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  • The Great Smokey Mountains
    Vacationing at Great Smokey Mountain National Park
    Many people have no idea that the most visited National Park in the U.S. is Great Smokey Mountains National Park. The park generally gets more than 8 million visitors each year. It is a great spot for a family vacation. The park is located on the...
  • Fly fishing:  Just have fun with it (Video)
    Fly fishing: Just have fun with it (Video)
    Fly fishing goes beyond what some think is normal, and it can actually can become an art. How does it become an art? Like any other art form, fly fishing takes practice, patience, and determination to be successful. When you reach that point, you...
  • Alexander's Bad Day
    Another free movie this Friday evening in Centennial Park
    Winter/spring free outdoor movies are still in full swing in Fort Myers. The good folks at the Alliance for the Arts and the enthusiastic staff at Lee County Parks and Recreation, you and your family can count on a new outdoor movie every few...
  • Nate Ruess
    fun. frontman Nate Ruess to receive SongHall's Hal David Starlight Award
    fun. frontman Nate Ruess has been named recipient of the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) Hal David Starlight Award, to be presented at the 46th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner June 18th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.The Hal David...
  • Metal Detecting at the beach
    The hobby of metal detecting for fun and profit
    Metal Detecting has become one of the most profitable of hobbies (sometimes) in the last 30 years or so. Yes, it’s been around for many years, but now the Metal Detectors even come in “Gold Detectors” to specifically find Gold,...
  • Hero 6
    See an Oscar winning family film in Centennial Park for free
    Watching movies under the stars is a real benefit from our perfect tropical climate. “The Fort Myers Recreation Division invites you and your family to a FREE Movie Night in the Park. Our feature presentation is the newly released &lsquo...
  • Festival of Light Grand Parade
    Thomas Edison is honored with a Festival of Light
    In 1885, famous inventor,Thomas Alva Edison first visited Floridaand purchased property to build a vacation home. His home, completed in 1887 and dubbed "Seminole Lodge", served as a winter retreat and place of relaxation until Edison&...
  • Bleachers
    Meet NYC rockers Bleachers
    Bleachers dropped their debut album Strange Desire in July 2014. Although the band is relatively new to the music scene, they have help from one of the veterans: Jack Antonoff. Also known as the lead guitarist for super famous band, Fun. Antonoff...
  • What to wear?!
    fun tips for fashion: what to look for
    Living in the city is great but can be a bit much when it comes to fashion. City's have always been admired for their fashion and it's people following through with trendy clothes. But it can be very pricey trying to keep up with the...
  • Fun and amazing facts about the tennis balls used at the Australian Open in 2015
    Fun and amazing facts about the tennis balls used at the Australian Open in 2015
    Here are some fun and amazing facts about the tennis balls used at the Australian Open.I've been been playing tennis and have been a tennis fan for over four decades. I've played with countless different tennis balls and brands over the...
  • Charlotte's Web
    Outdoor family movie nights are back.
    Outdoor family movies are a part of Fort Myers' celebration of early spring, where the evening air is perfumed and the sky is star- covered. About once a month, early in the year, the Alliance for the Arts hosts a family movie you can watch...
  • Getting ready for Wacky Winter Bowling, a SnowFest! event
    Tahoe City's hottest 2015 events
    Tahoe City is beginning to look like a winter wonderland and, according to the National Weather Service, more snow is on the way which bodes well for upcoming events.From much-loved cross-country ski races and Wacky Winter Bowling at the Tahoe...
  • Fun, FREE things to do with your family this weekend.
    Free kid things
    Enjoy some FUN and FREE things to do with your family this weekend. Enjoy this amazing season and do and see some amazing things. Check out the free events below and I hope you and your family have a great time!The Children's Museum. Every...
  • Snowy Fun
    Get your cold weather exercise on
    As Minnesota becomes more engrossed in the winter spirit, AKA the cold and snow decides to stay, people tend to become more hesitant about going outside and baring the seasonal weather. In a previous article, shoveling was the topic for an...
  • Sand Sculpture
    World class sand sculpting returns to Fort Myers Beach
    The week-long 28th annual American Sand Sculpting Championship,world-class sand sculptors will take to the white powder sands of Wyndham Garden Hotel on Fort Myers Beach and do their magic. The competition will begin on Friday, November 21st and...