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

By Kevin, Sep 15, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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

By Melanie Heisinger, Sep 12, 2017, Categories: Local Living

Some information regarding storm recovery in the Fort Myers area.

Lee County Elections Affected by Hurricane Irma

By Melanie Heisinger, Sep 08, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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

By Melanie Heisinger, Sep 07, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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

By Kevin, Aug 28, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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

By Kevin, Aug 21, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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

By Kevin, Aug 15, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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

By Kevin, Jul 28, 2017, Categories: Local Living

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.

Lee County Schools on the Rise in Florida After New Preliminary District Grades are Released

By Kevin, Jul 17, 2017, Categories: Local Living

Superintendent credits Vision 2020 program for recent successes throughout Lee County schools.

Former NFL Player Tim Tebow Makes Strides Against the Fort Myers Miracle

By Kevin, Jul 14, 2017, Categories: Local Living

The former pro football quarterback registered two hits against the Fort Myers Miracle earlier this month, and drew a nice crowd.

  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/22/2017
    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

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM

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


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

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


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    09/22/2017
    03:30PM

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


  • Step Up to Art

    09/22/2017
    04:00PM — 05:30PM

    Come join fine artist Kathy Dunn in this new and exciting art series for your growing artists! Ch...


  • Sunset Celebration at Times Square

    09/22/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Live Music, Food and Fun at Time Square on Fort Myers Beach


  • Ladies' Night at The Paint Escape

    09/22/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

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


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/22/2017
    07:00PM

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


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    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...


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