Kids and Shells … A Great Combination

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This summer, the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum delivered an extensive educational program to over 1,300 kids with its Mollusks on the Move mobile outreach activities to local summer camps. Now with school in session, the Museum is re-launching its donor-supported K-12 programs

Subscribe to Our YouTube Page

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We are on a mission to go over 1,000 subscribers on our YouTube page (we are close to 500 now). All of our Saturday morning pre-show videos on the beach will now be live exclusively on our YouTube page. To get your notification we are live subscribe HERE.

Could The New Bay Oaks Building Be Nixed?

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The plan to build a new $5.5 million Bay Oaks Recreational Campus is receiving criticism from the community, and a former Mayor. Is there enough of a groundswell to put the project on hold? Here’s what we know.

Turtle Ordinance Fines Are Piling Up

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They range from $50 per property to $500. The Marine Resource Task Force is expected to be fully briefed on the number of fines and the total dollar amounts Wednesday at 2PM. They’ve been kept in the dark on the stats up to this point.

Where Are The Forecloser Lawsuits?

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Two months ago, on June 6th, Town of Fort Myers Beach attorney John Herin (pictured) told the town council foreclosure lawsuits the council approved in April would be filed that week. They weren’t. Last week, Herin told the council that two of the five lawsuits were about to be filed. They haven’t been.

Meet The New Chef At The Whale?

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It’s been two months since Marty Harrity sold The Whale on Estero Boulevard to Mike and Dawn Miller and Greg Von Krumreig. The new owners are gearing up for an October 1st grand re-opening of the popular restaurant. This week they introduced their new chef, Rhys Davis to the community

Lynn Hall Lot To Close For Repairs

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Lee County has announced that the Lynn Hall parking lot on Fort Myers Beach will close for maintenance Monday, August 15th through Wednesday, August 17th for pavement repairs and restriping. The lot is expected to reopen Thursday, August 18th.  

In Case You Missed Our New Candidate Forum

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It was a smashing success, with a big crowd in attendance at Mangorita’s and a large viewing audience on Facebook and YouTube. 

Donalds Guest Speaker at Thursday Chamber Event

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U.S. Congressman Byron Donalds will be the guest speaker at the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon this Thursday at Doc Fords. The cost is $25 for FMB Chamber members and $35 for non-members. The luncheon begins at 11:30.

Bingo For The Chamber

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On August 30th at 7:30p.m, the Nauti Parrot will host a drag queen bingo night at the Nauti Parrot. The flirty and fun Alyssa Lemay is the host. Alyssa will be on Beach Talk Radio this Saturday at 9:45 AM.

New Expanded Hours at Bay Oaks

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Expanded hours have been announced by the town of Fort Myers Beach for both Bay Oaks and the Community Pool. The new hours went into effect this week. Here they are...

Next Friends Conversation Will Be With Corps Reps

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On August 18th Col. James Polk and Tim Gysan from the Army Corps will join Friends of the Everglades’ Policy Director Gil Smart for a live discussion moderated by Executive Director Eve Samples. The topic will be LOSAM.