Tag: "Island visitors"

Captain's November Fishing Report

Captain’s November Fishing Report

November 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

November offers Siesta Key anglers diverse opportunities.  A wide variety of species are available this month, and multiple techniques will be successful.  The key is adapting to the conditions; weather will become a factor at times.  Water temperatures will be falling as it cools off and the days become shorter, and this will trigger fish […]

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Siesta's Bartender of the Month

Siesta’s Bartender of the Month

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

This month's Siesta bartender of the month is Jessica originally from Findlay Ohio.  Jessica currently tends bar at Crescent Club, located at 6519 Midnight Pass Road, on the island.   After relocating to NYC 12 years ago, then moving to Sarasota, Jessica is enjoying ALL the things she can do outdoors.  When asked what she enjoys about […]

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Notes from the island fishmonger

Notes from the island fishmonger

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Where the Locals Go and Who to Know on Siesta’s South Side Those of us familiar with Siesta Key and the surrounding area have witnessed the growth of the tourist population, vacation rental construction and expanded retail shops/restaurants on the South Side of Siesta Key.    Mainstays on the South Side of the island such as […]

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Siesta Key Sports & Physical Therapy

Siesta Key Sports & Physical Therapy

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson ~  Kristy and Dave Ochsendorf live in The Landings, and are the proprietors of Siesta Key Sports & Physical Therapy. Located in the Village on Siesta Key, the office is celebrating its sixth year of operation. Both Kristy and Dave are highly trained physical therapists, having met when they were both students at Old […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

…an interview with James “Sunny Jim” White by Mike Sales   One of the perks of writing this article, other than getting to know artists I may not otherwise meet, is the opportunity to interview musicians who are further along in their careers than I am and get a first-hand glance of what their stage of […]

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Island Girl

Island Girl

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Our October Island Girl, Jenna, loves fishing the beautiful intercoastal with TNT Freedom Fishing Charters. Originally a home grown Georgia girl, Jenna has lived in Sarasota for almost four years now.  She enjoys working out, doing anything outdoors, laying by the beach, and spending time with family. Jenna also works at the Big Water Fish Market […]

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Captain’s Fishing Forecast for October

Captain’s Fishing Forecast for October

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

October is a fabulous month to be fishing on Siesta Key!  Shorter, cooler days result in water temperatures dropping into the low 70s, bait will be thick in the bays and out on the beach, and that will attract the gamefish.  Many species are going to be caught using a variety of angling tactics.  Redfish […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Our shutter bug was able to capture some of the many visitors to our little island.  We truly are blessed and welcome all the wonderful families and friends.  Did you make it into our September issue?                           Thanks to Sarasota Photography for the […]

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Captain's Fishing Forecast for September

Captain’s Fishing Forecast for September

September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

September is the month that redfish begin schooling up in Sarasota.   The expansive shallow flats in Sarasota Bay are traditionally the most productive areas to fish.  A low, incoming tide in the morning is preferred, allowing anglers to see the large schools of reds.  As the tide rises, the fish will work up from […]

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Arts on the Horizon!

Arts on the Horizon!

September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Why go to Svalbard? And where is it?  Well, from the outside it looks like a door that goes into a snowbank on the island of Spitsbergen in Norway, 810 miles south of the North Pole. Inside is housed the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The door in the snowbank leads to a […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

July 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Summer is in full swing in Sarasota!  The #1 reason for loving SRQ is…  Siesta Key Beach!  (Photos by Jaye Clements / Sarasota Photography unless otherwise noted.)         

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Night of Awards

Night of Awards

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Report and Awards Banquet Message from Board Chair – Alana Tomasso 2014 was a year of change, growth and achievements. We welcomed our new Executive Director, Debra Lynn-Schmitz, in March. While still learning about our Chamber (to quote Debra, “if you’ve seen one chamber, you’ve seen one […]

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