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US Airways Magazine generates Sarasota buzz

US Airways Magazine generates Sarasota buzz

December 1, 2011

Although she wasn't expecting 'hard numbers' until November ended, Virginia Haley, president of the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau, said this week that she has been hearing lots of positive responses to a US Airways in-flight magazine advertising section about Sarasota.

City tops the Key in tourist tax collections

City tops the Key in tourist tax collections

December 1, 2011

The City of Sarasota appears to have beaten Siesta Key by seven-tenths of a percent in total tourist tax collections for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.

News Briefs

News Briefs

December 1, 2011

Osprey Avenue closure not to start until Jan. 16; Teen Driver Challenge offered for two weekends

City of Sarasota negotiating with two hotel developers

City of Sarasota negotiating with two hotel developers

December 1, 2011

Sarasota has two companies interested in placing a hotel on a vacant parcel next to the Palm Avenue parking garage.

Traffic signal upgrades producing problems

Traffic signal upgrades producing problems

December 1, 2011

The county is upgrading several traffic signals within the city limits. In the meantime, those signals aren't synchronized.

Siesta Drive roundabout plans to affect SCAT stops by mall

Siesta Drive roundabout plans to affect SCAT stops by mall

December 1, 2011

With planning still in the design phase, the Sarasota City Commission Jan. 3 is scheduled to discuss an interlocal agreement with Sarasota County involving changes planned for Siesta Drive, including a roundabout.

County tourist tax revenue passes $11 million mark

County tourist tax revenue passes $11 million mark

November 23, 2011

Siesta Beach's No. 1 ranking gets considerable credit for the county's best tourist tax revenue total since the 2006 fiscal year.

Light Up the Village brings out families

Light Up the Village brings out families

November 23, 2011

The Village's biggest annual event kicks off the Siesta holiday season for children of all ages.

Merchants denounce Main Street project

Merchants denounce Main Street project

November 23, 2011

Downtown business owners believe now is not the time for a Main Street streetscape project that will tear up the street and sidewalks.

Kiosks coming to the beach concession area

Kiosks coming to the beach concession area

November 23, 2011

The new Siesta beach concessionaire soon will be installing movable kiosks and getting a break on its payments to the county.



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