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November 28, 2017 Bruce Phillips is a full-time sand sculptor, but that doesn't mean he gets to play in the sand on the beach all day. more »»

Fort Myers Beach boat parade to set sail Saturday

November 28, 2017 It's best to find a spot early to watch the Fort Myers Beach Boat Parade — dockside seating fills up fast. The 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade is set for Saturday, De. more »»

New bill could extend National Flood Insurance Program five more years

November 22, 2017 The National Flood Insurance Program could be thrown a lifeline. The NFIP was set to expire Sept. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Lions celebrate 65 years

November 22, 2017 The desire for community service is what makes someone a Lion. The Fort Myers Beach Lions Club is celebrating its 65th year and shared that celebration with the Everglades Lions Saturday nigh. more »»

Annual Ostego Bay Foundation fish fry fundraiser set for Dec. 1

November 22, 2017 Freshly fried fish and a slew of items to win: it's time for the annual Ostego Bay Foundation Old Fashioned Fish Fry and silent auction. The foundation will host its annual fundraiser Friday, Dec. more »»

Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday

November 22, 2017 Black Friday is the deals-crazy shopping day after Thanksgiving. But Small Business Saturday celebrates mom-and-pop, locally owned shops — many of which call Fort Myers Beach home. more »»

Watch A Christmas Carol Dec.1, 2

November 22, 2017 Live theater is a rare event on Fort Myers Beach. Over the years, various hardworking people have pulled together a show, and each one has been a gem of community theatre. more »»

All board the Tapa Hop trolley

November 22, 2017 The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tapa Hop event Tuesday, Nov. 14. more »»

Key West Express saves family from burning vessel

November 21, 2017 It was a normal morning on the Key West Express Monday as it prepared to transport visitors from Fort Myers Beach to Key West. But that changed when the captain heard a distress call from the radi. more »»

Florida's ecosystems feel the strain after Irma

November 20, 2017 Florida's Everglades and connected ecosystems are fighting battles on all sides. more »»

Lovers Key dreams realized

November 20, 2017 Attendees were told to close their eyes and listen when Pamela Jones-Morton, Friends of Lovers Key State Park board member, began her speech. more »»

State law prohibits the prohibition of plastic bags, Styrofoam

November 15, 2017 Fort Myers Beach has made one victory in the battle against microplastic pollution, but a next step might have to get a little more creative. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Council agrees: stick to the code

November 15, 2017 A new ordinance on short term rental is out and an accord on council is in. During the Nov. 9 planning meeting, the five agreed they wanted to enforce the current rules on short term rentals. more »»

Town council tells Tetra Tech to drill down on stormwater

November 15, 2017 If the town doesn’t want to increase the stormwater utility fee, it won’t be able to accomplish a street-by-street stormwater syste. more »»

Fresh on Fort Myers Beach

November 15, 2017 Visitors and residents near Old San Carlos have a new venue to pick up produce and homemade goods. more »»

Strokes in the sand

November 15, 2017 Some painters sit, some painters stand. Some use water colors and others use acrylics, but all plein air painters fare the elements to make their works of art. more »»

Spirit of Christmas scheduled for Dec. 5

November 8, 2017 While some might spend the months before the holidays planning for family visits or meals, several organizations on Fort Myers Beach are planning to make sure no one’s left behind on Christmas. more »»

Spaghetti with the stars

November 8, 2017 The restaurant at 1821 Estero Blvd.has switched hands, but it's keeping the Mediterranean theme. Mangia Mangia, Fort Myers Beach's newest Italian eatery, opened Oct. 30. more »»

Connecting to local culture

November 8, 2017 No, Mound Key is not in the same place as the Mound House. But, it is rich with cultural and environmental history. more »»

Irma debris overshadows fishing line

November 8, 2017 This year’s Monofilament Madness cleanup brought in twice the amount of trash with half the volunteers of last year. But that could be due to Hurricane Irma’s damage in September. more »»



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