April 2018 Around Town

Two teams of local Hurricane Irma survivors have just deployed to respond to the long-term needs of their neighbors in Lee and Collier counties. Project H.O.P.E. provides free, confidential emotional support and resource linkage to individuals, families, groups, businesses and organizations such as faith-based communities, schools and neighborhood associations that are still dealing with the aftermath of the storm.

Cadillac CT6 Plug-In

So, you’re committed to reducing your carbon footprint and thinking about extending your push toward a more eco-friendly lifestyle to include a car that’s better for the environment. One vehicle getting a lot of attention right now is the Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid.

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Growing your own tomatoes is often a challenge in the Florida heat. With some of these tools, you can easily grow them in a pot on your lanai, since a standard lanai cage cuts out roughly 30 percent of the scorching sun. Every one of these tools can be found locally at Lowes or on Lowes.com.

Eco Chic

Spring has finally sprung! As the last dredges of winter make their way out, and we can finally begin to stop and smell the roses, it’s also a good time to remind ourselves to take the time to appreciate our beautiful planet.

The New Big Farming Trend Is Micro

Tucked away in a small, nondescript office building in southwest Cape Coral is a farm. No, this farm doesn’t have cows or pigs or acres of produce. This is an urban farm. More specifically, this is a hydroponic microgreens farm.

Echo Fights World Hunger

For more than 30 years, Echo has been helping thousands of organizations servicing small-scale farmers worldwide by spreading seeds of agricultural knowledge. By creating a global network, Echo shares solutions that promote sustainable farming techniques that improve food production. 

Pesto Pasta is a Reason to Gather

Gather is one of the most creative new dining hotspots in the Cape. Located at Tarpon Point Marina, it’s an energetic space with a delightful view and delicious food.

Catbird Studio + Gallery

When Lee Perrault and her husband came down from New Hampshire with a boatload of rescued, geriatric animals, they decided Cape Coral would be home. They renovated a house they liked, but Lee would need a studio. She found a home on Del Prado for her working studio with a gallery in front. She currently has three artists beside herself…

Home Is Where the Heart Is

 The concept of home is different for everyone.  For some, home is where the family is. It’s the place where weekends were—or still are—filled with baby snuggles, bedtime stories and Saturday morning cartoons. The place where the smell of bacon and pancakes fills the air on Sunday mornings, "do your homework before you go outside" is a daily mantra and…

March 2018 Around Town

 Wright Construction Group Inc. has started construction on the Cape Coral Fire Station #11, located at 1038 Burnt Store Road N. An official groundbreaking ceremony took place Thursday, January 11, with Sweet Sparkman Architects, executives from Wright Construction Group and city officials.