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Sarasota Orchestra needs to rethink plan to develop Payne Park

Sarasota Orchestra needs to rethink plan to develop Payne Park

When I heard of the plan for the Sarasota Orchestra to move to Payne Park, I wanted to shout out in joy. Instead, my heart ached.

March 9, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota to eye decriminalizing marijuana

Sarasota to eye decriminalizing marijuana

Commissioner Brody says too many resources are spent making arrests. His plan is to allow police to write civil citations as an option.

March 9, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City attorney recommends termination of Lido Pavilion plan for $206K

City attorney recommends termination of Lido Pavilion plan for $206K

The plan by the owners of the Daiquari Deck to develop the Lido Pool and Pavilion into a 250-seat restaurant, tiki bar and private cabanas will come to an end on Feb. 19 if the Sarasota City Commission agrees with its attorney.

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Controversial Lido Pool & Pavilion plan heads back to City

Controversial Lido Pool & Pavilion plan heads back to City

City Staff is recommending approval while more than 3,200 residents are petitioning for denial of the plan.

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Commissioner Hagen Brody demands apology from Commissioner Willie Shaw

Sarasota Commissioner Hagen Brody demands apology from Commissioner Willie Shaw

“I’m one of those little colored folks that all you white folks done spoke for that don’t understand none of this,” Commissioner Willie Shaw said.

July 4, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Brody bashes Barwin over Mote move

Brody bashes Barwin over Mote move

“I fully expect you to insert yourself in these conversations and know when something this big is happening to the economy of Sarasota. I look at this like a failure on our part.”

February 28, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota votes ‘yes’ for more red light cameras

Sarasota votes ‘yes’ for more red light cameras

A narrow vote approved 10 red light cameras in the city limits.

January 21, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

What’s next in Lido pool plan?

What’s next in Lido pool plan?

The applicant must receive the approval by the commission of what is called a “Major Conditional Use.”

January 20, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Shaw seeks to revote Lido lease

Shaw seeks to revote Lido lease

He said he wishes to “get it right.”

January 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Upset residents pack City Hall to watch Commission pass Lido Pavilion plan 4-1

Upset residents pack City Hall to watch Commission pass Lido Pavilion plan 4-1

“The community doesn’t want this and my boss is the community and they tell me they don’t want this,” said Commissioner Jen Ahearn Koch. Hagen Brody said he could not disagree more.

January 15, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »