Sunday, November 29, 2020
Home Islander Spotlight

Islander Spotlight

Fort Myers Beach attracts a lot of fascinating people with interesting stories to tell, read them here.


Jimmy Keys, Man of Many Voices

by Yvonne Ransel Being pleasantly surprised by an entertaining fundraising event is always good for the soul. And entertained we were by Jimmy Keys at...

Pastor Rick Lund

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church “My wife Katherine and I are originally from Tacoma, Washington,” said Pastor Rick Lund, who became the new Pastor of St....

Beach Travelers, Paris

Porte d’Oréé Porte d’Oréé (Golden Gate) is composed of an elaborate fountain and palace of the same name, located near the Bois de Vincennes in...

Beach Travelers

The current exhibit at the first Digital Museum of Fine Art in Paris is “Van Gogh: La Nuit Etoiléé (Starry Night).” It is a...

Sands of Time: Women Volunteers

The Backbone of Fort Myers Beach What keeps Fort Myers Beach culturally rich, resource-proud and vibrant? This Town thrives in good part thanks to a...
janeen paulauskis, fort myers beach, fmb film festival, islander spotlight

Reel Women: Janeen Paulauskis

Executive Director, FMB Film Festival Janeen Paulauskis is a former Chicago girl (go Sox!) born and raised in Bridgeport. She began her career at the...
Artist of the month, terry palmer, fort myers beach

Library Artists of The Month

In Focus with the Camera Club The Fort Myers Beach Public Library’s April Artists of the Month are first-time presenters to the 3rd Floor Exhibit...
artist of the month, craig petersen, island sand paper, fort myers beach

Library Artist of The Month, Craig Petersen

“I have been an artist all my life, and a professional one for most of it,” laughed Craig Petersen, the Fort Myers Beach Library...
mnique, fort myers beach library, artist of the month, december

Monique, FMB Public Library’s December Artist of the Month

Simply Adorable! “Ultimately I find that nature itself is the best gift we have in this life,” said Adorable Monique, the Fort Myers Beach Public...
john bennett, fort myersbeach, library, artist of the month

Fort Myers Beach Library Artist of The Month Flies High

John Bennett  “Photography has always been a passion of mine,” said John Bennett, the November Fort Myers Beach Library Artist of the Month! “I first...
stravos mailakakis. fort myers beach, icon

Stavros Maillakakis, Plaka and Times Square Icon

Stavros Maillakakis was a visionary. Years before there was a Times Square, the social hub of Fort Myers Beach, there was already a Plaka...
ed scott, artist of the month, fort myers beach

Library Artist of The Month

Ed Scott The Fort Myers Beach Library did not look far for its August “Artist of The Month” – Edward Scott is one of the...


Editorial-Missy Layfield-fort yers Beach News-Island Sandpaper


Sand Life Magazine March 2020