The newly renovated Bird Key Park celebrated its official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today.
The park, located on the John Ringling Causeway opposite Bird Key, now features four water access points, picnic tables, enhanced lighting, more parking space and a multi-use recreational trail for walkers, joggers and bicyclists.
With this new addition, the city’s MURT extends from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport to Bird Key Park.
The next phase of construction for the trail begins in March and will connect Benjamin Franklin Drive to Lido Beach.
Park renovations cost $1.2 million, paid for through local money, as well as state and federal grants.
Contact Robin Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently 1 Response
- Makes me want to buy a boat and trailer and a big SUV and . . .
Yep! Good for business!
25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vive La France
The Alliance Francaise held a fundraiser in honor of Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, Monday, July 14, at Marina Jack.
Going for Gold
Custodians of Sarasota County Schools enjoyed a day of fun and learning at the annual custodians professional development day July 3, at Riverview High School.
Show of support
Siesta Key Hardware owners Patricia and James Hillier are bringing the island community closer together.