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Bay Street Yard Welcomes Mimi Wallace as General Manager

Posted: May 14, 2024

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 14, 2024) – Bay Street Yard, a new experience coming to downtown Fort Myers, has named Mimi Wallace as general manager. A destination for live entertainment, craft beers, artisan beverages and food trucks, Bay Street Yard is slated to open May 30.

Wallace brings more than 30 years of diverse experience to her role as general manager, where she will lead ongoing operations for Bay Street Yard. Prior to this role, she held management positions with Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples and JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Originally from Ohio, Wallace excelled in the hospitality and construction industries and pursued her entrepreneurial passion of creating, building and managing operations for over 15 companies throughout her career. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Akron.

“We are thrilled to bring Mimi onboard to oversee the operations of Bay Street Yard and know that her passion for business and years of expertise will be invaluable as we begin serving the Fort Myers area,” said David Fry, co-owner of Bay Street Yard. “We look forward to opening our doors in May, offering the new ultimate destination for food, drink and entertainment for our region to enjoy.”

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Located at 2136 Bay St. in Fort Myers, Bay Street Yard is a casual, yet upscale outdoor entertainment and food truck venue that will feature two full-service bars, three unique food trucks concepts serving up tailored menu options, seating for over 300 people and a second level with VIP seating, and accommodations for private functions of up to 451 people. With an emphasis on entertainment, the venue will offer a covered stage for live performances, an impressive 8-foot by 13-foot LED TV screen for viewing of sporting events and other performances, and a variety of outdoor games such as cornhole, ping pong, bocce and more.

For more information and latest updates on Bay Street Yard, visit BayStreetYard.com or follow along on Facebook and Instagram.

About Bay Street Yard

Opening May 2024 in downtown Fort Myers, Bay Street Yard is a new outdoor multi-level venue that will house multiple bars, food trucks and a state-of-the-art experience for live entertainment. The city’s newest destination to socialize, entertain and be entertained, Bay Street Yard is located at 2136 Bay St. in Fort Myers. To learn more, visit BayStreetYard.com.

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