BY JACK SHORT - With speed limits going back up on the causeway and seasonal traffic reentering the picture, it’s important to brush up on cycling traffic law and etiquette.
Boots Tolsdorf was reminded recently that some drivers display less than courteous (or even legal) behavior on the roads.
“This was my first incident in Boca Grande,” she said. “I saw him coming in my rear view. There was no one else on the road.”
BY JACK SHORT - Tom Midyett, recently appointed Secretary of the Boca Bay Pass Club, has been working for months various legislators and government agencies to secure more money for the Belcher Road seawallrepairs – and it may have worked.
“Hopefully we can see the light at the end of the tunnel,” Midyett said.
BY JACK SHORT - Lynda Jamison’s personality makes for an unforgettable conversation. What was the occasion for a conversation? She’s releasing her first album in eight years, and will be performing in concert on the island in January.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Next week the doors will open to patrons looking to find a new coffee experience. Morsels, located in the Railroad Plaza next to the Chamber of Commerce and Sisters, will be serving up coffee, tea and bite-sized edibles as well as breakfast and lunch.
Tickets for the Taste of Boca Grande are now on sale. Coordinators are looking at 17 restaurants committed to the event. The Steve Chapin Band will also play.
The event will be held under a tent, so no weather worries. The event is Feb. 3 at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $85 ($50 is tax deductible), and can be purchased at the Boca Beacon office, The Boca Grande Club office, The Boca Bay Pass Club, BRC Group Realty (333 Park Avenue and 6020 Boca Grande Causeway), Thor Johnson at 964-0697, Nick Kaiser at 964-0141 and through Kathy Hawken, 964-1399.
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