Rescue Mission

Wildlife Inc. Has Been Rescuing Wildlife Since 1988

In 2019, 3,000 rescues were performed, and about 80 percent of those were released into the wild.

11/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Development

Margaritaville Launches New Hotel Collection on Anna Maria Sound

The six-story Compass Hotel Anna Maria Sound has 123 water-view rooms, including 10 suites.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Restock

Anna Maria Island-Wide Beach Renourishment Project to Begin in July

Island beaches, from Holmes to Coquina, will be restocked with fresh, white sand.

06/22/2020 By Staff

Hospitality

Anna Maria Island Resort Looking to Hire

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club is hosting a job fair for full- and part-time positions on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

01/15/2019 By Staff

Events

Women's Networking Group Meets Next Week

The Anna Maria Island chapter of S.W.A.T. (Successful Women Aligning Together) meets every third Thursday of the month.

12/13/2017 By staff

Tourism

New Resort Holds Job Fair Wednesday

Anna Maria Island's Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club is looking to hire full- and part-time employees.

12/04/2017 By staff

Tourism

New Anna Maria Island Resort Opens

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club includes 37 guest rooms and suites, a 50-slip marina and more.

11/30/2017 By staff

Island Time

Your Guide to Sarasota's Barrier Islands

The island life is close and all around.

11/29/2017 By Su Byron

Tourism

Vacation Rental Company Expands to Anna Maria Island

The vacation rental management company Vacasa and Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc. recently forged a new partnership.

11/22/2017 By staff

Tourism

Anna Maria Island Festival Highlights Beaches, Food Trucks

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce is holding the Beach 'n Food Truck Festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 8.

03/21/2017 By staff

Transportation

Anna Maria Island Companies Launch Bike Share Program

Three companies recently launched a new bike share initiative for Anna Maria Island residents and visitors.

12/12/2016 By staff

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do on Anna Maria Island

Think of Anna Maria as a seven-mile-long necklace with three cities shining like jewels.

11/30/2016 By Su Byron

Retail

New Bookstore Opens on Anna Maria Island

The new bookstore Paradise Found AMI will celebrate its grand opening with a Black Friday sale on books, plants and original artwork.

11/15/2016 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: May 5-11

Josephine opens at Asolo Rep, Siesta Beach amateur sand sculpture contest, Pickin’ Picnic and more.

05/05/2016 By Ilene Denton

Home Tour

For Sale: Beachy Cool on Holmes Beach

Our Real Estate Junkie takes us inside a Holmes Beach home that's on the market for $3.5 million.

04/19/2016 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: $3.9 Million Anglo Caribbean-Style Home on Anna Maria Island

Bob Plunket gives us a tour of Bel AMI on Anna Maria Island, which is currently for sale for $3.9 million.

02/05/2016 By Robert Plunket

Money Talks

What $750,000 Will Get You in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice

Our Real Estate Junkie shares what $750k will get you in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice.

01/28/2016 By Robert Plunket

Here We Grow

Anna Maria Island's Building Boom Sparks a Civil War

On once-quiet and charming Anna Maria Island, developers and longtime residents are battling over growth. What's ahead for this piece of paradise?

01/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Guide to Beaches

A Guide to Sarasota Beaches

An insider's guide to Sarasota beaches.

12/01/2015 By John McCarthy

Article

Home Tour: A 1920s Cottage on Anna Maria Island

The home was originally the Anna Maria Island post office.

06/29/2015 By Ilene Denton