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Five-mile Segment of the Pinellas Trail Coast-to-Coast Connector Open

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Coast-to-Coast Connector will extend 250 miles from Pinellas County to Brevard County. Pinellas County’s portion is the first completed segment for the Coast-to-Coast Connector.

Booker High School Ranks in Top 80 Arts Schools in the Nation

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kevin

These specific rankings are based on alumni interest in arts majors and colleges, school diversity and class size. Statistics were obtained from the U.S. Department of Education.

Fort Myers City Crews Survey Storm Damage & Assess Repairs

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Some information regarding storm recovery in the Fort Myers area.

Lee County Elections Affected by Hurricane Irma

Sep 08, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Due to the unpredictability and severity of Hurricane Irma, elections that were initially scheduled for September 12, 2017 have been rescheduled.

Hurricane Irma Updates for the Naples & Fort Myers Area

Sep 07, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

The Naples area is currently under a Hurricane WATCH, that means hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are possible within the specified area.

Happy Anniversary! Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre’s 25-year Celebration

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

The venue has entertained at least a million of us, has introduced kids to performance art, and is the centerpiece of the revitalized Royal Palm Square retail district in Fort Myers.

SoCo Cool! Artists Carve a Neighborhood Niche South of Colonial

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

Climbing aboard the branding strategy of previously neglected U.S. neighborhoods rich in culture, the SoCo Cultural District launched in October 2016.

10 Events to Look Forward to In & Around Sarasota Through September 2017

Aug 15, 2017 ● By Kevin

We've compiled 10 fun things that are happening through September 2017 to explore.

Local Artist will have work featured on CBS' Criminal Minds

Aug 01, 2017 ● By Mandy Carter

Leigh Herndon’s work will be featured on CBS’ Criminal Minds, which will air on October 4 and be set in Naples, Florida.

Local High School Students Honored for Town Hall Scholarships

Jul 08, 2017 ● By Kevin

More than 140 seniors from public and private schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties attended the lectures and winners received scholarships as a result of an essay contest.
  • Sunday Farmers Market

    09/24/2017
    08:30AM — 01:00PM

    Meet in the Historic Settlement of Koreshan State Historic Site at our quaint market EVERY SUNDAY...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/24/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Explore the Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, listed on the National Register of Histo...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    09/24/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Drawing I & II

    09/24/2017
    02:00PM — 04:00PM

    This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I. We will also revis...


  • SPECIAL TIME!!! HAPPY HOUR and Doors OPEN at 4:45pm, GAME Starts at 5:30pm SPECIAL MILITARY RA...


  • "ALOHA" FAASWFL Hawaiian Night

    09/24/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    The Filipino American Association of SWFL proudly presents it' Annual ALOHA Hawaiian Night on Sep...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/25/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • National Estuaries Day

    09/30/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Join us for our FREE annual celebration of the 29 estuarine research reserves around the nation. ...


  • Free Admission on National Estuaries Day

    09/30/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a National Estuaries Day celebrati...


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