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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

May 08, 2021

Nautical Expo 2021 At Lee Civic Center

in Lifestyle by Production
The 2021 Nautical Expo event at the Lee Civic Center will be held on May 15 and 16. The expo will have Salt and freshwater fishing seminars sponsored by MirrOlure and will be held on the hour from local guides including bass fishing expert, Captain Mark King,…
May 06, 2021

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

in Outdoor by Production
On Thursday night, August 22, 2019, the Fort Myers Miracle, the local minor league baseball team from the Minnesota Twins organization, completed a three-game sweep of the Charlotte Stone Crabs with a 5 to 2 victory. Little did any of us fans dream as we…
April 13, 2021

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

in General/Features by Production
What: The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB), iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1 welcome Julia Cole to the Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series. The livestream event, hosted by Miriam Dotson, VCB communications manager, will feature Cole’s…
April 13, 2021

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

in Outdoor by Production
With Earth Day 2021 on the horizon, get your environmental swerve on at the iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach! The Mound House offers two new and free Earth Day events on Thursday, April 22. While free, advance registration is necessary due to space…
April 05, 2021

Our Water: Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource Part I

in Outdoor by Production
Water provides Lee County with an environment and quality of life that lures new residents and visitors alike. Human activities, population growth, and watershed alterations, though, have caused significant impacts to the County’s water and other natural…
April 01, 2021

Calling All Mermaids, Mermaid Fest is this Weekend!

in Outdoor by Production
Mermaid Fest FMB is this weekend from April 2-4 at Lover's Key event field. Mermaid fest is a collaboration of artists, wellness groups and local not for profits who understand the beautiful symbiosis between our earth and our local communities. Mermaid Fest…
March 31, 2021

FMB Town Councilor ‘Hand Written’ Letter Initiative

in Environment by Production
As we get closer to rainy season, the fight over how to handle water discharges from Lake Okeechobee is intensifying!" US Congressman Brian Mast, representing District 18, Florida's ‘upper’ east coast area, containing Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach, has…
March 05, 2021

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

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Bill Semmer and Joanne Semmer and San Carlos Island residents have won their appeal to the Bay Harbor Marina project. We heard late yesterday afternoon as we were about to go to press with this current paper. The Semmers, have homes near the Main Street…
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

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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.
Jan 30, 2021 385

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

Searching for this dog beach on line, you will find that the location listed as: 14436…
Jan 23, 2021 174

Hazardous Material Technician Certification Class

When Oil Spill First Responders respond to an oil spill, training is not just a good…
Jan 23, 2021 3296

FM Beach Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Plans Move Forward

The agenda for Town Council’s meeting this week included pivotal decisions on…
Jan 08, 2021 368

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

Get ready to experience the best food in Fort Myers! Voted Best Continental Cuisine in…
Don't Let the tough guy look throw you...  Jerry is one of the nicest guys you’ll meet on the beach.
Dec 31, 2020 667

Fresh Catch and Junkanoos Keep Rolling Along

With 2020 bringing its most challenging obstacles, all businesses have felt the burden of…
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
Dec 23, 2020 2773

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

In Southwest Florida all the big fireworks displays for New Year’s Eve, have been…
Dec 19, 2020 357

FM Beach Town Council Last Meeting of 2020

Ed. Note: This story was updated for better coverage of the entire meeting, it was the…
Dec 14, 2020 419

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

This will be the Last Fundraiser for the Beach Kids Foundation in 2020 this TUESDAY,…
Nov 30, 2020 915

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 601

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 450

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 279

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 736

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 409

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 861

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 765

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 3559

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 360

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 746

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 897

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 295

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 828

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…

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