Category: Arts & Entertainment

Siesta Sounds - Kettle of Fish

Siesta Sounds – Kettle of Fish

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Siesta Sounds By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins Dana Lawrence and Kettle of Fish    Living in an area with lots of local talent readily available is a real blessing. Before long you have at least one favorite band or singer, and any time you want to go out and enjoy some music, you know they can always […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Spend a day on an island         February and March provided us with many cold days this year. Perhaps Mother Nature was just showing us, in her fun way, how lucky we are to be in Sarasota. Lucky because it sure was cold, snowy and blowy up north where they […]

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Bartender of the Month - April

Bartender of the Month – April

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

The Table Creekside at Phillippi Creek Village 5365 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL. 34231 (941) 921-9465 Name of Bartender:  Kasi Hometown: Warren, OH Q#1:  What’s your bartending experience and how long have you worked at The Table Creekside?  A:  I have four years of bartending experience, three of which have been with Table Creekside Bar […]

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Out of Door Academy class cleans the beach

Out of Door Academy class cleans the beach

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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Spearfish Grille, Siesta Key

Spearfish Grille, Siesta Key

March 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

Spearfish Grille is a purveyor of relaxed island dining from the esteemed chef Tommy Thompson    Spearfish Grille opened in March and is located at Siesta Key Marina, 1265 Old Stickney Point Rd on Siesta Key. Chef Thompson has been serving quality interpretations of classic dishes and new and creative ventures into island food and […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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

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Bartender of the Month

Bartender of the Month

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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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Say I Do Again

Say I Do Again

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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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Siesta Key Island Girl

Siesta Key Island Girl

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

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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Learn from the Masters

Learn from the Masters

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Here’s your chance to learn the secret techniques master sand sculptors employ to build stronger, taller and more detailed sand sculptures.  Siesta Key’s own master sand sculptor, Brian Wigglesworth along with Andy Daily are now offering sand sculpting lessons to impress; either one-on-one or for a group.   Wigglesworth is the creator and Sand Coordinator […]

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