The Boca Grande Invitational Art Festival has an exciting slate of 60 amazing artists in a wide variety of mediums.
Organizer Carroll Swayze is excited and filled with anticipation for the event.
BY LIZA STROUT - Serendipity brought Grant Quirk to Gill’s Grocery, and a decade later it led his successors, the Kaplans, to the store.
Ten years ago, Grant Quirk was discussing the end of his clamming business with a friend. The one-two punch of red tide and “rolling moss” had ruined his clam beds, and he was looking for something new to do.
Boca Grande has been the location for an awful lot of photo shoots, so many we usually don’t report on them. But, a couple of months ago a very high-profile fashion magazine – Vogue, to be exact – turned up in town with an interesting model.
Her name is Dree Hemingway, and she is the great-granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.
Braise yourself ... It is all about beach, BBQ, bourbon and beer this June when The Gasparilla Inn & Club kicks off the ultimate summer culinary weekend.
The Boca Beacon’s photo contest for May is on, and the theme is “beach life.” That’s open to your interpretation, so be creative.
The deadline is May 31, so get your pictures into the Beacon soon. You can mail in a print or you can email a digital copy to email@example.com
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