Saturday, April 20, 2019

Rise and shine on Easter

Rise and shine on Easter
ANNA MARIA ISLAND - Kiwanis of Anna Maria Island invites all to experience the 55th Annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 21 at 6:30 a.m. at Manatee Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive. The service is uplifting and ecumenical, with all invited to join in singing...

Helicopter crashes off AMI

Updated April 15, 10:07 p.m. - BRADENTON BEACH - A helicopter crashed off Coquina Beach Saturday afternoon with two men escaping injury. U.S. Coast Guard...
Turtle watch volunteers ready for season

Turtle Watch volunteers ready for season

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – As the first day of turtle nesting season approaches and shorebirds begin pairing up and making nests, volunteers with Anna...

Community News

Spring Lake cleanup options presented

Spring Lake cleanup options presented

HOLMES BEACH – The situation at Spring Lake isn’t likely to resolve itself and commissioners want to explore all of their options before deciding...
Pedal pub proposal falls flat

Pedal pub proposal falls flat

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria commissioners offered no support for a proposed eight-to-12 passenger pedal bus that would allow passengers to drink alcohol while...

Entertainment

Beach ‘n good food and fun

Hot weather didn't stop people from enjoying the music, car show, kids zone and food served by a dozen food trucks at the Beach...
BEACH NUTZ

Beach Nutz

 
Fashion lights up Center runway

Fashion lights up Center runway

ANNA MARIA – The Island’s first fashion show at The Center of Anna Maria Island left attendees with an itch to shop at local...
Bottle boats do battle

Bottle boats do battle

On Saturday, April 13, the 41st Annual Bottle Boat Regatta brings wet and wild fun to the waters south of the Palma Sola Causeway...

Outdoors

Reel Time: When opportunity meets preparedness

Out there!  It’s where we all want to be, and where we get so few chances to actually spend time. Whether it’s stalking permit...
Earthy ideas from The Sun

Earthy ideas from The Sun

Odette Katrak was sitting at her computer in Bengaluru, India Googling “Imagine There’s No Plastic,” a song based on John Lennon’s “Imagine” that she...

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Business

Castles in the Sand

Real estate process speeding up

For me, a good recipe has three main components - less than five ingredients, less than 30 minutes and less than two pots. A...
Flood insurance rates changing

Flood insurance rates changing

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Flood insurance premiums soon will be changing for better or worse for Island property owners, depending on where their property...

Sports

Rotary Club scores again with annual golf tournament

Rotary Club scores again with annual golf tournament

BRADENTON – The foursome sponsored by LaPensee Plumbing Pools & Air won the Fifth Annual Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island Charity Golf Tournament. More...
Progressive Cabinetry shuts the door on Lancaster Design

Progressive Cabinetry shuts the door on Lancaster Design

Three months of adult co-ed flag football came to a close with the top two regular-season finishers meeting once again on The Center main...

Opinion

Political cartoons

       

No winners in noise battle

There are many sides, but no winners in the battle over residential noise on Anna Maria Island. On one side are full-time residents who...

Photo galleries | Sealife

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