Comfortably nestled along the side of Grace Community Church of Fort Myers, 2415 Grand Ave., is the congregation's most recent fund-raiser for their many charitable endeavors, the Fresh Expressions Boutique, an adorable little thrift shop they opened a little over a month ago, packed with fresh finds for so many styles, homes and thrifty fashionistas.
For those scouting out a place rich with history and wildlife, look no further than Bunche Beach. The 718-acre piece of land is a prime location to view live critters, especially during low tide. Common sightings include crown conchs, lightning whelks, horseshoe crabs, blue crabs, hermit crabs, fiddler crabs sand dollars, star fish and periwinkle … Continue reading Bunche Beach: Natural Florida
Bored of the typical happy hour after work? Bar trivia is a fun alternative, and it's gaining popularity. Different bars and breweries have different ways of playing trivia. Most cover a variety of pop culture, history, geography, etc... all those "useless" facts you learned in elementary school. There's an opportunity to play bar trivia almost … Continue reading Use your brain — while drinking beer
"I'm really excited. I expect to bump into a lot of beach friends that I haven't seen in a few years. It's going to be one big dysfunctional family reunion." –– Bob Tabarrini, A200 band member and Lani Kai music director, about the one-night-only reunion of the Oysters Fantastic reunion show with A200.
Beach Records owner Marty Bourgeois is no stranger to vinyl. He's been collecting the once-buried, now-resurfaced form of musical media since he was a kid. That decades-long collection has spawned into a flourishing business at 16120 San Carlos Blvd., in the same building as Point Ybel Brewing Company. Throughout the week, Marty frequents other record … Continue reading Spinnin’ for days at Beach Records
When you go to Millennial Brewing Co. in downtown Fort Myers, you won't find any crazy beers. There will be no rosemary starfruit Mongolian honey infused porter. No gosé with 50 shades of grey. What will you find? A saison that tastes like a saison. A reliable wheat beer. A dependable brown ale. "We place … Continue reading Traditional beer in a new generation
Ginza of Fort Myers offers all-you-can-eat sushi and more for an unbeatable price. For $22.95, you can order anything from specialty sushi rolls to hibachi. The best part? It's not a buffet: everything is made fresh to order. The lunch special is even better. The same all-you-can-eat menu is offered at only $13.95, … Continue reading Ginza offers a little something for everyone
Fort Myers' downtown district is cozy — just a few blocks full of shops, bars and eateries. So stumbling upon a coffee shop previously unknown to exist is a delightful surprise. Java House is just a few steps away from downtown's "main drag," but this cute, comfy cafe is well worth the (very short) trip out … Continue reading Get your java on
When: Nov. 17 to 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Six Bends Harley-Davidson Stop by to enjoy this national dock-jumping event at Six Bends Harley-Davidson. The goal of the event is to raise funds for the Gulf Coast Humane Society through Sponsorship and Vendors. Gulf Coast Humane Society was established in 1947 as … Continue reading Hogs + Air Dogs
When: Tuesday Sept. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Millennial Brewing Co. Stop by BREWS FOR BARKS at Millennial Brewing Co. Tuesday Sept. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m., for Pup-a-POOL-ooza! Bring your lounge chair and lounge by the kiddie pools with your ice cold craft beer while your furry family member takes a dip. … Continue reading Brews for Barks