Archive for June, 2016

Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Still circling, in a roundabout way Our fair city has recently put out a national call to artists for the placement of a sculpture at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Ringling Blvd. This is part of an ongoing effort to put art within the 16 proposed roundabouts that will be built […]

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Residents reporting ‘vast improvement’ in conditions around Siesta Wastewater Treatment Plant

Residents reporting ‘vast improvement’ in conditions around Siesta Wastewater Treatment Plant

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney www.SarasotaNewsLeader.com           Almost exactly four weeks after numerous Siesta Key residents aired their anger about noxious odors at the Siesta Key Wastewater Treatment Plant, a Siesta Isles spokeswoman told SNL that she was happy to report the situation was much improved. “Everybody’s overwhelmed,” Lorie Tiernay said during […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

Siesta Key Round Up

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

County has no plans to add restrooms at Beach Access 7 By Rachel Brown Hackney www.SarasotaNewsLeader.com           The prospect of restrooms at Beach Access 7 on Siesta Key arose again recently during a Siesta Key Village Association (SKVA) meeting. And it appears the county has no plans to add any at that […]

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Benderson Development reveals modified plans for Siesta Promenade

Benderson Development reveals modified plans for Siesta Promenade

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

First phase of construction could begin in Fall 2016 on vacant lot at the NW corner of Stickney Point Road and U.S. 41. By Roger Drouin             Benderson Development has modified its plans for vacant land that was once a mobile home park at the northwest corner of U.S. 41 and […]

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off key news

Off Key

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Two Views of the Vue to Dozing in Class One Way Vue? The name chosen for the tony new high rise taking shape on U.S. 41 at Gulfsttream Avenue has different meanings, depending on one’s point of view; the first relates to the image the building’s developers likely have in mind […]

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High-Powered Film Event Held at SCT

High-Powered Film Event Held at SCT

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office in partnership with Bradenton Area Film Commission, hosted their second “Six and a Mix” MultiEvent at Suncoast Technical College on May 9. Sarasota students and other attendees were inspired by high-powered speakers. The panel consisted of award winning Director and Producer, John David Cotes; Dr. James Schumacher and Joe […]

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Condominium residents seek elimination of 12 Beach Road parking spaces

Condominium residents seek elimination of 12 Beach Road parking spaces

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney www.SarasotaNewsLeader.com           Siesta Key condominium owners’ request for Sarasota County to eliminate 12 parking spaces on Beach Road — parallel to Siesta Public Beach — will be one agenda item the county’s Traffic Advisory Council (TAC) will consider at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 13, most likely […]

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Boulevard Buzz

Boulevard Buzz

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney www.SarasotaNewsLeader.com Pavers need to be cleaned           The dirty look of the pavers in Siesta Village drew more than a few comments and suggestions during the regular meeting of the Siesta Key Village Association (SKVA). Michael Shay who serves as the SKVA liaison to the Siesta Key Village Maintenance Corp. (SKVMC) […]

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A Love for Sales

A Love for Sales

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Dennis Kedzierski is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Realty. For the last few years he has worked out of their offices in Lakewood Ranch, selling houses of varying price ranges from Palmetto to Port Charlotte. “When the market slows down, I speed up,” says Dennis. He is well-credentialed, having attended […]

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