Archive for November, 2015

Sarasota news

News Up & Down the Trail

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin and Debbie Flessner Gator invasion Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home invasion — of sorts — Oct. 12 in Osprey. A man found a gator next to the computer in his office and called for help. Good thing it was an alligator less than three feet long. Animal Services […]

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Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

ODE TO THE OYSTER Like a lot of folks November is my favorite time of the year. The weather is changing to the cooler temps, the holidays are quickly approaching and like clockwork it is shellfish season. Of course this time of the year, the Stone Crab steals most of the press as Stone Crab […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Compiled by Jaye Clements Looking to improve the quality of your life?  Look no further…  Take in some of the Arts this month in Sarasota!  Arts on the Horizon… November 1 from 3 to 4 pm:  Jazz of the Water aboard the Marina Jack II – enjoy an afternoon of Jazz with the Greg Nielson Band […]

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November Boulevard Buzz

November Boulevard Buzz

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

News from the Siesta Key Village Association New Business opening in the Village The Panini Place is preparing for their opening on November 6.  In a way, the owners have been preparing for this all of their lives.  John and Kathy Mongiello moved to the Gulf Coast from New York and New Jersey.  John’s grandfather […]

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Off Key

Off Key

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Political Theatre to Political Paralysis A Comedy Tonight? You know we’re in trouble as a nation when the presidential race starts to resemble the plot line of a sequel to Neil Simon’s 1960s Broadway hit The Odd Couple. Call it Uncle Bernie and the Trumpster. Imagine the playbill tease: “What happens […]

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island girl

island girl

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Jaye Clements / Sarasota Photography This month's island girl is Rachel.  Rachel is currently a student living in South Burlington, Vermont.  This is her first time to our beautiful island and says she loves our beach.  She's accompanying her parents as they search for a place to move. Rachel plays hockey and loves animals […]

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Soulfully Yours Donnarose

Soulfully Yours Donnarose

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Q: Dear Donnarose, a couple of my employees get frustrated when I say “The customer is always right”.   How can I get them to understand this, as I really want them to stay on board?  Best regards, Ron  A: ~ “Achieving peace in the office won't take very long, when employees learn to effectively handle […]

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Beach Weddings

Beach Weddings

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

FULLERTON BEACH WEDDING by Trebor Britt  Barbara Boswink and Shane Fullerton of Bradenton, exchanged vows surrounded by family and close friends, at an intimate wedding ceremony held along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline on spectacular Siesta Key. Barbara, a successful retailer and Shane, a talented tradesman working as a stone and marble mason, met at […]

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Additional improvements coming to Siesta Beach, but some condo residents have concerns

Additional improvements coming to Siesta Beach, but some condo residents have concerns

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin Construction is wrapping up on the $21.5-million Siesta Public Beach makeover, and work is expected to end in January. During the last few months of construction work, some additional enhancements will be coming to the park, as Sarasota County extends improvements to the far western end of the park. The first of […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

An interview with John Whiteleather By Mike Sales  John Whiteleather was one of the first and most hospitable musicians I met when I first came to town. A true professional and polished talent, with a resume that reads like you’d expect from someone who was born to play music…it’s a way of life. WPT: Where […]

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sheriff's report siesta key

Sheriff’s Report

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

There were a total of 24 crimes reported on the Key from 9/15-10/19/15 9/20/15 Burglary –Vehicle / Public Beach A man who left a drawstring bag unattended while he exercised on the beach had the bag taken as well as his car burglarized. The bag containing a t-shirt, ball cap, a bottle of puppy shampoo and […]

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Mount-N-Repair has a new home

Mount-N-Repair has a new home

November 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Debbie Flessner At first, David “Mort” Mortimer and his wife Kathy were surprised and angry.   After all, they had operated their jewelry sales and repair business, Mount-N-Repair, out of the same Ocean Blvd. location for the past 22 years. How could they possibly consider moving off of Siesta Key and maintaining that same […]

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