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Register Now for 30th Annual FMPD Respect for Law Camp

Registrations are still being taken for the 2019 Respect for Law Camp, sponsored by the Fort Myers Police Department. The law enforcement themed camp is for children ages 11-14 and will be held at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School from June 6th to the 9th. 

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (May 24 – 26)

Animals, cars, dueling pianos, gardening, music and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Finally Summer Teen Glow Party! Friday: The Finally Summer Teen Glow Party will be held at the...

Lighthouse of SWFL Hosts Acclaimed Speaker Michael Hingson

“As a community, we need to teach our visually impaired members to really become independent,” international hero, author, and visually impaired speaker Michael Hingson told 50 attendees at a special event held on May 2, 2019, at the Lighthouse of SWFL. Co-hosted by the Lighthouse of SWFL and Cypress Lake United Methodist...

All about Yoga

Workout fads come and go but yoga has been around for almost 5,000 years. Yoga is not just a “ho hum” relaxation exercise, but it is also a calorie burner and muscle toner. There are several different forms of yoga and, the best part, it is great...

Wine Loving Grill Masters

Here in Southwest Florida, we have the benefit of being able to grill, cookout and barbeque year round. For all of us northern transplants, this a very big deal. It means almost endless opportunities for grilling newbies to expand their horizons with more than just burgers and for grilling aficionados to perfect their techniques on unusual meats...

FMPD Responds to Possible Robbery and Seizes Guns

On Tuesday evening, May 20, 2019, at approximately 7:17 pm, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a report of a possible armed robbery at 3750 Metro Parkway, the Westchase Apartments. Officers arrived on the scene in time to see the suspect vehicle attempting to leave. The officers conducted a traffic stop...

Chico’s FAS, Inc. and Habitat for Humanity Announce New Habitat Neighborhood

Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) and Habitat for Humanity today announced the unveiling of Chico’s Heritage Heights. This is a new Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties neighborhood that is slated to break ground in spring 2020. The new neighborhood is 20 acres and is located...

FMPD Searching for Lookers’ Shooting Suspect

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a reported shooting at 4045 Fowler Street, Lookers', at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019.  Upon arrival, Officers found a wounded subject in the parking lot who was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment.   This...

Berliner Weisse

Berliner Weisse is an enigmatic style of beer that originated in the early 1700s. It still takes many different forms, flavors, and appearances today. In 1809, Napoleon dubbed this style the “Champagne of the North.” As the name suggests, Berliner Weisse hails from Berlin, a city that began its brewing tradition in...

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