Curious Gulf Coast
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Welcome to Curious Gulf Coast, a new series from WGCU where we’ll answer your questions about our region. Just submit your question in the adjacent box or vote on a question you would like us to answer when we are in a voting round. We will investigate the winning questions and report what we find out on the air, on this website and via our Curious Gulf Coast podcast. Thanks for being Curious about the Gulf Coast.

90th Anniversary of Fort Myers Lynching
Gulf Coast Live

90th Anniversary of Fort Myers Lynching

Bob Dahl asked, "Tell me about the last lynching in Southwest Florida." Here's a segment from May 2014 that answers.

Florida Railroads: Powerful Instruments of Change
Gulf Coast Live

Florida Railroads: Powerful Instruments of Change

Lauren Taylor asked Curious Gulf Coast “How exactly did the arrival of the railroad generate development in Fort Myers?” A Gulf Coast Live segment from 2009 answers.

Housing and Senior Care Options for Graying Floridians
Gulf Coast Live

Housing and Senior Care Options for Graying Floridians

Carrie Callaway asked “Does SWFL have enough beds for long term nursing home care to meet the demands of the aging community? I do not think it does.”

New Florida Motorists Drive Surge in Hit-and-Runs
Gulf Coast Live

New Florida Motorists Drive Surge in Hit-and-Runs

A person who wished to remain anonymous asked, "Why there is so much rage and disrespect on Southwest Florida’s roads and is it a habit that can be broken?"

Study Offers Sobering Advice for Collier Affordable Housing
Gulf Coast Live

Study Offers Sobering Advice for Collier Affordable Housing

Greg Davison asked, "Will SWFL continue its trend of income disparity and urban spread, not planned vertical communities as the Urban Land Institute suggests?"

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