Category Archives: 03-06-2013

Calendar – 03-06-2013

Wednesday, March 6 6 p.m. — Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, hosts the Mana-Tweens Book Club. Information: 941-778-6341.   Thursday, March 7 10 a.m. — The Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, hosts a workshop with acrylic and ink artist Carolyn Ritter. Information: 941-778-1906. 2 p.m. — Friends of […]

Obituaries – 03-06-2013

Dan Toler Southern rock guitar legend ‘Dangerous’ Dan Toler, 65, former member of the Allman Brothers and Dickey Betts & Great Southern and the Toler Brothers bands, once a resident of Holmes Beach, died Feb. 25 near his hometown of Sarasota, Fla. Toler was diagnosed in 2011 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, commonly known […]

Sports – 03-06-2013

Center volleyball crowns champion   The Anna Maria Island Community Center adult coed volleyball league season came to a close Feb. 26 with playoffs and a championship game. With three teams tied at 5-4, the regular season was both balanced and competitive. Island Real Estate lived up to its No. 1 seed, sweeping the championship […]

Fishing – 03-06-2013

Weather changes create challenges for local anglers   Anna Maria Island anglers are catching a variety of species when the weather cooperates. As we enter March, springtime patterns should start emerging unless we get some late cold fronts like the one we experienced last week. Strong winds, rain and a sudden drop in temperature can […]

Island real estate transactions – 03-06-2013

102 Mangrove Ave., Anna Maria, a 6,483 sfla / 11,745 sfur 4bed/5½bath/4car Gulfrfront pool home built in 2008 on a 115×125 lot was sold 02/07/13, Hohenfeld to Pakbaz for $3,425,000; list $4,495,000. 749 Jacaranda Road, Anna Maria, a 2,832 sfla / 3,340 sfur 5bed/3½bath/2car pool home built in 2006 on a 50×100 lot was sold […]

Island police blotter – 03-06-2013

Anna Maria         • Feb. 23, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria City Pier, Marchman Act. Deputies responded to a fight and made contact with one of the involved persons, who allegedly used a racial slur, which upset some people. The pier manager told the man to leave and he was trespassed from the property. […]

Winter fun? Try islandstyle wet & wild

Tommy Daniels of Holmes Beach blasts the backside of a wave on the Gulf of Mexico Feb. 27 at White Avenue. Daniels is a well known waverider, while son Christian is an up-and-comer in tournaments on the east coast. Islander Photo: Curtis Hightower. Click Here for more pics.

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 6, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE TENNIS RACKETS: SPALDING and Prince. Like new, $30 each, six-piece crystal salad set, $40. Sally, 941-737-9173. GARAGE DOOR OPENER: Complete brackets, etc. Craftsman Genie, as new, $75. 941-778-3920. ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $350. Burl-wood Top of Form Bottom of Form rocker, oak office chairs, collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina […]