Margaritaville Resort cuts ribbon at 254-room hotel on Fort Myers Beach

It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere, but it was closer to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 when the ceremonial ribbon was cut on the 254-room Margaritaville Resort on Fort Myers Beach.   Margaritaville, owned by Minnesota-based TPI Hospitality, provided media tours of the sprawling, 7.25-acre resort at 251 Crescent St. It was built mostly on what had been […]

The Causeway new restaurant/bar concept opens in Bonita Springs

A new restaurant and bar concept with three kitchens plus a bakery, a self-serve beer tap wall and a full bar under one roof launched Dec. 7 on Old 41 in Bonita Springs.   The Causeway, co-owned and managed by Ken Delaney and Carl and Carol Smith, will operate daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. […]

Lee County Commissioners amend Lee Plan affecting Captiva Island

Lee County Commissioners approved amending the Lee Plan in a 4-1 vote Dec. 6, marking the end of a near year-long discussion in which commissioners moved forward with changes to the county’s development plan for Captiva Island.  Despite many Captiva residents and their Sanibel neighbor voicing opposition, the county boiled down the amendment changes a […]


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