October 9th, 2022, the first day Fort Myers Beach residents were allowed back on the island after the storm. What they saw when they came over the bridge, a sight that always brought a huge smile to their faces, made them cry. When you watch the video now, and see that destruction then, you can see how far we've come in 4 months. WATCH.
At the Fort Myers Beach Town Council meeting Monday, potential changes to the Land Development Code are on the agenda. This has been an issue of great concern to many homeowners on the island, even more so now during their rebuild.
Fort Myers Beach property owners may be eligible for reimbursement from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to help replace sand lost due to Hurricane Ian. Here are the details.
We'll be in the Waistin Away parking lot next to Margaritaville beginning at 7AM Sunday morning. You do not have to check in.
The Estero Island Historic Society will hold a public meeting Monday, February 13th at 2:00 p.m. in the Diamondhead Resort ballroom on Fort Myers Beach. Estero Island Historic Society President Ellie Bunting will give a historical tour of Fort Myers Beach before and after Hurricane Ian.
Our 8AM Saturday morning video tour will be at the Pink Shell. GM Bill Waichulis and Front Office Director Gary Lee will be our tour guide. We'll get an up-close look at how the resort is recovering from Ian and what the plans are for the future. Our walkaround video is sponsored by Real Estate Agent Alex King 239-849-3663.
The Bonita Springs Republican joins us for the full hour at Wahoo Willie's. Botana represents District 80 in The Florida House, which includes Fort Myers Beach. We'll ask him, among other things, if he thinks the Sate will come through with the financial help the beach needs. We go live at 11AM.
She'll be performing as part of the new free Saturday night concert series presented by Moss Marine and Stephen Clark. Clark will also perform beginning at 4PM. High Tide kicked off the concert series last week.
What did Hurricane Ian do to the beach? How does the town plan to repair, restore and renourish the beach? Jim interviews Coastal Engineering's Mike Poff and Fort Myers Beach Environmental Project Manager Chadd Chustz to get those answers. We'll air the interview live tonight at 4PM.
Fort Myers Beach Mayor Dan Allers is back for Episode #10 of Mondays With The Mayor Monday night at 6PM. Send in your questions before 5PM tonight and we will ask the Mayor your question on Monday.
We now have white long sleeve and yellow long sleeve shirts. The white says The Voice of Fort Myers Beach on the back with our small logo on the front. The yellow has The Voice of Fort Myers Beach on the front and Beach Talk Radio on the back. Here's how to order...