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Cape Coral-Fort MyersL Local ‘metro’ No. 6 in U.S. in growth

By CHUCK?BALLAROnews@breezenewspapers.comThe Cape Coral/Fort Myers metro area, which several years ago was ground zero for one of the worst housing collapses in history, is apparently recovering nicely.New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Cape Coral/Fort Myers is the sixth ...

Sun Splash open weekends in advance of 2015 season

Afternoon temperatures reaching into the mid-80s and Spring Break looming, Sun Splash Family Waterpark has been gearing up to open the season on weekends.The 14-acre park, a Cape Coral Parks & Recreation facility, will observe its regular operating hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on ...

Sun Splash kicks off summer hours for 2014

The hot Florida summer season has arrived, that means having to find activities for the kids to help them cool down.Fortunately, Cape Coral parents have a place to take the youngsters every day.Sun Splash Family Waterpark begins its summer schedule Thursday, with new park hours every day from ...

Local Living: Cape Coral

While the snowbirds flock to Cape Coral from Thanksgiving through Easter, the summer season is perfect for the city's locals, with residential rates available at many of the community's hot spots.At Sun Splash Family Waterpark, Cape residents can receive discounts on daily and speciality ...

Lee County Beaches list: 2014

Algiers BeachGulf Side City Park, SanibelParking (Metered), Picnic Area, Refreshments, Restrooms, ShellingBarefoot Beach State RecreationUS 41 to Bonita Beach Road and then West, Boca GrandeHandicap Access, Parking (Metered), Picnic Area, Restrooms, Trails/PathsBoca Grande South BeachGasparilla ...

Cape Coral Parks and Recreation

There are over 39 recreational parks and facilities, with approximately 731 developed acres. The Cape Coral Arts Studio and Cape Coral Art League offer year-round classes and programs for adults and children in the fine arts and fine crafts, along with art exhibits and shows in their galleries. ...

Rum & Theater in the Cape

To shake things up a little, residents need to look no further than the tour and tasting offered by the Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery or the performances put on in the 187-seat community-based Cultural Park Theatre.The distillery tours run Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and are free by ...

Eagle Skate Park and the Wm. “Bill” Austen Youth Center

The Eagle Skate Park and the Wm. "Bill" Austen Youth Center may just be the answer to the problem of "what to do" for local and visiting youths.With nearly 27,000 square feet of ramps, rails and pipes, Eagle Skate Park offers extreme fun for skateboarders, bikers and rollerbladers. The ...

The South Cape: A walkable community

Visiting some of the walkable communities in the Cape is another option with the snowbird traffic gone. The South Cape has become a growing hub of activity with restaurants, bars, shops and events, while Cape Harbour and the Tarpon Point Marina offer waterfront shopping, dining and recreation.

Cape Coral – waterfront wonderland

The city of Cape Coral is adjacent to Fort Myers on a large peninsula bordered by the Caloosahatchee River to the east and Matlacha Pass to the west. With an area of 122 square miles, it is the state's second largest city by land mass. As of 2012, about 43 percent of the Cape was developed.The ...