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Siesta Key Public beaches have never needed sand renourishment

Siesta Key Public beaches have never needed sand renourishment

January 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

Commentary by Bob Stein “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” Siesta Key is a very unique island, one of the few islands throughout Florida with public beaches that never needed renourishment. As we await the Administrative Judge’s ruling from the December 2017 FDEP Administrative Hearing of challenges to the City […]

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Captain Klopfer's January Fishing Report for Siesta Key

Captain Klopfer’s January Fishing Report for Siesta Key

January 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

   January fishing in Sarasota is all about the weather, pure and simple. Angling success is determined by the ability to adapt to the existing weather conditions. Tides will often times be very low in the morning. Couple that with a northeast wind and the flats will not have very much water on them. Water […]

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Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

December 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Welcome back snowbirds! Some of you don’t like the term “snowbird," but we don’t view it as a derogatory or negative term; rather more of an affectionate nickname. I never really put much time thinking of the definition of a snow bird. Maybe because it's obvious you got this nickname from flying south when the […]

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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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Annual Pet Blessing

Annual Pet Blessing

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Trebor Britt A large group gathered with their pets and animals at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church and St. Boniface Episcopal Church on Siesta Key for the annual pet blessing recently. The blessing of pets and animals is often celebrated on October 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, or on a […]

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SKA seeking more help with legal expenses

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney The vice president of the Siesta Key Association (SKA) told members at the April 6 meeting that the organization expects to need another $80,000 to $100,000 as it pursues two types of legal challenges in the effort to prevent the dredging of Big Sarasota Pass to renourish South Lido Key Beach. […]

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Captain Jim Klopfer’s March Fishing Forecast

Captain Jim Klopfer’s March Fishing Forecast

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 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. […]

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The Ties that Bind

The Ties that Bind

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Familiar Bonds, Friendships, Holiday Pampering and More                       It’s the time of year for reflection, spending time with loved ones, Siesta Key vacations, reuniting with family, and taking time for YOU. During the holidays we’re finding more part-time residents making their way down, seeking solace and […]

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Letter to the Editor: Reopen Beach Road

Letter to the Editor: Reopen Beach Road

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Hopefully you saw Tom Lyons’ article in the 9/15/16 Sarasota Herald Tribune. For those of you who have not been following Reopen Beach Road, reopenbeachroad.com, here is a quick recap: The same things that make Beach Road such a beautiful drive also make it vulnerable to storms. The County has paid for and ignored engineering […]

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The Pink HealsTour 2016 Event Stops at Angelo’s Restaurant in Sarasota

The Pink HealsTour 2016 Event Stops at Angelo’s Restaurant in Sarasota

September 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

  Angelo’s Restaurant, located at 6115 South Tamiami Trail, just off the south bridge of Siesta Key, and north of Stickney Rd., will be hosting a Pink Heals event on October 17, from 4-8 p.m.  Six pink firetrucks are expected at the event. Owner, Angelo DiFiore will be donating the buffet for this event and […]

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Alkalizing foods, balancing the human body

Alkalizing foods, balancing the human body

July 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

After celebrating her one year anniversary with her loyal customers, Marina Sommers, the founder and manager of the Nutritious You Shop, would like to share what offerings her store may have for you. First, a little history on the Nutritious You shop. Eight years ago, when Marina and her family moved to the beautiful island […]

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Summertime skincare; seasons change and so did I...

Summertime skincare; seasons change and so did I…

July 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

…or at least our skin does. Actually, it is constantly changing depending on the weather, different stresses and modifications in diet or our body's internal environment i.e. (emotions; illness or health).  Having a regular routine is great but changing it up to meet these varying needs is even better.   An adjustment in the product […]

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