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PETS OF THE WEEK

November 9, 2023
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BOCASCOPES

November 9, 2023
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November 9, 2023
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Tropical Nights to feature two Neiman serigraphs (a few other familiar artists will be there, too)

November 9, 2023
Two rare Neiman serigraphs will be auctioned off at the YMCA 27th Annual Tropical Nights fundraiser on November 18, 2023. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. at Palm Island Resort. Cocktails and gourmet…

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Norman George

October 26, 2023
A Celebration of Life service for Norm George will be held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. A memorial luncheon will be held afterward at 12:30 p.m., at the Boca Bay…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More information about upcoming parking discussions

October 26, 2023
To the Editor: The structured parking plan that now seems to be a source of controversy is not about Gilchrist Ave. The plan is for the Lee County portion of Gasparilla Island. It is intended to p…

A seahorse, a used COVID test and 1,000 pacifiers (and much more) found at Coastal Cleanup

September 21, 2023
Volunteers gathered on Gasparilla’s beaches for the annual International Coastal Beach Clean Up, held across the world, and on island, on Saturday, Sept. 16. “We even had a couple of walk-ons,”…

Dixon family holding celebration of life for Sam Dixon on October 1

September 21, 2023
A rescheduled celebration of life for Sam Dixon will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1 at his (and Suzanne’s) residence, 2301 Williamsburg Way, Englewood (Placida/Cape Haze) between noon and 5 p.m. The…

Vanderbilt-vintage modernist Cape Haze Community Center upgraded

September 21, 2023
One of the original elements of the Cape Haze development of Alfred and William Vanderbilt began restoration this week. The Cape Haze Community Center, which sits just off the fountain entrance…