Category: Fort Myers

Golden Baby Shoe Awards Call for Nominations

Do you remember that comforting Labor and Delivery Nurse that held your hand when you delivered your baby? How about that special social worker who helped your family member with their new baby? What about the neonatologist who cared for your premature baby who is now growing strong? Take the time to help us recognize …

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Once Upon A Bean Artisan Chocolates

hand crafted chocolate

When I was embarking on my college career my uncle told me to touch, taste and try everything in this world. He told me, “It is the only way to live.” I try my best to take his advice, especially when it comes to food. This spring I was strolling through the Lakes Park Farmer’s …

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Shen Yun: Reviving 5,000 Years of Civilization

We had the opportunity to attend Shen Yun recently.  I had read great reviews about the show and my husband and I where really looking forward to it. Shen Yun is a show that takes you on a journey through 5,000 year  of Chines culture and history with a series of ethnic, traditional and classic …

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Lakes Park Farmers Market- A breath of fresh air

Is there anything better than shopping in the fresh air? Visitors and residence in Southwest Florida can take advantage of the mild winters with a stroll through The Lakes Park Farmer’s Market every Friday morning from November through the end of April.   The outdoor market is nestled inside Lakes Park in Fort Myers. It’s …

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Free Flights for Plane Loving Kids and Teens With Young Eagles Program!

Do you have a child or teenager that loves planes or dreams of being a pilot?  If you have a child between the ages of 8 and 17 there are thousands of EAA member volunteer pilots who would love to take you child on a free Young Eagles flight.  That’s right – a free flight! The …

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Vino Picasso: Where Art and Wine Flow Freely

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Vino’s Picasso is a perfect midweek night out. Bring a date, a couple of friends or stop by for a little alone time. Local artists help you create you own master piece as you relax with a glass of wine and your favorite snacks.     You can choose your class by either the image you …

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Lovers Key State Park: Gorgeous Beaches in a Natural Paradise

Lovers Key State Park

Located between Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach The Lover’s Key Carl E. Johnson State Park is made up of four barrier islands, Lovers’ Key, Black Island, Inner and Long Key along with several islets.  One the top three most visited parks in Florida Lover’s Key has something for everyone from beautiful beaches and  nature …

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Bald Eagle Watching in Southwest Florida

bald eagle

A lot of people are not aware of it but Southwest Florida is a great place to view bald eagles.  Our beautiful and graceful national bird has made an amazing comeback after being declared Endangered in the early seventies.   With more than 2,000 active nests Florida’s nesting population constitutes over eighty percent of the …

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Visiting Manatee Park

Manatee Park, located in Fort Myers, is a great place to visit when the temperature drops because that is when manatees come to the park in search of warmer water. Although we really don’t have a winter here in paradise temperatures can get a little cooler during January and February. If it’s in the 50s …

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JetBlue Park Open House Kicks Off Red Sox’s Spring Training

On Sunday, February 17th TheBoston Red Sox hosted a public open house at JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the team’s 106-acre Spring Training and Player Development Complex in Fort Myers. During the Open House fans had the opportunity to freely tour the JetBlue Park and enjoy player autographs. Fenway South street was bustling with fans and …

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