Optimism is everywhere in Southwest Florida these days, the economy is back in a big way as evidence of the growth is everywhere!

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The 13th Annual Burrowing Owl Festival is coming up on Saturday, February 28 from 10 am-4 pm at the Rotary Park in Cape Coral sponsored by Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife and Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department. Habitat destruction and natural predators have led the Florida Fish and Wildlife to label them a “special concern.”

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The Wall Street Journal calls the Florida Repertory “one of America’s Top Repertory Companies.” As a fully professional theatre company serving all of Southwest Florida, Florida Rep (as it’s called locally) performs in the beautiful Historic Arcade Theatre in the Fort Myers River District annually throughout its October to May season.

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With the ongoing growth in student population at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), housing around the university has become very tight in recent years.  One option many parents are considering is buying a place in the area for their child to live while attending FGCU.  While their are many established neighborhoods near FGCU, another option […]

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Have you grown tired of the snow yet? With some of the greatest snow totals in history piling up every day, it’s time for snowbirds to head south to Florida, enjoy sunny weather and remind yourselves that next month begins baseball Spring Training in Fort Myers.

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Just What Are Manatees?

On February 16, 2015 By

When it comes to Florida wildlife, you hear a lot about manatees. But what exactly are they? In a nutshell, manatees are aquatic mammals found in the warm coastal waters of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and eastern South America.

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Legacy Harbour Marina, just 17 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and centrally located on the Caloosahatchee River, is a terrific and convenient stopover for the night or extended visit as you dock your boat in one of the slips, relax with a cocktail in the lounge and take a stroll over to downtown Fort Myers.

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Hearts are aflutter about now at the thought of Valentine’s Day coming up on February 14. Imagine finding romance in Fort Myers—a beautiful location in southwestern Florida where snow is only in the imagination and where warm temperatures reign supreme. The only thing that melts here are hearts upon seeing puppies, newborn babies and sweethearts holding hands in out-of-the way restaurants and aboard gently moving trains.

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