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Art Association draws full house

The Fort Myers Beach Art Association Open House lived up to expectations Jan. 9 with a large crowd of visitors interested in viewing and learning about art. Advanced artists were stationed around the workshop/gallery giving lessons on oil painting, sketching, alcohol on ink and collage, as the ...

Clearing begins for Lovers Key State Park discovery center

Contractors have started clearing land and some trees to build a $4 million discovery and education center on the grounds of Lovers Key State Park.The center is being constructed at the back end of the park's overflow parking area.The state legislature approved funding to construct the project ...

The return of the Chairman of the Board

Tony Sands has taken on one of the toughest assignments in show business. His job is to be Frank Sinatra and for the past 25 years he has been doing his best to deliver Ol' Blue Eyes to audiences.Sands will be bringing his show with "The Rat Pack" of Dean Martin (Robert Cabella) and Sammy Davis ...

Fort Myers Beach brings 2020 into focus

The dawning of a new year also meant a new birthday for the Town of Fort Myers Beach which rang in its 24th anniversary Jan. 1 amid a crowded Times Square and lively fireworks display.Two miles of traffic heading into Fort Myers Beach as far back as Summerlin Boulevard all week told the story ...

Dipping into the new year

It was a festive atmosphere at the Outrigger Beach Resort Jan. 1 as a crowd of about 200 were on hand to observe or take part in the plunge into the water in the 15th annual tradition known as the Fort Myers Beach Polar Bear Dip.It was all for a good cause this year to help local restaurant ...

Kiwanis Club Fun Run draws big field, father/daughter winners

More than 100 people took part in the 5K Kiwanis Club Fun Run Dec. 27 on Fort Myers Beach, doubling the average size of the annual contest.Capt. John "Jay" Gray and his daughter Lisa Jones helped bring a family feeling to the race. Gray, who is 82, won the 80+ age bracket while Lisa, who is 57, ...

Songs set the mood at Lovers Key sunset

It was the perfect setting for a sunset. With sunny temperatures in the 70s, a slight breeze, the beautiful Fort Myers Beach and the scenic view from Lovers Key State Park to the Gulf of Mexico with the acoustic guitar and violin sounds from J. Robert "The Florida Fiddler" and Brent Moyer.The ...

Art Association open house promises to be divine

The Fort Myers Beach Art Association Open House Jan. 9 figures to be a can't-miss show with the group inviting the public to its gallery and working space for an art bazaar, its mini masters sale, demonstrations and one of the last days of its "Art Divine" show."The open house is really to ...

Jane Luchi, vice president of Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches, has passed

Jane Luchi, who used her storefront at Bridgett's Place on San Carlos Boulevard as a gathering hub to support the Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches group, has died.She passed on Dec. 30.Luchi, who was vice president of the organization, had been battling cancer according to Resort Fort Myers ...

Woman’s Club benefit combines charity with sport

The Fort Myers Beach Woman's Club is looking to get folks into the swing of things with a Putt & Pub Crawl that will benefit nine local nonprofit organizations Saturday, Jan. 18 on Fort Myers Beach.Participating restaurants include Nervous Nellies, Pete's Time Out, Mango Ritas, La Ola, ...