Archive for November, 2017

Make Siesta Drive Safer

Make Siesta Drive Safer

November 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney    Safety issues on Siesta Drive — from Osprey Avenue to the Shell Road intersection with Higel Avenue — have been the focus of a group of Bay Island Siesta Association members since April, the association’s vice president recently told Siesta Key Association (SKA) members. Make Siesta Drive Safer has been […]

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Big Pass Shoal offers boaters a Margaritaville vibe while protecting Siesta Key’s shoreline

Big Pass Shoal offers boaters a Margaritaville vibe while protecting Siesta Key’s shoreline

November 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson Michael Shay doesn’t need to rely on reports from high-priced consultants or pore over arcane papers on coastal erosion to understand the important role the shoals and resulting sandbar off Big Pass play in protecting Siesta Key’s shoreline. He can simply look out the window of his home at Siesta Town House […]

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The ever changing Village

The ever changing Village

November 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com    If all goes as planned, a new upscale steak and seafood restaurant will be open no later than early January 2018 in Siesta Village, Island business owner Chris Brown stated in a recent telephone interview. “We think there’s a void” among Key dining establishments that that type of business […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sun, Sand and amazing weather… Paradise Found! We all love Siesta Key! (Photos by Sarasota Photography/Jaye Clements)                              

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Redevelopment proposed for hotel on Stickney Point Road

Redevelopment proposed for hotel on Stickney Point Road

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney                 A limited liability company that owns the Siesta Key Palms Hotel and Resort at 1800 Stickney Point Road has filed a rezoning application with Sarasota County to allow the redevelopment of the 1-acre site.                 Sarasotaville of Siesta Key also wants to reactivate the Tourist Resort Redevelopment (TRR) zoning district […]

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Warning about South Siesta Renourishment assessments

Warning about South Siesta Renourishment assessments

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney                 An SNL reader sent an email on Sept. 29, saying, “We have found the proposed south Siesta Key beach assessments in the 2018 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes to be varying from 0 to $1700 for the same units in our complex.”                 In the spring of 2016, the county […]

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Dear Donnarose

Dear Donnarose

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Q: Dear Donnarose, I often see sequential numbers like 222 or 1111, etc.  Then time will go by, and there they are again.  I “bump” into feathers in the oddest places as well.  What's your take on all this?  ~ Thank you, A.F. A: “If it's numbers or feathers you often find near, there may […]

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Landscape company employee electrocuted on Siesta Key was experienced in operating bucket lifts, co-worker and supervisor say

Landscape company employee electrocuted on Siesta Key was experienced in operating bucket lifts, co-worker and supervisor say

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney           A 50-year-old native of Guatemala who had worked in Sarasota County for several years was the victim of the accidental electrocution on Siesta Key’s Freeling Drive last month, the Sarasota Police Department has reported.           Based on a detective’s investigation into the incident and the District 12 Medical Examiner’s report, […]

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New Partner Program offered by Siesta Key Fitness Center

New Partner Program offered by Siesta Key Fitness Center

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson  The Siesta Key Fitness Center is a family run business. It serves not only locals, it also provides over 25,000 visitor workouts annually. In their ten years of operation, owners Bruce and De Day have served some quarter-million fitness-minded tourists, enthusiasts delighted to find high-quality, state of the art equipment offered in […]

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A Permanent Solution for Ladies

A Permanent Solution for Ladies

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

My name is ABBY CHARPENTIER and I’m a recent resident of your beautiful city!  I bring my experience and talent for helping women be the best they can be after moving here less than a year ago from my home in Fort Collins, Colorado, where I am still a licensed esthetician and over the last 10 years […]

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sheriff's report siesta key

Sheriff’s Report September 20- October 17, 2017

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

There were a total of 12 crimes reported on the Key between 9/20-10/17/17 9/20/17 Grand Theft 9000 Blind Pass Rd.  A man left his cell phone on the beach in the area of Turtle Beach. Someone else found the phone and set it by a wall at 9000 Blind Pass Rd. Another unknown person found […]

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Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Adventure Charters / 971-371-1390    November offers Siesta Key anglers diverse opportunities.  A wide variety of species are available this month, and multiple techniques will be successful.  The key is adapting to the conditions; weather will become a factor at times.  Water temperatures will be falling as it cools off and the days become shorter, […]

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