• Who's Playing Tonight?

    Who’s Playing Tonight?

    | August 1, 2015

    An interview with John Patti By Mike Sales One day, while at the barber, venting my frustrations over unsuccessful demo recordings; Garry Guzzardo (my barber and former Marshall Tucker Band drummer/currently with The Billy Rice Band), suggested I go listen to John Patti. He told me of how well he’d mastered the sound I was […]

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  • Photo Gallery

    Photo Gallery

    | August 1, 2015

    Summer is almost over… well, not in Sarasota! So many families this month at Siesta Key beach enjoying a little rest and relaxation, before the school session begins… who couldn’t use some SK time?  The sand is 99% pure quartz, the sand is soft and cool on the feet too! (Photos by Jaye Clements/Sarasota Photography, […]

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  • RENA GREENBERG HELPING PEOPLE MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE

    RENA GREENBERG HELPING PEOPLE MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE

    | August 1, 2015

    By Diana Colson Siesta Key’s own Rena Greenberg is a nationally known Author and Speaker. As CEO of Wellness Seminars, Inc. and Slender Cider LLC, she is an expert on Weight Loss, Health, and Rapid Personal Change. She is an expert on hypnosis, using it as one of her techniques to reprogram destructive habits. In […]

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  • Beach Weddings

    Beach Weddings

    | August 1, 2015

    READING + ARITHMETIC = LOVE By Trebor Britt   The powdery white sands of Sunset Beach on Siesta Key provided the perfect staging for a Pennsylvania couple to tie the knot. Sarah Straney, a 5th grade math teacher at Lancaster Middle School, and Sam Terry, a 4th grade reading teacher at the same school, were joined together […]

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  • South Siesta Renourishment set for January, 2016 start

    South Siesta Renourishment set for January, 2016 start

    | August 1, 2015

    By Roger Drouin  After rising project costs and an unexpected permit delay, Sarasota County is finally moving towards a January 2016 construction start date for the long-planned Turtle Beach renourishment. That’s because some recent good news out of Tallahassee and progress with a federal environmental permit application will ensure the county can complete the project, Laird […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

An interview with John Patti By Mike Sales One day, while at the barber, venting my frustrations over unsuccessful demo recordings; Garry Guzzardo (my barber and former Marshall Tucker Band drummer/currently with The Billy Rice Band), suggested I go listen to John Patti. He told me of how well he’d mastered the sound I was […]

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Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

There were a total of 27 crimes reported on the Key from 6/22-7/17/15 7/4/15 Petit Theft / Public Beach Two women reported a theft at the Public Beach. The first victim advised that she left the keys to her vehicle underneath her towel while she went into the water. The other victim placed her cell […]

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Captain's Fishing Report

Captain’s Fishing Report

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com  There is a little secret here on Siesta Key; the fishing is terrific in August!  Many anglers assume that the heat slows down the action, but this is far from true.  The reality is that due to daily rain showers, the water temperature is actually lower in August than […]

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Arts on the Horizon!

Arts on the Horizon!

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Plenty of places around town to cool off and be entertained during the summer months in Sarasota! Aug 1 & 2 – The Amish Project – The Amish Project features one woman playing seven roles, on a difficult road of grief, rage and compassion.  This is a fictional story of a real-life tragedy allowing a […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Summer is almost over… well, not in Sarasota! So many families this month at Siesta Key beach enjoying a little rest and relaxation, before the school session begins… who couldn’t use some SK time?  The sand is 99% pure quartz, the sand is soft and cool on the feet too! (Photos by Jaye Clements/Sarasota Photography, […]

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Off Islands

Off Islands

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Cue the Music What music do you ask? Why, the theme from Jaws, of course. And why not, we’ve just gone through Shark Week or Shark Month or a lot of people shouting Shark, Shark, Shark. Normally all this shark business is just something at which to giggle or guffaw, as it’s […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

Siesta Key Round Up

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

August Siesta Key Round Up By Bob Stein Siesta Key Chamber seeking new Boss As of Tuesday July 7, Debra-Lynn Schmitz, the Executive Director of the Siesta Key Chamber is no longer employed at the Chamber. Schmitz was hired in March 2014 when the position was vacated by Kevin Cooper as he accepted a position […]

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Island Girl

Island Girl

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Jenna is this month’s island girl… Jenna is a full-blooded Italian from Youngstown, Ohio. Our lenses captured her on her very first visit to Siesta Beach. A recent graduate of Youngstown State University, she is now working as a Dental Hygienist. Jenna is training for a half marathon and enjoys traveling, working out and hanging […]

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RENA GREENBERG HELPING PEOPLE MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE

RENA GREENBERG HELPING PEOPLE MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Siesta Key’s own Rena Greenberg is a nationally known Author and Speaker. As CEO of Wellness Seminars, Inc. and Slender Cider LLC, she is an expert on Weight Loss, Health, and Rapid Personal Change. She is an expert on hypnosis, using it as one of her techniques to reprogram destructive habits. In […]

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Up & Down the Trail

Up & Down the Trail

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin UTC expansion approved After a unanimous Sarasota County Commission vote on June 30, Benderson Development Co. can build more retail, office, and homes in the University Town Center (UTC) hub. Despite concerns over traffic congestion and ever-increasing intense development in the area, and after nearly two hours of discussion, Sarasota County commissioners […]

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Beach Weddings

Beach Weddings

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

READING + ARITHMETIC = LOVE By Trebor Britt   The powdery white sands of Sunset Beach on Siesta Key provided the perfect staging for a Pennsylvania couple to tie the knot. Sarah Straney, a 5th grade math teacher at Lancaster Middle School, and Sam Terry, a 4th grade reading teacher at the same school, were joined together […]

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Soulfully Yours Donnarose

Soulfully Yours Donnarose

August 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Q: Dear Donnarose, I'm having a little trouble with my 11 yr. old daughter. She doesn't feel she fits in with the other kids, and often prefers to stay in her bedroom . She's such a smart child, but it's hard to get through to her. Can you pick up anything on this? ~Regards, Pam […]

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