Archive for January, 2015

Wastewater Update on the Key

Wastewater Update on the Key

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

It will take four phases of construction work to decommission an aging wastewater plant. By Roger Drouin At the end of Shadow Lawn Drive, there is a gate. On the other side, sits a wastewater treatment plant that was built decades ago, and now is located in the middle of the residential neighborhood of Siesta […]

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Island Girl

Island Girl

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

SIESTA SAND'S ISLAND GIRL This month's Island Girl is Emily, a Floridita Swimwear brand ambassador, 22015 Hooters Calendar Centerfold, billboard and taxi top girl, and Turner Motorsport's model.  She is always in a Bikini and ready for anything! Emily is wearing Floridita Swimwear.  Inspired by the combination of Florida fun-living, vintage glamour, and the sultriness […]

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Off Key

Off Key

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson  From Unanticipated Medical Procedures to Working in the Sunshine The Rising Cost of Health Care A Lakewood Ranch Medical Center ER nurse faces theft charges for allegedly lifting the credit card numbers of patients who were undergoing tests while at the facility. The victims’ wallets were left in an examination room while […]

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County Postpones New Rules for Turtle Beach Park

County Postpones New Rules for Turtle Beach Park

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson Kayaking and stand up paddle boarding have become increasingly popular in recent years. So much so that Sarasota County introduced new rules regulating commercial vendors in January of 2014 to address complaints of over commercialization and lack of access for the public at Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key, home to the […]

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Soulfully Yours Donnarose

Soulfully Yours Donnarose

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

~Happy anniversary to Soulfully Yours Donnarose! It’s 2 years ago January 1st since I began writing this column! I am enormously grateful to all of you who have supported my column since day one, and to Emy & Bob for having me on board. Blessings, and a very happy & healthy 2015 to all! Donnarose~♥ […]

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Island Chatter SKA

Island Chatter SKA

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

SIESTA KEY ASSOCIATION MEETING, DECEMBER, 2014 By Diana Colson Community Reports – Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Osborne was pleased to report that there were no real crime trends. He feels this was because the department practices Intelligence Led Policing (ILP). Says Sgt. Osborne: “Since 6 % of the population commits 60% of the crimes, we […]

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Wine Pairing

Wine Pairing

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

by Maureen Rooney Winter gives us the perfect excuse to open up those big, bold reds we’ve been storing in our wine racks all year. There is nothing better than your favorite comfort foods served up with great comfort wines. As with any comfort food, we expect the same pleasure from our wine: passionate bold […]

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sheriff's report siesta key

Sheriff’s Report

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Sheriff’s Report Nov. 18- Dec. 15,2014 There were a total of 26 crimes reported on the Key from 11/18-12/15/14  11/16/14: Grand Theft/Felony 200 Block Tenacity Lane A man called the Sheriff’s Department to report the theft of his laptop computer and backpack. The theft occurred sometime between 11-14-14 and 11-16-14 while he was […]

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Beach Reads

Beach Reads

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

by Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez, LLC “Five Days Left” by Julie Lawson Timmer c.2014, Putnam                                $26.95 / $31.00 Canada                         345 pages Grandma was right. Darn it. Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, she told you not to wish your life away. Time moved fast enough, she said, […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

  An interview with Chris Otto by Mike Sales I first saw Chris Otto perform, when I was at a gig, on break, taking a walk and heard the most amazing guitar-shredding solos echoing over the water from across the marina. I HAD to go see who and what was making that sound, so I […]

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