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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 »

Orchestra stays quiet on plan to relocate

Orchestra stays quiet on plan to relocate

“Should the City Commission choose to rescind its vote in order to put Payne Park back on the options list. Then we would go forth with a lawsuit for adjudication.”

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

Lido Pool and Pavilion plan takes a final dive in City Hall

Lido Pool and Pavilion plan takes a final dive in City Hall

“For months I asked for documents regarding this lease agreement and nothing came forward. Then suddenly we had an executed agreement. It was very Machiavellian and done in secrecy. We need to get out of this and be done with it.”

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

St. Armands merchants in uproar over paid parking disparity

St. Armands merchants in uproar over paid parking disparity

The Sarasota City Commission was told it would be irresponsible and unconscionable to install paid parking on St. Armands Circle and not Downtown at the same time.

October 26, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Waves take a toll on Lido Beach

Waves take a toll on Lido Beach

The Gulf of Mexico has been churning, creating some of the biggest waves seen at Lido Beach in the past six years, ranging from 4 to 6 feet high. That wave action pounded into the shore relentlessly for a couple of days. At the start of hurricane season, The City of Sarasota Public Works crews […]

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

Sarasota Bayfront Plan: Our best way for culture to offset condos

Sarasota Bayfront Plan: Our best way for culture to offset condos

Once the plan is delivered in a year and the City Commission gets its hands on it, it will be akin to watching third graders toss a Fabergé egg around the room while praying it doesn’t hit the floor.

October 9, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »