Friday, August 23, 2019

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Score a strike at the LaPensee Bowling Tournament

Score a strike at the LaPensee Bowling Tournament

The LaPensee Bowling Tournament, supporting The Center of Anna Maria Island, returns to Bowlero Bradenton for a night of fun competition on Saturday, Sept....
We are golden: The 50th anniversary of Woodstock

We are golden: The 50th anniversary of Woodstock

By Brian Finelli - I arrived at Woodstock in Bethel, N.Y. from New Jersey – home from the University of Tampa for the summer. I...
‘SoulJourn’ shakes up Roser services

‘SoulJourn’ shakes up Roser services

ANNA MARIA – The pastoral staff at Roser Memorial Community Church is shaking things up, first with the addition of new Praise and Worship...
A merry Christmas in July

A merry Christmas in July

BRADENTON BEACH – Kids on Bridge Street got a surprise Saturday night, a visit from Santa Claus at the Anna Maria Island Privateers’ Christmas...
Art lives on in the heat of summer

Art lives on in the heat of summer

On the heels of the Fourth of July’s fireworks, Holmes Beach’s art community proved Friday that they could draw a crowd with an out-of-season...
Breanne crowned karaoke champ

Breanne crowned karaoke champ

BRADENTON – Cortez Kitchen employee and Bradenton resident Shannon Breanne recently won the Suncoast Entertainment Karaoke Contest. The seven-week contest took place at the Joyland...
Boogie-woogie legend resides in Holmes Beach

Boogie-woogie legend resides in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – At 90 years young, Holmes Beach resident Bob Seeley remains one of the world’s premier boogie-woogie pianists. In April, Seeley traveled to...
Pirates celebrate summer vacation

Pirates celebrate summer vacation

The Anna Maria Island Privateers celebrated Snooks Adams Kid’s Day as usual on the first Saturday after the school summer break in a new...
School turns back the clock

School turns back the clock

HOLMES BEACH – Part of the past was unearthed last week, although it was almost lost forever. A time capsule, buried in 1994, was unearthed...
Anna Maria hosting annual Memorial Day salute

Anna Maria hosting annual Memorial Day salute

The city of Anna Maria will host its third annual Memorial Day Patriotic Symphony Salute on Monday, May 27. The Memorial Day event will...
Flippin’ Mullet hosting golf tournament in Franklin’s honor

Flippin’ Mullet hosting golf tournament in Franklin’s honor

CORTEZ – The Flippin’ Mullet Sports Bar at the Swordfish Grill in Cortez is hosting the inaugural Nancy Franklin Flippin’ Mullet Open Charity Golf...
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...
Chiles Group offers an old-fashioned Easter for all

Chiles Group offers an old-fashioned Easter for all

ANNA MARIA – The Chiles Group wants to provide an old-fashioned Easter for kids and adults with three activities on Saturday, April 20. The...
Female empowerment takes the runway

Female empowerment takes the runway

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Come out to The Center of Anna Maria Island on Thursday, April 11 to see the hottest new fashions for...

Marshall Tucker Band rocks The Center

ANNA MARIA - It wasn't an April Fool's joke - if you weren't at The Center on April 1, you missed The Marshall Tucker...