Preview

Bradenton Blues Festival Lineup Announced

The festival takes place Dec. 1 along Bradenton's Riverwalk.

03/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Calling the Shots

Meet Nate March, Announcer for the Bradenton Marauders

"If I’m not entertaining, then no one’s listening."

02/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

New hires

Convention and Visitors Bureau Names New Director of Cultural Affairs

The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hired Judith Tilton.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation Holds Barbecue Feb. 22

Tickets are $65-$75.

02/02/2018 By staff

Planning

Bradenton Nonprofit Wants Public Input on Riverwalk Extension

Realize Bradenton is asking the public for ideas for a new public park set to be built as part of the eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Data

Local, Regional and National Economic Forecast to Be Discussed in January

The 2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast features economist Hank Fishkind.

12/11/2017 By staff

Tourism

Sustainable Tourism Conference Starts Thursday

The four-day event celebrates the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism.

10/23/2017 By staff

Culture

Economic Impact of the Arts the Topic at Oct. 25 Luncheon

Johnette Isham and Jim Shirley will discuss the impact of the arts, culture and creative industries on our regional economy.

10/19/2017 By staff

Planning

Grant to Help Nonprofit Plan Art and Events for Bradenton Riverwalk Expansion

The City of Bradenton recently began moving forward on an eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

10/11/2017 By staff

Retail

Bradenton Farmers' Market Returns Saturday

The downtown market is reopening for the 2017-2018 season soon.

10/04/2017 By staff

Environment

Neighborhood to Begin Using Solar Power to Heat Pool

Bradenton’s Mirabella, a 55-and-older neighborhood, is planning to install a solar power system to its community center, spa and swimming pool.

07/10/2017 By staff

Environment

Bradenton Neighborhood Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The United States Green Building Council recently awarded current home owners in Bradenton's Mirabella with a platinum LEED certification, the highest LEED rating.

06/29/2017 By staff

Honors

Florida Power & Light Executive Recognized for Philanthropy

Florida Power & Light area manager Rae Dowling was recently recognized with the Bradenton Kiwanis Foundation's first Bert South Philanthropic Award.

05/22/2017 By staff

Data

Manatee County Tourism Up in 2016

Manatee County drew in almost 3.1 million tourists in 2016, a 2.7 percent increase over 2015.

05/15/2017 By staff

Appointments

Kiwanis Foundation Adds to Board of Directors

Jason Bartz of NDC Construction Company was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Bradenton Kiwanis Foundation to complete the term of his father, Robert Bartz.

05/09/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Historic Bradenton Beauty

A 1920 Wares Creek home is loaded with atmosphere.

04/06/2017 By Robert Plunket

The SEEN

Photos From the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation's Hob Nob Bar-B-Que

The business group's 29th annual event drew 900 to Dolphin Aviation.

03/01/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Sports

Brewery to Offer Growlers at Baseball Stadium

Darwin Brewing Co. is launching a new partnership with LECOM Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Bradenton Marauders.

02/23/2017 By staff

Events

Big Manatee County Networking Event This Thursday

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation is holding its 29th annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que on Thursday, Feb. 23.

02/21/2017 By staff

A River Runs Next to It

Mattison's Returns to Downtown Bradenton

Paul Mattison recently took over the YachtSea Grille, overhauled the space and rebranded it as Mattison's City Grille.

01/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker