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Treasure Island News and Events


Treasure Island News and Events



Treasure Island news headlines and coming Treasure Island area events from local newspapers, television stations and organizations.

Treasure Island Area Events

Old Salt LADIES FISHING Tournament
September 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
The Club at Treasure Island
400 Treasure Island Causeway
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Treasure Island, Florida’s sand sculpture capital, hosts “Sanding Ovations”
Treasure Island hosts the 9th Annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Sand Sculpture Competition and Music Festival November 15-19, 2017
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Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Center Golf Lessons, Clinics and Event Details
Bruce Olson, Golf Professional for the Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Center located at 10315 Paradise Boulevard, is offering the following golf clinics and programs. For additional information please contact Treasure Bay at (727)360-6062.
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Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Offers Pickleball
The Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Center is offering Pickleball beginning March 2, 2016. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the country! Come to Treasure Bay located at 10315 Paradise Blvd. in Treasure Island for your chance to find out about this exciting game. Treasure Bay will be offering an Introduction to Pickleball for Beginners on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9-11am. Instruction will be provided from 9-10am with play from 10-11am. For more information, call Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Center at (727)360-6062.

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Treasure Island News and Headlines


Florida treasure hunter finds Winnipegger's championship ring after hurricane
His search along the coast on the Gulf of Mexico eventually brought him to Sunset Beach on Treasure Island.
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Retiring Treasure Island detective leaves decades-long legacy of personal service to community
For more than 30 years, Kathi Lovelace patrolled the city's streets, investigated its crimes and found lost dogs, cats, snakes, birds and wedding rings.
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FL smoking ban not so smoke free
"Just because we're out in an open area doesn't mean that second hand smoke isn't blowing directly in one of my children's faces," said Julie Featherston. Featherston is a life-long beach lover who helped inspire a volunteer effort to rid Treasure Island beaches of plastic straws two years ago. She also tried to fight Florida's tobacco preemption clause when she started an online petition a few years ago.
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Rebuild of Beach Trail gets closer
Interim Treasure Island City Manager Amy Davis said last week that requests for bids have gone out to replace the Central Beach Trail.
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Treasure Island facing massive municipal makeover
The first hint of the extent and potential cost of replacing city facilities became public Tuesday.
The commission heard, mostly without comment, the first draft of an architectural report outlining the condition of existing city buildings and a recommended expansion that would double the space currently used to run the city. In addition, the study examined present and future parking needs, particularly in the city's downtown core, again recommending doubling the number of current parking spaces.
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Sea Dog Brewing plans fall opening
Sea Dog owners are still in the midst of renovating the former Captain Kosmakos Bar and Grill at 9610 Gulf Blvd., but when complete the first of two phases will include an elevated restaurant, merchandise store, downstairs bar with grab ‘n go sandwiches, drinks and seating for up to 300. The second phase will be a tiki bar that will offer such amenities as Adirondack chairs, fire pits, boat slips and water views.
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Feola’s Italian Ristorante Offers Complimentary Fare for Kids Throughout August
Feola’s Italian Ristorante, located inside the Thunderbird Beach Resort, in honor of back-to-school month institutes a kids-eat-free policy Mondays through Wednesdays throughout August
when patrons dine in, or free delivery on Treasure Island.
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Solar eclipse: Where to buy glasses, find safe viewings or travel Aug. 21
Don't look now, but the whole country is gearing up for the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States since 1979. You'll need special eye wear on Aug. 21 to watch it, or make travel plans if you want to experience it.
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Five Courses: A Taco Bus for Treasure Island and more
If you're not spending the weekends on or around Sunset Beach like at least one of our CL editors, 1) What are you doing? And 2) You might not have noticed the signage that now wraps around the former building of Keel & Curley Winery's short-lived Vino-N-Brew. The signature yellow branding indicates that Taco Bus's latest location is set for the Treasure Island space at 9641 Gulf Blvd.
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FDOT says no to help for Treasure Island bridge
A request for support from the state of Florida for maintenance of the 10-year-old bascule bridge and two other bridges on the Treasure Island Causeway has been turned down by state officials.
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Treasure Island budget keeps property tax rate flat
No property tax rate increase, a 1 percent raise for employees and a rise in user fees for city facilities and events are all included in the city's proposed 2017-18 budget.
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News from Seaside Seabird Sanctuary
Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is your stand alone, completely independent, Seabird Sanctuary on the Gulf Coast. It has not been an easy year in transition as we want to make sure there is no confusion about who we are as Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, a 100% public-funded, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that needs you and your financial support to keep the legacy of rehabilitation and rescues alive for years to come.
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Conservationists hope black skimmer banding can help stabilize a declining seabird population
Sunrise was an hour and a half away when Beth Forys and a troupe of volunteers, students and wildlife experts parked their cars in a lot on Gulf Boulevard. They strolled through the humid night across the street to the beach, home to a colony of threatened seabirds called black skimmers.
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