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Gasparilla Inn & Club receives high marks from two top travel magazines

October 28, 2016
Gasparilla Inn General Manager Jon Reecher accepting The Inn’s Conde Nast award in New York City. For the first time ever The …

Your weekly road construction update

October 28, 2016
Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC is moving right along with road paving and widening, and this past week they started putting some shoulders on Gasparilla Road. According to Project Manager S…

Looking for Veteran’s Day submissions

October 28, 2016
Veterans Day is a very special day for this country, and every year our veterans and victims of all wars are honored on the 11th day of the 11th month. This year we would once again like to honor s…

A walk on the swing bridge to be held November 2

October 28, 2016
If you’ve ever wondered what the bridge tender’s house looks like on the inside or wanted to see the underside of the bridge, on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. you will get your chance. Everyo…

Celebrating Boca Grande’s bridges in November

October 28, 2016
What would Boca Grande be like today with no bridge to the mainland? What was island life like before the first bridge opened in 1958? Who promoted the building of the bridge, who opposed it and wh…

Pumpkin time at the BGCCC!

October 28, 2016
          This past week at the Boca Grande Child Care Center there was much pumpkin fun to be had, including measuring and weighing many pumpkins students brought in. Be…

Experience the extraordinary: Illusionist coming to Boca Grande

October 28, 2016
  BY SUE ERWIN – Illusionist Craig Karges, award-winning entertainer and nationally recognized speaker, will be coming to the Boca Grande Community Center Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday…

Sign up now for Dylan Gonzalez Memorial Tourney

October 28, 2016
                Last June the community lost a man who truly loved to fish, and now his friends are honoring him with his own tournament. “Fish in Paradise…

Internationally known speaker to begin Garden Club season

October 28, 2016
SUBMITTED BY THE BOCA GRANDE GARDEN CLUB – On Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Boca Grande Community Center Auditorium, the Boca Grande Garden Club will welcome this season’s first guest, interna…

Celebrate Cayo Costa Heritage Day November 5

October 28, 2016
  BY SUE ERWIN – Explorers of secluded land are invited to come and celebrate Cayo Costa Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. This annual event is held on the northern end of …