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Conflict on the menu at Selby Gardens

Conflict on the menu at Selby Gardens

To allow a restaurant to be leased and open late into the evening is simply cramming a commercial operation that has little to do with Selby other than serving as financial fuel.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

State of Lido Beach meets state of litigation

State of Lido Beach meets state of litigation

“This litigation has been a complex multi-year saga.”

September 25, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido sand plan heads back to bid; Siesta keeps up fight

Lido sand plan heads back to bid; Siesta keeps up fight

The issue of dredging Big Pass stirs emotions, lawsuits between the two islands.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Commission nears its last straw

Sarasota Commission nears its last straw

New ordinance requires all food service providers to keep both non-plastic and plastic drinking straws on-hand at all times.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Downtown paid parking goes ‘live’ with more to come

Downtown paid parking goes ‘live’ with more to come

Paid parking will start later this week near courthouse. Main Street and Palm Avenue will soon follow.

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City Commission to consider police body cams

Sarasota City Commission to consider police body cams

The majority of studies show that officers wearing body cameras receive fewer reported complaints of Use of Force than those who do not wear body cameras.

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

After the City rejected its proposal, the Sarasota Orchestra has said it would expand its search beyond the City. The Sarasota County Fairgrounds has also re-emerged as a possible location.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fruitville roundabout construction starting soon

Fruitville roundabout construction starting soon

“Prepare mentally and vehicularly.”

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Commissioner Brody, residents question Orchestra plan to build in Payne Park

Commissioner Brody, residents question Orchestra plan to build in Payne Park

“Mr. Barwin, the choice between losing a significant portion of Payne Park or the Sarasota Orchestra is not a choice at all.”

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Orchestra’s Payne Park plan up for approval in City Hall

Sarasota Orchestra’s Payne Park plan up for approval in City Hall

City Attorney says park deed may not preclude symphony hall as allowable use.

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »