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Hello Bordeaux

If the country of France is ground zero for wine lovers, then their motherland is almost always the auspicious region of Bordeaux. However, despite the notoriety of this infamous location, it is often fraught with confusion among uninitiated oenophiles. The rules and restrictions are complex and the names...

Fort Myers Officers Conduct Drug and Guns Arrest

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to an anonymous complaint of shots fired. The call came on Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at approximately 12:17 AM at 3538 Seminole Avenue. When officers arrived, they observed two males in a car parked behind the residence. Upon seeing the officers, both males exited the...

CAPE CORAL ARTS & MUSIC FEST TO RETURN

The Cape Coral Arts & Music Festival, hosted annually by the Rotary Club of Cape Coral, will return to South Cape Coral for its 34th year. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Jan. 12 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 13 at Cape Coral Parkway between...

LCSO and FMPD catch local narcotics dealer

On December 6th, 2018, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit and Special Operations Unit, along with the Fort Myers Police Department Gang Unit, executed a narcotics search warrant. The address was 3417 South Street in Fort Myers. During the investigation, detectives conducted several purchases of narcotics from...

LEE HEALTH COCONUT POINT OPENS

Lee Health Coconut Point officially opened its doors to patients on Dec. 3 as the first freestanding emergency department in Lee County. Lee Health Coconut Point is Lee Health’s new 163,500 square-foot outpatient facility. It is located near the intersection of Coconut Road and U.S. 41, just south...

Suspects sought in daytime home burglary

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down three suspects who broke into a Lee County home in broad daylight last week. The burglary occurred on Bermar Street just after 9 a.m. on Friday, November 30th.  Surveillance cameras captured images of a male entering the home through a...

THE SOUTHLAND TAPROOM OPENS

The Southland Taproom opened on Nov. 17 at 16230 Summerlin Road.  This is near Health Park Medical Center in South Fort Myers.  Southland, owned by Florida native Tommy Johnson, curates the beers and ciders for its 24 taps from local breweries. They also bring in craft beers from across the country,...

FMPD Seeks Assistance Identifying an Individual

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male subject in this picture in reference to a vehicle burglary and fraud. The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the male is known to drive a White Kia Soul. If anyone can identify the...

Car Burglar Arrested at Centre Point Apartments

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department made a burglary arrest last night, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at approximately 11:15 p.m. at the Centre Point Apartments located at 2121 Collier Avenue. A resident of the complex reported that three males were seen attempting to open unlocked car doors. As officers arrived on the...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Dec 6-9)

Christmas art, movies, music, trees and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Art Walk Friday:  A must do in the River District social scene is the monthly Art Walk. Always on the First Friday, visit the...