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Snooty the Manatee dies at age 69 – South Florida Museum

By | July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , , |

Snooty the Manatee dies at age 69 A wave of sadness has swept across the region today with the announcement that the beloved manatee, Snooty, has died at the age of 69. Snooty just celebrated [...]

Dr. Beach gives Siesta Key Top Honors for 2017

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf shores of Siesta Key, FL Siesta Key is named the #2 Top Beach on Dr. Stephen Leatherman's Top 10 Beaches in the US for 2016. Dr. Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, is Professor and Director of [...]

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14th – Siesta Key Ideas

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Local Siesta Key, Sarasota Events, Siesta Key Blog, Siesta Key News, Siesta Key, Sarasota Shops and Restaurants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mother's undoubtedly make the world go around, and here on Siesta Key, there are lots of things going to celebrate the amazing mothers in your life. Their dedication, committment and love are the things that [...]

Sarasota-Manatee region population is growing rapidly! 10th fastest in the Nation

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

According to the US Census Bureau, the Sarasota-Manatee region population is growing by leaps and bounds.  The region is comprised of the areas of Bradenton, Sarasota, North Port and Venice. Population Expanding: The Sarasota-Manatee area [...]

Siesta Key Breeze FREE Trolley makes it debut on its SCAT route

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , |

The Siesta Key Breeze trolley made its way through Sarasota and onto Siesta Key today. Effective March 20th, 2017, SCAT added the Siesta Key Breeze open-air trolley service to its county transportation routes. The cost [...]

Sarasota named the #1 City in Florida on the list of Best Places to Live

By | March 5th, 2017|Categories: Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/OdBYhsl-cRM US News and World Report released their list of Best Places to Live and Sarasota was the #1 City in the state of FL, with Tampa coming in at #2. The city has been [...]

Don’t catch a cold this holiday travel season!

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: Local Siesta Key, Sarasota Events, Siesta Key Blog, Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , |

Stay healthy this holiday season! Headed to the airport? As if flight delays, crowded airports, and screaming babies weren’t enough to make you lose your zen, it’s also a breeding ground for catching a cold. The combination [...]

2016 Siesta Key Crystal Classic

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Local Siesta Key, Sarasota Events, Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As another year's Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Festival came to a close, we wish there were just a few more days of the incredible sculptures. This year's event proved to be one of [...]

All about Siesta Key’s World Famous White Sand

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Nature and Environment, Siesta Key News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There's nothing like the feeling of cool, soft sand underneath your feet and between your toes. Imagine yourself, walking through soft mounds of powdered sugar on the ground with the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico as [...]

There are more health benefits to a day on the beach than you realized!

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Siesta Key News, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The beach is obviously one of the best vacation and relaxing spots on the planet, but it is also a very healthy choice of location and activity. Mental and physical health benefits are plentiful. The beach can help your skin, brain strength, muscles and overall health if you know the best way to utilize it. […]