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Tiki Gardens, Indian Rocks Beach/Indian Shores, FL (restaurant)
Dustycajun
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2014-09-06 5:04 pm   Permalink

Here are a few more postcards with the lighting of the torch ceremony that was held at Tiki Gardens.










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Dustycajun
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2014-09-13 08:32 am   Permalink

Here is as seldom seen image of the entrance to the Polynesian Adventure Trail at Tiki Gardens.




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TikiGardener
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 1365
From: 1st website dedicated to Tiki Gardens
Posted: 2014-10-21 10:25 am   Permalink






 
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Ghostsoldier
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Posted: 2014-10-21 7:55 pm   Permalink

Nice pics!

Rob


 
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TikiGardener
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From: 1st website dedicated to Tiki Gardens
Posted: 2014-10-25 5:52 pm   Permalink

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On 2014-09-06 17:04, Dustycajun wrote:
Here are a few more postcards with the lighting of the torch ceremony that was held at Tiki Gardens.










DC


Mary who was effectively the byars Right hand is in the torch ceremony, right side in the red dress as I have been told.


 
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TikiGardener
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From: 1st website dedicated to Tiki Gardens
Posted: 2014-10-25 6:00 pm   Permalink

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On 2014-04-24 12:28, Kalakala wrote:
Just finished reading this thread, what a trip down memory lane! Back in the 60s, my grandparents would take me with them on vacation from Ohio to Florida every year and we went to Tiki Gardens numerous times over the years. Years later as a young adult I lived in Sarasota and Bradenton for a while. I had no idea how close I was.

I just scanned a few pics a couple of days ago, not the greatest quality, but I was there, and that's probably a good part of why I'm here.












Possibly the best shot of that interior.


 
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pjc5150
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Joined: Jun 01, 2009
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From: Tampa, FL
Posted: 14 days ago; 08:40 am   Permalink

Well, ok.. I have had some discussions with local government people about bringing tiki back to tiki gardens, or rather, the tiki gardens beach access where the tiki gardens site once stood. Unfortunately, I'm a little impatient. I can only talk to those types for 5 or 10 minutes before I'm ready to run a spear through them. Lol. I am an artist, not a diplomat.

so I have enlisted the help of my friend Carol, who is the owner and operator of "Roadside Attraction" in Largo, and also a major tiki-phile... it looks like we are probably going to have a little event / fundraiser at her store here in a couple of months. I'm handing the contract that the government people sent me, and their contact information over to her. So that she could deal with that part of it & I can concentrate on the art part.

anyway, I'm pretty sure we're going to be able to make this happen, and I am excited about the possibility of putting some big tikis in the ground at this very sacred location...

and I am planning on re-creating some of the stuff that was actually there, as Well as some of my stuff...

event should be a lot of fun, and I will do my best to honor a place that is very important to so many of you.

stay tuned....


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 14 days ago; 1:23 pm   Permalink

Wow, you are a true Tiki activist, making Tikis rise up again where they once stood. Good idea to get a middle-person for the permit stuff, who wants to deal with that!

 
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pjc5150
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Joined: Jun 01, 2009
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From: Tampa, FL
Posted: 14 days ago; 4:11 pm   Permalink

Thank you Sven, for all your kind words and support in regards to all of my crazy antics down here in the sunshine state.

I hope that you are coming to the Hukilau this year, it would be nice to meet in person, have a few drinks, and tell you about my hair-brained "Tiki Village" dream...


 
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bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 13 days ago; 8:59 pm   Permalink

I am hoping to, but I never can say in advance, since the summer season is when I get my most TV movie jobs in Europe - can't turn down a 6 week shooting job for a weekend of fun. It pays for MY Tiki antics

 
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Ghostsoldier
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Joined: Jun 26, 2014
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Posted: 12 days ago; 07:06 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-01-17 08:40, pjc5150 wrote:
Well, ok.. I have had some discussions with local government people about bringing tiki back to tiki gardens, or rather, the tiki gardens beach access where the tiki gardens site once stood. Unfortunately, I'm a little impatient. I can only talk to those types for 5 or 10 minutes before I'm ready to run a spear through them. Lol. I am an artist, not a diplomat.

so I have enlisted the help of my friend Carol, who is the owner and operator of "Roadside Attraction" in Largo, and also a major tiki-phile... it looks like we are probably going to have a little event / fundraiser at her store here in a couple of months. I'm handing the contract that the government people sent me, and their contact information over to her. So that she could deal with that part of it & I can concentrate on the art part.

anyway, I'm pretty sure we're going to be able to make this happen, and I am excited about the possibility of putting some big tikis in the ground at this very sacred location...

and I am planning on re-creating some of the stuff that was actually there, as Well as some of my stuff...

event should be a lot of fun, and I will do my best to honor a place that is very important to so many of you.

stay tuned....



This is awesome news!

Rob
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