Bradenton Times News Articles
Who doesn't want to reduce the amount of their electric bill, increase the value of their home, protect themselves against rising energy costs and remove billions of metric tons of global warming pollution from ever being produced? The answer is: your elected officials.more»
For the first two years, the Bradenton Blues Festival featured more traditional headlining acts. But fans of southern rock and blues are in for a treat on December 6 when up and coming star Samantha Fish headlines the 3rd annual event.more»
The 17th Annual Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade will be held on Saturday December 13. The Bradenton Yacht Club will once again be the host for this spectacular event that draws thousands of people to the Manatee River each year.
Roots Raggae Band Mixed Culture will play a post-Thanksgiving show at Ace's in West Bradenton Saturday night. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Special guest No Need will open. The show is scheduled for 9 p.m.more»
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, at its meeting Nov. 21 in Key Largo, advanced rule-amendment proposals increasing hunting opportunities by directing staff to advertise them in the Florida Administrative Register. These proposals will then be considered for final adoption and voted on at the Commission’s February meeting in Jacksonville. If passed, they would take effect during next (2015-2016) hunting season.more»
The world seems to be made up of two kinds of people: those who view Black Friday as an integral part of our social fabric, and those who see it as the scourge of the holiday season. I am firmly entrenched in the latter camp. If you feel my pain, here are some great (and socially responsible) ways to shop for the holidays without diving down into the muckety muck of the big box retailers.more»
Taylor Robenalt has loved art since she was a little girl. Growing up, she admired prints from the likes of Dali and Georgia O’Keefe, and the various art and crafts that decorated her childhood home. Robenalt’s interest in her mother’s art collection would ultimately lead her down the path to becoming an artist.more»
Thanksgiving has become an integral part of the American tradition; turkey, football games, pumpkin pies and the pleasing colors of autumn leaves - even a few here in sunny Florida. Our melting pot of traditions are as eclectic as our citizenry. Though times are tough for many, take today and be thankful for the things that money can't buy.
Mariners are advised to exercise caution as an area of high pressure moves over coastal waters over the next few days. The next lionfish prevention step takes effect November 26. This months is Manatee Awareness Month. The FWC is asking all boaters to be cautious of our favorite gentle giants while operating their boats. Cownose stingrays are migrating by the thousands!