Archive for October, 2015

got sand?

got sand?

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Brian Wigelsworth Sand Sculpting: Too Ephemeral? Ephemeral – [ih-fem-er-uh l]; adjective; 1. lasting a very short time, temporary. Sand sculpting is definitely an ephemeral art form, and most of us professional sand sculptors love that aspect about it. You have a certain amount of time to create it and view it, then it’s gone. Yes the sculptures are ephemeral, […]

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Siesta's Silver City celebrates its 10th anniversary

Siesta’s Silver City celebrates its 10th anniversary

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Debbie Flessner "Good morning, welcome to the Silver City!" The friendly greeting floats across the small south Siesta shop, where the employees treat customers like family. For 10 years, Monica Galfre and her husband George Rysko have owned the jewelry store, which carries a wide variety of handmade sterling silver and gold pieces. Both […]

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Setting Anchor for Value at The Anchorage

Setting Anchor for Value at The Anchorage

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin Each of the 98 units at The Anchorage Yacht and Tennis Club Condominium has a balcony off the living room and each bedroom. “Every unit has a balcony off the living room and all bedrooms,” said Donna Capdarest, general office manager at The Anchorage, at the corner of Stickney Point Road and […]

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A Turtle Beach mainstay since the 50s, marina now has a new owner

A Turtle Beach mainstay since the 50s, marina now has a new owner

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin The marina on the southern end of Siesta Key dates back to the 1950s when it was originally called Dixon’s Marina, and there weren’t any condos in the area and a fish camp was located nearby. Dixon’s Marina was located close to the former Midnight Pass Fishing Camp, which was established in […]

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Island Girl

Island Girl

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Photos by Eric D. Wertheimer Our island girl this month is Jessica Camella from Boston, MA. Jessica comes down to Siesta Key every few years since her family owns a condo near the Keys. She enjoys working out and preparing healthy meals. She also likes photography, videography, acting, modeling, production and music. This island girl […]

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Off Islands

Off Islands

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Etiquette is all  Miss Manners would have been pleased with September’s “special Gala” held at the Chart House on Longboat Key. The occasion was a series of announcements of what was happening in the Sarasota arts community this coming season. “Special Gala” was an appropriate title because it did not fit the […]

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Island Resident Gets Behind the Scenes Look at what Drives Trump

Island Resident Gets Behind the Scenes Look at what Drives Trump

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson We’re all familiar with the larger than life public persona of Donald Trump. But what’s he really like when there are no cameras around…when he’s out of the public eye, enjoying some down time at his weekend retreat? One Siesta Key resident has some firsthand insight that might shed some light on […]

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Captain's Fishing Report

Captain’s Fishing Report

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com October is a fabulous month to be fishing on Siesta Key! Shorter, cooler days result in water temperatures dropping into the low 70s, bait will be thick in the bays and out on the beach, and that will attract the gamefish. Many species are going to be caught using […]

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Beach Weddings

Beach Weddings

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Skaggs Beach Wedding by Trebor Britt  Audra Beckmann of Russell Springs, KY and Samuel (Sam) Skaggs of Liberty, KY exchanged vows surrounded by family and close friends, at an intimate wedding ceremony held on the magnificent Siesta Key shoreline in front of Tropical Beach Resorts. Audra, a Registered Nurse at Russell County Hospital and Sam, […]

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Arts on the Horizon!

Arts on the Horizon!

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Compiled by Jaye Clements The Arts in Sarasota captivate and entertain people from every walk of life… Here’s your guide to the Sarasota Lifestyle! October 1 from 8 to 11pm Ringling Underground. Enjoy live music and art at the Courtyard.  The event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. This month features Bird […]

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sheriff's report siesta key

Sheriff’s Report

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

There were a total of  16 crimes reported on the Key from 8/20-9/21/15 8/21/15 Theft 7000 Block Sanderling Rd A woman reported her credit card was stolen from her desk, at her residence. The woman stated that they have had several cleaning persons and various workers in and around the residence recently, and the suspect […]

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Siesta Key Roundup

Siesta Key Roundup

October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

An improved and renamed park The transition from “Bay Island Park” to “Nora Patterson Bay Island Park” is now complete. At a dedication ceremony Sept. 18, the just-recently improved park was renamed in honor of former Sarasota County Commissioner Nora Patterson. The dedication celebrated the renaming of the park, along with the completion of improvements […]

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