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Commission moves forward with Village parking ordinance
The Longboat Key Town Commission is in gear to restrict parking in the neighborhood by November.
Mar Vista begins dock construction
Management expects the new dock to be finished in four to six weeks.
Parking study to examine two-garage plan
At today’s St. Armands Business Improvement District meeting, Parking Manager Mark Lyons said the city was updating a study aimed at addressing parking shortages around the Circle.
Wallenda to walk tightrope across Chicago skyscrapers
Sarasota’s ‘King of the Highwire’ Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk a tightrope over the Chicago River Nov. 2.
17 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show
17 Reception honoring Thomas Buchter
5:00 pm - 7:00 am
17 Sarasota Short Story & Storytelling Writers Group
18 2014/2015 Season Kick-off Reception