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Siesta Key Association Meeting Notes

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Community Reports – Sheriff’s Office Since this was First Responder Appreciation Week, Sgt. Scott Osborne was acknowledged by SKA for his outstanding contribution to the community. Once again, Sgt. Osborne was pleased to report that there had been no real crime trends. A couple of Kayaks had been stolen at the south end of the […]

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Siesta Key Artist, Jan Metzler

Siesta Key Artist, Jan Metzler

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson  Artist Jan Metzler and her husband, Don, have been Siesta Key residents for 27 years. Early in her career, she focused on entering juried art festivals. This focus has allowed her to make an excellent living doing what she loved, which is painting in oils, and later in watercolors. A native of […]

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Beach Weddings

Beach Weddings

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Yolanda & Greg – Lifetime A-Peel by Trebor Britt Yolanda Vazquez of Puerto Rico and Greg Peel of New Jersey exchanged vows surrounded by family and close friends, at an intimate wedding ceremony held on the incredible Siesta Key shoreline behind Tropical Beach Resorts. Yolanda and Greg met at a journalists conference in Washington DC. Now living […]

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Arts on the Horizon!

Arts on the Horizon!

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Complied by Jaye Clements Visit some of our art exhibits around town this month… and discover the arts at night, in Downtown Sarasota…. First Friday is along Palm Ave, Second Friday is in the Burns court area and the 3rd Friday at Towles Court…. Reflections – Longboat Center for the Arts ~ a division of Ringling College […]

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Captain's Fishing Report for February

Captain’s Fishing Report for February

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer, Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com  February is the last month of winter here in Sarasota. There will be days when it feels like spring is in the air. But, weather patterns will still be unstable, and fishing will follow suit. Being flexible and understanding how weather affects fish behavior will be the key to […]

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Off Islands

Off Islands

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore The Sands of Time They say that as you grow older, time seems to pass more quickly. The evidence is always before us: it seems there is a full moon every three weeks, each year there is less time between Thanksgiving and Christmas and the sand on one Sarasota beach or another […]

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Island Girl

Island Girl

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

SIESTA SAND’S ISLAND GIRL Our Island Girl this month is Vanessa from Sarasota.  Vanessa comes to Siesta Key beach at least once a week and loves spending time with family.  She’s currently attending the University of South Florida and also models full-time.  Photography by: Robert M. Coggin Make Up: Tiffany Wahab         […]

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Woman’s Exchange Now Accepting Applications for Grants and Scholarships

Woman’s Exchange Now Accepting Applications for Grants and Scholarships

January 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

More than 7 million awarded. The Woman’s Exchange Inc. of Sarasota is currently accepting applications for the organizations 2015/2016 grant and scholarship cycle. The purpose of the program is to support and enrich a variety of programs for local arts and cultural organizations in Sarasota and Manatee counties, as well as student pursuing a higher […]

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Out-of-Door Academy Turns 90

Out-of-Door Academy Turns 90

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson The Out-of-Door School was established in 1924. Renamed The Out-of-Door Academy in 1977, it celebrates its 90th year of continuous operation. In spite of the advent of technology and dramatic changes in curriculum, the Academy has remained true to the original mission of the two amazing women who were its founders. Fanneal […]

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Looking into the Crystal Ball

Looking into the Crystal Ball

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson In a town that abounds with dazzling fundraisers, the CRYSTAL BALL emerges as an event that is both delightful and affordable. Created and produced by Friends of the Selby Public Library, this amazing soiree takes place from 6-9 pm on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Most Sarasota fundraising events have price tags in […]

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County Postpones New Rules for Turtle Beach Park

County Postpones New Rules for Turtle Beach Park

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson Kayaking and stand up paddle boarding have become increasingly popular in recent years. So much so that Sarasota County introduced new rules regulating commercial vendors in January of 2014 to address complaints of over commercialization and lack of access for the public at Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key, home to the […]

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Is There a Publix in Siesta Key’s Future?

Is There a Publix in Siesta Key’s Future?

December 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson Yes, we know: you’ve heard this one before. Publix is coming to the Key. It’s been grist for the island rumor mill since before Midnight Pass closed. Still, this time around recent retail trends and a changing competitive landscape in the grocery industry have aligned to lend some credence to local speculation […]

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