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Marco Fitness Club Takes New Space

By Natalie Strom natalie@coastalbreezenews.com Marco Fitness Club has expanded. The gym in the pink building that has been on East Elkcam Circle for 32 years recently purchased Bodies by Nina in the Eagle Center Plaza on Bald Eagle Drive. The purchase means more room, more classes to offer and hopefully more members that will become a part of the Marco […]

Art at the Marco Island Library

By Karen Swanker The Marco Island Public Library and the Marco Island Center for the Arts work cooperatively to provide monthly art shows at the Marco Library branch on Heathwood Drive. Each artist will exhibit for two months. May and June of 2013 will feature the works of Marco Island artist Carolyn Burger. When Carolyn and her husband, Ron, both […]

The Love of Art & Cupcakes

By Julia Barnett The word cupcake probably makes you think “delicious.” Maybe “sweet,” maybe even “my most favorite thing in the world.” Simply Cupcakes of Marco Island hopes people will start to associate cupcakes with art—for both their artistically delectable treats, and their quickly becoming renowned Artist Wall. The wall runs parallel to the cupcake counter in the Simply Cupcakes […]

Hurricane Season 2013: Be Prepared

By Noelle H. Lowery noelle@coastalbreezenews.com It is that time of year again. Hurricane season is upon us, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it is going to be a whopper of a season. The official forecast is for “an active or extremely active season this year.” For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA’s Atlantic […]

Single and senior? The joys of traveling Down Under alone Part Two

By Carol Glassman The weather turned quite brisk and the usual sunshine was lacking — I reminded myself that it is the beginning of their autumn. Adding a layer of clothing, I boarded the shuttle bus for downtown Wellington. As I looked around at skyscrapers and office buildings, I felt I could have been in almost any major city. Following […]

Next question for Mackle Park plans: funding

By Noelle H. Lowery noelle@coastalbreezenews.com What do Marco Island residents Dick McGuiness, Rich Lutz and Eddie Webb all have in common? They all support the city’s revised plan for a new Mackle Park Community Center. At last week’s City Council meeting, Director of Community Affairs Bryan Milk along with Paul Davission and Marc Rupp from Royal Concrete Concepts LLC presented […]

Lely’s Top 100

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The Lely High School National Honor Society held a dinner at the Marco Island Marriott in honor of the Lely High School Top 100. The Top 100 program recognizes the top 25 students in each grade level, offering a monetary award to seniors as a way to recognize that academics are an important part of […]