FOOD & DRINK
Popular Food Network show to film in downtown Fort Myers on Wednesday: What we know
It looks like “The Great Food Truck Race” is once again pulling into Fort Myers. Social media was abuzz Monday with news of the popular Food Network show coming to downtown Wednesday to film the last episode of season 17 with the final two food trucks. ...
13 Lee County restaurants, food trucks get perfect scores; 19 fail inspection
You can use the database to search by county or by restaurant name. Florida's restaurant owners are not required to post restaurant inspection results where guests can see them. So every week, we provide that information for you. For a complete list of local restaurant inspections, including violations not requiring...
FL Fort Myers Beach's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around fort myers beach.
A Taste of Italy in Florida: 6 Exceptional Italian Restaurants in Fort Myers
In this article, we're exploring six delightful Italian restaurants in Fort Myers. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these locations yet? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in North Fort Myers, FL
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near north fort myers.
Epicurean Delights: 3 Japanese Dining Destinations in Fort Myers
In this article, we will be exploring three exquisite Japanese restaurants located in Fort Myers. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in Cape Coral, FL
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of cape coral..
A Longtime FL "Gourmet," "Dive Bar" Closed Due To Lease Issues. It Will Reopen Under New Ownership
According to Nation's Restaurant News reporting in January of 2023, 63% of independent restaurant owners reported paying higher rent versus the same time as a year before. Unfortunately, it appears that Florida has not been immune to this trend. In the past couple of months, I've reported on Florida restaurants that have shuttered due to rent and lease issues, such as Molly Maguire's and The Coop, to name just a few issues.
26 restaurants now open on Fort Myers Beach, from waterfront wonders to small beach bars
Season often brings an array of visitors and spring breakers to Fort Myers Beach. If you fall into this category — welcome to Southwest Florida. And if you’re wondering where to eat, I’ve got your back. Here is a list of restaurants that opened or reopened since...
Sweet spot: Pine Island cafe is a hidden gem in every sense
The name couldn’t be more fitting. To say Pine Island Getaway Café is off the beaten path would be an understatement. “It was not in the budget to be on Matlacha,” said Florent Brunet who co-owns the French bakery with brothers Adam and Thomas. “We decided to be in the back.”
Florida firefighters rescue cat trapped alongside the Cape Coral Bridge
One driver stopped and attempted to help the cat, but was unsuccessful. CCFD firefighters eventually entered the water and got the cat to safety.
Fort Myers' Indian Food Scene: 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of four exceptional Indian restaurants in Fort Myers. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below:
Gulf access home with updated indoor and outdoor living spaces
Located in a desirable Cape Coral neighborhood, this home is on a canal with Gulf access. The interior has tile flooring throughout the home, plus impact windows and decorative lighting fixtures. The kitchen features elegant granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a pot filler. The master suite comes with a...
Skyplex airport project develops master plan concept
This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser. No compatible source was found for this media. Session ID: 2024-02-20:ec95f9255283af3178e99f8d Player Element ID: 6347227700112. For the past decade, the Skyplex development project on Lee County Port Authority land running parallel along the north side of Southwest Florida International...
Shorebird gets a new pair of shoes
LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A Royal Tern is being fitted for custom-made shoes to protect its feet from developing pododermatitis or lesions. The Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) wraps protective covering on some shorebird patients to prevent the condition. Pododermatitis is a common issue among recovering shorebirds. To...
THE SCENE: It’s how they roll
Nine years ago, there were finally enough food trucks roaming Charlotte County to have a Charlotte Sun Readers’ Choice Award for the best one. (It was probably Cesar’s Tacos.)
2's Review: "Proof" at Players Circle Theater in Fort Myers
FORT MYERS, Fla. — "Proof" is wow! You don't need to be a mathematician to get this show playing now at Players Circle Theater along McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. This relatively new little theater isn't afraid to take on big productions, and by all accounts, they're doing a great job as the Sunday matinee was a sold-out performance and it's no wonder with the talented cast of nationally recognized actors.
Best things to do this week in SW FL: Owl festival, War of the Food Trucks, Dexter musical
Looking for some entertainment in Southwest Florida?. Here are five fun things to do this weekend and beyond, including Cape Coral's Burrowing Owl Fest and TV serial killer Dexter Morgan ― singing and dancing?. Plus, we look ahead at more things to do in the coming weeks. EVENT SUBMISSIONS:...
RSW, PGD airports receive federal grants
Southwest Florida International Airport in south Fort Myers and Punta Gorda Airport were among 114 airports across the U.S. that received $970 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants. RSW was awarded $8 million to fund a portion of the reconfiguration and expansion of the terminal access and curbside roadways. PGD received $10 million to fund a portion of the terminal rehabilitation and expansion project, which includes renovating the security checkpoint and adding public circulation, hold room and restroom space. The funding is from the Airport Terminal Program, one of three aviation programs created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and comes on the heels of more than $240 million in funding for Airport Infrastructure Grants. The law provides $1 billion annually for five years for Airport Terminal Program grants.