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Stevens Landing Celebrates Marco In Bloom Award by Honoring Longtime Handyman


  The community of Stevens Landing was thrilled when they learned they had won this year’s Marco in Bloom landscaping contest, sponsored by the City of Marco Island. On Thursday, April 22, they staged a brunch at their pool area to honor Rafael Rosas, the resort’s longtime handyman, who is responsible for much of the beauty of the property. “Rafael Rosas […]

City Hall Welcomes Iconic Images of Marco Island


Over 22 artists contributed their art to the Marco City Hall and their Art at City Hall Exhibit.

We Get by With a Little help From Our Friends


  Friends of Jan Cirillo made a surprise visit with balloons and signs to offer cheer and healthy wishes as she continues her battle with Systemic Lupus. Some wore purple to promote Lupus awareness.  Jan and her husband, Michael, are former Special Education teachers from Michigan. She was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus in 1993 and a few years later moved […]

Celebrate the Natural Wonders of Sand Dollar Island


For Earth Day, the Coastal Breeze News takes a look at Sand Dollar Island.

Marco Island Historical Society launches $5 million endowment campaign

  Marco Island, FL — April 21, 2021 — Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) Executive Director Pat Rutledge announced the official kick off of a $5 million endowment campaign for MIHS at a gathering of friends on April 9. In her remarks to the group, Rutledge shared that the evening was about honoring the past, celebrating the accomplishments of the […]

A Match Made in Missouri


At the Minto U.S. Open Pickleball Championships, visitors were introduced to an alcoholic spirit that blends what at first blush might seem to be an unusually unique set of ingredients. Get the full story here.

Calusa Garden Club Installs New Officers


The Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island recently installed its newly elected officers for the 2021-2023 Biennium.

Thanks A Million Harry Chapin Food Bank


The Our Daily Bread Food Pantry has reached a new milestone thanks to the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

Dealing with Nuisance Pests Becomes His Calling


The Coastal Breeze News shares the story of Kenne Helm, a professional trapper working to protect Southwest Florida from invaders like the deadly Burmese Pythons and the Cane Toad. Get the full story here.

Discover Marco on a Pedego Electric Bike with a Free One Hour Rental


A new bike shop has come to Marco Island, and the Coastal Breeze News is here to share it.


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