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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Hunters Point canal

Canal ownership presents unique situation

CORTEZ – What impact does the revelation that Hunters Point Resort and Marina developer Marshall Gobuty owns the inland canal that borders his proposed...
Brenda Canning

Island Fitness begins a new chapter

ANNA MARIA – A new partnership is turning into a beautiful thing for both Island Fitness and The Center of Anna Maria Island. Brenda Canning...
Island Real Estate sale

Island Real Estate sells vacation rental operation

HOLMES BEACH – Island Real Estate owner Larry Chatt has sold the vacation rental portion of his Island Real Estate business operation to Vacasa,...
Paddle Wheel boat

Paddle wheeler to set sail soon

BRADENTON BEACH – The Bradenton Beach Marina now has a bona fide 65-foot paddle wheeler in its fleet. “It’s a real paddle wheel boat. It’s...

Chamber presents business awards

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce held its Installation Banquet and Small Business of the Year awards on Monday, Nov. 6, and there...
Center of Anna Maria Island

Island Fitness moves into the Center

ANNA MARIA – The Center of Anna Maria Island is opening its door to welcome an established Holmes Beach business – Island Fitness is...
Island Time sold

Island Time and Bridge Street Bistro sold

BRADENTON BEACH – Island Time Bar & Grill and the Bridge Street Bistro have new owners. On Friday, Oct. 13, co-owners Bill Herlihy and John...
Rodney Rich cocktail

Waterfront cocktail deemed people’s choice

ANNA MARIA – Rodney Rich, from The Waterfront Restaurant & Craft Bar in Anna Maria, has earned the people’s choice award for his whiskey-inspired...
AMI plaza site plan amendment

AMI site plan amendment revisions scrapped

HOLMES BEACH — A few minor changes to the approved AMI Plaza site plan amendment had commissioners worried they would need a new ordinance...
Bill Herlihy

Business owner protests anthem protests

BRADENTON BEACH – Island Time and Bridge Street Bistro co-owner Bill Herlihy is taking a stand against athletes who refuse to stand for the...
Waterline trolley

Waterline Resort making way to opening day

HOLMES BEACH — It’s been a long, bumpy road for the city of Holmes Beach and Mainsail Property Management, owner of the new Waterline...
Aqua model

Aqua by the Bay on life support

BRADENTON – Carlos Beruff’s Aqua by the Bay development plans were on the verge of collapsing Wednesday evening when Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore...
Aqua Bay - View from Bay

Aqua by the Bay review continues

BRADENTON – Some county residents feel the Aqua by the Bay developers’ ever-changing plans are creating an elusive and moving target for county commissioners...
Sign of the Mermaid

Mermaid showing no signs of slowing down

ANNA MARIA – Ed Spring wants folks to know that it’s business as usual at his Sign of the Mermaid restaurant, even though the...

Try local honey for allergies

  Are you dreading pollen season because of your allergies? Eating honey produced by bees that visit local plants may help, according to local beekeeper Alex...