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St. Matthew's House offers homeless and addicted men a second chance

St. Matthew's House offers homeless and addicted men a second chance

June 21, 2012

With the help of local churches, such as Siesta Key Chapel, St. Matthew’s House hopes to become self-sustaining.

Banyan Club home tops week's sales at $1.6 million

Banyan Club home tops week's sales at $1.6 million

June 21, 2012

Charles McGovern and Kristina McGovern, trustees, of Sarasota sold the home at 140 Sand Dollar Lane to Robert and Barbara Risbridger, of Madison, Conn., for $1.6 million.

Cool Today Weather Photo Contest Winner

Cool Today Weather Photo Contest Winner

June 21, 2012

Mardee Faust submitted this sunset photo, taken on the southern end of Siesta Key.

Athlete of the Week: Alex Walters

Athlete of the Week: Alex Walters

June 21, 2012

Alex Walters, 17, got into skateboarding when he was 9 years old and has been addicted ever since.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kids' Summer Beach Run

PHOTO GALLERY: Kids' Summer Beach Run

June 20, 2012

Now in its second of ten weeks, the Kids’ Summer Beach Run had a big turn out, Tuesday, June 19, out on Siesta Key Public Beach.

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: CIRCUS SARASOTA SUMMER CAMP (+ VIDEO)

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: CIRCUS SARASOTA SUMMER CAMP (+ VIDEO)

June 20, 2012

For our latest Camp Spotlight, The Observer dropped in on campers at Circus Sarasota and documented their rehearsal for the end-of-camp performance.

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Water Fish Market grand opening

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Water Fish Market grand opening

June 19, 2012

Forget the one fish, two fish because Scott Dolan has opened the only fish on Siesta Key – Big Water Fish Market. The first fish market on Siesta Key hosted a grand opening on June 16 with a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce. The nautical-themed fresh fish and small grocery store had none-other than fresh fish appetizers for attendees to snack on.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bay Island Siesta Association Meet and Greet

PHOTO GALLERY: Bay Island Siesta Association Meet and Greet

June 15, 2012

Members of the Bay Island Siesta Association met for their biannual meet and greet at John and Laura Proctor’s home. Host Laura Proctor used her culinary skills to prepare a spread of various foods, and guests enjoyed mingling and tasting a selection of wines.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pandamania Bible Camp at St. Michael the Archangel

PHOTO GALLERY: Pandamania Bible Camp at St. Michael the Archangel

June 15, 2012

Children are wild about St. Michael the Archangel's Summer Bible Camp. The camp, called PandaMania, incorporates the theme, "God is Wild About You," and the decorations and activities revolve around wildlife and nature. Campers worked on crafts and donation items, sang songs and had water fights.

Blooming beauty

Blooming beauty

June 14, 2012

Siesta Key resident Joe Volpe captured this dragon fruit in bloom, a rare sight, this weekend during a midnight rainstorm on Siesta Key.



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