Blog Posts

Pamper Yourself This Summer at Alcover Day Spa

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy self-care treatments. During the summer months, life in Bradenton slows down a bit, creating extra time for self-pampering. The warmer weather also encourages outdoor activities, which can sometimes result in soreness and overworked

Scarpino’s gets a fresh new look, new menu and new owners.

Scarpino’s Classic Italian Restaurant changed hands at the end of 2023. The new owners are Bradenton locals with a lot of experience in the restaurant business. This trio of restaurant business veterans saw and opportunity to open a restaurant in

Nonprofit Spotlight: Starting Pointe Recovery

There are many nonprofit organizations in Bradenton and the surrounding area. Each one is doing incredible work to support our community by helping those less fortunate, promoting the arts, providing education, and more. During our nonprofit spotlight series, we’ll highlight

Celebrate Summer at The Village Mystic and Mystic Mines

Located in Bradenton’s Village of the Arts, The Village Mystic has the area’s largest selection of holistic and metaphysical items. The Village Mystic offers a constantly expanding inventory of items, including crystals and gemstones, beautiful jewelry, incense, candles, essential oils,

Mean Deans Local Kitchen Offers a Fabulous New Summer Menu

A NEW SUMMER SUNSET MENU marks the beginning of the season at Mean Deans Local Kitchen. Right now is the perfect time to visit for the first time or get reacquainted with this chef-owned and run restaurant in West Bradenton.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Hernando de Soto Historical Society

There are many nonprofit organizations in Bradenton and the surrounding area. Each one is doing incredible work to support our community by helping those less fortunate, promoting the arts, providing education, and more. During our nonprofit spotlight series, we’ll highlight

Get Off The Couch, Bradenton! 20 Cool Things To Do In July

Summer continues in full swing, bringing fun and exciting activities to the Bradenton area. From 4th of July celebrations to festivals, fundraisers, and more – there truly is something for everyone. Check out our round-up of 20 cool things to

Experience Authentic Island-Style Relaxation and Stress Relief at Sea-Renity Beach Spa

Sea-renity Beach Spa offers Anna Maria Island’s only massage on the beach in a private, open-air tiki hut. It’s an experience unlike any other. Sessions are available for one or two guests year-round and are especially memorable when scheduled near

Visit The Manatee Avenue Market/Gumbozilla for Delicious Food and All Your Summer Needs

Whether you’re grabbing snacks on the way to the beach, enjoying a take-out lunch when it’s too hot to cook, or gathering supplies for your summer BBQ, you can’t go wrong with a stop at the Manatee Avenue Market! This

Dance Alliance of Bradenton Brings Fun and Exciting Classes to Manatee County

Bonnie Gray has long had a passion for dancing. Now, she’s sharing it with students in Bradenton. Here’s her story… It started at age 5. At 5 years old I started dance lessons. My parents loved to dance, my mother