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Sarasota employee files racial discrimination claim

Sarasota employee files racial discrimination claim

Simmons in her complaint says Director Strickland made racist comments and racially insensitive remarks.

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Unconditional Surrender may retreat to new location

Unconditional Surrender may retreat to new location

The Sahib Shriners have offered relocate the statue and maintain attraction indefinitely.

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City Election 2020

Sarasota City Election 2020

Candidates do not all agree on roundabouts, speedbumps, Mote, Players and Orchestra’s next home. That’s for starts…

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City Election 2020: Candidates talk traffic, vacation rentals, development, Barwin’s fate, Unconditional Surrender & more…

Sarasota City Election 2020: Candidates talk traffic, vacation rentals, development, Barwin’s fate, Unconditional Surrender & more…

Longboat Key News and Sarasota City News asked each candidate a series of questions and this week we present Round 1.

August 5, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat helps steer Sarasota traffic plan

Longboat helps steer Sarasota traffic plan

Sarasota City Commissioner Hagen Brody said the plan does a great job in improving pedestrian and bicycle access in the City, but it did not address making it easier for people to drive to and from the City and within the City.

August 4, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat flushing out cause of sewer pipe spill

Longboat flushing out cause of sewer pipe spill

Longboat has budgeted for the design and permitting of a replacement pipe. The town would have to borrow for the pipe itself, estimated to cost between $12 and $15 million and would be repaid by a fee on sewer customers.

August 4, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido beach building to begin after judge dismisses latest challenge

Lido beach building to begin after judge dismisses latest challenge

Judge Merryday noted that the permit was issued for the project in March and that the “emergency” cited by Save Our Siesta Sand 2 is of their own creation and due to their tardiness.

July 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key home sale sets record at $13 million plus $1

Longboat Key home sale sets record at $13 million plus $1

Previously, the largest home sale this year was in the Sanderling Club on Siesta Key for $10.5 million in June.

July 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Mote releases two sea turtles after rehab

Mote releases two sea turtles after rehab

The first released was a juvenile green sea turtle juvenile, nicknamed “Hookee.”

July 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Condos compared: The Beach Residences, Orchid Beach Club, and L’Elegance

Condos compared: The Beach Residences, Orchid Beach Club, and L’Elegance

By Realtor Tryla Larson Lido Key is one of Sarasota’s most valued treasures. The sandy beaches, ocean breezes, boutique shopping, and exquisite culinary experiences are just a few of the things that attracts home owners to Lido Key. Another attraction is the luxurious real estate. This week we feature a a comparison of The Beach […]

July 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »