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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Both restaurants (located behind Publix) will be donating a portion of sales from specialty menu items to FMB Strong on September 28th, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Ian.
On Saturday, September 30th, The Sanibel-Captiva Foundation is hosting a special fundraising event to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Ian at Buster's Sports Tavern, located at 16681 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers.
While Seagate has not yet shared any plans for the Red Coconut property, which it recently purchased for $52 million, those that incorporated Fort Myers Beach knew a day would come when those 10 acres would be redeveloped. And, here's what they were thinking back then.
Beach Talk Radio is hosting the first-ever concert at the newly rebuilt Bayside Park this Saturday night. Local favorite Split Decision will play from 6PM to 9PM. And, we're also helping the kids. Here's how....
The Lahaina Inn Resort on Estero Boulevard will not be rebuilding. The 3-decades old property, located on Estero Boulevard, with 37 timeshares, was wiped out by Hurricane Ian. The property is now for sale for $30 million.
On Monday, once again, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council will consider, and most likely vote, on giving Eddie Rood and Kurt Kroemer their permit for a 293-foot dune walkover behind their homes. The council originally granted them the permit back in March.