Archive for June, 2015

Island Chatter SKA

Island Chatter SKA

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

SIESTA KEY ASSOCIATION MEETING, May, 2015 By Diana Colson Michael Shay called the meeting to order, and April Minutes were approved. Community Reports – Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris McGregor said there were no big crime trends going on. There were some “cases of opportunity” going on in South County— a couple of residential burglaries where […]

Read More

Thai cuisine Northeast style offered at Isan Thai Restaurant

Thai cuisine Northeast style offered at Isan Thai Restaurant

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

You can visit Northeast Thailand simply by going to the South Trail in Sarasota. Isan Thai Restaurant offers traditional Thai food of the northeast region of Thailand bordering Cambodia and Laos known as Isan. Hailing from Sisaket province, known for its traditional methods of rice farming, owner P’Koong brings her home cooking to Sarasota along […]

Read More

Island Girl

Island Girl

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Taylor is this month's island girl… Photos by Trebor Britt This months Island Girl is Taylor, from Minnesota now living in Bradenton. Like most young people today, Taylor has a packed schedule. Besides being an Architect and Design student and an outstanding volleyball athlete at State College of Florida she also bar tends on Anna […]

Read More

Off Key

Off Key

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From City Hall to Visitors from Outer Space On Tiny Wheels Revolve the Turns of Fate When Eileen Normile and Stan Zimmerman were appointed to fill vacancies on the Sarasota City Commission last fall, conventional wisdom held they’d have the inside track on securing the seats for full four-year terms in elections […]

Read More

Who’s Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

An interview with Christian Becker By Mike Sales I first met Christian when he had just returned to the area and was being recommended as the guy I needed to play bass. I found out why he was so highly endorsed when he showed up to the gig and played every song perfectly, just by […]

Read More

Arts on the Horizon!

Arts on the Horizon!

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Jaye Clements School is finally out and it’s family time!  Are you ready for some summer fun?  Take a look at this month’s events and explore all the exciting, entertainment Sarasota has to offer! The Sarasota Music Festival – June never sounded so good!  For 3 weeks, internationally recognized artists & students come together […]

Read More

Soulfully Yours Donnarose

Soulfully Yours Donnarose

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Q: Dear Donnarose, I know I have the “gift” of clairvoyance, and can see, feel and hear spirits. I am finally ready to start doing intuitive readings. Any suggestions on how to get started? ~Thank you, Chrissy A: ~ “Practice builds confidence after each client you read. And with consistent Divine assistance, your clients will […]

Read More

Stolen bicycles recovered at a cost

Stolen bicycles recovered at a cost

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin Mike Lewis, co-owner of Siesta Sports Rentals, has had bicycles stolen over the past 10 years. But typically he never sees the stolen bikes again. When three bicycles were stolen sometime overnight on April 7, however, the outcome turned out to be different. The three brand-new Trek hybrid bicycles were stolen from […]

Read More

Captain's Fishing Report

Captain’s Fishing Report

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer, Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com  June will find Sarasota beaches lined with anglers in search of the ultimate gamefish, tarpon, especially early in the month.  Catching these giants is really not complicated.  Rig a 25 lb spinning outfit with 36” of 80lb flourocarbon leader and a 5/0 hook, then position the boat 100 yards […]

Read More

Beach Weddings

Beach Weddings

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Marisa & Juan MURATTI BEACH WEDDING story and photos by Trebor Britt A gentle Gulf breeze and small waves breaking over the shoreline rocks at Sunset Beach on Siesta Key created the perfect setting for a wedding. Marisa Lenz and Juan Muratti 3rd of West Palm Beach took full advantage and were wedded at a brief but intimate […]

Read More

sheriff's report siesta key

Sheriff’s Report

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Sheriff’s Report   April 17 – May 18, 2015 There were a total of 28 crimes reported on the Key from 4/17-5/18/15 4/17/15 Theft –Vehicle 6300 Block Midnight Pass Rd. Two men reported they had gone golfing on 4/16 and had put their clubs away in their rental vehicle. After traveling to various places in Sarasota, […]

Read More

Morton's Siesta Market prepared to debut on Siesta Key

Morton’s Siesta Market prepared to debut on Siesta Key

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Story and photos by Debbie Flessner For more than 44 years, the Siesta Market has operated on the island; one of two grocery stores on Siesta Key, and for more than 50 years, the Morton family has either owned or worked with Morton’s Gourmet Market on Osprey Avenue. But soon, those two richly historic and beloved […]

Read More