Monthly Archives: June 2014

Off Islands

By Rodger Skidmore  A look at news happening on neighboring islands  If only life were simple The residents of Holmes Beach get to live...

South County Highlights

  By Debbie Flessner Venice native Josh Kaufman wins ‘The Voice’ Months after his first audition with the hit NBC singing competition show ‘The...

got sand? Pile it, Pound it, Sculpt it

By Brian Wigglesworth This November 14-17th twenty-four of the most talented sculptors from around the globe will gather on Siesta Key Beach to create...

Island Chatter

Siesta Key Association Meeting By Diana Colson  APRIL MINUTES: Approved as written. COMMUNITY REPORTS:  Code Enforcement: John Lally returned April 28. He read a list of...

Drum Circle Magic

By Diana Colson The Siesta Key Drum Circle takes place at the public beach every Sunday, rain or shine. Locals and tourists alike get...

Out of State Green Rush, Marijuna

State lawmakers want to keep Florida pot home-grown. But the low-THC medical marijuana recently authorized by the Legislature has sparked an out-of-state “green” rush...
off key news

Off Key

By Bob Frederickson  From One Retirement Mecca to Another  The Company We Keep Did you see where Sarasota was named the best city in...

Other News

Siesta Key – Outdoor Display – SKOD Update Wording for the Zoning Code is now in the hands of Sarasota County working the language...

Soulful Advice from Donnarose

Q:  Dear Donnarose, I’m a 7th grade school teacher. Being very intuitive, I’ve noticed some of my students display certain signs that indicate they’re spiritually...

Arts on the Horizon!

By Jaye Clements Summer is finally here, the kids are out of school!  What to do, what to do?  Here are a few suggestions...