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Cold? Get on a plane, puke some carbon, and warm up at the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival this weekend!

The Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival is one of the most popular and most successful events in the Bradenton area every year, attracting tens of thousands of visitors and raising lots of money for an organization that works to preserve the Cortez Fishing Village and the environmentally essential wetland nearby. It’s been so successful that they don’t feel compelled to tamper with its success. So this year’s 34th annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival will be pretty much like all the others — two days of fresh-from-the-boat seafood, live music from great Bradenton-area bands and tours and displays on local marine life and the commercial fishing industry. Read the rest here 19:44

Manatee officials urge bridge engineers to avoid destroying Cortez fishing village

Manatee County representatives Monday urged state bridge engineers to avoid destruction of the Cortez fishing village when contemplating the future of the Cortez Bridge. [email protected]