TWISler Update: Sarasota’s Exit Poll Report Card

Published March 1, 2011 TWISler Update: Sarasota’s Exit Poll Report Card Okey-Dokey folks, now that the TWISler has enlightened you on who us Sarasotans are as a people and how the wee tiniest tikes among us (voters aged four decades or fewer…) didn’t manage to earn a whole lot of participation points in our the […]

TWISler Breakdown: Vote Now! The End is Near!!!

Published March 7, 2011 TWISler Breakdown: Vote Now! The End is Near!!! OK, valiant brave soldiers of Sarasota. Tomorrow is our day of reckoning, the day when we take up the sword of democracy and go to battle for our leaders, ultimately choosing three of the five voices that will speak on our behalf in […]

TWISler Recap: City Commission Election Results

Published March 10, 2011 TWISler Recap: City Commission Election Results The TWISler is a little bummed out today. We’re all just kinda feelin’ like poop. Mostly because we tried so hard to “rock” the vote in Tuesday’s City Commission elections, but apparently the polling stations were “a hard place” to find for the vast majority […]

TWISler Update: Rise of the Creatives

Published March 15, 2011 TWISler Update: Rise of the Creatives Just so you know, the TWISler takes comfort in the baseless assumption that those last 14 citizens who pulled the voting lever for Paul Carigiulo in last week’s city commission election did so from legitimate fear of The Terminator’s wrath, but it’s probably just healthier […]

TWISler Update: Who will be the next EDC President?

Published March 17, 2011 TWISler Update: Who will be the next EDC President? Kathy Baylis is the only economic development leader Sarasota County has ever known. She began our quest toward prosperity in 1995 as assistant director of the Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100, became head of the Chamber’s economic development function in 1999, […]

TWISler Update: Bye, Bye Jackson Labs…

Published March 24, 2011 TWISler Update: Bye, Bye Jackson Labs… A few weeks back your trusty TWISler attended a press conference at the fancy-schmancy Ritz-Carlton where representatives from Sarasota County, USF, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Sarasota Memorial and SRQ-bound hopeful Jackson Laboratory made the joyous announcement that they would indeed be joined together in holy […]