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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...
Becky Walter

Runner mom inspires kids to dash

HOLMES BEACH – When the runners take their places for the 13th Annual Dolphin Dash 5K race on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m,...

Fireworks to bring in the New Year

The Beach House restaurant at 200 Gulf Drive N. in Bradenton Beach will again be the site for the Chiles Group’s annual New Year’s...

Dolphin Dash returns to AME

HOLMES BEACH – The Dolphin Dash begins on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. at Anna Maria Elementary School (AME), 4700 Gulf Drive, with a...

Take a New Year’s dip at Shamrock Shiver

BRADENTON BEACH - The 11th Annual Shamrock Shiver Charity Plunge, a local fundraiser for at-risk children, will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at...

Trolleys roll through holidays

Manatee County Area Transit plans to shut down bus service at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve, but the trolleys will keep running until 7...

Churches celebrate the reason for the season

Christmas is about the birth of Jesus Christ, and Christians usually want to give thanks, as well as unwrap presents and feast with family....
Bradenton Beach Christmas on Bridge Street Winning boat

Holiday celebrations on Bridge Street

BRADENTON BEACH – The celebration spotlight Saturday night was on Bridge Street as merchants opened their stores, offering snacks and drinks to shoppers and...
Christmas for Kids

Deserving kids celebrate on the beach

ANNA MARIA – The weather on Wednesday, Dec. 12 was perfect for the Lawton Chiles Christmas for Kids. It was sunny and just cool...
chamber tree lighting music

Crowds celebrate in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – It was a celebration of community and the start of the holiday season as residents and visitors alike gathered for the...
bethlehem walk joseph mary

Bethlehem Walk draws a crowd

ANNA MARIA – The cool temperature Sunday evening was perfect for a walk around the block, and that’s what a group of worshippers did...

Island business awards announced

CORTEZ – It was a bittersweet honor for John Horne on Friday night at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony...
Bethlehem Walk

Relive Christmas at the Bethlehem Walk

ANNA MARIA - The Roser Community Church Bethlehem Walk will be held at the church at 512 Pine Ave. starting at 6:30 p.m. on...
Lester Family Fun Day 2017

Old-fashioned family fun for the holidays

ANNA MARIA - A family tradition is returning to The Center of Anna Maria Island just in time for the holidays. The 17th Annual Lester Family...