palmetto florida: Regatta Pointe Getting Major Addition In 2008 - 12/20/07 03:32 AM
Regatta Pointe will be getting a major addition in 2008.  They will be opening a new waterfront restaurant and new shower/bathroom facilities, laundry facilities, media room, club room and exercise facility will all be added.
The exterior will also be getting a major face-lift.  They will be changing the current "Boston Harbor" theme to a "Grand Floridian" Key West style theme with softer colors and metal roof.
The new 4,000 square foot waterfront restaurant will have 180 degree panoramic views of the Manatee River.  High-end European glass walls will be used that will allow the entire restaurant to either be completely open or closed depending … (2 comments)

palmetto florida: Palmetto Town Center - 08/31/07 02:54 AM
A new plan for residential and commercial development has just been proposed for downtown Palmetto.  The full city block of  4th & 5th Streets and 10th & 9th Avenues is stated to be a project to happen over the next 5 years.
The project calls 6 phases with a combination of 28 store fronts and 88 one and two bedroom residential affordable housing units that will range in price of $160,000 to $200,000.
The residential units will be built on top of the commercial store fronts and will have a Key West/Florida style buildings with tin roofs, courtyards, benches and parking.
The plan is said … (3 comments)

palmetto florida: Regatta Pointe Marina, Palmetto Florida - 07/20/07 10:09 AM
The Regatta Pointe Marina is located in Palmetto just before you go over the green bridge off to the west.  This is one of my favorite places to go because of the Riverside Cafe.  You can dine outside and watch the boats in the Marina or watch the sun set at night while listening to the live music they have there.
With a membership to the Boat Club, you can rent a boat for a day and enjoy the waters of the Manatee River. 
If you own a boat, you can come into the Marina, where there's a ship store and stock up on … (0 comments)

palmetto florida: Blackstone Park, Palmetto Florida - 07/19/07 06:53 AM
Blackstone Park is located at 2112 14th Ave W in Palmetto.  It's kiddie corner from the Terra Ceia Golf & Country Club.
Click here to view a map of where Blackstone Park located at.
Blackstone Park has a soccer field, softball field, skate park, playground, BBQ's, picnic tables, pavilions, places to bike, jog, roller skate and ride skate boards.
Blackstone Park is open from 6am to 11pm. 
Pack a picnic lunch, grab your kids and your camera and come and enjoy Blackstone Park!  Sit under a tree and read a book or watch the kids play!

*The above information and images are Copyright © 2007 Becky Troutt … (2 comments)

palmetto florida: Emerson Point Park, Palmetto Florida - 07/17/07 12:04 AM
Emerson Point is a 195-acre park located in Palmetto on Snead Island.  It is located at the end of 17th St W where the Manatee River meets the Gulf of Mexico.
Click here to view a map of where Emerson Point is located at.
I decided to take a drive out there to get some pictures of the area and of the water.  I have been there a few times, but until yesterday, I wasn't even aware of what I had been missing.  Normally when I go, I drive all the way to the end of Emerson Point to the water.  Yesterday, I … (4 comments)

palmetto florida: Palmetto Florida - 07/16/07 08:48 AM
Palmetto Florida is located on the west coast of Florida just north of Bradenton.  Palmetto is centrally located with easy access just across the Manatee River to Bradenton and Sarasota.  You can also access St. Petersburg very easily from the Skyway Bridge from Palmetto.  Tampa is just a hop skip and a jump up I-75 which can also be accessed from Palmetto.
Click here to see a map of where exactly Palmetto is located at.
Palmetto is an old historic town with a lot of different types of homes and subdivisions. 
Beautiful old Victorian homesOld Florida cracker style homesNew homesTown homesCondosHomes on the Manatee RiverHomes on acreageGated … (4 comments)

palmetto florida: The Palms of Manasota, Palmetto Florida - 05/15/07 01:57 AM
The Palms of Manasota is located on 49th St E (Experimental Farm Rd) between Hwy 19 and Hwy 41 in Palmetto.
The Palms of Manasota is a 55+ Alternative Lifestyle community.  This was America's first 55+ Alternative Lifestyle community that was ever built.  This community is tucked away just off the main roads.  It is a small beautiful community that when you drive through and the residents are out, they extend a hand to waive and a smile to the passerby's.
The homes and villas are Spanish style with tile roofs.  You can choose from a stand alone home or a duplex like … (0 comments)

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