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Times of the Islands: November/December 2018 Issue

Eat well and travel often. If you think this is a good idea, then the Nov/Dec issue is definitely for you. We'll give you the lowdown on some of the most interesting local restaurants and food trends. Plus, if you're planning that next getaway, we'll give you some great ideas about places to visit here in Southwest Florida and beyond.

Read some of our top stories below.

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Sanibel Public Library Reimagined - Bringing An Island Treasure Up To Date

Sanibel Public Library: Reimagined - Bringing An Island Treasure Up To Date

A restructured interior brings an island treasure up to date. Read More » 

Congress Jewelers Parade of Designers

Congress Jewelers: Parade of Designers

A perfect opportunity to fill all the gifts on those holiday wish lists. Read More » 


Simplicity of Shelling Answers to FAQs About our Regions Favorite Hobby

Simplicity of Shelling: Answers to FAQs About our Region’s Favorite Hobby

People come from all over the world to search for, relish and appreciate some 300 varieties of shells right here on the beaches of Southwest Florida. Captain Brian Holaway answers some FA... Read More » 

The Street Names of Sanibel Reflecting The Island Ambience

The Street Names of Sanibel: Reflecting The Island Ambience

With about 70 percent of the island's lands in conservation, it's no surprise that more than three times as many street names reflect on Sanibel's natural bounty as are name in honor of h... Read More » 

Bonita Bay Club members enjoys its conversation pit on a perfect Florida evening

Staying at the Top of Their Game: Area Country Clubs Get Ready For The Season

Dining and entertainment? Lee County has both in spades. Yet there is much more to that industry than restaurants, clubs and theaters that are in plain view and open to the public. Read More » 

Chef Tyler Florence demonstrates how to make the main course during his visit to the Coopers Hawk Wine Club dinner in Naples

Tyler Florence Dishes on Food and Wine: Chef Talks Trends and Technology While Visiting SWFL

Florence was in Southwest Florida recently to launch a new wine he crafted in conjunction with Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. His only national appearance to promote the zippy sauvig... Read More »