All About The City of Fort Myers

The City of Palms! Take a drive down McGregor Boulevard and you’ll see where Fort Myers got its name. The City of Fort Myers is home to the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Winter Estates, and a trendy downtown area along the Caloosahatchee River called the “River District.” The actual city limits only span 40…

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10 Best Fort Myers Shopping Spots: From Unique Boutiques to Market Meccas

No matter what your shopping preference, the Fort Myers area has the perfect spot; from one-of-a-kind artwork and novelty gifts to iconic and world-renowned luxury brands at retail and outlet prices. Pretty much anything and everything is up for grabs. Wandering the streets of the River District in downtown Fort Myers, you'll find numerous spots…

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5 Best Cruises from Florida

Florida is the ultimate hub for cruises to the Caribbean. The state itself is a major summer and beach destination, with popular destinations such as Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale. All three cities also have a major airport, which makes them ideal starting points for Caribbean cruises. If you’re planning on visiting this gorgeous region,…

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12 Apartment Facts to Celebrate!

Lock the doors, pull the curtains tight, and turn on all the lights in your apartment! Friday the 13th is here and won’t come around again until next February. While this blog won’t be filled with scary tales pulled from the latest thriller movie, it will provide you with some frighteningly awesome facts about how…

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Dogs that Adapt Well to Apartment Living! We LOVE our furry friends at The Edison!

Contrary to popular belief, small size doesn't necessarily an apartment dog make — plenty of small dogs are too high-energy and yappy for an apartment lifestyle. Being quiet, low energy, fairly calm indoors, and polite with the other residents, are all good qualities in an apartment dog.  Check out this list below of dogs that…

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Some call it downtown Fort Myers. Others know it as the River District……

Downtown Fort Myers, also known as the River District, forms the core of a city that stretches for miles south along the Caloosahatchee River and east to the rural interior. Named for a Civil War-era army colonel, Fort Myers' history parallels that of Florida itself. The Calusa Indians inhabited the islands nearby. Later, pioneers settled…

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8 Reasons to Move to Fort Myers, Florida

1. Did someone say beaches? For starters, two of the top 3 beaches in Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report: Travel, are within an hour’s drive of Fort Myers. These beaches, Sanibel Island and Naples, are big favorites among our Fort Myers Gartner associates. In addition, Fort Myers Beach, Lover’s Key, and Bonita Beach are…

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The 25 best restaurants in Fort Myers, the places locals love to eat, from our well-educated (and fed) pseudonymous food critic Jean Le Boeuf.

I eat like it's my job. Because it is.  It's a cushy gig, I know, and I'm fortunate enough to have lucked into it. I go to restaurants, eat their food, soak in their ambiance and report back on it to you, the reader. I work for you. I don't accept free meals. I don't play favorites.…

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