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Spring Training Tix

Andy at the “real” Fenway Park last year!


Yep, it will soon be time for peanuts and crackerjacks!

Tickets for the 2020 Red Sox Spring Training exhibition season go on sale at JetBlue Park at Fenway South and online at on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 10 a.m.

The team will play a total of 18 home games,  » Read more

Great Deals at Tarpon Bay!

Photo from Tarpon Bay Explorers


As the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge approaches its 75th anniversary in December 2020, Tarpon Bay Explorers (TBE), the refuge’s official recreation concession, has begun offering free and discounted activities on Sanibel.

Tarpon Bay Explorers is now discounting all boat and kayak tours – which include a Nature & Sealife Tours, Evening Boat Tours, and guided kayak tours throughout the day – by 25 percent on select Saturdays through 2020.  » Read more

Our Own Junonia Treasure


Congratulations to our good friend, Billy Kirkland, owner of Billy’s Bike Shop & Segway of Sanibel, who recently received the prestigous Junonia Award by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau!

Created in 2006, the VCB’s Junonia Award recognizes individuals who positively impact Lee County’s tourism community by demonstrating unique capabilities, leadership, commitment and dedication. The award, named for the junonia – a treasured shell known for its rarity and
exceptional quality – was selected as the symbol of their top annual achievement.  » Read more

A Thousand Years of Fishing

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Captiva Cruises’ newest expedition in its “Discover Southwest Florida History” tours will focus on the fishing cultures in Pine Island Sound. Titled A Thousand Years of Fishing, the cruise encompasses fascinating characters and traditions.

Departing weekly from McCarthy’s Marina on Captiva Island, guests will travel to Pineland on Pine Island. Along the way,  » Read more

Big Winners!


Thanks to Chuck Larsen and our friends at the Santiva Chronicle for this write-up!

For the third straight year, The Clam Shack won the People’s Choice Award at CROW’s Taste of the Islands event. The Clam Shack offered Lobster Roll, Clam Strips and Chowder to those in attendance at the annual fund-raising event on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Sanibel Community Park.  » Read more

Airport Construction


Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers is updating its facilities to enhance the speed and efficiency of the passenger experience.

Here are just some of the improvements you can expect in the near future:

  •  A planned centralized security screening checkpoint will service all concourses, along with modernizations of airline ticket and gate areas:  Currently underway, planned completion date is March 2020.
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Art on the Veranda


The Sanibel Captiva Art League’s popular Art on the Veranda show and sale at Bailey’s is back!

Every 2nd Saturday from November through April, talented artists from the San Cap Art League bring out their original works of art for sale.  There’s always a diverse range of media including watercolors, acrylics, oils, pastels and collage.

Everyone is invited to join in the fun at the iconic Bailey’s General Store (2477 Periwinkle Way) from 10am –  » Read more


Photo from Shangri-La Springs.


On your next visit to Ocean’s Reach, consider a morning jaunt exploring historic downtown Bonita Springs, where you’ll find the beautiful Shangri-La Springs.

The 8.5 acre property features Mother Nature at her finest, with bountiful fig trees, tranquil butterfly gardens, manicured grounds, fountains and a certified organic garden.

As its operators say, “We believe the land itself has a great impact on health and vitality.  » Read more

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