Sarasota Harbour East is a 55+ Condominium Association located on John Ringling Blvd. on the waterfront of Sarasota Bay in Sarasota, Florida. Residents can enjoy the enchanting view of Sarasota Bay either from their condos, while swimming in the heated pool or walking on the seawall.
The beaches at Lido Key as well as the shops and restaurants at St. Armands Circle are within easy walking distance. Downtown Sarasota is a short drive or walk across John Ringling Bridge and Causeway.
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READ ALL ABOUT IT! BREAKING NEWS
U.S. 41 Traffic Patterns - Fruitville Rd. closure in early March
With the combination of road construction along US 41 and seasonal residents returning to enjoy the beautiful winter weather in Sarasota, we’re experiencing some heavy traffic days, especially for those coming off the barrier islands.
In the past, even with all three left turn lanes open for vehicles travelling eastbound on Gulfstream Ave. (from the Ringling Bridge) to northbound US 41, traffic has been known to
stack past Coon Key. Now, intermittent lane closures at 10th Street plus a lane reduction at Gulfstream Ave. are creating some particularly heavy traffic, especially in mid-to-late afternoon.
City staff is in contact with the FDOT team working on the 10th Street roundabout construction to try to alleviate the congestion. We’re told the recent significant backups we’ve seen should cease for the next 2-3 weeks until the next anticipated lane closure near
As for the Gulfstream Ave./US 41 intersection, the third left turn lane heading northbound on US 41 is expected to be re-established in early March. That lane has been temporarily removed while construction crews work on underground utilities and build a temporary diversion roadway on the west side of US 41 for the US 41/Fruitville Rd. roundabout construction.
When the third left turn is re-established in early March, the left turn lane from northbound US 41 to westbound Boulevard of the Arts also will return. In addition, the traffic signal at Fruitville Road will be removed, so traffic will flow freely up to Boulevard of the Arts, which should improve movement from Gulfstream.
With the removal of the traffic signal at Fruitville, Fruitville Rd. will be closed between Cocoanut Ave. and US 41. Again, these traffic changes are expected to occur in early March.
We encourage drivers who want to make that westbound to southbound movement, from Fruitville Rd to US 41, to start planning alternate routes now. Electronic message boards will be installed prior to the Fruitville closure alerting drivers and designating Lemon Ave.
and 10th Street as the official detour to get drivers to US 41, where they can then travel north or southbound to their destination.
Many drivers rely on a navigational app to get around, and we’re pleased to share that Google Maps will alert its users about these significant traffic pattern changes in Sarasota. We’re reaching out to the popular app Waze for directional assistance as well.
The temporary closure of westbound Fruitville Rd. from Cocoanut Ave. will be a challenge for all of us accustomed to traveling Fruitville Rd. Time is on our side to plan ahead and determine alternate routes and even consider different ways to get around including transit, carpool and ride share.
Updates on the project are posted at www.US41FruitvilleRoundabout.com
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SHE EVENTS FOR 2020 Save the Dates!
Thursday, January 23rd to Thursday, December 10th
Yoga with Mary very Tuesday morning from January until April at 11 AM. $10 per session Everyone welcome!
Tai Chi with Winnie every Sunday morning from January until April at 930 AM for 1 1/2 hour. Cost $10.
American Mahjong every Sunday afternoon from January until April at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Contact Laura Brunson at 941-321-9789 or firstname.lastname@example.org if interested. You would need to purchase the American Mahjong card. $5.00 and BYOB.
America Mahjong Monday afternoon at 1:30 PM.
Art Classes with Marcia Haughey Fridays at 9:30. Contact Marcia for more information. email@example.com
Book Club will be meeting in the SHE Clubhouse on Tuesday, January 28 at 1:30 PM. The Club will be discussing "Where the Crawdads Sing". Please, if possible, bring a copy of the book. Also, bring ideas for next month's book discussion.
JANUARY: Gladstone Building
Thursday, January 23rd is a Social Evening. Time is 5 pm. Place is the SHE Clubhouse. Bring an appetizer to share and BYOB.
Ladies ONLY! Two events are planned for Wednesday, January 29. The first is a tour of Ringling Art College. Carpool from SHE Clubhouse at 9:30 am. The tour will start at 10 am. It is 1 ¼ hours long. There is no cost for the tour. It is FREE! There is room for 20 ladies to take this tour. Sign-up forms are available in the SHE Clubhouse. Following this will be the Ladies Luncheon. If you can’t make the tour you can still come to the luncheon.
Ladies Luncheon is at noon in the She Clubhouse. Bring a salad to share. Cost is $5. Dessert and Beverages will be provided.
Sign-up forms are available in the SHE Clubhouse.
FEBRUARY: Hawthorne Building
Sunday, February 2 is Super Bowl Sunday. Cocktails at 5 pm in the SHE Clubhouse. Potluck Dinner. Bring a main, or salad to share. Coffee and Dessert will be provided by Hawthorne Building. Kick off is 6:30.
Thursday, February 13 is a Valentine’s Social. BYOB and an Appetizer to share. 5 pm at SHE Clubhouse.
Thursday, March 5 in SHE Clubhouse at 5:00p.m. Poolside Social (weather permitting)
Thursday, March 19 in SHE Clubhouse at 5:00p. March Hare Invites You To The SHE Wonderland For A Spring Fling! Cost $10 pp.
APRIL AND DECEMBER; Fairmont Building
Farewell Party Thursday April 2nd. More details to follow.
Tentative Christmas Date Thursday, December 10