Museum Day

Here Are the Local Museums Participating in the Smithsonian's 'Museum Day'

The annual event offers visitors free admission to local participating museums.

09/13/2022 By Megan McDonald

Doughnut Miss This

Five-O Donut Co. Is Opening in Bradenton This Weekend

The chain will celebrate with plenty of freebies for its loyal following—plus its new vegan doughnuts.

08/04/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Real Estate

New WSJ Report Ranks North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Metro Area No. 8 in the Nation

The Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com Emerging Housing Markets list highlights metros based on housing market data and lifestyle metrics.

07/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Public works

Sweet Sparkman Architecture Unveils Six New Projects We'll All Be Using

From Palmetto to Venice and beyond, check out the Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors' public projects in the region.

07/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Commercial Real Estate

Sunz Insurance President Purchases Two Acres in Downtown Bradenton for $2.35 Million

The purchase is an assemblage comprised of three smaller parcels.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 3 in U.S. in New Wall Street Journal Report

Outdoor lifestyle and a good job market kept the Sarasota metro area near the top three of the emerging housing markets index.

04/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

The future of recycling

Bradenton Is Ending Its Curbside Recycling Pickup Service

The new program will require residents to drop off their recyclables at recycling centers.

04/27/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Rebirth

A Home Built by Some of Bradenton's First Settlers Is Saved from the Wrecking Ball

A home built by some of the first Bradenton settlers in 1871 is saved from the wrecking ball.

04/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Earthy Art

Claire Calvino Uses Banana Paper, An Eco-Friendly Alternative, to Make Whimsical Art

Calvino owns In Love and Daisies where she sells prints on banana paper, a less polluting, wasteful and more sustainable alternative to traditional paper.

04/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Talks

Urbanist Richard Florida to Present in Bradenton on April 27

Florida will discuss our economic future and his thoughts on where cities are headed post-pandemic.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Stress Relief

An Art Therapist Shares Five Stress-Relief Exercises You Can Try At Home

Shaw owns Create Flow Heal in downtown Bradenton, where she teaches clients how to relieve stress, anxiety and depression through making art.

03/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Thrill of the Hunt

Score Fun Vintage Finds at This Monthly Market in Downtown Bradenton

Score vintage pieces and handmade decor at this outdoor market hosted on 15th Street.

03/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Taste the Rainbow

A New Bradenton Shop Specializes in Nutritious, Brightly Colored Drinks

The shop was opened last year by Joe and Filiz McNamara.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Here to stay

The Manatee Pride Festival Is Back

Following a two-year pause, the Manatee Pride Festival returns this Saturday, March 5.

03/02/2022 By Samantha Lane

Manatee Strong

Watch Big Guys and Gals Get Physical at the World’s Strongest Manatee Competition

Watch big guys and gals get physical at the World’s Strongest Manatee competition.

03/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Consider the Moose

The Bradenton Beach Moose Lodge Is the Largest in the World

It boasts 14,500 dues-paying members. The next largest claims 8,000.

03/01/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

For Sale

Got $8.5 Million? You Could Own This 40-Acre Palm Tree Farm

The palm tree business and the owner's home sit on almost 40 acres of land next to Robinson Preserve.

02/10/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Events

Bradenton Area EDC 33rd Annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que Set for March 9

The popular business networking event features grill teams crewed by local businesses and restaurants.

02/08/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 2 in New Wall Street Journal Report

Lifestyle and options to remote work remotely are a major driver behind the influx of new residents.

01/27/2022 By Staff

Hot Dog(e)

A Bradenton Hot Dog Joint Is Now Accepting Dog-Themed Cryptocurrency

Willy-Yums Hotdogs and more can now take payment in—what else?—Dogecoin.

01/20/2022 By Chloé Cuyler