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September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson A Day of Celebration for Snooty! September 10th will be a day long celebration of all things Snooty as the South Florida Museum in Bradenton remembers the life and times of its number one Cash-Cow…err, make that Sea-Cow, Snooty the manatee who died shortly after celebrating his 69th birthday last month. Depending […]

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July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Inventing Reality to the Greening of Sarasota Reality Up for Grabs? You may recall Rachel Dolezal, the former head of the Spokane Washington chapter of the NAACP who self-identifies as black despite being born to white parents of northern European descent. You just knew this story wouldn’t end there though, but […]

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May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Low Speed Pursuits to Circular Logic Fore! I got a chuckle out of the news report that the Downtown Improvement District has provided the Sarasota Police Department with a $9,000 grant to buy golf carts to help patrol certain areas of the city. Remember the breathless concern a few years back […]

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April 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson The End of an Era in Sarasota Voters in Sarasota have decided to shake things up on the city commission, preferring political newcomers Jennifer Ahearn-Koch, Hagen Brody and Matin Hyde over incumbent Susan Chapman and former commissioner Fredd Atkins for two at large seats on the board. The three newcomers will face-off […]

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February 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Folding the Tents to Missing the Intent The Day the Circus Died… No, it wasn’t with the announcement from Feld Entertainment last week that The Greatest Show on Earth will stage its final show in May of this year. No, that inevitable end has been in the works for years. Back in […]

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October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Parking Madness to Revenue ‘Enhancement’ Where Bad Ideas Never Die… It’s said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result. Which leads us to Sarasota’s city commissioners once again voting to move ahead with plans to install paid parking meters on downtown […]

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August 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson From Sarasota after Midnight to a bit of Lakeland on Longboat Chapman’s Walk on the Wild Side… During recent discussions leading up to a city commission vote on whether to approve a Cask & Ale location for downtown Sarasota, commissioner Susan Chapman added to her reputation as a take charge woman of […]

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