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All that jazz: Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival returns

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All that jazz: Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival returns

October 18, 2017 By ASHLEY GOODMAN agoodman@breezenewspaper. more »»

CROW's 36th Taste of the Islands announces restaurant line-up

October 18, 2017 The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife has announced the 14 restaurants that will participate in the 36th Taste of the Islands Sunday, Nov. 12, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Sanibel Community Park. more »»

Annual Tower Gallery Attic Sale begins Oct. 20

October 18, 2017 The annual Tower Gallery Attic Sale began 11 years ago as a way to give back to the locals and to kick start the season. The Attic Sale will be held at Tower Gallery, 751 Tarpon Bay Road, Oc. more »»

Captiva Erosion Prevention District conducts post-Irma beach survey

October 18, 2017 Due to changes on the beach caused by Hurricane Irma last month, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District hired APTIM Coastal Planning & Engineering last week to conduct a physical monitoring survey... more »»

Captiva Community Panel discusses hurricane cleanup, two new projects

October 18, 2017 During the monthly Captiva Community Panel meeting that was held Tuesday, Oct. more »»

News from around the region

City staff asks to bring franchise proposal to LCEC elected board

October 20, 2017 In response to a "final offer" franchise agreement submitted by the city's electric utility provider, Cape Coral's administrative staff will request authorization Monday to bring a counter proposal... more »»

Cape non-profits honored at ENPYs

October 20, 2017 Nearly 200 of the area’s charitable heavyweights gathered at the Crowne Plaza Bell Tower Wednesday for the inaugural Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly Awards. more »»

Chicago Beef Guy reopens in Cape Coral

October 20, 2017 Chicago Beef Guy was at full capacity for the lunch rush as doors reopened at its new location on Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral Wednesday. more »»

Oktoberfest kicks off today

October 19, 2017 Every year, Oktoberfest is nothing less than a six-day party, a celebration of German heritage from the music to the beer. more »»

City to host candidate Q&As

October 19, 2017 Next Thursday and Friday, Cape Coral voters will get perhaps their last opportunity to hear the candidates for mayor and four city council seats give their views on the issues when City Hall plays... more »»

Arts & Entertainment

All that jazz: Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival returns

October 18, 2017 By ASHLEY GOODMAN agoodman@breezenewspaper. more »»

Annual Tower Gallery Attic Sale begins Oct. 20

October 18, 2017 The annual Tower Gallery Attic Sale began 11 years ago as a way to give back to the locals and to kick start the season. The Attic Sale will be held at Tower Gallery, 751 Tarpon Bay Road, Oc. more »»

Hallo’Tween set for Oct. 28

October 18, 2017 ‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa’s annual halloween party’s history dates back to the 1980s. more »»

Howl-O-Ween Island Paws’ annual Gulf Coast Humane Society fundraiser set for next Friday

October 18, 2017 It’s that time of year again to dress your dog in the best costume while supporting Gulf Coast Humane Society. more »»

Bailey Fest to be held Sunday

October 18, 2017 The 32nd annual Bailey Fest is always jam packed with a plethora of entertainment, food and activities for the youngsters. This year it will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. more »»

Business

Sanibel Taxi provided free rides following Hurricane Irma

October 11, 2017 Sanibel Taxi gave roughly 100 rides to residents who needed them after Hurricane Irma blew through Southwest Florida last mont. more »»

Additional square footage approved for Sea Glass Lane

October 11, 2017 Sea Glass Lane received approval from City Council to expand its space into two units for a total of 2,765 square feet. more »»

Sanibel Council moves forward with marijuana dispensary prohibition

October 11, 2017 City Council unanimously agreed to go forward with prohibiting marijuana dispensary businesses entirely, which will allow the board to have two public hearings in November and December to hear input... more »»

The art of innkeeping

September 27, 2017 Since Chris Davison became the general manager and vice president of operations at the Island Inn, every day is a little bit different. “It’s a smaller place, so we wear many hats,” Davison said. more »»

Sanibel Farmers Market to open Sunday

September 27, 2017 Sunday marks the opening day of Local Roots Farmers Markets 10th season with the Sanibel Island Farmers Market. more »»

Obituaries

Carolyn Swiney

October 19, 2017 Carolyn Swiney, a part-time resident of Sanibel Island, Florida, died at 5pm on Saturday June 3th, 2017 at the Donegal Hospice in Letterkenny, Co. more »»

Clinton Pickering Parsons

October 19, 2017 Clint Parsons, long time Sanibel resident whose parents were Salvation Army Officers,  spent many years volunteering for the Salvation Army. more »»

Hazel E Amon

October 13, 2017 A service will be held for Hazel E. Amon, 101, former Sanibel resident at the Sanibel Community House, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 am. more »»

Marguerite Irwin

October 10, 2017 Marguerite Irwin, formerly of Sanibel, died October 6, 2017 in care of Hope Hospice at Shell Point. Mrs. more »»

Ann Edith Arnoff (nee Kolisch)

October 3, 2017 Ann Edith Arnoff (nee Kolisch) March 8, 1926 ­ September 24, 2017 Ann Arnoff, wife of the late Dr. . more »»

Local Columns

Living Sanibel: Marsh rabbit

October 18, 2017 One of the most peculiar habits of the marsh rabbit is its tendency to let go with a strange, lizard-like squeal when startled. more »»

Poetic License: My first haircut

October 18, 2017 After her second child was stillborn, my mother made a “promesa,” a promise to the Virgin that in return for a healthy male child, she would not cut his hai. more »»

Faces on Faith: More than you know

October 18, 2017 It was a dark and stormy night. Old Bill was headed home in the pounding rain and decided to take the short-cut home through the cemetery. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotary learns about SCCF’s sea turtle program

October 18, 2017 Good News! It’s nice to make that declaratio. more »»

Hurricane resistant landscape

October 18, 2017 By DEE CENTURY Landscaping for Wildlife, SCCF Coming home to my native landscape on Sanibel’s east end after Hurricane Irma was a much easier landing than returning after Hurricane Charley in 2004. more »»

Letters to the Editor

An Irma lesson

October 18, 2017 To the editor: I think the city’s response to Irma was first-rate, however, let me offer a lesson learned from other barrier island properties I have an interest in. more »»

It comes back to us every time!

October 18, 2017 To the editor: The other morning— a beautiful Sunday morning and the first day of October — I went for a long walk that included walking through the Florida SouthWestern State College campus, a... more »»

Stand for the national anthem

October 18, 2017 To the editor: I, as a member of The American Legion, am writing in support of our President as he stands up for The National Anthem, The Flag and The United States of America. Dr. more »»

Pick and choose

October 11, 2017 To the editor: The talk that covers our media today concerns matters of gun control. Regardless where you stand on the issue one cannot simply disregard the protections of the Second Amendmen. more »»

Storm cleanup & recovery: Don’t make a difficult situation worse — call 811

October 11, 2017 To the editor: Hurricane Irma got a lot of press for the unprecedented amount of power outages she caused throughout Florida. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

On the Water: Anglers starting to get back into action

October 4, 2017 With Hurricane Irma a couple weeks in our rear view mirror, anglers are beginning to get back on the water. Despite extremely dark water from the storm run-off, many found fishing surprisingly good. more »»

Sanibel Adult Co-Ed Softball League begins fall season

September 27, 2017 There is still time to register for the Sanibel Adult Co-Ed Softball League which will take place at the Sanibel Ball Fields beginning Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.. more »»

Sundial Beach Resort & Spa to host second annual USTA sanctioned tournament

September 12, 2017 After a successful turn out last year, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa will hold their second annual Florida Clay Court Championships Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Last year, the event attracted 64 participants. more »»

On the Water: Blue skies finally return

September 12, 2017 What a difference a week makes as the rain stopped and blue skies returne. more »»

Youth give all during SWAT practice

September 6, 2017 Six days a week, young athletes spend time at the Sanibel Recreation Center perfecting their swimming and gaining the skills they need to excel at their meet. more »»

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Year-round triathlon swim program 10-23

Calling all Sanibel triathletes! Are you training for an upcoming triathlon and would like to improve your swim time? SWAT Swim Coach and former triathlete, Curt McIntyre will be running a year-round swim program tailored just for the triathlete. more »


 
 
 
 
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