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Patty's on Main closes, ending restaurant feud

Patty's on Main closes, ending restaurant feud

November 10, 2011

A feud between two restaurants with similar names ended last month when Patty's on Main announced it was closing. A dueling piano bar is expected to open in its place.

Sarasota boaters denounce regulations

Sarasota boaters denounce regulations

November 10, 2011

Sarasota boaters told city staff last week they don't want to be told when and how long they can anchor off the shores of Sarasota Bay.

Panhandling draws fine line

Panhandling draws fine line

November 10, 2011

The city of Sarasota has a much more lax ordinance for street panhandlers than those enforced by neighboring municipalities and counties.

WELCOME BACK: What you missed

WELCOME BACK: What you missed

November 10, 2011

The general feeling is that Sarasota gets a little sleepier in the summer. Snowbirds have flown the coup, traffic flows once again on Tamiami Trail and parking spots downtown can be found in abundance.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lobster delight!

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lobster delight!

November 9, 2011

Sean Murphy's "Eat Here" is officially open for business and today wheeled a cart into the Sarasota Observer office to cook us up some lobster tacos.

Federal Building art displayed Thursday

Federal Building art displayed Thursday

November 9, 2011

An inaugural art exhibit displaying a new visual art program will be unveiled Thursday at the Federal Building.

PHOTO SPECIAL: Plymouth Harbor's American Heroes

PHOTO SPECIAL: Plymouth Harbor's American Heroes

November 9, 2011

In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11, we photographed 31 United States servicemen and women who reside at Plymouth Harbor.

Oh the places we'll go, 'It's Read Everywhere' wraps up

Oh the places we'll go, 'It's Read Everywhere' wraps up

November 9, 2011

The Observer newspapers have been on vacation. Although we continue to provide weekly neighborhood news to our readers through the Longboat, Sarasota and East County Observers, we have had a busy year traveling all around the world.

BREAKING: Concrete wall falls on construction worker

BREAKING: Concrete wall falls on construction worker

November 8, 2011

A concrete wall at the Mound Street site where a new city of Sarasota lift station is under construction fell on the chest of a 34-year-old worker Tuesday afternoon, the Sarasota County Fire Department reported.

City denies construction zoning amendment

City denies construction zoning amendment

November 8, 2011

The Sarasota City Commission voted 3-2 to deny a proposed zoning code amendment that would have allowed favorability to applicants.



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