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

Seven 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

Awards

Realize Bradenton Receives American Planning Association Award of Excellence

The award honors Realize Bradenton's 2017 efforts to put young people in key leadership roles during the Riverwalk East planning process.

07/20/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Bradenton Farmers Market Begins Offering Online Orders

Orders must be placed by late Wednesday to be picked up on Saturday.

04/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

Vendors Switch Up Sales Strategies in Wake of Farmers' Market Closures

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many farmers' markets to shut down during what is usually their busiest season of the year.

03/24/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Play Ball!

LECOM Park Has Plenty of Old-School Charm

“LECOM Park is unique in terms of the history,” says Bradenton Marauders general manager Craig Warzecha. “It really has the perfect blend of old-school baseball charm with modern amenities.”

03/01/2020 By Ilene Denton