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Casale del Giglio offers new wines from Italy!

By Mary Catherine Rooney           Many people talk about a wine as being made in either the old or new tradition, but some wines are a delicate balance of the two. One excellent example comes from Italy’s Casale del Giglio. The Read More

Fishing Forecast for March

By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com 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, Read More

Where did all the water go from Sarasota Bay?

By Paul Roat Winter cold fronts often bring a surprising eruption of land from the watery depths of Sarasota Bay. A confluence of wind, air pressure, lunar cycles, and other factors can drain the bay this time of year. Water Read More

“Bond Trading” Fixed Income Market Boom and its Impact on Stock Market Volumes

 Martha Stokes, C.M.T. is the co-founder and CEO of TechniTrader, an educational firm dedicated to helping small investors and retail traders since 1998. Fixed Income assets have been a strong area of the financial services industry as Quantitative Easing invigorated Bond Trading.  Read More

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Sarasota news

By Stan Zimmerman Half-billion up for grabs In what is likely to be the biggest financial decision of the decade, city and county commissioners in late January will hear the recommendations of an ad hoc committee on whether or not Read More

Diamonds in the rough: Small, initially ordinary park projects yield extraordinary results

By Robert Frederickson “If you build it, they will come…” That line from the 1989 film “Field of Dreams” starring Kevin Costner about a Midwestern farmer compelled by mysterious forces to build a baseball diamond in the middle of his Read More

Legislative Incoherence: Is this any way to run a government?

By Robert Frederickson So what makes for a good law? Well, first, a broad consensus of support is needed from both lawmakers (across party lines) and from the public at large to ensure policy success. Few if any longstanding, ultimately Read More

Van Wezel, Asolo opening acts were in January

By Paul Roat January has historically been a month of grand openings for Sarasota. Two of the area’s premiere performing arts venues opened to the public just after the first of the year. On Jan. 5, 1970, the Van Wezel Read More

Dolphin, manatee deaths reach ghastly levels

By Paul Roat Something is killing the great marine mammals of Florida. Dolphins and manatees died in unprecedented numbers in 2013. Scientists are still tabulating the morbidity, but nearly 800 dolphins died along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, Read More

Midnight Pass still provokes debate after 30 years

By Paul Roat Even though it’s been 30 years since Midnight Pass closed, the conversation is still going on strong. Midnight Pass, an inlet separating southern Siesta Key to Casey Key, was what coastal engineers called a migrating inlet. The Read More