Tag: Sarasota events

Arts on the Horizon

By Jaye Clements January 1 to May 30 – Sarasota’s Season of Sculpture at Bay Island Park – Season VII– A number of beautiful pieces line the Sarasota Bayfront. Talk a stroll along the sidewalk to view these large works Read More

Siesta Key News Round Up

By Stan Zimmerman Former SKA head pleads guilty to political dirty trick Robert Waechter is now a felon, pleading guilty in circuit court to breaking election laws and impersonating another person with the intent to harass. The case began when Read More

Captain’s Report for January 2014

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for January 2014 By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com January fishing in Sarasota is all about the weather, pure and simple. Angling success is determined by the ability to adapt to the existing Read More

The Fearless World of M.P.Manilla

By Diana Colson  Sarasota is home to Mary Pangalos Manilla, a television journalist with stellar credentials. A former New Yorker who was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for her thought provoking television documentaries, Mary has written a fact-based novel Read More

Lots to see, hear, enjoy Downtown

By Paul Roat/ Contributing Writer There are a lot of new things to see around Downtown Sarasota for this new year. Murals seem to be sprouting up pretty much wherever there is a blank wall. Downtown’s perennial homeless problem may Read More

Midnight Pass: lessons learned after 30 years

By Paul Roat Sarasotans have had a long-term love affair of damaging nature. We’ve scraped, scoured, cleared, filled, circumvented, and paved Mother Nature to the point that she can barely pick herself off the ground without help — and while Read More

Flood Insurance Reform Act’s Shock Therapy

Flood Insurance Reform Act’s Shock Therapy: A Cure Worse than the Underlying Disorder? By Robert Frederickson Harvey Vengroff is moving to Belize. As a successful businessman and investor he can afford to live just about anywhere. His companies, including Vengroff Read More

Parking procrastination ends, holiday shopping thoughts

By Paul Roat The fledgling State Street/Lemon Avenue parking garage/mixed use structure fulfills the true definition of a compromise: something nobody likes but something that everyone can begrudgingly live with. Sarasota officials began the long process of defining what they Read More

Scientific first for male turtles began off Turtle Beach

By Paul Roat Murph is happily wending his way through the depths of the Gulf after a near-death experience off Turtle Beach. According to Mote Marine Laboratory’s Turtle Stranding Team, “a large loggerhead appeared to be tethered to something underwater Read More