday To Sun Bay Paper!

Sun Bay Paper is celebrating our 3rd birthday, (in a singing voice) HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US…
Jul 28, 2018 1476

Barefoot Rugby Tournament August 4th on the Beach

Beerfoot or Barefoot Rugby tournament is 7's rugby that has been taking place for the…
Jul 27, 2018 2829

LOCAL TOWN HALL AUGUST 6TH ON OUR WATER: FIGHTING A LEGACY OF NEGLECT

Local Scientists Concerned about Water Quality Host Free Public Forum on Health and Toxic…
Jul 09, 2018 1098

Liability For Damages, Boating Responsibility

Under the law, both Federal and State of Florida, damage caused by a boat wake is treated…
Jun 20, 2018 1903

National Seashell Day’s GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS ™ Title Attempt Set For June 21

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) is sponsoring an event to break the…
Jun 14, 2018 11947

DEBATES ABOUT IMMIGRATION OLDER THAN THE UNITED STATES ITSELF

Finally, after agonizing procedural wrangling that is only a preface to even more…
Jun 09, 2018 2125

Ring of Fire, A Musical Tribute To Johnny Cash

"Ring of Fire" The Music of the Legendary Johnny Cash, now playing at the Broadway Palm…
May 31, 2018 9537

Lee County Special Olympics Benefit On Fort Myers Beach

The Battle on the Blueway 2018 will be held June 9th, on the gulf side of Fort Myers…
Apr 23, 2018 10826

POPEYEPALOOZA IX Save the Date: April 29, 2018

Just in time to kick off the end of season, when more of us locals come out to play,…
Apr 13, 2018 11332

New Fort Myers Beach Resort Plans Move Forward

On Tuesday council members voted unanimously to move forward with plans to build a luxury…
Mar 22, 2018 13529

Bay Harbour Marina Village Plan Amendment Meeting

The Lee County Local Planning Agency is scheduled to hear the Bay Harbour Marina Village…
Mar 22, 2018 15419

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Comes to Fort Myers: Local Hot Dog Eating Champs Will Win Trip to July 4th Finals in Coney Island

Nathan’s Famous will host the Florida qualifier for the annual Fourth of July…
RJ Snider (L) of Lightmark Productions, Danny Martenson of  Fear No Fin Apparel and the Lani Kai Resort host the Second Annual Fort Myers Beach Spring Break Wave Challenge
Mar 18, 2018 13008

The Fort Myers Beach Wave Challenge 3-24-2018

This weekend everyone is focused on St. Patrick's Day, it falling on a Saturday makes for…
Mar 09, 2018 2884

Sanibel Music Festival

The mission of the Festival is to present classical music of the highest standard and to…
Mar 09, 2018 13458

Immokalee Cattle Drive & Jamboree

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

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