Cape Coral and Southwest Florida Feature Stories

PFC Corey Kent Deserves Triumphant Cape Coral Homecoming

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PFC Corey Kent served his country and sacrificed more than most of us ever will.

Now he’s coming home to Cape Coral, and he needs the help of his hometown and local business leaders.

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Living Sanibel by Charles Sobczak

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The weight and glossiness of Charles Sobczak’s “Living Sanibel - A Nature Guide to Sanibel and Captiva Islands” caught me off guard.

I was expecting another pretty Sanibel book. Tourism fare. The literary equivalent of a fried grouper sandwich - a quick and easy way to coerce cash out of vacationing wallets.

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Island Inn on Sanibel

Island Inn - Sanibel

For over 115 years, Gulf of Mexico breezes have been gently caressing visitors to the Island Inn on Sanibel.

Established in 1895 by Sanibel Pioneers, the Matthews Family, the Island Inn’s Gulf-front location is rooted firmly in the storied history of this celebrated barrier island...even as passing time continues to gift modern functionality and amenities towards the overall guest experience.

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Matlacha - Paradise of Vivid Contrasts

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Plenty of coastal Florida communities brag about operating on Island time...but Matlacha on Pine Island raises slow living to an art form.

Take Old Florida scenery, mom and pop hotels, swaying palm trees, glistening water, boats encrusted with barnacles -- then splash it all in bright colored paint, throw in a rotating population of redneck fishermen, a few small bars soaked in cheap beer and enough fresh caught fish to feed a small country -- then you'll understand...Matlacha is unlike anywhere else on Earth.

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Red Sox Spring Training Dreams

Red Sox Spring Training

Red Sox Spring Training dreams have been coming true for over 19 seasons at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers, Florida.

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