Tuesday, January 28, 2020

This Week

Who Prays for You?

The Poor Clare Nuns of San Damiano Monastery Have you ever driven past the beautiful grounds of the Church of the Ascension on Fort Myers...

Art Show Opens

Now on exhibit in the Fort Myers Beach Art Association Gallery is the juried and judged art show, “Not the Status Quo.” On Sunday,...

Putt and Pub Crawl a Success

The 10th Annual Putt & Pub Crawl filled downtown Fort Myers Beach with colorful characters, remarkable putting and amazing support of ten Island non-profits...

Walkover, Parking & More

Ambitious Council Agenda The Town Council of Fort Myers Beach tackled an ambitious agenda at its meeting on Tuesday morning, January 21, with roughly 35...

Dave Drumm, Town Council Candidate

Candidacy Announcement My name is Dave Drumm and I’m seeking a position on the town council. As a beach resident and business owner (Reflow Plumbing...

Bruce Butcher, Town Council

Candidacy Announcement Bruce Butcher has announced his campaign for re-election to Town Council. He is the representative for the Town to the MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization) and...

New Beach School Desks

Local Business Raises Funds The Beach Elementary School has a long-time need to replace its outdated school desks, and once she learned about this, a...

Potbelly Airplant, Beach Botany

Potbelly Airplant, Tillandsia paucifolia, is a long time resident of Matanzas Pass Preserve. An epiphytic bromeliad that grows on Buttonwood trees attached by anchor...

Dolphins and Authors

Friends of the Beach Library Dolphin Ruby takes a leap of faith in the back bay recently in this photo by photographer, author and Fairy...

Forrest Critser

Town Council Candidacy Announcement I would like to introduce myself: I am Forrest Critser. Everyone knows me as “Butch”. I am a retired Baptist Minister...

Area Kiwanis Clubs Gather

Children Priority One Representatives of several SWFL area Kiwanis Clubs gathered last Thursday, January 16, for a Division Council Meeting on Fort Myers Beach, hosted...

Paint Around Fundraiser

FMBAA Student Scholarships On January 23rd at 5pm the Fort Myers Beach Art Association (FMBAA) will host a mesmerizing “Paint Around” Social to raise funds...

Support Local Food Pantry

Choice Market Choice Market is the only food pantry serving the families in need on Fort Myers Beach. This is our community food pantry and they...

Town Hosts Branding Workshop

“Fort Myers Beach needs a brand to identify it as someplace unique to everyone, from residents to seasonals to visitors,” said Sharon McCormick, Director...

State Days 2020

Refugees from the chilly Hawkeye state, filled The Original Shrimp Dock Bar & Grill on Wednesday, January 15, for the first of eleven State...

Council Debates Palm Ave. Restroom

Panel Issues Divided Approval Governmental decisions occasionally act like boomerangs – just when you think you are through with one, it returns to smack you...

FMB Community Foundation Gala

Peace, Love, Joy on January 31 Slightly over a half-century ago, Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young sang in the song, “Woodstock,” about...

All Birds Lead to Fish

In my many fishing instruction classes I have often said that it’s important for fisherman to not only learn about the many marine electronics...

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