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.

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.

Fresh Catch, Junkanoo Donating to FMB Strong

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.

How to Get Your Pier License Plate

License plates with a perfect picture of the Fort Myers Beach pier pre-Ian have become our most popular piece of merchandise. Today we've added 100 plates to our shop. Order HERE. Pictured here is Shelly Sheridan in Ogunquit Maine.

Special Ian Event Being Held on September 30th

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.

What’s The Town’s Vision For a New Red Coconut?

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.

It’s a FREE Saturday Concert in The Park

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....

Another Big Piece of Beach Property Up For Sale

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.

Monday is Dune Walkover D-Day

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.