Wednesday, March 30
11 a.m. — Einstein Circle discussion on “What is Left of the American Dream?” at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.
Thursday, March 31
10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. — Reporter James McCartney presents a talk on “Current U.S. Foreign Policy and Political Situations” at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.
Saturday, April 2
8:30 a.m. — Diana Dill, executive director of Take Stock in Children, will speak to the Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7888.
5 p.m. — Pre-Affaire party hosted by Lee Greenwood at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Fee applies.
6 p.m. — An Affaire to Remember fundraising dinner and dance at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Fee applies.
Tuesday, April 5
Noon to 1 p.m. — Nancy Ambrose of the American Cancer Society Action Network speaks to the Rotary Club of Anna Maria at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 942-518-1965.
3 to 5 p.m. — Oldies Beach Dance to benefit the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-8585. Fee applies.
Wednesday, April 6
11 a.m. — Einstein Circle discussion on “What Constitutes A ‘Good’ Person?” at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce presents “Recover Your American Dream” and lunch with Michael Marciniak at the Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-1541. Fee applies.
3 p.m. — After Hours Book Club will discuss Robert Goolick’s “A Reliable Wife” at the Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-779-1208.
Ongoing: • Through April 3, “Rabbit Hole” at the Island Players, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-5755. Fee applies.• Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m., duplicate bridge at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3390.
• Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Coffee and Conversations for Seniors at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.
• Tuesdays, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Inquiring Minds study group at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.
• Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., teens meet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.
• Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Settler’s bread sale at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society museum shop, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. • Alternating Wednesdays, 11 a.m., memory loss support group at the Longboat Island Chapel Aging in Paradise Resource Center, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key.
Information: 941-383-6491. • Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130. • Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., smoke-free bingo at Annie Silver Community Center, 102 23rd Ave., Bradenton Beach.
Fridays, Senior Adventures Group meets for outings to various locations. Information: 941-962-8835.
• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meets at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
• Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Outdoor market on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach, through April. Information: 941-518-4431.
Friday, April 1
9 a.m. to noon — Anti-aging seminar with Denise Medved at the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-552-8330. Fee applies.
6 to 9 p.m. — Artist reception for Raul Casas and Lagana at the Dancing Crane Gallery, Village of the Arts, 1019 10th Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-744-1333.
Saturday, April 2
10:30 p.m. — “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at Manatee Players, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Information: 941-748-5875. Fee applies.
Sunday, April 3
7 p.m. — Unplugged Festival presents “The Steadfast” at the Asolo Repertory rehearsal hall, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 941-351-8000. Fee applies.
Monday, April 4
7 to 8:30 p.m. — “Flash Back, Flash Forward” panel discussion led by Anthony Rice about significant elements of the 1960s through the lens of art and culture at Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Information: 941-744-7484.
Tuesday, April 5
9:30 a.m. to noon — Manasota Genealogical Society meets at the Central Library, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-722-5156.
10 to 11 a.m. — Tai chi at the Aging in Paradise Resource Center, Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-6491. Fee applies.
8 p.m. — Unplugged Festival presents “Mr. Green 2” at the Asolo Repertory rehearsal hall, 555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 941-351-8000. Fee applies.
• April 8, Artist reception for Jane Keeling, Island Gallery West.
• April 8-10, “Seven in ’11” play festival, West Coast Black Theater, Sarasota.
• April 8, Reception for photographer Phil Jensen, Artists’ Guild Gallery.
• April 9, Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Coquina Beach.
• April 9, Paws in Motion Humane Society of Manatee County Walkathon, downtown Bradenton riverfront.
• April 9, Sidewalk astronomy, South Florida Museum.
• April 9-10, Butterfly Park Art and Craft Festival, Holmes Beach field.
• April 13, “U.S. Foreign Aid: Are We Getting Our Bang for the Buck?” discussion, Studio at Gulf and Pine.
Save the Date:
• April 15-16, Holmes Beach Founder’s Day Festival.
• April 23, Cortez Native’s Picnic, Florida Maritime Museum.
• May 7, 10th annual Island Run for the Children’s Academy of Southwest Florida.
• May 13-14, Anna Maria City Pier Centennial Celebration, Anna Maria.
Send calendar announcements to email@example.com. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via e-mail and phone.
Save the date for the following Anna Maria Elementary School happenings:
• March 31, 1:30 p.m., birthday book club, media center.
• April 11-14, Florida Comprehensive Assessment Testing.
• April 14, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., kindergarten roundup.
AME is at 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
For more information, call 941-708-5525.
ITEMS FOR SALE
COLLECTIBLE COCA COLA cookie jar, $5. Burger King, McDonalds toys, 20 pieces $2. 941-795-8734.
REAL CHIQUITA BANANA plants: 3-5 feet high. Four plants for $25. 941-778-0192.
PLANTS: SIX LARGE ‘cardinals guard’ $30. 941-778-0256.
COMPUTER: DELL, REFURBISHED with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $35, 941-756-6728.
DOLPHIN: CARVED WOODEN, 30 x 19 inches, $90. 941-778-0256.
CARPET PAD: 11 x 8 feet, $15. 941-778-0256.
SQUARE BOX FAN: 20-inch, $10, Breakfast-in-bed serving tray with magazine side panels, $30. 941-778-1264.
ROLLING ROCK BOMB box, large, $20. 941-778-1264.
MATTRESS: LATEX SPRING air. New, $1,500. $100 or best offer. 941-778-3920.
COCKATIEL BIRD CAGE: Like new with floor stand, $35. 941-356-1456.
YAMAHA VINO CLASSIC: Two scooters for sale. 2007 blue, only 1,500 miles, great condition. $1,150 or best offer. 2006 silver, only 850 miles and in great condition. $1,050 or best offer. Great gas mileage, 35 mph-plus, easy to ride, and really great fun on the Island! 941-928-8735.
GIRL’S BIKE: SPECIALIZED Hotrock, light purple, like new. $85. 941-928-8735
ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $300, or $50-75 each. Wine racks, 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 of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com
FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE
Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)
GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN Church: All are welcome to come and worship with us! Please call 941-778-1813 or visit us at: www.gloriadeilutheran.com for worship times. 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
HAITI $$$ DONATIONS to the Ministry of Presence Inc., www.ministryofpresence.org, urgently needed for local representatives to aid homeless children. Info: The Islander, 941-778-7978.
TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Signature Sothebys International. 941-302-3100. Terry.email@example.com. Discoverannamaria.com.
BRADENTON ROTARY CLUB meets at noon Mondays at Mattison’s Riverside, 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Club members enjoy fellowship with like-minded professionals. Club projects offer opportunities to benefit the community locally and worldwide. To attend a meeting as our guest, call Trish, 941-747-1871. More information: www.bradentonrotary.org.
WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
FISHING GEAR WANTED: The Privateers and The Islander are collecting new or used, repairable fishing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.
ESTATE SALE: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 2. 4212 126th St. W., Bldg. 4, Apt. 407. Smuggler’s Cove, Cortez. Florida-style queen and twin bed sets, leather sofa, wicker settee, chairs, table bed set, game table and chairs, dining table and chairs, bar stools, lamps, tables, books, TVs, cabinet, luggage, tools, linens and kitchen. Sale by Julie McClure. Pictures: WWW.APPRAISALS4U.BIZ.
ESTATE SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. Everything must go including 1998 Buick LaSabre. 533 69th St., Holmes Beach.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Dollar sales racks. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779 -2733.
MOVING SALE: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 2. Everything must go. 717 Jacaranda Road, Anna Maria.
ANTIQUE AND ART fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3. Take the trolley! Quality artists and antique dealers, organic produce and exotic orchids. Benefits LBK Turtle Watch. For information, call Steff’s Stuff, 941-383-1901. 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Whitney Plaza, Longboat Key.
YARD SALE: 8:30 a.m.-? Saturday, April 2. Household items, electronics, furniture. 520 56th St., Holmes Beach.
SALE: SATURDAY AND Sunday, April 2-3. Vintage and designer clothing, 20-50 percent off all clothing, hats, purses, shoes. April 2-3 Steff’s Stuff Antiques, 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. 941-383-1901.
LOST & FOUND
FOUND CAT: AT Umbrella Beach Resort. Striped orange tabby. 1501 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. 941-778-6667.
LOST: SPRINT LG mobile phone, orange color. 941-778-4040.
LOST PRIVATEER DAGGER: one of matching husband-wife set. Husband passed away recently, so much sentimental value attached. Please, call 941-761-4771 if found.
LOST: GOLD AND seed pearl bracelet in Holmes Beach. If found, please, call 941-545-5009 or 920-608-0701.
LOST: TEAR DROP-shaped necklace, maybe near Manatee public beach, much sentimental value. Reward if found, 941-345-6531 or 941-778-3953.
DIGITAL CAMERA (FOUND on Island), digital camera (found at Robinson Preserve), men’s wedding band, silver makeup bag. For further information please, call the Holmes Beach Police Department at 941-708-5804.
WONDERFUL SWEET ADULT cat, tiger striped, big beautiful eyes. Neutered, up to date on shots, micro chipped. Lisa, 941-345-2441 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, 941-720-1411.
BOATS & BOATING
CUSTOM CARPENTRY: BOAT and home. Quality work, fair rates. Call 941-795-1947 or 941-462-2792.
DAGGER KAYAK: 12-foot 6-inch with paddle, vest. Like new. Paid $999, sell for $600. 603-801-3508.
BIMINI BAY: 10,000-lb. lift, up to 29 feet. Direct open water, electric, water. Call Larry, 941-778-1565.
FOR RENT: BOAT slip, north end Anna Maria. Easy access to Gulf, up to 30 feet, $150/month. 941-794-8877.
SALES ACE: MOTIVATED Real Estate licensee wanted for new progressive Island office. Great splits. Call Nicole, 941-773-3966.
PART-TIME SALES: Must be available evenings and weekends. Gift shop located on Anna Maria Island. Retirees welcome. Start as soon as possible. 727-244-5906.
SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.
PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST for local area motel. Flexible hours and some weekends. Phone 941-778-2780.
SECURITY GUARD: CONDO security guard needed noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sundays. $12/hour 941-778-1390.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER WANTED part-time for ad/editorial layout. InDesign and Photoshop expertise a must. Advertising experience required. Intro-resume to email@example.com.
KIDS FOR HIRE
LOOKING FOR A babysitter or pet sitter? For all ages, call Carolyn. Red cross certified. 941-778-2301.
LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and first aid-certified, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276.
KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for up to three weeks for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
LOOKING FOR ANGEL investor for construction project: Haley’s Motel is seeking a $1,000,000 investment to transform the motel into a wedding facility. Invest $100,000 to $1,000,000 with a great short-term ROI. Call Tom for details, 941-993-4909.
ROTTEN RALPH’S RESTAURANT/bar business opportunity, $299,000. One of the last with waterfront dining. Sharon Villars, 941-920-0669. Erlene Fitzpatrick, 941-224-6339. Remax Alliance Group.
HEALTH FOOD AND deli business. 3228 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-580-0626.
BEACH CONSIGNMENT SHOP: Busy shopping plaza, includes new website and hosts over 80 artists. Must sell due to illness. Make offer. 941-348-9494.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.
LIGHT CARPENTRY, HOME repairs, handyman work, deck repairs, dock repairs, etc. Retired tradesman, Island resident. No job too small. Call Steve Doyle 941-778-1708.
TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.
CONTACT CAPT. GREG Burke of A Paradise Realty for all your real estate needs, selling, listing, buying. Listings needed. 941-592-8373 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-778-7770. Leave message.
ANTOINETTE’S PERSONAL SERVICE: Caring for your home while you are away. 941-778-7355, 941-730-6548.
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-448-4100.
HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. One house, 2BR/2BA, $50. 941-539-6891.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-720-4152.
KEEP TRACK OF what’s important. Be safe, smart and ready with a home inventory. We’re bonded and insured. Call Jeff Cordes at Digital Safety Net, 941-713-4507 or e-mail: jeff@DigitalSafetyNetFL.com.
PROFESSIONAL NANNY AVAILABLE mornings/early afternoons. Experienced, loving, nonsmoker, CPR, references. Also evening/weekend childcare. 772-480-8220.
ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.
PRESSURE WASHING SPECIAL: Driveways, swimming pool decks, docks and trailers, $45/each. All other services $18/hour plus chemicals. Cortez resident. Call Bill, 941-896-6788.
PURE IMAGE CLEANING: Residential, commercial and move-in, move-outs! Call Michelle, 941-465-2957.
TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special needs students welcome. Grades 3-12. Jenifer, 941-224-1760.
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. Free estimates, references. 941-920-3840.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Gift certificates! 36 years of happy customers. Organizing, pet-watch, storm-check, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-778-3046.
BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.
ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I 0want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 941-778-2711.
RELAXING MASSAGE IN the convenience of your home or hotel. Massage by Nadia, more than 19 years on Anna Maria Island. Call today for an appointment, 941-518-8301. MA#0017550.MA#0017550.
CHECK MY HOUSE! We provide full house checking services to ensure your house is secure while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail email@example.com for details.
GUITAR TROUBLE? KOKO RAY’S ISLAND studio. Instruction in flute, saxophone, guitar, piano and voice. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach, 941-538-2284.
LAWN & GARDEN
CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.
ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.
TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.
KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. 941-448-3857 or 941-448-5207.
SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. Premium grade-A, $45/yard B-grade, $30-$40/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.
NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381, 941-448-6336.
CERTIFIED HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONAL: Nursery quality garden care and maintenance. Hand weeding, trimming, cleanup, plant installation. Certified horticultural professional. Call Joan, 941-704-9025.
VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.
TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.
CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479.
GRIFFIN’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.
JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it’s broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I’ll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
FOREMOST FENCE: Commercial, Residential. Chain link, vinyl, aluminum, wood, access control. Contractors you can depend on. Call 941-748-2700.
J.E. MURRAY: ESTABLISHED Island builder. New homes, remodeling. 30-year resident. Call 941-778-2316 or 941-730-3228.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENTS: Michigan general contractor with 30 years experience. Looking for large or small projects. Budget minded and knowledgeable tradesman willing to complete your project from start to finish on time, within budget. Quality work guaranteed at affordable prices. Call Mike, 616-204-8822.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
WATERFRONT KEY WEST STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach. $150/night, $950/week. $1,900/month off and $2,490/month in season. Use of bikes and kayaks included. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.
KEY ROYALE WATERFRONT house for rent. Annual, unfurnished. Beautiful, tropical 2BR/2BA, den, 1,700 sf. Great pool area, gas-heated hot tub, on canal, two boat lifts, two-car garage. Available March 1. $1,900/month. 941-730-1086.
HOLMES BEACH BUSINESS Center. Rental units available for office/commercial spaces from 750-2,000 sf. Humidity-controlled mini-storage units and garage units, 11 x 22 feet. 5347 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-2924.
HOLMES BEACH COTTAGE: 2BR/1BA. Northwest Bradenton 3BR/2BA pool home, Palma Sola 3BR/3BA pool home. Vacation rentals: www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. 941-794-1515.
ISLAND ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA ground-level, pool, 55-plus community $1,000/month. 3BR/2BA private home, furnished, $1,400/month. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.
BRADENTON BEACH SMALL one room efficiency. $695/month, annual lease, no pets. 941-779-0289.
ANNA MARIA DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, Seasonal $2,000/month. Close to beach, trolley and restaurants. Three-month minimum. 941-778-7167.
OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL Space: 8803/8799 Cortez Road. 1,200-sf and 1,300-sf. Call 1-800-952-1206.
VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.
HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA ground floor duplex. Pool. $2,500/month plus taxes and security deposit and cleaning fee. 2-3 month minimum. 941-778-9576.
ONLY STEPS FROM beach on Anna Maria Island. Seasonal 1BR/2BA, Internet access, parking. $598/week plus tax. www.gulfdriveapartments.info. 941-778-1098.
SEASONAL: 2012 JANUARY through April. Luxury bayfront, 2BR/2BA, must see. 941-209-8789.
NEAR BEACH TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA, pool and boat slip, $750/week. Call right away. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
WATERFRONT HOME: 2BR/2BA, pool, dock, walk to beach, $2,000/month, annual. 703-587-4675, 941-779-9074.
ANNUAL: STEPS FROM beach. 1BR/1BA ground floor, open kitchen living, dining room. Private patio, pool, laundry, parking on-site, electric, water included, $850/month. 201 South Bay Blvd., #2, Anna Maria. Reggie, 786-375-9633.
SEASONAL 2012: 2BR/2BA, waterfront, three-month minimum, Homeaway.com. Property number 270319. 941-209-8789.
LARGE 2BR/1BA, HOLMES Beach. Dishwasher, washer and dryer. References and credit. $950/month plus utilities. 941-518-4688.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA CONDO for rent, seasonal or annual. Ground floor, five minutes from beach. $2,400/month. 941-795-6688.
HOLMES BEACH: SEASONAL 2BR/1BA. 200 feet to Gulf. Available April 1. $695/weekly. 585-317-7344.
HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/2BA on the beach. Pool, tennis court, elevators. 941-778-6288.
SANDPIPER RESORT: 2BR/1BA, steps to beach, bay view, dock, seasonal, annual. 941-778-3051.
SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 55-plus 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site 2spinnakers.com.
I WILL LIST your property on 350 web sites! Laurie Fox, Coldwell Banker, www.every-listing.com, 941-730-7635.
DIRECT GULFFRONT: 146 feet on the beach. 3BR/4.5BA, office recreation room, spa, pool, outdoor kitchen and theater, elevator, turnkey furnished. $3,950,000. Suncoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202 or 941-720-0288.
DIRECT GULFFRONT: 4BR/4.5BA, den, three-car garage, pool, spa, elevator, security. Immaculate 2005 Mediterranean villa-style architecture, breathtaking Gulf views, furnished, 5,146 sf under roof, north Anna Maria Island. 12106 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. $3,500,000. Contact owner, broker, 941-920-1699.
DUPLEX FOR SALE by owner. Best deal on Anna Maria Island at $379,000. Long-term leaseback from seller includes all maintenance. Realtors welcome. Call Tom, 941-993-4909.
DIRECT BAYFRONT: 2,500 sf, pool, dock and lift. Two year rent-to-own. Five percent down and $4,500/month. $1,099,000. 417 28th St., Holmes Beach. 941-580-0626.
TRY A FRESH approach: Call Carmen Pedota and Lori Guerin of Duncan Real Estate for all your real estate needs. 941-284-2598 or 941-773-3415. www.loriguerin.listingbook.com.
FOR SALE: BRADENTON Beach. Sandpiper Resort, 1BR/1BA, enclosed bonus room, steps to beach. 813-458-3875.
FOR SALE: TRAILER. Pines Park, Bridge Street. $45,000. Updated, furnished, three blocks to beach. Park manager on-site. Boat dock possibility. Owner, 603-508-2039. Cell, 941-567-6726.
WILL TRADE: LONGBOAT KEY Gulffront 2BR/2BA condo, upgraded, for Anna Maria Island Gulffront condo. Make offer. 217-493-6216.
ASSISTED LIVING HOME: Includes real estate. Two houses on lake, one can be living quarters/office. Nine-bed up and running for over 15 years. $529,000. Call 941-356-1456, Realtor. Real Estate Mart.
$135,000: WATERFRONT TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished, heated pool. Boat slip outside your front door. Low fees, exceptional deal. Call to see now. Exclusive with Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456.
ACROSS THE STREET from beach, 20,000 sf, two 100×100-foot lots. Centrally located, ready to build up to four luxury homes. $685,000. 941-778-9304.
CORNER LOT: 100×100 feet with 4BR/2.5BA home with lanai, one block from beach, $550,000. Call 941-779-9059.