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County commissioners oppose high-rise Cortez Bridge. Page 3 Cortez citizen makes plea for wetlands protection. Page 4 On the government calendar. Page 4 Opinions. Page 6 Seeing the Cities adopt budgets, eye revenues. Page 8 Community news. Pages 10-11 Get out and about. Pages 12-13 Tree house roots in legal limbo. Page 15 Center building revenue streams. Page 16 Cooking with chef Copening. Page 18 Island police blotter. Page 20 Page 21 Center plans Spirit Day. Page 24 Fishing consistent. Page 25 Business roundup. AsTheWorld Terns sense terning colors. Page 6$$$$$$$$ Get out and about. Ranked Floridas Best Community Weekly by FPAAMI Chamber of Commerce 2012 Medium Business of the Year Meetings Op-Ed Happenings StreetlifeThe Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 www.islander.org VOLUME 22, NO. 48 OCT. 1, 2014 FREE Imagine. Peace. Page 22 Courtwatch islbizNEWS Opinions. Page 6 Seeing the CORR BELIEF Traps set. Page 24 Picking up trash. 12 PLEASE SEE MORATORIUM, PAGE 5 PLEASE SEE BB MAYOR, PAGE 4BB mayors forced forfeiture continues Oct. 6 By Laurie Hayes Islander Reporter Hurry up and wait. Shearon expressed hope that the issue Staff complaints grow Bradenton Beach commissioners discuss Sept. 22 a plan from Vice Mayor Jack Clarke to have Mayor Bill Shearon forfeit Islander Photo: Rick CatlinAnna Marias battle with rentals peaks with building moratoriumA lot at 428 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, is cleared for a home, but a building moratorium passed Sept. 22 may hold up construction as commissioners study limiting bedrooms. Commissioner Chuck Webb resides nearby on Magnolia. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin Islander Reporter date, he added. Online at www.islander.or g reporter Rick Catlins story on the Sept. 22 meeting; Commissioner Jack Clarkes written argument for forfeiture; Mayor Bill Shearons response; and city attorney Ricinda Perrys 53-page analysis of forfeiture proceedings.
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4 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER PLEASE SEE BB MAYOR, MeetingsAnna Maria City Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, 941. Bradenton Beach heads. Holmes Beach Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Manatee County Administration building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., West Manatee Fire Rescue Of Interest Sarasota. Send notices to firstname.lastname@example.org. Becoming a voter Voters can check their registration status by going online to VoteManatee.com, or at the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Of ce, 600 301 Blvd., W., Suite 108, Bradenton. Registered voters in Manatee County must: Convicted felons may not vote without rst having their civil rights restored. Manatee County residents must register to vote 29 days before an election. To vote in the November election, registration must be completed by Oct. 6. Voter registration forms can be lled out online, requested by phone at 941-741-3823, or picked up at the supervisor of elections of ce, drivers license of ces, public libraries, city halls and chambers of commerce. vote 2014On the election calendarIslander plans Popcorn and Politics Brunch bene ts HB candidates BB MAYOR Cortez activist makes plea for presidential wetlands protection Islander Reporter petition President Linda Molto shows her artwork at an art festival in Holmes Beach. Islander File Photo
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6 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our OCT. 1, 2014 OCT. 1, 2014 OCT. 1, 2014 Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Opinion Your Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Publisher and Editor Editorial Contributors Jesse Brisson Will Corr Marge McCarthy Advertising Director Production Graphics Of ce Staff Distribution (All others: email@example.com)Percentages and property taxes Anna Maria Mayor SueLynnKudos Billie Martini, Holmes BeachIn the interest of Cortez and conservation Barbara A. Angelucci, Bradenton WWW.ISLANDER.ORGWelcome to season and lawns. Bonner Joy
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THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 9 AM REVENUE Holmes Beach tax increase approved despite challenges Islander Reporter year. and then the expenses. expenses. are sold. Join us in celebrating our 13-year Anniversary! 10-8, Oct.1 and Oct. 2.Enjoy 50% OFF a huge selection of select merchandise, including lamps, artwork and home accessories.Refreshments served. Bridge Street Interiors114 Bridge Street Bradenton Beach 941-782-1130 Bridge Street Interiors Holmes Beach minds its political sign Ps and Qs
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12 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER Wednesday, Oct. 1 Thursday, Oct. 2 Friday, Oct. 3 Saturday, Oct. 4 Sunday, Oct. 5 Monday, Oct. 6 Tuesday, Oct. 7 Wednesday, Oct. 8 Off Island Wednesday, Oct. 1 Thursday, Oct. 2 Saturday, Oct. 4 Wednesday, Oct. 8 Coming up Save the date G etting to know youBy Marge McCarthyGetting to know you is a peek into the life of islanders and visitors with its focus beginning on introductions to the Anna Maria Island Community Center staff.Getting to know MATT RAY lie. RAY GARDNER hidden talents. Make plans to volunteer. The International Coastal Cleanup will take place Saturday, Oct. 4, throughout Manatee County and elsewhere. Keep Manatee Beautiful organizes the local activities. Islander File Photo Matt Ray Ray Gardner
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16 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER Call for rates to other locations941-730-8803 firstname.lastname@example.org www.islandsedan.comISLAND SEDAN TOWNCAR SERVICEServing Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and West Bradenton AIRPORT SERVICE: Tampa International $85 $75 $35Flat-rate pick up on AMI or LBK to/from any location, from $15 *Source: Agronomy JournalIMAGINE A WORLD WITH HALF AS MUCH FOOD.Without crop nutrients, that would be our reality. mosaicco.com/florida The work we do at Mosaic is critical to helping feed the world. We provide farmers with phosphate crop nutrients that enable them to produce more food on less land. Essential crop nutrients like phosphate mined and manufactured in Florida are responsible for 40-60 percent of the crop yields farmers produce worldwide.* That translates into more abundant and affordable food here at home. As our world keeps growing, Mosaic keeps working to help put food on the table, for all of us.We help the world grow the food it needs. Eyes on the road RoadwatchCenter director works to build new revenue streamsThe Anna Maria Island Community Center adminisnow adjacent to the main entrance and welcome center, allowing executive director Dawn Stiles, right, and administrative assistant visibility and the opportunity to greet people. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin Islander Reporter Stiles said. handrail. Anna Maria Island Community Center executive director Dawn Stiles introduces staff at a meeting where she talked about her balanced budget and future plans for the center. Islander File Photo
THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 17 F Tide and Moon Giving Back Retro Rosie Historic East Manatee Antiques District SHOPS OPEN TUE-SAT 10-4Vintage Clothes for All Occasions Beautiful Wedding Gowns and Accessories Vintage, Cottage and Romantic Country Style. New addition! Vintage holiday and Christmas Department 817 Manatee Ave. E. 941-708-0913 Like us on Facebook!CobwebsAntiques and More Steffs Stuff Antiques & TreasuresJ 941.383.19015380 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Unit 101, Longboat Key at the Centre Shops, Buttercuponline@hotmail.com AR T AND COLLECTIBLESAll proceeds c Thomas 531 hadjacent to the Anna Maria Island Ar t League941 -320-1 786 The Antique Orphanage antiques & collectiblesAn Eclectic Approach To Collecting Specializing in Inkwells, Smalls, Lotton Glass114 Wed-Sat and by appointment Fairway Center Breezeway 5125-B Manatee Ave. W. ~ Bradenton941-761-8000 JewelryTide and Moon 314 Pine Ave. ~ Anna Maria ~ 941.778.4050 Winner!The original Longitude-Latitude ring for Anna Maria Island, only at Tide and Moon! Tiki & Kittys Adventures in Shopping Antiques, Art-Tiques and Chic Boutiques! What A Find! Off The Hook Community Thrift Shop Dont forget to say, The Islander sent me. that out, too. At Steffs Stuff, Retro Rosies Community Community Community Community Community Community Community Community Community Thrift ShopBradentons Original Thrift and Consignment Shop5704 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton Large selection of Home Decor, Furniture, Collectibles, Fine Jewelry, Clothes for the whole family! Books and more! Accepting quality consignments. Call 792-2253Readers Choice 2008 Best Consignment Store Mon-Sat 10-4 What a Find! THRIFT AND CONSIGNMENTS We specialize in quality Florida-style decor furniture, housewares and name-brand clothing. www.whata ndconsignments.com HB repairs city dock Caution: Loose Boards is spraypainted on the public dock at Marina Way and 63rd Street in Holmes Beach. City commissioners authorized the mayor to sign a contract with Brian Wood Contracting Inc. of Wood Dock and Seawall to repair the dock. Islander Photo: O FF THE HOOK CORTEZPainting Parties! Come join us for Wine & Paint. The party begins OFF THE HOOK: 10-5 Tuesday-Sunday 12408 Cortez Road West, Cortez 941-730-4409 offthehookfurnishings.com O FF THE HOOK FF THE HOOK FF THE HOOK FF THE HOOK CORTEZ CORTEZ O FF THE HOOK FF THE HOOK Nautical Furnishings & MUCH Moreat 5:30 Tues., Wed., & Thurs. We provide paint, canvasses, brushes, wine glasses, ice and snacks.
18 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER Sunday Service 10 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Paul T. Eckel The First Gift EVERYONE IS WELCOME A dult Bible Study 8:45 AM SUNDAY WORSHIP 10:00 AMChildren & Youth C hurch School after the Childrens Message NURSERY AVAILABLE MISSION OF THE MONTHMercy Ships A NON DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY 4408 Gulf Drive ~ Holmes Beach941-778-1638 ~ www.episcopalchurchoftheannunciation.comEpiscopal Church of the Annunciation The Episcopal Church of the Annunciationwelcomes you and your furred, feathered and scaled friends to the BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS4 p.m. Sunday Oct. 5, in the Memorial Garden of the Church. ALL ARE WEL COME!hosted by WE ROCK ONLINEislander.org Cooks can shadow top area chefs at market Chef Jim Copening, a resident of Holmes Beach, gets ready for the dinner crowd at Arts & Eats, a restaurant owned by Copening and his wife, artisan Donna Slawsky. Islander Photo: Laurie Hayes If you go By Laurie Hayes Islander Reporter of the Arts. he said. Bradentons Main Street market grows denton Farmers Market of the 2014-15 season. Islander Courtesy Photo
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20 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER ObituariesThe Rev. Andrew Parker Bateman Allis Sr. tion in Indiana. out the world. there. or online at Thelma Estes Bishop Bonny Cloud Allis CloudRichard Gatehouse sioner. industry. his ward stepped forward to run for GatehouseHector Mamedrano StreetlifeIsland police blotterAnna Maria Anna Maria is policed by MCSO. Bradenton Beach Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD. Cortez found. Cortez is policed by MCSO. Holmes Beach Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD. Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach police Stephen Normand Obituaries are provided as a free service in The Islander newspaper to residents and family of residents, both past and present. Submit to news@ islander.org.
THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 21 Grill Seafood Sept. 28-Oct. 7 Vacation We Re-Open Wednesday Oct. 8121 Bridge Street Bradenton Beach 941-896-9737 bluemarlinami.com THE FEAST RESTAURANTEnjoy your feast THE FEAST THE FEAST RESTAURANT RESTAURANT AUTHENTIC GERMAN BEER, FOOD, CAKES AND ATMOSPHERE! THE REAL GERMAN RESTAURANT ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST Old HamburgSchnitzelhaus FRIDAY & SATURDAY OVEN-FRESH BAVARIAN HAXEN &CRISPY DUCKLINGCALL AHEAD TO RESERVE Island Coffee HausReal Florida Relaxation! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FULL LIQUOR AND DINING SERVICE Come check out our super NEW menu! WELL BLOW YOU AWAY! 941.778.5788 OM A PIZZA& ITALIAN RESTAURANT Makers of the Worlds Largest Pizza $100 OFFAny Size PizzaFREE DELIVERY! Makers of the Worlds Largest Pizza OLD-FASHIO NED I CE CREAM MADE O N SITE! SINCE 1984 CELEBRATING 30 YEARS! (941) 778-6641(941) 778-66415606 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach Hours: MonThurs 4pm1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pmWE DELIVER WE DELIVER 5606 Marina Drive Holmes Beach MonThu 11am1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pm CourtwatchBeach theft prosecution ends in no contest, probation Islander Reporter release order.Woman not guilty of stabbing Oregon man arrested for stealing home furnishings Islander Reporter The report stated that a witness Menendez HB to host charter ballot education meeting
22 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG FIND US ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER! Coquina Beach Cafe Beachfront dining TRY OUR FAMOUS FISH TACOS JOIN US FOR AN ICE COLD BEER, WINE OR FROZEN DRINK! Live Music Fri-Sat-Sun Evenings MIKE SALES ENTERTAINS 5-8 SUNDAYNow Serving Breakfast & Lunch Daily, Dinner Fri-Sat-Sun Breakfast & Lunch Daily, Dinner Fri-Sat-SunLAST TROLLEY STOP ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND 2650 Gulf Drive S. Bradenton Beach www.coquinabeachcafe.com 941.778.4757 DELICIOUS LUNCH DAILYCOME BY LAND OR SEA! ICW Marker 49 INDOOR DINING Open 7 days 11-10 4628 119th St.W., CortezFacebook: Sword sh Grill and Tiki Facebook: Flippin Mullet Sports Bar941.798.2035 Olde Cortez DELICIOUS DELICIOUS LUNCH LUNCH DAILY DAILY NEVER A DULL MOMENT! TUESDAYS: NASCRAB RACES 6:30(NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SAFE CRAB RACING AT BARS) FRI. OCT. 3 TBA SAT. OCT. 4 TAYLOR AND TAYLOR 7-10 SUN. OCT. 5 GUILTY PLEASURE 5-8 By Laurie Hayes Islander Reporter his tender years. ABOVE: AME counselor Cindi Harrison and student Kylie Huffman celebrate Peace Day. Islander Photo: Karen Riley-Love Weather cooperates with AME themeLEFT: Fourth-grader Evan Christenson wows the crowd at Anna Maria Elementary School Sept. 24 with his rendition of John Lennons Imagine. Islander Photo: Laurie Hayes Weather cooperates with AME theme Jade Ortwein carries the United Peace Day processional. She is followed by Joe Leister, carrying the Rotary Islander Photo: Karen Riley-Love
THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 23 Authentic Italian Pizza 16 Ice Cold Craft Beers on Tap, $1.50-$2 $8 Pizza! Beach Views & Sunsets! Students at Anna Maria Elementary in Holmes Beach gather for the annual Peace Day celebration on the campus green. Islander Photos: Karen Riley-Love With AME guidance counselor Cindi Harrison looking on, third-grader Stella Votrubova lights the peace candle and brother Herbert, a kindergarten student, rings the peace bell. Kindergarten student Asa Brisson wishes on his stones one wish for peace and one wish for ailing art and music teacher Gary Wooton. Fourth-graders Jillian Loudermilk and Elaina Bayard sing Rainbow Connection during the ceremony at AME. Miles Jardine reads a poem he wrote about peace.
24 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER AM City Pier tides; Cortez high tides 7 minutes later lows 1:06 later Anna Maria Island Tides Date AM HIGH PM HIGH AM LOW PM LOW Moon Oct. 1 4:20 2.5 8:26 1.7 12:34p 0.4 11:08 1.6 1st Oct. 2 5:41 2.4 9:24 1.8 1:50p 0.4 Oct. 3 7:20 2.4 10:00 1.9 1:05 1.6 2:55 0.4 Oct. 4 8:52 2.4 10:29 2.0 2:35 1.4 3:49 0.5 Oct. 5 10:07 2.5 10:55 2.1 3:43 1.1 4:35 0.6 Oct. 6 11:10 2.5 11:20 2.3 4:38 0.8 5:13 0.7 Oct. 7 12:05p 2.3 11:46 2.4 5:28 0.5 5:47 0.9 Oct. 8 12:57p 2.3 6:15 0.3 6:16 1.1 Full 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG Mullet tournament, sh fry opens season denton Spirit Day kicks off youth soccer season Islander Reporter Key Royale golf news Horseshoe news Stone crab season so close, yet so farCrab traps line the empty parking lot at the Star Fish Company and Fish Market Sept. 11. The restaurant and market were closed for vacation and crabbers took the opportunity to line up their traps in preparation for stone crab season.. Islander Photo: Islander Reporter taurant. season. Kyle McWhorter, left, and Trek Hackney load crab traps from the trap yard on 119th Street West in Cortez where they prepared last year for their gear to go of stone crab season. Traps go in the water Oct. 5 and trappers can check them for activity but theres no harvesting crab claws until Oct. 15. Islander File Photo
THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 25 Light T Fishin g Char tersCapt. W arren GirleInshore Offshore Li ht Tk l Capt. W arren Girle o r e h O Fishing Charters Wet Slips Fuel Dock Full Service Marine Mechanic Tackle Shop and Water Sports GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLELocated at the Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., Cortezwww.h2owatersportz.com 941-538-4290 Islander Exclusive REEL CORTEZ CHARTERS4-hour charters start at $100 pp or $600 private. *Price per person may vary *Price per person may vary REEL CORTEZ CHARTERS REEL CORTEZ CHARTERS 4-hour charters *Price per person may vary Boating safety courses offered Bradenton. Islander Reporter pose. Island. in these areas. to
26 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER Pine Ave. moveBrian Seymour, owner of Anna Maria General Store and Deli, is planning to move the store Anna Maria, to the Anna Maria Historic Green Village. He will occupy the space at 503 Pine Ave., where the former Relish Cafe was located. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin islbizNEWS 6101 MARIN A DR., HOLMES BEACH, FL 3421 7 (941) 778-6066.WWW.CALLTHEISL ANDERS COMJOHN@CALLTHEISLANDERS.COMJ ohn van Zandt 3 O P E N H O U S E S S S S U N D A Y 1 P M M M 4 P M M Rain drains away chamber golf tourney Islander Reporter PLEASE SEE BIZ NEWS, $2 $2 Islander archives available 24/7 Find The Islander online at or date.
THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 27 SHARE IT! Submit business news to firstname.lastname@example.org. WE ROCK ONLINEislander.org BIZ NEWS, Business news Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria Inc. Jesse Brisson Broker Associate, GRI 941-713-4755 800-771-6043 Call Jesse Brisson941-713-4755BAYFRONT BEAUTY: Perched on the edge of the bay, this 2bed/2bath bayfront home has sweeping views of the bay and ICW. Craftsmanship shows in every detail of this beautiful home with dock and of ce or third bedroom. Turnkey furnished. $1,050,000 5BED/3BATH DUPLEX: West of Gulf Drive, just steps to the beach this relaxed living duplex is currently a successful vacation rental. Excellent rental history and con rmed future bookings. Turnkey furnished. $915,000. SNEAD ISLAND: Built in 2006 on over half an acre, this 4bed/3bath home features 14-ft ceilings, crown moldings, kitchen with black granite counter tops, Grand views ,saltwater pool with waterfall feature, 200-ft new dock. Much much more. $949,000. FLAMINGO TOWNHOME: Totally redone from head to toe, this 2bed/2bath condo is conveniently located close to Robinson Preserve, Anna Maria Island and, with a pool and docks, what more do you need?! $175,000. POOL HOME WITH SLIP: This elevated 2bed/2bath pool home built on an oversize lot also includes a deeded boat slip. Inviting layout takes full advantage of blending indoors with outdoors. $589,999. Cannons getting shipshape for show Manatee chamber goes boo in October St. E., Bradenton. Premier hosts Wine Down event Wednesday Cannons Marina of Longboat Key will display its new line of Grady-White boats, like the one shown here at Beer Can Island, later this month at the St. Armands Boat Show. Islander Courtesy Photo Correction
28 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER Sandy s Lawn Ser vice Inc.Established in 1983 Residential and Commercial Full ser vice lawn maintenance Landscaping Clean-up Hauling tree trimming Licensed & Insured Paradise Improvements 941.792.5600Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Specialist Replacement Doors and Windows Andrew ChennaultFULLY LICENSED AND INSURED Island References Lic#CBC056755 I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S Residential & Condo Renovations vice RDI CONSTRUCTION INC.CBC 1253471 Bed: A bargain! King, Queen, Full & Tw in, pre-owned from $30 new/used. 941-922-5271 www .sleepking.ne t Windows & Doors 941-730-5045WEATHERSIDE LLC LIC#CBC1253145H URRIC ANE AMI TA XI 800.301.4816professional, metered, on-call, gps, cards acceptedwww mholmes beach, bradenton beach, anna maria ANSWERS TO OCT. 1 PUZZLE SA WS AS TA AN GL O Z OL A HE AP LA HR RI LI NG IS PY AR GO ON EG AN IM AL HO US E WO NT GE TF UE LE DA GA IN EL OO LI NR ESE CT MO I MI RE S E NO L R EA RE ND IKI SSE DA GR IL LE TA ST Y DO AS ID O M EY ER S P HI L IN NP AG ED CA ST AS PE LL SSE GH IX ER AP TE ST S MO VE SL IK EJ AG UA R ST EA ME RA LE EI N S ST MI NI ST ER TO TR AN EC AB OR EL LI ON EL NO TD ON E KA SE M B RA KE ON TH ROUG H EN CR US T E DN A A CT OR YA ON EW IS HG EM SD IM LI VI NL AV EH IC LE LO CA C ITI ZE NK AN EA BE TI TL L OP ED NE EDER LI ND TT OP XOXO DR ESS FA TS YO YO Adopt-A-Pet Patches is a 3-year-old hound mix. Shes happy, as smart as they come, would be a perfect agility dog and will protect you from every lizard on Earth. Patches would like to be part of an active family, she has energy! She is up to date on shots, microchipped and spayed. Call Moonracer No Kill Animal Rescue, 941-896-6701 or email email@example.com. Visit The Islander for more info about Patches and other rescued, adoptable pets. ITEMS FOR SALE FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE g ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT rm: Call for a free quote and nd new ways to manage your association! Taylor Anderson, LCAM, 941779-2289. PSYCHIC FAIR WITH real psychics. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Church of Light, 2408 43rd Ave. W., Bradenton. 941-751-5683. Beach. Beach. purchase online: m. FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander of ce, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Dont be sorry, be safe. GARAGE SALES CORTEZ PARK YARD sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4. Find a treasure among many items. Cortez Park Clubhouse, 12507 Cortez Road West, Village Of Cortez, just before the bridge, south side of Cortez Road. MOVING SALE: Friday and Saturday, Oct 3-4. Lots of stuff! 733 Holly Road, Anna Maria. 941778-7315. LOST & FOUND PETS TRANSPORTATION BOATS & BOATING PONTOON BOAT RENTAL Create life long memories. Call 941-518-3868 or see boat orida. weebly.com. HELP WANTED EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE sales associates wanted. Generous commission split. Call Julie Royal or Mary Ann Schmidt at SunCoast Real Estate. 941-779-0202. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: DUTIES include appointment coordination, event and meeting planning, Make travel arrangements, record, monitor expenses. Send resume and salary expectations to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 904-414-3599. FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER needed immediately. Daytime, must be available weekends. Individually owned condo vacation rentals. Return guests and owners with standards. Prefer experience, but will train the right person. 941-7782277. interest to g. KIDS FOR HIRE KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for up to three weeks for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander of ce, 5604-B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. SERVICES
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30 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER REAL ESTATE Continued REAL ESTATE: BUY, sell, invest. Enjoy. Billi Gartman, Realtor, Duncan Real Estate. 941-545-8877. www.AnnaMariaLife.com. FREE! WHAT EVERY real estate buyer or seller needs to know! Go to: www.yourmarketupdate. com. 941-400-8735. BOUTIQUE VACATION RENTALS in Holmes Beach. Four units with pool in a lush, tropical setting. 80 percent occupancy rate. Close to beach. 941-812-7252. www.spinnakerscottages.com. I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S HOLMES BEACH40 Years of Professional Service to Anna Maria Island and BradentonEXP ERIENCE REPUTATION RESULTSFOR SALE Belair Bayou: Unique 3/2 home with 2,632 sa, man cave, pool, lanai with replace and stone table with grill and much more. $316,000.RENTALS GULFFRONT Vacation/Seasonal 5/4 Home. GULFFRONT Luxury Villas 2/2 and 1/1.5 Vacation/Seasonal BOOKING NOW FOR 2014 SEASONAL/VACATION RENTALS 240 Chilson Ave, Anna Maria 2 bedroom, 3 bath, canal home with large lot. One of the most private and beautiful areas of the Island. Offered at $725,000 email@example.com Call Marianne TODAY Selling your home is important to me.Marianne Correll, Realtor6101 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach 34217 SERENITY ON THE LAKE Gorgeous lakefront 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished condo. Solid rental history. $134,900 5351 Gulf Drive No. 4, Holmes Beach GATED COMMUNITYRare buildable lot in exclusive Harbour Landings Estates. Choose your own builder. Reduced to $179,900. OWNER MAY FINANCE3BR/2BA canal pool home. Updated and one lot from the bay! $639,000 DEEP-WATER CANALNo bridges to the bay and built in 2001. This beauty is 3BR/2BA with well over 3,200 sf under air, gourmet kitchen and 4-car garage. NICOLE SKAGGS, BROKER, 941-773-3966 BAYSHORE GARDENS Renovated, cheerful 3/4 BR home in popular Bayshore Gardens. This one will not last long at $119,900. 104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach941-778-8104 Properties are MOVING at Edgewater Real Estate! Stop by our ofce, visit online or call an agent today.Edgewatervacationhomes.com Edgewaterrealestateami.com Real Estate Sales Vacation Rentals Annual Rentals Property Management Concierge Service We re Serious about our Customer Servi ce Your full service Real Estate Agency providing exceptional customer service for all your short or long term goals. Whether staying a few d ays or a lifetime, we will help you find your perfect accommodation. One stop shop We can pro vide everything you might need ..buy rent and finance your piece of paradise. GULFS HORE OF L ONGBOAT KE Y Fantastic location! Private Gulf beach access, marina on the bay, community pool and a beautiful clubhouse featuring a gourmet kitchen. 55+ community with bay-to-beach frontage. STA R TING AT $79,500LOOKING FOR PREMIER SER VICE? Edgewater is strategically expanding its Vacation Homes rental program. With a dedicated team and business plan built toward providing a higher level of home management service, we are currently interviewing homeowners for our Premiere Service. Please, contact us for details! INC 800-367-1617 941-778-6696Mike N orman Realty31O1 GULF DR HOLMES BEACHwww.mikenormanrealty.com firstname.lastname@example.org MIKE NORMAN REALTY EST. 1978UPDATED ISLAND HOME 2 short blocks to the beach. This adorable home features an updated kitchen with new appliances and granite counter tops. New AC in 2010, newer roof, updated plumbing throughout and a large yard. $449,000. DIRECT GULFFRONT located in the city of Anna Maria. 2 BR/3BT with spectacular views, spacious beach-side, screened porch, open sun deck, large carport. $2,300,000. CANALFRONT H OME Totally updated in 2008. 3BR/3 BT home located on a private canal with scenic mangrove views. Sailboat water, dock with boat lift and a straight shot to Bimini Bay and open water. $689,000. For professional r eal estate sales and r entals call an island native, M arianne Nor man-Ellis at Mike Nor man Realty, 778-6696. Mike No rman Re alty RENTALS Continued REAL ESTATE WERE LOW, LISTINGS needed. Are you curious as to how much your home could be worth? Call us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn at Edgewater Real Estate, 941-778-8104. REAL ESTATE Continued HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: Garage, carport, 100x90-foot lot, newer air conditioning, roof, large lanai. $1,100/month rental income. $459,000. 941-778-6464. GREAT LITTLE HOUSE, great big view: Open water view of AMI Bridge, 1950s cottage, block construction, pine accents. New appliances, etc. An island treasure. $849,500. FSBO. 941-7302606 (leave message). org. WE LIKE LIKES facebook.com/ Islandernewspaper 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG
THE ISLANDER OCT. 1, 2014 31 NASCAR ROCKS!BY MICHAEL ASHLEY / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZNo. 0921RELEASE DATE: 9/28/2014 ACROSS1 Coping mechanisms?5 Dog for a gentleman detective9 White, informally14 Germinal novelist18 Ton19 Drama critic John of The New Yorker20 Teeing off22 Popular childrens find it book series23 Rescue film of 201224 Its normal for NASA25 Comedy classic of 197827 Hey, what did you think when you missed that last pit stop? [The Who, 1971]30 ___ rating system (world chess standard)31 Ken of thirtysomething32 Surgically remove33 Who, me?36 Bogs down38 Hydroxyl compound40 Fanny42 Did you do anything for luck before todays race? [Katy Perry, 2008]48 Scrumptious49 Like this50 Seth of Late Night52 Rocks Everly or Collins53 Stopover spot54 Summoned, in a way57 Perform some magic60 Okla. City-to-Dallas direction62 4 letters63 Gen ___64 Exams for some coll. applicants65 How did that new car handle out there on the track? 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32 OCT. 1, 2014 THE ISLANDER David Teitelbaum Sales Associate 941-812-4226 Liz Codola Broker Associate 941-812-3455 6101 Marina Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217 419 Pine Ave Anna Maria 34216 Beach Celebrations 2103 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-883-4092 1325 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-877-867-8842 2200 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-447-7124 1603 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-888-686-6716Making Memories Here with Us. Our Tortuga, Tradewinds, SeaSide and Tropic Isle Beach Resorts are the perfect choice for your wedding or other special celebration here on gorgeous Anna Maria Island. Whether a lavish event at one of our three private beaches or in your resort suite, or at our new Tortuga Beach Pergola, our Concierge and professional Wedding Planner look forward to helping you. As a cour tesy, well extend our group discounts to include each of our four hotels, so youll get credit for the total number of reservations no matter which hotel you and your guests choose. Please call soon. We invite you to make your memories here with us: we know youll come back to visit us again & again. The beach is spectacular and the sunsets are amazing.Very romantic. If you want to just relax and forget the world, this is the place to go. Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Tortuga Inn two-bedroom apartments Gulfview @ $599,00 Bayview @ $529,000 The Gardens @ $450,000 ZAGAT Top Restaurants in America Best Food on the Gulf Coast 941-778-6444 | www.BeachBistro.com