By John Morton How impressed with Dave Balot were members of the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners?For starters, it was Nancy Detert who made the motion on Oct. 26 to approve his plans to build a six-story, 112-room hotel at 5810 Midnight Pass Rd. – where the old Wells Fargo bank once stood.She happens to […]
Save Siesta Key to host public information meeting Dec. 6 at Siesta Key Chapel as another legislative delegation vote nears By John Morton “The Future of Siesta Key” is what the island’s incorporation group is calling a public information meeting it plans to hold at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at Siesta Key Chapel, 4615 Gleason […]
Oct. 22, DUI Suspect was observed striking several vehicles in the parking lot of a Village bar. The suspect was observed leaving the scene without providing information to the victims after the third impact. Suspect was observed with an open beer in the center console of the vehicle. Based on the totality of the circumstances […]
The 37th annual Light Up Siesta Village Holiday Parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 26. Festivities start at 5 p.m., beginning at Siesta Center Plaza, 5053 Ocean Blvd.New this year is the judging and awarding of prizes for parade entries.To enter, visit siestakeychamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/1666.
The Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill will host a “Pictures with Santa Paws” event from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 3. Bring your fur babies for a photo with Santa and other activities. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Sarasota County. The restaurant is located at 1500 Stickney Point Rd. near the south bridge to […]
A handful of establishments on Siesta Key will be open on Thanksgiving and serving a holiday meal. Among them are:
The annual Turkey Trot pub crawl on the “Block that Roxx” will be held Nov. 23 in the Siesta Key Village. Seven businesses will be hosting the event: Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Daiquiri Deck, MVP, Beach Club, The Hub, Blase Cafe, and Gilligan’s. Pick up a pre-sale wristband at any location.
Five Siesta Key Village establishments are participating in a pub crawl on Dec. 10 with our furry friends in mind. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Sarasota County. Check in at the Salty Dog between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and meet some adorable adoptable dogs!