Archive for March 1st, 2018

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

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There’s nothing like it… Siesta Key Beach! Photos by Sarasota Photography

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Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Siesta Key Fishing Forecast

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Siesta Key Fishing Forecast

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   March is a great month to fish on Siesta Key.  It is the first month of spring, both on the calendar and outside.  The list of available species is long; snook, redfish, trout, pompano, cobia, king and Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, flounder, snapper, grouper, jack crevelle, and sharks just to name a few. Big Pass […]

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off key news

Off Key

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By Bob Frederickson From Education Gone Bad to Vacuous Ads A Lesson in Modern Education Multiple Choice Question: The Florida legislature is considering a proposal that addresses the issue of bullying throughout the state’s public education system. It would require districts to…(choose one): A …confront allegations of bullying head on by having a teacher, coach […]

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Say I Do Again

Say I Do Again

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By Trebor Britt Over 350 couples from all over the globe participated in this year‘s annual Valentine’s Day, “Say I Do, Again” wedding vow renewal ceremony on spectacular Siesta Beach, the No. 1 beach in America. Couples enjoyed a beautiful backdrop to express their continuing love and commitment to each other. They renewed their vows […]

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Bartender of the Month

Bartender of the Month

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Name: Steve Norton Hometown: Youngstown, OH Q:  What’s your bartending experience and how long have you worked at Gilligan’s Island Bar & Grill?  What drink have you perfected? I’ve been bartending for 7 years, but employed by Gilligan’s for 14 years.  I’d say the drink I have perfected is a Bud Light Draft.  Q:  What was […]

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Great Barbershop located in Gulf Gate

Great Barbershop located in Gulf Gate

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Erick and Dawn Jacobsen are tonsorial artists who practice as master barbers in the classic form.  For over 15 years THE SHOP SRQ has been a client focused shop, committed to providing excellent service, at reasonable prices. Originally located on Bahia Vista, east of HWY 41, the shop moved to the Gulf Gate area in […]

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Sand Castles at Sunset Royale

Sand Castles at Sunset Royale

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Prime Location with a friendly atmosphere at Sunset Royale By Roger Drouin  Sunset Royale’s location could not get any more prime: the 34-unit condo community is steps from Siesta Public Beach, and walking distance to the Village. “The best thing is that it is right across the street from the beach,” says Rental Manager Diana […]

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Siesta Key Island Girl

Siesta Key Island Girl

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Island Girl, Meghan This month’s Island Girl hails from Rhode Island. Meghan moved down to Florida four years ago to be with family.  “It is so important to spend time with those you love most!” says Meghan. She loves to fish, ride horses, golf, color paint, read and just be close to the ocean.  Meghan […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

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By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins “Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat.” ~ Robert Griffin III    When Sarasota’s infamous noise ordinance killed southwest Florida’s thriving music scene, it drove away some of our most talented performers. Those who stubbornly stayed […]

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Donnarose ~ Higher Living

Donnarose ~ Higher Living

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

   In the late 1980’s one of my favorite jobs was teaching behavior modification classes.  Soon after I became a regional training manager and trained our trainers to teach the same classes.  When I taught the behavior mod classes, my clients held all kinds of positions, such as psychiatric social workers, doctors, lawyers, psychologists, teachers, […]

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Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Another Day in Paradise    I believe we have all heard the expression “land to plate” or “sea to plate”. That simply means that the food on our plate came from the land or the sea. Well thank you Mr. Obvious as the best I can tell is that all of our food comes from […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

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By Rodger Skidmore A Great Day for Sarasota      The singer, Billie Holiday, had, one supposes, a number of great days. Great, in that she was famous. Great, in that she wrote the music and lyrics to a number of songs that are still sung around the world years after her death. Great, in […]

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