Category Archives: 03-27-2013

Calendar – 03-27-2013

Wednesday, March 27 7:46 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, March 28 7:26 a.m. — Official sunrise time.   Friday, March 29 5-10 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Music in the Park, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-799-2181.   Saturday, March 30 8:30 a.m. — […]

Island real estate transactions – 03-27-2013

109 Palm Ave., Anna Maria, a1,290 sfla / 2,440 sfur 3bed/2bath home built in 1987 on a 50×110 lot was sold 03/05/13, Carlson to 109 Palm Gulf View LLC for $625,000. 6301 Holmes Blvd., Unit B, Turtle Crawl, Holmes Beach, a 1,895 sfla / 2,863 sfur 3bed/2½bath/2car land condo with pool built in 2005 was […]

Fishing – 03-27-2013

If you don’t like the weather, wait 30 minutes   Fishing around Anna Maria Island this past week had some ups and downs based on the changing weather. We saw warm and sunny days, rainy days, cold and windy days — all in one week, mind you. A good catch is possible during all three […]

Easter beach bunny meets island chicks

Tiffany Eckert, visiting family in Bradenton Beach while on spring break from school in Galesburg, Ill., stumbles on an umbrella where Easter Bunny aka Beach Bunny, and his chicks enjoy the cool sand. Islander Photo: Courtesy Tracy Eckert

Island police blotter – 03-27-2013

Anna Maria         • No new reports. Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach         • March 20, 2400 block of Avenue C, domestic disturbance. A couple argued over how much time the man spent with his friends. The man left the residence to end the argument, but when he returned home for […]

Sports – 03-27-2013

Super Bowl contests end another season of flag football   The NFL flag football season at the Anna Maria Island Community Center came to a close March 18 with an award ceremony for individual achievements followed by Super Bowl contests March 21-22. Andrew Zink brought home the sportsmanship award in the 14-17 division, while Carolyn […]

Obituaries – 03-27-2013

Nancy Christine Atkinson Nancy Christine Atkinson, 90, of Holmes Beach, died March 9. She was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Collinsville, Ill., to the late George and Christine (Edwards) Kalbfleisch. She moved to Manatee County in the late 1940s from St. Louis. She was an accomplished golfer, having won several tournaments at the Bradenton Country […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 27, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE DOOR: FRENCH ENTRY, fiberglass, pre-hung, 60 x 80 inches, stained glass, excellent condition. New, $2,200. $600. 941-720-7519. DINING ROOM SET: Queen Anne-style, four chairs cherry, oval. Extends to 72 inches, great condition, $200. 941-538-8622. LA-Z-BOY: Like new, tan color, suede-like material, $99, assorted ottoman, $25. 941-779-9781. GARTH BROOKS: SIX CDs, $50, dinette set, four […]