Screaming Goat Taqueria moves to larger locale, creates special-event space at old address By Jane Bartnett It’s been a very busy summer at Gulf Gate’s wildly popular, award-winning Screaming Goat Taqueria. A go-to dining spot for the past five years, those who love tacos and chef and owner Malin Parker’s own twist on modern Latin […]
Tickets and parking passes are on sale now for the 2022 Siesta Key Crystal Classic! Also, visit the festival website for information on how to become a sponsor or a volunteer. It is: https://www.siestakeycrystalclassic.com/ The sand-sculpting event runs from Nov. 11 through Nov. 14 and draws participants from all across the world.
A candidates forum for those seeking election in the upcoming Sarasota County Board of Commissioners race is being hosted July 19 by several of Siesta Key’s civic groups. The Save Siesta Key incorporation group, the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the anti-hotel Siesta Key Coalition, and the Siesta Key Condominium Council are collaborating to hold […]
Sharon Rivera appreciates her role at the Visitor Center and her Siesta Key history Q: Sharon, you’ve been serving as a volunteer in the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce’s Visitor Center for four years. Why has that been important to you? A: I greet people and answer the phones there and I really appreciate […]
According to the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the No. 1 question it gets from visitors is whether or not it has a public bathroom. Its employees and volunteers tell them it doesn’t, and that the nearest public bathrooms are at the public beach, about a mile away.As a result, the chamber has established a […]
Do-it-all membership director Nancy-jo Manney has the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce thriving By Jane Bartnett “I’m a people person.” That’s how Nancy-jo Manney, membership director of the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, describes herself. Ann Frescura, her boss, agrees — and then some. “Nancy-jo is a tremendous asset to our chamber team,” said Frescura, […]
County expands spring break operations to May 1 The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Department decided to expand its heightened spring break operations on Siesta Key through May 1 this year, instead of scaling back as planned on April 15, due to large crowds on the beach. And May 1 will be the cut-off date going forward. […]
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce is now accepting advertising for its annual Visitors Guide and Local Resources Directory. Contact Trish Ivey at (941) 914-6671 or by email at trish@freshPRSarasota.com.
Longtime Siesta Key financial advisor Joe St. Onge of Edward Jones has moved into a new office in the heart of the Village. His new location is at 5011 Ocean Blvd., suite 205. The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new office.
Parking spaces for 43 cars will be shared by 7 businesses By John Morton It took nearly two years to come to fruition, but on April 1 several entities in Siesta Key’s southern business district will have access to some much-needed parking spots for their employees. On March 29, the Sarasota County Board of Commissioners […]