Saturday, February 23, 2019

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New book sheds light on the local paranormal

You might find her a little creepy or kooky, maybe a bit mysterious or spooky, but one title it’s hard to deny Liz Reed...
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Crowds come out for Bayfest

ANNA MARIA – Despite a serious problem with red tide this summer, the Island’s first festival of the season was a success as residents...
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Old salts enjoy the Cortez Nautical Flea Market

From rigging to radios, all things nautical were on sale at the 21st Annual Cortez Nautical Flea Market at the Florida Maritime Museum on...
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Bayfest on track

HOLMES BEACH – Vendors are still calling the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce about the upcoming 18th Annual Bayfest celebration, in spite of...
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Weather sets mood for Island Players’ ‘Guest’

ANNA MARIA – It was a dark and stormy night as the Island Players performed “The Unexpected Guest,” a murder mystery from the pen...
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Symphony on the Sand preparations underway

BRADENTON BEACH – Tickets are on sale for the Sixth Annual Symphony on the Sand concert and gourmet food event at Coquina Beach on...

Island Players celebrate 70 years of entertainment

ANNA MARIA – A piece of Island history is celebrating its roots and looking to its future and its 70th season. The Island Players spurred...
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Privateers putt for money

When it came to fundraising, the Anna Maria Island Privateers shot a hole in one when they scheduled a Putt-Putt Pub Crawl last Saturday...
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Local singer sets sights on Nashville

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local musician Montana Modderman’s first single, “Didn’t Mean To,” is out now and the 21-year-old is ready to take her...

Parade goes off with a bang

The Fourth of July parade went off with a bang on Anna Maria Island this morning, courtesy of the Privateers good ship, Skullywag. In the...
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Fourth of July holiday fun

The Fourth of July is one of the busiest holidays on Anna Maria Island with a parade, a park party and fireworks at the...
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How many hot dogs can you eat?

CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill will host its Fifth Annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Given...
Sean Murphy

A writing respite

Cooking and writing are fun. It is time for more cooking fun. The Bistro menu is getting a facelift –  the best steak tartare anywhere with...
Sean Murphy

A belated Mother’s Day missive

People ask me if my mom taught me how to cook. Truth is my mom was a lovely person, but she could not cook worth...