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Holiday Gathering: Annual Spirit of Christmas fund-raiser approaches

November 16, 2012 Two Canadian angels have recently returned to the island of Fort Myers Beach to help put smiles on thousands of children’s faces this holiday, for those who otherwise wouldn’t have much to smile... more »»

Let's have a BALL! Annual Surf Club Turkey Testicle Festival Saturday

November 16, 2012 Benefits have been held on our little island community long before it was even founded as its own town. But, one of the most unique of those benefits will be taking place this weekend, Saturday, No. more »»

County commissioner to head Republican luncheon today

November 13, 2012 John Manning, Lee County commissioner, will be the featured speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Fort Myers Republican Women’s Club on Tuesday, Nov.13. more »»

Transit ridership is on the rise

November 12, 2012 LeeTran’s ridership soared to a record-breaking 3.76 million in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, for a year-over-year increase of 17 percent. more »»

Young children to receive free Autism screening

November 9, 2012 The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, in partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southwest Florida, offers a free monthly autism spectrum disorder screening for toddlers 1... more »»

Fort Myers Boat Show begins today

November 8, 2012 One of the River District’s most highly anticipated events is just on the horizon. more »»

Whitefly outbreak discussed at Town Hall

November 6, 2012 Clark Ryals, Sr. Forester from the Florida Forest Service (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services), will be speaking at Council Chambers in Town Hall on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.. more »»

Beach community asked to dine out for Bambi’s sake Tuesday

November 5, 2012 We need your support," said Cindi D'Andrea, representative of the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce. "Please come to Shoals tomorrow night, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. more »»

Restaurants to aid in Chamber Bambi project

November 5, 2012 Beach restaurants are stepping up to help the Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce raise funds for tourist information centers. more »»

Coast to Coast Expedition Challenge set to start Nov. 4

November 2, 2012 Join spectators and adventure racers Sunday, Nov. more »»

Gathering Toys for X-Mas: Beach Pub’s annual memorial bike run and benefit Sunday

November 1, 2012 Regularly holding special benefits and fund-raisers for island kids and charity organizations throughout the year, The Beach Pub, 1668 I St. more »»

League reassures voters frustrated by amendments

October 31, 2012 In the month since the League of Women Voters of Florida launched their Voter Assistance Hotline, 1-855-FL-VOTER (1-855-358-6837), more than 1,000 calls have poured in, most of them from voters... more »»

Lee Memorial foundation adds new members

October 30, 2012 Lee Memorial Health System Foundation announced it has approved the addition of the following five new board members. more »»

Shell Point model train room open for visitors

October 29, 2012 The Gulf Coast Model Railroad at Shell Point Retirement Community is open for tours. Last year thousands of visitors toured the train room, and this year many new upgrades have been added. more »»

Coast to Coast Expedition Challenge set to start Nov. 4

October 26, 2012 Join spectators and adventure racers Sunday, Nov. more »»

Calling all ghouls, goblins and creeps! Celebrating Halloween night on Fort Myers Beach

October 25, 2012 By MELISSA SCHNEIDER mschneider@breezenewspapers. more »»

Local AMIKids chairman honored at national conference

October 24, 2012 AMIKids Southwest Florida, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing youth an opportunity to transform their lives, recently announced that it received two awards at the AMIKids national... more »»

Beach Chamber seeks board members

October 24, 2012 The Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors would like to announce to its membership there are four open Director positions on the Board. The terms begin Jan. more »»

Ready to get back in business: Nellie’s reopens Friday

September 27, 2012 After a three-week break (well, hardly a “break”) from the public to give the building a fresh, new face, the staff of Nervous Nellie’s is proud to reopen its doors to their patrons Friday, Sep. more »»

Enjoying 10 years in tropical paradise: Parrot Key Caribbean Grill celebrates 10 great years with $10,000 in prizes

September 12, 2012 It’s been one of the nicest local places to sit back, enjoy a tasty meal, live music and a beautiful view of the back bay for 10 years now, and to celebrate their decade-long reign along Main Street... more »»



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