DeSantis Awards $14 Million to FMB Fire District

On Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $338 million in state funding to communities impacted by Hurricane Ian to support long-term recovery efforts and resiliency. $14 million from that distribution will go to the Fort Myers Beach Fire District.

Rude Shrimp Hosting Chamber Lunch

The October 12th Chamber of Commerce lunch is being hosted by Rude Shrimp which is located on the Moss Marina property. The guest speaker and sponsor is Annie Meehan of AM Speaking & Consulting.

Dune Walkover Approved ….Again

Eddie Rood and Kurt Kroemer can begin to build their 293-foot walkover to the beach when turtle season ends next month. On Monday, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council voted to release the permit after approving a special exception for the walkover back in March.

County Ends Free Parking on The Beach

Free Parking at Lynn Hall Park and Bowditch Beach Park on Fort Myers Beach will end Sunday, October 1st. Lee County will begin charging $2.00 per hour to park in both lots beginning Monday, October 2nd.

Do You Want to See Changes to The Comp Plan?

Whether you do want to see changes or want the Town of Fort Myers Beach Comprehensive Plan to stay as is, you should plan to attend a joint meeting of the LPA and Town Council on October 10th.

Send a Survivor to See Matchbox Twenty

If you're unable to attend the October 7th Hurricane Heroes concert at Hammond Stadium, please consider making a donation to send a Fort Myers Beach storm survivor to the show. Here's how...

You Have Until 5PM Today to Help The Kids

Beach Talk Radio is helping the Town of Fort Myers Beach collect candy for its October 20th Fright Night for the kids at Bay Oaks. We've created an Amazon Wish List that will remain live until Friday at 5PM. Donate HERE.

How You Can Help The Beach School Teachers

With the Beach School on target to reopen in November, teachers at the facility are trying to replenish their supply closets in time for the return of the kids. They could use your help getting what they need.

We Get a Margaritaville Update Saturday Morning

When will the resort open? What's the cost of a day pass and how much of a discount will the locals get? How much of the resort will be open to the public? All your Margaritaville questions will be answered Saturday morning when General Manager David Cesario joins us live at 11AM.

How to Become a Monthly BTR Supporter

So many of you have become regular monthly supporters by showering us with "coffees." We've set up three levels of coffee support for anyone that would like to continue supporting us every month (you can cancel any time). There are free gifts involved. Check out the three levels of support HERE.

Where to Get All Your BTR Merch

T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, hats, coffee mugs, beer glasses, koozies, beach towels and more are all available in the Beach Talk Radio shop HERE. We ship the next day to anywhere in the United States.

‘Revive The Vibe’ Hits FMB This Week

Revive the Vibe is a community event created to honor those lost and celebrate how the community has come together to revive the Fort Myers Beach community. It's a day-long musical event in the downtown district of Fort Myers Beach on September 28th.