Archive for March, 2016

Off Islands

Off Islands

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Target Practice      Early last month a pedestrian, William Chamberland, was crossing at one of Longboat Keys’ crosswalks – one of the new ones with flashing lights. He pressed the button, the lights flashed, he started crossing and was then thrown 38 feet from the crosswalk by a 71 year-old driver. There […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who’s Playing Tonight, an interview with Joey Lavallee By Mike Sales Joey Lavallee is a living example of that dream you may experience, while on vacation in a seaside tropical climate, watching someone play music and thinking, “wow, it must be awesome to just do what you love for a living.” His professional progression proves […]

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Soulfully Yours Donnarose

Soulfully Yours Donnarose

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Q:  Dear Donnarose, these days I'm finding I have much different views than the people in my social circle, but I don't want to rock the boat.  I like these people and don't want to lose their friendship, but I find I'm losing myself instead.  Any thoughts? ~Thanks, Camille A: “The way people respond to […]

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Sheriff’s Report Jan. 16- Feb. 13, 2016

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

There were a total of 26 crimes reported on the Key from 1/16-2/13/16           1/17/16 Stolen Vehicle Public Beach A man parked his silver 2012 Toyota Camry at the beach lot at approximately 1:30pm. When he returned later that afternoon, it was gone. There was no record of the vehicle being […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Locals and visitors alike will have an Arts filled experience this month in Sarasota!  Check out our calendar of events and enjoy some entertainment!  Compiled by Jaye Clements March 1 at 7:30pm – Macbeth by William Shakespeare at the Asolo. The Scottish nobleman Macbeth receives a supernatural prophecy and chooses a life of violence, unleashing devastating psychological […]

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CB’s Outfitters Serves Siesta Key

CB’s Outfitters Serves Siesta Key

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson CB’s SALTWATER OUTFITTERS is the perfect shop for Siesta Key. Consisting of two stores located by Stickney Point Bridge on Siesta Key, it is a treasure trove of offerings related to boating, fishing, and the beach. Owned by Aledia Tush and her son, Mason Tush, the store is a densely packed place of […]

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Sarasota news

Up and Down the Trail

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin Free emergency notification service Following the destructive tornados that struck the region in January, Sarasota County is urging residents to sign up for CodeRED, a free emergency notification service. The CodeRED system allows people who sign up to receive calls, email alerts or text messages in the event of an emergency that […]

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Personal Profiles

Personal Profiles

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Massage Experience, Siesta Key Celebrating 20 Years 1996-2016 23 years ago back in her hometown of Worcester Massachusetts, Connie Lewis, LMT, Aesthetician and Spa Director knew there was a better life somewhere else.  During the course of her 2 year training at the esteemed Bancroft School of Massage she definitively decided to move south to […]

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Highlights from the Siesta Key Association Meeting

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Egging incidents reported in one neighborhood; the Coast Guard issues a Notice to Mariners in advance of the dredging for the South Siesta Renourishment Project; and the SKA gets a new board member By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com With reports of Siesta homes having been egged over the last weekend in January, the Sarasota County […]

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162 Beach Road update

162 Beach Road update

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewseLeader.com William Merrill III, of the Icard Merrill law firm in Sarasota, told SNL at the end of January that he has been talking with Sarasota County staff about options for the future of the property at 162 Beach Road, owned by his clients Ronald and Sania Allen of Osprey. Those […]

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Island Fishmonger

Island Fishmonger

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

The fish on the dish in Florida is Grouper We all know the expression "When in Rome…" Well, if you’re reading this article chances are you are in Florida so "When in Florida…” the fish on the dish is Grouper, Snapper and this time of year Stone Crabs are a special treat. Grouper is Florida's […]

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