The Maker Movement

When you think of the word “maker,” what comes to mind?

Cape Coral Lifestyle Mutt Strut 5K/Fun Mile

Cape Coral Lifestyle hosted the first Mutt Strut 5K/Fun Mile, a family- and pet-friendly walk/run event to help raise money for the future Cape Coral Animal Shelter. The event also included a post-race party with food, vendors, music and awards for cutest and best-dressed pets!

February 2018 Around Town

Florida Skin Center has discovered the first case of malignant melanoma since the launch of the “Get your skin in the game. Check it!” campaign nearly three months ago. Shirisha Vallarapu, a board-certified physician assistant, examined the patient at the Fort Myers location as part of one to three free weekly skin checks provided by the dermatological facility.

Painting
Comes
to Light

Kristina Jackson carried an art easel around for a decade or two before finally realizing her talent for painting. One night, in the dim light, she submitted to the corners of her mind, where the aptly named “Lady in Waiting” had been hiding in melancholic blues and grays on a ledge.

A Handmade Valentine’s Day

 un | From-Scratch Pasta  Yield: 1 pound  2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

Two Sisters Brings the Flavors of Vietnam to the Cape

The restaurant’s name might be Two Sisters, but this Southeast Asian gem is truly a family affair. In late September 2017, Two Sisters Vietnamese Cuisine opened in a hole-in-the-wall space on Del Prado Boulevard.

remodeled condo 
on the canal

This waterfront condo is perfection at its finest! From the moment you walk in the front door, you will be able to enjoy the huge water views of the 200-foot-wide Rubicon Canal which is one of the largest canals in the city. This completely remodeled condo boasts an open floor plan, brand-new kitchen, new bathrooms and much more. The kitchen features a very…

Our Contributors

Paulette LeBlanc is an editor and freelance writer who has lived in Cape Coral for 25 years. She currently has a romance mystery available on Amazon and Kindle with a sequel in tow. She won best pitch at the Atlanta Writers Conference in 2016 for her series of children’s literature.

Gutsy Girl Lives the Dream

You notice it instantly. With an appreciation for the aesthetic, her heart bears a creative ember that gives rise to innovation and emits a recognizable energy. Heather Rivera is an artist. Lured by the azure Gulf waters and the offerings it gifts our beaches, Rivera relocated to Southwest Florida in pursuit of dreams. Spend 24 hours with one of Cape…