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The big 4-0

June 13, 2018 Patrons of the Lani Kai gathered Sunday to celebrate the hotel's 40th anniversary. The resort opened in 1978, and has become an iconic Fort Myers Beach establishment. more »»

The island's newest HOTIs

June 13, 2018 One could say they're the HOTIest new group on the island. That is, the Heart of the Island organization is really passionate about nuturing and improving the island's core. more »»

TPI-FMB signs on with Margaritaville

June 8, 2018 The island's newest yet-to-be-built resort finally got its official name. more »»

Lani Kai turns 40

June 6, 2018 Robert Conidaris didn’t know he was poor growing up.  It was the Great Depression.  “No body had anything,” he said. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Chamber to host Swing into Summer golf tournament

May 30, 2018 Here’s your chance to become a legend on the greens! Swing on over to the 2nd annual Summer Golf Tournament at the Spring Run Golf Club, 9501 Spring Run Blvd., Bonita Springs, on Friday, June 8. more »»

Doc Fords, Dixie Fish are skipping the straws

May 30, 2018 The Town of Fort Myers Beach passed its plastic straw ban last year as a step to reduce microplastic pollution on the island. Now, two businesses across the bridge are jumping on board. more »»

Best Western Plus Beach Resort receives corporate award

May 30, 2018 The Best Western Plus Beach Resort on Fort Myers Beach received the Champion RevPAR Award at Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ District IV Meeting held recently in Orlando. more »»

Parent, teen app could help reduce distracted driving

May 22, 2018 You're driving. You hear that “ding” or buzz of a text message. more »»

Cereceda discusses Beach’s beginnings at Chamber lunch

May 16, 2018 Town council member Anita Cereceda has been involved in the town of Fort Myers Beach since its incorporation, including being the town’s first mayor. more »»

23rd Annual Taste of the Beach a local affair

May 9, 2018 The votes were in — 474 to be precise — and a small crowd waited on Old San Carlos Boulevard for the news. A cheer went up as announcer Jo List declared the winner: Nervous Nellie’s. more »»

Working with wind

May 2, 2018 Jim Walker has been a radar engineer. He’s been a sailing captain. And now, he’s an inventor. more »»

Chamber to host 23rd Annual Taste of the Beach

April 18, 2018 Time to break out those taste buds. more »»

End of another era

April 11, 2018 In 1996, the WinnDixie closed its doors and took down its signs at 2545 Estero Boulvard. more »»

MoJoe's moves in

April 4, 2018 Diners have a new option on San Carlos Island — for the first time in years. more »»

After Hours with a view

March 21, 2018 The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce held its March After Hours social event with a one-of-a-kind scene. more »»

Times Square's new info booth open for business

February 14, 2018 It's been a journey for George Freeland to open his moveable visitors information center in Times Square. more »»

We're sorry, our print edition today is incomplete

January 31, 2018 Due to a press-related issue, four pages of today's Fort Myers Beach Observer/Bulletin are missing from our print edition. more »»

Kick back at MoJoe's Coffee Bar

January 10, 2018 The coffee shop at 1740 Estero has a new owner and a new look. Brian Lavey opened MoJoe's Coffee Bar in the late fall, serving up a full menu of coffee favorites, breakfast and lunch. more »»

Polar Bear Dip draws hundreds

January 10, 2018 Florida “polar” temperatures and a cloudy day didn't stop hundreds from making the plunge. more »»

Santini Farmers Market to return to south end

December 20, 2017 South-end islanders will once again be able buy fresh produce and other goods in Santini Marina Plaza. more »»

 
 

 

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