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Sarasota under fire for keeping Lido Beach closed

Sarasota under fire for keeping Lido Beach closed

Numerous business owners plead with the City Commission to open the beach stating that beach traffic is fundamental to surviving financially. The City is lagging behind in its opening of the beach as well as public recreation amenities such as the tennis courts at Arlington and Gillespie Parks.

May 12, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

What Sarasota traffic, the FDOT, Tom Barwin, the Baron of Botox & DC Sniper have in common

What Sarasota traffic, the FDOT, Tom Barwin, the Baron of Botox & DC Sniper have in common

Why not just drop some speed bumps on St. Armands Circle as if throwing nail strips in front of sea turtles to slow them down as they try and crawl home?

February 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat ramps up roundabout rebellion

Longboat ramps up roundabout rebellion

“I think getting rid of this (US 41 and Gulfstream) roundabout is one of the most important things we can do.”

February 23, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota opposes Mote Marine fish farm plan

Sarasota opposes Mote Marine fish farm plan

City Commission cites red tide as major reason to object to net pen of 20,000 fish.

February 10, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Commission tosses cold water on Bath & Racquet Club plan

Commission tosses cold water on Bath & Racquet Club plan

Residents and neighbors opposed what was slated to be 3 to 5-story buildings on the perimeter of the property.

February 10, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota traffic fuels frustration, fear and numerous explanations

Sarasota traffic fuels frustration, fear and numerous explanations

In the past week alone, Longboat Key’s Town Manager, Sarasota City Commissioners, Longboat Key Commissioners, the St. Armands Merchants Association President and numerous residents have implored the City of Sarasota and the Florida Department of Transportation to explain why the traffic is so persistent, offer suggestions and insight and to raise safety concerns.

January 31, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City spends another $230K to bolster Bobby Jones

City spends another $230K to bolster Bobby Jones

Commissioner Freeland Eddie asked how the City could not have anticipated the costs.

December 19, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota wrangles to fund 53-acre ‘The Bay’ project

Sarasota wrangles to fund 53-acre ‘The Bay’ project

City, County have differing views on where the money should be spent.

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

Orchestra not heading to Payne Park

Orchestra not heading to Payne Park

“I am disappointed by the lack of leadership on your part on this issue. You are giving us no choices.”

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

Sarasota’s ‘The Bay’ plan back on agenda for vote

Sarasota’s ‘The Bay’ plan back on agenda for vote

The Sarasota City Commission is slated to vote on agreement spelling out the costs and responsibilities of the City and Bay Park Conservancy in the endeavor to redevelop 53 publicly-owned acres.

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »