Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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Vacancies open on TDC

Applications are being accepted for three openings on the Manatee County Tourist Development Council (TDC). The TDC is comprised of nine members who make recommendations...

New tourism marketing campaign in the works

BRADENTON – A new marketing campaign aims at attracting potential visitors to Anna Maria Island and Manatee County with the cure for what ails...
One Particular Harbour marina aerial

One Particular Harbour’s marina is on the market

PERICO ISLAND – A six-acre slice of One Particular Harbour is up for grabs if investors offer owner and developer Minto Communities the right...
Cortez passport program

Cortez Passport promotes businesses, historic culture

CORTEZ – The merchants of historic Cortez village unveiled their forthcoming passport promotion at the Florida Maritime Museum on Wednesday, May 16. The intent is...

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...
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...
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...
Castles in the Sand

Home interest rates rising

Easter just passed, and, hopefully, you didn’t put all your eggs in one basket. But what if the United States puts maybe not all of...
Farmer's market

Farmer’s market debuts ‘in the round’

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria’s new farmer’s market got off to an excellent, albeit abbreviated start Tuesday morning. Positioned in a semi-circle around the edge...
Anna Maria Farmer's Market

Anna Maria farmer’s market to debut Tuesday

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria’s new farmer’s market is scheduled to make its debut on Tuesday, March 20. Taking place in City...
Sen. Greg Steube

Vacation rental bills fail again

TALLAHASSEE – For the second year in a row, Sen. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota) and Rep. Mike La Rosa (R-St. Cloud) failed in their efforts...
Chip Case

Vacation rental bills in peril

TALLAHASSEE – Behind the scenes maneuvering by lobbyist Chip Case, Anna Maria City Attorney Becky Vose and her son, attorney Wade Vose, may have...
Senate Vacation Rental Bill

Vacation rental bill favored by second Senate committee

Watch the meeting here at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. TALLAHASSEE – The vacation rental legislation now known as CS/SB 1400 has been further amended...
Castles in the Sand

Million-dollar sales

House styles are not that much different than fashion styles. What’s in fashion for housing may not change every year, but it does change...
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Formula business ordinance advances to first reading

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners have worked out a draft formula business ordinance they want to bring up for a vote. Now they’re just hoping...