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Taste of the Town vs. Taste of the Islands

Yes, it’s the battle of the “Tastes”. The Taste of the Town 2013, (Fort Myers style) will start it off with the 31st Annual staging of this event on Sunday, November 3rd from 11am – 5pm. It’s moving from downtown

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Good News for West Wind Inn Cyclists

As the closest Sanibel beach resort to the refuge, West Wind Inn is excited by the news that J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge will offer two days of free access to Wildlife Drive during Ding Days. To celebrate National

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Sanibel Island Beauty

Turn up your speakers and see what we mean by True Sanibel!

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USS Mohawk: The Sinking World Exhibit

Have you heard about the art exhibit that was placed on the sunken decks of the USS Mohawk? It has now surfaced, literally, in an exhibit at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. “The Sinking World Exhibit” was created

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J.N. “Ding” Darling Scheduled Re-opening

Just in time for Ding Darling Days, the refuge WildLife Drive will reopen on October 1st with a grand reopening celebration. The drive has been repaved for smoother transit by drivers and cyclists. Come on down! Enjoy the event  and take

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Ding Darling Days 2013

It’s that time of year again – In about month from now, “Ding” Darling Days 2013 will begin! Opening day is October 20 and includes a whole day of Free Family Fun. The value is $50 per adult. But for

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BIG Arts 2013 Is Coming!

When people picture “paradise”, they don’t think just of swaying palms, enticing beaches and tropical drinks with plastic umbrellas. They imagine a place with a lot of generally pleasant experiences. West Wind Inn has a lock on the palms, the

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Upcycle! Art Fest

When art meets nature, this is what it looks like, as the “Ding” Darling Society presents a new art fest to benefit J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Named “Upcycle! Art Fest”, the idea of this inaugural event is

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E-Award Excellence

You have something to say about how you are treated when you visit Sanibel Island and the Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau has a system working on your behalf. Have you experienced great customer service by someone who really

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We All Scream For Ice Cream

Will you be bringing your kids to West Wind Inn in June? Here’s a deal. Local yogurt and ice cream shop, Poco Loco in Jerry’s Shopping Center, is now offering locally-famous LoveBoat Ice Cream, and promising a free single scoop

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