Archive for May, 2015

Artistic Jewelry by Diana Kahlenberg

Artistic Jewelry by Diana Kahlenberg

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Jewelry designer Diana Kahlenberg works from her gulf front home on Siesta Key. The stilted structure faces Big Pass in a setting of rare tropical beauty. The home was originally designed by Tim Siebert for author John D. MacDonald and his wife, Dorothy. The view is dramatic, and the building sits atop […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

    An interview with Frankie Catalina By Mike Sales I began seeing the name “Frankie Catalina” on show posters featuring a picture of him and his pan when I first started pitching gigs in the area. In fact, the more tropical the venue, the more likely Frankie’s name would be on the bill. It’s […]

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Sarasota Filmmakers Shine

Sarasota Filmmakers Shine

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Films written and produced by Florida Filmmakers brought energy and sparkle to the 17th Sarasota Film Festival, a 10-day international event which took place in April.  Of more than 250 offerings, 30 films—some shorts, some   features—were created by artists living and working in Sarasota and throughout the State of Florida. The eagerly […]

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Beach Road plans to appear back before County Commission

Beach Road plans to appear back before County Commission

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin The property at 162 Beach Road, owned by Ronald and Sania Allen, is located water-ward of the Coastal Setback Line, and has historically flooded during past decades. More recently, Ronald and Sania Allen have been trying to build a home at 162 Beach Road, but those plans in 2013 and 2014 were […]

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sheriff's report siesta key

Sheriff’s Report

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Sheriff’s Report March 19-April 16, 2015 There were a total of 67 crimes reported on the Key from 3/19-4/16/15 3/20/15 Burglary of a Structure 4000 Block Commonwealth Drive A woman called to report her bright blue Schwinn “Earth Cruiser” bicycle was taken from her garage. She stated that the garage door had been left open […]

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Village Market Closing Paves way for Morton’s Market Key Debut

Village Market Closing Paves way for Morton’s Market Key Debut

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson News over the past few weeks that the Siesta Market would soon be closing hit many on the island like the loss of an old family friend. Known for its well stocked deli (the chicken salad has a well-deserved local following), fresh produce (especially the tomatoes) and its quick in-and-out convenience for […]

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