The Sarasota County Legislative Delegation will vote on Save Siesta Key’s quest for the incorporation of the island at its Jan. 12 meeting. It begins at 6 p.m. at the county’s headquarters at 1660 Ringling Blvd. A majority vote by the delegation is required for the bill to advance to Tallahassee for consideration in March […]
The Church of the Palms will hold a Christmas service at the Siesta Key public beach beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23.The service is contemporary with an emphasis on holiday songs.
Each year the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce recognizes member businesses, community and business leaders, and volunteers for their outstanding achievements and contributions.Chamber member businesses, customers and employees may submit nominations. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.Completed nominations must be received no later than 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Use one form per nomination.Nominees will be evaluated […]
Santa will be visiting the south Daiquiri Deck, 1250 Stickney Point Rd., from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18. Bring your children to see Santa and take pictures with him.All children receive a small gift from Santa.The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
The 46th annual Sandy Claws run on Siesta Key is fast approaching! It will be held Saturday, Dec. 10 and begins at the public beach. The details:
Sarasota County provides for plenty to do, and a guide featuring details of its events and activities for the winter and spring is now available online. Visit loom.ly/qG5o64Q to check out what’s happening out there.
By Jane Bartnett Only Eyes Optical Boutique in Gulf Gate is a treasure trove for men and women who wear glasses. Walking into the bright and welcoming space that is filled with color, art and beautifully designed glasses is a feast for the eyes. Eyeglass frames on display designed for men and women, as well […]
Business hosts guests for free for an in-depth look at its distillery process, and more By Jane Bartnett Ahoy mateys. Arrrgh!Take a tip from the pirates of long ago and discover the fascinating world of rum — Siesta Key Rum, that is.If you’re in the mood to channel your inner Captain Jack Sparrow, spending a […]
Beyond new stores galore, Publix reopen is nearing By Jane Bartnett The rapid transformation and growth of the 150,000-square-foot shopping center known as The Landings continues. As 2022 comes to a close, nine new businesses will toast the new year at their new Landings locations. Plans are also in place to add trellises of blooming […]
Taco treasures, a bevy of beers make Island House Tap & Grill a must-visit By Jane Bartnett Hanging out at Island House Tap & Grill with owner Troy Jenkins felt like being on vacation. Jenkins has a way of making everyone who drops in at the cozy casual eatery, in the heart of Davidson Plaza […]