TWISler Breakdown: Noise and Entertainment Ordinances

Published Dec. 31, 2010 TWISler Breakdown: Noise and Entertainment Ordinances The number one culprit holding this “Creative Paradise” of ours back from becoming the best damn place on Earth to live and work is a medley of Sarasota City and County laws commonly referred to collectively as the “Noise Ordinance.” You’ve probably heard about these […]

TWISler Breakdown: Sarasota County Festival Steering Committee

Published Jan. 4, 2011 TWISler Breakdown: Sarasota County Festival Steering Committee This week your good buddy TWISler breaks down the colossal disaster known as the Sarasota County Festival Steering Committee. When it comes to debacles, this fiasco takes incompetence to a whole new level of blunder. (Oh, snap! Thesauruses can be so cruel!) Basically, the […]

TWISler’s Super Tuesday Special Election Breakdown

Published Jan. 11, 2011 TWISler’s Super Tuesday Special Election Breakdown It’s that time of year again, when we all start getting not-so-overly excited about the people vying to run our city. March 8 will be the City Commission District Elections, which means three of the five City Commission seats are up for grabs. The qualifying […]

TWISler Breakdown: We Need a Braveheart

Published Jan. 18, 2011 TWISler Breakdown: We Need a Braveheart It’s your good buddy TWISler back again this week to carefully dissect one of the most important, make that THE most important entity that currently exists in Sarasota County. That’s because the sole purpose of the Economic Development Corporation is figuring out how to grow […]

TWISler Breakdown: DEAL or No DEAL

Published Jan. 26, 2011 TWISler Breakdown: DEAL or No DEAL This week the TWISler’s going to play a little game called DEAL or No DEAL. That’s because last week residents of the Suncoast were treated to the unexpected news that all of the economic development entities that currently exist in Sarasota and Manatee Counties will […]

TWISler Update: The TWISler endorses three lucky candidates

Published Jan. 31, 2011 TWISler Update: The TWISler endorses three lucky candidates The TWIS-meister has been keepin’ it pretty real lately and all of us here in TWIS land thought that instead of dropping a 1,500-word A-bomb of information on readers each week, it might be wiser to slow things down and make sure everyone […]