Bug Business

A Local Teenager Turns His Love of Creepy Creatures Into a Moneymaker

A Bradenton teenager's menagerie includes eight tarantulas, five scorpions and one Madagascar hissing cockroach.

01/03/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real Estate

Lincoln Village Holds Grand Opening

Lincoln Village is the redeveloped site of the former Love Apartments in Bradenton.

12/03/2021 By Staff

Cheat Sheet

How to Sound Like a Local: A Sarasota Pronunciation Guide

Don't you dare say "Van Weasel."

11/29/2021 By Susan Burns

City Love

Bradenton Launches 'Love This City' Campaign

The campaign features scavenger hunts, a community art project and a holiday gift guide.

11/04/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Harvest House Receives Grants from Manatee Community Foundation, Bank of America

The $30,000 in grants was used for repairs and upgrades at the Jim Russo Campus for addiction recovery for women.

10/13/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Port Manatee Career Fair Set for Oct. 14

The event will be held at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

10/12/2021 By Staff

Rocktogenerians

The Rockstars Who Live in Sarasota Right Now

These golden oldies have taken up at least part-time residence in the region.

10/07/2021 By Isaac Eger

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Adds to Board of Directors

Marisa Powers is an associate at Blalock Walters.

10/06/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Bradenton Area EDC Announces Staff Promotions

Max Stewart, Lauren Kratsch, Elizabeth Cordes and Kirsten Lovett have all been promoted to new roles.

10/05/2021 By Staff

9/11

Where to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in Sarasota-Manatee

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, local organizations are honoring them.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Salt life

Local Sea Salt Adds a Pinch of Paradise to Any Plate

Southwest Florida's shores are the source for Sea Salt Florida's organically harvested salts.

03/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Neighborhood Guide

The Best Restaurants on Anna Maria Island

With everything from fine dining palaces to low-key burger shacks, Anna Maria Island provides plenty of options for great food.

01/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Neighborhood Guide

Anna Maria Island Offers a Taste of Old Florida

Three communities, each with its own distinct personality, make up this popular vacation destination.

01/04/2021 By Ilene Denton

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.

01/01/2021 By Su Byron

Economy

Bradenton Area EDC to Feature Economist Hank Fishkind at 2021 Economic Forecast

The event will be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic.The event will be held virtually.

12/09/2020 By Staff

10,000 Steps

Downtown Bradenton Offers Everything a Walker Might Want

The neighborhood offers a picturesque, easily accessible waterfront park; public art; and a charming historic district.

12/01/2020 Photography by Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Explore Palma Sola Botanical Park

Stop and smell the flowers at this free botanical park in northwest Bradenton.

11/18/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Market Report

Everything You Need to Know About Sarasota's Bustling Farmers' Markets

Your top spots for fresh produce, seafood, artisanal local products and much more.

11/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sports

Bradenton Area EDC to Promote Sports Performance Industry With Netherlands

More than a dozen sports-related businesses from The Netherlands are expected to participate in a delegation to Manatee County 2021.

10/05/2020 By Staff

Let's Go Shopping

Bradenton Farmers' Market Returns Saturday

The market has a new layout, new vendors and some new rules to keep customers safe.

09/29/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker