Biz Buzz



Beach Bums has new owners! If you haven’t recently dined at Beach Bum’s it’s time to stop by and say hello to the new owners Lonnie and Laura Greenwalt, shown here. Lonnie and Laura are native Floridians from Palm Bay where Lonnie owned and operated a pizzeria for over 15 years. He has brought his experience and love for food to Fort Myers Beach. A bright clean atmosphere along with a large selection of items to choose from including flatbreads, salads, subs and wraps, pizza, lobster rolls and calzones. Beer and wine is available. Outdoor seating (pet-friendly). Delivery available. Beach Bum’s, 1190 Estero Blvd, FMB. 239-314-5384. Hours: 11am – 2:30am daily.



Fish HouseThe Fish House Restaurant has opened their new location in downtown Fort Myers Beach. Trading their former quiet waterside location at Fish Tale Marina for their bright new space near Times Square, the new location features three HD projectors plus 7 TV’s over the bar. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available and large roll up doors allow all diners to enjoy the beautiful weather and Gulf breezes. Their menu offers an extensive appetizer selection, plus salads, soups, sandwiches, pastas and entrees. The menu even includes multiple options for those who are looking for a non-fish meal. There are also Fish House locations on Sanibel and Bonita Beach Road. Fish House Restaurant, 320 Old San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach. 239-765-6766. Hours: 11am-10pm daily.



Beach BrewBeach Brew & Bakery has opened in Seagrape Plaza. Owners Kim and Greg Gillman offer Gourmet Coffee, fresh baked goods and desserts and a warm family atmosphere. They are the Home of the Beach Bun, a delectable blend of sugar, cinnamon and spice blended into light pastry layers. Coffee lovers will appreciate the variety of Arabica Beans, along with Lattes, Cappuccinos, Espressos, Smoothies and Blended drinks. “This is long time dream of ours,” Kim said, “and we think Fort Myers Beach is the perfect location.” Check out the beach’s newest coffee & bakery destination, you’ll only be a stranger there once. Beach Brew & Bakery, 2801 Estero Blvd, Suite K, FMB. 239-233-8920. Hours: 7:30am-1:30pm daily.



Bizz Buzz New Chamber MembersThe Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed several new members at their Member Breakfast held at Pinchers at Wyndham Garden Resort. Shown here are: Dave Anderson, Chairman of Fort Myers Beach Chamber, Linda Reilly of Beach Retreats FMB Inc., Rosanna Reilly of Premier Plus Realty Co. & Fort Myers Beach Inn and Bud Nocera President of Fort Myers Beach Chamber. FMB Chamber of Commerce, 1661 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach. 239-454-7500. Check out the Chamber’s “Roxie” Information trailer located in Time Square dispensing local information and answering visitor inquiries.