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Island House Cafe pays homage to the Chicago Dog
Updated 07/13/2011 at 3:11 p.m.
When one thinks of hot dogs, one may think of the Oscar Mayer wiener jingle, the famous Nathan’s hot dog eating contest, the popular destination Coney Island or simply the act of enjoying a frank in the ballpark. Whatever your ...
PHOTOS: Huge crowd hits Riverside Park for 2011 Star-Spangled Bonita celebration
Published 07/05/2011 at 2:55 p.m.
With the rain ceasing and the sun peering out, an estimated 5,000 people showed up for the festivities at the Star Spangled Bonita Fourth of July event. There were ice cream, watermelon and hot dog eating contests, and a Blue ...
PHOTOS: Classic cars line the roads, smells of barbecue fill the air at Downtown Fort Myers Block Party
Published 06/26/2011 at 8:52 p.m.
Classic cars filled the street, and the aroma of barbecue filled the air for the Downtown Fort Myers Block Party held at the Hideaway Sports Bar. The event benefited the Scottish Rite Foundation and the Grotto Humanitarian Foundation.
1,000 flags collected for disposal
Updated 06/21/2011 at 2:53 p.m.
The flags are collected every year for a ceremonial disposal once they are deemed unsuitable for display. The collected flags were burned properly in a flag disposal ceremony on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14.
ABC’s Karaoke Battle USA South Florida Finalists Advance to NYC
Updated 06/21/2011 at 2:17 p.m.
They sang their hearts out. Twenty-six contestants from all over South Florida performed at the Sandy Parrot on Monday for a shot at ABC’s Karaoke Battle USA.
PHOTOS: Cub Scouts catch fish, prizes at Naples Pier
Updated 06/04/2011 at 10:45 p.m.
The Alligator District Fishing Derby, an activity of Cub Scout Pack 210, was held at the Naples Pier on Saturday, June 4. Forty-six scouts of all ages, and family members competed in the derby.
PHOTOS: Joplin fundraiser at Fort Myers Beach raises cash for tornado victims
Updated 06/06/2011 at 11:30 a.m.
To support of the work of the American Red Cross in the aftermath of the devastating Joplin, Mo., tornado, Nervous Nellie’s Waterfront Restaurant in Fort Myers Beach is holding a fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, featuring live music, a ...
Bonita Springs resident donates 20th gallon of blood
Published 05/25/2011 at 10:42 a.m.
Dedicated O positive blood donor, Bill Stauffer, 76, donated his 20th gallon of blood on Friday, May 20 at NCH Outpatient Rehabilitation Community Blood Center in Bonita Springs.
PHOTO GALLERY: Wanderlust travel auction raises $260K for FGCU tourism programs
Published 04/03/2011 at 1 a.m.
"Wanderlust," an annual travel auction at Florida Gulf Coast University, brought in more than $260,000 to be used for future scholarships and for the expansion of equipment and operations Saturday.
FGCU, College of Life Foundation form partnership to fund museum studies program
Published 03/31/2011 at 3:54 p.m.
An opportunity has opened up for history majors, or any other student with an interest in museum studies at Florida Gulf Coast University. The growing university received a $60,000 check yesterday to fund a program in museum studies. The launch ...
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