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Day: April 1, 2014

Two Outstanding SKA Board Members Retire

By Diana Colson Two Board Members of the Siesta Key Association retired March 1st after years of exceptional service. Peter van Roekens served on the board for a total of 12 years. He specialized in all things having to do with Big Pass. Read More

Third time a charm for Stickney Point/Midnight Pass intersection?

By Bob Frederickson Recent changes to the rules of the road at the Stickney Point/Midnight Pass Road intersection demonstrate that if nothing else, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) takes complaints from the public seriously. Hopefully, by the time you read Read More

Financial manna

Fighting slum and blight after the slum is gone by Stan Zimmerman Let’s say you live in a nice house with a comfortable income. But your neighbor next door lives in a slum, hand-to-mouth. You get an idea. You give Read More

Siesta Key Round Up

by Stan Zimmerman New bus shelters for Siesta Don’t run outside yet, because you’ll be waiting for a long time. But eventually new bus shelters are planned for areas near Siesta Beach in 2016. In addition new crosswalk striping and Read More

A DREAM LAST NIGHT to be filmed in Southwest Florida

By Diana Colson Independent film producer K.C. Schulberg recently addressed a group of film enthusiasts at a Sarasota Film Commission Mixer. Jeanne Corcoran, Director of the Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office, had invited this third generation film executive to Read More

The Grasshopper-El Chapulin brings you Tex-Mex from the Mid-West

By Sky Rose This Tex-Mex Restaurant & Lounge traveled from the Mid-West to bring you their family tradition of Tex-Mex flavors.  A little history here, “The Grasshopper Lounge” opened its doors in 1971 by owners Jesse and Cleo Rosales in Read More

Pet Talk

  Dr. Chauvet earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon,Canada,and is known internationally for her specialized work in the relatively rare field of veterinary neurology speaking to, training, and consulting with veterinary practices and Read More