Entertainment

Siesta Key MTV Reality Show Premieres July 31

Siesta Key, a new reality show from MTV that is being filmed in and around Sarasota, will premiere at 10 p.m. Monday, July 31.

07/07/2017 By staff

Food

New Siesta Key Daiquiri Deck Opens

The restaurant and bar is the company's fourth location and is open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

06/07/2017 By staff

Siesta Takes the Crown

Dr. Beach Awards Siesta Beach With Top Honor

Siesta Beach earns the coveted top spot on Dr. Beach's annual top 10 list.

05/25/2017 By Rick Morgan

Tourism

'Dr. Beach' Picks Siesta as Country's No. 1 Beach

Stephen Leatherman, popularly known as "Dr. Beach," announced Thursday that he ranks Siesta Beach as the country's No. 1 beach.

05/25/2017 By staff

Home Again

An Architecture Lover Gives New Life to Her Childhood Dwelling

Tamara El Boukfaoui restores her 1950s home with love.

03/29/2017 By Ilene Denton Photography by Ryan Gamma

Transportation

Free Siesta Key Trolley Service Starts Today, March 20

Sarasota County's new open-air circulator trolley, Siesta Key Breeze, will begin operations today, Monday, March 20.

03/16/2017 By staff

Transportation

Free Open-Air Trolley Coming to Siesta Key

Sarasota County Area Transit recently contracted with the private company Ride Right Transit to operate an open-air transit vehicle on Siesta Key.

03/01/2017 By staff

Road Warriors

The Battle Over Beach Road

Mike Cosentino and Elizabeth Gomez-Mayo crusade to keep a beachfront stretch of road public.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real Estate Junkie

Step Inside This French and Fabulous Siesta Key Home

This Midnight Pass marvel is on the market.

01/13/2017 By Robert Plunket

On the Homefront

Rare Siesta Key Beachfront Parcel Comes on the Market

Siesta Key Estates debuts.

12/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Siesta Key Village

In addition to its famous beach, Siesta Key is home to a lively little village.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Sculpt This

7th Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic Festival Kicks Off Nov. 11

Siesta Key Beach will transform into a sand sculpture garden. Here are the details.

11/10/2016 By Lana Allen

Top Sale

A Siesta Key Estate is July’s Top Residential Sale

The 2.8-acre property is set on Little Sarasota Bay.

08/12/2016 By Ilene Denton

On the Homefront

News From the Local Real Estate Industry

Luxury condos announced for Siesta Key and Golden Gate Point; new models in Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota National.

07/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

New Siesta Key Condo Development Coming

Crossgate Partners, LLC, announced plans on Wednesday for a new condo development on Siesta Key: Océane.

07/27/2016 Research by staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Spectacular Beachfront Home in Siesta Key's Sanderling Neighborhood

This week: Step inside a gorgeous beachfront home that's currently for sale in Sanderling.

07/25/2016 By Bob Plunket

Construction

Construction Begins on New Siesta Key Daiquiri Deck

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. began construction on the new three-story Daiquiri Deck on south Siesta Key this week.

07/14/2016 Research by staff

Tourism

Lifeguard Competition Coming to Siesta Key

Lifeguards from around the state will compete for medals at the U.S. Lifesaving Association Southeast Region Lifeguard Championships.

07/13/2016 Research by staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: $12 Million Mansion on Siesta Key

Got $12 million to spare? Then our Real Estate Junkie has just the house for you.

06/22/2016 By Robert Plunket

The Sound and the Fury

Sand Storm

Should the Army Corps take sand from Big Pass to replenish shrinking Lido Key? Environmental reporter Tom Bayles wades into the sound and fury.

06/22/2016 By Tom Bayles