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Month: May 2014

Springtime Wines for Mother’s Day

By  Maureen Rooney, Wine Consultant Celebrating Mother’s Day is a good reason to break out all the great Springtime Wines that complement the season and enhance the flavors of our Spring menus.  Whether you know what type of wine Mom Read More

Beach Reads

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez, LLC   “Frog Music” by Emma Donoghue c.2014, Little, Brown                          $27.00 / $29.99 Canada                      416 pages Once, it was the most natural question in the world: why? With a child’s usual curiosity, you asked Read More

Legacy of Valor Films

By Diana Colson The Sarasota Film Festival provided audiences with amazing windows into the world. Especially remarkable were the LEGACY OF VALOR films presented in partnership with the Patterson Foundation. LEGACY OF VALOR proved to be an unforgettable program of Read More

Off Key

By Bob Frederickson Local Hunter should have Passed on this Easy Buck… Property owners in the rural reaches of eastern Sarasota County have long been frustrated by unauthorized hunting on their land. Unfortunately, by the time a sheriff’s deputy would Read More

Island Chatter

SKA Meeting Notes By Diana Colson Following a brief COMMUNITY WELCOME & GUEST SIGN-IN, February MINUTES WERE APPROVED &  COMMUNITY REPORTS PRESENTED.  SHERIFF’S OFFICE, SIESTA KEY:  Lieutenant Debra Kaspar reviewed recent events on the island. A number of deputies worked Read More

Fishing Forecast for May 2014

By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters  941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com May is a transition month in Sarasota.  Although the calendar says it is still spring, by late May it will definitely feel like summer time.  Pelagic species such as king and Spanish mackerel Read More