Tag Archives: 05-25-2011

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 …

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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 …

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KRC members forced to face financial troubles

The Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach is situated on Bimini Bay among expensive waterfront homes. It offers equity and non-equity golf memberships, a nine-hole course and clubhouse. Islander Photo: Jack Elka

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Cortez store burglarized

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at the Sea Hagg collectibles shop, 12304 Cortez Road, Cortez. An MCSO report said the incident was reported on May 17 and took place sometime between 5:30 p.m. May 16 and …

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Wagon theft witnessed

An observant witness helped lead the Holmes Beach Police Department to the identification of a suspect in the theft of a wagon stocked with children’s toys. The theft occurred May 10 in the 4600 block of the beach. From a …

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Sports – 05-25-2011

Young Islander Christian Daniels is ripping the waves on the East Coast. He presently ranks No. 2 in East Coast National Scholastic Surfing Association in his age group. Islander Photo: Courtesy Tom Daniels

Local grom makes waves in surfing world Lifelong Holmes Beach-resident Christian Daniels at the young age of 10 is making waves on Florida’s surfing scene. He recently completed his first season in the East Coast National Scholastic Surfing Association where …

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