PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar donates $1,000 to support Fort Myers Beach Fourth of July firework celebration

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PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar on Fort Myers Beach recently donated $1,000 to benefit the community production of the annual Fort Myers Beach Fourth of July firework celebration.

The Fort Myers Beach community is working hard to raise $25,000 to fund the annual production of the Fort Myers Beach Fourth of July firework display, and their goal is within reach. The charge is led by the FMB Fireworks Fund, a committee of business owners and residents on Fort Myers Beach who have stepped forward to assist in offsetting the expenses for the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve fireworks shows on Fort Myers Beach.

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar has supported the community’s fundraising efforts throughout the year by hosting several fundraisers and offering fundraising drink specials to benefit the annual firework production.

“The biannual firework displays are a special tradition that the Fort Myers Beach community enjoys on the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve,” said Martin York, managing partner of PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar. “We are happy to take part in supporting this community effort, and we encourage others to join the cause to help keep this firework show alive on Fort Myers Beach.”

For more information, or to donate to the FMB Fireworks Fund, visit www.gofundme.com/fmb-fireworks-fund.

Located on Fort Myers Beach directly next to the public pier in Times Square, PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar is a family-friendly restaurant featuring award-winning food, drinks and sunsets. Open seven days a week from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar serves lunch and dinner daily, and happy hour from 3 – 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For more information, visit www.PierSideGrill.com.

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar introduces new menu

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PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar on Fort Myers Beach has introduced its new menu, featuring delicious appetizers, lunch, dinner and side options.

The new methumbnailnu features tasty appetizers, such as Con Queso Dip, a bubbling hot blended cheese dish with chopped spinach, diced pimentos and jalapeño; and Gator Tail, hand-trimmed, tenderized and lightly breaded, served with spicy gator sauce. Lunch and dinner menus additionally offer The Guacamole, a half-pound choice Angus, char-broiled and topped with jalapeño pepper cheese and guacamole, with a side of Pico D Gallo. A new dinner option features a jambalaya style dish of Shrimp N Grits with peppers, onions, celery, tomato and a blend of spices, served on a bed of thumbnail (1)homemade grits with a touch of jalapeño. Additional revisions to the PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar menu includes Mango Ceviche, a dish of gulf shrimp and bay scallops blended with mango, red onion, tomato, jalapeño, cilantro, fresh lemon and lime juice, served with fresh fried tortilla chips; Loaded Cheese Fries, topped with Con Queso Dip, bacon bits, diced tomato and shredded cheddar; and PierSide Pasta Salad, tri-color pasta tossed with olive oil, red onion, fresh basil, garlic and gorgonzola cheese; and the addition of Jalapeño Grits as a dinner side option.

“The menu at Pthumbnail (2)ierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar will feature a wide range of new options, along with unique twists on long-time customer favorites,” said Martin York, managing partner of PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar. “We truly value our wonderful customers and we look forward to offering these new, exciting and delicious dining options for them to enjoy.”

Located on Fort Myers Beach directly next to the public pier in Times Square, PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar is a family-friendly restaurant featuring award-winning food, drinks and sunsets. Open seven days a week from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar serves lunch and dinner daily, and happy hour from 3 – 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For more information, visit www.PierSideGrill.com.

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar to hold 19th birthday celebration promotion Oct. 28

Fling a Flounder for Fireworks

Proceeds to benefit Fort Myers Beach New Year’s Eve firework celebration fundraising efforts

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar on Fort Myers Beach invites the Southwest Florida community to join its 19th birthday celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 28 featuring drink specials that will benefit the community’s production of the annual Fort Myers Beach New Year’s Eve firework celebration.

The Town of Fort Myers Beach has discontinued the funding for fireworks. As a result, the Fort Myers Beach community is pulling together to keep the annual firework production alive for Southwest Florida. In honor of its 19th birthday, PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar will offer 19-cent domestic drafts with purchase of a $1.60 ticket. The ticket will include three domestic drafts and a small key lime tart, topped with a birthday candle for guests to make a wish. The restaurant and bar will donate $1 for every ticket that is sold to benefit the community’s firework celebration fund. Guests will be limited to a maximum of three drafts each, available while supplies last.

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar recently held a “Fling a Flounder for Fireworks” fundraising event, where guests had the opportunity to support the community’s fundraising efforts with a fun-filled day on Fort Myers Beach. The festivities brought in more than $560 to contribute to the community’s firework celebration fund.

“The annual Fort Myers Beach New Year’s Eve firework celebration is a favorite amongst both visitors and tourists, and our goal is to keep this tradition alive for our community,” said Martin York, managing partner of PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar. “We are thankful for all who contributed to our recent ‘Fling a Flounder for Fireworks’ event, and we look forward to celebrating our upcoming birthday in a big way.”