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10 N Gulf Harbor Marina Fuel, service, bait & tackle. Take-out: Sandwiches & snacks, bev., ice. Ships store, variety store 10 N Urbanek’s Restaurant Lunch, dinner. Take-out: Bev., f ood, ice, phone.

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Siesta Key Beaches ‡2‡Island Visitor‡December 2010‡941.539.0205‡www.siestakeyislander.com

“The Best Sand Beach in America�

Siesta Beach is renowned for its breathtaking sunsets, easy-going waves, and gorgeous, crystal white sand. The sand is 99% pure quartz, soft and cool to the feet. Among the many awards it has earned are “The Whitest, Finest Beach Sand in the World� (The Great International White Sand Challange, 1987), “The Best Sand Beach in America� (The Travel Channel, 2004) and the best beach in contiguous 48 states (Dr. Beach, 2009). Walking along, or swimming and playing in th Gulf of Mexico or merely basking in the tropical sun is enough fun for many folks, but others are drawn by Siesta Beach’s many amenities, which include tennis and vollyball courts, shaded playground and picnic/barbecue areas and convienent concession stands. Shallow water near shorline and year-round lifeguard protection make it a great family beach. Beach wheelchairs can be borrowed to help special needs visitors cross the sand. There’s always something to do at Siesta Beach, and it’s within easy walking distance of the many shops and restaurants in Siesta Village.

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road. Located just south of Siesta Beach, the scene here tends to be more peaceful and private. At the southern tip of this beach is Point of Rocks - a lovely snorkeling and diving area that is rich with coral rock formations as well as colorful and abundant marine life. Crescent Beach visitors staying in nearby resorts, rentals and beach clubs rave (but only to their closest friends) about Siesta Key’s best “non-private private� beach.

Turtle Beach is at the southern tip of Siesta Key, and affords a sportier, “family playâ€? beach experience. The beach has picnic areas, a playground, a vollyball court and horseshoe SLW7KHUH¡VDOVRDERDWODXQFKDQGĂ€VKLQJLVSHUPLWWHGLQWKH adjacent Blind Pass Lagoon. There are restaurants nearby, with shopping and a few local night spots just a short drive away. Turtle Beach is a narrow beach, with a somewhat steeper incline. The sand on the beach tends to carry more shells, making it perfect for beach combers Crescent Beach offers the same lush, white sands, DQG VKHOO FROOHFWRUV 0DQ\ Ă€QG azure waters and stunning sunsets, but it is relatively SHWULĂ€HG VKDUNV¡ WHHWK WR WDNH secluded and quiet, as it has only one public access home and treasure, especially after a storm.

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|Great Egret The Great Egret is a large bird with all-white plumage that can reach 39 inches in height and a wingspan of 51 inches. It is thus only slightly smaller than the Great Blue or Grey Heron (A. cinerea). Apart from size, the Great Egret can be distinguished from other white egrets by its yellow bill and black legs and feet, though the bill may become darker and the lower legs lighter in the breeding season. In breeding plumage, delicate ornamental feathers are borne on the back. Males and females are identical in appearance; juveniles look like non-breeding adults. It is a FRPPRQVSHFLHVXVXDOO\HDVLO\VHHQ,WKDVDVORZĂ LJKWZLWKLWVQHFN retracted. This is characteristic of herons and bitterns, and distinguishes them from storks, cranes, ibises, and spoonbills, which extend their QHFNVLQĂ LJKW7KH*UHDW(JUHWLVQRWQRUPDOO\DYRFDOELUGDWEUHHGLQJ colonies, however, it often gives a loud croaking cuk cuk cuk. Information courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Egret

|Little Blue Heron The Little Blue Heron, Egretta caerulea, is a small heron. It breeds from the Gulf states of the USA through Central America and the Caribbean south to Peru and Uruguay. It is a resident breeder in most of its range, but some northern breeders migrate to the southeastern USA or beyond in winter. There is post-breeding dispersal to well north of the nesting range, as far as the border between the US and Canada. The Little Blue Heron’s breeding habitat is sub-tropical swamps. It nests in colonies, often with other herons, usually on platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs. 3-7 light blue eggs are laid. This species is about 60 cm (24 in.) long, with a 102 cm (40 in.) wingspan, and weighs 325 g (11.5 oz/0.72 lbs). It is a medium-large, long-legged, heron with a long pointed blue or greyish bill with a black tip. Breeding adult birds have blue-grey plumage except for the head and neck, which are purplish DQGKDYHORQJEOXHÀODPHQWRXVSOXPHV7KHOHJVDQGIHHWDUHGDUNEOXH Sexes are similar back. Information courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_ blue_heron

|Ibis American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) is a species of wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae which occurs from the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States south through most of the New World tropics. It occurs in marshy wetlands and pools near the coast. It also occurs on mowed grass, lawns, and has become common and nearly fearless in some city parks, where it can be found feeding alone or with other Ibis. It builds a stick nest in trees, bushes, or over water, and 2 to 5 eggs are typically laid. White ibises are monogamous and colonial, usually nesting in mixed colonies with other wading species. Adults are 65 cm long with a 95 cm wingspan. They have all-white plumage except for EODFNZLQJWLSV YLVLEOHLQĂ LJKW DQGUHGGLVKELOOVDQGOHJV7KHUHGELOO blends into the face of breeding birds; non-breeding birds show a pink to red face. The American White Ibis is the mascot of The University of Miami, located in Coral Gables, Florida. Information courtesy of http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_White_Ibis


Siesta Key Events ‡4‡Island Visitor‡December 2010‡941.539.0205‡www.siestakeyislander.com

|12-11-10 34th Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run

by the Siesta Key Village Association. For more information e-mail ram2528@gmail.com

5k run and 1-mile fun-run on Siesta Beach. For more information or to register, phone Sarasota County Parks & Recreation at (941) 861-5000.

|02-09-11 to 3-31-11 Beach University

Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am. Eight week series of free community education presentations about our beaches and the marine habitat at Siesta Beach Pavilion. For more information call Sarasota County Parks & Recreation at (941)861-5000.

|02-05-11 to 02-06-11 Siesta Craft Fair

Art and crafts, music and great food make this two-day FHOHEUDWLRQWKHÀUVWSRSXODUHYHQWRIWKH\HDU6SRQVRUHG

|02-12-11 Village Valentine Stroll

Take a stroll through Siesta Key Village for Sweets & Treats. Sponsored by the Siesta Key Village Association. For more info, e-mail ram2528@gmail.com

|02-14-11 Say “I Do” Again

Couples gather on Siesta Beach at the Pavilion in a ceremony to renew their vows. Pre-registration required. For more info call Sarasota County Parks & Recreation at (941)861-5000.

|04-02-11 24th Annual Run For The Turtles

5k run. For information or to register, phone Mote Marine at (941)388-4441.

Sponsored by the Siesta Key Village Association. For more info e-mail ram2528@gmail.com

|04-30-11 to 05-01-11 Siesta Fiesta

9AM - 2PM EVERY DAY! - TIPS ONLY -

Call 941.306.9097

Fine art, food and live music highlight the lively annual two-day festival. Sponsored by the Siesta Key Village Association. For more info e-mail ram2528@gmail.com

|05-07-11 Amateur Sand Contest

|06-07-11 to 08-09-11 Kids’ Summer Fun Run Series

Siesta Beach, every Tuesday, registration 5:30pm, run 6:30pm. 1-mile fun run, a great family event.

|04-23-11 Easter Egg Hunt

LOCAL RIDES ON SIESTA KEY

Siesta Beach 9am-1pm. A Siesta tradition for more than 35 years, the Siesta Key Sand Sculpting contest, sponsored by the Pelican Press and Sarasota Parks & Recreation, offers participants of all ages a free day of fun on the beach. Come with buckets and shovels in hand and great ideas in your head. Cash prizes awarded.

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|06-25-11 to 07-04-11 Super Boat Grand Pr ix Festival

Escape the pace and enjoy “Fun in the Sun”. Week long festival starts June 25 – July 4, 2011. For Calendar of events visit our website: www.suncoastoffshore.org/events.php

|07-04-11 Siesta Key Community Fireworks Celebration

Come to the beach for the day and experience the VSHFWDFXODU PLQXWH ÀUHZRUNV GLVSOD\ LQ WKH HYHQLQJ VIP Party begins at 5pm, $75 per person (special discounts for kids) includes reserved on-site parking, gourmet picnic dinner, beverages, live entertainment and ideal viewing area for the display. Fireworks begin at 9:15pm. Sponsored by community businesses, individuals and the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce. For more information call (941) 349-3800.

|10-31-11 “Safe Treats” Halloween

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|Crescent Beach Grocery 1211 Old Stickney Point Road, Sarasota, FL | Owners: Nancy Connelly & Bill Singleton| 941.312.0472 The Crescent Beach Grocery is Siesta Key’s premier full-service grocery store. Carrying an extremely wide range of groceries, sundries, beer, wine, delicatessen items and fresh-cut meat – as well as practically anything else you can think of – the grocery caters to the needs of both residents and visitors on Siesta Key. The store is particularly well-known for providing good value, personal service and a warm, friendly environment. “We really want to provide for the very diverse needs and wants of our customer base,â€? explains Nancy. “If someone asks us for a product we don’t carry, we try very hard to get it for them, and we are almost always successful. We also carry a large number of specialty items that you GRQ¡W QRUPDOO\ Ă€QG LQ VPDOO VWRUHV DQG we are always looking for new, interesting products our customers will enjoy.â€? “One of our goals is to make sure that grocery shopping never becomes a reason for anyone to cross back over to the mainland,â€? says Nancy. “Once you are on the island, you should be able to stay in that island frame of mind, even when you need a nice cabernet, a great steak to grill or food for your pet. We are on Siesta Key and our store maintains the ambiance of the Key, but we have just about any grocery item that our customers need.â€?

Crescent Beach Grocery is a servicedriven business say its owners. “We want to be the best small grocery in Sarasota in terms of the range and quality of the products we offer our customers and the clean, friendly environment we provide. We are convenient, but we don’t charge convenience store prices; we are comprehensive without being impersonal and we carry quality products that take a backseat to none. We also offer a shopping service and delivery for a nominal fee. No other grocery around here does that.â€? In addition to the complete line of groceries and extensive list of exotic and gourmet items, the market carries a full range of deli items; signature salads, deli meats and cheeses, fresh-made sandwiches and heat-and-eat take-out meals. The meat counter carries selected cuts of the Ă€QHVWDJHGEHHIDVZHOODVTXDOLW\SRUNDQG chicken cuts and a hand-chosen selection of seafood. The grocery is especially proud of its large wine selection, which has been called the most extensive and comprehensive on the island. “We both like wine and enjoy tasting new wines,â€? Bill says. “We try to have about ten wine tastings per year for our customers so that they can experience WKH GLIIHUHQW YDULHWDOV DQG Ă€QG ZLQHV WKDW suit their palates. For our customers who prefer premium beers, we also have a varied assortment of microbeers available individually or in mix-and-match six packs.â€?

|Turtle Beach Pub

|Turtles Restaurant

8865 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, FL 34242 | 941.349.2280 Great food & libations! After the beach, dine inside in air controlled comfort or enjoy our outdoor deck. Turtle Beach Pub is located in front of Turtle Beach Marina on the south end of beautiful Siesta Key. Come enjoy burgers, sandwiches and a variety of appetizers on our outside patio or inside where it’s cool. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons you can relax while watching your favorite football game via satellite. Open 7 days a week from 11:30am. Come by boat – ICW Marker #48, dock at our marina.

www.turtlesrestaurant.com 8875 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, FL 34242 | 941.346.2207 manager@turtlesrestaurant.com Good food in a charming atmosphere overlooking Little Sarasota Bay. Outdoor dining and banquet facilities available. Open for lunch & dinner 11:30AM daily. Full bar. MC, Visa, Discover. Voted one of the best waterfront restaurants in the Sarasota Herald Tribune Readers Choice Awards.

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|Siesta Key Bike & Kayak, LLC

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|Beach Bazaar

5211 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, FL 34242 | 941.346.2995 Beach Bazaar is the souvenir, surf and swim gear store that specializes in menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fashions for the beach. With over 20 years of experience at the same location with the same owner, they have great merchandise at low prices. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re the fourth largest retailer of Reef TM sandals and Zap TM skin-boards in the United States, and they carry a wide range of hot brands like Body Glove TM and Jantzen TM. Their friendly sales associates will help you navigate the 6,000-squarefoot store in the heart of Siesta Key Village. When youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking for beach gear and great souvenirs, come to Beach Bazaar.

|Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar

5250 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, FL 34242 | Phone: 941.349.8697 Fax: 941.346.3170 The Daiquiri Deck established in 1993 is â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sarasotaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Favorite Place to Meetâ&#x20AC;? located on beautiful Siesta Key and now on St. Armands Circle. Enjoy great food and daiquiris daily 11:00am until 2:00am. Our dynamic PHQXLVĂ&#x20AC;OOHGZLWKIDQWDVWLFFKRLFHV for all ages. So come in off the beach and have lunch or dinner and cool GRZQ ZLWK RQH RI RXU  Ă DYRUHG daiquiris. Now offering oysters and more! â&#x20AC;&#x153;After the Beachâ&#x20AC;? happy hour 3-7pm daily.

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5107 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota FL 34242 | 941.349.9545 Professional nail care for ladies & gentlemen. Oriental technique & high quality products. Full menu of nails: Manicures, Pedicures, acrylic nails, tip-overlay, pink & white, silk wraps, gel nails gel LCN & waxing service. Relaxing, cleanair atmosphere. The best pedicure chairs in Sarasota.

|The Pita Shack

5214 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Village

941.706.2844 | www.thepitashack.com The Pita Shack is all about bringing something new, fun and different to the Village! Locally owned and unique to Siesta Key Village, The Pita Shack strives to provide tasty, fun and inexpensive pitas for quick meals on the go or a casual dine-in experience with the laid back vibe of the Key. Finally, a quick, healthy and delicious pita sandwich at an affordable price. Whether you need some food for the beach or a late night snack after the famous Village bars close, The Pita Shack is the place to go! Open 7-days a week, with hours until 3AM on Fridays and Saturdays. As one of the only places to remain open after the EDUV FORVH \RX¡OO Ă&#x20AC;QG XV UHDG\ WR satisfy your late night hunger urge! So if you are tired of the same old pizza, burgers or expensive meals come check us out! Bring your family & friends. From meat to vegetarian pitas, our menu has a pita for every taste.

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HEALTH & FITNESS Siesta Key Fitness .....................Map-B #41 ICE CREAM/TREATS Big Olaf Creamery .................. Map-C #52 Heavenly Cupcakes .................Map-B #34 JEWELRY Created Gems.......................... Map-C #51 Michael & Co. Jewelers ...........Map-B #29 Mount -N- Repair Jewelers .....Map-B #48 Siesta Key Jewelers ................. Map-C #50 LIQUOR STORES Gilliganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ...................................Map-B #34 The Beach Club ........................ Map-D #22

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|Robin Hood Rental

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everything for the Beachâ&#x20AC;?       MAP C #28

Beach Bazaar is a surf and swim gear store that specializes in menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fashions for the beach. With over 20 years of experience at the same location with the same owner, we have great merchandise "% ! "" !" "  )!! the US, and our friendly sales associates will help you navigateour 6,000-square-foot store in the Heart of Siesta Key Village.

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Looking for that “Old Florida” place to take the family? A place that will take you back in time to an era where good, fresh seafood was a standard. A place where reasonable prices, a casual family atmosphere and courteous service still exists. Look no further... Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar is just that place. Besides the great food and prices, Captain Curt’s serves up a slice RI2OG)ORULGDFKDUDFWHUDOPRVWLPSRVVLEOHWR¿QGHOVHZKHUH8SRQ entering the dining room, you’ll get the feeling you have returned to a bygone era. A time when rustic, casual dining with a friendly staff, happy to serve you, still exist. The seating is casual and can accommodate large parties as well as small. Captain Curt’s slogan “I got the crabs at Captain Curt’s” is humorous, but tells only part of the menu story. A large variety of crab plates are available, from Alaskan King & Snow Crab to Dungeness to the local favorite, Florida Stone Crab. But crabs are just the beginning. The extensive menu offers something for everyone. Seafood is the mainstay with a wide variety. Shrimp, Fish, Scallops, Clams, Oysters, Lobster and even Shark, can be prepared almost any way you desire. For the landlubber... The House Specialty,BBQ Baby Back Ribs have been called “The Best In Town”. There

is also a good variety of Pork, Chicken,Burgers and Dogs. If light fare is your choice, try one of Captain Curt’s delicious salads. There are traditional favorites as well as a selection of seafood specialties like the Shrimp or Shark Caesar. For the children... Captain Curt’s is perfect. The Children’s Menu offers a number of tasty dishes with fries for just $3.99. You just cannot beat Captain Curt’s menu for Florida favorites as well as delicious traditional entrees. If more of a good thing is possible, visit Captain Curt’s Back Room Saloon. The full menu is available in the saloon with food and drink specials offered daily. But the real secret to the Back Room’s popularity is entertainment! Live music by some of Sarasota’s best performers can be found 7 nights a week from 8pm to midnight. And if you are a karaoke fan, try the Backroom’s karaoke, it’s the best in town. Also, for sports fans, the Backroom’s Satellite TVs make for a party during every event. Special food and drink specials are always available. And don’t forget Bloody Mary Sunday’s, where you can make your own Bloody Mary for $2. So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for that perfect place to take the family, visit us on beautiful Siesta Key. We are easy WR¿QGDQGDUHHDJHUO\DZDLWLQJWKHRSSRUWXQLW\WRVHUYH\RX

Look for Crabby on the corner of Midnight Pass Road and Old Stickney Point Road, just one block from Siesta Key’s South Bridge.

Visit Sniki Tiki, Captain Curt’s Outdoor Tiki Bar Sniki Tiki, Capt. Curt’s out-door, tropical bar is located on Midnight Pass Road... “Next Door To You Know Who!” Sniki Tiki is a great addition to Capt. Curt’s Village, with out-door dining to accommodate smokers, and a great tropical bar for locals & visitors to meet. Enjoy food and drink specials. If dining at Captain Curt’s, get your pager from our greeter and hang-out at the tiki bar, we’ll page you when your table is ready. No more boring lines during the busy season. Get that tropical, laid-back, easy-going, low-latitude attitude, unavailable any where else. Sniki is Cool & We Know It!..., Visit Sniki Tiki today, relax in a warm, sunny seat under a palm, order your favorite tropical drink and enjoy the tropical atmosphere you came to Florida for. See You at the Sniki Tiki!

Enjoy Our New Outdoor Fire Pit!

Captain Curt’s Village PULL-OUT

1200 Old Stickney Point Rd.

Crescent Beach

Siesta Key, Florida

Right Next Door

349-3885


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FIRST PLACE WINNER: BEST New England Clam Chowder

IN 26 YE ARS CA PT THE SE COND R AIN CURT’S IS ONLY NEW EN ESTAURANT, OUTSID GLAND, E TO WIN PRESTIG THIS IOUS AW ARD! To say we’re proud is an understatement. Going to Newport, RI to compete for the title of Best New England Clam Chowder was a long shot at best. Many thought we were “Nuts!” We constantly heard: “No matter how good the chowder is, the people of New England are not going to allow the title of “Best Chowder” to go to Florida!” They had history on their side, too. After 26 years of competition, only one other restaurant outside of New England had taken home the title. It’s kind of like a New York restaurant winning the “Best Grouper Sandwich” award at a Florida Seafood Festival. We had faith though. We knew our chowder was the best, and we proved it to them. After two days and serving up over 120 gallons of our chowder to some 15,000 “chowder heads,” the people voted. Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar took First Place! We believe winning is a testament to just how good our food is here at Captain Curt’s and to the dedication of our staff in preparing and serving it. During the festival, the staff truly “went the extra mile!” They worked hard to bring home the title. We are so proud and happy to have them. We couldn’t have won without their dedication and hard work! Stop by Captain Curt’s today and enjoy the best New England Clam Chowder in the World! And meet the great people that brought the title home to Siesta Key!

Captain Curt’s Village PULL-OUT

1200 Old Stickney Point Rd.

Crescent Beach

Siesta Key, Florida

Right Next Door

349-3885


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1200 Old Stickney Point Rd.

Crescent Beach

Siesta Key, Florida

Right Next Door

349-3885


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The “FAB Three” ...a Tribute to the Beatles This dynamic, three-piece acoustic group is dedicated to the music of Lennon, McCartney, Harrison & Starr. Close your eyes and you’ll believe you’re at a Beatles concert 30 years ago. 7KHVKRZLVDQDOZD\VFKDQJLQJUHWURVSHFWLYHRIVRPHRIWKH¿QHVW music ever written. Join us for a musical journey to the “Good ol’ Days!”

James White “Sunny Jim” Sunny Jim’s show takes you on a tropical vacation where you can feel the warm sunshine and sea breezes. From ballads to upbeat fun, soca tunes, his original songs tell the story of the islands. Island music at its best! Lots of original scores plus all the traditional favorites that will give you that...”Low Latitude Attitude”! Don’t miss this outstanding show.

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MarcAnthony Roman & the Retro Show A full-time touring musician with a performance list containing over 3000 songs with music ranging from the 50’ through the 90’s. Great old school music to get the rockin’ crowd into the retro groove. “This one guy sounded like six. The best one man show we have ever seen.” This is where the party doesn’t stop, until the polyester melts!

Best Karaoke On the Planet!

You too can be a star! The Backroom’s Karaoke is one of our most popular events. Three times a week the stage lights up with talent from locals, tourists and occasionally a famous celebrity. Karaoke nights are a great way to get together with friends and have a blast. The place to be is the Backroom Saloon on Karaoke Nights!

Right Next Door 1200 Old Stickney Point Rd.

Crescent Beach

Siesta Key, Florida

349-3885

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|Fairy Tails

230 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key, FL 34242 | 941.346.8245 Fairy Tails emerged as a result of my combined love for dogs and fashionâ&#x20AC;ŚI had always planned to someday open my own boutique in Sarasota but these plans were accelerated with two additions to the family (Beau a Chinese crested/ Chihuahua Mix and Shakespeare a miniature Dachshund). Having lived in Siesta for some time, I was aware of how many dog owners there were on the island and how little there was to offer them. Fairy Tails offers a unique and eclectic mix of both dog and human merchandise consisting of both necessities and luxuries with imports from around the world.

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|The Broken Egg

www.thebrokenegg.com 140 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, Florida | 941.346.2750 The Broken Egg Restaurant, Gift Shop and Gallery has been an island tradition for breakfast and lunch on Siesta Key since 1984. Our scrumptious menu including fabulous egg creations and omeletâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, SODWH Ă&#x20AC;OOLQJ SDQFDNHV IUHVK MXLFHV and homemade bakery selections keep our customers coming back year after year. We serve exquisite breakfasts and lunches from 7:30 to 2:30, 364 days an year.

|Village CafĂŠ

www.villagecafeonsiesta.com 5133 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key FL 34242 | 941.349.2822 You are invited to dine at the Village Cafe restaurant, nestled in the heart of Siesta Key Village, Florida. Our PHQX RIIHUV RQO\ WKH Ă&#x20AC;QHVW VHOHFWLRQ of breakfast and lunch specialties anywhere on the Florida Gulf Coast. Our catering service will meet all your needs for your party or special event. Be sure to browse our menu for a mouth-watering variety of favorites for both islanders and visitors alike.

|Lobster Pot

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|Annaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Deli

217 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key, FL 34242 | Phone: 941.349.7790 Siesta Keyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oldest Eatery, Annaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Deli was Established in Siesta Village in 1971. Featuring our â&#x20AC;&#x153;Famous Specialty Sandwichesâ&#x20AC;? and Home To The Worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Famous â&#x20AC;&#x153;Surfer Sandwichâ&#x20AC;?. Annaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also offers the Highest Quality Meats and Cheeses and Fresh Made Salads. Come Taste why for 38 years - We are â&#x20AC;&#x153;Often Imitated - Never Duplicated! Visit our South Siesta Key Deli at 6535 Midnight Pass Rd.

|CafĂŠ Gabbiano

5104 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, FL 34242 | 941.349.1423 | Fax 941.625.1979 | cafegabbiano@aol.com A casual dining gem nestled in the heart of Siesta Key Village. A cozy, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. A charming place to dine with family and friends. Five Star quality service and Italian food. Family owned and operated by the Migliaccio family. Open 7 days for dinner. Reservations suggested. Private Banquet room and catering available. Map C #54


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Fantastic 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished condo. Tiled throughout, updated kitchen cabinets, all new appliances in 2008. Beautiful bathrooms and new A/C too! Peek-a-boo view of bay from balcony. Super Gulf to Bay access. Resort style living with great amenities including 2 heated pool, WHQQLV ERDW GRFNDJH Ă&#x20AC;VKLQJ SLHU  IUHHZLĂ&#x20AC;GD\PLQLPXPUHQWDOVZLWK great rental income. Call Gina.

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941.554.8905 | 6500 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231 A bright, clean and modern sports bar with a full liquor bar and a friendly, professional staff. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll always feel comfortable and welcome while you watch your favorite team on the many HD Televisions or simply enjoy an expertly made libation.

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941.343.2854 | mrbeeryssrq.com 2645 Mall Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231 Beer connoisseurs, rejoice! Mr. Beeryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, an intimate, no-smoking, craft beer haven is here. With, as owner Mark Tuchman puts it, â&#x20AC;&#x153;No Crap on Tap,â&#x20AC;? Mr. Beeryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s offers 24 draft lines of American microbrews and specialty imported beers in a constantly rotating selection. Plus it has an extensive roster of bottled craft beer and wine, sake and cider. |Moments In Time Have food delivered from one of Photography 20 eateries in the area and enjoy 6616 Gateway Ave | Sarasota, FL LWZLWKĂ&#x20AC;QHDOHRUODJHU0RQ)UL 34231 | Phone: 941-362-4567 3pm - 2am, Sat./Sun., noon-2am. www.sarasotaphotos.com For over 15 years, they have covered VRPH RI WKH Ă&#x20AC;QHVW weddings and events. Moments In Time Photography specializes in several different photography services including weddings, family portraits, beach photos, and any special event you can think of. Remember, if it only happens once.. capture your Moments In Time.

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The Arts

Nightlife www.siestakeyislander.com ‡941.539.0205‡December 2010‡Island Visitor‡13‡

|Towles Court History... An Artist Colony Located just threee blocks south wntown of Main Street (Downtown Sarasota) between Washington Blvd.. ., and Osprey Ave., sthe venerable mossdraped oak trees of ve Towles Court have ed shaded and protected ave this historic enclave of bungalows and y a cottages for nearly ime century. Through time both prosperous and p unes perilous,, the fortunes

|Backroom Saloon at Capt. Curt’s | 349-3885 | 1200 Old Visit this “Laid Back - Old Florida” saloon in the heart of Crescent Beach. Live music ...island music, the blues, karaoke, and bluegrass and a lot more can be seen throughout the week. A great place for every age group. Happy Hour: 4 - 6pm Daily. MONDAY: Extraordinary Beatle’s Music - The “FAB Three” ...a Tribute to the Beatles - This dynamic, three-piece acoustic group is dedicated to the music of Lennon, McCartney, Harrison rison & Starr. Close your eyes and you’ll believe you’re at a Beatles concert 30 years ago.

The show is an always changing UHWURVSHFWLYHRIVRPHRIWKHÀQHVWPXVLFHYHU written. Join us for a musical journey to the “Good ol’ Days!” TUESDAY: Parrothead Alert! -James White “Sunny Jim” - Sunny Jim’s show takes you on a tropical vacation where you can feel the warm sunshine and sea breezes. From ballads to upbeat fun, soca tunes, his original songs tell the story of the islands. Island music at its best! Lots of original scores plus all the traditional favorites that will ggive yyou that...”Low Latitude Attitude”! Don’t miss this outstanding show.

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WEDNESDAY: TBA THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Best Karaoke On the Planet! - You too can be a star! The Backroom’s Karaoke is one of our mostpopular events. Three times a week the stage lights up with talent from locals, tourists and occasionally a famous celebrity. Karaoke nights are a great way to get together with friends and have a blast. The place to be is the Backroom Saloon on Karaoke Nights! SUNDAY: We’ve got the NFL Package Come watch your favorite team in HD.

|Capt. Curt’s “Sniki Tiki”

349-3885 In Captain Curt’s Village,1200 Old Stickney Point Rd The “Tiki Craze” has hit Siesta Key. The new tiki hut does not have entertainment unless you count the array of characters you’ll meet. Stop by and experience the “Tiki way of life!”

|Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar of this neigh hborneighborhood have ebbed and ÁRZHG until, at last, it has d blossomed into the g flourishing colony of artists that \RX·OOÀQG here today. The best time to visit rt Towles Court d is every third Friday of the month. The community hosts their THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK from 6-10pm. All shops are open for this enchanting event which includes free music, events and refreshments. Join them for gallery and studio openings on a moonlit evening of fun and beauty – both natural and handcrafted. <RX ZLOO ÀQG DOO VW\OHV DQG mediums of art from realism to abstraction. Ceramics, jewelry, photography, painting, prints as ZHOODVÀEHUDQGJODVVDUHIRXQG in formal galleries and gift shops as well as in artist’s studios. All in all, a colorful collection of “Old Florida” bungalows that house

galleries, studios and cafes. Over the years, Towles has evolved to include interior and graphic designers, innovative art therapists, event planners, internet services and even massage.  2QFH WKHUH \RX·OO ÀQG WKDW you’ve stepped, at once, into Sarasota’s history, her present and her future. It is a place that delights the senses, challenges the mind, and nourishes the soul. Simply put, there is no other place quite like it in Sarasota. In fact, Coastal Living Magazine named Towles Court a Top Ten Artist Colony.

1938 Adams Lane, Sarasota, 34236 www.towlescourt.com

349-9697 5250 Ocean Blvd. “Sarasota’s Favorite Place to Meet”. A popular restaurant/ bar overlooking Ocean Blvd. Featuring 30 different GDLTXLUL ÁDYRUV DQG D IXOO menu. Open 11:00am till 2:00am with a daily Happy Hour from 3:00pm-7:00pm includes Beer specials2-4-1 daiquiris and well drinks. Indoor - Outdoor - Deck dining available. Live music Fri. - Sun. starting at 3:00pm. For more information go to www.daiquirideck.com

|SKOB - Siesta Key Oyster Bar |346-5443 | 5238 Ocean Blvd.

Attractive Florida style oyster bar with expansive deck over looking Ocean Blvd in Siesta Village. Island style, “buffet” type entertainment on the deck.Open: Mon. through Thurs.-11am till Midnight, Fri & Sat-11am till 1pm, Sun-Noon till Midnight, Full bar, voted “Sarasota’s Best Margarita” Happy Hour: 3pm - 6pm daily Check out the New Island Menu. NOW SHOWING - SKOB: MUSIC ON THE PATIO Monday - Ryan Stroh from 7-11 p.m. Tuesday - Open Mic Night with Noel Harris from 7-11 p.m

Wednesday - Kettle of Fish from 7-11 p.m. Thursday - Acoustic Pete from 7-11 p.m. Friday - SKOB’s Choice - There is someone new on stage every Friday night. There’s also live music on Friday afternoons. Saturday - Fish out of Water from 1-5 p.m. Mike Tozier from 8-12 p.m. Sunday - Cort Ferris afternoons, Chris Otto from 7-11 p.m. Call 941-346-5443 for more info.

What could be better than having oysters at an authentic Florida Oyster Bar? How about oysters and live entertainment seven nights a week! You can do just that at Siesta Key Oyster Bar (SKOB) located in Siesta Key Village. The groups play ol’ island favorites like “Margaritaville,” but they also have wide repertoires of popular tunes from today and yesterday. Who knows, you may even catch some great Delta Blues. You’ll love the unique sounds of each. Come listen to the great music on SKOB’s open air patio, overlooking Ocean Blvd. In Siesta Key Village seven days a week!


Weddings On The Beach ‡14‡Island Visitor‡December 2010‡941.539.0205‡www.siestakeyislander.com

This day I will marry my friend.... A wedding on Siesta Key’s ey’s beautiful powdery white sandy beach is one of the most romantic and magical al ways to say “I DO”. Whether it’s your first trip downn the aisle, renewing your vows orr celebrating a special anniversary, what better place to have it then on Sarasota’s favorite island? From barefoot to black-tie, why not let one of our many resources listed help you plan your storybook wedding. Go ahead and ask them about ceremony andd reception ti site, it ttransportation t ti needs, d wedding ddi cakes, photography and videos, flowers, spa packages, hair and make-up consultants, just to name a few. Their helpful suggestions and knowledge will provide you with an array of options to help you create your own magical memories. What better way to start your new life together?

The one I laugh with, live for, and love. :HGGLQJ2IÀFLDWH REV. SUSAN BIERKER, MSW www.ministerforweddings.com 7428Dickens Drive, Sarasota, FL 34231 941.922.5908 | PeaceSusan@aol.com WEDDINGS BY SUSAN www.weddingsbysusan.com | Susan Quamby 2250 Bern Creek Loop, Sarasota, FL 34240 941.377.9755 | weddingsbysusan@gmail.com :HGGLQJ3ODQQHU SIESTA KEY EVENT GROUP www.siestakeyevents.com | Lynn Morris 5053 Ocean Blvd. #44, Siesta Key, FL 34242 941.323.4102 | playinginthedirt@gmail.com

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ELEGANT SARASOTA WEDDINGS www.elegantsarasotaweddings.com | Terri Schubel 6981 Curtiss Ave., Ste. 8, Sarasota, FL 34231 941.308.3125 / 941.308.3119 fax terri@beneva.com FLOWER GIRLS OF SARASOTA VDUDVRWDÁRZHUJLUOVFRP_'HEUD/HPLHX[ 1269 1st Street, #5, Sarasota, FL 34236 VUTÁRZHUJLUOV#\DKRRFRP MOMENTS MOMENTSIN INTIME TIMEPHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY sarasotaphotos.com | Fred Mailloux 6616 Gateway Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34231 / 866.362.4560 941.362.4567 | momentphotos@yahoo.com

NOTARY TO GO www.notarytogo.com | Jennifer Moore 2426 Bee Ridge Rd., Ste B – Unit 2, Sarasota, FL 34239 941.724.6657 | info@notarytogo.com SAGE PHOTO & VIDEO ART www.sageartssarasota.com | Evelyn England 2426 Bee Ridge Road, Suite B – Unit 3 Sarasota, FL 34239 941.923.4333 | info@sageartsarasota.com SAND PETAL WEDDINGS www.sandpetalweddings.com | Lisa Richards P.O. Box 25475, Sarasota, FL 34277 877.933.8699 / 941.342.1717 / 509.479.4477 fax sandpetalweddings@gmail.com SIESTA KEY EVENTS www.islandgirlsunsetweddings.com | Tammie Connor 2158 Sylvan Lea Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240 941.554.8173 / 941.340.9192 fax tammieconnor@gmail.com

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SIESTA KEY CHAPEL www.siestakeychapel.org | Patricia Abdallah 4615 Gleason Avenue, Siesta Key, FL 34242 941.349.1166 / 941.346.9932 fax siestakeychapel@comcast.net

A SIESTA KEY WEDDING www.siestakeywedding.com |Leslie Levine 5271 Highbury Circle, Sarasota, FL 34238 941.927.8468 / 866.422.3933 siestakeywedding@aol.com

WEDDINGS BY BOBBI www.weddingsbybobbi.com | Bobbi Hicks 605 S. Gulfstream Avenue, 5-A, Sarasota, FL 34236 941.957.3434 / 941.957.1404 fax bobbihicks@aol.com


Spa & Beauty

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Attractions

Venice Island

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|One if by Land, Two if by Sea Or, better yet, combine both of them. About 15 minutes south of Siesta Key is a unique tour called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just Duckyâ&#x20AC;?. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a trip on the JD Dolphin LARC V((Light Amphibious Resupply Craft), an ex military vehicle commonly known as a duck. The comfortable, open air boat is U.S. &RDVW*XDUGFHUWLĂ&#x20AC;HGIRUXSWR passengers. One climbs a ladder to board because the trip starts in a parking lot beside US 41 (the Tamiami Trail) in Nokomis located between Sarasota and Venice. Once aboard, Captain Stewart and son Shane give you the history of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Duckyâ&#x20AC;? and its capabilities. Then you are off down the three lanes of US 41  KLJK DERYH WKH WUDIĂ&#x20AC;F  PXFK to the amazement of passing motorists. Shane hoots his ancient horn at people and there is much waving by everyone on board. Ducky enters the water at the

old railroad station park in Venice. The captain points out nature habitats and other highlights of land and sea as you travel the picturesque inland waterways of Venice and Casey Key down to the Gulf of Mexico. Often dolphins swim alongside and an occasional manatee is sighted. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see ospreys, other wildlife, and beautiful waterfront sights. The Duck returns to shore at Higel Park boat launch on Venice Island. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll then travel by land down scenic Venice Avenue with much more hooting at the pedestrians and storekeepers. Then youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re back over the bridge that you had earlier gone under by water. Back to the lot and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be talking about this cruise for a long time! Small coolers, binoculars and

|Experience the Charm and Splendor of Venice

cameras are welcome. Daily Trips Depart from Nokomis at DQG/RFDWLRQRQRXU Waterway map located on the back is the Souvenir Map. 1011 Tamiami Trail South 1RNRPLV)/ -XVW6RXWKRI Capt. Eddies restaurant) For Reservations: (941) 485-6366 6HHWKHLUDGRQSDJH

ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE www.asolo.org 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 941.351.8000

MYAKKA STATE PARK www.myakkariver.org 6W5RDG6DUDVRWD 941.361.6511

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CROWLEY MUSEUM & NATURE CENTER www.crowleymuseumnaturectr.org 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota 

PLAYERS THEATRE www.theplayers.org 838 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 

ED SMITH STADIUM www.edsmithstadium.com WK6WUHHW6DUDVRWD 941.954.4464

RINGLING CIRCUS MUSEUM www.ringling.org 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota 

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SARASOTA BALLET www.sarasotaballet.org 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 941.359.0099

G-WIZ HANDS ON MUSEUM www.gwiz.org 1001 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota 941.309.4949

SARASOTA CLASSIC CAR MUSEUM www.sarasotacarmuseum.org 5500 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 

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Venice has enchanted visitors for over a hundred years. Just a short drive from Siesta Key, Venice showcases the small town ambiance of Old Florida where shop owners know you by name and Friday nights mean hometown football games. There are a number of special surprises that await you in the Venice area. The vibrant downtown area, located on Venice Island, as well as service area, encompass many varieties of stores and dining establishments. Japanese, Thai, Polish, English, Italian, and good old American barbeque are represented by the local restaurants. From designer clothing and accessories to specialty stores featuring funky, retro items, Venice Avenue has it all. Nearby Miami Avenue is chock full of

antique stores that will keep you occupied for hours. And donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget to visit the historic KMI building on Tampa Avenue that now serves as an indoor mall with clothing shoppes, an art gallery, and a French restaurant. In addition to the beauty of the gulf beaches, Venice also has a fresh water river full of wild life and adventure within its ERXQGDULHV6RĂ&#x20AC;VKHUPHQ you have the best of both worlds here; saltwater and freshwater Ă&#x20AC;VKLQJ3ROHUHQWDOVDQGEDLWVDOHV are available directly on the pier. Another Florida â&#x20AC;&#x153;best kept secretâ&#x20AC;? is the Venice Area Audubon Society Rookery located on a small island in a small lake in South Venice. Photographers and birders from near and far come to the rookery to enjoy and photograph nesting birds in January, February and March. During the nesting season, the rookery is crowded with Great Blue Heron and Great Egrets and

some Anhingas and Night Herons. Venice is fortunate to have two

incredible paved walkways for walkers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, and all other outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. The Legacy Trail is a railto-trails project that links Venice directly to Sarasota via a paved lane through several different ecological habitats. The Venetian Waterway Park, a linear park that parallels both sides of the Intracoastal Waterway providing close to ten miles of clear waterfront views for great exercise and recreational use. It provides a calming view of boats and dolphins making their way through the channel. Along the park, you can also visit the recently restored Venice Train

Depot at the northeast end. In its day, the depot greeted those who had the greatest impact on creating the Venice we know today. Like the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, the U.S. Army Air Corp., the Kentucky Military Institute (KMI) and Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus, all of whom left their mark on this area. For more information, please email vchamber@venicechamber.com or call the Venice Chamber at

941-488-2236.


Intracoastal Waterway Guide

Interesting Places to Visit Along the Waterway

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48 J Turtle Beach Pub & Marina Fuel, phone, service, lunch, dinner. Take-out: Bev., sandwiches, snacks, ice. Overnight docking.

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62 H The Boat Yard Lunch & dinner, tropical libations, take-out & beautiful waterfront location.

62 H Siesta Key Parasailing Parasailing rides- located at Siesta Key Marina

62 H Siesta Key Marina Fuel, service, boat rental. Take-out: Bev. Phone, overnight docking if available.

62 H Marina Bait Shop Bait, fuel, tackle & supplies. Take-out: Snacks, drinks, phone, ice.

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72 G Philippi Creek Oyster Bar / Restaurant Up the creek from intracoastal marker, scenic drive but narrow channel; use caution. Lunch, dinner. Take-out: Bev., sandwiches, snacks, ice. Phone.

10 E Marina Jacks Marina & Restaurant Fuel, lunch dinner, boat rental, tours. Take-out: Bev, sandwiches, snacks, ice. Overnight, phone, walk to downtown sarasota G South Lido Park County park & public beach, restrooms, grills, picnic tables & nature walk. A popular spot for area boaters to gather.

10 E Harts Landing Bait & Tackle Bait & tackle. Take-out: Bev, sandwiches, snacks, ice

12 E City Docks Public boat ramps F Edwards Island Beautiful little islands with easy landing, private beaches & picnic areas. Tropical birds, secluded lagoons.

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CEDAR PARK CIR ..................... B-3 COLUMBUS BLVD ................... D-2 COMONWELTH LN ..................C-3 COMONWELTH PL .................. D-4 CUMMINGS ST ..........................C-3 CONTENTO CIR ........................ E-4 CONTENTO DR ......................... E-4 CONTENTO ST ......................... D-4 CRESCENT ST ........................... H-5 DEE PLACE ................................. G-5 DERBY LANE ............................. F-5 DEWEY PLACE ......................... D-4 DOCKSIDE PL ............................ E-4 EDGEMERE LANE .................... D-3 EDMUNDSON ............................A-4 FAUBEL LANE ............................A-4 FEATHERBED LANE.................C-3 FLAMINGO AVE........................A-4 FREELING DR.............................A-4 GARDEN LANE ..........................A-3 GIVEN ST.....................................C-3 GLEASON AVE ..........................C-3 GLEBE LANE .............................. D-4 GULF MEAD DR ........................A-4 HALMOR DR ..............................C-3 HAMILTON AVE .......................A-4 HANSON BAYOU DR...............A-4 HERON LAGOON CIR .............. J-6 HIDDEN HARBOR ................... D-4 HIDDEN LAGOON CIR ............ J-6 HIDDEN LAGOON RD ............. J-6 HIGEL AVE ............................... B-3 HORIZON VIEW ........................ J-6

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ANGLIN DR ................................A-4 AVENIDA DE CORTEZ ........... D-3 AVENIDA DEL MARE ............. D-3 AVENIDA DEL MAYO ............ D-3 AVENIDA DEL NORTE ........... D-3 AVENIDA DE PARADISIO .... D-3 AVENIDA LEONA .................... D-3 AVENIDA MADERA................ D-3 AVENIDA MESSINA ............... D-2 AVENIDA MILANO ................. D-3 AVENIDA NAVARRA ............. D-2 AVENIDA VENNECCIA ......... D-2 AZURE WAY................................ E-3 BANAN PLACE...........................C-3 BAYOU LOUISE DR ..................A-3 BEACH RD ................................... E-3 BEACHWAY DR ......................... E-4 BELGRAVE DR .......................... G-5 BIG OAK LANE .......................... F-5 BIG PASS LANE .........................C-2 BIRD SONG LANE ................... D-4 BLIND PASS RD.........................K-6 CALLE COSTA RICA .............. D-3 CALLE DEL OTONO ................. E-3 CALLE DE PERU........................ D-3 CALLE DEL RIO ........................ D-3 CALLE DEL VERANO ............... E-3 CALLE FLORIDA ...................... D-3 CALLE MINORGA.................... D-3 CALLE MIRAMAR.................... D-3 CANAL RD ................................. D-3 CAPE AQUA ................................ E-3 CAPE LEYTE WAY .................... D-3

HOUR GLASS WAY ................. D-2 IDLEWILD WAY........................ D-4 ISLAND CIRCLE ....................... D-3 JACKSONVILLE LN ..................C-4 JUNGLE PLUM RD .................. D-4 LAKEHOUSE CIR ...................... E-4 LANDS END ................................A-4 LA PALOMA................................A-4 LAS ROSAS ................................ D-3 LITTLE POND LANE................ B-3 LOTUS LANE ..............................C-3 MANDALAY PT RD ................... I-6 MANGROVE PT RD..................C-3 MELALEUCA WAY .................. H-5 MIDNIGHT COVE ................... G-5 MOONMIST CIR/DR ................ F-5 NORSOTA WAY........................A-4 NORTH BASIN LN ................... H-5 NORTH PORT DR ..................... E-4 NORTH PORT LA ..................... H-5 NORTH VIEW DR...................... E-4 OAKMONT PL ........................... D-4 OCEAN BLVD ............................ D-2 OGDEN ST...................................A-3 OLD STICKNEY PT RD ........... G-5 OXFORD DR............................... D-3 OYSTER COVE RD ................... H-6 PARADISE WAY ...................... D-4 PASS KEY RD..............................C-2 PEACEABLE WAY ......................C-3 PEACOCK RD ............................ G-5 PEPPERTREE ............................... F-4 PIERSON LN ...............................A-3

PINE NEEDLE RD ..................... H-5 PLAZA DE LAS PALMAS ........ E-3 PLOVERS WAY.......................... H-5 PLYMOUTH................................ D-3 POINT CRISP RD ...................... H-6 POINT OF ROCKS CIR ........... H-5 POINT OF ROCKS RD ............. G-5 PORTOFINO DR ........................ F-5 PRIMROSE PATH ......................C-3 RALPH ST ....................................C-3 REID AVE.....................................C-3 RIEGELS HARBOR DR............. E-4 RIEGELS LANDING DR .......... E-4 RIEGELS PT ................................. E-4 ROBERTS BAY LANE .............. D-4 ROCKWELL LANE.................... D-2 SABAL LANE ........................... G-5 SAND DOLLAR LN ...................C-3 SANDERLING RD ..................... I-5 SANDY BEACH ......................... D-3 SANDY COVE ............................ D-3

Charter Boats/Fishing Captains Advertise Here 941-539-0205

Marinas/Sailing Boats Advertise Here 941-539-0205

ST ALBANS ............................... D-3 STARBOARD LANE ................. H-5 STICKNEY POINT RD .............. F-6 SUN N SEA DR .......................... G-5 TENACITY LANE ...................... D-3 TREASURE BOAT WAY .......... D-3 TREE BAY LANE ......................... J-6 TREMONT ST ............................C-3 TROPICAL CIRCLE ...................C-4 TURNSTONE RD ...................... H-5 TURTLE BEACH RD..................K-6 VENICE LANE ...........................C-3 VISTA HERMOSA CIR ........... G-5 WATERSIDE WAY .....................C-3 WHISPERING SANDS............. D-2 WHITE LANE ..............................A-4 WHITEHALL PLACE ................ G-5 WINDSONG LANE................... D-4 WINDWARD AVE ................... D-3 WOODSIDE DRIVE ..................C-3

Jet Ski Rentals/Parasailing Advertise Here 941-539-0205

SANDY COVE RD......................C-2 SANDY HOOK RD ................... D-2 SANDY NOOK ST .................... D-3 SANDY SHORE AVE................ D-3 SARASEA CIRCLE .................... G-5 SEAGRAPE DR ...........................A-4 SEA PLUM WAY ........................ G-5 SEASIDE DR............................... G-5 SHADOW LAWN DR ............... D-4 SHELL RD .................................... B-3 SIESTA BAYSIDE....................... F-4 SIESTA COVE ............................ D-4 SIESTA DR............................... A-4-6 SIESTA ESTATES CT ................ E-4 SIESTA KEY CIR ........................ E-4 SIESTA KEY PL ...........................C-4 SIESTA WOODS DR ............... D-4 SOLITUDE LANE ....................... F-5 S BASIN LANE........................... H-5 S. PORT DR.................................. E-4 S VIEW DRIVE............................ E-4


Island Visitor - December 2010