Famous concert boat moors at Pahokee Marina

PAHOKEE — Point Counterpoint II, the world-famous floating concert hall designed by the late master architect Louis Kahn and constructed for the United States’ Bicentennial in 1976, moored at the city marina last week, and plans are being shaped for it to stay there permanently. Formerly homeported in Talinn, Estonia, and having traveled more than […]

Music livens up the Fourth in Lakeport

Dozens of people came out to celebrate the Fourth of July with their neighbors despite threatening skies and occasional downpours as the Lakeport Community Association threw a little party at the community center. Hot dogs and burgers were grilled, little ones and grown-ups both played games, children enjoyed a bounce house and water slide while […]

Museum program to be held May 3 in Felda

FELDA — LaBelle Heritage Museum’s May 3 program meeting will hold a special presentation of acclaimed director Nicholas Ray’s flawed 1958 masterpiece “Wind Across The Everglades,” starring Christopher Plummer, Burl Ives and Gypsy Rose Lee and featuring a number of well-known Florida “personalities” including Totch Brown and Corey Osceola, at the Felda Community Center, 1100 […]

Prom night for visually impaired teens brings out the community

NORTH FORT MYERS — On Dec. 16, Lighthouse of SWFL and its Transition Teen Program will host “A Night with the Stars” prom open to teens with blindness and vision impairment living in Lee, Hendry, Glades, Charlotte, Collier, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. The free event will be held at Lighthouse of SWFL 35 W. Mariana […]