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By Tara Molloy | Broker in Fort Myers, FL
  • Art Walk - First Fridays of every month 6pm-10pm

    Posted Under: Entertainment & Nightlife in Fort Myers, Home Buying in Fort Myers, In My Neighborhood in Fort Myers  |  September 9, 2014 11:56 AM  |  41 views  |  No comments

    2014 Dates
    First Fridays 6-10pm

    September 5
    October 3
    November 7
    December 5

    Art Walk is a monthly art event held the First Friday of each month from 6-10pm in the downtown Fort Myers River District.  The event is a self guided and self paced tour of Downtown Art Galleries and Businesses. Participating business that showcases art during Art Walk include galleries, museums, retail shops, and community centers.   The Art Walk Brochure is available at most River District businesses and includes a map of the event that indicates participating Art Stops and Business Partners.

    Free Art Walk Trolley Service - As part of the event a free trolley service takes Art Walkers from the core downtown area to Art Stops located outside the immediate walking area.  The trolley returns to each stop in 20-30 minute rotations. Please check the Art Walk map for the trolley icon that indicates a Art Walk Trolley Stop.

    Support Downtown Galleries and Businesses - Art Walk is all about the art galleries, businesses and stores that make up the Downtown Fort Myers River District.  The event is an indoor art gallery event.  Currently street vendors and artists are not permitted during the event.  A second day of outdoor activities including street vendors and activities for artists, children and families is being discussed.  If you are an artists and wish to show your work during Art Walk please talk to a participating Art Stop.

    Art Walk is funded by the Fort Myers Redevelopment Agency, participating businesses and donations from Art Walkers like you!  Art Walk is a non-profit organization dedicated to Downtown Fort Myers.  To volunteer your time or speak with a Art Walk representative about donating please see our contact page.

    Click here for more info
  • Just Sold Beautiful 4BR/2BA Home in Cape Coral!

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Cape Coral, Home Selling in Cape Coral, Investment Properties in Cape Coral  |  September 8, 2014 1:57 PM  |  35 views  |  No comments

    1203 SE 26th Terrace
    Cape Coral, FL 33904

    Gorgeous move in ready home on a large corner lot. Great open floor plan with guest rooms separate from the master suite. Wonderful heated swimming pool with a large fenced yard so you have tons of privacy. Very light and bright with high vaulted ceilings. In addition to the formal dining room there is a large breakfast bar and eat-in kitchen. Great central location, close to everything but tucked back in from the noise and traffic. Home was custom built for the current owners and it shows!
  • Craft Beer & Music Festival - Sept. 13 at the Bell Tower Shops

    Posted Under: Shopping & Local Amenities in Fort Myers, Home Buying in Fort Myers, In My Neighborhood in Fort Myers  |  September 8, 2014 12:01 PM  |  44 views  |  No comments

    The Bell Tower Shops will host the return of the Craft Beer & Musical Festival on Sept. 13 in Fort Myers. It brings the craft to the people in this one-of-a-kind beer festival that combines the best of craft beer, live music, and fun. Great beer samplings will be paired with some of Southwest Florida's best musical acts including Deb & The Dynamics, Mudbone and Rocker.

    Over 40 breweries will be participating including JDubbs, Cigar City, Green Flash, Florida Avenue, Big Storm, Fat Point, Breckenridge, and ESB.  Local favorites include Fort Myers Brewing Company, Point Ybel, and Old Soul.

    Tickets are $30 including unlimited sampling and access to the all-day music festival.  A limited number of VIP access before gates open, VIP seating, and souvenir tasting glass. Designated Driver/Non-Tasting tickets are also available for $5.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Gulf Coast Humane Society of Fort Myers.

    VIP admission begins at 2 pm, Deb & the Dynamics at 4 pm, and Rocer at 6 pm.

    Tickets are available online at http://BTSBeerFest.eventbrite.com For info, go to Craft Beer & Music Festival on Facebook For more information, click here
  • Regional Blues Challenge - Ter-Tini's Sept. 28th

    Posted Under: General Area in Fort Myers, Entertainment & Nightlife in Fort Myers, In My Neighborhood in Fort Myers  |  September 8, 2014 11:26 AM  |  48 views  |  No comments

    Registration Deadline Sept. 14

    The Southwest Florida Blues Society and Ter-Tini's will be partnering on Sunday, Sept. 28 to present the 2nd Annual SWFL Regional IBC Competition. the road to Memphis & Intl. Blues Challenge.

    The competition is for bands who are interested in a higher level of regional, national and international visibility. Hundreds of bands compete worldwide each year and can only get there when by being selected by a Blues Foundation affiliate member to compete.

    The top 2 winners on Sept. 28 will receive: $1,000 in travel expenses to compete in Memphis & a contract to perform at the Bonita Blues Festival in March 2015. Second place will be guaranteed an offer to perform at one of the local blues events. There will be a "people's choice" award also for your favorite band.

    This will be a day of top-notch blues entertainment and mouth-watering Memphis style BBQ.  Go to www.SWFBS.org for more details.  Admission is only $10 ($5 for SWFL Blues Society members)  Click here for more info.

    For more info: www.SWFBS.org
  • 1924 Carriage Home on a huge double lot - Historic & Charming!

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Fort Myers, Home Selling in Fort Myers, Investment Properties in Fort Myers  |  September 4, 2014 8:46 AM  |  46 views  |  No comments

    1304 Lynwood Avenue
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
    Downtown Fort Myers

    Call (239) 313-5544 for more info or Click Here

    Gorgeous 1924 home with tons of original charm and character! The home features hard wood floors, wood burning fireplace, wood molding, original carriage steps and driveway and so much more. The first floor master suite has its own private bath with dual sinks and walk in shower. There is also a sitting room, a breakfast room, formal dining room and a den on the first floor. The additional 4 bedrooms are upstairs. The construction is amazing with poured concrete walls and a full basement and attic (not included in the square footage). HUGE double lot with tons of space to build a pool or just fence it in and have a gigantic yard. New granite countertops were just installed in the kitchen and the home is in move in ready condition. Parking is in the back driveway right next to the charming guest house. Truly one of a kind home, please stop in today, will not last long!
  • Open House Sept 7 at 1231 Hanton Ave Gorgeous 1940's home - 3BR/3BA - Pool, Updated Kitchen, Oak Floors

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Fort Myers, Home Selling in Fort Myers, Investment Properties in Fort Myers  |  September 3, 2014 1:50 PM  |  72 views  |  No comments

    1231 Hanton Ave.
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
    Call (239) 313-5544 for Info

    Sunday, Sept. 7
    1:00 - 4:00 PM

    A opportunity to own a piece of history! Being sold by the original family, this gorgeous 1940's home has all the charm and character you would expect, including hardwood floors, and 2 wood burning fireplaces, and original built-ins in several rooms. What you may not expect is the large addition added in the rear of the home which almost doubled the square footage.  A large family room with fireplace, French doors and custom built-in shelves were added downstairs as well as a very large master suite upstairs with 2 walk in closets and a large master bathroom.  The Fantastic screened lanai is fantastic and a wonderful place to entertain and it overlooks the heated custom pool.  The extra large back yard is completely fenced and has a sizable workshop/storage area, as well as a charming gazebo.  There is also a wonderful upstairs  porch with a huge bonus deck outside. Also included is a very spacious downstairs office. 2 of the bathrooms are original.  The brick façade, the gardens and winding walkways make this a true retreat.  Gorgeous mature trees surround the property.  Window air conditioners and wall units are currently used to cool the home.

    Click for more details
  • Open House Sept 7 at 3272 McGregor Blvd - Completely updated 3BR/4BA w/Pool!

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Fort Myers, Home Selling in Fort Myers, In My Neighborhood in Fort Myers  |  September 3, 2014 1:46 PM  |  44 views  |  2 comments

    3272 McGregor Blvd.
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
    Call (239) 313-5544 for more info

    Sunday, Sept. 7
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This one of a kind home was built in 1921 and has been completely updated but maintains much of its original charm and character. Wood burning fireplace, original door hardware, even the original pocket doors are some of the exceptional original features of this home. New hardwood floors were installed all through the home and each of the bathrooms have been updated. Hurricane windows and doors were installed throughout the house, but look like the original windows. The quaint porch was revamped and updated with Trex decking along with the stoop on the back porch. The swimming pool is fabulous and surrounded by charming brick pavers. There is also a large 2 car garage. This home has absolutely everything! The entire home has been remodeled from top to bottom and truly is move in ready!

    For more info Click Here
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