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Disaster Leads to Determination | Resilience Will Drive Us To A Brighter Future

Oct 30, 2017

How Southwest Florida survived one of the most powerful storms in history and the stories of the people who live here and their shared passion for paradise.

Volunteers Still Needed in SWFL for Irma Relief Efforts

Oct 10, 2017 ● By Kevin

Here's a list of 10 spots around Southwest Florida where you can volunteer in the wake of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Irma Relief Updates, Florida Licensing On Wheels Coming to Lee County

Sep 15, 2017 ● By Kevin

Despite Friday's closure, the city will continue to activate local recovery from Hurricane Irma and issue more updates.

Fort Myers City Crews Survey Storm Damage & Assess Repairs

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Some information regarding storm recovery in the Fort Myers area.

Lee County Elections Affected by Hurricane Irma

Sep 08, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Due to the unpredictability and severity of Hurricane Irma, elections that were initially scheduled for September 12, 2017 have been rescheduled.

Hurricane Irma: Fort Myers Updates

Sep 07, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

A few updates on road closures, business closures & hours, and more info on hurricane preparations.

SoCo Cool! Artists Carve a Neighborhood Niche South of Colonial

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

Climbing aboard the branding strategy of previously neglected U.S. neighborhoods rich in culture, the SoCo Cultural District launched in October 2016.

Fort Myers' Newest Sports Complex Debuts With Beach Volleyball Tournament

Aug 21, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Midtown Beach Sports Complex is comprised of a 15,000-square-foot facility, which sits at 2277 Grand Ave. in Midtown Fort Myers, next to the Fort Myers Skatium.

5 Fun & Free Things to Do in Fort Myers

Aug 15, 2017 ● By Kevin

We've compiled 5 fun things to do for free in Fort Myers for our readers to explore.

8 Popular Things to Do Throughout the Year at Fort Myers Times Square

Jul 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

From sunsets and beaches to shrimp, local fare and fireworks, Fort Myers Times Square has tons of things to do throughout the year, both well known and off the beaten path.
  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    11/28/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    11/28/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


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


  • Wines One

    11/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    An introduction to the pleasures of wine. Food & wine parings. Taste over a dozen wines - many ma...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/24/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/24/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Square One Improv

    11/25/2017
    08:00PM

    Fast-paced, hilarious, musical, completely improvised comedy show. Square One Improv features the...


  • The second-pass debris collection for the City of Bonita Springs will begin the week of November ...


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Ugly Sweater Contest

    11/29/2017
    06:30PM

    Don we now our ugly sweaters! ‘Tis the season for tacky holiday attire, and we want to see your...


  • Painting with a Purpose

    11/30/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Join our friends from Painting with a Twist of Fort Myers for an evening of art and amusement on ...


  • Art Walk & Holiday Stroll

    12/01/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    Fun night at the Festival, as we celebrate Art Walk and the Holiday Stroll in the Downtown Fort M...


  • Children’s Workshop at Santa's Block Party!

    12/02/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Santa’s Block Party at the Goodwill Festival of Trees and hosted by: Sydney & Berne Davis Art C...


  • Come enjoy some Christmas spirit at the 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade! Last...


  • Celebrate the holidays and help feed the hungry by singing at the 27th Annual Christmas Carol Sin...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/06/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Christmas in the Park

    12/08/2017
    04:00PM — 10:00PM

    The City of Fort Myers celebrates the season with Christmas in the Park from 4 to 10 p.m. on Dece...


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