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Siesta retailers pushed to comply with outdoor display rules

Siesta retailers pushed to comply with outdoor display rules

March 4, 2014

A Tuesday Siesta Key Village Association meeting highlighted mounting frustration with Siesta retailers, who, some say, are openly defying the existing countywide laws barring the outdoors display of merchandise.

Big Pass dredge opponents say 'let it be'

Big Pass dredge opponents say 'let it be'

March 3, 2014

A performance of the classic Beatles song, "Let it be," on an organ towed out to the Big Pass shoal highlights mounting opposition to a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging project.

Commission to consider Casey Key development

Commission to consider Casey Key development

March 3, 2014

Sarasota County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday, to allow a coastal setback variance for a waterfront home on Casey Key.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bluegrass Picnic

PHOTO GALLERY: Bluegrass Picnic

March 1, 2014

Bluegrass lovers flocked to Siesta Key for the Turtle Beach Bluegrass Picnic Saturday, March 1. The picnic, organized by Benny Kimsey, benefits the American Red Cross. Attendees enjoyed a free lunch of hot dogs and burgers while four bluegrass bands performed until sunset.

Sheriff's Office announces promotions

Sheriff's Office announces promotions

February 28, 2014

In a ceremony Thursday, Sheriff Tom Knight announced 10 promotions within the agency, which included two new majors and two new captains.

Siesta Key $7 million home sale largest in 12 months

Siesta Key $7 million home sale largest in 12 months

February 28, 2014

A waterfront home on the northern tip of Siesta Key sold for $7.07 million, the highest sale price for a residential property in Sarasota County in more than a year.

PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Isles Association Dinner

PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Isles Association Dinner

February 27, 2014

The Siesta Isles Association held its annual dinner Friday, Feb. 26 at St. Boniface Episcopal Church. Members enjoyed lasagna and apple pie before hearing guest speaker and County Historian, Jeff LaHurd, share the history of Sarasota. Before Sarasota was crowned as the Circus City from 1927 to 1960, the small city was advertised as the Air Condition City for its cool breeze from the Gulf. LaHurd also debunked Sarasota myths and rumors such as the story of John Ringling using elephants to build the Ringling Bridge in the mid-1920s.

Commission to consider Siesta paddle-board proposal

Commission to consider Siesta paddle-board proposal

February 27, 2014

Sarasota County commissioners next week will discuss a request from two business owners to allow the rental of stand-up paddle boards at Siesta Key public beach.

Siesta Key Chamber taps new executive director

Siesta Key Chamber taps new executive director

February 27, 2014

Debra Lynn-Schmitz will step into the post formerly held by current Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kevin Cooper.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Half Shell Seafood House

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Half Shell Seafood House

February 26, 2014

Join us in the kitchen at Half Shell Seafood House with president and chef Dino Mirando as he prepares his signature oyster combo with oysters prepared in four different ways, oysters Bienville, oysters Orleans, oysters Rockefeller and char grilled oysters.



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