+Driver killed in University Parkway crash
Sarasota Police have not identified the driver of a four-door sedan who lost control of their vehicle and struck an SUV before 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2.
+Siesta Chamber announces 2013 Crystal Classic
Ten teams of master sand sculptors will compete in Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition beginning Nov. 15.
+Sarasota County Commission to consider tourism plan
Visit Sarasota County anticipates five new hotels and one million annual visitors by 2020.
+Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass Mar Vista resolution
The Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass a resolution at its regular meeting tonight that will rescind a site plan amendment for Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub.
+2013 It's Read Everywhere
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19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
23 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.