Holiday Spice and Everything Nice

Everyone loves a special holiday drink or treat, and Perk & Brew offers plenty! Co-owners Theresa Knazek and Amy Smith opened their popular coffee shop and cafe in the fall of 2015.

Give the Gifts They’ll Love!

 Wickedly Fun Gifts!  Did you say rum? We say yum!  While Wicked Dolphin only opened for business in Cape Coral in 2012, the company has been making waves and gaining accolades ever since. Owner JoAnn Elardo and her dedicated team have created award-winning rums that receive rave reviews locally, nationally and internationally.

Palaco Grande Beauty with Gulf Access

This home has it all! It’s almost 4,000 square feet and on a direct-access canal. It’s only a few blocks to the river, so that makes for a short boating time. You'll be able to sit and enjoy the Florida sunsets in the stunning pool or the zero-edge spa. The three in-pool stools allow you to sit and enjoy a…

Cheers to Good Times and Great Food

At first look, Monkey Bar—the facade painted in bright, tropical colors and the walls adorned with lots of fun and funky monkey art—might seem your stereotypical Southwest Florida beach bum joint, but its tagline—“Silly Name, Serious Food”—is no joke.

Not Home for the Holidays

There are many professions that require sacrificing time away from family, friends and loved ones during the holidays. We didn’t want to forget these dedicated individuals, so we met with several people in our community who go out of their way to serve others—even when it means missing out on the big celebrations themselves.

PACE Center’s 10th ‘Love That Dress!’ Fundraiser

More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event in August. The event raised $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. Photography by Gregory Wagner

Where the Chefs Eat

Everyone has their favorite places to eat, even chefs! We asked a few local chefs where they like to get their grub on.

Fall Fun on the Farm

While we might not have chilly fall temperatures in Southwest Florida, that shouldn’t stop anyone from celebrating the new season. One fantastic place to revel in the fun of fall is at Southern Fresh Farms in Fort Myers.

Shuckin’ Awesome Oysters

It might seem intimidating to shuck an oyster, but Heath Hyndman, owner of Cape Harbour Oyster Bar, says it’s pretty easy to learn the skill.

What to Wear: Cape Coral Edition

 Article Sarah Keech | Photography Gregory Wagner  A lot of people probably assume the uniform of Cape Coral is shorts, T-shirts and flip-flops year-round. In reality, many Cape Coral residents absolutely love fashion and enjoy shopping for the latest styles and trends.  Just in time for Vogue’s famous annual September issue, we found some of the best fashion looks right…