Category Archives: 09-11-2013

Beach ‘BAM’ Bistro

Celebrity TV chef Emeril LaGasse joins Sean Murphy in his legendary beachfront dining room at Beach Bistro for a bite, a glass, a conversation. LaGasse’s search of the Sunshine State for the finest cuisine, restaurants and resorts made the required visit Sept. 9 to the Beach Bistro in Holmes Beach. Emeril’s Florida — the show […]

Obituaries – 09-11-2013

Janice Virginia Freeman Janice Virginia Freeman, 96, of Bradenton and Ogden, Ill., formerly a resident and business owner in Holmes Beach, died Sept. 1 at home in Bradenton. She was born April 30, 1917, the daughter of the late Stella Divan and Fernie Clark, and the wife of the late Carl Freeman. She graduated from Ogden […]

Sports – 09-11-2013

Island Gourmet Rays win center’s softball World Series   Rays win! Rays win! Island Gourmet Rays that is. In what all Tampa Bay Rays fans can hope is a precursor to the Major League Baseball 2013 World Series, Island Gourmet Rays scored an 11-10 win over Tyler’s Ice Cream Twins in the Anna Maria Island […]

Island police blotter – 09-11-2013

Anna Maria         • Aug. 24, 700 block of North Shore Drive, vehicle burglary. A complainant reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the glove box and center console. Nothing was reported missing. Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach         • No new reports.         Bradenton Beach is policed by […]

Calendar – 09-11-2013

Wednesday, Sept. 11 Today is Patriot Day. 8:30 a.m. — St. Bernard Catholic Church service in remembrance of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4769. 7:40 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, Sept. 12 7:38 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Friday, Sept. 13 Yom […]

Fishing – 09-11-2013

September brings morning bite, evening showers   With the heat beating down and reflecting on our local waters, it will be best to adjust your fishing times. Try fishing early mornings until about 10 a.m. to find the most active fish. As the heat increases, so does the water temp, which around noon or 1 […]

Real Estate – 09-11-2013

238 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach, a bayfront home built 2013 on a 41 x115 lot was sold 08/20/13, Bean Point Properties LLC to Kaleta for $1,467,300. 3103 Ave. F, Holmes Beach, a 2,580 sfla / 2,905 sfur 5bed/3bath home built in 1925 on a 100×100 lot was sold 08/23/13, Kaczowka to KPI Holdings LLC […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE GE FREEZER: WHITE, small, upright, $75. Call 941-779-9026. SLEEPER SOFA: GOOD condition, $75. 941-778-1856, after 6 p.m. COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100. 941-778-3920. ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE Individuals may place […]