Archive for November, 2013

Scientific first for male turtles began off Turtle Beach

Scientific first for male turtles began off Turtle Beach

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Paul Roat Murph is happily wending his way through the depths of the Gulf after a near-death experience off Turtle Beach. According to Mote Marine Laboratory’s Turtle Stranding Team, “a large loggerhead appeared to be tethered to something underwater off Turtle Beach on Siesta Key. While the turtle could surface for air, it couldn’t […]

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  Boat parking issues on Longboat, car parking problems on Circle — toast to woes in Venice

Boat parking issues on Longboat, car parking problems on Circle — toast to woes in Venice

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Paul Roat Perhaps you could call this story a tale of two cities on one key. Longboat Key, that is. Back in the days before condominiums and Arvida, the key was a laid-back place. There are two mobile home parks on the key, believe it or not, and the north end — Longbeach Village […]

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Deli food galore at Corkscrew Deli in Landings Plaza

Deli food galore at Corkscrew Deli in Landings Plaza

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Paul Roat The Sarasota region has a wealth of fine dining establishments. There is fine Continental cuisine, ethnic fare featuring everything from Italian to Spanish, Cuban to Peruvian, Mexican to Asian, and more. The food itself is myriad. Depending on restaurant, you can dine on ostrich, buffalo, elk, frog, alligator, venison, wild hog, quail, […]

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November notable events on Siesta Key

November notable events on Siesta Key

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Paul Roat November appears to be an anniversary month for Siesta Key. From what passes for city government celebrates it's 65th anniversary this month. Two restaurants have their “birthdays” this month, and there is also a solemn anniversary of the demolition of a popular Gulffront home, torn down due to the ravages of waves […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight an interview with “Kettle of Fish” front man, Dana Lawrence

Who’s Playing Tonight an interview with “Kettle of Fish” front man, Dana Lawrence

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

by Mike Sales The promo and reputation of “Kettle of Fish”, was, so well executed and band founder, front man, Dana Lawrence, (AKA The hardest working man in SRQ showbiz) kept his schedule so filled that I was hearing good things long before I finally got to see them, headlining a festival, I MC’d. These […]

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Master Sand Sculptor Brian Wigelsworth

Master Sand Sculptor Brian Wigelsworth

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Brian Wigelsworth is truly a “Renaisands Man!” ‘ Yup—I spelled that one right. Not only is Brian a Master Level sand sculptor, he is the designer and creator of the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition. Founded in 2010, Brian works in partnership with the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Old and New Holiday Traditions

Old and New Holiday Traditions

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Maureen Rooney/Siesta Key Wines & Gifts It’s November and the Holidays are already upon us. It’s a wonderful time of year when we begin planning to get together with family and friends for our annual celebrations. Many of us will adhere to traditions passed down through the generations, and some of us will venture […]

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New Orleans doesn’t come to Sarasota through one restaurant remodel proposal

New Orleans doesn’t come to Sarasota through one restaurant remodel proposal

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Paul Roat A Siesta Key businessman is branching out into Downtown Sarasota. Unfortunately for Chris Brown, the city commission has cut off one of the limbs on his expanding enterprises. Brown, who has bought the former Patrick’s Restaurant at Five Points and two adjacent businesses, presented the commission with a proposal to create a […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

November 1 & 8: Music in the Park (6pm to 8 pm) Bradenton Riverwalk Kettle of Fish plays on November 1st & Applebutter Express on November 8th. This family friendly concert series will continue every Friday of the month. Riverwalk has a beautiful 1.5 mile walkway along the beautiful Manatee River.  Stroll the sidewalk and […]

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Island Chatter

Island Chatter

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

SKA October Meeting Notes By Diana Colson Michael Shay, Vice President of the Siesta Key Association, chaired the meeting. President Catherine Luckner was off on a well-deserved vacation. The minutes of the September meeting were approved before moving on to the agenda. CODE ENFORCEMENT:  In the absence of John Lally, Joe Volpe covered current issues. […]

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Investing for you future

Investing for you future

November 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. Adobe Cloud Security Breach: The Real Story  Adobe informed their 2.9 million customers of a security breach and advised them to take appropriate action to safeguard their credit card information. However, that […]

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Soulful Advice from Donnarose

Soulful Advice from Donnarose

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Donnarose Melvin is a professional psychic, medium and energy healer, whose pleasure it 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: […]

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