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The Art of Cooking on Anna Maria Island

I often say that the best part of any vacation is the food (because it’s true). On Anna Maria Island in the Florida Gulf Coast, there’s no shortage of amazing restaurants serving up fresh seafood and local fare. If you’ve visited even once, I’m sure you’ve experienced this truth for yourself. But have you thought […]

Florida’s Best Kept Secret: Anna Maria Island

Fodor’s Travel, a premier travel magazine, recently recognized Anna Maria Island as one of 11 Under-the-Radar Florida Beach Towns to Visit this Winter! Now, we know that you already knew that, and we already knew that, but apparently we were some of the first! Anna Maria Island is a tropical paradise escape that’s beautiful all […]

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American Business Women’s Day

Recognizing local businesses owned by women, is a good beginning. Let’s support these hard working, innovative ladies, who pave the way for, and inspire, our daughters into independence and leadership roles. Congratulate and support our local female proprietors, and patron their establishments. Here are a few on Anna Maria Island: *Captain Kim’s Charter fishing and […]

Bridge Street Merchants on Anna Maria Island Florida

41Bridge Street Merchants have transformed and updates the face of this smalltown, beach community. This narrow expanse of area businesses have a multitude of offerings. This quaint seaside village has it’s own array of activities, including, shopping, dining, live music, parasailing, mini golf, fishing, dolphin tours etc, and personal pampering at the local day spa. […]

Anna Maria City Pier Activities

On the North side of Anna Maria Island is the Historic City Pier, at Bay and Pine Ave. If you are an early riser, you are in for a beautiful sunrise on the bay. As you stroll the boardwalk, notice the shorebirds foraging  their morning snack. Join the fishermen, arriving early to the pier, competing […]