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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

January 14, 2022

U.S. Natural Gas is Critical to Strengthening National Security

in Environment by Production
In recent months, European gas prices have risen as much as 700%, leaving millions of citizens vulnerable to a dangerously unstable grid and burdened with high electricity costs heading into this winter. Disruptions from this energy crisis have been felt by…
January 09, 2022

Singin’ In The Rain: Live on Stage

in News Around The Bay by Production
If you enjoy a good musical, you’re going to love this presentation of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ and if you enjoy a good tap dance…. Well, this is right up your alley! Fantastic screen to play adaptation is what you’ll find when you catch this awesome musical.…
December 30, 2021

Environmental Preservation Projects Budget Well Received

in Environment by Production
When the legislature convenes next year, one of the budget priorities it is expected to address is record funding for environmental conservation projects, which have received a wide range of support from conservation and environmental groups. Florida…
December 27, 2021

Town’s 26th birthday celebration to include cupcakes, ball drop, fireworks on New Year’s Eve

in Outdoor by Production
The Town of Fort Myers Beach will celebrate its 26th year of incorporation on December 31, 2021, with the return of the annual cupcake giveaway in Times Square and a fireworks display and ball drop. The cupcake giveaway is from noon to 1 p.m. or until…
November 07, 2021

Mound House Upcoming Outdoor Nature & Education Events: November 2021

in Outdoor by Production
You can see Fall colors all over Fort Myers Beach – the different-colored license plates from across the nation on cars driven by seasonals and tourists! With visitation rapidly increasing, the iconic Mound House is boosting its hours of operation from three…
November 06, 2021

Army Corp Delays Lake O plan

in Environment by Production
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was scheduled to publish its recommended regulation plan for Lake Okeechobee this week, but announced late last week it would not have the 10-year proposal ready before Nov. 16. The delay is praised by those who don’t like the…
October 11, 2021

A Waterfront Anniversary Celebration: Snug Harbor

in Business by Production
Snug Harbor Waterfront Restaurant is celebrating it's one year anniversary next weekend on October 15, 16, and 17, with fresh seafood, raw bar & food specials, door prizes, and live entertainment! And with the good fortune of Stone Crab season starting on…
Driving onto Fort. Myers Beach under new road and landscaping changes proposed by DOT
September 26, 2021

FDOT Presentation Raises Crosswalk Concerns on FM Beach

in General/Features by Production
Last week the Florida Department of Transportation made a presentation to the Fort Myers Beach Town Council about the future foot of the bridge design project scheduled to be completed in time with Margaritaville, sometime in the summer/fall of 2023. The new…
September 10, 2021

Broadway Palm's 29th Season Opens With “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY!”

in Lifestyle by Production
What's better than a great song from a Broadway show? Many great songs from many Broadway shows!! Broadway Palm Dinner Theater's first production of this season is a great musical that performs highlights from smash hits such as Les Misérables, Phantom of the…
August 27, 2021

Island Hoppers Songwriters Fest

in General/Features by Production
After a one-year hiatus, the annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is returning to Southwest Florida Sept. 17 – 26. The Island Hopper Songwriter Fest (IHSF) is a 10-day music festival featuring performances by the greatest singer-songwriters from Nashville and…
August 27, 2021

All American Baseball!

in Outdoor by Production
I need a distraction! The world is going to hell in a hand-basket and I just would like it all to stop, if even for just a few hours! Enter Baseball!!! I grew up watching The Red Sox, ...Carl Yazkrempsi, Carlton Fisk, Rico Petrocelli, and the like, at home…
August 12, 2021

Finally! Margaritaville Beach Resort Will Have A Ground Breaking Ceremony and Celebration

in Business by Production
The TPI Hospitality FMB team has announced its groundbreaking ceremony for the Margaritaville Beach Resort is officially set for 3 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 13, at 1160 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. After years of delays caused by issues out of TPl's control,…
Aug 04, 2021 1072

7th Annual Bacon-Fest Lets Guests Be The Judge

Bacon lovers will judge the "Best Drink" and "Best Appetizer" in the 7th Annual South…
Jul 16, 2021 934

Mussels Update and Key Info

The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels welcomed the Jupiter Hammerheads (MIA) to Hammond Stadium…
Jul 15, 2021 1254

Volunteers needed for Fort Myers Beach Town Boards and Committees

Town of Fort Myers Beach, FL – Community members interested in serving as volunteers to…
Jul 06, 2021 1379

Grease Is The Word!

It’s 1959, and Rydell High School’s senior class is in rare form. The too-cool-for-school…
Jul 03, 2021 1360

Red, White, & Boom Boom! Mighty Mussels Host Fireworks July 2nd, 3rd & 4th!

Some images just scream The United States of America, such as baseball, hot dogs, and…
Jun 29, 2021 642

The Mussels are back in town, for another six game home stretch!

After their win last Wednesday extending their winning streak to seven games and going…
Jun 29, 2021 500

Last FM Beach Town Council Meeting until August

Town Council’s meeting on Monday, June 7, was the last one until August while approving…
Jun 20, 2021 552

Local Minor League Team Mighty Mussels go 5-1 in Six Game Home Stretch

Sawyer Gipson-Long went five scoreless and Aaron Sabato drove in two to lead the Fort…
Jun 08, 2021 500

Buy Me Some Peanuts & Cracker Jack...

“Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd;Buy me some peanuts & Cracker…
Jun 04, 2021 846

‘Beehive’ the Musical: A Fun Night Out Down Memory Lane

Going to a musical has always been a trip down memory lane for me, my mom loved musicals,…
May 24, 2021 5867

Local Baseball Team... the "MIGHTY MUSSELS" Revise 2021 HEALTH & SAFETY Protocols At HAMMOND STADIUM

In accordance with Major League Baseball and Lee County health and safety guidelines, the…
May 21, 2021 773

5th Annual Rum Bucket Fundraiser Raises $16,400 For Golisano Children’s Hospital

Last year, the Salty Crab, located on Fort Myers Beach, held their 5th annual Rum Bucket…
May 21, 2021 443

FM Beach Town Hall Meeting: May 17th report

The meetings usually begin with public comment but that was preluded with discussion of…
May 08, 2021 6072

Nautical Expo 2021 At Lee Civic Center

The 2021 Nautical Expo event at the Lee Civic Center will be held on May 15 and 16. The…
May 06, 2021 2882

Mussel Up! Fort Myers, Minor League Baseball Returns For Home Opener: May 11

On Thursday night, August 22, 2019, the Fort Myers Miracle, the local minor league…
Apr 13, 2021 629

Julia Cole performs in Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series April 15

What: The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB), iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1…
Apr 13, 2021 534

Mound House. Earth Day Events MRTF’s “Ask Me” Environmental Booth

With Earth Day 2021 on the horizon, get your environmental swerve on at the iconic Mound…
Apr 05, 2021 408

Our Water: Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource Part I

Water provides Lee County with an environment and quality of life that lures new…
Apr 01, 2021 690

Calling All Mermaids, Mermaid Fest is this Weekend!

Mermaid Fest FMB is this weekend from April 2-4 at Lover's Key event field. Mermaid fest…
Mar 31, 2021 552

FMB Town Councilor ‘Hand Written’ Letter Initiative

As we get closer to rainy season, the fight over how to handle water discharges from Lake…
Mar 05, 2021 715

Bay Harbor Marina Project: the Old Compass Rose Marina: Appealed

Bill Semmer and Joanne Semmer and San Carlos Island residents have won their appeal to…
Feb 17, 2021 1054

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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