Saturday, December 7, 2019

Holiday Boat Parade setting sail soon

Holiday Boat Parade setting sail soon
BRADENTON BEACH – A fleet of delightfully lit and decorated boats will pass along the Bradenton Beach shoreline during the second annual Bradenton Beach Holiday Boat Parade. Setting sail on Saturday, Dec. 14, the Holiday Boat Parade is hosted and organized by Bradenton Beach Marina...
Noisy vacation rental guests evicted

Noisy vacation rental guests evicted

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria’s recently amended noise ordinance was put to the test last week and resulted in a group...
Rod & Reel Pier closes but quickly reopens

Rod & Reel Pier closes but quickly reopens

ANNA MARIA – The Rod & Reel Pier in Anna Maria reopened Saturday morning, Nov. 23, after being closed for two days to make...

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Noise updates head for vote

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners met in a work session Nov. 19 to discuss a problem plaguing the city – noise in residential areas. City...
Deadline extended for final pier lease offer

Deadline extended for final pier lease offer

ANNA MARIA – Mario Schoenfelder now has until Dec. 31 to submit his final offer for the lease of the restaurant and bait shop...

Entertainment

Privateers’ Christmas Processional taking northbound route

Privateers’ Christmas Processional heads north

The annual Anna Maria Island Privateers’ Christmas Processional will travel in the opposite direction this year due to a drainage project underway at Coquina...
Holiday of Treasures Open House returns

Holiday of Treasures Open House returns

ANNA MARIA – The annual Holiday of Treasures Open House will take place on and around Pine Avenue on Friday, Dec. 13 from 5:30-8...

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Seafood, music festival hits Coquina Beach

BRADENTON BEACH - The inaugural Coquina Beach Seafood and Music Festival will bring live music, food, and arts and crafts to Coquina Beach Dec....

Outdoors

Let the playoffs begin

With the winter season quickly approaching, the adult basketball and soccer leagues are in the playoff series in the weeks ahead. Going into week one...
Reel Time: The price of inaction

Reel Time: The price of inaction

They’re probably the two words that nobody on or near Florida’s west coast wants to hear. I can understand why, sort of. Someone who...

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Business

Castles in the Sand

Big green monsters

Every real estate transaction has its monsters. Some are little tiny ones like broken windows or a rotting fence both easily remedied. But then...
Castles in the Sand

Today’s challenge for buyers

There’s a big predicament out there all over the country for home buyers, especially first-time buyers. There’s nothing to buy and, apparently, it’s my...

Sports

Let the playoffs begin

With the winter season quickly approaching, the adult basketball and soccer leagues are in the playoff series in the weeks ahead. Going into week one...
Young and old play the field at The Center

Young and old play the field at The Center

From the three- to five-year-old soccer clinic to the 79-year-old Lyn Clarke, The Center has soccer for everyone. Using the little pop-up nets on...

Opinion

Political cartoons

 

Letters: Horses on the causeway

I appreciate your article in the Anna Maria Island Sun dealing with potential health concerns of horse fecal matter on the Palma Sola Causeway....

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2019 Press Awards

Online News Site; In-Depth Reporting; Environmental Reporting; Commentary; Illustration; Headlines – Florida Press Club
General Excellence; First Amendment Defense; Online Breaking News; Environmental Reporting; Outdoors Reporting; Editorial Cartoon – Florida Press Association


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