Word on the Island: How are you going “Boca Green” in honor of the Bike Path Parade theme?
March 23, 2011 Nancy Lyons, Woman's Club, Boca Grande: “From the first year I ever came to Boca Grande years ago, I wanted to be a part of the parade. more »»
Word on the Island: Do you ever fill out a NCAA mens basketball bracket?
March 16, 2011 Bob Iba, Boca Grande Travel Inc., Boca Grande: “My great uncle is Hank Iba (legendary college basketball coach) but I don't fill one out. I'm not usually interested until the Final Fou. more »»
Look Who's Talking: 'Island girl' spills the beans on Boca secrets
March 10, 2011 Betsy Joiner, one of the original Boca Grande island girls, gave a charming, humorous talk about life growing up on the island for the Boca Grande Historical Society's History Bytes series March 2. more »»
Word on the Island: What attracted you to the Boca Grande Masters Art Festival?
March 7, 2011 Andrea Reminger, therapy technician, Battle Creek, Mich.: “We're on a girl's trip and we saw a sign. It's been fun.” Rachel Lank, photographer, Fort Wayne, Ind. more »»
Word on the Island: What drew you to the Boca Grande 5K Fun Run?
March 5, 2011 Megan Allend, Champagne, Ill., X-ray technician: “We're on a family vacation. And a run in south Florida seemed a lot more exciting than a run in southern Illinois. more »»
Ticklish plant challenges keep gardeners on their toes
February 28, 2011 Gardening is a game of trial and error, according to those who love i. more »»
Word on the Island: What do you think of the Placida Road widening project?
February 25, 2011 Mark Powell, retired 3M, Brookings, S.D., and Rotonda West: “I guess I'd be against it. It would ruin more landscape. I'd be in favor of widening Gasparilla Road. more »»
Word on the Island: Is the bridge replacement project on track?
February 22, 2011 Ginger Watkins, board member, Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority: “I think it's on track. We're becoming more transparent and asking a lot of good questions about the expense. more »»
Word on the Island: Why support the Taste of Boca Grande?
February 11, 2011 Robin Melvin: Boca Grande: “It's all about the cause and the food. This is my first time her. more »»