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Off the Charts Inn opening soon in St. James City

Eric and Tracy Zeisloft have undertaken an exciting project, as they prepare to launch their new hotel, Off the Charts Inn. Formerly known as the Water's Edge Motel, the partners felt the previous state of the site's building wasn't doing St. James City any favors."We've been on the island for ...

Cutting Ties Hair Salon sets Feb. 14 Grand Opening

Dottie Manning has been in the business of making people look as good as they possibly can for as long as she can remember. Although she's lived in Fort Myers for most of her adult life, she's an islander now through and through. Manning is not new to the salon business by a long shot. She ...

Wellness studio opens on Pine Island Road

Tim Shevlin has a passion for total wellness. Though most people associate the very word with their physical body, according to Shevlin, it's much more than that. For instance, when the requests for yoga came streaming in, he answered that call by preparing a place where everyone could come in, ...

Miceli’s presents check to From Our Hearts

Mary Scott, one of the founding members of From Our Hearts, a local organization that helps women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, was presented with a check for $2,800 from Miceli's Restaurant Tuesday, Jan. 7. The organization, which covers four different ZIP codes here on the ...

New gaming arcade for adults opens in Bokeelia

Edward Lee and his dog Benji are already looking forward to the grand opening of Lucky Eddie's Social Center on Jan. 24. It was Lee's grandfather, a 30-year Island resident, who first had the idea that Lee should open an adult arcade in this location."I've had positive experiences with adult ...

Pine Island KOA wins two awards

Pine Island KOA recently received two awards, the 2020 KOA Founder's Award and the President's Award, for its high quality camping facilities, as well as exceeding its guests expectations."It's exciting to win these KOA awards. We are humbled by the positive experiences expressed by the reviews ...

Low Key Tiki Cuties hold annual Second Hand event

The Low Key Tiki Cutie's held its 2nd Annual Second Hand event Monday, Nov. 4, at Low Key Tiki."This is our second annual event that we've dubbed the 'Low Key Cutie's Second Hand Run,'" organizer Barb Riordan said. "We have a group of 30-40 ladies who participated this year."The way the "Second ...

Jug Creek Marina sold

Since 1956, Joey and Virginia Padilla Morton have owned and operated the Jug Creek Marina and Pine Island Fisheries at the northern tip of Bokeelia. Just recently the property was sold to Steve & Suzanne Johnston who plan to maintain the marina's historic fishing authenticity."We ...

M/PIFCD issues second letter of termination

At their scheduled meeting last week, the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District commissioners issued a second letter of termination to Vantage Construction Service and company president Trent Swartz. Vantage is more than 4 months past the completion deadline for Fire Station #4.According ...

Eckenrode new Eagle publisher

Ray Eckenrode has assumed the role of publisher for the Breeze Newspapers.Eckenrode, who brings decades of experience in the newspaper industry, replaces former publisher Scott Blonde, who now serves as publisher for two Ogden Newspaper owned daily publications in Utah.Eckenrode received a ...