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Mon Apr 14, 2014
in the Kitchen with: Blu Mangrove Grill
This week we went in the kitchen at Blu Mangrove Grill while chef Kent Dalton prepares Terra Ceia Bay Clams with garlic herb butter.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Tom Rademacher: Finding delight in the notes left behind by travelers before you
In March of 2007 - more than seven years ago -- Jim and Barbara F. of Michigan and their extended family celebrated 32 years of coming to the same Shangri-La on Florida's fabled Sun Coast.
Siesta group releases "Big Pass Piano" video
Maria Lane Sulimirski, left, performs on the Hammond organ, while sitting in ankle-deep water with Sarah Fulton, assistant director.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
County staff plans for the unthinkable04/10/14 Sarasota County staff...
For Sarasota County staff tasked with drafting the area's Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plan, Hurricane Ike is a sobering reminder of the destructive power of hurricanes.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Miami Herald
Twin toddlers drown in Deerfield Beach pool
Witnesses pulled the girls out of the pool at the Tivoli Park complex in the 700 block of Siesta Key and began performing CPR, said Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles.
Donna Hartzler Joins RE/MAX Alliance Group
Donna Hartzler has joined RE/MAX Alliance Group as a Sales Associate in the University Park office.
County approves Shell Road parking plan
In a split vote Wednesday, the Sarasota County Commission approved a plan to renovate North Shell Road on Siesta Key to make parking at the popular beach access site more organized and easier for Sheriff's deputies to regulate.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Easter bunny will arrive soon with eggs for hunting
Beautiful Easter eggs are a big part of Easter celebrations with children. The thrill of the hunt is a part of Easter celebrations each year.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Tucked away on the treasured northern tip of Siesta Key's exclusive Bay Island, this custom-crafted elevated Key West style home offers all the fine quality and amenities expected in a luxury waterfront residence plus tropical views over deep water Hanson bayou connecting to the Intercoastal Waterway.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Another Broken Egg hatches in Lakewood Ranch
Anything to do with eggs seems to be popular in Lakewood Ranch, even attracting the attention of its most notable resident, ESPN college basketball announcer Dick Vitale.
SKA to discuss disaster recovery plans04/03/14 The Siesta Key...
The new "no turn on red" sign at the intersection of Stickney Point Road and Midnight Pass Road will be one of the items discussed at Thursday's SKA meeting.
SARASOTA-County officials investigate guerilla dredging efforts
Standing in front of dozens of shrink-wrapped bags of white sand, members of the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office issued a stern warning at a press conference Tuesday: If you're caught stealing sand, you will be persecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
SARASOTA-Siesta Key votes to secede from Sarasota County
In a surprise move Wednesday, an overwhelming majority of Siesta Key citizens voted to secede from Sarasota County, resolutely carrying out a referendum that county commissioners declared illegal.
Paws-atively perfect04/03/14 April Fools' - Siesta Key will be...
Paws-atively perfect Siesta Key will be allowing pets to enjoy its beaches for a special national event - the Beach Animal Resort Clothing Contest .
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Four Landscape Projects That Prove We Live in Paradise
THE PROJECT: Modernizing the back-yard pool area of a residence in Harbor Acres to complement the home's open, clean, light-filled interior.
County staff outline Shell Road parking options
On busy days, cars crowd North Shell Road, making it difficult for residents to enter and leave their driveways.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
SARASOTA-Progress on 'Key' issues
A group of Siesta Key businesses have proposed a $25 annual county permit, which would allow for the limited outdoors display of merchandise.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
iShots: Sarasota Ballet
For this week's collection of iShots, Robert Castro takes us behind the scenes of the Sarasota Ballet during one of its daily rehearsals.
Siesta vacant lot becomes nuisance to neighbors03/27/14 Siesta Key...
A vacant lot can be valuable during the real estate upswing happening in Sarasota County, but one empty Siesta Key property remains a nuisance ahead of development, according to a neighbor.