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  • RDA Thrilled to be the 2017 Chrysalis Award Winner for Cultural Achievement by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce! read more

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our merchants

Merchant Of The Month
  • The Dean

    The Historic Dean Building is located in the heart of the River District, just steps away from all that Downtown Fort Myers has to offer. This beautifully restored historic building captures the quaint charm of Fort Myers while offering the modern, industrial feel of exposed brick interiors and original fixtures. The Dean Building offers a variety of Rental Opportunities including: Residential, Commercial, Retail and Virtual Offices. We offer a true Executive Suite Center with an on-site Property Manager at the front desk to greet each guest! Call today for a free tour!!

    1415 Dean Street | 239-337-5677 | www.deanbuilding.com

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  • Thu, Aug 24th, 2017
    Downtown Farmers Market

    For the warmer summer months, the market will return to its former site under the U.S. 41 bridge at Centennial Park. Vendors begin setting up at 7 a.m..

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  • Fri, Aug 25th, 2017
    Summer Singer Songwriter Competition at SBDAC

    Summer Singer Songwriter Competition Friday, August 25th • 7:30pm – 10:30pm • Tickets: $5 Enter for a chance to win! Guidelines & Submis..

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  • Fri, Aug 25th, 2017
    Food Truck Friday at Millennial Brewing

    Live music, chair massages, new beer releases, and incredible food are on tap this week. This weekly event has been tabbed the “best Food Truck ..

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  • Sat, Aug 26th, 2017
    Learn to Butterfly Garden

    Enjoy complimentary lessons on Butterfly Gardening every fourth Saturday of the month at the Butterfly Estates in the River District beginning at 11:0..

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