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Gulf & Main: May/June 2017 Issue

May 22, 2017 12:15AM ● Published by Kevin

Home is truly where the heart is, so we've packed the May-June issue of Gulf & Main Magazine with ideas that will inspire you to express yourself in your home, no matter where that happens to be. From the latest home decor trends to gardening and landscaping tips to creative ways of spending time as a family, this issue is guaranteed to make you feel good about where you live.

Read some of our top stories below.

Enjoy reading our previous digital issue.


The last incarnation of Fort Myers High School opened in 1949 Photo by Craig Garrett

Getting Schooled - 130-year history, Lee County’s newest set to open, generational glue

Lee County is one of Florida’s oldest, certainly large with more than 120 buildings and a nearly $1.4 billion spending budget. Read More » 

 

Crafting Spirits at List Distillery - A story behind every bottle at local distiller - May 27 2017 0922AM

Crafting Spirits at List Distillery - A story behind every bottle at local distiller

List Distillery opened its doors to the public last July and has been on a roll ever since. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of The A Cappella Group

Perfecting the Pitch - Elite Cypress Lake performers, popular before Hollywood hoopla

Since 2003, Cypress Lake High School in Fort Myers has been the home to TAG, or The A Cappella Group. Read More » 

Myra Roberts was recognized with a WGCU 2016 MAKERS award given to women making a lasting impact in Southwest Florida Photo courtesy of Myra Roberts

Meet Myra Roberts - Outrage shapes social outlook, speaking to injustices, her Florida deco is fun

From her Sanibel home studio, Myra Roberts shows off her jolly jumble of paintbrushes and drawing pads. "Don't sweat the small stuff. Make your life full." Read More » 

  

5 Great Places for Kiddie Adventures - May 27 2017 1153AM

5 Great Places for Kiddie Adventures

Summer fun includes learning, the wonderment of Southwest Florida (don’t forget to pack lunches). Read More » 

Photo by Ann Marie OPhelan

Flower Power - Careful of what you grow, danger lurking in the garden, consult experts

They’re nice to look at. But a large number of household and garden plants can put us and our pets in danger of sickness. Or worse. Read More » 

  

In Print 2017
  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    09/25/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/25/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/27/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    09/27/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    09/27/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    09/27/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Open Mic Night at The French Press

    09/27/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    Grab your instrument, warm up your voice, Wednesdays from 6:30- 9:30pm.


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/27/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Haunted History Tour

    09/27/2017
    08:00PM

    90-minute walk through downtown Fort Myers reveals a darker side, including stories of both resid...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    10/01/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • History Park Farmers and Artisans Market

    10/01/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Operated by Punta Gorda Historical Society, produce, meat, fish and additional food items, plus m...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    10/01/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Drawing I & II

    10/01/2017
    02:00PM — 04:00PM

    This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I. We will also revis...


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