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Sarasota news

By Stan Zimmerman City turns Walmart down After eight hours of public testimony and another hour of legal advice, Sarasota City Commissioners voted to overturn the advice of its citizen planning board and reject a site plan for a new Read More

Siesta Key Round Up

By Stan Zimmerman Siesta Sands/March 20 Siesta’s Avenida de Mayo in parking tiff Right now there are no parking restrictions on Avenida de Mayo, but that could change if a neighbor’s efforts are heard. Marlene Merkle says parking on the Read More

Sarasota History

Plane, train, automobile historical firsts in Sarasota’s history By Paul Roat Historic April has been a month of vintage airplanes, fall-over trains, and the roar of car engines along the fledgling Tamami Trail.April was definitely a planes, trains, and automobiles Read More