The annual Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk in downtown Boca Grande was held on Saturday, Nov. 24 with a “Tropical Christmas” theme.
Hudson’s Grocery took the prize for “Best of Theme” with hula-ing Santa and festive flamingos, and Ariel, Ltd. (above) took the honor of “Most Original.” Photos on pages 20 and 21. Photos by Marcy
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The year 2013 marks the beginning of a new Boca Grande/Mote Marine partnership, as the research facility that started just a few miles from here will come full circle with a new Mote office on the island.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - There’s more than one poor soul walking around out there who would love nothing more than to go out on a boat with a fishing pole, some bait and tackle and a cooler and just fish the day away. That same soul, though, may be held back by one thing: They has no clue how to fish. Lucky for them, that’s what fishing guides are for.
STAFF REPORT - Beginning in mid-January, the south bridge of the Boca Grande Causeway will be taken down to one lane of traffic. There are also 13 nights of construction slated as well.
Taste of Boca tickets are in our hot little hands at the Boca Beacon office, $85 each! Once again, this event will be held at the Boca Bay Pass Club in the big tent on February 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.
STAFF REPORT - This Sunday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. come to the center of town (across from Hudson’s Grocery) to witness the lighting of the community tree. The event is sponsored by the Boca Grande Woman’s Club.
STAFF REPORT - Local Lee County sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of a burglary to a vehicle on Saturday, Nov. 24.
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