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‘Game of Thrones’ themed pirate ship cruise

The Pieces of Eight Pirate Ship has set a course for "Game of Thrones" fans - a Finale Cruise is set for the day before the popular television series comes to a close. Trivia, costume contest and barrel tapping of Wicked Dolphin Distillery rum will be featured.Marketing Director David Kastan ...

Taste of the Beach awards

The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce hosted its 24th Annual Taste of the Beach on Sunday, attracting crowds and producing winners.The popular food festival held on Fort Myers Beach included approximately 14 restaurants plus promotional vendors and live music.Local restaurants served up ...

Taste of the Beach set for Sunday

Around 20 restaurants will partake in the 24th annual Taste of the Beach this Sunday showcasing some of the Beach restaurants and their best cuisines.Gates open at 11 a.m. with the event running until 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, on Old San Carlos Boulevard."We have 16 confirmed," Fort Myers Beach ...

Restaurants, vendors and volunteers being sought for annual Taste of the Beach

Fort Myers Beach restaurants, vendors and volunteers are being sought for the 24th annual Taste of the Beach.Taste of the Beach will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, on Old San Carlos Boulevard between Third and First Street.Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce President Jacki ...

After Hours to share information about Roar Offshore Powerboat Race

Join the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce tomorrow for their April 2019 Business After Hours, as well as the Roar Offshore Kick-Off, at Coste Island Cuisine.The After Hours will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Diamonhead Beach Resort & Spa, 2000 Estero Blvd.Fort ...

Wave of Vitality opens on the beach

A new nutrition club opened on Fort Myers Beach last month to provide residents and visitors alike with healthy alternatives for their weight loss journey.Tina Terrell, who opened Wave of Vitality in the Sea Grape Plaza, 2801 Estero Blvd., Unit K, said her son-in-law works at a club, ...

Science officer appointment gets support

With water quality at the forefront of the issues to which Gov. Ron DeSantis has pledged remedy, actions this week continue to follow promises made along the campaign trail.On Monday, DeSantis announced the appointment of the first-ever State of Florida Chief Science Officer, Dr. Thomas K. ...

Council nixes parasailing ordinance

A request to operate a parasailing operation off Fort Myers Beach died at its first public hearing Monday.The ordinance, which was up for a first reading, eventually failed after Town Councilmember Rexanne Hosafros withdrew her motion to second following discussion. The lack of the motion ...

Salty Crab Bar & Grill holds Rum Bucket Fundraiser through May

The Salty Crab Bar & Grill is raising money for the Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida with a Rum Bucket Fundraiser through May 31.The Salty Crab Bar & Grill marketing coordinator Jamie McElhone said the fundraiser, which is now in its fourth year, started on ...

Library reopens cafe after a year with no coffee

There's another reason to head to the Fort Myers Beach Public Library, and this one is edible.The Library Cafe reopened this month under the management of beach local Kevin Korant.A retired telecommunications worker, Korant is trying his hand at the cafe business for the first time."I'm not a ...