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Anna Maria Donuts on ABC 7

December 28, 2012

One of the newest additions to Pine Avenue, Shawn Wampole’s donut shop was featured on ABC news. Wampole was a former police officer in PA and now he’s baking up the freshest designer donuts around. Read the article.

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The Greenest Little Main Street in America

June 15, 2012

That phrase is catching on. Pine Avenue and the it’s “Green Building” is sparking interest. Watch the video and Read about the feature on ABC Channel 7 by Scott Dennis…

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Shops on Pine Avenue featured in Southern Living

February 2, 2012

The shops on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria are creating a buzz. So much so that 5 of our unique shops were recently featured in Southern Living. The article by Andy Schrader in the February 2012 Issue features local handbag designer Layla Copeland as your guide on a tour through some of hippest shopping spots […]

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Business District on Pine Avenue is Taking Off

March 2, 2011

Pine Avenue is bustling. Tourists are back and enjoying our beautiful weather and gorgeous beaches. They also have a new small business district filled with new boutiques with jewelry, apparel, accessories, furniture, artwork, olive oil and home decor to explore. The business owners are happy too as visitors and locals alike are embracing them.  Grace […]

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Pine Ave Inspires Potential Change on Longboat Key

February 28, 2011

Could the Pine Avenue Restoration project be a model for transforming some of Longboat Key’s empty storefronts? Perhaps! In The Longboat Key Observer, Ed Chiles discusses how he envisioned revitalizing Anna Maria’s business district with the Pine Avenue Restoration project. Find out how he suggests Longboat Key can put a little more oxygen in the […]

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