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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 »

Selby Gardens master plan heads back to City Hall

Selby Gardens master plan heads back to City Hall

It is the parking garage and restaurant that has drawn criticism primarily from neighbors to the east and south who believe they will be impacted by an increase in activity at the site

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota’s debate rages on over Selby expansion plan

Sarasota’s debate rages on over Selby expansion plan

Selby contends the expansion is wise from a land-use standpoint. Neighbors disagree, citing the plan’s height, rooftop restaurant and commensurate traffic.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota considers rezone for more commercialized Selby plan with 5 story building; neighbors fear traffic

Sarasota considers rezone for more commercialized Selby plan with 5 story building; neighbors fear traffic

Neighbors are concerned about traffic.

February 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Selby Gardens seeks restaurant, increase in commercial operations

Selby Gardens seeks restaurant, increase in commercial operations

The residential zoning must be changed to allow for a parking garage and restaurant as proposed in plan.

October 29, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Batiks Botanico-Viva Florida

Batiks Botanico-Viva Florida

The exhibition Batiks Botanico-Viva Florida, which opened recently at the Marie Selby Museum of Botany and the Arts-Selby Mansion, features batiks by artist Angela Marie Isaza inspired by the plant life of Florida and her native country of Colombia.  The show runs from August 15, 2013 through November 17, 2013. Open daily from 10a.m.-4:30 p.m. […]

September 2, 2013 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Garden Club sponsors summer camps

Longboat Key Garden Club sponsors summer camps

The Longboat Key Garden Club is again providing sponsorship for summer camps this year. In the past, the club has sponsored a number of children at the Florida Federation of State Garden Club’s residential Wekiva Youth Camp at Wekiva Springs State Park in Apopka, Fl.  The Garden Club’s program has been expanded this year to […]

April 8, 2013 | Posted in Key Recreation, Top Box | Read More »

Selby welcomes music to the gardens

Selby welcomes music to the gardens

The Fall Garden Music Series begins from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct 10 at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. A different music style will be feartured each week. Garden Music Concerts are included in regular admission. Visit www.selby.org for complete info.

September 27, 2010 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »