Workforce Housing

A New Workforce Housing Development Is Headed to Bradenton

The Nest at Robin’s Apartments will see 182 residential units all priced as workforce housing.

04/25/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Born Again

Check Out the Restoration of the Oldest Home in the City of Bradenton

Built in 1871 and designed by some of the area's first settlers, the Tole Fogarty House rises from the ashes.

02/16/2024 By Kim Doleatto

The Thrill of the Chase

For Dedicated Vinyl Collectors, the Hunt for the Next Great LP Never Ends

Fun fact: Records recently surpassed CDs as the top-selling physical medium for the first time ever.

11/28/2023 By John Thomason

Listening to Black Voices

Travis Ray on Family, Theater and the Dream That Led Him to Found Dapper Bowtique

"Our world needs real conversations, without anger, that allow us to get on the same page."

11/06/2023 By Heather Dunhill

That Bloody Mary Tho

Daiquiri Deck Will Offer a Seasonal Brunch Beginning Aug. 26

Fill up on brunch and booze at one of the Deck's five locations before hitting the beach.

08/18/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Next-Gen Design

Meet Architect Leonardo Lunardi, Who Pivots Between Mansions and Multifamily Projects

Although he's worked alongside an original Sarasota School architect on high-end builds, he's not above designing much-needed affordable housing.

06/01/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Trees, Please

Where to Get a Free Tree for Earth Day

The benefits of trees are many—from lessening the impacts of climate change to increasing happiness.

04/20/2023 By Staff

More is More

You've Gotta See This Florida-Fabulous, Maximalist Home

Located in west Bradenton, this short-term vacation rental is all beach and flamingo vibes.

03/30/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Bayshore Bliss

This Bayshore Gardens Rehab Shows the Neighborhood in Bloom

When realtor and homeowner Stacy Brown read the call for a hip person to remodel a midcentury modern home, she raised her hand.

03/10/2023 By Kim Doleatto

For rent

A Dual Affordable Housing Project Is Headed to Bradenton

The Savoy at 301 focuses on renters 62 and over, while nearby The 301 Flats focuses on families and working people. Both are filling a gap for affordable housing.

03/06/2023 By Kim Doleatto


Mixon Fruit Farms, an Iconic Bradenton Landmark, Is For Sale

After 84 years, the tourist attraction and beloved citrus farm's last 39 acres are on the market for $15.8 million.

02/28/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Play Ball!

Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Favorite Andrew McCutchen Is Back in the Black and Gold

McCutchen, who returns to the Pirates after several years away, is training with the team at LECOM Park in Bradenton.

02/24/2023 By Megan McDonald

Worth The Drive

In Bradenton, Oscura Offers Something for Everyone

From inspired small plates to strong coffee and live music in the evenings, Oscura is worth a visit.

02/24/2023 By Lauren Jackson


Manatee County Ditches Plan to Restore Confederate Monument—For Now

The monument in question was removed from outside the downtown Bradenton courthouse in 2017.

02/01/2023 By Isaac Eger

An Eye for Fashion

At 3rd WE + RE Create Studios, Sarasota Native Brent Yancy Is Dressing Celebrities and Athletes

"You can't do anything without fashion," Yancy says.

01/13/2023 By Jessika Ward

Turf War

Del Taco Has Opened in Bradenton and Sparked a War of Words With a Nearby Taco Bell

Del Taco is a California-based chain that serves terrific fast food tacos, burritos and more.

12/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

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 national Emerging Housing Markets report 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

A racquet center and an aquatic center are among the projects Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors designed.

07/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto