Drinking With Style – Craft Cocktails In Naples

  According to some, craft cocktails are old hat. In SWFL, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Three years ago, Chef Vincenzo Betulia expanded his downtown Naples restaurant, Osteria Tulia. The…

Sgt. Sam Gonzalez: THE MARATHON COP

People have a funny way of expressing themselves; their acts sometimes expose more about them than probably they are willing to admit. Officer Gonzalez act and dedication to something so grueling proves…

Little Chefs N Training of Fort Myers

  Lauren Daniels owner of Little Chefs N Training teaches children the joy and value of cooking and provides them with an interactive learning experience. From events like Parents Night Out and…

No More Daylight Savings in Florida?

  Can you imagine never having to deal with changing your clocks or losing an hour of sleep each year? Senator Greg Stuebe is hoping to make this possible for the state…

SWFL Business
How Hard is it to Bring a Company to SWFL?

  So, why does it take so long for businesses to come to southwest Florida? Any deal starts with a buyer (mostly an established company), eyeing a piece of land they want.…

Fort Myers City Council Silence Citizens

  Be careful what you say when you’re addressing City Council, you might get shut down or arrested. Attention residents of Fort Myers, City Hall, has put a new rule in place…

Ride Nature
Ride Nature: Spreading Fun Across The World

  Ride Nature is a local action sports organization dedicated to outreach, evangelism and giving generously, making sure people across the world are having fun. They spread the word and the fun…

Looking for holiday shenanigans?

Be one of the first to receive weekly updates on local events Subscribe to our Newsletter With the craziness of the holidays, I figured you might want to know that the Harlem…

100,000 Christmas Lights

  For the last eight years, David McQuade, a Senior Portfolio Manager UBS Financial Services, Inc. and his wife and colleague Tammy McQuade have been putting on a holiday light show at…

S(he) Will Fade

  A local advocacy group makes their voices heard through shocking and heart-wrenching performances that are sure to make their message known. We followed S(he) Will Fade , a group of young…

SWFL Holiday Events

We may not have the snow and freezing cold weather, but don’t be fooled: the holidays in SWFL are in full effect. From boat parades and visits from Santa on the beach, to…

Topgolf Location in Fort Myers
Where Oh Where Will Topgolf Go?

  When I was growing up, there were a number of news stories about Six Flags building a park in my hometown. And the stories were constant over the course of twenty…

Southern Fresh Farms

    Here’s a look into southwest Florida’s local Ag Park, Southern Fresh Farms. Privately owned and operated by the McMahon family, it is a great place to take family and friends.…


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Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, Inc. is making sure that no family goes hungry this Holiday Season

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Remember that awful video that came out this past summer of a shark being dragged behind a boat? Three people are now facing charges.

Michael Wenzel, 21; Spencer Heintz, 23; and Robert Lee Benac, 28, are each charged with two counts of aggravated animal cruelty. That’s a third-degree felony that could put them behind bars for up to 5 years on each count. Wenzel and Benac are also facing a misdemeanor count of illegal method of take - shark.

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Heard your favorite business is coming to SWFL, but have yet to actually see it? Same here.

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