Originally conceived as a way to connect Tampa to Miami, the Tamiami Trail stretches more than 270 miles across the State of Florida. Opened up in the late 1920s, the roadway is considered one of the major forces in drawing tourists to the state. While Florida’s warm temperatures were certainly[…]

History behind the Tamiami Trail: Muck, Mosquitoes, and Motorists

As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Fort Myers, Dean Park is celebrating a century of history. Sitting just to the north of Downtown Fort Myers, this 100-year-old community was first developed in 1920 when the remote city only had about 4,000 residents.

Dean Park Celebrates 100 Years

sanibel lighthouse

An island known for its beautiful beaches and plentiful shelling is sometimes recognized for an entirely different reason. The iconic Sanibel Lighthouse welcomes visitors to the island today just as it has for generations.

The Iconic Sanibel Lighthouse

Locally owned and operated for well more than a century, Bailey’s General Store remains a true Sanibel Island treasure. A staple in the community for at least 120 years now, Bailey’s officially got its start back in the late 1800s.

Bailey s General Store: A Sanibel Treasure

The city of Cape Coral is gearing up for a major milestone, with a big celebration to mark the occasion. Cape Coral’s upcoming 50th Anniversary Jubilee Celebration is coming up at the end of January. The 24th of the month marks the beginning of the city’s golden anniversary festivities. Put[…]

Jubilee Celebration for Cape Coral