By Monte Lazarus  ‘Tis the season of “Dodge ‘Em” the good old classic amusement park ride. That’s the one with the bumper cars that smash into each other…great fun for kids. But maybe, just maybe, those rides have something to do with the crazies who are now on the road. No, it’s more than that. No one could do […]


Donna Fiala If you enjoy history then you’ll enjoy a fashion show of wedding gowns from 1894 to present day at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Monday, March 12th at 2:00PM. $15 tickets are available at the gift shop. Wedding cake and punch will be served. Monday, March 19th from 1:30 to 3:00PM will be a portrayal of […]

Blue Mangrove Gallery donates Trollbead bracelet

By Coastal Breeze News Staff  As a fundraiser to benefit For the Love of Cats, Blue Mangrove Gallery has donated a custom special edition, Cat Lovers Trollbead bracelet valued at $777.00. The lucky winner won’t have to wait much longer, the winning raffle ticket will be drawn March 20 at a reception at the Gallery from 5:00-7:00 PM. For the […]


PROTECTING & PRESERVING  Nancy Richie The City of Marco Island is part of the Florida Shorebird Alliance, a partnership that includes Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), City of Naples, Collier County Government and Sheriff’s Office, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (RBNERR), Sea Grant, the Conservancy of SW FL, Inc., Friends of Tigertail and Collier Audubon Society. The […]

Marco Island Academy plans for its future

By Natalie Strom  In its first year, Marco Island Academy High School has made some pretty big strides. And it doesn’t stop here. Faculty, board members, students, parents and volunteers have been working hard all year towards bettering the school. For its second year alone, major plans are in the works which will feature some pretty exciting changes. One […]