Local Lessons

New Children's Book Explores Bradenton's History

More than 6,000 copies of Old Manatee A to Z have been donated to local third- and fourth-graders.

10/21/2020 By Allison Forsyth


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


David Klement Writes About Life as a Small-Town Journalist in His New Book

"Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable" is the former Bradenton Herald editorial writer's credo.

10/01/2020 By Susan Burns

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


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


City of Bradenton Issues Mask Ordinance

Starting Friday, July 17, businesses will be required to display signage encouraging the public to wear masks.

07/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Names New Board Members

Carrie Price will serve as board chair and Kay Wight as vice-chair.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Announces New Board Members

Jeanie Kirkpatrick and Joey Brannon will each serve a three-year term on Realize Bradenton’s board of directors.

04/27/2020 By Staff


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


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


Date Set for 32nd Annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation event will take place Thursday, March 5, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Dolphin Aviation.

02/05/2020 By Staff


Developers Break Ground on Palmetto Sheraton

The eight-story hotel is expected to open in September 2021.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Caffeine Injection

An Old Bradenton Bank Has Been Converted Into a Fun Coffee Experience

Every cool, walkable neighborhood needs a cool caffeine provider. Tellers is exactly that.

01/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Announces New Board Member

Dominique LeClezio, Feld Entertainment vice-president of creative and marketing services, will serve a three-year term.

12/20/2019 By Staff

Economic Development

Economist Hank Fishkind to Speak at Economic Forecast Breakfast

Fishkind will provide insights on local, regional and national economic trends.

11/20/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Realize Bradenton Names Development Director

Karen Corbin will be responsible for Realize Bradenton’s comprehensive resource development plan, in partnership with the executive director and board of directors.

10/29/2019 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

The Beach Club at Anna Maria Sells for $3.7 Million

The buyer was Jacaranda Partners, LLC.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Snacks back

Bradenton Farmers' Market Returns Saturday

The market sets up along Old Main Street in downtown Bradenton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday from October through May.

10/03/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Feld Entertainment COO to Keynote Bradenton Area EDC Annual Update

The event will be held Nov. 7 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

09/19/2019 By Staff