Archive for May, 2011

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Islander Calendar – 06-01-2011

Wednesday, June 1 3 p.m. — After-Hours book club will discuss Barbara Kingsolver’s “The Poisonwood Bible” at the Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-779-1208. Saturday, June 4 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Annual Island Blood Drive at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, ...

Monday, May 30th, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June. 1, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER: 1.7 GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $50. 941-756-6728. ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $300, or $50-75 each. Antique burl-wood rocker and more. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ORIGINAL, LOCAL ART for sale. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. AERIAL PHOTOS ...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Lodge has history ‘by the sea’

The Angler’ s Lodge on North Bay Boulevard that was moved to the Anna Maria Historic Green Village at 503 Pine Ave. in Anna Maria earlier this week started out as a private home, according to Anna Maria Island Preservation Trust director Sissy Quinn. Quinn said she met last week with ...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Lodge move slow going

Workers move the Angler’ s Lodge from North Bay Boulevard to a vacant lot across Lake LaVista inlet on May 23. The lodge will then be moved to the Anna Maria Historic Green Village on Pine Avenue where it will be restored and maintained by developers Mike and Lizzie Vann ...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

KRC members forced to face financial troubles

Members of Anna Maria Island’s only golf club, the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach, received notice last week from newly elected president Craig Humphreys that the club is in financial difficulty and it’s worse than he and the club’s board of directors originally believed. “Due to the recently discovered embezzlement ...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Chamber borrows funds, awaiting county payment

Without the $40,900 the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau owes the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, chamber president Mary Ann Brockman said she might have to borrow against the chamber’s money market account to make future payroll. She’ll certainly have to borrow $3,000 for the three scholarships awarded annually ...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

FDOT road advisories for AMI, area roads, Cortez Bridge

Motorists are advised to use caution when driving on Bay Boulevard near the city pier as the Florida Department of Transportation has begun construction of the boardwalk along the shoreline north of the pier. Motorists can expect temporary intermittent lane closures with a flagging operation during the course of construction. Access to ...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

April home/condo sales skyrocket

Sales of single-family homes and condominiums on Anna Maria Island climbed 58.6 percent in April 2011 when compared with the number sold for the same month in 2010, according to the area’s real estate multiple listing service. John Van Zandt of Island Real Estate checked the figures for Anna Maria Island ...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Segway pitch drives task force meet

Segways by the beach is the topic of an upcoming meeting of the Preserve Our Beautiful Beaches Task Force set for May 31 in Bradenton. The task force, made up of county and Island government staff, elected officials and Keep Manatee Beautiful, will meet at 3:30 p.m. that Tuesday at G.T. ...

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