Celebrating the 4th of July

By | June 29, 2015

There are lots of fireworks displays, parades and other conventional ways to celebrate our nation’s independence but if you’re looking for something different this year, check out this blog that highlights many unique events all across the state of Florida and some right in our backyard. www.state27.com Brenda’s background in strategic planning, marketing, prospecting, and sales give her an advantage when searching for the right properties for her clients. By … Read More! »

July in Sarasota

By | June 26, 2015

July Flip Flops

Celebrate our nation’s independence this month by getting out and enjoying all that our area has to offer. Here’s just a few of the activities happening in the area during the month of July: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information July 1-31st Summer Circus Spectacular Sarasota Ringling.org July 1st Kids Summer Beach Runs Siesta Key VisitSarasota.org July 1-5th Grand Prix Super Boat Race and … Read More! »

Sarasota Farmer’s Market 5th Annual Shrimp & Lobster Festival

By | June 25, 2015

This Saturday (June 27th) the Sarasota Farmer’s Market vendors will be serving Lobster rolls, Shrimp, and Maine lobster dinners from 9am til 2pm. Other delights include lobster crepes, homemade crab cakes, burgers on the grill, and more. Dining will be under a 100 ft. tent located in the First Church parking lot on State Street. Live entertainment will be provided by Big Night Out – a 7 piece … Read More! »

Home Sales Continue On Record Pace

By | June 23, 2015

House Upward Graph

The residential real estate market in May 2015 in both Sarasota and Manatee counties continued to produce near-record sales, pointing toward another potential recordbreaking year in 2015. Overall sales in Sarasota County hit 1,182, only 42 sales below last month’s all-time monthly record, while Manatee County saw total sales of 827, higher than April’s figure of 813 and last year’s May total of 752. Sales levels in both … Read More! »

Need a GOOD and INEXPENSIVE Sarasota roofer?

By | June 21, 2015

Roofing

I just received a great letter from a customer who just had a new roof put on by Herschberger Roofing. Their number is: 941-906-8485. Tell them The Cleary Group sent you! They are a bit backed up but well worth it…Here is the letter I received:   “So, I’m sending a recommendation if anyone asks for a roofer. Herschberger Roofing was here right at 6 am both days, … Read More! »

Zagat Rated Local Restaurants

By | June 18, 2015

Zagat Book

Before there was Yelp and Trip Advisor we relied on Zagat to tell us where the best restaurants were and they are still at it! I was not surprised at all to find that 24 restaurants in our area make their current list of the best dining spots. I have been to many of these and can concur with their findings. If you’re in the mood for a … Read More! »

Sarasota SUP Championships At Siesta Key This Weekend

By | June 16, 2015

This Saturday, June 20th the paddleboard-racing festival returns with the ‘Battle of the Paddle,’ featuring 10 and 5 kilometer and ‘Grom’ races taking place in the morning and the “SUP Rodeo” rolling in the afternoon. Anchored around competitive fun for all ages and ability levels, the afternoon promises team sprint races, obstacle courses, live music, food, cold Kona brews, board and SUP equipment demonstrations, over 40 surf and … Read More! »

Free Concerts are Back for Summer

By | June 15, 2015

Friday Fest 2015

There are so many great things to do around this town but one of our favorites is the Friday Fest concerts during the summer at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. One Friday night each month a band sets up on the south lawn overlooking the bay. The music and festivities start at 5pm and continue until 8. There are food and drink vendors onsite so all you need … Read More! »

Another Reason to Visit Siesta Beach

By | June 12, 2015

Siesta Beach Sign

  Just in time for summer the new Siesta Beach Pavilion opened this week and along with great views of the beach and gulf from the deck, you can enjoy some delicious eats. They still have the standard beach cafe fare of burgers and dogs but they have added some new options ranging from gourmet flatbread pizzas to salads to creative paninis to fish tacos. The newly renovated pavilion includes an updated playground, … Read More! »

The Breakfast House in Sarasota & Nokomis

By | June 9, 2015

The Breakfast House

The Breakfast House in Sarasota has been around for five years and now has an additional location in Nokomis. They offer a sumptuous menu full of southern style, modern and healthy cuisine, and comfort food goodies. Their “Island Cakes” feature freshly shredded coconut, macadamia nuts and thin sliced fresh pineapple that is grilled and mixed with light and fluffy pancake batter so it looks like a flower on the … Read More! »