Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tourism continues to rise

PALMETTO – For the seventh straight year, tourism is up on Anna Maria Island and the rest of Manatee County, according to the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). In the first quarter of 2018 – the height of tourist season on the Island...

Business

Castles in the Sand

A bridge too far?

What now? After more than two decades of discussions about the pros and cons of a tall, fixed-span bridge connecting the mainland with Anna...
Castles in the Sand

A real estate plateau

There is a word that no one who follows an active real estate market wants to hear, and that word is "plateauing." What does...
Castles in the Sand

More people and we’re still growing

We’re at the end of our winter season, and as much as I hate to say it, the traffic was worse than ever. I...
West Coast Surf Shop fire

Repairs underway at West Coast Surf Shop

HOLMES BEACH – Jim and Ronee Brady are already speeding down the road to recovery after an April 15 electrical fire devastated their business...
Margaritaville hotel

New hotel coming to One Particular Harbour

PERICO ISLAND – A new addition is on its way to the One Particular Harbour development – construction is slated to begin on a...