Registration is now open for the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce’s Easter egg hunt. This year it will be held at Siesta Key Chapel, 4615 Gleason Ave., from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 8. Preregistration is required. The event, for children ages 1 to 6, is limited to 200 participants. To register, visit:my.siestakeychamber.com/events/details/easter-egg-hunt-1713The […]
Siesta Village businessman Mike Granthon makes a mid-life pledge that he finally keeps by scaling Mount Kilimanjaro By Hannah Wallace For his 50th birthday in 2020, Mike Granthon wanted to do something spectacular. He was already a successful hospitality entrepreneur — he’d co-owned the Beach Club in Siesta Village for more than a decade — […]
Our author’s debut on a state-of-the-art golf cart leaves him stylin’ and smilin’ By Ned Steele The road ahead was open, sunny, and smiling at me. How often can you say that while navigating Beach Road traffic and construction in peak tourist season?I was a rookie driver in a new type of vehicle and, if […]
By Jane Bartnett “Kayaking around Siesta Key is a must-do for any visitor to the Key,” says William Scott, owner of Siesta Key Bike & Kayak. Better known as Scotty, he has been traveling local waters for more than 20 years and knows the shoreline well.Being away from the land but within a short distance […]
The annual Shell Show hosted by the Sarasota Shell Club will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11 in the Potter Building of Robarts Arena, 2896 Ringling Blvd. Exotic and rare shells, artistic exhibits, and educational programs will be among the offerings.
Tennis guru David McIntosh offers lessons at your residence or vacation condo, right here on Siesta Key By Jane Bartnett Tennis anyone? The answer is always yes from David McIntosh “I fell in love with Siesta Key the first time I got here,” said McIntosh. “It’s such a great tennis town. There are at least […]
Fans of touch rugby will enjoy watching the Sarasota Surge Rugby Club in action from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 18 on Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Rd. Visit sarasotarugbyclub.com for more information.
By Capt. Rick Grassett You may find blues, Spanish mackerel and pompano mixed with trout on deep grass flats this month. You should also find larger trout in skinny water along with reds. Snook will stage around bars and on shallow flats as they make their move towards winter areas. Action in the coastal gulf […]
A press release from the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, issued the afternoon of Nov. 8:
Famous Crystal Classic festival set for Nov. 11-14 on Siesta Beach By Hannah Wallace The Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival is back again this month, Nov. 11 through 14. The annual event, which returned last year after a pandemic-related hiatus, showcases professional sand sculptors from around the world, working their magic on […]