Monthly Archives: September 2015

Photo Gallery

Looking for something fun to do in Sarasota?  We have 35 miles of gorgeous beaches… Almost every day is a beach day here!  So...

Frozen Tundra to Tropical Paradise

By Diana Colson Siesta Key Island resident Karen Koblenz was raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, born to parents who showed great love and commitment....

Arts on the Horizon!

Compiled by Jaye Clements There is always something going on in Sarasota! This month features an array of events ranging from Exhibitions and Art...

Bullhorns vs Drums

By Roger Drouin The weekly drum circle on Siesta is usually a low-key, peaceful event. “It’s very low key,” says Susan Slack, a Sarasota...

Wine Pairing

European Wines of Summer in your Own Backyard By Maureen Rooney, Siesta Key Wines Last week a woman told me that she doesn’t drink...

Sand Backup Plan?

A retired sand mine manager and Siesta advocate think so. By Roger Drouin Retired sand-mine manager Ian McCalla has a novel idea for the...

Off Key

By Bob Frederickson  From Bumper Sticker Quips to EPA Slips  Bumper Sticker of the Day “Siesta Key: A Quaint Drinking Village with a Fishing...

Beach Weddings

      SMITH BEACH WEDDING  ByTrebor Britt Missy Weatherspoon and Jeff Smith of Cleveland, Ohio were joined together in marriage on alluring  Siesta Beach recently....

Beach Reads

“Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larson c.2015, Crown                                 $28.00 / $32.50 Canada                         431 pages It almost scared you...

Off Islands

By Rodger Skidmore Squawk, Squawk, Squawk That’s the sound peacocks make. Talk, talk, talk – that’s the sounds humans make. Especially when they’re trash...

Captain’s Fishing Report

Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com  September is the month that redfish begin schooling up in Sarasota.   The expansive shallow flats in Sarasota...
Sarasota news

Up & Down the Trail

By Roger Drouin  SPD’s best get protective vests The Sarasota Police Department now has ballistic protective vests that are specifically designed for some of the...