Record Sale Price for Condo at The Madeira

The Madeira Unit 1506, located at 350 S. Collier Boulevard, was listed at $6,849,000 by Bo Sorrentino of Engel & Voelkers. It was recently sold to buyer DMS, LLC for $6.2 million, at a record price of $1,212 per square foot. According to Sorrentino, “It is one of the top four condos in the best building on the beach.” Rarely […]

Celebrating the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Blessed Virgin Mary’s role as the mother of Jesus and a symbol of faith and hope was celebrated reverentially at San Marco Catholic Church’s annual May Crowning ceremony. Roman Catholics traditionally honor Mary during May, including a Mass highlighted by a devotional ceremony in which children who’ve recently made their First Communion place a crown of flowers on a […]

BurgerFi Aims to Redefine the Burger Joint

BurgerFi wants to change the way you think about the hamburger and re-fall in love with the sides you order along with it. What makes BurgerFi different? Our brand has a commitment to quality food that ensures no steroids, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemicals or additives are ever used– serving only the top 1% of best-tasting certified, American Black Angus beef […]

Raymond James Hosts Medicare Seminar

Darcie Guerin, V.P. of the Marco Island Raymond James office and her Client Assistant usually work with clients planning for financial stability before and after their retirement. Sometime ago they were talking about other challenges facing those they service and the idea of a seminar to make the issues regarding Medicare easier to understand was one which they thought would […]

2018-05-25 E-Edition

Sea Turtles Return to Their ‘Birth’ Spot on the Beach

Mary Nelson, aka, Marco Island’s Sea Turtle Lady, gave an early season sea turtle update to Marco’s Beach and Coastal Resources Advisory Committee. She has seen a lot of false crawls and successful sea turtle nesting since she started monitoring Marco’s sea turtles in 1995. She has also seen a lot of changes to the beach and to the island. […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence

All of us have witnessed what we consider to be miracles at sometime within our lives. Those miracles may just involve a group of volunteers pulling together to do what some might have said was impossible at the moment, but with determination, focus and commitment they accomplished what some had doubted would be possible. That probably reflected the views of […]


First Nest of the Season

Old Marco Pub Showcases Their ‘Crabtastic’ Menu

Chef’s Corner

The Coastal Breeze News is proud to present Chef’s Corner, a gastronomical column that offers readers a behind-the-scenes look at Marco Island’s favorite restaurants. Each month I visit a different local eatery to get the lowdown on signature dishes, recipes and the chefs who make it possible. This week my culinary tour had me venturing into historic Old Marco, located […]