Archive for September, 2013

Island Chatter

Island Chatter

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Beverly Arias Director Siesta Key Association siestakeyassociation.com "Just pick up a piece of garbage as you walk by. Somebody says, 'Hey, that's not a bad person.  I wouldn’t have done that, but hey’….”, said multi-billionaire Mayor Bloomberg of New York City as he shared keys to success in his recent radio show.  While his advice […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

We begin our photo gallery with September's island girl.  Paige lives on Siesta Key and loves to go shelling, snorkeling, and fishing.  She currently works in the ER at Manatee Memorial Hospital.  Come and check out who else came out to play on our island… We love our island visitors ~ We hope you come […]

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Sarasota news

Up & Down the Trail

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Stan Zimmerman Sunshine suit settled Last year two members of the Downtown Improvement District – which levies property taxes on downtown land owners for improvements– mentioned they erased emails on their personal computers concerning DID business. A lawsuit was inevitable. Michael Barfield sued the city and DID members Dr. Mark Kaufman and William Pettey. […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

…The Place for Upcoming Arts in Sarasota!  By Jaye Clements Have you seen The Dougherty Sculpture that rests whimsically upon the beautiful lawn in front of the old Sarasota High School?  It is an interesting work of art, by visiting artist, Patrick Dougherty and participating volunteers from our area.  The stickwork sculpture is called, "Out in […]

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Captain's Report for September 2013

Captain’s Report for September 2013

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for September 2013 By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 / http://fishingsiestakey.com September is the month that redfish begin schooling up in Sarasota.   The expansive shallow flats in Sarasota Bay are traditionally the most productive areas to fish.  A low, incoming tide in the morning is preferred, allowing anglers to […]

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Soulful Advice from Donnarose

Soulful Advice from Donnarose

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Donnarose Melvin is a professional psychic, medium and energy healer, whose pleasure is to assist clients worldwide. She incorporates knowledge from her degree in psychology, along with her clairvoyant, clairaudient, clairsentient and empathic gifts to guide her clients towards peace and success.  Please send your questions to GoWithYourSoul@gmail.com or private message her via facebook: Go […]

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Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

                  There were a total of 42 crimes reported on the Key during the period from July 25, 2013 through August 23,2013.  Below is an overview of some of the violations. 7/25  Theft/ Misdemeanor   Siesta Beach A bicycle was stolen from the public beach. The owner stated […]

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The Professional Side of the Market Analyzing Retail Crowd Activity

The Professional Side of the Market Analyzing Retail Crowd Activity

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Martha Stokes, C.M.T. is the co-founder and CEO of TechniTrader®, an educational firm dedicated to helping small investors and retail traders. Since 1998, While the retail side calls the professional side “Wall Street” or “Smart Money,” the professional side often refers to the retail side in not-so-kind terms.  The professional side often refers to themselves […]

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The Delightful Art of Ellen R. Solomons

The Delightful Art of Ellen R. Solomons

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Ellen R. Solomons is a remarkable Sarasota artist. For the past two decades, she has explored a wide range of media, including sculpture, design, off-loom bead weaving, doll making, and jewelry fabrication.  From those explorations, a distinctive style has emerged, one that combines wit and humor with lyrical designs and brilliant colors. […]

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Beach Reads

Beach Reads

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

  “Queen of the Air” by Dean Jensen c.2013, Crown                                                $26.00 / $31.00 Canada                        336 pages Book Review By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez, LLC   The bar was all of an inch in diameter, but it was perfect. You only needed to grab it and hang on, so it didn’t have to be […]

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Bill Whitaker takes a wife, names a pass

Bill Whitaker takes a wife, names a pass

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Paul Roat Bill Whitaker embarked on a great adventure throughout his life. Much of his Tom Sawyer-esque experiences took place in Sarasota as the eventual town’s first white settler. He first made ends meet through the bounty of the bays. Cuban traders plied the Southwest coast of Florida buying dried, salted fish, paying upwards […]

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Scavenging Siesta to Save Lido

Scavenging Siesta to Save Lido

September 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

And other Siesta Key news By Stan Zimmerman In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, we are introduced to “Precious,” a mysterious ring that drives a narrative lasting thousands of pages. Siesta Key has a “Precious,” but it is not a ring. It is a bank of sand to which residents give almost mystical powers. Big Pass, […]

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