There were a spate of home and car break-ins in Laurel Park during the holidays, in early January, and again on Feb. 29. Based on reports, the burglaries appear to be the work of different people – all apparently seeking cash. Please lock your doors and report suspicious activity to the police immediately.Read More
The LPNA’s City Commission appeal of the Women’s Exchange building permit for a loading dock on Rawls will be held at City Hall on April 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.Read More
Dead palms on Oak median to be removed. LPNA working with City on replacements. See article for a 1973 photo of the palms on Oak. If you have other historic photos of the neighborhood, please send them to Chris Jaensch.Read More
The 2015-2020 Floodplain Management Plan for Sarasota is now available.Read More
The City of Sarasota has created a PSA about its leaf blowing ordinance and its importance to our streets, drainage, and bay.Read More
What's with the spray paint?
You may have noticed a lot of mysterious spray-painted markings on the easements by sidewalks along the east side of Laurel Park. These rather ominious-looking markings …
The Multi-Use Recreation Trail (MURT) is becoming a reality in Laurel Park. The construction is obvious to anyone who has been on Brother Geenen Way or looked towards the end …Read More
Over the past several years, I have noticed the slow proliferation of three interesting plant species that, although easily overlooked by many and considered “weeds” by some, deserve close-up attention …Read More
The Laurel Park Neighborhood Association has received a “Planning Advocate” Award for its work on the Laurel Park Overlay.
This annual award, given by the Florida Sun Coast Section of the American Planners’ Association, is given to a community group in recognition of “significant commitment and support of community planning.”Read More
The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation has chosen Laurel Park for its 24th annual Homes Tour, scheduled for March 2, 2014! We are delighted to have the opportunity to show off our National Historic District. The homes highlighted will be on Columbia Court and Oak.Read More