Saturday, January 19, 2019

Jane Seymour unveils sculpture in Bradenton

Jane Seymour
BRADENTON - A well-known actress unveiled a sculpture at Riverwalk this morning, discussing what the work means to her and hoping it could have the same meaning to others. Jane Seymour, whose artwork is on display at The Studio at Gulf and Pine in Anna...

Weekend red tide forecast varies

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The University of South Florida/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) predicts no red tide through Monday, Jan. 21 in...
DeSantis Mote Marine

Governor launches environmental reforms

SARASOTA – New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is wasting no time addressing water quality issues, including harmful algae blooms. On Thursday, Jan. 10, DeSantis signed...

Community News

Carlos Beruff’s FWC appointment retracted

TALLAHASSEE – It’s official: Gov. Ron DeSantis has retracted Aqua by the Bay developer Carlos Beruff’s recent appointment to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
AM Fence Barren

Request to amend fence ordinance falls short

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria commissioner Amy Tripp is concerned about the increasing number of solid vinyl fences and the lack of landscaping along...


Island players I Hate Hamlet cast

You’ll love ‘I hate Hamlet’

ANNA MARIA – Every once in a while an actor finds that perfect role, or is it the role that finds that perfect actor?...

Beach Nutz

Studio at Gulf and Pine

Jane Seymour artwork at The Studio

The Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive in Anna Maria, will host Up Close and Personal: The Art of Jane Seymour on...

Shamrock Shiver leaves them laughing

The New Year got off to a great start on Cortez Beach when as many as 150 people watched and participated in the annual...


Reel Time: A new direction for Florida’s marine environment

At a press conference Jan. 10 at Mote Marine Laboratory, Florida’s new Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, announced some sweeping changes to the way his...
Ducks at Perico Preserve

Residents sound off on duck hunting

MANATEE COUNTY – County commissioners heard the first volley of complaints from residents about duck hunting near county preserves bordering neighborhoods at a land...


Castles in the Sand

Is a piece better than the whole pie?

A very long time ago in the history of writing this column, I discovered fractional ownership as a new and interesting real estate topic....
Castles in the Sand

2019 real estate trends

Every profession has its experts and every expert has their expert advice for the future. Sometimes they’re right, sometimes they’re wrong, and sometimes they...


Dolphin Dash

Dolphin Dash draws 200-plus runners

HOLMES BEACH - The 13th Annual Dolphin Dash today was a success, thanks in part to weather that was cool enough for the runners,...
Center sports ACE Hardware

Teens hit the gridiron: ACE Hardware takes the easy win

For more than 10 years, nearly half of the 27 boys in the 14- to 17-year-old flag football league have been friends on and...


Political cartoons

Sun Person Murphy

Dan Murphy is Sun’s Person of the Year

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy is The Sun’s 2018 Person of the Year. Working with the city commission, city staff and outside...

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