Category Archives: 02-29-2012

Fishing – 02-29-2012

Winter fishing tip: Find shelter, find the bite   Fishing inshore around Anna Maria Island remains consistently good, although with recent cold fronts and windy days, patience may be needed to find the bite. On windy days, the best fishing has been occurring in calm waters. For example, to fish the leeward side of a […]

Island police blotter – 02-29-2012

Anna Maria • Feb. 18, 300 block of Poinsettia Road, disturbance. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a disturbance call and made contact with a male resident. According to the report, the man became upset when his friend left the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival with another friend. The two men argued when they […]

Sports – 02-29-2012

KRC lauds new champion, NFL heads to playoffs   Lex Halakan defeated Tim Friesen one-up in the 18-hole match-playfinal for all the marbles Feb. 22. Halakan made his mark, winning the Key Royal Club men’s championships. The two players battled back and forth in the see-saw match that was all square after 17 holes, but […]

Shark (Dr. Seuss) attack

Harmless sharks ham it up for the camera Feb. 21 as they prepare to go on stage in the second-grade play “Go Fish” at the AME auditorium. Islander Photo: Karen Riley-Love

Islander Calendar – 02-29-2012

Wednesday, Feb. 29         11 a.m. — Einstein Circle discussion on “Things We Can’t Live Without: Recent Inventions” at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.   Thursday, Mar. 1 5 p.m. — Save Our Seabirds Sunset Soirée at Save Our Seabirds Center, 1708 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota. Information: […]

Island real estate transactions – 02-29-2012

2808 Avenue E, Holmes Beach, a 2,130 sfla / 3,197 sfur 4bed/3bath/2car Gulffront home built in 2009 on a 50×100 lot was sold 01/31/12, Haber to Rumpke for $2,100,000; list $2,649,000. 247 Willow Ave., Anna Maria, a 1,405 sfla / 2,403 sfur 3bed/2bath canalfront pool home built in 1973 on a 21,780 sf ft lot […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

  ITEMS FOR SALE QUEEN-SIZE BEDDING ensemble, palm tree print, like new, $40 each. 941-778-4036. TWO BLINDS: IN faux wood. Call for sizes, $15/each. 941-778-7449. ELEGANT BEACH WEDDING centerpiece handcrafted and sea-inspired, $60. Fabulous silver and aqua candle centerpiece, $99. 727-290-6755. PINE DINING TABLE, six chairs, $300, armoire, antique replica,  $150, Kitchen Aid Superba refrigerator,  Trek youth road bike, quality […]