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For the Love of John

August 25, 2016 Local blues music phenomenon John Allender was recently in a bad accident and needs the help of the community. The folks of the Beach Pub, 1668 I S. more »»

 
 
 
The Destiny of Miss Patty -- Little fund-raising tug boat one step closer to maiden voyage

August 17, 2016 Local Vietnam-era U.S. Navy veteran Dietrich “Pete” Schaeffer likes to keep busy in his free time. more »»

Riding and Rolling -- Bootleggers' next Bike Night Saturday

August 17, 2016 Now thick into the more quiet months of the year, Bootlegger’s BBQ still continues offering its monthly Bike Nights, with the next event rolling through Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the 2200 Main St. more »»

Tapa Hop tickets now on sale to Fort Myers Beach Chamber members for Sept. 20 event

August 17, 2016 Hosted annually by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce, Tapa Hop tickets are now on sale for chamber members, hitting the streets Tuesday, Sept. 20, beginning at 4:30 p.m. more »»

Pet Pals rescue column: Week of Aug. 17

August 17, 2016 Not a way to end his life This poor boy is scheduled to go to the Shelter if not rescued by the end of the month. We got a text from a lady who had to move and could not keep Spanky. more »»

Cosmic coolness -- Local planetarium unveils massive meteorite Saturday

August 12, 2016 After months of eager anticipation, and perfectly coinciding with the Perseids meteor shower, the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave. more »»

Benefacting Bikers -- Upcoming motorcycle benefit runs and other local events

August 12, 2016 All bikers love the freedom of wind in their hair, two wheels on the open road and knowing there’s a good cause to benefit. more »»

A decade of pillaging -- 11th annual island Pirate Festival places ‘X’ on the map

August 12, 2016 Ahoyyyyy, Mateys! Join thousands of roving pirates, scalawags, privateers and high-seas adventurers along historic Old San Carlos seaport for three days of pirate fun on the waterway of Estero Islan... more »»

Dread on the High Seas -- All ghosts and ghouls invited to set sail Saturday eve

August 3, 2016 Setting sail along the shores of Fort Myers Beach is a pirate ship manned by a ghostly crew, swarmed with ghosts, ghouls and swash-buckling cavaliers who have met their imminent doom atop the ghastl... more »»

Local musical group debuts at record shop Saturday

August 3, 2016 The debut performance of the local musical group, Kamikaze, will be rocking the stage of Beach Records, 16120 San Carlos Blvd. more »»

David Barbur Memorial Ride

August 3, 2016 Nonprofit organization ACT will hold a 30-mile motorcycle ride and brunch Sunday, Aug. 21, to raise funds for programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. more »»

#FMB4PULSE benefit at The Cottage all day Saturday

July 28, 2016 Having been in the works since a day after the tragic event in June, the staff of The Cottage and Gulfshore Grill is hosting an all-day benefit Saturday, July 30, for the victims of the Orlando... more »»

Wheels for Jay -- Matlacha benefit concert for local humanitarian Saturday

July 28, 2016 Kip Lawrence is a well-known local songwriter and member of the popular Yard Dogs “Florida Swamp” band. more »»

Gotta catch 'em all on Fort Myers Beach!

July 20, 2016 Since first popping up in the App Store weeks ago, Fort Myers Beach has become one of the biggest hot spots in Southwest Florida to catch some of the best Pokemon creatures of the Pokemon Go world. more »»

Relaxing the Mind, Body & Spirit -- Enjoying yoga sessions along the sand of FMB

July 13, 2016 Many escape to the sands of Fort Myers Beach to relax and unwind. Many also escape to the meditative state of yoga for the same resul. more »»

BINGO fund-raiser for little Oliver at Val’s Lounge Thursday night

July 13, 2016 The Tabarrini Foundation will be hosting a BINGO?fund-raiser at Val’s Lounge, 17264 San Carlos Blvd., for a local child Thursday, July 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. more »»

Sand, Sun, Nightly Fun -- Enjoying a hot summer night of fun and frill on Fort Myers Beach

July 11, 2016 As the summer chugs along and Fort Myers Beach residents have a chance to rest and take a few breaths, many plan to take quick trips down to our sister island to the south, Key West. more »»

brit Floyd -- Int’l Pink Floyd cover band rocks another knockout show

July 1, 2016 As if we would have expected anything less, it was yet another stellar performance by internationally touring super-group Brit Floyd, known as “The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,” when they rocke... more »»

Brit Floyd -- Int’l Pink Floyd cover band returns to SWFL Thursday

June 21, 2016 Following its hugely successful 150-concert date tour around the globe in 2015, Brit Floyd, known as “The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,” has returned to North America to continue its amazing... more »»

Meat Matters -- Jack’s Farm to Fork hosts sustainability benefit BBQ Sunday

June 9, 2016 Raising funds and awareness for the importance of a sustainable food system, Jack’s Farm to Fork, within the Pink Shell Beach Resort, 275 Estero Blv. more »»

Harley-Davidson event brings BBQ, brews and bourbon

June 9, 2016 Foodies and craft brew fans alike are in for a treat this month, as Six Bends Harley-Davidson hosts Bourbon, Brews and BBQ Saturday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on The Plaza. more »»

 
 

Portrait and figure art course August 27, 2016

An Open Session for all Portrait and Figure Artists will held this and every Saturday, from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Robb and Stucky, 13170 S. Cleveland Avd., Fort Myers, sponsored by the Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc. more »

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